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Why Everything Negative You Think About Pit Bulls Is Wrong

On National Pit Bull Awareness Day, it’s important that people know the negative stereotypes surrounding this breed are wrong.<p>Aggressive. Dangerous. …

What these optical illusions say about our brains

Indeed, it is the processing happening inside our brains that is the basis for many illusions. Rather than delivering information from our eyes in …

Cognition

Earl Spencer 'lied to' over princes following Diana's coffin

<b>Princess Diana's brother Earl Spencer says he was lied to about Prince William and Prince Harry wanting to walk behind their mother's coffin.</b><p>He said it was a "bizarre and cruel thing" for the princes to do and the funeral procession was "the most horrifying half an hour of my life".<p>He told Radio …

Drinking Water Database: Put in Your ZIP Code and Find Out What's in Your Water

What's in your drinking water? Whether you're wondering if your water is safe or just what that weird smell is, a new tool is now available that …

It’s easier than ever to die of a caffeine overdose

A large diet Mountain Dew, a cafe latte, and some kind of energy drink—that's the caffeine cocktail that apparently killed 16-year-old Davis Allan …

Feud: The Craziest Joan Crawford and Bette Davis Stories That Didn’t Make the Show

Scandalous affairs, blackmail, and even more Oscar drama.<p>Together, Joan Crawford and Bette Davis accumulated more than 200 film credits, enacting all manner of high drama onscreen over the course of their storied, Oscar-winning careers. So it is a testament to their audacious personalities and …

Scott Baio Pays Tribute to ‘Happy Days’ and ‘Joanie Loves Chachi’ Costar and Ex Erin Moran After Her Death

In loving memory. <b>Scott Baio</b> took to social media to pay tribute to his former <i>Happy Days</i> and <i>Joanie Loves Chachi</i> costar and ex-girlfriend Erin Moran, …

Erin Moran

The World’s Strongest Coffee Will Take You On A Journey Into The Unknown

An average 12oz (tall) cup of coffee from Starbucks hovers in the 200-300mg range for caffeine. According to the Mayo Clinic, 400mg a day is …

Feud: Ranking the Many Scandalous Affairs of Joan Crawford and Bette Davis

The eight (or nine?) husbands and many lovers of Crawford and Davis.<p>What becomes readily apparent when watching the FX series <i>Feud</i> is that Joan Crawford (<b>Jessica Lange</b>) and Bette Davis (<b>Susan Sarandon</b>) had far more in common than not. This extends to the ups and downs of their careers, their …

Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher Lived a Mother-Daughter Story Unlike Any Other

Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive—Getty Images<p>D.H. Song—AP<p>Hulton Archive—Getty Images<p>Earl Leaf/Michael Ochs—Getty Images<p>Archive Photos—Getty …

Drug Addiction

Debbie Reynolds and daughter Carrie Fisher linked by death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Debbie Reynolds embodied the sunshine of postwar America on the screen as she matched steps with Gene Kelly in "Singin' in the …

29 things dogs should never eat

A recent study found Xylitol, a chemical commonly included in gum and sugar-free peanut butter, was deadlier than chocolate to dogs.<p>It made us wonder: what other common foods are dangerous for our pets?<p>We spoke with two vets, Dr. Richard Goldstein of New York's Animal Medical Center as well as …

Sunday Morning Brew? This Cup of Coffee Kept a Nurse Awake for 3 Days Straight

You've never had java like this.<p>Coffee fanatics (like me) are always searching for the next best cup. There is nothing better than sitting down with your laptop, ready to get working on something you're excited about, and taking that first sip of morning java.<p>If you're in need of a little pep in …

Coffee

Pick A Color To See What It Reveals About Your Personality

<b>Your personality is complex and you are clearly more than just your favorite color, but your color preference may reveal more about you than you</b> …

Why you must watch this movie about one of the most horrific moments in TV history

With the most mundane moments of our lives now able to be captured and immediately put online for the world to see, Greene was shocked to find that not only was no footage of the Chubbuck suicide online, but there was no video of the reporter period.<p>"She went on television to commit suicide so …

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Depression

In honor of Robin Williams.<p>It’s been two years since beloved actor Robin Williams died by suicide, and one major legacy of his passing has been a continued conversation about the serious effects of psychological and neurological disorders.<p>While we’ll never know what factors and conditions led to …

8 common traits of very intelligent people

Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know …

Psychology

Six Things You Need To Know To Have The Best Dog Ever

<i>Excerpt from Zak George's Dog Training Revolution: The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love.</i><p>In my years as a dog trainer, I've learned that if an outcome to a behavior is positive, then a dog is likely to repeat that behavior, and if the outcome is not favorable, then that dog is …

4 Ways to Be More Productive at Work When You're Sleep Deprived

Here's how you can still do good work if you didn't get enough sleep last night.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I have a seven week old. She's adorable and I love her so much, but I already understand why Adam …

Productivity

Fascinating Psychological Effects that most of us don't know about

Psychology has been defined in numerous ways as it has grown and changed throughout the history. Here are some interesting different types of …

The 18 best science movies and shows streaming on Netflix right now

From shows that delve into the tasty science of gastronomy to those that unmask the mysterious depths of the ocean, there's no shortage of mind-expanding titles to indulge in.<p>But there's a downside to all of that choice: It's <i>a lot</i> to choose from.<p>I polled the Tech Insider team and came up with 18 of …

Prince Business Affairs Chaotic Before Death

<b>Prince</b>'s business empire lacked control before his death, and now his relatives and lawyers are left scrambling to pick up the pieces.<p>Sources close …

Warner Bros

Quiz: Can you pick out the most misheard song lyrics?

In celebration of Record Store Day, quizzes and all things music: can you pick out the correct line from these most commonly misheard lyrics?<p>Classic songs by REM, Adele and Jimi Hendrix are among the most misheard lyrics, according to a survey.<p>How many will you get right?<p>“Some of the misheard …

Lyrics

Would Your Dog Really Know If You Passed Away?

We hear stories about dogs mourning their owners after they’ve passed away. There was Figo, the K-9 officer who was photographed in 2013 paying his …

Antisocial Personality Complicates Substance Abuse Treatment

For substance abusers who also have antisocial personality disorder, it can be a monumental struggle to get through an entire drug or alcohol …

ISIS member responsible for rocket attack on U.S. Marines killed in strike

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> An ISIS member believed responsible for an attack last month resulting in the death of a U.S. Marine and wounding others has been killed in a U.S. strike.<p>"Several hours ago we killed an ISIL member believed responsible for the rocket attack that resulted in the death of (Staff …

How 'America’s Toughest Sheriff' Treats Mentally Ill Prisoners | VICE News

On February 21, 2015, a man was booked into the Maricopa County Jail, a sprawling complex in Phoenix where the dusty Arizona landscape is interrupted by the occasional palm tree. We'll call him by his initials: JP. According to JP's booking report, he was experiencing auditory hallucinations during …

Mental Health

Why Hollywood's Obsession with Remakes and Sequels Needs to Die

Hollywood is drowning in nostalgia and milking every franchise known to man, and now it's coming for 'Beetlejuice.' It's time to take a stand.<p>It's been almost 28 years since Tim Burton's <i>Beetlejuice</i> hit cinemas and became an instant cult classic, a staple in the emo starter's handbook, reblogged on …