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15 Shocking Thrillers to Read This Summer

Cristina Alger<p>Set in the world of high finance, <i>The Banker’s Wife</i> centers on Annabel, a banker’s wife on the hunt to find out more about her husband’s sudden death following a plane crash, and Marina, a journalist who marries into the elite upper class. When Marina uncovers information on one of the …

Books

The Best TV Shows On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: August 15th</b><p>There are plenty of good TV series on Netflix (and you can find more with these secret codes). If you’re trying to figure out what to watch next, here’s a great place to start with a look at 60 of the best shows on Netflix right now, ranked (including some of the best …

TV

Here’s Everything New On Netflix This Week, Including ‘Marvel’s Luke Cage’ Season 2

In case you need more of an excuse to stay indoors and avoid the squelching summer heat, Netflix has got you covered with some exciting new additions to its lineup this week. There’s everyone’s favorite bullet-proof street hero Luke Cage coming back for season two. There’s a new film starring Chloe …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

25 Hidden Gems That You Should Be Watching On Netflix

Spending a quiet night in or relaxing at the end of a long day by watching something on Netflix might be a pretty common reality in your world. All …

The Rise And Rise Of Suicide: We Must Remove The Stigma Of Mental Illness

Twice this week my heart has ached on hearing news of two incredible people taking their own lives—iconic fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. My heart goes out to those who loved them. It also goes out to anyone who has lost someone they love to suicide. So many of us …

Mental Health

De Niro Gets Standing Ovation At Tonys For Bellowing 'F*** Trump'

On Sunday, at the Tony Awards, which are supposed to honor excellence in theater, actor Robert De Niro, who fancies himself Someone Important, …

If it seems like it's especially rainy on the weekends these days, here's why

• <b>The idea that it rains more on weekends because of weekday pollution is a myth.</b>• <b><br>But it is true that pollution can have a small effect on rainfall in</b> …

Feel Slow? Speed Up Any Android Phones or Tablets With This Simple Trick. No Rooting Required.

Your Android phone or table felt slow even after you close all running apps and clear the memory? Well before

Google Feed now more useful than ever thanks to topic feeds

Google Feed has undergone a series of changes over the past few months, some good, some incredibly concerning. The latest change definitely falls into the former camp with the addition of unique topic-specific feeds.<p>The updated Feed, which appears to be rolling out globally (via <i>9to5Google</i>), now …

A New Arctic Cyclone Could Be Among the Most Powerful On Record [Update: It Is]

Weather watchers may be more preoccupied of late with storms popping off in the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific, but a very unusual cyclone …

It’s Not Bigotry to Believe Homosexuality Is a Sin

Another Christian has lost his livelihood for good-faith wrongspeak. This time it was for articulating extremely basic Christian truth that it’s …

9 Page-Turning Spy Novels to Keep You on the Edge of Your Beach Chair

Marked by an exhilarating pace, plenty of dramatic twists and turns, and richly drawn, complex protagonists, spa novels are about as riveting as it …

Summer non-fiction: the best new biographies, history, science and politics books

Stuck for holiday reading? Whether you’re looking for memoirs, historical biographies or cutting-edge science, our critics have the answer<p>History<p>Arnhem by Antony Beevor<p>Beevor’s account of the Arnhem campaign, that ill-judged and deeply unlucky northward leap by the Allies into occupied Holland in …

Books

4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

Here's Why Most of Us Stop Discovering New Music After 30, According to Science

Just embrace it.<p>It's a simple fact of life that older people reminisce about the glory days. You might believe you'll stay young and free-spirited …

Seven (or more) things you didn't know about your brain

The brain — the central "control unit" of our bodies, repository of memories and emotions. Throughout history, philosophers have believed that the …

The Right Way to Drink Lemon Water (For Maximum Benefits), According to a Nutritionist

Many of us know that when life gives you lemons, you should add them to your water. Along with soothing a sore throat, aiding in digestion, and flushing out toxins, drinking lemon water yields a number of health benefits . . . right? To find out whether adding a few slices is <i>actually</i> doing your …

10 Horror Books So Terrifying You Might Not Be Able To Finish Them

It's 3AM, you have every light on in your apartment, and you're huddled on your bed, your stomach clenched in knots. Something outside makes a noise, …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

Women come in all shapes and sizes and we celebrate that diversity! But even the most body-positive among us has off days. If we had to pinpoint the …

What You Read Matters More Than You Might Think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May, 2016, found that what students read in college directly effects the …

31 Amazing Products on Amazon That Basically Work Miracles

How did we ever live before Amazon Prime? Just a few keystrokes and everything we never knew we needed comes right to our doorstep in 2 days. And …

Three cups of coffee a day clears out your arteries, study finds

Three cups of coffee a day clears out your arteries and could help beat heart disease, according to a new study.<p>Scientists at the University of Sao Paulo took dietary information and Coronary Artery Calcium (CAC) readings from more than 4,400 study participants, nearly all of whom drank coffee.<p>They …

11 Collectible Books Worth A Ton Of Money That Might Be On Your Bookshelves Right Now

You've probably read articles about all those insanely expensive and incredibly rare, collectible books — like the highly covetable first edition of …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Snacks You Can Have Before Bed For Weight Loss, According To Nutritionists

Your gut knows best. If your gut and digestive system are healthy and operating well, your health — including maintaining a healthy weight — will …

Delete your account – a guide to life after Facebook

For many people, deleting their Facebook accounts sounds a lot like living a carbon-neutral life, recycling all your waste or going hardcore vegan: a nice idea, and probably the morally right thing to do, but way too much of a hassle to actually go through with.<p>Facebook, after all, is how millions …

Social Media

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination

Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom uses this simple trick to avoid putting things off. And so can you.<p>Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the …

Texas woman dies from flesh-eating bacteria after raw oysters banquet

A Texas woman died in October from a flesh-eating bacteria after she consumed raw oysters.<p>Jeanette LeBlanc was crabbing with her friends and family on the Louisiana coast in September when she contracted the infection, KLFY reported.<p>LeBlanc and her friend Karen Bowers picked up some raw oysters in …

10 Quotes From 'The Alchemist' That Outline How We Should Live Our Lives

Paulo Coelho's "The Alchemist," a fable about following your dreams, has sold more than 65 million copies worldwide in more than 50 different …

Motivation

7 weird signs that could mean you're really unhealthy

Sorry, ignoring them won't make them disappear.<p>Your body's got your back. Whenever something isn't <i>quite</i> right wellness-wise, your body will often try …

Wellness