Karen M. Allen

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Is Trump a wholly owned subsidiary of Russian money

which comes from mobsters, oligarchs, and Putin allies (and let’s be clear of how much those three terms overlap)??<p>I have been reading a thread on …

Donald Trump

The Faith of Donald Trump Is Fake, But All Too Familiar

A new book on President Trump puts a bad gloss on a silly argument.<p><i>“I don’t want to see religious bigotry in any form. It would disturb me if there</i> …

These Are the Drugs Influencing Pop Culture Now

Many critics consider Thomas De Quincey’s <i>Confessions of an English Opium-Eater</i><i>,</i> published in 1821, to be the first explicit exploration of the …

Medicine

Daily dose of cannabis extract could reverse brain’s decline in old age, study suggests | Science

Researchers have come up with an unusual proposal to slow, or even reverse, the cognitive decline that comes with old age: small, daily doses of …

10 free online courses you can take to learn to be more productive

Finding enough hours in the day to accomplish all of your tasks or goals can be difficult.<p>Sometimes the day has slipped away and you have accomplished little, and you don't know why.<p>It is also frustrating when you know that part of the reason you cannot get everything done is because you are not …

Time Management

The 2 exercises that will keep you fit for life

If you want to live a long and healthy life, make sure to get enough exercise.<p>It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades— younger.<p>Any exercise is good for you, whether …

Exercise

7 Netflix Original Movies That Are Worth Seeking Out

The streaming giant doesn't always make it easy to find the gems in its catalog, but that doesn't mean we can't help you dig them up.<p>Last week, in …

Netflix Original

Mom’s PSA About Not Making Her Kids Share Should Be Required Reading For All Parents

Mom’s post about not making her son share all the time goes viral<p><i>Share! Make sure you share! You have to share!</i> This message is pounded into our …

Want to Be Emotionally Resilient? Science Says Do This | Inc.com

Do you worry a lot? Sometimes over things you absolutely can't control, so that worrying about them serves no practical purpose? Do you think you worry too much? Do you worry that all this worrying may not be good for you?<p>Most of us do at least some of this kind of worrying at least some of the …

Self-help

How to Get a Designer Bathroom on a Home Depot Budget

When Caitlin Kruse of The Mama Notes and her husband purchased their first home, their dark, windowless bathroom in the hallway was at the top of their renovation list. With some savvy shopping and design tricks, Caitlin was able to recreate the light and airy, Pinterest-perfect bathroom she …

One Nation, Under Fox: 18 Hours With a Network That Shapes America

“I know maybe the president is watching.”<p>So said Brian Kilmeade, co-host of “Fox and Friends,” on Thursday morning’s show. It was no mere boast, since President Trump has publicly stated his affection for the show and for Fox News, the channel on which it airs. If Mr. Trump was indeed tuning in, he …

Donald Trump

How To Get People To Like You: 7 Ways From An FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

Self-help

Here’s the key to Trump’s outrageous lies: He sells them with conviction

Research suggests people are more easily persuaded by apparent sincerity and wishful thinking than by actual facts<p>Donald Trump lies, a lot. He lies so much it's usually safer to assume any random statement he makes is false until proven otherwise. The Washington Post has been tracking the …

Total recall: the people who never forget

An extremely rare condition may transform our understanding of memory<p>If you ask Jill Price to remember any day of her life, she can come up with an answer in a heartbeat. What was she doing on 29 August 1980? “It was a Friday, I went to Palm Springs with my friends, twins, Nina and Michelle, and …

The Brain

8 Ways to Cure Your Procrastination Habit | Inc.com

If you are a chronic procrastinator, or your work partner is one, there is never enough advance notice to get things done without a crisis.<p>You can't get things done on time unless you get started on time. Otherwise, your business and your career suffers, and you may never even see it …

Procrastination

'It's yuge!' Donald Trump Make America Great Again ornament proves surprise Christmas hit

It's the slogan that won an election – and now people are rushing to emblazon Make America Great Again on their Christmas trees, thanks to an ornament that is attracting mirthful attention online.<p>The product, snappily titled Trump Make America Great Again Red Cap Collectible Ornament, is modeled on …

The magnetic pull of Trump, King Narcissist

Never mind the economy, or jobs – consider instead Trump’s personality, and the effect it has on people. Then his victory makes sense<p>• Become a Guardian supporter or make a contribution<p>President Trump? I think of him as the Narcissist King of White America. People more expert than me have suggested …

Psychology

DIY Bathroom Shelves To Increase Your Storage Space

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a bathroom can never have enough storage space. There are the stacks of towels and wash clothes that need …

Why You Should Interview Yourself

18 questions to help you learn more about yourself<p>Everyone, you included, should take the time to interview themselves.<p>You may think I sound crazy, …

Learning to Love Again After an Affair

Is it possible to rebuild trust after your partner has been unfaithful? The loss of the relationship you envisioned can cause intense rage, jealousy, …

How To Discipline Your Kids Without Being An A**hole

One of my least favorite parenting tasks is disciplining my kids. If it were up to me, my kids would just behave all the time, listen to what I say, …

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15+ Pics That Prove Cats Can Sleep Purrretty Much Anywhere

Cats need between 12 and 16 hours of sleep per day, so with all that practice it's no great mystery why cats are experts in the sleep department. …

It’s ‘digital heroin’: How screens turn kids into psychotic junkies

Susan* bought her 6-year-old son John an iPad when he was in first grade. “I thought, ‘Why not let him get a jump on things?’ ” she told me during a …

I Gave Him 3 Kids & 20 Years Of My Life, Now I Want Him To Leave His Wife

Dear <b>Bossip</b>,<p>I have this toxic relationship with my best friend.<p>He’s married and we have three kids together. They came years after marriage. YES, I …

TV finally gets mental illness right — by laughing about it

<b>"Bojack Horseman," "Lady Dynamite" (Netflix)</b><p>If you want a realistic explanation of what an emotional disorder feels like, ask a talking horse<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>August 18, 2016 10:59pm (UTC)<p>It was the Q-tip incident. If I had to point to one moment that changed how television depicts mental …

Mental Health

11 Ways To Instantly Connect With Anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence …