Lauren Pajer

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How My Anxiety Made Me Realize I Was Dating The Wrong Person

Everyone says you learn the most from your first love.<p>He or she is the person you tell people about years after it's over because when you look back, …

They’re Hidden In Walls All Over The World. And You’re Going To Want To Find Them, Trust Me.

There’s a new kind of treasure hunt taking place all over the world. You just need to know where to look.<p><i>This</i> treasure, however, isn’t buried on an …

She Will Never Truly Forget How Much You Love Her — Or How Much You Hurt Her

Why is it that we remember some things so vividly and others not at all? Some things we remember in such perfect detail that we can almost relive …

How I Felt After 70 Days of Lying in Bed for Science

I woke up on December 2 and for the first time in 70 days, I stood up. Or at least, I tried to.<p><i>In November, we ran a story about a NASA study that was paying Andrew Iwanicki $18,000 to lie in bed for three months. This is how the remainder of the study went.</i><p>I woke up on December 2, and for the …

Natural Born Heroes | Agility and Balance

Christopher McDougall<p>Christopher McDougall<p>Apr 14, 2015<p>You can do this yoga-meets-wrestling series of movements anywhere, with results that put the weight machines to shame<p>Christopher McDougall<p>Christopher McDougall<p>Feb 25, 2015<p>Stop that lawnmower! Your urban backyard is packed with hidden …

Tutorial: How to Create Double-Exposures in Photoshop

While double-exposure photography all started in-camera – most likely by accident – it’s since become an actual style and genre of photography all …

The Ultimate Guide to Solving iPhone Battery Drain

I worked on the Genius Bar for almost two years, and the most difficult issue to solve was short iPhone battery life. It was extremely difficult to …

The First Person to Talk to Millennials Like Human Beings Will Run the World

A new study says Millennials will put an end to the two-party system in America. Will the people currently in power learn to talk to them like people before it all happens?<p><b>The results are in: Millennials are going</b> to change the false two-party dichotomy that is currently destroying America.<p>But it's …

The secrets of the world's happiest cities

Two bodyguards trotted behind Enrique Peñalosa, their pistols jostling in holsters. There was nothing remarkable about that, given his profession – and his locale. Peñalosa was a politician on yet another campaign, and this was Bogotá, a city with a reputation for kidnapping and assassination. What …

Dwarf planet discovery hints at a hidden Super Earth in solar system

Astronomers have increased the size of the observable solar system after spotting a 450-km wide object orbiting the sun.<p>The lump of ice and rock circles the sun at a greater distance than any known object, and never gets closer than 12bn kilometres – 80 times the distance from Earth to the sun.<p>If …

Once a Dancer.

Once upon a time, I was the ultimate bunhead.<p>And by bunhead, I mean a serious, hardcore, no-messing-around ballet dancer. I’ve trained in classical …

When Does Influence Become Plagiarism?

By Rachel Hodin,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1g9pJPO<p>In the latest of “Bitch Stole My Look”: a Hungarian woman named Angel Barta has come forth …

Big Bang Discovery Opens Doors to the "Multiverse"

Gravitational waves detected in the aftermath of the Big Bang suggest one universe just might not be enough.<p>Bored with your old dimensions—up and down, right and left, and back and forth? So tiresome. Take heart, folks. The latest news from Big Bang cosmologists offers us some relief from our …

Pan-fried Zucchini Side Dish, Hobak Namul (Hobak Bokkeum)

instructions<p>photos<p>summary<p><b>Ingredient amounts in the recipe instructions are for the default serving size.</b><p><b>Click to enlarge photos.</b><p><b>Ingredient amounts in</b> …

Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe

Tip<p>How to Freeze Pork<p>Pork fares best in the freezer if packaged with freezer-friendly materials like waxed paper, aluminum foil, or heavy-duty …

On Turning 25 and Losing My Apartment

When I look back at these past few weeks from the quiet future, they will stand out for two reasons. The first is that I had my 25th birthday, and the second is that I unexpectedly lost an apartment I love.<p>As I take stock of my all my books and shirts for the move, I've been thinking about the ways …

Our brains deliberately make us forget things, to prevent insanity

The ability to retain and recall information is an imperfect process even at the best of times — a shortcoming that now appears to be no accident. A …

Why Americans Are the Weirdest People in the World

In the Summer of 1995, a young graduate student in anthropology at UCLA named Joe Henrich traveled to Peru to carry out some fieldwork among the …

Water & Sanitation

Nepal<p>UNICEF/NYHQ2012-2002/SHEHZAD NOORANI<p>Fast Fact<p>117 million people around the world lack safe, clean water. UNICEF and partners are working to …

All My Exes Live in Texts

<b>I have 700 friends</b> on Facebook, 36 of whom I consider exes. Not all are ex-boyfriends—in the eleven years that “boyfriend” has been a name for men in …

WTF is Oil Pulling + Why I'm Hooked

Everyone has a morning routine… mine has recently changed.<p><b>Let me share::</b><p>1. First things first, I battle with my alarm (i.e. hit snooze thirty …

True American (Drinking Game) Rules

So, it's 50% drinking game, 50% life-size Candy Land. -Jess<p>Well, it's more like 75 drinking, 20 Candy Land, and by the way the floor is molten lava. …

The Importance Of Discovering The Difference Between Love And Infatuation

I’ve been told that a relationship — or the beginnings of one, at least — are not much different than a puzzle. Initially, it is quite easy to build. …

The Beauty Of Understanding That Not All Relationships Are Meant To Last Forever

When people come into your life, it is hard to dissociate from the shared moments and move on. Oftentimes, we find ourselves forced to leave people …

Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Travel<p>Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

Pacific Coast Highway