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Here's how to stop an argument with a narcissist from spinning out of control

Narcissists tend to be incapable of something called "object constancy." This means they struggle to have positive feelings at the same time as negative ones.<p>For example, once they are fired up for a fight, they can be incredibly cruel, because all they can comprehend in the moment are feelings of …

Narcissism

This Is How Reading Changes Your Brain & It's Even More Wild Than You'd Think

I'm in grad school right now, and we've been reading three of Irish writer Samuel Beckett's very challenging novels. TBH, the reading sort of makes …

These Are the 40 Most Effective Ab Exercises to Sculpt Your 6-Pack

After all your hard work burning calories with cardio and weightlifting, you want to reveal chiseled abs. So make sure you're doing these effective exercises to tone and strengthen your core. Here are our top picks to show off that gorgeous midsection.

8 Carbs You Should Stop Eating in 2018 For Weight Loss, According To A Nutritionist

Not all carbs are bad for you. The best ones are converted to energy your body can use to exercise and burn fat. The worst ones just become fat. …

10 Stunning Private Islands You Can Rent From $307 a Night, Ranked By Price

Check these out if you're in search of a beautiful, secluded getaway.<p>If you’ve always fancied taking over a secluded private island for a night, …

Florida

Vietnamese Egg Coffee Is the Best Thing You'll Try All Year

You might think that a macchiato made with turmeric is a wacky by-product of our Instagram-obsessed U.S. food culture, but over in Hanoi, the capital …

Coffee

The 6 Healthiest Alcohols You Can Be Drinking

Getting drunk isn't the only thing alcohol does for you.<p>September 19, 2017<p>People usually refer to the act of drinking as "unhealthy," but it doesn’t …

Alcohol

A rogue woman is pooping all over the streets of Colorado

Next to public speaking, public pooping has to be the greatest fear of most Americans. Some people will even drive home from work, or the bar, just …

Amazon Reviews Of 2-Person Underpants Are The Literal Funniest Thing You'll Read Today

"Once you both are in these undies, the possibilities are endless! This is how all underwear should be."<p>Single person underpants are <i>so</i> last season.<p>Yep, that’s right. Two-person, four-legged undies are, indeed, a thing that exists. And, boy, are their reviews something else.<p>“My girlfriend bought …

Bachelorette Party

You Can Take One of America's Most Breathtaking Train Rides for Only $97

You can travel from Seattle to Los Angeles all for less than $100.<p>If you’ve ever wanted to see the West Coast without the hassle of driving, then we …

Trains

Why You Should Never Eat Food on Planes, and Other Jet-Set Tips

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Digestion

Peeps Oreos Are Reportedly Turning Poop Pink

Pink poop: It's enough to color any eating experience.<p>Some people who are eating those new Peeps-flavored Oreos are apparently in the pink ― well, their poop is.<p>The limited-edition Oreos were released a few weeks ago to a hungry world.<p>Since then, there’s been anecdotal evidence suggesting the …

Oreos

Woman Unknowingly Prays to ‘Lord of the Rings’ Figurine for Years

A great-grandmother from Brazil has accidentally been praying to a figurine of Elrond, and elf from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, after …

This “Shower Beer” Is Actually Designed to Be Consumed in the Shower

If you’re looking to get a head start before a wild night out with your friends, this Shower Beer created by Swedish brewery PangPang in …

Alcohol

'Comfyballs' Underwear Deemed Too Offensive For Men, But Not For Women

Is the patent office confused?<p>It seems that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has its limits when it comes to men’s underwear.<p>When Anders Selvig, the founder of a Norwegian brand known as Comfyballs, tried to register his company’s name in the United States (after successfully doing so …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Dream Homes Can Be a Tough Sell

People driving along California’s Interstate Highway 280 always slow down to stare at this unofficial San Francisco Bay Area landmark—“Flintstone …

World's Best Ecolodges

The 28 Most Underrated Songs From The '00s

These songs deserved our respect.

This personality test can signal if you have selfish or manipulative tendencies

If so, you may be a Machiavellian, a psychological term named after the Italian political philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli, whose book, "The Prince," includes characters who fit this description.<p>Machiavellians fall on a spectrum, from low Machs — who are people that are not very selfish — to high …

Psychology

15 Dreamy Things You Didn't Realize Your Bedroom Needed

These clever items will make your space more tranquil and relaxing.<p>These clever items will make your space more tranquil and relaxing.

Interior Design

You Won't Want to Bring Your Kids to These 12 Destinations

While family vacations are undoubtedly fun and bring everyone together, sometimes you want to skip the kid-friendly activities and leave the tots with grandma and grandpa. Whether you're looking to have a romantic getaway with your significant other, or simply cut travel expenses (and annoyances? …

The most affordable places to travel to next year, according to Lonely Planet

Included in the series is a list of the best-value destinations for 2016, which pinpoints the top destinations where visitors can have high-quality travel experiences without breaking the bank.<p>From the pristine beaches of Costa Rica's Caribbean coast to the renowned vineyards of Galicia, Spain, …

Costa Rica

How to Make a Week’s Worth of Dinners for Under $25

College kids, recent grads and busy young professionals seriously don’t have the time (or the money) to splurge on expensive meals. But that doesn’t mean you have to compromise and sink into a fast food or takeout rut. We’ve created a recipe series that is fast, easy, cheap and takes the guesswork …

Woman discovers 'boyfriend' of two years is woman when she removes blindfold during sex

Woman has blindfolded sex with 'male cancer patient ashamed of scars' - before discovering it is female friend using prosthetic penis, court hears<p>A woman told police of her disbelief when she discovered that her "boyfriend" of two years was a female friend, a jury has heard.<p>The complainant said she …

The Complete Guide to All the Famous People Who Showed Up on Taylor Swift's 1989 World Tour

So, so many famous people.<p>The <i>1989</i> World Tour is as much a celebration of Taylor Swift's gigantic squad as it is her music. See all the top artists and stars who have made guest appearances at her concerts—and hear her duets with them. It's proof Tay really knows (and sings) with everyone.

Black Mother Gives Black Lives Matter Protesters Serious Tongue Lashing, Viral Video Generates Gigantic Response

Black mother Peggy Hubbard notes on her Facebook page that she’s from St. Louis.<p>And even though she now lives north of the area’s racial turmoil, watching and listening to Hubbard’s profane-but-precise video takedown of Black Lives Matter protesters is to witness a woman who loves her hometown and …

This guy figured out a way to get free Starbucks every day — and it's driving his barista crazy

One of Halsey's most excruciating customers — let's call him "Mr. X" — is also the most brilliant. He figured out a way to game the Starbucks Card so he gets a free drink every day of his life.<p>As Halsey explains, Mr. X bought 365 Starbucks Cards and registered each one for a different birthday — so …

Coffee

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

Relationships