Category Archives: Lifestyle

Germany bans internet-connected ‘spying’ doll Cayla

German regulators have banned an internet-connected doll called “My Friend Cayla” that can chat with children, warning Friday that it was a de facto “spying device”. Parents were urged to disable the interactive toy by the Federal Network Agency which enforces bans on surveillance devices. “Items that conceal cameras or microphones and that are capable […]

Stolen newborn found after 18 years

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- A baby girl kidnapped from a Jacksonville hospital hours after her birth has been found alive and well, 18 years later, in South Carolina. The case of missing baby Kamiyah Mobley captivated the city and drew national attention in 1998 after she was kidnapped from University Medical Center, now UF Health-Jacksonville, just eight […]

Help, I’m in Love With Three Women

Which one should I be with? Dear E. Jean: I’m a guy in love with three women. First, there’s my second ex-wife. We had the greatest sex and tons of fun, but we also fought over everything and nothing. She’s living with a guy, but she recently confessed that she’s not happy, that I still […]

Should I Ignore My Husband When He Doesn’t Return My Calls?

He often ignores my nightly calls to him when he’s out of town, and it drives me mad. Dear E. Jean: My husband has taken a job out of town and comes home on weekends. This is the best choice for us to survive in this erratic economy, and our deal is that he calls […]

Why I Slept With a Married Man, and What I Learned

“He’s nothing but a constant reminder of all the mistakes I made.”  Ask any heartbroken partner from a relationship split apart due to infidelity: Affairs can be bad news. That being said, they’re also complicated, and often blamed on the evil “home-wrecking” woman, who surely must be out to steal someone’s man and cause as […]

Study Says Men With Beards Make Better Relationship Material

It’s science. Bearded fellas everywhere, step forth! For you, my fuzzy-faced friends, have been lauded long-term relationship gold. Science says so. The science-backed conclusion comes courtesy of a study, led by Barnaby Dixson and published in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology, that determined that dudes facially drowning in the furry stuff were more likely to […]

Parents blame bullying after 11-year-old cancer survivor commits suicide

Bethany Thompson was left with an off-center smile after suffering nerve damage during a procedure to remove a tumor related to her battle with brain cancer. Eight years after defeating the cancer, the 11-year-old Ohio girl shot and killed herself after what her parents believe was relentless bullying over her smile. Bethany rode the school […]

8 Things Your Ring Finger Length Could Say About Your Personality

As much fun as it is to have your palm read, most people know that the practice is basically B.S. But there could be other secrets hiding in your hands: See, researchers have long known that relatively high levels of exposure to testosterone (the male sex hormone) in the womb can slow the growth of […]

Losing the Scarf Helped Me Let Go of the Marriage

By Lifestyle Observer The loss of a simple item of clothing called up the pain of losses I thought I had already accepted. Sometimes, when you’ve owned and loved something for many years, you begin to worry a little every time you use it. As if the longer you manage to keep it, the more […]