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'Policing the Teenage Brain'

One organization’s approach focuses on the adults, not the kids.<p>Strategies for Youth has spent five years essentially going door to door to convince police officers they can dramatically lower the number of youth arrests, recidivism rates, and minor offenses that can lead young people to repeated …

Mental Health

A Filipino Fisherman Discovers What Could be the World’s Largest Pearl

It was hidden under a bed for a decade<p>A fisherman in the Philippines has brought in the haul of a lifetime—a 75-pound pearl that very well may be the largest in the world. When his anchor caught on a giant clam off the coast of Palawan Island, the unidentified fisherman reeled in the mollusk and …

City Halls

The 1904 World's Fair: A Turning Point for American Food

If you believe the popular tales, more new American foods were invented at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri, than during any other single event in history. The list includes the hamburger, the hot dog, peanut butter, iced tea, the club sandwich, cotton candy, and the ice cream cone, to …

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

5 Power Foods That Can Help You Drop a Size

Filling up on these will actually help you lose weight.<p>Want to lose five pounds the healthy way? Put these five power foods on your plate, and eat your way to a smaller size.<p><b>1. Salmon</b>This rich protein has the power to fill you up, thanks to plenty of healthy fats that also pack metabolism-boosting …

Robert Reich: How to fix the economy — step No. 1

The former secretary of labor on the urgent need to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour<p>Robert Reich<p>May 10, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>A basic moral principle that most Americans agree on is no one who works full time should be in poverty, nor should their family.<p>Yet over time we’ve seen significant growth …

Middle-class

New Laws for New Threats Like Drones and Bioterrorism

An era of futuristic, high-tech violence will require a new social contract<p>You walk into your shower and see a spider. You don’t know whether it is venomous—or whether it is even a real spider. It could be a personal surveillance mini-drone set loose by your nosy next-door neighbor, who may be …

Terrorism

This Puppy Was Thrown Into A Canal And Left To Die. His Incredible Recovery Will Give You Hope

Doctors said it was a “miracle” that Jordan was alive. The puppy was “brutalized and thrown 30 feet” into a water-filled canal, then left there to die.<p>When Eldad Hagar, founder of the animal rescue group Hope for Paws, finally got to Jordan to rescue him, the wounded animal was in terrible …

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

Speeding up the battle against slowing minds

New research from UCL brings us closer to finding out what’s behind one of our biggest killers<p>Christopher Devas has Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. For his wife, Veronica, this not only means watching Alzheimer’s rob Christopher of his memory and identity, it also means …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Alice In Wonderland

Hard Feelings: Science’s Struggle to Define Emotions

While it's possible for researchers to study facial expressions, brain patterns, behavior, and more, each of these is only part of a more elusive whole.<p>When Paul Ekman was a grad student in the 1950s, psychologists were mostly ignoring emotions. Most psychology research at the time was focused on …

Elderly Chinese Women Wake Up at 4AM Every Day to Take Care of 1,300 Stray Dogs

While the Lunar New Year is traditionally spent with family and loved ones, five elderly Chinese women from Weinan, Shaanxi Province chose to spend the holiday taking care of over 1,300 stray dogs, just as they do every day. Six years ago, Wang Yanfang established a dog asylum as a way to save …

Old Age

Viscous-Looking Photos of Models Completely Encased in Honey

Los Angeles-based photographer Blake Little covers the human body in honey and captures the sweet, sticky results. The series is titled <i>Preservation</i>, and it features images of nude or barely-clothed models that are coated from head to toe in the amber-colored liquid. This simple act seems to …

Los Angeles

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Chemical in BPA-Free Products Linked to Irregular Heartbeats

New ingredient in plastic bottles, receipts has same effect on lab animals as the old chemical does.<p>Many consumers avoid products that contain bisphenol-A (BPA) because the estrogen-imitating chemical has been linked to an array of health effects in people and animals. But new research published …

True or False: Scandinavians Are Practically Perfect in Every Way

Thanks to big government and high taxes, Scandinavia is a success story—mostly.<p>To an outsider, Scandinavia can seem like a group of small, difficult-to-tell-apart Nordic countries. Frequently derided by right-wing politicians as an example of everything wrong with Big Government, the Scandinavian …

Chalk One Up for Sidewalk Art in Florida

<i>Photo by Lara Cerri for VISIT FLORIDA</i><p>It's painstaking performance art, in two dimensions. Artists spend two or three days, on hands and knees, meticulously creating elaborately detailed chalk and pastel paintings on an asphalt or concrete canvas -- only to have it washed away after they're done.<p>"At …

Streetwear

Rare birth: Baby born completely encased in amniotic sac

<b>(CNN) —</b> We all know that every baby is special, but Silas Philips pulled off a rare feat right out of the womb.<p>Days before he's scheduled to leave the hospital, he's already gone viral on social media because he was born 'en caul.'<p>Silas was completely encased in his amniotic sac, said Los Angeles' …

Pregnancy

18 Wholesome Ways to #Win at Cooking for One

Cooking for one needn’t be a hassle. With these 18 delicious recipes, featuring everything from breakfast to dinner to dessert, you’ll be eating well (and well balanced) for days and days. And if time is of the essence, be sure to check out all the different ways you can put a mug and your …

13 Beautiful Portraits That Show What Porn Stars Really Look Like

Photographer Roger Kisby's honest images will change how you see porn actors.<p>When most people think of porn stars, they picture big, blonde hair and fake DD boobs on a woman, a scraggly mustache on a guy. But photographer Roger Kisby set up a booth at the Adult Video News Awards this year hoping to …

Maraschino Cherry Company Was a Massive Drug Front

The owner of Dell's Maraschino Cherries killed himself moments before authorities discovered his large-scale marijuana operation.<p>The cherries were jarred and labeled in a brick building on Dikeman Street, a few blocks from the south Brooklyn waterfront, roughly half a mile from Ikea. The …

You Won't Believe How Much Kim Kardashian Reportedly Spends Retouching Her Selfies

You probably shouldn't believe it either — because this story is fun, but dubious.<p>Says <i>OK!</i> magazine in a fun new "exclusive," Kim Kardashian has hired a professional retoucher to ensure her selfies are always of the best possible quality — beyond the best, really, given that she's technically …

how to make your favorite childhood junk food

10 classic recipes, all from scratch.<p>Unless your parents enforced strict vegetable quotas and mandated a junk-food-free diet, chances are your childhood was filled with snacks both savory and sweet—from cheese-powder-dusted Doritos to <i>almost</i> sickeningly sweet pre-made baked goods. While we like to …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

Lifestyle