Julie Novak

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You've Only Got 2.5 Seconds To Answer Each Question On This New Rapid Personality Test

There's a big interesting history behind these tests.<p>You've probably taken a personality test before – either during a job application or because you were bored on the Internet – but what do we really know about these measures?<p>And what can psychology tell us about the human personality in …

Psychology

This avocado chocolate pudding is sugar-free dessert heaven

Presented by Pyure Organic<p>Sometimes, you just really crave something sweet. But most of the time, you can’t afford the immediate urge to take a nap …

Dessert

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

Dessert

A professor and his son-in-law came up with a brilliant invention to slash water use by 98% – Ikea is already a partner

Johan Nihlén and Kaj Mickos founded Altered after a succesful Kickstarter campaign.BI Nordic<p><b>The founders of the Swedish startup Altered have come up with an invention that the whole world has been waiting for.</b><p><b>Their first product Altered:Nozzle Dual Flow is developed for households and slashes water</b> …

Being a Highly Sensitive Person Is a Scientific Personality Trait. Here’s What It Feels Like.

<b>Health and wellness touch each of us differently. This is one person’s story.</b><p>Throughout my life, I’ve been deeply affected by bright lights, strong …

Psychology

The Most Wished-for Items on Amazon Right Now

It’s no secret we love online shopping. Between buzzed buying, trend shopping, or scooping up useful items we didn’t know we needed, we’ve covered *all* fronts. Well, here’s one more for you. Each day, Amazon rounds up its most wished-for items among its millions of users, and we’ve corralled their …

Shopping

Butter Believe It

Necessity is indeed the mother of invention for dedicated chefs.<p>When a vegetarian guest with an interest in Korean food made a reservation at Ed …

Recipes

This Paleo diet alternative was developed to help with autoimmune disorders

The idea of food as medicine has long been part of doctors’ treatment plans. Want to prioritize heart health? Go Mediterranean. Have IBS? The …

Recipes

This Amazing App Transfers Music, Videos, and More to Your Phone Without iTunes

Our long nightmare is finally over.<p>If there’s one horrible thing about using an iPhone, it’s syncing it with iTunes. The world’s worst app™ has been …

Apple

Your First Look at the Mysterious, Excellent Sci-Fi Film, Freaks

Trailer FrenzyA special place to find the newest trailers for movies and TV shows you're craving.<p>A father keeps his daughter locked in their house, …

Horror

Scientists Reverse Wrinkles, Restore Hair Growth In Mice. Implications Are 'Huge' For Aging Research

Though tales of its existence have been recounted around the globe for thousands of years, and legend has it that even Juan Ponce de Leon never found it, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) might have discovered the fountain of youth. And although it probably wouldn’t be in …

Education

30 Fastest-Selling Products On Amazon With Thousands Of Near-Perfect Reviews

I'll cop to a sincere and abiding love of shopping in all its forms, and if you also enjoy indulging in a little retail therapy from time to time, …

9 Podcasts for Road Trips That Are So Addictive You Just Might Miss Your Exit

Consider this a public service announcement: It's not too late to take a summer road trip. Whether you have your sights set on the sunny California …

Combat the pain of sitting at a desk all. day. long. with simple hip-opening stretches

How many of you have been here before? You manage to squeeze in that 6 a.m. pre-work fitness class (major props BTW) and you’re feeling great and …

Workouts

Want to Live Longer? Scientists Say They've Made 'Exciting' Progress in the Quest to 'Reverse Aging'

To summarize: "The ability to reverse aging ... is some way in the future yet, but it’s an exciting start."<p>People have searched for a fountain of youth since the beginning of time. It's always seemed like a quixotic quest--until now.<p>A team of scientists at a British university say their latest …

The 10 Best Art Documentaries to Watch on Netflix Right Now

Netflix has become the go-to-source for all things entertainment related — regardless if you’re a viewer who prefers Michael Bay-style spectacles — …

If You Don't Own Any Of These 35 Genius Products From Amazon, You're Doing Life Wrong

Are you by chance reading this out in public somewhere? On the subway, maybe? In a doctor's office? Good. Look to your left. Now to your right. …

The Gay Games are still relevant. Here's why

The largest international LGBT+ sporting event, the Gay Games, is taking place in Paris this week, with over 10,000 athletes from 91 countries …

Dietitian Shares Pics Of The Same Dishes With Different Calories To Change The Way You Think About Food

The liquid diet, the baby food diet, the raw food diet, people have gone to some pretty extreme lengths to lose weight, but even those who don't …

The Anti Aging Trend Demi Moore, Kris Jenner, and Diane Kruger Swear By

Lately, doctors and researchers are realizing that when it comes to antiaging, preventing disease, and even dieting, everything we need is already at our disposal—inside our bodies. Here, we conduct our own internal investigation.<p><b>FACE</b><p>Kris Jenner calls it “the crack”; Diane Kruger is an investor; …

The first design portfolio that’s ever made me laugh

In a good way, that is.<p>These days, most design portfolios have an air of sameness to them–like clone-stamp copies of one another. It’s something Argentinian designer and illustrator Mariano Pascual wanted to change.<p>“I was a little bit bored with my old website, as well as with other online …

I Spent $200 on a Weighted Blanket, and It's Changed My Entire F*cking Life

<i>Editor's note: The author wrote this while curled up under a weighted blanket.</i><p>My Friday nights are typically saved for drinking wine, catching up on my DVR, and surfing the internet. (Do people still say "surfing the internet?") Late last year, during one of these weekly rabbit-hole sessions, I …

Stephen Colbert Obliterates Alex Jones With His Rant Impression

“Folks, there was some bad news recently for extreme right-wing conspiracy theorist and bath salts spokesmodel, Alex Jones,” Stephen Colbert told <i>The</i> …

Video game obsession isn’t really about the video games. It’s about unmet psychological needs

Many parents are concerned with their child’s seemingly obsessive video game play. Fortnite, the most recent gaming phenomenon, has taken the world …

Psychology

This Woman's Park Performance of Missy Elliott's "Work It" Is, Indeed, Worth It

Some things in life you just can't predict; like today, when I woke up, I had no idea that I was going to be blessed with a video from the internet's newest star: world, meet Mary Halsey. She may be Goddard Park's undisputed karaoke queen, but Missy Elliott is calling the woman from Rhode Island …

This Toddler Being Harassed By A Pack Of Puppies Might Be The Best Thing You Watch Today

There's not really much to say about this video other than that it's utterly delightful.

This gay teacher had the best response to a Christian mom who pulled her kids from his class

Michael Neri is a drama teacher in England, and he’s pretty popular.<p>His Talking Props Theatre School that he set up in 2014 had a good enough …

Two men convicted of gay sex in Zambia after forced anal examinations

Two men were subjected to anal examinations in Zambia and later found guilty by a court for engaging in gay sex with each other.<p>Anal examinations …

Review: SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD – fast enough for 4K workflows [Video]

As a MacBook Pro user, having access to external SSD storage is important given the price of build-to-order SSD upgrades. For example, a 4TB SSD upgrade alone on the 2018 MacBook Pro can set you back $3400, more than the price of the laptop itself.<p>With this in mind, such upgrades can’t be …

7 Weird Things That Will Happen When You're Actually With "The One"

Ending up with "The One" is something many of us hope will happen someday. For some, knowing they've finally met their person happens in an instant. …