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Hello, I Am the Third Option

Maxi Bauermeister will never know what life might have been like if the operation had never taken place. Officially, Bauermeister currently has no …

Gender-Neutral

3 Beginner Yoga Poses for Better Balance

Better balance can make you a stronger runner, weightlifter, and all-around athlete, plus it helps with posture and mobility.<p><i>This article originally</i> …

5-Minute Core Workout for Runners

The core—made up of muscles including the rectus abdominis, transverse abdominis, obliques, and lower back—plays a hugely important role in …

Workouts

10 of the Best Workouts for Weight Loss

If you're reading this right now, you're probably in the market for a heart-thumping, blood-pumping, balls-to-the-wall workout. And, friend, we've …

Exercise

8 Foam Rolling Moves to Release Tight Spots From Head to Toe

Active recovery days can be key to reaching your fitness goals. The trainer who designed our New Year's Challenge, Bianca Vesco, created a workout …

Workouts

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

A blood test for pancreatic cancer may re-stack the odds in patients' favor

Researchers at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston have identified a large and readily detectable molecule that circulates in the blood and has identified, with perfect accuracy and no false positives, the presence of pancreatic cancer in a small group of subjects.<p>Searching blood samples of …

Why You Only Need 37 Items in Your Closet

It seems that less is definitely more these days. Taking that idea to the next level is blogger Caroline Rector of Unfancy. She's one of a few who have dared to whittle their wardrobe down to a mere 37 pieces to wear for a full season. No shopping or swapping allowed.<p>Here's how it works.<p><b>What Is a</b> …

Sex differences and vulnerability: how the male-female divide affects health

An interview with controversial evolutionary psychologist Professor David Geary throws up questions about the role of gender in health and wellbeing<p>Recently, I met evolutionary psychologist Professor David Geary at the Wellcome Collection’s ‘Institute of Sexology’ exhibition. The exhibition focuses …

Psychology

21 Tricks Non-Morning People Should Know About Early Exercising

Yes, you can.

Fitness

Pope Francis: not having children is selfish

Life rejuvenates and acquires energy when it multiplies, pontiff tells audience in St Peter’s Square<p>Pope Francis has chided couples who choose not to have children, saying the decision is a “selfish” act. The statement, made in his general audience in St Peter’s Square, will be seen as especially …

Pope Francis

The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

Multiple Sclerosis

The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

How to catch burglars by remote control

<b>"I saw a man on the screen in my living room and that's when I called 911."</b><p>Lawyer Mia Nguyen was sitting in her office glued to the live video feed she'd set up at home to watch her dogs.<p>Alerted by her Manything app that something was moving in the house, she had logged on to have a look. Her dogs …

Home Security

What We Don’t Know Just Might Kill You

Recently, I wrote about Brittany Maynard joining the ranks of countless “nameless, faceless egg donors,” as we say in our film <i>Eggsploitation</i>. Those …

Cancer

Life with Mental Illness: A Reading List

<i>Below is a guest reading list by journalist Genna Buck. Buck wrote our recent Longreads Member Pick, “Autistic and Searching for a Home,” published</i> …

Virtual Schools Bring Real Concerns About Quality

At the end of Angela Kohtala's leadership skills course, her high school students have to plan and carry out a community service project. Maybe it's fixing up their school courtyard, or tutoring younger students in an afterschool program.<p>Afterwards, they create a PowerPoint with pictures of the …

Education

Tablets and smartphones may affect social and emotional development, scientists speculate

Journal commentary warns that using a tablet or smartphone to divert a child’s attention could be detrimental to “internal mechanisms of self-regulation”<p>Using a smartphone or iPad to pacify a toddler may impede their ability to learn self-regulation, according to researchers.<p>In a commentary for the …

Mobile Devices

10 Actionable Ways To Actually Increase Diversity In Tech

It’s one thing to say you’re committed to diversity in tech, it’s another to make actionable steps. Here are 10.<p>In the last few months roughly 20 tech companies broke with traditional silences around data transparency, publicly releasing their diversity demographics.<p>Before then, a few companies, …

5 Ways to be a More Proactive Recruiting Leader

I've been recruiting for nearly 20 years and my ears perk up when I hear a theme from Talent Leaders pop up more than a few times. Lately, what I'm …

Top 10 Screening Mistakes Made by Recruiters (Infographic)

Are you guilty of making any of the top ten screening mistakes? Whether it was not checking a candidate’s reference “that one time” or considering …

The Minecraft Version of GAME OF THRONES' Westeros is More Impressive Than Ever

Medical Training: How long does it take to make a doctor?

The Georgians took 14 years, the Victorians were happy with 5, and the French Revolutionaries thought patients should decide. As an argument brews about the length of medical training, Vanessa Heggie explains how we got our current system.<p>In 2013 an independent review of medical training, chaired …

Graduate School

The Who, What, Where, & Why Of Eye Cream

A question I hear come up a lot among my friends during discussion of skincare: Why do we use eye creams? We're told we need it. We buy it—the eyes …

Driver pinned between 2 semi trucks tells of terrifying crash

<b>(CNN) —</b> On the foggy, icy Oregon interstate, Kaleb Whitby plowed into the back of a jackknifed semi truck, flipping his pickup.<p>Then the real horror came: the sight of another tractor-trailer zooming straight toward him.<p>"When I saw those lights coming, I knew he was going to hit me," Whitby …

Tractor-Trailer

A Slinky on a Treadmill

If you ever wanted to see a super dramatic slinky video, this is it. These "magic" tricks will make it seem like you're bending time and …

Jeff Bezos