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My secret life as a high-functioning drug user

From midweek binges to the dealer with a loyalty card, one twentysomething asks when a habit becomes an addiction<p>It’s Saturday night and I’m having dinner at a friend’s house. After dinner has been cleared, someone produces a small bag of cocaine and begins to cut it into lines at the table. I take …

Mind

Why I Stopped Helping People And You Should Too

My mother taught me never to give unsolicited advice, nor try to help anyone unless they ask you for it. I always thought that maybe she was just …

The Methods for SuperHuman Productivity

We live in The Age of Dramatic Distraction. Many shiny toys to chase every waking moment yet so few of those pursuits create real value and grow a …

The Most Ambitious Effort Yet To Abolish The Death Penalty Is Already Happening

Derided this spring as “guerrilla warfare” by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, the death penalty abolition movement is coming out into the open. The 8th Amendment Project’s leaders talk with BuzzFeed News about why — and how they plan to win.<p>Henderson Hill and Rob Smith are the odd couple …

ZHU x Skrillex x THEY. - Working For It (Zane Lowe World Premiere)

Zane Lowe

Strawberry Trifle Diabetic) Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Tear cake into bite size pieces and place in bottom of ungreased 9" x 13" pan.<p>Dissolve gelatin in 1 cup boiling water- no cold water. Add …

10 Underrated Zombie Movies as Good as The Walking Dead

With <i>The Walking Dead</i> entering its sixth season, <i>Fear The Walking Dead</i> signed up for a second season, and shows such as, <i>iZombie</i> and <i>Z Nation</i> becoming …

State Considers Exempting Killers With Severe Mental Illness From Death Penalty

Convicted murderers who had a severe mental illness when they committed their crime would face a maximum punishment of life without parole instead of the death penalty under a proposed Ohio law.<p>The legislation, considered Wednesday by a state Senate committee, would apply to defendants who don't …

Mental Health

Talk about a murder mystery: The reason 6,000 crows flock to Burnaby, B.C., every night

Heading toward Burnaby, around Willingdon Avenue where it intersects Hwy. 1, if you time it right, you could drive into one of the creepiest scenes …

Vancouver Centre candidates face naked tenants when canvassing

Door-knocking in her condo-heavy riding of Vancouver Centre, Liberal candidate Hedy Fry encounters at least three naked people every campaign season. Her NDP rival, Constance Barnes, goes by a different metric, estimating one in 30 tenants answers the door in the buff.<p>The key, both advise, is to …

Big Bang Theory Recap: Watch Penny and Sheldon's Shocking Kiss

Of course, shocker #1 was that Sheldon actually kissed Penny—*passionately*. And shocker #2 was when Penny pulled a Mrs. Robinson and threw her leg around her husband's best friend. And shocker #3 was that even though this was a dream sequence, it was *so* out there and *so* rare that it earned a …

TV

Kenan Thompson And Kel Mitchell Reunited On "The Tonight Show" And Our '90s Dreams Came True

Welcome to Good Burger.

10 Surprising Facts About LEGO

You're never going to look at your favorite toy the same way again.<p>Like Easy-Bake Ovens and Troll dolls, you probably remember these famous plastic bricks fondly from your childhood. But did you know the first one was made in 1932 and out of wood? Didn't think so. Here are a few more facts you …

Lego

Unraveling The Surprising Relationship Between Mood And Productivity

Mood affects your productivity more than you realize, but a new app is helping employees take control of their emotions at work.<p>Much of what we deal with in life is shaped by our mind-set.<p>There is a quote I love that says, “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” I’ve found …

Psychology

A&E to air one-hour special featuring Bill Cosby accusers

Dozens of women accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault came forward for a <i>New York</i> magazine story in July, and some are coming forward once again for a …

Reprogram Your Brain to Improve Relationships and Heal Past Wounds

If you’ve followed my work, you’ve probably heard me talk about or read something I’ve written that has talked about the skillful application of …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

University of Oxford

8 more small things you do that people use to judge your personality

The list got a fair amount of traction, so we decided to research even <i>more</i> ways people draw inferences about your personality.<p>The following eight items are drawn from the original Quora thread, "What are the really small things that tell a lot about a person's psychology and personality?," as well …

Psychology

Astronauts report an “overview effect” from the awe of space travel—and you can replicate it here on Earth

The view of earth from space is so spectacular that it can apparently transform astronauts’ perspectives on life—and even draw these scientists toward religion and spiritualism.<p>“Something happens to you out there,” Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell has said. “You develop an instant global …

Apollo Missions

The "world's most sustainable eatery" is on a rooftop in Copenhagen

You have to work for your dinner at Stedsans på ØsterGRO, one of the hottest dinner tickets in Copenhagen. First you have to be lucky enough to get a …

Australian Shepherd Lost In Yellowstone National Park For 42 Days After Car Wreck Reunited With Owner In Epic Fashion

An Australian Shepherd lost in Yellowstone National Park, who roamed the wilderness for 42 days, was reunited with his owner in epic …

Yellowstone National Park

Gold fever hits Poland with possible discovery of Nazi train

WALBRZYCH, Poland (AP) — The placid woodlands around this medieval castle town have suddenly become the hottest spot in Poland — as treasure hunters descend on the area in search of a mystery Nazi train said to be laden with gold.<p>Government reports that two men may have located the legendary World …

Time I
Space Travel

These tech-savvy military dogs will kill you with cuteness (pictures)

Chute to thrill, tandem-style

Military

Travel Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

AOL

Here’s the First Scene from The Walking Dead Season 6

Last night’s <i>Fear the Walking Dead</i> premiere was a good reminder that there was life <i>before</i> the brain-lusting undead took over. But AMC, not being short on brains themselves, also used the spin-off to remind audiences that zombies and <i>The Walking Dead</i> Season 6 are coming. In the promo above we get a …

The Walking Dead

First 'Walking Dead' Season 6 Premiere Sneak Peek Offers Clues

Time for an undead road trip! An amazing trailer for "The Walking Dead" Season 6 debuted at Comic-Con, but last night -- just before the start of "Fear the Walking Dead" -- a sneak peek from the main zombie show's next episode aired on the "Talking Dead Season 6 Preview Special." This 45-second …

The Walking Dead

10 Horror Sequels That Are Actually Awesome

Sequels to horror movies often get a bad rap. Sure, there are tons of dashed off, less-than-stellar follow ups out there, as well as franchises that …

Horror
Horror

10 Horror Novels or Collections You Need To Add To Your Must-Read List

I’ve got an innate love for all things horror. The scarier, the better. I attribute this partially to just being a strange person (sorry about that, …