Sarah Horrigan

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First batch of Syrian chemical weapons material leaves the country

BEIRUT -- The first batch of Syrian chemical weapons material has left the country, according to international officials overseeing the removal and destruction of the government's toxic arsenal.<p>"A first quantity of priority chemical materials was moved from two sites to the [Syrian] port of Latakia …

Eat to beat stress: 10 foods that reduce anxiety

Here’s some good news to keep in mind the next time you’re stressed out: Eating may help you stay calm.<p>But here’s the thing: We’re not talking about …

Comfort Food

5 Moves to Lose Love Handles

Shares 12K<p>Love handles: nobody likes them, nobody wants them. But how do we get rid of them? <b>The following exercises make for a great workout routine</b> …

6 Secrets for a Faster Metabolism

Yes, your metabolism is partly ruled by genetics. But everyone can make the most of what they've got to be their slimmest, fittest self. Here's how.

Fitness

5 Superfoods That Boost Your Performance

Eating one of these quick bites before a tough workout will help you finish strong

Superfoods

What To Do If You Can't Fall Asleep

<i>By Jennifer Abbasi</i><p>Sleepless nights aren't a modern invention. But modern life is making them increasingly common. Instead of winding down and relaxing before bed, we're doing chores, checking email and getting riled up by the TV news till we hit the sack.<p>Here's a step-by-step guide to help you …

24 Motivational Quotes for Fitness and Weight Loss

Stay motivated with your weight loss plan or workout routine with these 24 popular quotes and sayings.

Fitness

Nature Is Good Medicine For Stress And Depression

If you're struggling with stress, anxiety, or worry, get back to nature, advise British health experts. The mental health charity Mind just released a report showing scientifically backed findings on the mental health benefits of "ecotherapy" - programs designed to promote well-being through …

FYI: Can Staying Positive Extend Your Life?

Maybe, but no one has ever proved it.<p>The belief that optimism can keep you alive—or at least stave off cancer—gained traction after the release of a study in the Lancet medical journal in 1979. The study followed six dozen recovering breast-cancer patients for five years. Researchers found that …

Tomorrow's robots drive, climb, and drill through walls at DARPA trials

Of Squirrels and Men: How We Moved Squirrels Into Our Cities

<b>It’s hard to imagine</b>, but before the nineteenth century, there were no squirrels in Central Park or Harvard Square or Lafayette Park. Today, squirrels are all around us, not just in parks but everywhere. They go about their business as we go about ours, invisible to one another though we tread the …

The Navy’s Amazing Ocean-Powered Underwater Drone

While you were out shopping Sunday for those last-minute holiday gifts, the Navy pushed ahead with its own vision of an underwater sugar plum: a …

Appeals Court Denies Utah Officials' Request For Emergency Halt To Same-Sex Couples' Marriages

Although the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals denied the emergency request, the trial court in the Utah marriage case is due to hear arguments Monday on the state's request to stop marriages during the appeal of the case. The same-sex couples' lawyers respond: "The State Defendants’ trivialize …

'Duck Dynasty' Fans Are Sending Me Ridiculous Hate Mail

In the article, I noted problems with Robertson's comments that go far beyond the idea that homosexuality is a sin. Robertson said blacks didn't seem unhappy about oppression in the Jim Crow-era South; he blamed Pearl Harbor on the failure of the Japanese to accept Jesus; and contrary to his …