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Unless You're Using 1 of These 6 Bug Repellants, You're Basically Asking for Zika

Some products barely work, according to the newest research.<p>Now that experts are saying Zika can be sexually transmitted for longer than previously thought, you have even more reason to avoid mosquitoes like it's your job. While the smartest strategy is to steer clear of areas where Zika-carrying …

Mosquitoes

Fascinating Psychological Effects that most of us don't know about

Psychology has been defined in numerous ways as it has grown and changed throughout the history. Here are some interesting different types of …

Lessons From a Marriage

In a few days, we will celebrate fifty years together. That we have lived this long is due, undoubtedly, more to genetic and environmental luck, modern medicine, and some reasonable choices than to anything else. That we have stayed married this long owes much to the social support of family and …

Extracted

Social Media Is Proving To Be A Detriment To Our Mental Health

In just one decade, social media has become an integral part of everyone's lives. Over 1.6 billion people have created profiles, collectively posting …

Don't Read This! (It's Only the Most Valuable Psychology Hack You Can Learn.)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“Don’t touch: wet paint.”</i><p>How many times have you seen that and wanted to touch the wet paint? How many times have you seen that sign, ignored it, and done the thing you’ve been explicitly told not to do?<p>If you’re anything like me, I’m …

Motivation

5 Books That Will Help You Achieve Work-Life Balance | Inc.com

I am a huge advocate for reading. I think it is a lost art, and yet when we find a book we love, we advocate for it and tell everyone about it because of the impact it has had on our lives.<p>The truth is, we don't read enough anymore.<p>No matter what your goals are in life, or what you are striving to …

Work-life Balance

The Demoralized Mind

© Robin Heighway-Bury/Alamy<p>/ May 10, 2016<p>Our descent into the Age of Depression seems unstoppable. Three decades ago, the average age for the first …

Andrew Michael Hurley on how his debut novel The Loney took the publishing world by storm

<i>Andrew Michael Hurley tells Tim Martin how his debut novel became the publishing hit of the year</i><p>In the shrewdly competitive world of publishing and publicity, the story behind a novel is often as important as the story between its covers. Like superheroes, modern writers stalk through the media …

Give Zero F**ks: How to Care Less About What Other People Think

It took me a <i>lot</i> of practice to be the kind of woman that gives zero f*cks and actively care less about what other people think, because I misunderstood what the 'give zero f*cks' mindset is all about. The misconception about women who give zero f*cks is that they have no priorities or passions.<p>In …

Self-help

10 Things to Watch on Netflix if You Love True Crime

Something to fill your Making a Murderer void.<p>1. <i>Cropsey</i><p>What starts as an investigation into an urban legend about a boogeyman turns into a stunning investigation of Andre Rand, a Staten Island man convicted of kidnapping children. The shaky camera (à la <i>Blair Witch Project</i>) will make you want to …

14 Secrets to a Great Relationship

<b>They don’t share private knowledge of each other without permission.</b><p>With the Internet’s many open options for communication, there is hardly anything …

Relationships

Baristas Lay Down The Hard Truths Every Coffee Drinker Needs To Hear

‘Straya: we’re a proud nation of coffee snobs.<p>From taste to trends, we (think we) know best when it comes to beans – yet the very people responsible …

10 U.S. Places To Travel Before They Get Famous

Nashville, Charleston, Portland (the Oregon one)... you've heard all about "America's up-and-coming destination cities," and chances are you've even been to a few. But as these pockets of culture blossom into full-blown vacation destinations, travelers are left yearning for someplace just a <i>bit</i> more …

National Parks

JP Morgan is cutting something no one under 40 uses and Wall Street thinks other banks may follow

On Tuesday, CNBC reported that in an attempt to save $3.2 million in unnecessary costs, the JP Morgan is eliminating voicemail.<p>Bankers need not fret (yet). The voicemail ban is only in effect for retail employees. And it isn't like JP Morgan is going to cut voicemail out of its mobile phone …

Voice Mail

What Men ALWAYS Notice About You During Sex

<b>2. The Way Your Body Moves</b><br>If you’re stiff, it puts a chill on the moment. We wonder if there’s a problem or if you’re feeling self-conscious. But if you’re revved up and sensual, that turns us on. We want to feel your body writhe against us. We want your chest to press against ours, to feel your …

The Invaluable Lessons You Learn on Your First Cruise

<i>Photo by Royal Caribbean</i><p>There’s nothing like a fresh set of eyes to give you a new perspective on something you take for granted. We receive thousands of reviews from first-time cruisers every year, so we gathered some of their best tips for others getting ready to take their first voyages.<p>Planning …

10 Mind Expanding Books To Read In A Lifetime

Growing up as a child, I can remember every thing and every one around me reminding me that reading was not something to be done for fun — but rather …

Self-improvement

All That Cheese Might Be What's Keeping French People So Healthy

A diet rich in cheese might actually give you a metabolic boost, according to new research. But lest you think this is a gift from some celestial dairy fairy, there are a few important caveats.<p>The study, published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, linked a diet rich in cheese with …

Nutrition

9 Superfoods You Can Add to Almost Any Meal

Unless you’re on top of your smoothie game (anything and everything can be thrown into the blender), it seems you’ll have to settle for a …

On a brother’s suicide: ‘I wish I had never told him to go to counseling’

<i>After reading about suicides at the College of William and Mary — there have been four student deaths this year and eight since 2010, all of them hitting hard at the small, close-knit school — an alumna, Cassie Smith-Christmas, was moved to write about her own experiences. A response from William</i> …

Mental Health

Our Microbes, Ourselves: How the Trillions of Tiny Organisms Living Inside Us Are Redefining What It Means to Be Human

“You are mostly not you… We are not individuals; we are ecosystems.”<p>Being alone may be the central anxiety of our time but, as it turns out, you are never really alone — at least in a biological sense: Every single cell of you — that is, every cell made of human DNA — is kept company by ten cells …

Microbiology

By Reader Request: Recipes From Breads Bakery, A.O.C., and Rioja

From lamb-bacon burgers to a very green cocktail, these are the restaurant recipes our readers want to cook at home this month.<p>This is <b>R.S.V.P.</b>, a monthly column in which <i>Bon Appétit</i> publishes recipes, requested by readers, from restaurants all across the country. These are real live readers with …

Bread

7 of the biggest ‘facts’ about unhealthy food that actually aren’t true

On Monday, Chipotle became the first major restaurant chain to stop serving any food that is made with genetically engineered ingredients.<p>The fast casual company boasts on its Web site: "G-M-OVER-IT," a graphic at the top of an explanation for the decision reads. It's not surprising, given that the …

High Blood Pressure

Vietnam legacy: America struggles to find meaning in defeat | DW | 30.04.2015

Cliff Riley watched Saigon fall on television.<p>He had volunteered for the US Army in 1966 at the age of 19, right out of high school. Guided by an …

Vietnam

4 Overlooked Ways To Become The Happiest Person You Know

Happiness isn’t the easiest thing to come by. We’ve all done the affirmations, practiced our yoga, meditated and eaten healthy — and there’s still no …

Danica Patrick eyes new sponsor for 2016 with GoDaddy not in picture

Danica Patrick needs a new sponsor to continue racing in 2016, as GoDaddy announced Wednesday it would drop its sponsorship of her car at …

Motorsport

Inside the Fear of Being Gay

An overlooked manifestation of OCD, sexual orientation obsession plagues sufferers with a debilitating fear of being gay. A new study differentiates …