Jen Keene

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Trump Can't Stop the Energy Revolution

The planet is warming, dangerously so, and burning more coal will make it worse. President-elect Donald Trump thinks man-made climate change is a …

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Love And Making Relationships Work

<i>"Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not, nor would it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love." ~ Kahlil Gibran</i><p>My life has been turbulent lately. On top of feeling the collective angst occurring in the world right now, I've been experiencing, both, …

10 Qualities Of People Who Are Awesome At Relationships

<b>Do you ever wonder why some relationships fail while others are totally rocking it?</b><p>I know that I have for a long time. And still do.<p>Now that I'm married, this quest seems more compelling than ever. Having been through the divorce of my parents and many of those around me, this question has burned …

5 Choices That'll Keep You In The Honeymoon Phase Your Whole Life

We all know that many long-term relationships eventually become distant, conflicted, boring, and/or passionless. Some people believe that this is …

Happiness

Meet the Real Narcissists (They're Not What You Think)

Last winter, a friend told me she was considering a divorce. "I really think my husband is a narcissist!" she said. More recently, over brunch, an …

This Is What Really Makes Narcissists Tick

Narcissists typically seem arrogant, grandiose, manipulative, entitled, and lacking in empathy. But if these defining features are understood at a …

Why my attempt to go 21 days without a whinge took me six months

<b>Sunday 24 July 8.43am.</b> In the midst of the US presidential election, news breaks that WikiLeaks plans to release 20,000 hacked Democratic Party emails that will likely damage Hillary Clinton’s chances, and enhance Donald Trump’s. I read the relevant passage aloud to my wife, before adding my own …

Democratic Party

Earth - Why we have a spine, when over 90% of animals don't

A popular trope of science fiction is a world in which creatures with unusual body plans rule. From the octopoid Martians of <i>War of the Worlds</i> to the giant "bugs" of <i>Starship Troopers</i>, there is a creepy appeal in the idea that a race of spineless creatures could pose a real threat to humanity.<p>Because …

Biology

7 Enhancing Lovemaking Conversations for Couples

Lovemaking in a monogamous relationship is said to be heart-pounding, breath-taking, and anxiety-freeing. If that’s true, then how come a committed …

Erotic Touching: 13 Sexually Enhancing Conversations for Couples

Every sexual act is a journey into yourself and your partner. It’s a continual exploration of sensations, eroticism, and love. Each relationship is a …

Why people ruin happy relationships

For those who can’t stop trying to convince themselves they’re bad with self-destructive actions.<p><i>This one is for Nikki.</i><p><b>If you prefer to listen,</b> …

What LSD tells us about human nature

I was in San Francisco last week, visiting my brother and revisiting the years we spent there as young men. We walked through Golden Gate park, two guys in their sixties, admiring the giant sequoias, exotic gardens, and gold-green pastures cascading westward to the ocean. And we reminisced about …

Golden Gate Park

Gravitational Waves Will Show The Quantum Nature Of Reality

One of the oldest predictions of Einstein’s general theory of relativity — the gravitational theory that spacetime is a fabric that gets bent and curved by the presence of matter and energy — is that masses that accelerate in the Universe produce ripples in the fabric of space itself: gravitational …

Physics

Total Eclipse in Pisces SuperMoon March 8th 9th 2016~

In the archetypal waters of Pisces, we are asked to step into the Dreamtime to reflect, feel it all, cleanse it all and draw forth from the ocean of …

Spirituality

What Happens to Kids When Parents Fight

<i>By Diana Divecha</i><p><i>Conflict between parents is inevitable -- but it doesn't have to hurt kids. Here's how to turn a disagreement into a positive lesson.</i><p>When I was a child, my parents' fights could suck the oxygen out of a room. My mother verbally lashed my father, smashed jam jars, and made outlandish …

Top Backpacks and Messenger Bags for Cyclists

1 of 10<p>Ortlieb<p>Ortlieb Messenger Bag Pro<p><b>Weatherproof</b><br>Designed for bike messengers, this large, waterproof pack also works great for daily commuters. Its roll-top closure accommodates extra large items and reflective accents boost your visibility from all directions. A clear front pocket makes it easy …

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Is Marriage Obsolete -- or Evolving?

Some people think marriage is obsolete.<p>Sally says she and her friends are all cynical about marriage. She and all her friends are divorced, some more than once.<p>Margaret, 30, says that she, her boyfriend, and their baby live together. She has no intention of marrying "because everyone I know who …

25 Pieces Of Spot-On Marriage Advice From People Who've Been There

<i>By Dave Willis</i><p>When Ashley and I got married thirteen years ago, we were young and in love, but we were also pretty clueless (me especially)! Along the way, we've had so many people share wise advice and life experiences with us, which has helped guide our family through good times and hard …

12 Qualities That Set Ultra Successful People Apart

Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal goals out of the water. They succeed along many different dimensions of life--their friendships, their physical and mental health, their families, and their jobs (which they are not only good at but also enjoy).<p>TalentSmart has …

What Doctors Are Finally Starting To Understand About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The complex disorder finally gets its due.<p>Eight years ago, Ann Cavanagh Kramer was promoted to director of commercial sales at Visa. She transferred across the country to work at the company's San Francisco Bay Area office and spent the next six months traveling to attend conferences and meet …

When Someone We Love Believes Something We Hate

A dear friend believes something that I think is absurd -- unimaginable in fact. That he could think what he thinks is not just absurd and unimaginable to me, but also distasteful, and profoundly difficult to respect. Complicating the matter in this case is that what he believes is something that I …

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4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Science says your “gut feeling” isn’t a metaphor

The brain’s powers are a little overrated. To keep your body going, you don’t need a functioning brain, but you do need something to provide energy. Enter the gut.<p>We may not give it much thought—because, literally, it happens without conscious thought—but the process of extracting energy from food …

Medical Research

How Physics Will Change—and Change the World—in 100 Years — NOVA Next | PBS

One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein had only just published his revolutionary new theory of gravity, atomic nuclei were entirely mysterious, and …

Physics

Earth and Mars May Have Shared Seeds of Life

Could Mars, of all places, be the place to look for early life on Earth?<p>It's an intriguing thought and one that astrobiologists take seriously as …

A Private View of Quantum Reality

Christopher Fuchs describes physics as “a dynamic interplay between storytelling and equation writing. Neither one stands alone, not even at the end …

The Surprising Reason Why Some People Smile More

Do you crack up at the slightest hint of a joke? Or do you keep a poker face when Uncle Herbert trots out his tired comedy routine?<p>It turns out, …