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What It's Like to Smoke Pot Every Day for 50 Years

Catherine Hiller opens up about her lifelong love affair with weed.<p>Catherine Hiller, 68, is a stoner. She's a mother of three boys, author of six books, and has been lighting up for nearly half a century. She's never hidden her habit—except from her kids when they we younger, and maybe some …

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to acquire; from learning a language, …

Self-improvement

Here's How the Most Powerful Tech CEOs Stay So Productive

Your inbox has more email than a Nigerian spam ring. Your deadlines are stacking up like a rush hour car wreck. You have more meetings than a track …

How to wear flannel without looking like a lumberjack

The Autumnal Equinox is fast-approaching (Sept. 23), and with it comes a parade of flannel.<p>Thanks to its comfort, ease, and warmth, the brushed cotton fabric will be as popular as ever this fall/winter — and not just among Brooklyn hipsters and lumberjacks.<p>In case you haven't jumped on the flannel …

Men's Fashion

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

An American family saved their son from joining the Islamic State. Now he might go to prison.

By Adam Goldman<p>, Reporter<p><b>CONFRONTING THE CALIPHATE</b> | This is part of an occasional series.<p>SPRING, Tex. — Asher Abid Khan sat in Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport and considered his next move — forward to Syria and enlistment in the Islamic State, the militant group that had drawn him to the possibility of …

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …

Success

How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

The terrorist group’s sophisticated social-media campaign is reaching its audience in the United States. What it does next has law enforcement …

When playing dumb at work can actually advance your career

I know what you're thinking: This sounds like a terrible idea. In a setting where your goal is to show how capable you are, why would you ever want …

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …

Burned Out? 12 Powerful Ways To Transform Your Life

You know the feeling: It’s 10 a.m., you’re jittery from that third cup of coffee, and your mind feels like glue. You’re drained -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- and dispassionate about things that once brought you joy. Motivated? Forget it. Irritable? You betcha. All regards for personal …

Self-improvement

I quit a great job because happiness is more important than commitment

Today was my last day as a senior editor at a major publishing company, a little over five years after starting in this particular job and 15 years into a career I once thought I wanted more than anything else.<p>As it turns out, what I really want more than anything else is to be happy.<p>I was not the …

New Hampshire

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

Why I Have Given Up the Pursuit of Happiness

"I have a long way to go before happy," she told me, talking about happiness as if it were an X on a map. She saw her recent heartbreak like a gust of wind, something that had blown her off course. In her eyes, her life was now this journey, this scratching and clawing and fumbling her way back to …

The Four Stages of Life

Life is a bitch. Then you die. So while staring at my navel the other day, I decided that that bitch happens in four stages. Here they are.Stage One: …

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. …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

Millennials leaving church in droves, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Religion

Everything we know about the death of Osama Bin Laden is wrong

<b>(AP)</b><p>A controversial report by Seymour Hersh leaves still more questions than answers, but it does make one thing clear<p>Marcy Wheeler<p>May 11, 2015 5:51pm (UTC)<p>Everything you know about Osama bin Laden's killing is wrong.<p>That's the short version of a very long Seymour Hersh story, just published in the …

What we know, don't know about Freddie Gray's arrest

<b>(CNN) —</b> New information released Thursday adds complexity, and even more questions, to the already confusing picture of what happened to Freddie Gray after his arrest.<p>The transport van that carried Gray made a previously unknown stop along its route from where he was arrested to the police station. …

Wearing a Suit Makes People Think Differently

Formalwear elicits feelings of power, which change some mental processes.<p>Some psychology research in recent years is making an old aphorism look like an incomplete thought: Clothes make the man… Yes? Go on?<p>Clothes, it appears, make the man perceive the world differently.<p>A new study looks …

Research

The Clintons lower the bar -- again

I once had a boss who gave me some great advice, not just for managing people but for judging politicians: You forgive mistakes; you punish patterns. Everybody screws up. But if someone won't learn from his mistakes and try to correct his behavior, then he either doesn't think it was a mistake or …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

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Here are all the commercials that ran during the Super Bowl, in order

There were some clear stand-outs, and a few ads t hat didn't go down too well with the tens of millions of viewers watching the game.<p>There were 71 national ads in total (Many more ads aired during the game, but these were bought on a regional — and far cheaper — basis.) Re-watch your favorites.

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19 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You Need In Your Life

You can cook just about anything in a Crock Pot. Slow cookers can whip up something appropriate for any type of meal: think meaty stews and savory sides, fiber-packed oatmeals and breakfasts that are prepared overnight and even chocolatey baked goods and thick Greek yogurt.<p>Yep, it's a pretty …

Cooking

How to Write Mean Sh*t in a Really Nice Way

You're having a fabulous work day. You're on your second cup of coffee. You're breezing through your to-do list. And you're feeling awesome!<p>That is until an email pops up from your boss. She's asking you to stay late for a 6 o'clock meeting to discuss a new project. You pause for 5 seconds. "What? …

5 Signs You're Not Thinking Like A Successful Entrepreneur

Many VCs will tell you the qualities they look for in a successful entrepreneur, but not many will tell you the red flags that keep them from investing in a company.<p>That latter are probably equally if not more important than the former, because many successful venture capitalists see hundreds of …

How to write an impressive CV objective statement

You know the quote, “Don’t judge a book by its cover”?<p>Well, we need to add a second part to the classic expression.<p>“Don’t judge a book by its …

Google, Wireless Industry Not Down With Marriott’s Wi-Fi Blocking Plan

History isn’t on the hotel industry’s side as it tries to convince regulators to let it block personal hotspots.<p>Microsoft and Google don’t agree on much, but they’ve presented a united front against the hotel industry, which is trying to convince government regulators to give them the option of …