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Why And How To Date Your Spouse: 6 Tips For Successful Date Nights

<b>Most couples know they are supposed to have a regular "Date Night".</b><p>Unfortunately, along the way they let familiar routines and their life partner/parenting roles overshadowed their on-going need for novel activities and their role as romantic partners. They just can't seem to have a night out that …

In the media narrative, Hillary Clinton is corrupt — so what the hell is Donald Trump?

<b>(Salon/Benjamin Wheelock/AP)</b><p>If Hillary Clinton’s so-called scandal endangers her presidency, what about Donald Trump’s massive corruption?<p>Heather Digby Parton<p>November 1, 2016 12:05pm (UTC)<p>The fallout from Friday's bombshell announcement by James Comey, the FBI's director, that his agency had found …

Donald Trump

Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s better known for the mindfulness classes he later led for employees. The role earned him the job …

Loyola University

A step-by-step guide to hacking your brain so it can remember anything

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What is the most effective way to study a huge amount of information for one test?</i> <i>Answer by Jonathan Davidson, author of The College Success Cheat Sheet.</i><p>Don’t despair. If you do the right things, you’ll be ready to crush any exam.<p>In order to pull this …

Equations

“All the black and brown people have to leave”: Trump’s scary impact on how kids think

The campaign alone was damaging. What now?<p>MelissiaHill was eating crepes with her 5-year-old son, Phoenix, at a Brooklyn cafe this summer when he asked her, “Is Donald Trump a bad person? Because I heard that if he becomes president, all the black and brown people have to leave and we’re going to …

Donald Trump

7 Qualities of a Conscious, Loving Relationship

Over the past decade, between the two of us, Angel and I have read hundreds of books on relationships, coached hundreds of students who were …

Bill Maher: Hollywood Blockbusters Predicted Trumpocalypse

Bill Maher gave props to Hollywood – particularly its sci-fi visions – for showing voters both the end of our world and a way to salvation: In his …

Blockbusters

Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls<p>1/4 cup vegan butter like Earth Balance, melted<br>• 3/4 cup unsweetened plain soy milk or other unsweetened plain non-dairy milk<br>• 2-2½ cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for kneading<br>• 1/4 cup sugar<br>• 1 packet active dry yeast<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 tablespoon ground …

Recipes

Donald Trump’s threat to imprison Hillary Clinton is a threat to democracy

There is no way to sugarcoat this: At Sunday night’s presidential debate, Donald Trump threatened to throw Hillary Clinton in jail if he wins the presidency. This — threatening to jail one’s political opponents — is how democratic norms die.<p>The exchange happened during a discussion of the …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrong that Assad fights IS

WASHINGTON (AP) — A claim from the second presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:<p>DONALD TRUMP: "I don't like Assad at all. But Assad is killing ISIS. Russia is killing ISIS."<p>THE FACTS: Only partially true. Syria's President Bashar Assad considers the Islamic State group to be among …

Middle East

How the 'war on drugs' actually encourages drug addiction

Since Richard Nixon famously called for an 'all-out offensive' on the war on drugs in 1971, the U.S. government has funnelled a trillion dollars into …

3 Ways to Speak Up Without Starting a Fight

The importance of expressing your feelings in an intimate relationship shouldn't be underestimated. Being honest about how you feel allows for …

GOP Blocks Probes Into Trump-Russia Ties

Russian hackers are apparently trying to mess with our elections. But congressional Republicans are crippling any investigations—while their Clinton …

9 Surprising Ways to Build Emotional Intelligence, Backed by Science

Got plans for the weekend?<p>Emotional intelligence, also known as EI or EQ (for Emotional Quotient), describes a person's ability to recognize emotions, to understand their effect, and to use that information to guide decision-making. Since EI gives you deeper insight into the role emotions play in …

Emotional Intelligence

Which of the 9 Kinds of Intelligence Do You Have?

If math or linguistics came easily to you, school was probably a far more enjoyable experience for you than others.<p>After all, these two types of …

Beijing warns US to stay out of South China Sea dispute

Obama hits back by telling Asian leaders China must abide by the international tribunal ruling that its claims to the area have no legal basis<p>China has sent a coded warning to the United States to stay out of the South China Sea dispute after Beijing was again accused of building permanent …

When You Eat Pickles Often, Something Surprising Will Happen To Your Brain

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

Pain

9 life hacks that'll actually make a BIG difference

We’re all looking for ways to make our lives a little easier – and these life hacks have definitely got you covered. From the ideal music to listen …

Neuroscience Reveals The Easy Ritual That Will Make You Happy

You drastically underestimate the power of touch. Actually, I’m wrong…The research says we’re really big on touching — our phones, that is. People …

Rio Is So F*cked

Police to tourists: We can't protect you. Also: Superbacteria.<p>We already know that Rio is a place wrought with corruption, surrounded by poisonous water, and held up by crumbling infrastructure. But, now we've learned that it's also a place where the police might not even be able to protect you …

AP FACT CHECK: Facts undercut Trump's post-Orlando arguments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump says the United States admits Syrian refugees without checking their backgrounds and that Hillary Clinton wants to allow "radical Islamic terrorists to pour into our country."<p>Neither is so, part of a pattern of exaggeration that strains the credibility of his argument …

Immigration

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

Consciousness: What we can learn from altered states

Liar, liar<p>Why did you pick that outfit to wear this morning? What made you do your to-do list in that order today? In fact, how did you even end up …

World-Famous Scientist: God Created the Universe

Michio Kaku has made a name for himself as a world-leading theoretical physicist unafraid to speak his mind.<p>Kaku, the Henry Semat Chair and …

The 1 Lesson That Will Sharpen Your Emotional Intelligence

Understanding the difference can help you get the most out of everyone.<p><i>Before you criticize someone, try walking a mile in his or her shoes.</i><p>Chances are, you've heard that proverbial advice in one form or another. One could say it perfectly illustrates the quality of empathy, a hallmark trait of …

Emotional Intelligence

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

An old African proverb says, "When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm."<p>Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive …

You Lose Consciousness Every Minute of Every Day Suggests New Study

The world surrounding you right now appears to be fully realized, perceived by you in a continuous stream of information. But a new study suggests …

Consciousness

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.<p>To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.<p>Read on to find out how to develop better …

Gravity waves from black holes verify Einstein’s prediction

<b>WASHINGTON</b> — Tremors in the cosmic fabric of space and time have finally been detected, opening a new avenue for exploring the universe.<p>The historic …

Physics

The Two Big Bangs

When you think about how the Universe got its start, from a scientific point of view, there’s one theory that explains what we see above all others: the Big Bang. But not everyone agrees on what “the Big Bang” actually means. In particular, there’s always some news that periodically goes around …

Universe