Alex Hassel

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Where You Live Affects Your Happiness And Health, But How Exactly?

Every year, Gallup and Sharecare rank U.S. cities for well-being, based on how residents feel about living in their communities, and their health, finances, social ties and sense of purpose. Perhaps unsurprisingly, places like Naples, Fla., and Boulder, Col., tend to top the list, while Southern …

Brookings Institution

Neuroscientist to talk about how the brain creates reality

David McCormick, director of the UO’s Institute of Neuroscience, will give a free science talk April 17

Mindfulness

12 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoons

How you end your workweek will not only have a huge impact on how productive you are the following week, but also may determine how relaxed you are …

The female price of male pleasure

The world is disturbingly comfortable with the fact that women sometimes leave a sexual encounter in tears.<p>When <i>Babe.net</i> published a pseudonymous …

The Precarious Generation

In the October 8 edition of <i>The New York Times Magazine</i>, an ad for Gradifi takes up the entire inside cover. A smiling young woman stares out, wearing …

Teens

Pull Quote

Magazine<p>When we get closer to nature—be it untouched wilderness or a backyard tree—we do our overstressed brains a favor.<p><b>When you head out</b> to the desert, David Strayer is the kind of man you want behind the wheel. He never texts or talks on the phone while driving. He doesn’t even approve of eating …

Brainwaves

Ahed is only 16. And there's no father more proud of his daughter than I am

Since Trump’s Victory, Democratic Socialists of America Has Become a Budding Political Force

Anna HeywardWhy an army of young people is joining DSA.The post Since Trump’s Victory, Democratic Socialists of America Has Become a Budding …

Middle-class

2017 was a great year for Trump fans who ignored reality

Los Angeles

No, the Vanity Fair staffers behind the Clinton video shouldn’t be fired

By Elizabeth Bruenig<p>Opinion columnist<p>On the Internet, the logic of road rage reigns supreme: Alone before your screen, without trusted friends and other social mediators to provide context or perspective, and with no relationship between yourself and the offender, vastly disproportionate responses …

Hillary Clinton

Sharon Designated A Massachusetts 'Green Community'

The town is now eligible for over $4 million in grants to fund renewable energy and efficiency projects.<p>SHARON, MA – Sharon is among 25 Massachusetts …

The Case Against a Basic Income

In her campaign memoir <i>What Happened</i>, Hillary Clinton wrote that the idea of a universal basic income (UBI) for all Americans “fascinated” her. …

Does America Have to Overpay For Health Care to Drive Innovation?

Most informed observers agree that the United States overpays for health care by a wide margin. Which is good because it’s hard to argue with this …

How I'm Getting the Most Travel Time I Can in 2018

Or, how to turn 15 days of paid time off into 45 days of travel.<p>You may not think you have enough vacation time in 2018 to take the trips you want to …