Mary Shambaugh

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Happiness Can Be an On-Demand App

I’ve been to two big gatherings of on-demand workers -- the service-providers available through the apps of companies such as Uber, Lyft, TaskRabbit …

San Francisco

Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge go on sale as Samsung predicts record shipments

Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge go on sale in the US today at 12:00PM ET, with the South Korean manufacturer predicting record sales for its new flagship devices. Samsung certainly needs a boost, with relatively sluggish sales for the Galaxy S5 dragging down its revenue and profit in the last …

10 Mistakes You Make When Booking Airfare

If you're wondering why you never manage to bag a flight for quite as cheap as the next guy, or you're pining for a getaway but really need to keep the cost down, or you're simply super-interested in all the intricacies of airfare pricing (OK, well, at Hopper, we are!), then this list of 10 …

17 Embarrassing Things Overthinkers Say When They Really Want To Say ‘I Love You’

1. “I…like you. Like a lot.”<p>What, that’s not the same thing? It’s a four letter word. Do the math. We’ve thought about the difference between ‘like’ …

22 Men Dish on the Hottest Oral Sex They’ve Ever Received

It never hurts to give your guy some incentive to return the favor…

THE SHOT: Window Washing in Dubai

I have a history of climbing things with a camera. Urban things. Structures. Buildings. Bridges. But, to be clear, I’m not a climber per se. I’m not an outdoorsy person, or, at this point in my life, even particularly athletic. I don’t take my weekends and go off and climb a big rock.<p>But, I’ve …

Why You Need To Unplug Every 90 Minutes

You’re an organism. And organisms run in cycles. Here’s how to work with yours.<p>Since sprints get us to focus in and finish our tasks with crisp consciousness, we know they’re the most effective way of working. But what’s fascinating is <i>why</i> they make us work so well.<p>For Leo Widrich at Buffer, it’s in …

Time Management

Smartphone sleep effects on body and brain: Turn your phone off before bed (VIDEO).

Staring at screens right before sleep turns can be even worse than you think. In the video above, Dr. Dan Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at …

Sleep

Perception Of Time Is Altered In Depressed Individuals, Study Says

Although it’s difficult to estimate the number of people in the United States who suffer from the disease of depression, it is likely the most …

How I conquered my anxiety — with a vitamin

Depression

Meet the ‘living dead’: Forensic scientists’ new weapon

The bacteria in and on our bodies can betray some of our deepest secrets – even after we die. Linda Geddes investigates.<p>In the seconds after you breathe your last breath, the living dead take over. Now that your blood no longer flows, oxygen levels within your body plummet and degrading chemical …

Biology

TED conference coach Gina Barnett offers public speaking tips

When TED presenters get on stage, they aren't alone. They have help from Gina Barnett, a communications coach who prepares them to convey their big …

Public Speaking

The 30 Best TED Talks of All Time That Will Open Your Mind and Inspire You to Take Action

Artist Uses an Eye Tracker to Draw Portraits Using Only His Eyes

In an ongoing London exhibition, artist Graham Fink is using an eye tracker to draw portraits, live, using only his eyes. The eye tracker, provided …

Art

18 Films Even Sexier Than Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey is an undeniably sexy film, but it's certainly not the <i>only</i> erotic movie out there that explores more singular sexual tastes. From bondage and BDSM to pure, passionate sex, we've rounded up movies that give <b>Fifty Shades</b> a run for its money when it comes to sex-filled scenes and …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

Meet The Scientists Who May Have Found The Cure For Drug Addiction

Researchers are closer than ever before to finding a cure for dependence on stimulants like methamphetamine and cocaine. But will big pharma and the FDA stand in the way?

Watch the tribute to Derek Jeter that has everyone misty-eyed

It's a commercial even a Red Sox fan can appreciate.<p>As Derek Jeter rounds third on the way to retirement, a new Gatorade commercial has baseball fans getting misty-eyed.<p>With Frank Sinatra's "My Way" playing in the background, Gatorade's farewell to Jeter shows him hanging out with fans in the Bronx …

Boston Red Sox

Unique Engagement Ring Box Pirouettes the Ring Like a Blooming Flower

Marriage proposals can be scary, even if you know that the other person will say yes. How and where you'll ask is always a factor, as well as where to hide the ring. After all, it'd be tragic if it were discovered beforehand. A slimline engagement ring box called <i>Clifton</i> solves this potential …

The 7 Most Important Fitness Tracker Measurements

How they work and what healthy data looks like<p>In early 2015, Apple will release its first major product since 2010 -- a health tracker dubbed Apple Watch -- that will reportedly log a litany of biometric information using 10 different sensors. The wrist device has the same aesthetic as the Nike …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

The Biology Of Altruism: Good Deeds May Be Rooted In The Brain

Four years ago, Angela Stimpson agreed to donate a kidney to a complete stranger.<p>"The only thing I knew about my recipient was that she was a female and she lived in Bakersfield, Calif.," Stimpson says.<p>It was a true act of altruism — Stimpson risked pain and suffering to help another. So why did …

Why You’ve Already Met Your Soul Mate

Love is love. No love is better than the other. The love of a family member is the love of a friend is the love of a lover. It’s all love. We look …

Bungled Blueberry Ice Cubes

Ahh, doesn’t this look refreshing? Freezing fruit into your ice cubes seems like such a sweetly simple way to add some subtle flavor to your nice, …

The Challenges of Breaking My Single Habit

I had been single for 27 years.<p>When I say single, I mean SINGLE. I didn’t have a playground boyfriend in the second grade. I didn’t have a camp …

Grilled Cheese Roll ups with Tomato Soup Dipping Sauce

Sunday is a lazy day! I like to enjoy the family time before the hustle and bustle of the week. Here is a quick idea that can be a meal or a great …

More Than a Trend? Women of All Sizes on the New York Fashion Week Runways

Photo: Chromat runway<p>Size has long been a topic of controversy on the runways. Each fashion week brings new initiatives for healthy eating, promises to move away from a size zero sample, and little follow through when it comes to actually showing diversity of size (not to mention color) on the …

Film review: Bill Murray deserves better in St Vincent

The beloved actor has starred in genuine classics, but lately he has had more mediocre films than good ones. Owen Gleiberman reviews his latest film St Vincent from the Toronto Film Festival.<p>How pathetic and gone-to-seed is Vinnie, the grumpy old wreck played by Bill Murray in the glorified sitcom …