Miriam Ong Ante

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Most Kissing Is Non-Sexual, Killjoy Researchers Discover

In a study of 168 cultures, researchers found a majority—54 percent—do not engage in “romantic-sexual” kissing. How sad should this make us?<p>In life …

3 Ways to Build Extreme Mental Toughness

Want to crush your next workout or fitness challenge? Unf*&K your mind. Here’s how<p>Our most important training philosophy at Gym Jones: The Mind Is Primary.<p>If your mind is strong, your body will be strong. You’ll be able to handle stress, cope with suffering, deal with adversity, make sacrifices, …

China discovers winged, feathered 'dragon' dinosaur

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> Around 125 million years ago, a mule-sized dinosaur with a long tail and short, resplendently-feathered wings roamed a corner of what is now northeastern China.<p>Researchers revealed the discovery of Zhenyuanlong suni, a close relative of its far more famous cousin -- the …

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Sheriff's office seeking to help Montana man who was scammed

DRUMMOND, Mont. (AP) — The Missoula County sheriff's department is seeking donations on behalf of a 74-year-old man who lost his life savings on the false promise of receiving millions of dollars and a Mercedes Benz in a sweepstakes scam.<p>The $75,000 loss has left Stuart Voigt living in an isolated …

Mercedes-Benz

10 Pieces of Career Advice for New Graduates

My team is amazing. I say it a lot, and it’s true. But even the team at Red Branch Media has its moments. There have been times when I’ve seen the …

Employment

Embracing the Darkness and Difficulties in Your Relationship

I have spent two decades in and out of relationships. And I have spent countless hours listening, counseling and helping friends navigate through their own relationship issues. God knows they are hard. It's so easy in the beginning when you are in the honeymoon period where the person can seem to …

Mourners Gather for Funeral of 3-Year-Old Maryland Boy Found Dead on a Park Swing

Hundreds of mourners are expected to gather at a Landover, Md., church Friday for the funeral of a 3-year-old boy who was found dead on a park swing, …

Austin Powers

'How Could You Not Know You Were Pregnant?'

Weekend Edition Sunday <i>host Rachel Martin brings listeners an unexpected side of the news by talking with someone personally affected by the stories making headlines.</i><p>Brittany Ohman is a 41-year-old mother of two and a licensed social worker in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Ohman and NPR's Rachel Martin grew …

8 Steps to Truly Love Yourself -- and Why It's the Most Selfless Thing You Can Do

There seems to be a very beautiful trend taking shape that I am completely devoted to: It is starting to be popular to "be loving." Over the last few years, health, spiritual practices and taking care of mother earth are starting to be considered a hip thing -- rather than a strange "hippie" thing. …

'Beautiful Mind' Mathematician John Nash Jr. Dies In New Jersey Car Crash

<b>Updated at 12:01 p.m. ET</b><p>John Forbes Nash Jr., the Nobel laureate known for his groundbreaking work on game theory and differential equations, was killed along with his wife in a taxi crash on the New Jersey Turnpike, police say. He was 86.<p>His death was first reported by NJ.com citing a police …

The 6 Most Common Running Pains and When to See a Doctor

<b>Aches are common (and totally normal) after a hard workout. Here's how to know whether yours might be a sign of something more serious.</b><p><i>By Meg Lappe</i>, SELF<p>Longer daylight and summer hours at the office mean more time for running pre- and post-work. Unfortunately, it can also mean aches, pains and …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

<i>By Dan Buettner</i><p>For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity -- regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live to 100 and beyond. They are the Greek island of Ikaria; the highlands of Sardinia; the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica; Okinawa, …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I’ve been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

Poop Falls From Sky and Ruins Sweet 16 Party, Family Says

It was a not-so-sweet 16 for one Pennsylvania girl, after her backyard pool party was shut down due to rain—poop rain, that is.<p>Joe Cambray said his …

Aviation

The 8 Most Important Things We've Learned About Happiness In The Past 10 Years

We're living in a golden age of happiness -- the scientific study of happiness, at least.<p>The field of positive psychology has exploded in growth since its inception in 1998, dramatically increasing our understanding of human flourishing. We now know more than ever about what makes us happy, how we …

Could a trip to Mars fry astronauts’ brains?

