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9 Signs You Might Have An Undiagnosed Heart Condition

Former Miss North Dakota USA Samantha Edwards was just 37 when she was found dead in her home earlier this summer. Now, her mother is revealing …

5 damning revelations about the UK's intervention in the Iraq war

LONDON — The Chilcot Inquiry has issued a damning indictment of how the UK, with former Prime Minister Tony Blair at the forefront, joined the …

What Donald Trump really represents: America’s addiction to competition

Much has already been made of Donald Trump’s meteoric political rise. But not enough has been said about this<p>There is one overriding story this election season, and it concerns how Donald Trump has confounded pundits who assumed he was the kind of joke people would laugh at rather than vote for. …

The Easiest Way to Get Smarter, According to Science

Best of all, no tuition, books, or homework required.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag …

When video games become an addiction

<b>(CNN) —</b> Can video games be addictive? One U.S. expert has no doubts.<p>Douglas Gentile, a psychologist at Iowa State University, has been studying the subject for decades.<p>"The first study I began in 1999, to basically try to show video game addiction isn't a real thing, and it turns out I was wrong!" …

Mental Health

The Internet Is Turning You Into An Idiot, Now There’s Proof

Good news for those of us wondering whether the relatives we add on Facebook were always stupid or if the internet made them that way. While we can’t blame social media for rotting our brains from the inside out, researchers have established that spending lots of time on the internet (even if …

UK court: GCHQ hacking phones and computers is legal

Computer and smartphone hacking by spying agency GCHQ is legal, the UK's Investigatory Powers Tribunal has said.<p>Senior judges ruled that they are …

Brains Of Video Game-Addicted Teens Are Hyper Connected

That may make addicts more likely to have other psychological disorders<p>For the thousands of teens with internet gaming disorder, the symptoms can look a lot like any other addiction: A lack of control over the time and money spent on gaming, distance from family or friends, neglected schoolwork. …

Research

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

8 Brain Exercises To Improve your IQ Score

Can we make ourselves any smarter? The answer to that particular question is still a puzzle, trying to be solved by scientists all over the world. …

The Brain

Is It Harmful to Use Music as a Coping Mechanism?

Putting on headphones to regulate emotions may not always be beneficial.<p>Listening to music is aform of emotional self-care that many of us turn to every day, without much conscious thought. The streaming service Spotify, well aware of this, offers a collection of “Mood” playlists, from “Anthems of …

The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he dropped out of Harvard to start Microsoft, and in a few short years he made it the most profitable corporation in the world. It’s tempting to think that he must be one of the smartest people who ever lived.<p>Gates is undoubtedly …

Psychology

Fashion bloggers and photographers on how to take perfect Instagram pictures, every time

Instagram has more than 300 million active users—roughly the population of the entire United States. And among them is a minuscule set of super-users who always seem to look better and live more photogenic lives than the rest of us.<p>Well, turns out that’s a lie. Or not a lie exactly, but often it’s …

Mobile Photography

Why We Speak

An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate.<p>Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria, a human acquired some small seashells. The shells were from a species known as <i>Nassarius</i> …

Ristoranti giapponesi 'all you can eat': sono sicuri? Il parere degli esperti alimentari - Consumi - Kataweb - Soluzioni quotidiane

Offrono nigiri, maki, uramaki, udon, ravioli, involtini e sashimi a prezzi che vanno dai 10 ai 20 euro. Sono i ristoranti giapponesi all you can eat. …

Perché gli italiani non parlano l’inglese?

Ci sono domande che la classe politica ha scelto di non farsi. E ci sono giovani che - scontrandosi con la realtà - a certe domande non possono fare …

Sleep Is the New Wonder Drug

Did I just give you permission to use a drug?<p>Yes, I did. Sleep is THAT important.<p>Scientists have discovered that sleep is not just important for the brain, but also for immune function, hormone balancing, learning and, my favorite, weight loss.<p>Sleep is the time when your body repairs all the damage …

A subculture of entrepreneurship hatches in Japan

For years, Japan has been searching for a way to get its economic mojo back, and increasingly it's looking to people like 17-year-old high school dropout Yoichiro Mikami as the answer.<p>In a conformist culture where the socially acceptable road to success has typically meant cram school, …

Startups

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Al Gore

In amore è sempre meglio diffidare dei consigli

13 febbraio 2015 10:10<p>Di norma dovreste diffidare di chiunque vi offra consigli su qualsiasi cosa, me compreso, e compreso questo stesso consiglio. …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

"Ripetere non aiuta a memorizzare". 3 modi per potenziarla

1. USA IL "METODO DEI LOCI"<p>È un metodo molto antico ed è il padre delle tecniche di memoria. Consiste nell'inserire gli oggetti in ordine sequenziale …

Di schiena, sul fianco, a pancia sotto. Le posizioni giuste e quelle no (INFOGRAFICA)

Di schiena, sul fianco, a pancia sotto. Le posizioni del sonno condizionano la nostra salute. Dormire sul lato per esempio può causare problemi alle …

15 Cose che ogni papà con delle figlie dovrebbe sapere

"Sarà tosta per te quando diventeranno adolescenti". "Ciccio, sei circondato dalle donne". "Che cos'hai fatto di male per meritartelo?".<p>Facendo da …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Major brain pathway rediscovered

A team of neuroscientists in America say they have rediscovered an important neural pathway that was first described in the late nineteenth century but then mysteriously disappeared from the scientific literature until very recently.<p>In a study published today in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy</i> …

Interstellar e il vuoto cosmico

Matthew McConaughey è il capitano di una navicella spaziale in missione per salvare l’umanità. Il piano è più o meno questo: trovare un’altra Terra, …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …