Michaela Dettinger

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Your Most Delicious and Creative Ways to Eat Instant Ramen

Last week I asked you all about your favorite ways to jazz up the infinitely riffable instant ramen and you, my friends, did not disappoint.<p>There …

30 Cool And Easy Dinners To Make Every Night In June

It's too damn hot to cook dinner.

20 Easy Pitcher Drinks to Make This Summer

Patio potlucks and parties are a rite of summer, and whether I'm hosting or I'm a guest there's one I thing I always contribute to make it complete: …

“Very few decisions have to be final”: What I wish I’d known at age 21

When I was 21, I had no idea what I wanted to be when I grew up. I knew I was headed to law school, so I assumed I would be a lawyer for the rest of my life. I didn’t know that life is long enough to allow for reinvention, do-overs, and big errors—that very few decisions ever have to be final, or …

Student Finance

10 Brutal Truths About Life That Are Difficult To Accept But You'll Benefit a Lot If You Do

Every single one of us have our own struggles to deal with. We worry, we procrastinate, we don’t feel good enough, we wish we had more money…the list …

9 Destructive Habits to Get Rid of If You Want to Be Happy

It’s no secret that we all want happiness. After all, the “pursuit of happiness” is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness …

10 Marvel Movie Moments The Actors Did Not See Coming

Iron Man. Captain America. Thor. Doctor Strange. Spider-Man. Ant-Man. Guardians of the Galaxy. The Avengers. The Marvel movie machine is unstoppable, …

Why I'm a Makeup Flip-Flopper

I love wearing makeup; a deep red lip and a bold brow are two of my favorite accessories. I also love not wearing makeup, giving my skin the freedom to breathe, moisten, detox. When it comes to makeup vs. no makeup, I'm firmly on both sides of the issue.<p>The author in full makeup.<p>Many of you might …

7 Ways to Use Mindfulness to Rewire Your Brain to Be More Positive

It’s easy for us to become self-critical or impatient when we set standards that are unreachable. Perfectionism is a huge reason for …

How Libraries are Making Comic Conventions Accessible

Public libraries are bringing major creators and comics icons directly to kids and fans, far from San Diego crowds.<p>Last year, John Keithley, who runs Mystery House Comics, met a young boy in a samurai rabbit costume at a comic convention.<p>"Oh, you're dressed as Usagi Yojimbo," Keithley said, …

Hairstylist's viral photos capture the heartbreaking effects of depression

- Depression is a dark and hopeless place that makes even the easiest of tasks seem like the most impossible burdens.<p>One woman in Wisconsin was in …

Mental Health

Stop Pretending and Start Living

<b>“If you want to be happy, don’t do something you don’t like. Don’t say something you don’t mean. Pretending and lying to yourself will only breed</b> …

Positive Thinking

Rare ‘sofa shark’ stuns scientists

Marine biologists landed an unusual catch off the coast of Scotland recently – a so-called ‘sofa shark’ or false catshark.<p>Experts were stunned by the rare shark, which was discovered during a recent deep sea survey by scientists from Marine Scotland. “This is not a species that has previously been …

Woman Sells Unworn Wedding Dress With Heartbreaking Post

"Then they split up. And she kept me in the box. Because she couldn't bear to look at me."<p>Well, this made me a little weepy. Or maybe it's just raining on my face? That happens sometimes. Mother Nature is crazy!<p>Via the <i>Daily Mail</i> comes the story of a New York woman is selling her wedding dress on …

8 Changes To Make If You Really Want To Be Successful

Nobody wants to be broke or to be struggling financially. Failure is never a decent destination, and thus we all try to avoid it. Yet on the subject …

Why Women Love Confident Men

Have you ever wondered what drives a woman to choose you? If you’re direct and confident while others remain passive, there’s no contest – you’ll already be the clear winner in her eyes.<p>Many single young women navigating the dating scene read my dating advice column, The Babe Report, and e-mail me …

