Ashley Conner

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I took a $30 test that told me if I had 'superhero' genes — and it was by far the most fun test I've taken

I've done ones that told me where my ancestors came from, ones that tried to advise me how to eat and exercise, and of course, 23andMe's test.<p>But until now, I hadn't come across one that would tell me if I had "superpowers."<p>So, when I heard about Orig3n, a biotech company that offers such a test, I …

Genetics

10 Life-Changing TED Talks That Everyone Should Watch

Watching a TED Talk is a solid way to pass time, learn something new, or find much-needed sources of motivation, inspiration, and empowerment when …

Self-improvement

6 Korean Skin Care Products Every Woman Needs in Her Beauty Routine

Face mists, cushion compacts, sheet masks—you've likely been hearing about these Korean skin care products everywhere lately. And you can thank the geniuses there for our new-found skin care saviors.<p>But here's the thing; we know there's a lot to keep up with coming out of the Asian beauty market. …

Skin Care

Forget relaxing - use your stress to become a high achiever

Take a slow deep breath, puff out your chest like Superman and read this story. It might just save your life.<p>For one of Europe’s most eminent neuroscientists has devised a simple, four-point plan for channelling stress and turning it to one’s advantage.<p>Professor Ian Robertson’s “four-step brain …

Great Depression

I Drilled a Hole in My Own Skull to Stay High Forever

John Doran speaks to Joe Mellen about the importance of expanding your consciousness.<p>"This is the story of how I came to drill a hole in my head to get permanently high."<p>As far as opening lines to memoirs go, they don't come much more compelling than the first sentence in Joe Mellen's 1970 book,</i> …

The 21 Most Popular Novels of 2015 So Far

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10 Classrooms (Almost) Too Cool for School

When it comes to learning, engagement is everything. And while a standard chalkboard-and-lecture presentation will always be effective, students can …

A Brief History Of Everything, With Neil deGrasse Tyson

Most of us have been exposed to the concepts of astrophysics, the Big Bang theory, and evolution. Some may be very well versed, others may have a …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

A Few Miles From Mobile, A Wealth Of History, Nature — And Danger

<i>This summer,</i> Morning Edition <i>is taking you on adventures off the beaten path — trails that transport us to a special, hidden place. We start just minutes from downtown Mobile, Ala., at the point where five rivers converge in the Mobile Bay Delta. With our trail guide, we discover centuries of</i> …

Article - Chinese Herbal Remedies for Depression, Anxiety, Insomnia, and Psychosis

In China, before the twentieth century, all mental illnesses were treated exclusively with herbal medicine. Since Chinese doctors have been keeping …

Some of The Best Educational Mac Apps for Students

June 23, 2015<br>For students using Macs in their studies, the collection below embeds some excellent apps that can help you do way more with your Macs. …

Happiest Man in the World: Stop Trying to be Happy

In his new book, Altruism, a scientist turned Buddhist monk argues that we’re all hardwired to be altruistic—and that’s the secret to true bliss.<p>Type …