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Seven science-backed tips for forming habits that stick

Banishing bad habits and converting them to good ones is not easy. As Mark Twain once wrote, “Habit is habit, and not to be flung out the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs one step at a time.” But how do we coax the bad habit down the stairs and out the door while encouraging the new one up …

The Rise and Fall of a Fox News Fraud

By the time Wayne Simmons went on Fox News last March for what would end up being his final appearance, viewers knew what to expect. "This president …

How Roger Ailes Built the Fox News Fear Factory

<i>This article originally appeared in the June 9, 2011 issue of Rolling Stone.</i><p>At the Fox News holiday party the year the network overtook archrival CNN …

Media Industry

'Armchair woodchoppers' make DIY timber guide surprise bestseller

A practical guide to chopping, stacking and burning wood the Norwegian way, detailing everything from the drying time of a birch tree felled in winter to the correct sharpening of a chainsaw, has caught the imagination of British readers and is setting bestseller lists on fire.<p>Lars Mytting’s …

Books

The iPhone 6S is the most water-resistant iPhone to date

But don't take it in the pool with you<p>The iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus have gained a number of new features over its predecessor, but one that Apple hasn't talked about at all is its attempts — and success — at making the new phone more water resistant. The fine people over at iFixit tore the …

Apple made the iPhone 6s nearly waterproof and didn't tell anyone

Leave it up to Apple to downplay a surprisingly useful engineering feat: A water-resistant iPhone. It turns out the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus sport a combination of new technology that makes them far more resistant to liquid damage than past iPhones, iFixit reports. Apple packed in a new gasket around …

Mobile Technology

The Terror and Tedium of Living Like Thoreau

When you’re alone in a cabin in the Alaskan wilderness, the simplest question becomes the most complicated: How do you fill a day?<p>A couple of years ago, I woke to three birds circling over my body, barking. I’d been sleeping in a bivouac, a kind of raincoat for a sleeping bag, camped in the tundra …

National Parks

To Stop Procrastinating, Start by Understanding the Emotions Involved

Time management goes only so far; the emotional reasons for delay must also be addressed<p>Putting off a work or school assignment in order to play videogames or water the plants might seem like nothing more serious than poor time-management.<p>But researchers say chronic procrastination is an emotional …

Time Management

Constant Headaches, Fatigue, and Health Problems Gone in One Year on a Plant-Based Diet

One year ago today, my life changed forever. I feel blessed to have stumbled upon <i>Forks Over Knives</i>. It completely changed my perception of food and …

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Key Figures In CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Begin To Come Forward

LOS ANGELES -- With the public in the U.S. and Latin America becoming increasingly skeptical of the war on drugs, key figures in a scandal that once rocked the Central Intelligence Agency are coming forward to tell their stories in a new documentary and in a series of interviews with The Huffington …

Bishops say gays have gifts to offer church

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Catholic bishops signaled a radical shift in tone Monday about accepting gays into the church, saying they had gifts to offer and that their partnerships, while morally problematic, provided homosexual couples with "precious" support.<p>In a preliminary report, released half-way …