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50 Must-Read Contemporary Horror Novels

I love being scared. Let me amend that statement. I love being scared when the situation is under my control, like a scary movie or a scary book. I …

Books

The hidden side to your personality

Many personality traits can be observed but there are other hidden forces that shape who we are.<p>We usually think of personality in terms of the differences we can see – Sarah is smiley and chatty, John frets a lot, while Noah is neat and tidy. These differences are fascinating, but if we focus only …

Psychology

Marco Rubio almost got away with his routine. Then he met Cameron Kasky

The Florida senator is a talented politician, but he met his match in a 17-year-old who called him out over NRA cash<p>Marco Rubio is a very talented politician. He walked into an arena full of 7,000 Floridians who were determined to heckle him for siding with the National Rifle Association (NRA) for …

Guns

Shepherd's Pie with Potato Crust Recipe

Shepherd's Pie with Potato Crust Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare Filling: Cook ground chuck in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, …

Country Lifestyle

Japanese “forest medicine” is the art of using nature to heal yourself—wherever you are

The fountain of youth is a forest. Trees cast off years and grant health and cheer, or so transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson claimed in his 1836 essay “Nature.” “In the woods,” he wrote, “I feel that nothing can befall me [. . .] which nature cannot repair.”<p>Indeed, research shows that trees …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

7 Free Streaming Workouts That Take Less Than 20 Minutes

Maybe you don’t have time to make it to the gym for a full workout. Maybe you’re super tired and kind of unmotivated and all you can manage is a …

Exercise

Android P is out to steal the iPhone's high-end crown

It's a well-worn tech topic best avoided in polite conversation. But a recent <i>Bloomberg</i> article has once again brought it back to everyone's attention.<p>…

Android Wear

Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 Dinners from Sunday's Roast Chicken

Despite how often we talk about meal planning as a strategy for stress-free weeknight dinners, we don't want that to overshadow the smaller …

Cooking

Hackers are using Google Play Store apps to secretly mine cryptocurrency on your Android phone

Sophos identified 19 apps in the Google Play Store that mine the cryptocurrency Monero<p>19 Android apps that secretly mine the cryptocurrency Monero …

Google Play

The Chalk Man

• <b>Author:</b> C. J. Tudor<p><b>A riveting and brilliantly plotted psychological suspense, this razor-sharp debut will keep readers guessing right up to the shocking ending.</b><p>In 1986, Eddie and his friends are just kids on the verge of adolescence. They spend their days biking around their sleepy little English …

Books

The Genius Cake Cutting Hack You Need to Know About

It creates 3x as many slices.<p>Divvying up a round cake at a large party is no easy feat. Slice too thin, and the delicate piece of cake will fold over …

Dessert

3 New Books About the Secret Lives of the Rich and Famous

For some reason, we never tire of salacious gossip about the well-to-do. Royals, presidents, the scions of the Upper East Side — they’re all fodder for our wildest dreams and most scathing insults. This week’s book club features fictional, fictionalized, and non-fictional representations of the …

Books

To Stop Climate Change, Educate Girls and Give them Birth Control

Climate change is a ubiquitous hydra, a many-headed beast that affects everyone and everything in some form. Solutions to climate change range from …

Climate

Silicon Valley Has a Gender Discrimination Problem—and These Women Can Prove It

Silicon Valley’s gender discrimination problem was brought into the spotlight in March 2015, when Ellen Pao sued her former employer, venture capital …

Silicon Valley

Is It Really Healthier?

Truth or hype? We take a closer look to determine whether or not these supposedly healthy foods provide real nutritional benefits.<p>Smarter …

Nutrition

Don’t Be Fooled by Smoke and Mirrors: 12 Traits...

Let me paint a picture for you. The average member of today’s society has become immersed in technology, navigating life behind the confines of …

Emotional Intelligence

Quick Pot Sticker Soup Recipe

Recipe by: SLOcook<p>"This quick and delicious soup whips up really quick. I add some egg rolls to round out the meal."<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Added to shopping …

Cooking

The Psychology of Expectations

Perhaps you have heard the saying "Expectations are premeditated resentments." I believe that this slogan, which apparently originated in 12-step …

Psychology

11 of the best books you can read in a week

If you want to emulate some of the most successful people in the world, you can start by reading books — lots of them.<p>From Elon Musk to Mark Cuban to Oprah Winfrey, the most powerful innovators in the world all read several hours a day.<p>But starting a new book can be a daunting task if you don't …

Books

10 Key Psychological Concepts Many People Just Don’t Get

Source: stockfour/Shutterstock<p>Here’s an interesting thing about psychology: For the most part, everyone, regardless of their educational background, …

Psychology

The Lasting Pain of the Scapegoated Child

My mother wanted things to go her way and when they didn’t, she needed someone to blame. That someone was always me, not my older brother. I did my …

Psychology

How to Use Awkward Silence to Get What You Want

I heard a story recently about a friend’sformer boss. When underlings would go into this person’s office to discuss something like a pay raise or …

Psychology

Stop Blaming School Shootings on Mental Illness, Top Psychologist Warns

American Psychological Association President Jessica Henderson Daniel has a message for those blaming Wednesday’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, …

Mental Health

Anxious People Focus on Negative Cues That Others Don't

It's an ingrained habit—but one you can teach yourself to break.<p>Let’s pretend for a moment you’re giving a presentation in a room full of very important people. You want their feedback—ideally, some sign of positive approval—because you know you’re being evaluated.<p>You look to a person in the front …

Psychology

Glute Strengthening Workout

Put injuries behind you by working this key—but often neglected—muscle group.<p>For the past decade, coaches, trainers, and physical therapists like me have told runners to “work your core”—the muscles of your torso that support your every move. And so many runners have added crunches and planks that …

Health

30 Minute HIIT and Abs Workout with Warm Up and Cool Down (no equipment)

Need a little core work but also want to be sure you fire up your metabolism as well? This routine takes a typical lower intensity abs workout and …

Workouts

Whole baked cauliflower with pearl barley, wild mushrooms and cheese - delicious. magazine

INGREDIENTS<p>1 large cauliflower (about 800g), leaves removed and reserved (chopped if large)<br>• Olive oil for frying<br>• 1 onion, finely sliced<br>• 2 leeks, finely …

Cheese

10 Upper-Body Exercises to Master the Perfect Pull-Up

[caption id="attachment_65455" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Twenty20</i>[/caption]The pull-up is the original badass move. Sure, there are plenty …

Workouts

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

2-Minute Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Recipe

Quick and simple, this 2-minute chocolate peanut butter cake is the best choice when you want to eat something sweet and delicious! This dessert is …