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A psychologist reveals the biggest predictor of happiness — and it's not money

When psychologist Arthur Aron was a graduate student in the 1960s, he was looking around for something to study for his dissertation. But he didn't want just any topic. He wanted to find one "that people thought couldn't be studied scientifically and then prove that it could be," he said.<p>And then …

Sufjan Stevens Debuts Carrie & Lowell Cuts at Philadelphia Tour Opener

<i>Photo by Emmanuel Afolabi</i><p>Sufjan Stevens released his excellent new album <i>Carrie & Lowell</i> not too long ago, and now he's taking it on the road. On April 9 and 10, he kicked off his North American tour with two performances at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, where he did many of the album's …

5 Moves For The Perfect Beach Butt

Instagram's most famous derriere shares her tips.<p>Jen Selter has a butt that defies all logic and pysics. She arguably has the most famous butt since Kim Kardashian became a celebrity, accruing a following of 2 million on Instagram alone, and launching the hashtag #seltering, which refers to her …

Countless Coconut Oil Uses and Health Benefits

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Coconut oil has been a dietary and beauty staple for millennia. It's a powerful destroyer of all kinds of microbes, from viruses to …

Why can’t we have more teachers like the ones we loved?

By Jay Mathews<p>Jay Mathews<p>Education writer and columnist<p>Email Bio<p>My favorite teacher, Al Ladendorff, died March 20 at the age of 93. At Hillsdale High School in San Mateo, Calif., he was known as “Big Al.” Educators like him enhance our lives, for reasons not always in sync with what policymakers …

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Love Your Body

<i>“Your body is precious. It is your vehicle for awakening. Treat it with care.” —The Buddha</i><p>Our body orchestrates an infinite number of functions all …

8 Exercises You Can Do on the Treadmill That Aren't Running

See ya never, treadmill boredom.<p>I always thought treadmills were for running. But lately, as I’ve been running on mine and counting the minutes until I can turn off the blasted device, I’ve seen more and more women performing lunges, side shuffles, and other exercises on theirs that are typically …

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