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The Bullet Journal helped me get my life in order — and it can seriously help you, too

If you’re like me, you’re probably juggling a few organizational methods at once.<p>Until recently, my system involved a combination of cryptic …

7 Differences Between A Healthy Relationship And A Toxic One

Your partner should complement your life, not complete it.<p>You feel like a better version of yourself when you’re in a healthy, mature relationship. That doesn’t mean your partner <i>completes</i> you, but they do complement your life in just the right way.<p>What are some other signs that you’re in the right …

NASA's Hubble Telescope Captures Stunning Supermassive Black Hole As It Engulfs An Entire Galaxy

Never has destruction looked so beautiful.<p>NASA<p>Never has destruction looked so beautiful.<p>NASA and the European Space Agency’s Hubble Space Telescope …

Black Holes

Russell Simmons Talks Art and Meditation in the Trump Era

“Dissonance is an important part of keeping the country straight.”<p>Music and media mogul <b>Russell Simmons</b> was championing meditation long before there were apps to track mindfulness and guided teachings delivered by smartphone. So it wasn’t a surprise, given the current political climate, when the …

Russell Simmons

Are 10-Year Marriage Contracts The Best Way To Keep Your Relationship Going Strong?

The idea of getting married for a limited period of time may sound like something out of a dystopian YA novel where characters named something like Oren and Skylark fight a terrifying shadow government that outlaws love and freedom — but according to one relationship guru, it may be time to do away …

Divorce

Five Things You Can Change To Help The Environment

<b>Climate change and anthropological pressure on the environment is a global issue, one so large that an individual may question what their</b> …

101 reasons why white women might have voted for Donald Trump

Since we learned on Nov. 8 that 53% of white women voted for Donald Trump, I've seen a lot of people expressing shock and disbelief at that number. …

Christian Blogger Glennon Doyle Melton Reveals She's Dating Abby Wambach

Just three months after announcing her divorce from her husband of 14 years, Christian author Glennon Doyle Melton has found love with soccer star …

Teddy the cockapoo ‘went berserk’ after machine started with five-year-old Riley Gedge-Duffy stuck inside in Co Down<p>A family dog has been hailed as a hero for helping to save a young boy trapped in a tumble dryer.<p>Teddy the cockapoo raised the alarm after the machine started with five-year-old Riley …

Northern Ireland

The ‘great beast’ has spoken

I was on a book tour in Germany in November, 2012. My wife, Janet, and I were in Munich the night of the Obama-Romney moment of happiness. Given the time difference, we went to bed without knowing the election results. About 5 a.m. – there was a predawn light – I woke up to the sound of singing. I …

Why 10 Million Indian Women Secretly Undergo Abortions Every Year

In 2008, Arti Chauhan (name changed to protect identity), mother of a 12-year-old girl, a 9-year-old boy and a 6-year old girl, became aware that two pills — mifepristone and misoprostol, taken with a day’s gap between them — could induce an abortion, a procedure she considered when she got …

Black Americans fear racism, police violence post-Trump

It's been about 48 hours since Donald Trump's surprise win in the US presidential election, but Alicia Scotland-Smalls still cannot shake off a feeling of shock and fear.<p>"Given that racism was part of Trump's campaign, I am afraid that racists might feel emboldened to commit acts of violence and …

Emma Watson Is Hiding Feminist Books in the New York City Subway

She has a history of hiding books in public-transport stations.<p>New York City residents, keep an eye out on your commute in the coming days—there’s an undercover librarian afoot. In the past, she has gone under the alias “Hermione” but is also largely recognized by the name <b>Emma Watson</b>. The actress, …

Stronger Together: 15 Brilliant Women On Strength And Activism

“When they go low, we go high”<p>We're not going to put too fine a point on it: These are devastating times for women and other marginalized groups of Americans. But now is not the time to withdraw. Rather, draw inspiration from the words of these 15 brilliant women, find hope in the power of our …

Donald Trump Could Put Climate Change on Course for ‘Danger Zone’

