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Overcoming Overeating: A former food addict’s road to recovery and self care

For award-winning journalist Mara Schiavocampo, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with confronting the truth and writing a single list. (photos courtesy of Mara Schiavocampo.) It’s often said that the journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step. For me, the journey to losing 90 pounds began with a single list. I remember… Read More »

This former Apple engineer has analyzed the microbes in his body 600 times — here's what he learned

Most of us would find it off-putting to imagine that there are many trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi living in our body, invisible to the naked eye. But Richard Sprague, a Seattle-based software engineer, has dedicated years of his life — and tested himself hundreds of times — to unravel their mysteries.

The Badass True Story of Jacquie Davis, J.K. Rowling's Former Bodyguard Who Inspired 'Close'

Jacquie Davis, the world’s top female bodyguard, is a total badass with the most incredible collection of stories. Now, there’s a Netflix original, Close, partially based on her life, and after more than 30 years, it’s putting her career in the spotlight. In Close, Noomi Rapace plays Sam, a “counter-terrorist expert” tasked with caring for… Read More »