Shawn Menzie

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There Are Too Many Good Tinder Pick-Up Lines to Send "Hey"

Also "hi"<p>The most infuriating opening line any man can send is “hey.” "Hey" is to Tinder what "can we talk?" is to office Slack. Heys run rampant on dating apps among a particular kind of dude. You don't want to be this dude. He's the guy who doesn't want to waste the brain power of formulating a …

Relationships

This is *exactly* what to say during the most awkward conversations

Awkward conversations can be funny—if you’re observing them while binging episodes of <i>The Office.</i> But if you’re actually a party to one? Insert …

30 Best Flirty Questions to Ask a Girl You Love Over Text Like A Pro

Flirting over text can be both fun and risky. To help you stick to the former, here’s a list of the best naughty questions to ask a girl over …

A Comprehensive Guide to Fried Chicken - Chowhound

While pork may be the most commonly consumed meat worldwide, it’s chicken that’s the most versatile. Fried chicken, our favorite variety (duh), comes …

Best films of 2018 so far

All the Money in the World<p>Raucous thriller about the real-life 1973 kidnapping of J Paul Getty’s grandson, and the billionaire’s subsequent refusal to pay the ransom – a film that became notorious in its own right after reshooting scenes featuring disgraced actor Kevin Spacey.<p><b>What we said:</b> With the …

Comic Books

10 Reasons Saying "I Love You" Too Soon Will Ruin Everything, According to Study

Do you find yourself saying ‘I love you’ too soon all the time? Learn why waiting to say ‘I love you’ just a while longer can make love so much …

I Screwed Up The Best Relationship I’ve Ever Had By Doing These 10 Things

I didn’t realize I had it all until my relationship spiraled out of control. I sabotaged my own happiness and made my boyfriend hate me in the …

Is Falling In Love A Choice? No — But Staying In Love With One Person Is

Everyone has different beliefs, especially when it comes to something as complicated as love. Some people feel that falling in love is all about …

Relationships

First Comes Love: Navigating the Four Stages of Relationships

Falling in love is easy. Relationships are hard—despite what Hollywood tries to sell us. Like anything else in life worth having, relationships take …

Love

Naked ambition: I went nude speed dating – and you should too

Beforehand, my mother said to me: “Do you have time to get a fake tan? It’ll make you look way thinner.”<p>Needless to say, I did not. But this stands …

Facebook was tracking your text message and phone call data. Now what?

If you installed a Facebook app to your Android smartphone, odds are good that Facebook has been logging your phone calls and text message data ever …

Apps

Polyamory Diaries 1: “I want us to sleep with other people”

He wants to sleep with her. She wants to sleep with other people. After 10 years and three kids together, what happens when your wife wants an open relationship and you really don’t?<p><b>As I stood at the open back door with my wife, Lucy*, glasses of wine in our hands, kids in bed, gazing out over the</b> …

Relationships

11 extraordinary places every child should visit before they grow up

1: Pompeii, Italy<p>One of the world’s best-preserved Roman towns, Pompeii is a wonderful place to take your children and show them history first-hand. …

Hanoi's best boutique hotels

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hanoi might be famous for its impenetrable walls of Vespas, but the city isn't quite as chaotic as it's chalked up to be.<p>Wandering about the capital of Vietnam, travelers expecting a wild urban adventure might be pleasantly surprised to also find quiet, leafy streets and hidden coffee shops.<p>…

Tech Still Doesn't Take Discrimination Seriously

The tech industry isn't big on dress codes, employee handbooks, or rules. The Silicon Valley management philosophy is simple: Hire talented coders, …

The supermarket food gamble may be up | Felicity Lawrence

Brexit, migration and climate pressures mean our ‘too big to fail’ global food chain could unravel<p>The UK’s clock has been set to Permanent Global Summer Time once more after a temporary blip. Courgettes, spinach and iceberg lettuce are back on the shelves, and the panic over the lack of imported …

Agriculture

Six 30-Year-Old Women With Very Different Incomes on How They Spend and Save

Income inequality was one of the hot-button topics during this election, and for good reason: The top one percent of families earn more than $383,000 a household and take home 21 percent of all pretax income in this country—compared to five percent in 1970. As for the bottom 90 percent (making …

Is Sugar the New Smoking?

Thirty years ago, we were blind to the dangers of secondhand smoke. Now it’s our addiction to sugar and processed food that will shock future …

How your gut's circadian rhythm affects your whole body

We've known that bacteria live in our intestines as far back as the 1680s, when Leeuwenhoek first looked through his microscope.<p>Yogurt companies use that information in the sales pitch for their product, claiming it can help keep your gut bacteria happy.<p>The bacteria growing on our skin have also …

Digital duds: Your smartphone is ruining your love life

<b>(Reuters/Alkis Konstantinidis)</b><p>Relationships are in shambles, and Facebook is to blame<p>James A. Roberts<p>December 1, 2016 9:04am (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>The majority of our relationships are in shambles.<p>The U.S. divorce rate hovers at 40 …

Every household will lose £1,250 a year because of Brexit, says Institute for Fiscal Studies

Every household will lose a staggering £1,250 a year because of the Brexit vote, independent forecasters say – as they painted a devastating picture …

Great Britain

The Abs Workout That'll Make You A Better Runner

An abs workout for runners? Believe it. While the best way to become a better runner is to—you guessed it—actually <i>run</i>, the workouts you do when …

Workouts

We're Probably Imagining Aliens Wrong

Humans have always had the impulse to cast alien life in our image, says British science writer Philip Ball. It’s a tendency that goes back centuries, and has only been propagated by modern science fiction. In this video by Adam D'Arpino for Aeon, Bell argues that this tendency could actually be …

Paranormal

What You Learn When You Finally Start Dating Someone Who Treats You Right

It is a markedly different experience to date someone who is kind, compassionate, loving, and present if you're used to dating jerks, or at least …

The ultimate efficiency hack: Have kids

In my late 20s and early 30s, I thought of myself as an efficiency machine. I got up early to run most days, worked long hours, and frequently had breakfast meetings <i>and</i> evening drinks with sources. I wrote a lot of stories.<p>“Just wait till you have kids,” said my older sister, who had two kids at …

OLBlog

The main serial killer of startups and SMEs is a bad execution. A business without a plan is like a ship without navigation systems. Eventually, it …

What’s the right amount of sex?

It was a cold, fall evening in Los Angeles, and maybe I had cabin fever from another week of sub-perfect weather, but there I was, storming out of …

Unhappy with No Man's Sky, some players are escaping to this space game

No Man's Sky wasn't the space exploration game I hoped it would be. Amid the supernova of negative backlash and disappointment, it's not surprising …

No Man's Sky

Scientifically Speaking Which Is Better, Male or Female Orgasms?

The science is in.<p>For most of us, how the opposite sex experiences an orgasm is one of life's great mysteries.<p>And as great as our own side of the …