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  • On skepticism, pseudo-profundity, Deepak Chopra, and bullshit [Respectful Insolence]

    On skepticism, pseudo-profundity, Deepak Chopra, and bullshit [Respectful Insolence]

    Of all the slick woo peddlers out there, one of the most famous (and most annoying) is Deepak Chopra. Indeed, he first attracted a bit of not-so-Respectful Insolence a mere 10 months after this...

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  • Sore Neck? Here's How to Feel Better Instantly

    Sore Neck? Here's How to Feel Better Instantly

    Whether you slept in a funky position or have been staring tensely at your computer for hours on end, a crick in the neck is not only annoying, it can cause headaches and upper back pain. After a...

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  • Training pigeons to detect cancer [Life Lines]

    You are probably thinking, whose bird-brained idea was that? Well, as it turns out, a new study published in PLOS ONE shows that pigeons can be trained to accurately differentiate cancerous versus...

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  • FitFinder, Our Workout Generator, Will Get You Sweaty

    FitFinder, Our Workout Generator, Will Get You Sweaty

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  • Yes! You Can Get More Out of Your Burpees - Here's How

    Yes! You Can Get More Out of Your Burpees - Here's How

    Whether you love or hate - or love to hate - the burpee, doing it over and over again can get so boring! Mix it up with these five variations.

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  • 11 Emotional Stages Whole Foods Addicts Experience During a Shopping Trip

    11 Emotional Stages Whole Foods Addicts Experience During a Shopping Trip

    Every Whole Foods addict knows that their weekly shopping trip is not just a time to stock up on healthy foods - it's a spiritual experience. There's not many places where health nuts can gather...

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  • Cathe’s December 2015 Workout Rotation

    Cathe’s December 2015 Workout Rotation

    Season’s Greetings Everyone! Before we get too far into this month of “festivities”, let’s take a glance at this timesaver rotation so that we can gather all our workouts ahead of time and plug...

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  • Well that explains why cats are so picky… [Life Lines]

    Well that explains why cats are so picky… [Life Lines]

    A new study published in PLOS ONE that examined bitter taste receptors in cats may provide evidence as to why felines are such finicky eaters. Unlike my cat that seems to take after Garfield in...

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  • Must-Have Healthy Picks For December

    Must-Have Healthy Picks For December

    December can be hectic, but don't neglect yourself. We're here to help you stay on the healthy track this holiday season with some of our favorite fitness gear; because, let's face it, when you're...

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  • CDC: Between 2000–2014, measles vaccine prevented more than 17 million deaths [The Pump Handle]

    I usually shy away from getting too personal in my work. But in the spirit of Thanksgiving and as a new mom, I was thinking about things for which I’m particularly grateful. One of the first...

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  • Soften Up: Shield Skin from Winter Dryness

    Soften Up: Shield Skin from Winter Dryness

    These fab new wallet-friendly finds help shield skin from winter dryness. For Comfy Cleansing: Olay Active Botanicals Refreshing Gel Cleanser ($6, Target) Snow mushroom extract holds up to 500...

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  • Oreo Peppermint Bark & New 31 Days of Holiday Sweets & Treats Series

    Oreo Peppermint Bark & New 31 Days of Holiday Sweets & Treats Series

    Welcome to December and another amazing “31 Days of…” series. For the past 18 months, we have brought a different series of recipes to you during the months with 31 days. Since it’s the holidays...

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  • Best Gifts For the Yogis in Your Life

    Best Gifts For the Yogis in Your Life

    The yogi in your life is humble and wouldn't ask for a thing, but if you got him or her one of these yoga-inspired gifts, they'd be eternally grateful.

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  • Real Women Have Whatever They Want - Curves or None!

    Real Women Have Whatever They Want - Curves or None!

    Apparently there's a memo going around that to be a woman is to be curvy. "It's all about that bass - no treble," sings Meghan Trainor, which means a woman like myself (large chested but tiny in...

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  • Becoming the Queen of Leftovers with the Cooking Light Diet

    Becoming the Queen of Leftovers with the Cooking Light Diet

    I’m just going to say it: Cooking for one is hard. Sometimes it’s easier to make macaroni and cheese every meal and just call it a day. But sadly, not only is my waistline suffering from this...

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  • Always Wanted to Be Able to Do Lotus Pose? This Will Get You There

    Always Wanted to Be Able to Do Lotus Pose? This Will Get You There

    Lotus = yoga, right? This is such an iconic pose, but it's also one of the hardest! If you wonder how people can sit so calmly meditating with their legs tied in a pretzel, here are some tricks...

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  • We Need More Photos Like This Naked One of Amy Schumer in Our Lives

    We Need More Photos Like This Naked One of Amy Schumer in Our Lives

    Oh, Amy Schumer, we love you because you are real, just like us. This photo of you posing half-naked in your lacy undies and heels with coffee cup in hand for the 2016 Pirelli calendar is awesome...

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  • Neoadjuvant chemotherapy can stimulate evolution of breast cancer tumor

    Neoadjuvant chemotherapy can stimulate evolution of breast cancer tumor

    Russian scientists have found that neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with breast cancer can stimulate evolution of the tumor. The results of the research conducted by Nicholay Litvyakov, D.Sc....

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  • Why Some People Sweat a Lot More Than Others

    Why Some People Sweat a Lot More Than Others

    You're trucking along on the treadmill and as you reach for a towel to wipe off the perspiration on your forehead, you can't help but notice the guy to the right who's sweating so much. It looks...

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  • Study identifies new recurrent genetic mutations involved in origin of AML

    Study identifies new recurrent genetic mutations involved in origin of AML

    Mariam Ibáñez, lecturer at Universidad Cardenal Herrera CEU (CEU Cardenal Herrera University, UCH-CEU) and biologist at "La Fe" Hospital in Valencia used massive sequencing techniques to identify...

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