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How Can I Learn to Relax My Body When Practicing Martial Arts?

Quora | Posted 02.01.2017 | Sports

In martial arts, how can I learn to physically relax more and rely less on muscle strength, more on posture/leverage? originally appeared on Quora - t...

Why We Usually Have No Idea We're Getting a Sunburn

Quora | Posted 08.05.2016 | Science

Why is it so hard to tell you're getting a sunburn? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answer...

How to Get High Without Drugs: Holotropic Breathwork, Hypnagogia, and Eye Contact

Inverse | Posted 06.14.2016 | Science

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Jacqueline Ronson People take mild altering drugs -- everything from Tylenol to LSD -- because t...

Artist, Noah Buchanan, Proves that Knowledge is Power with His Immaculate Body of Work

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 02.02.2017 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

If there is one thing that connects members of humanity to each other, it is the undeniable fact that we are composed of bones, muscle and skin. Taking this overlooked and underappreciated detail of our existence, artist, Noah Buchanan, is bringing intellect, classical training and anatomy back into the art scene.

12 Amazing Things We Learned About The Human Body In 2015

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.23.2015 | Healthy Living

The human body is a source of mystery. But every year, scientists get just a little better at understanding its secrets. Of course, 2015 has been no ...

13 Weird Places Water Ends Up in Your Body

Rodale's Organic Life | Posted 09.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Rodale's Organic Life

H20 is one of the most important parts of your diet. Here's a rundown of what it does for every part of you + why you need to drink enough each day.

25 Photos That Reveal Just How Amazing The Human Body Can Be

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.15.2015 | Healthy Living

As a culture, we can be so wrapped up in technological advances, it's easy to forget that one essential, most incredible machine: The human body. Our...

9 Ways Flying Is Doing Serious Damage to Your Health

Thrillist | Posted 06.16.2016 | Travel

By: Matt Meltzer Credit: Flickr/Roger Schultz While waiting in airport security sucks almost as bad as the people you're waiting in line with, you ...

Feeling Grateful For My Body's Subtle Magic Changed My Destiny

Mona Kelly | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Mona Kelly

When we, as human beings, are first conceived in the womb, we have over 100 trillion cells, more than all the stars in the milky way. Our eyes can distinguish roughly 10 million different colors; our system of blood vessels is over 60,000 miles long. "There are universes dancing inside your body," says life coach Kute Blackson. I couldn't agree more.

Behind the Science of Why Ears Pop On Planes

Map Happy | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

It makes babies howl inconsolably on flights and sometimes during takeoff or landing I have the urge on the plane to just let myself collapse and do the same. That acute pain of ear pressure doesn't discriminate.

Meet Marna, A 74-Year-Old Photographer Who Is Absolutely Beautiful (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.24.2014 | Arts

Marna Clarke is a photographer. She takes pictures of herself, mostly, and her partner Igor -- some around the house and others at the beach. What mak...

What Is it Like for a Medical Student to Cut Open a Body for the First Time?

Quora | Posted 12.29.2014 | Science

I simultaneously felt awe, fear, excitement, humility, cowardice, courage, frailty, strength, embarrassment, curiosity, sorrow, and joy.

Willi Dorner's 'Bodies in Urban Spaces' (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 11.01.2014 | Arts

Until November 2014, the 12th edition of the Swiss Sculpture Exhibition is taking place in the city of Biel/Bienne (Switzerland). Entitled Le Mouvemen...

Time To Rethink Your Antiperspirant?

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.14.2014 | Science

It's enough to make you break out in a cold sweat: a provocative new study suggests that the antiperspirants we use to keep from smelling bad could th...

The Handiest Tool in the World

Wray Herbert | Posted 09.21.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

Psychological scientists decided to see if hand size is more reliable than other possible rulers. They wanted to see if indeed the perceptual system treats hand size as more constant than the sizes of other objects in the world, including other body parts.

Weird-Yet-Wonderful Things You Never Knew About Your Body

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

Come along as we admire the peerless beauty, elegant function and incredible capabilities of nature's greatest design marvel -- the human body. You...

Debate Flares Over Theory Linking Menstrual Periods, Mate Preference

Inside Science | Cynthia McKelvey | Posted 05.29.2014 | Science

(Inside Science) -- A long-held theory in evolutionary psychology suggests that heterosexual women's attraction to certain types of men ebbs and flows...

This Is A Nude 100-Year-Old Body, And It's Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.29.2014 | Arts

Bare bodies of young and spry 20- and 30-somethings are the ones we typically see splashed across covers of magazines and frolicking through advertise...

WATCH: What Happens To Your Body After You Die?

| Posted 04.08.2014 | Science

Whatever your beliefs, most people would agree that the body we leave behind when we depart this mortal coil is just a heap of bones and flesh. But wh...

Yarn Study May Hold Key To 'Superhuman' Strength

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 02.21.2014 | Science

Using just coiled fishing line and sewing thread, a team of scientists has developed a way to create super-strong artificial muscles. The fiber muscl...

Can Humans Sniff Out Sickness?

LiveScience | Rachael Rettner | Posted 01.27.2014 | Science

Humans may be able to smell sickness, or at least detect a distinct odor in the sweat of people with highly active immune systems who are responding t...

REVEALED: Where Emotions Are 'Felt' In Your Body

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Scientists have long known that common emotions can trigger sensations in our bodies -- whether it's butterflies in the stomach (anxiety) or hot cheek...

This Artist's Take on the Human Form Will Amaze You

Darby Roach | Posted 02.11.2014 | Arts
Darby Roach

José Taveras is a Lisbon artist with a different vision of what makes us human.

Why Love Prevails: What Is Marriage?

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

Emotion, for Anderson and Girgis, is an inadequate foundation for marriage, affection a weak and unsteady cornerstone. Only the singular unity of heterosexual coitus can ever truly create a marriage.

Carl Warner's Mountains Are Made of Elbows and Knees

Megan Gambino | Posted 08.30.2013 | Arts
Megan Gambino