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57 Funny Jokes for Kids (And Adults Who Like Dumb Jokes)

You can never have too many knee-slappers in your repertoire of bad puns.<p>Question: A pun, a riddle, and a knock-knock joke walk into a, umm, room …

Jokes

Nudity Alone Doesn't Lead to Automatic Sexual Objectification, Study Shows

It's all about the pose.<p>Imagine, for a moment, the suntanned, scantily clad masses on the beach on a hot day. You’ve got to admit: It’s hard not to …

Psychology

Finally, an Easy Way to See How Much Protein and Calories Are in Your Favorite Meats

Protein is an essential macronutrient to keep you fueled and full. As a general guideline, The Institute of Medicine recommends that the average woman ages 19 to 70 consume 46 grams of protein per day. Not only can a protein-balanced diet aid in fat loss by making you feel satiated for longer, but …

Nutrition

11 dead, nearly 70 wounded in weekend violence in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — At least 11 people were shot to death and about 70 wounded in a weekend burst of violence in Chicago that instantly became a political issue when President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, blamed the carnage on longtime Democratic rule in the city.<p>Police on Monday attributed the …

Donald Trump

Here’s a Handy Way to Understand Healthy Serving Sizes

Unfortunately, this isn’t quite the full story. In fact, the serving size on a food label is determined by the manufacturer—and not the USDA, who …

Nutrition

A professor explains why networking is a waste of time and what you should be doing instead

College freshmen are lectured about it on their first day of class. Young professionals race to one more boring party so they can be seen and shake …

Networking

Almost 80% of US workers live from paycheck to paycheck. Here's why | Robert Reich

Starting in the 1980s and with increasing ferocity since then, private-sector employers have fought against unions<p>The official rate of unemployment in America has plunged to a remarkably low 3.8%. The Federal Reserve forecasts that the unemployment rate will reach 3.5% by the end of the year.<p>But …

Income Inequality

Why Do Some People Get Bitten By Mosquitoes More Than Others? Science Has A Surprising Answer

It's always nice to be well-liked — with a few exceptions. Most people are more than happy to be unpopular with serial killers, rodents, and bugs. …

Mosquitoes

A Stanford neurologist’s nine simple tips for quality sleep

The serious consequences of sleep deprivation perennially capture society’s attention. And, as kids head back to school, sleep and a lack of it are of particular concern.<p>Compared to historical norms, how have our contemporary expectations of sleep changed? What are the effects of inadequate sleep? …

Sleep

7 ways to build trust with others

FBI agents spend a great deal of time learning how to build trust with others. For that reason an agent’s most useful investigative tool is the …

Northern California

Scientists Are Finally Figuring Out Why We Dream, And It's Probably Exactly What You'd Think

Sleep tight.<p>Dreaming is one of the strangest things that happens to us, and for as long as we have been recording history, we have been puzzling over …

Sleep

Insurers And Government Are Slow To Cover Expensive CAR-T Cancer Therapy

Patients whose blood cancers have failed to respond to repeated rounds of chemotherapy may be candidates for a new type of gene therapy that could send their cancers into remission for years. But the two approved therapies, with price tags of hundreds of thousands of dollars, have roiled the …

Health Care

This is how to overcome social anxiety: 5 powerful tips backed by research

Your mind races. Your palms sweat. The words don’t come out of your mouth right, if they come at all. We’ve all been there at one time or another. …

Self-help

How Much Does the Average Millennial Make?

Millennials often get a bad rap. Between their debt, their job-hopping, and their so-called entitlement, they’ve been widely criticized. But as it …

9 Romantic Things You Can Do For Your Guy (as Told by Men)

<i>If talking about romance makes your guy uncomfortable, Daniel Linder at YourTango explains what men really want you to do to light that spark.</i><p><b>A little TLC can go a long way.</b><p>Are women more romantic than men? Being a guy, the last things I'd want on Valentine's Day or any other romantic holiday are …

Want to Live Longer? Science Says Drink More Coffee (Even This Insane Amount)

Yet another study says that even more coffee will help you live longer and fight off cancer.<p>I hope you're reading this while drinking a cup of coffee. Maybe even your second or third cup.<p>That's because a massive new British study, examining the coffee habits and longevity of nearly 500,000 adults, …

How to Win Every Argument

In his 1936 work <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>, now one of the bestselling books of all time, Dale Carnegie wrote: “I have come to the …

Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

NEW YORK (AP) — Smoking in the U.S. has hit another all-time low.<p>About 14 percent of U.S adults were smokers last year, down from about 16 percent the year before, government figures show.<p>There hadn't been much change the previous two years, but it's been clear there's been a general decline and …

Public Health

Supreme Court lets states force online retailers to collect sales tax

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - States may force online retailers to collect potentially billions of dollars in sales taxes, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a major ruling on Thursday that undercut an advantage many e-commerce companies have enjoyed over brick-and-mortar rivals.<p>In a 5-4 ruling reviving a …

eCommerce

Defending Privacy, Supreme Court Says Warrants Generally Are Necessary to Collect Cell Phone Data

WASHINGTON — In a major statement on privacy in the digital age, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the government generally needs a warrant to collect troves of location data about the customers of cellphone companies.<p>“We decline to grant the state unrestricted access to a wireless carrier’s …

John Roberts

FDA approves first cannabis-based drug

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday.<p>Epidiolex was recommended for approval by an advisory committee in April, and the agency had until this week to make a decision.<p>The twice-daily oral solution is approved for use in …

Cannabis

What does running do to your brain?

Research from Sweden shows how running can defuse at least one important biological stress pathway<p>It may seem obvious – as you push on through a long run, veering wildly between sensations of agony and elation – that running can have a huge effect on your state of mind. It is an intuitive idea that …

West Michigan

9 Whole30-approved recipes that’ll make you the star of every summer BBQ

It’s easy to get jazzed about the Whole30 diet when you consider all its health benefits, like improved sleep quality, digestion, and energy levels. …

"Finding Your Passion" Is an Ineffective Way to Live Your Life, Say Scientists

So much for eat, pray, love.<p>When Steve Jobs delivered his commencement speech to Stanford University’s class of 2005, he instructed them to find …

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Seven (or more) things you didn't know about your brain

The brain — the central "control unit" of our bodies, repository of memories and emotions. Throughout history, philosophers have believed that the …

The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

Holy crap.<p>The need for sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours. Our brains actually change states when we sleep to …

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

Doctors in California Are Prescribing Food as Medicine, and It's Keeping Patients out of Hospitals

A California Senator launched the program after hearing that health care costs plunged by 55 percent for those who ate doctor-approved meals in a …

What does your Myers-Briggs personality type mean for your love language?

There’s a reason <i>The Five Love Languages</i> by Gary Chapman skyrocketed to the top of the best-seller list: Each person shows—and needs to be shown—love …