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Mammoth found on Michigan farm was likely butchered

An ancient mammoth found this week in a farmer’s field in Michigan could push back the date for human habitation in the region.<p>Paleontologists …

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The Power of Talking to God

<b>"Miracles come in moments. Be ready and willing." -- Dr. Wayne Dyer</b><p>Have you ever heard the phrase "prayer is talking to God and meditation is listening"? I believe there is a certain power and magic that occurs when we talk or listen to "God."<p>Whether you hold religious beliefs or you are more …

Neuroscientist discovers brain's visual cortex makes it own decisions

The part of the brain responsible for seeing is more powerful than previously believed. In fact, the visual cortex can essentially make decisions …

These Are America's Coolest Ghost Towns

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The Ancestral Myth of the Hollow Earth and Underground Civilizations

Countless stories, myths, and legends are told about underground cities and subterranean civilizations spread through a vast network of …

I Woke Up an Hour and a Half Earlier for Three Weeks (and Now, I Miss it)

Read on HuffPost France<p>I don't really know why, but when the idea of waking up earlier came up, I immediately wanted to say yes.<p>It all started with this blog by Laura Mabille. An entrepreneur specializing in content marketing, Mabille offers a detailed explanation about why she wakes up at 5:30 am …

The Cities You Need To See In Your Lifetime

Here at The Active Times, we're big proponents of off-the-beaten-path adventures and exploring wilderness around the globe, but that mentality occasionally means that cities are overlooked.<p>Urban centers offer their own form of adventure -- and some even satisfy the most active outdoor enthusiasts …

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The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …

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A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

America might finally be ready to kick its junk food habit

US food firms and restaurant chains have been lining up to banish items perceived as unhealthy or unethical -- from additive-laden snacks to industrially-farmed meats -- in what experts see as a powerful trend.<p>"It's kind of like a whole bunch of things happening, snowballing," said Penny …

Photographer of 'horribly thin' polar bear hopes to inspire climate change fight

In mid-August, Kerstin Langenberger took a photo of a startlingly skinny polar bear, one she thought was days away from death.<p>The Arctic nature guide …

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Ancient manuscript pieced together after Cairo Museum find

Photograph: PR<p>Wael Sherbiny working on a portion of the manuscript at the Cairo Museum<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/17/1442506040990/bf91f82c-4213-4e6f-8763-a886c6909060-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>Wael Sherbiny working on a portion of the manuscript at the …

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A Nutritionist's Holistic Guide to the Perfect Food Day

Steven Macari, founder of SLVRBK Health and nutritionist at Drive 495, shares what a day in the food life of a nutritionist looks like.<p>Given my body style and the type of metabolism I have, I tend to require more carbohydrates than most people. That being said, most people under-eat carbs (and …

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This tea has 10 times more antioxidants than green tea

For years, green tea has gotten high marks for its amazing health benefits— it’s antioxidant-rich, great for your heart and gives your brain a bump. What if you could boost those benefits ten-fold?<p>Enter matcha, a powder made from young green tea leaves. The leaves are placed in shade for two to …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

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3 Modern Meditation Techniques That End Stress In 15 Minutes A Day

If you are terrified by the 8 steps to start meditating but really want to try it and figure out what the hype is all about, this article gives you …

Make These 9 Health Moves Now or You'll Regret It in 20 Years

You've heard that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and nowhere is it more true than with your health. The health habits you form now …

'Meteor explosion' over Bangkok captured on dash cams

An inexplicable fireball captured blazing above the skies of Bangkok has ignited speculation about what exactly the mystery object is.<p>A bright white …

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5 Ways to Think Yourself Skinny: The Harvard Study That'll Shock You

<i>Feeling your best doesn't start in the gym. Check out this study shared by YourTango on the role that positive thinking plays in being healthier.</i><p>I talk (and write, and think!) a lot about mindfulness. It can help you feel happier; it can help you become better at everything; it can make you eat …

The 15 worst mistakes people make in their 20s

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects, like not starting to save money, that are easily avoidable.<p>We've sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs and writers on Quora and found recurring themes.<p>Here are the worst mistakes 20-somethings would be wise to avoid …

Supersize moon & total eclipse combo to leave stargazers in awe on Sept. 28

A total lunar eclipse following the so-called “supermoon” will occur on September 28 bringing the rare phenomenon of four consecutive total eclipses …

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …

To Stop Procrastinating, Start by Understanding the Emotions Involved

Time management goes only so far; the emotional reasons for delay must also be addressed<p>Putting off a work or school assignment in order to play videogames or water the plants might seem like nothing more serious than poor time-management.<p>But researchers say chronic procrastination is an emotional …

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Complete Guide on How to Achieve Any Goals In Life Faster

We’ve all dreamed of these lofty goals in life at one point or another, especially during new years.<p>Setting goals is an essential technique to …

Why Your Brain Loves Negativity and How to Fix It

Pretend you’re a caveman.You’re in your cave preparing for a hunt, but something outside seems dangerous, violent sounds you don’t understand.You …