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10 Things Highly Intuitive People Do Differently

Intuition is challenging to define, despite the huge role it plays in our everyday lives. Steve Jobs called it, for instance, "more powerful than intellect." But however we put it into words, we all, well, <i>intuitively</i> know just what it is.<p>Pretty much everyone has experienced a gut feeling -- that …

4 things to consider before making your home smart

The smart home dream is more attainable than ever. But there are some things you should know before diving in.<p>A home full of automations and smart devices in every room sounds about as futuristic it gets. A voice-controlled oven, a TV that doubles as art or an indoor garden that practically manages …

Smart Homes

The last known person born in the 19th century has died

Nabi Tajima was born in Araki, Japan, on August 4, 1900, making her 117 years old–the oldest known person in the world–when she died on Saturday, reports the <i>Washington Post</i>. She passes with the distinction of also being the last known person to have been born in the 19th century, which ended on …

19th Century

7 Hard Lessons You Need to Learn if You Want a Happy, Successful Life

The best way to enforce happy relationships is to exercise your willingness to walk away from them<p><i>"What is it that nobody tells you about adult life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

Relationships

Watch: The TED Talk that people at TED were talking about

“I can’t call these things social networks anymore — I call them behavior modification empires.”<p>This year’s TED conference — this past week in Vancouver — kicked off with a series of talks lamenting the state of society, from sexual harassment to school shootings.<p>The talk from the bunch that seemed …

TED Talks

Soylent has arrived at Walmart

The meal replacement drink was only available online until last year<p>Soylent may have been a polarizing powdered drink when it first went on sale four years ago, but it’s clearly developed a following outside of the startup world as a drink that’s said to be a substitute for a meal. And it may have …

Finland has found the answer to homelessness. It couldn’t be simpler

“I was born in Liverpool and grew up on a council estate. I had a clean home, toys and nice meals as a kid. When I was nine years old, the sexual abuse started. My abusers made me feel special. They gave me gifts, moneys, cigarettes and sweets. When I was 13 I ran away from home and soon found …

Homelessness

The No. 1 trait highly charismatic people all share, according to science

William von Hippel, a psychology professor from the University of Queensland in Australia, conducts eccentric experiments to uncover the thought …

Psychology

6 surprising tips for properly doing the laundry

Add these tips to your washday to make your laundry look, smell and feel better.<p>Even if you're a laundry pro, these tips might surprise you. They'll solve some of your biggest laundry woes and even save you money, from nixing the need to buy dryer sheets to making your whites whiter.<p>Make your …

Laundry

Why April 9 Could Be the Biggest #DeleteFacebook Day in History

Facebook could find itself on the edge of a major shift.<p>A huge movement could hit Facebook next Monday. Mike Schroepfer, its chief technology …

Elon Musk has removed Tesla and SpaceX’s Facebook pages after Twitter challenge

Apologies to Elon’s social media manager<p>During a tweetstorm, Elon Musk has removed both of his companies’ Facebook pages after being challenged to do so by a few of his followers. The pages of both SpaceX and Tesla are now inactive. Each had around 2.6 million followers.<p>Musk was answering a flurry …

This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

Happiness

How a Retired Couple Cracked the Lottery — and Grossed Nearly $27 Million — HuffPost

Opening story…<p>Click here if the story doesn't open after a few seconds.<p>Learn more about Apple News<p>article<p>Gaming the lottery seemd as good a …

Sinclair requiring anchors to read new promo slamming 'one-sided news stories': report

Sinclair Broadcasting Corp. is requiring news anchors at its local TV stations to take part in a new promotional campaign that slams national media …

15 Products That Are the Closest Thing to Botox in a Bottle

In the quest for smoothing wrinkles and plumping lax skin, going under the needle (whether for neuromodulator or filler) reigns supreme. That said, if you wince at the thought of sharp objects or don't have hundreds (thousands!) to drop on in-office treatments, there are pain-free, subtle, and …

