Kim Fridy

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A New Depression Treatment Shows Promise

One of the worst things about clinical depression is its cruel circularity. Feeling lousy smothers motivation; loss of motivation leads to …

Saint Augustine of Hippo His Confession of Faith

Few theologians have attained as much renown and influence in history as Saint Augustine of Hippo (354-430 CE), a 'Doctor' of the Catholic Church and …

Faith

10 Useful Math Tricks You Probably Never Learned In School

Memorizing Pi<p>Want Some cool tricks for solving math problems in just second. Here it is.<p>If you always hated maths just because you were not able to …

Hallmark Channel's Kitten Summer Games: Meet the feline stars

Cats. They amuse on the internet. They silently judge us. They thumb their little noses at gravity. And now they will scratch and claw their way to …

Hallmark Channel

On The Dark Web, Medical Records Are A Hot Commodity

In the hidden recesses of the Internet, millions of people’s medical records are up for sale to criminals.<p>For John Kuhn, a routine visit to a hospital in Michigan turned into a $20,000 bill for surgery that he never actually received.<p>Kuhn, who works as a senior threat researcher at IBM, later …

'Unbroken Brain' Explains Why 'Tough' Treatment Doesn't Help Drug Addicts

Tough love, interventions and 12-step programs are some of the most common methods of treating drug addiction, but journalist Maia Szalavitz says they're often counterproductive.<p>"We have this idea that if we are just cruel enough and mean enough and tough enough to people with addiction, that they …

The IOC’s Transgender Inclusion Threatens the Integrity of Women’s Sports

Well meaning though they may be, new rules have put biological females at a disadvantage.<p>Two unnamed British athletes born male are reportedly set to …

FBI director explains 'distinction' between Hillary Clinton and David Petraeus investigations

"In my mind, [the Petraeus case] illustrates importantly the distinction to this case," Comey said at the hearing, held by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.<p>During a Tuesday press conference, Comey said the investigation yielded no evidence Clinton deliberately attempted to …

FBI boss Comey's 7 most damning lines on Clinton

<b>(CNN) —</b> FBI Director James Comey announced Tuesday that the bureau would not recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for her handling of classified documents and sensitive information, which she conducted on a private email server during her time as secretary of state.<p>The end of the …

Can This App Really Help You Learn a New Language in Time for Vacay? We Investigate.

This may just be the Canadian in me, but I have a deep, unrelenting fear of seeming rude while I travel. Sure, I love the <i>idea</i> of a spontaneous getaway to Disneyland Shanghai, or a spur-of-the-moment trip to get inked in Havana, Cuba. But going to a foreign city without thoroughly researching the …

Language Learning

Why You Should Have Sex With Your Partner Every Day

There's a great deal of research suggesting that having sex every day (or almost!) with your partner is great for body and mind. The widely reported benefits of daily sex in a good relationship include: Lower levels of stress, better sleep, greater relationship happiness, healthier pelvic floor …

4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

Here's the FBI director's full statement blasting Hillary Clinton's email practices

FBI Director James Comey recommended that the Department of Justice bring no charges against presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary …

E-Mail

Can Attachment Theory Explain All Our Relationships?

The stage is set: a room with two chairs and some toys on the floor. A mother and her 1-year-old baby enter and begin the Strange Situation, a …

4 Science-Backed Methods to Stop Procrastinating

The post 4 Science-Backed Methods to Stop Procrastinating appeared first on Trello Blog.You have a huge deadline hanging over your head, and you know …

Upcoming ‘Jesus VR’ film to portray Bible like never before

Coming on the heels of the successes of faith-based films like “God’s Not Dead,” “Miracles From Heaven” and “Heaven Is For Real,” a new movie slated …

Why Legal Equality For LGBT People Isn't Enough

When I came out as gay in 2002 I was 21 years old and equal marriage in the UK was more than a decade away and not really something that people even thought possible. I certainly didn't think that one day I'd be able to legally marry another man; it was inconceivable.<p>In March 2014 the first …

Why we should de-criminalize all drugs

Across the political spectrum, politicians, law enforcement officials and even many activists are surprisingly united in the belief that addiction is a disease. We need to reduce associated stigma, they intone; “we can’t arrest our way out” of the drug problem. Massachusetts is even running a media …

Mental Health

The Addicted Generation

134<p>SHARES<p><i>There’s this frustration, this anxiousness, not knowing who I actually am without the medication. When I go off it now, I can’t get through</i> …

5 Ridiculously Easy Things You Can Do Every Day to Feel Happy

Can you see it? You live on a tropical island. You get up when you like and you do what you want. Some guy named Jeeves brings breakfast. From a …

13 habits science shows will help you fall asleep faster and sleep better

But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health.<p>Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 Americans don't even get the minimum of seven hours of sleep doctors recommend. That's a public …

What Home Improvements Add Value?

When you decide to revamp your home, the goal is usually to suit your lifestyle and create an ambiance more to your own taste. In a world of financial uncertainties, however, it is crucial to consider the effect on the resale value of your property. Home improvement projects that enhance …

The Road to Yale’s Free-Speech Crisis

It began in the ’60s.<p>Bill Buckley was one of the first to suggest there was trouble brewing on campus when he published <i>God and Man at Yale</i> in 1951. …

'Trans Issues Are Not Left/Right'

An especially valuable view from reader Adam:<p>Hi there! I have written in a few times before [with a dissent against Neal Gabler’s cover story and a pro-polyamory perspective] and I wanted to comment on the question of whether the trans movement is a spiritual one. I am transgender man; I …

Police Kill Nearly 25 Dogs Each Day

In December 2006, 12-year-old K. Harris was in the backyard of her Hartford, Connecticut, home. She was spending some time with her best friend: her …

13 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

Customer support is deliberately unbearable (unless you complain in public)

Companies that lock you in with long-term contracts (mobile phones) or have a monopoly over your business (cable) carefully calculate exactly how …

FBI Director Comey criticizes Clinton for being 'extremely careless' with classified information

In a press conference Tuesday, FBI Director James Comey summarized his bureau's findings after its extensive investigation into Hillary Clinton's use …

FBI Recommends No Charges For Hillary Clinton In Email Server Case

Hillary Clinton and her staff were "extremely careless" in handling classified data over a private email server while she was secretary of state, FBI Director James Comey said Tuesday — but the FBI is recommending that no charges be brought against her.<p>Comey said his agency found more than a …

Government

The Democrats’ ‘Emergency’ Assault on the Second Amendment

Schumer and Obama misunderstand the Constitution.<p>To hear the Democrat-media complex tell it, <i>guns themselves</i> are responsible for last month’s carnage …