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The only healthy meal plan you need this year

Breakfast:<p>Sweet-potato fritters with poached eggs and avocado<p><b>Alice Liveing says:</b> “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s important …

Hacker who stole nude photos of celebrities gets 18 months in prison

Ryan Collins ran a two-year phishing scam to gain the passwords of more than 100 people, including Jennifer Lawrence, Rihanna and Avril Lavigne<p>The hacker who stole nude photos of female celebrities in 2014 has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison, officials announced on Thursday.<p>In a court …

Tip: How to Poop Better

Oh sure, laugh it up. But you'll desperately want to know these tips when you get constipated. Here's how to get regular.<p>Weight lifters in particular …

Elvis Presley

5 (nice) ways to get people to talk

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mind games can be stealthy weapons. Perhaps no one knows this better than Eric Maddox.<p>Today, Maddox is as an independent business consultant. But more than a decade ago, he was the U.S. Army interrogator who used mind games to find the most sought after fugitive of the Iraq War — Saddam …

CNN

Invisibilia: Is Your Personality Fixed, Or Can You Change Who You Are?

<i>Editor's note: This is an excerpt from the latest episode of the Invisibilia podcast and program, which is broadcast on participating public radio stations. This story contains language that some may find offensive.</i><p>This is the story of a prisoner who committed a horrible crime and says he's no …

Psychology

A Conversation Between Sheryl Sandberg and Lena Dunham

On navigating workplace culture, tackling personal issues, and (of course) leaning in.<p>When I met Sheryl Sandberg I was 26. I was new to show business (actually, any business) and new to publicly speaking my mind. I was also the product of a mother who told me that basically everything I said and …

Feminism

How To Increase Your Retirement Savings Without Saving More

We’ll drive an extra mile to save five cents a gallon on gas. We clip coupons to save a few bucks at the grocery store. We riot when Netflix even thinks about raising its monthly fee by a dollar. And then we invest our future in a mutual fund without a clue how much it costs.<p>Why? Because we don’t …

Retirement

Next-Gen Retirement

Sam Peet<p>Every day in the United States more than 10,000 people turn 65. For decades this was the typical retirement age. Starting in their early fifties, but certainly by age 70, people were expected to end their careers and embrace a life of leisure. But in the past 20 years, that paradigm has …

Billboard Music Awards 2016: What Time Does It Start? Who's Performing?

Don't miss Kesha, Madonna, Britney Spears, Rihanna and more perform on Sunday<p>The 2016 Billboard Music Awards take place this Sunday and the show …

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Lynda Barry’s Wonderfully Illustrated Syllabus & Homework Assignments from Her UW-Madison Class, “The Unthinkable Mind”

Our reverence for cartoonist Lynda Barry, <i>aka</i> Professor Chewbacca, <i>aka</i> The Near Sighted Monkey is no secret. We hope someday to experience the pleasure …

Teaching

“Wealth of Nations” stole happiness from workers—here’s how we steal it back

Many Americans today are assembly-line workers—whether they know it or not. The reason can be traced back to Adam Smith, the father of modern economics.<p>Smith believed that when it came to work, people were fundamentally lazy. If you want people to work, he argued in his classic 1776 book <i>The Wealth</i> …

Higgs Boson

The deviousness of dementia

When memory disappears, something more than memory gets lost. This is how a world begins to unravel – and how caregivers unwittingly become part of the chaos<p>In November 2010, when I was 25 years old, I moved in with a man who was 98. This man, whom I’ll call Mr Schecter, wasn’t a friend or relation …

Mind

Genetic screening of pupils would herald a Huxleyan nightmare

KCL's new study points to a Brave New World. But pupils aren't born smart, they must make themselves a success<p>People of a liberal bent, like me, spend so much time worrying that Britain is turning Orwellian that we’ve failed to notice that it’s actually become Huxleyan.<p>Twenty-first century Blighty …

The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

Pope Francis has made no secret of his intention to radically reform the administrative structures of the Catholic church, which he regards as insular, imperious, and bureaucratic. He understands that in a hyper-kinetic world, inward-looking and self-obsessed leaders are a liability.<p>Last year, just …

Those puppy-dog eyes trigger chemical connection with humans

The long, loving gazes. The ritualized, often high-pitched, expressions of affection. The heroic self-sacrifice one would readily endure for the other.<p>What is it about the bond between human and dog that is not like the relationship between parent and child?<p>Now science offers a new explanation for …

Pets

The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous

Its faith-based 12-step program dominates treatment in the United States. But researchers have debunked central tenets of AA doctrine and found dozens of other treatments more effective.<p>J.G. is a lawyer in his early 30s. He’s a fast talker and has the lean, sinewy build of a distance runner. His …

Drug Addiction

The Case For Being A Generous Leader

Are you a generous leader or a selfish one?<p>In my first job out of high school, when I was barely 18 years old, I had one of the best bosses out there. Lewie had no reason to give me special attention. He had no reason to be interested in my success. Yet over and over again, he mentored me, believed …

Team Building

15 Foods You Should Never Eat. Ever.

Seriously, steer clear.<p>Hard-and-fast food rules royally suck. But some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental Working Group (EWG), which …

Nutrition

The Fallacy of 'Giving Up'

The importance of talking with a doctor about values and priorities in life—at any age<p>At 30 years old, a person's brain weighs about three pounds. In its capaciousness it wears the skull like a well-tailored suit. So notes Harvard professor and surgeon Atul Gawande in his most recent book <i>Being</i> …

Health Care

the 11 best voices in hollywood

actors who have got serious singing chops<p>Back when Disney Channel original movies were still a thing (R.I.P.), there were only a few truly great triple-threats in Hollywood. And while there are now more young actors and actresses who can boast professional vocal training, when it boils down to it, …

Men's Style: 10 Quick and Painless New Year's Style Resolutions

New Year's resolutions are so cliché, I almost can't stand writing about them. But the truth is, when a new year rolls around, it's nice to take stock and see what you could start doing differently. The usual suspects here are diet and exercise, and often such resolutions are overzealous and set us …