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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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A Body Language Expert Analyzes 15 Iconic Photos of Queen Elizabeth

Born to be a minor member of the royal family, Elizabeth II has become one of the most famous people...


A Body Language Expert Weighs in on 11 Iconic Photos

Think you know what's going on in these famous photos? Let's see what a body language expert has to say...


The Sneaky Way You’re Sabotaging Your Own New Year’s Resolutions

Every new year, we pledge that this will be the year we keep our resolutions—and then we don't. Why is...


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50 Famous People You Didn’t Know Were Left-Handed

Left-handed people make up only about 10 percent of the population. But that 10 percent has made quite an impact.

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11 of the Most Famous Riddles in History

From the Bible to Shakespeare to Harry Potter, these riddles were dreamed up by some of history's most celebrated writers—and...


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See the One-of-Kind Princess Diana Portraits That Were Released after Her Death

Peter Max, one of the world's most famous living artists, devoted a series of paintings to honor the memory of...

How to Find More Meaning In Your Life, According to 5 People Who Did

Living a meaningful life can be different for everyone, but in these five incredible people found that what really matters...


The Director of ‘The Exorcist’ Saw a Real Exorcism—and It’s Far More Terrifying Than the Movie

William Friedkin had never witnessed an exorcism other than the fake ones in his film. Here, he recounts his experience...


You Need This Insightful Life Advice from 15 Famous Introverts

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” —Aristotle


Roxane Gay Makes a Case for Why We Should All Quit Whining

The professor and author was the queen of complaints—until she realized what she was missing.

Quick: How Does This Picture Make You Feel?

“Too often, when people walk into a museum, they secretly think, 
I can’t see the point of this,” says bestselling...