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So THAT'S Why Traveling Messes With Your Period

Your brain may feel relaxed on that beach, but your body doesn't.<p>Many female travelers know that taking a trip can majorly mess with your period. Travel ― especially long-haul or international journeys ― can cause periods to come late, early or skip a cycle altogether.<p>The simple reason is that <b>your</b> …

Boston University

Man Illegally Documents Trip to North Korea, Smuggles a Ton of Photos Home

<b>A man brought back some of the most telling and forbidden souvenirs from his trip in North Korea.</b><p>London-based photographer and software developer …

North Korea

How to Use Meditation To Beat Social Anxiety In 5 Minutes Flat

We've all been there: a social situation where our nerves get the best of us, and we find ourselves at a loss for words. We racked our brains, but we …

Mindfulness

The Budgeting Methods Smart Finance Bloggers Swear By

Maintaining a budget is one of those things everyone knows they have to do, but not everyone actually understands how to do it (or rather, how to do …

Personal Finance

Hear “Weightless,” the Most Relaxing Song Ever Made, According to Researchers (You’ll Need It Today)

As I write this, it’s election night, and I do not need to tell you about the thick haze of fear in the air. I have already had a couple friends ask …

Brain Imaging

A Woman Got 20 Boyfriends to Buy Her iPhone 7s, Which She Sold to Buy a House

That's one way to do it.<p>When one woman in China wanted to buy a house, she decided to get a little creative...by getting herself 20 fellas so she could persuade them each to buy her an iPhone 7.<p>BBC reports that a Chinese blogger using the pseudonym Proud Qiaoba wrote a blog post about her friend …

The Kind Of Books You Read Have A Much Larger Impact On You Than You Think

When was the last time you fell asleep reading a book? Or which was the last book you finished without being distracted by Facebook or Instagram? …

Meet Graham, designed to survive car crashes

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Web Tools

Science explains why you’re so addicted to Pokemon Go

You might think you’re so addicted to playing Pokemon Go because you loved Pokemon growing up, but that’s not the only reason. It appears there’s a …

Katy Perry And The Rest Of Twitter Joined Calvin Harris In A Hilarious Taylor Swift Roast Session

Earlier today, Calvin Harris turned a compliment of Taylor Swift into a major rant about his ex. It seemed like the brief Twitter spleen-venting might pass like all other quick-hit celeb beefs, but then something amazing happened. Long time Swift-hater Katy Perry joined the fray.<p>In response to …

10 Of The Most Life-Changing Pokemon Go Tips And Tricks To Turn You Into A Master Trainer

By M.J. Pack,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/29EutzC<p>You’re playing Pokemon Go, right? C’mon. Be real with me. I won’t tell anyone. I won’t ruin your …

11 Things We Heard As Kids That’s Exactly What We Need To Hear In Our 20s

By Hannah Brincat,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/29v83kA<p>In memory of the countless hours we spent watching our favorite movies or reading our …

A Pulsing Story As Layered And Complex As Life Itself

By Lisa Unger | Off the Shelf<p>All writers begin as readers. This is where we fall in love with story. We are addicted to that feeling. You know the one: when you open a book and read a few words, a few sentences. And you just <i>know</i> . . . there's a zing, a little buzz of excitement. Right away, you can</i> …

Books

50 of the greatest US travel experiences

Given the ever-so-slightly negative reaction to Donald Trump's election victory, not to mention concerns that some nationalities will face difficulty just getting into the country after January 20, it's safe to say that many will want to make the most of the US before the 45th president takes …

Really Weird Books for Fogged-in, Coast-Side Reading this Summer

I live by the beach, and we know that summer begins when the sun disappears towards the end of May, for about three months. That's when it becomes …

Books

Plan, Persevere, And Pray – Achieving Peace Even When You Don’t Know What Comes Next

By Bradford Goodridge,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1Zdp7fN<p>I was getting ready for bed when my best friend text me asking if I could meet him at …

5 books that'll drive you crazy - & leave you wanting more

<b>by Ryan Ong</b><p>THE problem with literature these days is that it’s exhausted. Any story you can come up with, someone has written somewhere. The good …

Book Critics Pick Their Top 15 Summer Reads

Looking for some great literature to while away the days on your vacation this summer?<p>For some entrepreneurs the generally slower summer months are a great time to learn something new or catch up on the latest business titles. For others, vacation season is all about feeding the brain with some …

28 Adorably Awkward Puppies

Only thing better than a puppy is an awkward puppy.

Fish can recognize human faces, study shows

<b>(CNN) —</b> Can your pet fish recognize your face?<p>A new study says, Yes, it probably can.<p>Researchers studying archerfish found the fish can tell a familiar human face from dozens of new faces with surprising accuracy.<p>This is a big, big deal. It's the first time fish have demonstrated this ability.<p>Think …

44 Stunning ‘Perfectly Timed Pics’ That Will Make You Want To Do Stuff And Go Places

By Jessica Winters,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1SXEw1R<p>1.<p>LOOK AT THE SEALS FACE 😭 pic.twitter.com/BqfTexdetl<p>— Perfectly Timed Pics (@Uber_Pix) …

Nine Nifty New Gadget Projects on Kickstarter This Week

<b>Mover Kit – The first active wearable that kids make & code</b> <br>Blinky lights, motion sensors, a compass, and much programmable fun.<p><b>Ily : The Smart Home</b> …

Smart Grids

What Your Dreams REALLY Mean — 6 Common Signs

There are few things more mysterious than our own dreams.<p>Scientists have learned a lot over the years about what's happening in our brains, …

12 Less Obvious Books That Can Help You Deal With Anxiety

According to five editors and writers who deal with anxiety themselves.<p>Navigating a list of self-help books aimed at diminishing your anxiety can be, well, anxiety-inducing. Reading a tome, under the assumption that said tome will help quell any lingering sense of panic, is a gamble. What if the …

This Interactive Game Explains Why You Can’t Get Stuff Done

If you’re feeling stuck on a project or your workflow just isn’t cutting it, it can be tough to figure out exactly what the problem is. This tool …

The BuzzFeed Animals Newsletter Will Turn Your Frown Upside Down

Because who can resist adorable animals?

17 Puppy Bellies That Will Turn That Frown Upside Down

#PuppyBelly is the hashtag everyone needs in their life today.

I Don’t Know How to Invest and I’m Afraid of Making Expensive Mistakes

Almost a year ago — in March 2015 — I started asking new Afford Anything subscribers to answer two questions:• What’s your wildest dream?<br>• What’s keeping …

Why your brain likes it when you multi-task

We’re told that multi-tasking can leave us with an attention deficit and make us less effective. BBC Future investigates.<p>We all know the feeling. You’re in a noisy office trying to concentrate. Your computer screen shows you have eight different websites open, along with two email accounts, three …

Time Management

Photo Friday: How to Edit Photos on Your Phone

Ever uploaded a photo to Instagram and got zero likes? It could mean anything: your focus is off, lighting’s flat, or the subject’s not interesting. But allow us to present you with a fourth possibility: you don’t really know how to edit photos on your phone.<p>Many photographers think of a photo as …

Mobile Photography