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Love Stories: Why I'm Secretly Sad for Women Who Get Engaged in Their Twenties

You may not think me the blissful newlywed when I say this, but every time a twenty-something I know returns from a holiday with a certain glow and that definitive diamond on her left ring finger, part of me aches for her. But you’re only twenty-five, I think, as I offer my best wishes. Perhaps I …

Real Estate

Gay marriage comes to Alabama over chief judge's objections

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's chief justice built his career on defiance: In 2003, Roy Moore was forced from the bench for disobeying a federal …

LGBTQI

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Tomorrow’s Skyscrapers And iPhones Could Be Made Of Super Steel!

A new alloy discovered by Korean researchers makes steel as strong as aluminum at almost the exact same cost.<p>When you look at the gadgets that surround you, chances are, they’re made of aluminum. There’s a reason for that. Steel might be great for everything from skyscrapers to cookware because of …

8 Eye-Opening Facts About Vaccines

In 2000, measles was eradicated in the United States, but has recently re-emerged and infected over 100 people in at least 14 states. Many doctors point to parents not vaccinating their children as the reason the virus is now spreading in the United States. Though the vast majority of Americans …

Everything You Need To Know About 2015's Weirdest And Wackiest Health Trends

A few years ago, if you told your friends that you were drinking charcoal, going to 7 a.m. raves and drinking bone broth, they probably would have looked at you like you were crazy. There's no doubt that these activities still seem a little strange, but they're also considered healthy (at least by …

Coconut

Greece locked in talks with EU as Tsipras demands new debt deal

In a rousing policy speech to parliament, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday swore he would be "unshakeable" in implementing his electoral promises and refused to apply for an extension to the much-loathed 240-billion-euro ($270 billion) bailout.<p>The European Commission's representative for the …

Europe

Oil Company CEOs Likely To Avoid Big Hit To Compensation – For Now

Drilling site manager Greg Murphy looks on as people from local communities protest against shale gas exploration during a media day at Chevron's drilling site in Pungesti April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel<p>BOSTON (Reuters) - These are nervous times at the top of North America’s oil companies. …

This Book Cover Judges You Back

“My aim was to create a book cover that is human and approachable hi-tech,” writes designer Thijs Biersteker, creative director of Moore, a Dutch …

Publication Design

24 Clever Ideas Inside Virgin’s New Hotel

It’s the little things.<p>It’s the little things, and anyone who’s flown Virgin America knows it: the calming purple mood lighting, the food and drink orders you can place electronically from your seats, the entertaining safety video, the ticket stubs that are 50% smaller than the obnoxious industry …

Macro Photography Equipment Guide and Tips

There are a number of ways to get into macro photography ranging from inexpensive to outrageously expensive. Tough decisions to make, especially for …

Macro Photography

Articles about apartment shows how build perfect live work space on Dwell.com - Dwell

A husband-wife architectural duo transform a former tire shop into a versatile home-office.<p>After a thoughtful restoration, a former chapel in South London embraces a new calling as a vibrant, contemporary space for a...<p>We were recently in Palm Springs soaking up the sun and the majesty of the …

Palm Springs

Are marriages stronger when one spouse is dominant?

Researchers claim married couples are more likely to have a stable relationship when either the husband or wife asserts dominance<p>Having a dominant spouse in a marriage may give the partnership greater stability and lead to more children, researchers claim.<p>A study found that relationships where …

High-tech Japanese hotel to employ human-like robot staff

Going to Japan? Here's a bit of advice: if you're absolutely terrified of eerie human-like robots, think very hard before visiting Nagasaki prefecture's Henn-na Hotel that's slated to open its doors in July. Why? Because the high-tech hotel will employ 10 robots, three of which are multilingual …

Greece insists it doesn't have a cash problem

The EU has warned time is running out to avoid a financing crisis in Greece.<p>The new left-wing government in Athens has rejected the austerity that was forced upon the country by an EU/International Monetary Fund bailout and instead says it wants a "bridge agreement" until it has negotiated a new …

Europe

Interesting

Chest-thumping facts about the USA! USA! USA! (25 Photos)<p>By: Matt<p>315 Liked! 50 Disliked 0<p>humanity<p>The professions with the most psychopaths (12 Photos)<p>…

Could This Test Predict If You'll Be Depressed?

It might be as simple as staring at a face<p>A scan for future depression could someday be as simple as looking at an angry face.<p>In a recent study at Duke University, researchers monitored the brains of healthy adults who were asked to look at pictures of mad or scary faces. People who showed more …

Science says humans are hardwired to be prejudiced

Social motivations , such as the desire to be a member of a group or to compete with others, are among the most basic human drives. In fact, our brains are able to assess "in-group" (us) and "out-group" (them) membership within a fraction of a second. This ability, once necessary for our survival, …

Psychology

Make Time for the Pain

When someone comes into therapy essentially requesting a major mental and emotional overhaul, I typically warn them that we’ll be doing a lot of …

Psychology

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

The Breakfast That Could Help You Eat 50 Percent Less at Lunch

<i>By Amanda Woerner for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>What did you eat for breakfast today? If it was oatmeal, you might find yourself feeling fuller longer and …

Modern Boutique Hotel in a 19th-Century Foundry

Designer John Tong’s inventive Ontario boutique hotel blends rural references with an urbane sensibility.<p>Prince Edward County in Ontario, Canada, has become a popular weekend destination for epicureans and wine connoisseurs. And while travelers have a bounty of farmstands, vineyards, and …

Devon

Oil Picks Up On Hopes China's Easing Will Spur Demand

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Thursday, rallying a little after big losses in the previous session, after China took steps to pour fresh liquidity into the world's second-biggest economy to spur activity.<p>Oil markets remain highly volatile, with U.S. crude losing 9 percent on Wednesday in …

Oil

7 Habits of Remarkably Successful Startup Entrepreneurs

All successful entrepreneurs may be different from one another--but not in certain key ways.<p>On the surface, successful entrepreneurs seem to be the same as everyone else.<p>But look closely and you'll see that in a few ways they are very, very different--and so is how they start and run their …

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Top 10: Photos: World's Best Picnic Spots

Have a snack while you're soaking in the sights. Here are some of the most beautiful spots for a picnic.

7 Things I Learned on an Elimination Diet (and How They Still Keep Me Healthy Every Day)

Honestly, I'm totally averse to "diets."<p>I've never put myself on one because I think they often set people up to "fail" because they are not sustainable in the long-term. It's this really sad, vicious cycle of trying to find the next easy way to "get skinny" that ends up making people feel really …

7 Signs That You Have Over-Processed Your Photographs

Modern cameras give us great images without having to do too much to them. Many of us, however, realize that with a little post production we can …

Harbin Snow and Ice Fest in Pictures

Art