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Claims about Andreas Lubitz's mental health only serve to stigmatise depression

Whenever a major disaster occurs, it’s a perfectly understandable human reaction that we need to find a reason behind it. However, trying to make sense of a terrible situation is one thing, and falling over ourselves to jump to ridiculous conclusions is quite another. And quite frankly, the UK …

Mental Health

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Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

The strange world of felt presences

What links polar explorer Ernest Shackleton, sleep paralysis, and hearing voices?<p>On 20 May 1916, Ernest Shackleton, Frank Worsley, and Tom Crean reached Stromness, a whaling station on the north coast of South Georgia. They had been walking for 36 hours, in life-threatening conditions, in an …

University of Cambridge

When Children With Autism Grow Up

I was 23 and needed a summer job; he was 21 and needed full-time support. He's one of an estimated half million people diagnosed with autism who are soon becoming adults — and who society is entirely unprepared for.

The Plank Workout That Will Tone Your Abs, Sculpt Your Tush, and Strengthen Your Arms

Still doing bunches of crunches? Seriously?<p>We don't like to play favorites, but...for planks, we'll make an exception. "They are, without a doubt, the best core exercise there is," says trainer David Kirsch, who works with Kate Upton and Liv Tyler. The harder-than-they-look poses in this workout …

Workouts

Tell Your Subjects to Say ‘Cheeks’ Instead of ‘Cheese’ for a More Genuine Smile

The next time you’re taking a group snapshot, cut the “cheese” and tell everyone to say “cheeks” instead. This two letter change can help create more …

Why I Eat A Plant-Based Diet

The on-trend diet isn't a fad and it's way more sustainable than it sounds. Here's how I started eating more veggies and grains and loved every healthy second of it.<p>I started eating a whole foods plant-based diet nine months ago. I had gained 20-something pounds from a hormone-related health issue …

Plant-Based Diet

The High Heel Survival Guide

Party season means countless occasions on which to wear all those sparkly, impractical, towering heels. Here, expert tips and products for getting through the night without winding up as the barefoot girl on the dance floor.<p>Party season means countless occasions on which to wear all those sparkly, …

New York City

Second US Ebola diagnosis deeply concerning, health officials admit

CDC chief: other hospital staff could have been exposed Female confirmed as first US person-to-person transmission Obama updated about case, asks CDC to move quickly<p>Texas healthcare worker named second US Ebola case US airports start screening passengers for Ebola Ebola in Sierra Leone through the …

Running shoes made to fit the shapes of feet

As a kid, having no understanding of fashion, I never understood pointy shoes. After all, the human foot doesn't come to a point, which to me seems to explain the popularity in the early 1970s of Earth Shoes, which had a down-sloping negative heel and a foot-like shape with an almost-rectangular …

The World's Best Balconies

BAZAAR's edit of the hotels across the globe with the most breathtaking balcony views.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s edit of the hotels across the globe with the most breathtaking balcony views.<p>Courtesy

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Aspirin and a stiff upper lip are best remedies for a broken heart

Instead of brooding over a failed relationship, psychologist advises a couple of aspirin and distancing oneself from the event<p>Consider it a win for the stiff upper lip. Talking about a failed relationship doesn’t soothe the pain of heartbreak and can make some people feel even worse, a US …

40 Main Dishes for Your July 4th Feast

Gallery40 Main Dishes for Your July 4th Feast<p>Believe it or not, July 4th is mere days away. Is it just me, or does anyone else hear the majestic spirits of our forefathers calling us to the great outdoors to revel in cold drinks, grilled delicacies, and elaborate pyrotechnics? No? Just excited for …

United front: breasts without the airbrush

How do you feel about your breasts? One photographer asked 100 women to bare all<p>The shocking thing about Laura Dodsworth’s pictures of 100 women’s breasts isn’t the flesh on show, or the many shapes and sizes, but the realisation that images of unairbrushed, non-uniform breasts seem to be so rare. …

Hattie B's Hot Chicken From 'Fried & True'

We're starting this week of fried chicken off with a bang. This recipe for Hattie B's Hot Chicken, from Lee Brian Schrager's <i>Fried & True: More than 50 Recipes for America's Best Fried Chicken and Sides</i>, packs the heat and is quite possibly my favorite recipe in the book. Burnished a deep, hell-fire …

Yoga Poses You Can Do Without Leaving Your Bed

Good news for yogis and sleep enthusiasts alike: You can take your practice to bed.<p>And there is good reason to do so. The ancient practice of yoga promotes a bounty of mind and body benefits, including things like strength and flexibility, stress relief and even a sunnier disposition -- benefits …

3 Yoga Poses You're Probably Doing Wrong

Required reading before your next "Namaste" session<p>Yeah, yoga may seem all zen and flowy, with the oms and the deep breaths and whatnot, but #realtalk? It's seriously hard—which is why you're bound to make a couple mistakes here and there (and we're not just talking about these 7 biggest mistakes …

Yoga

How to Do the Perfect Plank

Planking (no, not that bizarre craze) is a simple but effective bodyweight exercise. Holding the body (light as a feather) stiff as a board develops …

Workouts

Beans Can Be Luxurious, Says Cleveland Chef Jonathon Sawyer

Sure, beans are the start to a humble meal. But they can also be luxurious and quite elegant, explains chef Jonathon Sawyer<p>A little ways back, we had the pure delight of spending a few hours in the kitchen with the one and only <b>Jonathon Sawyer</b>. The gregarious chef talked a mile a minute about …

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Back to School Recipes, Tested on Our Own Kids

So do kids actually like our back to school recipes? We ask to some of the harshest critics out there—our own children.<p>We had a lot of fun developing our new crop of back to school recipes. We had a lot conversations with the assorted parental units at <i>Bon Appétit</i> to make sure that the recipes were …

Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

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6 Pilates Moves for a Shredded Six-Pack

1 of 6<p>Do you have a gut or a tight, lean midsection? As a master Pilates instructor for 10 years, I can comfortably say that I know what’s best when …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

5 Speed Workouts Every New Runner Should Try

Adding a structured workout into your running routine will make you faster.<p>When you’re first getting moving, it’s important to just focus on getting into the exercise habit; making your run or walk a regular part of each day, finding times and places to exercise that feel convenient and …

Strawberry Snickerdoodle Ice Cream Sandwiches

Everyone in my family is in love with my Strawberry Snickerdoodles, probably because we’re all big strawberry fans and just can’t seem to get enough …

7 Common Fried Chicken Mistakes -- and How to Avoid Them

<i>Rochelle Bilow</i><p>There’s a lot to love about fried chicken. First, there’s that hot, crunchy, shatteringly crisp crust, fried to golden-brown perfection. Once you get through that, you’re rewarded with super juicy, moist meat—no dry, tastelessness here. But let’s face it: Most of us save fried chicken …

The Best Idea Ever: Dessert Grilled Cheese

This lemon mascarpone grilled cheese starts with pound cake and is filled with creamy mascarpone and tart lemon curd. Not all sandwiches have to be savory! How about sandwiches for dessert instead?<p>Have you ever been so desperate for dessert that it became an obsession? Usually I have an abundance …