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There's A Scientific Reason Why Experiences Are Better Than Things

It’s not about the money, money, money<p>Rumours are swirling that the next iPhone could cost as much as US$1000. Despite the exorbitant price, Apple …

Zach Braff, Fans Call On Alec Baldwin To Be Trump At Correspondents Dinner

One person who would really hate that: the president.<p>Here’s an idea: Since President Donald Trump has said he’s planning on ditching the annual White House Correspondents Dinner in April, maybe a substitute could take his place. Who better than Alec Baldwin, whose impersonations of the president on …

4 Ways to Squeeze the Most Out of Every Minute of Your Day

<i>“This day I will drink every minute to its full. I will savor its taste and give thanks. I will maketh every hour count and each minute I will trade</i> …

How slime can save kids from becoming digital zombies

If you’ve recently tried to buy Elmer’s Glue in your local store, you may have found that it is, unexpectedly, sold out. It turns out there’s an …

Kids

Using marijuana to treat chronic pain might help cut down on opioid abuse

By Christine Vestal<p>NEW YORK — After a 12-year battle with debilitating abdominal conditions that forced her to stop working, marijuana has helped Lynn Sabulski feel well enough to look for a job.<p>Sabulski is among nearly 14,000 patients in New York state who are certified to use medical marijuana …

Where Does The Fat Go After You Burn It?

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Millions hoping to gradually phase in retirement could have to work into their late 70s because they are not saving enough, report warns

Millions of pension savers hoping to gradually phase in their retirement could find themselves working into their late 70s or beyond to achieve the lifestyle enjoyed by previous generations, a report warns.<p>Sir Steve Webb, a former pensions minister, warned that the dream of a flexible retirement …

Report warns of state money fallout from health law repeal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal …

WTF Is 'Phubbing', And Why Is It A Problem In Relationships?

You know that annoying moment when you're trying to talk to bae and he/she ignores you because they're entranced by Instagram? There's a name for that—it's called "phubbing." The term (which is insanely fun to say) is a mash-up of the words "phone" and "snubbing." The word came to be in 2013, when …

Make every aspect of your life better by sending 5 simple emails

You can make strides in 5 fundamental areas by just sending 5 emails.<p>1. Happiness<p>Every morning send a friend, family member or co-worker an email to say thanks for something.<p>Might sound silly but it's actually excellent advice on how to make your life better.<p>There's tons and tons and tons of …

Rob Gronkowski gets awkward at Daytona 500, tries to get woman to say '69' on TV

Gronk is interviewing people at the Daytona 500 and he's gone full Gronk<p>If we’ve learned one thing about Rob Gronkowski during his seven-year NFL …

On Finding the Courage to End Procrastination Today

“Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead …

Procrastination

These are 28 common mistakes in Street Photography you should avoid

<b>1.Always using the Manual Mode</b><p>One common misconception and Street Photography mistake is the believe that professional photographers always use the …

We Tested Pinterest Cooking Hacks And Here's Which Ones Worked

Here's what worked and what (definitely) didn't.<p><b>DID IT WORK?:</b> Yup!<p><b>THE RESULTS:</b> The cake mix made about 15 cookies, and <b>perhaps unsurprisingly, the cookies were very cakey.</b> I like my cookies crispy on the edges and super fudgy in the middle and these were none of that — so I didn't even eat the whole …

Eggs

9 Traps You Fall Into That Limit Your Happiness

Unhappiness can catch you by surprise.<p>Almost every action we take in life is aimed at achieving or maintaining “happiness”—that elusive state where we feel contentment, satisfaction, and even bliss.<p>Still, happiness can be a bit hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; …

University of California

Sean Spicer was once a terrifying White House Easter Bunny

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is having one hell of a weekend. He riled up journalists with his decision to exclude certain outlets from a …

Easter Bunny

New Neuroscience Reveals 4 Easy Rituals That Will Make You Stress-Free

The modern world seems to be designed to increase stress and I’m starting to wonder if worrying will soon be an Olympic sport.You may have your own …

Self-improvement

Trump Lashes Out at New York Times Ad Set to Air on the Oscars Tonight

The New York Times was hoping to start a dialogue with its new brand campaign from Droga5. But it couldn’t have expected that the president himself …

A New Study Finds a Surprising Treatment for Migraines

Migraines affect 18% of women in the U.S., yet as common as they are, effective treatments aren't always easy to come by. People have sought costly …

Father of Fallen Navy SEAL Refused to Meet with Trump

Donald Trump

100 Parenting Memes That Will Keep You Laughing For Hours

ME: "Here's 100 memes!" YOU: *White guy blinking meme*

The 1 Emotional Intelligence Skill You Need to Be Hugely Successful (but Nobody Uses It)

Want to end conflict and improve company morale by the end of the week? Make sure your leaders have a handle on this emotional intelligence trait.<p>Think about a work scenario in your past when the proverbial fit hit the shan. Perhaps an unforeseen circumstance that led to a massive layoff. Or a …

Emotional Intelligence

15 things successful people do on Sunday nights

The Sunday night blues are a real thing.<p>A 2015 Monster survey found that 76% of people get bummed out on Sunday night.<p>However, Sunday can still be a fun day (not to mention a productive one). You've just got to have the right mindset and commit to something, whether it be getting tasks done, …

Success

Samsung's new tablets are out to destroy the iPad Pro and Surface Pro 4

With no Galaxy S8 announcement at Mobile World Congress this year, Samsung turned to its Android and Windows 10 tablets to fill the void.<p>The Korean …

IPad Pro

This Simple Tweak Is One Of The Best Ways To Protect Your Windows Computer

A lot of Windows users take an additive approach when it comes to security. Think you need to increase your protection? Install another piece of software. There are some great apps out there, like RansomFree, but you can actually make your Windows PC a lot more secure simply by changing one little …