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Ancient philistine cemetery discovered in Israel could solve one of the Bible’s biggest mysteries

One of the Bible’s deepest and most important mysteries may be about to be solved.<p>Archaeologists appear to have found a cemetery belonging to the …

Why Introverts Are Introverts? Because Their Brains Are Different

You prefer to curl up and read a book by yourself over going to a flashy social event. You like the company of one close friend rather than a group …

Personality

8 Things People With Hidden Depression Do

Jane Scearce<p>Read full profile<p>Though public understanding of depression has improved somewhat over the years, we as a society still frequently …

Productivity Apps

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Pictures

The Destructive Power of Borderline Personality Disorder

Self-harm and suicidal thoughts are a troubling part of many mental illnesses, but for those struggling with borderline personality disorder (BPD), …

Mental Health

The Week in Review: Trump’s Controversies & Rising Poll Numbers

Real estate mogul and 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump led newscasts, web pages, front pages, press conferences and pundit discussions throughout this week, first for his call to ban Muslims from entering the U.S., then for the onslaught of criticism he received, and finally when his …

Donald Trump

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Banksy uses Steve Jobs artwork to highlight refugee crisis

Graffiti of Steve Jobs carrying a sack and a Macintosh by Banksy has appeared in Calais' jungle camp, symbolising the Apple co-founder's status as the son of a Syrian migrant<p>Graffiti of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has appeared in the jungle migrant camp in Calias, serving as a poignant …

How Your Beliefs Can Sabotage Your Behavior (And What You Can Do About It)

There are many reasons why it can be hard to stick to good habits or develop new skills. But more often than not, the biggest challenge is sitting between your two ears.<p>Your mind is a powerful thing. The stories you tell yourself and the things you believe about yourself can either prevent change …

Self-improvement

Why We Need to Cry More

Do you remember the last time you cried? It's a difficult question to answer, and not necessarily because it's hard to recall. It's because it reminds us of a personal and intimate experience, or perhaps of a humiliating moment of a public display of emotion.<p>But why is it that crying makes us feel …

Self-employment

20 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent (And Why It Matters for Your Career)

Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone

Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.<p>The results …

Psychology

Dr. Harvey Karp Thinks He Knows What May Lead to Autism in Some Children

In the years since the link between autism and vaccines was proven to be based on fraudulent data, study after study has proven that vaccines are not to blame for autism spectrum disorders. But what they haven't done is explain what does cause the disorders and why the number of children diagnosed …

Siri definitely will not give you a hint about the new iPhone

It's official: Apple will be revealing the next iPhone on September 9, at an event in San Francisco. But Siri is still not impressed.<p>The invitations …

The Trouble With The DSM

With the release of the DSM-5 this month, psychotherapist Gary Greenberg questions whether psychiatry's diagnostic Bible can truly get at the nature of mental suffering.<p>In 2012, I got a voice-mail message from a former patient; I'll call him Sandy. I last saw him about ten years ago. I'd worked …

What You Need to Know About the New DSM

The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders was released earlier this week. Here’s what it means for you<p>In huge mental health news, the latest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) was released this week at the American …

Is Criticism of DSM-5 'Anti-psychiatry'?

The American Psychiatric Association has never once addressed the substantive questions raised about DSM-5. Instead, it has always followed the public relations recommendation to endlessly repeat the same meaningless mantra that many experts worked hard on DSM-5, that it reflects the latest in new …

DSM-5 And Caffeine Intoxication: Could Coffee-Drinking Brew A Mental Disorder?

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Contributor<p>Published: 05/29/2013 08:46 AM EDT on LiveScience<p><b>Editor's Note</b><i>: With the release of the latest edition of the mental health manual, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (the DSM), LiveScience takes a close look at some of the disorders it</i> …

DSM-5: Body Dysmorphic Disorder Or Obsessed With Appearances?

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Contributor<p>Published: 05/26/2013 09:14 AM EDT on LiveScience<p><i>Editor's Note: With the release of the latest edition of the mental health manual, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (the DSM), LiveScience takes a close look at some of the disorders it</i> …

Caitlin Moran Writes 'How To Build A Girl' to Counter '50 Shades of Grey'

Caitlin Moran, the venerable "Times of London" columnist, became a cultural touchstone in 2011 upon the publication of her memoir, the <i>New York Times</i> bestseller "How to Be a Woman". Her impassioned cri de coeur urged women to reclaim feminism. "How to Build a Girl," her new book, targets the next …

The world's smallest language has only 100 words — and you can say almost anything

In Icelandic, a compass is a direction-shower, and a microscope a small-watcher.<p>In Lakota, horse is literally dog of wonder.<p>These neologisms demonstrate the cumulative quality of language, in which we use the known to describe the unknown.<p>"It is by metaphor that language grows," writes the …

Linguistics

NASA Captures Surprising Photos of Pluto | The Takeaway | WNYC

NASA's New Horizon spacecraft has captured images of Pluto's icy peaks—some as tall as 11,000 feet—alongside a crater-less flat zone they weren't …

New Research Associates Social Anxiety With High IQ, Empathic Abilities, And Intelligence

Of all the psychological disorders, anxiety is the most common in the United States. About 18% of the population, or 40 million adults, suffer the …

Pluto flyby: NASA spacecraft sends back more stunning footage of distant planet's mountain range

NASA have released more amazing footage of the Pluto flyby.<p>The stunning video shows a simulated flyover of the planet's 11,000-ft-tall mountain range …

New Horizons Won't Be The Only Spacecraft At Our Solar System's Edge

Now that it's sailed beyond Pluto, what comes next for NASA' s New Horizons spacecraft?<p>NASA says the probe will continue its mission into the Kuiper Belt, the vast region of primordial debris that encircles our solar system.<p>It will be lonely out there for sure. But maybe not as lonely as you might …

The lunchtime revolution at a school for children with autism

Photograph: Richard Saker for Observer Food Monthly<p>Lunch at Queensmill school.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/15/1436956033448/c2eeb42c-154e-481d-9175-03ce0db33d23-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Richard Saker for Observer Food Monthly<p>Lunch at Queensmill …

Autism

Mystery terrain in Pluto’s icy ‘heart’ revealed in latest New Horizons close-up image

A frozen plain, aligned with a network of troughs filled with dark material can be seen on one of the latest photos of Pluto released by NASA. The …

Photos Of Pluto Reveal A 'Toy Store' Of Surprises

Pluto turns out to be pretty lively.<p>Not Las Vegas, perhaps, but more vivacious with geologic activity than we've ever known about, and for good reason: Pluto is currently almost 3 billion miles away from Earth, a dwarf planet spinning in the lonely last ring of our solar system.<p>But this week the …

New Pluto Photos Contain Multitude of Mysteries

Scientists are stunned at the incredible new images of the surface of Pluto, its largest moon Charon and its farthest-flung moon Hydra, which are …