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What Helps When You’re Suicidal - From Those Who Have Been There

Real-world advice if you're experiencing suicidal thoughts - or supporting someone who is.<p>New Zealand has the highest youth suicide rate in the OECD. This week, VICE spoke to three young women who survived suicidal ideation about their experiences, what being suicidal was like, how they managed to …

Mental Health

Want to be a Great Writer? Then Don’t Focus on Writing. (Do This Instead)

Hemingway was an American journalist, novelist, and short story-ist whose brevity and inimitable style influenced an entire generation of fiction …

Writing

Change These Settings on Your New TV for a Better-Looking Picture

If you’re one of those people who buys a brand-new TV, spends hours straining your back trying to place it in your home entertainment center (or …

Tutorials

I'm a DDD—These Are the 5 Best Bras for Big Boobs

Bra shopping used to make me cry. I am not kidding, I would be in a dressing room and get so frustrated at the choices I had that the only logical …

Clothing

The Connection Between Ayahuasca, Your Stomach, and Your Mind

Could changing your gut bacteria alleviate depression and anxiety?<p>Psychedelics—a class of drug that acts on serotonin receptors in the brain, causing hallucinations—have been steadily gaining attention in the research community over the past ten years for their potential to treat a host of …

Microbiology

The Surprising Way CBD Affects Your Brain Health

<i>By the year 2050, the United States will have 14 million people in need of full-time care for Alzheimer’s disease, a number equal to the populations</i> …

The Brain

The 8 styles of thinking: Unlock awesome writing by rewiring your brain

The more you understand about how you think, the more able you are to hijack your own psychology to achieve your writing goals. There are ‘8 types’ …

Creativity

How To Start Cooking With Weed (Without Getting Way Too High)

When cannabis is legalized on Oct. 17, Canadians still won’t be able to buy weed brownies in the store. Edible pot products aren’t part of the …

Cannabis

A professor explains why networking is a waste of time and what you should be doing instead

College freshmen are lectured about it on their first day of class. Young professionals race to one more boring party so they can be seen and shake …

Networking

Yuval Noah Harari: ‘The idea of free information is extremely dangerous’

Yuval Noah Harari is an Israeli historian who has written two bestsellers: <i>Sapiens</i>, which examined the course of early human history, and <i>Homo Deus</i>, which speculated on where we might be heading as a post-human species. His new book, <i>21 Lessons for the 21st Century</i>, is an exploration of the …

Fake News

Ditch Your Cumbersome Portable Air Conditioner Units and Pick Up This Smart Cooling Cube

Take advantage of this 25% discount before summer's over.<p>Setting up for a summertime camping trip, beach picnic, or any outdoor activity, you …

Portable

Top 6 Artery Cleansing Superfoods

Your arteries are one of the main parts of your body. They are like the pipes that carry the important vitamins and minerals and oxygenated blood to …

Superfoods

Lose Up to 14 Pounds in One Week on the French Soup Diet

When diet researchers in Paris recently began tracking the food choices of locals, they quickly learned that French women eat a lot of soup. And …

If you were fired, don’t lie about it in a job interview. Do this instead

Being fired is awkward. Sometimes you deserve it, and sometimes you don’t. Either way, it can be a difficult thing to explain at a future job interview. In fact it’s hard to think of a less tasteful way of selling yourself for gainful employment than admitting that you were forcibly removed from a …

Employment

Why Do Some People Get Bitten By Mosquitoes More Than Others? Science Has A Surprising Answer

It's always nice to be well-liked — with a few exceptions. Most people are more than happy to be unpopular with serial killers, rodents, and bugs. …

Mosquitoes

Know thyself… by writing your first novel

Don’t worry what others think. You are writing for yourself<p>Once you find the sweet spot, your story will flow out of you<p>Writing a novel is a scary prospect. They’re so long and winding, they can seem never-ending. The main obstacle might seem to be starting – the terror of the blank page – but the …

Self-confidence

Worms frozen in permafrost for 42,000 years have come back to life and are eating

Scientists have made a discovery that is quite mind-blowing. Roundworms found in the permafrost in two areas of Siberia have come back to life in …

Biology

A Counterintuitive Way To Diffuse Difficult Situations

One the best pieces of advice my mentor gave me many years ago was, “When you are in conflict with someone, don’t push back.” As a young professional, I was shocked and more than a little frustrated. What did that mean? What if I can’t defend myself when someone says something wrong about me?<p>As …

Self-help

The Benefits Of Dry Body Brushing And Why You Should Start Doing It This Summer

Supermodel-esque limbs are within touching distance - and no, you don't have to go on a diet of carrot sticks or glue yourself to a spin bike to get them...<p>Let's get one thing straight: detox diets and body lotions aimed at banishing cellulite almost definitely won't actually banish cellulite. And …

Skin Care

19 Movies Where the Actors Have Actual Sex

😳 😳 😳<p>Fact one: People have sex. Fact two: Because sex is a natural human experience, some movie directors opt to include it in their films—unsimulated—for a heightened sense of realism, which means you're looking at real actors having real intercourse. Here are 15 movies that broke taboos for …

Film Festivals

Reduce Pain and Swelling With the 7 Best Supplements for Inflammation

Taking the best supplements for inflammation can help reduce swelling, redness, and pain in all parts of the body. Inflammation is something that …

Wellness

13 embarrassing self-help books that actually worked for us

As a diehard literary snob who once had to shut a book club down because it got too popular, this doesn’t come easily to me: I like the occasional …

Books

5 Sex Toys That Feel Like Oral Sex & Will Shake Up Your Regular Routine

Oh, the joys of oral sex. One might say that the experience is incomparably pleasurable — that there’s simply no way a couple fingers, or any other …

Sexual Health

Every Netflix secret category for porn, revealed

If you want to find porn on Netflix, we’ve already done the hard work for you. Here are our guides to the sexiest movies and TV series on Netflix. …

Critically-Acclaimed

This Misunderstood Practice May Actually Help With Inflammation, Gut Health & Anxiety

Hypnosis is a powerful, ancient healing tool; humans have been using it with great success for thousands of years. It helped me quit smoking (after …

Scientists are testing a stone that could help solve one of America's biggest mysteries — the lost Roanoke colony

The History Channel<p><b>In 1587, the soon-to-be-lost colony of Roanoke was established.</b>• <b><br>But three years later, the settlement was found abandoned with the</b> …

Why Ben Wa Balls Are The Sex Toys You Never Knew You Wanted

"You're not putting those in my butt," Anastasia tells Christian in <i>Fifty Shades Darker</i> when he shows her a set of Ben Wa balls. He doesn't; Christian …

Advice from Kurt Vonnegut that Every Writer Needs to Read

I can give you professional writing advice until the cows come home, but at the end of the day, I’m not a bestselling author or a member of America’s …

New chronic fatigue syndrome test is 84 percent accurate

Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome does not currently have a diagnostic test. But this may soon change, as researchers have developed …

These 5 Exercises Will Help You Recharge After Sitting All Day Long

Glutes play an important role in protecting and supporting the lower back during many types of body movement, whether you're standing up, sitting …