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Advice & Self-Help | Relationships

Strong Friendships In Adolescence Pay Dividends In Adulthood : Shots - Health News : NPR

Researchers have found that people with deep friendships in adolescence had less anxiety and a greater sense of self-worth in early adulthood. Close friends matter, their study found.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

The average American has only one close friend — here's how we got to this point

Stanford psychologist Emma Seppala says Americans are experiencing a crisis of loneliness, and it's partly a result of our desire for independence.

News | Health & Wellbeing

Social Interaction Is Critical for Mental and Physical Health

Having friends is a critically important contributor to good health and longevity.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Did Monica and Chandler From 'Friends' Move Into the 'Home Alone' House? | Mental Floss

Despite living in two separate states, Monica and Chandler somehow wound up in the same house as the McCallister family.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

How to Make Friends Faster

Five scientifically proven ways to build meaningful relationships quickly.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Do Your Friends Actually Like You?

Recent research suggests that only about half of perceived friendships are mutual.

Psychology | Relationships

Everyone Secretly Hates Going Out, Study Says

Four out of five Americans said they made up excuses in order to avoid going out and instead played video games, ate in, or did chores.

Entertainment | Entertainment

David Schwimmer Isn’t on a Break Anymore

More than a decade after ​Friends​ left the air and with his new AMC drama ​Feed the Beast​, he's finally ready for the next stage of his career.

Psychology | Relationships

Connect With Spiritual Friends: Here's How

I knew I needed to make some new friends who shared my love for everything wellness and woo-woo, but I didn't know where to find these hip, heart-centered, crystal-loving ladies. Turns out, they're everywhere. You just have to know where to look. If you��

Psychology | Psychology

The Science of Making Friends - WSJ

Starting in early adulthood, our number of friends starts to decrease steadily; there are ways to reverse the tide, writes Elizabeth Bernstein.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

8 Reasons Why Dogs are the Best Friends Ever

Is it obvious how much we love animals here at HelloGiggles?  We're crazy about every species, but today, let's talk about dogs, and how they aren't only m

Health & Fitness | News Items

Support Best friends with a GREAT idea!

We're Josh Namm and Charles Haspel. We've been best friends for over 30 years. A few years ago, a few friends of ours were sending us links to articles when we thought

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

The Science of Making Friends

Starting in early adulthood, our number of friends starts to decrease steadily; there are ways to reverse the tide, writes Elizabeth Bernstein.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Science Explains How It Feels To Be A Cat

Cats can be independent, aloof and mysterious. Learn science-backed information that explains what it really feels like to be a domestic cat.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

When Friends Are 'Like Family'

The comfort of a close bond can sometimes morph into the restraints of bondage.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

90 Amazing Facts About the '90s

In this nostalgic List Show episode, John Green remembers the '90s.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Is ‘Friends’ Still the Most Popular Show on TV? -- Vulture

Why so many 20-somethings want to stream a 20-year-old sitcom about a bunch of 20-somethings sitting around in a coffee shop.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

This Annual Festival In Nepal Thanks Dogs For Being Our Friends. Why Aren’t We Doing The Same? ⋆

We tend to say that human’s best friends are dogs, yet the people of Napal are setting the bar just a bit higher. During Diwali which is a sort of festival of lights that is celebrated every fall in India, Nepal and in other regions, they have set aside

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

David Schwimmer: Friends Reunion Isn’t a Reunion -- Vulture

You know that Friends reunion people have been gabbing about, where all the stars of the show's cast (minus Matthew Perry, who is stuck in London) will gather to honor director James Burrows?

Health & Fitness | Health News

Don't Cancel Your Dinner Plans

Nobody ever mentions the importance of an active social life.

Miscellaneous | Fun Stuff

Watch Taylor Swift Sing 'Smelly Cat' With Lisa Kudrow at L.A. Show | Rolling Stone

Taylor Swift is joined by Lisa Kudrow for a cover of "Smelly Cat" at the Staples Center. Justin Timberlake and Selena Gomez also made appearances.

Science & Technology | Technology

Facebook Gives Users More Control Over Their News Feeds

Facebook announced a set of features that will give users more control over what they want to see in their news feed. In essence, you get to reprogram the social network’s algorithm.

News | Interesting Links

Two Personality Traits Which Predict Long Life

Why friends are better at predicting how long you’ll live from personality traits. Men with conscientious personality traits and those who are open to experience live longer, a new study finds. For women, those who are more agreeable and emotionally st

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

Why Your Old Friends Are Vital to Your Future

A new study finds surprising links between our youthful and adult social lives.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Someone Reimagined 'Broad City' as 'Friends,' Laugh Track and All, And It's the Best Thing You'll See Today

This is magical. A brilliant YouTube creator has finally answered that age-old question, "What would Broad City look like as an episode of Friends?" Answer? Like everything you'd want it to be.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to Find a Best Friend - WSJ

It is harder for children to form lasting friendships; rising screen time and lots of activities get in the way.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Nerdist Presents: FRIENDS: REBOOTED

♫ So no one told you life was gonna be this way… ♫ It’s been a full month since Netflix released all ten seasons of Friends, which means we’ve had plenty of time to rewatch the series from start to finish. And…

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

24 Ways Monica And Chandler Ruined All Other Relationships For You

Life hack: Marry someone who forgives you for cutting off their toe.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

The Most Inspiring TV Apartments - Best Apartments on Television - Harper's BAZAAR

In honor of the return of fall TV (as well as the news that Friends is headed to Netflix), we've rounded up the most iconic apartments on television for a little weekend redecorating inspiration.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Seeing Eye Cat Adopts Blind Dog As Best Friend, Guides Him Everywhere

This is the classic story of a dog chasing a cat, though it turns the convention on its tail, so to speak. The remarkable tale of friendship focuses on Pudditat, a stray feline with a fierce reputation as a bully who grew close to Tervel, a blind ...

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

9 Nostalgic Reasons We Miss Friends in GIFS !

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the Friends finale, and despite the time that's passed, we're still going through withdrawal.

To help ourselves cope, we've found the animated GIFS that best illustrate why Rachel Green, Monica Geller, Phoebe Buffay, Chandler Bing, Ross Geller, and Joey Tribbiani will live in our hearts forever.