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Technical glitch is blamed for mystery plane spotted 'on the bottom of a Minneapolis lake' on Google Earth

• <b>Observers found what appeared to be a plane at the bottom of Lake Harriet</b>• <b><br>The twin-engine aircraft showed up in Google Earth images</b>• <b><br>However there was</b> …

Huge UFO Just Entered Our Solar System — Astronomers Release Images

There was excitement in the online UFO community earlier this week after UFO hunters announced that images captured by amateur astronomers …

I Asked My Fiancé To Break This Relationship Rule — & It Ignited Our Sex Life

I didn’t arrive home from my bus trip until after 9 p.m., and I was exhausted. Luckily, my fiancé, Ryan, had dinner waiting for me: seared tuna and …

Facebook

The 1 Question You Must Constantly Ask (if You Want to Be Successful)

Asking yourself this one critical question on a regular basis can keep you efficient, streamlined, productive, and profitable.<p>Have you ever found yourself immersed in a project and suddenly realized that is was essentially worthless to you? Or maybe it wasn't worthless, but it wasn't supporting …

Time Management

New Study Says Boredom Could Be Good For Your Relationship

No one wants to be bored. Ever. We can't even go to the bathroom without bringing our phones with us. A subway ride without music is our worst …

17 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight Fast

No crash diets allowed.<p>Sustainable weight loss doesn't happen overnight (and if it does, it's probably self-destructive). But if you're anxious to lose weight for a legit reason, follow these painless tips to improve your diet, streamline your workouts, and shed weight *the healthy way*.<p><b>1. Pregame</b> …

3 Drinks That Are More Effective Than Lemon Water For Helping You Lose Weight

Starting the day with a glass of lemon-infused water has become akin to a religious ritual for many looking to lose weight fast. The bad news? Dietitians in the know say the water won't magically help you shed pounds. In fact, no beverage in and of itself is a silver bullet for slimming down …

Kanye West Goes On Multiple Late-Night Rants

Kanye West needs just shut the hell up -- because we have a feeling that Kris Jenner is just itching to throw you in a hospital.<p>Last night, the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

People with Mental Health Disorders Often Marry Each Other

People with psychiatric disorders may be likely to marry and have children with other people who also have psychiatric disorders, according to a new …

Mental Health

6 Signs You're in A Toxic Relationship

By: Shantell E. Jamison<p><i>"A bad relationship will make you feel more alone than when you were single." --Unknown</i><p>Many of us have been conditioned to believe love is supposed to hurt. I'm not sure where that philosophy came from, but it's alive, well and heavily practiced in relationships all over the …

Relationships

8 Ways Throwing Things Away Will Improve Your Health

Cleaning out clutter doesn't just help your home — it can actually improve your health. While it's not necessarily our definition of <i>fun</i>, the benefits of throwing things away exceed just having a cleaner house; in fact, it can mean a clearer, happier mind and body. Here's why getting rid of your …

The scientific way to eat bread and lose weight

Popular diets like Atkins and Paleo have long preached that to lose weight — and keep it off — you’ve got to cut out the carbohydrates. But for those who love bagels and pasta (i.e., most of the population), a total divorce from life’s carb-y joys isn’t realistic — or healthy.<p>“Low-carb diets make …

Nutrition

Emergency Room Visits Double for Marijuana-Using Colorado Visitors

Tourists who come to Colorado and take advantage of the state's liberal marijuana laws often end up in emergency rooms, doctors said Wednesday.<p>Emergency department visits involving marijuana-using visitors doubled from 2013 to 2014, the first year cannabis use was legalized in Colorado, a team of …

Cannabis

[UPDATED] K-Cups Are Getting Banned

Time to dig out the old drip brewer.<p>If you make a quick cup of coffee every morning in a Keurig or another instant brewer, then you probably go through a lot of plastic coffee pods. And those capsules are non-recyclable, so they pile up in your trash can—and the landfill thereafter. This wasteful …

Coffee

This is what the entire universe looks like in one image

The universe is so vast it's almost impossible to picture what it might look like crammed into one field of view.<p>But musician Pablo Carlos Budassi managed to do it by combining logarithmic maps of the universe from Princeton and images from NASA. He created the image below that shows the observable …

Universe

Purple ‘Smurf’ kitten rescued after suspected ‘chew toy’ abuse

A purple-dyed kitten, nicknamed Smurf, was found abandoned in a box on the side of the road with deep wounds<p>Adoption offers from around the world have poured in for a kitten dyed purple and left abandoned on the side of the road.<p>The two-month-old kitten, nicknamed Smurf, is recovering from multiple …

Pets

4 Traits You Need to Change Your Life

What I know for sure is you can take an ordinary, boring, disappointing, and overwhelming life and turn it into a fulfilling, purposeful, happy, exciting and pleasurable life.<p>You don't have to suffer and keep having the same challenges in your life day after day.<p>I hear people complaining and …

Happiness

Starbucks' newest drink is the Latte Macchiato. WTF is that?

The never-ending quest to create new caffeinated beverages using only two ingredients has left Starbucks with its newest concoction: the Latte …

19 Words That Mean Something Different When You Have Social Anxiety

Plans = something you want to cancel.

What are the world's most ignorant countries?

New research has revealed how our perception differs from reality on topics such as age, obesity and immigration<p>New research has unveiled how people across the globe are ignorant about the populations of their countries.<p>The most inaccurate nations were Mexico and India, according to figures …

13 small things you do that people use to judge your personality

Whether it's a date or a job interview, the small stuff matters — from the firmness of your handshake to how often you check your phone.<p>We checked out the Quora thread "What are the really small things that tell a lot about a person's psychology and personality?" and the latest scientific research, …

Psychology
Space Station

Nokia is getting back into the smartphone game — here's what its new phone could look like

Nokia hasn't been making its own phones since early 2014 when Microsoft acquired the Devices and Services part of its business for $7.2 billion (£4.7 billion).<p>Earlier this year, Nokia confirmed that it would be returning to the smartphone market in 2016 and here's a render that shows what the …

Mobile Technology

China Tests New Hypersonic Weapon

This week, the People’s Republic of China successfully conducted a sixth flight test of its DF-ZF (previously known as WU-14) hypersonic glide …

Military

When will we start taking mental health seriously?

295 Shares<p>As a fourth-year medical student in a sub-internship in internal medicine, I have something that no doctor in America has. I have as much …

Love and hate: interracial couples speak out about the racism they've faced

Donna Pinckley’s Sticks and Stones project lets couples who have been victims of racial abuse turn their taunts into art<p>A couple stand by a flower bed. Her arm is wrapped about his waist like a rose climbing a tree. He rests his cheek on the top of her head. They stare down the lens, their bodies …

New Mexico

Toronto Finally Has A Cat Cafe And It's Even Cuter Than What You Imagine

Cats + coffee = magic.