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4 Dancer-Approved Stretches That'll Get Your Body Long and Limber

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Stretches<p>Stretches For Better Mobility<p>4 Dancer-Approved Stretches That'll Get Your Body Long and Limber<p>Shares<p>Stretching may …

Yoga

There's a simple but counterintuitive way to get everyone from potential employers to dates to like you

Good news: Chances are, potential employers might actually see you in a more positive light if you share that info than if you withhold it, at least according to a four-part study from Harvard Business School researchers Leslie John, Kate Barasz, and Michael Norton and highlighted in a recent NPR …

Psychology

From Airbnb To Warby Parker: 7 Tips From Leading Design Entrepreneurs

In Kern and Burn, two designers compile pearls of wisdom from the biggest players in the field.<p><i>For the modern-era business to succeed, design has to be built in from the ground up. It’s a tall order for designers, who now–more than ever–need to nourish their inner CEO. Graphic designers Jessica</i> …

Warby Parker

Movies, TV, books, the Web: 2013’s bests — so far

We’re halfway through the year. Determined to catch up this summer? Here’s your guide to everything you must know<p><b>"The Flamethrowers" by Rachel Kushner.</b> This novel has a bold, seamless confidence in itself and in the significance of what it has to say that you don’t realize was missing from most …

Study: Medicaid improves mental health for uninsured

But new research suggests it’s less effective in treating physical conditions like high blood pressure<p>WASHINGTON (AP) — If you're uninsured, getting on Medicaid clearly improves your mental health, but it doesn't seem to make much difference in physical conditions such as high blood pressure.<p>The …

Dream Jobs: Stonehenge Seeks Its First General Manager

In promising unemployment news, the ancient ruins of Stonehenge are seeking their first general manager. Job responsibilities presumably include …

Beautiful Boy

• <b>Author:</b> David Sheff<p>What had happened to my beautiful boy? To our family?What did I do wrong? Those are the wrenching questions that haunted every moment of David Sheff ’s journey through his son Nic’s addiction to drugs and tentative steps toward recovery. Before Nic Sheff became addicted to …

Why your brain loves music

New neuroscience study sets out to explain why in some respects music offers the same sort of pleasure as a really good thriller.<p>The love affair between <b>music</b> and neuroscience just keeps going and going. And this isn’t surprising because music’s power over us is so huge, and so odd. It’s not like …

Flute

The Beat Goes On: How Vinyl Records Are Making A Comeback

Remember when Tower Records filed for bankruptcy for the second time in 2006? The media-at-large pointed to “industry changes” as the reason for the record superstore’s demise. The newfound convenience of digital downloading, they reckoned, marked the beginning of the end for traditional music …

Yahoo blows it again

A new expanded leave policy doesn’t cover real life — especially for a company that has banned working from home<p>Well, it's a start, I guess. On Tuesday, NBC broke the news that Yahoo, of all places, has now significantly upped its family leave policy. The company will now increase employee …

Dems fret over Obamacare

Democrats are fretting that Obamacare is going to crush their hopes of big gains in the midterm elections, just like it cost them the House in 2010.<p>And as bad-news headlines and big-time dips in the polls pile up, the signs of anxiety are starting to show.<p>On Monday night, South Carolina’s Elizabeth …

Bad Husband, Bad Wife, Good TV: The Fascinating Rise of Antihero Marriages

The wedded duos in House of Cards and The Americans are literally partners in crime—and have relationships that are more satisfying to watch than those on other TV dramas.<p>Netflix; FX<p>A couple of months ago, I complained that all the married couples on <i>Downton Abbey</i> had become stilted and boring. It …

The Most Doomed Part of Spain, in 2 Charts

This is what a lost generation looks like<p>(Reuters)<p>Andalusia is Spain's Spain. In other words, it's an unimaginable tragedy that makes the rest of the unimaginable tragedy that is Spain look a bit less bad.<p>Spain is in a great depression, but its most populous autonomous region, Andalusia, is in a …

The Chemistry Facial at the Surrey

I’d never heard of an electrical aesthetician, but that’s what __Melanie Simon__calls herself, and she’s renowned from coast to coast as a celebrity skin guru who has Hollywood stars begging for her tender services. Nor did I know what a "chemistry facial" might be, but now that I’ve seen what it …

Che Guevera, Not That Cool

If the CIA had done a better job publicizing <i>this</i> photo of Che Guevera, a lot of student dorm rooms would look less morally idiotic.