Trying to Lose Belly Fat? Drop Everything and Listen to This Tip From Jillian Michaels

Slimming down your midsection can feel impossible sometimes, which is why tips to reduce excess fat around our belly remain such a popular search. Jillian Michaels, celebrity trainer and creator of the app My Fitness by Jillian Michaels, has probably been asked countless times how to get rid of …

How to Become a Millionaire by Your 30s, According to Millennials Who Have Done It

'Cancel Netflix. Stay off Instagram.'<p>By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn’t easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. …

Entrepreneurship

The Swiss own millions of guns, but have barely any gun deaths — here's what they do differently from the US

Switzerland is a country of chocolate, cheese, cuckoo clocks, and lots of guns. Right? Not quite.<p>The Swiss have often been touted by the National Rifle Association (NRA) as a standout example of a country with little gun control and a homicide rate near zero.<p>Citizens of the country have even …

Guns

Research Says There Are 4 Personality Types. Knowing Yours Is the Key to Success

When you know what motivates you to set yourself up for reaching your biggest goals<p>I crave blocks of unscheduled time, but I inevitably waste them when I get them. Without a deadline or a clear task, I squander this time with more list-making, planning, researching, and then sort of mindlessly …

6 Flooring Options to Consider For Your Next Kitchen Renovation

Let's face it: your kitchen floor probably gets the most action of any of the flooring in your house. So making sure you have chosen the right materials is one of the most important decisions to make in any kitchen renovation.<p>Often the center of the home, there's no doubt the kitchen is a heavily …

Home Improvement

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

A 40-Year-Study Found That Kids Who Do This Are More Likely to Earn the Most Money When They Grow Up

Even researchers were surprised to learn which kids grew up to earn the most money.<p>Imagine you are asked to look at a sixth-grade class and predict which students will earn the highest income as adults. Which kids would you choose?<p>Do you go for the studious kids? The shy kids who are eager to …

Kristen Bell's Marriage Advice Is Better Than Anything You'll Read in a Self-Help Book

She's played a teen detective, a Disney princess, and a woman trying desperately to get into the <i>Good Place</i>, but Kristen Bell's best role is actually that of relationship guru. The actress showed off her skills on Valentine's Day, when she posted a list of pieces of marriage advice on Instagram and …

Relationships

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

The World's Best (and Most Beautiful) Beaches to Add to Your Couples Bucket List

White sand, crystalline waters, swaying palms, ocean breezes. Sounds like a fantasy, right? In fact, these postcard-perfect scenes actually exist all across the globe. And whether you’re seeking inspo for your next seaside escape or just need some coastal eye-candy to get you through the winter, …

Bucket Lists

NBC Apologizes After Japan Comment Draws Anger in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — The American network NBC has apologized after one of its analysts drew anger for a comment during coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics that seemed to gloss over South Korea’s painful history with Japan, its former colonial master.<p>The analyst, Joshua Cooper Ramo, made the …

North Korea

We took the world’s most scientific personality test—and discovered unexpectedly sexist results

Personality tests are both incredibly popular and largely bogus. BuzzFeed made its name in part by publishing quizzes telling readers which ‘90s kid they are, which <i>Friends</i> character they are, which Disney princess they are, and…well…which Disney princess they are, really. None of these have any …

This Is Why Uma Thurman Is Angry

Yes, Uma Thurman is mad.<p>She has been raped. She has been sexually assaulted. She has been mangled in hot steel. She has been betrayed and gaslighted by those she trusted.<p>And we’re not talking about her role as the blood-spattered bride in “Kill Bill.” We’re talking about a world that is just as …

Kill Bill

Officials: US missile defense test failed in Hawaii

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The US conducted an unsuccessful missile defense test on Wednesday, as a missile launched from land failed to intercept an incoming target launched from an aircraft over Hawaii, according to several administration officials.<p>The Pentagon is not publicly acknowledging the failure …

North Korea