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How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Income Inequality

2018 has been deadlier for schoolchildren than deployed service members

<i>This article has been corrected.</i><p>The school shooting near Houston on Friday bolstered a stunning statistic: More people have been killed at schools this year than have been killed while deployed as members of the military.<p>Data for military casualties are difficult to ascertain. An original version …

Military

Mark Zuckerberg Testimony: Day 2 Brings Tougher Questioning

Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire founder and chief executive of Facebook, faced a much tougher crowd on the House side of Capitol Hill in his second day of congressional testimony.<p>Over the two days, there were nearly 10 hours of hearings, during which almost 100 lawmakers grilled Mr. …

Privacy

What Is "Normal," Anyway?

I was in the modern agora of Walmart this winter when I started to lose it. I began to feel the onset of insanity, a sudden sense of …

Experts Came Together to Predict What the World Will Look Like in 2050

The World in 30 years<p>While companies like Microsoft and IBM have presented their own visions for the near future, Kaspersky labs, an anti-virus …

7 Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself | Inc.com

There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my new upcoming book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can unleash your greatness and success.<p>Here are seven statements that …

Leadership

Pueblo commits to 100 percent renewable energy

Pueblo City Council set a goal this week to become fully powered by renewable energy by 2035, joining two other Colorado cities with similar …

Extend your phone's battery life with these four easy steps

Never say die<p>To own a smartphone is to know the frustration of having its battery die right when you need it most—whether you're approaching your next high score or need to call Mom. While modern-day displays and phone tech put a lot of strain on the battery pack inside your handset, you can follow …

There’s never anything profound about erotic contact. Sex is purely a hormonal act, whereas love, as expressed in a hug, brings true intimacy<p>Sex sells, they say, and I’m as guilty as anyone of finding headlines such as “How to keep the sex alive in your marriage” irresistible. I pore over these …

Relationships

Here's What 9 Insanely Healthy Women Do Every Single Morning

For most of us, healthy living includes semi-regular workouts and attempts to eat as healthy as possible. But work, family, and the occasional happy hour have a weird way of intercepting even the most stringent wellness plan. As does the snooze button, because—as you've been told time and time …

Sexual Health

Pregnancy actually re-wires your brain

The structure changes could help with mom-baby bonding<p>Becoming a parent is a life-altering experience. It's also a mind-altering experience, according to new research—literally. Brain scans of new moms showed that the areas involved in processing social information got re-wired after their first …

Why Soup Might Be the Answer to Your Weight-Loss Prayers

By now, you’ve likely heard of juicing. But what about “souping”? Essentially, instead of downing green juice all day long, this cleanse involves …

Grab Some Friends and Make These Caramel Candy-Apple Nachos!

Forget the tortilla chips, beans, chili and cheese, and give this sweet nacho recipe a try. Tart Granny Smith apple slices, drizzled with caramel and white chocolate and topped with crunchy candy bar crumbles and nuts, will definitely satisfy that sweet-tooth craving. Invite some friends over and …

Dessert

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Entertainment

The commercial for Nintendo’s new NES system will transport you back to 1985

The internet's collective nostalgia nerve was pinched by Nintendo last week, as the company announced a new $60 version of its original Nintendo Entertainment System console. The NES Classic Edition will feature 30 built-in games, a recreation of the iconic rectangular controller and plenty of …

DIY Copycat: Create This Urban Outfitters Embroidery Dress for a Fraction of the Price

We’ve officially entered the second half of July, and that means it’s officially time to grab the most colorful luggage and pack our travel essentials for summer vacation. After compiling my sunscreen, sunnies and DIY tassel sandals , I realized I don’t have many pieces that are perfect if you’re …

Sewing

5 psychological tips for reading people more accurately

Women are almost twice as anxious as men, but shouldn't science be investigating why?

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA): “From the time a<br>girl reaches puberty until about the age of 50, she is twice …

Psychology

When DNA Implicates the Innocent

In December 2012 a homeless man named Lukis Anderson was charged with the murder of Raveesh Kumra, a Silicon Valley multimillionaire, based on DNA …

No Woman Is 100 Percent Straight or Gay, According to Science

You might beg to differ, however.<p>Every once in a while, we come across a scientific finding that puzzles the crap out of us. This is one of them.<p>A new scientific theory published in the journal <i>Biological Reviews</i> claims that some women are evolutionarily designed to be "sexually fluid," or switch up …

Sexuality

Gene editing can now change an entire species -- forever

CRISPR gene drives allow scientists to change sequences of DNA and guarantee that the resulting edited genetic trait is inherited by future …

Research Suggests a New Way to Identify Who Has Schizophrenia

Neuroscientists shed new light on the reality-distorting effects of schizophrenia.<p>For our sense of the world to, well, make much sense, we rely on the assumption of a reasonably constant sensory experience.<p>The same stop sign is going to look the same tomorrow as it does today, which looks the same …

Why Can't We Hear Our Hearts Beat? Here's How Our Brain Turns Down the Volume

<i>This article was originally posted on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Sarah Sloat</b><p>Think about the times you've been able to sense your heart -- the puttering, lub-dub after an exhaustive workout or an adrenaline-fueled moment. If you're healthy, these should be the rare moments where you're aware of your own heartbeat. …

Ginger gene linked to youthful appearance

If you've been searching for the Fountain of Youth, you might be wasting your time, because scientists claim to have found the secret to a youthful appearance, and it's linked to genetics, specifically the 'ginger gene'.<p>After conducting a study of perceived age in which they took almost 3,000 …

The Importance of Just Starting

“I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself.”<p>When Bonnie Ware, a nurse who cared for patients in their final weeks, published the most …

Procrastination

By the year 2040, embryo selection could replace sex as the way most of us make babies

Human reproduction is about to undergo a radical shift. Embryo selection, in connection with in-vitro fertilization (IVF), will help our species eliminate many genetic diseases, extend healthy lifespans, and enhance people’s overall well-being. Within 20 years, I predict that it will supplant sex …