Marike Roberts

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27 Life-Changing Habits All Twentysomethings Should Adopt

Baby steps, people. Inspired by this Quora thread.

High Blood Pressure

The Mindset Shift That Transformed My Relationships

For years I was unfulfilled in my relationships. I felt like I was giving more and trying more then what I was receiving in return.<p>I was drained and tired. I read about every book in the whole "self-help" section in hopes to find the answer as to why love was so difficult for me to find in this …

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of emotions and events, often with elements of the bizarre. Dreams can be funny, frightening, sad and strange. Flying dreams can be euphoric; chasing dreams can be …

ICYMI: How sloppy security exposed Apple’s super-secret product plans

This week, Leander breaks a story about how Apple’s secret product plans could be found using a little-known Web portal for retailers, Buster calls out a respected Apple analyst for a sketchy prediction, Stephen gets the skinny on removing adware from your Mac, and Rob gives you seven things you …

App Store

Facebook Wants To Automatically Transcribe Your Voice Messages

Why type when Facebook can do it for you?<p>A new feature for the Facebook Messenger app will automatically transcribe voice messages sent via the service, according to a Friday announcement from David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products.<p>Currently, Facebook Messenger allows people …

Artist reveals a hidden message in Apple's iCloud agreement

Terms of service for the internet are often good for two things: inspiring wild outrage, or simply acting as a textual speed bump between us and the web. Now, it appears they're also good for hiding secret messages.<p>Artist Florence Meunier scoured Apple's terms and conditions for iCloud and found a …

Why does food taste different on planes?

When your taste buds are way above the clouds, your normal sense of taste goes right out of the aeroplane’s window. Katia Moskvitch investigates why this happens, and how airlines are trying to find ways to get our appetites back on track.<p>If you think the food airline companies serve up is bland or …

Singapore Airlines

Why Being In A Relationship Won’t Make You Happy

When a friend gets into a new relationship, we automatically ask, “Are you happy?”<p>It’s instinct – a well-intentioned one. We care about our friend’s …

Why Islam forbids images of Mohammed

<b>(CNN) —</b> French officials are still trying to determine what caused gunmen to attack a satirical magazine in Paris, killing 12 people. But, according to French media, the gunmen yelled, "We have avenged the Prophet!" as they stormed the office.<p>Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine attacked on …

Islam

Google’s real-time voice translation service for mobile devices is on the way

Following the launch of Microsoft’s Skype Translator service, Google will soon update its mobile translation app to recognize speech in a range of languages and turn it into text, reports The New York Times.<p>Google will announce the update to its Android app soon, according to the report. The new …

Language

Apple's Dominant Camera Numbers On Flickr Threatens Canon's Supremacy

There was a point in time where Nokia overtook Kodak as the biggest ‘camera company’ in the world. In broad strokes Kodak didn’t manage to make the jump to digital and online, while Nokia worked on creating ‘good enough’ imaging in its first smartphones, before pushing forward and becoming the …

Mobile

Want Your Marriage To Last? Start With A Huge, Cheap Wedding

Before and after, there's the bachelor/bachelorette party, the rehearsal dinner and the day-after brunch. There's the photo booth, which is a definite necessity these days. And what couple doesn't have a website designed to share with the world the first time they laid eyes on each other?<p>"The whole …

Weddings

20+ Lonely Little Houses Lost In Majestic Winter Scenery

When the first frost bites the tip of your nose, when the snow squeaks under your feet, and when the cold winds blows all your troubles away, you …

European Travel

Today Is One of the Happiest Days of My Life. Here’s Why.

<b>Today is one of the very happiest days of my life.</b><p>I was happy when my two daughters were born, but having a baby is such a tremendous new …

Happiness