King, Messiah: New baby names suggest high hopes Talk about high expectations for a newborn: King and Messiah are among the fastest-rising baby names for American boys. They're just a little behind Major, the boy's name that jumped the most spots on the Social Security Administration's annual list of popular baby names. More
Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
Misty Copeland on Hitting Puberty at Age 19 and Gaining 10 Lbs.: ‘I Lost the Control I Had Over My Body’ These days, Misty Copeland is a body-positive icon, admired for the athleticism, strength and dedication it takes to become a professional ballerina. But she didn’t always have such a firm grasp over her body image. By age 19, Copeland was dancing ... 03/23/2017 - 5:16 am | View Link
When kids hit puberty early: should you worry? However, as a general rule, it should be considered in girls showing signs before age 6-8, and boys under 9. Puberty is driven by a range of different hormones and their interaction with each other, and various organs around the body. There are two main ... 03/23/2017 - 12:08 am | View Link
What the Hygiene Hypothesis Is Telling Us About Early Puberty Taking the hypothesis a step further, Jasmine McDonald, assistant professor of Epidemiology, is studying whether a similar phenomenon is responsible for the increasing number of girls who are experiencing an earlier age of puberty. Over the last 50 years ... 03/21/2017 - 6:21 am | View Link
What causes early puberty in girls On average, girls start puberty between the ages of 8 and 13, but some will start to develop breasts, pubic hair, or body odour before age 8. The technical term for this is precocious puberty. Girls are more likely than boys to develop precocious puberty. 03/18/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Low-income girls often feel unprepared for puberty Factors influencing girls’ pubertal experiences Starting menstruation at an earlier age was associated with more negative experiences. Celebrating the arrival of menstruation, particularly when gifts were received, was described by some girls as a more ... 03/17/2017 - 1:00 am | View Link
Puberty : Stages & Signs for Boys & Girls Read about the emotional and physical changes of puberty (growth spurt, pubic hair, period, zits, breast development), hormones (testosterone, estrogen), and sexual ... 03/24/2017 - 8:05 am | View Website
Causes of Early Puberty: Why Is This the New "Normal?” Precocious puberty, which is the appearance of secondary sex characteristics like pubic hair or breast growth before age 8, or the onset of menarche before ... 03/22/2017 - 10:55 pm | View Website
Puberty Puberty is the process of physical changes through which a child's body matures into an adult body capable of sexual reproduction. It is initiated by hormonal signals ... 03/20/2017 - 9:22 am | View Website
Precocious Puberty Precocious puberty refers to the appearance of physical and hormonal signs of pubertal development at an earlier age than is considered normal. 03/19/2017 - 9:33 pm | View Website
Everything You Wanted to Know About Puberty OK, so it's a funny word . . . but what is puberty, anyway? Puberty is the name for when your body begins to develop and change. During puberty, your body will grow ... 03/18/2017 - 11:07 pm | View Website
The show's paintings and sculptures reveal the many roles dogs have played in the American West as companions, workers and heroes on ranches, reservations and other locales.
The featured works include paintings and sculptures of dogs and their human companions, prints of dogs by 19th-century naturalist John James Audubon and an interactive video on the diversity of dog breeds.
A former concrete factory west of Copenhagen has taken its first steps towards transformation into an experimental Danish folk high school. Designed by MVRDV and Cobe, the Roskilde Festival Folk High School that’s broken ground will include a 3,000-square-meter learning center for art, music, leadership, and activism, as well as 2,600 square meters of student housing.
Hopefully, you use a password manager to secure the keys to your digital life. They’re much more convenient than trying to remember strong passwords, and more secure than using your browser’s insecure password-saving feature. However, a password manager isn’t any good if hackers can break into it, which means that the companies behind these tools are always trying to make their products better.
There are lots of apps out there with sound effects meant to soothe you to sleep, to help you concentrate, or to simply drown out the noise around you. Few are as customizable as A Soft Murmur. A Soft Murmur can be used in any browser, or if you want to take it with you on the go, you can take advantage of the free Android app. Unfortunately, there is no iOS version of the app, but it’s said to be in the works.