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The Personal Trainer's Secret To Getting Leaner Faster

It’s time to face the muscle music guys. You need to burn calories to get lean or ‘toned’.<p>This means intensity <i>and</i> duration need to be two key aspects …

Exercise

The World Burns. Sarah Sanders Says This Is Fine.

The White House press secretary has set a new precedent: Partisanship over patriotism. Victory over truth.<p>On Wednesday, two representatives of the United States government held press briefings, both of them touching on one of the most astonishing news stories of the Trump presidency—a series of …

Donald Trump

How to Get out of a Depression

If you're plagued by feelings of worthlessness, sadness, and lack of hope, then you may be suffering from depression. Depression is different from …

Depression

'Give up Max or split the family': Sean and Liz Whelan at breaking point with severely autistic son

Sean and Liz Whelan are a loving, hardworking Australian couple faced with a cruel and heartbreaking dilemma.With their family at breaking point from …

Autism

The truth about 3 great career tips that you’ll never hear

The career advice we receive changes as we age. As children, we’re encouraged to dream big about the things we want to accomplish in life. We grow up …

Self-improvement

Freud’s Theory Has Been Validated

One of Freud’s important theories dealt with what he called a fixation. He posited that when children go through their early stages of development, …

Psychology

Trump Isn't The Problem, He's the Manifestation of America's Id

We are now officially "a nation that tears children from their parents and puts them in cages." We are also a nation that took years to notice our …

Political Science

Evangelical Fear Elected Trump

The history of evangelicalism in America is shot through with fear—but it also contains an alternative.<p>White conservative evangelicals in America are anxious people. I know because I am one.<p>Our sense of fear, perhaps more than any other factor, explains why evangelicals voted in such large numbers …

Religion

Where Autistic Workers Thrive

<b>IT’S HARD</b> getting a job when you’re autistic. If you don’t look people in the eye when you talk, they dismiss you.<p>Social interaction and …

Autism

The Benefits Of Employing People With Autism

Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Not a term that rolls off the tongue easily but increasingly big corporations such as Microsoft and SAP have launched programs to attract candidates with ASD for roles which require certain skill sets. ASD is the name for a range of conditions that affect the way a …

Autism

Trumpism’s Tipping Point

Sometimes, we forget where we are. Momentary amnesia is the most charitable explanation for Donald Trump saluting North Korea’s uniformed defense …

Donald Trump

Inside Border Protection's processing detention center: Chain link fences and thermal blankets

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chain link fences, mattresses on the floor and families queuing to be processed -- and oftentimes separated. These are the photos of the processing detention center in McAllen, Texas, that the Customs and Border Protection agency wants you to see.<p>More than 1,100 immigrants -- including …

Immigration

Donald Trump Goes Rogue

In half a week, between Quebec and Singapore, Trump showed that the liberal order is hateful to him, and that he wants out.<p>When President Trump walked out early from the meeting of the Group of Seven in Charlevoix, Quebec, on June 9th, he left the group’s collective statement without an American …

Trump: I want 'my people' to 'sit up at attention' like in North Korea

The president later said he was 'kidding' with the remark.<p>President Donald Trump said Friday that he wants "my people" to “sit up at attention” the way North Koreans do for dictator Kim Jong Un.<p>The comment came during an impromptu interview with Fox News on the White House's North Lawn, days after …

Donald Trump

Link found between neurotransmitter imbalance, brain connectivity in those with autism

One in 59 children in the United States lives with a form of autism spectrum disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. …

Here's What Happened In 7 Key Primary Races Tuesday Night

Democrats managed to avoid disaster in California.<p>Voters in many states — Alabama, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, and North Dakota — decided on their party nominees Tuesday ahead of November's midterm elections.<p>A lot of the suspense this week will be over whether …

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Trump's Authoritarian Movement Is Reaching an Inevitable Conclusion

The president and his allies have declared him above the law, and his power unchecked by other democratic institutions.<p>While you were enjoying the second weekend of summer, the president and his allies were waging a sustained campaign to suggest the law does not apply to him. Things kicked off with …

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Schools don't understand the skills employers need, Stem workers say

Almost two-thirds of young people working in science, technology and engineeringcareers believe that schools do not understand which skills employers …

Devin Nunes wants to run an intel operation for the White House — against our intelligence agencies

In the intelligence community, we were taught that the most valuable information an officer can collect is both relevant and actionable — relevant to policymakers and actionable in the sense that it presents them with an opportunity to do something to advance America’s national security interests. …

Donald Trump

Collusion Happened

Despite what the president says, the question is answered.<p>Trump aides colluded with foreign governments.<p>This is a simple, straightforward statement, and by this point, it ought to be an uncontroversial one. There’s ample evidence on many fronts, from legal documents to reliable reporting. This …

We All Need a Champion

My dear friend, Jimmy Casas , wrote a fantastic book titled, “ Culturize: Every Student. Every Day. Whatever It Takes. “, meant for …

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

Artificial Intelligence

Lynching memorial leaves some quietly seething: 'Let sleeping dogs lie'

Black men were lynched for “standing around”, for “annoying white girls”, for failing to call a policeman “mister”. Those are just a few of the horrific stories on display at a new national memorial to lynching victims in Montgomery, Alabama.<p>One mile away, another historical monument tells a very …

Black History

People Voted for Trump Because They Were Anxious, Not Poor

A new study finds that Trump voters weren’t losing income or jobs. Instead, they were concerned about their place in the world.<p>For the past 18 months, many political scientists have been seized by one question: Less-educated whites were President Trump’s most enthusiastic supporters. But why, …

All-Too-Familiar Video Shows White Police Officers Pinning Down a Young Black Woman in a Waffle House

In an episode very reminiscent of the recent Starbucks arrests, 25-year-old Chikesia Clemons is seen here being threatened and pushed to the ground …

Here's how to beat anxiety without medication, according to a new scientific study

If it’s left untreated, anxiety can lead to depression, early death and suicide, yet the medication that is prescribed to treat anxiety doesn’t often …

Scientific Research

Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

Our phones are not the problem when it comes to gadget addiction. It's this.<p>It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and Google is not to …

Social Media

Why Do Trump’s Defenders Assume He’s Guilty?

With friends like these, the president should probably reconsider his messaging strategy.<p>The presumption of innocence is essential to the American legal system. Sometimes prosecutors and the press need to be reminded of this. It’s not as often that the allies of a defendant, or even a prospective …