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The 5 Types Of Friends Everyone Should Have

It was like one of those "meet-cute" scenes in a Hollywood movie, minus the romance. I met Susan, an author, through a mutual friend a few months ago. She was from Dallas. I was from Dallas. She'd lost her mother. I'd lost my mother. She'd written books. I'd written books. A few coffees led to …

7 Reasons People Who Travel Are More Likely To Be Successful

<i>By Aly Walansky</i><p>We all want to be successful, and some of us will be, while others won't. There's a lot of debate about what creates the road to success.<p>It's perseverance, working hard, and being focused and motivated, no doubt. But can success come from knowing when to walk away and take a …

Humans are endangering the most abundant animal on the planet

Barely longer than your thumb, weighing under an ounce and nearly translucent, delicate crustaceans known as krill are vital to ocean ecosystems around the world. In the waters that encircle Antarctica, krill are an essential food source for penguins, baleen and blue whales (which can eat as much …

Charity teaches homeless children cooking skills

When is a pizza more than just dough, cheese, sauce, and toppings?<p>When it's prepared by young cooks who are inspired to use their minds, their …

Third-Grader Handcuffed in School

This third-grader was shackled and crying out in pain for 15 minutes. He was restrained because of behavior related to attention deficit …

Rip Currents Lead to Hundreds of Rescues on SoCal Beaches

Lifeguards in Los Angeles County are racing from one rescue to the next as dangerous rip currents are threatening a staggering number beachgoers.<p>In the last five days alone, strong rip currents led to more than 1,300 ocean rescues by L.A. County lifeguards, officials said.<p>"You can be in knee deep …

Hulk, the World's Largest Pitbull Has a Litter of Pricey Puppies

You may remember a previous Neatorama post about 173-pound Hulk, thought to be the largest pitbull in the world. The famous gentle giant is the …

Dior criticised for recruiting 14-year-old model as face of the brand

Sofia Mechetner's appearance on the catwalk in the Christian Dior autumn/winter 2015 haute couture show has been the subject of much debate given the …

Fashion Week

Varsity Brands Owns Cheerleading and Fights to Keep it From Becoming an Official Sport

But where Varsity Brands really makes its money is apparel. It owns cheerleading from head to toe; everything from the sequined uniforms on …

‘Honest mistakes’: Tourists face jail time for declaring legal handguns at NYC landmarks

Elizabeth Elderli never leaves her Houston home unarmed. So, when the 31-year-old former U.S. Marine visited Manhattan's September 11 Memorial, two guns were in her backpack when she saw a "no firearms" sign at the security checkpoint.<p>Elderli told a police officer about the loaded 9-mm. and …

Google's Alphabet is so ambitious they might as well have called it DNA

“Sergey and I are seriously in the business of starting new things,” writes Google co-founder Larry Page, in his blogpost launching the company’s latest venture to the world: the birth of a Google mother-brand, henceforth to be known as Alphabet. It is something of an understatement for an …

Google Search

We asked a dog behavior scientist which breed is the smartest

But are those really the smartest breeds? Is there a valid canine IQ test? And can it actually help you understand how smart your dog is?<p>To answer these questions we talked to Julie Hecht, who studies dog behavior and psychology as a PhD candidate at City University of New York. She also writes for …

This Trait Can Predict If A 5-Year-Old Will Grow Up To Be A Successful Adult

Want your kid to succeed? Teach them to play well with others.<p>Watching a young child playing with others can reveal a great deal about who they are -- and who they'll be in 20 years.<p>That's the conclusion of an eye-opening new study from Pennsylvania State University.<p>The longitudinal study, which …

Man Who Buried Dog Alive Thought No One Would Find Her

In an unconscionable act of animal cruelty, someone had left this old dog to die a slow death all alone beneath a mound of dirt and stones. But in …

French authorities warn parents to be vigilant after 115 drowning cases in over a month

Health authorities repeatedly sounded the alarm about the risk of drowning before a 12-year-old British schoolgirl died this week, with an average of three deaths a day since a heatwave began last month<p>The French authorities repeatedly warned parents to be vigilant before a 12-year-old British …

Crime

4 reasons why creativity and not intelligence drive success

The relation between intelligence and creativity has been the topic of empirical research for decades. In the line of research “From madness to …

Work Wanted: More companies finding autistic workers bring special skills to jobs

You may think the term "autism advantage" is an oxymoron, but it's trending in employment in the U.S. and Europe. About 1 in 68 children in the U.S. …

Her Boyfriend Started Hitting Her And That Is When Her Two-Year Old Pitbull Jumps Into Action

During a domestic violence attack, Jamie Kraczkowski was saved by her beloved pit bull.<br>When police showed up they took away the pup and FOX 2 …

Georgia is illegally segregating special ed students, federal investigation says

Students in Georgia's special education program are illegally segregated from the rest of the student body, kept in run-down classrooms and denied …

Former Colts cheerleader finds support in teammates after suffering stroke

INDIANAPOLIS (July 17, 2015) -- As a professional cheerleader and dancer, Tessa David has been performing and training much of the past eight years, …

This Female Model Was the Biggest Thing at Men's Fashion Week

While fashion shows in general have become less concerned with a person's gender, female model Kris Gottschalk's take over of New York Fashion Week: …