Alexus Moreland

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12 mind tricks that will make people like you and help you get ahead

Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you encounter.<p>None of these tricks are deceitful or disingenuous, except for number six, and I trust that you'll only use that one with good reason.<p>As soon as you become …

The 10 most egregious U.S. abuses of psychology and psychiatry

<b>(AP/Brennan Linsley)</b><p>From Project MKUltra to the CIA’s torture program, mental health professionals in the US have some explaining to do<p>Bruce E. Levine<p>September 29, 2015 10:57pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Psychiatrists and psychologists have been used by the U.S. Central …

Cancer wins by eating all the sugar - Futurity

Cancers have been known to favor sugar for making energy, and now scientists think they know why: It allows them to starve immune system cells.

Immune System

Cloning Your Dog, For A Mere $100,000

It's a typical morning at the Dupont Veterinary Clinic in Lafayette, La. Dr. Phillip Dupont is caring for cats and dogs in the examining room while his wife, Paula, answers the phone and pet owners' questions. Their two dogs are sleeping on the floor behind her desk.<p>"That's Ken and Henry," Paula …

Pets

Universe is losing its twinkle as stars die out, say scientists

The universe is 'sliding into old age' and will lose its twinkle in the future, scientists have predicted<p>The universe might seem vast and never ending, but it is slowly dying and losing its twinkle, scientists have concluded.<p>An international team of astronomers has analysed starlight from 200,000 …

19 Things You Should Never Do In A Kitchen

The kitchen, a wondrous place full of delicious possibilities, can also be a dangerous one. There are hot surfaces and sharp objects all around, and things can get ugly if one is not careful -- from something as benign as a ruined meal to more serious outcomes like severe burns.<p>Folks, there are …