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How to make tamales this holiday season

For food lovers, tamales may be the best (corn husk-wrapped) present this holiday season and the Los Angeles News Group wants to collect the best …

Why Introverts Have All the Fun

If you've ever read or heard author Susan Cain talk about the power of introverts, you already know that they can be misunderstood. Being introverted …

Internet Ranting and the Myth of Catharsis

The idea that “venting” anger has a beneficial cathartic effect is well entrenched in modern culture. Belief in the value of venting has manifested …

Why paying attention is anything but elementary

It’s surprising how much of the world we see and yet do not take in. Who better to teach us why we miss so much and what to do about it than Sherlock Holmes?<p>“The true art of memory is the art of attention,” wrote Samuel Johnson. Wise words, indeed, but what exactly is this art? Do we really know …

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How Your Language Affects Your Wealth and Health

Does the language we speak determine how healthy and rich we will be? New research by Keith Chen of Yale Business School suggests so. The structure …

Children with autism leave 'silly' out

When a child with autism copies the actions of an adult, he or she is likely to omit anything “silly” about what they’ve just seen. In contrast, …

Exclusive: Iran hackers may target U.S. energy, defense firms, FBI warns | Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned U.S. businesses to be on the alert for a sophisticated Iranian hacking operation whose targets include defense contractors, energy firms and educational institutions, according to a confidential agency document.<p>A magnifying glass is …

Maryland man admits to six 'bottle bomb' stunts at movie theaters | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Maryland man pleaded guilty on Friday to charges that he caused panic in a movie theater with a “bottle bomb” attack, and he admitted to carrying out five similar stunts in the region, prosecutors said.<p>Manuel Joyner-Bell, 20, has been held without bail since his arrest in …

Kerry, Russia's Lavrov discuss Middle East, including Israel | Reuters

BOGOTA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday, a senior State Department official said.<p>U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a meeting with Peru's President Ollanta Humala (unseen) at the Government Palace in Lima December …