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Navigating The 3 Stages Of Divorce After 50

So, a funny thing happened on the way to a lifetime of marital bliss: I got divorced.<p>At 54 years of age, after 27 years of marriage.<p>Interested in what I was going through, I did some research (okay, I read an article), and discovered it actually has a name: Gray Divorce.<p>I also discovered that Gray …

The Hidden Costs of Cruising

Roderlck Elme/ Flickr<p>For many travelers, the main appeal of cruising is its all-inclusive nature. One rate covers your lodging, most meals and entertainment for the entire trip. Plus, with larger ships, innovative amenities and new destinations continuously being added to itineraries, cruises are …

The periodic table is finally complete

Scientists have confirmed the discovery of 4 new elements, which will fill in the missing elements from the periodic table’s seventh row.<p>The …

The Biggest Mistakes You Can Make Traveling In Europe

<i>By: Erin Snell</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock (edited)</i><p>Aside from the typical advice not to drape yourself in an American flag (or the equivalent Team America uniform of stonewashed jeans, North Face fleece, running shoes, and a baseball cap), here are a few real-life tips to help you avoid making regrettable …

European Travel

The Most Beautiful Towns in America

Whether they have over-the-top American charm (we're looking at you, Woodstock, Vermont) or proximity to some of the loveliest landscapes on earth (hello, Big Sur), these 20 idylls—the most beautiful towns in the U.S.—are worth a stopover. And while there's something to be said about big city …

New England

The Four Different Types Of Introverts According To Jungian Psychology

By Heidi Priebe,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1L1eREy<p>Earlier this year, an article in New York Magazine emerged, suggesting that there are four …

Here are 5 things you may regret at the end of your life, from a nurse who works with the dying.

You might think watching people die would depress a person. It actually taught her how to live.<p>Bronnie Ware spent years as a palliative care nurse, …

Positive Thinking

The likeliest reasons why we haven’t contacted aliens are deeply unsettling

1/<p>Aliens 101: The Kardashev Scale & Fermi Paradox<p>Universal Pictures<p>Think about how far humanity has progressed in its short 200,000 years of …

8 TED Talks that will help you save your relationships

Relationships also come in all sizes and colors — there are romantic relationships, work relationships, and friendships, just to name a few.<p>Regardless of what kind of relationship you want to save, each is fundamentally similar to the next in a number of ways.<p>In all healthy relationships, we are …

TED Talks

13 Ways Children of Divorce Deal Differently with Love

Read on HuffPost Deutschland<p>Lena was an anomaly in our kindergarten class. Not because she was a bit bigger than the rest of us. And not because she wore those cool tennis shoes that light up at every step. No, she was different because sometimes she was picked up by her dad and sometimes by her …

The Number One Relationship Problem, According to Therapists

<b>What couples fight about behind closed doors -- and how to address it.</b><p><i>By Casey Lewis</i>, SELF<p><i>(Illustration: Donald Robertson)</i><p>Studies have shown that sex and money are two of the leading causes for divorce, but statistics don't always tell the whole story. We reached out to a handful of top …

Marriage

Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings

Happiness feels intolerably elusive for many of us. Like fog, you can see it from afar, dense and full of shape. But upon approach, its particles loosen and suddenly it becomes out of reach, even though it’s all around you.<p>We put so much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness, but if you stop and …

How 'One Love' Is Working To End Abusive Relationships

One in three women and one in four men experience relationship violence during the course of his or her lifetime. It's such a scary stat -- and the …

College & University

7 Apps to Help You Get Stuff Done Around the House

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How to disable Android bloatware without root

Every single time I get a new phone, my first mission is to get rid of that pesky software manufacturers and carriers insist on pushing down our throats. Yes, I am talking about bloatware, those apps which come pre-installed in your new handsets, but you will likely never use and can’t truly …

So you flunked a racism test. Now what?

You're probably at least a little bit racist and sexist and homophobic. Most of us are.<p>Before you get all indignant, try taking one of the popular …

Is the Large Hadron Collider going to summon the Antichrist next month?

Better clear out your diary – it sounds like September is going to be a pretty busy month.<p>Specifically, the Large Hadron Collider is about to …

The Reason People “Ghost,” And 7 Other Uncomfortable Truths About Almost-Relationships Most People Don’t Realize

1. People can love you, and still not want to be with you.<p>The first thing people reach for when they realize someone isn’t interested is some …

6 Ways to Strengthen a Long-Distance Relationship

“<i>Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out candles and fans fire.</i>” -Rochefoucauld<p>Love doesn’t always …

When It Comes To Learning For The Deaf, 'It's A 3-D Language'

In a small, sparse makeshift lab, Melissa Malzkuhn practices her range of motion in a black, full-body unitard dotted with light-reflecting nodes. She's strapped on a motion capture, or mocap, suit. Infrared cameras that line the room will capture her movement and translate it into a 3-D character, …

12 Bento Box Lunch Ideas to Get You Through the Week

Packing a well-balanced lunch — whether it’s for you or for your mini me — is crucial for setting healthy habits. And while trying to come up with something different to bring every day can be challenging, a Bento-style lunch box takes all the thought out of it. Fill the largest compartments with …

20 Must-Eat Summer Recipes You Still Have Time to Make

<i>We're republishing this list—originally posted in June 2015 as Summer Bucket-List Recipes—as a reminder that there's still time: Summer's not over yet! Go make a pie.</i><p>There's something about summertime that makes us so prone to making bucket lists, lists that grip us with the same voracious …

The Secret Ingredient That Makes a Bloody Mary Even Better

A few glugs of this will pump up your brunch<p>Brian Balthazar knew he was on to something when he invented the Brian Bloody Brewski. Balthazar isn’t a professional bartender—he’s a former producer for <i>The View</i>, of all things—but he’s fascinated with mixology.<p>“Cocktails can often seem more complicated …

Introducing HeroBoyfriend: the app that could prevent you from getting dumped

Become the man of your girlfriend's dreams with a little help from an app that sends suggestions on when and how to make romantic gestures<p>For single men, the internet is full of dating sites and advice on how to find a romantic match. But there's not so much out there to lend a hand when they find …

15 Things the Very Married Have That You Probably Don't

"I thought people treating each other badly is the way life is," said Rhonda as I watched her leg nervously shaking during her marriage therapy appointment, motioning toward husband, Jose. "Growing up, dating, and now being married, ugliness is all I've known. My parents were always screaming. I …

Relationships

We Don't Trust People with a Bitchy Resting Face, Science Shows

But a "trustworthy face" can be faked.<p>Judging character or personality traits in a face is an idea that never seems to go away: In Victorian literature, men will have "cruel mouths"; in <i>New York</i> magazine, Kristen Stewart was diagnosed with "bitchy resting face." Those unfairly topped with devious …

How To Freeze Eggs For Cooking To Make Them Last Longer

There have been quite a few "foodpocolypses" in the past few years. There was the aporkalypse that left many bacon lovers quaking. There was the <i>almost</i> kalepocolypse that would have left half of Portland in a frenzied state. And now, we're in fear of an egg shortage as a result of the Avian Flu …

Breakfast

How Machiavellian are you? Take this test

A 15-minute, 100-question personality test, the Hexaco Personality Inventory, is said to be able to determine how manipulative, dishonest and unethical you are in real-life situations<p>We all have moments when we act dishonestly, when our behaviour is not entirely ethical, and when we manipulate …