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Sentencing of 'Baby Doe' mom delayed until July 12

BOSTON (AP) — The mother of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on a Boston Harbor island is expected to …

5 Ancient Buddhist Practices That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

If you want to look for a place to start finding your inner peace, look to Buddhism. Zen Buddhism will guide you to find the road to happiness and …

How to Write a Check in 6 Easy Steps | Investopedia

For those who have fill out checks on a regular basis, the process becomes almost automatic. However, if you haven't written many checks, it can be …

Here's How to Avoid Catching Colds and the Flu

Vitamin D—the“sunshine vitamin”—is best known for its role in bone and brain health. But a collection of evidence suggests that it can also protect …

Wellness

Get to Bed Earlier by Making a Deal With Yourself

I’ve been searching for a way to get myself to bed earlier for years, and I’ve finally found a trick that works for me. I just have to treat myself …

'This Is Us' Showed How Debilitating and Scary an Anxiety Attack Can Be

A character on the hit NBC show suffered from a panic attack this week—and the portrayal was spot-on.<p>Fans of NBC's family drama <i>This Is Us</i> may have …

Mental Health

Colonists shipped Native Americans abroad as slaves

Native Americans, including noncombatants, who surrendered during King Philip’s War to avoid enslavement were enslaved at nearly the same rate as …

Native Americans

7 Magical Places to View Auroras

These tips will give you the best shot at experiencing the enchantment of the northern and southern lights.<p>The otherworldly aurora borealis, or northern lights, begin high in the Earth’s atmosphere—at altitudes from 60 to more than 250 miles—when charged particles from the sun become trapped in the …

Northern Lights

A Zen Master Reveals a Powerful Mindfulness Strategy to Stop Negative Thought Cycles

If you’ve ever read wisdom from the likes of Buddha, Osho or Eckhart Tolle, then you’ve undoubtedly heard the phrase “become an observer of your …

9 Financial Lessons Every High School Senior Should Learn

9 Financial Skills You Should've Learned in High School<p>Updated May 30, 2017<p>There is a movement that is working on teaching basic personal finances to …

8 Signs That You Are Not Drinking Enough Water

In order to survive we all need water. Without water no one can live. Water also helps you keeps the inner workings of your body in top shape. …

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It’s that time of year again…the most wonderful time! My heart is full of joy during the month of December as we prepare for Christmas. Thinking …

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

For the last year I have been making <b>Elana Amsterdam's brownie recipe</b>. It is so perfect in taste and texture and since calls for an entire jar of …

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Britain's soaring rental prices are pushing one in 8 workers into poverty

One in every eight workers lives in poverty - 3.8 million people - according to a report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, a social policy group.<p>The number has risen by one million in 10 years because stagnant wages have not kept pace with the rising cost of private renting, the foundation …

12 Websites That Can Make You Incredibly Smarter

Self-learning has been more popular as the amount of information available online is increasing, allowing us to broaden our views with any topics …

The Brain

Relax Before Bedtime with This 20-Minute Yoga Routine

Yoga as a bedtime routine can help you relax, fall asleep quicker, and get more rest so you wake feeling refreshed. If you don’t have a routine that …

The Greatest Science Books of 2016

From the sound of spacetime to time travel to the microbiome, by way of polar bears, dogs, and trees.<p>I have long believed that E.B. White’s abiding wisdom on children’s books — <i>“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time. You have to write up, not down.”</i> — is equally true of …

What to Do If Your Thyroid Is on the Fritz

From weight gain (or loss) to exhaustion, brain fog, depression, anxiety, and dry skin, thyroid dysfunction causes a wide range of symptoms, which …

How to Live Alone Without Going Crazy

Living alone is a luxury, but it comes with perils, like the risk of becoming depressed or simply weird.<p>I recently achieved a dream I never quite thought I would reach: I now live alone in New York City. My reasons are complicated and numerous, but they boil down to the simple idea that hell is …

25 book recommendations from some of the smartest people in tech

Our goal has always been to give you rare, unprecedented access to the people shaping the tech industry— specifically, the advice that they've gained through experience, or used to get where they are today.<p>So when we sat down earlier this year to double down on this mission, we wondered who these …

Why Brexit is great news for U.S. homebuyers

It's now even cheaper to get a mortgage.<p>The average rate of a 30-year fixed mortgage dropped to 3.48% -- the lowest level since May 2013, according to Freddie Mac. A year ago, the rate was 4.08%.<p>The drop comes in the wake of the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union. The historic vote sent …

Hate Crimes Soar Since Brexit With 300 Incidents Reported In A Week

On average 63 incidents are reported each week.<p>More than 300 hate crime incidents have been reported to a national online portal during the last week …

Hate Crimes

A Prison That Offers Hope

In theory, we put criminals in prison to punish them, to incapacitate them (for a time), to deter others from following their bad example and to …

Crime

Summer books: the psychology behind a perfect beach read

I recently experienced the pure, immersive joy of finding a beach book perfectly suited for my vacation. At the beginning of four days on a secluded island, I dove into Leanne Shapton’s memoir, <i>Swimming Studies</i>, and rarely came up for air.<p>The book now sits on my shelf with sand between its pages. …

Books

Here's the salary you have to earn to buy a home in 19 major US cities

In the market for a home? Mortgage site HSH.com has updated its estimate of how much annual income a household would need to buy a home in major metropolitan areas in the US, according to first-quarter 2016 data.<p>The site highlights a few differences from last quarter:<p>• The Denver metro area has …