Robin Cohen

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How To Get A Deep Piriformis Stretch To Get Rid Of Pain In The Back, Hip, Buttocks & Legs

Lower back pain is very common and can be the result of a variety of causes. One of these isn’t usually the primary suspect but it occurs more often …

Imaging

10 apps everyone should have on their computer

Mobile apps are far more popular than their desktop counterparts, but most people still rely on laptop or desktop computers, either for work or just browsing the web at home.<p>Whether you've invested in Apple's Mac line or a Windows PC, there are absolutely some worthwhile desktop apps out there to …

Apps

I Asked a Psychopath How to Stop Caring About Rejection

As Dr. James Fallon describes, "When I get rejected, I feel bad for like negative-two seconds. I just don't give a shit."<p>I recently went on a date with a beautiful and smart girl who laughed at all my jokes and then never replied to my texts. I walked away from the date thinking <i>nailed it!</i> while I …

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

This Is the Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipe on Pinterest

It's been saved almost 600,000 times.<p>When you think of slow cooker recipes you probably imagine pulled pork, stews and other kinds of soup, right? Turns out the most popular one on Pinterest right now isn't any of those things. In fact, it's something much closer to a dish you'd order at Chipotle — …

11 Novels to Make You Feel Less Bad About Your Dysfunctional Family

And get you through the holiday.<p><i>Heading home for the holidays (especially two weeks after a contentious presidential election) can incite a certain sense of dread. While you're anticipating the pumpkin pie and boozy autumnal punch, you're also plotting ways to make a quick getaway when your family</i> …

How complaining rewires your brain for negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable -- such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast -- complaining isn't good for you.<p>Your brain loves …

The complete guide to the iPhone's Bedtime mode

The iPhone's new "Bedtime" functionality within the alarm clock app is an innovative and interesting introduction.<p>Working on the basis that being …

Oral Sex Is Great Until Science Says It Isn't

New research links oral sex to startling increase in oral cancers.<p>Over the past five years, there has been a dramatic increase in oral cancer among men, especially in cancer of the throat and tongue. But the most destructive habit, smoking, is far less prevalent today. According to recent research, …

Sleeping in two shifts at night is better than sleeping continuously: Dr Michael Mosley - IBTimes India

Avoid television and work like checking mails when suffering from insomnia.<p>British TV journalist Dr Michael Mosley discloses his secret of conquering …

Emojis join Van Gogh and Picasso at Museum of Modern Art

Nearly two decades ago, Shigetaka Kurita was given the task of designing simple pictographs that could replace Japanese words for the growing number of cellphone users communicating with text messages.<p>Kurita, who was working for the Japanese mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo at the time, came up with 176 …

Tips & tricks for optimizing iOS 10

Get to know 3D Touch<p>If you haven't already, get familiar with 3D Touch. This bit of proprietary Apple tech has been around since last year, but iOS …

This Simple Approach Cures Procrastination Forever

Want to stop struggling with yourself and start getting things done?<p>You know what you need to accomplish. You sit down at your desk at the start of the day fully intending to do it. Or at least make meaningful headway toward your goal. But by the time you finally leave the office in the evening, …

Why the Codependency Myth of Drug Addiction Needs to Die

The dubious idea that we might "enable" our partners or loved ones suffering from addiction lingers—despite being unscientific and straight-up harmful.<p>Chances are, if you have been affected by drug addiction or just watched enough realityTV, you've heard something about the concept of …

9 Things You Do That People Use To Judge Your Personality

<i>This article was previously published on Business Insider and written by Mike Nudelman and Shana Lebowitz.</i><p>From the moment two people meet, they’re …

Psychology

A British sci-fi writer made a series of predictions 100 years ago and was right about nearly every one

No writer is more renowned for his ability to foresee the future than HG Wells. His writing can be seen to have predicted the airplane, the tank, space travel, the atomic bomb, satellite television, and the World Wide Web. His fantastic fiction imagined time travel, alien invasion, flights to the …

Human Rights

GOP dead zones: You won't find any Republicans to vote for in big areas of L.A. County

When 818,000 voters in Los Angeles County fill out their ballots this election, they will find themselves in strange political territory: The only Republican names they'll see will be presidential nominee Donald Trump and his running mate Mike Pence.<p>In this GOP "dead zone" — spanning parts of five …

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Why don’t babies sleep at night? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Paul Kelley

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Looking down into the pushchair I saw a young baby drifting off to sleep, and then flick his eyes open. At one point one eye was open and the other was …

This Is What Happens To Your Brain When You Experience Happiness

<i>This article was previously published on Prevent Disease.com and written by Dr. Marianna Pochelli.</i><p>Too much research has been devoted to the science …

Happiness

If you want to influence people don't try to persuade them. Use ‘pre-suasion’ instead.

Today and every day we are the targets of salespeople, marketers, advertisers, fundraisers and (heaven knows) politicians trying to persuade us to buy something, do something or think a certain way. And they're good at it. Over the years, they've learned a lot about which features to build into a …

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Scientists explain how happiness makes us less creative

Corporations intent on making employees more engaged and creative are focusing on happiness as the answer. Chief Happiness Officer is an actual job at many companies.<p>But most scientists say that creativity calls on persistence and problem-solving skills, not positivity. Computational scientist Anna …

Creativity

14 habits of exceptionally likeable people

Napoleon Hill is the grandfather of self-help authors, inspiring the likes of Oracle founder Larry Ellison, media mogul Oprah Winfrey, and …

Here's How To Be Mindful AF Even When Life Is Stressful

Apparently it's the secret to being happier, calmer, and just generally more awesome.

Margaret Atwood does not care for Bob Dylan’s Nobel win

As we wade through the depths of prestige book season, the prestige authors are giving out interviews like candy on Halloween. Below, we’ve collected best of them, plus the rest of the best the internet has to offer on books and related subjects for the week of October 17, 2016.<p>At the New York …

Court Ruling in Rothko Case Shows Limits of Art-World Secrecy

The “Red Rothko”<p>Shortly after her husband’s death in 2006, Hoffman decided to sell Rothko’s <i>Untitled</i> (1961) in an effort to raise funds for his …

Hidden macOS Sierra Features For Mac That You Probably Don’t Know About

Here are some of the top hidden features of macOS Sierra running on your Mac that you probably don't know about.<br>[ Continue reading this over at …