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Moment of Aww!

Here are some crazy-cute photos of animal moms and their babies. From cuddly koalas to affectionate alligators, these pics will make you want to give your mom a hug!<p>It looks like this emperor penguin chick and its parents are playing chase. Adult penguins often slide on their bellies to quickly get …

A psychology professor explains why self-esteem is failing us

To Kristin Neff, a psychology professor at the University of Texas, that's not surprising. Though self-esteem continues to reverberate as a pop-psych cure-all, the quest for inflated egos, in her view, is misguided and largely pointless.<p>There's nothing wrong with being confident, to answer Demi …

Psychology

7 Relationship Secrets To Seal Your Relationship For Life

We all wish we knew the secrets behind strong, lasting relationships.<p>Whether we’re hurting after a break up or fuming over an argument, we often …

Improve Your Résumé by Turning Bullet Points into Stories

You’re searching for a new job. Updating your LinkedIn profile and résumé. Describing your accomplishments in two- to three-line bullet points that start with powerful action verbs and end with quantifiable results.<p>You know the standard advice. But for the most part, recruiters aren’t calling. And …

Profit

How Velasquez Eased My Grief

Grieving after the death of her father, a painter, the author vowed not to even look at art ever again. Then she found herself standing before ‘Las …

Family therapist shares 8 secrets to a happy and lasting relationship

To ensure your relationship stands the test of time, there are eight simple steps you need to master.<p>Marissa Nelson, a licensed marriage and family …

Why We Care So Much When Icons Like Prince Die

A sociologist breaks down the mechanics behind the public displays of grief after a cultural hero dies.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>We've been through the ritual a lot lately. First, the confusing initial reports of a death somewhere, the anxiety of a tragedy anticipated. Then the …

David Bowie

9 Out Of 10 Parents Think Their Kids Are On Grade Level. They're Probably Wrong

In public radio's mythical Lake Wobegon, "all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average."<p>The first two conditions are merely unlikely. The third one is a mathematical absurdity. However, a new survey suggests that almost all parents believe it to be …

Education

What Is The Clean 9 Diet?

The Clean 9 is a diet and detox plan that promises to help you lose weight quickly. Diets that promise fast weight loss can be very popular. However, …

Nutrition

How To Eat Like a Nordic Person

In the culinary world, Nordic food couldn’t be hotter. The cuisine, from countries including Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, is the …

Holistic Medicine

Why a Few Minutes of Exercise Can Show Results

Short workouts have exploded with a wider array of apps and digital videos; a quick hit of yoga or climbing the stairs<p>Mark Ewell was at the St. Louis airport waiting for a flight and lamenting that he hadn’t had time to work out that day. So he paid a shoeshine guy $10 to watch his bag, laced up …

Apps

See the Real-Life Homes Behind Some of the World's Famous Paintings

Perhaps you'll be inspired to immortalize these iconic destinations.<p>You definitely know these famous artworks, but can you identify the real life buildings featured in each one?<p>From: Veranda

Harley-Davidson adds Roadster to Sportster line

Seeking to capitalize on the urban custom movement sweeping the street bike scene, Harley-Davidson has added a new Sportster-style motorcycle to its lineup.<p>The Roadster, a 1200-cc V-Twin, features new suspension, drag-style handlebars and a chopped rear fender. Harley says this new addition to its …

How do you teach English to Americans?

Jose Perez never really worried about why his children had to repeat English-language classes year after year. After all, they were born in California.<p>Perez assumed the reason for the added instruction was that he and his wife have a rule that everyone speak Spanish at home.<p>Then, as his son Jesus …

5 Morning Rituals to Make Every Day Your Healthiest Day

Shutterstock<p>Boost Productivity<p><b>Easy: Do something you love.</b> "The best morning routines involve a good reason to get out of bed," says Laura Vanderkam, …

Nutrition

New Study Highlights Six Components Of An Effective Apology

I’ve written a fair amount about the importance of teachers apologizing to students, both for modeling and relational purposes (see The Best …

FINALLY Break Your Bad Habit With These 6 Steps

The power of habits is real. While deliberately starting good habits can help you succeed in work and life, poor behavior patterns can put a real damper on achieving your biggest goals. Hoping to learn more about how to break bad habits, we chatted with Kacey Cardin, a creative multipreneur, …

Self-improvement

Indian Motorcycle Is Competing With Harley-Davidson by Giving Away Art

Although Indian Motorcycle holds bragging rights as the first American motorcycle brand—it was founded in 1901, two years before Harley Davidson in …

Motorcycles

Mysterious Sperm Whale Deaths Continue — With Marine Litter Found In Their Stomachs

This year has not been kind to sperm whales. Thirteen young bulls have washed ashore near the German state of Schleswig-Holstein, in the latest spate of mysterious deaths that have plagued the species since January. This brings the death-toll to over 30 animals since January, found beached or …

North Sea

The Music of David Bowie review – tears shed as stars pay tribute to starman

Carnegie Hall, New York From The Flaming Lips to Cat Power to Pixies to Debbie Harry, the lineup at the heartfelt tribute night was as wide-ranging and celebrated as Bowie’s career<p>David Bowie made mutability a muse during his long career. So, it would be hard to imagine an artist better suited to …

David Bowie

Exercise can take 10 years off your brain's age, new study shows - TODAY.com

There’s more evidence that what’s good for your heart is good for your head. A new study shows that people who run, swim or do other moderate exercise have brains that look, on average, 10 years younger than the brains of couch potatoes.<p>Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Study: Those …

Exercise

Photographer Annie Leibovitz Captures Badass 'WOMEN' in a New Series

Among them are Malala Yousafzai, Gloria Steinem, and Laura Poitras.<p>Laura Poitras is a badass woman. Not only has she consistently delivered unprecedented perspective on the surveillance state through documentaries like <i>Citizenfour</i>, but her very first solo show is at the Whitney Museum of American …

Annie Leibovitz

4 Ways to Figure Out If You're With the Right Person or Not

For men and women in the early stages of a relationship—dating, moving in, or even engaged—there’s often one lingering question in the air. Skeptical …

Relationships

MAINTAINING HARMONY IN RELATIONSHIPS

1/13<p>1<p>Perhaps one of the most difficult things in life, is to successfully and harmoniously manage and balance our various relationships. …

Relationships

Create an Extraordinary Life: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily

<b>“We have one precious life: do something extraordinary today, even if it's tiny. A pebble starts the avalanche.” ~K.A. Laity</b><p>Do you have a vision of a …

Happiness

5 Vintage Motorcycles Under $5,000

Motorcycles are undeniably cool. Riding one requires skill and bravery to master, and their design is a perfect minimalist blend of form and …

Motorcycles

A Thousand Hours of Early Jazz Records Now Available Online

It’s easier than ever to indulge in a passion for old-school jazz. For instance, you can listen to 1000 hours of jazz recordings released from 1921 …

Typography

How Setting Expectations Early Can Make for Happier, Longer Lasting Relationships

• shares<p><i>Contrary to what most people will tell you, great relationships don’t just “grow naturally.” They require communication.</i><p>—<p>Think about this …