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Teenager uses sign language to communicate with blind and deaf man during flight

<b>Programming note:</b> <i>To learn more about the disability community, watch "</i><i>United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell" on</i> <i>CNNgo</i><i>.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> A 15-year-old is being widely praised for an act of kindness during a cross-country flight.<p>Clara Daly was traveling with her mother Jane from Boston to Los Angeles on …

Sign Language

49 Jokes About Anxiety That Will Make You Laugh Anxiously

[meeting god at the pearly gates] r u mad at me lol<p>By the way: Humor is a great way for a lot of people to cope with their anxiety, but if you found a lot of things in this post a little too relatable, you might want to look into ways to take care of yourself. SO, here are some quick resources:<p>• …

9 Sex Games That Can Help Grow The Passion In Your Relationship

When it comes to romantic relationships, aside from having a strong emotional connection, a physical connection is important, too. If you feel your …

Quentin Tarantino Cast Every White Person He Could Find In His New Movie

Film provocateur and #MeToo target Quentin Tarantino is working on a new film. <i>Once Upon a Time in Hollywood</i> is set in 1969 in Los Angeles, and …

Anna Mackmin: 'I knew far too many children who were having sex with adults'

I can sew, I can make my own shoes, I can build a bonfire, I can drive a tractor. Rabbit skinning? Boom! Job done<p>Laughter is breath, it alters your being, and it allows you to move on, and keep living<p>There is something so vivid and truthful about Nearly Thirteen, the 12-year-old heroine of Anna …

Books

Massive Genetic Study Finds Many Links Between Various Psychiatric Illnesses

An excavation of a million people’s genes has provided some interesting clues to how several common psychiatric disorders might arise, including …

Kate Middleton Reportedly Refusing To Help Meghan Markle Adjust To Royal Life

Are the royal sisters-in-law are odds with one another?<p>Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle’s alleged feud is heating up, and sources are claiming that …

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

Calif. Toddler Dies After Mom Leaves Him in Car for 10 Hours While She 'Socialized': Police

A 23-year-old California mother was arrested after allegedly leaving her 18-month-old son in a hot car for 10 hours while she “socialized” with …

The Bizarre Leggings Trend That’s About To Be Everywhere

Earlier this month, <b>Kim Kardashian</b> and <b>Kylie Jenner</b> stepped out in their hometown of Calabasas wearing matching skintight monochromatic grey outfits, …

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

The top 10 stories that shaped the world

The writers, critics and academics voted these as the most influential and enduring works of fiction. Here they explain why.

Literature

Calif. House of Horrors: Teenage Girl Escaped and Told 911, 'My Sisters Are Chained Up'

In the small voice of a much younger child, reading from a piece of paper with her family’s address on it, the 17-year-old daughter of David and …

Nursery For Giant Manta Rays Discovered In Gulf Of Mexico

Sometimes it takes an outsider to notice that something that seems commonplace is actually spectacular.<p>That's what happened at the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico, when Josh Stewart took his first dive into the protected waters and identified what has now become …

Manta Rays

Some Rivers Are So Drug-Polluted, Their Eels Get High on Cocaine

Illegal drug residues in the water could be affecting native fish.<p>Critically endangered eels hyped up on cocaine could have trouble making a 3,700-mile trip to mate and reproduce—new research warns.<p>And while societies have long grappled with ways to cope with the use of illicit drugs, less …

Incredible action shot shows hero tackling 'thief who swiped £170 cash from woman at Tesco ATM'

An incredible picture has captured the moment a have-a-go hero tackled a suspected thief in the middle of a busy high street.<p>The passerby allegedly …

Seven Habits Of Extra Interesting People

Interesting people have a special magnetism. They tell incredible stories and lead unusual lives. But what exactly makes them so captivating?<p>They’re curious more than anything else. An interesting person is always excited to explore the world, and this energy radiates outward.<p>Some people are …

Self-improvement

Samsung's Galaxy S9+ Refines The Smartphone Formula

I have been spending a lot of time with Samsung Electronics’s latest phone, the Galaxy S9+. I’ve been carrying it, as well as the Apple iPhone X, Huawei P20 Pro, and Google Pixel 2 XL, all around the world with me. Out of all of these, the phone that I found myself using the most over the course of …

Kanye West Once Made Kim Kardashian Cry By Throwing Out 250 Pairs of Her Shoes

Just a week into 2018, Kim Kardashian revealed a rather innocuous but nonetheless fascinating nugget of insight into her marriage with Kanye West, unknowingly kicking off the year of his antics dominating the news cycle. According to Kardashian, he’s fond of emailing her fashion edicts complete …

British man blocked from entering UK with his wife discovers his house has been transformed into a cannabis farm

A man whose wife has been blocked from entering the UK has discovered his house was destroyed by a fire after it was turned into a cannabis farm by …

Asteroid with a 13-mile-high mountain is now visible to the naked eye

Look up in nighttime sky anytime between now and July 16, and you just might spy our solar system's brightest asteroid.<p>Vesta, a 326-mile-wide object …

Robert Plant Reacts in Amazement to Eight Year Old Girl Who Drummed Along to ‘Good Times Bad Times’

While appearing on the Canadian radio show q on CBC, legendary Led Zeppelin vocalist Robert Plant was shown the now-viral video of Yoyoka Soma, the …

Brace Yourself: Here's the Exact Full-Body Workout I Did With the Kettlebell King

If you know me at all, you know I'm a little obsessed with the kettlebell. I was lucky enough to learn from some of the best teachers out there, including Eric Leija, senior kettlebell coach at Onnit who's also known as primal.swoledier on Instagram. He's affectionately called the Kettlebell King. …

5 yoga poses that can give your sex life a *satisfying* boost

Yoga offers plenty of healthy benefits. Lena Dunham, for example, says it makes her feel more confident. It can also help you chill out, get better …

Harrow schoolboy 'provoked fatal punch' court rules as attacker is spared jail

An 18-year-old Harrow schoolboy provoked a fatal punch by telling his killer: “One day you’ll work for me,” a court has ruled.<p>Archie Lloyd, a gifted sportsman at the school, was on holiday in Malia, Crete, and awaiting the results of his A-levels in August 2015 when he was involved in a row with …

Sociology

Get Inspired by These Incredible Weight Loss Transformations

<b>Rebin Roy: Lost 126 Lbs.</b><p>Roy told PEOPLE she “could easily down a pitcher of margaritas and 20 buffalo wings at happy hour,” and smoked a …

Keep Your Belly Flat With These 10 Bloat-Fighting Foods

If you're gearing up to spend a day in a bikini or just want to have a flatter stomach, the foods you eat can have a big impact on your stomach. Some foods, such as carbonated beverages, cruciferous veggies, and artificial sweeteners, are known to make your belly bloat.<p>Luckily, there are some foods …

10 Classics From High School English to Read or Read Again

Harper Lee<p>Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning examination of racism and justice told through the prism of a young girl’s coming-of-age is truly an extraordinary read. Between Harper Lee’s storytelling brilliance and the weighty issues she eloquently examines, <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i> is well worth …

Literature

11 Finished Book Series You Can Marathon-Read This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means we book nerds finally have time to read all those great series we have been meaning to get around to. On the list …

This 2-step, 10-minute exercise creates immediate self-awareness

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire …