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French workers now have the legal 'right to disconnect'

From January 1, a new employment law will enter into force that obliges organisations with more than 50 workers to start negotiations to define the rights of employees to ignore their smartphones.<p>Overuse of digital devices has been blamed for everything from burnout to sleeplessness as well as …

Employment

Watch Thousands of Free High Quality Movies Through SnagFilms

SnagFilms has thousands of free movies you can watch online and even some TV shows. There aren't a lot of advertisements and there are plenty of …

TV shows

How to Create a Thanksgiving Feast Fit for the Vegans or Vegetarians in Your Life

Thanksgiving is almost here, and while many of us will be gathering around a feast featuring collard greens with ham hocks, macaroni and cheese, …

Science Says Couples Who Drink Together Stay Together

Love sipping scotch together? Or do you both stick to soda when socializing? Either way, it might be helping your relationship. According to a new …

21 Best Airport Lounges In The World To Relax, Eat and Even Get A Haircut

To be honest, you may want your flight to be delayed.<p>Make these gorgeous spaces a destination on your next trip.

10 pictures that show your daily recommended servings of fruits and vegetables

I realized, though, that part of the problem was that I didn't really understand how much we were talking about. What does a daily recommended amount of fruits and vegetables look like? I decided to find out, once and for all. Here are 10 photos of fruits and vegetables, each one a complete daily …

Healthy Eating

Who Benefits From The Tiny House Revolution?

Television’s obsession with the tiny house “revolution” is lighting up conversations about class, race, and even the politics of housing regulation.<p><b>Tiny House Nation is an</b> hourlong (!) show on the FYI network that follows people as they build the tiny houses of their dreams. Do not confuse it with</i> …

This 19-year-old princess is following in her queen mom's footsteps

Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan is renowned for championing education, public health, and women's rights in the Middle East and around the world.<p>Named Glamour's Woman of the Year in 2010, she told the magazine, "Look at any country that's plagued with poverty, disease or violence; the antidote is …

Siblings

Invisibilia: Is Your Personality Fixed, Or Can You Change Who You Are?

<i>Editor's note: This is an excerpt from the latest episode of the Invisibilia podcast and program, which is broadcast on participating public radio stations. This story contains language that some may find offensive.</i><p>This is the story of a prisoner who committed a horrible crime and says he's no …

Psychology

Go Behind the Scenes of Your Luggage's Journey to the Airplane

Travelers may be more inclined to bring their bags on board the plane with them due to seemingly exorbitant bag-checking fees, and there’s always the …

A rare look inside Egypt's Valley of the Kings tombs, where photography is banned

The Valley of the Kings – the burial site of King Tutankhamun – set in the ancient city of Thebes, is one of Egypt's most visited attractions. But while general photography by tourists is banned within the tombs, Czech journalist and photographer, Jakub Kyncl, was granted special permission to …

Concerned about your child’s weight? Here’s some food for thought

Commenting on your daughter’s weight may be doing more harm than good, new research suggests.<p>More than 500 women aged 20 to 35 were surveyed for the …

Burger King creates the newest fast food abomination: the Mac 'n Cheetos

The word "food" lost some of its meaning Wednesday as Burger King announced it was introducing mac and cheese-stuffed Cheetos to a horrified world.<p>The Mac 'n Cheetos, a monster that would give even Dr. Frankenstein pause, are deep-fried sticks of macaroni and cheese coated in Cheetos breading. An …

Burger King

New Treatment 'Reverses' Alzheimer’s Disease

Ten patients suffering from various degrees of age-related cognitive decline have seemingly had their lives transformed after receiving a new form of …

Star Wars: Rogue One: Forest Whitaker's character revealed

Meet the Rebel fighter who’s so extreme that the other good guys aren’t sure if he really is one.<p>Forest Whitaker’s character has been one of the more …

Are Disney Princesses Hurting Your Daughter's Self-Esteem?

Snow White, Cinderella and the rest of the Disney Princess gang have some explaining to do.<p>A new study from Brigham Young University found that …

SoundCloud takes on Spotify with new Suggested Tracks feature

In a move to compete with Spotify's popular Discover Weekly feature, SoundCloud announced Suggested Tracks, which recommends music to users based on …

Fine print says riders can't blame Uber for unsafe drivers

DETROIT (AP) — When you catch a ride using Uber or Lyft, you do so at your own risk.<p>Under terms and conditions that riders agree to — but few read — …

George Washington

Report alleges China killing thousands to harvest organs

Chinese hospitals are conducting far more organ-transplant operations than the country has officially acknowledged, according to a lengthy new report that raises troubling questions about the source of human body parts used to heal China's elite and the foreigners who pay high prices to receive new …

BMW Is Turning Its Electric Vehicle Batteries Into a New Business

BMW unveiled plans to turn new and used electric vehicle batteries into an system that can store energy for homes and businesses.<p>The product, which …

Billy Zane Still Has Leonardo DiCaprio’s Phone Number Years After ‘Titanic’

His character is still hated! <b>Billy Zane</b> looked back at his famous role as smarmy Caledon 'Cal' Hockley in the 1997 Oscar winning film <i>Titanic</i> while …

Psychologists and experts explain how to stop being a 'chronically late insane person'

In a Wait But Why analysis of people who are habitually late—whether it's to work, social engagements, or major appointments—Tim Urban concludes that some members of this group, including himself, could be deemed Chronically Late Insane People (CLIP). As classified by Urban, these individuals are …

Self-help

The Dark (and Ruthless) Side of Mental Toughness

The ability to tough it out when we're faced with a difficult situation is a trait we generally think of as highly desirable. When life presents you …

Psychology

Ninterview: Preserving Gaming History With Arcade Collector ShouTime

"Without preservation, titles would be lost today"

Retrogaming

Robotic Spider Dress Powered By Intel Smart Wearable Technology

<b>Smart Spider Dress, powered by Intel Edison, blends fashion with robotics and wearable technology to express the wearer’s emotions and protect their</b> …

Wearable Tech

17 Easy Tricks For Anyone Who Cooks Vegetarian Food

And no, this is not just about tofu.

A Weekend in a Psychiatric Hospital Showed This Podcaster Just How Broken Our Mental Health System Really Is

Despite his master's degree in psychology, he never expected a psychiatric hospital to be like this.<p>I first met Alan Motter last year when he interviewed me for the Introvert/Extrovert Podcast. In the subsequent months, I've spoken with Alan several times about mental strength and our mutual …

How to Support a Partner Dealing With Depression

As a mental health counselor and someone who has battled depression for most of her life, I'm no stranger to the toll it can take on …

Can you solve the psychedelic illusion driving the internet crazy?

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>The brain may have an inconceivable number of cells [around 100 billion] and is the most complex biological structure on Earth but the organ appears to have a little trouble when it comes to optical illusions.<p>It seems to be relatively easy to trick the brain - as …