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Six People Found Murdered at Texas Campsite, in Pond

An East Texas man has been charged with murder in connection with six bodies found at a campsite and in a pond, officials said Monday.<p>William Hudson, 33, was charged with one count of murder after sheriff’s deputies were dispatched Sunday morning after a report of a shooting approximately 100 miles …

U.S. firefighter gets world's most extensive face transplant

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A volunteer firefighter from Mississippi whose face was burned off during a home fire rescue received the world's most extensive face transplant, New York University Langone Medical Center said on Monday.<p>After a 26-hour surgery performed at the New York hospital in August, …

Man Leaves 'Free Dating Advice' Notes In Supermarket And We Can't Stop Laughing

Forget "compliment your date" or "research the venue", one man has some rather unusual tips for impressing a potential partner.<p>The unidentified gent …

One-Minute Relationship Test: Does Your Boyfriend, Husband Respect You

Seth Meyers is a smart, nice, funny guy who happens to be happily married (to wife Alexi, below). Last night at our Women of the Year Awards, he dropped a surprisingly simple piece of advice that really gets to the heart of what makes for a respectful, equal relationship. In less than a minute, …

Seth Meyers

5 Guys Get Real About How Their Relationships Changed After Marriage

"We didn't live together before we got married, so things changed a lot."<p>Will marriage change how your boyfriend feels about you? Cosmopolitan.com asked five guys how their relationships really changed after they tied the knot. Here's what they had to say.<p><b>1.</b> "We had already been living together for …

How to Make Your Relationship Last: 3 Secrets Backed by Research

The beginning of a relationship is amazing. But often, it starts to fizzle out later on…<p>The things you used to love about them start to annoy you. …

Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

Relationships

Why Women Leave Men They Love: What Every Man Needs to Know

Read on HuffPost Deutschland<p>As a marriage counsellor working with men and women in relationship crisis, I help clients navigate numerous issues. While many situations are complex, there's one profoundly simple truth that men need to know: Women leave men they love.<p>They feel terrible about it. It …

Relationships

12 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Don't Do

One of the most important skills for being successful in life at work and at home, is not just being intelligent (meaning having a high IQ) but also …

The water wars are coming: Civilization will never survive climate calamity

Delegates from 200 nations are convening in Paris for a climate summit. It should be treated as a peace conference<p>Michael Klare<p>November 5, 2015 8:15am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>At the end of November, delegations from nearly 200 countries will convene in Paris for what is …

Climate Change

What Women Really Think About Sex After Marriage

"Believe me, if I were still single right now, I'd want to be married too. I am so much happier with my husband and family."<p>The media depicts sex after marriage as this pretty bleak affair for both genders: men supposedly want more of it, women never have orgasms, etc. In this week's "Sex Talk …

Relationship Warning: 4 Signs That Your 'Flirting' Is Flirting With Cheating!

The statement, "Dad, Antonio is performing again" always makes me smile and laugh. It's what Gianna says when she notices her brother Antonio flirting with one of her friends. She uses "performing" instead of "flirting", but make no mistake about it, he's flirting and he's been doing it since he …

Bosses with this personality type tend to manage the most people

Science suggests there's one personality type that's more likely to manage larger teams.<p>A new report from Truity Psychometrics, a provider of online personality and career assessments, shows pronounced differences in managerial responsibility by personality type. Across all personality types, …

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This one-minute morning routine can improve your productivity all day long

Just finding time to eat can be difficult, even though eating breakfast has been correlated with increased energy and productivity, better overall health, and a better mood.<p>But there's an easier, less time-consuming way to start the day off right, and it only takes a minute: Make your bed.<p>When your …

Time Management

The guys behind MegaBots say their giant fighting robot will pioneer an entirely new, worldwide sport

There is a massive square-city-block building in West Oakland called American Steel. It used to be a repair shop for huge cargo ships. But as the industry left Oakland, the giant, rusted hull of a building took on a new purpose, housing artists, tinkerers and makers who need space to build big …

Robotics

The Art of Being Alive Series: Interview With the Founder of 'The Happiness Planner"

"The Happiness Planner is a stationery line designed to help people welcome more happiness, positivity, and joy into their lives by applying the practices of positive thinking, mindfulness, gratitude,and self-improvement." -- Mo Seetubtim, Founder of the Happiness Planner.<p>My attraction to this …

Happiness

Alien Life on Oily Exoplanets Could Have Ether-based 'DNA'

In the search for life beyond Earth, scientists have justifiably focused on water because all biology as we know it requires this fluid.<p>A wild card, …

Artificial intelligence: how clever do we want our machines to be?

