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My Parents Split Up When I Was 13. Here's Why I'm Glad They Did

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | July 7, 2015 | Divorce
"When My Parents Split Up" is a HuffPost series that explores what it's like to have your parents divorce at all ages, from infancy to adulthood. Want to share your experience as a child of divorce? Email us at divorce@huffingtonpost.com. Tara...

Sakari Momoi, The World's Oldest Man, Dies In Japan At 112

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | July 7, 2015 | World
Sakari Momoi, the world's oldest man, lived to see the start and end of two world wars, a man walk on the moon and the birth of the Internet age. Momoi died of kidney failure in a Tokyo home care facility on Sunday. He was 112. “We heard from his...

The U.S. Navy Just Made An Incredible Update To Its Maternity Leave Policy

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | July 7, 2015 | Parents
On July 2, Ray Mabus, the Secretary of the Navy, announced that, effective immediately, women serving in the Navy and Marine Corps will receive 18 weeks of maternity leave -- tripling the previous policy which allowed for six weeks. "When the women in our Navy and Marine Corps answer...

The Reason Why Women Live Longer Than Men

Shelley Emling | July 7, 2015 | Fifty
By Rachael Rettner, Staff Writer LiveScience It's well known that women live longer than men do, but this wasn't always the case: A new study finds that differences between men and women's life expectancies began to emerge in the late 1800s. For...

Starbucks Is Adding Its Cold Brew To The Menu For Good

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | July 7, 2015 | Taste
Just as Starbucks announced it's raising prices on select coffees yet again, customers got even more chilly news: the cold brew is here to stay. Starbucks began selling its cold brew earlier this year, expanding from its Boston and San Francisco test markets to more...

Here's Why You May Be Aging Faster -- Or Slower -- Than Your Friends

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | July 7, 2015 | Fifty
Anyone who has ever attended a high school reunion will notice one thing -- how different everyone looks. Though attendees are the same age, some inevitably will look years beyond their true age while some will look as though they haven't changed at all. Why is that? According to...

Peter Walsh's Simple Rule For Setting Up An Efficient, Organized Kitchen

Lisa Capretto | July 7, 2015 | OWN
"What's the point of being organized if it doesn't make your life just that little bit easier?" This is organizing expert Peter Walsh's chief philosophy, and it has guided him for years as he has cut down clutter in the lives and homes of people across the country. Organization is...

A Very Good Reason To Be Friends Before Dating, Courtesy of Science

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | July 7, 2015 | Women
Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you. The Background Sometimes dating is awesome (see here). Other times, it can feel like you're lagging behind in the...

5 Ways Aging Is Actually Cool

Mother Nature Network | Yagana Shah | July 7, 2015 | Fifty
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Too often, we talk about aging in negative terms. While it's true that we decline in some areas like muscle mass and skin elasticity, but there are some very real advantages. Think that's a joke? It's not at all. Check out the real gains we make as we grow older....

A New Twist On The Grandparent Scam

KKTV | Yagana Shah | July 7, 2015 | Fifty
A scam that targets older adults has a new twist. We've told you about the grandparent scam before. A caller will claim to be a relative, injured or arrested in a foreign country. They tell the victim they need to wire money to get home. Now, the callers are demanding...

People Want Screens On Their Car Dashboards, But Is It Safe?

Reuters | Reuters | July 7, 2015 | Technology
Car companies answer with an emphatic yes, of course.

Your 6 Biggest Questions About Menopause -- Answered

Joann Pan | July 7, 2015 | OWN
As anyone who's ever roasted her way through night sweats knows, menopause is not for sissies. In addition to the hot flashes, there's the weight gain, the mood swings -- and all the confusing and conflicting information. We collected your top concerns about the transition years and went to the...

What 12 Top Trainers Do Right After Their Workouts

Pam Masin | July 7, 2015 | OWN
You probably have an idea of what fitness pros do at the gym to get into such enviable shape. Here's a glimpse into what they're up to after they finish exercising. By Emma Haak @media only screen and (min-width : 500px)...

Jimmy Carter Joins HuffPost Live

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | July 7, 2015 | HuffPost Live 321
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter joins us to recount his journey from Georgia farmer to 39th President of the United States, detailed in his new memoir A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety.

23 Photos That Nail What It Feels Like To Have Depression

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | July 7, 2015 | Healthy Living
Sometimes a picture is worth more than any words could express. After being diagnosed with depression at age 16, photographer Christian Hopkins decided to process her experience from behind a lens. The result is a stunning photo series that captures the misunderstood nuances of mental illness. The images...

Forgotten Old School Hollywood Scandals That Would Still Make Jaws Drop Today

Yagana Shah | July 7, 2015 | Fifty
Before Hollywood became synonymous with sex tapes, rehab and public meltdowns, there was still plenty of gossip and scandal to go around in Tinseltown. Even without social media, news of the stars' salacious lives and indiscretions still made the news. Here are a few old school Hollywood scandals that would...

Jerry Weintraub, Hollywood Producer Behind 'Ocean's Eleven,' Dead At 77

Jade Walker | July 7, 2015 | Entertainment
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the last of the classic Hollywood showmen, Jerry Weintraub built his show business empire on a Rolodex and chutzpah. The Brooklyn-born son of a Bronx jeweler, Weintraub rose from the mailroom of a talent agency to become a top concert promoter before shifting into...

What It's Like To Date After Divorce In Just Three Words

Brittany Wong | July 6, 2015 | Divorce
If you're getting back into the dating scene after a divorce, you're no doubt realizing that things have changed quite a bit since you were last single. (Tinder and ghosting and what to wear -- oh my!) You're not the only one...

Mammograms Don't Lead To Fewer Deaths, Suggests A New Study

Reuters | July 7, 2015 | Healthy Living
(Updates with comment from study author Charles Harding throughout story.) By Reuters Staff (Reuters Health) - Breast cancer screenings may not lead to fewer deaths but may lead to overdiagnosis, U.S. researchers suggest. In areas of the U.S. with high levels of screening, more tumors were diagnosed - but...

And The Kinsella Family's Weird Pose Lives On

Ann Brenoff | July 6, 2015 | Fifty
The family that poses weirdly together, stays together, right? That seems to be the case with the Kinsella siblings, a family that Huffington Post first visited with three years ago. For almost three decades, the Kinsellas have posed for photos in the same somewhat strange stance with the...
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