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11 Best TV Shows to Binge-Watch When You Cant Leave Your Couch

Snow days are the best days.<p>Winter weather means many, many hours spent lying on the couch discussing the eternal question: What to watch???<p>Here, 11 shows to indulge in, from quick one-season hits you can devour in a single sitting to multi-season series you can make a dent in while half comatose …

7 products the food industry has convinced you are healthy

Your trusty vitamin water is actually loaded with sugar, but what else would you expect from a Coca-Cola product?<p>Science has come a long way toward identifying what kills us, but we are still a longer way from knowing what keeps us going. It is in the murky gray areas that charlatans lurk, peddling …

Healthy Snack Recipes to Pack for School or the Office

A combination of yogurt, papaya, blackberries, raspberries, mint and granola, this snack (or dessert) only has 164 calories and 1 gram of fat.

How to Get More of Everything You Want

Kim was a wedding planner working seven days a week. She was a wife and mother to three young kids—one with Asperger’s—and she was missing out on …

10 Behaviors of Phenomenally Likable People

Sincere. Honest. Genuine. And extremely powerful.<p>Sure, everyone knows blunt, impolite, and even rude people who are somehow extremely successful. (I know a number of them.)<p>But we're all more likely to do business and build professional and personal relationships with people we like. We're naturally …

Body Language

Weird Victorian beauty standards we thankfully don't deal with today

If you think beauty standards today are ridiculous (and we certainly do), there’s one thing you can say: At least we aren’t living in Victorian …

How to Build Emotional Intelligence in Your Child

You have probably heard the term "emotional intelligence" many times but what exactly is it? And why is it important for children to develop their emotional intelligence?<p>Emotional intelligence, or emotional quotient (EQ) is a "person's ability to identify, evaluate, control and express emotions." …

Harvard researchers have mapped the five child-rearing techniques you need to raise kind kids

Ask parents how important it is to instill kindness in their kids, and most will rank it high: even as their very top priority, according to Harvard researchers.<p>But children surveyed by the university’s Making Caring Common (pdf) project said, overwhelmingly, that they were getting a different …

Parenting

Lost Posture: Why Some Indigenous Cultures May Not Have Back Pain

<b>Editor's note, June 10:</b> <i>We have added an acknowledgement of several sources that Esther Gokhale used while developing her theories on back pain. These include physiotherapy methods, such as the Alexander Technique and the Feldenkrais Method, and the work of anthropologist Noelle …

Might Alzheimer’s Disease Be “Foodborne”?

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Mounting research shows there’s a compelling link between a particular kind of protein and neurodegenerative diseases such as …

Neuroscience

15 Little Things You Can Do Every Day that You Never Knew Could Make You Smarter

Do you want to become smarter? Many people want to exercise their brain regularly, but struggle to find the time or money to take classes or invest …

India: Parents use 'corrective rape' to cure their gay children

An Indian LBGT organisation has said that parents are trying to turn their gay children straight by encouraging family members to rape them.<p>The …

8 Ways Pinterest Changed Parenting Forever

<b>1. Throwing a birthday party is freaking exhausting.</b> Forget playing a simple game of "pin the peg leg on the pirate" at my kid's 6th birthday. Thanks to Pinterest, I know he won't have a happy birthday unless I decorate 10 large cardboard boxes to look like 18th century pirate ships and stage a …

What is it like to be an Octopus?

What is it like to be a bee? What is it like to be a frog? Such questions are likely to occur to us spontaneously while walking through the countryside, and they are a way of exercising our imaginations. In his essay "What is it like to be a bat?," philosopher Thomas Nagel contemplated his own …

Does happiness have a smell?

As emotions go, happiness usually hides in plain sight: seen in a broad smile, heard in a raucous laugh, felt in a big hug.<p>But new research suggests …

Is Spirulina Furniture the Future of Interior Decor?

Photosynthetic algae decks the halls of a futuristic home concept at the Mattress Factory Museum of Contemporary Art.<p><i>All photos courtesy of the Mattress Factory, Photos: Tom Little Photography LLC.</i><p>Spirulina makes for a surprisingly chic interior decoration—that is, if you have an eye for aesthetic …

Are You Making These 5 Communication Mistakes With Your Kids?

A sinking feeling hits me when the words come out of my mouth: "So, you're going to choose to act like a baby instead of a big girl?"<p>Ouch. Hello shaming. That must have hurt my recalcitrant 5-year-old.<p>Lucky for me, kids are really resilient. When I apologize and ask to start over, she's open to …

Love and Happiness

I have not been writing much lately, except in my journal, in short spurts. My life has been consumed with one of the biggest and most difficult transitions anyone can deal with: my husband and I are getting a divorce.<p>This is not the kind of thing I can write about easily. I'm still in the midst of …

A Marriage Vow to Remember

When I got married in 2012, my wife and I wrote our own vows. It is the vogue thing to do these days. What I soon learned is that the writing of one's vows can be intimidating and extremely personal. However, the beauty of having a formal wedding is often tied to the very vows that are exchanged …

5 Things To Stop Saying to Your Kids and What to Say Instead

Current research shows that some of the most commonly used and seemingly positive phrases we use with kids are actually quite destructive. Despite …

The Top 10 Things Children Really Want Their Parents To Do With Them

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

Productivity

The only technique to learn something new

The other day I threw everything out. Everything. I threw out all my books (donated). I threw out all my clothes.<p>I threw out old computers. I threw …

This is what sunset looks like on Mars

The Curiosity rover has been sending back data and photos since it landed on Mars nearly three years ago. Unsurprisingly, there are a lot of rocks in those images.<p>But finally, for the first time, on Curiosity's 956th solar Mars day -- April 15, 2015, to all you Earthlings out there -- its Mastcam …

Texas A&M

A psychologist discovered the secret to never getting frustrated

The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot. Your boss is being a jerk. Your partner isn't listening.<p>And sometimes these all happen to you <i>on the same day</i>.<p>What's the fix for this? One guy came up with a solution that deals with all of these problems — and more.<p>Albert Ellis was quite a …

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A game about cancer, one year later

The tragic and hopeful story of a game about cancer.<p>It’s day three of the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, and Ryan Green is crying. Just seconds before, he had a particularly emotional conversation with a stranger who played Green’s game — a conversation he asks not to be …

IKEA’s wireless charging furniture coming to the US in Spring

Everybody loves devices, but nobody loves cords. That seems to be the growing sentiment lately. The growing number of mobile devices at home means …

Furniture

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

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