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U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Referee State Disputes Over Marijuana

The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to take up a lawsuit filed by two of Colorado's neighboring states over its legalization of marijuana.<p>Nebraska and Oklahoma said Colorado's decriminalization has "increased the flow of marijuana over their borders," forcing them to expend greater "law …

Scientists say this behavior can make men more attractive to women

From being a talented musician to walking a dog, there are plenty of traits and behaviors that can amp up your sex appeal to women — especially if you're looking to land a long-term relationship.<p>A growing body of research on romantic attraction has focused on the importance of altruism: Men who …

While my mid-20s peers are playing the field and avoiding commitment, I’m married and thrilled to find the frisson hasn’t fizzled out. Anything but – and it’s all thanks to the three Cs<p>Let’s play a word-association game. If I say the word marriage, what comes to mind? Hot, steamy sex and …

Relationships

24 Valentine's Day Desserts That Are Better Than A Date

All the chocolate.<p>Unless you're one of the lucky few, Valentine's Day sucks. It either makes you feel like you're all alone (don't worry, you're not) or it convinces you that the romance from your relationship has simmered to a neutral (not true, either). The expectations of love for this one …

Comment on Easy Teriyaki Chicken Wings Recipe! {Just 3 Ingredients} by Lori Lassiter

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Has Your Romantic Relationship Become a Business Relationship? To Find Out Answer These Seven Questions.

<b>Do you talk a lot about logistics?</b><p>Logistical conversations are all about handling the details of living in the world. They center around time and money. And they are the same sort of conversations that are the hallmark of working out the details of a business.<p>If you talk regularly about things like:<p>…

The Sexiest Words A Man Can Say To A Woman

<i>“I love you.”</i> (nope)<p><i>“You look beautiful.”</i> (nope)<p><i>“Let’s go shopping!”</i> (depends how you say it, but still, no)<p><i>“How’s your mother?”</i> (no, this will just …

4 Things All Wealthy Women Know

The earnings of the fairer sex have soared by nearly 30 percent in the past three decades, and experts believe that by 2018, women may control half of the riches in the U.S. Want to join the ranks of these loaded ladies? Start reading.<p>Whether you want to have enough money to hobnob with the likes …

Self-improvement

Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

It’s a myth that cohabiting gives you any legal protection after a break-up. Ensuring you have financial security should be a priority, especially for women<p>Data from the Office for National Statistics once again highlights the UK’s shift away from marriage and towards cohabitation; the number of …

Human Geography

Love can get you high: New research reveals its incredible effect on the brain

Roxy Music was onto something. The Kinsey Institute finds love generates the same feelings of euphoria as cocaine<p>There are thousands of songs about the narcotic effects of falling in love. One of the most obvious examples that comes to mind when reading about Helen Fisher’s brain scans of the …

This Is Your Sex on Drugs

Some drugs can open you up to complete ecstasy, while others are complete boner killers.<p>"A lot of people use a lot of different drugs," Matthew Johnson, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins University, recently told VICE. "And a lot of people have sex. You name the …

Medicine

Under Trump, nearly half of Americans would pay no income taxes

Mitt Romney sunk his 2012 presidential campaign by deriding the 47% of Americans who pay no income taxes.<p>Donald Trump is hoping to win the 2016 Republican nomination by increasing that figure.<p>The Republican presidential candidate said nearly 50% of Americans would pay no income taxes under the tax …

The Time Bill Murray Got Busted with $20,000 Worth of Pot

A legendary "Murray story" excerpted from a book about the comedy legend.<p>September 21, 1970, was Murray's 20th birthday. It was also one of the worst days of his life. After a family birthday celebration in Chicago, Murray was all set to fly back to Denver to resume his pre-med studies at Regis …

Why College-Educated Women Can't Find Love

If you’re a single, college-educated woman in Manhattan, the cards of love are stacked in favor of you remaining single.<p>You feel like you’re in …

This could be the next state to legalize marijuana

The proposals, submitted to State Attorney General Maura Healey by the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol and the Bay State Repeal, argue that legalizing the drug will make it easier to regulate its sale and prevent underage kids from accessing it.<p>Now, the backers must collect and file …

‘Zombie’ takeover: K2 drug epidemic strikes NYC

New York lawmakers are demanding that internet companies stop selling synthetic marijuana, known as K2, widely used among New York’s homeless …

Why Conflict Is Great for Your Relationship & How to Make It Constructive

<i>Conflict is bad. Healthy couples hardly fight.</i> These are the most common misconceptions about conflict. Because as Lena Aburdene Derhally, MS, LPC, …

Safe-Space

A new, deadly drug is extremely popular among high-school students

"[Synthetic cannabinoids] are the second most popular drug used by high school seniors, with marijuana being the first," DEA spokesman Matthew Barden told Business Insider.<p>According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 11% of all high-school seniors used synthetic cannabinoids in 2012, and that …

19 Kitchen Skills You Should Master By Your Mid-20s

Not judging. Just here to help.<p>It is time. Seamless is stealing your money and and your health, and one day a grownup is going to come over and you'll want to serve them something more gourmet than a half-eaten bag of Funyuns. It is time to learn how to cook for yourself, like the adult that you …

28 Disney-Inspired Recipes You Have To Try

Disney = good. Food = good. Disney food = GREAT.

Pioneer Pot States Have Collected More Than $200 Million In Marijuana Taxes

"It turns out government can be pretty good at this."<p>The first two states to legalize recreational marijuana have collectively raked in at least $200 million in marijuana tax revenue, according to the latest tax data -- and they're putting those dollars to good use.<p>In Colorado, after about a year …

Marijuana Doesn't Shrink Brains, But It Can Change Them, Studies Find

Marijuana doesn’t appear to shrink important regions of the brains of users, but a study published Wednesday shows something possibly more subtle and important: the brains of people who tend to use marijuana may be smaller to start with.<p>A second study found that marijuana appears to change the …

7 Easy Back-to-School Breakfasts

We all want to start off on the right foot when starting a new school year. I know cereal and frozen waffles are often a necessity, but here are a few other easy options that will make parents <i>and</i> kids happy.<p><b>1. Morning Glory Muffins</b><p>Morning Glory Muffins are made with a little bit of everything: …

31 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Vitamins

Dietitians Emily Haller and Keri Gans on the dead giveaways that you need to step up your nutrient intake.<p>Back in 2004, nutritionists everywhere were screaming at movie theater screens, threatening to boycott <i>Mean Girls</i> when Regina George "innocently" (you never know with Queen Plastic) asked how …

Nutrition

A nutritionist explains when it's worth buying organic — and how much more it will cost you

The experience got me thinking about whether or not it's worth it to go the organic route, especially for items where there is a more significant price difference.<p>I decided to consult an expert, and turned to Rania Batayneh, MPH, nutritionist and author of "The One One One Diet."<p>Batayneh told me …

10 Steps to Becoming a Burger Expert

<i>Our definitive guide to burgers—for now, and to carry you well through tailgating season.</i><p>Burgers are easy: Just buy a patty at the store, grill it, and serve. But great burgers—those juicy, you-still-remember-them-from-the-summer-of-'09 burgers—require some more expertise. Enter Jamie Schweid of …