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Nazi Auschwitz camp officer, 93, to face trial over 300,000 deaths

Oskar Groening, a former death camp officer, will go on trial in Germany in April charged with at least 300,000 counts of accessory to murder<p>A 93-year-old former Auschwitz death camp officer will go on trial in Germany in April charged with at least 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, a court …

17 Things EVERY Woman Deserves in a Relationship

Including late-night tampon runs and wake-up sex<p>Sure, we’ve been told to make compromises in our relationships because no one is perfect, but that doesn’t mean you still shouldn’t hold out for excellence. Every woman deserves a partner that will love and respect her, but it’s the little things that …

Relationships

5 Real Ways To Combat The Stigma Around Mental Illness

An estimated 43.7 million American adults -- 18.6 percent of all adults in the U.S. -- suffer from a mental illness. But only 13.4 percent of U.S. adults get any mental health treatment at all. The reasons why are complex and include structural policy problems like the lack of mental health …

Mental Health

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

iPhone usage in America, mapped

What’s the difference between iPhone and Android users?<p>Well, iPhone users are smarter—that is, if you believe everything you read on the internet. (I do not advise this.)<p>That narrative has emerged from a study published Jan. 22 by the American advertising firm Chitika, which found that states with …

Confession: My Husband’s Proposal Was Pretty Blah

One woman cops to having engagement envy.<p>Other people’s engagement stories always blow me away. I’ve met people who have gotten engaged on a mountaintop, during a surprise, spur-of-the-moment vacation, and while on safari. One friend was even proposed to in a funky warehouse that morphed into an …

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

'Frozen': Why kids can't 'Let It Go'

<b>(CNN) —</b> You can't escape Disney's phenomenon "Frozen."<p>It is the highest-grossing animated film of all time and one of Disney's top franchises. It was the most downloaded movie from Apple in 2014, and kids everywhere are still singing the movie's anthem, "Let It Go."<p>Heck, it's now probably stuck in …

Walt Disney Company

How To Run Faster By Spring

<i>By Christine Yu for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Now that all the big fall races are over and the weather is getting colder, most people are ready to pack away their sneakers and hibernate. While some consider the winter an off-season, it's definitely not the time to slack off from training.<p>"Many runners …

Muscle

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

8 Healthy Tech Habits to Adopt in 2015

Hello, 2015. How are you? I'm fine, I'm just currently bouncing back from last night's rager that left me with a bad hangover. Not a great start to …

Android customization – how to regain storage space by cleaning the cache on your Android device

Last week on our Android customization post, you got to play with image files and change up your wallpaper on your Android device. After messing with all those image files, you may be finding that your internal storage space is strangely low, so we should try to fix that.<p>There are many things you …

Print It: Get Sexy Abs

The toned abs you've always wanted are only 7 moves away<p>You've been obsessing over sexy abs for almost two decades. That ends now. We've tried and tweaked the best fitness workouts out there to create a foolproof plan to kick those elusive buggers (your abs) out of hiding. Finally.<p>The best part? …

Workouts

Poverty Maps From 1980 Look Astonishingly Different Compared to 2010

Nations to Designate Antarctic Marine Protected Areas?

A meeting of 24 nations and the European Union in mid-July will decide the fate of two proposed ocean reserves in Antarctica.<p><b>For over 50 years, international treaties have ensured that Antarctica (map) remained a place for peaceful activities and scientific study for all. That ethos of cooperation</b> …

Faking it can make you smarter and more creative

It's the holiday season, although I can't permit myself to have a holiday from my brain. Instead of doing what my heart desires and lounging around …

Swimming With Natural Hair- Tips for the Pool

by Tammy Goodson of CurlyChic<p>You hear many women of color refusing to swim or even get in the water for fear of getting their hair wet. My family had …

Brain Chemistry Altered by Early Life Experience (Part 1)

There was a fascinating article that recently showed up on NBC News.com on June 2. It dealt with the overarching concept of resiliency possibly being …

Scientists Confirm Three Potentially Habitable Planets Around A Nearby Star

<i>Astronomers from the European Space Observatory have confirmed that there are three potentially habitable worlds around the red dwarf Gliese 667C.</i><p>Scientists at the European Southern Observatory announced today that they’ve confirmed the existence of three planets existing in the habitable zone of …

Following The Bread Crumbs Of Food Addiction In The Brain

You enter the brain imaging lab just in time to begin the study. A lab technician escorts you to the functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) machine and carefully hooks you up, while another approaches with goodies. You’re handed a bag of potato chips and a can of soda, and given a deliciously …

'Spice' Or Synthetic Marijuana Linked To Psychosis, Brain, and Kidney Damage

Since I reported last summer about the dangers of K2/Spice, or synthetic marijuana, the news has gotten a lot worse.<p>Robin Smith of Forest Hill, Maryland, has one of the saddest stories. At 15, her son Kyle experienced a sudden psychotic break after using synthetic marijuana.<p>“I had a normal child on …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Dads At Weddings: 6 Modern Ways To Include Your Father In Your Wedding

<b>By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly</b><p>For many brides, showing their love for their fathers is an important -- and super emotional -- part of their wedding day. So why not make it even more special than tradition dictates? Sure your dad can walk you down the aisle, but there are plenty of other ways to …

Truth About Marriage: 6 Lies That Give Brides False Hope

<b>Written by Mary Fischer on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir.</b><p>Ugh. Why do people feel the need to tell brides all this sweet, mushy, heartwarming stuff on their wedding day about how being married is all kinds of wonderful? You know, the endless gushing over how much happier you'll be now that you have a …