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What Is It Like to Date When You Have Borderline Personality Disorder?

For those dealing with BPD, the trust and patience required by relationships can be a complicated issue.<p>Most people first encounter borderline personality disorder (BPD) on screen: It's the condition behind Glenn Close's character in <i>Fatal Attraction</i>. It's what Winona Ryder's character was diagnosed …

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

Salman Rushdie mixes mythology, philosophy in new novel

In the world of Salman Rushdie, a near apocalypse is set on its course when two 12th-century philosophers squabble about the existence of God.<p>Ibn …

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Ashley Madison was full of robots, not necessarily just guys, research suggests

But the research does suggest that there were thousands of robot programs impersonating women on the site, Gizmodo reporter Annalee Newitz wrote Monday.<p>The data dumped by a hacker group appeared to show a low number of women responding to messages on the site. For instance, it looked like only …

Ashley Madison

These Countries Show Why Losing Birthright Citizenship Could Be A Disaster

Some Republicans want to change the 14th Amendment. That would have major consequences.<p>A significant portion of the GOP presidential field wants to end birthright citizenship for the children of undocumented immigrants, either by amending the Constitution or by denying altogether that it confers …

What the stock market correction says about the economy

If you are worried about the nearly 1,700 point drop in Dow Jones industrial average in the past week, you can take some comfort in what economists …

Facebook Down 12.1%, Apple Down 10%, Google Down 6.5%, Microsoft Down 5.8% As Stock Markets Plummet

<b>Update:</b> Public tech companies are already recovering from brutal stock market decline<p>Tech companies are suffering from the current hostile stock market environment as stock markets around the world are plummeting following concerns over China. All tech companies are tanking right now, with some …

Group With No Jihadi Experience Rehabs ISIS Recruit

The first attempt to de-radicalize an Islamic extremist is happening in Minnesota right now, and it resembles a high school civics class.<p>An American …

Why is China's stock market falling and how might it affect the global economy?

Concerns about inflation, shares and interest rates are raised after ‘Black Monday’ chaos sees billions wiped off markets around the globe<p>China’s stock market has fallen sharply over recent weeks despite measures by officials in Beijing aimed at calming investors’ jitters and shoring up global …

Stock Markets

For fat loss, low-fat diets beat low-carb diets handily, new research finds

It is a central dogma of the low-carb lifestyle: that while avoiding carbohydrates will force the human body into fat-burning mode, any diet that fails to suppress insulin will trap body fat in place and thwart a dieter's hope of shifting to a leaner, healthier body type.<p>But researchers from the …

Nutrition

Nigeria urged to repeal its anti-gay law by human rights group

A new report says Nigeria's draconian law against gays has led to mob attacks, police torture, evictions, public whippings and health risks, and asks the country's new president to repeal the legislation.<p>The Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act became law 18 months ago prescribing up to 14 years' jail …