Michael Mendoza

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This is how to be charming: 5 secrets from research

Being charming. Is there a more enviable quality? We’d hate charming people if we didn’t love them so much.<p>I’ve covered how to be sexy and cool but …

Body Language

After 45 Birthdays, Here Are '12 Rules for Life'

Don't lose friends over politics. Don't lose a spouse over pickles.<p>Be kind. Mean is easy; kind is hard. Somewhere in eighth grade, many of us acquired the idea that the nasty putdown, the superior smile, the clever one liner, are the signs of intelligence and great personal strength. But this kind …

The end of toxic chemo? Blocking vitamin B-2 may stop cancer

New research published in the journal <i>Aging</i> finds a compound that stops cancer cells from spreading by starving them of vitamin B-2. The findings may …

Cancer

We Just Got More Evidence For The Strange Link Between Sugar And Alzheimer's

Step away from the candy.<p>People with high blood sugar stand to experience worse long-term cognitive decline than their healthy peers, even if they're …

Travellers warned after barefoot paradise beach walk earns couple parasitic foot infection

Travellers are being warned of the risks of walking barefoot on a beach “somewhere tropical” after a Canadian couple contracted a hookworm infection on holiday in the Dominican Republic.<p>The young pair from Ontario were staying in Punta Cana earlier this month when they returned from a stroll on the …

Chinese artist’s disturbing imagery skewers a modern world out of balance | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

In 2017 alone, Chinese video artist Zhou Tao had works shown at prestigious art venues and events that included the Guggenheim Museum and the Lincoln …

How Judgmental You Secretly Are, As Told By Your Zodiac Sign

We’re told to view everything with an open-mind, not to cast the first stone, don't judge a book by its cover... you know the drill. But seriously, …

Face Yoga Can Actually Make You Look Younger, New Study Shows

It's Meghan Markle-approved.<p>Anti-aging products are a dime a dozen in the beauty world. There’s always a new cream, serum or oil out there promising to diminish our laugh lines and crow’s feet and leave us with firm, youthful-looking skin.<p>As it turns out, however, the secret to a younger-looking …

4 Actor-Approved Strategies That Can Naturally Make You More Confident

Don’t you secretly wish you were a movie star?<p>From the time I was a tutu-wearing tot, I knew my calling: I was an actress.<p>So it came as no surprise …

3 steps to winning over anyone

For years I've helped both my entertainment and executive clients develop the ability to walk into any scenario, instantly light up with unshakable charismatic confidence, and guarantee one of these three winning results:<p><b>1. Getting your intended result.</b> They loved you and you won the job, got the …

12 Completely Random Facts That Will Make You Say "Ohhh Wow, Didn't Know That"

We could've lived in a world with an animated Harry Potter movie!

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

Yes, that’s a monkey grinding on top of a deer

After spending a few months observing macaque monkeys living in a Japanese forest, a group of scientists found a pattern of behavior they described as both “unusual” and “intriguing.”<p>Adolescent female macaques climbed on top of a sika deer and crouched. Then, they moved their pelvises as if …

Monkeys

Your Partner Can't Fulfill Your Emotional Needs

You may feel that your spouse is not meeting your emotional needs. But, marriage counselors and psychology experts generally agree that only you can …

Doorhandle

I study liars for a living. I've never seen one like President Trump

I spent the first two decades of my career as a social scientist studying liars and their lies. I thought I had developed a sense of what to expect …

Donald Trump

There's a Weird Feedback Loop Between Guts And Brains That Can Turn Deadly

It's all connected.<p>As if experiencing a traumatic brain injury wasn't enough of a problem on its own, it turns out the consequences can have an …

The Brain

Oklahoma Woman Who Married Her Mother Pleads Guilty To Incest

Previously, the mother was married to another child, her biological son.<p>An Oklahoma woman who married her biological mother last September pleaded guilty to incest on Tuesday.<p>Misty Velvet Dawn Spann was set for a jury trial, but instead pleaded guilty in exchange for 10 years probation, according …

Overcoming Our Biggest Obstacle to Feeling Worthy and Enough

“Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can’t love and respect […]The post …

Harvard study uncovers why fasting can lead to a longer and healthier life

Intermittent fasting diets are all the rage these days. We are seeing everything from the conservative 5:2 diet to more extreme fasting methods …

Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer's

Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment …

Scientists Somehow Just Discovered a New System of Vessels in Our Brains

It is unclear what they do—but they likely play a central role in aging and disease.<p>You are now among the first people to see the brain’s lymphatic system. The vessels in the photo above transport fluid that is likely crucial to metabolic and inflammatory processes. Until now, no one knew for sure …

Immune System

Facts don’t matter to Americans, and we should be worried

<b>Kellyanne Conway (AP/Alex Brandon)</b><p>There’s a lot of variation in how Americans decide what to believe<p>R. Kelly Garrett<p>October 1, 2017 11:29am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on The Conversation.<p>Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’ll bet that’s true,” before you had all the facts? Most people …

Trump’s Arts and Humanities committee just resigned in protest

While quitting, members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities asked Trump himself to resign<p>In a week that has seen exoduses from and shutterings of various presidential councils in the wake of President Donald Trump's response to the deadly violence seen in Charlottesville, …

10 Things to Remember When Everything You Want is Out of Reach

Doubt your doubts before you doubt your faith.That’s the super-short version of my advice for those moments when nothing seems to be going as …

25 Brutally Honest Confessions From Relationship Counselors

We won't tell you whether you should break up.<p><i>Special thanks to the couples therapists who provided intel and anecdotes for this post: Irina Firstein, LCSW, Rachel A. Sussman, LCSW, and Jean Fitzpatrick, LP</i>.

100 Years of Kitchen Color Trends

From Apartment Therapy → 100 Years in the Kitchen: A Century of Kitchen Color Trends

Evangelical Christians and Donald Trump: They love him because they don’t trust facts or reason

<b>(AP/Evan Vucci/Getty/allanswart)</b><p>Evangelicals have been eager to look past Trump’s vulgarity and immorality — there are deeper things that bind them<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>August 4, 2017 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Donald Trump is a man of many notable qualities. He is ignorant and a brute. He has bragged about sexually …

A $100,000 salary doesn't put you in the top 1 percent of income at any age

A lot of people are overjoyed to cross the $100,000 threshold in annual income. And they should be — a six-figure salary is nothing to sneeze at.<p>But as income inequality in the US continues to worsen, a $100,000 salary creeps ever-closer to being an upper-middle-class income, not a sure sign of …

People Told Us the Most Mortifying Thing They Ever Did on a Date

"Accidentally texted him 'worst date ever.'"<p>It's easy to pick apart a bad date when you're the victim of someone else's asinine behavior. But there are times when <i>you</i> tank your own date. We asked friends and co-workers to recount their most cringe-worthy date faux pas. Here's what they …