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Now That I’m Getting Older, I Forget Things

Now that I'm getting older, I've noticed that I increasingly forget certain things.<p>For example, I'll find myself standing in the driveway with no idea why I went outside. Of course, the moment I head back in, it hits me—and out I go! But no sooner am I out than, once again, I'm at a loss. I just …

White women are killing themselves: These numbers paint a grim portrait of America’s underclass

Opioid use has exploded across America. Ninety percent of new users are white and increasingly more of them women<p>Kali Holloway<p>May 7, 2016 2:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Some of the consequences of white America’s opiate epidemic—a topic that has been widely explored by …

The 1 Lesson That Will Sharpen Your Emotional Intelligence

Understanding the difference can help you get the most out of everyone.<p><i>Before you criticize someone, try walking a mile in his or her shoes.</i><p>Chances are, you've heard that proverbial advice in one form or another. One could say it perfectly illustrates the quality of empathy, a hallmark trait of …

Why Do We Still Depict All Pot Smokers as Bong-Toting Losers?

These stock images are meant to help the media rethink the way they portray stoners.<p>According to a Health Canada report, about 39 percent of Canadians have tried smoking pot. There's no way they all look like Cheech & Chong, so why does the media keep portraying them that way?<p>As Canada's Liberal …

Prince Was One of the Greatest Fantasy Storytellers of All Time

“Prince está muerto. Prince is dead.” A female voice announces these words in a sing-song, matter-of-fact tone during The Gold Experience, Prince’s …

The untold story of a mother brutally murdered by her young sons in Victorian England

I came across the Coombes case in an old newspaper. ‘Alleged matricide by boys,’ announced the London Daily News on July 18, 1895. ‘A shocking story of the murder of a mother is reported from Plaistow.’<p>The paper explained that the decomposing body of a 37-year-old woman had been found on a bed in a …

A 12-Year-Old Girl Who Had Her Family Murdered a Decade Ago Is About to Be Free

It remains one of the most disturbing murders in Canadian history.<p>He would have graduated high school this year.<p>On April 23, 2006, the boy—who we still can't legally name—was killed in his bed. The eight-year-old's throat was cut from end to end, his blood splattered on his toys. His parents were …

Crime

Beware: Falling In Love Could Cause Stupidity

Falling in love is pretty darn amazing. It is a memorable time in a relationship when you feel like you are floating on a cloud and that nothing can stop this fast train heading to happily ever after.<p>People falling in love feel happy and smiley all the time, nothing really bothers them -- with the …

Relationships

Meteorologist Charged With Growing Pot, Storing Weapons

Police say they recovered seven marijuana plants and a cache of firearms and ammunition.<p>Hundreds have rallied to the defense of a Kentucky meteorologist who faces felony charges after police uncovered a marijuana grow house and a cache of guns and ammunition.<p>WPSD-TV reporter Victoria “Tori” Shaw …

Kentucky

Associated Press News

Notable Lives Lost in 2015: Pictures

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right

No matter how this past year went for you, use these 101 motivational quotes to start 2016 off right.<p>Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a …

This Android phone can reportedly last up to 15 days on one charge

Battery cases — "smart" or not — are for suckers and only highlight a modern smartphone's inability to last through an entire day without needing to …

Canada’s Growing Jihadi Cancer

The border that terrorists are most likely to cross into the United States is not the one with Mexico, but Canada.<p>Ignore growing Muslim …

Robin Williams' Family Has Ended A Long Legal Battle Over His Estate

Their dispute lasted the better part of a year.<p>Robin Williams' widow, Susan Schneider Williams, and his three adult children from previous marriages, Zachary, Zelda and Cody, have ended their legal dispute over the star's estimated $100 million estate out of court, according to a petition filed …

13 Things Men With Anxiety And Depression Want You To Know

It's not a weakness.<p>Openly discussing mental illness can be a tough battle for anyone -- but for men, the cultural baggage of traditional masculinity may make it particularly challenging.<p>There's an obvious stigma when it comes to men and mental health. Research suggests many men find it difficult …

8 tricks for remembering everything you read

But just because forgetting is a human phenomenon doesn't mean you should simply accept it. In fact, there are plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read — whether that's novels, news articles, or scientific textbooks.<p>To find out what some of those techniques are, we …

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The Latest: GOP marathon turned on immigration, tax issues

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — The latest on the GOP presidential debates at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. (all times …

Government

FUNKtional Makes Wearables Fashionable

FUNKtional Wearables sent me a couple of <b>FUNKtional Bracelets (Starting at $24.99)</b> to try. When the package arrived and I opened it, my fashionista daughter exclaimed "OMG!" That was enough to tell me FUNKtional is on to something. So what are these things anyway?<p>If you have a Fitbit Flex, as my …

5 Ways to Organize Your Desk

Having a clean desk is an essential part of killing it in the workplace. Sure, some creative geniuses thrive in chaos, amid piles of papers, stacks …

The Simpsons Banged Out a Brilliant Donald Trump Parody

This is what is known as "pulling a South Park."<p>A single episode of an animated show takes anywhere between six and nine months to produce. This is why <i>South Park</i> pops; creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker turn around episodes in only a week's time, giving them the opportunity for timely jokes (watch …

The last “Cosby Show” re-runs are pulled as evidence mounts against Bill Cosby

It’s been a weird feeling to watch re-runs of <i>The Cosby Show</i> ever since the latest allegations have surfaced from more than two dozen women who said they were drugged and raped by legendary comedian Bill Cosby—but that may not be an issue for much longer. BET’s Centric network, the last remaining …

Cosby Show

Gif's of the Day – May 12, 2014

Hard not to laugh.. poor sheep.<p>More entertaining than the ‘Fight Of The Century’<p>So THAT’S why mice like cheese…<p>:l ….. :l ….. 😛<p>If at first you don’t …

A social psychologist explains why people misunderstand each other

When Tim started a new job as a manager, one of his top priorities was communicating to his team that he valued each member's input.<p>So at team meetings, as each member spoke up about whatever project they were working on, Tim made sure he put on his "active-listening face" to signal that he cared …

Psychology

Getting Trained In ‘Mental Health First Aid’ Could Help Save Lives

With enough federal funding, a mental health first aid course in the Bay Area has the potential to save lives across the country and become “what CPR …

Mental Health

Mental Health In The Military Is Way More Complicated Than You Think

<i>Beyond The Ballot is The Huffington Post UK's alternative take on the General Election, taking on the issues too awkward for Westminster. It focuses</i> …