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Mexican government Sinaloa cartel cooperation

A police officer stands guard at an entrance to a ranch where a firefight took place on Friday in Tanhuato, state of Michoacan, May 23, 2015. Government security forces killed 42 suspected drug cartel henchmen and suffered one fatality in a firefight. Reuters/Henry Romero<p>Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, …

The Best Times to Sleep, Wake, Exercise and Eat Are Based on Age, Circadian Rhythms

If you're wondering what the optimal times are to engage in certain activities, listen to your body's circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms are physiological, mental and behavioral changes governed by the body within a 24-hour clock, according to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. …

In Mobile Advertising, Timing Is Everything

The history of advertising shows that for any new medium, the industry tends to use the same approach that worked in the old medium. The first TV ad was produced by Bulova watch and it showed the image of the product with a voiceover — essentially the same as a radio ad. The first online ads …

Content Marketing Done Right: 8 Examples You Can Learn From

What makes content marketing truly great? Columnist Pratik Dholakiya shares some characteristics of successful campaigns so that you can implement …

6 ways white supremacy takes its toll on Black people’s mental health

<b>Protester, Baltimore, April 25, 2015. (Reuters/Sait Serkan Gurbuz)</b><p>Whether you’re a teen at a pool party or a parent just trying to make ends meet, America is a hostile place to live<p>Terrell Jermaine Starr<p>June 11, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Officially, Kalief …

Mental Health

What Motivates Terrorists?

It’s an important question. But is it the best one to be asking?<p>One of the most frequently asked questions about terrorism is also the most intractable. Why? Why do they do it? Why do people join terrorist groups and participate in acts of terrorism?<p>There are as many answers to this question as …

Vietnam War

21 Inspiring Fitness Girls To Follow On Instagram

All the motivation you need to get in shape—and stay there—in 2018.<p>From ballerinas to yogis and celebrity trainers, these stylish and in-shape girls show off the best workout motivation on Instagram. Follow along and be inspired to get fit—the healthy way.

Fitness

How our Deepest Fears Sabotage Our Relationships

I recently read an article in <i>Psychology Today</i> by <b>Dr. Karl Albrecht</b> on The (Only) Five Basic Fears We All Live By. It reminded me very much of how people are when in relationships. As a psychotherapist who primarily specializes in relationships and relating for individuals, couples and groups, I …

Can brands change their personality? Psychology has the answer

The concept of brand personality refers to the human-like attributes associated with brands. For example, Apple is cool, Hermes is elegant, and the Volkswagen Golf is understated. Much like in humans, brands develop their personality with time, as they mature. In some cases, this results from …

Psychology