Rayne DeBlasio

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Why You Should Write Down What You Accomplished At The End Of Every Day

Because we can often focus too much on the negative aspects of our lives, finding ways to illuminate what is good can be a wonderful technique in …

High School Valedictorian Comes Out in Graduation Speech

<b>Correction appended, June 4</b><p>A Colorado valedictorian used her high school graduation speech as an opportunity to come out to her classmates—and she …

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Pets

What Happened After One Family Went Organic For Just Two Weeks

What would happen if you switched from conventionally grown food to organic-only? One family of five found out after participating in an experiment run by Swedish grocery chain, Coop, and the Swedish Environmental Research Institute.<p>It's not news that organic farming beats conventional practices …

Agriculture

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Why do we get sleep in our eyes?

Our eyes fill up with gunk as we sleep, but what is it? As Jason G Goldman discovers, the stuff has a more important job than it seems.<p>The first thing I do when I wake up each morning is look at the long list of notifications that have silently accumulated on my phone as I slept. The second thing I …

Weight Loss

Get Informed<p>leosel<p>If your New Year’s resolution is to shed pounds this year, listen up: you may be killing your goal with outdated information. Dieting is tough, and even the most knowledgeable cyclists can get caught up in the web of diet myths. "Weight loss is so complex and confusing because …

30 Interiors that Showcase Hot Design trends of Summer 2015

While we are still enjoying the sights and sounds of spring, now is also the time to think about prepping our homes for the hotter months ahead. If …

Interior Design

Robotically discovering Earth's nearest neighbors: 54 light-years away

Astronomers discovered a planetary system orbiting a nearby star that is only 54 light-years away. All three planets orbit their star at a distance …

Astronomy

A British Graffiti Artist Who Goes By ‘Wanksy’ Is Painting Dicks Around Potholes

A mystery graffiti artist slash hero who is calling himself “Wanksy” has taken it upon himself to solve the problem of Manchester’s pothole-ridden streets, drawing attention to the offending potholes by spray painting giant dicks around them. Hey, you’ve got to give him credit for creatively using …

13 Things To Remember When You Love A Person Who Has Depression

By Koty Neelis,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1Fs64Hz<p>1. Depression is <i>not</i> a choice.<p>Depression is one of the most helpless and frustrating …

The Best Destinations for Solo Travelers

Our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.<p>As great as traveling with companions can be, sometimes it's even better to get out there and discover yourself. If you're plotting your next adventure stag, here are our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.

See How One Woman Beat Depression, Dropped Pounds and Got in Great Shape (and Shared It All on Reddit!)

A 22-year-old Canadian woman has undergone an incredible body transformation through dedication to diet and exercise, and she’s sharing her inspiring …

Carrie Underwood

Doris Fuller on Losing Her Daughter to Mental Illness: 'Her Voices Told Her to Hurt Herself'

The last time Doris Fuller saw her daughter Natalie was the night before she left for a business trip. The close mother and daughter had planned a …

Mental Health

Can exercise really defeat depression? How to find out if it can work for you.

<b>Some say exercise can defeat depression. Sure, it’s worth a try — in theory. But when you’re depressed, it can be hard to muster the motivation. Here</b> …

Columbia University

Here Are All The Times President Obama Showed Off His Comedy Skills

Whether you like his politics or not, you have to admit that President Barack Obama has a pretty great sense of humor and a quick wit. Occasionally, he uses those tools to great effect on late night shows like <i>The Colbert Report</i>, web-videos like <i>Between Two Ferns</i>, and last night during the White …

Hear 46 Versions of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring in 3 Minutes: A Classic Mashup

In 2013, New York’s most popular classical music station WQXR celebrated the centennial of Igor Stravinksy’s <i>The Rite of Spring</i>, with a series of …

Plagued by Haters, a Pilates Trainer Photoshops Herself Skinnier in This Video About Body Image

No matter how much you accomplish in life, there are always going to be plenty of people online to tell you just how crappy you still are.<p>Pilates …

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