Christian Contreras

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7 Hard Lessons You Need to Learn if You Want a Happy, Successful Life

The best way to enforce happy relationships is to exercise your willingness to walk away from them<p><i>"What is it that nobody tells you about adult life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

Self-improvement

Global Warming ‘Hiatus’ Is Over

By Tim Radford<p>It is official. The world is warming according to expectations. The so-called and much debated "pause" in global warming is over. And …

Marijuana use linked to greater psychosis risk in teens

Studies have long suggested a link between marijuana use and psychosis. New research sheds further light on this association, after finding that …

How A Budget Squeeze Can Lead To Sloppy Science And Even Cheating

A funding crunch for scientific research is creating incentives for scientists to cut corners and even occasionally to cheat.<p>This is one of the findings in a new report about scientific integrity from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.<p>Sometimes scientists adopt sloppy …

‘Introvert or Extrovert’ Is the Wrong Way to Define Your Identity

There’s this incredibly powerful idea in popular psychology that personality lies along a spectrum of chattiness: extroverts on one side, all drawing …

Five things you can do to be happier right now

Most people are wrong about the things that will make them happy. Professor Paul Dolan says it's actually quite simple<p>Earning more money; <b>bagging the fabulous job</b> you have always wanted or travelling the world might seem like the <b>key to happiness</b>.<p>But according to happiness expert Prof Paul Dolan, …

CDC Official Dismisses Claim That Undocumented Immigrants Bring Measles Into The U.S.

Despite claims to the contrary from some of the loudest anti-immigration reform voices in the Republican Party, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stressed on Monday that undocumented immigrants are not bringing measles into the United States.<p>Dr. Anne Schuchat, director for the National …

Mexico Officially Declares 43 Missing Students Dead

Mexico's attorney general made it official last night: The 43 college students who went missing last fall are dead.<p>That's the conclusion they've reached based on confessions of the alleged perpetrators and forensic evidence.<p>Tomás Zerón de Lucio, the man in charge of criminal investigations, laid …