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This secret New York suburb is teeming with celebrities

Nestled among the steep cliffs of the Palisades in Rockland County, Snedens Landing is easy to miss.<p>The secluded enclave, some 12 miles north of the …

One Man’s Quest to Change the Way We Die

First, the back story, because, B.J. Miller has found, the back story is unavoidable when you are missing three limbs.<p>Miller was a sophomore at Princeton when, one Monday night in November 1990, he and two friends went out for drinks and, at around 4 a.m., found themselves ambling toward a …

How A Psychedelic Drug Helps Cancer Patients Overcome Anxiety

The brilliantly-colored shapes reminded Carol Vincent of fluorescent deep-sea creatures, and they floated past her languidly. She was overwhelmed by their beauty — and then suddenly, as if in a dream, she was out somewhere in deep space instead. "Oh, wow," she thought, overwhelmed all over again. …

University of California

Which foods are addictive?Here are the 10 foods most associated with addictive-like eating, according to research by Ashley Gearhardt, assistant professor of clinical psychology at the University of Michigan:• Chocolate<br>• Ice cream<br>• French fries<br>• Pizza<br>• Cookies<br>• Chips<br>• Cake<br>• Popcorn (buttered)<br>• Cheeseburgers<br>• Muffins<p><b>Do</b> …

The 11 best tricks to turn yourself into a morning person

One study found that workers who got into the office earlier were judged more favorably by their bosses than workers who got a later start — <i>even if</i> the early-arrivers left earlier, too.<p>Unfortunately, not everyone is psyched about — or biologically suited to — rising with the sun. But that doesn't …

6 Stoic Rituals That Will Make You Happy

<i>This post originally appeared on bakadesuyo.com</i><p>People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more …

If You Want Really Creative Kids Science Says Do This

When it comes to the state of creativity in the U.S., the news isn't very good--and it's not getting any better.<p>On July 10, 2010, an article--"The Creativity Crisis in America," by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman--was published by <i>Newsweek</i>, triggering a tsunami of articles, news stories, and op-eds …

Creativity

6 Practices To Attract Love Into Your Life

So many people today are aching for love.<p>Almost every conversation I have about dreams, goals, failure, and success threads back to the essential need for people to feel and experience love. I'm sure I'm preaching to the choir here, yet there is one factor that is often overlooked--or purposefully …

The Optimal Route for Visiting Every U.S. National Park

Randy Olson, a researcher at University of Pennsylvania Institute for Biomedical Informatics, has taken his genetic algorithm previously used to find …

National Parks

10 signs someone is lying to you

Chances are, you get lied to multiple times on a daily basis. But the good news is, spotting a fib isn't as difficult as you might think — so long as you know the signs.<p>Behavioral analyst and body language expert Dr. Lillian Glass, who has worked with the FBI on unmasking signals of deception, says …

The patient who showed me how to be a better doctor and person

A retired doctor who came into A&E with a head injury left a huge impression on me<p>The thing that keeps me going in my job as a doctor are the patients. There are days, no matter how dark, where certain ones shine like stars – their strength glows when you least expect it.<p>These star patients take …

11 Budgeting Skills Everyone Should Master

Budgeting. In some of our lives, it's known as "the b-word."<p>If you've never budgeted before, it can seem like a gargantuan task that only produces …

Yoga to lower back pain - Yoga Poses - YogaPoses.com ®

Though without the body or senses, the I aham sees, hears, and smells. Though not an agent in the worldly sense, the I alone creates the different …

7 Money Moves to Make as Soon as You Conquer Debt

Congratulations — you're debt free! Now what?<p>The road to debt elimination was long and treacherous, but just because the black cloud of lingering …

It's not just the cat: curiosity kills our happiness | Jean Hannah Edelstein

A new study finds that people try to satisfy their curiosity even when they know the answer will hurt. I know that only too well<p>It was not my finest moment. Perhaps it was my worst. In the aftermath of the end of my first serious relationship, over a decade ago, I read my ex-boyfriend’s email. We’d …

Research

The skills you should learn if you want to be happy, according to research

"All of the work that we and other colleagues [have done] leads us to this inevitable conclusion ...well-being is fundamentally no different than learning to play the cello," Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin and author of "The Emotional Life …

Communicate

America's 25 Most Beautiful Scenic Byways

After all, it's about the journey, not the destination.<p>These famous routes across the country are the ultimate road trips, thanks to some truly awe-inspiring landscapes. Sightseeing doesn't get any easier than this...

National Parks

Here's A Way To Take Your Ramen To New Levels Of Flavor

Not your average ramen anymore.<p>* 1 egg<p>* 1 egg yolk<p>* 1/3 cup parmesan cheese<p>* Some ground pepper<p>* 2 strips of bacon, sliced in<p>* 1 packet instant ramen<p>* 1-2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil<p>In a small bowl, add one whole egg, one egg yolk, 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, and pepper to taste. Whisk with …

Recipes

Frequently Asked Questions about Scientific Pantheism

There are several compelling reasons.<p>1. Most traditional religions have elements which are hard to believe or to reconcile with common sense, …

Spirituality

How to Hack Your Brain to Become Radically More Confident and Less Fearful

<b>A guide from Harvard Psychologist and TED Talk star Amy Cuddy</b><p>We’ve all had those paralyzing moments where our palms are sweating more than a marathon …

Sheryl Sandberg spoke about her husband's death in public for the first time in an emotional speech

The speech addressed how Sandberg coped after her husband, Dave Goldberg, died unexpectedly in Mexico during a trip on May 1, 2015.<p>"I have never spoken publicly about this before. It's hard," Sandberg said.<p>Sandberg explains that although it might be counterintuitive to think about how things could …

Empathy

Youth Culture and Energy of the 80s New York

Born in Brooklyn in the 1960s, Jamel Shabazz wanted to be the witnesof his generation, its culture, its lifestyle. He begins the photography at the …

The Cool Girl’s Guide To Being A Witch

Across cultures and throughout history, wise women and medicine men have been casting their spells and crafting their magick. And now more than ever we’re seeing a resurgence of men and women going back to their roots to find mysticism they can weave into their modern lives. But what <i>is</i> witchcraft, …

Witchcraft

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 …

Emotional Intelligence

The biggest mistake parents make when arguing with kids

How do you deal with out-of-control kids?<p>The authors of the bestseller <i>How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk</i> have some great …

Self-help

Weed Butter: Here's Everything You Need to Know About the Most Fun Way to Get High

Marijuana edibles have long evolved past the tray of random brownies at a house party.<p>Thanks to its legalization, marijuana is slowly shedding its …

The Video That Will Make You Want To Drop Everything And Visit Iceland

Iceland is one of the most breathtaking countries to explore in, dare I say it, all the world! Its dramatic landscape gives us travellers some of the …

16 Research-Based Hacks for Your Social Life

Our world is made up of lots of people doing lots of things all the time. Psychology can help you to understand your own and other people’s behavior …

Feminism’s greatest obstacle in the digital age is the commodification of women’s bodies

“SEND NOODZ.” Thirteen-year-old boys are real artists with their text messages. What brevity! What charm! This all-caps imperative sets the tone for Nancy Jo Sales’s alarming new book, <i>American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers</i>.<p>Sales spent two and a half years interviewing over …

Do These 3 Abs Exercises For A Stronger Core

Abs-olutely a great way to get fitter in less than a half hour a day.<p>The important thing, Matheny says, is to complete each day's reps with proper form and control. You're not trying to blow through them as quickly as possible; you're trying to maintain stability and form with every single rep. …

Workouts