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What You Eat for Breakfast May Help Combat Arthritis Pain

We have all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day — and this may be especially true for arthritis patients.<p>New research out of …

Getting extra sleep on your days off is good for your health, study says

Sleep experts want people to get seven hours of sleep every night of the week to stay healthy, but a new study says that it’s also good to sleep longer over the weekend to compensate for the week ahead.

Research

Amazon Prime Members Can Now Order Delivery from Whole Foods

I consider my Amazon Prime membership to be worth the annual fee just to be able to watch <i>The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel</i> and get free two-day shipping on …

eCommerce

VW's iconic microbus is making a comeback in 2022 — and it's getting a big update

Once a symbol of American counterculture during the 1960s and '70s, Volkswagen's microbus was discontinued in 2013 due to safety concerns.<p>But in 2017, Volkswagen revealed a concept for a new, fully-electric microbus and confirmed it would go into production and reach dealerships by 2022.<p>Here's what …

Volkswagen

11 Things Every Parent Should Know About Kids and Sleep

Turns out, those Zzs are super important.<p>Experts Do Offer Recommendations for How Much Sleep Kids Should Get<p>And that number changes as they get …

Sleep

How Install Concrete Deck Footings

This is a tutorial that shows a <b>step-by-step method for installing concrete deck footings</b>, specifically for a low deck or wood patio. There are a …

Woodworking

The Ring Video Doorbell 2 is an easy way to turn your doorbell into a security camera

Ring’s latest video doorbell isn’t cheap, but it works well<p>Ring has made a name for itself in the smart home world with its lineup of connected doorbells that can record video. Ring doorbells make it easy to add a security camera to the outside of your home, and its latest model makes it even …

Smart Homes

The 10-minute TRX workout to cook your abs

Although only one exercise in this TRX push-pull core circuit directly targets the abs, the other two force your body, including your core, to work …

Tip: The Suspension Trainer Complex

Not every tough workout has to involve a barbell. Try this complex.<p>A complex is a series of exercises performed one after the other without rest and …

Workouts
Laundry Rooms

A New Study Says Alcohol Can Improve Your Memory

Time to restock your bar cart! According to a new study from the University of Exeter, social drinkers are better at remembering learned information than their non-drinking counterparts. So pop some Champagne in the name of science! That end-of-day glass of wine or five o’clock cocktail can be more …

Research

The Best Kits for Teaching Kids How to Code

Who says learning code has to be boring?<p>Whether you're an experienced programmer or have never even touched a line of code, a kit designed to introduce basic coding skills can make a great gift for kids. These kits can teach everything from problem-solving skills to real programming languages that …

Research

8 Ways Any Millennial Can Be a Millionaire in 5 Years

Hustle, thrift and perseverance combined are a potent financial force.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennials are hitting the workforce in large numbers each year, facing challenges as they do so. Recent research from USA Today reveals that millennials earn 20 …

Entrepreneurship

Melt Off Your Belly Fat With This Bodyweight Circuit

Burning fat and strengthening your core are just the start<p>This workout is an action-packed, bodyweight shredder centered around a unique combination of moves that will enhance your athleticism. With 1-minute sets of dynamic compound movements and no rest between exercises, you are guaranteed to …

Workouts

Sleeping In on Weekends Could Have a Surprising Benefit

So you should definitely do it.<p>If your weeknight sleep schedule leaves you feeling downright exhausted by the time Friday rolls around, the last thing you want to hear is that catching up on sleep on weekends is no good for your health, as states recent research from the University of Arizona in …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You (And Making You Fat In The Process)

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Immune System

Quiz: Do You Really Know How to Protect Yourself Against Ticks?

Tick-borne illnesses are on the rise, and the number of reported cases of Lyme disease—probably the best known of the lot—has almost tripled in the …

Disease

Science: Running Is Better Than Every Other Exercise at Making You Live Longer

And a little bit goes a long way!<p>In what should come as welcome news to your high school gym teacher and a grim revelation to everyone who finds running to be dreadfully dull and monotonous, a new review published in <i>Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases</i>—easily my favorite peer-reviewed heart health …

Exercise

The 10-Minute Core Workout That Prevents Injuries

So many of our daily activities, like sitting at work all day or trying a new fitness class, can lead to aches and pains. But let's be real: Nobody …

Exercise

11 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Although mindfulness isn’t new—it’s rooted in Buddhist tradition—it only gained popularity in the West over the past few decades. And most recently, …

Stanford University

Why You Should Do Weights Before Cardio

If you can only work out a couple days per week, you probably do both your lifting and cardio exercises on the same days. While that’s not ideal, you …

Exercise

12 of the Best Snow Day Recipes to Keep You Warm in the Cold Weather

We may be in the month of March, but the weather is telling us that winter is still in full swing, which means icy cold winds, bulky gear, and of …

Weather

How to hang a heavy mirror on a brick fireplace wall

<i>Q: We recently painted our brick fireplace white and would like to hang a 40-pound mirror on it. What would you recommend to secure the mirror to the fireplace wall?</i><p><b>Ellicott City</b><p><b>A:</b> If the mirror has wire for hanging across the back, use hook-style picture hangers with Wall-Dog screws, which hold …

Woodworking

Stacked Wood Screens Are Certainly One Way to Cover Your Fireplace

Making one is easier than it looks.<p>Are you someone who would rather just turn on the heat instead of spending time and energy building a fire (or cleaning up the messy remnants the day after)? Then you're going to love this eye-catching DIY.<p>This pin on Pinterest.<p>Using wood logs and black paint, …

Fireplaces

Why a Single Run Makes You Smarter

And other low-impact ways to enhance your brain.<p>If only getting smarter worked the way it does for the robots on <i>Westworld</i>—a few taps on a tablet, and boom, instant IQ points. Until then, we still have to hack our brains using more old-fashioned tactics. And while the results are less dramatic—you …

The Brain

Nine Easy Ways to Gain Control of Your Health in Your Forties

<i>What lifestyle changes should you make to stay healthy through your 40s? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a leading academic</b> …

Elasticity