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Why Did the CIA Release a Guide to Investigating UFOs? — Area51

Share This!<p>The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has released a set of 10 “tips” for investigating “flying saucers” (its term). That’s right, the …

Why Living Together Without Marriage Can Increase Your Mental Health

I've written previously that we're living through a steady, growing shift in our society, as men and women re-think what kinds of relationships they seek and prefer - whether straight or gay. For example, I've written here that part of this shift is towards increasing acceptance of a variety of …

Mental Health

Online reading behavior predicts stock movements

Web surfing patterns as people read financial news can be used to make accurate predictions of stock movements from a few minutes to up to a couple …

Why people fall for pseudoscience (and how academics can fight back)

Ingrained cognitive biases play a role, as does inverted snobbery about educational privilege. But we must battle on, says this scientist<p>Pseudoscience is everywhere – on the back of your shampoo bottle, on the ads that pop up in your Facebook feed, and most of all in the Daily Mail. Bold statements …

Pseudo-science

How to Deal With a Narcissist: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

You must be tired of them. They’re everywhere. Narcissists. And if you think there are more of them than ever, you’re right. Research shows we are …

7 Signs Your Husband Is Unhappily Married

Experts share what your husband may not be telling you.<p>Have a sneaking suspicion that your husband is unsatisfied with your marriage? Below, psychologists and marriage therapists offer 7 common signs that a spouse may be growing restless in a relationship.<p><b>1. He feels like he can't win.</b><p>Don't think …

15 Signs You're in a Healthy Relationship

Being in love is great and all, but what you really need for a lasting, healthy relationship is a solid, compatible partner. Here, experts share 15 things that happy, thriving...

University of Illinois

Nasa images of cosmic catastrophe give glimpse of Earth's ultimate fate

Earth’s final days are in the distant future, but the the death of a far-off solar system revealed in images from Kepler 2 shows how the world might end<p>The destruction of a solar system has been captured for the first time by astronomers who said the violent events provide a grim glimpse of Earth’s …

10 Tasty & Chic Halloween Cocktails

Forget the candy.<p>Halloween. A time of terrible costumes, nostalgia-inducing TV movies, and kids knocking at your door asking for candy (the amount of which, let's be real, has considerably diminished since time of purchase). Make your holiday a little brighter with these delicious boozy drinks and …

'What I learned about relationships after cheating on my wife'

“The unconscious purpose of marriage is to finish childhood.” The speaker is Harville Hendrix, a former preacher turned relationship guru. He’s Messianic in his delivery and sense of self-importance. It would almost be off-putting if his message wasn’t so accurate.<p>Ingrid, my wife, and I sit in a …

Neil deGrasse Tyson lets the science deniers have it: “The beginning of the end of an informed democracy”

<b>(AP/Dennis Van Tine)</b><p>In a Salon exclusive, the renowned astrophysicist discusses his show “StarTalk” and the state of science in America<p>Sean Illing<p>October 20, 2015 6:35pm (UTC)<p>If Americans agree about one thing, it’s that their favorite astrophysicist is Neil deGrasse Tyson. A ubiquitous presence on …