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Being empathetic is good, but it can hurt your health

By Jennifer Breheny Wallace<p>Your husband was just passed over for a promotion, and he's depressed. Your friend's breast cancer has returned. As a supportive spouse and friend, you feel their pain. Growing research suggests there's a cost to all that caring.<p>Empathy — the ability to tune into and …

Empathy

Let's Get Graphic: 100 Favorite Comics And Graphic Novels

Summer's the time for comics — Marvel and DC blockbusters are in movie theaters, fans are preparing to descend on San Diego for its epic annual Comic-Con, and if nothing else, your friendly local comic store or library is there to provide an air-conditioned Fortress of Solitude where you can escape …

Graphic Novels

Seven Seas announce 10 manga acquisitions

Still rolling out of Anime Expo, Seven Seas has annoucne 10 new titles:<p><b>Nameless Asterism (Nanashi no Asterism) by Kina Kobayashi</b><br>A yuri and LGBT+ …

Here's how you can use math to find your soul mate — and why we're so resistant to that idea

Eric Barker is the author of "Barking Up The Wrong Tree." In this video, Barker explains how you can find your soul mate using math. The following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>In terms of finding your soul mate, there's actually an algorithm developed by mathematicians that can be used to help you</i> …

Relationships

Akame ga KILL's Takahiro Teases New Hinowa ga Yuku! Manga's Story

Girl aims to unify war-torn land in series debuting June 24<p>The June issue of Square Enix's Monthly Big Gangan magazine revealed story details about …

Connecticut police investigate seventh-grader's 'Death Note'

The Connecticut State Police are investigating a seventh-grader who allegedly created a Death Note-inspired booklet containing the names of …

Sex in space is going to be way different than it is on Earth

NASA and the Russian Federal Space Agency have consistently and aggressively denied that any astronaut has had sex in space on the International Space Station (ISS).<p>So it seems that no one, yet, is part of the "250-mile-high club."<p>PornHub, the internet's largest pornography website, wants to change …

Birth Defects

Ten Catchy Anime Theme Songs from Spring 2015

One of the best things about each new anime season is the vast amount of new anime music that comes with it. And with so many anime this spring, …

Main Voice Cast for July TV Anime "Charlotte" Announced

The official website for the upcoming TV anime <i>Charlotte</i>, based on the original story by Jun Maeda (<i>AIR</i>, <i>CLANNAD</i>, <i>Angel Beats!</i>), today announced its …

Nice Girl at the Labyrinth Theater

You can tell the play <i>Nice Girl at the Labyrinth Theater</i> is set in the '80s because when a woman in a housedress enters the living room and flicks on the set, the television has Jane Pauley on the <i>Today</i> show. Her daughter, Jo, follows, to make breakfast for her mother before going off to work. Jo …

The God Eater Anime Trailer with English Subtitles

A dystopian future where giant monsters rule the Earth and mankind is protected by impossibly giant weapon-wielding soldiers? Hot damn I’m in.<p>As …

78 Drinks Every Bar Person and Party Monster Should Know

It's the weekend, an ideal time to have a cocktail or three. London-based designer and writer <b>David McCandless</b> would like to assist everyone …

This Winter’s 6 Most Promising New Anime

This season features a magical pink wombat, student assassins, and more.<p>It’s difficult to measure a show’s worth after just one episode, but with …

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, …

Conan Game Crushes Kickstarter, Sees Your Money Driven Before You

Monolith wanted $80,000 for a Conan The Barbarian board game. They're on track to get over <i>$1 million</i>.<p>With 23 days left to go on a Kickstarter …

20 Most Anticipated Board Games of 2015 -- VOTING IS CLOSED (3962 Votes)

Anime Recommendations and Open Thread

(Inside Ball t-shirt on sale at the NeatoShop)<p>Last February, June, and August, I offered anime viewing recommendations, as well as invited readers to …

Double amputee controls bionic arms with his mind

Prosthetic technology has made huge leaps in recent years, but the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is pushing it into <i>Six Million</i> …

EU court rules that fatness 'can constitute a disability’

EU court ruling means that British bosses will be required to treat obese workers as "disabled" providing them with larger seats, special parking spaces and other facilities<p>Fatness "can constitute a disability" for the purposes of European Union equality at work legislation, Europe's highest court …