13 Easter Basket Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Forget pre-made Easter baskets — they’re stuffed with chocolate and cheap plastic toys and typically suggest that the Easter Bunny/the big retail boss is still in the dark ages when it comes to gender equality. This year, why not ditch the pre-made baskets and go for something that will really make your kids’ eyes light up on Good Friday (and […]

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True Turns 1! Kardashian Family Showers Khloe’s Baby With Love on Birthday

The time has come! Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson’s daughter, True, celebrated her first birthday on Friday, April 12, and the Kardashian family showered her with sweet messages. Even before her baby girl’s big day arrived, the Strong Looks Better Naked author, 34, opened up about how emotional she was feeling. “Is it weird that I think I’m having anxiety […]

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Elucidation of functional mechanism of ‘love hormone,’ oxytocin, at molecular level

Oxytocin is essential in activities of the social brain such as trust and love and in maternal bonding behaviors. It is produced in the brain and secreted into the circulation. Here, by analyzing maternal behaviors of RAGE gene-manipulated mice, oxytocin was found to be transported back to the brain, crossing the blood-brain barrier (BBB), an extremely effective barrier, by binding […]

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Beautiful Hindu baby names you’ll love

When thinking of baby names, you’ll want to consider every source. And whether you’re religious or not, the Hindu religion has a wealth of beautiful baby names that have strong, amazing meanings and stories behind them. The religion provides a rich treasure trove of beautiful names, however, many of which would make a good baby name no matter what (if […]

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What does it mean to be moved by love?

Researchers from UCLA and the University of Oslo have documented a complex but universally felt emotion they call kama muta—a Sanskrit term that means “moved by love.” For the past five years they have documented the physical sensations people report when they feel kama muta, and what kind of events, images and experiences bring it about. For the research, which […]

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Can we really tell if it’s love at first sight?

Long-term and short-term relationships are obviously different from each other. Some people are the type you’d want to marry; others are good primarily for the sex. At least, that’s how conventional wisdom goes. But new research out of the University of California, Davis, suggests that—at first—long-term and short-term relationships may look more or less identical. When you survey the complete […]

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British baby names you’ll fall in love with

When you think of a grand, iconic British name, what moniker comes to mind? Victoria — of course. Elizabeth, perhaps? Agatha? Nigel? Edwin? Percival? Quintessentially English names will never go out of style, but since we’re also talking about Wales, Scotland, and the Irish Republic here, British monikers have an infinite appeal that’s as grounded in mythology and folklore as […]

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