Tori Christine Hilton

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Snow White and the seven lines: has Disney got a princess problem?

Female Disney characters routinely have fewer lines than males even in films in which they’re the lead. But at least their dolls now look a bit human

12 Street Artists You Need To Follow on Instagram

Keep tabs on the best graffiti, sticker and street artists from NYC’s first ever Lower Manhattan Mural Festival.<p>If you happened to be in lower Manhattan the second weekend of August, you might have noticed something a little out of place: graffiti artists, out in the open, spray painting the city …

Life's Stories

How you arrange the plot points of your life into a narrative can shape who you are—and is a fundamental part of being human.<p>In Paul Murray's novel <i>Skippy Dies,</i> there’s a point where the main character, Howard, has an existential crisis.“‘It’s just not how I expected my life would be,'" he …

The myth of universal beauty

Would you have been beautiful in another era? David Robson discovers that attractiveness is more malleable and subjective than we might imagine.<p>The plus-sized comedian Dawn French would be unlikely to describe herself as a sex symbol, but was she simply born at the wrong time? “If I had been around …

Psychology

Why Babies Love (And Learn From) Magic Tricks

To survive, we humans need to be able to do a handful of things: breathe, of course. And drink and eat. Those are obvious.<p>We're going to focus now on a less obvious — but no less vital — human function: learning. Because new research out today in the journal <i>Science</i> sheds light on the very building …

Most Of The Web Is Invisible To Google. Here's What It Contains

A roadmap of the Internet's darkest alleys<p>You thought you knew the Internet. But sites such as Facebook, Amazon, and Instagram are just the surface. There’s a whole other world out there: the Deep Web.<p>It’s a place where online information is password protected, trapped behind paywalls, or requires …

Exponential Finance Conference

Police: Missouri gunman kills 7 in town of 50 then himself; was cousin to 2 slain couples

<b>(CNN) —</b> A small Missouri town's discovery that a gunmant killed seven people and injured another Thursday night began when a girl managed to flee a residence where she heard gunfire.<p>She ran to a neighbor's house and called police, say investigators in Tyrone, Missouri.<p>Authorities then found a trail …

Justice

Hard Feelings: Science’s Struggle to Define Emotions

While it's possible for researchers to study facial expressions, brain patterns, behavior, and more, each of these is only part of a more elusive whole.<p>When Paul Ekman was a grad student in the 1950s, psychologists were mostly ignoring emotions. Most psychology research at the time was focused on …

Sheriffs Deputies Save Birthday Party For Boy With Autism After None Of His Friends Show Up

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player<p>"To serve (birthday cake) and protect" is not the motto for the Osceola County Sheriff's Office in Florida. But after their heroic rescue of a birthday party for a boy with autism, they might want to give it some serious thought.<p>Glenn Buratti …

How people Photoshopped before Photoshop

Photoshop before Photoshop<p>100 years of manipulating images without computers<p>1856-57<p>c. 1855<p>1857<p>Almost as soon as the science of photography was …

Rich People Are Less Sad—But They Aren't Any Happier Than The Rest Of Us

In fact, new research shows that richer and poorer people are generally as happy as each other. Where they differ is in their level of sadness: …

Happiness

When I Realized 'Delay' May Actually Mean 'Never' For Us

I can't remember the instant I first heard the phrase <i>developmental delays</i>.<p>But I can remember the feeling. <i>Relief</i>. Compared to all the wicked things that appeared during my anxiety-driven, late-night Google binges, this was one I could accept with grace. Developmental delay I could tackle. And full …

Parenting

A Homeless Man Read His Only Book Over And Over, So A Compassionate Stranger Gave Him A Kindle

A homeless man is pursuing his love of reading thanks to a good Samaritan.<p>Last week, a San Diego man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was on a business trip in Las Vegas when he frequently passed a homeless man named Paul on the street. The man noticed that Paul had been reading an old, worn book …

Homelessness

Congress Revives Gingrich-Era Law To Thwart Obama

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in Congress aim to revamp an anti-regulatory law from the Newt Gingrich era in an effort to paralyze new financial, environmental and labor rules with a never-ending string of court challenges.<p>Next week, the House will consider a bill to amend the Unfunded Mandates Reform …

Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

The week started off with a general panic when the Northeast learned it could be getting up to three feet of snow. Some were not too happy with Storm Juno and decided to vent their frustrations on Twitter: "Maybe if Winter Storm Juno had used protection with Winter Storm Michael Cera we wouldn't be …

Ghostbusters

This Dad Has Been Getting His Son's Drawings Tattooed On His Arms For 7 Years

If hanging your kid's art up on your fridge just doesn't do it justice, take a page out of this dad's book.<p>Keith Anderson, who lives in Peterborough, Ontario, has been getting his son Kai's drawings tattooed on his arms since Kai was 4. Kai is now 11, and Anderson has one tattoo to show for each …

Art

The Friendship Formula

On Sunday, I sat at the front of the room with my phone in my hand, keeping time, as I looked out at a room full of women laughing, talking and leaning in toward each other.<p>Only an hour earlier, they had arrived to my Friendship Accelerator as strangers. Here they were, looking a lot like good …

Relationships

Another planet, another world...

22 Food Reasons New England Is Winning At Life

<i>Are you a Patriots fan? Send this to your friends who are rooting for the Seahawks, and then read about how Seattle food could give New England food a run for its money.</i><p>It's time to take stock of the great region of New England and celebrate everything it gets right in life, like its food. For …

Age of Happiness: The people who refuse to grow old

Weightlifting

The 9 Most Spectacular Lost Cities in the World

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Researchers Discover An Ancient Replica Of Our Solar System

The finding is good news for the search for intelligent alien life<p>Deep within the bowels of our Milky Way Galaxy, there is another solar system that is like a miniature replica of our own. Except this planetary system is just a tad older — by about 7 billion years.<p>Using images and data collected by …

Planets

Are smart drugs driving Silicon Valley?

Open the refrigerator in entrepreneur Dave Asprey's home and you may as well be at a pharmacy.<p>Every morning he downs a cocktail of about 15 pills, along with his trademark Bulletproof Coffee, which is designed to increase focus. He also squirts a dark-colored goop down his throat called Unfair …

Silicon Valley

Insightful Infographic Instructs You on How to Have the Perfect Workday

If you feel like you don't accomplish as much as you'd like during the day, perhaps there's a better way to structure your time. A recent experiment by the productivity app DeskTime finds that the highest-performing employees work for a consecutive 52 minutes before taking a 17-minute break. To …

Time Management

The Tracks of My Tears: One man’s quest to have male crying be socially acceptable

On the flight back from Lake Tahoe, I feared a full-blown migraine headache was kicking in. The ache behind my eyes bulged and throbbed, as if a golf ball were lodged there.<p>I had been reading a novel and reached a part where two brothers, once deeply committed to each other, experienced a profound …

Empathy

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

Watching Rainn Wilson Talk About Happiness Will Make You Happier

Rainn Wilson was asked to share some lessons for living a good life. Moments later he was convulsing on the couch, showing off how he experiences "rapturous joy."<p>Post-convulsion, during an appearance on HuffPost Live, he shared some poignant thoughts on happiness, his marriage, and being true to …