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The Ray Rice Incident And The NFL

Let's face facts: The NFL has really dropped the ball with the Ray Rice incident. The whole thing just feels like a cover-up and it takes TMZ releasing videos to the public for them to say: “OK, you caught us. We’ll do the right thing now”.<p>That’s what happened here, as TMZ had to pull out a couple …

Domestic Violence

10 Beautiful Resorts On American Lakes

<i>By Laura Carroll, CNTraveler.com</i><p>These gorgeous lakeside retreats are perfect for a fall getaway.<p>The 10 Best Small Cities in the U.S.<p>12 Travel Mistakes We All Think We're Too Smart to Make -- but Do Anyway<p>How Not to Look Like a Tourist in Paris<p>Follow Conde Nast Traveler on Twitter: …

These Waves Keep Sharks Away From Swimmers

Interest in sharks peaks every summer, when more people hit the beach and start looking for that tell-tale fin. This year, between <i>Sharknado 2: The Second One</i> and Discovery Channel's "Shark Week" — which kicks off Sunday — sharks have been making a particularly large splash on TV screens across the …

7 Reasons to Add Blueberries to Your Diet

As a nutritionist, I love recommending blueberries to my clients. And I regularly eat them as well. Blueberries are healthy, low in calories, versatile, and taste great. You can throw a handful of blueberries into your yogurt, add them to a salad, or microwave frozen blueberries and eat them warm …

Want to Change Something? Read This First

For many people, working out how to change something, especially a bad habit, is one of the most frustrating things you can experience. Many people know what they want to change, but don't have the knowledge needed to implement it. Perhaps you can relate. You start a new diet on a Monday and wonder …

Siberian Holes Could Be 'Visible Effect' of Global Warming, Experts Say

There's a scary answer for why Siberia is turning into Swiss cheese: Mother Nature has gas, so to speak, and we gave it to her.<p>That's the preliminary conclusion of scientists who have explored the mysterious holes that began popping up in Siberia beginning last month, some of whom have postulated …

Climate Change

Russian government edits Wikipedia on flight MH17

A political battle has broken out on Wikipedia over an entry relating to the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, with the Russian government reportedly removing sections which accuse it of providing "terrorists" with missiles that were used to down the civilian airliner<p>A political battle has …

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes review – stylish second instalment for the prequel franchise

Ape versus human – and hawk versus dove. These are the confrontations offered up by this exciting and stylish new film in the Planet of the Apes prequel franchise. It's great summer blockbuster entertainment with an intriguing brochimpmance between the noble ape Caesar and a liberal human called …

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Mark Romanek set to direct The Shining prequel Overlook Hotel

Mark Romanek, director of Never Let Me Go, is Warner Bros pick to direct Overlook Hotel, the studio's prequel to the classic Stanley Kubrick horror film The Shining.<p>Variety reports that Romanek, who previously wrote and directed the Robin Williams thriller One Hour Photo, has entered negotiations …

Star Wars Episode 7: British actor Christina Chong joins cast

An up and coming British actor, Christina Chong, has been cast in JJ Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII.<p>Chong, who has appeared in TV shows such as Doctor Who, Black Mirror and the latest series of 24, is believed to be playing a supporting role. The news was first reported by Latino Review and later …

Marilyn Monroe in Some Like It Hot … still smoking

In 1959, on hearing that Billy Wilder was making a comedy that started with a machine-gun massacre, the producer David O Selznick warned: "They're going to walk out in droves!" The first test screening seemed to prove him right – the middle-aged, small-town audience stayed silent; some shuffled in …

Psychologists Prescribing Medication Is a Bad Idea

The state of Illinois has now joined the states of New Mexico and Louisiana in allowing clinical psychologists the right to prescribe psychotropic medications. This new privilege comes with the requirement that psychologists take extra training to become familiar with the basics of the chemistry of …

Take Yourself Out of the Equation

Recently I attended a talk given by a dharma teacher who also happens to be an award winning poet. During the talk she spoke about mindfulness and the emphasis that is commonly put on the concept of "being in the moment." Now, as she is a poet, her words and description had an eloquence I can't …

How Your Stress-Management Techniques Are Making You More Stressed

There are only so many hours in the week. Your to-do list at work and home continues to grow, you're stretched thin and stressed to the max. What you may not know is the ways you've been trying to cope with the stress of it all are actually making you more stressed, not less.<p>Many of us think of …

