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Forget getting rich - sex and sleep are the real keys to happiness

It’s often said that money doesn’t bring happiness – but researchers may have found the two things that do. A study has found that sex and sleep are the two things that have the strongest association with a person’s wellbeing.<p>The index, developed by researchers Oxford Economics, found that …

Happiness

Can 10 Minutes of Meditation Make You More Creative?

In more and more occupations, creativity is part of the job description. Whether you are trying to reconcile conflicting stakeholder priorities, finding a solution to a customer’s issue, or launching a new product line, your solution probably won’t come out of a textbook. But it’s hard to keep …

Vitamin B6 and B12 Supplements Appear to Cause Cancer in Men

A newly discovered risk associated with common energy and metabolism pills<p>Energy. If you’re not taking vitamin B12, forget about having energy. As <i>The Dr. Oz Show</i> has recommended, “End your energy crisis with Vitamin B12.” The nice thing about sublingual pills is “you don’t need a doctor, you don’t …

Cancer

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

The Latest Driverless Cars Don’t Need a Programmer Either - MIT Technology Review

An unusual fleet of self-driving cars will take to the road in coming months. Unlike most automated vehicles, which are programmed to deal with the …

Breathing modulates brain activity and mental function

The rhythm of breathing co-ordinates electrical activity across a network of brain regions associated with smell, memory, and emotions, and can enhance their functioning, according to a new study by researchers at Northwestern University. The findings, published in the <i>Journal of Neuroscience</i>, …

Neurology

Keys locked out of U.S. Open quarters by Wozniacki | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - There was no great escape this time for Madison Keys as a resurgent Caroline Wozniacki locked the eighth seeded American out of the U.S. Open quarter-finals with a tidy 6-3 6-4 win on Sunday.<p>Sept 4, 2016; New York, NY, USA; Madison Keys of the USA hits to Caroline Wozniacki of …

Tennis

Want to Be More Focused and Happier? Use Your Brain Like This

How to go from "overwhelmed" to "accomplished."<p>Have you ever been in the middle of working on something <i>really</i> important--like a report your boss wants "yesterday" or a presentation you have to give at the next staff meeting--only to have your mind drift away...right in the middle of it?<p>Perhaps you …

What expiration dates really mean for your food - TODAY.com

Have you ever thrown out meat or produce because you didn't have time to eat it before that dreaded expiration date past? It turns out that's an unnecessary waste of perfectly good food and money.<p>We've got good news for you: Most expiration dates have nothing to do with whether your food is still …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

The rise of machine intelligence at #codecon 2016

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, deep simulation — or, as IBM’s CEO insisted, cognitive computing — were front and center for nearly every Code Conference speaker.<p>What do you get when you mix a choice selection of the leaders of the most important companies, a deeply engaged tech-savvy …

9 Free Online Courses To Pump Up Your Big Data, Analytics Skills

Do you really need to go back to school and get another degree in order to establish yourself in a career as a data scientist? Maybe not. These nine …

Business Technology

How the skills shortage is transforming big data

In the early days of computing, developers were often jacks of all trades, handling virtually any task needed for software to get made. As the field …

The Real Reason Apple Made the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch recently celebrated its first birthday. While Apple won’t say exactly how many units have been sold, we estimate the number is in the …

Data Science Job Roles Across Organizational Levels

<i>Data scientists work at all levels of the organization. Our survey of data professionals revealed that Director-level data scientists have the</i> …

How to Free Yourself from Your Brain

On many fronts people feel the urge to change their lives--so why don't they succeed? We live in therapeutic times. Advice surrounds us about …

Podcast: Behavioral Psychology With Ramit Sethi | The Art of Manliness

You know the old song and dance.<p>You set a goal for yourself — lose weight, ask for a raise, ask that woman out — but something holds you back from …

6 Bad Mental Habits That Sabotage Your Success | Inc.com

Your thoughts not only affect your emotional state, but also influence your behavior. When you think positively, you'll likely feel better and perform better. When you think negatively, your despair will be reflected in how you feel and behave.<p>Everyone experiences unhelpful, unrealistic, and …

Self-help

3 Simple Things That Will Make You 10% Happier

Ever been really stressed? So stressed you nearly freak out?<p>This happened to Dan Harris… <i>in front of 5 million people</i>.<p><b>On June 7th, 2004, Dan was a</b> …

Meditation

Want to be more charismatic? Science finds out how

It doesn't matter how smart you are - as long as you're quick<p>Want people to think you're charismatic? Then think fast - and don't worry too much about accuracy.<p>According to a new study by researchers at the University of Queensland, an ability to think, and act, quickly plays a vital part in …

Medical Students Crunch Big Data To Spot Health Trends

Medicine, meet Big Data.<p>For generations, physicians have been trained in basic science and human anatomy to diagnose and treat the patient immediately in front of them.<p>But now, massive stores of data about what works for which patients are literally changing the way medicine is practiced.<p>"That's …

Health Care

3 Powerful Practices for Working Through Fear and Negative Emotions

It has been said that until you learn to control your emotions, they will control you. This is because virtually all human behavior is motivated by …

4 Personality Types That Predict You're an Emerging Success

You know you shouldn't. But you can't help telling yourself, can you? That somehow you failed. You didn't fulfill your potential with your college degree. You mangled your retirement savings. Or you're not with the person you wish you could be with.<p>The Graduate School of Stanford Business published …

How an 'atlas' of living organs could save lives - Futurity

Scientists in the new field called "network physiology" want to create a human "atlas" to show how organ systems interact in both sick and healthy …

Physiology

How to Build the Social Ties You Need at Work

Relationships at work matter. Getting along with your coworkers not only makes your days more pleasant but also makes you better at your job. So what should you do if you realize you’re eating lunch alone every day or that you don’t even exchange pleasantries with your colleagues? How can you build …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Top 10

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee run across the globe.<p>10 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Our Legacy joins …

Lifestyle

7 Ways to Dress Up Grilled Salmon

Richly flavored salmon can stand up to bold flavors, especially when it’s grilled. Here are seven sauces to try.<p>Richly flavored salmon can stand up …