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7 Signs You’re Having an Emotional Affair with a “Work Spouse”

Do you have an “office spouse?”<p>Are you currently involved in a monogamous relationship but joke with your friends about having a “work spouse?”<p>If so, …

Relationships

The Difference Between "I Love You" and "I'm in Love With You"

<i>What does he mean when he says "I love you" vs. "I'm in love with you"? Gina Clingan from YourTango differentiates the two.</i><p><b>They don't mean the same thing.</b><p>So many people confuse "I love you" for "I'm in love with you." Some might even say that they honestly can't differentiate between the two. For …

Relationships

Here’s the real reason so many people now believe the Earth is flat

There is now an alarmingly large number of people who really believe that the Earth is some kind of magic pancake thing floating in space.<p>A frankly …

Flat Earth

Understanding Jacob's Ladder

<i>Commentary on Parashat Vayetzei, Genesis 28:10 - 32:3</i><p>And he dreamed and behold a ladder stationed on the earth and its top reaches the sky, and …

Theology

How our bodies react when we DON'T have sex revealed

The ways NOT having sex affects the body make grim reading for Brits going through a dry spell.<p>The good news is that statistics show that the average …

Immune System

The evidence for Christianity is like a tsunami

My life growing up was a struggle. When I walked into college, I carried a heavy burden of years of hurt and bitterness.<p>I was mad at my father for beating my mother. I was angry at a man who worked on our farm and sexually abused me from ages 6 to 13. All of this led to me to really despise God, …

Fake News

Inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe

The inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe, after discovering why people become frail as they grow older.<p>Most people become weaker in their later years, as their leg muscles get smaller and less able to bear weight, which often leads to disability and falls.<p>But …

The magnesium-vitamin D connection you need to know about

When it comes to the long list of supplements out there, magnesium and vitamin D both top the list as ones doctors most recommend. (Probiotics are up …

Health Care
Health Care

If You Want to Have Lucid Dreams, Here's a Tip From a Recent Study

We're so down for this.<p>Having a degree of control of our dreams while we're in the middle of them can be one hell of a fun ride, adding a vivid new …

After you die, your brain knows you’re dead, terrifying study reveals

Have you ever wondered what happens when you die?<p>You’ve probably heard about how those who have died and come back to life say they saw light at the …

The Brain

Try it: This kind of brain training boosts memory best - Futurity

New research identifies a type of brain training that improves memory and attention. It's a little bit like the game Simon.

Going to church might be good for your health, says new Vanderbilt study

Ever heard the saying, "I'm too blessed to be stressed"?<p>Well, it appears that many adults who belong to spiritual communities are living by those words — and it's having tangible rewards for their health.<p>According to a recent study by Marino Bruce, a Vanderbilt University professor and the …

Faith

Is Consciousness in the Physical World? We May Be About to Find Out.

Physicist Lucien Hardy of the Perimeter Institute for Quantum Physics in Canada has an experiment he wants to try. His believes his experiment could …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists Have Finally Solved The Mystery Of How Sperm Swim

It's all down to rhythm.<p>The odds are stacked against sperm. Most of the 150 million cells released when a man and woman have sex fail to even make it …

Sperm

Stopping cancer's spread by uncovering its expansion plan

Wherever it may begin, cancer often spreads to other organs and parts of the body through a process called metastasis, which, if left unchecked, can …

Cancer

Dear Dads: Here’s What Your Children’s Mother Really Needs From You

Hi there, Dads.<p>As you may have noticed, we moms spend a lot of time talking about motherhood with other moms. We flock to online communities to share …

Parenting

Could an insecure childhood have a big impact on your career?

I’ve been failing at jobs all of my working life. As a moody teen, I didn’t last a week at my first job folding clothes in an upscale children’s boutique where my minimum-wage earnings couldn’t even buy one designer sock. I was miserable at retail jobs, too, unable to keep customer complaints and …

Parenting

Write Email With Maximum Efficiency Using This Military System

If you’re tired of spending all of your time writing email, or feel like your email requests never get properly fulfilled, give this military-based …

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result …

Goal Setting

The science of good parenting

Every parent asks it at some point: <i>What is going on in my kid's brain?</i><p>And if you don't understand kids it can be hard to give them what they need to …

Deleting fears from the brain means you might never need to face them

Conventional wisdom suggest that facing your fears is a good way to overcome them, indeed various forms of therapy for fear-related conditions are …

The Brain

Apparently we have more than 5 senses — THREE more, according to science

Growing up, we all learned that our wonderfully complicated human selves are equipped with the ability to hear, smell, taste, feel and touch. …

Housing

8 Things We've Learned About Happiness In The Past Decade

We're living in a golden age of happiness -- the scientific study of happiness, at least.<p>The field of positive psychology has exploded in growth …

Happiness

Hellish End Soon: Record High Likelihood Both Nuclear and Burnout

Both of the feasible hellish outcomes – nuclear war, and escalating burnout of the biosphere (from climate-heat plus associated ocean-acidification) …

Geopolitics

Scientists Might Finally Address Rumours of The Closest Earth-Like Planet EVER

Eek!<p>Tomorrow, we might finally get some concrete details on one of the most tantalising astronomy rumours in recent memory - the possible discovery …

Science

Science has identified the behaviors that make you seem super creepy

It's sort of surprising that, until recently, scientists have never really bothered studying creepiness. Why some perfectly safe people people creep …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology