21 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Brain

The brain is the center of intelligence. It’s the interpreter of the senses, the trigger of body movements, and the control center of behavior. The human brain with all its complexity acts like a storage device which safety holds a person’s most cherished memories.

Study Links Alcohol to These 7 Types of Cancer

Alcohol is deadly. There’s no other way to put it. In the short term, alcohol has been shown to negatively impact sleep, it can destroy personal relationships, it can decimate your savings account and it can cause major weight fluctuations. The long-term effects are much more grim.

20 Myths About Adult Acne and How to Fight It

If you’re ever had a pimple, you know how frustrating it can be. Sometimes, you try everything to make it go away, but it just gets worse. If you want to get rid of pimples and treat acne effectively, you need to be able to understand how pimples form, what causes them and what the myths and facts are surrounding them.

15 Breakfasts Under 300 Calories

It can be difficult to find a variety of healthy breakfasts that taste good – but that doesn’t mean you should just skip breakfast altogether. After all, eating breakfast has an effect on the way you metabolize glucose throughout the day.

21 Worst Things About Being a Lefty

Research shows that between 10 percent and 12 percent of the world’s population is left-handed. That means there’s maybe as many as 750 million lefties on the planet. The mystery is that scientists have no idea why! Some research suggests it’s in the genes and being a lefty may run in the family. In fact, in the British royal family, the Queen, Prince Charles, and Prince William are all lefties.

A Deadly Pandemic: How HIV Spread Across the World

During the 1980s, the HIV/AIDS pandemic blew up and became an international health crisis that has since affected more than 70 million people worldwide. For years, the source of the virus was unknown, leading to much speculation, finger pointing and isolation of many groups of people who were thought to have been responsible for the spread of the illness.

What Makes a Murderer? The Psychology Behind Mass Shootings

What drives someone to want to murder strangers en masse? Experts who have studied the psychology behind mass shootings say that although it’s a problem belonging to the modern era, it’s deeply rooted in our evolutionary journey as humans. Here’s what we know about the psychology behind mass shootings…

20 Qualities That Make People Fall in Love With You

If asked, probably most of us can recall our first crush, which perhaps is associated with a cringe-worthy, pink-faced embarrassing moment or three… (If only that was the last time one of those happened!) And we can also likely agree matters of the heart rarely made sense.

20 Ways to Get More Done in the Day

With busy lives made even more complicated by being constantly plugged-in, sending texts, tweets, replying to posts and e-mails and getting bombarded by outside stimuli and distractions, a lot of people end up wasting time and chronically get sidetracked about any goals they may have set for themselves.

18 Things You Didn’t Know About Protein

Protein is an important part of our daily diets, and while meat is the most common source of the compound, it can also be found in soy, eggs, fish and nuts. This organic compound is a molecule that is broken down in the body into amino acids, which are required by the body to allow it to build muscles, hair and nails.

25 Stupid Mistakes You’ll Make as a Parent

Everyone sets out to be the perfect parent. From the first moment you hold your baby on the day they’re born, you tell yourself you’ll do everything right for your child. And then you immediately manage to screw something up. Don’t worry, there’s nothing wrong with you – that’s just how it goes.

15 Surprising Things All Successful People Believe

There are lots of ways we can be successful. We can succeed in our work life, we can succeed in our love life and we can succeed by living a healthy life. Deciding you want to succeed is a great first step, but the next step is to take a look at what successful people do and believe.