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7 ways that drinking coffee is connected to better health and a longer life

Caffeine is the most commonly used psychoactive drug in the world — for good reason. It wakes us up, helps us stay on task, and provides an extra energy boost.<p>Most people in the Americas and Europe get our caffeine fix from coffee.<p>But people often worry that they should limit their coffee …

Coffee

A Unique Retreat! The Helicopter Hotel Room

When we think vacation, many of us think luxury, privacy and some place interesting. Well, today we get a look at that offers all of that and more, …

Royal Navy

Glamp in a helicopter at this upscale Scottish retreat

Ready for take off?<p>If historic hotels, yurts, or even fancy glamping resorts are just too pedestrian for your traveling style, how about a sleepover in a real helicopter? Located at Mains Farm in Stirling, Scotland, the Helicopter Glamping hotel room is a decommissioned Royal Navy ZA127 Sea King …

Costa Rica

Sana's smart sleep goggles for insomniacs will be out in 2018

These sleep googles by a company called Sana Health cost a lot more than your typical mask, but it promises peaceful sleep 10 minutes after you put them on. That's because they more than just block the light: they have mechanisms inside that chunky, VR-headset-like frame that give them the power to …

Sleep

Poverty linked to epigenetic changes and mental illness

Impoverished adolescents acquire DNA marks, brain changes and depression over time.<p>Children from impoverished families are more prone to mental …

Learning Chess at 40 - Issue 36: Aging

My 4-year-old daughter and I were deep into a game of checkers one day about three years ago when her eye drifted to a nearby table. There, a black …

Want a Brain That's 7 Years Younger? Science Says Do This

The brains of people who do this activity appear years younger than their actual age, a new study shows.<p>If you want to feel younger, there's no substitute for healthy living and hitting the gym (though a flattering haircut and a fun night out can't hurt). But what if you want to <i>think</i> younger?<p>Our …

The Brain

IS top command dominated by ex-officers in Saddam's army

BAGHDAD (AP) — While attending the Iraqi army's artillery school nearly 20 years ago, Ali Omran remembers one major well. An Islamic hard-liner, he …