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    13 Sweet Vintage Letters to Santa—from Almost 100 Years Ago

    Sweet, vintage letters to Santa from Texas farm kids recall a simpler, more generous time.

    100 of the Most Uplifting Quotes Ever

    When it feels like the world is against you, let these wise words lift your spirits and inspire you to...

    This Is Why Most Grocery Stores Don’t Have Windows

    Grocery stores have a few tricks up their sleeve.

    111 of the Most Powerful Quotes About Life

    These life quotes from the past 100 years continue to endure.

    13 Powerful Things Surviving a Terrorist Attack Taught Me About Life

    Here's how I learned to see the good in a world that can seem, at times, to be horrifically evil.

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    12 Small Habits That Actually Reveal a Lot About Your Personality

    You can read volumes into an innocent hair pull, a handshake, or a seemingly insignificant fashion choice. Here's what the...

    50 Everyday Habits That Can Make You Look Younger

    Forget aging gracefully—here's how to age youthfully. Keep a healthy glow, a spring in your step, and a radiant appearance...

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    35 People with Higher IQs Than Einstein

    We're going to need another name to be synonymous with "genius."

    This Cop Can Recall Every Face He Has Ever Seen

    Facial-recognition software identified one suspect of the 4,000 captured by security cameras during the 2011 London riots; Gary Collins identified...

    What Happens to Survivors of Mass Shootings? Their Untold Story

    In the aftermath of a mass shooting, the attention often goes to those who lost their lives, and rightly so....

    23 Good News Stories That Came Out of 2020

    This roundup of great and inspiring news stories will give you the warm-and-fuzzies. Never forget all the positivity and good...

    A Psychologist Explains Why We React So Strongly to Celebrity Deaths

    Don't let anyone give you grief for mourning a celebrity's death: It's perfectly normal and natural, say mental health experts.

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    40 Conversation Starters That Make You Instantly Interesting

    Never struggle to make small talk again.

    Here’s How Your Memory Really Works

    Your brain doesn’t work like a tape recorder. Sometimes that’s a good thing.

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    The Subtle Difference You Didn’t Notice Between Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton’s Photos

    Meghan may no longer be a royal, but the way she posed for photos when she was points to a...

    14 Body Language Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

    Actions speak louder than words. Here's how to make sure you're sending the right message.

    15 Animals Who Are Probably Smarter Than You

    Think humans are the smartest animals? Raccoons pick locks, crows know physics, and bees hold democratic dance-offs.

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    13 Habits That Untrustworthy People Have in Common

    From a lack of integrity to dominating the conversation, here's what you should know about untrustworthy people.

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    If You Laugh at These Dark Jokes, You’re Probably a Genius

    Laughing doesn't make you a bad person—just a smart one.

    If You Can Answer These Mensa Quiz Questions, You’re Probably a Genius

    Here's a fun way to put your IQ through its paces. Try these sample questions!

    Why Are People Afraid of Clowns?

    If you aren't scared of clowns now, you will be soon.

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    Bad News, Coffee Drinkers: You Might Be a Psychopath if You Like Your Coffee Black

    Do you prefer your morning joe sans cream and sugar? Research says you're probably a psychopath with sadistic tendencies.

    The Surprising Benefits of Repeat Experiences

    Surprising benefits of “Been there, done that, love it.”

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    This Is Why Some People Are Ticklish—And Others Aren’t

    This is the weird science of tickling, being tickled, why some people are ticklish, and why you can't tickle yourself.

    What My Students Taught Me About Implicit Bias (Including My Own)

    We all have implicit bias. My students awakened me to my own.

    8 Compliments You Seriously Need to Stop Giving to Your Kids

    You may think you're building up kids' self-esteem, but you may be unintentionally setting them up to struggle. Here's what...

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    ABC Is Airing a “Disney Family Singalong” Featuring All Your Favorite Tunes

    Put your glass slippers on, because ABC is bringing us The Disney Family Singalong with all kinds of classic songs.

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    7 Ways to Unwind That Don’t Involve Cocktails or Cookies

    Add these healthy ways to ways to de-stress without food or drink to your self-care toolkit.

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    What Disney Parks Looked Like Through the Decades

    The Disney parks have changed a lot over the years, but the magical memories remain. Here's what The Happiest Place...