Lifestyle

Meditation can actually cause distress, study finds

Meditation is widely considered a worthwhile practice, particularly as it relieves stress. But it can also cause stress, forcing practitioners to experience fear and even relive traumatic experiences, according to a new study. To put a spotlight on the little-discussed side effects associated with the practice, researchers at Brown University interviewed 60 people who’d encountered difficulty in Theravada, Zen, or ...

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The final Ford Focus RS was developed in a very sneaky way

Don’t freak out, car enthusiasts, but Ford’s been spying on you. The automaker has come clean and revealed that it’s been monitoring your conversations on internet forums and social media. But it did it for your own good! Related Image Expand / Collapse You see, Ford says it used the intel it gathered to create a limited edition version of ...

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9 signs of sleep apnea: heartburn, headaches and more

Sleeping poorly doesn’t only make us cranky and affect our memory — it can also raise our risk of obesity, heart disease and stroke. For patients with obstructive sleep apnea, for whom obesity is already a risk factor for the condition, data show those effects are undoubtedly true. But how do you know if you have sleep apnea? Turns out, ...

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2017 Honda Civic Hatchback test drive

The Honda Civic hatchback is…well, back. You might not have noticed, but Honda hasn’t sold one in the United States since 2005. And even then it was only available as a three-door, high performance Civic Si. Compact car buyers in the early years of the 21st century collectively decided that sedans were more chic, so a lot of automakers abandoned ...

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Trout fishing tip: The secret to catching a bigger, better fish

When the lights go out, giant trout turn on, and mouse flies are the best way to catch them. I’ll never forget the first time I hunted trout at night. At the time I’d only been flyfishing for several weeks, with limited success. It didn’t help that I was fishing incredibly technical rivers — slow, gin-clear water and bright-sand bottoms ...

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Dodge Challenger SRT Demon priced at $86,090

The Demon may be a devilishly good deal for what’s purported to be the world’s quickest car. Dodge’s new 808 hp Challenger SRT Demon will cost $86,090 when deliveries begin this fall. Related Image Expand / Collapse That’s a little less than a $20,000 premium over the 707 HP Challenger SRT Hellcat it’s based on, but the Demon comes with ...

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You can buy Jerry Seinfeld's very green speed machine

Want to make your car enthusiast friends green with envy? Buy Jerry Seinfeld’s green car. A 2009 Lotus Exige S 260 Sport purportedly once owned by the comedian is being auctioned at the Dan Kruse Classics event in Midland, Tex., on Memorial Day weekend. Related Image Expand / Collapse The extremely lightweight coupe was the hottest version of the Exige ...

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Pippa Middleton did a bridal boot camp for her wedding

If there was any doubt about it before, it’s clear Pippa Middleton is now shredding for the wedding. Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton’s younger sister, who’s set to get hitched this month, recently completed a three-month-long bridal body boot camp, during which she met with her personal trainer five times per week, E! News reported. The 33-year-old’s “Bridal Membership” package ...

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