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Blizzard kills thousands of cows and threatens Texas dairy business

The Texas dairy business took a big hit from Goliath -- the deadly storm system that wreaked havoc in several states near the end of 2015.<p>The storm resulted in the loss of "hundreds of loads of milk" that were ready to be processed and many milk-producing cows weren't milked daily, according to …

Welcome to the 2016 Food Lover's Cleanse + Day 1 Menu

Welcome to Day 1 of the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016! Here's everything you need to get you started on our two-week clean eating plan.<p>Airports. Office parties. Visiting in-laws. Cookie exchanges. For so many reasons, the holidays scramble our healthier eating habits. It can take a little prodding to …

8 surprising psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

1/<p>If you're really, really alike.<p>Flickr/davebloggs007<p>Decades of studies have shown that the cliché that "opposites attract" is totally off.<p>"Partners …

World's Largest McDonald's Shuts to Make Way for Even Larger McDonald's

The biggest McDonald’s in the world closed this week to make room for an even larger McDonald’s.<p>McDonald’s shut down the 12,000-square-foot location …

What Is It Like to Date When You Have Borderline Personality Disorder?

For those dealing with BPD, the trust and patience required by relationships can be a complicated issue.<p>Most people first encounter borderline personality disorder (BPD) on screen: It's the condition behind Glenn Close's character in <i>Fatal Attraction</i>. It's what Winona Ryder's character was diagnosed …

Hilton Wants You to Pay $50 for What?

Travelers are angry about a new pilot program the chain is testing out<p>Ancillary airline fees are bad enough, but now hotels are getting into the act, …

How you and your partner sleep could say something about your relationship

If you share a bed with your significant other, you probably already have a set routine when it comes to bedtime. You’ll each have your own …

18 Things You Should Do Differently While Dating In 2016

Save the drama for yo mama.

The 4 Most Common Relationship Problems — and How to Fix Them

Relationship problems. Everybody has them. And sometimes you have them over and over and over.<p>Most of the people giving advice don’t know the …

These drawings reveal a hard truth about important relationships in our lives

In a post last year, we laid out the human lifespan visually. By years:<p>By months:<p>And by weeks:<p>While working on that post, I also made a days chart, but it seemed a bit much, so I left it out. But whatever:<p>The days chart blows my mind as much as the weeks chart. Each of those dots is only a single …

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The Number 1 Way to Tell if You're in a Healthy Relationship

New research uncovers the true secret of happy couples.<p>There are so many reasons why certain relationships just work—mutual admiration and trust, great sex, a shared obsession with <i>Game of Thrones</i>...But new research has found that one element in particular makes it more likely that you’ll stay with …

Cat has 90% support heading into mayoral election

A Siberian city has gone to the cats — as residents overwhelmingly favor a feline to win this week’s mayoral race.<p>Barsik, a Siamese kitty, is …

Photographer Ami Vitale's Favorite Places to Photograph

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Ami Vitale has traveled the world, shooting in some of the planet's most beautiful locations. In her own words, Vitale tells us about her favorite places to visit—and photograph.

5 Lessons From My Grandfather's Love Letters

I recently came across the love letters of my grandparents.<p>They were married almost 40 years before my grandfather died and were a great example of a healthy marriage. My grandmother was the oldest of five children from a single mom and quit school to help provide for the family. From the letters …

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Forget the Listicles: A Happy and Successful Relationship Depends On Just One Thing

Couples who describe their relationships as happy, healthy or successful don't just get lucky. Nor do they keep a mantra of all the things the listicles tell them to do or not do.<p><b>Partners in happy relationships share an intent to have a strong relationship and they follow through that intention</b> …

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23 Things People With Borderline Personality Disorder Want You To Know

It isn't about getting attention.<p><i>Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental illness affecting approximately 1.6% of adults in the U.S. Symptoms — usually beginning in adolescence and early adulthood — include emotional instability, extreme reactions, distorted sense of self, chronic feelings</i> …

19 Words That Mean Something Different When You Have Social Anxiety

Plans = something you want to cancel.

Top 5 Dating Mistakes You Don't Want to Make in 2016

As a Love, Life and Dating Coach, I see a lot of the same mistakes being made time and again. If you're looking to bring more love into 2016, then learning a few new tips will make you an even better dater!<p><b>You're Only Online Dating</b><p>Congrats to you for embracing something that is a big part of our …

12 Things You Need to Know Before Dating a Girl Who Has Been Cheated On

Don't even think about saying you're texting "no one."<p>A lot of us have been there: You were cheated on and you know you have to get back on the dating horse. (What's a dating horse? Nevermind.) You're super-suspicious of everything your new partner is doing, and you don't know if you'll ever trust …

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Three Reasons You Should Get High

Getting high gets a bad rap. It will make you lazy, uninspired, and apathetic. It may damage crucial learning centers in your brain. It’s addictive. …

Secret Teacher: I dare not tell anyone about my personality disorder

The stigma is such that, while it makes me a great teacher, I can’t disclose my condition. But it’s getting harder to hide and I’m worried I’ll have to quit<p>You know me, you’ve seen me at parents’ evenings. I’m the teacher at the next desk – the popular one, the one you all want to teach your …

Watch this dog get emotional over Adele's 'Hello'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hello, Adele, what is this magical power you possess?<p>It's not enough that she scored the top-selling album of 2015 in a matter of days and that she has sparked mania around the world, but now the British singer has dogs feeling all the feels.<p>Adele's 'Hello' sparks an obsession<p>Jillian …

Three Women Share What It's Like to Have Borderline Personality Disorder

Unlike what the movies show, it's not all boiled rabbits and suicide attempts.<p><i>This article was originally posted on Broadly.</i><p>Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD, is one of the most misunderstood mental illnesses out there. Film and television portrayals of BPD — think <i>Fatal Attraction</i> or<i>Girl,</i> …

25 Songs That Might Be Sadder Than "Hello"

In case you wanted more reasons to cry in the dark

21 Weird Things Almost All Guys Do But Don't Realize. As Told By Women.

<b>21 women recently answered the question, "What are some weird things that almost every guy does but doesn't realize." The results are hilarious.</b><p>1. …

Who will be the Sound of 2016?

<i>As the Brits Critics’ choice award and BBC Sound of 2016 list are announced, we look at the new faces vying to make it big next year.</i><p>Jack Garratt<p>Jack Garratt already has a head start in the race to be the sound of 2016. Following in the footsteps of Adele and Sam Smith, the 24-year-old …

5 Unusual Morning Rituals That Will Change Your Life

Tips On Overcoming Sleep Problems During Pregnancy<p>Published<p>2 weeks ago<p>on<p>July 3, 2018<p><i>Getting a Good Night’s Sleep in the Third Trimester is a Challenge</i><p>…

What Being Single Is Not

Being single is not about the presiding joy of swiping left or right on online dating apps. It’s not about the single dating mixers advertisers flash …