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9 tricks to find out if your spouse is lying to you about something

Dishonesty is detrimental for relationships. When people lie to one another, it might be because they’re trying to protect the other person from …

British lawmaker: Group Trump retweeted is equivalent to KKK

<b>(CNN) —</b> A British lawmaker addressed the House of Commons on Thursday morning to call President Donald Trump's three retweets of anti-Muslim videos from a far-right leader in the UK proof that the President is "a racist, incompetent, or unthinking, or all three," and he wasn't done there.<p>After …

21 Things Every Gentleman Should Know How To Do By The Time He Turns 30

Some basics and also some not-so-basics to help you out.

25 of the Most Inspiring Books Everyone Should Read

Take it from these CEOs, founders, and other high-achieving leaders.<p>Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain …

Why Not Trying to Do it All Can Lead to Real Success | Heleo

“I was terrified of failing, of messing up, of not fulfilling expectations, until I got so overwhelmed that I dropped the ball—and discovered that …

Self-improvement

29 Things We Bet You Didn't Know You Could Make in the Slow Cooker

Go beyond slurp-worthy soups and stews with these unexpected slow-cooker recipes.<p>No offense to soups and stews, but your slow cooker is capable of so …

Cooking

How to make all your social media posts truly private

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram privacy settings, explained<p>Most of us are aware that we need to be careful with what we post on social media, but do you know exactly who can see your recent vacation photos and status updates? Here are the privacy controls you need to know about on three of the …

Social Media

Your ultimate guide to mobile live-streaming

By Hayley Tsukayama<p>, Reporter<p>Live-streaming has become the thing to do on social media, whether you're using video to share your thoughts with friends or the entire world. You’ve probably seen some notifications that a friend is live-streaming — or watched the live stream itself on Facebook, …

How can you make your weekends more awesome?

What’s the research have to say about making Friday through Sunday that much better…?<p>Don’t Trust Your Instincts<p>Ever eat or drink too much, feel …

Happiness

A Brief and Bizarre History of Artificial Sweeteners

It all began with chlorine and coal tar<p>Synthetic sweeteners seem like a miracle food. They require no land for growing, no smoke-belching refineries, …

New, Cool Stuff at Mobile World Congress: Pictures

Cool Stuff

The Best Vacation to Take at Every Stage of Your Relationship

Traveling together is one of the best ways to test your relationship. (<i>OMG if he takes one more selfie in front of a street sign, I will break up</i> …

Glenn Close and Patrick Kennedy on the Weight of Mental Illness

Glenn Close does not read her reviews. So the jumbo excerpt on the marquee where she is reprising her Tony Award-winning role in “Sunset Boulevard” (“One of the great stage performances of this century”), surrounded by flashing lights, may be a spoiler.<p>“You still have to go out the next night no …

Is having a cry good for our health?

Crying has often been touted as a good way to relieve stress. Does science back this belief up?<p>Until recently, scientists and authors were at stark disagreement over the point of crying. In King Henry VI, Shakespeare wrote, "to weep is to make less the depth of grief", and the American writer …

Are Sleep Apps Junk Science? Here's What Doctors Think

We tested five apps for months. Here's what doctors said.<p>Every night before going to bed, I brush my teeth, crawl under my blankets, and turn on five …

How much water does your food drink?

You're not the only one who gets thirsty<p><b>Note</b>: <i>This story, published in March, is being re-promoted as part of our #noredoctober campaign. Do the planet a solid and avoid red meat this month. We are.</i><p>When you eat, you use up every drop of water your food required to grow. And depending on your …

Nutrition

33 Movies to Watch When Your Brain Is Completely Fried

There's a certain level of tiredness that overcomes all of us in the hours between coming home from work and going to bed. You're beat, sure, but not <i>quite</i> ready to pass out. This...

Entertainment

Here Are the Best April Fools' Day Pranks of 2017

<i>Saturday, April 1 is officially April Fools’ Day, though one could argue that every day can feel like April Fools’ Day in the age of fake news.</i><p><i>Yet</i> …

How to Make Your Car Last Longer in Four Easy Steps

Every driver knows the importance of oil changes and routine maintenance to help keep any car ticking, and air filters clog, brake pads wear out, and serpentine belts stretch as the miles add up. Usually there are warning signs that let you know something is off, but there could be things you’re …

The Most Memorable Pieces of Jewelry in Film

There are many iconic movies, but only a handful that are engrained-in-your-brain-forever classics. These are the films where specific scenes can be …

The Most Achy-Breaky Songs About Cheating

The pop music industry is sustained by matters of the heart. Blooming love, failed love, unrequited love — there's a song for every shade of romantic …

Love

5 personal money numbers everyone should know to check their financial health

You might know your weight and your (pre-tax) income. But how much do you really know about your full financial situation? Your salary and monthly …

'Never think that war ... is not a crime,' and more defining WWI quotes

As the U.S. on Thursday marks the 100-year anniversary of the country’s entry into World War I on April 6, 1917, here are some memorable quotes that help define the conflict:<p>1. “This is a war to end all wars.”<p>— Woodrow Wilson, 1917<p>President Woodrow Wilson made the saying famous, but he was not the …

World History

Could Time-Blocking Replace Your To-Do List?

This is how to schedule your workday to get the most done.<p>A few years ago, my to-do list was an endless source of frustration. At the end of every day, it seemed like it had more items on it than when I started. I never seemed to get it all done.<p>So, in an effort to understand what was going on, I …

How to Disappear

<i>Alex Difrancesco | Longreads | April 2017 | 8 minutes (2,070 words)</i><p>Last year in New York City, a 19-year-old engineering student named Nayla Kidd …

Daydreaming may be the missing ingredient in your success

Looking out my office window, I’ll stare at the boats moving slowly against the water, thinking about how I’m going to write this story. I’m …

Prepare for the Digital Health Revolution

By<p>The business of medicine is inefficient, expensive, and ripe for disruption. Here are 21 companies that are using technology to reinvent it—and to …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

The 9 New Sleep Rules

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> The Science of Sleep<i>, which is</i> <i>available at Amazon.</i><p>Anyone who has nodded off on the …

The Stress of Constantly Checking Your Phone

Between texts, emails, an increasing array of social media options and other apps, most of us have smartphones now, and most of us are more tied to …