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Dear Lover, Thank you for Letting your Soul Stop By.

<i>“And even if you’re not here to stay, I’m happy the universe allowed your soul to stop by.” ~ Unknown</i><p>Thank you—thank you for being you, and for …

Slow-Cooker Chinese Barbecue Beef

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:8 hrPrep:30 minCook:7 hr 30 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories450 calorieTotal Fat10 …

25 Travel Adventures That'll Give You Serious Wanderlust

<i>Also posted on</i> BecomingBrilliance.com<p>Once you’ve been bit by the travel bug, there’s no turning back. Traveling shapes and enriches you, allowing you to learn about yourself and the world around you. And while an international excursion is an experience of a lifetime, there's beauty within …

Google's DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream - ExtremeTech

Google’s DeepMind AI gives robots the ability to dream<p>By on November 28, 2016 at 10:05 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on …

You can now delete (almost) all trace of yourself from the web at the click of a button

The internet never forgets. What may have been an embarrassing Facebook photo eight years ago could be dredged up to affect future job prospects, or …

Privacy

We Finally Know Why Some Women Call Men ‘Daddy’ During Sex

If you’ve ever wondered whether people who call their sexual partners “daddy” whilst in the throes of passion are actually fantasizing about doing the dirty with their biological or adoptive paternal figure (trying to keep this as technical as possible, folks), then here’s the news you’ve been …

Honey

The four characteristics in a child that may lead to drug addiction

Consider the idea that 4 main personality types are what makes a person more likely to develop an addiction to drugs or alcohol.<p>And that these 4 …

Addiction

How to survive a divorce: find acceptance after falling apart

Amid the pain of a failed marriage, it is impossible to forgive your former partner. But it is possible to come to terms with the split – by admitting you have lost<p>We were together for 13 years. Some days it feels like I didn’t exist until the day we met. Other times it seems like it never happened.<p>…

Tweens

7 Ways You Can Damage Your Kids By Staying In A Bad Marriage

Therapists caution against staying together for the kids.<p>When you're getting a divorce, there's no real way of knowing to what extent your decision will affect the kids.<p>Still, if your marriage has created a toxic home environment, they're probably better off getting some distance from it, said …

Can You Really Find Your True Soulmate?

Isn't falling in love a wonderful thing? Such unbounded union of two people -- total mergence. When enraptured in love, the feeling is undeniable and the inner conviction screams out that you have found your soulmate. To fall in love is to experience your soul at one with the soul of another. In …

The Skill Men Need Most to Make Marriage Awesome

(Image/theamericangenius.com)<p>I think I know why our relationships fail more than half the time, and how most men -- even good-character guys who are easy to get along with -- can be colossally shitty husbands and boyfriends.<p>Every day, millions of wives and girlfriends turn to the internet desperate …

These itty-bitty food cooking videos will bring immense joy and tranquility to your heart

I don't know why, but things not being their intended size, whether they're comically big or diminutively tiny, is always hilarious to me. Extremely large wine glasses? <i>Very</i> funny. Basketball personality Shaq? A human knee-slapper!<p>That's why I was so tickled when I stumbled upon Korean artist …

20 Ways to improve your marriage

When talking to your friends about the key to a successful marriage, you may leave the conversation feeling overwhelmed and stressed, more convinced it’s sex, time spent or financial security that holds happy couples together. These issues are important and the couples themselves determine their …

relationship

6 Questions to Reveal Your 'Intimacy Quotient'

Intimacy is a quality we normally associate with enduring relationships. However, in order to have these relationships in our own lives, we need to …

Psychology

Serving Up Success on the Tennis Court and at Work

I'm a big believer that to achieve anything, you have to make success a part of your whole life, not just your work life. I work at a big consulting firm. Plus, I'm a competitive tennis player. And I love how the lessons I learn through each one really feeds success in the other.<p>Currently, I'm …

Sex, love and robots: is this the end of intimacy?

Can’t find a partner? Don’t worry, the ‘sexbot’, programmed to meet all your desires, is on its way. Eva Wiseman explores the troubling world of sex robots<p>The world is ending. The sports fields are empty, the science labs closed. No babies have been born for years. Cut to a split screen of human …

Lips

The future of news? Virtual reality

What if you could experience a story with your entire body, not just with your mind? Nonny de la Peña is working on a new form of journalism that …

Virtual Reality

An app called Telegram is the 'hot new thing among jihadists'

When ISIS terrorists want to hide what they're saying, they are increasingly turning to an app called Telegram.<p>It's "the new hot thing among jihadists," said Laith Alkhouri, director of Research at Flashpoint Global Partners.<p>The Berlin-based startup boasts two layers of encryption and claims to be …

What to do about Syrian refugees? Novak Djokovic just nailed it.

Unlike most world famous athletes, tennis star Novak Djokovic knows what it's like to live through war.<p>During the 1999 NATO bombing of Belgrade, …

Gustav Mahler’s Love Letters to His Wife

“I could sense the bliss that springs from love when one loves with total conviction and knows one’s love to be reciprocated.”<p><i>“Music,”</i> Oliver Sacks wrote, <i>“can pierce the heart directly; it needs no mediation.”</i> A great love letter, itself a high feat of composition, accomplishes the same — a …

Scientists built an AI robot that’s figuring life out just like humans do

There are so many precious moments in a newborn’s life that parents love to capture on film: The first time their child sits up on her own, the first time she stands, her first cautious steps. Igor Mordatch, a robotics post-doctorate student at the University of California, Berkeley, has been doing …

Robotics

Here's What True Love Is (And What It Isn't)

Did you know that some languages have many words for love — each one a different permeation of the many facets of love? For example, Sanskrit has 96 …

Psychologists say this is how to tell where your relationship is headed

At some point in every dating relationship, you ask yourself some version of these questions.<p>Of course you're invested in predicting the fate of your own relationship. Psychology researchers are interested as well.<p>Are there recognizable signs that can foretell where a relationship is …

Creating Trust in a Relationship

Trust is the glue of life. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships. ~ Stephen Covey<p>“I never dreamed he would cheat on me.”<p>A week …

Dan Savage Asks What to Tell a Guy in a Sexless Marriage. I Say: DTMFA or STFU

To be fair, Dan Savage wasn't talking to me. I was just listening in on this fight he's having with some people he calls the "monogamusts." I think a …

Divorce

3 Choices That Will Help You Attract A Devoted Partner

I recently started dating an incredible man. As our connection deepens, I can’t help but reflect on how far I’ve come on my journey of personal …

6 Signs It's Time To Move On From Your Relationship, Good Or Bad

You probably clicked on this article because, in the back of your head, you know you're considering breaking up with the person you're dating.<p>In …

Relationships

10 Ways To Know If Your Relationship Is Truly Marriage Material

<i>By Michelle Horton</i><p>I'm officially "of the age of marriage" -- meaning my Facebook feed has far less 2am bar photos and increasingly more "I SAID YES!" updates.<p>Old friends -- my little sister's friends, even -- are Instagramming engagement rings and testing out wedding hashtags. They're planning not …

The Building Blocks of Erotic Intimacy

Sex addiction is a coping mechanism, much like compulsive eating, gambling or drinking, that works to either augment the addict's pleasure or numb his or her pain. It's a defense against overwhelming feelings that the addict cannot regulate, feelings that have their roots in childhood, when primary …

The Type Of Person You Will Go For According To Your Myers-Brigg Personality Type

By April Lee,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1KmWQOy<p>Every Myers-Briggs personality type is often attracted to a certain quality or situation that …