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Prisons Begin New 'Bored Straight' Program

Oren Mendez | Posted 06.13.2014 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

Welcome youths. I assume you've all heard of our prison's Scared Straight initiative, in which we took in troubled teens who were prone to violence...

You're Not Happy, You're Distracted

Amy Chan | Posted 02.18.2014 | Women
Amy Chan

When we are not conscious of the difference between pleasure and joy, we live in a "happiness bubble." We don't allow ourselves a moment to be still -- to be "bored."

What Kind Of 'Bored' Are You?

Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living

Not all boredom is the same, according to a new study. A team of researchers from Canada, the United States and Europe have identified a type of b...

Never Hear 'Mom, I'm Bored!' Again

Beth Rosen | Posted 11.05.2013 | Parents
Beth Rosen

I think boredom is great for kids. It makes me happy that they are bored because boredom is the catalyst for creativity. When my son or daughter come to me and proclaim boredom, I started a list for them.

When We Say We're Bored, What Are We Really Saying About Ourselves?

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 11.04.2013 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

We all do it, but why? Why do we blame so much on boredom in a world that is decidedly not boring?

How to Cope With Boredom Eating

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

Eating is only one of a thousand things to do when you're bored. If you're not hungry, you can choose to redirect your attention by making a conscious decision to focus on an activity other than eating (or thinking about eating).

Erase Boredom (And Live!)

Michael Varrati | Posted 10.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Varrati

This condemnation of boredom is something I have grown to appreciate as an adult, and is a lesson for which I am infinitely grateful. Just as I am sure it bothered my mom to hear me say it, few phrases set my teeth on edge more than when a friend complains, "I'm bored."

6 Supposedly Fun Activities That Nobody Enjoys

Cracked.com | Posted 04.10.2012 | Weird News

The cold weather is starting to subside and people are looking for any excuse to wrangle up a group of friends and hit the great outdoors. Firework...

Being bored Bad For Health

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LONDON — Can you really be bored to death? In a commentary to be published in the International Journal of Epidemiology in April, experts say t...

HuffPost's World News Quiz: August 24, 2009

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Have you been paying attention this week? Test your knowledge of international events by taking our Weekly World News Quiz based on the past week's ma...

HuffPost's World News Quiz

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Have you been paying attention this week? Test your knowledge of international events by taking our Weekly World News Quiz based on the past week's ma...

HuffPost's World News Quiz

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Have you been paying attention this week? Test your knowledge of international events by taking our Weekly World News Quiz based on the past week's ma...

World News Quiz: August 3, 2009

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Have you been paying attention this week? Test your knowledge of international events by taking our Weekly World News Quiz based on the past week's ma...