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Maria Bamford’s Melancholic, Hallucinogenic, and Very Funny “Lady Dynamite”

There’s a great song in the musical “[title of show]” that asserts, “I’d rather be nine people’s favorite thing / Than a hundred people’s ninth favorite thing.” For two decades, that’s been Maria Bamford’s brand. She’s played small roles on sitcoms; she was the spokeswoman for Target. But the …

Comedy

Spaced repetition: a hack to make your brain store information

Using spaced repetition as a study technique is effective because you are deliberately hacking the way your brain works<p>Late night dates with a 600-page textbook and a multipack of Red Bull are a familiar encounter for many people. Whether in school, university or work, we all find ourselves in …

The Brain

12 Tweets That Prove No One Should Be Ashamed Of Mental Illness

A mental health disorder is not a character flaw.<p>Every day, people with mental illness face judgment because of their condition.<p>Given that one in four people will experience a mental health condition at some point in their lifetime, this is unacceptable. Thankfully, a critical mass of Twitter users …

Mental Health

Wakie, The Social Alarm Clock That Lets You Wake Up Strangers, Finally Arrives On iOS

“Hey there, I’m just calling to wake you up,” I said a little awkwardly.<p>“Thanks. Where are you from?” replied a female voice with a thick Irish accent.<p>“The UK. You’re from Ireland, right?”<p>“How could you tell?” she said wryly.<p>“The flag at the top of the screen.”<p>It took 9 months to be approved, but, …

Mental Illness and the African Woman

December 04, 2014<p>read<p>add comment<p><b>by Nancy Laws</b><p>It took me three years to tell my family that I suffered from anxiety and panic disorder. Even then, I …

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2014

These are the novels and short story collections that we absolutely loved in 2014. Ranked in no particular order.

Artist Transforms Children’s Drawings into Adorable Plush Toys

Vancouver-based artist Wendy Tsao turns children's drawings into adorable, handcrafted plush dolls. The toys, which she calls “softies,” are one-of-a-kind reflections of the kids' creativity and imagination. Anything that they can dream up–from rainbow cats to cute bat-pig hybrids to three-headed …

5 Ways to be a Faster and Happier Runner

Chi Running is catching on—find out more about the Tai Chi-inspired technique<p>Despite unseasonably warm temps in the northeast, fall marathon season is upon us. And for those gearing up for the New York City Marathon on November 3, you’ve probably already logged most of your key training runs. At …

Hidden Cameras Reveal the Secret Life of the Serengeti

Picture Stories<p>Many hands, or in this case, many eyes, make light work. It’s a saying that scientists studying wildlife on the Serengeti recently put to the test.<p>Dr. Craig Packer, founder of the Serengeti Lion Project, and one of his graduate students, Ali Swanson, wanted to understand how so many …

The 6 mobile games that will help get you through Thanksgiving

Ignore your family with these helpful games<p>Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year, a chance to spend a few days with family and friends and enjoy an amazing meal. But there's also a lot of downtime, whether it's due to travelling across the country or hiding to avoid your uncle droning on about …

Frozen's Elsa and Anna teach girls to code

Here's one way to get girls excited about coding: use a couple of Disney's wildly popular princesses.<p>Frozen's Elsa and Anna should do the trick.<p>Code.org has partnered with Disney to create a 1-hour tutorial where kids can learn to write code that will get the princesses to ice skate around their …

Father Bob offers people chance to win ‘happiness guaranteed’

Father Bob Maguire is spearheading a new project to gauge what actually makes Australians happy – by offering them an unusual array of competition prizes.<p>Maguire, an octogenarian Catholic priest who co-hosts a Triple J show with John Safran, is offering a third-placed prize of five nights in a …

'Type A' personalities are overachieving monsters. Get out of my spin class and back to banking

One of the things you get used to, when you live in New York, is encountering a large number of people who preface their statements with this phrase: “I’m a type A personality, so...”<p>In the last couple of weeks, I have heard the phrase used by an American woman in the final stages of pregnancy, …

Pregnant women with mental problems lack support in NSW

The Australian Medical Association NSW says at least two specialist hospital units should be built to ensure women can get the treatment they …

Mental Health

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Stop Striving for Happiness and Start Practicing It Now

<b>“Happiness is the absence of striving for happiness.” ~Chuang Tzu</b><p>It all started when one of my boys asked me if I was happy, and of course I answered …

Walk This Way: Acting Happy Can Make It So

Research Shows People Can Improve Their Mood With Small Changes in Behavior<p>Happy people walk differently than others, and scientists are finding that putting on a happy walk may give your mood a boost.<p>Research shows people’s mood affects how they walk. When people are happy, they tend to walk …

Happiness

Stop The Cycle Of Self-Loathing With 8 Practices

When we're newborn babies, we're fully, completely, unapologetically ourselves. We don't beat ourselves up over belly fat, baldness or the occasional …

Self-help

Britney Spears Made a Response Song to “Cry Me A River” That You’ve Never Heard

Britney hand-delivered this forgotten confession to a radio station just a few days before New Year's Eve. It was never played again.<p><i>Even the biggest artists in the world have songs you haven’t heard. In our series Z-Sides, we shine light on those rare tracks and deep cuts that only hardcores know</i> …

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Lee Evans Reveals Depression Battle: ‘I Get Very Gloomy, Dark, Deep And Depressed'

Comic Lee Evans has opened up about his battle with depression, revealing that he gets depressed “every single day”.<p><b>SEE MORE: Lee Evans Retires From</b> …

15 Photos That Will Convince You That Iceland Belongs on Another Planet

With huge volcanoes, erupting geysers, grand glaciers, and majestic waterfalls, Iceland has a little something for everyone. Particularly for photographers, however, Iceland is like a dream. The Nordic country, that lies between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean, is one of the most sparsely …

Pictures: Explorers Descend Into Siberia's Mystery Crater

Why do female orgasms exist? The reason may be more complicated than you think

<b>Meg Ryan in "When Harry Met Sally" (MGM Studios)</b><p>A new study suggests that orgasms help women choose better partners — but it’s a subject that is hotly debated<p>Tracy Clark-Flory<p>November 12, 2014 12:00am (UTC)<p>It’s a question that few women would think to ask: Why does the female orgasm exist? More …

The 5 Different Stages of Falling in Love

In a romantic comedy, falling in love involves a bumbling heroine and dashing male lead wooing one another in less than two hours, sassy montage included. In real life, the process is much more complicated and actually consists of five separate stages ranging from butterflies to stability, …

'I've had enough,' says Mexican attorney general in missing students gaffe

An off-the-cuff comment by the attorney general to cut off a news conference about the apparent killing of 43 missing college students has been taken up by protesters as a rallying cry against Mexico’s corruption and drug trade-fueled violence.<p>During the televised appearance on Friday, attorney …

The 12 Worst Habits For Your Mental Health

<i>By Carey Rossi</i><p>Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control -- the death of a loved one, a job loss or financial troubles. But the small choices you make every day may also affect your mood more than you may realize. Your social media habits, exercise routine and even the way you …