Lifestyle Archive
  • »There Are Diseases Hidden in Ice, and They’re Waking Up

    Thu 4 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    By Jasmin Fox-Skelly (BBC)
    Throughout history, humans have existed side-by-side with bacteria and viruses. From the bubonic plague to smallpox, we have evolved to resist them, and in response they have developed new ways of infecting us.
    We have...
  • »Living Well: You Will Regret These Choices in 10 Years

    Mon 1 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Life is short. Youth is finite. You have every opportunity to make the most of the life you have right now. Your choices today will determine the number of regrets you will have in the next ten years.
    The most common regrets you have probably read...
  • »Living Well: 10 Tweaks to Your Morning Routine That Will Transform Your Entire Day

    Sun 30 April / Apr 2017. 02:16 AM
    I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.
    Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What...
  • »Psychology Explains Why You’re Always Late

    Tue 25 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    Always running late?
    Despite your best intentions, you show up at least 10 minutes after you say you will. At least you’re dependable, right?
    Chronic lateness isn’t thoughtlessness or “bad subway luck,” it’s a...
  • »20 Years Later, Prince William Is Still In Shock Over Diana’s Death

    Sat 22 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    The younger members of the British royal family regularly use their platform to spread awareness surrounding mental health. While encouraging others to talk more openly, both Prince William and Prince Harry are also opening up about the death of...
  • »How to Spot a Lying Job Candidate

    Mon 17 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    By Eric Barton (BBC)
    After some of David Shulman’s friends lost almost everything to financial swindler Bernard Madoff nearly a decade ago, it made him wonder how well we know the people around us, especially at work.
    Could the financial...
  • »As People Age, the Factors that Drive Depression May Shift

    Sun 16 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    Different types of problems are most likely to afflict people at different times of life, so common risk factors for depression change over the years, too, Dutch researchers say.
    But when a risk factor is uncommon among peers – like widowhood...
  • »Living Well: 10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

    Sat 8 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.
    When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s...
  • »The Drink Brits Go to Bed with and Indians Wake Up to: Malted Milk

    Wed 5 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    "Comforting, warming, fortifying since 1906," is written on the promotional mug Horlicks launched in the UK last year.
    In Britain, the malted milk drink has long been linked to bedtime, a soothing aid to sleep.
    In India, it's an entirely different...
  • »The Hidden Sexism in Workplace Language

    Mon 3 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    By Mark Peters (BBC)
    Neanderthalic behaviour such as calling a woman “honey” or “baby” is as out of fashion as cave paintings. Particularly in the workplace, certain kinds of sexist language are simply no longer accepted....
  • »Evidence that April Fools’ Day Can Be Good for Your Health

    Sat 1 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    April Fools Day is the bane of some people’s existence (including those of us who work on the internet). But those who get enjoyment out of the holiday may be onto something.
    Humour is simply good for you. It has physical and mental perks,...
  • »In Breakthrough Discovery, Scientists Mass-Produce Artificial Blood

    Tue 28 March / Mar 2017. 03:55 PM
    Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood, and every year, 4.5 million Americans would die without life-saving blood transfusions.
    Not nearly enough blood is being donated to meet the growing demand, leading to shortages that prevent lives...
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