Walking and biking. As few as five minutes of outdoor exercise substantially raises your mood and self-esteem, a review of ten studies shows. (Need more motivation? Other recent research indicates that walking 30 minutes a day lowers a man’s risk of problems in bed.)
Eggs. You’ll eat less at lunch after an egg-heavy breakfast than after a carb-packed morning meal, a recent trial suggests. In fact, your calorie consumption during the day could drop 18 percent.
Nuts. About two and a half ounces a day can significantly lower your cholesterol—especially if your “bad” cholesterol is high— and make you less likely to develop diabetes. (Stick to dry-roasted or raw nuts.)
Pill popping. Scientists once thought selenium supplements might cut the risk of lung and prostate cancers. But last year, a major study dashed such hopes for prostate cancer—and now decades-long research shows no lung cancer protection.
Hesitation. If you suspect a family member or a friend is having a stroke, don’t wait—phone 911. A survey shows many people would delay making the call or would even drive a sufferer to the emergency room—a slower and more dangerous strategy.
Hamburgers. Kids who eat three or more burgers per week are about 40 percent more likely to be diagnosed with asthma than kids who never or rarely eat burgers, according to a recent study of more than 50,000 children in 20 countries.
Some people like to travel by train because it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of an airplane.
I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”
“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” —Everyone following you on Instagram
A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.
Comedian Greg Davies
Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.
Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.
My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me everything you know.”
“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” —Alcohol
@yoyoha (Josh Hara)
My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.
Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?
A: A mechanic.