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26 Literary Tattoos That Are Borderline Genius

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Women are less happy than men in marriage, but society pretends it isn't true

To Post Secret, a project that collects personal secrets written artistically onto postcards, someone recently sent in the following bombshell: "Ever since we started getting married and buying houses," she writes, "my girlfriends and I don't laugh much anymore."<p>Her personal secret is, in fact, a …

Science Continues Proving That People Who Swear Are The !@#$ing Best

Do you swear a lot? Great! Because here’s some excellent and important information that will make your day about ten !@#$ing times better: People who swear are the best. No, really. Studies have been done. Last year, we learned that people who swear are articulate and intelligent; then we learned …

The unexpected answer to the biggest mystery of the American Revolution

In the grade-school version of American history, the Revolutionary War seems like a righteous inevitability. The typical narrative conflates taxes with tyranny, casting the rebellion as a break from British greed and oppression. “King George III didn’t seem to care what the colonists thought,” one …

Overwhelmed by papers piling up? This organizer’s advice can help.

Rachel Rosenthal says organizing paper is her clients’ No. 1 organizing challenge. In a recent Home Front online chat, the owner of Rachel and Co., an organizing firm in Bethesda, gave her best advice on controlling the flow of bills, school work sheets and mail into your home.<p><b>Go paperless:</b> It’s …

Climate change means we should be having fewer children, for their sake and ours

Earlier this summer, I found myself in the middle of a lively debate because of my work on climate change and the ethics of having children.<p>NPR correspondent Jennifer Ludden profiled some of my work in procreative ethics with an article entitled, “Should we be having kids in the age of climate …

How Long Should You Wait for Someone to Commit?

If I'm being honest, the ultimatum wasn’t a <i>real</i> ultimatum.<p>After five years of dating, I told my boyfriend that if he didn’t propose by Christmas, we …

I Married a Complete Stranger and Here is Why

<i>The idea of marrying a total stranger seems completely insane to most people—but not Sonia Granados. The 33-year-old Miami social worker turned her</i> …

Guy Documents His First Week Of Work At Target, And It Couldn’t Get More Hilarious

If you thought that working at a retail store is boring, we’ve got news for you. Well, actually Tumblr user kimpossibooty does. He recently uploaded …

Dear Selena And Anyone With Panic Attacks: Try This Empowering Mind Trick

<i>This post was originally published for Self-Therapy Month on Techealthiest.</i><p>If you've ever had a panic attack, you would know that the experience is sheer terror.<p>It's so bad that the anticipation of future panic attacks is enough to trigger the panic itself.<p>That's pretty awful to say the least.<p>Throw …

10 Pieces of Outdated Advice Parents Should Stop Giving Kids

For starters, let's quit it with the "just ignore the bullies, and they will stop" shtick.<p>As a parent, you hope that everything you say and do for …

How to travel in style - with only hand luggage

Not long ago, I went away for two weeks with – hold the front page – just hand luggage. Not any old away, but four days of swanking it up for a Chanel show that entailed dinners, interviews, after-parties, sight-seeing, visiting artists’ studios – the usual grind. Then 10 days of holiday – more …

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This Ethical Lingerie Brand Now Offers Convertible, Reversible Swimwear

You may already know Naja as the ethical lingerie brand whose "Nude for All" campaign utilizes models of varying body types and ethnicities to show of the breadth of shades (seven altogether) for their line of seamless, tagless, virtually undetectable bras and undies. Now the brand is building on …

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A Little Life: why everyone should read this modern-day classic

It’s early in the morning when my brother rings me, exhausted and strung out. He didn’t get much sleep the night before; he was up reading Hanya Yanagihara’s A Little Life, speeding towards the book’s devastating conclusion.<p>A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara review – relentless suffering<p>Read …

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17 Wise Quotes That Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

Whoever doesn't think wisdom is the way to inner peace is definitely wrong. Reading calming words can do wonders for our psyche--calming us while simultaneously making us happy deep inside.<p>Read on to discover 17 wise and thoughtful quotes full of wisdom from notable people including the Dalai Lama, …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

5 under-the-radar summer getaways

With so many people on the move all around the world, why not turn your attention to these understated and peacefully crowd-free destinations? In these calmer getaways, you can meet locals, enjoy regional cuisine, and explore untouched oases.<p>Plan a more peaceful summer escape with our list of 10 …

A Theory That Will Change How You See SpongeBob SquarePants

We all know that <i>SpongeBob SquarePants</i> is filled with some really dark shit, like suicide jokes and a possible allegory for nuclear testing. But what …

SpongeBob SquarePants

How to be human: when (and how) do I open up about past traumas?

<i>Leah Reich</i> <i>was one of the first internet advice columnists. Her column "</i><i>Ask Leah</i><i>" ran on IGN, where she gave advice to gamers for two and a half years. During the day, Leah is Slack’s user researcher, but her views here do not represent her employer. You can write to her at</i> <i>askleah@theverge.com</i> <i>and</i></i> …

One Hard Thing You Have to Do to Be Happy, Healthy and Successful

Think about the most common problems we deal with in our lives – from laziness to lack of exercise to unhealthy diets to procrastination, and so …

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This chart shows the age when most people feel the least happy

People's levels of happiness vary during their life.<p>In a recent note to clients, a Bank of America Merrill Lynch team led by Beijia Ma shared a chart using data from Nielsen that shows people's self-reported well-being at various ages.<p>The most striking thing from the chart is that people report the …

10 quotes from ancient philosophers show they figured life out 2,000 years ago

Modern homo sapiens have been around for about 200,000 years.<p>For about 2,500 years, we've had philosophers, sages, and deep thinkers to help us guide (and understand!) our behaviors.<p>Here's a highlight reel of the finest in ancient wisdom. Some names you'll recognize and some might be entirely fresh.<p>…

7 things to teach your kids if you want them to be more emotionally intelligent

Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great relationships.</i><p>Step 2: <i>To develop those relationships, they need adequate emotional intelligence.</i><p>Step 3: <i>To develop emotional intelligence, it helps if their mentors (especially their parents) model good behavior in love and partnerships.</i><p>At …

This double-chocolate espresso cookie recipe is a must-make for any chocolate lover

When you're craving a little — or a lot — of chocolate, it's hard to turn down a double-chocolate espresso walnut cookie from Julienne in San Marino. The cookie recipe, which combines melted semisweet chocolate with chunks of bittersweet chocolate folded in at the last minute, makes for a cookie …

Indian scientists develop technology for effective cancer treatment

A team of Indian scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Medical School has made an important breakthrough by developing a …

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Meditative bondage is like one long, kinky hug

Meditation and bondage might seem like strange bedfellows, but they actually pair together like milk and cookies.<p>When you hear the word "bondage," …

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