John Tesh: Intelligence for Your Life

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How To Be Anti-Social On Public Transportation

Ever sat next to someone on a public bus or train who made you feel uncomfortable because they shouted at people, talked to themselves or smelled like they hadn’t showered in weeks? According to a new Yale University study, there’s actually an art to avoiding sitting next to people like that! The study was led by Esther Kim, a sociologist …

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Make Yourself A Resilient Person!

How can some people overcome extreme circumstances like poverty, a personal or natural disaster, or growing up in violence while others are defeated by the smallest setback? In a word: resilience. That’s the ability to bounce back from adversity–And there are several factors that play a part–We read about them in Time Magazine. One of the biggest is the strength …

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Learn to Live Off Your Investments for Many Years

It’s time to talk about something you’re really going to need in your golden years – MONEY. Charles Farrell, an investment advisor, says saving for retirement is a lot different now than it was before. It used to be that people died within a few years of retirement, and the rest squeaked by on pensions and social security. These days, …

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If you’re on that low-carb kick in order to shed a few pounds, here’s an added bonus.

It might help you stay awake at work, too. According to Reuters Health, cutting carbohydrates from your diet may help fend off daytime sleepiness.Researchers at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina studied the effects of a low-carb diet on a small group of patients with narcolepsy, a disorder that often causes people to fall asleep involuntarily during the day. …

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Should Teachers Have The Same Dress Code As Students?

Hey, kids: when the school bell rings this fall, you may find a new dress code in place. One that bans cutoff shorts, tank tops, pajama pants and flip-flops for teachers! Why? Because an increasing number of school administrators feel that the dress codes for teachers have gotten lax over the years, and they want teachers to follow the same …

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‘Tis The Season to Buy an Ugly Pumpkin

According to the Associated Press, North Americans will buy and carve about 70 million pumpkins this Halloween. These days, farmers are discovering that nothing sells faster than pumpkins that are warty, twisted or oddly colored. As our more experienced trick-or-treaters know, that wasn’t always the case. For at least 50 years, industry experts say pumpkin breeders tried hard to get …

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Can You Save Your On-Again Off-Again Relationship?

Because if you continually break up, it’s clear that on some level you drive each other crazy! And couples who’ve done the breakup dance even twice are more likely to separate or divorce. Dr. Amber Vennum is a professor of family studies at Kansas State University. And her research shows that 93 -percent of couples in a romantic relationship have …

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Half Of All Married People Regret Walking Down The Aisle

The issue is so common it’s even got a name: “Post-nuptial remorse.” And according to a recent survey, 1 in 11 people regretted getting married on their actual wedding day! What’s the deal here? A generation ago, experts say that couples much more willing to “grin and bear” their marriages and to “settle” for stability. But today, we’re constantly upgrading …

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Anyone Can Buy A Gun Online Without Passing A Background Check

Would you believe that anyone – even convicted murderers – can log online, buy a gun – with no questions asked – and have it in their hands within hours? And police say not only is it happening every day all across North America. It’s also perfectly legal. Why? Because a legal loophole lets anyone buy guns online without having …

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Challenging Mental Activity Is Good For Your Mental Health

The half hour you sneak in with a crossword puzzle or Sudoku every morning isn’t a waste of time. It’s one of your healthiest habits. Here’s why: Neuroscientists at the University of California asked healthy senior citizens to list how often they engaged in mentally challenging activities, like reading, writing letters, playing games, and doing puzzles. Researchers also wanted to …

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