Michael Kismet

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Why Ninjas Are Better Than Women

Why Ninjas Are Better Than Women<p>Ninja<p>The Ninja Way, or the Highway<p>If you have ever sat and pontificated over reasons why ninjas are better than …

The 10 Sexiest Females of Japanese Anime

Welcome to the parallel world of attraction. These girls are not real; you can't speak to them, or see them on the street. Even so, characters of …

Top Card and Board Games for Adults - Rated Naughty to Nice!

SEARCH OUR SITE<p>Top card and board games for adult Parties!<p><b>This list of card and board games for adults was compiled with the idea that the success of</b> …

The antimonopolist history of the world’s most popular board game

The players at Table 25 fought first over the choice of pawns. Doug Herold, a forty-four-year-old real estate appraiser, settled on the car. The …

How Board Games Conquered Cafes

As social life gets ever more digital, new coffee shops and bars encourage face-to-face interaction via the likes of Settlers of Catan and Connect Four.<p>On a gorgeous fall day when most of New York City was outside enjoying the weather, I spent part of the afternoon in a small storefront trying to …

Designing The Best Board Game On The Planet

The game ends in nuclear war only about 5 percent of the time. That’s a good thing. It gives Ananda Gupta faith in humanity.<p>The game is called …

The Top Ten Board Games of All Time

The Top Ten Board Games of All Time<p>Updated on January 14, 2018<p>The History of Board Games<p>Board games have been played in nearly all societies cultures …

Board Games

25 Most Influential Japanese Anime In The US

Japanese Animation or (as it’s affectionately known in the US) “Anime” is a style of animation that has taken the US by storm. Known for exaggerated …

Extraordinary warmth continues to afflict the Arctic, taking a wicked toll on its floating cap of sea ice

In January, average extent of Arctic sea ice was the lowest on record A journalist would never write a story saying, "No homes burned down today." …

Global Warming

14 Common Dreams and Symbols and Why They're Important

<i>By DreamsCloud</i><p>For 90 minutes to two hours or more each night, every single person on Earth dreams. Sometimes, the dreams are straightforward in their meaning to the dreamer: a long-lost friend reappears, a tropical beach beckons or the lottery jackpot is within reach.<p>But dreams don't always tell a …

Why Don’t Americans Save More Money?

Maybe the only way to make people richer in the long run is to take their money away from them.<p>It is a myth that Americans cannot save. For decades, they did.<p>When personal-finance columnists explain America’s poor saving habits, they sometimes start with the aspects of the human mind that make it …

Income Inequality

The Best Anime Series of All Time

<i>You love anime but what tops this list of the best anime series ever made? The blanket term "anime" in the US can refer to any animation originating</i> …

Bishoujo: The Most Beautiful Female Anime Characters Ever

Bishoujo: The Most Beautiful Female Anime Characters Ever<p>Updated on June 1, 2016<p>One of the many reason why we love anime so much are the countless …

Anime

5 Best Japanese Action Anime

5 Best Japanese Action Anime<p>Updated on May 20, 2017<p>Why is Anime so Popular?<p>Japanese anime or "manga" come in a wide array of themes and genres. No …

Anime
Relationships

How to Earn Money Writing Online

Currently, online revenue makes up nearly half of my total monthly income.<p>It definitely didn't happen over-night.<p>It took countless, frustrating days …

How to Have a Good First Date with a Woman

The majority of first dates usually do not go too well for many different reasons, that are out of our control. But there are a few things men can do …

If you live your life without mental health issues, science says you’re the weird one

Everyone gets the flu, chicken pox, and a broken bone or two by the time they hit 40, and if you don’t you’re in a very small minority that somehow …

Mental Health

Depression may be our brain's way of telling us to stop and solve a problem

At any given time, about 5% of Americans report symptoms of moderate or severe depression. Major depressive disorder is so common that at some point …

Africa's Other Elephant Is Fading Fast

In a supposedly safe national park, poachers have slaughtered 80 percent of these elusive animals in just ten years.<p>When Richard Ruggiero first saw the gold mine from the air, he was reminded of one of Dante’s circles of hell. In the midst of Gabon’s Minkebe National Park—a huge, protected, …

Wildlife

How to Earn Passive Income With Hubpages

There are many ways to make a passive income stream with HubPages. Write and publish articles that will continue earning money while you sleep!<p>There …

How to Extreme Coupon & Save on Groceries: Extreme Couponing 101

With gas prices rising, high unemployment, and inflation poised to spiral out of control, your talent for cutting household expenses is becoming more …

10 Positive Psychology Studies to Change Your View of Happiness

<i>“People wait all week for Friday, all year for summer, all life for happiness.”</i><p>In <i>An Introduction to Positive Psychology,</i> Dr. William Compton …

Happiness

10 Must-Read Brain Science And Psychology Studies Of 2016

While 2016 saw its share of chaos, it also produced some outstanding brain science and psych research. This list isn’t meant to be exhaustive (and it’s not in any particular order), but is rather a curation of great studies covered here at <i>Neuropsyched</i>. It’s also a preview of things to come in the …

Neuroscience

Every Insane Thing Donald Trump Has Said About Global Warming

Donald Trump has a lot of things to say about global warming. He's called it an urgent problem, and he's called it a hoax. He's claimed it's a scam …

Donald Trump

14 Surprising Signs You'll Live Longer Than You Think

What you're doing right, and how to do it better<p>In the 20th century, the average life expectancy shot up 30 years—the greatest gain in 5,000 years of human history. And Centenarians—folks who make it into the triple digits—aren't such an exclusive club anymore, increasing 51% from 1990 to 2000.<p>How …

5 Ways to Overcome Social Anxiety

5 Ways to Overcome Social Anxiety<p>Updated on December 26, 2017<p>How Do I Overcome Social Anxiety?<p>Regardless of how much good advice one hears or how …

I asked psychologists to analyze Trump supporters. This is what I learned.

CALL him whatever names you like. A clown. A Know Nothing. A political greenhorn who can barely complete a sentence. A nativist, a racist and -- worse -- a New York liberal with a comb-over<b>.</b><p>You can call him a blowhard if you want, but -- to the consternation of the conservative elite and to the …

Psychology

Psychological Effects of Growing Up Without a Father

Psychological Effects of Growing Up Without a Father<p>Updated on January 14, 2018<p>Fatherless Sons<p>I Grew Up Without a Father<p>The psychological effects of …

Psychology

EcoJustice Expected To Rise Under Donald Trump

Originally published on EdenKeeper.org Creation Care leaders are predicting the coming Trump presidency will prompt more ecojustice activism, …

Donald Trump