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The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

Egypt: the world watches as journalism goes on trial

In just a few hours, Australian journalist Peter Greste and his colleagues are due to face court in Cairo, charged under terrorism offences for a crime that normally warrants praise, not a lengthy prison sentence.<p>The last time we saw Greste and his co-defendants was two weeks ago on 10 April. …

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Are You Ready For The Price Of Food To More Than Double By The End Of This Decade?

Do you think that the price of food is high now? Just wait. If current trends continue, many of the most common food items that Americans buy will …

How to prepare for an economic collapse in 2014

If you haven’t had the chance to see an economic collapse, don’t worry – we are in the middle of a global one right now. If you don’t believe me, …

3 reasons why this pullback could get much more severe

<i>Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Business Insider.</i><p>Financial markets are on edge Friday morning after yesterday's bloodbath in momentum …

Teenage plane stowaway snuck aboard despite being caught on camera

Surveillance cameras at San Jose international airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet. But in the end, the cameras failed because no one noticed the security breach until the plane – and the boy – landed in Hawaii.<p>Although the 15-year-old …

Eric Holder 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Marijuana Legalization In Washington And Colorado

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Attorney General Eric Holder is "cautiously optimistic" about how things are going in Washington state and Colorado following the legalization and state regulation of marijuana.<p>But the nation's top law enforcement official, who spoke to The Huffington Post in an interview on …

Astronomers find ‘habitable’ Earth-like planet for first time

After years of combing the heavens, astronomers have found planets that are the same size as Earth as well as planets in a temperature zone where water may be able to remain liquid.<p>But until now they have never found a planet that is both of those things.<p>That moment has finally arrived with the …

Facebook Launches 'Nearby Friends' Location Feature for Meet-Ups IRL

Facebook has always encouraged you to share with your friends — your favorite movies, pictures, and life updates. Now Facebook wants you sharing your …

DJ Avicii’s Astounding $15.5 Million Property in Hollywood Hills

When you’re a celebrity, the world stands at your feet. And if you work hard and fight for your dreams, you will eventually succeed in getting what …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner reportedly built into home button

During the early days of Galaxy S5 rumors we heard several reports suggesting that Samsung would one-up Apple by introducing an iris scanner. Eventually it was learned that the iris scanner wasn’t going to happen after all, and instead the device would feature some sort of fingerprint-scanning …

The potential winners and losers if Comcast buys Time Warner Cable

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr/titanas<p>It looks like our nation’s broadband market isn’t quite the duopoly it could be. While about three …

Giving Comcast more power is a terrible idea, but we’re probably going to do it anyway

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock/James Thew<p>Legislative decisions made decades ago to ensure broadband competition have made the Comcast deal …

We Are Approaching The Economic Singularity

<b>The 2014 Strategic Investment Conference: Investing in a Transformational World Stuck in a Liquidity Trap</b> <b><br>The Economic Singularity</b> <b><br>The Minsky Moment</b> <b><br>The Event Horizon</b> <b><br>The Glide Path</b> <b><br>Los Angeles, Miami, Washington DC, Argentina, and South Africa</b><p>I fully intended to write today about a recently released …

Consumer Behavior, Not Snapchat, Created The Need For Instagram Direct

This morning Instagram announced Instagram Direct, a new feature to privately send your friends photos and videos. Instagram refers to these photos on its blog as ‘moments’ to help people share things like “An inside joke between friends captured on the go, a special family moment or even just one …

Snapchat Users Are Mostly Women, CEO Reveals

We've known for a while that women are more active than men on social media networks like Pinterest and Twitter. But it turns out that ladies are dominating yet another social app: Snapchat.<p>The app, which allows users to send self-destructing images and videos to others, has gained a reputation as …

Mass immunisation programme begins in the Philippines

Jobel, 13, looks after his sister while his mother queues for aid<p><b>Around 33,000 children are to be immunised against measles and polio in typhoon-hit Tacloban city.</b><p>The World Health Organization, which is supporting the government campaign, fears possible outbreaks of disease.<p>More than 5,000 people …

Americans’ new Thanksgiving tradition: watching TV all day long

Thanksgiving is a day when more than 100 million Americans will observe the most honored of traditions: gathering with family and friends to watch as many as 15 hours straight of TV.<p>More than any other major American holiday, Thanksgiving has become a TV-centric day, where people seem to spend far …

Enrolling the Homeless in Medicaid Is as Hard as It Sounds

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Medicaid expansion could be extremely beneficial to homeless people, who often have higher rates of …

What Lies Beneath

Deep below the streets of New York City lie its vital organs—a water system, subways, railroads, tunnels, sewers, drains, and power and cable lines—in a vast, three-dimensional tangle. Penetrating this centuries-old underworld of caverns, squatters, and unmarked doors, William Langewiesche follows …

Jellyfish are taking over the seas, and it might be too late to stop them

Last week, Sweden’s Oskarshamn nuclear power plant, which supplies 10% of the country’s energy, had to shut down one of its three reactors after a jellyfish invasion clogged the piping of its cooling system. The invader, a creature called a moon jellyfish, is 95% water and has no brain. Not what …

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

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What Nutritionists Serve at Thanksgiving

As a dietitian, people often wonder what it's like at my house at Thanksgiving. They'll ask me: Do I drink? <i>Not generally.</i> Do I make desserts? <i>Yes! Pumpkin pie and usually an apple crisp</i>. Have I tried Tofurky? <i>Yes... I cooked it one Thanksgiving when I was a part-time vegan, but I prefer turkey brined</i> …

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

An average NFL game: more than 100 commercials and just 11 minutes of play

For five months of the year, the National Football League dominates Sundays in the United States; it’s more popular than church.<p>The NFL’s popularity is all the more remarkable when you inspect the fare it has to offer each week on television. An average professional football game lasts 3 hours and …

Amazon’s porn censorship is inconsistent and unfair

Amazon bans self-published porn ebooks but lets conventional ones stay, even if their content’s way more extreme<p>Thanks to the Internet, we now have access to more (and filthier) porn than any generation in history. And that porn is available in more places than you might imagine — not least through …