Beth Horton

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Amphibians and Reptiles

AnimalsPhoto Ark?<p>A selection of portraits from Photo Ark, a project to document the world's animals before they disappear.

A simple choice between two gorgeous photos reveals your personality

By Ana Swanson<p>Ana Swanson<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p>Check out the two gorgeous photos below. If you had to choose one place to go on vacation, where would you go: the beach or the mountains?<p>If you said the beach, you’re in the majority. More people pick the beach than the mountains. And since it’s August, …

Personality

7 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Depression and Learning From Other Cultures–Part 1

There is an “epidemic” of mental illness across this country and people (including young children) are being diagnosed with depression, bipolar …

Mental Health

What Would Have Happened if Germany Had Invaded the U.S. During World War II?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora, the best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access</i> …

Proof of Donald Trump's charity giving elusive

Donald Trump, widely believed to be the wealthiest American ever to run for president, is nowhere among the ranks of the country's most generous citizens, according to an Associated Press review of his financial records and other government filings.<p>Trump has said he donated $102 million worth of …

8 books that America's most prestigious private schools love to assign for summer reading

The works spanned centuries, genres, and continents, to appeal to a wide array of students' personal reading tastes.<p>However, of the hundreds of books we pored through, eight works kept showing up on multiple schools' lists.

8 science-backed mind tricks to beat procrastination and do that thing you've been putting off right now

But the thing about getting things done? It's hard — especially when whatever you're supposed to be doing is daunting, unpleasant, or particularly high stakes.<p>And as we've written before, there are powerful reasons you might be having trouble getting started. But the bills must be paid, the work …

Obesity, Genetics, Depression and Weight Loss - Part 2

Stress and Weight Gain<p>In addition to unresolved depression causing real biological changes — which in turn cause weight gain — we now know that …

This Man Called The Police Because His Girlfriend Let A Cat Eat His Bacon

This clip reveals a few things about the way things are done across the pond in England. First, there’s clearly no shortage of people willing to call the police over the actions of cats all around the globe. We’ve seen this thing many times before and it’s really not a shock at this point. Cats are …

Pulp Fiction

This groundbreaking approach could revolutionize the way we treat mental illness

Doctors are increasingly able to use genetic information to help them pick the best treatment for patients with certain cancers or with illnesses doctors have had a hard time diagnosing.<p>While the applications of this personalized approach are still quite limited, continued research in genetics …

The Surprising Thing I Learned From Studying My Brain With Meditation Technology For 7 Days

I’ve been meditating since I was 14 years old.<p>It’s one of my most cherished daily rituals. And with good reason.<p>As of 2015, over 1400 studies credit …

3 productivity tips for night owls that will make you more successful

But what if your brain is just programmed to work at night?<p>Whether it's the midnight moonlight or the hush that falls over the house when everyone's asleep, working after-hours can equal some serious productivity.<p>So, we spoke with a group of Millennial night owls to find out how they best burn the …

10 things successful leaders remember when things go wrong

Whether it's a failure of planning, a bad judgment call, or an accident of fate, trouble eventually comes to every leader. And that's when leadership really matters.<p>Here are the principles that can guide you through the next storm:<p>Our reactions and moods are like a steering wheel that can move us …

This is how the FBI hunts down the world's most notorious cyber-criminals

There is now a growing underground economy for cyber-crime. It is no longer the preserve of just the hacker elite. The market is thriving, said Symantec in one of its most recent threat reports. More cyber-criminals, whether sophisticated or glorified script kiddies, means more work for authorities …

5 Ways to Make Your Girlfriend Kind of Start Hating You

I have arrived at the following five things that guys (of all ages) often do in the course of their relationships with the women they love--things that they should definitely stop doing if their goals are have their significant others grow to love them more, not less.<p>I get a lot of letters from …