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Rare Sight of Super Blue Blood Moon and Lunar Eclipse: Pictures

Burma

7 Types of Loneliness (and Why It Matters)

One major challenge within happiness is <b>loneliness</b>. The more I’ve learned about happiness, the more I’ve come to believe that loneliness is a common …

Happiness

Nancy Pelosi Suggests Donald Trump Get His Mental Health Checked

WASHINGTON ― House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday that she would eagerly back legislation requiring President Donald Trump to take a mental exam.<p>A version of the idea was first put forward by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), the chairman of the House Oversight and Government …

Donald Trump

What Trump Wants Bill O’Reilly, and All of Us, to Forget

“Is there <i>any</i> validity to the criticism of you that you say things you can’t back up factually?" Bill O'Reilly asked President Donald Trump, in a pre-Super Bowl interview in the White House. The President had said, for example, that there were "three million illegal aliens who voted" in the 2016 …

Donald Trump
Social Media

Congressman wants presidents to undergo mental health screenings

The Democrat from California coincidentally wonders if Trump should get a mental health exam<p>In September 1919, President Woodrow Wilson had a debilitating stroke that he kept concealed for the final year-and-a-half of his presidency. Since then it has been generally understood that, while it is …

Mental Health

11 great movies you can watch for free on YouTube

The Walking Dead

Meet the Men Who Joined the Women's March on Washington

Max Brown, 25, from New York City: “The single most important issue for me is obviously the way that Donald Trump has ta<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Ruddy Roye for …

Donald Trump

Signs from women's marches around the world – in pictures

A selection of some of the best signs from women’s marches across the world, from Toronto to Lisbon

Donald Trump

Fearing White House Purge Of Climate Science, Scientists Frantically Copying Data

The moment Donald Trump took office on Friday, the official White House website was purged of all references to global warming and climate change science.<p>In its place is an energy plan to increase development of fossil fuels, get rid of regulations, open up public lands and parks to drilling and …

Climate

It Only Takes 285 People to "Repeal and Replace" Donald Trump (And Other "Magic Numbers" for The Next 4 Years)

Now that millions have flooded streets across the world to send a message to Mr. Trump, it's time to act on that message.<p>To do so, here's a quick course in "Stop Trump Civics" . . .<p>Lesson #1: <b>"The 'Magic Numbers' of Democracy"</b><p>"Democracy" is a mathematical concept and everything in it is nothing more …

Donald Trump

Sam Bee's Interview With Expert On Authoritarianism Is Must-Watch

Long gone are the days of Jon Stewart or Stephen Colbert <i>eviscerating</i> some hapless target in their opening monologue. Stewart has gone to pasture and …

Trump's first executive action: Cancel Obama's mortgage premium cuts

WASHINGTON — The very first executive action by the new Trump administration wasn't a sweeping order on immigration, trade or health care — but rather to block an Obama administration policy change that would have reduced the cost of mortgages for millions of home buyers.<p>In the first hour of …

Real Estate

From Obama to Trump: How the inaugurations looked in 2009 and 2017

Donald Trump

On first day, Trump signs health care executive order

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump quickly assumed the mantle of the White House on Friday, making his first executive order one aimed at his predecessor's signature health care law and swearing-in members of his national security team to his Cabinet.<p>Hours after delivering a stinging rebuke …

Donald Trump

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with ebooks, automatic recycle bin emptying, power slider

Microsoft today started rolling out a new Windows 10 preview build for PCs and mobile devices for people participating in the fast ring of the Windows Insider Program. Build 15014 follows build 15007.<p>As rumors indicated earlier this week, Microsoft is now bringing ebook purchasing to the operating …

The simple morning trick that puts this spiritual leader in an amazing mood

It’s hard to feel invincible first thing in the morning—say, if you roll out of bed already exhausted, are running late, or the view outside (dark …

Farewell to Barack Obama: A humane, intelligent and (mostly) effective leader

It's a cliché that definitive judgments of a presidency take time to develop. Presidents praised in their own era — think of John F. Kennedy — are often subject to revisionist reappraisals by later historians, and the process also works in reverse.<p>Yet as<p>Barack Obamaprepares to vacate the White …

5 of History's Greatest Buddhist Masters Reveal the Secret to Happiness

To many people who don’t believe in religion, Buddhism is seen as a “good” religion. It doesn’t promote hate and offers the individual more freedom …

10 ways to use Mason jars (for everything except canning)

Mason jars have literally hundreds of uses around the house. Here are 10 you may not have heard of yet.<p>Mason jars aren't just for storing foods. The affordable, timeless glass jars come in array of sizes and shapes and have hundreds of practical uses around the house.<p>If your cabinets are …

Living Rooms

ACLU Head on Bracing for Trump and America's 'Enormous Civil Liberties Crisis'

Anthony Romero discusses his group's plan to limit the damage of a president who's openly hostile to essential liberties<p>As Donald Trump rises to the …

15 new uses for your kitchen gadgets

Kitchens

12 Snarky Cards That Sum Up Life As An Introvert

<i>Wiped out from human interaction? Recharge with our HuffPost Lifestyle newsletter.</i><p>There’s so much more to an introvert than her quiet side.<p>Those with the personality type are known for preferring alone time and experts say this is because introverts are hardwired to need periods of recharging in …

Personality

45 Outstanding Yarn Craft Ideas

45 Outstanding Yarn Craft Ideas<p>Updated on March 20, 2018<p>When I started searching for new yarn use ideas, it looked like there weren't too many new …

Crafting

President Barack Obama Slams 'Repeal And Delay' Approach To Affordable Care Act

President Barack Obama is on a roll when it comes to publishing journal articles. A day after his epic 56-page article on criminal justice reform for Harvard Law Review dropped, the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine published his short essay about the perils of the GOP’s plan to repeal …

Health Care

Trump’s personality will help us learn how our minds work

Intense scrutiny of the president-elect’s neurological quirks provide a starting point for insight into what makes us so creative, and so destructive<p>A fair number of people are implacably opposed to seeing any hope for the future after the election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United …

Psychology

Trump to inherit more than 100 court vacancies, plans to reshape judiciary

Donald Trump is set to inherit an uncommon number of vacancies in the federal courts in addition to the open Supreme Court seat, giving the president-elect a monumental opportunity to reshape the judiciary after taking office.<p>The estimated 103 judicial vacancies that President Obama is expected to …

Donald Trump

25 Alan Watts Quotes that will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Alan Watts was a British philosopher who spoke about Asian philosophies for a Western audience. He wrote over 25 books and was an excellent orator on …