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16 of the Strangest Unsolved Mysteries of All Time

Photo: Shutterstock<p>1. The Incident at Dyatlov Pass<p>On the first night of February 1959, nine ski-hikers died mysteriously in the mountains of what is …

Jake Fromm's dad: Nick Saban's recruiting tactics were 'bizarre' and Kirby Smart made UGA a 'no-brainer'

In the not-so-distant past, UGA’s star QB Jake Fromm was set to join Nick Saban’s Alabama Crimson Tide.<p>Now he’ll try to bury that same team as he …

Everything Amazon’s Alexa learned to do in 2017

Amazon’s Alexa is leading the AI assistant pack. Echo devices are dominating smart speaker sales, and that was before Amazon brought the devices to more than 80 nations around the world. To defend its crown, Amazon moved fast this year to outpace competitors like Google Assistant and Microsoft’s …

Smart Homes

How to stop catastrophising – an expert’s guide

A clinical psychologist suggests a three-pronged plan for tackling anxiety and approaching each day logically and positively<p>Let us start by considering why some people catastrophise – that is, on hearing uncertain news, they imagine the worst possible outcome. After all, it is not uncommon and …

30 years after Prozac arrived, we still buy the lie that chemical imbalances cause depression

Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.” Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is …

British Philosophy

23 Movies And TV Shows You Really Should've Watched On Netflix In 2017

Don't worry, though – you still have time to catch up.<p><i>Note: Some submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

7 UFO Sightings Scarily Similar To The Pentagon Video Going Viral This Week

If you missed the not one, but <i>two</i> different <i>New York Times</i> articles this week covering potential UFO-human interactions, don't beat yourself up. We're …

Lubbock

The Truth is Out There: 5 Books for the UFO Buff in Your life

Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go on the Record<p>Encounters with Unidentified Flying Objects have been reported all over the world, but in …

A secret Pentagon program studied UFOs until at least 2012. Here's one encounter they couldn't explain.

"There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy," Hamlet says in Act I of Shakespeare's famous tragedy. …

Psychotherapist vs. psychologist vs. psychiatrist: which one should you choose?

Psychotherapists, psychologists and psychiatrists may overlap in the areas they cover, but there are differences among each profession and what they …

Mental Health

How to stop being too nice and start getting what you want

<b>Are you a nice person? Good for you.</b><p>I bet that you’re universally adored, you get invited to every party, and you’re the person your friends trust to …

Want to write a bestselling novel? Use an algorithm

In the first of a four-part series on earning money, we look at the fast-track route to a chartbusting book – with a little help from a computer<p>It’s the multimillion pound question that publishers and writers have been pondering for decades: what makes a bestseller? Attempting to write one could …

Texas Governor Rebuffs CNN Anchor's Effort To Find Fault With Trump

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott showed he is as nimble as they come this week by leaving a CNN reporter clutching air when she was seeking something to grab …

Cruel despot or wise reformer? Napoleon’s two faces go on view

A huge art exhibition will try to convince the French the emperor was more statesman than warmonger<p>A young, well-read and highly intelligent Frenchman comes to power, defeating an ultra-rightwing group. He has ambitions to reform France and place his country at the heart of a unified Europe. …

College football rankings: Expect Michigan, Texas to make moves in top 25 polls

The Wolverines and Longhorns will be two of the biggest movers in the new college football rankings<p>The opening weekend of the college football season …

11 Things You Can Say To Mind F*ck the People Around You

Messing with people is fun, but sometimes it can be hard. Thankfully, the nice people at AskReddit posed the question: "What is the best thing to say …

Extreme Sports

10 of the best blogs for depression

Depression can make it tough to enjoy life, especially when feelings of despair and hopelessness always persist. Blogs can put you in touch with …

Mental Health

The 6 Different Types Of Anxiety Disorders, Explained

If you’ve ever had a panic attack, you’ve likely branded yourself an “anxious” person at some point. But there is no such thing as one anxiety …

Netflix Knows What You Want ... Before You Do

In 1997, a tiny company in Scotts Valley, Calif., came up with a radical business model. The big idea was to use data to change the way average people consume media.<p>That company was <b>Netflix</b>. Founders Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph started with a humble DVD rent-by-mail website. It took off. …

Ted Sarandos

Date Someone Who Doesn't Shame You For Going To Therapy

“Therapy is for crazy people.”<p>I was eating dinner with a guy I had been dating when he dropped this bomb casually over scallops. We had been talking about someone we knew who had just revealed that she was seeing a psychiatrist.<p>Little did he know, I had just started going on my own. I had been …

Why Friends May Be More Important Than Family

Friends become increasingly important to health and happiness as people age, according to new research in the journal <i>Personal Relationships</i>. They’re …

This Doctor Has Studied Couples for Decades—This Is What Often Splits Them Up

When you think of relationship deal breakers, incessant arguing, financial issues, or infidelity likely come to mind. But in the words of Terri …

Glenn Close and Patrick Kennedy on the Weight of Mental Illness

Glenn Close does not read her reviews. So the jumbo excerpt on the marquee where she is reprising her Tony Award-winning role in “Sunset Boulevard” (“One of the great stage performances of this century”), surrounded by flashing lights, may be a spoiler.<p>“You still have to go out the next night no …

Mental Health

Virtual reality apps may help treat phobias, addictions, anxiety disorders

Virtual reality headsets are often associated with video games and fun, but companies are also working to use them for mental health therapies, to …

Mental Health

Frequently Asked Questions about Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES)

<b>Frequently Asked Questions about<br>Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES)</b><p>What is Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation?<p>CES (Cranial Electrotherapy …

CES

Ricki Lake's Ex-Husband Was Among the 20% of Bipolar Patients Who Die By Suicide

Ricki Lake recently revealed that her ex-husband, 45-year-old jewelry designer Christian Evans, took his own life last month after a long battle with …

The hunt for better psychiatric drugs

Katie first spoke with a demon when she was 14. He perched on the edge of her bed, and would persistently urge her to do bad things — like blow up …

Mental Health

These Illustrations Perfectly Explain What It Is Like To Live With Depression

<b>French illustrator</b> Sow Ay’s illustrations capture the complex emotions of those suffering with anxiety and depression.<p><b>Sow Ay</b> suffers with generalized …

Mental Health

Brain Size in Bipolar Disorder

New study on how the hippocampus is diminished in size with bipolar disorder.

The Brain

Two months into taking antidepressants, here’s how I feel

By , Lifestyle editor<p>After reading lists of side effects and hearing story after story of how taking medication is very, very bad (thanks for that, …