May Krasovich

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Vancouver's detached homes are disappearing

Total Number Of Homes Increased<p>The total number of homes in Vancouver CMA grew, which isn't much of a surprise considering the population is growing. The total number of homes rose to 2,135,910, a 7.8% increase from the 2011 Census. To contrast, the population grew to 2.463 million people, a 6.5% …

Housing

How on Earth Does NASA Have a Spacesuit Crisis?

A critical NASA report lays out the challenge for spacesuit designers.<p>It’s incredible that NASA can send a spacecraft on a 1.7-billion mile journey …

Space Science

A former banker taught herself how to code and is now a top exec at a $700 million startup

Then the 2008 financial crisis struck and Lehman Brothers collapsed.<p>Lachs left Wall Street to get an MBA, hoping that some magical moment would strike where she would know what else to do with her life.<p>"I thought that I'd be sitting in a class and just have this moment of inspiration and I'd be …

Startups

In Flint, Mich., there’s so much lead in children’s blood that a state of emergency is declared

<i>This post has been updated.*</i><p>For months, worried parents in Flint, Mich., arrived at their pediatricians’ offices in droves. Holding a toddler by the hand or an infant in their arms, they all have the same question: Are their children being poisoned?<p>To find out, all it takes is a prick of the …

Flint

15 habits that can make you happier

But advice on exactly how to boost your happiness is often not backed by science, even though there's a whole field devoted to studying it.<p>While everyone has different things that make them happy — a taco stuffed with cilantro is joyful for some and miserable for others — research on well-being has …

Happiness

5 Questions Every Woman Must Ask Herself in Order to Be Happy

<i>By Alison Jacobson for DivorcedMoms.com</i><p>If someone were to ask you whether you want to be happy, you'd probably think they were crazy. I mean, who wouldn't want to be happy? But what if someone were to ask the question a bit differently?<p><b>Are you willing to do whatever it takes to be happy?</b><p>Usually, …

8 Ways to Be Emotionally Strong in Your Relationships

<i>“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.”<br>― Maya Angelou</i><p>I’ll be the first to admit that I used to be emotionally weak in my relationships …

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Source: Goran Bogicevic/Shutterstock<p>Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and …

Self-help

This man knows the secret to happiness: the small stuff

Can you make yourself happy by ignoring tired narratives and changing your behaviour? Paul Dolan thinks so.<p>Dolan is professor of behavioural science …

Happiness

6 things the most organized people do every day

Most of us feel that way. But not all of us. The most organized people don't.<p>As NYT bestselling author and neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin explains, the VIP's he's met don't seem scattered and frantic.<p>They're calm, cool and "in the moment", not juggling nine things and worried about being done by …

Time Management

8 Overlooked Obstacles That Sabotage Your Happiness

How do you get happy?<p>Some people say that if you visualize happiness, you'll be happy. Does that mean if you visualize a castle, you can have that too?<p>Here's another one.<p>If you have negative thoughts, you're doomed. Toast.<p>That's scary, right?<p>Maybe you strive to stay happy by reading inspiring blogs …

Happiness

11 Useful Android Apps are worth to Download

11 Useful Android Apps are worth to Download<b>1. Nova Launcher Prime</b>A few years ago, people used to download launchers to replicate the stock Android …

The Surreal Reasons Girls Are Disappearing In El Salvador: #15Girls

<i>In many countries, the decisions teens make at 15 can determine the rest of their lives. But, often, girls don't have much say — parents, culture and tradition decide for them. In a new series, #15Girls, NPR explores the lives of 15-year-old girls who are seeking to take control and change their</i> …

Latin America

10 Things You Can Tell About A Finance Guy By Looking At Him On The Morning Train

Moses, described as the small-picture guy on Steve Eisman's team, claimed he could tell a lot about a guy just by looking at him.<p>The best place to study Wall Street people was on the morning commute from Connecticut. Moses estimated that 95% of the people on his morning Metro North train worked on …

Markets

Add this: LinkedIn must pay $13 million to annoyed users

Networking site LinkedIn has agreed to pay out $13 million for overzealous marketing of its services on behalf of users. You've likely received one of the emails, which appear to come from a contact (below), saying something like, "Hi, I'd like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn." …

It's All About Her

It is easy to fall for the female narcissist. They are captivating, alluring and often the life of the party. To spend time with them is exciting and …

Are Our Online Lives Making Us Agoraphobic?

Life<p>by Contributor | 09 09 2015<p><b>This autumn, two books and a new film shine a spotlight on agoraphobia, while the charity Mind confirms it’s one of</b> …

Mental Health

This Might Be the Most Attractive Quality to the Opposite Sex

Is your love life starting to resemble a tragedy? Science says you might want to work on your timing – comedic timing, that is. New research from the …

Psychology
Psychology

Sex Addiction and Personality Disorders: Is There a Connection?

When you suffer from a sex addiction and a personality disorder, it’s normal to wonder if there is a connection. You’re right to ask this question …

The 16 Personality Types – Myer’s Brigg

The 16 Personality Types – Myer’s Brigg<p>The <b>Myers–Briggs Type Indicator</b> (<b>MBTI</b>) is an introspective self-report questionnaire designed to indicate …

How You Eat a Slice of Pizza Reveals a Lot About Your Personality

Find out which of these four pizza-eating personality types you possess.<p>By Lauren Haslett<p>We all know there’s more than one way to eat a slice of …

What Your Lipstick Tip Shape Says About You

If your lipstick is rounded and smooth, you love taking care of friends.<p>If your lipstick is rounded and smooth, you love taking care of friends.

Living Rooms

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Emotional Intelligence

Let the Tears Flow: Science Says It's Good for You

<i>by Mimi O' Connor</i><p>In a recent group support session, an active and generous participant choked up with emotion as she spoke of the anniversary of her husband's passing. She tried hard to stop her tears, repeatedly apologizing for them. "I really am okay," she insisted, "I don't know why I am crying …

Meet the App That Wants to Beat Depression and Anxiety | Inc.com

One in four people experience a mental illness or neurological condition at some point in their lives, according to the World Health Organization. Mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and other mental health problems have become the leading cause of ill-health and disability.<p>Unfortunately, many …

World Health Organization

7 Dangerous Myths About Depression in Men

There were over 41,000 deaths from completed suicide in 2013 with males accounting for nearly 80 percent of fatalities. In addition to the individual loss of life, the emotional and psychological costs to family members, friends and entire communities are enormous. Despite the apparent need for …

Mental Health
Clothing

How do you know your cat loves you? Let me count 25 ways

Scientists claim that cats show no attachment to their owners. Au contraire: the evidence of their love and devotion is obvious and abundant<p>Not a cat person? Click here for 25 ways your dog loves you<p>“Face it, your cat doesn’t care about you,” reads one headline. “Cats do not need their owners, …

Pets