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This Is What Really Killed The Famous Swimming Pigs

Weird & Wild<p>A recent influx of tourism to the Bahamas–but not alcohol–is likely behind the deaths of several of the animals, a popular attraction.<p>Weird & Wild<p>The Bahamas are famous for sun, sand—and swimming pigs.<p>Seven of the feral animals, which are popular as a tourist attraction, have been found …

Pigs

Here's exactly what to say when you've decided you don't want to be friends anymore

It was high school, and the thrust of my ex-friend's breakup speech was this: My other, cooler friends don't like you. So I've decided that I don't either.<p>To be fair, we were young, and there's really no <i>good</i> way to tell someone you don't want to spend time with them anymore, for whatever …

Is Relationship Anarchy the Future of Polyamory?

While the rest of the world is becoming aware of polyamory, some are taking it to its most logical extreme.<p>"My wife doesn't automatically trump my other relationships," Carson told me over the phone.<p>From the outside looking in, he says, his marriage looks pretty normal—he and his wife share a home …

These 7 brutal truths about life are hard to admit but they'll change your life when you do

You know the old saying, “Youth is wasted on the young”?<p>I think about that sometimes – how I wish I’d had the self-awareness and confidence that I …

The one wellness habit that can transform your relationship

When you’re in a new relationship, spiraling into negative thoughts can be surprisingly easy—you pick up a certain <i>tone</i> in your partner’s voice, and …

Ask Why: How to Motivate Yourself to Keep Going When Things Get Hard

<b>“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche</b><p>My father was an amazing man. I’m sure most sons think that about their …

Tighten Your Core and Tone Your Back With Arm Circle Planks

Take your core-strengthening planks to the next level while toning your arms and back — you're going to feel the burn with this move!<p>Meet the arm circle plank. Barry's Bootcamp trainer Tommy Stracke loves incorporating this plank variation into his workouts and his clients' workouts because it …

Workouts

A taste of freedom: black America in the 19th century – in pictures

An archive made public by Cornell University goes beyond the cliches of cotton-pickers to show African Americans embracing life after slavery

Cornell University

A Mindful Approach to Time Management

“How we spend our hours is how we spend our lives.”<p><b>Laura Vanderkam</b> is the bestselling author of multiple books on productivity and time management, …

This Is How Gigi Hadid Works Out Her Supermodel Abs

In a recent interview with Vogue, Gigi Hadid's trainer Rob Piela opened up about exactly what Gigi does to maintain her ridiculously perfect abdominal muscles.<p>He mentions her hard work and consistency, before sharing a play-by-play of her "core-focused workout."<p>1-Warm up the core with 10 minutes of …

30 Sex "Rules" For People In Long-Term Relationships

No matter how many dozens of Netflix-and-chill nights you and your long-term partner have had together, there’s something that keeps you tuning in …

Honor and Effort: What President Obama Achieved in Eight Years

<i>Excerpted from TIME’s</i> “Barack Obama: Eight Years,” <i>a definitive, one-of-kind 96-page, fully illustrated commemorative edition.</i> <i>Available at retailers</i> …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

Cleveland Clinic

The Most Effective Way to Say No Is to Say You "Don't," not You "Can't"

It’s an understatement that learning to say no is a critical life skill. It’s important both personally and professionally, and once you learn how to …

10 Common Mistakes That Successful People Never Make

Do you ever feel exhausted by your efforts to be successful? Everyone’s idea of success differs, but one theme always remains constant – it’s hard …

Love Horoscope for Year 2017

<i>Tracy Allen’s love horoscope columns appear regularly online. In addition to astrology, she has a graduate education in counseling psychology and has worked as a psychotherapist. Follow @astrotherapist on Twitter and email tallennyc@gmail.com to schedule a private session.</i><p><b>ARIES</b><p>March 21–April 19<p>The …

Why More Women Are Smoking Weed While Pregnant

“I had really chill babies.”<p>Virginia Vidal wasn't expecting to have any more children when she became pregnant with triplets.<p>Vidal, now 46, her husband, and their three children, took a Mexican vacation in 2006. A few weeks after they came back to Toronto, Vidal was the only one feeling ill. She …

The best gifts for baby nerds and smart kids

Holiday presents for the tots on your list<p>Got a nerdy kid (or nerd-adjacent kid) on your holiday gift list? Here are a few presents that will delight your favorite babies and kids—and their parents.<p>An Astronaut Costume<p>It's not just for halloween. Guaranteed to turn your little cousin into a total …

Kids

Eye Contact Can Be Really Intense For Your Brain

No, it's not just you.<p>If eye contact has always felt a bit overwhelming for you, it’s not all in your head.<p>Maintaining direct eye contact really is strenuous for the brain, according to new research, and it uses up scarce cognitive resources that we need for things like reasoning and verbal …

Octavia Spencer’s Role as God In ‘The Shack’ Has Some Christian Figureheads Enraged

Pastor Joe Schimmel says that the "pretentious caricature of God as a heavy set, cushy non-judgmental African American woman" can lend itself to a …

Why time management is ruining our lives | Oliver Burkeman

All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed<p>The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a …

Time Management

How men fall in love

How am I ever going to commit to one woman when I just want to have sex with everything in sight? Let’s talk about how men fall in love, why men fall …

Relationships

11 Parents Reveal the *One* Thing They Regret Telling Their Kid

"I expect to pay psychiatrist bills due to this."<p>Remember that <i>Sex and the City 2</i> scene where Charlotte's daughter ruined her Valentino skirt, and Charlotte locked herself in a closet so she wouldn't say something she'd later regret? (Who am I kidding, nobody saw <i>Sex and the City 2</i>, so of course you …

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Multitask, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

9 signs you're dealing with an emotional manipulator

A few years ago, Facebook, in conjunction with researchers from Cornell and the University of California, conducted an experiment in which they intentionally played with the emotions of 689,000 users by manipulating their feeds so that some users only saw negative stories while others only saw …

Why Tons of Failure Is the Key to Success, According to Seth Godin

If you let it, failure can be a precious gift, rather than something to be avoided at all costs<p>Most people avoid failure like the plague.<p>They spend their time trying to achieve perfection. They forgo opportunities they aren't certain will be a sure thing. They do whatever it takes to make sure they …

What is sapiosexuality? The sexual orientation thousands of people identify with

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual – these are all terms to help us navigate relationships and sexuality. Now, a label for those are attracted to …

14 Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Leafy greens<p><b>Recipes:</b> Delicious ways with fresh greens<p>Mom was right when she said to eat your veggies, especially deep green leafy ones like kale, …

Intimacy Is Your Key To Finding Passionate Love

<b>“Intimacy is based on shared vulnerability…Nothing deepens intimacy like the experiences we share when feel flayed, with our skins off, scared and</b> …

Why Some People Get Burned Out and Others Don’t

Stress and burnout are not the same thing. And while we know that stress often leads to burnout, it’s possible to handle the onslaught of long hours, high pressure, and work crises in a way that safeguards you from the emotional exhaustion, cynicism, and a lack of confidence in one’s abilities that …