Briannah Etheridge

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'It's just chaos': Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller warns that an 'economic crisis' is brewing

The Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller has warned that growing trade tensions between the United States and China could spark the next US economic crisis.<p>Speaking at the China Development Forum in Beijing over the weekend, Shiller said a trade war between the world's largest economies risked …

Why China Will Lose a Trade War With Trump

Beijing can huff and puff, but America holds the high cards. Expect the Chinese to back down quickly—or watch their economy and political system fall …

Americans thinking they're exceptional is keeping them from leading the future

Exceptionalism - the idea that the United States has a mission and character that separates it from other nations - is ingrained in everyday talk about American politics.<p>It shapes high-level discussions about foreign policy - for example, in a recent argument by a foreign affairs scholar that the …

So Many Cacti Are Getting Stolen From Arizona's National Park, They're Being Microchipped

Visiting America’s national parks will forever change you. The remarkable beauty that these vast areas have to offer is almost impossible to truly …

National Parks

The Top 10 Personality Disorders: Symptoms and Signs

There’s a “Top 10” list of just about everything these days and as the year comes to an end, it seems that we like to do a “countdown” of just about …

Psychology

More Sinkholes Could Form as Texas is "Punctured Like a Pin Cushion"

"The ground movement we're seeing is not normal."<p>The West Texas desert is home to two infamously large sinkholes. One, near the town of Wink — about …

Geology

The Truth About Men and Sex

Over my career as a sex therapist, I have had the opportunity to sit with thousands of men as they've discussed their sexual feelings, sex lives, and …

Toddler keeping you awake? You're still happier than non-parents, study finds

Good sleep is often regarded as the key to happiness and wellbeing. But new research suggests one thing outweighs it - being a parent of young children.<p>Parents of toddlers might be somewhat surprised to learn that even if they may only be snatching just a couple of hours a night of sleep, they are …

Self-improvement

The One Doctor You Need to See If You Get an Antibiotic-Resistant Infection

Patients who developed infections that were resistant to antibiotics were much more likely to survive if doctors specializing in infectious disease …

Why Putin's new 'doomsday' device is so much more deadly and horrific than a regular nuke

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a raft of new nuclear weapons systems at his State of the Nation address on March 1 — and one demonstrates Russia's apparent disregard for human life.<p>Known as the Status 6, the underwater, high-speed nuclear-capable torpedo isn't like other nuclear …

This is where fat goes when you lose weight, according to scientists — and research suggests doctors and dietitians have got it all wrong

With the rise of the wellness movement, countless people are focused on burning calories and getting lean.<p>But have you ever thought about exactly how fat disappears from your body?<p>As part of a study on the topic, scientists from the University of New South Wales posed a simple question to health …

Millennials are behaving more like their grandparents

<b>Young people's interest in 'healthy, clean living' has them cooking, crafting, and counting their pennies in ways that baffle their Boomer …

FBI and NYPD negotiators reveal the secrets to getting your kids to behave

Why you should stop using the word ‘if’, ask more ‘how’ questions, and more<p>Agreeing to disagree isn’t always an option.<p>Any parent knows that getting …

This is what your smartphone is doing to your brain — and it isn't good

All day long, we're inundated by interruptions and alerts from our devices. Smartphones buzz to wake us up, emails stream into our inboxes, notifications from coworkers and far away friends bubble up on our screens, and "assistants" chime in with their own soulless voices.<p>Such interruptions seem …

People Are Sharing Their Funniest Childhood Misunderstandings

Sometimes admitting your mistakes can be hilarious<p>Do you ever hear something and think to yourself, “Wait. How have I not known that was actually how …

How to Take Revenge on Those Shady Robocallers That Use Your Area Code

I decided to write this column at 5:43 a.m. one recent morning. That’s when my cellphone rang with the first in a series of three robocalls that I …

China now has a giant, smog-sucking chimney

China has long suffered from some of the worst smog in the world. Now, the government wants to do something about it. Alongside other attempts to …

Kansas man wrongfully imprisoned for 23 years receives no compensation from state

When Lamonte McIntyre was exonerated for a double murder in October, he walked out of a Kansas prison with a clean record – but not a dime to his …

Postpartum Rage Is A Real Thing & I Promise You're Not Alone

"I'm so angry right now, I want to slap you both!" I roared at my husband and my nearly 2-year-old daughter as I clenched my fists, then hit my …

Parenting

There's Only One Way For Humanity to Survive. Go To Mars.

Book Talk<p>Futurist Michio Kaku sees humans doing ballet on Mars and projecting their brains into the cosmos. And aliens? Oh, they're coming.<p>As a child in Palo Alto, California, he built an atom smasher in the garage. He later became one of the founders of string theory. Today, with his flowing mane …

Stephen Hawking

California couple charged with child abuse after living in a box for 4 years were very poor, not abusive, friends say

California couple arrested on suspicion of child cruelty<p>A California couple charged with child abuse after authorities discovered that they, along with their three children, were living in a makeshift box without electricity and running water were very poor, not abusive, friends claim.<p>Mona Kirk, 51 …

Crime

Eating greens and doing cardio is not the way to get lean, says personal trainer

If you’re looking to lose fat and get in shape, you might be thinking you need to spend every evening pounding the pavements, slogging away on the …

Achtung Baby: When It Comes to Parenting 4-Year-Olds, Germany Is More Laid Back Than America

<i>Romrodinka / DreamstimeAchtung Baby: An American Mom on the German Art of Raising Self-Reliant Children</i> by Sara Zaske represents the latest in a …

The 6 Best Ancient Grains Every Man Should Be Eating

Plus, the best way to cook them so you enjoy every bite<p>Every week, it seems, some food marketer hawks another “new” grain-based superfood. The hype is half right. High in fiber and heart-healthy, whole grains are super, but there’s nothing new about them. In fact, historians believe we’ve been …

Other Moms Tell Me To Drink, And This Is Why It Matters

On Saturday afternoon, my eldest daughter and I went to Dollarama to stock up on slumber party supplies. We skipped into the store holding hands …

19 Healthy Dinners Under $10 You Should Make ASAP

Because you can be good to your body AND your bank account.

This is how many calories your body *actually* needs in a day

Well, the true number of calories you need all depends on your height, along with other factors such as how much exercise you do and how fast your …

21 Things Socially Awkward People Will Understand Because We’re All In This Together

Awkward AF.

What makes kids picky eaters — and what may help them get over it

Tips you can use to help raise kids who aren’t afraid of food.<p>Some kids are happy to snack on carrots, raw peppers and hummus, while other kids would be happy to follow a carb-based “white” diet of pasta, rice and bread.<p>Why are some kids so fussy about food? It turns out there a dizzying number of …

Kids

7 things to do instead of shouting at your kids

Swore you'd never be a 'shouty mum' but yell on a regular basis? You're not alone. Top parenting experts offer some alternatives<p>The reasons we shout …