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6 reasons why I'm glad I married someone similar to me

When I was dating my now-husband, I remember hitting a point in our relationship where we were past the early-relationship jitters that every couple …

Julie Klausner Jacqueline Novak Depression Witty Banter

Anyone with depression will tell you that the disorder can "clog" or "fog" your mind. But as comedian Julie Klausner explains in the latest episode …

India in shock after brutal rape and murder of 'Untouchable' woman

The horrific rape and murder of an “untouchable” woman in Kerala has provoked furious debate over the lack of protection afforded to India’s lower caste females.<p>The victim, a 30-year-old law student referred to by local media only as “Jisha”, was found by her mother Rajeswari at the small, …

Why You Should Grill Your Tomatoes

Get ready for tomato season!<p>Fresh summer tomatoes are fantastic for the grill—it warms them and amps up their already fantastic sweetness. From …

Here's the Correct Way to Use Hand Sanitizer, According to Science

Scientists have figured out the most effective technique to cleaning your hands with hand sanitizer by having 120 participants test out two methods …

World Health Organization

Scientists Have Created A Fuel Cell That Runs On Urine -- Yep, Urine

Apparently our bodies produce renewable energy daily. Cheers!<p>With planet Earth facing a barrage of environmental threats -- namely, fossil fuel depletion, pollution and climate change -- clean, renewable energy is critically important.<p>And while emerging energy sources like solar, wind and …

Clean Energy

Star Wars cast design their own BB-8s

LONDON - The cast of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and a range of British celebrities have showcased a collection of droids inspired by BB-8 in a fundraising auction and exhibition in London.<p>Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill and Simon Pegg designed their own interpretation of BB-8, inspired …

The Shock Clock band uses fear and electricity to wake you up

How hard is it to get up in the morning? When you have a job -- and want to keep it -- most of us can usually haul our sleepy asses out from beneath the duvet, even if that's at the last minute. I'm not exactly Mr. Sunshine in the mornings, but is an electric shock really the answer? Pavlok, the …

Report: While no new data was found on the San Bernardino iPhone, it still helped the FBI

CNN today reports that while the FBI did not find anything new on the San Bernardino iPhone 5c that it unlocked without Apple’s help, it has “produced data the FBI didn’t have before.” Essentially, not finding anything new on the device is what the FBI needed to know in order to answer some of its …

Privacy

Breaking Up The Banks May Be More Complicated Than It Seems

Sen. Bernie Sanders says that if he is elected president in November, one of his first acts in office would be to begin breaking up the large financial institutions that pose a grave risk to the economy.<p>But there's a problem with that idea: It's not clear the president has the legal authority to …

Bernie Sanders

Four-month-old baby dies during Cathay Pacific flight from London to Hong Kong

A four-month-old girl has died while travelling on a Cathay Pacific Airways flight from London to Hong Kong.<p>The infant is believed to have been suffering from a gastrointestinal disease when the family boarded the plane at Heathrow on Sunday.<p>She fell unconscious during the flight and her parents - …

Hong Kong

New York to probe poll irregularities in US presidential primaries

The New York City Comptroller has ordered an audit of the city elections board after more than 125,000 names vanished from voter rolls. State …

5 Things Depression is Not.

One time, I had a big international trip planned. I booked the flights through a well-known travel company and spent more money than I should have on …

8 Ways Smart People Use Failure To Their Advantage

One of the biggest roadblocks to success is the fear of failure. Fear of failure is worse than failure itself because it condemns you to a life of unrealized potential.<p>A successful response to failure is all in your approach. In a study recently published in the <i>Journal of Experimental Social</i> …

Motivation

3 Secrets for Being More Confident, Backed by Research

Want to know how to be more confident?<p>There’s an easy answer: Don’t.<p>Yeah, it’s a trick question. But we’ve all been led to believe that …

How to Stop Being Lazy: 7 Tips

Don't focus on motivation (or your lack thereof). Instead, use these simple behavior modifications.<p>When you're sitting around feeling bad for something you've failed to do, it's easy to think of laziness as a character trait, an inherent weakness that you need to struggle with and feel bad …

How to Not Fight with Your Spouse When You Get Home from Work

My coaching clients have hard jobs with big responsibilities that generate lots of stress, and many of their spouses and partners have similarly demanding careers. And yet one of the most challenging experiences in their day doesn’t occur at work, but in the first 15 minutes after they arrive home …

Three Habits Of The Most Creative Problem Solvers

Innovative thinkers can sometimes make a mess of things before they find a solution, but they have the stamina to keep looking.<p>Some people are better at getting out of tough challenges than others. Many of them, at least in our experience, are entrepreneurs. But all of them are creative, innovative …

How to Survive a Bad Mood

The problem with bad moods is that they have consequences. I'm not talking about depression, but rather the dark humor and crabbiness that …

BOOK OF THE DAY: The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem by Nathaniel Branden Deeply life changing and thoughtful, Nathaniel Branden’s The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem is a thought-provoking and helpful...

Deeply life changing and thoughtful, Nathaniel Branden’s The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem is a thought-provoking and helpful extensive examination on …

Self-esteem

Understanding why some people take their lives – and some don’t

Arthur Sommer Rotenberg was a doctor in Toronto with a promising career. He had a large, loving family and was both studious and athletic, once …

90 Days to a Happier You

Illustrations by John Coulter<p>Make 2016 a year of bigger dreams, better sleep, stronger relationships and less stress!<p>We could have resolved to eat …

3 Mental Training Tips for Getting Better at Dealing with Pain

Pain. Suffering. Misery.<p>As an endurance athlete, you’re going to encounter pain. You’re also expected to be able to tolerate and manage that pain. …

The psychology of bad decision making: How to stop choosing the wrong thing

Varun woke up to the sound of his ringing alarm. “Oh no!” he panicked. He had an exam to write in less than an hour and he was not at all prepared. …

Self-improvement

What do I do when... I’m invited to dinner and the menu isn’t in my diet?

Don't let your diet run your life and ruin your relationships.<p>It’s much easier to make smart choices when you have input over where you eat or what’s …

Food

Delicious Herbed Spinach and Kale Balls Recipe

"An old Weight Watchers® recipe with many modifications through the years. Delicious and nutritious. Kids love them!"<p>Ingredients<p>olive oil cooking …

Hamilton: Lin-Manuel Miranda bids farewell to Jonathan Groff after final performance

It’s time to crown a new King George.<p>Saturday marked Jonathan Groff’s final performance in Broadway’s smash hit <i>Hamilton</i>, and creator-star Lin-Manuel …

Scientists Largely Trusted, But Also Seen As 'Inhuman'

A 2014 Harris Poll found that U.S. adults rate being a scientist among the most prestigious occupations, topped only by doctors, military officers and firefighters.<p>Yet, current political debates suggest that scientists are regarded — at least by some — with more than a modicum of misgiving.<p>Climate …

Psychology