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When You're Tapped Before Age 30: 5 Behaviors That Burn Us Out

A version of this article was originally published on Forbes. Sign up for Caroline’s newsletter to get her writing sent straight to your inbox. In ...

2017 Mazda6 Grand Touring

The Grand Touring is the top-of-line trim in the Mazda6 lineup, positioned above Sport and Touring models. Ambient overhead lighting and Nappa leather interior trim ...

6 Reasons To Encourage Your Children to Keep a Summer Journal

Summertime is upon us! As school rolls to a close and warm weather and freedom are bestowed upon our families, it’s time to have some ...

8 Signs You're Being Lied To

How many people have you spoken with today? Chances are that most of them lied to you—and that they did it more than once. It’s ...

Shatner's 'Spirit Of The Horse' Is An Ode To Four-Legged Friends

Yes, he was the captain of the Enterprise, but William Shatner is also a dedicated horseman and founder of the Hollywood Charity Horse Show. His ...

Fifth 'House Of Cards' Season Speaks To Trump Era

“House of Cards” returns to Netflix for its fifth season. But it’s the first season of the political thriller in the age of President Trump. ...

Watch Clouds Roil Through the Grand Canyon: A Beautiful Timelapse Film Captures a Rare Full Cloud Inversion

From producer and editor Harun Mehmedinovic comes a pretty breathtaking timelapse film of a rare phenomenon at the Grand Canyon. Writes Mehmedinovic: Millions of visitors a year ...

9 Things Smart People Won't Do

My recent post, “10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm,” really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what ...

Influential Voice In Southern Rock, Gregg Allman Dies At 69

Singer-songwriter Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band died on Saturday at the age of 69. Music journalist Amanda Petrusich takes a look back at ...

When You Need To Cut A Parent Out Of Your Life

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering “radical empathy” and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts hear from people who have ...

7 Lessons Learned In The World Of Eldercare

I was ill prepared for my mother’s decline. She lived alone until she was 96 and refused to let me get her home health care ...

German Kindergartens To Report Parents For Refusing Vaccine Advice Under New Law

Germany will pass a law next week obliging kindergartens to inform the authorities if parents fail to provide evidence that they have received advice from ...

These Are the Happiest Rays You’ve Ever Seen (Video)

These are baby skates and from this angle they almost look like they’re smiling.

Denis Johnson, Author Who Wrote 'Jesus' Son,' Dies At 67

Denis Johnson was best known for his 1992 short story collection Jesus’ Son. He won the 2007 National Book Award for the novel, Tree of ...

Beaches, Bathing Suits, And Finally On The Big Screen, 'Baywatch'

NPR movie critic Bob Mondello reviews a movie that could only come out in the summer — Baywatch, starring Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron. (Image ...

The girl who loves roses

The 17-year-old US artist Panteha Abareshi struggles with sickle cell disease, a chronic pain condition that prevents her from exerting herself physically, and frequently involves severe ...

How men continue to interrupt even the most powerful women

The numbers do not lie: women have long been underrepresented on the United States Supreme Court. In the court’s 228-year history, only four of the ...

Timelapse Animation Lets You See the Rise of Cities Across the Globe, from 3700 BC to 2000 AD

Last year, a Yale-led research project produced an innovative dataset that mapped the history of urban settlements. Covering a 6,000 year period, the project traced the location and size of ...

How Finland Created One of the Best Educational Systems in the World (by Doing the Opposite of U.S.)

Every conversation about education in the U.S. takes place in a minefield. Unless you’re a billionaire who bought the job of Secretary of Education, you’d better ...

Californian Sues Jelly Belly Over Sugar-Packed Jelly Beans

A California woman claims that the candy company Jelly Belly tricked her into buying its Sport Beans, a candy that doubles as a diet supplement to “fuel” ...

Never Good Enough: Why Millennials Are Obsessed With Self-Improvement

A version of this article was originally published on Forbes. Sign up for Caroline’s newsletter to get her writing sent straight to your inbox. Millennials ...

Ramen Rock: These Japanese Punk Legends Sing About Food

For over 35 years, the all-female Shonen Knife has been serving up catchy punk titles like “Wasabi,” “Hot Chocolate” and “Sushi Bar.” But don’t mistake ...

Iraqi Refugee Empowers Youth To Share Their Stories With 'Narratio'

After Ahmed Badr and his family fled the Iraq War, he used writing to grapple with his experience as a refugee in the U.S. He ...

Mushrooms of concrete

‘The bunkers are our cathedral, our scar. They are part of our face.’ Enver Hoxha, the communist leader of Albania from 1944 to his death ...

American dreaming 3.0

Embrace dreams as a counter to the naive realism of politics today, and they could become a potent democratic force By Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen Read at ...

Health Bill's Score Still Breathtakingly Bad

The new Congressional Budget Office numbers are in for the House healthcare bill, and they’re almost as breathtakingly bad as the first version’s score. Instead ...

Teen’s Service Dog Gets Photo In Yearbook Because He’s A Very Good Boy

A high school in Fredericksburg, Virginia has done something truly paw-some. Alpha, a 4-year-old service dog who attends school every day with his human, Andrew ...

It's Polyamorous Polysaturation — Unconventional Relationships Abound On TV

Unconventional relationships are all over TV. Open marriages and three-ways have driven stories on scripted shows like House of Cards, Transparent and Orphan Black — ...

ABC Bets On Nostalgia With Remake Of 'Dirty Dancing'

The new ABC version of Dirty Dancing will air on television Wednesday night. NPR looks at the legacy of Dirty Dancing and why it’s been ...

The truth about tarot

Whether divining ancient wisdoms or elevating the art of cold reading, tarot is a form of therapy, much like psychoanalysis By James McConnachie Read at ...

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