Wet wipes could be spreading bacteria in homes and hospitals

A new study finds that detergent wipes are spreading bugs in hospitals, as researchers warn that the wipes should not be used on more than one surface<p>Wet wipes could be spreading bacteria rather than killing them in homes and hospitals, scientists have warned.<p>A study by Cardiff university found …

Cleaning

12 Beauty Products So Pretty You Almost Won't Want to Use Them

Christian Louboutin Rouge Louboutin Nail Colour<p>Inspired by the tallest heel Christian Louboutin ever created called the Ballerina Ultima, this bright …

Makeup

Brunch Cocktails Are Getting a Much Needed Facelift

Restaurants around the country are upping their brunch cocktail game.<p>More often than not, brunch drinks aren't so pretty. Most restaurants serve asinine concoctions like the Mimosa, one of the greatest crimes against the cocktail ever created. It’ll probably be made with concentrated Tropicana …

East Village

There's a new 'Justice League' cartoon and it's unbelievably shocking and violent

Because boy, does it get <i>super dark</i>.<p>"Justice League: God and Monsters" is Timm's latest work, a shocking reinvention of the Justice League that's a complete 180 from his iconic DC Animated Universe. In this version, Batman is a vampire, Superman is the son of General Zod, and Wonder Woman is …

I’m raising my children atheist in the Bible Belt

My neighbors can think whatever they like. I don’t need God to teach my children right from wrong<p>Kate Tuttle<p>June 8, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on DAME.<p>My son M, 8 years old, is growing up in Atlanta. This is a fine thing: Atlanta has wonderful food, glorious natural beauty, …

Religion

12 Type Of People We Shouldn't Allow To Ruin Our Happiness

We all have toxic people in our lives. You know them – the people who just suck out your happiness, energy, and enthusiasm whenever they are around …

Fatal Attraction: These Sex-Crazed Male Marsupials 'Do It' to Death

Two chubby marsupial species that would literally die for 14-hour sessions of sex have been discovered Down Under, researchers report.<p>The new species are types of antechinuses — bristly haired, mouselike marsupials that eat creatures such as spiders and insects. Every year, antechinus males fight …

Zoology

Funny And Awesome Cosplay Of The Week

Macho Man Randy Savage photographed by Tomasz Stasiuk.<p>It’s that time of the week when we post a mixed bag of intriguing costumes we’ve spotted recently. Some of it’s new; some of it isn’t; all of it is worth highlighting.<p>Are you a cosplayer or photographer who would like to be featured on Gamma …

Anime

My Husband Caught Me Masturbating, and It Led to Our Divorce

Sure, it's awkward being walked in on. But how my husband responded was what shocked me the most.<p>When I first met my husband, he was a fun, confident, and affectionate person. He worked in sales and I was getting my personal training certification to launch a big career change. It was the second …

By Studying Skinny Apes, Science Figured Out Why Humans Are So Fat

It involves our evolutionary ancestors learning to sweat and having weak arms.<p>A new study published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> explains how humans became, as <i>Science</i> magazine puts it, "the fat primate." Over the course of about 30 years, two scientists studied the …

Nine fundamentals at the heart of Hinduism

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>The faith is nothing but principles of nature recorded in human language.<p>LIFE<p>| Commonsense Karma | 5-minute read | …

‘Guardians Of The Galaxy 2’ Will Have Fewer Characters

One of the problems the Marvel and DC cinematic universes have these days is too many characters, to the point where it’s news when a major character <i>doesn’t</i> show up. And that was a problem in <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>, which had a massive cast. Fortunately, James Gunn has decided to trim it back a bit …

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Happier Every Day

Would a boost in positivity help your career and relationships? These studies show how to get an improved outlook.<p>Regardless of who you are, what you do, or how much money you have, life in this world will never be perfect. People die, accidents happen, and things break. Even so, it's possible to …

Happiness