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Pennsylvania teacher dies after 'laughing too hard' and falling off balcony in Mexico

A Pennsylvania school teacher vacationing in Mexico died Monday when she fell off a roof-top balcony -- because she was laughing too hard.<p>Sharon Regoli Ciferno, 50, a teacher at Charles A. Huston Middle School in western Pennsylvania, was with her daughter at a friend’s house in Mexico when she sat …

How World War I Made the Middle East What It Is Today

WWI redrew Middle Eastern borders and created new countries. Those changes have led to much of the conflict that remains there today. <br>Read More

‘Game of Thrones’ EPs Break Down the “Queen’s Justice” Twists and Turns in New Featurette

HBO has been a bit slower in unveiling its after-episode behind-the-scenes featurettes for <b>Game of Thrones</b> this season, but now we’re up to speed. A …

TV Series

Iran Dominates in Iraq After U.S. ‘Handed the Country Over’

BAGHDAD — Walk into almost any market in Iraq and the shelves are filled with goods from Iran — milk, yogurt, chicken. Turn on the television and channel after channel broadcasts programs sympathetic to Iran.<p>A new building goes up? It is likely that the cement and bricks came from Iran. And when …

Middle East

3 Things That Prove You're Not In Love, You're In A Codependent Relationship

A codependent relationship can be difficult to distinguish from a healthy, loving relationship.<p>Society tells us that relationships are built upon …

Relationships

75 Mobile Games You Should Be Playing Right Now

Xenoraid<p>You may think you've played shoot em' up games like <i>Xenoraid</i> before, piloting a spacecraft through oncoming waves of enemies. But Xenoraid …

8 essential items to help you ride out a storm

Apocalypse later.<p>For most of us, an elaborate doomsday bunker is overkill. But, when facing down a tornado, hurricane, blizzard, or whatever Mother Nature flings at you, a little preparation can save you from a real-life version of the grocery store frenzy in an end time zombie flick. Start with …

8 Relationship Habits to Form Right Now

Instead of focusing on bad habits you need to break in your relationship, give things a positive spin. Developing good habits with your partner is something you can work on together, and practicing these eight things will make you stronger than ever.<p>1. Tell each other about your days.<p>Each day, make …

How a Refrigerator Led to Einstein’s Pleas for Atomic Bomb Research

The great physicist was an avowed pacifist—so why did he urge the U.S. to fund such a devastating weapon?<p>Albert Einstein is perhaps most famous for introducing the world to the equation E=mc2. In essence, he discovered that energy and mass are interchangeable, setting the stage for nuclear …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

These warning signs in bed could mean your marriage is in trouble

If a relationship is in trouble, it probably started in the bedroom.<p>That’s the honest advice that health coach Dr. Mark Shannan’s grandmother once …

Medical Conditions

​These Color-Changing Tattoos Use Special Ink to Monitor Your Health

​The biosensing ink is particularly helpful for those with diabetes<p>If you’re the type of person who would need to explain a new tattoo to your parents, perhaps you should try one that’s good for your health. (Unlike, say, this tattoo, which killed a man after he swam in the ocean while it was …

15 very real bits of advice for engaged couples from happily marrieds

You better werk.<p>Relationships can be as difficult as they can be awesome. But that doesn't mean they're not worth the (occasional) hard slog. Cute married people who are super happy took to <i>Reddit</i> to share their serious and practical advice for couples who are engaged or hoping to get married.<p>1. …

This mini spy cam is small enough to hide almost anywhere

First things first: we are NOT suggesting that anyone use the Conbrov Mini Spy Camera illegally by hiding it anywhere that isn’t your own property or …

8 Things The Happiest Couples Do Before Bed

Your bed should be a place for sleeping, sex and conversation -- not for scrolling mindlessly through your Instagram feed.<p>We live in a busy world and between work, kids, bills and other daily stressors, many couples struggle to find time to connect.<p>That’s why it’s so important for couples to make …

The World's Most Beautiful Beach Cities Where You Can Live for Dirt Cheap

More than a few Americans fantasize about picking up their lives and moving to some seaside villa in a country where your rent is less than a car …

Yes, It Is YOUR Job to Make Your Husband Happy

<i>Happiness is your job, because love starts with you. Read on to understand why, from Andrea Miller for YourTango.</i><p><b>Why do so many of us buy into the myth that marriage is supposed to make us happy?</b><p>I'm glad to see how marriage has evolved. It used to be much more transactional — happening principally …

22 Optical Illusions That Prove Your Brain Sucks

What you think is reality is a lie. And we have the proof.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying …

Graphics

The things sex education should have taught us but didn’t

Two things are abundantly clear: 1) sex education matters, and 2) teaching teenagers that sex is shameful messes everything up.<p>The statistics are glaring. More pragmatic approaches to teenage sexuality (i.e., “Hey, you’re going to do what you’re going to do, but here’s how to be responsible about …

Teen Pregnancy

The Galaxy S8 has an always-on display, here's how to use it

First open the settings app on your phone and then tap “Lock screen and security.”Next, tap “Always on Display.” It’s on by default, but this is …

Are You the Pursuer or the Distancer in Your Relationship?

Do you ever find yourself longing for your partner, wishing you could feel more connected, even when you’re both in the same place? Or, have you ever …

This camera-equipped phone charger keeps a Lookout

This boring USB charger hides an HD security camera inside.<p>At first glance, Toronto-based startup Lookout's Lookout Charger is just that -- a typical USB phone charger. But this unassuming device actually has a high-definition security camera hidden inside. Not only is the charger designed to …

Star Wars timeline – The complete chronology from Phantom Menace to Last Jedi

The rate Disney is going, <i>Star Wars</i> could end up as the longest and most expansive shared universe ever (consider that a challenge, Marvel). It's …

7 WTF Acts Of Madness Committed By History's Worst Dictators

This might seem strange to anyone living in America in 2017, but the most powerful people in the world can sometimes be total goonball assclowns. …

Richard Feynman’s “Notebook Technique” Will Help You Learn Any Subject–at School, at Work, or in Life

Richard Feynman knew his stuff. Had he not, he probably wouldn't have won the Nobel Prize in Physics, let alone his various other prestigious …

5 moves to save your spine

Even the most technically sound swings cause stress on the spine, but golf doesn't have to sentence you to future back pain. To avoid discomfort, says Golf Digest Fitness Advisor Ben Shear, "strengthen the muscles at the bottom of the spine, and improve flexibility in the mid and upper back." All …

Workouts

Operation Barbarossa: Unseen Second World War photographs by Field Marshal Wolfram von Richthofen

How Hitler Seized Power and Shocked His Opposition

Elected chancellor of Germany in 1932, Hitler was held in contempt by his opponents, who thought he would be easy to control. They were wrong.<p>Adolf …

6 Alternatives To Couples Therapy That Can Save Your Marriage

​Put your marriage first.<p>Désirée Fawn/Unsplash<p>Having kids has a way of taking over your marriage. Diapers have to be changed, toddler meals made, homework done…there are endless seemingly urgent obligations that can push marital needs to the backburner. "I often said that my kids were always my …

5-Minute Clinic: Short-Game Secrets From Tiger's Coach

Steal my favorite greenside tips from the tour<p>One of the coolest things about spending time around the best players in the world is learning the tricks they're generous enough to share. All these guys have a special shot or practice technique around the greens that helped them become successful.<p>A …