Naomi Woods

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Defending the Right to Offend

This article is based on Ayaan Hirsi Ali's speech in Berlin on April 19.<p>It is nearly 10 years since a Danish newspaper published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, unleashing a storm of protest by Muslims around the world, and exposing a rift in Europe between true believers in free expression and …

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6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Clockmaker John Harrison vindicated 250 years after ‘absurd’ claims

One of Guinness World Records’ more unusual awards was presented at the National Maritime Museum yesterday. After a 100-day trial, the timepiece known as Clock B – which had been sealed in a clear plastic box to prevent tampering – was officially declared, by Guinness, to be the world’s “most …

20 Things Men Do Women Dont Know About

Study shows dogs make 'puppy eyes' deliberately to bond with humans

When people call their dogs their "fur babies," they may be onto something, at least on a chemical level.<p>Dogs that make so-called puppy eyes at their …

Pets

Breakup: How to Tell If You Suffer from Complicated Grief

The emotional responses to a severe breakup can resemble the responses to death. This is no coincidence. When a loved one dies, you grieve. But death …

The surprising downsides of being clever

Can high intelligence be a burden rather than a boon? David Robson investigates.<p>If ignorance is bliss, does a high IQ equal misery? Popular opinion would have it so. We tend to think of geniuses as being plagued by existential angst, frustration, and loneliness. Think of Virginia Woolf, Alan …

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Free Spirit For Life: 7 Struggles Of Being A Free-Spirited Woman

I’m often labeled as a “free spirit.”<p>At first, I wasn’t sure what this label was supposed to mean. It seemed like such a trivial way to categorize …

Watch Touching Reunion of Rescued Elephant and Her Mother

Weird & Wild<p>After serving in the Thai tourist industry, an elephant named Me-Bai was sent to a sanctuary and reunited with her mother, who hadn’t forgotten her.<p><i>Updated at 3:00 pm on April 10</i><p>The saying “an elephant never forgets” has new meaning this week, as a video of a rescued Asian elephant …

Elephants

Someone Posted “No Kardashian Parking” Signs In Front Of Dash, And You HAVE To See Them

Love them or hate them, the Kardashians have everything. Or they did, until recently. What they have in money and implants, they seem to lack in …

The Biggest Myths about Therapy - Part 2

<b>Myth: Therapy is supposed to help you feel happy all the time.</b><p><b>Fact:</b> “To me, that’s impossible. My goal is to help people deal with the painful …

Mental Disorders

The Pessimist’s Guide to Happiness

We seem to be in the middle of a happiness epidemic. Self-help book after self-help book advises us to improve our mental state by “thinking …

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Literature

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