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5 Surprising Facts About Happy Couples, According to Science

The proof is in the puddin'.<p>Wondering what the secret sauce is that makes some relationships blissed-out for the long haul? Well, scientists and researchers have spent years studying happy couples to find out what exactly keeps them joined at the hip as opposed to heading for the nearest exit sign. …

Beyoncé Got It Right: Cheating's Emotional Fallout Gushes from 'Lemonade'

Beyoncé hasn't revealed what inspired her to create "Lemonade," a musical album and film that details the emotions felt after learning of a husband's …

Email Debt Forgiveness Day: whittle down your inbox without the apologies

If you’re one of those people who have been putting off responding to messages and are feeling the burden of guilt, here’s your quick chance to make amends<p>“Adulthood is emailing ‘sorry for the delayed response!’ back and forth until one of you dies” – so the viral tweet goes.<p>If this sparks …

The Link Between Mosquito Spraying and Autism

A new study finds a correlation between the aerial spraying of pesticides to kill mosquitoes and an increased risk of developmental delays and autism …

This Is Why You Have Gray Hair

Everyone gets them, and many people spend hundreds or even thousands to cover them up. Grey hair is one of the inevitable parts of getting older, but …

Hair

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

There's a miniature park in the Netherlands that has replicated the entire country down to the very last detail

Visiting the Madurodam miniature Park in The Hague, Netherlands, will make you feel like a kid again.<p>The incredible park is less than an acre in size, but in that small space it houses miniature replicas of Dutch homes, canals, markets, historical landmarks, and scenes from the everyday lives of …

38 comments to expect as a traveling black American

One thing about traveling as an American, is that when you’re mingling with the locals, there will never be a shortage of questions, concerns, and a …

Women of Color

Some Apple Watches Shipping Earlier Than Expected

Late May, June preorders now preparing for shipment...<p>Apple has some good news for early adopters who ended up with an Apple Watch preorder ship date of late May or June. You may be unboxing Apple's first-ever wearable sooner than you think.<p>Earlier today <i>9to5Mac</i> reported that order statuses on some …

7 Reasons why we should all be moving to Romania right now

1. The internet is fast and cheap.<p>When many people think of Romania, they think of horses and carts, orphanages and vampires. They don’t think of …

2015 Tours of a Lifetime

Travel Photography

14 reasons why you should NEVER travel to Portugal

1. This beach is too empty to be funny.<p>2. You’re not impressed by these waves. Besides, surfing is for crazy people.<p>3. I bet you can’t drive here.<p>4. …

Travel

7 total misconceptions about living in South Korea

1. You might wander into North Korea.<p>Before I left the US to teach English in South Korea, I got a lot of “advice” from well-meaning friends, …

South Korea