Jeremy Alexander

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Alzheimer’s memories could be switched back on with implant

Alzheimer’s sufferers could once again remember the faces of loved ones, or find their way back home, after scientists developed a way to boost memories.<p>In a groundbreaking pilot study, US researchers recorded memories as they were being formed and then later played them back into the brains of 10 …

The Brain

A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

Creative Writing

Glucomannan — A Weight Loss Supplement That Works

A lot of people need to lose weight.<p>Unfortunately, it is not always easy to achieve and long-term success is rare.<p>All sorts of things are claimed to …

Weight Loss

Ryan Reynolds Had The Best Responses To Getting Called Out By Gal Gadot

Tell 'em, Gal.

Gal Gadot

Walmart reveals why it has robots roaming the aisles in 50 of its stores

Walmart's new robot fleet is having an impact on stores.<p>The retailer has expanded its initial test of its shelf-scanning robots to 50 stores across four states, including Arkansas and California. They're shaped like six-foot-tall roving towers on wheels and are equipped with cameras that can spot …

Robotics

How to Use Awkward Silence to Get What You Want

I heard a story recently about a friend’sformer boss. When underlings would go into this person’s office to discuss something like a pay raise or …

Psychology

19 Jokes So Dirty You Won't Know Whether To Be Turned On Or Snort Laughing

"If at first you don't succeed, fix your ponytail and try again."

What Your Myers-Briggs Type Says About Your Sex Life

If you've never taken the Myers-Briggs test to determine your personality type, I highly suggest you do. I just took mine and learned I'm an …

The magnesium-vitamin D connection you need to know about

When it comes to the long list of supplements out there, magnesium and vitamin D both top the list as ones doctors most recommend. (Probiotics are up …

Are Hospitals Becoming Obsolete?

Hospitals are disappearing. While they may never completely go away, they will continue to shrink in number and importance. That is inevitable and good.<p>The reputation of hospitals has had its ups and downs. Benjamin Rush, a surgeon general of the Continental Army, called the hospitals of his day …

Health Care

American Airlines Just Upset Its Customers in a Way No Airline May Have Done Before

And American is doing something about it.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I sometimes have days, weeks even, when nothing surprises me.<p>Then, seemingly out of thin ether, along comes perhaps a very small thing and I descend into …

American Airlines

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

Diabetes

Dana White Is Blaming The Ref For One Of The Worst Beatings We’ve Ever Witnessed In The UFC

Saturday’s UFC Fight Night from Belem, Brazil was an event for the hardcore fans that can still enjoy a card stacked with South American fighters lacking Wikipedia entries. But even those folks probably wrapped up their viewing experience a bit disturbed by the horrible mismatch they witnessed in …

Valentina Shevchenko

A male backlash against #MeToo is brewing

Men are scared, and feminists are delighted. But the urge to call out and punish male sexual transgression is bound to clash with an inescapable …

A wildly popular conspiracy theory about why there are so many Mattress Firm stores is starting to sound less crazy

If you've ever wondered why there seems to be a Mattress Firm on every corner in your city, you're not alone. But one explanation for this phenomenon is more extreme than you might expect.<p>On Tuesday, a comment on Reddit claiming that Mattress Firm, the largest specialty mattress retailer in the US, …

Mattresses

I Spent 15 Years Studying Why People Hate Their Jobs. This Is the Top Reason Why | Inc.com

Finding a career path that makes us feel satisfied and successful isn't easy. It's not something they teach us in school, which makes the journey that much more challenging.<p>For the past 15 years, I've been devoted to studying the deep disconnect people feel between themselves and their jobs, and …

Study Skills

In an Unexpected Move, Amazon Just Made Its Biggest Announcement Since Acquiring Whole Foods | Inc.com

There are no cashiers. There aren't even checkout lanes. And there definitely aren't any lines.<p>At Amazon's new grocery store, you just grab stuff off the shelves, bag it yourself and walk out. Everything gets automatically charged to your Amazon account.<p>It's called Amazon Go, and the store uses …

Amazon Go

Facebook, YouTube Cracking Down on 'Tide Pod Challenge' Videos

Don't eat Tide Pods. And don't post videos of you, your friends, or random Internet people eating Tide Pods.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but …

Amazon's automated grocery store of the future opens Monday

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) will open its checkout-free grocery store to the public on Monday after more than a year of testing, the company said, moving forward on an experiment that could dramatically alter brick-and-mortar retail.<p>The Seattle store, known as Amazon Go, relies on …

Alarm Clock Anxiety Is a Thing That May Be Ruining Your Life

Your alarm is set, your serums are on, and it's time to sleep. You're a busy person with a busy day ahead. But no matter how hard you try to sleep peacefully — and trust your alarm will do its goddamn job — you're tossing, turning, and checking the time throughout the night. We'd like to call this …

10 guys describe the most memorable orgasm they’ve ever had

There's... a lot of bum stuff.<p><b>1.</b> “An ex of mine convinced me to let her tie me up. I really, really didn’t think I was going to like it. But I knew she was excited so I figured, ‘Alright. Why not?’ I figured I’d be pretty ambivalent about the whole thing. Turns out, it was the most intense orgasm I …

Time I

An Artist Reversed The Gender Roles In Sexist Vintage Ads To Point Out How Absurd They Really Are

"Show him it's a woman's world."

Visual Art

Tide Pods food meme has gone too far — just look at all the locked up detergent

You know a meme has gone too far when people start sharing images of Tide Pods locked up at their local store.<p>Several retailers including Walmart, …

Social Media

5 Video Games So Popularly Underrated That Now They Are Overrated

As far as gameplay, the cover-based shooting is below average. The aiming is imprecise and you often get stuck sticking to cover or flailing about …

Aphrodisiacs: Where is the evidence?

The quest for sexual satisfaction is as old as civilization itself. Can 21st-century medicine unravel the secret? Despite good-quality clinical …

Newport Beach

The 5 Most Worthless Exercises of All Time

Popular Exercises That Do Absolutely Nothing<p>That Guy Was Wrong!<p>For years, there's been this one strength coach who always says that there's really no …

Workouts

This Is Why You Should Never Hold in a Sneeze

A recently released case report, courtesy of the <i>BMJ,</i> reaffirms one of life’s important lessons: Don’t try to hold back a sneeze. Especially, don’t do …

This Photoshop Guru Is So Good, You Won’t Know What’s Real Anymore

Photoshop. It's both a blessing and a curse, allowing for amazing creativity with images, changing the way we see and experience things in so many …

Photoshop

The next revolution in dental care is about to begin

New high-tech treatments may be able to repair cavities without fillings and even regrow entire teeth.<p>From fluoride toothpaste to dental sealants, science has brought all sorts of tools for fighting tooth decay — and yet 91% of Americans between 20 and 64 years of age are affected by dental …

Cell Biology

Are you 'micro-cheating'? Social media is tearing couples apart as scientists warn small gestures on apps can ruin marriages

At least old-fashioned philanderers knew where they stood. For them, only an extramarital affair was considered cheating. In the modern, digital age, however, it takes an awful lot less to wreck a relationship.<p>Welcome to the world of “micro-cheating”.<p>An academic has declared it to be the new method …

Social Media