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13 Vintage Childhood Foods That Still Make Us Scream 'Yuck'

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.24.2014 | Fifty

There are certain things that just taste like childhood. An orange creamsicle reminds you of sweaty summer days, where you chased down the ice cream t...

Reconstructing Grandma: How New Technology Can Let Loved Ones Live 'Virtually' Forever

Michael Chang | Posted 09.23.2014 | Technology
Michael Chang

Technology is advancing so quickly in the areas of video, augmented reality, artificial intelligence and predictive software, that it may be possible in the future to 'reconstruct Grandma,' to put together all the personal data we have.

Remembering

Jim Sundfors | Posted 09.22.2014 | Fifty
Jim Sundfors

Remember? That first moment in time when you were aware of things around you and how you felt. Can you remember what were you doing?

The Hotchpotch That is Our Memories

Luise Meyer | Posted 09.17.2014 | Women
Luise Meyer

At best, they are a truth; our personal perception of a point in time that as the years pass, is interpreted and then reinterpreted using our current cognitive position as well as integrated feedback from others.

Give Yourself A Present For The Future

Pacific Standard | Nathan Collins | Posted 09.15.2014 | World

Don’t feel like you have the time to keep a diary or bury a time capsule? You might be missing out, according to psychologists at Harvard Business S...

I'm With Stupid: Remembering How Much You Liked Wedgies

Todd Hartley | Posted 08.29.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Like all movies that involve the artificial manipulation of people's memories, Eternal Sunshine, which hit screens in 2004, has always been considered a work of fiction. But that was before Wednesday.

The Things To Buy For Yourself Today And Keep For Your Daughter (or Son) Tomorrow

Laura Usky | Posted 08.29.2014 | Parents
Laura Usky

Sometimes when I'm shopping, I admit that I make a purchase I don't need or shouldn't buy because it's something that I will pass on to my daughter.

An App That Provides (Usually Embarrassing) Blasts From the Past

Georgina Beven | Posted 08.20.2014 | Technology
Georgina Beven

Over time, my Timehop app and I have developed a passionate love/hate relationship. I love looking at everything I have posted to social media in the past, but I hate being reminded of how embarrassing I once was.

Why Our Memories Are Often Tied To A Place

The Atlantic | Robinson Meyer | Posted 08.14.2014 | World

It’s no coincidence that, when recalling a tragedy, we ask where someone was: “Where were you when President Kennedy was shot?” Psychologists...

Teen Interrupted

Alisa Schindler | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Alisa Schindler

I watch his hulking, itching to grow pre-teen body go. He's so far from that little boy in the crib, but there's still some baby left in there. And just like with all the milestones, this leap to teenager is bittersweet.

Sassy Pants

Amy Mullis | Posted 08.07.2014 | Fifty
Amy Mullis

My husband doesn't look like Zac Efron. But he looks like Prince Charming to me. And he does the dishes. And brings me a cup of tea every night.

The Trick To Banishing Bad Memories

meQuilibrium | Posted 08.02.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Painful memories are completely normal. But when the stress associated with them hinders your life right now -- that's a problem. The good news is that you can learn to channel the positive memories and turn down the volume on the negative ones.

Letting Go of Your Memory Ghost

Emily Hall | Posted 09.14.2014 | Women
Emily Hall

If they aren't the person you used to know and love (and you can't get on board with who they are now) then let them go.

The One Unforgettable Experience Every Father And Son Should Share

Christopher Harder | Posted 09.13.2014 | Fifty
Christopher Harder

My son discovered the luminous blue bicycle on his fifth Christmas, next to the tree. That cold morning, I led him along living room and dining room circuits as he got the hang of riding on two tires, with a lot of help from training wheels. He was still years away from any possible attempt at the Tour de France...and his only performance-enhancing drug was the exuberance of a little boy.

What Makes a Memory Stick?

Karin Joy Whitley | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Karin Joy Whitley

As I look back at my summer memories, I wonder why certain situations are vivid in my mind while others I'm not able to recall. When I have conversations with my sister and brother about our childhood, some we can reminiscence to the very minuscule detail while other stories... there is no recollection.

Roger Ebert's Life Itself: A Presence Profoundly Felt, Even After His 'Leave of Presence'

Joseph Cooper | Posted 09.09.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

While all 55 chapters are 4-star reads, the final nine offer moving evidence that, for a man who could not speak, he had restorative observations to make and therapeutic reflections to share.

A Little Nostalgia and a Bit of Perspective

Susan R. Meyer | Posted 09.07.2014 | Fifty
Susan R. Meyer

I wonder if, the older I get, life will seem simple again. In my 20s, I maintained a limited view of the world, not seeing more than I could handle perhaps. Will that be my final decades as well?

Is a Comic Strip Worth a Thousand Words?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 09.06.2014 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

She thrilled us when she sent me some panels from a comic strip she'd drawn -- and got me to thinking all over again about what I would've missed had she never been around.

Why We Should Be Grateful For The 'Down Periods' Of Life

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living

It's easy to feel like you're on top of the world when your career is soaring, you're living passionately and you're accomplishing one dream after the...

One Year Later: Where Were You When DOMA Fell?

John Becker | Posted 08.26.2014 | Gay Voices
John Becker

One year ago today, in two historic decisions, the Supreme Court struck down the heart of the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act" in Windsor v. United States. In an instant, the world changed forever.

How Do You Write a Novel? By Listening

Holly Robinson | Posted 08.25.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

When people ask how I get ideas for my novels, I tell them that a writer's mind is like that junk drawer in your kitchen. You throw all kinds of things into that drawer: paper clips, rubber bands, business cards. Likewise, writers go around collecting snippets of dialogue overheard.

An Open Letter to My Perpetrator

Tara Hedman | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women
Tara Hedman

Even in the pain, there are days when I can find compassion for you. Days when I wonder about your story. What causes a grown man to find gratification in a child's pain?

The Pieces of Me

Robin Korth | Posted 08.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Korth

I no longer have that hole in the center of me that aches for the comfort of feeling loved. That hole of need -- that no partner or lover could ever really fill -- is where these pieces that I set aside belonged. It was so very simple and elegant in the rightness of it all.

Why Time Seems To Speed Up As We Get Older

iDoneThis Blog | Janet Choi | Posted 06.23.2014 | World

One unnerving aspect of getting older is how life seems to start speeding up. Feeling that whoosh as time rushes past you can be disheartening as you ...

The Unusual Downside Of Using Your Imagination

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Memory is an incredible tool. From nostalgic thoughts to little details, our brains have the power to recall the most poignant and defining moments --...