Kellie Davis

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21 Reasons You Should Fall In Love With A Cat Person

Cat people are weird and wonderful and you need one in your life.

Better Lucid Dreaming: Make Your Dreams Vivid!

Lucid Dreaming is the art of becoming aware that you are dreaming, <i>whilst dreaming</i>. When you experience this you find your dream-life instantly becomes more exciting. For some it becomes a new resource of creativity; for others, it is the first step on a new path to Spiritual unfolding. Others yet …

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‘Mindfulness’ Messes With Your Memory

If Oprah practices mindfulness, it must be a good thing—right? But new science disagrees.<p>Mindfulness—that buzzword that means, “focusing on emotions …

12 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Everyone Should Be Eating (and Drinking!)

Try these natural ways to combat inflammation.<p>Most of us have searched for the 'diet' that will help us age with grace, prevent disease, lose weight, and optimize our overall health and wellness. But there could be a hidden problem that we are not addressing. A problem that could be causing …

Table For One? Make These 10 Single-Serve Dessert Recipes for You and You Alone

When you’re single, there’s a special challenge that can come along with making recipes. Most recipes are written to serve four or more people. With …

Researchers Show How Self-Control Can Drain Your Memory Banks

Stop trying so hard.<p>The human body has a finite amount of resources, and scientists are always discovering more about how these resources are shared, …

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This Is The “Gross” Attribute Men Have That Science Says Actually Makes Them More Attractive To Women

By Christine Schoenwald,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1LmBltX<p>Picture a guy with long, dark hair. If long hair isn’t your thing, what about a hairy …

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7 Dangerous Myths About Depression in Men

There were over 41,000 deaths from completed suicide in 2013 with males accounting for nearly 80 percent of fatalities. In addition to the individual loss of life, the emotional and psychological costs to family members, friends and entire communities are enormous. Despite the apparent need for …

Depression

7 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Pineapple

<i>Photo by Alex Shapiro</i><p>Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? No one, because pineapples don't grow underwater. Well, I guess Spongebob does live in a pineapple under the sea, and if you want to consider him a person then you can but - IN REALITY - pineapples are not an aquatic thing nor do they act …

The “five-second rule”—a scientist evaluates whether your eating habits could make you sick

When you drop a piece of food on the floor, is it really OK to eat if you pick up within five seconds? This urban food myth contends that if food spends just a few seconds on the floor, dirt and germs won’t have much of a chance to contaminate it. Research in my lab has focused on how food and food …

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It Ain't Over Until the Black Fat Lady Sings: Dear Nicole Arbour, Fat Shaming IS a Thing

Nicole Arbour<p><b>By ERICA WATSON</b><p>"<i>Big Sassy Black women in Church Dresses are my favorite thing in the world. But I'm really selfish and I want to keep you around. I have no idea the correlation between high notes and calorie intake, but I'm not going to question it." -</i>-- <b>Nicole Arbour, #DearFatPeople</b><p>I …

Mom Planned Daughter's Birthday Blowout With 12 Bags Of Cocaine

“They were going to London in a limousine and she wanted to make sure they had a good time."<p>When Nicola Austen's daughter turned 18 in February, the 37-year-old decided they should celebrate in high style.<p>So, Austen (pictured above) purchased 12 bags of cocaine weighing a total of 8.65 grams, …

Crime

Mastering Computers, Mobile Phones Can Shave Years Off Seniors' Mental Age

Who says smartphones are making us dumb?<p>Everyone fears a decline in mental ability as they age. However, if you are an avid user of technology, that decline could be delayed.<p>A new study, published in the journal <i>Intelligence</i>, found that the use of computers and mobile phones could partly explain why …

What Our Recurring Dreams Are Trying to Tell Us

Growing up, dreams were taken very seriously in my home. Anytime I had a vivid dream, my mother would sit me down and ask me details. She believed deeply in the power of dreams. Specifically, that they were a portal for messages from God. As a kid, I would laugh it off, as I did with a number of my …

3 Genius Ways to Ditch Popcorn Ceilings

Buh-bye, eyesore!<p>We love old homes, but that doesn't mean we need to live with '80s trends that quickly turned into modern nightmares. Give your rooms a makeover from the top down with these impressive DIY fixes for popcorn ceilings.

The mysterious origins of punctuation

Commas, semicolons and question marks are so commonplace it seems as if they were always there – but that’s not the case. Keith Houston explains their history.<p>As readers and writers, we’re intimately familiar with the dots, strokes and dashes that punctuate the written word. The comma, colon, …

Language

Clerk in gay marriage fight: 'A heaven or hell decision'

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of …

Amazon expands Dash buttons program, says the future of commerce may be preemptive purchases

And in the future, Amazon will know when your lightbulb is about to die<p>Five months after it first revealed its one-click buy-me buttons that you stick around the house, Amazon is bringing the Dash buttons out of beta and formally rolling the program out to all Amazon Prime subscribers.<p>Eleven new …

How Google’s logo has evolved through the years

Google launched a new logo yesterday, its first refresh in two years.<p>While the Google logo has evolved over its seventeen-year history, it has largely stayed faithful to the original concept. However, yesterday saw Google go sans-serif, though it kept the same “flat” look it took on back in …

DreamWorks Reportedly Will Part Ways With Disney Next Year

DreamWorks Studios, the film company co-founded by Steven Spielberg, will split from Walt Disney Co. next year after the release of his film, "The BFG," the Hollywood Reporter said Wednesday, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.<p>The director's likely future home is Universal and …

Low vitamin-D genes linked to MS

<b>People genetically prone to low vitamin-D levels are at increased risk of multiple sclerosis, a large study suggests.</b><p>The findings, based on the DNA profiles of tens of thousands of people of European descent, add weight to the theory that the sunshine vitamin plays a role in MS.<p>Scientists are …

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Bear and Cubs Found in New Jersey Family's Swimming Pool

Tim Basso of Rockaway, New Jersey, found a mama bear and her five clubs taking a dip in his family’s swimming pool Tuesday.<p>He told News 12 New Jersey …

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar Are "Baffled," "Devastated" by Josh Duggar's Adultery Porn Confessions

It's quite the Quiverfull curveball.<p>Following reports of his accounts on both Ashley Madison and OkCupid, Josh Duggar released a statement yesterday confirming both an addiction to porn and marital infidelity (on his part). And while he is a grown man capable of making his own decisions — and …

15 Inconceivable Facts About The Princess Bride

It's no wonder <i>The Princess Bride</i> is such a beloved film: It's action-packed but still lighthearted, sweet but not saccharine, silly but still …

Cary Fukunaga on Why He Left Stephen King's IT

Hitchhiking robot that made it across Canada maimed on U.S. road trip

Robots of the world beware: Immigrating to the U.S. is apparently a perilous choice.<p>HitchBot, a talking robot built by Canadian researchers, was found maimed and battered beyond repair over the weekend in Philadelphia. It was trying to hitchhike from Massachusetts to California by relying on the …