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88 very British phrases that will confuse anybody who didn't grow up in the UK

Every language has a few phrases that don't always translate well -- and the British English has some absolute corkers.<p>The team at the Business …

Language

How to tell if your iPhone battery needs replacing

Apple is now offering to swap the battery in older iPhone's for $29, but will having this done speed up your device?<p><i>Video: How to check if your</i> …

Mobile Technology

14 Amazon Shopping Tricks Everyone Should Know

1. You Can Trade In Unwanted Items for Cash.<p>Amazon accepts a long list of electronics (tablets, phones, cameras, video games, and more), as well …

The 50 Best Podcasts of 2017

The shows that kept listeners refreshing their apps this year<p>Editor’s Note: Find all of <i>The Atlantic</i>’s “Best of 2017” coverage here.<p>This year, podcasts got funnier, sharper, and even more niche. Our recommendations here pass a vigorous audio smell test. First, the arrival of a new podcast episode …

TV

17 Amazing Documentaries You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

Let's end 2017 with real facts, not fake news.

An awkward conversation about HPV in men will save lives — just not mine

It turns out that genital HPV is the most common STD in the U.S.; nearly 80 million people — about one in four Americans — are currently infected and about 14 million people become infected with HPV each year. Bottom line: If you are sexually active, you can get HPV, and nearly all sexually active …

Public Health

The Only Move You Need to Tone Your Whole Body

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Butt Exercises<p>How to Do Deadlifts<p>The Only Move You Need to Tone Your Whole Body<p>Shares<p>The name of the exercise may sound …

Trends

50 Box-Office Bombs That Are Actually Great

Movies are big business, so it makes sense that their performance at the box office often determines whether they're considered a "success" or "a …

Terrence Malick

These 3 Moves Are Guaranteed to Give You That Elusive V-Cut

After these core exercises, you'll look like you've been Photoshopped<p>Often we ignore our obliques, opting for crunches upon crunches instead. But no more. Your obliques are responsible for giving you that superhero-V look, and it’s time we’ve paid more attention to them.<p>So let’s start by shredding …

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to …

Mental Health

We read 2017’s National Book Award nominees. Here's what we thought. - Vox

Every year, the National Book Foundation nominates 20 books — five fiction, five nonfiction, five poetry, five young adult — for the National Book Award, which celebrates the best of American literature. And every year (okay, every year since 2014), we here at Vox read all 20 finalists to help …

The Right Way to Use a Fire Extinguisher

The recent recall of 40 million Kidde fire extinguishers affected households across the country. Though Kidde is replacing the faulty fire …

Self Defense

10 of the Best Autobiographies You Really Should Have Read By Now

Photo: Amazon.ca<p>1. <i>Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave</i><p>This 1845 autobiography by former slave Frederick Douglass is widely …

Books

Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’

By taking the Buddhism out of the practice, Kabat-Zinn pioneered a meditative approach used all over the world to treat pain and depression. He talks about Trump, ‘McMindfulness’ and how a 10-second vision in 1979 led to a change in the world’s consciousness<p>The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, …

New compound kills cancer without harming healthy cells

Scientists have developed a small molecule that directly triggers suicide in cancer cells without harming healthy cells.<p>In the journal <i>Cancer Cell</i>, …

Peek inside a Williamsburg townhouse made entirely of shipping containers

A lucky few will also get to tour this house later this month<p>It’s been over three years since we last checked in with Williamsburg’s shipping container house, but the quirky 5,000-square-foot house is now complete, and we now have our first inside look at the property.<p>Dezeen first published …

Bob Harper's 3 exercises for a quick morning workout

Mornings are tough for everyone. While getting out of bed can seem like a challenge, a morning workout might sound impossible. But it doesn't have to be! Bob Harper shared three simple exercises and three stretches that will wake up your body and get you moving!<p>Watch the video below and read the …

Parkinson's breakthrough: New disease-causing mechanism found

A new study led by scientists in South Korea and Singapore "overturns three decades of consensus" on what causes Parkinson's disease symptoms.<p>A study …

Glioblastoma: A new treatment for this deadly brain tumor?

New research brings fresh hope of a new treatment for patients with glioblastoma, after identifying a way to halt the growth of this life-threatening …

Cancer

20 overlooked Netflix documentaries that you need to watch

From documentaries that blur the line between reality and fiction to crowd-pleasing character studies, there's so many options for documentaries on Netflix it can be hard to pick which title to stream.<p>Major docs like "The Look of Silence," "Man on Wire," and "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" are obvious …

Ready to Download iOS 11 to Your iPhone or iPad? Read This First.

Friday officially marks the start of fall, that time of year when you start seeing pumpkin spice lattes and new iPhones. And for iPhone users who …

A radical for our time: Benjamin Lay, the Quaker dwarf abolitionist you didn’t learn about in class

Benjamin Lay fought against slavery in the early 18th century, sowing revolutionary seeds of modern justice<p>The Quaker dwarf Benjamin Lay (1682-1759) was the first revolutionary abolitionist. He demanded an end to slavery and therefore radical change in all societies where it had a significant …

Slavery

The Food Diaries of a PCT Thru-Hiker

Every day of the past five months, as I’ve made my way through 2,000 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, I have been in a constant state of hunger.<p>Besides the number of miles I’ll cover in a given day and where I’ll sleep at night, I put the most thought toward what I’ll eat during the journey from …

Cook anything with the Instant Pot Duo Pressure/Slow Cooker: $80

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon currently has the #1 best selling Instant Pot Duo60 6 quart 7-in-1 pressure and slow cooker on sale for <b>$79.99 Prime …

Cooking

Here's Why You Probably Don't Want To Freeze Your Credit

While helpful, it won't undo the damage of already having your data breached.<p>In the aftermath of the Great Equifax Breach of 2017, many consumers are asking, “Should I freeze my credit?”<p>Equifax said that hackers stole personal data, including Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and even …

Security Freeze vs. Fraud Alert: Deciding the Best Option

The recent security breach at Equifax has left some 143 million consumers scrambling to understand the difference between fraud alerts and security …

This super green is a stronger anti-inflammatory than turmeric

When it comes to fighting inflammation—AKA the root of all health evils—turmeric is the most talked-about holistic solution. Whether the flare-up is …

The Brain That Changes Itself

• <b>Author:</b> Norman Doidge<p>What is neuroplasticity? Is it possible to change your brain? Norman Doidge’s inspiring guide to the new brain science explains all of this and more<p>An astonishing new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the human brain is immutable, and …

This Desert Outpost House Is the Best Part of Idaho

No offence to Idaho but it seems like a random place to live. That is, unless your house looks like this. I mean, in that case, sign me up.The …

Architecture