Ethan Salinas

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What 'Brexit' Means For China

<i>By Fan Yu</i><p>The U.K.'s referendum to exit the European Union shook the global financial markets. While Brexit's eventual impact may take months, if not …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

2 research-backed ways to charm everyone you meet

Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and delights in your successes. Right?<p>And research agrees: <i>Being happy for people during their good times is more important than how we deal with the bad:</i><p>What really makes couples bond? How they handle the good times, not the bad.<br>• What about …

A One-Minute Explanation For How To Always Have A Great Day

You have more control over this than you might realize.<p><i>This story is part of our monthlong “</i><i>Work Well</i><i>” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this project</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>Caroline Webb is an expert at having a good day. Webb, who was a management consultant for …

The end of privacy

<i>This article appears in ‘The Tip-Off’ issue of</i> <i>MUSEUM magazine</i><i>.</i><p>There’s an old Russian joke of dubious origin about surveillance, told during the …

The new way police are surveilling you: Calculating your threat 'score'

While officers raced to a recent 911 call about a man threatening his ex-girlfriend, a police operator in headquarters consulted software that scored the suspect's potential for violence the way a bank might run a credit report.<p>The program scoured billions of data points including arrest reports, …

Surveillance

A psychologist interviewed a bunch of murderers and learned 5 surprising things about what drives people to kill

<i>Who could do something like this? Who is truly that evil?</i><p>Forensic psychologist James Garbarino might have some answers.<p>Earlier this year, the Loyola University psychologist published a book tying these experiences together, entitled "Listening to Killers: Lessons Learned from My Twenty Years as a …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

The latest gadgets: Smartphone, smartwatch, smart ... tail?

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The latest developments surrounding the consumer-electronics show in Las Vegas known as CES (all times local):<p>5:00 p.m.<p>Perhaps the …

South Korea uses loudspeakers to blast North Korea with boy-band music

Giant amplifiers set up on border play hits by South Korean singers and pro-democracy messages<p>South Korea blasted North Korea with loud-volume pop music broadcasts on Friday, in a novel twist on its propaganda war against its nuclear-armed neighbour.<p>Two days after Pyongyang caused outrage by …

The Science Behind Making the Perfect Cup of Coffee

<b>The Right Equipment</b> <br>Carguilo likes the clean, robust taste that comes from a manual dripper, since it filters out oil and sediment. And she’s not …

10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

To heck with steps, this 'next-generation' wearable tracks your breaths

The art of knowing when you're stressed out<p>Dr. Neema Moraveji is the co-founder of the company that created Spire, and he described the hardware as a "next-generation wearable." It sounded like a series of CES-friendly words rather than an actual pitch, but Moraveji explained his reasoning.<p>"It …

Mindfulness

7 Ways to Transform Butter Into an Amazing Sauce

That humble stick of butter sitting in your fridge has a lot of potential. It's the beginnings of the best sauce of your life.<p>From a quick tomato …

Food

Self-Flying Drone Startup Lily Robotics Gets Massive $34 Million In Pre-orders

In the span of the past year, drones have almost become mainstream consumer devices. Lily Robotics, maker of a forthcoming drone that follows users around while filming them, is one of the benefactors in this movement. The San Francisco startup said it’s collected $34 million in pre-orders for …

Drones

Lucid dreams are key to understanding consciousness

Flickr Creative Commons/Moyan Brenn<p>We spend around six years of our lives dreaming – that’s 2,190 days or 52,560 hours. Although we can be aware of the perceptions and emotions we experience in our dreams, we are not conscious in the same way as when we’re awake. This explains why we can’t …

The 7-Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?<p>Research shows that being …

7 counterintuitive secrets to being insanely productive

In fact, there are plenty of proven strategies for getting more done while staying happy and healthy.<p>To find out what those strategies are, we checked out the Quora thread "What is the secret to insane productivity?" as well as some other research, and picked out our favorite techniques.<p>Quora user …

How to Make a Smash Burger at Home

The perfect burger is simple, lacy-edged, and smashed. Bon Appétit editor in chief Adam Rapoport has mastered the craft.<p>A perfect burger is a beautiful thing. And by "perfect," we do not mean "topped with three kinds of cheese and also onion rings" or "stuffed with foie gras" or "costing 20 …

Cooking

A Harvard psychologist says these simple body-language tweaks can instantly boost your confidence

In her new book, "Presence," Cuddy further explores the benefits of mimicking the body language of powerful people. She argues that power-posing can be more effective than traditional confidence-boosting exercises, like telling yourself how great you are.<p>She describes power poses as expansive and …

The No-Fear Guide To Navigating Parties Like An Expert

Parties can be fantastic places to expand your social circle and even meet some amazing women. Parties can <i>also</i> feel like a special circle of Hell if …

The Simple Cure to Fatigue and Burnout

<i>Believing we have drained our brain is what drains our brain.</i><p>Returning home emotionally exhausted at the end of the day is a common phenomenon in modern life. I'm not referring to the rare medical condition called chronic fatigue syndrome, but rather to the exhaustion many people feel at day's end …

Anxiety: The Brain Bully

A lot of my friends are writers or other creative type people. By being a creative person and hanging out with similar folks, I have learned that with creativity comes mental illness. I'm sure not ALL creative types are mentally ill, but I have yet to meet one who does not suffer from some sort of …

11 Things You Didn't Know You Knew About Your Body

From hiccups to brain freeze, you’re intimately familiar with many strange things your body does. The reason <i>why</i> these things happen, however, is a …

21 Easy Cleaning Hacks to Add to Your Routine

<b>New Year, No Eww - that's how the saying goes, right?</b><p>2016 is your year for a sparkling clean home! If you like the sound of that, but don't want to make it your year for 'spending countless hours scrubbing,' these easy hacks from Hometalk bloggers will help to speed things up!<p><b>1. Clean stainless</b> …

The Two Types of Bipolar Disorder

The DSM-IV (the diagnostic Bible) divides bipolar disorder into two types, rather unimaginatively labeled bipolar I and bipolar II. “Raging” and …

Mental Health