Kristen Chase

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North Korea Is Willing to Discuss Giving Up Nuclear Weapons, South Says

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has told South Korean envoys he is willing to negotiate with the United States on abandoning his country’s nuclear weapons, officials from the South said Tuesday. Mr. Kim also said he would suspend all nuclear and missile tests while such …

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The gender pay gap starts with your college major

The gender pay gap in the United States starts early — with what you choose as your college major.<p>Majors that tend to lead to higher-paying jobs are …

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

This VR technology tricks your brain and help you lose weight - CNN Style

Written by Sol Han, CNN<p>Eating raw food. Eat low-carb food. Eating juices instead of food. Losing weight is often an arduous battle against our appetites.<p>But a team of Japanese scientists claim to have invented the perfect way to shed pounds: diet goggles.<p>Researchers at the University of Tokyo's …

7 Ways You Stress Yourself Out

Experts gave us insight into practices you may think are harmless—but are in fact disrupting your peace of mind.<p>Robin Hilmantel, <i>Life by Daily Burn</i><p>I …

Are you a Dolphin or a Lion? The best time to wake, eat, sleep, exercise or go on a date

You’ve probably already seen a lot of tricks and tips about the “what” and “how” of success (how to lose weight; what to say to your boss to get a pay increase, etc). “What” and “how” are excellent and necessary questions – but there is another crucial question that must be addressed in order to …

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This Coffee Is 80X More Potent Than An Espresso, So It Should Get You Through Your Post-Holiday-Tuesday

If you like your coffee like you like your Olympic powerlifters, this one’s for you. Because Viscous Coffee’s Asskicker brew is strong. Really strong. As in, get-your-heart-checked-out-by-a-doctor-ahead-of-time-to-make-sure-it-can-stand-the-abuse-it’s-about-to-take strong.<p>Literally — the Adelaide, …

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19 interview questions that are designed to trick you

But while they may seem simple — that's the point — some are actually designed to get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal. In other words: they're trick questions.<p>"To uncover areas that may reflect inconsistencies, hiring managers sometimes ask these tricky questions," …

Data Storytelling: The Essential Data Science Skill Everyone Needs

Once your business has started collecting and combining all kinds of data, the next elusive step is to extract value from it. Your data may hold tremendous amounts of <i>potential</i> <i>value</i>, but not an ounce of value can be created unless insights are uncovered and translated into actions or business …

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10 Beauty Habits That Are Actually A Waste Of Time

PHOTO: BRAYDEN OLSON.<p>If our beauty routine had an astrological sign, it would be Gemini -- totally two-sided. We love pampering ourselves, taking care of our skin, and experimenting with new makeup and hairstyles. But sometimes, we feel like it takes soooo long and we just can't be bothered. There …

How To Break Unhealthy Beauty Habits, From Nail Biting To Hair Twirling

First step is acknowledging the problem.<p>You may notice that you have a family member, friend or co-worker who is constantly biting their nails, twirling their hair or picking at their skin. And you may think, "How gross?" or ask, "Why won't they stop doing that already?" However, there are …

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The Problem With Kindness

Some of my kids' friends often show up uninvited at our house. When they first started dropping by to play with my kids, I welcomed the interruptions. It was summertime, my kids were bored with too much time and too little to do, and suddenly there was someone to play outside with. But the friends …

The 2015 VW GTI You Want Will Cost Less Than $26,000

Volkswagen thinks people want more power for not much more money in the 2015 VW GTI, so it's offering 10 more horsepower and 58 more lb-ft of torque …

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The Best Times to Sleep, Wake, Exercise and Eat Are Based on Age, Circadian Rhythms

If you're wondering what the optimal times are to engage in certain activities, listen to your body's circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms are physiological, mental and behavioral changes governed by the body within a 24-hour clock, according to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. …

How anxiety scrambles your brain and makes it hard to learn

Levels of stress and anxiety are on the rise among students. Juliet Rix has tips to control the panic and thrive academically<p>Olivia admits she’s always been a worrier – but when she started university, her anxiety steadily began to build. One day she was simply too frightened to leave the house. …

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15 Common Eyebrow Mistakes You're Probably Making

