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Couples Who Have the Best Sex Have This Important Thing in Common

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>For spouses or partners who have been together for many years, their sex lives have a lot to do with …

Psychology

Pennsylvania is the most linguistically fascinating state in America

The 4 hour and 46 minute drive from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh is marked by several things: barns, oddly timed roadwork projects, four tunnels that lend themselves to breath-holding competitions, turnpike rest stops featuring heat-lamped Sbarro slices and overly goopy Cinnabon. But perhaps the most …

If You Prefer to Be Alone, Science Says You Could Be a Genius

If you often opt to spend your evenings snuggled in bed with a boozy beverage and Netflix, it’s probably a sign you’re an introvert (or at least a …

3 Stocks That Cut You a Check Each Month

Looking for monthly income? These three stocks have you covered.<p>A handful of companies choose to send their shareholders a check each month instead …

The Funniest Wildlife Photos Of 2017 Are Also Pretty Freakin' Adorable

They have our seal of approval.<p>The animal kingdom has a whole lot of jesters.<p>The winners of the annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards were announced on Thursday, recognizing photos that are “light-hearted, upbeat, possibly unpretentious and mainly about wildlife doing funny things,” the contest …

‘The Rape of Recy Taylor’ explores the little-known terror campaign against black women

Just as black men were lynched, black women faced systemic sexual violence under Jim Crow<p>For Southern black women, the era of separate but equal was …

17 Amazing, Eye-Opening, And Batshit Netflix Documentaries You Have To See

Let's end 2017 with real facts, not fake news.

Why humans are cruel

A psychologist explains why humans are so terrible to each other.<p>Why are human beings so cruel to each other? And how do we justify acts of sheer inhumanity?<p>The conventional explanation is that people are able to do terrible things to other people only after having dehumanized them. In the case of …

Ideology

Want Your Best Workers to Never Quit? Research Says It Comes Down to Asking Them 6 Simple Questions

Forget perks like nap pods and climbing walls. It's how your employees feel after asking them these questions that will make the most impact.<p>A question I get asked a lot is how to go about getting teams or whole workforces "engaged." It's a legitimate question pondered by head-scratching managers, …

Employee Engagement

Before you rush to prepay your property tax bill, make sure the IRS will allow the deduction

Congress has passed the massive Republican tax bill, and President Donald Trump signed it into law before Christmas.<p>For taxpayers who itemize their deductions, that could mean an increased tax bill in 2018. But there are some things you can do now to prepare for the changes, including maximizing …

Security robots are being used to ward off San Francisco’s homeless population

Is it worse if a robot instead of a human is used to deter the homeless from setting up camp outside places of business?<p>One such bot cop recently took over the outside of the San Francisco SPCA, an animal advocacy and pet adoption clinic in the city’s Mission district, to deter homeless people from …

Homelessness

'Please everyone forget me' Heartbreaking notes written by eight-year-old boy who tried to take his own life

Jack Rogan has been on a ward with no mental health treatment for seven weeks despite doctors agreeing his distress was severe.<p>The family of an …

By Asking Himself This 9-Word Question, Tim Ferriss Changed His Life

In his most recent book, <i>Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World,</i> Tim Ferriss openly admits to having at least a partial mid-life crises.<p>Having turned 40 in the year 2017, having had several friends die, and many other key events occur, Ferriss sat to his journal (a common …

Self-improvement

What this Mercury retrograde means for your sign

And what affirmation will get you through it.<p>Most astrology enthusiasts believe Mercury Retrograde is a time to panic. Sure the memes are hysterical, but are we to actually believe that we live in a hostile Universe hell bent on causing us despair during this time?! Of course not.<p>Mercury Retrograde …

Scourge of savage MS-13 spreads further into Nassau

On West Greenwich Avenue in Roosevelt, Long Island, the oak trees were just thick enough to hide Angel Soler’s mutilated body.<p>The 15-year-old boy had …

The Psychological Trick to Set Goals Better Than 92 Percent of People

A small shift could help you reach your biggest goals.<p>January is right around the corner and right now you're probably mapping out what you want to achieve in the year ahead. Whether you're resolving to grow your business, start on side projects you've put off, or finally making six-figures, one …

Washington State

Kate Winslet Reveals Idris Elba’s Sexual Fetish That Shocked Her In A Sex Scene

Kate Winslet has uncorked one naughty secret about her 'The Mountain Between Us' co-star Idris Elba.<p>Kate Winslet couldn’t keep her lips sealed when …

My doctor prescribed me orgasms to treat my depression

Penny Sullivan* had been struggling with her mental health for decades when she was finally diagnosed with Bipolar 2 Disorder.<p>After years of anxiety, …

Roy Moore Isn’t the Only One Who Thinks Dating Kids Is Fine

Patricia J. WilliamsJust ask their parents first.The post Roy Moore Isn’t the Only One Who Thinks Dating Kids Is Fine appeared first on The Nation.

The modern-day version of a thousand-year-old philosophy can help anyone be more confident

Ever feel like you're not good enough? Something bad happens and your brain plays a YouTube highlight reel of every mistake you've ever made. Your confidence crashes and your self-esteem flatlines.<p>You're not alone. People have been feeling like this as long as there have been people. It's an old …

Morgan Spurlock Recalls Accuser From His College Days: 'She Believed She Was Raped'

“I am part of the problem,” the “Super Size Me” filmmaker writes in lengthy post<p>Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock took to Twitter on Wednesday to divulge …

Sexual Harassment

This city in Alaska is warming so fast, algorithms removed the data because it seemed unreal

Last week, scientists were pulling together the latest data for NOAA’s monthly report on the climate when they noticed something strange: One of …

How Much CBD Should You Take? Doctors Weigh In

CBD has been touted as a natural wonder — "a legitimate, bona-fide antipsychotic" and an "underutilized and underappreciated" treatment within medicine, according to Dr. Sunil Aggarwal, MD, PhD, FAAPMR and practitioner at SageMD. But it's unregulated by the FDA, relatively inaccessible outside of a …

These Are Your 5 Worst Habits, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Have you ever noticed that you have a tendency towards certain bad habits, while your friends might be more caught up in others? Believe it or not, …

‘If It Doesn’t Work, Blame Us’

Brushing aside attacks from Democrats, GOP negotiators agree on a late change in the tax bill that would reduce the top individual income rate even more than originally planned.<p>For weeks, Republicans have brushed aside the critique—brought by Democrats and backed up by congressional scorekeepers …

Republicans

Changing one simple habit can improve your entire life

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time.<p>He has won 28 medals in multiple swim categories and still holds several world records even though he has retired. His 80-inch wingspan and flexible ankles make him naturally predisposed to swimming—perhaps even more so than walking on …

Swimming

If You Aspire to Be a Great Leader, Be Present

Some years ago, we worked with a director of a multinational pharma company who’d been receiving poor grades for engagement and leadership effectiveness. Although he tried to change, nothing seemed to work. As his frustration grew, he started tracking the time he spent with each of his direct …

Leadership

Conservative Evangelicals Have Shown Me Who They Really Are

My beliefs as a conservative evangelical teenager were dogmatic and fervent — until they weren’t. Now I know there was never any place in that faith tradition for someone like me.<p><b>For my 13th</b> birthday, my parents gave me a diary. It was pink and orange with a red clothbound spine; on the bottom of …

Keaton Jones: Father of bullied boy who went viral accused of being white supremacist

Yet another relative of Keaton Jones, a boy whose emotional video about bullying went viral this month, has been accused of racist behaviour based on …