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The Importance of Dads in an Increasingly Fatherless America

There is a growing split taking place among American fathers today.<p>On the one hand, more and more children are growing up without a dad in their …

Jimmy Kimmel On Donald Trump’s Spygate: Who You Gonna Trust, FBI Or Pumpkin McPornHumper?

Donald Trump was “up off the rails bright and early this morning, peddling his latest paranoid conspiracy theory,” Jimmy Kimmel told <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i> …

PSA: Here’s how to check for – and remove – the Mac malware mshelper

If your Mac seems to be running at high fan rates or you’re seeing reduced battery-life for no apparent reason, you may want to check for some Mac malware that seems to be going around …<p>A couple of support threads have described people finding a process called mshelper using a lot of CPU usage.<p>From …

10 Simple Habits That Will Make You More Likable Right Away

Enthusiasm is contagious.<p><i>What are some social life hacks? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, 7-figure entrepreneur, on Quora:</b><p>Growing up, I was one of the shyest and …

Charisma

Why Most People Will Never Have Great Relationships

Relationships are perhaps the most important foundation for your life.<p>If you have great relationships, there’s virtually nothing that can defeat you, …

The Baby-Formula Crime Ring

It’s pricey, it’s portable, its users need it constantly, and retailers love to buy it at a discount. All of which makes it a perfect product to steal.

Portable

10 habits of unlikeable people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Body Language

These 7 foods are scientifically proven to put you in a bad mood

There's a reason our stomachs are sometimes called our second brains. Our gut produces about 90% of our serotonin, the chemical responsible for making us feel good. So in an effort to stay our calm, upbeat selves, we chatted with Rachel Kelly, mental health advocate and author of "The Happiness …

How Much Protein Do You Need to Be Healthy?

Smoothies, shakes, supplements: There's no shortage of products that come with promises to boost your protein intake. But do you really need that …

3 Signs That You're a Micromanager and What You Can Do to About It

If you have any of these three tendencies, you're likely micromanaging your people. If you want them (and you) to grow, here's what to do.<p>As an executive and leadership coach, micromanaging is one of the most common challenges I see. It's a common problem for many leaders, new and old alike. Left …

Leadership

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

Convenient Stores

Decentralized delivery services show the power of connected networks.<p>From hunting and gathering to farming to picking up the phone to order a pizza, how humans obtain sustenance and other essentials is constantly evolving. Now, as people increasingly expect to get goods whenever they want them and …

Abortion Is Not Murder

Even if we granted the most generous possible terms to the anti-abortion camp, even if we pretended the fetus was fully rational and contemplating Shakespeare in the womb, abortion would still not be murder.<p>It is not surprising that Kevin Williamson, who called for women who had abortions to be …

10 Dangerous Side Effects Of A Low-Carb Diet

People on a weight loss regime often resort to eating a diet low in carbohydrates. The Institute of Medicine says that around 45 to 65% of a person's …

9 Mistakes Everyone Makes Cooking Chicken

These missteps have easy fixes, so you can tweak your chicken routine for the better tonight.<p>The Perfect Bird<p>The path to delicious chicken is …

Cooking

The Number of Cardio and Weightlifting Sessions a Beachbody Trainer Recommends Each Week

Whatever your goal is — weight loss, muscle gain, or overall health — one thing we have to decide each week is how many times to work out. The next question after that is how many cardio and strength-training sessions you should do each week. We talked to Joel Freeman, Beachbody Super Trainer and …

Exercise

Report: White Men Stockpile Guns Because They’re Afraid of Black People

In a clear case of reverse racism, an obscure, little-known discipline called “science” has revealed that the vast majority of gun owners are …

Guns

This is where fat goes when you lose weight, according to scientists — and research suggests doctors and dietitians have got it all wrong

With the rise of the wellness movement, countless people are focused on burning calories and getting lean.<p>But have you ever thought about exactly how fat disappears from your body?<p>As part of a study on the topic, scientists from the University of New South Wales posed a simple question to health …

The Best Trader Joe's Products Of All Time

If you've got a Trader Joe's in your neighborhood, chances are it's your go-to supermarket. It's cheap, convenient, and the snacks are unbeatable. It …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Bucket Lists

Watching a hydraulic press crush 10 decks of playing cards is pretty great

On Saturday, a YouTube channel which makes use of a hydraulic press to produce some simply awesome videos uploaded one that really fits the bill. …

How to Make Pastrami from Scratch

Pastrami on club with spicy mustard may be the ultimate comfort food. It seems indulgent and simply delicious — but most of us probably have no clue …

Hey Muslims, Let’s Join the NRA. We Could Help Solve Gun Violence.

Another week, another mass shooting. This time in Parkland, Florida. The location? A high school. The death toll? Seventeen.<p>Yet three little letters …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

Leadership

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

Society

12 Small Habits That Actually Reveal a Lot About Your Personality

The debate about the 'right way' to hang your TP has raged nearly since the roller's invention. However, therapist Gilda Carle, PhD, claims that she …

Disney has 10 movies coming out in 2018 — here they all are

There are a lot of movies coming out this year we can't wait to see, but Disney has one of the most envious lineups.<p>Not only is "Avengers: Infinity War" one of the most-anticipated movies of the year, but the Mouse House is also delivering two more Marvel movies and a sequel to "The Incredibles" 14 …

19 Smart Home Hacks That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Low-stress tricks and shortcuts.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length or clarity.</i>

Why apples and oranges should go in the fridge, plus all the other foods you're storing wrong

New guidance has been issued this month advising consumers that apples, oranges and other fruit should be kept in the fridge to prolong shelf life.<p>The advice from waste charity WRAP, the Food Standards Agency and the Department for Food and Rural Affairs has been issued in a bid to cut household …

Onions

The Last of the Iron Lungs

Martha Lillard spends half of every day with her body encapsulated in a half-century old machine that forces her to breathe. Only her head sticks out …

Public Health