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Can you increase your height as an adult?

Some people are unhappy with their height and wish they could be taller. Unfortunately for most adults, there is not much that can be done to …

Let's Talk About Sleep Paralysis: When You Wake Up and Can't Move

Do you ever wake from sleep and realize you can’t move your arms or legs, lift your head, or wiggle your fingers or toes? You're aware of your …

Sleep

Sleep Deprivation Could Help Those Suffering From Depression, Works In As Little As 24 Hours

Could not sleeping actually help those who suffer from depression feel better? According to a recent study released from the Perelman School of …

How to hack your brain for success, according to a neuroscientist

Of course, the flip side was realizing lost benefits of youth. The mature brain may be wiser, but even my simple "senior moments" like loss of thinking speed and recall can be a bit unsettling (particularly to my wife).<p>Since I am a physically fit guy, and I'd like to make sure my brain stays as …

How to spot a liar without a lie detector test

All of us lie all the time. Yes, even you.<p>Professor Timothy R. Levine, who has researched deception for more than 20 years, discovered that people …

Seven easy DIY health tests that can identify serious problems

Last week, Australian scientists revealed that they have developed a simple test that can detect Parkinson’s disease.<p>The test involves drawing a spiral and monitoring the speed and pressure on the page, both of which tend to be lower among people who suffer from Parkinson’s.<p>Anyone reaching for the …

Kate Winslet sets the record straight on her ‘holiday’ with Leonardo DiCaprio

'We weren't on vacation at all!'<p><b>From the editors of People</b> <b><br>Words by Ale Russian</b><p>Kate Winslet is still really close to her <i>Titanic</i> costar Leonardo …

Film Festivals

An electromagnetic quirk might change air conditioning

The Bay Area's SkyCool Systems is developing a technology that one day might be used to significantly cut energy demands from air conditioning, one …

Your schedule could be killing you

Viktor Koen<p>Modern lifestyles are at war with the way our bodies evolved to function.<p>It is 7 p.m. on a spring Friday, and the Highland Hospital emergency room in Oakland, one of the busiest trauma centers in northern California, is expecting. When the patient—a young bicyclist hit by a car—arrives, …

University of California

A Self-Made Billionaire Reveals the 1 Mental Hurdle That You Must Overcome to Reach Your Potential

People who can do this are winners; those who can't are losers, according to the world's most influential hedge fund entrepreneur.<p>Billionaire Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater, one of the world's largest and best-performing hedge funds. A true entrepreneurial success story, Dalio started his company in …

personaldevelopment

For Teens Knee-Deep In Negativity, Reframing Thoughts Can Help

"Why didn't she text me back yet? She doesn't like me anymore!"<p>"There's no way I'm trying out for the team. I suck at basketball"<p>"It's not fair that I have a curfew!"<p>Sound familiar? Parents of tweens and teens often shrug off such anxious and gloomy thinking as normal irritability and moodiness — …

Self-help

Electrons Are Getting Exciting New Properties in This Weird Superconducting Crystal

Totally bizarre.<p>When they're just hanging out in most metals, electrons are pretty chill. They move about individually and freely to conduct heat and …

3 of Nature’s Greatest Mysteries May Be Solved Thanks to Quantum Biology

Quantum mechanics is known for weird occurrences and bizarre outcomes. Consider superposition where a particle can be in two places at once, while …

Quantum Physics