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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 …

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When big El Niño hits, weather turns spectacular

All you can do is get ready and brace yourself.<p>Record warm temperatures for the month of August in San Francisco, along with a formidable El Niño, have set the stage for spectacular weather events this winter.<p>Dramatic weather events are like a giant teeter-totter: A heavy youngster on one side can …

Astronauts report an “overview effect” from the awe of space travel—and you can replicate it here on Earth

The view of earth from space is so spectacular that it can apparently transform astronauts’ perspectives on life—and even draw these scientists toward religion and spiritualism.<p>“Something happens to you out there,” Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell has said. “You develop an instant global …

Apollo Missions

13 Top Scientists' Favorite Books And Movies

Everything from comic books to classic films inspired these bright minds.<p>There's a big difference between science and science fiction, but sci-fi books and movies have inspired some of the greatest minds of today.<p>"The best of the science fiction films will stimulate a curiosity and an interest in a …

Science Fiction

Top 10 Most Visited National Parks

The number of people who visit America's national parks is staggering—over 331 million visits were documented in 2017. Wonder which parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten.<p>writer

National Parks

6 Things About Leadership That Business Gurus Can't Tell You | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Business, like any other religion, has priests.<p>They find pithy ways to sum up their homilies.<p>They have (usually more than 10) commandments that they readily update. And, like every clever …

Business Strategy

10 Famous Street Photography Quotes You Must Know

If you want to get a deeper insight into street photography and take better photos, I feel it is very important to study the work of the street …

How to fortify your credit before buying a home, in 8 steps

One of the first steps is organizing your finances — and understanding your credit is a critical component.<p>Good credit opens lots of doors when it comes to buying a home, whereas bad credit can close them. And considering that the new Qualified Mortgage Rules have upped the scrutiny of mortgage …

Personal Finance

6 new Google Drive features you need to know about

Google Docs, Sheets and Slides got new features this week that will help you work better. Check out the highlights here.<p>Just in time for the school year, Google's added new features to Docs, Sheets and Slides, its online productivity tools. But you don't have to be a student to use these cool new …

Apps

If you live with a cat, you live with a weirdo: your tales of feline oddity

As anyone with a cat knows, they can be extremely weird animals. How weird? The Guardian asked readers and other writers to share examples.<p>Is your cat weirder than this? Share your own story in the comments below.<p>Josh Fruhlinger, writer, editor and Comics Curmudgeon<p>I had a cat once who would wake …

Pets

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness | Inc.com

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move …

Emotional Intelligence

Stress Is Your Brain Trying to Avoid Something

Stress exists in every workplace, and all of us have probably tried a few trendy stress-management approaches. But rather than trying the latest fad, it may be more effective to understand how stress works and where it comes from, so that you can create your own methods for dealing with it.<p>Stress …

Damn, Mother Nature: Timelapse Of Monarch Caterpillar Turning Into A Butterfly

I can't even begin to understand how the hell a caterpillar turns into a butterfly, but I guarantee it involves magic. Don't they like, turn into …

11 morning routine tweaks that will make the rest of your day more productive

I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day.<p>The …

Time Management

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This Woman's Depression Tattoo Is Going Viral For The Best Reason

This is the conversation we need to have.<p>Talk about making a statement.<p>After being diagnosed with depression last year, 20-year-old student Bekah Miles decided to get a tattoo that accurately captured her battle with the disorder. She posted a picture of the tattoo on Facebook along with a few …

Mental Health

Enter The Matrix! This iPad App Lets You “See” Wi-Fi Signals

A new exhibition by Richard Vijgen reveals the invisible architecture of radio waves, all around us.<p>The invisible world around us pulses with radio waves, an electromagnetic tide that washes over everything. If you could see it, everything around us would ripple with information, like dropping a …

The Frightening Discovery of the Mount Owen Claw

Nearly three decades ago, a team of archaeologists were carrying out an expedition inside a large cave system on Mount Owen in New Zealand when they …

The Rise of the Functioning Alcoholic: Is Getting Drunk After 30 Still as Fun?

Alcohol has unfortunately been a theme in my life for some time. At the age of 15, I had two people in my life abuse alcohol and other substances to the point where they could no longer function successfully in society. At the age of 15, I became an adult, and never looked back. I watched first …

APIs and micro-services: how everything you do online is changing

Talking about what’s under the hood of the technology that powers your life tends to evoke several reactions in readers. On one hand, it can seem obsessive and drained of fun. On the other, it can be jargon-laden and self-referential, with people getting all het up on things that leave you cold.<p>But …

Microservices

CIA's Top 10 Dog Training Tips

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Top 10

Quick Healthy Breakfasts

<b>Despite the best of intentions, it’s easy to let our healthy breakfast ambitions fall through the cracks in the rush to get out the door in the morning. Not anymore! All of these recipes can either be made ahead of time and grabbed on the way out the door, or whipped up in five minutes or less.</b><p>Chia …

Breakfast

Major cancer breakthrough: Doctors solve long-standing mystery of how to stop cancer from growing

Cancer is a terrifying disease that researchers around the globe are obsessively working to cure. Now scientists from the USA have made a …

Cancer

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7 Fundamentals of Success and Happiness Only You Can Deny Yourself

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Life's biggest frustrations and disappointments come from expecting too little of yourself and too much of others. Expectations shape all of your relationships, including in the workplace. By setting your expectations for yourself and …

Self-improvement

Take Your Love Life Into the Woods (And I Don't Just Mean Sex Outdoors)

Is your love life the romantic equivalent of a suburb? All plotted and predictable bits of grass and shrubbery; quiet, controlled, and so boring you want to blow your brains out? Time to leave the suburbs—and head into the woods.<p>This lesson comes to you by way of an unlikely source: Stephen …

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

Relationships

4 Incredibly Easy Ways to Be an Awesome Husband, According to Married Women

Grand gestures are for chumps and cheesy chick flicks. The real keys to a solid relationship are surprisingly simple<p>What’s the best way to show your wife you love her? We asked married women just that. As they told us about their spouses’ most meaningful gestures, we noticed a theme (cliché …