WASHINGTON — For a look at how sharply policy in Washington will change under the administration of Donald J. Trump, look no further than the environment.<p>Mr. Trump has called human-caused climate change a “hoax.” He has vowed to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency “in almost every …

My Dog Taught Me How to Be a Better Leader

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Hear “Weightless,” the Most Relaxing Song Ever Made, According to Researchers (You’ll Need It Today)

As I write this, it’s election night, and I do not need to tell you about the thick haze of fear in the air. I have already had a couple friends ask …

Husband's Viral Post On Marriage Will Make You Fall In Love With Your Spouse All Over Again

Husband pens viral post about loving the many versions of his wife throughout their marriage<p>For some, monogamy seems like another word for boring. …

Relationships

Human shields, barricades slow Iraqi advance into Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Islamic State fighters launched counterattacks Saturday against Iraqi special forces in eastern Mosul, emerging from populated …

Middle East

Iraqi forces advance on town where Islamic State accused of executions | Reuters

BAGHDAD/BARTELLA, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces moved closer on Wednesday to a town south of Mosul where aid groups and regional officials say Islamic State has executed dozens of prisoners.<p>A military statement said security forces advanced to the edge of Hammam al-Alil, a thermal water …

Middle East

Washington mother allegedly used heroin as 'feel-good medicine' for children

A Spanaway, Washington mother of three was charged and jailed on Monday, under accusations that she gave her three small children heroin to get them to sleep.<p>Child Protective Services (CPS) removed the children of Ashlee Hutt, 24— a 6-year-old boy, a 4-year-old girl and a 2-year-old girl, from Hutt …

Silly Animation Shows Off Some Crazy Weapons Used During the Middle Ages

From Sam O’Nella, here’s an amusing look at some of the weird, creative, and deeply sinister weapons used during the Medieval period, when castles …

Centuries before trying to deny it, Muslims carved Jewish link to Jerusalem into mosque

A recently studied inscription from a mosque near Hebron offers insight into how, until the mid-20th century, the Muslim world considered Jerusalem’s …

This Photographer's New Book Takes a Closer Look at LA's Lowrider Culture

Emanuele D'Angelo's Baby Let's Cruise, gives a snapshot of what makes up this unique subculture.<p>Shrouded by the glitz and glamour of Hollywood Boulevard and Beverly Hills, Los Angeles' lowrider culture is as vibrant and iconic as ever. Photographer Emanuele D'Angelo's dives into the subculture in …

A Patient's Fart Ignited a Fire During Surgery

The patient was seriously burned, so you're not allowed to laugh.<p>Here's a horrifying story just in time for Halloween: In Tokyo, a patient farted during surgery, which ignited a fire that led to burns all over her body.<p>The incident happened back in April, but the Tokyo Medical University Hospital …

Hillary Clinton's malodorous email scandal is nothing compared to the plague of Donald Trump

The events of the past three days would be comical if the stakes weren't so enormously high.<p>A presidential race destabilized by the FBI director …

Schizophrenia not a mental illness, Pakistan's Supreme Court says | Reuters

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan’s top court has ruled that schizophrenia does not fall within its legal definition of mental disorders, clearing the way for the execution, as soon as next week, of a mentally ill man convicted of murder.<p>A man rides a bicycle past the Supreme Court building in …

Emily Skye shares 30-second exercises you can do anywhere - TODAY.com

Emily Skye inspires millions of people to get in shape with her F.I.T. workouts and videos on Facebook. Yet, she knows how hard it can be to find the time to get moving! So, Skye stopped by TODAY to share three exercises that are easy to fit into your busiest days.<p>Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | …

This 23-Minute Morning Ritual Will Transform Your Whole Day

How cool is science? Now you can set yourself up every morning for an awesome day by doing these simple activities.<p>When I learned of Harvard-trained happiness researcher Shawn Achor's recommendations for training your brain to be more positive, I admit, I did a little eye-roll. I mean, watching …

Muslim and Christian make new Quran translation to show the two religions' similarities

A Muslim and a Christian have made a new translation of the Quran to underline the similarities between their two religions.<p>The authors, who are also …

Religion