From <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> to <i>Blade Runner</i> and <i>RoboCop</i> to <i>The Matrix</i>, how humans deal with the artifical intelligence they have created has proved a fertile dystopian territory for film-makers. More recently Spike Jonze’s <i>Her</i> and Alex Garland’s forthcoming <i>Ex Machina</i> explore what it might be like to have …

How To Make Extra-Efficient Solar Panels Using Old Blu-Ray Discs

Blu-ray discs' pretty color actually makes them great at capturing light.<p>You probably don't think of them that way, but Blu-ray discs have a gorgeous color. In fact, the same physics that gives butterfly wings and housefly eyes their iridescent shine are also at work on Blu-ray. All are examples of …

Solar Panels

So This Is How Julia Child Roasts a Turkey

When Julia Child makes turkey, she really, really, really goes all out. But if you try to replicate it, there might be tears<p>When was the last time you cried while attempting to cook a recipe?<p>If the answer is never, it's time to try <b>Julia Child</b>'s Stuffed Turkey with Farce Pitchounaise.<p>The year was …

2nd Frenchman seen in ISIS beheading video, president says

A second French militant has been identified in the video showing a beheaded American aid worker and the deaths of Syrian soldiers, France's president said Wednesday, calling for vigilance on "how these young people can be indoctrinated."<p>Speaking in Canberra, Australia, President Francois Hollande …

Everything You Wanted to Know About Scorpion Candy

What's the deal with all those scorpion candies anyway? Does anyone actually eat the scorpion? We investigate.<p>Scorpion suckers aren't the sort of thing you typically find in the candy aisle of your local grocery store.<p>They're the sort of thing that you generally find at gift shops and tourist traps …

Teen Breaks His Own Guinness World Record For Speed Texting With An iPhone 6 Plus

Yes, there is a Guinness World Record for speed texting. And the current record holder just set the bar much higher for himself with a new record, accomplished with Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.<p>Marcel Fernandes Filho, a 17-year-old from Brazil, set the Guinness World Record for "Fastest Time To Type A …

Sun’s magnetic field sparks lightning on Earth

Lightning is by its very nature unpredictable, but forecasting when and where it will strike has become easier following new research.<p>Space scientists have found that lightning strikes in the UK are being driven by changes that are occurring millions of miles away deep inside the sun. They found …

Amnesty backs Detekt tool to scan for state spyware on computers

Human rights experts and technology groups have launched a new tool allowing members of the public to scan their computers for surveillance spyware used by governments.<p>Amnesty says Detekt is the first tool freely available that will allow activists and journalists to find out if their PCs are being …

Sweden confirms foreign sub in its waters

A foreign submarine recently trespassed in Swedish territory, officials there said Friday, but they couldn't say what country the vessel belonged to.<p>The Swedish military began an intense sweep of the waters off the coast of Stockholm more than three weeks ago.<p>On Friday, the Swedish Armed Forces …

Across Europe disillusioned voters turn to outsiders for solutions

Our correspondents in the European capitals report on the rise of insurgent parties across the continent<p>To make their point that France’s mainstream parties are both as inept as each other, the Front National has taken to calling its rivals the UMPS, an amalgam of the acronyms for the opposition …

Are We Doomed To Arctic Winters In America?

Scientists Square Off On The Coming Freeze<p>There's an unwelcome guest on your doorstep, America.<p>It comes from the north, dragging frigid air and awful commutes like a terrible shroud over the continental United States, from the Rocky Mountains all the way to the Atlantic. While the East Coast saw …

Global Warming