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A psychotherapist explains the 5 stages of changing your behavior

<i>Wait, just thinking about changing is a stage of change? That’s how you start to change — by thinking about it without doing anything?</i><p>YES.<p>The idea …

Dating

After Getting Up at 5 am Every Day for a Month I'm Less Stressed, More Productive and Generally Happier

You get a lot more done in the morning and waste a lot less time at night fretting about how much you have to do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I recently committed to waking up at 5:00 a.m. each day for a month. We read all of these articles about people claiming …

Time Management

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

Documentaries

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

López Obrador, an Atypical Leftist, Wins Mexico Presidency in Landslide

MEXICO CITY — Riding a wave of populist anger fueled by rampant corruption and violence, the leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador was elected president of Mexico on Sunday, in a landslide victory that upended the nation’s political establishment and handed him a sweeping mandate to reshape the …

Latino News

FDA approves first cannabis-based drug

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday.<p>Epidiolex was recommended for approval by an advisory committee in April, and the agency had until this week to make a decision.<p>The twice-daily oral solution is approved for use in …

FDA

All the puzzling things that happen to your body when you masturbate, explained by science

<b>This post is part of Mashable's</b> <b>Masturbation Week</b><b>. May is National Masturbation Month, so we're celebrating by exploring the many facets of …

Marijuana Legalization 2018: A State-by-State Guide to Legal Weed

For Jeff Sessions, few places are safe.<p>Although marijuana remains prohibited by federal law, an increasing number of states have legalized the drug …

Nikki Haley, Great Pushback. Now Resign on Principle.

Nikki Haley slapped back hard at White House minions after they first suggested that her announcement of new sanctions against Russia was premature …

Nikki Haley

Finland has found the answer to homelessness. It couldn’t be simpler | Harry Quilter-Pinner

The number of rough sleepers in Britain is soaring, with deaths now a weekly occurrence. It’s time we got over our prejudices<p>“I was born in Liverpool and grew up on a council estate. I had a clean home, toys and nice meals as a kid. When I was nine years old, the sexual abuse started. My abusers …

Homelessness

This Retailer Spent $30,000 on Its Employees--and Got $3 Million of Sales in Return

Gap stores conducted research that might turn industry labor practices upside down--while squashing 4 productivity killers along the way.<p>Everyone's looking for the keys to improved productivity and a way to dramatically improve performance. There are few industries more in need of such secrets than …

'Killer robots': AI experts call for boycott over lab at South Korea university

Developing autonomous weapons would make the security situation on the Korean peninsula worse. Toby Walsh, professor at University of New South Wales<p>Artificial intelligence researchers from nearly 30 countries are boycotting a South Korean university over concerns a new lab in partnership with a …

Wales

Dealing with eczema? These are the foods you should be eating—and the ones to avoid

Take one peek at Karen Fischer’s Instagram and you can’t help but notice her enviable, glowing complexion. But what you <i>don’t</i> see is that the …

White House officials alarmed at education secretary's '60 Minutes' performance

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House officials were alarmed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' struggle to answer basic questions about the nation's schools and failure to defend the administration's newly proposed school safety measures during a tour of television interviews Sunday and Monday, according to two …

The White House

20,000 scientists give dire warning about the future in 'letter to humanity' – and the world is listening

A dire warning to the world about its future, which predicts catastrophe for humanity, is continuing to gain momentum.<p>The letter – which was first …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

China, Finally, Clamps Down on North Korea Trade—And the Impact Is Stinging

At a border crossing, garments and seafood aren’t coming out, and fewer Chinese goods are going in. Will it stop Kim Jong Un?<p>HUNCHUN, China—Six months ago, the Quanhe checkpoint on China’s border with North Korea was a hive of activity and a vital conduit for trade helping Pyongyang finance its …

North Korea

North Pole surges above freezing in the dead of winter, stunning scientists

By Jason Samenow<p>Jason Samenow<p>Editor and writer covering weather and climate<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The sun won’t rise at the North Pole until March 20, and it’s normally close to the coldest time of year, but an extraordinary and possibly historic thaw swelled over the tip of the planet this weekend. …

North Pole

BUFFETT: The JPMorgan-Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway healthcare venture 'is looking for something bigger' than shaving a few percent off costs

Warren Buffett has some big ambitions for Berkshire Hathaway's new healthcare venture with Amazon and JPMorgan.<p>In an interview with CNBC on Monday, the legendary investor said the recently announced venture between Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan, and Amazon to address healthcare costs could grow and …

Investing

Samsung Galaxy S9 leaked renders show small design changes

Samsung will ship its flagship Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus on March 16, according to a new report.<p>Alleged renders of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S9 …

Trump supports path to citizenship for up to 1.8 million ‘dreamers’ in new White House proposal

By David Nakamura and<p>David Nakamura<p>Reporter covering the White House<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Sean Sullivan<p>Sean Sullivan<p>Reporter covering national politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>President Trump is proposing a path to citizenship for an estimated 1.8 million young undocumented immigrants in exchange for hard-line …

Immigration

Forget bitcoin. Here come the blockchain ETFs.

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are all the rage with investors -- even astheir prices have taken some big hits lately.<p>So it should come as no surprise that there are now two exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, focused on blockchain technology, the digital ledger that keeps records of transactions …

ETFs

The average investor is making a classic mistake as the Dow marches to 30,000

Mom and pop are making a classic mistake in investing at this time. The purpose of this article is to show the average investor that there is a better way.<p>The mistake is being made as Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.05% marches to 30,000 and bitcoin BTCUSD, -21.11% falls to $10,000 and …

chainlink

Save yourself time and money by buying bananas on sale, letting them brown, and freezing them.<p>To start, let the bananas brown. Remove peels and place …

Mashed

Trump administration releases report finding ‘no convincing alternative explanation’ for climate change

By Brady Dennis ,<p>Brady Dennis<p>Reporter focusing on environmental policy and public health issues<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Juliet Eilperin and<p>Juliet Eilperin<p>Reporter covering national affairs<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Chris Mooney<p>Chris Mooney<p>Reporter covering climate change, energy and the environment.<p>Email Bio</i> …

Trump Administration

New science suggests the ocean could rise more — and faster — than we thought

By Chris Mooney<p>Chris Mooney<p>Reporter covering climate change, energy and the environment.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Climate change could lead to sea level rises that are larger, and happen more rapidly, than previously thought, according to a trio of new studies that reflect mounting concerns about the …

Global Warming

Ivanka and Donald Trump Jr. Were Close to Being Charged With Felony Fraud

New York prosecutors were preparing a case. Then the D.A. overruled his staff after a visit from a top donor: Trump attorney Marc Kasowitz.<p>This …

Donald Trump Jr

From Kaepernick sitting to Trump's fiery comments: NFL's anthem protests have spurred discussion

“<p>I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with</b> …

How Science Is Unlocking the Secrets of Addiction

Magazine<p>We’re learning more about the craving that fuels self-defeating habits—and how new discoveries can help us kick the habit.<p>Patrick Perotti scoffed when his mother told him about a doctor who uses electromagnetic waves to treat drug addiction. “I thought he was a swindler,” Perotti …

Dopamine

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Long-form Journalism