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What is gaslighting? And how do you know if it's happening to you?

It’s an unfortunate reality that happens in personal relationships and by public figures to the peoples they serve.<p>“Oh come on. I never said that.”<p>“You’re just being overly sensitive.”<p>“I don’t know why you’re making such a big deal out of this…”<p>Psychologists use the term “gaslighting” to refer to a …

Domestic Violence

Do You Use These 10 Products? If So, You're Wealthy

Nothing says you're living large like...soy sauce?<p>Some tastes are acquired. Apparently those include Kikkoman soy sauce and Ziploc bags.<p>Those are …

Top 10

This Is How Many Hours it Takes to Make a Friend

Think of somebody you met in the past six months. Did you meet them through work or school, or somewhere else? Do you have their number in your …

MoviePass competitor Sinemia now starts at $4.99 per month, but with caveats

By giving more than 2 million customers a way to see multiple movies in theaters each month at a discounted price, MoviePass is disrupting the cinema …

One space between each sentence, they said. Science just proved them wrong.

In the beginning, the rules of the space bar were simple. Two spaces after each period. Every time. Easy.<p>That made sense in the age of the typewriter. Letters of uniform width looked cramped without extra space after the period. Typists learned not to do it.<p>But then, at the end of the 20th century, …

Eye Tracking

This Pizza Box Oven Cooks Frozen ‘Za in Minutes

<b>* Low-priced pizza oven for fresh pies at home</b> <b><br>* Tastier than frozen pizza, and much cheaper than delivery</b> <b><br>* Fun design adds color to any …

Pie

Everyday Photography: How to Find Beauty in Everyday Life

Dear friend,If you want to find more joy, happiness, and fulfillment in your photography and life — I recommend ‘Everyday Photography’:Download …

Kansas Should Avoid The Medicaid Expansion Trap

The Kansas legislature has wisely rejected ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion year after year. As a result, policymakers have protected taxpayers and the truly vulnerable from costly enrollment overruns. But now, despite a rapidly shifting health care landscape, special interest groups are once again …

Health Care

Calling All Pizza-holics! It’s Time to Celebrate National Pizza Day

Whether you’re a thin crust, veggie or meat lover type of girl, you’ll love this pizza swag.<p>It’s National Pizza Day! We repeat: It’s National Pizza …

Bravo TV

Domino's now has a wedding registry

Dinnerware service for eight. A gourmet coffee press. A set of thick towels.<p>Now, add pizza to your list of desired wedding gifts.<p>Domino’s Pizza has announced that it’s launching a wedding registry.<p>“Our registry aims to bring couples together over their shared love of pizza," spokeswoman Jenny …

Wikipedia just banned contributors from citing the Daily Mail as a source

The Daily Mail is one of the most popular newspapers in the UK, and the most widely read English language news website in the world. It’s also one of the worst.<p>Its journalism is a lurid cocktail of innuendo, bigotry, exaggeration, and straight-up bullshit. The Daily Mail is notorious for it. It’s …

New Instructions at High Schools: Take a Nap

Educators see short breaks as a way to boost the performance of teens who aren’t sleeping nearly enough<p>Some high schools are trying a new cure for teenagers who stay up late, don’t want to wake up in the morning and doze off during class. Teachers are letting them nap at school.<p>Nap clubs, where …

High School

We went to our favorite naturist resort… with two textile friends

Remember, when I mentioned a few blogs back, that a colleague opened up to me about being naked at home a lot? He told me this after reading my blogs …

The internet isn't all bad. It gave over $47 million to people in need in 2016

If the year has left you questioning the nature of humanity and annoyed at the negative part that the internet played, from fake news, to harassment and trolling, here's some news that will cheer you up.<p>The internet also has a kinder, generous side. And it was in full display via fund raising site …

With No Sense Of Smell, The World Can Be A Grayer, Scarier Place

Nisha Pradhan is worried. The recent college graduate just turned 21 and plans to live on her own. But she's afraid she won't be able to stay safe.<p>That's because Pradhan is anosmic — she isn't able to smell. She can't tell if milk is sour, or if she's burning something on the stove, or if there's a …

