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My Marriage Didn’t End When I Became a Widow

When my husband died from cancer last March at age 37, I was so grief-stricken I could barely sleep. One afternoon, I visited his grave — in a field high in the Santa Cruz Mountains, overlooking the Pacific Ocean — and lay on top of it. I slept more soundly than I had in weeks. It wasn’t the vista …

Best Apple Watch apps list: The 26 best free and paid-for Apple Watch apps so far

Got an Apple Watch? Get these 26 apps and games first<p>The Apple Watch is finally here, and it easily ranks as one of the best wearables we’ve tried. …

Apps

7 Things Your Wife Isn't Telling You She Needs

What your wife really needs from you.<p>What does your wife need to be truly content in your marriage?<p>We asked marriage therapists and relationship coaches to share the most common things women say they need from their spouses. Here's what they had to say:<p><b>1. Women want a spouse who's aware of their</b> …

Text Messaging

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

Research-backed secrets to a great relationship

I've posted a lot about the science around love, including how to tell if your spouse is cheating and why high heels are sexy.<p>But what about the stuff we <i>need</i> to know to be happy. Platitudes don't cut it and though the poets are often right they're frequently vague.<p>Is there an expert who can give us …

Relationships

Early iPhone 6s + 6s Plus buyers report Touch ID, 3D Touch, speaker + power problems

Following last week’s release of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, Apple’s support community pages are lighting up with new reports of problems with the new iPhones for some customers. The issues range from overheating Touch ID buttons to random power-offs, significant audio distortion, and 3D …

Mobile Technology

Best Driving Simulator Rigs for the Ultimate Enthusiast Living Room

If you don't have access to track days, but still want the experience, consider purchasing one of these driving simulators.<p>Driving fast is a right (So is driving slow). But how often are the conditions actually right for racing? It takes days of work to organize track days, in addition to the cost …

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Thinking About Having an Affair? Read This First

If you're suffering in your relationship and feeling lonely, you may be tempted to reach out to someone outside of your marriage -- with or without the intention of having an affair.<p>Perhaps someone at work that is paying attention to you.<p>You may be tempted to look up an old Facebook friend or chat …

Experts Reveal Exactly What Porn Does to a Man’s Brain and Why It Is ‘So Dangerous’ to a Marriage

A noted social researcher has joined forces with an anti-smut Christian ministry leader in warning that pornography use can have a profoundly “dangerous” impact on marriages, detailing point-by-point exactly what happens in a man’s brain when he sees sexual imagery.<p>Researcher Shaunti Feldhahn and …

Burgers

50 Things Only People Who Are In True Love Would Understand

There is something that comes with loving someone. You are ready to put up with all the dramas you will never have put up with ordinarily. You are …

Relationships

Help, my daughter wants to have a love child

Dear Bunmi,<p>My daughter is 25 and has a good job. She’s been seeing a married man from her university days. I’ve told her over and over to end the …

Nigeria

PlayStation.Blog

Last week, we asked you to head back to Midgard and utilize God of War’s newly released Photo Mode. And <i>boy</i>, did you. We received a staggering number …

Gaming

The Ultimate List of (Non-cheesy) Wedding Poems

6.<p><i>by Alice Walker</i><p>My desire<br>is always the same; wherever Life<br>deposits me:<br>I want to stick my toe<br>& soon my whole body<br>into the water.<br>I want to shake out a …

9 ways to fall asleep faster

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 million Americans suffer from …

Royal Weddings

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

Make the most out of HealthKit with these 5 apps

Now that HealthKit and its supported apps have hit the App Store, you’re probably itching to try all of the apps and analyze as much health data as …

The Last of Us has an epilogue, and here it is (correction)

<i>The Last of Us</i> developer Naughty Dog created one final closing scene for the game, and during <i>The Last of Us: One Night Live</i>, yesterday's one-off live performance based on the game's story, the studio presented the epilogue for those in attendance.<p>(<b>Warning:</b> Spoilers for <i>The Last of Us</i> follow.)<p>NeoGAF …

Top 5 Harley-Davidson Sportster customs

Love it or hate it, the Harley-Davidson Sportster has been an American motorcycling icon since 1957. Around 50,000 are built every year, taking up a fifth of the Milwaukee factory’s production capacity.<p>Not surprisingly, quite a few XLs—to use the official designation—have found their way into …

Motorcycles

10 amazing role-playing games from this past console generation

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>As another era in gaming winds down, I thought it might be fun to take a look at 10 amazing role-playing games (and five honorable mentions) that graced the …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

Art

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13 Pieces of High-Tech Clothing (list)

We live in a very technologically advanced society where smartphones and tablets rule our lives. But being high-tech isn’t saved for the newest …

Top 5 secret gesture tips for: How to make Siri, Mail, Safari, Calendar, keyboard, faster!

Become an iOS gesture ninja with these killer shortcuts and time-savers for navigation and more!<p>Siri is a huge shortcut unto itself. There's no …