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Can You Spot the Real Diamond Ring?

Are you able to tell if a jewel is a real or fake diamond? We'd all like to say that we could confidently answer "yes" to that question, but …

9 Signs You're Not Fully Present In Your Life, According To Experts

I used to roll my eyes whenever someone talked about mindfulness. Then, I realized that basically every problem I had came down to not being mindful. …

Mindfulness

Tupac Shakur's Unsolved Murder: Music's Most WTF Conspiracy Theories, Explained

The unsolved murder of Tupac Shakur is to this day one of the most widely debated homicides in music history – even now, over 21 years later, people …

Music

Why Men Masturbate In Front Of Women Without Their Consent

A therapist and psychoanalyst discuss the disturbing pattern in light of the allegations raised against Louis C.K.<p>Five women accused Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct in a New York Times report published on Thursday. Most of the allegations involved displays of masturbation without explicit …

Sexual Harassment

I Used Activated Charcoal Products For Five Days — & This Is What Happened

Have you noticed that the beauty world is looking a bit dark lately? From black highlighter to color-changing black lipstick, it seems the overload …

Sexually active students must be reported to law enforcement or state officials, Ore. school district says

Teachers and staff in the Salem-Keizer school district — which includes more than 40,000 students — were recently told that if they learn or merely suspect a student is sexually active, they must report it to law enforcement or state officials.<p>According to Oregon law, anyone under 18 years old …

Education

Find Out Which Cognitive Biases Alter Your Perspective

Cognitive biases can change the way you see everything, and often in a bad way. Fortunately, just becoming aware of your biases can help you overcome …

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest …

How to change minds and influence people's behaviour

Meet the Spider Species Whose Males Irreversibly Mutilate the Genitals of Their Mates

He breaks off something called her "scapus" to keep competing sperm from getting in.<p>If you didn't receive your November issue of Current Biology yet, you're missing out on a big, horrible story about sexual violence in spiders. Researchers at the University of Greifswald in Germany have discovered …

Zoology

15 Critical Habits Of Mentally Strong People

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move through it …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Timeless Tips to Learn Any Language in Days, Not Years

Much like riding a bike, the fastest way to learn any language is to learn by doing. Here's 7 ways to learn any language in days.

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> …

Kylie Jenner is 6 Weeks Pregnant By Tyga

“To be honest, I’ve had really bad morning sickness, day sickness, night sickness — I can barely get out of bed. It’s

Kylie Jenner

Five atheists who lost faith in atheism

Atheism is cool. At least, that's the popular perception of a worldview that's enjoyed a rebrand and a renaissance in the last couple of decades. …

Faith

13 Health Foods That Taste Better Than Junk Foods

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>There's a common misconception that in order to eat healthy you have to sacrifice flavor. But anyone who's bit into a homegrown tomato …

The foods that support weight control

<b>Soup</b><p>Soup, particularly vegetable based soups are a great option nutritionally as they combine a high nutrient density with a low energy density – …

FDA approves GMO apples, potatoes that don’t bruise or brown as being safe to eat

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved apples and potatoes which are resistant to bruises and don’t go brown as safe to eat. Consumer …

There’s an apple that will never brown for sale in Canada. What health risks do GMO foods pose? - Canada Q&A

From Paul Marck, Kelowna, B.C.<p>Paul Marck, a reader in Kelowna, B.C., asks “The non-browning Arctic Apple is now approved for sale in Canada. Is there any science suggesting GMO foods pose risk to human health or envrionmental risks? And is there a risk they will contaminate non-GMO fruits?” The …

How to Lose Weight When Your Genes Are Working Against You

That said, DNA is <i>not</i> destiny. “The percentage of people who are obese has risen dramatically, but the genomes haven’t changed,” says Belsky. (Obesity has risen from an estimated 11.6 percent in 1990 to 29.4 percent in 2014.) The development is due to the evolution of our environment—and our …

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Beyonce Is Pregnant With Baby No. 2, Expecting A Boy With Jay Z [Report]

Beyonce is pregnant with her second child, according to <i>InTouch Weekly.</i> The news comes just days after the singer posted a very interesting photo on …

Your Guide to Your Lady Parts

<b>1. Vagina</b><br>It's the guardian of your reproductive parts: Its acid balance keeps harmful bacteria at bay. But it can also be accommodating: Shaped like a three-to four-inch-long tube sock, it can expand lengthwise (up to six inches) and widthwise (up to five inches) during sex or childbirth. Two vag …

The App That Could Be A 99 Percent Effective Form Of Birth Control

In many ways, family planning based on keeping track of one's fertility is about as old-school as it gets. By paying attention to fluctuations in body temperature or cervical fluid, women can track when they're ovulating and time intercourse so as to increase or decrease their odds of getting …

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31 Healthy Meals You Can Make in 10 Minutes or Less

We know the facts: Preparing meals at home is good for your health and your wallet. But let’s face it, with minimal free time and other priorities …

Cooking

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