Daily Archives: July 30, 2017

Why You Need To Try ‘Forest Bathing,’ Japan’s Stress-Zapping Pastime

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The first time you hear the term, you might assume “forest bathing” means splashing in a spring among some redwoods.

That sounds enjoyable, but it’s not correct: Forest bathing, or “shinrin-yoku in Japanese, basically consists of hanging out in the woods and reaping its health benefits (it translates to “taking in the forest atmosphere”). Any time you can walk among read more

8 Things You Shouldn’t Say If Someone You Love Has Depression

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When your partner is dealing with depression, you want to be as supportive and loving as possible. But it’s hard to know what to say or how to help, especially if you’ve never experienced depression firsthand.

Starting a conversation with your significant other is critical, but sometimes offering the wrong words ― while well-intentioned ― can do more harm than good. We asked experts to tell read more

Scaramucci: Trump Isn’t ‘Elite’ Because He Eats Pizza. These Photos Say Otherwise.

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Anthony Scaramucci, who’s currently in a little bit of trouble for going on a crass, unhinged rant against top White House aides, wants the people to know that President Donald Trump is not elite.

In an interview with BBC reporter Emily Maitlis on Wednesday, Maitlis asked the new White House communications director, “What part of Donald Trump is not elite? The business side, or the politics side, read more

Just A Small Amount Of Exercise Can Improve Body Image

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Work out then strut out.

Need a little confidence boost? Grab your sneakers.

A small study published this month in the journal Psychology of Sport and Exercise found that just 30 minutes of exercise can have a positive affect on a woman’s body image. Women felt both slimmer and stronger immediately after they finished their workout and the feeling lasted for at least 20 minutes post-workout.

Researchers gathered 75 college-aged read more

‘Game Of Thrones’ Actor Says Euron Actually Wants ‘World Domination’

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With his magical ship-building abilities, Pilou Asbæk’s character might have a shot.

WARNING: Spoilers below for Season 7 of “Game of Thrones”!

Pilou Asbæk’s Euron Greyjoy has swaggered his way into “Game of Thrones” Season 7 with a new leather jacket and a new fleet of ships ― both of which have raised some eyebrows. (Really, how did he build those ships so quickly when Yara and Theon took all the good ones?)

After making his splashy proposition to Cersei (Lena Headey) read more

George Clooney Plans Legal Action After Photos Of His Twins Spread Online

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The actor released a statement slamming a French magazine for publishing unsolicited pictures of his children.

George Clooney is not happy that photos of his newborn twins surfaced on the internet, and he’ll make sure the outlet that published them is punished.

On Friday, French magazine Voici released a new cover featuring blurry paparazzi photos of Clooney and his wife, Amal, holding their nearly 2-month-old babies, Ella and Alexander, at their home in Lake Como, Italy. The photos were a clear invasion read more

Carly Rae Jepsen Doesn’t Care If She Has The Song Of The Summer

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Remember when Carly Rae Jepsen invented pop music?

Don’t fact check us on that, but, for some, there’s a distinct before and after when it comes to Jepsen’s place in the pop goddess history books. Ever since the Canadian singer threw a wish in the well with “Call Me Maybe,” the world dialed back with rapt attention and a thirst for more perfectly crafted pop confections.

Luckily, Jepsen read more

A Bollywood Sitcom With Priyanka Chopra Is Coming To America

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The “Quantico” actress will executive produce the series for ABC.

Priyanka Chopra and ABC are bringing a Bollywood themed comedy to prime-time American TV, Variety was first to report on Friday.

Still untitled, the show will follow a Bollywood star who relocates to an American suburb with her bi-racial family and “tries to bring her colorful lifestyle to an otherwise dull town,” per Variety.

The single-camera series will be based on the real-life story of Bollywood read more

Collins And Murkowski Receive Thanks From Constituents For Health Care Stance

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The two GOP senators consistently opposed party leaders’ efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, often in the face of sexist attacks.

Constituents of Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) publicly thanked them for breaking with their party by consistently opposing various health care proposals by Senate Republican leaders and casting two of the crucial votes early Friday that killed the measure that appeared most likely to pass.

Upon returning to her home state after Friday’s vote, Collins received spontaneous read more

NYPD Calls Unreasonable Use Of Force ‘Irresponsible’ After Trump’s Speech

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The New York Police Department released a statement on Saturday reiterating their use of force policies after President Donald Trump suggested police officers be more rough with their suspects during a Friday speech to invited law enforcement officers.

In a statement emailed to HuffPost, the NYPD called suggestions for police officers to use alternative standards for use of force “irresponsible” read more