<i>By Julie Ricevuto, Glamour</i><p><i>Photo Credit: Kyle Ericksen/WWD</i><p>The days of tadpole brows and penciled-in shapes are long gone thanks to the likes of bold brow beauties Cara Delevingne, Brooke Shields, and Lily Collins. With show-stopping face-framers being the norm right now, you'd think we could finally …

Ottawa psych student's app to help 'thousands' with anxiety, depression

Jeff Perron wants to help more people than he ever could all by himself.<p>The Ottawa man finished an undergrad in psychology, earned a master’s in …

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Income Profiles Of Financially Free People

I’m disappointed some people fail to understand some of the key messages in my posts. I need to write better. For example, in, “Are You Too Proud To …

ISIS and Its Faulty Logic

<i>I want to state that this is not a rant against the 'West' or 'Europeans' or 'Americans' or any such grouping. I am more than aware that we, the</i> …

Pulling an All-Nighter Is Worse Than Six Months of Unhealthy Eating

Pulling an All-Nighter Is Worse Than Six Months of Unhealthy EatingUNITED STATES - CIRCA 1960s: Man in bed, in tranquil sleep. (Photo by H. Armstrong …

Better sleep may be the key to treating depression, anxiety and schizophrenia

We are only beginning to unravel the genetic and biochemical basis of mental illness—a vague term including conditions as diverse as anxiety, depression, and mood and psychotic disorders. With millions of people suffering from such conditions, it is crucial that we find ways to improve diagnosis …

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The 10 Best Long-Wear Eyeliners Money Can Buy

The editors have spoken 🙌<p>Finding a good eyeliner is like finding the perfect scent. Calling it a challenge would be an understatement. The wealth of options make it nearly impossible to choose what is right for you. And there's nothing worse than splurging on liner that you later discover is a …

Victoria's Secret models reveal their top diet tips

These woman are anomalies. In fact, runway vet Lindsay Ellingson told Business Insider that L Brands Chief Marketing Officer Edward Razek goes so far to tell the women before the show that "<b>the odds of becoming an Angel are one in a million ... and then the odds of doing the show 8, 10, 15 times</b> …

8 Great Things About On-Again/Off-Again Relationships

On-again/off-again relationships generally have a pretty bad reputation. And actually, science tends to back up what everyone's cranky best friend is muttering to them.<p>Psychologists refer to this pretty common dating practice as "cycling", and have found that a relationship that cycles during the …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Facebook Stalked My Ex and It Changed My Life for the Better

A year ago today, my boyfriend of two-and-a-half years and I broke up.<p>I had known for months that things weren't working. But this person had been my best friend, my source of comfort for two-and-a-half years.<p>When I was diagnosed with a plethora of health problems, he had sat with me entire nights …

10 things you need to know today

<b>It's Fed day.</b> Thursday could be the day the Federal Reserve raises the Fed Funds rate for the first time since 2006. The highly anticipated interest-rate decision will come at 2 p.m. ET and will be followed by Fed chair Janet Yellen's news conference at 2:30 p.m. ET. The market is pricing in a 32% …

Donald Trump is right: America's real unemployment rate is 40%

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is not predicated on the candidate’s mastery of or allegiance to facts.<p>His views on things like immigration or …

7 Human Foods That Could Make Your Pet Sick

<i>By Dana Poblete for Thrive Market</i><p>Anyone who's ever owned a dog knows that sometimes, they double as vacuum cleaners. Whether it's a defiant toddler or a careless cook, food sometimes ends up on the floor, and most dogs (and cats!) are more than happy to be of service.<p>But while those scraps might …

The Only Piece of Dating Advice You Need

Berger told Miranda the reason her recent date hasn't called is that "he's just not that into you." Jack Berger and Miranda Hobbs are not my actual friends, but I did spend 30 minutes with them on July 13, 2003, when this phrase was uttered. <i>This</i> phrase that would spawn a subsequent book and movie …

It looks like Amazon shut down a popular ad product to stop companies like Google getting access to its data

Product ads were popular among e-commerce brands because the format allowed them to partner with Amazon, but without Amazon seeing their transaction data. Ad sellers like Google were able to use the ads to get information about Amazon's users, which enabled them to hone up ad targeting on their own …