Emma Woodward

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Couple Married 75 Years Shares Their Secret To Lasting Marriage

After 75 years of wedded bliss, Morrie and Betty Markoff know a thing or two about making a marriage last. The secret to their success? Communication.<p>The Los Angeles-based couple tied the knot in 1938 after meeting at a wedding and have been madly in love ever since; they celebrated their diamond …

China Only Has One Time Zone—and That's a Problem

The Communist Party's decision to use Beijing time across the country, done to enhance “national unity,” has backfired in Xinjiang.<p>Imagine that you've found yourself in Kashgar, the western-most city in Xinjiang, China’s western-most region. Your friend sends you a text message and tells you to …

Marvel Comics debuts female Muslim superhero

Teenage Ms Marvel will deal with adolescence, religion and superpowers<p>Marvel Comics is bringing Ms. Marvel back as a 16-year-old daughter of Pakistani immigrants living in Jersey City named Kamala Khan.<p>The character - among the first to be a series protagonist who is both a woman and Muslim - is …

The psychology of spiritualism: science and seances

As the evenings get darker and the first hint of winter hangs in the air, the western world enters the season of the dead. It begins with Halloween, continues with All Saints' and All Souls' days, runs through Bonfire Night – the evening where the English burn effigies of historical terrorists – …

What the Psychology of Suicide Prevention Teaches Us About Controlling Our Everyday Worries

<i>“We must gain victory, not by assaulting the walls, but by accepting them,”</i> wrote James Gordon Gilkey in his 1934 guide to how not to worry. <i>“Don’t worry about popular opinion … Don’t worry about the past. Don’t worry about the future. … Don’t worry about anybody getting ahead of you,”</i> F. Scott …

11 Psychological Stories That Will Make You Worry for Your Sanity

There are books that simply scare you, and then there are books that actually get into your head. Maybe you call them thrillers; others deal with …

The dark side of psychology in abuse and interrogation

This week the Institute on Medicine as a Profession (IMAP) and the Open Society Foundations (OSF) have published the most comprehensive study on the role of psychologists in the War on Terror. At 269 pages, the full report is as detailed as it is grim, concluding that American psychologists …

Real estate agent on selling North Vancouver multimillion-dollar houses

<i>Throughout the summer, The Globe's B.C. bureau is taking an in-depth look at housing in the Vancouver region, where skyrocketing prices are limiting who can afford to buy a home in Canada's third-largest city and what those homes look like. We're examining trends in the Lower Mainland's housing</i> …

The secret history of CIA women

Photos: Audrey Hepburn’s Roman Street Style

From outdoor cafés to sporty convertibles, the Roman sites and scenes frequented by Audrey Hepburn, resident of the Eternal City.

GIFs from Coachella

Last weekend, Nathaniel Wood took over _The New Yorker’<i>s</i> Instagram account, posting dispatches from his adventures at Coachella, and, luckily for those of us who didn’t attend, he also made GIFs of the music festival. Check out the animated images below for a selection of bands, crowds, and …

Photographer Takes a Boy with Muscular Dystrophy on an Imaginary Adventure | Colossal

<p>Slovenia-based photographer Matej Peljhan recently teamed up with a 12-year-named Luka who suffers from muscular dystrophy, to create a wildly …

The 10 best words the internet has given English

My book Netymology: A Linguistic Celebration of the Digital World is about the stories behind new words. I've been an etymology addict since I was a …

Animals Morphed Together to Create Hilarious New Species

What if different species could mate? Redditor gyyp imagines just what that would look like and shares his Photoshopped creations for the world to look on in disbelief and wonder. The photo manipulator's <i>Weird Animals</i> collection pairs ducks with elephants, pugs with gorillas, guinea pigs with …

10 Ways To Be Healthier In 10 Minutes Or Less

It seems like our favorite excuse: "There just aren't enough hours in the day." It gets us out of workouts, concocting nutritious homemade meals, sleeping enough.<p>But does health <i>have</i> to be a trade-off with time? A new study examined the time American adults spend on beneficial behavior and found …

Signs of Spring

While the official first day of spring was three weeks ago, many in the northern hemisphere are only just starting to experience warmer weather. People, plants, and animals are beginning to emerge from their winter modes to step outside, bloom, and otherwise welcome the sunshine. These photos show …