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Iris Grace: Mother of six-year-old girl acclaimed for her beautiful paintings on new book about autism, family life and Thula the therapy cat

In 2014 a five-year-old girl called Iris Grace began receiving widespread acclaim for some rather astonishing paintings.<p>They were sold to private art …

Bikini Diet Workout Plan: Gym Workout Weight Loss Routine

<b>Welcome to the bikini series! I'm Glamour's Senior Online Editor, Marissa, and I'm a huge fitness fanatic. I recently discovered pro bikini figure models—a group of women who compete in fitness competitions specifically geared toward the ideal beach body. In order to achieve it, they've mastered</b> …

Butt Workout: 20-Minute Glute Exercises

The Best Butt Workout<p>Try this 20-minute butt workout to solidify your assets<p><b>To get a gorgeous butt</b> do these moves twice a week. Complete the recommended sets and reps, opting for a weight at which you can barely eke out the last rep of your final set with perfect form.<p><i>Check out all of WH's</i> …

SLIDE, A Hoverboard Developed by Lexus That Uses Magnetic Levitation and Nitrogen-Cooled Superconductors

Luxury car company Lexus has just released a series of new videos for SLIDE, a Hoverboard they have developed and have been promoting the last few …

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How New Jersey Tamed The Wild Blueberry For Global Production

Nearly every plant that we now depend on for food — from wheat to beans to tomatoes — comes from ancestors that once grew wild on hills and in forests.<p>In most cases, we don't know who, exactly, tamed those plants. We don't know which inventive farmer, thousands of years ago, first selected seeds …

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More city dwellers are embracing 'hobby farms': 'It's like we live in the country'

About an hour before the start of a spring storm, Dominique Salamone surveyed her three-quarter-acre Northridge yard and commenced an impromptu master class in suburban chicken raising.<p>"You have to be committed," she said. "Raising livestock takes time and knowledge. And it helps to have a handy …

How Often Should a Happy Couple Have Sex?

An investigation<p>Men aren’t the only ones who feel self-conscious about how often they’re having sex. (Wait: You do, right, men? I know nothing about you. I kind of just assumed.)<p>When a woman complains to her friends that she’s having a rough patch with her boyfriend, the first thing they’ll ask is …

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New Autism Research: Social Struggles & Increase in Diagnoses Explained

One study links high numbers of autism to reclassification; second study links social behavior to hormone deficit.<p>Shutterstock<p>Two new autism studies …

Autism

Things to Remember if You Love a Person with Mental Illness

How often do we hear someone say “I’m so depressed!” Or “I’m so ADD!” Usually, people are using these terms in a casual fashion to refer to a …

Scientists meditated on meditation – and the results were troubling

There’s no proof to support claims about meditation’s healing powers<p>What do you call it when you try to meditate but can't stop thinking about meditation?<br>Meta-meditation.<p>I've meditated on and off, mostly off—okay, almost entirely off--since my early 20s, when I learned Kundalini yoga (which has a …

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7 Time Management Mistakes That Are a Complete Waste of Time | Inc.com

For most of us, it seems there's never enough time in the day. We all have the same 24 hours, so why is it that some people achieve so much more than others?<p>The answer lies in good time management. High achievers know how to use their time effectively, and they avoid the common mistakes that most …

How to Deal With People Who Undermine Everything You Do

Years ago, a friend introduced me to someone who asked what I did for a living. “I work on an online video series,” I said. It was hard work, it …

Uncle Sam Wants You to Live and Farm on a National Park

For readers who are staring out the window of a chilly office on a sunny day, dreaming about a life digging into the land, with miles of hiking trails and quiet, pastoral valleys right outside of your front door…the National Park Service may have a job for you.<p>Monday, Cuyahoga National Park in Ohio …

15 Bee-utiful Pictures Of Bees

A new book highlights the diversity of these fuzzy pollinators<p>If you read science news, you've probably heard a lot about the plight of the honey bee. These pollinators are responsible for producing a huge portion of the fruits and vegetables that we eat, including apples, berries, almonds, and …

6 Unfunny Pranks That Were Just As Effed Up As The Paris Hilton Plane Video

Last month, Egyptian TV presenter Ramez Galal pranked Paris Hilton into thinking her plane was about to crash. She witnessed people -- actually …

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Everything you think you know about disciplining kids is wrong

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p><b>Leigh Robinson was</b> out for a lunchtime walk one brisk day during the spring of 2013 …

Semicolon tattoos are a new way to talk about mental health

A global movement is revolutionizing how we talk about mental health — with punctuation.<p>Project Semicolon, which offers hope to those struggling with …

Scientists say these 25 habits can help you feel happier and healthier

Each of the little things we do to boost our mood — from reading an adventure story to keeping a gratitude journal or even gazing up at the stars on a clear night — can add up to greater overall satisfaction.<p>But happiness doesn't come easy. We have to work at it.<p>Here are some of the things that …

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4 Keys to Overcoming Emotional Overload When You're Highly Empathic

<i>HJ: Being highly empathic is an amazing gift, but it also requires you to be able to discern what is yours and what is someone else’s. Otherwise you</i> …

Why Does Special Education Have to Be Special?

Guest post by Dr. Douglas Green<p>Thanks to the federal Individuals with Disabilities Act passed in 1975, students who have some kind of identifiable …

Six of the Weirdest Things That Have Washed up on Beaches

Turns out there’s a lot more than broken plastic shovels and long-lost car keys found on the world’s beaches. United Kingdom-based company Barrington …

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