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How to Train Yourself to Think Differently and Permanently Rewire Your Brain, According to Science

It's not about thinking positively. It's about learning how to think realistically.<p>The conversations you have with yourself have a direct impact on how you feel and how you behave. If your self-talk is filled with self-doubt, harsh criticism, and catastrophic predictions, you'll struggle to reach …

The Brain

Newly Engineered Antibody Can Fight Back Against 99% of HIV Strains

Experts are getting excited.<p>A new study has produced an antibody that's able to kill off 99 percent of HIV strains. The protein is made up of three …

Genetic Engineering

Sleep Deprivation Is Surprisingly Effective as an Antidepressant

But we don't know why.<p>For those who suffer from clinical depression, there could be an unexpected source of solace.<p>While long-term sleep deprivation …

Sleep

I Love My Fiancé, but Am Totally Crushing on a Co-Worker

<b>The “Dear Sugars” podcast is an advice program hosted by Steve Almond and Cheryl Strayed. The audio contains more letters; submissions are welcome at dearsugars@nytimes.com. If you’re reading this on desktop, click the play button below to listen. Mobile readers can find “Dear Sugars” on the</b> …

How to Sext Like a Gentleman (Heterosexual Edition)

Given that an estimated 92.5%* (*made-up statistic) of all interpersonal interaction now takes place on a digital platform, we regret to inform you …

Jaw-Dropping Jupiter: Juno Probe Snaps Dramatic Up-Close Views of Planet

New photos by NASA's Juno spacecraft capture the solar system's largest planet in all its complex glory.<p>The four photos — which Juno took over an …

Astronomy

Astronomers find a giant, black, glowing exoplanet

The extra-solar planet ("exoplanet") known as WASP-12b is perhaps the strangest world found yet. While known for almost a decade, astronomers …

SoftBank CEO Says T-Mobile-Sprint Deal Will Lift Competition

After regulators blocked a merger of Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. three years ago, the billionaire behind that deal is hoping he’ll finally get …

‘Game of Thrones’ Will Shoot Multiple Endings to Prevent Spoilers

Plagued by leaks during its recently concluded seventh season, “Game of Thrones” is resorting to an old TV trick to preserve secrecy about next season’s series finale.<p>The producers will shoot several different endings of the final episode, Casey Bloys, HBO’s programming president, said at a recent …

Is the Latest Game of Thrones Rumor a Hoax Itself?

Would it really make sense for Thrones to film multiple endings?<p>The latest rumor spreading like wildfire through the <i>Game of Thrones</i> fandom doesn’t come from behind-the-scenes leaks, hacks, or set reports, but rather straight from the horse’s mouth. During an event at Bethlehem Moravian College, …

'Game of Thrones' is reportedly casting 2 new characters for season 8 right now — here are the details

Watchers on the Wall shared the two casting descriptions for the characters reportedly being cast in the UK right now.<p>For now, the characters go by the generic names Northern Girl, and Boy.<p>Both roles are for children.<p>The casting description for Northern Girl indicates that the character should be …

Shaquille O'Neal reveals the emotional story behind his name

Ever wondered what Shaquille O’Neal’s name meant?<p>If you didn’t know the story, you will now: Shaq will appear on Saturday’s episode of <i>Oprah’s Master Class</i> on OWN, and in this exclusive clip, O’Neal explains where his name comes from:<p>“My mother is my best friend. My mother had me when she was very …

Can Baseball Turn a 27-Year-Old Into the Perfect Manager?

On Opening Day this spring, Justin Jirschele’s eyes popped wide open at 9 o’clock, and he determined his chances of falling back to sleep — he’s big on percentages — to be zero. “Almost came to the park,” the 27-year-old said. Instead, the youngest manager in professional baseball fixed himself a …

North Korea threatens to 'sink' Japan and turn U.S. to 'ashes and darkness'

North Korea threatened Thursday to use nuclear weapons to "sink" Japan and turn the United States into "ashes and darkness," in reaction to the new U.N. sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile programs.<p>"The four islands of the archipelago should be sunken into the sea by the nuclear bomb of …

Mind-Altering Cat Parasite Just Got Linked to a Whole Lot of Neurological Disorders

"This study is a paradigm shifter."<p>The brain-dwelling parasite <i>Toxoplasma gondii</i> is estimated to be hosted by at least 2 billion people around the …

Here's the Hottest New Way to Get Rich With Gold

Launching a new gold-backed ETF could not come at a better time.<p>Recently, $1 billion (with a 'b') poured into SDPR GLD (GLD) - the world's largest …

Game of Thrones finale preview: another dinner party!

Game of Thrones

6 Big Questions the Game of Thrones Finale Needs to Answer

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