Samantha Riley

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11 science fiction adventures to escape into this Thanksgiving holiday

Here’s the scene: your family is coming in from all parts of the country for the big day. It’s great to see everyone, but you honestly would rather deal with them through Facebook this year. You need a quick and easy way to escape the crowd, so you power up your e-reader and jump into a new …

Headlines got you down? Try hanging out with 700 free-range rescued cats

So let's see. We're about to get a national security advisor who says it's OK to be afraid of Muslims, an attorney general once deemed too racially insensitive to be a judge and a presidential advisor whose website has empowered white nationalists to come crawling out from under their rocks.<p>If I …

11 Ways to Stuff Chicken With Your Favorite Ingredients

When it’s the middle of the week and you have half-eaten veggie leftovers, cheese blocks and who knows what else, you need a way to whip them up into something delicious. Here’s the deal: Stuffed chicken breasts are the answer. You can use literally anything and it’s bound to turn out fabulous. …

This stunning Instagram kitten has seriously mastered smizing and we're in awe

Life is tough. Sometimes all we want to do is cuddle with thousands of kittens (we’re exaggerating… sort of) and be filled with warmth, purring, and …

The 50 best decorating tips of all time (part one)

If you're thinking about giving your home design an overhaul, or have just moved into a new house that needs a top-to-toe makeover, don't do anything …

Home Decorating

Here’s the secret to controlling your mind and keeping stress away | books | author interview

Stress in our lives comes in different forms — studies, work, relationships. But it’s possible to find peace by controlling one’s mind, says author …

Meditation

Trauma affects brains of boys and girls in opposite ways

Brain scans of children and teenagers with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) show structural differences between the sexes in one part of the …

The Brain

How To Be More Creative [Infographic]

<b>Being creative is something we can all have difficulty with from time to time. In a recent study, only as few as 1 in 4 people felt they were living</b> …

7 Amazing Personal Development Books To Read

12Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>It is safe to say that we are all unhappy with our lives to an extent, for whatever reason. And while there are definitely …

Marvel's U.S.Avengers variant state covers revealed

Like many Marvel superheroes, the Avengers are mostly based in New York City. This localization has helped keep the Marvel heroes connected over the …

Trump Has DC Fans Begging Grant Gustin to Reset our Timeline

There are no do-overs in the real world, but after the election of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency, fans of <i>The Flash</i> have been begging everyone’s …

Donald Trump

Animal Shelter Partners With Elderly Care Facility To Save Both Orphaned Kittens And Elders

When an animal shelter in Arizona needed extra help taking care of the newborn kittens, they made an unexpected decision and turned to a senior care …

Pets

Why Italian Modernism Has Remained So Iconic

Giorgio Busnelli, CEO of chic furniture brand B&B Italia, explains the enduring appeal of a favorite style<p>While it's said that styles come and go, the midcentury-modern aesthetic has held strong through the years. Collectors still clamor for original pieces at auction, and the influence of the …

Mind Bullets Beat Punching: Why ‘Doctor Strange’ Is The Best Marvel Movie Since ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’

<i>Doctor Strange</i> has brought the ridiculous back to superhero movies, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Marvel has almost entirely traded combat for spectacle, drab grunting for magical thinking, in an eye-candy classic combining the collapsing environments of <i>Inception</i> with the …

Rescue Kittens Take Flight in New Photo Book

The life of a homeless kitten can be tough, but thanks to California photographer Seth Casteel, some special rescue cats were given a chance to have …

This Mountain Wedding in Arizona Was a Desert Dream

Scott Frost and Ashley Neidhardt had their second date hiking Camelback Mountain in Paradise Valley, Arizona, in 2013, so after Scott proposed (just before hitting the field as a college football coach in October of 2015), the pair knew saying "I do" with the mountain in the backdrop would be the …

Husband's Viral Post On Marriage Will Make You Fall In Love With Your Spouse All Over Again

Husband pens viral post about loving the many versions of his wife throughout their marriage<p>For some, monogamy seems like another word for boring. …

This 4-minute meditation is the secret to a better morning - TODAY.com

Can't focus in the mornings? Maybe meditation can help.<p>Meditation guide Rebekah Borucki is determined to prove that we all have time to meditate, even if only for a few minutes. Her upcoming book, "You Have 4 Minutes to Change Your Life," out in February, focuses on just that: four-minute …

Meditation

How to Build Good Relationships with Pretty Much Anyone in Your Life

Theodore Roosevelt had said that "the most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people". Research after research show how good relationships with people around us are important for our health and even to our longevity. Knowing that, it seems that …

These five plants don’t just look good — they improve your health, too

It should come as no surprise that plants play a vital role in maintaining our atmosphere by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen through the well-known process of photosynthesis. (Thanks, high school earth science class.)<p>But certain plant varieties go a step further by reducing airborne …

11 habits that can create happiness at work and in life

When we think of happiness, we typically think of things that bring us immediate pleasure — a decadent meal, a favorite book or a relaxing day on the beach.<p>These pleasures do bring happiness, but only temporarily. Recent studies have shown that true happiness, or life satisfaction, works a bit …

Paralysed people could walk again instantly after scientists prove brain implant works in primates

Paralysed people could walk again instantly after scientists developed a brain implant which turns thought into electrical signals in the spine so that lost feeling can be restored after injury.<p>Currently people who break their backs or suffer a spinal trauma are unable to stand or move even though …

Research: Job Interviews Are Pretty Much Useless

A Harvard professor makes a radical suggestion: let's ditch job interviews. Is he on to something?<p>It's not news that job interviews are problematic. Anyone who's been on the hiring side of the table for awhile has stories of candidates who seemed exceptional in interviews and ended up being duds at …

Employment