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This Is How Often Women Criticize Themselves Every Day

One of the very first things we do in the morning: look in the mirror. And the first thing to follow that is likely some kind of put-down.

Emi Boscamp
January 4 2016

This Is How To Take The Most Memorable Photo, According To Science

In the era of Instagram, we're constantly asking ourselves, "How do I get more likes?"

Emi Boscamp
December 22 2015

Want To Up Your Athletic Endurance? Have A Cup Of Coffee

What should you drink before you go on that ambitious morning run? Sure, water's always good, but what you should really be guzzling, according to new...

Emi Boscamp
December 21 2015

A Brain Scan Can Reveal Whether Or Not You Have Christmas Spirit

Are you the type of person who groans loudly every year the first time you see a Christmas commercial (likely the day after Thanksgiving)? Or are you...

Emi Boscamp
December 18 2015

Science Says Most Cancer Cases Are Actually Avoidable

Cancer has become so rampant that we all seem to have been touched by it in some way — be it a friend or a relative with the disease. It seems to...

Emi Boscamp
December 17 2015

What Your F-Bomb Habit Says About Your Intelligence

Remember when your mom used to tell you that you sounded less intelligent than you were when you cursed?

Emi Boscamp
December 15 2015

Science Says If You Text Like This, You're A Jerk

You might not need to have perfect grammar when texting (please use the right their, there, and they're, though), but you should definitely pay close...

Emi Boscamp
December 9 2015

The Surprising Health Benefit Of Being Single

To all the single people currently being bombarded by engagement photos on Facebook and Instagram: You might actually be better off than...

Emi Boscamp
December 4 2015

What Sleeping In On The Weekends Could Be Doing To Your Body

The weekend is now within reach. You can almost hear the silence of your alarm. You can almost feel the warmth of your covers at noon.

Emi Boscamp
November 19 2015

Science Says These Are The 10 Most Addictive Foods

Before you reach for that fry off your friend's plate, be warned: you might not be able to stop.

Emi Boscamp
October 30 2015

Scientists May Have Just Discovered The 6th Taste

Sweet, salty, sour, bitter, umami, and now ... drum roll, please ... fatty.

Emi Boscamp
August 4 2015

This Simple Writing Exercise Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

The bridge between having dreams and actually realizing them, according to one researcher, is just a little bit of writing.

Emi Boscamp
July 15 2015

What Science REALLY Says About Chocolate, Coffee, Avocados & More

We all know that it’s important to be active and eat right. But what does it mean exactly to “eat right”? It’s tempting to turn to science for the...

Emi Boscamp
July 8 2015

5 Really Good Reasons Why Kids Need Time In Nature

Children who spend time in nature early on in life are much more motivated to get outside when they are older

Ros Hunwicks
June 19 2015

What Your Smile Says About Your Health

I think everyone has heard the age old adage, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” Sure it's a cliché, but it still provides a profound warning: don't...

Patricia Thompson, PhD
June 11 2015

5 Myths About Paleo

I may be a staunch vegan, but when I say some of my best friends are Paleo, I'm not kidding. Dave Asprey of the Bulletproof Diet (admittedly not...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
May 26 2015

Hey, Men! Coffee Could Be Good For Your Sex Life

People always seem to be trying to "cut down on the coffee." And that's a great goal if you're drinking so much caffeine that you're getting jittery....

Emi Boscamp
May 22 2015

Not Getting Enough Exercise Is Even Worse Than You Thought

Exercise obviously controls our physical activity while we exercise, but according to a new study, it may tell us when to move and rest — even when...

Emi Boscamp
May 20 2015

The 10 Fittest (And Least Fit) Cities In The U.S.

According to this year's American Fitness Index, Washington, D.C. is the fittest city in the country, holding onto its title for a second year in a...

Emi Boscamp
May 19 2015