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Your DNA determines whether you're an introvert or an extrovert — here's how to tell which one you are

At some point in your life, you've probably been described as an extrovert or an introvert. It's true that many of us place ourselves in one of those two categories — or somewhere in the middle if you're an ambivert.<p>These labels were coined in the 1920s by the psychologist Carl Jung. He said the …

Behavioral Sciences

You can now take Yale’s most popular (and mood-boosting) class ever online for free

Earlier this year, Yale University introduced a course on happiness that quickly rose to fame on its campus. The class, called “Psychology and the …

Yale

4 Simple Words That Will Make You a Better Critical Thinker

Few questions expose the limits of one's knowledge quite like these four words do.<p><i>How can we develop our critical thinking abilities? 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 Allen Lobo,</b> …

Critical Thinking

Bad News for Kissers: Mono Virus is Actually Linked to 7 Other Diseases

Celibacy's looking pretty great right now.<p>Getting mono is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it means you have someone to kiss, or at least swap …

Multiple Sclerosis

For These Women, Their Religion’s Push For Purity Made Sex Unholy

Pleasure during sex is even harder when it comes with feelings of shame.<p><b>ADILA*</b><p>Boys were forbidden to Adila when she was growing up.<p>"Don't talk to …

Faith

11 Easy Tips to Teach Your Kids Time Management Skills

Hurry up. Do you know what time it is? Let's go. What's taking you so long? Do you sometimes feel like you're raising a bunch of dawdlers with no …

Kids

Trillions Upon Trillions of Viruses Fall From the Sky Each Day

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Spain, an international team of researchers set out four buckets to gather a shower of viruses falling from the sky.<p>Scientists have surmised there is a stream of viruses circling the planet, above the planet’s weather systems but below the level of airline …

Microbiology

'Xennials' were born in the early '80s — here are all the ways they're different from the millennials they were supposed to be

If you were born between 1977 and 1985, you're officially a member of the microgeneration known as xennials.<p>The term was coined by Sarah Stankorb in a 2014 Good magazine article to describe a group that straddles Gen X, born between 1965 and 1980, and millennials, born between 1981 and 1996, …

Demographics

This Teacher Says She Can’t Afford To Stay On The Job

As Arizona threatens to join school strikes that have shaken up public education around the country, one teacher says her love for her work won’t pay her bills.<p><b>Last year, high school teacher</b> Mallory Heath assigned her humanities students an essay to consider a basic, personal question: Who am I?<p>It …

Education

4 ways to improve your interview skills like a pro

So you got the interview, congrats! You’re ready, right?<p>You’ve skimmed your resume to freshen up on your professional accomplishments, check.<p>You’ve boned up on the potential new employer and the job description, check.<p>You’ve got a few questions ready, check.<p>You’ve read all the best books on …

Employment

How Harry Harlow's Research on Love Shaped How We Treat Children Today

Harry Harlow was one of the first psychologists to scientifically investigate the nature of human love and affection. Through a series of …

Psychology

You don't need a pilot's license to fly this plane jet-ski hybrid

This aircraft is half jet ski and half plane. The FlyNano combines marine and aviation technology, creating the lightweight plane that only weighs 70kg.<p>A pilot's license is not required to fly the aircraft however, it is not for beginners as some flying experience is recommended before attempting …

Jet Skis

Abraham Maslow and the Hierarchy of Needs

Abraham Harold Maslow (1908-1970)<p>On April 1, 1908, American psychologist <b>Abraham Harold Maslow</b> was born. He is best known for creating Maslow’s …

Psychology

30 Skin-Care Products That Deliver Instant Results

Patience is overrated.<p>Skin care generally requires patience in order to see results. (Annoying, right?) But if you've got angry, red skin or baggy eye circles, waiting really sucks.<p>If you need a near-instant fix, look for certain key ingredients in your products: Hyaluronic acid, caffeine, and …

Skin Care

Babies Who Get More Cuddles Seem to Have Their Genetics Changed For Years Afterwards

Touch can be powerful.<p>The amount of close and comforting contact that young infants get doesn't just keep them warm, snug, and loved.<p>A 2017 study …

Genetics

12 Odd Jobs That Pay Surprisingly Well

Sometimes, odd jobs can be high-paying jobs.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>If you're looking for a high-paying job, don't overlook some of the oddest ones. They're the jobs you aren't likely to hear mentioned at a dinner party when someone asks, "What do you do?" You meet bankers …

Employment

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

PSA: 11 Signs of Sexual Tension That Mean Your Chemistry Is Real

Have you ever been on a date and just felt a spark—almost like a jolt of electricity? Well, there are signs of sexual tension to look out for so you …

Relationships

REI’s $20 lifetime membership comes with amazing travel and adventure deals — here are some of the best ones

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Chances are you're familiar with REI Co-op, the consumer-oriented outdoor gear company, for its great customer service and wide selection of …

Paragliding

Want to build a tiny house? Here's where you can find floor plans

The tiny house movement means a lot of different things to different people. Besides the idea of living a happier life with less stuff, less debt and …

Video Tutorials

189 people are dead and hundreds more are seriously ill in the largest listeria outbreak in history

A food-poisoning outbreak has killed dozens of people, with the death toll expected to increase in the coming days.<p>As of Thursday, 189 people have died in a listeria outbreak stemming from a meat-production plant in Polokwane, South Africa. The country's National Institute for Communicable Diseases …

Environmental Health

7 Health Benefits of Manuka Honey, Based on Science

Manuka honey is a type of honey native to New Zealand.<p>It’s produced by bees who pollinate the flower <i>Leptospermum scoparium</i>, commonly known as the …

Alternative Medicine

Doing This One Small Task Today Will Make Your Bathroom Feel More Organized — 15 Minute Minimalism

No matter how often I "clean" my bathroom, it always <i>feels</i> like there's a mess hiding in the shadows. An undercurrent of disorganization. A collection …

Minimalism

How to wash your clothes without wearing them out

Extend your t-shirt’s lifespan.<p>We all have a favorite item of clothing we wish would last forever—the t-shirt from an incredible concert, that sweater grandma gave you, or the swimsuit you bought at a little boutique in France. But stains, tears, and worn spots can limit any garment’s lifespan—and …

Clothing

This map shows the most popular purchase in every US state

If someone asked you to name the most popular purchases in the US, you'd probably correctly guess a few of them off the top of your head. But many of the best sellers would likely take you by surprise.<p>This past holiday season, Earny analyzed over 100 million purchases made by its users between …

New Hampshire

The deadliest animals in America, ranked

The most terrifying critters might be right in your backyard.<p>What’s America’s most terrifying animal?<p>Oh, the possibilities. Perhaps you’ve chosen the grizzly bear, which can charge at its prey as fast as 30 miles per hour. Or the black widow spider, whose female’s venom is more dangerous than that …

Zoology

All the 2018 education apps Apple announced

Apps
Vietnam War

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Business<p>Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Tuesday to lower car tariffs this year and take other steps to open the world's number two economy …

North Korea

How Many Opioid Overdoses Are Suicides?

Mady Ohlman was 22 on the evening some years ago when she stood in a friend’s bathroom looking down at the sink.<p>“I had set up a bunch of needles …

Mental Health