Kate Montecarlo

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3 Foods That Threaten Brain Health, According to a Dietitian

While this world is never in short supply of unhealthy foods, some are definitely worse than others—namely the foods you like to indulge in on the …

Would Good Design Welcome Worms Into Your Home?

Uroboros is a simple tool for composting with style<p>Kitchen waste adds up fast, both at home and in landfills. But getting rid of food scraps without …

The Ultimate Custo-kitchen!

The kitchen is an integral part of the culturally developed world and a central hub of the home. However, its functionalities have changed over the …

Orgasmic design: how vibrators have become ambitious tech products

The vibrator’s long, slow march from taboo to mainstream (and maybe even cool) has been all about figuring out what exactly women want<p>Consider the humble vibrator. Invented as a medical device in the 19th century, it has gone on to become a Mad Men plot line, a Sex and the City tie-in, a celebrity …

First Date Conversation: 5 Things Research Says You Should Talk About

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Diversity Policies Rarely Make Companies Fairer, and They Feel Threatening to White Men

U.S. companies spend millions annually on diversity programs and policies. Mission statements and recruitment materials touting companies’ commitment to diversity are ubiquitous. And many managers are tasked with the complex goal of “managing diversity” – which can mean anything from ensuring equal …

8 Secrets From the HR Department

We promised anonymity to top human resources reps in return for truths no boss would ever tell. Memorize these bad work behaviors to avoid.<p>We promised anonymity to top human resources reps in return for truths no boss would ever tell. Memorize these bad work behaviors to avoid.

How to Be Charming: 2 Secrets Backed by Research

Want to know how to be charming? Ask yourself: What do you want in any friend or partner?<p>Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and …

Does speaking a second language really improve cognition?

It’s become accepted as fact that learning two languages improves brain function. New studies indicate otherwise<p>Simon Makin<p>January 4, 2016 9:58am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>The idea that learning to speak two languages is good for your brain has come to be …

8 surprising psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

1/<p>If you're really, really alike.<p>Flickr/davebloggs007<p>Decades of studies have shown that the cliché that "opposites attract" is totally off.<p>"Partners …

January 2016 Love Horoscope: Love, Sex, Relationships Predictions for Your Zodiac Sign

<b>Tracy Allen's horoscope columns appear monthly in Glamour. In addition to astrology, she has a graduate education in counseling psychology and has worked as a psychotherapist. Follow @astrotherapist on Twitter and email tallennyc@gmail.com to schedule a private session. Check back here for more</b> …

Idealism

The best free online business courses starting in January

Tell me if you've heard a version of this cliché. A pebble that falls into the ocean can create a ripple that crosses the globe. Nonsense? Don't say that to United Airlines.<p>Seven years ago, Dave Carroll found his $3,500 Taylor guitar heavily damaged when he picked it up in United's baggage claim. …

Online Education

The 12 Stages Of Gay Sex

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The Most Dangerous Way to Boost Your Testosterone

Is low T an illness, a part of aging, an excuse to sell drugs, or all of the above? Grab your balls and discover the truth<p>A lot of things can dim the fireball inside a middle-aged guy.<p>As a husband, father, homeowner, and perhaps boss, he’s farther up the mountain but his backpack feels heavy. He …

The Most Shocking Moments in the Abortion Debate This Year

It was a pretty bad year for pro-choice advocates.<p>Aggressive restrictions on abortions, led mostly by Republican lawmakers, have been ongoing for the past four years—and 2015 was no different. Though abortion is technically legal in the United States, accessing a safe, legal abortion procedure is …

'Changing gender was the happiest day of my life'

When Eddie Redmayne began researching his leading role as turn of the 20th century transgender artist Lili Elbe in The Danish Girl, the first port of call for the Oscar-winning actor was April Ashley, MBE.<p>Now 80 years old, Ms Ashley was one of the earliest British people known to have had gender …

Robert Spitzer, 'most influential psychiatrist,' dies at 83

SEATTLE (AP) — Dr. Robert Spitzer — a psychiatrist who played a leading role in establishing agreed-upon standards to describe mental disorders and eliminating homosexuality's designation as a pathology — died Friday in Seattle. He was 83.<p>Spitzer died of heart problems, said his wife, Columbia …

A personality test used by major companies screens leaders for these 18 traits

The report, which includes clients' ratings in 18 key areas such as decisiveness and the ability to handle sensitive problems, is based on years of research on the factors that go into effective management. The CPI 260 and the reports that come with the results are used by major companies including …

Leadership

Transgender? A Doctor Won’t See You Now

Trans patients face do-or-die situations when trying to find transition care. But the medical community is not ready for them.<p>In August 2014, Kailey …

Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases

In his latest book, "The Sense of Style," Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker explores the most common words and phrases that people stumble over.<p>The book is like a modern version of Strunk and White's classic "The Elements of Style," but one based on linguistics and updated for …

Linguistics

Decision in Microsoft case could set dangerous global precedent, experts say

A verdict against the company could be troubling, legal experts warn, as governments consider whether they can require tech firms to reveal private data<p>The US government takes on Microsoft in a Manhattan court on Wednesday morning – and if the verdict goes badly for the software giant, the decision …

Political correctness is killing freedom of speech

<i>On 26 August, I spoke at the University of Sydney on PC, free speech and campus life. Here are my opening remarks.</i><p>Ladies, gentlemen, people of …

Ask the Bigot: Who is Katy Faust and why is the daughter of lesbian parents against gay marriage?

American Katy Faust was raised by her lesbian mother and her partner and she now runs a blog called asktheBigot, which is fiercely opposed to gay …