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Constitutional collapse: Why we could be on the verge of a democratic apocalypse

<b>(AP/Evan Vucci/Salon)</b><p>If Republicans gain full control, they have the power to amend the Constitution into their own authoritarian image<p>Les Leopold<p>February 25, 2017 2:59pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>As Donald Trump vilifies the press, the courts, immigrants, Muslims, …

Middle-class

A Letter To Those Affected By My Anxiety

It should be obvious, but please remember: If I could stop my anxiety, I would have done so by now.<p><i>Written by</i> Nicolle Hook<p>Let me start by clarifying something. When I refer to my “anxiety,” I’m not simply talking about my fears or situations that make me nervous. I’m not talking about the kind of …

Depression

5 Scandalous Biographies of Your Favorite Children’s Authors

When she was a young woman, Margaret Wise Brown loved to “beagle,” an odd sport where hunters eschew horses in favor of running on foot with the dogs in pursuit of foxes. She covered dozens of miles per hunt, and was always happiest when she won the prize – a bloodied pelt. Brown would go on to …

Books

Radical ketamine therapy could treat alcohol addiction

A one-off dose of the drug could help alcohol addicts reduce their intake by ‘erasing’ drink-related memories, say psychologists testing treatment<p>Scientists believe that a radical treatment involving the tranquilliser ketamine could help overcome alcohol addiction by “erasing” drink-related …

Alcohol

Inspirational Monday: Photographing Pairs in Nature

It’s the start of another week, and I’m back with a list of photos to inspire your photographic pursuits.This go-round, I have 17 incredible wildlife …

Landscape Photography

3 Common Beginner Photography Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Photography beginners listen up, because we’re about to drop some knowledge. This quick video by Mango Street Lab covers three of the most common …

#startTODAY with Hoda: 30-day plan to calm the mind and control your life

Hoda Kotb's one of the busiest women in television, so it's no surprise one of her goals for the new year was to find a way to care for her mind and feel more organized. To help achieve her goals, Hoda enlisted the help of Angie Johnsey, an RN CHT-hypnotherapist and celebrity mind coach.<p>FOLLOW …

7 Brutal Lessons that Ultimately Make Life Beautiful

The reason for our suffering, in all walks of life, is our resistance to the truth.Sometimes it’s brutally hard to accept life’s greatest lessons. …

Are you promiscuous or faithful? Measure your index finger to find out

A new study of sexual attitudes reveals men and women are both just as likely to want a fling as they are a long-term partner<p>They say that men are from Mars and women are from Venus.<p>But when it comes to our attitude towards promiscuity, it turns out there is no such gender divide.<p>Both men and women …

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

The Brain

Everything you see is an illusion, scientist warns – and reality is MUCH weirder

It sounds like something you’d hear at a yoga retreat – or from someone who has fried their brain on LSD.<p>But the reality we all see might actually be …

14 Surprising Psychological Reasons Someone Might Fall In Love With You

University of Massachusetts psychologist Joan Kellerman asked 72 unacquainted undergrads to pair off and stare into each other's eyes for two minutes.<p>…

Psychology