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% …

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 …

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 …

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

By Yanan Wang<p>Yanan Wang<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p><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 …

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 …

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

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

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 …

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 …

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> …

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 …

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." …

Are Our Online Lives Making Us Agoraphobic?

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Opinion<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</b> …

This Might Be the Most Attractive Quality to the Opposite Sex

Turns out, it's a pretty funny one.<p>Is your love life starting to resemble a tragedy? Science says you might want to work on your timing – comedic …

Relationships

Your Opinion of You

In 1923, an aspiring novelist named Katharine Cook Briggs read the psychoanalyst Carl Jung’s treatise on <i>Psychological Types</i>. In this work—which Jung …

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 …

Mental Health

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 …

Psychology

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

Here are the habits of the people who have the capacity to be aware of what they feel. Who know how to express, process, dismantle and adjust their experience as they are their own locusts of control.<p>Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We …

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

The just-released smartphone app could help reduce your distress.<p>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 …

7 Dangerous Myths About Depression in Men

Stigmas largely exist because mental illness remains misunderstood and at times sensationally stereotyped. Depression is often seen as the precursor to suicidal ideation and behavior so let's take a look at some dangerous myths about men and depression.<p>There were over 41,000 deaths from completed …

Mental Disorders

I Feel Too Guilty To Consume Fast Fashion Anymore, So I’ve Started Making My Own Clothes

It all started at the end of 2014, around the time that fast fashion was being hotly debated in the media. I was walking past the window of one of the offending businesses when I saw the exact dress I had been envisioning and wanting as part of my capsule wardrobe.<p>It was midi length and fell just …

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

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>Related: 25 ways you know your dog loves you (and that they’re better than cats) | Bella Mackie<p>“Face …