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11 Weighted Blankets That Won't Weigh Down Your Wallet

Sleep tight 😴<p>If you’re a troubled sleeper, you’ve probably heard of the newest insomnia-fighting trend: weighted blankets.<p>Weighted blankets are just what they sound like ― blankets that are heavier than your average bedding. But, how exactly does a 25-pound blanket help you sleep better?<p>Most …

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Why American doctors keep doing expensive procedures that don’t work

The proportion of medical procedures unsupported by evidence may be nearly half.<p>The news last fall that stents inserted in patients with heart disease to keep arteries open work no better than a placebo ought to be shocking. Each year, hundreds of thousands of American patients receive stents for …

30 years after Prozac arrived, we still buy the lie that chemical imbalances cause depression

Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.” Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is …

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Link between Adolescent Pot Smoking and Psychosis Strengthens

Society’s embrace of cannabis to treat nausea, pain and other conditions proceeds apace with the drive to legalize the plant for recreational use. …

Are migraines a self-defense mechanism?

An emerging theory suggests that migraine attacks might be the brain's self-protective response to oxidative stress, which is a cellular process tied …

Source: Las Vegas shooter left behind calculations for targeting crowd

<b>(CNN) —</b> A handwritten note in Stephen Paddock's hotel room contained calculations pertaining to the distance and trajectory from his 32nd-floor window to the crowd of concertgoers he targeted below, according to a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation.<p>CNN has previously …

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RACHAEL BLETCHLY: Time for employers to learn mental health issues to help workers beat depression

Winston Churchill used to call his depression “the black dog”.<p>I learned that 13 years ago from a colleague helping me talk about my own mental health.<p>…

Worried About Trump’s Mental Stability? The Worst Is Yet to Come.

Is Donald Trump psychologically unstable and unfit for office? Does the president of the United States have a dangerous mental illness of some shape …

Why Muhammad Yunus Thinks Millennials Shouldn't Get Jobs | Inc.com

Muhammad Yunus believes entrepreneurs will save the world.<p>In his new book <i>A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emission</i>s, the Nobel Prize winning economist dramatically reimagines capitalism as a system based on humankind's natural …

Entrepreneurship

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things | Inc.com

Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and …

Self-help

The Super-Simple Solution for Grilling Even Better Asparagus

<b>Soak the skewers:</b> If using wooden skewers, soak in water at least 20 minutes or overnight.<p><b>Prepare the grill:</b> Heat an outdoor grill to high (about …

Seafood

"Get Out" Won't Have A 100% Rating On Rotten Tomatoes Ever Again

*Jay Z voice* I got 99 problems and a certain film critic is definitely, maybe, probably one of them.

Construction

The 20 Best Documentaries On Netflix

These true tales are harrowing, heartbreaking, funny, and shocking. Cozy up and get queue-ing. These are the best documentaries on Netflix, sorted by …

Nashville lies at the heart of a divided country: ‘Trump got bubbas to the polls’

As the president staged a rally attended largely by out-of-towners, Democratic-leaning denizens of Tennessee’s ‘Brooklyn’ pondered an urban-rural rift<p>Men in stetsons, check shirts and jeans swing their partners around to the thrum of drums, fiddle, keyboard and steel guitar of Mike Oldham & The …

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Snake Kills Bigger Snakes With World's Most Powerful Squeeze

No one knew how the king snake could take on snakes larger than itself—until now.<p>In the eat-or-be-eaten world of the animal kingdom, predators usually target smaller, and thus easier, prey. When a predator does go after a bigger meal—like a lion taking down a wildebeest—it will use a different …

Want an Emotionally Stable Kid? Brain Science Says to Stop Letting Them Do This | Inc.com

In the United States, there are now more televisions per home than human beings. And:<p>Children between 8 and 18 watch an average of <b>three hours</b> of television per day<br>• Close to one in three children lives in a home where the TV is on either all or most of the time<br>• On average, 61 percent of kids under the …

Psychology

The 12 Best New Menswear Items to Buy Right Now

Men's Fashion

Beyoncé Channeled Goddesses During Her Grammys 2017 Performance

Her performance had HUGE significance.<p>Everyone always jokes that Beyoncé is a goddess, but on the Grammys stage, Bey embraced that in a whole new way. The second she stepped on stage during this year's Grammys, it was clear The Queen was in full goddess mode — literally.<p>Many on social media were …

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9 Telltale Signs You Have Impostor Syndrome | Inc.com

Many high-achievers share a dirty little secret: deep down they feel like complete frauds.<p>They worry that they'll be exposed as untalented fakers and say their accomplishments have been due to luck.<p>This psychological phenomenon, known as Impostor Syndrome, reflects is the core belief that you are …

Self-improvement

Does an anomaly in the Earth's magnetic field portend a coming pole reversal?

The Earth is blanketed by a magnetic field. It’s what makes compasses point north, and protects our atmosphere from continual bombardment from space …

There’s no evidence the botched Yemen raid was Trump’s fault

Less than a full week into his presidency, Donald Trump took his very first foray into military counterterrorism operations in his new role as commander in chief, authorizing a risky US special operations raid on an al-Qaeda base in Yemen.<p>It didn’t go well.<p>The raid resulted in the deaths of at …

Eight festivals you must attend in your lifetime

This week's winning letter<p>Appetite for New Zealand<p>“Well, good luck with that – I couldn’t eat half that stuff,” she shuddered, turning to serve the next customer.<p>We’d only learnt about the Hokitika Wild Food Festival while trekking across the Franz Josef Glacier on New Zealand’s South Island. …

Travel

Republicans Begin to Break With President Trump

For the first time in his presidency, Donald Trump is facing significant criticism from Republican officials and conservative groups who are rattled …

Why cats love catnip, according to science

It’s a drug that makes cats even weirder. How does it work?<p>Most cats love catnip. And they show it in strange ways — rubbing against everything, rolling around on the floor, pawing random objects, and just generally acting weird.<p>So what’s going on? The above video, from the YouTube channel Today I …

Trump tweets voter fraud claim based on a shoddy app for conspiracy theorists

Here we are<p>In an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo this morning, VoteStand founder Gregg Phillips asserted that he knows for a fact that 3 million people voted illegally in the 2016 election, insisting that he just needs a little more time to prove it. Cuomo pointed out the flawed logic in this …

Split is the latest horror film to misunderstand why mental illness is terrifying

Horror that understands its antagonists isn’t just more sensitive, it’s scarier<p><b>Spoilers ahead for M. Night Shyamalan’s</b> <i>Split</i><b>.</b><p>“The only idea more overused than serial killers is multiple personality.” That scripting advice from one screenwriter to another (both played by Nicolas Cage in 2002’s</i> …

Women spoke just 27% of the lines in 2016's biggest movies

2016 was the year of the strong female lead, or so we thought. From Jyn Erso to Harley Quinn, 2016 promised us a steady string of blockbuster hits this year featuring dynamic female characters in leading roles. Expectations were high, and Hollywood failed to deliver.<p>According to number cruncher …

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10 New Avocado Toast Recipes To Try

These *Harry Potter* Behind-the-Scenes Photos of Hermione, Harry, and Ron's Body Doubles Are Magic

It seems like there's always something happening in the wizarding world of <i>Harry Potter</i>. Even though the original books and movies have long since wrapped, we're always getting new content from the <i>Harry Potter</i> universe. J.K. Rowling recently unearthed a major <i>Chamber of Secrets</i> scoop, and then there …

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