Heather Roberts

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7 of the Best macOS Sierra Features That You’ll Actually Use

macOS Sierra has many new features and enhancements, some of which are significant and others that are more minor yet still nice to have. We’ve …

These Are the Three Best Pillows

After a brutal pillow fight in the comments of our nomination post, we’ve narrowed this week’s Co-Op down to the final three pillows. Check out what …

27 Cat Pictures That Are Never Not Funny

Cats are proof the internet loves us and wants us to be happy.

What I Learned at a Radical Relationship Therapy Seminar

Walter Kirn finds a new route to intimacy in a Holiday Inn conference room.<p>I am sitting with my eyes closed, breathing deeply, as an eerily gentle, amplified male voice asks me to imagine the word "safe," to "touch the textures and temperatures of safety," to "breathe the air, the fragrance, of …

Real Estate

14 Cocktails Every Gin Lover Should Know

Because a simple gin and tonic doesn't always cut it.<p>Because a simple gin and tonic doesn't always cut it.

Recipes

PB2

Delicious Recipes<p>Hawaiian Crockpot Chicken<p>Once you've tasted PB2 and Chocolate PB2, you'll want reasons to use both ingredients in your next …

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

17 Problems Only Women With Big Boobs Understand

Boobs bigger than a B cup can come with some unpleasant consequences.<p>1. You have a better shot at winning the lottery than finding a button-down shirt that doesn’t gap.<p>2. Your boobs try to escape any time you bend over.<p>3. Department stores don’t have your bra size in stock. Like, ever.<p><b>MORE:</b> Shop …

Women's Health

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

Diversity is for white people: The big lie behind a well-intended word

“Diversity” sounds polite and hopeful. It’s how we talk when we can’t talk about race, or when whites get nervous<p>Our country is convulsing over the issues of diversity and race. Police departments from Baltimore to Minneapolis are talking about diversity hiring as the antidote to anti-black police …

A Comic That Shows What It's Really Like To Live With Depression And Anxiety

Nick Seluk of The Awkward Yeti has created a simple yet effective comic that shows what it feels like to live with depression and anxiety.

Psychiatrists use an old trick to get people to trust them with their secrets — and it works just as well in business

Instead, psychologists say there's a somewhat scientific formula to gaining people's trust more quickly. The key is to strike a balance between warmth and competence — so that you seem credible but also human.<p>That idea is explored in detail in "Friend and Foe," a new book by Maurice Schweitzer, …

'Eileen' Is Dark, Damaged Fun

Charmingly disturbing. Delightfully dour. Pleasingly perverse. These are some of the oxymorons that ran through my mind as I read <i>Eileen</i>, Ottessa Moshfegh's intense, flavorful, remarkable new novel. "Funny awful" might be another one. I marveled at myself for enjoying the scenes I was witnessing, …

America's Best Cities for Beer (PHOTOS)

How do you tell a beer tourist from a wine tourist? One of them is much more likely to look out the windows of a tasting room.<p>"Wineries are as much about the beauty of the landscape as the wine," suggests Sairey Gernes, a beer-tasting enthusiast who's also the founder of Minneapolis-based underwear …

25 Literary Opening Lines Diagrammed on One Giant Poster

"Grammar is hard!" the Pop Chart Lab creative team said they learned from the process of putting together this poster, which applies the Reed-Kellogg …

The Coddling of the American Mind

In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.<p><b>S</b>omething strange is happening at America’s colleges and universities. A movement is arising, undirected and …

Higher Education

The Amygdala Is NOT the Brain's Fear Center

I’ve been studying the amygdala for more than 30 years. When I started this work, research on this brain region was a lonely field of inquiry. The …

4 Calorie-Torching Moves That Tone Your Legs and Butt

A strong, toned lower half not only turns heads, but it also boosts your performance in nearly every activity, from running errands to running …

48 Hours That Will Transform Your Relationship

One of my friends keeps talking about leaving his wife. The two of them are great together when they're good. But they stink when they're bad because each of them makes it all about the other.<p>In a recent article on the five stages of relationships, I wrote about getting to stage five, where "being …

13 Books You'll Want to Read Before They Hit the Big Screen

By Emma Volk | Off the Shelf<p>In classic Hollywood style, everything old is new again. They say the book is always better than the movie, but I'm of the mind that nothing's better than experiencing your favorite stories first on the page and again on the big screen. So grab some popcorn, dim the …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

Here's the Exact Workout Khloé Kardashian Does With Her Personal Trainer

You might love to hate on the Kardashians, but there's one thing you can't deny: Khloé is <i>killing</i> the fitness game. You already know this if you follow her on Instagram and see all her inspiring snaps, and if you don't, you definitely saw her fitness-themed <b>Complex</b> shoot in which she looks insanely …

Exercise

30+ Best Gin Cocktails To Try Out Tonight

Because a simple gin and tonic doesn't always cut it.<p>Spice up your weekend gin routine with one of these mouthwatering (and beautiful!) cocktails.

Smaller Hippocampus in Brains of Patients with Recurrent Depression

<b>The brains of people with recurrent depression have a significantly smaller hippocampus – the part of the brain most associated with forming new</b> …

Why Women Choose Not to Have Children

As detailed in essays by 16 different writers, both male and female: because they don't want to, and because not wanting to is perfectly reasonable<p>Pope Francis is widely believed to be a cool Pope—a huggable, Upworthyish, meme-ready, self-deprecating leader for a new generation of worshippers. “He …

Feminism

5 Weight-Lifting Moves That'll Help You Drop a Size (Or More)

Strength training isn't one-sex-fits-all. Sculpt muscle and drop pounds with this routine tailored for women.<p>Few things are clearer: If you want to torch calories, lower your body fat, and stay trim for life, you need more muscle. Yet rarely do I hear women talk about their success with weights. …

Weightlifting

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

True Blue: The Bright Cocktail That's Shaking Up New York City

Forget every preconceived notion you’ve ever held about a bright blue cocktail.<p>At just-opened Porchlight, Danny Meyer’s first stand-alone cocktail bar in New York’s West Chelsea, bartenders sling unfussy, unpretentious drinks. One cocktail in particular turns heads.<p>“I am not above a little …

Cocktails