Tyler Godes

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Chronic Depression and Codependency

Dysthymia, or chronic depression, is a common symptom of codependency; however, many codependents aren’t aware that they’re depressed. Because the …

33 Ways to Use a Medicine Ball During Your Next Workout

These are not the med-ball exercises you learned in gym class<p>Most days, medicine balls get passed over at the gym. But you might head straight for them after watching the video above.<p>In it, <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour demonstrates 33 awesome med-ball exercises, including the headlock …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

13 Things About Language That Will Leave You Speechless

Without language, we would ~literally~ be reinventing the wheel ALL THE DAMN TIME.<p>Mark Pagel, Ph.D., is an evolutionary biologist who has made a career of applying the mathematical tools of his trade to the evolution of language and human culture. BuzzFeed Science spoke with Pagel about his …

The likeliest reasons why we haven’t contacted aliens are deeply unsettling

1/<p>Aliens 101: The Kardashev Scale & Fermi Paradox<p>Universal Pictures<p>Think about how far humanity has progressed in its short 200,000 years of …

My brother had mental health issues and committed an awful crime. But I love him | Lisa Ellison

Before the tragedy that changed my family, we struggled to find resources to help him. I wish we knew then what we know now<p>I remember the day that my brother Joe, age 20, left our father’s house after saying he needed to change the oil in his car. He had already loaded his .22 rifle into a duffle …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

Lifestyle

Eat a little less, live a lot longer?

Scientists have long recognized that caloric restriction contributes to longevity and better health in animal studies. But what human wants to live …

We tried the bug-filled ice cream that The Economist says is the future of food — here's the verdict

Feeding the world's growing population is a challenge - there will be 11 billion of us by the end of the century.<p>The problem is compounded by the effects of climate change. More extreme weather that results from global warming, like heavy rains and heat waves, threatens the global food …

Ice Cream

Psychedelic drugs may be ready for a medical comeback

New research on the use of psychedelic drugs as treatment for a range of mental disorders appears to be throwing open doors of perception long closed within the medical community, says a new analysis in the Canadian Medical Assn. Journal.<p>For several decades, the North American medical establishment …

Psychedelic Drugs

Does Reading Literature Really Beef Up Your Brain?

When you hide your cell phone, log off your computer, and find a few rare moments of calm to read some poetry or a weighty novel, it certainly feels …

The Brain

If we live in one of multiple universes, here's how we could find out

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical physics.<p>But the idea that we live in a "multiverse" made up of an infinite number of parallel universes has long been considered a scientific possibility — …

Quantum Mechanics

Poll: 71% of Americans unhappy with country's direction

Americans are mad as hell about the way things are going in the United States. It's not clear if they're going to take it anymore.<p>More than seven in 10 Americans — 71 percent — said they are dissatisfied, according to the results of a new Quinnipiac University poll released Monday. And 41 percent …

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Singularity

Stop counting calories and start a high-fat Mediterranean-style diet, health experts urge

People should stop counting calories and instead focus on the kind of food they are eating to improve their health and cut risk of heart attack, …

Language Is a Window into the Mind

<b>Question:</b> <i>Why study language?</i><p><b>Steven Pinker:</b> What I basically try to do is understand human nature, how the mind works, what makes us tick. What are …

Shark encounters increase as El Niño nears

A warming Pacific Ocean creates a more habitable environment for animals like great white sharks.<p>A harbor seal with a 28-inch bite wound was found, measured and photographed last week on the Northern California coast by field scout <b>Teri Schultz</b>. The rare find means that a great white in the 15- to …

Study of Holocaust survivors finds trauma passed on to children's genes

New finding is clear example in humans of the theory of epigenetic inheritance: the idea that environmental factors can affect the genes of your children<p>Genetic changes stemming from the trauma suffered by Holocaust survivors are capable of being passed on to their children, the clearest sign yet …

Mount Sinai Hospital

This popular 'smart pill' enhances brain function with an added benefit

In the years since, modafinil has become popular for another, off-label use: to boost a person's cognitive abilities — an effect that hadn't been thoroughly studied by scientists.<p>Now a team of researchers has reviewed the literature to find that modafinil does, in fact, increase a number of …

The Brain

The world’s first true “smart drug” enhances cognition and is deemed safe by health experts

Most people looking for a cognitive boost in the morning reach for a cup of coffee or tea. But all caffeine really does is lift up your mood and improve focus, and that is why it isn’t considered a “pure cognitive enhancer.”<p>There is, however, a real contender for that title: modafinil (also sold as …

The Brain

The protein problem: why eating too much chicken might not help your diet

A favourite of health-conscious eaters as well as junk food fans, chicken is taking over our diets in the US and Europe – but at what cost?<p>When it comes to diet, many health-conscious consumers have come to the conclusion that protein is king. Specifically: chicken. Diet trends, such as the …

Paleo Diet

Don’t bang on to me about ethical food if you keep a stash of unfairly traded weed | Jay Rayner

Millennials and urban hipsters love the hashtag #eatclean – but do they apply the same standards to their grass and coke?<p>Recently the American website Ecowatch published an intriguing piece contrasting the fortunes of McDonald’s, criticised for not taking sustainability seriously enough and losing …

Ethics

Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment

Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise.<p>The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007, researchers have known that a gene called FTO was related …

12 Cookies Worthy of Cookie Monster

When we heard Sesame Street's big news this morning, our thoughts went first, of course, to Food52's Muppet-y, blue doppelgänger: Cookie Monster. Good for you, Cookie! We'll be munching these 12 of our favorite (kid-approved) cookies all day in your honor.<p>Honey-Almond Sesame Cookies by …

7 Tabouli Recipes to Help You Keep Your Cool

Tabouli is one of our summer go-tos: easy-to-make, easy to keep on hand in the fridge, healthy enough to fill you up without laying you out. …

Healthy Recipes

The Best Effing Chicken Recipe Ever — Seriously

<i>Finding a foolproof recipe for a kitchen staple like chicken is kind of like finding the holy grail these days. But today, you just might be in luck. Our friends at GFF Magazine have shared with us what they think could be the best chicken recipe . . . EVER. We tried the GFF Mag chicken recipe</i> …

Scientists found something surprising about the real paleo diet

In a paper in the September issue of The Quarterly Review of Biology, the authors argue that carbohydrates, especially from tubers (starchy plants like potatoes), were a key source of nutrients that may have helped us develop our particularly large brains.<p>That's right: carbs, in a paleo diet.<p>The …

Nutrition

How To Calm Your Monkey Mind and Get Things Done

Comedian Drew Carey outsourced the development of his productivity strategy to David Allen, author of the cult classic, Getting Things Done: The Art …

Here's What We Actually Know About The Dangers Of Pot

As told by real scientists who evaluated real scientific research and oh my god is anyone else hungry?

A nutritionist explains when it's worth buying organic — and how much more it will cost you

The experience got me thinking about whether or not it's worth it to go the organic route, especially for items where there is a more significant price difference.<p>I decided to consult an expert, and turned to Rania Batayneh, MPH, nutritionist and author of "The One One One Diet."<p>Batayneh told me …

Onions