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Neil Gaiman. The shortest paths to happiness. Literally. Figuring out how to walk quickly from A to B is easy.

The shortest paths to happiness. Literally

Just plug two addresses into your favorite map app, and off you go. But sometimes getting to a place as quickly as possible isn’t the priority. At least, so thought Barcelona-based Yahoo! Labs researcher Daniele Quercia (TED Talk: Happy maps). Catching the Unicorn: The Promising Power of Trans Masculine Gender Affirmation in Sexual Healthcare and Beyond. Co-authored by Renee Randazzo, MS, and Dana J.

Catching the Unicorn: The Promising Power of Trans Masculine Gender Affirmation in Sexual Healthcare and Beyond

Pardee, BS For trans masculine people -- an umbrella term referring to people assigned a female sex at birth who identify as female-to-male, transman, man, men, masculine of center, boi, genderqueer or another diverse non-binary gender identity and expression -- seeking healthcare can be a challenging and potentially traumatizing experience. What to do When Someone is Having a Mental Health Crisis on the Street - Broke-Ass Stuart's Goddamn Website.

Confessions of a social engineer. By Dell Cameron on February 21st, 2016 When he was just 16, Jonah made hundreds of thousands of dollars ripping off some of the world’s biggest tech companies.

Confessions of a social engineer

7 Habits Of Organized People That Everyone Should Adopt. Mental depletion complicates financial decisions for the poor. Delores Leonard helps her daughter Erin with her homework at the breakfast table before heading to work at a McDonald’s Restaurant in Chicago.

Mental depletion complicates financial decisions for the poor

Leonard, a single mother raising two daughters, has been working at McDonald’s for seven years and has never made more than minimum wage. Below, behavioral economist Dan Ariely explains why making good financial decisions is even more difficult when you’re poor. Photo by Jim Young/Reuters Editor’s Note: Last month, behavioral economist Dan Ariely and his team at the Center for Advanced Hindsight opened up the Common Cents Lab. Its goal is twofold: to examine how those living in poverty misspend their money and to help the poor make better financial decisions.

UChicago Professor Creates Single Index Card “With All the Financial Advice You’ll Ever Need” – Upvoted. I found this informative. 36 Pictures To See Which Muscle You’re Stretching » Make Your Life Healthier. You should all know that you need to stretch, whether you are a chronic sitter, a weekend warrior, or a daily exerciser.

36 Pictures To See Which Muscle You’re Stretching » Make Your Life Healthier

Stretching helps your blood reach your muscles and your joints move through their full range of motion, but it also improves your posture and athletic performance and reduces the risk of injuries and pain. How do prions propagate by 'touching' healthy proteins? : askscience. Trauma and Transness: Why I Didn’t ‘Always Know’ I Was Transgender. There are a number of transgender people who have known, from a very young age, that they were a gender other than the one they were assigned at birth.

Trauma and Transness: Why I Didn’t ‘Always Know’ I Was Transgender

Their stories are encouraging , interesting, and important. Their stories are also not mine. I knew as a child that I was different – but not because of my gender. Just Because You Do ‘Good’ Work Doesn’t Mean You are Good - Michael Lee Writes. The surprising Internet forum some alcoholics are choosing over AA. A meme posted to Reddit’s r/stopdrinking in October.

The surprising Internet forum some alcoholics are choosing over AA

24 Awesome Skills to Learn for Free Online. Trigger Point Therapy - Thoracic Outlet Syndrome – Niel Asher Healthcare. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) occurs when nerves and/or blood vessels become compressed in their passageway through the thoracic outlet which sits between your collarbone and first rib.

Trigger Point Therapy - Thoracic Outlet Syndrome – Niel Asher Healthcare

The thoracic outlet is surrounded by bone, muscle and other tissues. Movement or enlargement of these tissues near the thoracic outlet as a result of conditions such as cervical rib, tumours in the chest, muscle enlargement and weight gain, may lead to TOS. These conditions may cause the collarbone to slip putting pressure on the blood vessels and nerves that sit underneath it leading to TOS. TOS is one of a group of conditions that cause pain into the arm hand and fingers. The Real Reason College Tuition Costs So Much. Photo BOULDER, Colo. — ONCE upon a time in America, baby boomers paid for college with the money they made from their summer jobs.

The Real Reason College Tuition Costs So Much

Then, over the course of the next few decades, public funding for higher education was slashed. These radical cuts forced universities to raise tuition year after year, which in turn forced the millennial generation to take on crushing educational debt loads, and everyone lived unhappily ever after. This is the story college administrators like to tell when they’re asked to explain why, over the past 35 years, college tuition at public universities has nearly quadrupled, to $9,139 in 2014 dollars. The Government Wants To Pay You To Live In This Ghost Town. Subscribe Share on FacebookShare on Twitter Share Tweet.

The Government Wants To Pay You To Live In This Ghost Town.

Artist Gives Anatomy Textbook a Slick Makeover in Black and Gold. 13.8K 19ShareNew Even for those who might find it a bit grim to display an anatomy book on their coffee table, it's hard to resist the allure of Emily Evans's Anatomy in Black. Illustrated entirely in black and gold, the new book combines science and art, setting it apart from other medical texts. When Feminism Is a Brand — HACK GROW LOVE. When Feminism Is a Brand. How ‘twisted’ early childhood education has become — from a child development expert. Nancy Carlsson-Paige is an early childhood development expert who has been at the forefront of the debate on how best to educate — and not educate — the youngest students. She is a professor emerita of education at Lesley University in Cambridge, Ma., where she taught teachers for more than 30 years and was a founder of the university’s Center for Peaceable Schools.

She is also a founding member of a nonprofit called Defending the Early Years, which commissions research about early childhood education and advocates for sane policies for young children. Carlsson-Paige is author of “Taking Back Childhood.” How to Deprogram Yourself. “We are caged by our cultural programming. What is a sub-$100 gadget that everyone needs but few people may already have? : AskReddit. Gary Gygax’s Dungeons & Dragons is a foundational influence on culture in the information age. Photo illustration by Sofya Levina. Images courtesy of Moroboshi/Wikimedia Commons, New Line Productions Inc., HBO, and SobControllers/Flickr. Dungeons & Dragons changed the world, but in ways far more abstract than video games and computer technologies. Although it is debatable whether D&D ever became a thoroughly mainstream activity, as a 1983 New York Times article had speculated, referring to it as “the great game of the 1980s,” D&D and its role-playing game derivatives are beloved by a relatively small but dedicated group of individuals, affectionately (and proudly) known as geeks.

Although the term geek is not exclusive to role-playing gamers, the activities of this particular community have often been viewed as the most archetypal form of geekiness. Labels aside, what is notable is that the activities of this RPG audience were highly correlated with interests in other activities such as early computers, digital technologies, visual effects, and the performing arts. Why Stoicism is one of the best mind-hacks ever devi... Here Are Some Very Important Writing Tips From Neil Gaiman. Gurtyy comments on Redditors who have given their SO's another chance after getting cheated on: How's your relationship now? Salt. (9781492238287): Nayyirah Waheed: Books. Say Your Name. For Everyone who has been called “Too Nice.” Via Cayla Schafer on Oct 27, 2015. 23 Life-Changing Things You Can Read Right Now. Doctors without borders : medicine. Enduring Unpleasant Touch - Charlie Glickman PhD. Do you want to know the most powerful thing you can to do transform your sex life?

Stop enduring touch that doesn’t feel good. Hj etal97tm. Why-consensual-sex-can-still-be-bad. Sex on Campus. PsycNET - Display Record.