Linda Bennett

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The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology of How to Handle Haters

<i>“We are what we pretend to be,”</i> Kurt Vonnegut famously wrote, <i>“so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”</i> But given how much our minds mislead us, what if we don’t realize when we’re pretending — who are we then? That’s precisely what <b>David McRaney</b> explores in <b>You Are Now Less Dumb: How to</b> …

10 Organizing "Tricks" That Are Actually Huge Mistakes

Make sure you're not making these blunders.<p>Having "a place for everything and everything in its place" doesn't necessarily mean you're organized — it just means you have enough space to become a borderline hoarder. Before you crown yourself queen of organization, make sure you're not making these …

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Christian Mom Who Worries Leggings Could Lead Men to ‘Think Lustful Thoughts’ Reveals Her Personal Solution to the Problem

A Christian wife and mother from Oregon has attracted attention and debate after recently revealing on her blog that she has decided to no longer wear leggings for fear of causing men to “think lustful thoughts.”<p>Veronica Partridge, 25, penned a short post on January 5 titled, “Why I Chose to No …

​10 Adult ADHD Symptoms Every Impulsive, Procrastinating Guy Must Know

It's not just a problem for kids​<p>Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders diagnosed in kids. But while it's often considered a children's condition, it can affect adults, too.<p>According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 1 in 10 …

Why Is Leaving the Gay Lifestyle for Jesus and Traditional Marriage So Controversial? (Part 1)

<i>This is the first part in an investigative series into reparative/conversion therapy and same-sex attraction.</i><p>TLC's "My Husband's Not Gay" special has …

7 Secrets to Knowing Your Higher Self

by Asoka Selvarajah Each of us is connected with the Divine. The Higher Self within us far transcends the understanding of our conscious min...<p>Recent …

Cyber Security Is Growing In Importance For Medical Devices Too

At the 2011 Black Hat cyber security conference, a diabetic man named Jerome Radcliffe showed how someone could hack into a wireless insulin pump.<p>Medical devices are just the latest in a growing list of Internet of Things that are at risk for potential hacks. On the surface, it may seem almost …

7 ways writing by hand can save your brain

It's time to put pen to paper.<p>Our tech-dependent society has put keyboards at the tips of our fingers at all times, from our smartphones to our …

The 15 Grossest Things You Might Be Eating

You'll be seriously disturbed by the secret ingredients lurking in your pantry.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and repurposed with permission from Rodale News.</i><p>Unfortunately, gross food has become the norm in most supermarkets, with packaged food ingredient lists reading more like chemistry …

How To Create Your Own Diet for Weight Loss

Many people have a phobia that starving or living without eating the food can reduce their weight, but it is not good for your health. To reduce your …

22 Time-Saving Life Hacks You Need To Start Using Daily

<i>Producer’s note: Someone on Quora asked: What are the best day-to-day time-saving hacks? Here is one of the best answers that’s been pulled from the</i> …

Relationship Lessons From Friends TV Show on Netflix

1. Remember when Ross dated his student Elizabeth? They were so into each other but also in two totally different places in their lives, so they weren't a good fit. This was proved when, after he dumped her, Elizabeth pelted Ross with a water balloon much like a kindergartner would.<p>2. In the cases …

Schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder have more in common than previously thought

The genes that increase a person's risk of developing psychiatric illnesses work together in the body, geneticists say<p>Schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder have more in common than previously thought. Not only are they linked through shared genes, the genetic mutations associated with …

Android Circuit: Nobody Loves Lollipop 5.0, Sony Hoists The 'For Sale' Flag, Samsung's Galaxy S6 Mistake

Taking a look back at the week’s news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including Google reducing security on older Android devices with WebView, almost nobody is using Lollipop 5.0, Four minutes to sell out the Nokia N1 tablet, Samsung upcoming …

9 Eating Habits That Are Derailing Your Weight-Loss Efforts

The worst part: You probably think they'll help you drop more pounds.<p>The occasional dietary splurge isn't what really thwarts most women's weight-loss efforts. It's the so-called "healthy" weight-loss strategies we use, convinced they'll help us cut calories, slim down, and get healthier—only to …

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Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism

My Husband’s Not Gay isn’t so much an indication that Mormonism is homophobic as it is a sign that Mormon homophobia has taken an even subtler and …

5 Ways to Recover From a Sugar Binge

It’s that time of year, and once again, you caved. You didn’t just eat <i>one</i> cookie at your friend’s holiday party, you ate <i>all the cookies</i> (or at least …

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Why Empty Calories Are a Big Problem

<b>Not all foods are created equal. Some foods, in fact, from a nutritionist’s point of view, barely count as foods at all.</b><p>Among these are doughnuts, pizza, ice cream, candy, soda pop, chips, chocolate pudding, and bacon—as well as beer, wine, and any other conceivable form of booze.<p>All these are …

Jewish Atheist's Controversial T-Shirt: "I Met God, She's Black"

What does God look like?<p>Renaissance artists painted God into their own cultures, often giving him the white skin and flowing golden hair of a European aristocrat.<p>But that traditional image has been challenged by many over the centuries. This age-old question is now picking up steam on Facebook, …

Top 10 Better Money Habits You Can Build This Year

The start of the year is a great time to review and revamp our financial plans, including common resolutions like "save more money" or "pay down …

10 Style Risks to Take in 2015

The best and boldest trends to try this year.<p>With a new year come the requisite reflections and resolutions: lose weight, break a bad habit, finish that half-done DIY project you started as part of last year's resolution, and of course, refresh your fashionable life. We're setting all sorts of …

God is on the ropes: The brilliant new science that has creationists and the Christian right terrified

A young MIT professor is finishing Darwin’s task — and threatening to undo everything the wacky right holds dear<p>The Christian right’s obsessive hatred of Darwin is a wonder to behold, but it could someday be rivaled by the hatred of someone you’ve probably never even heard of. Darwin earned their …

Teen girls have different brains: Gender, neuroscience and the truth about adolescence

It’s indisputably true that in adolescence there are real differences in some brain functions with males, females<p>The first talk I ever gave on the teenage brain was in 2007 at my sons’ school, Concord Academy. The principal, guidance counselor, and teachers had been so good to my kids and really …

Cloud, IoT, Big Data: The industry’s top predictions for 2015

A roundup of the top IT industry predictions for 2015<p>This year was all about growth in platform as a service, omnipresent encryption, the integration …