Maegan Overstreet

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This simulation shows how much space junk is orbiting Earth

We’ve known for a while now that Earth is the Pig-Pen of our solar system. There are more than 20,000 pieces of space junk currently orbiting the …

Space Exploration

8 Quick Tricks That Can Turn ‘Meh’ Sex into Mind-Blowing Sex

Because sometimes your sexcapade needs a pick-me-up—stat.<p>There's a pretty big gap between so-so sex and a spectacular hookup. But it actually doesn't take much effort to turn a less-than-thrilling roll in the hay into a mind-blowing, bed-squeaking sex sesh as soon as you feel it getting lame.<p>Many …

Living Rooms

Why 8 a.m. Is the Best Time of Day for First Dates

Rise and shine.<p>I recently went on a first date with a woman before 9. In the morning. We’d been talking for a bit and having trouble nailing down a night we could both go out and get some drinks together and get to know each other. She half-jokingly said we should just meet for breakfast some …

Relationships

8 Reasons Why Breakup Sex Is THE BEST Kind of Sex

The last lay is often the hottest.<p>Breakups suck no matter which way you slice it. If you’ve been together for a while, there’s the whole division of assets thing. And, oh yeah, #feelings. But it also opens the door for breakup sex.<p>Knocking boots right after you call it quits gets a bad rap, but …

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

How Transcendental Meditation Taught Me to Take Risks

A daily practice of meditation pulled me through negotiating a term sheet with investors despite not having raised money before, to overcoming my very real anxiety around public speaking, as well as the highs and lows of building a startup you hope millions of people will love.<p>Image by John …

Transcendental Meditation

$104,000 Starting Salary For Geologist - Salary Survey Reports

You may be surprised at the breadth of work that geologists study, from piecing together earth’s history, to learning about how other planets formed to predicting what is underground. The study of geology allows you to answer questions about our world and provide insights into how it works.<p><i>As in</i> …

Employment

The 14 Day Yoga Body Challenge

Yoga

10-Minute Yoga for Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common complaints we hear about today, whether it is from people who lead a sedentary lifestyle or from athletes.<p>If we …

Yoga

10 solid reasons why dating a vegan could mean your BEST relationship ever

We, vegans usually get a bad rap – awkward dinner dates, weird, morally righteous and judgmental. Plus what sort of human being could give up smoked …

10 Things You Should Know About Meditation

Paradoxically, meditation is the most difficult and most simple activity you will ever partake in.<p>10. Paradoxically, meditation is the most difficult and most simple activity you will ever partake in.<p>9. There are infinite "anchors" (phenomena on which to focus your attention) and you need to find …

Meditation

What’s the best way to remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables?

<b>The Question</b><p>Is rinsing fruit and vegetables under water effective at removing pesticides? Should I use a store-bought produce wash instead? Are there some fruits and vegetables that, no matter how I clean them, I should buy organically grown?<p><b>The Answer</b><p>There is a growing concern among Canadians …

This Sex Position Is Your Best Bet for (Finally!) Having a G-Spot Orgasm

No more wishing upon a star.<p>Business first: Despite reports over the years that have suggested the G-spot is a sexual Narnia—a mythical pleasure zone created to frustrate us all when we can't actually find it—we can confirm that this treasure chest truly exists.<p>“The G-spot is real, but it’s not …

5 Ways to Feel Instantly Sexy AF

Sometimes you just need an extra boost.<p>A new study of nearly 3,000 people published earlier this month in the <i>International Journal of Psychology</i> confirms that those who feel more attractive have more satisfying sex lives, better self-esteem in bed, and more sex overall. Duh, right?<p>Though it's just …

Research

What’s probably killing your motivation right now, and how to stop it

• <b>Believing that you have to be perfect</b><b></b> puts on a lot of pressure and creates disappointment in your performance, no matter how well you perform. Nobody likes to fail and sometimes we avoid doing the things that make us feel bad about ourselves. • <b><br>Comparing yourself to others</b><b></b> is a real time-waster and …

How Writing Down One Sentence A Day Can Make You Happier

Most people (myself included) have started and stopped a journal or a diary quite a few times over the course of their lives. The idea of a personal …

The 10 Best Sex Positions to Stimulate Your Clit

Welcome to orgasm town.<p>You know how in <i>A Midsummer Night’s Dream</i>, Shakespeare famously wrote, “And though she be but little, she is fierce”? Yeah, that basically sums up your clit. “Research shows it’s clitoral stimulation, not vaginal stimulation, that is the powerhouse of the female orgasm,” says …

30 Sex Fantasies To Turn Into Reality

Because it never hurts to get a little creative<p><i>By Michelle Toglia for</i> YourTango<p>Whether you've been together for two years or 16, you know how important passion is in your relationship. But did you know how key fantasies are in having a happy relationship? Being able to communicate your desires to …

Stanford University

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25 Things Generation Xers Did as Kids that Could Get Today's Kids Arrested

With all of the ridiculous new regulations, coddling, and societal mores that seem to be the norm these days, it’s a miracle those of us over 30 …

9 Ways Daily Mindfulness Will Help You Succeed

Many of us are drawn to the peace and happiness promised by a life of mindfulness, but we often abandon it in our daily lives because practicing …

How to prepare your vegetable garden for winter

The heavy rains of winter are just around the corner and it is time to put the vegetable garden to bed. Here are a few tips from Tara Moreau at UBC …

Get It Together: 20 Habits You Need To Start This October

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Giuliana Guarna.</i><p>Pumpkin spice lattes, riding boots, and Halloween planning aren't the only things that fall brings into our lives. It also brings us the opportunity to breathe in the crisp autumn air and channel the energy of a new season into creating positive …

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

Costa Rica

North Star Closer to Earth Than Thought

The famed North Star has been a beacon in the night sky throughout human history, but a new study reveals the star is actually closer to our solar …

Self-Care Sunday: 500 Things to be Happy About

I recently bought a sweet book called <i>Happiness Is…500 Things to Be Happy About</i> by Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar. (The above and below images are from …

Happiness

4 Funky Mind Hacks That Reduce Errors, Boost Attention and Memory - PsyBlog

• Tweet<br>• Share 0<br>• Pocket<br>• Pinterest 0<br>• LinkedIn 0<br>• Email<p>These four straightforward activities have surprising mental benefits.<p>1. Stare at a grassy rooftop to …

Hacking

Photos of 19 abandoned places give us an eerie look at a world without humans

Abandoned cities like Pripyat, Ukraine, and forgotten amusement parks like Dreamland in Beijing, China, give us an idea of what that world might look like if we weren't around anymore.<p>Thanks to Instagram, it's easy to take a virtual tour of these abandoned places around the world.<p>Plus, the photos …