Zachary Hollopeter

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This is how the GOP imploded: The real story behind the conservative crack-up, and the creation of Donald Trump

<b>Barry Goldwater, Ronald Reagan, Pat Buchanan, George W. Bush, Donald Trump (AP/Reuters)</b><p>Donald Trump used right-wing rhetoric to steal the conservative base. But this crack-up has been a long time coming<p>Heather Cox Richardson<p>March 6, 2016 11:00am (UTC)<p>Today’s civil war in the GOP has observers …

Knowing The Real Story Behind Wooderson From 'Dazed And Confused' Makes The Movie Even Better

Wooderson is scene-devouring character in one of the most iconic coming of age movies of the last fifty years, <i>Dazed and Confused</i>. Even though he …

4 Life Truths That Take the Edge Off Life's Roller Coaster for Highly-Sensitive Types

It's not an exaggeration to say I've spent much of my life "feeling" too much. My earliest memories are of a little girl experiencing emotion with such intensity that she would have felt relief from waves crashing down around her head.<p>I was the kid in constant floods of tears simply from passing an …

Key to Happiness: Location, Location, Location

I am boarding a plane headed to San Diego, Calif., from my home town of Ithaca, New York, and pondering the recent announcement that where one lives …

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they don’t always understand what we’re looking for when we ask them …

Tumors

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

15 Things We REALLY Wish Guys Knew About Giving Oral

Feel free to "accidentally" leave this up on your screen...<p>Guys try—they really do. But when it comes to oral sex, they can fluctuate between acting like they’ve never seen a vagina before to getting so in the zone that they have no freaking clue what’s working (or not) for you.<p>Of course, some men …

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

Why businesses should be adapting to make work-life balance an option

<i>Eva Pomeroy is an assistant professor of applied human science at Concordia University. She lives in Montreal with her husband and two sons.</i><p>My friend Beatrice is an accidental flex worker. Made redundant when her company decided to downsize, she was later asked to return when the economy picked up …

Abused Children Show Encouraging Ability to Regulate Emotions

<b>Children who have been abused or exposed to other types of trauma typically experience more intense emotions than their peers, a byproduct of living</b> …

Teens

8 Lessons on Happiness and Success From the Happiest Man in the World, in Quotes

If you still think that owning a big house or a luxurious car is the path to happiness, maybe it’s time you took notice of Matthieu Ricard—a …

When Did Americans Lose Their British Accents?

<i>Readers Nick and Riela have both written to ask how and when English colonists in America lost their British accents and how American accents came</i> …

2 Ways to Beat Your Fear of Rejection, Backed by Research

We all deal with fear of rejection. Jia Jiang did too. But he overcame it… thanks to a box of donuts.<p>He explains how this happened in his wonderful …

Self-help

The Benefits of Good Emotional Hygiene

The Dalai Lama uses the term "emotional hygiene" to urge us to get our disturbing emotions -- anger, frustration, anxiety -- under better control. Then, he says, adopt an attitude of concern for others, and act from that stance.<p>In the emotional intelligence world emotional hygiene falls under …

Two philosophers explain what Inside Out gets wrong about the mind

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14 genius Stephen Hawking quotes that will make you question your place in the universe (pictures)

Stephen Hawking

Bandidos vs. Cossacks: Was the Texas biker shootout over territory?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Like some families, biker gangs tend to settle scores among themselves. Privately, if not quietly.<p>But on Sunday, a feud between two rival biker groups -- the Bandidos and Cossacks -- broke into the open in a big way.<p>At least nine people were killed when a fight erupted at a Waco, Texas, …

Adventures in Human Being review – a fascinating journey around the body

Doctor and writer Gavin Francis’s essays on the human body, illness and injury are informative, eloquent and often very moving<p>John Wirvell was a taxi driver, divorcee and an intermittent heavy drinker when he was struck down, in his late 50s, by severe bouts of nausea and vertigo. The attacks were …

The only technique to learn something new

The other day I threw everything out. Everything. I threw out all my books (donated). I threw out all my clothes.<p>I threw out old computers. I threw …

Magicians Teach Us Three Tricks So Simple, Even a Kid Could Pull Them Off

“If every single person on the planet knew one simple magic trick, the world would be a happier place.” Such is the philosophy of Joe Diamond, a …

Inside the Pulitzer Prize Book Winners

Mass extinction. A pope and a fascist. A lost North American tribe. A beguiling WWII tale. Scott Porch, Bill Morris, William O’Connor, and Malcolm …

An FBI Behavior Expert Reveals 7 Ways To Get People To Like You

Research shows relationships are vital to happiness and networking is the key to getting jobs and building a fulfilling career.<p>But what's the best way to build rapport and create trust? Plain and simple, who can explain how to get people to like you?<p>Robin Dreeke can.<p>Robin was head of the FBI's …

22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

From survival to s'mores, here's everything you need to know to ensure a flawless camping trip.

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

Why Latin American Countries Are The Happiest

The 2014 Gallup Positive Experience Index is in, and we're still trying to wrap our heads around the results.<p>To measure happiness levels around the world, Gallup interviewed about 1,000 people in each country on the planet (except Syria, where results weren't compiled by the time the index was …

WLTM Bumble – A dating app where women call the shots

It’s 4am on a Tuesday when my phone pings. Still in the depths of sleep, I reach out and grab it, knocking a cold cup of coffee over the unread mountain of books on my bedside. I swear loudly, mop up the mess with one hand and look blearily at the message on my screen. It’s from Otis, 27, who I …

Relationships