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The 55 buildings in New York City you need to see in your lifetime

It's said that New York City is a concrete jungle (where dreams are made of), but there's a lot to love about the concrete (and glass, and steel, and brick) that makes up the city.<p>The five boroughs are jam-packed with scores of iconic buildings and architectural landmarks. New York was home to the …

Skyscrapers

8 Personality Traits of Highly Intelligent People (Backed by Science)

The scientific reasoning behind some of the personality traits that smart people share.<p>Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess.<p>…

Why do smart people do stupid things? It’s simple | Andre Spicer

Thinking is hard work and asking tough questions can make you unpopular. So it’s no wonder that even clever people don’t always use their brains<p>We all know smart people who do stupid things. At work we see people with brilliant minds make the most simple mistakes. At home we might live with someone …

Armed Forces

Low Self-Esteem Is Your Ego's Best Buddy

The Dalai Lama met with a group of western psychotherapists. He asked them what was the most prevalent issue that they encountered in their clients. They unanimously replied that it was low self-esteem.<p>Apparently the Dalai Lama hadn't heard of such a problem. He said that in the Tibetan culture …

Self-esteem

The women that kill, abuse and torture

We have struggled to comprehend the origins of female violence, painting female serial killers as reluctant sidekicks or psychotic femmes fatales. That needs to change.<p>It’s the visit that we all hope we’ll never experience. The police arrive at your home to tell you that a family member has been …

10 Signs You're Burning Out (And How To Stop It)

Even the best jobs can lead to burnout. The harder you work and the more motivated you are to succeed, the easier it is to get in over your head.<p>The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home. New research from the American Psychological …

I'm in a Sexless Relationship

My boyfriend has ... performance issues.<p><b>I have been seeing a guy for about six months now and he is great — intelligent, attractive, creative, hilarious. We behave as a couple in all ways, but our relationship is at the moment sexless. Over the duration of us seeing each other, we have only ever</b> …

Improve Your Photography Skills with These 9 Photo Composition Tips by Steve McCurry

Looking to up your photography game? Luckily, the Cooperative of Photography has created a fantastic video on photographic composition using tips and images by legendary photojournalist Steve McCurry. Each of the nine pointers is illustrated with examples from McCurry's stunning portfolio. Read on …

Photography

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5 Unsolved Modern Mysteries That Will Freak You Out

From curious corpses to cryptic ciphers, here are a few of this century’s most intriguing unsolved mysteries to puzzle even the most ingenious …

Police: Son charged with murder in disappearance of Connecticut couple

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kyle Navin has been charged in the murder of his parents Jeffrey and Jeannette Navin, Connecticut State Police said.<p>The Navins, of Easton, went missing in early August, just days after losing an appeal in a multimillion dollar foreclosure case.<p>Navin, 27, has been charged with two counts of …

Why Your Brain Doesn't Want You to Keep Weight Off—and How to Fight It

Put an end to your noggin's trickery to maintain your new physique.<p>There’s nothing quite like the rush of seeing the number on the scale drop. When you’ve been pouring effort into living a healthy life, results are just the push you need to stick to your habits. But that weight-loss high is a major …

Fitness

Why Some People Respond to Stress by Falling Asleep

Fight or flight, or sleep<p>Last month, my wife and I found ourselves in a disagreement about whether or not our apartment was clean enough for guests—the type of medium-sized disagreement that likely plagues all close relationships. In the midst of it, there was a lull and, feeling exhausted all of a …

56 Different Names for Sugar

The efforts food manufacturers go to in order to hide added sugar from you is downright disturbing.<p>It can seem like nutrition experts are constantly disagreeing with each other—or coming out with new information that contradicts what they've said previously. But last week, several top names in the …

8 Foods Celebrity Fitness Trainers Won't Eat

You might be surprised by the foods they avoid…<p><i>By Michele Foley for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Through interviews and Twitter, we asked the top celebrity trainers one question: are there any food items you won't eat and tell clients to avoid, too? What we ended up with was a wide variety of answers, and while …

Victims of Crime No Longer Have to Fear Calling 911 in Pennsylvania

No one should be afraid to call 911 when facing danger in their home.<p>Yet, across the country, towns and cities have passed local laws – often called …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …

Real Life Story of Friends Who Discovered a Beautiful Message in a Bottle

These days, finding a message in a bottle seems like something out of a storybook. But this heartwarming tale is a real life experience that took place just recently along the shores of California. While some friends were fishing, they came upon a glass bottle that had washed up on the sand. Upon …

Short Stories

Cryopreservation: ‘I freeze people to cheat death’

Max More will have his brain frozen after he dies, and he’s not alone. Rose Eveleth asks him why he signed up – and how the strange procedure of cryopreserving bodies actually works.<p>In 1972 Max More saw a children’s science fiction television show called Time Slip that featured characters being …

3 bodies of family members found in Oregon lake

GASTON, Ore. (AP) — It was supposed to be a pleasant lakeside picnic for a 42-year-old mother, her 25-year-old daughter, teenage son and 3-year-old …

Nurse testifies no major injuries to Pinconning Township man charged with open murder

<b>BAY CITY, MI</b> — There were no major injuries to Peter Z. Heagany according to a head-to-toe physical exam given by a nurse the evening after he shot …

Time-Lapse and GPS Data Proves It’s Not Ghosts Moving Death Valley’s Mysterious ‘Sailing Stones’

Since the early 20th century, people have been studying and theorizing how some rather heavy rocks in Death Valley called ‘Sailing Stones’ somehow …

One Dead, Two Critically Injured After Car Hits Parade Vehicle Filled With Elderly Veterans

LAPEER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (TheBlaze/AP) — A car struck a parade vehicle Saturday in rural Michigan, killing the 80-year-old woman behind the wheel of the car and injuring 10 aboard the parade vehicle, authorities said.<p>Jeanette Rumptz of Metamora Township died at the scene after she turned her car left …