Jennifer Chen

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My Story That Never Happened

I held my mouth open out of habit as I delicately applied mascara. I'm not one to brag, but I felt so pretty that night. "Elizabeth Green...will you marry me?" The words raced through my mind. What if he really did propose tonight?<p>I grabbed one of my few bobby pins that I had left (after buying a …

As San Bernardino Shooting Unfolds, Reid Pushes Guns Measure (Updated)

<b>Updated 10:29 a.m. |</b> Following Wednesday's mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said the Democrats will call …

Guns

'Star Wars' versus 'Star Trek': why can’t fans just get along?

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “May the Force be with you” vs. “Live Long and Prosper,” lightsabers vs. phasers, warp drive vs. hyperdrive. The fan debate over which story, technology, space ships and characters are superior started a long time ago.<p>Show host Carrie Underwood removes the helmet off a "Star …

Star Trek

Here's the latest way science is predicting whether your relationship will last

From the way we sleep with our partners, to our social-media habits, to the idea of dating our friends and even formulas for falling in love, science …

Carol Doda, stripper - obituary

Stripper who brought topless dancing to San Francisco<p>Carol Doda, who has died aged 78, introduced topless dancing to San Francisco in the mid-1960s, launching a craze for topless nightclubs which spread across America and beyond.<p>In 1964 Carol Doda was a cocktail waitress and go-go dancer at the …

How We Discovered The Dark Side Of Wearable Fitness Trackers

Wearable technologies like fitness trackers are becoming hugely popular, leading many to speculate about the potential for implantable technologies …

5 Ways To Know He's Not That Into You

Dating can be fun, but after a while it starts to feel like a chore if you're dating the wrong person. Often time we get caught up in our physical attractions to someone and ignore the clear cut signs that this "relationship" is a dead end. To save yourself time and energy, here are 5 ways to know …

The Science Behind Why Tinder Is Effing Up Your Love Life

Whether you're swiping for ~cuddles~, for love, for friendship, for validation or for absolutely nothing whatsoever (hey, Tinder's a great way to …

Relationships

HugeDomains.com - Sutbeat.com is for sale (Sutbeat)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

San Francisco is getting so expensive that city officials are taking drastic measures to curb it

Finding a place to live in the city has become so expensive and emotional that city supervisors are considering a 45-day moratorium on luxury housing construction in the Mission District, traditionally one of the most diverse, working-class neighborhoods in San Francisco.<p>The area — long home to …

Journalism

Caramel Budino with Salted Caramel Sauce

Makes 8 Servings<p>September 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cookie Crust<p>1 cup finely ground chocolate cookie crumbs (such as Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers; about 20 cookies)<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted<p>1/8 teaspoon kosher salt<p>Budino<p>3 cups whole milk, divided<p>1/4 cup cornstarch<p>3/4 cup (packed) dark brown …

Peanut Butter Cookie Pie

Desserts family favourites for the kids simple desserts<p>May 28, 2015<p>to Read (<p>Words)<p>Are you ready for a little bit of decadence? I know I sure am! And …

Scientists Link ‪Selfies‬ To Narcissism, ‪Addiction‬ & Mental Illness - Complete Health and Happiness

The growing trend of taking smartphone selfies is linked to mental health conditions that focus on a person’s obsession with looks.<p>According to …

Small Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies

Christina Lane | Dessert for Two | Countryman Press, 2015The search for the perfect small batch chocolate chip cookie has led me through many, many …

Is your Tinder addiction depleting your bank account?

Dating is fun for almost no one -- especially not the serial dating that’s become so popular since the rise of free online sites and apps such as …

Usman T Malik becomes first Pakistani to win Bram Stoker Award for short fiction | The Express Tribune

<b>Pakistani English writer Usman T Malik has won the 2014 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Short Fiction for his story The Vaporization</b> …

Creative Writing

10 Things you didn’t know about knitting

<i>We know the secrets of knitting, purling, and yarn-overs, but what other mysteries lie within the realm of knitting? Here are 10 mind blowing facts</i> …

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Meditation

The paradox of millennial sex: More casual hookups, fewer partners

Millennials may have popularized hookup culture and the notion of "friends with benefits," but social scientists have made a surprising discovery about the sex lives of these young adults — they're less promiscuous than their parents' generation.<p>The average number of sexual partners for American …

How to Think of Stuff to Talk About with Your Boyfriend

1<p><b>Ask about topics that you know he finds interesting.</b> People in general are most comfortable talking about themselves or their interests. Why? …

Sally Mann on Her New Memoir and the Fate of Art Photography in the Age of Selfies

<b>Sally Mann</b> has spent her career examining those things closest to her. Her subjects—captured in arrestingly candid, luminous black-and-white images—have included her own young children, facing down the slings and arrows of childhood in <i>Immediate Family</i> (1992); the beloved Shenandoah Valley …

Earth - These microscopic mites live on your face

You almost certainly have animals living on your face.<p>You can't see them, but they're there. They are microscopic mites, eight-legged creatures rather like spiders. Almost every human being has them. They spend their entire lives on our faces, where they eat, mate and finally die.<p>Before you start …

Photographer Snaps Portraits Of Her Exes, Embraces The Awkwardness Of It All

To many, the thought of running into an ex at a coffee shop, a bar or just about anywhere is utterly torturous. However, for Boston-based photographer Laura Beth Reese, the idea of reconnecting with a previous lover was intriguing. The possibility of revisiting the passion of a past relationship, …

DIY Flavored Extracts

Guys. Are y’all as excited about DIY foodie holiday gifts as I am? I don’t know what’s going on with me this year, but I have literally flagged every …

News, Entertainment and lifestyle parrot on the web

NEWS admin - May 22, 2018<p>The Nigeria Defence Headquarters has launched a new offensive known as operation whirls stroke to flush out criminal gangs …

This Is The First Baby Conceived With Controversial Mitochondrial Method

One of several due to be born this summer<p>Zain Rajani was born 22 days ago in Toronto, Canada. To say he was much anticipated would be an understatement—his parents, Natasha and Omar Rajani, had been trying for four years to get pregnant. Finally, they turned to in vitro fertilization, but Natasha’s …