Why are we so bored?

We live in a world of constant entertainment but is too much stimulation boring? It amazes me when people proclaim that they are bored. Actually, it amazes me that I am ever bored, or that any of us are. With so much to occupy us these days, boredom should be a relic of a bygone…

5 Ways To Cheat Aging, According To Dietitians

Many of us are undoubtedly concerned about the way we’ll age on the outside, fearing wrinkles, lines and gray hairs. But what’s really important is how well we’re aging on the inside.  Australian dietitian Ngaire Hobbins, author of “Eat to Cheat Aging,” said the concept of “cheating” age came to her after years of working…

The sugar conspiracy | Ian Leslie

The long read: In 1972, a British scientist sounded the alarm that sugar and not fat was the greatest danger to our health. But his findings were ridiculed and his reputation ruined. How did the worlds top nutrition scientists get it so wrong for so long? Robert Lustig is a paediatric endocrinologist at the University…

Why Relationships Fail, According To Science

Whether your glass is halfempty or halffull, we all focus on the negatives when were looking for the one, according to a recent study. When deciding whetherto get into a serious relationship with someone else, people often talk in terms of deal-breakers. It could be an unwanted personality trait,their social status, their beliefs, etc. It…

Does Sex Count As Exercise?

Sex isnt only a pleasurable experience, with some reports claiming the act also has health benefits that can be compared to those of exercise. In fact, the physiological response to sex is similar to that of exercise. Landmark studies in the 1960s showed people having sex had an increase in their respiratory rate, heart rate…

Some Notes On The Female Orgasm In 2015

Without the perennially interesting problem of the female orgasm, it sometimes seems that the oddly sex-segregated world of mens and womens magazines would run out of content. In 2015, for instance, Mens Health ran a number of articles advising men on female orgasm, including: Ten Lessons about the Female Orgasm: Give Her the Big Finish…

30 Weird Facts About The Human Body

The human body. It doesn’t matter where you’re from or what color your skin is – we all have one. Although they look different on the outside, the same things are happening on and under our skin. However, all this similarity doesn’t mean our bodies are boring! While most of us can recall a few facts…