Brain damage. Memory deterioration. Intelligence loss. This could be your brain on a trip to Mars.<p>It’s all thanks to the onslaught of galactic cosmic rays, the remnants of supernova explosions. These highly charged particles travel near the speed of light and can zoom through the hull of a …

The only technique to learn something new

The other day I threw everything out. Everything. I threw out all my books (donated). I threw out all my clothes.<p>I threw out old computers. I threw …

Watch This Paddleboarder's Extremely Close Encounter With an Orca

A New Zealand restaurant owner named Luke Reilly was doing some relaxing stand-up paddleboarding when an orca whale popped up out of nowhere. …

Standup Paddleboarding

The New Legoland Hotel Proves That Everything Is Awesome

Remember playing with Legos as a little kid and dreaming about building a life-size house? Now imagine whatever you were envisioning on steroids, and you've got the new Legoland hotel in Winter Haven, Florida.<p>Situated between Tampa and Orlando, the 152-room hotel is located right by the entrance to …

A psychologist discovered the secret to never getting frustrated

The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot. Your boss is being a jerk. Your partner isn't listening.<p>And sometimes these all happen to you <i>on the same day</i>.<p>What's the fix for this? One guy came up with a solution that deals with all of these problems — and more.<p>Albert Ellis was quite a …

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Emotional Intelligence

3 Places Where the Next Big Earthquake Could Hit

The earthquake that devastated Nepal on Saturday came as a shock to much of the world—but for seismologists and disaster preparedness advocates, it …

Natural Disasters

Images of the Unrest in Baltimore

On Monday afternoon the funeral for Freddie Gray took place in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray died last week from spinal injuries suffered while in Baltimore Police custody. After the funeral, against the wishes of the Gray family, some peaceful demonstrations took place, but other protests became …

10 Reasons Why Being Alone Is Awesome

Being alone is often thought of as lonely, boring, or even a waste of time. I find this is especially true among addicts and alcoholics. If you're anything like I was, being alone is like hell. I thought being alone was for losers. I tried hard NOT to be alone. I surrounded myself with people, …

23 Seconds of Wonder

The beautiful, terrifying eruption of Chile's Calbuco volcano is made all the more stunning by the people who captured it on film<p>I've watched this 23-second time lapse of Chile's Calbuco volcano erupting probably 23 times by now. It's stunning, all peach-toned and billowy. Like a violent …

Now For Sale: The Most Expensive Ticket Ever

The average cost to get into the building for next week’s Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight is $11,000. And it’s because, until yesterday, almost …

German President Enrages Turkey by Referring to 1915 Armenian 'Genocide'

German President Joachim Gauck on Thursday angered Turkey by labeling the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915 as a “genocide” ahead of Friday’s …

South Asia

This Straight Guy Just Asked His Gay BFF To Prom With The Most Adorable Promposal

As a student council member at his high school, Anthony Martinez is often tasked with planning school dances. But the 17-year-old, who is gay, says that he “never [gets] asked.”<p>Until now, that is.<p>Martinez, who attends Desert Oasis High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, shared on Twitter this week that …

The Internet Is Begging the Indonesian Government to Spare a Filipina Single Mother's Life

As the executions of 10 drug convicts loom in Indonesia, a massive social-media campaign has kicked off in support of Mary Jane Veloso, the Filipina …

Asia

Here's What Your Yoga Instructor Wishes You Would Stop Doing

The benefits of yoga are endless. With a little downward dogging, you can lower your stress levels, decrease your risk of heart disease, maintain a healthy weight and so much more.<p>So if you're getting your butt to yoga class every week, good for you! But if you're texting between sun salutations, …