Fidget Cube for restless workers rocks Kickstarter, attracts gobs of money

Your desk is your sanctuary at work. It's where you sit (or stand) and while away your employment hours. Maybe you're really good at holding still. Or maybe you're the kind who taps your toes, flips pencils and bends paperclips. If that sounds like you, you might already be a backer of the Fidget …

Crowd Funding

This New USB Stick That Anyone Can Buy Destroys Almost Anything It Is Plugged Into

Here is what you need to know about the "USB Killer" device that destroys electronic devices to which it is connected with a surge of power.<p>Last year, a hacker demonstrated a prototype of a small USB device - the size of a small USB drive - that could destroy electronics into which it was plugged. …

usbkiller

The Falling Man

An unforgettable story.<p><b>Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of that day.</b><p>In the …

The Case for Talking to Strangers

It’s not that terrifying, and it’s actually good for you, argues the author of the new book, When Strangers Meet.<p>Kio Stark talks to strangers. Riding in a taxi through New York, she learns that her cab driver grew up in the row of towers they pass on the opposite side of the river. When the cashier …

The 10 most expensive Lego sets

Lego enthusiasts can shell out serious dough for the privilege of building the coolest, rarest, most extravagant sets.<p>Lego’s priciest advanced models …

Taj Mahal

21 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Fall

Turn over a new (autumn) leaf with these exciting reads.

Like It or Not, Arianna Huffington Was a Digital Media Pioneer

In many ways, the history of the Huffington Post is like a microcosm of the digital-media business over the past decade: A scrappy, venture-backed …

Where Do Old iMacs Go Anyway? Right, They’re Upgraded Into Aquariums

Artists are finding new ways to put old gadgets to good use.<p>A few weeks ago, Matan Berkowitz, the founder of "GlassBeats," spoke at Berlin's annual Re:publica media conference – he showed how he hacked a pair of Google Glass into a MIDI controller activated by head movements.<p>"Google Glass did turn …

3 Free Things Shark Tank's Daymond John Says You Must Do to Help Your Startup Survive

3 min read<p>A business launches in America every 60 seconds, according to the Brookings Institution. Every 80 seconds, one fails. Only about half of newly established companies last five years or more and about one-third survive 10 years or more, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.<p>The …

Entrepreneurship

Pixar sequel Finding Dory is US's highest-grossing animated debut ever

Finding Dory, which comes 13 years after Finding Nemo, took in $136.2m in North American theaters this weekend, beating record set by Toy Story 3<p>The Pixar sequel Finding Dory far surpassed expectations to take in $136.2m in North American theaters this weekend, making it the highest-grossing …

Self-driving cars could flip the auto insurance industry on its head

As the driverless car gets closer to reality, so too does the dilemma of how to insure the car and its owner.<p>The auto insurance industry faces upheaval in the next 25 years as the migration to autonomous safety features — and ultimately a self-driving car — shifts more of a car's accident risk from …

Insurance Industry

RANKED: Every Pixar movie from worst to best

Yes, Jeffrey Katzenberg and DreamWorks Animation had their time, but for over 20 years, Lasseter's Pixar has consistently put out box-office hits (the company has earned close to $10 billion worldwide) and created stories that affect us on an emotional level that we can't wait to experience again …

This Statistic Suggests Obamacare Is Failing -- You Be the Judge

Image source: White House on Flickr.<p>Whether or not Obamacare has been a success really depends on who you ask.<p>Lower-income and select middle-income families have been big beneficiaries of Obamacare, thanks in part to the expansion of Medicaid in 31 states, as well as the Advanced Premium Tax Credit …

Pictures of the Week 6.9.16

Boston Red Sox

We Asked a Young Nudist Why Young People Aren't Nudists Anymore

As a Canadian nudist community struggles to recruit younger members, a 27-year-old leading naturist explains why under-30s prefer to keep their clothes on.<p>The Van Tan Club claims to be Canada's oldest nudist club, and it's certainly amongst the most picturesque. Nestled on the densely forested …