Taking antidepressants could be linked to weight gain, according to a new study — and some drugs heighten the risk more than others

perfectlab/Shutterstock A large new study has found a link between taking antidepressants and a 5% increase in body weight. Some antidepressants were associated with a larger risk than others. Other factors like age and sex didn’t affect the results. The authors said it is important people don’t stop taking their medication if they are worrying […]

Pop songs have become sadder over the past 30 years, according to a new study

Kevin Winter/Getty Pop music has gotten sadder since 1985, according to a new study. Scientists analysed the “acoustic properties” and the “moods describing the sounds” of pop songs over the past 30 years. “The public seems to prefer happier songs, even though more and more unhappy songs are being released each year,” the researchers wrote. […]

How to Save up to 33% on Summer Travel, According to TripAdvisor

How to Save up to 33% on Summer Travel, According to TripAdvisor Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This […]

The 50 best sports movies of all time, according to critics

Photo courtesy of Kartemquin Films At the heart of great sports is usually great drama. So, it’s no surprise that Hollywood has frequently mined the arena of sports for storytelling inspiration. Every sports fan has their favorite film depictions of athletic feats, but we decided to see what critics think are the best sports movies […]

6 Tips for Talking to Strangers, According to a Travel Psychologist

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Doctors should help patients fight disease and treat their well-being, too, according to medical journal essay

An essay in the British Medical Journal urges doctors and patients to start thinking differently about what it means to be returned to health. It envisages medicine that doesn’t stop at the hospital door, but also sets conditions for a healthy life even among people who live with chronic conditions.

Why kickboxing is a full-body workout like no other, according to the ex-venture capitalist and COO duo who started a gym dedicated to it

Tom Joy Combat sports are more popular than ever in the fitness world. Boxing is on the radar of most mainstream gym-goers these days, but kickboxing classes are also on the rise. We visited a boutique kickboxing studio in central London to put the workout to the test. Flykick’s founders spoke to Business Insider about […]

Why Costco food courts have charged $1.50 for hot dogs since 1985, according to employees

Hollis Johnson Costco‘s food court is famous for its tasty hot dogs. You’ll be out $ 1.50 if you order the Costco menu staple with a soda. That price hasn’t changed since 1985, and there’s a reason why not. Costco food courts have a famous — and delicious — north star. That’d be the hot […]

The 10 best airlines in the world, according to travellers

REUTERS/Edgar Su TripAdvisor has revealed the winners of its 2018 Travellers’ Choice Awards for Airlines — and some of the results are pretty surprising. The winners were chosen based on airline reviews submitted on TripAdvisor Flights or via one of TripAdvisor’s review collection partners from February 2017 to February 2018. It took both quantity and quality of […]