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31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

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The price of this item includes a contribution to a Product recycling fund to ensure that waste electrical and electronic equipment is collected and …

25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

The Demonic Power of Symbols: Christian Blogger Warns of the Dangers of Mandala Coloring Books

Several months ago a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks visited our Unitarian Universalist church. They wore ceremonial clothing, chanted for what …

7 Breakfast Hacks for Weight Loss

In theory, opting for a homemade meal over something processed will almost always serve up more nutrition and save you tons of calories. The truth …

Chicken and Vegetable Cottage Pie

This simple recipe is a twist on the classic British cottage pie, originally with minced beef.<p>This pie is great for getting a fill of great vegetables as well as using up any left over vegetables in the fridge. I use lovely organic vegetables from Wholegood. Chicken thighs are usually cheaper yet …

The World's 12 Best Places To Live Or Retire In 2016

The secret to taking control of your retirement in 2016 and making this phase of life a grand adventure, even if your retirement nest egg is modest, is expanding your horizons. Take your retirement global and you can maximize your quality-of-life return for every dollar spent.<p>Where should you …

Here are the devices law enforcement use to spy on you

The Intercept obtained the catalog of devices used by federal and local law enforcement to collect and monitor cell phone data. The tracking hardware -- including the infamous Stingray -- in the catalog is accompanied by its capabilities including, limitations, "planning factors," price and …

Ōkunoshima Rabbit Island

Ōkunoshima Island was the site of Japan's secret chemical-weapons-production factory during World War II.<p>During the war, the island factory produced more than 6 kilotons of poison gases, which were tested on rabbits.<p>Today, the island has been reborn as a tourist attraction and is called "Us agi …

The 10 Hottest Sex Scenes on TV in 2015

There were orgies, strap-ons, superhero sex, and more.<p><b>1. Alana and Margot, Hannibal</b><p>Dear, departed <i>Hannibal</i> was one of the most visually innovative and immersive shows ever to be on TV, and as a result, its sex scenes were intentionally and beautifully shot, most remarkably a scene between Alana and …

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In Flint, Mich., there’s so much lead in children’s blood that a state of emergency is declared

<i>This post has been updated.*</i><p>For months, worried parents in Flint, Mich., arrived at their pediatricians’ offices in droves. Holding a toddler by the hand or an infant in their arms, they all have the same question: Are their children being poisoned?<p>To find out, all it takes is a prick of the …

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The greatest trick the satanists ever pulled: They may be truer to the words of Jesus than most Christians

The church is vital not just for its dogged pursuit of religious equanimity but how it exposes Christian hypocrisy<p>For those who think Christianity a fount of goodness and love, one of the more ironic images in recent weeks has been Christian youth loudly jeering a small group of Satanists who …

Australian man gets himself fired after making sexist comment on Facebook

Women who are active online regularly face down trolls and threats, but they're starting to fight back. And for one Australian man, an abusive online …

Social Media

How Europeans became tall and fair-skinned 8,500 years ago

When agriculture arrived in Europe some 8,500 years ago, humans didn’t simply adapt their lifestyles and eating habits, but also their genes.<p>Researchers, led by geneticist David Reich at Harvard Medical School, analyzed the DNA of 230 ancient humans who lived between 3,000 and 8,500 years ago and …

Egypt '90% sure' there are hidden chambers in King Tut's tomb

Search for hidden chamber in Luxor, once the pharaonic capital, points to chamber that some say could hold remains of Queen Nefertiti<p>Egypt has said there is a 90% chance that hidden chambers will be found within King Tutankhamun’s tomb, based on the preliminary results of a new exploration of the …

Ancient History

Ghostly ships filled with bodies arrive on Japan's shores

<b>(CNN) —</b> An unsettling mystery has washed up on Japan's shores.<p>Over the past two months, at least 12 wooden boats have been found adrift or on the coast, carrying chilling cargo -- the decaying bodies of 22 people, police and Japan's coast guard said.<p>All the bodies were "partially skeletonized" -- …

North Korea

The Ridiculous Reason This Anti-Gay Bigot Is Freaking Out On Black Friday

You're a mean one, Linda Harvey.<p>Black Friday is upon us, but one right-wing pundit isn't feeling the holiday spirit this year.<p>In a Nov. 24 article for WND, Mission: America's Linda Harvey, whose opposition to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is well-established, argued …

10 Things to Never Say to A Girl With Tattoos

"I don't like girls with tattoos." Well, we're not loving you either.<p>1. I don't like girls with tattoos.<p>Oh, well, you're in luck then – there are loads of girls without tattoos around! Take your pick! Or do you actually mean that you'd rather us girls with tatts didn't, you know, wander around …

WSU psychologists dispute continuum theory of sexual orientation

Statistical analysis finds categorical distinctions, health issues<p>PULLMAN, Wash.--Washington State University researchers have established a …

Men eat more food when they are trying to impress women, study finds

In a woman’s presence, men eat 93% more pizza than when they are on their own or with male friends<p>There are many ways that men try to impress women - be that with their wallets or their wit.<p>However, eating massive quantities of food is an unusual way that men innately try to show off to the female …

A brief history of medieval magic

From Narnia to <i>Harry Potter</i>, so many modern manifestations of magic come from the Middle Ages. Hetta Howes, who is writing a PhD at Queen Mary, …

Ancient History

Why Manspreaders Need to Close Their Legs

It's about so much more than seats on a train.<p>I live in Boston without a car, so I take public transportation if I want to get anywhere. This means that on any given day, I am interacting with no less than, say, 15 to 20 strangers who are being complete assholes.<p>They come in many forms, of course. …

Pluto’s Surface ​May Be Alive Thanks To Planetary Antifreeze

Could icy slush be driving the dwarf planet's geological activity?<p>After the New Horizons spacecraft zoomed past Pluto on July 14, scientists were stunned at what it sent back. Photos show the dwarf planet dotted with icy mountains and smooth plains of ice, suggesting the surface may be younger than …

Solar System

9 Ways to Get a Flat Belly Without Diet or Exercise

Jennifer Lawrence Wore a Nightgown on the Red Carpet

It looked like something your granny's ghost would wear to haunt you, but it was actually Dior Couture.<p>Jennifer Lawrence always wears Christian Dior on the red carpet. This we know. The brand pays her $5 million per year for the exclusive right to dress her up. Often, the results are stunning — …

Floating Mountains on Pluto—You Can't Make This Stuff Up

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland<p>New data reveal five seemingly impossible things about the dwarf planet.<p>For such a small world, Pluto has an incredible diversity of features, including flowing glaciers, curiously pitted terrains, hazy skies, and multi-colored landscapes. Now scientists from the New …

Solar System