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Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Meditation

This Surprising Costco Newcomer Has Sold 1,000,000 Times in Less Than 60 Days

We're so curious to try it for ourselves.<p>Up until recently, unless you were making your own, veggie burgers were mostly frozen patties made from soy, …

Burgers

The Kochs Helped Slash State Taxes. Now Teachers Are in the Streets

On May 16, at least 29 North Carolina public school districts serving 865,000 students closed their doors as teachers walked out. The complaints have …

Education

Tip: The Two-Day Rule

How long do you have to wait before you train the same muscle group again? Not as long as you may think. Here's why.<p>Training Frequency<p>For most …

Exercise

Want to sound smarter? Master these 7 grammar tips

As the executive editor of Avenue Magazine, a luxury lifestyle publication based in New York City, I see the importance of proper grammar every day. …

Linguistics

Please Don't Ignite the Earth's Atmosphere...

Stanislaw Ulam (1909-1984) from Los Alamos Technical Report LA-UR-00-2532; 16 October 2000<p>When in 1952 the world’s first thermonuclear fusion bomb …

Monte Carlo

Mac McClung won the BallisLife All-America Game Slam Dunk Contest, and that was just the beginning

Gate City senior and Georgetown signee Mac McClung spent the weekend at the BallisLife All America Game in California. Before the game tipped off he …

High School Basketball

LIRR commuter shouts racist comments at black women

A white commuter was caught on video making racist comments to a pair of black women on a Long Island Rail Road train.<p>The man, who was upset that the …

Women of Color

Here's How to Lose Arm Fat and Achieve Those Toned Muscles You're After

Let's face it: even if you're a devoted fitness junkie who eats well and is in relatively good shape, chances are you've got that one body part you're constantly looking to perfect. Even the thinnest among us have likely longed for lean, toned arms at one point, and the good news is that even if …

Exercise

This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>If you're the type of person who sometimes wakes up at 3am and lies in bed trying to wrap your tiny mind around the achingly …

Universe

Why a middle-class lifestyle can now cost you over $300,000 a year

Let me tell you a sad story: In order to comfortably raise a family in an expensive coastal city like San Francisco or New York, you've got to make …

Personal Finance

Wildlife photographer captures osprey carrying shark, carrying fish in 'one-in-a-trillion photograph'

A wildlife photographer in Florida captured a stunning photo of an osprey carrying what appeared at first to be a fish in its talons. But after taking a closer look, the photographer realized that the bird’s next meal was in fact a small shark.<p>"It was very far away so I couldn't see it through my …

Nature Photography

Here's how we know the Big Bang happened

At 13.8 billion years ago, our entire observable universe was the size of a peach and had a temperature of over a trillion degrees.<p>That's a pretty simple, but very bold statement to make, and it's not a statement that's made lightly or easily. Indeed, even a hundred years ago, it would've sounded …

Universe

Why More Than A Million Teachers Can't Use Social Security

Teachers have staged protests in recent weeks in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Colorado and Arizona. Some are fighting lawmakers who want to scale back their pensions.<p>It's no secret that many states have badly underfunded their teacher pension plans for decades and now find themselves drowning …

Retirement

Credit card companies unite for a checkout button to take on PayPal

Even if you don't use PayPal to send money to friends, there's a good chance you've reached for their checkout button in online stores, which is tied to all of your payment information. It's simply easier than getting up and finding your wallet. Now, the major credit card companies -- Visa, …

FinTech

“I guess the lesson here is: don’t get divorced.”

<i>This story is part of a series called</i> <i>Craigslist Confessional</i><i>. Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their stories for over two years. Each story is written as it was told to her. Bala says that by listening to their stories, she hopes to bear witness to her</i> …

The boxing trainer brothers of Victoria's Secret models each reveal the best exercise to do if you're short on time

When you're trying to get fit, having a rest day can reduce your momentum. One day off can quickly turn into two, three, or four — and before you know it a week has gone by without a visit to the gym.<p>Manageable training programmes that recommend a "little and often" approach — like the viral …

Exercise

Without Our Eyebrows, Humans Could Have Died Out Just Like Neanderthals

Thank you, evolution!<p>We all have them, but what are eyebrows actually for? While eyebrows help to prevent debris, sweat, and water from falling into …

Man Assumed 30-Pound Tumor Removed from His Stomach Was Just a "Beer Belly"

Kevin Daly thought he'd just gained weight.<p>Kevin Daly had no idea why he had a beer belly. “I don’t even like beer,” he told the <i>New York Daily News</i>. …

The shocking ways space travel wrecks the human body

There are many good reasons to contemplate leaving Earth. Global warming. The threat of nuclear war. The promise of a sequel to “Justice League.”<p>But …

NRA to Parkland Teens: You’re Only Relevant Because Your Classmates Died

A host for the National Rifle Association’s news outlet, NRATV, taunted the teenage survivors of last month’s school shooting in Florida, saying …

New theory to explain why planets in our solar system have different compositions

A team of researchers with the University of Copenhagen and the Museum für Naturkunde, Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions has come up with a new …

Meteorites

A Chinese Space Lab is Going to Fall to Earth — And Nobody Knows Where It Will Land

Chinese space lab Tiangong-1 (or “heavenly palace”) is set to fall back to Earth some time at the end of March or beginning of April. The catch: It’s …

With a spacecraft in trouble and the White House watching, SpaceX had to deliver

Within minutes of liftoff, it was clear the Dragon spacecraft was in trouble.<p>Inside mission control on the morning of March 1, 2013, the SpaceX team was desperately trying to figure out what went wrong and soon pinpointed the problem: A few valves were stuck.<p>Lori Garver, NASA’s deputy …

Space Travel

Robert Griffin III Miami Honeymoonin' ... Now Serving Cakes

<b>Robert Griffin III</b> went straight from the altar to the beach with his new wife for a little volleyball ... and a major love tap.<p>Newlyweds RGIII and</b> …

In Winston Churchill, Hollywood rewards a mass murderer

<i>Shashi Tharoor is author of “Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India.” He chairs the Indian Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee.</i><p>“History,” Winston Churchill said, “will be kind to me, for I intend to write it myself.” He needn’t have bothered. He was one of the great mass murderers of …

World History

NASA astronaut who spent a year in space now has different DNA from his twin

Space travel is dangerous for a lot of very obvious reasons — traveling off of Earth on a rocket has its risks, after all — but even when everything …

NASA’s Next Space Telescope Is Running Out of Time

The James Webb, Hubble’s successor, may face more delays and even exceed its budget, according to a new government report.<p>The world’s next great space telescope is falling behind.<p>The James Webb Space Telescope, NASA’s successor to the famed Hubble, is at risk of experiencing significant delays in …

Macy's just confirmed the end of department stores as we know them

Macy's is morphing into a discount store.<p>The retailer said on Tuesday that it would nearly triple the number of stores that offer its off-price concept, Backstage, to 145 this year.<p>Backstage, which occupies a sprawling 15,000 square feet in 45 Macy's stores, has been compared to off-price retailers …

eCommerce