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5 Ways Personality Changes in the First Year of Marriage

Hitch yourself to another human being for long enough, and eventually you’ll notice yourself starting to change in subtle and not-so-subtle ways. …

The easiest way to lucid dream, according to science

In Tibetan Buddhism, the group of tantric techniques known as <i>milam</i> aim to reveal the illusory nature of waking life by having practitioners perform yoga in their dreams. It’s a ritualized version of one of the most mysterious faculties of the human mind: to know that we’re dreaming even while …

What It's Really Like to Downsize to 250 Square Feet

I always considered myself to be non-materialistic—a simple girl who isn't wrapped up in the things she possesses. After all, it's only stuff, right? …

At first life without a smartphone was terrifying. Then it was beautiful

<i>In an attempt to try and battle an addiction to my smartphone (I’m sure most of us suffer from this addiction in some measure these days), I took a pretty radical step. I went out and bought a basic Nokia to use outside of work as much as I could. This “dumbphone,” as it’s called, would only allow</i> …

Mind

Ditching Marriott? 5 Reasons to Pick Hotels.com and the Venture Card

The big travel news of 2018 thus far has been the newly combined Marriott and SPG loyalty program (name TBD). First announced on April 16 and set to …

Hospitality

Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty Opens in Kochi Kerela

GRAND HYATT Kochi Bolgatty announced the opening of Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty & Lulu Bolgatty International Convention Centre, the third Grand Hyatt …

The Cheap Thrill You Get From Putting Down

Faye and Chip had been locked in a struggle for power that was taking an enormous toll on their marriage. Because they both were run by the fear of …

What Is Pulmonary Embolism? American Airlines Death Linked to Common Risk

It's a major risk of air travel.<p>Three days after Brittany Oswell suffered a pulmonary embolism on an American Airlines flight, the 25-year-old was …

Medicine

People with “misophonia” find background chewing sounds so annoying it affects their ability to learn

<i>By</i> Alex FraderaResearch in clinical settings shows that some people with mental health problems experience extreme distress when hearing non-speech …

Best cheap hotels in New York - great if you are on a budget

New York is often hailed as the ultimate city break destination thanks to its countless incredible sights, shopping districts, thriving nightlife and …

Best Budget Destinations in America 2018, Part I: The Northeast

We’re rounding up value trips across the U.S. (one in each state, plus DC) to inspire Budget Travelers to see more of America for less money. Here, …

Are Home Solar Panels Worth the Cost? Here’s When They Make Sense—And When They Don’t

From electricity costs to your home's sunlight.<p>With prices falling rapidly, installing home solar panels can dramatically trim your energy bills — if …

Green-haired turtle that breathes through its genitals added to endangered list

It sports a green mohican, fleshy finger-like growths under its chin and can breathe through its genitals.<p>The Mary river turtle is one of the most striking creatures on the planet, and it is also one of the most endangered.<p>The 40cm long turtle, which is only found on the Mary river in Queensland, …

Zoology

After Craigslist personals go dark, sex workers fear what's next

<b>(CNN) —</b> For a year and a half, River Stark took down all the mirrors in her home.<p>Seeing her own reflection "was so traumatizing" for Stark, a transgender woman who hadn't yet undergone the surgical treatments she knew she needed. Some days, she couldn't leave the house. She tried taking her own …

ACLU

This Is Why You Don't See People-Size Salmon Anymore

While the orcas of Puget Sound are sliding toward extinction, orcas farther north have been expanding their numbers. Their burgeoning hunger for big fish may be causing the killer whales' main prey, chinook salmon, to shrink up and down the West Coast.<p>Chinook salmon are also known as kings: the …

Aquaculture

How Warby Parker Makes Every Point In Its Employee Lifecycle Extraordinary

The year is 2010 and <b>Dave Gilboa</b> is hard at work designing <b>Warby Parker</b>’s very first homepage — in PowerPoint. He’s sitting among stacks of inventory …

Americans are starting to shop more like Europeans — and that should terrify Frito-Lay, Coca-Cola, and Kraft

Aggressive retail expansion over the past 10 years and increased consumer access to online grocery options have led shoppers to have more choices than ever before — and it's contributing to a "new retail revolution."<p>According to a recent Nielson report, private label products created for stores …

11 Books That'll Help You Get Your Life in Order

Are you a procrastinator? Do you wish you could get on top of your inbox? Or is it your career that needs a helping hand? Whether you want to …

Books

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Yoga

iHeartUs helps couples grow their relationship

Today’s Valentines Day, and while it’s certainly the quintessential consumer-driven holiday, it’s also a day where many couples take stock of their relationship.<p>iHeartUs, a new app for couples, is launching today to help those couples keep and grow their relationships. Using a proprietary ‘love …

Relationships

Ancient Human Genomes Reveal Complicated Split into Europeans and Asians

Isolated human populations could never really stay apart.<p>Research on the genes of ancient humans is speedily growing in scope, revealing insights …

Humanity

Gay couple sue when State Department withholds son’s US citizenship

Ethan Dvash-Banks was born 16 months ago in Canada, with the help of a surrogate mother, and now lives in Los Angeles with his parents, one of them a native of the United States. If his parents had been husband and wife, according to a newly filed lawsuit, Ethan would be recognized as a U.S. …

The 100-year capitalist experiment that keeps Appalachia poor, sick, and stuck on coal

The first time Nick Mullins entered Deep Mine 26, a coal mine in southwestern Virginia, the irony hit him hard. Once, his ancestors had owned the coal-seamed cavern that he was now descending into, his trainee miner hard-hat secure.<p>His people had settled the Clintwood and George’s Fork area, along …

Fossil Fuels

Can Hotel Companies Survive Airbnb? This One Will

I published an article/novella as Part I of this series on the lodging industry, "Hot Hotel Stocks? Look Before You Leap." Regrettably, in the …

Woman Kicked Out of Marriott in Pajamas and Handcuffs Because She Wasn't a Swinger

A Marriott hotel in Atlanta is being sued for kicking a woman with a reservation out of the property because she wouldn’t pay extra to stay on a …

You May Soon Be Able to Buy a Power Drill at Kroger

Kroger Company (KR) and Ace Hardware, a retailer-owned cooperative, are in preliminary talks to form a partnership, TheStreet has learned.<p>Under the …

Power Tools

The House of the Future Is Elevated

We can build homes to sit above flood waters so people can ride out the Harveys of the future, but it won’t be easy or cheap.<p>Three months after Hurricane Harvey churned through Texas, dumping 51 inches of rain and damaging an estimated 150,000 homes, the state’s most populous county took a …

A Stunning Blue Tarantula And Its Friends Were Just Discovered in South America

"Something made me go back."<p>A previously unknown tarantula discovered in the forests of Guyana in South America is absolutely stunning - its legs and …

Why it's time to lay the stereotype of the 'teen brain' to rest

A deficit in the development of the teenage brain has been blamed for teens’ behavior in recent years, but it may be time to lay the stereotype of …

Psychology

More Americans Head Into The Wild Unprepared For ... The Wild

On a fall day in New York's Adirondack Mountains, a helicopter swept over a bog as state forest rangers scrambled below over rocks and muddy streams. It was a bright afternoon in one of the most beautiful landscapes in America, but this was a search for yet another missing hiker. A 28-year-old New …