Power: The New Valium

Stress has been identified as a major health hazard. Chronic activation of our stress response dramatically increases the risk of hypertension, atherosclerosis, diabetes, immune suppression, reproductive problems and depression. Not surprisingly, the stress reduction industry is a very big tent. …

The Worst Job Of Her Life Helped This Woman Find Her True Calling

Six years ago, there was nothing Tiffany Georgia loved more than getting up and going to her job as a dental hygienist at a community health clinic. Georgia, who lives in Tucson, Arizona, had always believed firmly in service work and giving back to her community, and she was thrilled to work at a …

5 Great Reasons To Zone Out

<i>By Tori Rodriguez for YouBeauty</i><p>On any given day, studies show, you're likely to spend as much as half your waking hours lost in la-la land. Not exactly a stat you'd put on your resume. Sitting and staring out the window might be a great way to relax, but it certainly doesn't seem like a productive …

Do You Have to Be Reasonable When You're Grieving?

I'm a writer. I fill the Internet with words on grief and love. I do this even as I know that words can never express the true reality of grief. No matter how beautifully or eloquently I may write, those words only gesture towards what is deeper than words.<p><b>I write, knowing that before and inside</b> …

Why Music Is The Next Big Battle For The Tech Titans

Brendan O’Driscoll runs Soundwave, a small start-up out of Dublin, Ireland, and while Ireland has had its share of attention as a hotbed of tech start-ups, today the hot start-up is getting hugely more attention than in the past. Soundwave, a finalist in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, one …

Edward Snowden Wants You To Ditch Dropbox For This Service

He thinks Dropbox, the cloud storage firm with over 200 million users, is "hostile to privacy," and urged people to switch to what he calls more-secure storage services like SpiderOak.<p>"Dropbox is a targeted wannabe PRISM partner," Snowden told The Guardian. "They just put Condoleezza Rice on their …

Sizing Down Food Waste: What's The Worst Thing To Toss?

Sometimes I feel like a broken record at home: "Let's eat the leftovers for dinner, so they don't go to waste,"<p>But inevitably, Sunday night's pasta and meatballs get tossed out of the refrigerator to make way for Friday night's pizza.<p>Now scientists at the University of Minnesota offer up another …

Stocks plunge more as Israel invades Gaza

Markets went from bad to worse Thursday as Israel launched a ground offensive in Gaza shortly after a passenger jet crashed in conflict-ridden Ukraine.<p>The Dow fell 161 points (almost 1%), the S&P 500 was off about 1.2%, and the Nasdaq finished down 1.4%. It was the biggest drop for the Dow in two …

The Purge: Anarchy - Six of the worst masked men in horror

The art of mask-making is a prehistoric tradition that dates back at least as far as the Upper Paleolithic era, but it took 30,000 years and the invention of the slasher genre for it to really come into its own. Ever since horror icons Michael Myers and Jason Voorhees lumbered on to the scene …

Prehistoric circle dated to same summer as Seahenge neighbour

A second prehistoric circle on a Norfolk beach has been dated to the same summer more than 4,000 years ago as its famous neighbour, Seahenge.<p>Archaeologists believe the two circles, which originally stood inland in boggy freshwater but are now being eroded gradually by the tides, were part of the …

93 Percent Of Straight Men In This Study Said They've Cuddled With Another Guy

Yes, straight men sleep together.<p>That’s according to a new study out of Britain on the changing social habits of heterosexual males. Published in the journal of Men and Masculinities in March, the study revealed that 98 percent of the study’s participants -- all white, college-age male athletes -- …

Not Drunk? Must Be Tuesday. Here’s When We Drink Alcohol, According To BACTrack

Pocketable breathalyzers are making it easier than ever for drinkers to be responsible with their alcohol intake. And BACtrack’s mobile breathalyzer, which can analyze a user’s blood alcohol content (BAC) on the fly, makes it easy for anyone with a smartphone to quantify all of that imbibing data …

Gorgeous Floating Columns Look Like Architectural Phantoms

It takes several thousand years for layers and layers of plant waste to compress into a rich, black coal deposit. Undisturbed, that coal will only grow stronger within the Earth. Given enough time and pressure, it could, theoretically, perfect itself into a diamond.<p>It’s a point to keep in mind when …

Immersed in Theater

There’s a moment in Act 2 of the hit Broadway musical <i>Rocky</i>, as Rocky Balboa gets ready for the fight of his life against the champion Apollo Creed, …

Don’t laugh; the new Google prototype car has implications for your business

It may look amusing and easily dismissed as a novelty prototype many years from production, but take a good look at a technology that in a few short …