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Your Hand Can Reveal About Your Love Life - Literally

If you are wondering when you’re going to fall in love and get married, your palm of your hand may reveal. Psychotherapist and mystic Ellen Goldberg …

Five hidden vacation gems from across Canada

In 2012, I moved to Canada from Britain and since then have been crisscrossing this gorgeous nation, soaking up its beauty from coast to coast to coast. Canadians often say to me that I’ve been to more places in their country than they have, and I always reply that’s such a shame, because damn, …

Make your own Magic Eraser for 10 cents

Whenever I need to deep clean anything around the house, I usually grab a pack of Magic Erasers. They're known for their effectiveness -- they're great at getting rid of stains or cleaning things other sponges or cleaners can't.<p>However, even at just roughly $1 or £1 each, they're not exactly cheap, …

Can an Increase in Gender-Based Violence Be Blamed on the Rise of Online Dating?

<i>An Interview with Domestic Violence Expert Dana Lockhart</i><p><i>As online dating becomes the primary way people meet for the first time, Siren is partnering with Dana Lockhart, head of Seattle Police Department's Domestic Violence Support Team on a series of articles to keep our community aware, empowered</i> …

Online Dating

Noam Chomsky Predicted the Rise of Trump Six Years Ago

In an interview with Chris Hedges in 2010, Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned linguist and dissident intellectual, remarked that he has "never seen …

6 Tools That Save You From Embarrassing Writing Mistakes

One study showed that writing errors scare off 59 percent of customers. Can you afford to keep making spelling and grammar mistakes?<p>Think your writing mistakes don't matter? Think again. A study by Global Lingo found that as many as 59 percent of online customers are scared away from sites with …

17 Tweets Show How Early Women Experience Sexual Harassment And Violence

#WhenIWas 8, 13, 15, 18....<p>A new hashtag is highlighting the subtle sexism, sexual harassment and violence women face from an early age.<p>On Tuesday morning, the UK-based Everyday Sexism Project asked their Twitter followers to share their experiences of sexism, harassment and sexual violence with …

Sexual Harassment

Polyamorous women aren’t just ‘pleasing their man’ – it’s a choice | Laura Smith

The open relationship between Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre is frequently and wrongly written off. Such arrangements have women-friendly roots<p>“People have had open marriages for ever … But they never end up working long-term.”<p>That statement by the biological anthropologist Helen Fisher …

This infographic explains what your handwriting really says about you

No news yet on what your iPhone texting style means, though<p><i><br>Photo credit: Martin Vorel</i><p>Ever wondered what your handwriting really says about you? (The …

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.<p>To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.<p>Read on to find out how to develop better …

University of Exeter

Swallowing the Red Pill: a journey to the heart of modern misogyny

The online community hosted on Reddit is where men go to air their toxic views about women. <b>Stephen Marche</b> aims to find out if The Red Pill is perpetuating a culture of hatred – or if it’s just a place to vent<p>How shitty are men really? The question hung in the air, invisible but omnipresent, like …

Feminism

10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home

Other than youth and recess and summer vacation and nap time and candy and junk food and energy and fast metabolism and hope and excitement and …

5 Overwater Bungalows Around the World: Bucket List

Ever since our trip to Bora Bora we have been dreaming about visiting other water villas or water bungalows as they are called in the South Pacific. Waking up to the sounds of water lapping gently on the stilts, enjoying a morning coffee or mimosa watching the tropical fishes, spending lazy days on …

Airports

From the Hogwarts Express to the Orient Express: 5 Movie-Inspired Train Trips You Can Take in Real Life

With the prevalence of Uber and the promise of commercial space flights in the near future, the idea of traveling on a train may seem a bit antiquated. Seeing a country or continent from a club car used to be one of the most luxurious ways to travel, and thanks to iconic scenes in classic films—the …

The World's Most Beautiful Historic Castles

They're literally fit for kings.<p>Built to protect and entertain royalty, ancient castles naturally possess a lasting beauty. But unlike the gated compounds of yesteryear, modern travelers can now step inside their historic gates.

European Travel

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

13 Delicious Recipes for Leftover Quinoa

When you make a pot of quinoa, it’s practically a given that you’ll be eating it for several more days. And that’s because just two cups of the dry …

Healthy Eating

Taiwan's complex relationship with Japan affects recognition of 'comfort women'

Twelve years ago, a group of activists in Taiwan realized that just a few survivors were left among the island's women taken as sex slaves by Japanese soldiers during World War II, and they resolved to open a museum about their ordeal.<p>The "comfort women" issue has aroused passionate public anger in …

How to Create Your Own Full-Body Workout Plan

Walk into the gym, head to the dumbbells or gym machines, do the same few moves you've been doing for a while, and then call it a day. Sound …

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read

These are the books that have turned normal men into millionaires.<p>There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't …

7 Embarrassing Mistakes Even Advanced Writers Make

Your writing is a measure of your professionalism. Use these tips to ensure yours remains on point.<p>In the world of business, the quality of your writing is a large part of how others judge you--both individually and institutionally. Avoid these mistakes often committed by even advanced writers:<p><b>1.</b> …

Eat less meat to avoid dangerous global warming, scientists say

Research led by Oxford Martin School finds widespread adoption of vegetarian diet would cut food-related emissions by 63% and make people healthier too<p>Growing food for the world’s burgeoning population is likely to send greenhouse gas emissions over the threshold of safety, unless more is done to …

Global Warming

4 Tips to Help You Write With Clarity and Substance

Prose that's effortless to read takes great effort to write.<p><i>By Gregory Ciotti, marketing at Help Scout</i><p>Nothing drags down writing more than spreading good ideas over too many words.<p>Making keystrokes matter has only grown in importance as communication and the text that powers it become increasingly …

Swedish chapel transformed into an incredible cottage that's selling for peanuts

Arlo Guthrie's old friend Alice has nothing on this adorable Swedish chapel renovation, which converted a house of worship into a charming cottage …

Selling

7 of the world's best mountaintop hotels

Nestled in mountain ranges and perched on top of desert cliffs, these hotels offer visitors picturesque views and quiet retreats away from the hustle of everyday life.<p>Here are our picks for the world's most stunning mountaintop hotels.

Tibet

US supreme court takes on biggest abortion rights case in two decades

Whole Women’s Health v Hellerstedt centers on restrictive Texas law, and will likely have a major impact on the future of abortion rights nationwide<p>The US supreme court will hear oral arguments on Wednesday in the case of Whole Woman’s Health v Hellerstedt, the biggest abortion rights challenge in …

Want More Peace and Quiet? Move Into These 10 Secluded Spaces

Discover beautifully secluded properties from Sotheby's International Realty®.<p>Discover beautifully secluded properties from Sotheby's International Realty®.

6 Questions to Reveal Your 'Intimacy Quotient'

Intimacy is a quality we normally associate with enduring relationships. However, in order to have these relationships in our own lives, we need to …

Psychology

19 Super Cute Dollar Store DIYs That Will Complete Your Bedroom

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What Would Happen If an Entire Nation Stopped Eating Meat?

We asked leading experts what the landscape and people of Britain would look like if they became vegetarian en masse.<p>I think, deep down, we all know the meat industry isn't that great. Whether you've watched<p><i>Cowspiracy</i>, read those George Monbiot-type articles about how meat production is …