Here’s What Every Organ in the Body Would Cost to Transplant

[brightcove:5493400366001 default] This article originally appeared on Fortune.com. It’s one thing to say that organ transplants are hard to come by. It’s another thing to consider that a intestinal transplant costs $1,147,300 on average. Consulting firm Milliman tallies the average costs of different organ transplants in the U.S. And while most are expensive—some are very […]

5 Ways Being Tall Affects Your Health

[brightcove:5439635497001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com. Being tall might get you a spot on the basketball team, and it may even be good for your self-esteem and your paycheck. But recent research has also found that towering over your peers may affect various aspects of your physical health, as well—and not all for […]

7 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

[brightcove:5532132997001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com. There’s mounting evidence that some of the best things you can do for your brain are also some of the best for your body. A new scientific advisory from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, published in the journal Stroke, promotes seven simple steps people […]

4 Things Psychologists Do Every Day to Feel Happier

[brightcove:4692367825001 default] While there’s no one secret to happiness, regular self care can go a long way towards boosting your mood. People find joy in different places, so the key is to identify healthy habits that please you—and make time for them daily. "As Aristotle put it, 'Happiness is an activity'," says Jason Wheeler, PhD, a psychoanalyst in […]

 8 Empowering Life Lessons I Wish Every Woman Knew

[brightcove:5305635850001 default] One morning a few years ago, I was in a yoga class that the instructor dedicated to "the pursuit of potential." As she guided us through the practice, she talked about the notion of inviting your best self forward, to live in the possibilities of your own potential. By the time we reached Savasana, I […]

Why You Should Always Turn on the Air Vent Above You During a Flight

[brightcove:5085201019001 default] This article originally appeared on TravelAndLeisure.com. The next time you go to turn off the ventilation above your seat on an airplane — whether because you're afraid of getting sick or you're downright chilly — you might want to reconsider. Using that tiny vent can actually work to your advantage, as it can […]

5 Solar Eclipse Memes We Can’t Stop Laughing About

[brightcove:5522492407001 default] ICYMI, America basically hit pause yesterday to gaze up at the total solar eclipse, the first to sweep across the country from coast to coast in 99 years. Twitter buzzed with excitement about the once-in-a-lifetime experience, and Instagram nearly imploded with photos of onlookers sporting protective glasses. But the celestial event of the century also […]

How Long Will the Total Solar Eclipse Last?

[brightcove:5522492407001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com.  The upcoming total solar eclipse, which you can watch live on TIME.combeginning at 12 p.m. ET on Monday, will cross the U.S. in less than two hours, and Americans in some states will only witness seconds of it. The once-in-a-lifetime event on Aug. 21 will engulf parts of 14 […]