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Tokyo's House in Ouji blurs the line between home and narrow city streets

The narrow dead-end streets that stop and start through the city blocks of Tokyo are a distinctive, if not entirely useful, part of the city …

This off-grid, prefab tiny cabin in Michigan fits a family of five

When designer Jorie Burns set her sights on owning a second home near Lake Michigan, she decided to take a chance with the more affordable options …

10 small house designs that break preconceptions about small size

If you are among those who consider small homes uncomfortable, this homify article may change your mind to an extent. Oftentimes a small house tends …

Everything You Know About Running Shoes Is Wrong

Way back, at my fitness nadir, a sales guy at a specialty running store told me I should wear Asics. I was new to jogging, new to exercise for its …

750 Sq. Ft. Small Cottage in Columbus, Ohio

I’m excited to show you this 750 sq. ft. one bedroom one bathroom small cottage in Columbus, Ohio that was built in 1920.<p>It was listed for sale but …

Off the Grid Luxury: A Spare Weekend Home in the Arizona High Desert

When a client requested an indoor/outdoor weekend house with separate living and sleeping zones, Tucson, Arizona–based architect Cade Hayes and …

Living Rooms

Garður Landhouse / Studio Granda

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Garður is a large parcel of land on the east bank of the Ytri Rangá river. It’s a harsh landscape with …

This Son Built His Aging Dad a Chic & Sustainable Tiny House

For many seniors, tiny houses provide the most suitable living spaces because they're small, easier to navigate and require less upkeep. Undoubtedly, …

Cabin Østfold / Lund+Slaatto Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Østfold cabin is located in the Oslofjord archipelago, with great views of the sea and the adjacent …

Cabins

Why the ketogenic diet may help fight diabetes, cancer

A diet extremely high in fat may not seem like the best way to lose fat. But there’s a growing body of research showing that the high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet is not only good for weight loss, but also may help in preventing disease.<p>The ketogenic diet, or keto, relies on using your fat …

Harvard study uncovers why fasting can lead to a longer and healthier life

Intermittent fasting diets are all the rage these days. We are seeing everything from the conservative 5:2 diet to more extreme fasting methods …

Could intermittent fasting help to prevent Alzheimer's?

Diets can help you lose weight, improve your eating habits and focus on more nutritious foods. But could one particular diet actually help fight aging — and boost your brain health?<p>Some people believe intermittent fasting, where you dramatically reduce the amount of food you eat for short periods …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Exercise

Here's How Much Exercise You Need Per Week To Live Longer

And how to get it.<p>It’s official: If you want a longer life, you need to get moving.<p>A recent study published in the journal The Lancet found that the minimum amount of exercise you need to increase your longevity is approximately 150 minutes per week. The research also showed that everyday …

World Health Organization

Prefab ‘Surf Shack’ offers nature getaway, flatpack-style

<i>Swoon</i><p>Fell in love with this gorgeous New Zealand backcountry hut-inspired home and want your own? You’re in luck. Backcountry Hut Company, a Canadian maker of prefab eco-shelters, has a new design out that offers many of the same features, including the simple shed roof and fabulous indoor-outdoor …

Prefab Homes

Two tiny houses and open-air sunroom combine into one family home

A promising option if you need a bit more space<p>The idea of a spacious tiny house may seem contradictory. Sure, there’s a strong strain of tiny home design trying to get as small and minimal as can be, but plenty of lifestyles call for roomier abodes that still embody tiny living benefits like more …

Living Rooms

10 Foods That Science Suggests Really Do Contribute To Long-Term Health

A bad diet is now a leading cause of death across the globe. Much of this is due to the fact that people who had previously eaten much healthier, traditional diets are now eating more “Westernized” fare. And its effects on global health are, unfortunately, showing.<p>Here in the U.S., it can sometimes …

Holistic Medicine

The reason a calorie-restricted diet extends your lifespan is in your genes

You've probably seen some headlines in recent years heralding the correlation between a lowered caloric intake and increased lifespan. The topic has …

Medicine

The Secret to Losing Weight Might Be In Your Poop

A new study indicates that understanding your gut health is crucial to shedding pounds<p>You work out regularly. You eat well. But you can't seem to lose any stubborn pounds. What’s going on?Well, research published in the <i>International Journal of Obesity</i> suggests that it’s not as simple as getting …

7 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

Things like managing blood pressure, controlling cholesterol, and losing extra weight are good for your brain too.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> …

This diet could add 10 years to your life: study

Sticking to the Atkins diet could boost life expectancy by a decade, research suggests.<p>Experts found ditching carb-rich food for high-fat meals seems …

Here’s How Far You Actually Need to Run to Reap the Health Benefits

If you like to run but don’t looove to run, here’s some news that’s sure to put a bounce in your step.<p>If you like to run but don’t <i>looove</i> to run, …

Could One Single Drug Prevent Everything From Cancer to Heart Disease?

It may actually wipe out the cells responsible for aging<p>A new drug in development may hold promise for treating a whole range of age-related diseases, researchers out of the Mayo Clinic argue.<p>They’re called senolytic drugs, and they work by targeting special cells in your body known as senescent …

Taking Too Much Of This Vitamin May Triple Your Risk Of Lung Cancer

It's more dangerous for current or former smokers<p>If you think popping a handful of vitamins each day is the key to staying healthy, well, you might be doing it wrong.<p>In fact, your supplements might actually be putting your health at risk: Taking high doses of vitamin B6 and B12 supplements may …

Gap House is a Japanese home that makes the most of every inch

This house by Japanese office MUU Store Design Studio has a footprint of just 60 square metres.<p>Called Gap House, the property slots into a tight …

The Type of Exercise That Helps You Live Longer

Any type of exercise is good for your health. But in a recent study, researchers found that a specific type called high-intensity interval training …

One Simple Lifestyle Change That Could Keep Your Brain Young

And it’s free, too.<p>If you’re like the majority of Americans, developing dementia or Alzheimer’s as you age is a terrifying thought. But according to …

The Brain

A Tiny Norwegian Winter Cabin That's Almost As Good As A/C

A tiny house covered in snow might seem like an unusual choice for a posting in August, but there's a method to this madness. Doesn't looking at that …

Rule that patients must finish antibiotics course is wrong, study says

Experts suggest patients should stop taking the drugs when they feel better rather than completing their prescription<p>Telling patients to stop taking antibiotics when they feel better may be preferable to instructing them to finish the course, according to a group of experts who argue that the rule …

Fish

The Toll of Exercise on the Heart (and Why You May Not Need to Worry)

Does spending years running marathons or cycling for long distances potentially strain someone’s heart?<p>Two major new studies of athletes and their coronary arteries suggest that the answer may be a qualified yes. Both studies find that endurance athletes, especially men, who spend years training …