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Creepiness Study - Results. First of all, Sara Koehnke and myself (Frank McAndrew) would like to thank all of you who took the time to complete our Creepiness Survey about a year ago.

Creepiness Study - Results

Sorry that it took so long to get the results out to you! We have just submitted a paper to a peer-reviewed psychology journal and hope to get it published. Please do not repost this anywhere on the intenet, and if you are a journailist or science writer, please do not write about any of this without contacting me first. It would be too boring and tedious to give you every scrap of what we found, but I will try to provide a summary of the high spots without all of the statistical mumbo-jumbo. If anyone want more details, feel free to email me at : Marriage Isn’t For You. Kim and I Having been married only a year and a half, I’ve recently come to the conclusion that marriage isn’t for me.

Marriage Isn’t For You

Now before you start making assumptions, keep reading. I met my wife in high school when we were 15 years old. We were friends for ten years until…until we decided no longer wanted to be just friends. :) I strongly recommend that best friends fall in love. 4 Ways to Discover Your Strengths. Mad Men's Don Draper is exceptionally good at saving a deal gone sour.

4 Ways to Discover Your Strengths

When a client dislikes an ad campaign, the fictional ad exec can weave the perfect tale to change their minds. His storytelling ability is a gift that no one else at his agency has. 27 Medicinal Plants Worth Your Garden Space. Playful as kids are, accidents happen.

27 Medicinal Plants Worth Your Garden Space

And the accident that befallen me at 7 years old was the feeling of the hot exhaust pipe of a motorcycle kissing the skin of my leg. Grandma was around and saw it. Immediately, she took out a knife and slice the thick lower part of the aloe vera plant by the garden and rubbed the exposed end on the burn. Psychological Catch-22s. Yossarian, the protagonist of Joseph Heller's classic novel, , wants to be excused from air combat.

Psychological Catch-22s

To be excused, he needs only to prove that he is mentally unstable, but there's a catch: the very act of asking to be excused would show that he is sane. In other words, there's no way out. The term "catch-22" has since been used to describe any situation where circular logic guarantees an undesired outcome, no matter what a person does. Although catch-22s are typically found in legal or bureaucratic contexts, they also turn up in psychology. 16 Beauty Secrets I Learned Working For A High End Skin Care Brand. The skin you have is pretty much not going to change.

16 Beauty Secrets I Learned Working For A High End Skin Care Brand

When I first started working at the brand I was super diligent with my skin, and it was awesome. I had good skin to begin with but now it was super soft and glowy. But that was with a 10/10 effort. Now I do like a 2/10 effort and it’s really not a drastic enough difference for me to care. I saw this again and again with customers. S Top 10 Films That Pass The Bechdel Test. Slutist’s Top 10 Films That Pass The Bechdel Test Word’s out that Sweden is now officially rating films not only according to the usual sex, drugs, and violence trifecta, but also according to gender bias.

s Top 10 Films That Pass The Bechdel Test

An “A Rating” means a film has passed the Bechdel test, wherein at least two named female characters converse about a topic other than a man. Slutist put together a Top 10 list of our favorite A Rated films that easily ace this surprisingly difficult criteria. 1. 50 Life Secrets and Tips. How to Maintain Your Post-Vacation Bliss. 18 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think. 5 Things A Billionaire Can Teach You About Job Hunting. By John Sumser.

5 Things A Billionaire Can Teach You About Job Hunting

40 Modern Nonfiction Books Everyone Should Read. 24 Comics That Capture The Frustration Of Anxiety Disorders. How To Be Alone: The Zine. 34 Writing Tips That Will Make You a Better Writer. By Daniel Scocco A couple of weeks ago we asked our readers to share their writing tips. The response was far beyond the initial expectations, and the quality of the tips included was amazing. Thanks for everyone who contributed. Now, without further delay, the 34 writing tips that will make you a better writer! 10 Reasons Being Intelligent Is Difficult. Calling yourself intelligent on the Internet or in real life is asking for backlash.

10 Reasons Being Intelligent Is Difficult

Many people like to pretend that they want others to be confident and self-actualized. In reality, many people have such low, shaky, and/or warped self-esteem issues that the idea that someone could call themself something positive – intelligent, beautiful, etc. is taken as a personal affront. Intelligence as a social construct, is problematic. It privileges specific spaces and modes of thought and creativities over others. It privileges education levels, social-classes, and thus, even race. While I struggle with humility as a human being, calling myself intelligent is not one an act of a lack of humility in this respect. TL; DR: If calling myself intelligent offends you; well, build a bridge… The 42 Most Remarkably Beautiful John Green Quotes. “As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”

The 42 Most Remarkably Beautiful John Green Quotes

“My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.” “That’s the thing about pain,” Augustus said, and then glanced back at me. “It demands to be felt.” “The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.” 5 Types of Books that Increase Intelligence. Top 10 Funny Books to Revive Your Monday. 11 Novels That Will Actually Change Your Perspective On Life. Ah, literature. The great medium whose current stars write about such serious issues as vampire romance, post-apocalyptic human hunting, professors solving religious mysteries, and billionaire sex experts. 20 Books That Will Change Your Life. Don't Overthink It: 5 Tips for Daily Decision-Making. In an interview last year, I asked acclaimed graphic designer James Victore what made him so efficient.

10 Difficult Realities You’ll Continually Face Until You Learn How To Accept Them. 5 Simple Ways to Increase Your Intelligence. Your brain needs exercise just like a muscle. If you use it often and in the right ways, you will become a more skilled thinker and increase your ability to focus.