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The Viral Words You Need To Know

Have you always been on top of all the new, viral words young people say?<p>Great. Of course you have. But even the trendiest among us now struggle to …

Viral

Over the Top Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Flourless desserts . The most popular kids on the block these days as far as treats go.<p>Of course this is nothing new. Gluten free flourless baking has been taking over our generation for quite awhile now but I wouldn't be myself if I wasn't late to the popular party.<p>Another little quirk about me: I …

Dessert

Now You Can Use Tinder To Find New Friends

Tinder makes it as easy as a swipe to find new dates and hookups. But now, the app is going platonic: Tinder Social is a new way for you and your …

Relationships
Public Health

The 10 best jobs for introverts

"Crucial aspects of career advancement, from networking to public speaking, can feel like insurmountable hurdles for those of us who gather energy from time spent alone," PayScale says. "However, introverts excel in jobs that reward their unique abilities."<p>PayScale sifted through its database to …

Employment

Crimson Peak: Part One

The Art of Motion Picture Costume Design exhibition always draws a range of emotions from our visitors - after all, seeing the costumes you adored …

Issues You Can Expect to Discuss in Pre-Marital Counseling

Curious about premarital counseling? Our experts are here to dish everything you can expect to discuss if you sit down with a therapist before your big day.<p><b>1. You'll define your marriage expectations and role beliefs.</b><p>You may have one idea of what marriage looks like and what it means to be a spouse …

79 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

Travel

10 Things to Do for a Brighter Relationship

Starting off a new relationship with someone you really enjoy being with is fun, cheerful, exciting and comforting. Yet, no matter how well you …

How fat cells work and why it’s impossible to “burn” them off

When we think about our weight it’s often tied to how much fat we have in our bodies.<p>But in early 2016, scientists debunked body-mass index (BMI), a calculation of someone’s percentage of body fat based on their height and weight, as a measure (paywall) of overall health. The authors argued that …

Nutrition

Wakayama, Japan: See fire festival and 10 other things | CNN Travel

CNN

Here's How Much It Costs To Get Married In 2016 (Spoiler: It's A LOT)

<b>Update:</b> If you're planning a wedding for 2017, these numbers can look pretty intimidating. But the good news is that if you're creative about …

Weddings

For Killer Whales, Menopause Is Just the Beginning

Killer whales and humans are among the only animals known to experience menopause. Female orcas go through two main stages of life: a fertile phase …

Animals

Climate Catastrophe, Coming Even Sooner?

One of the first people to propose that climate change could result in rapid sea-level rise was an eccentric British geographer named John Mercer. A hesitant speaker in public, Mercer was less restrained in private. He was once arrested for jogging naked. It was said that he liked to do his …

Climate Change

A Hidden Factor in Stroke Severity: The Microbes in Your Gut

The bacteria that inhabit our guts have become key players for neuroscientists. A growing body of research links them to a wide array of mental and …

Medical Research

These New Makeup Brushes At Walmart Are Under $10 and Amazing

This past November, the professional makeup- and art-brush company Royal and Langnickel launched Moda, an affordable line of tools for the makeup obsessed. As well as having an appealing price point (each individual brush costs less than $10), the line is full of fun, bright colors and offers …

Makeup

Want To Be More Confident? Stop Doing These 7 Things

Eleanor Roosevelt said, “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.”<p>It’s no secret that fear is a big roadblock to confidence. Fear of taking risks. Fear of failure. Fear of saying or doing the wrong thing. There are a myriad of …

Women Entrepreneurs

Winning Photos from the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards

The winning entries in the Open and Youth competitions are stellar.<p>The 2016 Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s largest photography competition, just announced the winning images of their Open and Youth divisions. Out of a recording breaking 103,005 entries from 186 countries, former picture …

Photography

Want to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids? Here are 7 Things to Teach Them About Good Relationships | Inc.com

We all want our kids to be happy and successful, so it makes sense to work backward and figure out how to make that happen.<p>Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great relationships.</i>Step 2: <i>To develop those relationships, they need adequate emotional intelligence.</i>Step 3: <i>To develop</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

Not a Fish Tale: Humans Are Ingesting Plastic Thanks to Ocean Pollution

(Photo: Plastic Bag via Shutterstock; Edited: LW / TO)<p>Humans generate more than 300 million tons of plastic annually -- an amount equal to the …

Pollution

Nurturing steps help build good relationships

By Judi Light Hopson, Emma H Hopson and Ted Hagen/Tribune News Service<p>Do you wonder why your marriage or a friendship has fallen apart?<br>One reason …

Relationships

Can't keep off the pounds? Make sure you're getting enough sleep

You exercise, don't overeat, maybe you've even tried going gluten-, flour-, sugar- or meat-free — but you still can't drop the extra pounds.<p>A study published earlier this year in the journal Sleep joins mounting research suggesting that the reason for the extra weight might be a lack of sleep.<p>Why? …

Hackspirit.org

Artist Folds Photographs into Endless Geometric Sculptures

Christiane Feser’s ‘Photoobjects’ blur the line between photography and sculpture.<p>German artist Christiane Feser cuts and folds photographs into expansive, abstract panoramas. Her U.S. solo debut at Los Angeles’s Von Lintel Gallery stages a diverse series of these <i>Photoobjects</i>. Hanging on the walls …

Art

The Greatest Gift You Can Give Your Kids

We don't serve the needs of our children when we neglect our relationship in order to attend to them. It can sometimes feel as if there is a competition for attention between our partner and our kids. When we realize that the well being of the children is directly related to the well being of our …

Anxiety and Depression Are Symptoms, Not Diseases

It is very common when I first encounter a client struggling with mental health issues that they report their problem is that they feel anxious or …

College & University

ZEST architecture - Project - Villa CP

The project Villa CP, the restoration of an old Catalan farmhouse, serves as inspiration for the installation that ZEST Architecture will present in …

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

Self-help

15 Gmail Hacks You Need To Know Now

While we wish we could use Snapchat for all our communication needs, email is still the de facto service for sending "serious" messages. (Or, at …

Hacking

From alright to zap: an A-Z of horrible words

<b>A</b><b><br>‘alright’</b><p><i>Alright</i>, a merged form of <i>all right</i>, has long been trashed in conservative style guides. A typical work of 1939 says firmly: “Never – <i>never</i> – write ‘alright’. It is all wrong (not alwrong) [...] the two ideas cooperate better than they unite.” (They what?) Kingsley Amis, in <i>The King’s …

Linguistics