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9 Questions to Ask Before Committing to a Relationship

It's tempting to jump into relationships when we meet someone we believe is wonderful. But if it takes a few months to begin gauging someone's character, and two to three years to truly know them, we are setting ourselves up for disaster if we commit too soon.<p>Here are nine essential questions to …

Momentum to legalize marijuana in California is growing

After this month’s election, just one piece of the West Coast remained unwelcoming to recreational pot: California.<p>But with voters in Oregon and Alaska legalizing the use and sale of marijuana — joining Washington and Colorado in inviting retail spreads of cannabis-infused teas and brownies and …

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Insights on hummingbird travel, life span revealed

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Hummingbirds are giving up some of their secrets.<p>The perfecting of placing tiny numbered bands on their legs in the last decade …

America’s dystopian new normal: Endless suspicion, limitless spying

The Suspicious Activity Report is the newest way Big Brother is secretly keeping tabs on ordinary citizens<p>Matthew Harwood • Hina Shamsi<p>November 9, 2014 5:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>It began with an unexpected rapping on the front door.<p>When Wiley Gill opened up, no one …

The 5 Biggest Salad Mistakes You’re Making

I eat some type of salad nearly every day. It’s a go-to staple I really look forward to, and I love mixing it up. Some days I toss greens with pico …

9 Things Powerful People Never Say

Powerful people talk in a healthy way, combining the right blend of confidence and humility. They share authentically with their hearts and inspire others to action. Check out these things powerful people never say so you can become even more powerful.<p><b>1. "Because we've always done it that way."</b><p>You …

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9 Signs He'll Be an Amazing Dad

So he's a solid boyfriend, but will he make a super father? Here's how to know.<p>So you're with a guy who loves kids and says he wants them? Obviously, those are good places to start. But what about the slightly subtler signals that he's up to the parenting challenge? We break them down:<p><b>He's …

6 Types Of Guys That Only Dumb Girls Go For

By Carolyn Hall,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/U1UFJq<p>We know these guys are awful. We know they shouldn’t keep getting girlfriends/fiancées/wives, …

30 Absolutely Terrifying Stories That Will Haunt You For Days

By hoK leahciM,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1kAKhPy<p><i>Found on r/AskReddit.</i><p>1. These things actually happen?<p>hen I was six (28 years ago) my mom and …

OUYA One Year Later: 840 Games, 36K Developers, And A New Console In The Works

OUYA was founded with the idea of creating a new, Android-based platform for building games that could be played on people’s TVs. After a highly successful Kickstarter campaign, the OUYA console began shipping and went on sale in retail locations one year ago.<p>Since launch, OUYA has continued to …

Destiny beta: PlayStation Plus members will only get access if they preorder

<i>Update: This article originally said that all PS Plus subscribers would get into the Destiny beta based on a PlayStation blog post. That is wrong. Sony worded its post incorrectly, and we’ve updated this story to reflect that.</i><p>Bungie recently held a short testing phase for its upcoming shooter …