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The 8 Emotional Stages of Being Ghosted

"Maybe his phone fell into a puddle and he lost all his contacts!"<p><b>1. Calm down, he's probably just busy with his Internet startup company.</b> He did say their app is supposed to launch Monday (I think?) and it's only been three days since I heard from him. That's a long time in texting, but in the …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

The 100

Sprint's new 'iPhone Forever' plan ensures you'll always have the latest iPhone as soon as it comes out

The carrier's new iPhone Forever plan requires that you pay $22 per month on top of your existing data plan for the option to always get the latest iPhone.<p>Sprint is introducing the program just as Apple is rumored to be unveiling its next iPhone next month.<p>Here's how it works. If you sign up for …

7 Ways to Get Happier in Less Than a Minute

Having a blah day? Try these super-quick mood boosters to get happy fast.<p>Some days go really well and some not so much. If your day is taking a turn for the worse and you need to stop the downward slide, you don’t want to add to the stress by eating up your valuable time. Sometimes you don’t really …

7 Interview Questions to Help You Assess Emotional Intelligence

Determining who you hire for a job plays a big part in forming your company’s culture and ensuring its future success. Selecting informative …

7 Amazing Things That Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Soda

The Coca-Cola company has identified the culprit behind America’s weight problem. And it wants to put the blame on….you.<p>The world’s largest producer …

See the Most Dazzling Photos of the Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseid meteor shower at Bamburgh in Northumberland in August 2015.<br>Peter Greig—REX/Shutterstock

Here's why a blurry image of Earth from Mars is the ultimate #ThrowbackThursday picture

Humans have gotten pretty good at photographing planets in space - but this fuzzy picture of the Earth and the moon represents an important step in …

Earth

11 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

8 keystone habits that can transform your life

Charles Duhigg, author of "The Power of Habit," calls these "keystone habits." They are correlated with other good habits. For example, regular exercise often goes hand-in-hand with better eating habits.<p>Keystone habits don't create a direct cause-and-effect relationship, but they can spark "chain …

Dark side of the moon captured by Nasa satellite a million miles from Earth

The US space agency has released a picture taken from its Deep Space Climate Observatory showing the moon as it moves in front of the sunlit side of Earth<p>In an unusual treat for astronomers, and perhaps Pink Floyd fans, what is often known as the dark side of the moon has been captured, fully …

Mysterious, woman-shaped figure spotted on Mars

Well this is surely definitive proof that there is life on Mars. (<i>Editor's Note: THIS IS A JOKE. WE ARE JOKING.</i>)<p>NASA's Curiosity Rover took an image …

UFOs

Scientists Discover Farthest Galaxy From Earth Ever Recorded

Scientists have just found a galaxy so far away from Earth that it offers a glimpse back in time to the Big Bang.<p>The galaxy, discovered at the W. M. …

The Best Butt Workout

Try this 20-minute butt workout to solidify your assets<p><b>To get a gorgeous butt</b> do these moves twice a week. Complete the recommended sets and reps, opting for a weight at which you can barely eke out the last rep of your final set with perfect form. <i>Check out all of WH's 20-Minute Workout Series -</i></b> …

Workouts

10 Ways to Invest That Don't Involve the Stock Market

Five years into a bull market in stocks that has brought predictable, double-digit returns to tens of millions of investors probably seems like a bad time to bring this topic up.<p>But now is actually the perfect time to explore ways to invest that don't involve the stock market. After all, sooner or …

Precious Metals

Mission to Mars: Disinformation to Hide Secret Mining of Red Planet

Written by Dr Michael Salla on June 17, 2015. Posted in Space Programs<p>‘Chad Johnson’ claims to have spent nearly three days on Mars after a nearly …

Study: Mars crater wetter than thought, had water tracks in the last million years

Mars is thought to have had a watery past, but when exactly it transitioned to its dry and dusty present is up for debate. Now, though, a team of scientists studying the marks on a young Martian crater has found signs that waterlogged debris flowed down the Red Planet's slopes surprisingly recently …

Volcanoes on Venus May Still Be Awake

Data from the now-defunct European Venus Express orbiter show that volcanoes are erupting on the planet known as “Earth’s Evil Twin.”<p>New research has revealed a major secret about Venus, a planet whose thick shroud of clouds and 900°F surface temperature have made it difficult to study in the past. …

Crater Shows Mars Probably Had Water 500,000 Years Ago

Go with the (debris) flow<p>When it comes to space, one of humanity's favorite pastimes is looking for flowing water on Mars. Scientists pore over the latest dark streaks on the surface analyze meteorites for their water content and check out the latest data from the Mars Curiosity rover, hoping that …

Methane in Mars meteorites = life?

Biological processes can produce methane. Its presence in Martian meteorites might mean Mars was or is habitable for microbial life. Or it might …

Northern Lights captured above Minneapolis

Stargazers in the northern US state of Minneapolis dazzled by rare glimpse of Northern Lights<p>A spectacular display of the Northern Lights was seen near Minneapolis in the early hours of Tuesday morning.<p>The lights, which are not normally seen as far south as Minnesota, were a result of a severe …

Sexism in science: did Watson and Crick really steal Rosalind Franklin’s data?

Photograph: Corbis<p>1959, Boston, Massachusetts, USA: James Watson and Francis Crick, crackers of the DNA code. Photo taken on occasion of the Massachusetts General Hospital …

Neanderthal could have been modern human's 'great-great-grandparent'

One of the earliest modern humans in Europe had a surprisingly recent Neanderthal ancestor, revealing the two species likely interbred there, …

Humanity

Losing my religion: 6 things I wish I'd known before I converted

Parents<p>I warned the rabbis not to worry if they heard a lot of splashing in the mikveh, the ritual Jewish bath where I would immerse myself and say a prayer to mark my conversion to Judaism. At nine months pregnant, “I’m very buoyant,” I explained.<p>A few minutes (and some splashing) later, I emerged …

Religion

How to watch the shortest lunar eclipse of the century

You've only got a few hours left<p>In just a few hours, the moon will move into a shadow cast by the Sun shining on Earth, creating the shortest lunar eclipse of the century. The partial eclipse will begin at 6:15AM ET and the total eclipse will last just a few minutes, according to <i>Sky and Telescope</i>. …