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Have Kids at *This* Age and Science Says They’ll Be the Smartest

Just about any new mom or dad will likely tell you that their child is absolutely <i>perfect.</i> Whether they have a head full of locks or they’re the chillest baby at the music festival, every newborn baby comes equipped with his or her own uniquely awesome qualities for Mom and Dad to brag about until …

Pregnancy

How to Overcome Addiction and Make Lasting Changes in Your Life

<i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth." </i>-- Arnold M. Washton, Ph.D.<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve your …

Self-improvement

Jamie Lee Curtis opens up about her own drug addiction after Prince's death

Following the death of Michael Jackson in 2009, when it was discovered the superstar was dependent on opioids (a form of painkiller), Curtis wrote a blog post in The Huffington Post revealing that she became addicted to painkillers following a cosmetic surgical procedure.<p>"The morphine becomes the …

Jamie Lee Curtis

White women are killing themselves: These numbers paint a grim portrait of America’s underclass

Opioid use has exploded across America. Ninety percent of new users are white and increasingly more of them women<p>Some of the consequences of white America’s opiate epidemic—a topic that has been widely explored by media outlets and social scientists—are still coming to light. Opioid use and …

Demographics

America's opioid addiction: 'I ended up selling all my valuable stuff to buy pills'

Response has been slow to the turmoil overrunning parts of central Appalachia – is the premise of addiction as a moral failing partially to blame?<p>On the outskirts of Kingsport, Tennessee, Kim, a therapist, faces a small group of people sitting in folding chairs. She’s helping them rid their life of …

Drug Addiction

Viewpoints: What should be done about domestic violence?

<b>Home Secretary Theresa May has said she will speak to Parliament soon about how police in England and Wales can improve the way they handle domestic violence.</b><p>In a BBC interview, she said there were still too many women being abused.<p>She told BBC Radio 4's The World at One she had been talking to Her …

Sociology

Teach Private Parts Safety to Protect Your Child from Sexual Abuse

Former police officer and mother describes how to better protect your child from sexual abuse by teaching private parts safety.<p>Shutterstock<p>We've seen …

United States

Five signs that you're being emotionally abused

<b>When Dominican-American writer Zahira Kelly started the hashtag #MaybeHeDoesntHitYou, she had no idea that it would trend with thousands of women, and even a few men, taking the opportunity to discuss their own experience of psychological maltreatment.</b><p>"Abuse is often seen as very cut and dry, and …

Social Media

Admitting I Was Emotionally Abused

A friend posted a powerful video made by a young Irish woman named Emma Murphy. In the clip, Emma, an attractive woman in her mid-20s, is sporting a pink hoodie from the Gap and a deep purple-black bruise around her left eye. She reveals to the digital universe that she has been her husband's …

Why I Am a Frustrated and Angry 22-Year-Old American-Nigerian-Ghanaian Muslim Woman

1. I am angry because my White friend said her mother does not want her to have Black friends.<p>2. I am angry because my friend from Egypt told me her mother told her to never marry a Black man. Because she said Black people are slaves.<p>3. I am angry because my Muslim friend from Pakistan told me that …

Madonna to honor Prince at the Billboard Music Awards

Scores of artists have paid their respects to Prince in the month following his death, and now it’s time for his famous friend Madonna to remember …

40 Of The Greatest Bassists Of All Time – Picked By NME Readers

Click or tap to zoom into this image<p>This is image <i>1</i> of 40<p>Jenny Lee Lindberg<p>Bassists never get the credit they deserve, so this week we asked NME.com …

Latest iPhone 7 rumor is just as sketchy as the rest of them

Even before the iPhone 6S officially launched, we’d been hearing about the iPhone 7. While we’re not expecting Apple to launch the device ahead of the Fall, there are still a lot of rumors floating around, and they all seem like garbage.<p>The latest sketchy rumor involves <i>actual</i> sketches, where a site …

Mobile Technology

App-only bank Tandem is worth £65 million — and it hasn't even launched yet

London-headquartered Tandem, which has no branches and will operate simply through an app, raised the cash from investors including eBay founder Pierre Omidyar's Omidyar Network.<p>While it had been known that Omidyar was an investor, the exact amount Tandem has raised and its valuation have not been …

Venture Capital

Instagram unveils new logo, but it's not quite picture perfect

Photo sharing app unveils new sunset-coloured logo and a sleeker in-app look, but opinion is mixed<p>Instagram, the photo sharing app owned by Facebook, responsible for such cultural highlights as hot-dog legs, The Fat Jewish memes and Rich Kids of, well, Instagram, has debuted a new logo.<p>The previous …

Graphic Design

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop just took a big step towards becoming a thing

The first step in the future of transportation might have just taken place in a desert in Nevada.<p>Hyperloop One, a startup that yesterday (May 10) announced it had secured $80 million in funding to create a working version of Elon Musk’s “hyperloop” transportation concept, today completed the first …

Transportation