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14 Subtle Signs You and Your Partner Were Meant for Each Other

<b>Rifmi</b> put together a list of signs that can help us differentiate true love from a casual fling.<p>14. PDA<p><b>Are public displays of affection (PDA) always</b> …

Relationships

7 Secrets About Men Most Women Don’t Know

Have you ever taken a moment to think what dating must be like for… men? Many women believe, when it comes to dating, men hold all the cards. This …

Relationships

Why we hate using email but love sending texts

They both allow us to stay in touch, but while email often attracts ire, text messaging is more popular than ever. Is the way we choose to communicate saying more than we might think?<p>Around 15 years ago, I was working at my part-time job at an electronics store at the mall. One of my colleagues …

Text Messaging

Facebook is testing its very own dating app

Yes, Facebook Dating is a real thing. And we may have just received a sneak peek.<p>Jane Manchun Wong — an app researcher who's spotted Facebook …

Relationships

Three Signs You’re Spending More Than You Can Afford—and How to Fix It

Dipping into your savings to pay the rent? Afraid to look at the balance on your credit card statement? Here’s how to spot and fix money problems before they become a financial nightmare.<p>A booming economy and strong job market has the Trump administration touting big wins for Americans. But not …

Personal Finance

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Mathematics

The Best Burgers in Los Angeles, According to Top Chefs

Whether you’re dining in or driving thru, Southern California gets few things better than a meat sandwich on a bun. Here’s where to dig in.<p>By Kate …

Los Angeles

Schlitterbahn’s Tragic Slide

It was a Sunday afternoon, August 7, 2016, the temperature a pleasant 78 degrees, as ten-year-old Caleb Schwab began the 264-step climb to the top of …

Crime

The Equation That Will Make You Better at Everything

As an athlete, if you want to improve something—your 100-meter time, say, or your deadlift PR—you’ve got to apply a challenge, some sort of “stressor,” and then follow it with a period of rest and recovery. Too much stress without enough rest and you get injury, illness, and burnout. Not enough …

San Antonio

When a Stranger Decides to Destroy Your Life

Monika Glennon has lived in Huntsville, Alabama, for the last 12 years. Other than a strong Polish accent, she fits a certain stereotype of the …

Internet

The age of 3D-printed guns in America is here

A last-ditch effort to block a US organization from making instructions to 3D-print a gun available to download has failed. The template will be posted online on Wednesday (Aug. 1).<p>From then, anyone with access to a 3D printer will be able to create their own firearm out of the same kind of …

Gun Control

New York Could Become First Major U.S. City to Cap Uber and Similar Vehicles

New York City officials are moving to cap the number of vehicles driving for Uber and other ride-hailing services as part of an aggressive move to address mounting concerns that their explosive growth has led to worsening congestion and low driver wages.<p>The legislation being considered by the City …

City Politics

3 Great Ideas for Retirement Income

Some retirement ideas to get you thinking.<p>Those looking for "reasonable" current income might consider several types of assets, according to Regi …

Investing

8 years, 150 logos by Dima Bertoluchi

150 logos created in 8 years by graphic designer Dima Bertoluchi.Dima Bertoluchi, a Saint Petersburg, Russia based graphic designer has recently …

Graphic Design

The Linguistics of 'YouTube Voice'

The attention-grabbing tricks that keep an audience watching, even when people are just talking at a camera<p>Hey guys! What’s up? It’s Julie. And today I want to talk about YouTube voice.<p>So the other day, I was watching this YouTube video from the PBS Idea Channel about whether Ron Weasley from <i>Harry</i> …

Language

This 10-Minute Exercise Is Scientifically Proven to Make You Feel Better About Yourself

Here's what happened when psychologist Renee Engeln tried it on about 1,500 young women.<p>Do you feel confident, secure, and generally good about yourself? Or are you constantly piling on self-criticism, scolding yourself for your many failings, and especially for the way you look? If your answer is …

Happiness

Want more energy and bigger results? Stop asking ‘HOW’ and start asking ‘WHO’

“Focus on WHO instead of HOW” —  Dean Jackson<p>There’s a famous story of Edwin C. Barnes, who in 1905 had no money or expertise. However, he was an …

Self-improvement

Methods of designing positive user experiences

Nowadays the focus of the brands is the positive emotions. Most of the brands keep this aspect in mind while designing a product. The main reason for …

UX Design

Starve the Negativity by Focusing on Your Perfection: #BeHerNow

There’s a perfection in you that has gone largely ignored. The result of your overlooking this inherent dopeness has manifested as the easily …

Happiness

The power of positive people

Researchers have found that certain health behaviors appear to be contagious and that our social networks — in person and online — can influence …

Happiness

How to be smarter than people smarter than you

<i>Are you ready for this big secret?</i> Read.<p><i>— — —</i><p><i>Thanks for taking your time with this post! If you liked this, please hit the —</i><p><b>Just kidding.</b> I have more …

Money

What to do when you think your life sucks

When life sucks, it’s hard to be around perpetually perky people. My college room mate had unrelenting positivity and I frequently responded with …

Self-help

How to be smarter with money: 8 simple secrets

Everyone wants to know what the next great investment is. But that’s the wrong question. If you want to make money over the long haul, picking …

Personal Finance

Midlife crisis? It’s a myth. Why life gets better after 50

We don’t peak in middle age, say the experts. So forget about the stereotypes and embrace change<p>Beware midlife! You will be prone to sudden, disruptive upheaval. Around the age of 50 your productivity, creativity and adaptability begin their inexorable decline. With them, happiness ebbs. Your best …

Middle Age

Finding Happiness In 'Far From The Tree'

Andrew Solomon and Loini Vivao join NPR's Scott Simon to talk about <i>Far from the Tree,</i> the documentary based on Solomon's book of the same name, and the most important key to happiness: love.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>Andrew Solomon's 2012 book, "Far From The Tree," was a testament to how families …

Happiness

Curiosity — Albert Einstein's Theory of Happiness Is a Simple...

Here it is: your chance to read work by Albert Einstein that won’t turn your brain into a black hole. This isn’t his theory of relativity; this is …

The Power of Positive People

Are you spending time with the right people for your health and happiness?<p>While many of us focus primarily on diet and exercise to achieve better health, science suggests that our well-being also is influenced by the company we keep. Researchers have found that certain health behaviors appear to be …

Will Smith On The True Secret To Happiness

Long Story Short<p>Will Smith is a wise, wise, man.<p>Long Story<p>Will Smith has it all.<p>He's a world-famous actor, a platinum-selling rapper, he's had a loving marriage of two decades and he's easily one of the most beloved celebrities, consistently motivating us via Instagram. But all his fame, all his …

16 Crowd-Pleasing Grilled Fish and Seafood Recipes

Summer and seafood go together like sundresses and espadrilles. The only thing that could make this beautiful combo even more perfect? By tossing …

Will we stop speaking and just text?

The young often text more than make calls so is speech itself doomed? Texting may be closer to speech than formal written language, writes James Harbeck.<p>Say this out loud: <i>zomg wtfffffff im going 2 pwn you!!!!1111 lololol</i><p>Well, OK, you can’t. And yet, in its loosely structured live interactivity, …

Language