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28 Ways To Make Your Bathroom Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

Sparkle and shine, no more grime!

11 European destinations everyone should travel to alone

To help you figure out where to go next, the European travel website RoutePerfect.com has released a list of the best destinations in Europe for solo travellers.<p>The ranking is based on data from over 100,000 trips saved and booked by solo travellers from around the world through the site.<p>From grand …

How couples can make smart retirement decisions together

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>If you’re married or have a partner: Want to boost your chances of having a secure …

These Five Motivational Speeches Will Get You off Your Ass

We all know we aren’t reaching our full potential. Our lives are full of empty promises, “maybe’s”, and failed ideas. Failed ideas that we never went …

19 Things All Self-Confessed Procrastinators Need Immediately

Putting the "pro" in "procrastinating".

Wall Art

The Millennial Work-Or-Life Myth: 4 Goal-Setting Steps To Achieve Both Happiness And Success

As we plan our careers and seek the most effective, fulfilling combination of work and life, many millennials wonder: will success make me happy? Some of us worry that ambition and well-being are mutually exclusive.<p>Researchers, meanwhile, are divided on the relationship between high achievement and …

Psychology

6 of the Most Spectacular Places to Stargaze in the United States

According to a photographer who captures the night sky for a living, that is.<p>When it comes to capturing stars in the night sky, landscape photographer Grant Kaye is a clear expert. After all, he's spent hundreds of dark nights shooting that very sight. And lucky for us, he's shared his six favorite …

Hack to the Future: Experts Make 2016 Cybersecurity Predictions

Hackers had a busy 2015, breaking into everything from the Ashley Madison database to CIA Director John Brennan's AOL account.<p>This year, more than 178 million records on Americans were exposed in cyberattacks, according to the Identity Theft Research Center. The worst of them included the breach of …

Cybersecurity

8 surprising psychological reasons someone might fall in love with you

1/<p>If you're really, really alike.<p>Flickr/davebloggs007<p>Decades of studies have shown that the cliché that "opposites attract" is totally off.<p>"Partners …

Psychology

Humanities research is groundbreaking, life-changing… and ignored

Humanities scholars are making strides in sectors from sustainability to robotics – why are so few people aware of their work?<p>Deep in the corridors of Stanford University’s English department, graduate student Jodie Archer developed a computer model that can predict New York Times bestsellers. Her …

Humanities

How to Get Ripped Biceps Without Using Protein Shakes.

Having a pair of well-defined biceps can complement your short-sleeve shirts and tank tops. Increasing muscular definition in your biceps involves …

6 Ways to Love Your Life More

Many of us are unhappy in their lives. We believe that if only we earned more money, were thinner, were married (or single), had more friends, then we would be happy. What we fail to realize is that lasting happiness doesn't come from anything outside of ourselves, nor does it just happen for some …

Woman, 22, Too Scared To Fall Asleep Because She Wakes Up Paralysed Due To Incurable Sleep Condition

An incurable condition causes a young woman to become paralysed when she wakes up – leaving her too scared to go to sleep.<p>Milly Agnew, 22, suffers …

‘A dark presence squats on my chest’: the waking nightmare of sleep paralysis

The other morning, I sat down to watch The Nightmare, a new documentary about a condition called sleep paralysis. I was feeling tired, as so often over the past 35 years, because my night’s sleep had been punctuated and, ultimately, ruined, by the very same terrors the film depicts.<p>Sleep disorders …

Sleep

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I Had a Good Childhood So What’s Wrong With Me?

If you were raised by permissive parents, chances are excellent that you don’t know it.<p>Why? Because permissive parents are often very loving. And …

This Mindfulness Practice Will Give You The Best Sex Of Your Life

Having great sex is the rule for me, not an exception. So, recently, when I had the most unbelievable sex of my life, my breath was taken away for …

The one thing you should do every Sunday evening to guarantee a successful week

Most people spend Sunday nights watching TV, relaxing, and trying not to think about the challenging week ahead. After a calm weekend spent with my family or enjoying free time, I'm also ready to take it easy.<p>But, before I drop my head down on the pillow I practice one very critical habit to ensure …

Smartphones rot your brain and kill your memories, says latest research

An over-reliance on mobile devices and the internet has led to us using our brains far less than our ancestors, which greatly impacts our ability to …

10 Signs Your Relationship is Rock-Solid and Going to Last

Find out how your bond stacks up.<p>You find each other compassionate, smart, attractive, and funny? All good things! But some signs of an amazing relationship are <i>way</i> less obvious...<p>You Cuddle While You Snooze<p>Do you spoon while you sleep? If so, that’s a good sign: Partners who sleep less than an inch …

Why a 23-Year-Old Founder Created a 'Black Card' for Millennials | Inc.com

Founded by 23-year-old entrepreneur Billy McFarland, Magnises charges its members $250 a year to attend exclusive events, conduct meetings in its private spaces, and use its "digital concierge" mobile app. The app lets members send text message requests for things like restaurant recommendations …

New York City

24 Daily Habits That Will Boost Your Intelligence

Can changing up your daily routine actually enhance your intelligence?<p>The inner workings of the human brain are still one of humanity's great mysteries.<p>As neuroscience has advanced, we've learned that we can train our brains to think more clearly, be more positive, and better express creativity.<p>In …

5 Steps for Fighting Fair

Conflict is normal in relationships, and perfect compatibility only happens in fairytales. But knowing how to fight fair can lead us to a happy ending.<p>The first requirement is a supportive environment. So we need to make two agreements right up front. First, that a conflict exists and it's …

Things That Happen When Your Boyfriend Is Your Bestfriend

Is your boyfriend your best friend? Check out 37 weird and funny things that you will be able to relate to if your boyfriend is your best friend.

Alexithymia: "Does My Partner Feel Anything?"

Some people come in to therapy stating that their partners seem to have no empathy at all. They act self-centered and seem entirely unaware of their partner's deeper feelings. When a conversation involving emotions is initiated, the partner seems bored or distant. This has the effect of making …

Psychology

You are not your brain or your body

<i>This post originally appeared at WaitButWhy.com.</i><p>When you say the word “me,” you probably feel pretty clear about what that means. It’s one of the things you’re cleareston in the whole world—something you’ve understood since you were a year old. You might be working on the question, “Who amI?” but …

Mind

Rape, murder and a deepening mystery on a tiny tropical island

It was exactly a year ago that the bodies were discovered on the beach: nearly naked, their blood mixing with the morning surf.<p>Hannah Witheridge was a beautiful blonde from eastern England. David Miller was her handsome friend from the Channel Islands. They were in their early 20s and vacationing …

Crime

3 Things Ultra Productive People Do Differently | Inc.com

We all know one of those ultra productive people. You know the ones I’m talking about. They make life look easy, as if they have countless hours at their disposal. Time, however, is the great equalizer. We all have the same amount of hours in the day. As Thomas Edison once said, "Time is really the …

Time Management

Scientists discovered a bunch of incredible creatures in the deep ocean

These areas are protected waters, part of national marine sanctuaries and monuments.<p>The team of scientists is sending rovers up to 3 miles under the sea to explore sea life, some of which has never seen before.<p>There's still a lot we don't know about the deep oceans, but hopefully the Okeanos …