Megan Kalb

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The Ultimate Guide to Totally Nailing Every One of Your Resolutions

No matter how you feel about resolutions, chances are most of us are looking to kick off 2016 on a good note. To help you get started, we've compiled …

The scientific case for letting go of your workplace grudges

Forgiveness is good for our health. It can reduce depression and stress, and increase empathy and hope. Unfortunately, it’s a quality that tends to be in short supply in the modern workplace.<p>I was reminded of this point while chatting with a reporter for a local TV station who was dubious about …

Forgiveness

Coca-Cola Paid $550K to Head of Anti-Obesity Group

Concerns over Coca-Cola’s (ko) involvement with a Colorado-based anti-obesity research group just took a new turn.<p>The soft drink company reportedly …

If You Commit to Nothing, You'll Be Distracted by Everything

In the northeastern hills outside Kyoto, Japan, there is a mountain known as Mount Hiei. That mountain is littered with unmarked graves.<p>Those graves …

A Feminist Was Forced To Spend 9 Seasons Working On The Bachelor. Now She’s Making This TV Show.

<i>UnREAL</i>, a new series on Lifetime, is not about <i>The Bachelor</i>. The drama explores the making of a dating competition show, <i>Everlasting</i>, where wannabe …

Fibromyalgia Mystery Finally Solved! · Guardian Liberty Voice

Researchers have found the main source of pain in Fibromyalgia patients, and contrary to what many believe, it does not stem from the brain. The …

I Have a Proposal for Rachel Dolezal

As people around the country are googling “Spokane” to figure out where the hell it is and why nobody there seems to know what black people look …

I’m 185 pounds, can catch a dick whenever I want, and feel pretty weird about the whole game. The internet’s been freaking out over Amy Schumer’s Glamour Trailblazer Award acceptance speech last week. As the internet should, because the speech was awesome. When I first looked up from Judith Butler long enough to realize that female ...

I’m 185 pounds, can catch a dick whenever I want, and feel pretty weird about the whole game.<p>The internet’s been freaking out over Amy Schumer’s …

Doctors Tell Dog To Leave Owner’s Hospital Room Yet He Refuses To Be Anywhere But By His Side

Barbara is a passionate writer and animal lover who has been professionally blogging for over 10 years and counting.<p>“When someone you love walks …

Pets

College counselors advise some Asian students to appear less Asian

Brian Taylor is director of Ivy Coach, a Manhattan company that advises families on how to get their students into elite colleges. A number of his …

She Cuts A Sock In Half. It's New Purpose Will Help Everyone

by FaithTap Staff 5/6/2015<p>If you're a home or pet owner, you've probably become very acquainted with a household appliance called the Swiffer. You …

Christian Family Values: How To Punish A Wife If She Won’t ‘Pleasure’ Her Husband

Sorry, ladies, “I’m not in the mood” isn’t good enough if you’re in a good, “Christian” marriage and you don’t feel like having sex. No matter how …

If You’ve Wondered Why So Many Politicians Deny Climate Change, Science Has Your Answer

Scientists have known for a long time what’s causing current climate change. What’s been less clear is why so many U.S. politicians aren’t …

Parents voice opposition to new Iowa City bell schedule

Several parents Tuesday voiced concerns about a new elementary school bell schedule that the Iowa City Community School Board recently approved.<p>The …

Reddit announces new anti-harassment rules

Reddit says it's going to take a more active role in preventing harassment among its members. In a blog post entitled "Promote ideas, protect people," the site's administrators say that they will now be prohibiting "attacks and harassment of individuals" through the platform. Here's Reddit's …

Internet

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

In Wake of Friend's Death, Feminist Students File Title IX Complaint - Ms. Magazine Blog

On Thursday morning, members of the University of Mary Washington campus group Feminists United—along with the Feminist Majority Foundation—filed a …

Massive New Study Provides The Best Proof Yet That Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism

A large new study — which was published just in time for National Infant Immunization Week — is being hailed as the final “nail in the coffin” of the …

What Happens After A Mega Corporation Raises Its Workers' Wages

Earlier today, McDonalds announced that it would become the latest company to raise hourly pay for 90,000 workers by more than 10% and add benefits …

Joseph Atwill has not proven that Jesus was made up by the Romans.

October 10, 2013 by JT Eberhard<p>A lot of people are sending me this article talking about Joseph Atwill’s upcoming presentation of his claim that Rome …

Ancient Confession Found: 'We Invented Jesus Christ'

Jesus Christ: completely constructed from other stories for an ancient Roman propaganda campaign?<p>[Jesus Christ] may be the only fictional character …

How to Stick With Good Habits Every Day with the Paper Clip Strategy

In 1993, a bank in Abbotsford, Canada hired a 23-year-old stock broker named Trent Dyrsmid.<p>Dyrsmid was a rookie so nobody at the firm expected too …

Weight Loss

Iowa City's school board OKs plans for facilities, athletics

The Iowa City Community School Board Tuesday voted in favor of a facilities plan update that calls for changes to planned classroom additions.<p>The …

Anti-vax mom changes her tune as all 7 of her children come down with whooping cough

In the ongoing skirmishes between public health officials and vaccine skeptics, I'm scoring this one for the pro-immunization forces. A Canadian woman who had declined to have her children immunized against pertussis, better known as whooping cough, has changed her position <i>now that all seven of her</i> …

RAISING ZAY: A family's journey with a transgender child

<i>Four in 10 transgender teens in the United States attempt suicide. Leelah Alcorn's death was a clarion call for the transgender community. This is</i> …

Cop Who Murdered Walter Scott Just Stood Before An African American Judge To Ask For Bail

South Carolina police officer Michael Slager was charged with murdering 50-year-old African American, Walter Scott.<br>Today he stood at a bail hearing …

Being fat in middle age reduces risk of developing dementia, researchers say

LONDON — A surprising study contradicting all previous research found that being fat in middle age appears to cut the risk of developing dementia rather than increase it, the Lancet scientific journal has reported.<p>A study of two million people found that the underweight were far more likely to …