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20 Real Women Share What They Learned After a Breakup

Some of the greatest life lessons can come from heartbreak.<p>We won't sugarcoat it: Changing your relationship status from "taken" to "single" is never easy. But there is a silver lining to your heartache—seriously. Breakups are the most opportune moments for you to step back and realize what you</i> …

What Life Is Like Inside A 129-Square-Foot Apartment

It’s Paris! You could do worse.<p>Most micro-apartments tend to tout their design and they don’t come cheap. The concept of using every square inch has been (rather brilliantly) exploited as an exercise in efficiency. (Or you can slant it as sustainable urban design.) To those of you who live in a …

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People From Around The World Posing With Their Daily Food Intake

Daily food intakes vary dramatically around the world, and even though we think of some countries and nationalities as light eaters in terms of …

Can You Read People’s Emotions?

How well can you read someone's thoughts by their facial expressions? The New York Times has a quiz in which you are asked to judge emotions on faces …

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American Teens Are Becoming Even Wimpier Than Before

If you think that teenagers are becoming weaklings, you're right.<p>Less than half of youths ages 12 to 15 are even close to being aerobically fit, according to data released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>That's down from 52 percent of youths in 1999 to 2000, the last …

Google's New Car Lacks A Steering Wheel (And Brakes)

Google gave us an update on its driverless car project Tuesday, posting video and images of people trying out its self-driving car. The tech company built three prototypes from scratch, creating compact cars that look like they're on an extreme no-options diet. For now, their top speed is 25 …

Obama: Not every problem has military solution

President Obama sought Wednesday to recast American foreign policy after more than a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, outlining an approach built on alliances with other nations designed to combat terrorism and other global threats.<p>"America must always lead on the world stage," Obama told …

Congressman Michael Grimm Admits He's Guilty of Trying Too Hard, Caring Too Much

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In his first public comments since being indicted for fraud last month, New York congressman and …

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Chechen Militants Are Now Spreading Chaos In Ukraine

The Chechens, which Russian-backed Chechen president Ramzan Kadyrov allegedly dispatched to Ukraine's restive east, are a new face of Russia's interference in the country. Since the militants are not formal Russian soldiers, Russia can continue to deny its links to separatists in Ukraine.<p>"If they …

The Ice Diet

Eating ice actually burns calories because it requires energy for the body to melt the cube. One curious doctor suggests this can be used as a legitimate weight-loss tool.<p>When he became determined to lose weight, Dr. Brian Weiner decided to change his eating and exercise regimes. "One of the first …

Caring for a baby changes a man's brain, study shows

Parenting a small child requires the forethought of a crisis planner, the reflexes of a professional goalkeeper, the energy of a cheerleader and the empathy of a therapist.<p>After eons of practice at such caregiving, it's clear that mothers have evolved some brawn in those parts of the brain that …

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The Only Running App You Need

It's portable, powerful, and weatherproof. Oh, and it's free.<p>From apps to MP3 players to "smart clothing," runners today are awash in high-tech options for staying motivated and for monitoring/recording/tracking/sharing every metric imaginable, including mileage, pace, elevation, BMI, routes, heart …

When College Isn't Worth It

The <i>New York Times</i> highlighted new data yesterday that once again beats the drum: Despite skyrocketing costs, a college degree is a good investment. In fact, MIT economist David Autor writes in the journal <i>Science</i> that the value of a degree is <i>rising</i>. College grads made almost twice as much per hour …