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Philippines Tropical Storm Tembin kills more than 180 on Mindanao

<b>More than 180 people are reported to have been killed as a tropical storm swept through the southern Philippines, with dozens more missing.</b><p>Storm Tembin brought flash flooding and mudslides to parts of Mindanao island.<p>Two towns badly hit were Tubod and Piagapo, where a number of homes were buried by …

Natural Disasters

Some people seem to 'click' with everyone they meet — and a psychologist says there are a few reasons why

If you've been on even a single date, then you've likely taken part in some post-date analysis. <i>Was she cute? Was he smart? Was there a spark? Did you have —</i> as if anyone even knows what this means <i>— chemistry?</i><p>Platonic meet-ups rarely get analyzed in as much excruciating detail — in real life or in …

Psychology

Scientific breakthrough? Experts find way to reverse aging

It's understood that degenerative diseases like Alzheimers and cancer can make a person's “golden years” look pretty bleak. However, there’s some hope on the horizon thanks to some new research from England. A research team at the University of Exeter has found a way to possibly stave off these …

Immune System

Christmas Crack: The Easiest and Most Addictive Holiday Gift - Chowhound

Want some crack? I mean, crackle? People who have had it love it and it takes less than an hour to make. I mean, really, who can say no to salt, …

The Genetics of Skin Colour Are a Lot More Complicated Than Anyone Expected

Caucasian skin is only a tiny part of the story.<p>New research suggests the genetic coding behind skin pigmentation is more complicated than previously …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Dirtiest Town Names in America, Mapped

It's safe to say that we at VIVA have come across many maps. There's the one showing the coolest thing to do in every country, the tourism slogans of …

South Carolina

Drinking Your Coffee This Way Could Change Your Health

What's your first thought when you wake up in the morning? Whether you immediately crave a gallon (or 10) of coffee or you'd prefer to sip on a glass …

20 Cheat Sheets For When You're Trying To Eat A Little Healthier

Eating like a ~healthy person~ has never been easier.

Healthy Eating

Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Good news for Netflix users - you can use hidden codes to make searching the extensive streaming site easier.<p>It seems not all content appears when …

TV shows

The Four Most Difficult Personalities and How to Handle Them | Inc.com

As a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, many clients seek my help handling difficult relationships. Although the old saying "it takes two to tango" is almost always true, often I am convinced that my client is not the one with the enduring problem. Instead, he or she is having a tough time dealing …

Psychology

Say goodbye to kale: the superfood trends for 2017 - and five new ingredients to watch

According to Mintel’s 2017 global food and drink report, plant-based diets are set to explode into the mainstream this year, which makes sense, given that veganism has grown a staggering 360 per cent in the last decade. But never mind growing your own, they’re going to get extremely hi-tech. …

Amazing Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

"My mom makes these mushrooms every year for the holidays and there are NEVER any leftovers! They are the best stuffed mushrooms I have ever had. I …

Mushrooms

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

100 Clever Ideas to Earn Extra Money and Boost Your Income

A big reason why Ben and I started this blog was to help people learn all about the different ways you can <b>earn extra money</b>.<p>From simple side hustles, …

Achieving a high credit score is easier than you may realize

Americans would probably be lost without their credit cards. According to ValuePenguin,* the average balance-carrying household had more than $16,000 …

9 Packing Hacks That Will Lighten Your Suitcase

Originally published by Money<p>These days, it’s pretty expensive to check your bags. The median fee is $25 for your first bag and $35 for your second. …

Why don't humans have a penis bone? Scientists may now know

Speed of human mating might be behind the lack of a baculum in humans, suggests study tracing bone’s evolution<p>It can be as long as a finger in a monkey. In the walrus, it can be two feet long. But the human male has lost it completely. And researchers are a little stumped.<p>Known as the baculum to …

University College London

16 Signs You Married the Right Person | Inc.com

Marriage can be tricky and challenging at times. So it's only natural that when you're in one of those funks, you begin to ask, "Did I marry the right person?"<p>It's the holidays, and naturally emotions will run high and we will all be tested to our breaking points. At least that's how it is with my …

Work-life Balance

Day Trip To The Most Beautiful Hot Springs In America This Winter

There’s nothing better than a hot springs adventure. However you get there: hiking, driving, snowmobiling… you just <i>know</i> that you have this incredible payoff waiting for you. Because soon you’ll be soaking in a sparkling, hot water pool with breath-taking vistas surrounding you. It’s an incredible …

Hiking

Test predicts which children will grow up to be drain on society - when they are just three years old

A simple test at the age of three can determine whether children will grow up to be a burden on society, needing excessive welfare, ending up in jail or becoming obese.<p>Scientists at King’s College London followed more than 1,000 children from before school until they were 38, to find out if it was …

20 Travel Hacks I Learned While Flying Around the World in 8 Days | Inc.com

My most recent business trip took me around the world in just eight days. I traveled nearly 35,000 miles, visited three continents and spent over 88 hours on airplanes. Needless to say, I picked up a few tips and tricks along the way.<p>Knowing top travel hacks can help you stay healthy, productive …

Hacking

TED Talks: ‘All It Takes Is 10 Mindful Minutes’

In this TED Talk, mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe presents a thoughtful exercise: <i>“When did you last take any time to do nothing? Just 10 minutes,</i> …

How Your Birth Month Can Affect Your Health And Love Life

If you think your star sign is the only thing determined by your birth month, you are wrong. The time we are born has a bigger impact than many of us …

Ferrari

Impulse

<b>Impulse: Why We Do What We Do Without Knowing Why We Do It</b><br>Author: <b>David Lewis</b><p>‘We all like to regard ourselves as rational human beings…’ but ‘…<b>our</b> …

Here's why you can't see all twelve black dots in this optical illusion

Now you see them, now you don’t<p>Optical illusions have a way of breaking the internet, and the latest visual trick looks like it’s well on its way. On Sunday afternoon, game developer Will Kerslake tweeted a picture of intersecting gray lines on a white background. Twelve black dots blink in and out …

Neurology