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Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.<p>The movie theater was empty except for the two of us. As the credits rolled, we made the room into our playground: We danced in our seats, cut cartwheels down the aisles, and laughed until the lights turned on and the clean-up crew arrived.<p>I …

Easter Bunny

23andMe Data Helped Reveal the Surprising Genetic Basis of Human Hair Color

And the findings can be used for cancer research, too.<p><i>Mean Girls</i> was right when it posited that hair can be full of secrets. Scientists can determine …

How to Build Rapport: A Powerful Technique

Knowing how to build rapport is the basis to experience success and fulfillment in life. And yet, it’s amazing to realize how little education and …

Weekend Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Pulls Off A Nearly Unheard Of Feat In The Blockbuster Era

With $606 million domestic in the bank, <i>Black Panther</i> has already broken a ton of box-office records. It’s the seventh biggest film in America of all time, and it has a very decent shot at ending its run as the third or fourth biggest film of all time in the United States. It’s poised to pass</i> …

'I'm hard work, I'm wild': Olivia Attwood admits 'hot tempers' sparked Chris Hughes split but hints reunion could still happen

Theirs was a love that burned too bright, too soon, only to fizzle out before their reality series had even hit screens.<p>But speaking ahead of the …

Mushroom Brown Hair Is Trending for 2018—And It’s Much Prettier Than It Sounds

Cool and earthy, this shade is surprisingly refreshing for spring and summer.<p>When sunny and warm summer days are finally on the horizon, most …

Hairstyling

Here’s the Perfect Thing to Say When Someone Is Rude

Recently, the British IVF pioneer Lord Robert Winston was sitting on a train traveling from London, England, to Manchester, when he found himself …

Nagging Isn’t Necessary: How to Improve a Child’s Behavior Without It

Sometimes we convince ourselves that the only way we can get our kids to do anything is to ask them over and over and over again.<p>In other words… …

45 Products Trending On Amazon That Are Straight-Up Brilliant

Atheists are more intelligent than religious people, finds study

Religious people are, on average, less intelligent than atheists, researchers claim.<p>With the number of people with a religious belief on the rise – …

I trained an AI to copy my voice and it scared me silly

Over the past year, I wrote about a bunch of companies working on voice synthesis technology. They were very much in the early stages of development, and only had some pre-made samples to show off. Now, researchers hailing from the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms at the Universite de …

Mothers who regret having children are speaking up like never before

Photoillustration by Stephen Gregory & Heshmat Saberi<p>‘I regret having children’<p>In pushing the boundaries of accepted maternal response, women are …

Parenting

Meltz Chocolates – Graphic Design and Packaging by Foxtrot Studio

Graphic design, art direction, packaging, and product design by Foxtrot Studio for Meltz Chocolates.These delicious chocolates are crafted in Italy’s …

Graphic Design

Adriana Lima Says She Will No Longer Take Off Her Clothes for an 'Empty Cause'

Supermodel <b>Adriana Lima</b>, the most senior wing-wearer of all the Victoria’s Secret Angels, has revealed via Instagram that she will no longer …

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

“F**k Trump” decal woman adds a profane slam of Texas sheriff to her truck

After being arrested, Karen Fonseca doubles down with another four-letter word<p>As reported earlier, Texan Karen Fonseca claimed she was targeted by Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy E. Nehls for decorating her truck with a decal that read "F**K TRUMP AND F**K YOU FOR VOTING FOR HIM."<p>Last week, Nehls …

Fall Leaf Crafts for Kids

Now that we’re in the midst of fall, we love going out on little nature walks to admire the changing colors and of course collect a few of our …

Chemicals

Genetic mutation helps Amish families fight aging, diabetes and even baldness

Scientists at Northwestern University have discovered a genetic mutation in an isolated Amish population that helps them live longer and healthier …

Breakthroughs

What Drives Religious Belief? It's Not Intuition

Is religious belief driven by the heart or the head — that is, is it intuition or reason that explains why people believe in god or gods? The answer …

The Brain

To Write Well, You Don't Have to Be a Genius (but You Do Have to Do This) | Inc.com

In August 2008, Scribes, an organization that "seeks to create an interest in writing about the law and to promote a clear, succinct, and forceful style in legal writing," honored the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia with its lifetime achievement award.<p>The award declared that the justice …

Antonin Scalia

This week Tiffany Haddish makes “Saturday Night Live” history. That’s not funny

<b>TIffany Haddish (Getty/Emma McIntyre)</b><p>The “Girls Trip” star is the first black female comic to host “Saturday Night Live.” Ever. Let that one sink in<p>Melanie McFarland<p>November 11, 2017 8:30pm (UTC)<p>One sparkle in a week made out of smiling turd emojis was this astounding tweet from Tiffany Haddish, …

Do You Daydream? You May Be Smarter and More Creative Than Your Peers

Ever get in trouble for daydreaming in class or during a meeting at work? Try telling your teacher or boss this: Daydreaming may be a sign of …

How children grow up to be narcissists

How does someone "get" a narcissistic personality disorder?<p>Narcissistic personality disorders are a byproduct of certain childhood family environments. All children want their parents' approval and attention.<p>Children adapt to their homes, and often the most productive and reasonable adaptation to …

Narcissism

Want to Live a Long Life? Wait to Get Pregnant Until Your 30s

I’ll never forget what my new ob-gyn said to me the first time I met him. I was about three months pregnant in a new city. He seemed friendly enough when he walked into the exam room and introduced himself to me and my boyfriend. As he settled himself onto his stool and rolled closer to where I sat …

After studying millionaires for 5 years, I can tell you many people think about what it takes to get rich all wrong

But for 99% of the self-made millionaires in my Rich Habits Study, success took at least 18 years.<p>As John Jacob Astor said,"Wealth is largely the result of habit." It's the little things in life you do that lay the foundation for long-term success.<p>In my study, only 1% of the self-made millionaires …

A counterintelligence expert says there are 4 types of people — and you can't earn someone's trust without knowing theirs

At some point during his career with the FBI, Robin Dreeke abandoned the "golden rule" — the old adage that you should treat others as you would like to be treated.<p>He replaced it with another guideline, this one from author and speaker Tony Alessandra, called the "platinum rule": Treat others as …

Science Says Happier People Are Raised by Parents Who Do This 1 Thing | Inc.com

Want your kids to be happier kids? More important, want your children to grow up to be happier and more satisfied for the rest of their lives?<p>A study from University College London found that people who perceived their parents as less psychologically controlling and more caring as they were growing …

Psychology

A fertility doctor wants to help older women get pregnant using a controversial new technique

The company, Darwin Life, was quietly established last year by John Zhang, also founder of a New York City clinic called New Hope Fertility Center, to deploy a cutting-edge fertility technology called "spindle nuclear transfer."<p>Originally developed as a way to prevent women from passing certain …