Pearlyn Ng

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Ten weird signs that you are highly intelligent, according to science

In the real world, spotting intelligent people isn’t quite as simple as looking for people who babble gibberish like Benedict Cumberbatch in Sherlock.<p>…

Psychology

The people who drink human blood

In most major cities around the world, communities of ordinary people – nurses, bar staff, secretaries – are drinking human blood on a regular basis. The question is, why?<p>In the French quarter of New Orleans, John Edgar Browning is about to take part in a "feeding". It begins as clinically as a …

Sexual Health

Did one woman really give birth to 69 children?

Conceiving and raising one child is demanding enough – yet historical reports suggest that one woman bore 69. Are they true? And will modern medicine push the limit even further?<p>If British tabloids had existed in the 18th Century, they would have gone utterly barmy over the family of Russian …

The Fallacy of 'Giving Up'

The importance of talking with a doctor about values and priorities in life—at any age<p>At 30 years old, a person's brain weighs about three pounds. In its capaciousness it wears the skull like a well-tailored suit. So notes Harvard professor and surgeon Atul Gawande in his most recent book <i>Being</i> …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>The rising star dishes on fame and wears the 5 freshest summer style swerves you should try.<p>By Samuel Hine2 days agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>We …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Miso Ramen With Crispy Pork and Burnt Garlic-Sesame Oil Recipe

<b>Read more: The Food Lab: Miso Ramen With Crispy Shredded Pork and Burnt Garlic Sesame Oil</b><p>Ingredients3 pounds pig trotters, split lengthwise or cut crosswise into 1-inch disks (as your butcher to do this for you)2 pounds chicken backs and carcasses, skin and excess fat removed2 tablespoons vegetable …

7 Things Your Body Language Is Telling Your Boss

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Thinking about wearing that red tie to a meeting with the managing director today? You might want to think again.<p>Body language and nonverbal communication can have a big impact on your professional life and can ultimately make or break a deal, …

Public Speaking

Personal Development Isn't Personal: 3 Tips For Getting Your Manager Involved

One of the boxes on most performance appraisal forms is a summary of the individual’s plans for development during the ensuing year. Such plans are usually sketchy. They most often include some outside or internally sponsored course or program the individual could attend. But, there is often a …

Aw, this dad made his kids a DIY tooth fairy delivery system

Cha-ching<p>A father made this sweet DIY project for his kids: it's a set of pneumatic tubes, as seen in drive-up bank windows, where teeth can be inserted and launched to the tooth fairy. (The video begins: "The population of earth has risen continuously since the Great Famine and Black Death of …

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor. Europe is also home to some of the most unusual villages …

Italian Riviera

Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

Say hi to Lucy.<p>Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She’s also part of a yuppie culture that …

My Top 10 Tips for Smarter Shopping by Justin Sf Leigh

With Back to School and the new Fall season coming our way, I thought this would be a good time to share some of my tips for smarter shopping. …

From trash to something pretty...

I have always enjoyed creating things--whether it's hand-sewing a fabric purse, refashioning vintage jewelry or painting a design on a cabinet, a …

Homemade Steak Spice

This homemade steak spice mix made with a wide variety of spices such as peppercorns, chili flakes and garlic is the secret ingredient that will give …

Handmade Tin Box Earrings DIY - Made With Mama's Love

Examine the box for the most unique pieces that would go together in a set<p>Use the wire cutters to snip through the edges of the box.<p>Cut out the …

Loving Husband Buys His Wife 55,000 Dresses in 56 Years

If love was measured in dresses, Paul Brockman would probably be the most loving husband in the world. Over the past 56 years, the German-born …

How to Explain Your Personal Feelings

LSD ABC, An Unusual Animated Alphabet

Laura Sicouri and Kadavre Exquis spent a year working on “LSD ABC,” a short animated film of an unusual alphabet where they explore “different worlds …

Lsd

How To Live an Unremarkably Average Life

“<i>You don’t have to live your life the way other people expect you to.</i>”

Wedding Photograph Features a Hungry T-Rex Chasing the Bridal Party

Here’s a fun wedding photo idea we’ve never seen before: dinosaur photobombing. Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based wedding photographer Quinn Miller …