Brad Hearn

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What Happens When We Die? An Interview with Celtic Medium Karen Frances

Karen Frances's mother looked around the empty living room. "Who are you talking to?"<p>The three-year-old spouted off the names of long-dead relatives she couldn't have known.<p>Her mom was rattled.<p>As Frances neared adulthood, the supernatural visits stopped. The Dublin native became a political …

What Happened When I Told My Boss I Was Struggling With Mental Illness

When my last boss caught me passed out at my desk due to sleep deprivation, the most prevalent symptom of my depressive-anxiety disorder, I knew it was time to have a difficult but necessary conversation.<p>It was my first full-time job out of college. I was mortified because I had long feared my …

12 Mind Tricks That Make People Like You And Help You Get Ahead

When you’re working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won’t make you a Jedi, but using the brain’s natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Smart security buying guide - CNET

It's easy to feel overwhelmed when you're shopping for a home security system. That's because it's a massive, growing category that covers everything from professional firms like ADT and Vivint to standalone DIY devices like cameras, sensors and locks. Although those two camps are still pretty …

Campaign calls for ban on sex robots

A campaign has called for an outright ban on robots developed for sex. Leading academics in robot ethics have warned that their creation will only …

Security bug means Android smartphones running Android Lollipop can be broken into by simply entering a very long password causing the lockscreen to crash<p>A bug has ben found which allows anyone in possession of an Android smartphone running Lollipop to unlock the device by bypassing the lockscreen …

Android Lollipop

Meet the Preppers Who Are Ready for the Next Massive Solar Storm

Hurricanes and blizzards are petty trifles compared with the weather phenomenon that troubles apocalypse preppers: They’re worried about a giant …

Survivalism

Wait, What? The Most Amazing Ideas From DARPA's Tech Conference

We met robots and jet builders at a one-of-a-kind gathering<p>ST. LOUIS — The housecat-sized robot that brought me a granola bar may not have been exactly what Dwight Eisenhower had in mind when he founded the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Rolling around on four skateboard wheels, the …

Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families

These all-inclusive family resorts range from luxury to budget and ski to surf.<p>Shutterstock<p>A new HomeAway Kidfluencer Survey, conducted by …

NASA Finds Closest Earth Twin Yet in Haul of 500 Alien Planets

It may not be Earth's exact twin, but it's a pretty close cousin.<p>NASA's Kepler space telescope has spotted the most Earth-like alien planet yet …

When Parenting Teens And Tweens, Know Your Mandate

My tween daughter rolled her eyes as she quickly turned away and stomped upstairs. She didn’t exactly slam her bedroom door, but she definitely used …

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 …

The Diet That Healed My Kids' Eczema (And Made My Whole Family Healthier)

My daughter, Maya, first started showing signs of eczema as a baby. At the time, the doctors told me that the condition — inflammation of the skin …

I Got Sober When the Pain of Staying the Same Was Greater Than the Fear of Changing

I've often referred to my relationship with alcohol like a boyfriend. It was the makings of a real Lifetime movie. And, I don't know if you watch much Lifetime, but you never want your life to start looking like one of their movies.<p>A couple years ago, I left my partner-in-crime... my confidant... …

If Your Kid Is a Picky Eater, It Could Signal Something Far Worse

A new study links extreme fussiness to psychiatric problems.<p>If a child refuses to eat anything but cheese pizza, don't just dismiss it as a phase. A new study finds that kids who are extra selective about what they eat are at a higher risk of psychiatric problems down the road.<p>Researchers from Duke …

These Brutally Honest Parenting Comics Will Crack You Up

Brian Gordon — a cartoonist and dad of two — has been making fun of being a parent since he became one. In an attempt to keep himself sane and bond with other parents, he shamelessly started creating funny-because-it's-true parenting comics — and we can't stop laughing at them.<p>As soon as he brought …

Parenting

New Cassini photos show unusual red streaks on Saturn's moon Tethys

A new false color photo of a mysterious moon of Saturn shows strange red streaks running for miles on the surface of the natural satellite.<p>The new …

The Art of Self Acceptance

<b>Feeling Good in Your Own Skin</b><p>Sometimes one of the biggest challenges during times of recovery includes learning to feel good about oneself. If your …

Jiddu Krishnamurti

3 Bulletproof Reasons Why Happiness Is More Important Than Success

<b>Reason #1: Success Won’t Do You Any Good If You Are Not Happy</b><p>Drug addiction. Alcoholism. Inappropriate, violent, and bizarre behavior. Negative …

Backers fear that missing-in-action, Trudeau losing bid to lead Canada | Canada | Reuters

OTTAWA/MONTREAL (Reuters) - Justin Trudeau, the man who was supposed to lead Canada’s Liberals out of the political wilderness, has instead sunk to third place just months from an election, with some in his party complaining he is missing in action.<p>Canada's Liberal leader Justin Trudeau speaks at …

Stephen Harper’s Government Made an Arctic Propaganda Video Game and I Keep Dying in it

This scurvy is horse-shit.<p>There is good propaganda, and there is bad propaganda.<p>Good propaganda makes you feel nice about your country and—so long as you don't take it too seriously and begin invading Cuba or something—is pretty benign. In the past, good propaganda has informed women that they can, …

13 Steps to Better Relationships...And Peace of Mind

I’ve blogged frequently about techniques that you can use when you need more peace of mind. Usually I’ve focused on practices that you can do inside …

This Dad Just Wrote An Awesome, ‘Taken’-Inspired Threat To His Sloppy Teens

In order to truly discipline children, sometimes it’s necessary for parents to pull out the big guns. That’s what one father did, drawing inspiration from Liam Neeson’s Bryan Mills character, the incredibly skilled and stoic protagonist of <i>Taken</i>.<p>Fed up with his teenagers’ messy lifestyle, the …

Parenting Teens

Photograph: Nasa/Reuters<p>We now know much more about Pluto than before the New Horizons flyby. The image shows Pluto in enhanced colour.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/28/1438087352660/888f6d4f-e758-47b7-9d39-d1bcca89734e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Nasa/Reuters<p>We …

Solar System

How Different Parenting Styles Affect Children

In my previous blog post, I shared some traits of four different parenting styles. Based on my years as a researcher and educator, with a Ph.D. in Psychology and Doctorate of Education, I've learned that each parenting style has the possibility of affecting children in different ways.<p><b>Children of</b> …

NASA 'On The Cusp' Of Discovering If Life Exists Beyond Earth, Says Top Scientist

No big deal.<p>WASHINGTON -- There's evidence of an interior ocean on Pluto. One of Jupiter's moons has a global ocean beneath its crust that could contain more than twice as much water as Earth. There are at least half a dozen of these ocean worlds in our solar system alone -- and where there's …

5 Minutes of Meditation Can Change Your Entire Day

Meditation has recently becoming a very significant part of my life and I could not have discovered a better spiritual, emotional, mental or physical outlet for my own well being. I tend to do, feel and think a million things at any given moment and I always just told myself that I functioned …