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A team of Toronto researchers examined nearly 300 suicide notes. Here's what they found

Powerlessness, battling with mental illness and self-blame are common themes found in suicide notes, according to a study from Canadian researchers …

Mental Health

Everyone Should Use Creatine

The Hidden Health Benefits of Creatine Monohydrate<p>Creatine > Multivitamins<p>Despite little evidence to support their use, untold millions take …

Nutrition

Lifting the Burden: Releasing Ourselves from the Responsibility of Others

Empathy, co-dependency, energy vampirism… whatever you want to call it the sharing of energy and how you deal with others’ energy has the potential …

learnedbehavior

21 Absolutely Invaluable Kitchen Hacks Few People Know Of

We’ve gathered together some life hacks for preparing food, cleaning and organizing your cooking space. Some of them you may have never …

Hacking

A CHILDS INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY by Jabari Asim Read by Dion Graham | Audiobook Review

Asim's fact-filled account begins with a question in Dion Graham's smooth tones: What is African-American history? Listeners are then presented with …

africanamericanhistory

16 DIY & Home Improvement Life Hacks That NO ONE Should Live Without!

Calling all DIYers! Today we’re sharing some seriously cracking life hacks to make all your home improvement projects easier and more mess-free than …

DIY

‘Bro, I just caught a body’: Xanax-bingeing teens allegedly killed a friend. Russian roulette or murder?

The empty house was tucked on a cul-de-sac in Henderson, Nev., a sprawling suburb 20 minutes by car from the all-hours neon hum of the Las Vegas Strip. Five bedrooms topped by a terra-cotta roof, palm trees waving in the small gravel yard, the Cool Lilac Avenue address looked as neat and tidy as …

Crime

A survey finds that Americans think the best president in their lifetime was Obama

<b>(CNN) —</b> The "Yes We Can" years still mean a lot to many Americans.<p>Evidence of that is borne out in a new Pew Research Center poll released this week that places former President Barack Obama at the top of a list of best presidents of Americans' lifetimes.<p>Fourty-four percent of Americans say Obama …

Pew Research Center

Well, This Is Awkward: Rape Accuser Identifies Kellen Winslow Jr.'s Lawyer as Her Attacker

A preliminary hearing for former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr., who is accused of raping several women, took a really strange turn on Wednesday …

Crime

How to send and receive texts from the comfort of your computer

Don't let your phone distract you.<p>When you're already sitting at your desk, you don't want to keep digging your phone out of your pocket to peck out SMS messages. So send them from your computer. This way, you don't have to let your smartphone distract you too much—and you'll have an easier time …

Apps

Southern Style Honey Butter Recipe

"This butter is HEAVENLY on biscuits! Great for hearty breakfasts and my favorite, breakfast for dinner! Shape with a melon baller or pack into a …

Recipes

15 Kids Whose Parents Definitely Regret Giving Them Phones

And you thought drunk texts were funny.

Jokes

'What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?' Frederick Douglass' 1852 speech still resonates in 2018

“Do you mean, citizens, to mock me, by asking me to speak to-day?” Frederick Douglass asked a packed hall of fellow Americans in Rochester, New York on July 5, 1852, a full 10 years before Lincoln would sign an executive order freeing enslaved persons in southern and bordering states. Douglass, who …

Black History

Garage inventor re-shapes a boring product into Walmart success story

Greg Amundson couldn’t sleep.His home-building company had collapsed, and he lay awake worrying about how he was going to survive. He began …

Home Improvement

These New Anti-Aging Supplements Work SO Fast They Keep Selling Out At Sephora

Anti-aging products can work wonders for those with aging skin, but sometimes they can only do so much. If you feel like your go-to moisturizers and …

Skin Care

Adobada

Adobada is a general term that refers to meat (often pork) that is marinated in a very thick, flavorful, chile-based mixture. When cooked in a hot …

Cooking

Syrian girl pictured using tin cans as prosthetic legs finds hope in Turkey

An 8-year-old Syrian girl pictured moving around a refugee camp on artificial limbs made of plastic tubing and tin cans is to receive medical care in Turkey after her plight was seen around the world.<p>Maya Merhi was born with no legs due to a congenital condition, and up until now has been walking …

Middle East

8 Futuristic smart home gadgets that will blow your mind

Given the current pace of change, some new products feel like old hat. But these futuristic smart home gadgets should impress even early</b> …

Smart Homes

5 Moisturizers That Work Better Than Botox

There are plenty of anti-aging treatments out there, and one of the most popular ones is Botox. Though it’s an effective treatment, it’s not the most …

Skin Care

Spicy Garlic Sun Dried Tomato Shrimp

Heat 2 teaspoons of the reserved sun dried tomato oil in a large skillet or nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp in small batches, …

Recipes

There Are 168 Hours in Each Week. Here's How to Make the Most of Them.

Saving time is a myth. Be smart in how you spend your time, and you'll have plenty.<p>Wish you had more free time?<p>Imagine how much more relaxed you'd be if you had more time to read. All the breakthrough ideas you'd have if you could just loaf around aimlessly like Einstein.<p>You <i>do</i> have that time. …

Time Management

The Little-Known Trick to Grilling Juicy Burgers

Hint: Stock up on ice cubes!<p>From grilling novices to seasoned pros who know their seasoning, we’re all on the perpetual quest for the perfect burger. …

Cooking

Makeup Tips for Beginners: Eyeshadow Placement & Eye Makeup Diagram

<i>Parts of the Eye for Applying Makeup</i>Lid, crease, transition, outer v, waterline–what? If that terminology makes your head spin, then you’ve come to …

Makeup

Why your body jerks before you fall asleep

If you have ever wondered why people’s arms and legs twitch suddenly as they are drifting off to sleep, our resident psychologist Tom Stafford has the answer.<p>As we give up our bodies to sleep, sudden twitches escape our brains, causing our arms and legs to jerk. Some people are startled by them, …

Sleep

A Lost Secret: How To Get Kids To Pay Attention

Fifteen years ago, psychologists Barbara Rogoff and Maricela Correa-Chavez ran a simple experiment. They wanted to see how well kids pay attention — even if they don't have to.<p>They would bring two kids, between the ages 5 to 11, into a room and have them sit at two tables.<p>Then they had a research …

payattention

People Keep Finding Bodies in Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree National Park and, to a greater extent, the surrounding Mojave Desert, has always had a morbid vibe. In the early 1900s, it was a lawless place where miners killed each other over claims. In the 1960s, Charles Manson plied his followers with acid at nearby Barker Ranch in Death Valley …

Joshua Tree

The Best Teeth-Whitening Products, According to Dentists

Take it from someone who was once prescribed stannous fluoride for cavities (which gave me the smile of a seasoned smoker): There are dozens of …

Dentistry

Brace Yourself: Here's the Exact Full-Body Workout I Did With the Kettlebell King

If you know me at all, you know I'm a little obsessed with the kettlebell. I was lucky enough to learn from some of the best teachers out there, including Eric Leija, senior kettlebell coach at Onnit who's also known as primal.swoledier on Instagram. He's affectionately called the Kettlebell King. …

Workouts

Go deeper: The fight to revive MLK's Poor People's Campaign

The largest civil disobedience campaign of the 21st century is happening now in 38 states across the nation. What's new: 50 years after Martin Luther …

protestors

How to enable Philips Hue scenes with Google Assistant

Philips Hue lights have been integrated with Google Assistant for years — though it was Google Home reliant for a time — but it was somewhat …

Smart Homes