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Ideapod explores the ideas shaping our world so that, together, we can create a new story for humanity.
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It was 11:45 P.M. I was watching human-rights activist and author Loung Ung’s talk for LEAD (Leadership Excellence and Development) back in 2015. Ung is a survivor of The Killing Fields, one of the horrific atrocities in the 20th century that happened under The Communist Party of Kampuchea, also known as the Khmer Rouge. The […] More
Relationships are full of wonder and intimate moments that can make life worth living, but more often than not, people find themselves in a relationship that doesn’t feel right anymore. For one reason or another, you might find yourself face-to-face with a partner who is not living up to your expectations, or that you are […] More
Having intimacy problems with your partner? According to new research, using marijuana together can increase the likelihood of intimacy. The study, “Marijuana Use Episodes and Partner Intimacy Experiences” suggests that shared cannabis experience between couples bring them closer together… in moderation, of course. Couples who use cannabis together are more intimate The researchers aimed to investigate […] More
Are you single and dating? If so, you may be plagued with the question, “Am I too picky?” Perhaps it’s something your friends have told you over and over. Or maybe it’s the high standards you set for yourself. You want to be in a relationship. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be dating. On the other hand, you don’t […] More
Do you often apologize? Are you someone who blurts out, “I’m sorry!” every time you’ve inconvenienced someone? Even when it’s not your fault? Here’s some bad news: According to research, saying “I’m sorry” too often makes people think less of you. Here’s why. Research says Americans say “I’m sorry” too often A 2015 poll from […] More
So you’ve found yourself a wonderful woman that you think might be the one for you. That’s fantastic. But how can you be sure? Is anyone ever really sure of these things? Only time can tell how your relationship will pan out, but there are a lot of ways to determine if it’s headed in […] More
Stressed? Angry? Frustrated? Go ahead, if you want to let loose with the @#%$%^!!! According to science, swearing has a number of health benefits. So you don’t have to feel bad about being a potty-mouth anymore. Science doesn’t even give a f*ck about it. Here are the science-backed reasons why swearing is actually good for […] More
Do you want to succeed? Of course, you do. And what would be more important to success than “goals?” Set goals. Short-term goals. Long-term goals. For the most part, the habit of goal-setting is crucial if you want to succeed in life. No one argues with that. But there’s one way you can do it […] More