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Past articles by Kevin:

7 science-backed ways to a happier and healthier 2019 that you can do the first week of the new year

New Year's resolutions can be difficult to stick with. But setting smaller goals could make the path to a happy 2019 much easier. → Read More

Bill Gates Warns a New Disease Could Kill 30 Million People in 6 Months

If there's one thing that we know from history, it's that a deadly new disease will arise and spread around the globe. → Read More

The 2 Exercises That Will Keep You Fit For Life

No matter the season. → Read More

Everything we know about hangovers

Happy New Year and welcome to 2017! Many of us may not be feeling the welcome just quite yet. After all, Newton’s third law states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. And while he was talking about physics, not biology, it certainly feels like hangovers follow that law, though we might rephrase it as “for every moment of inebriated exhilaration, there is an equal and… → Read More

Psychologists have identified 10 factors that explain why and how we fall in love

Romantic love is shrouded in mystery. What draws people together and how does the falling-in-love process work? According to Elizabeth Philips, a research psychologist and expert in human-robot interaction, there’s actually a fair amount of science that helps explain the phenomenon. Psychologists have identified ten factors that explain why and how we fall in love. Here are some of the factors… → Read More

What it really means to be 'in shape,' according to a fitness expert — and how to gauge how fit you are

There are a number of components of fitness, including aerobic fitness, muscular strength, body composition, power, and flexibility. With training, it's possible to improve your traits on all these measures. → Read More

What ayahuasca — Silicon Valley's latest drug of choice — does to your brain and body

When brewed, the jungle vines and leaves that make ayahuasca have strange powers, often described as mystical. → Read More

What ayahuasca — Silicon Valley's latest drug of choice — does to your brain and body

Ayahuasca is a psychedelic compound like LSD that's been used for thousands of years and is now popular in Silicon Valley. Some use the substance in healing ceremonies as a way to help people get past ailments of the body and mind. Other ceremonies are meant to aid communication with spirits. → Read More

Sleep Deprivation Can Be Deadly. Here's What Sleeping Less Than 7 Hours Per Night Does to Your Body And Brain

About a third of US adults don't get enough sleep. → Read More

Wind Farms Could Have a Local Climate Warming Effect, Says Harvard Study

If the world is going to avoid catastrophic climate change, we need to stop consuming fossil fuels and start getting power from renewable energy sources – including geothermal energy, biofuels, hydropower, solar farms, and wind – as soon as possi → Read More

A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

Using wind power to generate the electricity the US needs could cause a surprising amount of local warming in the regions of the wind turbines. But they would still help the world stop pumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which would help fight climate change and global warming. → Read More

How much you should walk in a week to see a major improvement to your health

There’s little that can transform your overall health, physical and mental, as much as exercise. → Read More

How much you should walk in a week to see a major improvement to your health

Even just a few minutes is better than none at all, and exceeding minimum health guidelines does provide additional benefits. But if you want a basic target to hit, aim for 22 minutes per day, or 30 minutes a day five days a week — a total of 150 minutes per week. Here's why. → Read More

What air pollution does to your body and brain

Breathing bad air doesn't feel good, and it also does more than just make it harder to breathe. It can change the way children's brains develop and make older adults more likely to succumb to congnitive decline. → Read More

A revolutionary medical treatment has helped two paralyzed people walk again — here's why it's such a huge deal

The treatment involves the installation of an implant that delivers electrical stimulation directly to the the spinal chord — along with a whole lot of training where researchers help patients go through the motions of standing and walking again. → Read More

Michael Phelps Is Speaking Up about Mental Health Issues — Here's His Advice for Anyone Who Is Struggling

Michael Phelps is spending time with his kids and working to promote water conservation and mental health awareness. He says that people struggling with mental health issues should remember to communicate and avoid isolating themselves. → Read More

Before-and-after satellite photos show the staggering amount of water Hurricane Florence dumped on North Carolina

Hurricane Florence churned into North Carolina on September 14, bringing storm surge, flooding, and intense rainfall. Here's what the hardest hit areas looked like before and after the storm. → Read More

This Insane Plan to 'Prop Up' Antarctica Could Help Save The World

For the hundreds of millions of people who live alongside the world's coasts, the scariest sea-level rise scenario is the idea that ice sheets could collapse. → Read More

The giant garbage vortex in the Pacific Ocean is almost the size of Queensland — here's what it looks like

There’s far too much plastic in the world’s oceans, and the problem continues to build up. → Read More

A Giant Experiment to Clean Up The Pacific Ocean Has Just Been Deployed

It's finally in the water. → Read More