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Edgar Allan Poe: the master of horror writing

<b>The Murders In The Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe, considered to be the first modern detective story, was published in the USA on April 20, 1841. In this article, first published in January 2009, author Joanne Harris celebrates the psychological complexity of his Gothic tales.</b><p>I first became …

5 Innocent Sounding Pop Songs That Are Actually About Drugs

Long gone are the days when innocent pop princes and princesses sang songs about puppy love and pining after their crushes. These days you are more …

AC/DC’s Brian Johnson ‘Personally Crushed’ to Stop Performing

Following the announcement that AC/DC had recruited Axl Rose to serve as vocalist for the band’s remaining Rock or Bust tour, many fans criticized …

AC/DC

Researchers in China introduce Jia Jia, the 'robot goddess'

Robots have come a long way since the days of cartoon character George Jetson’s “Rosie,” who served as housekeeper and maid and referred to her keeper as “Mr. J.”<p>Last week, researchers at the University of Science and Technology of China, located in Hefei, introduced the world to Jia Jia, a …

Absurd Photos of Rich People at the New York Republican Gala

Come for the unflattering photos of Donald Trump, stay for the chocolate elephants.<p><i>Tuesday's New York State primary is unusually high-stakes for a contest this far along in the election calendar—a big Hillary Clinton win over Bernie Sanders would essentially cripple the Vermont senator's chances</i> …

7 Best Kettlebell Moves for a Total Body Workout

Kettlebells are excellent for developing physical strength, agility and aerobic fitness. These exercises are great for explosive training and …

Can Your Genes Make You Kill?

Science's search for the roots of violence<p>The killer read his Bible. He drank. Heavily. It was a fall night in 2006, when Bradley Waldroup walked out of his rural trailer in southeastern Tennessee, carrying his .22 caliber hunting rifle. His estranged wife and her friend, Leslie Bradshaw, had just …

16 Research-Based Hacks for Your Social Life

Our world is made up of lots of people doing lots of things all the time. Psychology can help you to understand your own and other people’s behavior …

New York City watchdog decries 'irregularities' in primary voting

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City official on Tuesday ordered an audit of the city’s election authorities, citing “deep concern over widespread reports of poll site problems and irregularities” as voters cast their ballots in the state’s primary election.<p>A woman fills out a ballot at a polling …

New York City

Some Notes On The Female Orgasm In 2015

Health and Medicine Photo credit: The alleged sexual incompatibility of the heterosexual couple is not actually new. Teymur MadjdereyWithout the …

17 Agua Fresca Recipes for Your Next BBQ

No barbecue is complete without a cooler full of icy bevs nearby. But instead of filling said cooler with sodas and wine spritzers, why not switch it up and include some light, refreshing aguas frescas in the mix? These healthy fruit waters add serious flavor that all ages can enjoy, and will …

The Single Best Exercise For Your Lower Abs

A bodybuilder with a Ph.D. in exercise science swears by this movement<p>The lower abs might be the hardest place on your body to chisel.<p>That’s partly due to the obvious reason: People tend to carry more fat on the lower part of their torsos than the upper part, says exercise scientist Brad …

The 50 Most Delicious Spring Soups

Simple Yoga Stretches To Help Undo The Damage Of Sitting All Day

Namaste your way to pain relief.<p>It's pretty incredible how a few simple twists and movements can help relieve the physical tension from a day spent sitting.<p>If you're like most Americans, you're compelled by work, your commute and a whole host of other factors to spend most of your time with your …

Does It Matter How Fast You Lift?

Here’s why you need different repetition speeds for different goals, according to the latest research in exercise science<p>In life, each of us tends to move at our own pace. Some of us walk, talk, and eat faster or slower than others.<p>Research tells us that different speeds come with different costs …

The Internet Is Baffled by This Simple Math Problem About Fruit

Damn fruit. Always causing problems.<p>The sky is blue, the grass is green, the Internet loved struggling with math problems meant for grade-schoolers in 2015 — these are things we know to be true. This year is no different, as the above math problem is apparently driving people nuts.<p>Based on the …

7 Breakfast Hacks for Weight Loss

In theory, opting for a homemade meal over something processed will almost always serve up more nutrition and save you tons of calories. The truth …

Nutrition

3 Steps To Make A Cat Tent From An Old T-Shirt

Meow-velous! 🐱<p>If you have a cat, chances are they're your best friend. And what do best friends do? ...Go camping together! (Indoors, of course.)<p>Make your cat this comfy T-shirt tent with 3 steps adapted from Instructables.<p>To make the tent, you'll need <b>2 wire hangers</b>, <b>4 safety pins</b>, a <b>square</b> <b>piece of</b> …

4 Ways Your Workout Should Change After You Turn 40

There’s no getting around biology: with the passage of time, we all become a little stiffer, squishier, wobblier. But that said, the 40-something you …

Exercise

These secret codes give you access to everything on Netflix

The site usually requires users to either search for an exact title or flick through a few limited genres that the site's technology has guessed they might like. But new websites show that there are codes that can give access to the full list of all of those genres, allowing people to choose from …

Therapy wars: the revenge of Freud | Oliver Burkeman

Cheap and effective, CBT became the dominant form of therapy, consigning Freud to psychology’s dingy basement. But new studies have cast doubt on its supremacy – and shown dramatic results for psychoanalysis. Is it time to get back on the couch?<p>Dr David Pollens is a psychoanalyst who sees his …

Psychology

8 Next-Generation Organizers That Will Transform Your Home

These innovative Kickstarter projects have got us excited about the future of tidying up.<p>These innovative Kickstarter projects have got us excited about the future of tidying up.

How to Make the Ultimate Batch of Red Wine Sangria with Just 6 Ingredients

For most people, the word "sangria" conjures up an image of two glasses clinking on a tropical beach. But fans of the wine-based drink will agree …

Recipes

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We Found The 9 Best Winter Moisturizers Out There

Hello, baby-soft skin!<p>Alright, people -- let's commit to a winter without dry skin battles. However, knowing which moisturizers work best to alleviate dullness, redness and itchiness without exacerbating these common cold-weather skin problems can be tricky.<p>Slathering heavy lotions onto your face …