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Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience

Hollywood's Bill Cosby Amnesia: Gavin Polone Has a Cure (Guest Column)

NBC, Carsey-Werner and WME must stop trotting out the ridiculous "challenging times" excuse and hire lawyers to find out who enabled the comic's …

Ten books that changed the world

From Euclid’s Elements to Freud’s Interpretation of Dreams, and from Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex to Shakespeare First Folio … 10 authors choose books ‘not of an age, but for all time’<p><b>The Second Sex</b> <b>by</b> <b>Simone de Beauvoir</b><p>“Unsatisfied, cold, priapic, nymphomaniac, lesbian, a hundred times …

12 Hilariously Updated Inspirational Quotes

A cheeky (and sometimes morbid) spin on motivational quotes as drawn by illustrator and cartoonist David Ostow.

Windows 10 -- how to download it right now

Microsoft has launched Windows 10 in 190 countries, and more than 14 million people have already downloaded it. However, while the OS is a free …

The Windows 10 privacy issues you should know about

Windows 10 has just arrived and there’s a new Privacy Policy and Service Agreement from Microsoft coming swiftly in its wake.<p>The new policies take effect on 1 August and there are a few unsettling things nestling in there that you should be thinking about if you’re using the company’s services and …

Privacy

Watch Classical Sculptures Spring To Life Through The Magic Of Projection Mapping

Walk through any good art classical museum, and the statues can seem so real, it’s almost as if they’ll come to life if turn your back on them. At France’s Lyon Museum of Fine Arts, for at least one night, that’s exactly what happened.<p>The museum asked artist Arnaud Pottier to bring sculptures, …

11 IKEA Makeovers That Look Shockingly Luxe

Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.<p>Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.

8 Reasons Why Spending Time Alone Is Actually Really Good For You

Americans have a complicated relationship with alone time. Though we often feel a constant connection because of social media, the fact is, we're more on our own than ever: More than 50 percent of American adults are single, and some 27 million people live alone. In 1950, just 22 percent of …

Obama's Foreign Policy Plays Better Abroad Than at Home

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

Here's How Wi-Fi Actually Works

Most computer users know little about how Wi-Fi works. In fact, one of the only things many do know is that sometimes it doesn’t. But even a little …

Complaining, for Your Health

The mental and physical benefits of airing your grievances<p>In his 1964 book <i>Games People Play</i>, psychiatrist Eric Berne describes what he calls the “Yes, but” communication pattern: First, one person states a problem. Next, another person responds by offering suggestions on how to solve it. The first …

Psychology

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …