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Generation at risk: America's youngest facing mental health crisis

Alex Crotty was just 11 when things started feeling wrong.<p>It wasn't just a matter of being unhappy. She always felt empty and miserable — never content or connected to other children. For years, she suffered alone, filled with shame. She switched schools, but that didn't help.<p>"I didn't feel …

Mental Health

Don't Worry About Money So Much: 4 Ways to Fix Your Finances

The stock market is at an all-time high. The U.S. economy is humming along. U.S. corporate profits are on track for a near-record of $2.2 trillion …

What's actually happening when you pull, sprain, or rupture a muscle

Here's what actually happens when you "pull" a muscle.<p>The human body has three types of muscles skeletal, cardiac and visceral. But we can only control, and damage, our skeletal muscles.<p>These are made of thousands of vulnerable muscle fibers. Awkward movements or overexertion can tear some, or all, …

Muscle

2018 tax brackets released, but subject to change

Here's what you'll need to know -- with one big if.<p>The IRS gives taxpayers a couple of months of lead time every year in telling taxpayers what the tax brackets will be for the coming year. Last year, there was a lot of uncertainty about whether the pre-released 2017 tax brackets would actually be …

Retirement

Mapped: The most vegetarian-friendly countries in the world

In honor of World Vegetarian Month, Oliver’s Travels put together this infographic ranking the vegetarian-friendliness of almost every nation’s …

Food

Wharton Tops 2017 List Of America's Best Business Schools

The MBA class of 2012 entered the job market during uncertain times. The worst of the financial crisis was over, but unemployment was still 8.2% nationally and big banks were licking their wounds from massive losses triggered by the subprime mortgage crisis. Nonetheless, most grads from the top 25 …

College & University

Best Netflix Movies: Your Guide To The Best Movies On Netflix

It seems as though we’re always in search of the best movies on Netflix; with a catalogue so vast, it can feel nearly impossible to know what Netflix …

Here’s how much social media stars get paid to post ads

Surprise! The biggest celebrities aren’t always the highest paid.<p>Last November, actress Olivia Munn posted a video to her Instagram in preparation for the holidays: She wore green and red pajamas, she cooked a holiday turkey and she lounged on the couch with her two sweater-clad dogs.<p>She also …

Public Relations

Here's how much the highest-paid women in every US state earn

Money is power, and men still have more of both. Especially at the top.<p>Despite the multimillion-dollar incomes of women like actress Emma Stone and former Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer, most still lag behind men in terms of pay.<p>The highest-paid women in every US state earn an average of …

Demographics

The 10 best perfumes for men

Men's Fashion

Handling Your Finances at Any Age: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Friday 8/11/17)

No matter how old you are, no matter how wealthy you are, you should really have some money socked away in the stock market, Jim Cramer told his <i>Mad</i> …

Wall Street is sending huge warning signs for stocks

Their mounting pessimism comes at a time when US equities are looking healthy, at least on the surface. Major indexes are hovering near record highs they reached this past week, while corporate earnings are growing at a blistering pace.<p>Yet some market experts think this apparent strength is just …

‘Game of Thrones’ Author George R.R. Martin’s Top 10 Fantasy Films

With ‘Game of Thrones’ returning on Sunday for its penultimate season, the man who started it all reveals his fantasy movie favorites, from …

Onkyo’s new stereo receiver offers unique HDMI switching

The Onkyo TX-8270 is the most feature-packed stereo receiver the Audiophiliac has ever tested!<p>I've long been an advocate of stereo home theater, but there was one stumbling block: stereo receivers and integrated amplifiers lacked video switching of any kind. For years I've asked manufacturers about …

Audiophile

What are the seven houses in Game of Thrones and who rules them?

In the world of HBO's Game of Thrones, the continent of Westeros is historically split into several different regions, each of them ruled over by a different family.<p>While the term "The Seven Kingdoms" is used in both the show and in creator George RR Martin's books, at the time the series is set …

What happens if you try to watch the eclipse without special glasses? Nothing good.

We all know not to stare at the sun, right? Seems like common sense, but every time an eclipse comes around, a few people invariably try to watch it without special, protective eyewear and end up damaging their eyeballs.<p>Even during August's solar eclipse, when the moon will travel across the sun …

Why does hair turn gray?

As you look in the mirror in the morning, you see that inevitable fate has struck: your first gray hair! Whether you are in your 20s or your 50s, …

Babies Sleep Better In Their Own Rooms After 4 Months, Study Finds

Babies get less sleep at night and sleep for shorter stretches when they sleep in their parents' room after 4 months old, a new study finds. Parents are also more likely to engage in unsafe sleep practices, such as bringing their child into their bed or leaving pillows, blankets or stuffed animals …

Pediatrics

The CIO of a $114 billion investment firm sees 'stormy weather' ahead for stocks

The surprise devaluation of the Chinese yuan, Brexit, the shocking US presidential election — they all gave it their best shot, but were ultimately stymied by optimistic investors who saw an opportunity to add to positions at discount prices.<p>So what will finally be able to put an end to what's now …

India’s Lost Party Mansions

Driving on the main roads in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, the barely there villages that materialize every few miles take on a comforting rhythm: a handful of stucco cottages in mildew-stained pink, marigold and teal; a shrine to Ganesha on a tall white pole; a cluster of tiny …

Tamil Nadu

53 movies you need to see in your lifetime

Television might be on an upswing, but nothing will ever replace movies. In the past century that they've been around, they're given us unforgettable stories and characters.<p>Here are 53 movies everyone should watch in their lifetimes. They're a mix of movies to see when you're growing up, stone-cold …

Too Clean for Our Children’s Good?

When a toddler’s pacifier falls out of his mouth and onto the ground, does it get confiscated and boiled by anxious parents or just licked off and reinserted by the more casually inclined?<p>Many parents, quite reasonably, worry about germs and dirt finding their way into a child’s mouth. But many …

Microbiology

Meet Susan Bennett, the woman with the soothing voice behind iPhone's Siri

Her voice sounds familiar. It’s as though like you’ve had a thousand conversations with her – and chances are you may have. But while her real name is Susan Bennett, you probably know her as Siri, the soothing from your iPhone.<p>In a new interview with TypeForm, Susan tells how she became one of the …

ATMs

Obama gave these legal immigrants permission to work. Trump may take it away.

Sudarshana Sengupta used to consider herself an immigrant success story. A scientist on the verge of launching a start-up, she thought she had checked all the right boxes on her way to achieving the American Dream. She works at a university lab, pays taxes and has begun the lengthy process of …

Immigration

The 10 most irresistible colognes, according to real women

When it comes to cologne, the first rule is a little goes a long way (someone tell that to our last Uber driver, please?). The second is to think …

Cologne

Switching to Simplified Site

Gartner Inc.

The 20 Best Documentaries On Netflix

These true tales are harrowing, heartbreaking, funny, and shocking. Cozy up and get queue-ing. These are the best documentaries on Netflix, sorted by …

Space: Where India’s frugal efficiency and China’s ambitious vision are set to clash

Feb. 15, 2017, will be remembered as a day that many top officials of the Chinese space establishment may want to forget.<p>Just a month-and-a-half ago, in December 2016, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) had issued an ambitious white paper highlighting its achievements and future …

Space Exploration

The World's 7 Wonders Need to Be on Your Bucket List

Before you start to tackle your travel bucket list, you've got to cross of the "new" Seven Wonders of the World first. This group differs from the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, which were determined 2,000 years ago in 225 BCE. The list inevitably became outdated and only one of the original …

Looking into the Mandela effect: Why many of us share memories of things that never happened

Tempting as it may to believe, the Mandela effect, as it is known, may not be proof of the existence of a multiverse.<p>Would you trust a memory that …

Cognition