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How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Kids' Brains

"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict," says Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of 'Glow Kids.'<p>In the 80s, Graham Nash from Crosby Stills & Nash appeared on MTV for an interview. …

Drug Addiction

I Grew as a Person and It Sucks

The longer I stay out of the game, the more I see my intentions behind things—the way I sexualize life.<p>I haven't had sex with a stranger in over two years. I haven't allowed a mild crush to develop into a romantic obsession in almost just as long. It's heartbreaking.<p>Fantasy, limerence, longing, and …

Relationships

Albert clock uses math to tell time

If you want to know what time it is, you’ll have to do a little work with this clock. Meet Albert, a wall clock for children that breaks down the …

Lemon tart

Stephen Harris' ultimate lemon tart recipe is a winner<p>This can be difficult to master as the pastry is very delicate. Follow each step carefully to prevent it from leaking.<p>SERVES<p>8- 10<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the pastry</b><p>400g pastry flour<br>• 200g unsalted butter, cut into cubes<br>• Pinch of sea salt<br>• 175g icing sugar<br>• 150ml …

Buttermilk recipes: The big tang theory | Ruby Tandoh

Put on your lab coats – there’s mad science at work in this week’s bakes. Acidic buttermilk reacts with bicarbonate of soda to form a quick, sweet-and-sour dough perfect for honey‑glazed doughnuts and blueberry soda bread buns<p>Apart from in the occasional American-style pancake or spruced up scone, …

This is how the universe will end: not with a bang but a rip | Kurzweil

A radical new timeline of the life of the universe (credit: Jeremy Teaford, Vanderbilt University)<p>Vanderbilt University mathematicians have come up …

Physics

How Hope Can Improve Your Life, Backed By Research

There’s a scientific reason to have hope<p>Everyone says “have hope.” Is that just silly pollyanna optimism?<p>No. Actually there’s a science to hope.<p>Via …

Psychology

Blue Computer Light Alone May Not Be Messing With Your Sleep — NOVA Next | PBS

Orange “sleep sunglasses” are trendy, but the scientific premise behind them could be misguided.<p>A recent study reports that 90% of mammalian species …

Mathematicians Think They've Worked Out What Happened to Flight MH370

It explains why we haven't found any wreckage as yet.<p>More than a year since the tragic disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 there are …

Airplanes

We’re Sure You’ve Had Brownies…But Have You Tried Strawberry Brownies??

While some might look at these pink squares and think they should be called strawberry <i>cake</i> bars, their rich, dense consistency definitely pushes them …

We don’t have to be monsters: The new neuroscience of genocide and mass murder

<b>Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter in "The Silence of the Lambs" (MGM)</b><p>The Holocaust and other genocides taught us ordinary people can enact horrors. Now we might understand the science<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>June 13, 2015 1:15pm (UTC)<p>In 1997, UCLA neurosurgeon Itzhak Fried described a new medical syndrome, …

12 Productivity Blogs Smart People Read

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …

Personal Finance

11 apps that will make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

Strange behavior of quantum particles may indicate the existence of other parallel universes

Little did Bill Poirier realize as he delved into the quantum mechanics of complex molecules that he would fall down the rabbit hole to discover …

Experiment Provides Further Evidence That Reality Doesn't Exist Until We Measure It

Physicists have succeeded in confirming one of the theoretical aspects of quantum physics: Subatomic objects switch between particle and wave states …

Is the Big Bang Cycling Through Hidden Time?

<i>Edward Belbruno is a mathematician and an artist. His paintings are in major collections and exhibited throughout the United States, and he regularly</i> …

Quantum Physics' Wave-Particle Duality Enigma Bleeds Into the Classical World

New experiments demonstrate one of the defining oddities of quantum mechanics scaling up to the size of atoms.<p>A group of Australian physicists has demonstrated for the first time that even atoms, relatively massive particles hundreds of million times larger than electrons (allowing for electrons to …

ICYMI: The Rise Of Trigger Warnings And What An Empty Inbox Says About Your Personality

<i>ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week.</i><p>This week, we read everything we could get our hands on about human behavior, including an essay on what the rise of trigger warnings and safe spaces say about us as a society, and a piece on the psychological advantages of strongly identifying …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

Here’s why we should be really excited about quantum computers

But recent breakthroughs in the field suggest these crazy fast computers might be coming sooner than we think.<p>And we have a lot of reasons to be excited about their arrival.<p>Ray Johnson, a board member at the startup quantum computing company QxBranch, one of many companies working to move quantum …

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work

Happy people are 36 percent more motivated, six times more energized, and twice as productive as their unhappy counterparts.<p>Let's face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13 percent of us …

Happiness

Video

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>LIVE: Trump arrives at Chequers for face-off with May<p>Protesters are gathering …

Donald Trump

Chocolate Hazelnut Layer Cake

This simple Chocolate Hazelnut Layer Cake is a showstopper! It’s a simple one bowl chocolate cake, filled with a chocolate hazelnut spread and a …

22 Egg Recipes to Kickstart Your Morning

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Eggs are a staple of my diet, and while I eat plenty for lunch and dinner, they're still most often seen on my breakfast table. Versatile, affordable, with a nice dose of protein to kick off your day, it's no wonder that eggs …

Recipes

Wisdom of middle age: 45 lessons at age 45

It’s my birthday today. I’m 45. It feels significant.If I live to 90 this is the mid-way point. Life expectancy for a man in the UK is around 80 so I …

The Secret Pastimes of 7 Famous Philosophers

<b>By Jared McSwain</b><p>Philosophers are often depicted as calculated and cerebral, lost in thought, meditating on the deeper meaning of life with head …

Does The God Particle Decay Into Dark Matter?

The scientists who discovered the Higgs boson, the so-called God Particle, have set their sights on even bigger prey – dark matter.<p>The Atlas and CMS teams at Europe’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) are investigating a hypothesis that the Higgs boson itself might decay into the mysterious particles …

Forget female Viagra: This new book dismantles stubborn myths about women and sexual desire

Salon talks to Emily Nagoski about “Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life”<p>Tracy Clark-Flory<p>March 6, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Just a few weeks ago, Sprout Pharmaceuticals submitted flibanserin to the FDA for review. The so-called female desire drug had been rejected …

Sexual Health