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The Top 10 Best Jobs You Can Do from Home

Earn a steady paycheck without ever leaving your house.<p>Earn a steady paycheck without ever leaving your house. These easy work-at-home job ideas will have you earning cash in no time.

Employment

Check out this week's calendar of healthy events in Boston. Offerings include free fitness, brunch, and a 5K alongside robots.

22 Healthy Events to Try This Week<p>Dance, cycle, do yoga—and run with robots?<p>By ·<p>Glow Zumba photo provided<p><b>Monday, April 4</b><p><b>Jubali Run and Panel:</b> Take a …

Is There Wood Pulp In That Parmesan? How Scientists Sniff Out Food Fraud

If you've been following any of the big news stories on food fraud lately, you'll know that it's tough to know what exactly is in our food — and where it's been before it makes it onto our dinner plates.<p>Earlier this year, Wal-Mart was sued for stocking tubs of Parmesan cheese that contained …

Maryland Court says Phone Tracking Unconstitutional

As Federal authorities offer local police help cracking iPhones, a Maryland judge has ruled that another form of technological surveillance has been …

When Your Spouse Feels Like Your Mom and Doesn't Want to Bang You

(Image/MGM)<p>Your mom probably doesn't want to have sex with you.<p>I work hard at not judging. Glass houses and whatnot. But that's a good thing, right? Your mom not wanting to sleep with you? Because, ew?<p>I don't know to what extent incestuous relationships' taboo classification is a byproduct of …

World's biggest bony fish gets its close-up in mesmerizing Mola mola video

The Mola mola, also known as the ocean sunfish, is the weightiest member of the bony fish family — and given that the category includes over 28,000 species, that's really saying something. In fact, the largest ones can weigh over 5,000 pounds.<p>Now a video of what might just be the largest of the …

Looking for Hope in the Land of the Ignored

A worker sweeps wood dust at a timber factory near Mambelé, Central African Republic, Dec. 11, 2015. According to a repo<p>... VIEW MORE<p>William …

Using the 5 Love Languages to Reclaim Your Marriage

Sometimes, I still find myself wondering if I've shown my husband love in the way that he receives love. We're human and it's natural to fall back on what comes natural to us.<p>I had just returned from a four-night mission at a tiny little village on the outskirts of Zabul Province, Afghanistan when …

Special Forces

A Bill Gates-backed startup that wants to edit your genes just raised nearly $100 million

The gene-editing company raised $94.4 million and priced 5.9 million shares at $16 per share, according to Reuters.<p>Editas Medicine, a startup based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, that is working on potential uses for the gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9, plans to trade under the ticker EDIT, according …

Our (Severely Depressed) Child Was Left Behind

For the last four months, my son has been severely depressed, buried in a down comforter desiring only to attach to a computer or snuggle with a pillow. I've feared losing him. He's rarely been willing to leave the house or often his room.<p>This morning was miraculous. My 10-year-old rose and asked …

Mental Disorders

Fascinating Video Shows What Would Happen To Your Body If You Only Drank Fizzy Drinks

We're all partial to a can of coke from time to time, but what would happen to our bodies if we drank nothing but fizzy drinks?<p>According to the team …

Why We Make Our Kids Share a Room

We may seem crazy for living in such close quarters, but my family is all the better for it.<p>Our friends can't understand it. My husband and I have chosen to share just over 1,100 square feet with three roommates who don't pay rent, peee pretty much everywhere, and make excessive noise at all hours. …

Show us your most beautifully manipulated photos for this week's photo challenge

With the variety of photo editing software out there, you can really take creativity to new heights. Through effects and editing, Photoshop users and …

Photo Manipulation

Valuing your time over money may be linked to happiness

<b>(CNN) —</b> Would you prefer a more expensive apartment with a shorter commute or a less expensive apartment with a long commute?<p>That's one of the many real world questions researchers at the University of British Columbia asked more than 4,600 participants in the latest study on happiness.<p>The …

University of British Columbia

North Carolina Pastor Talks Down Man With Gun in Church

A North Carolina pastor says he disarmed a man who came into his church with a rifle during a New Year’s Eve prayer service by talking the man into …

I am 13, overweight and lonely, and nobody understands me | Mariella Frostrup

A young teen who is more academic than social feels isolated. Mariella Frostrup urges her to put her fluctuating hormones and feelings into context<p><b>The dilemma</b> <i>I’m a 13-year-old girl who is overweight. I’ve started to feel very uncomfortable and lonely in my own skin. All my friends have boyfriends</i> …

Here’s What Supreme Court Justice Scalia Just Said About Religious Neutrality, the Constitution — and Why ‘God Has Been Good’ to America

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Saturday the idea of religious neutrality is not grounded in the country’s constitutional traditions and that God has been good to the U.S. because Americans honor him, the Associated Press reported.<p>Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (Image source: Getty …

13 Encouraging Tweets That Perfectly Sum Up Mental Illness

👏 👏 👏<p>When you think of mental illness, what's the first thing that comes to mind?<p>It's likely not your best friend, a popular singer, your teacher or the neighbor you babysit. But mental health conditions don't discriminate based on celebrity, gender, age or any other factor. Approximately one in …

Mental Health

A Harvard psychologist describes a simple exercise to reduce your anxiety in stressful situations

There's a simpler and more effective way to beat anxiety. The trick? Remind yourself of what you value most.<p>In her new book "Presence," Amy Cuddy, the Harvard psychologist who popularized the idea of "power posing" to increase confidence, offers a simple exercise to get over your nerves. Take a few …

This Baby Elf On The Shelf Is The Cutest Thing This Holiday Season

Cute elf + cute baby = cuteness overload!

Cute

Jesus's Face Recreated After Scientists Analyse Semite Skulls Using Forensic Anthropology

Jesus's face has often been depicted in religious pieces of art as white with narrow features, framed by long, flowing hair, but a new discovery by …

Healing From Trauma and Mental Illness

In June of this year, I dislocated my pinky. It was x-rayed to make sure it wasn’t broken. Because it was “just” a dislocation, I thought that in a …

Mental Health

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> …

Mental Health

The 4 Words Stay-at-Home Parents Dread the Most -- and What That Says About America

At a recent dinner, a prominent woman in foreign policy came up to me to say that she was contemplating a decision that would involve stepping down from a high-level job and spending more time with her adolescent child for a few years. Her friends, she told me, ranged from mystified to horrified …

21 Things People With ADHD Want You To Know

"It's not a disorder of not knowing what to do, it is a disorder of not doing what you know."

ADHD

Ask a Nutritionist: How Do I Get My Period Back?

<i>In this month’s edition of Ask a Nutritionist, registered dietician McKel Hil of Nutrition Stripped, answers the question: how do I get my period</i> …

13 small things you do that people use to judge your personality

Whether it's a date or a job interview, the small stuff matters — from the firmness of your handshake to how often you check your phone.<p>We checked out the Quora thread "What are the really small things that tell a lot about a person's psychology and personality?" and the latest scientific research, …

Idealism

AP count: Over 2,400 killed in Saudi hajj stampede, crush

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The September stampede during the hajj in Saudi Arabia killed at least 2,411 pilgrims, a new Associated Press …

7 Things Your Husband Isn't Telling You He Needs

What your tight-lipped spouse really needs from you.<p>What makes makes men truly content in their marriages? Below, marriage therapists share seven things husbands say they need from their wives.<p><b>1. Men w</b><b>ant their wives to say "I love you."</b><p>After years of being married, don't assume that your husband …