Alex Danilko

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Magnus Carlsen Proves Chess Players Can Also Be Really Great Dressers In G-Star RAW Ads

The chess world doesn't churn out celebrities with household recognition. But its latest star, Magnus Carlsen, is definitely a name worth knowing.<p>In case you're not caught up with your chess news, 22-year-old Carlsen defeated the titleholder Vishy Anand of India in the FIDE World Championship match …

Science of homosexuality explored in new doc

A Q & A with Bryce Sage about why gays aren't extinct<p>If natural selection favours individuals who leave behind lots of descendants, why do …

What Every Employer Needs to Know About 'Generation Y'

The workplace is evolving quickly and steadily. Not just in its physical attributes, but right down to its genetic code -- the people that are doing and running things. A new generation of talent has emerged, with values and desires that are fundamentally different than those of their predecessors. …

The Workplace

Top 10 Cities For Young People

How do you determine the best city for young people to live in the entire world?<p>It’s a tricky and subjective endeavor to say the least, but a new global index has ranked 25 of the world’s major cities based on qualities most attractive for people between the ages of 15 and 29.<p>YouthfulCities, a …

41 Reasons To Be Thankful For Your Spouse

This time of year offers the perfect opportunity to take a step back and reflect on who and what really matters in life. And for those of us who are married, our spouse is one of those important people.<p>With that in mind, we asked HuffPost readers to tell us what makes them feel most grateful for …

Top-Secret Document Reveals NSA Spied On Porn Habits As Part Of Plan To Discredit 'Radicalizers'

WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency has been gathering records of online sexual activity and evidence of visits to pornographic websites as part of a proposed plan to harm the reputations of those whom the agency believes are radicalizing others through incendiary speeches, according to a …

Why Canadian homes are more unaffordable than ever

Why houses seem so expensive<p>This chart compares average housing price data supplied by the Canadian Real Estate Association with average annualized weekly wages for full-time workers over the past 17 years. The numbers are in current dollars, which means no adjustments for inflation have been …

How to Be Naked

<b>True nakedness has nothing to do with sex.</b><p>It's funny that for as many headlines as we have about how to be better in bed or how to have more orgasms, there are shockingly few that encourage us to open up, to risk our hearts, to be truly naked.<p>Sex is wonderful; it's an amazing part of being alive. …

Relationships

4 Ways to Get Better Lungs and Make Exercise Easier

The Sherpa population in Tibet is famously known for their extreme levels of high-altitude fitness, often easily conquering Mount Everest climbs alongside seasoned and extremely fit climbers who have been training for months or years. Perhaps you've seen Nepalese Sherpas parodied in a popular …

Mountaineering

6 Questions Your Future Self Would Ask You Right Now

I used to cry myself to sleep every night. I walked around the cold city of Chicago feeling lifeless, numb and bored with life. I would obsess over my day, and feel tremendous guilt and anxiety tied to my eating disorders, drug addictions, poor choices in men, and misery about staying in a job I …

Positive Thinking

Carrick on money: Are homes an investment? No way

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>Are homes an investment? No way</b><p>An appreciation of the work of Yale economist Robert Shiller, who just won a Nobel price. Shiller called the U.S. housing bubble in …

'Canadian Anti-Pornography Petition' Urges Opt-In Filter On All Porn

A petition on the Change.org website is urging Canada’s government to require Internet service providers (ISPs) to create a filter that would block …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Beer

What Sexual Satisfaction Really Means To 6 Women

What does "sexual satisfaction" actually mean?<p>A study published in the September 2013 issue of The Journal of Sex Research sought to answer that question. Researchers asked 449 women and 311 men in committed relationships how they define sexual satisfaction, and sorted the resulting responses into …

How BlackBerry blew it: The inside story

<i>This investigative report reveals that:</i><p><i>Shortly after the release of the first iPhone, Verizon asked BlackBerry to create a touchscreen “iPhone killer.” But the result was a flop, so Verizon turned to Motorola and Google instead.</i>• <i><br>In 2012, one-time co-CEO Jim Balsillie quit the board and cut all ties</i> …

Is the New Tesla Model S Right for You? A Review From a New Owner

Nikola Tesla was the inventor of the alternating current (AC) that powers our homes today, as well as many other revolutionary breakthroughs in our command of electromagnetism. Tesla was a bit like Iron Man, a somewhat touched but brilliant inventor and a talented showman, and his magical displays …

Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas

Home > Recipes by Category > Slow Cooker Recipes > Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas<p>September 17, 2013 // 40 <i>Comments »</i><p>As far as I’m …

'Immediately After We Had Sex, He Stopped Talking To Me'

<i>Throughout the months of September and October, HuffPost Teen is highlighting the way teens think and feel about sex through anecdotes written for our series, "Teen Sex: It's Complicated." All of the authors are teenagers who have agreed to be published anonymously. If you want to share your</i> …

Cassidy Lynn Campbell, Transgender Teen, Named Homecoming Queen

On Friday night, transgender teen Cassidy Lynn Campbell was crowned homecoming queen at a California high school.<p>Campbell, a 16-year-old student at Marina High School in Huntington Beach, was shocked when blue and gold balloons revealed she had won the crown on Sept. 20, according to KTLA. "I …

A few drinks while pregnant isn’t bad, but the new maternal puritanism is

Ironically, I didn’t even need caffeine before I was pregnant. Most mornings my mental cobwebs used to clear themselves within a half-hour without chemical help. So when, during my first appointment, my midwife asked how much caffeine I drank, I blithely replied, “oh, maybe a few cups a week.” This …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Six key skills leaders need

<i>This is an excerpt from</i> Compelling People <i>by John Neffinger and Matthew Kohut. Reprinted by arrangement with Hudson Street Press, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, A Penguin Random House Company. Copyright © John Neffinger and Matthew Kohut., 2013.</i><p>When we consider how organizations select …

Working around the clock wastes everyone’s time

Working 14 hours a day is ruinous to your health, your family, your relationships, your personality and your temper. It's also thoroughly inefficient. We know all this, but the sad case of Moritz Erhardt has reminded us of it, all over again.<p>Even if it turns out that the death of the Bank of …

Lori Welbourne, Topless Reporter, Surprises Kelowna's Mayor To Prove A Point About Equality (VIDEO)

A Canadian woman's attempt to expose her hometown mayor to the complexities of a gender equality issue caused some buzz after she took her top off …

What Gen Y needs to know to become leaders

Much advice has been offered in recent years to managers who have to oversee millennials, a generation with a different attitude to the workplace. But now the tables are turning.<p>Millennials, also known as Generation Y, were born from 1981 to 2000, so the oldest ones have entered their thirties. …

What Happens When You Abolish Tipping? Service Gets Better: Slate

For more than six years, I ran a restaurant without tips.<p>A couple of years after opening the Linkery restaurant in San Diego, the team and I adopted a policy of adding to each dining-in check a service charge of 18 percent—a little less than our tip average had been. We also refused to accept any …