October 24, 2019 2:44 am

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20 Things to Know About People Dealing With ‘High-Functioning’ Depression

High-functioning depression (often called dysthymia) is not common, not because it doesn’t exist, but because we often don’t see it. It’s difficult to identify this problem because of the disposition of the people who are dealing with it. They are usually hardworking, high-functioning people who, from the outside, appear perfectly fine. They carry on with their daily activities as smoothly ... Read More »

Gucci has opened a book store – and yes, it’s completely gorgeous

The destination show. Sneaker lotteries. The boutique cafe. Treasure hunts for limited-edition merchandise. These days fashion and shopping are as much about experience as they are about objects. Now Gucci, following on the heels of Alessandro Michele’s deeply immersive events this year—including a Resort show at the Alyscamps burial ground in Arles where models walked among flames, and a “mind-bending” exhibition with Maurizio Cattelan in Shanghai—is further enhancing the retail experience in ... Read More »

Drone Footage Reveals Over 100 Whales Trapped In Secret Underwater “Jails”

Drone footage has found about 100 cetaceans kept inside a series of tiny enclosures off Russia’s Pacific coast, near to the southeastern city of Nakhodka. Activists claim that this “whale jail” was the place where 11 orcas and 90 beluga whales were kept illegally, and Whale and Dolphin Conservation reports that it is the largest number of marine animals to ... Read More »

Science Explains What Happens to Someone’s Brain From Complaining Every Day

Norman Doidge, Canadian-born psychiatrist and author of The Brain That Changes Itself agreed that thought changes structure, and he himself witnessed people who managed to rewire their brains with their thoughts, to cure previously incurable obsessions and trauma. The power of the human brain is literally limitless, and the huge development in the spheres of brain imaging and neuroscience in ... Read More »

The Health Benefits of Burning Bay Leaves and How to Do It Safely

Bay leaves, otherwise known as laurel leaves, are a household staple for many people when it comes to fighting pests such as mice and cockroaches. However, many don’t realize just how many other health benefits they possess, from relieving anxiety to fighting pain, improving respiratory conditions and even balancing blood sugar levels. Here’s how to use bay leaves for respiratory conditions, blood ... Read More »

One of the Longest Hiking Trails in the World Just Opened in Chile

For those who’d walk 1,000 miles (and 700 more), a new adventure awaits. The Chilean government just announced the creation of the Route of Parks, a 1,700-mile hiking trail that runs through Patagonia to Cape Horn. The entire route connects 17 national parks and winds through lakes, volcanoes, rainforests, and the Andes Mountains. It will be one of the world’s longest hiking trails, ... Read More »

Husband and Wife Adopt Son Due to Infertility, Boy Was Born From Father’s Extramarital Affair

A husband and wife have divorced after finding out that their adopted son actually came from the husband’s extramarital affair, the Yuyao Daily News reported on March 11. The couple, from the coastal city of Ningbo in Zhejiang, China, had been married for many years, but was unable to have a child, according to the report. Their identities have been ... Read More »

Mother Feeds Gaming Addict Son by Hand as He Refuses to Budge in 48-hour Session

A mother has been filmed feeding her 13-year-old son by hand as he refuses to lift his fingers from the keyboard during a 48-hour gaming session at an internet cafe. The boy’s eyes don’t shift from the screen as his mother shoves pieces of food in to his mouth, saying, “My poor child… Here, eat now.” Instead, he becomes agitated, ... Read More »