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How to tell if a guy likes you, translating man-speak

The cold-hard truth about men: Most of them have no idea how they feel at any given time.<p>Studies show that men use language to establish difference, separateness and independence (exactly the opposite of women, who talk to connect). So, demanding that he talk to you is guaranteed to make him squirm …

Relationships

Ways to Debloat in Just One Day

Feeling like you've suddenly turned into the Michelin woman is the opposite of fun. Whether you're actively trying to lose weight or are pleased with your current physique, bloating can completely throw you off. In the worst case scenario, it might send you into a panicked thought spiral about …

Nutrition

Facebook’s ‘teen dating’ groups are every parent’s nightmare come to life

Even before the page has fully loaded, the popular Facebook group “Teen Dating and Flirting” looks like a something straight out of some parental nightmare. It has the full teen trifecta — sexting, cyberbullying and strangers — in one unmoderated public forum that anyone, of any age, can access.<p>The …

Internet

Iraqi Kurds reach Sinjar road, cutting Islamic State supply line

Supported by U.S.-led airstrikes, Kurdish Iraqi troops on Thursday seized part of a highway that is used as a vital supply line by the Islamic State group, a key initial step in a major offensive to retake the strategic town of Sinjar from the militants.<p>The town was overrun by the extremists as …

Reza Aslan on religion in America: “Whenever someone wishes me a Merry Christmas I am obligated to say ‘f*ck you'”

<b>(Comedy Central)</b><p>7 out of 10 Americans identify as Christians — but that doesn’t necessarily mean those 7 know anything about Jesus<p>Colin Gorenstein<p>May 14, 2015 3:49pm (UTC)<p>The God business has been very good to Reza Aslan lately because, as the religion scholar puts it best, "there's always …

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Woman sues sperm bank after becoming pregnant with black donor's sperm

An Ohio woman is suing a sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she and her partner had …

4 Short Yet Powerful Quotes from Abraham Lincoln to Help You Grow | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

In today’s busy world, how do you find time to step back from your daily routine and think about where you’re actually going?<p>One great way is to tap …

34 Ways to Encourage Positive Thinking | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The brain is a powerful organ; it controls the entire body. But your thought process is much more influential. Your thoughts dictate who you become, …

Living Rooms

3 Simple Ways to Make Zucchini Pasta

The best part? We guarantee you already have the tools to do this in your kitchen.<p><i>This article was written by Gena Hamshaw and repurposed with permission from Food52.</i><p>You may have heard of zucchini pasta, but what the heck are people talking about? Do they mean a pasta dish with zucchini as an …

5 ways to think yourself well

There wasn't anything that could bring singer Pharrell Williams down in his hit song "Happy." Turns out he was on to something.<p>Being happy and optimistic can prolong your life, help you manage stress, lower your risk of death from cardiovascular disease and even help protect you from the common …

10 Things You Never Knew About Your Face Cleanser

Get the straight facts about this popular skin-care product.<p><i>This article was written by Aly Walansky and repurposed with permission from Daily Makeover.</i><p>Your facial cleansing routine is a vital part of your skin-care regimen—and if done correctly, it can promote a healthy glow. But once you find the …

20 Simple Chopped Salad Recipes to Make for Lunch This Week

Let’s get real for a second. Salads are great and all, but don’t get us started on oversized kale leaves and one giant chunk of cheese that inevitably makes its way to the bottom of the bowl. The solution? Chop up everything into tiny bites, toss with a delicious dressing and dig in. Sure, it might …

14 diy beauty tips

exfoliator from coffee grinds?<p>Sure, getting the look of your favorite celebs is always something worth trying. But sometimes getting the look takes more out of your wallet than you can afford. It's fine if beauty is pain, but not being able to pay your rent definitely isn't cute. That's why we've …

Skin Care

5 Steps to Get You From Shy to Sociable

<b>You feel lonely or left out.</b> You want to make a change, but don't know how to do it. You want to reach out and expand your social circle, but are worried about the comments from the people you're typically around and can't begin to imagine how to get started anyway.<p>Consider this. When you take a …

The New Habit Challenge: Create A Better To-Do List

Making a simple list isn’t the best way to get things done. Next week we’ll test more effective approaches to organizing our days.<p>Tons of successful leaders laud the to-do list as the key to more organized, productive, and focused days, but is there a right way and a wrong way to do your to-do?<p>The …

Time Management