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Bill Gates Wants You To See The World This Way (Warning: Once You Do You Can't Un-See It)

Every so often an image flashes across our collective social consciousness that forever changes how we see the world and ourselves. This is one of them.<p>Every so often something comes along that dramatically alters our perception of the world. These are social memes that are utterly simplistic but …

Bill Gates

Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution by U.S. Stuns World Health Officials

A resolution to encourage breast-feeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly.<p>Based on decades of research, the resolution says that mother’s milk is …

Breast Feeding

The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

Workouts

7 Things You Should Know About Your Teenager's Brain: They're Programmed To Rebel And Oversleep

Neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore explains why your teen may not be able to control their changing behaviour.<p>The transition from childhood to …

Ring Alarm home security system is now available for pre-order

Ring Alarm is available for presales starting Wednesday, June 13. Ring will start shipping the DIY smart home security system to pre-order customers …

To hit climate goals, Bill Gates and his billionaire friends are betting on energy storage

The world needs radical new energy technologies to fight climate change. In 2016, Quartz reported that a group of billionaires—including Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma, Mukesh Ambani, and Richard Branson—launched Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) to invest at least $1 billion in creating those …

Clean Energy

DIY Raised Flower Box for Summer - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

DIY Raised Planter Box – A Step-by-Step Building Guide ← Back to article<p>DIY Raised Planter Box – A Step-by-Step Building Guide<p>DIY Raised Flower Box …

This Fund Pays 11.2% And Crushes The Market

Today I’m going to take you inside the most disrespected, criticized, lambasted and just plain ignored investments on the market today.<p>Why would I do that?<p>Simple. Because if you’re not as rich as you’d like to be, these unloved income plays are the <i>perfect</i> way to get you there.<p>I’m talking about …

Investing

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

Chimpanzees eat plants that point to new ways of treating diseases

As cancer and other non-infectious diseases continue to rise all over the world it’s become harder for scientists to find safe, effective treatments. …

Michael Pollan recommends 4 books that will change the way you think about your brain

The author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma appeared on The Ezra Klein Show to discuss his new book about the science of psychedelics.<p>Michael Pollan’s work has mostly focused on what we eat and why, most famously in his 2006 book <i>The Omnivore’s Dilemma</i>. That book’s advice — Eat food. Not too much. Mostly …

Barnes & Noble

Running Advice, Techniques, and Workouts

Running is regularly enjoyed by millions of people because it's both good for you and accessible. All you really need is a good pair of running shoes …

Marathons

Artificial Intelligence Takes Scientists Inside Living Human Cells

A new application of artificial intelligence could help researchers solve medical mysteries ranging from cancer to Alzheimer's.<p>It's a 3D model of a living human cell that lets scientists study the interior structures of a cell even when they can only see the exterior and the nucleus — the largest …

Artificial Intelligence

Infographic: Nine Ways To Focus And Calm Your Wandering Mind

Daydreaming is known to be a great booster for creativity, but at other times, buckling down and focusing on one’s work is vital to getting things …

MIT study: 24-hour fasting regenerates stem cells, doubles metabolism

This gives credence to the 5-2 diet, which has recently gained in popularity thanks to a large celebrity following.<br>Read More

Stem Cells

The Last Slave Ship Survivor Gave an Interview in the 1930s. It Just Surfaced

Roughly 60 years after the abolition of slavery, anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston made an incredible connection: She located the last surviving …

Black History

Zora Neale Hurston: 87 years after writing of ‘The Last Black Cargo,’ the book is being published

Cudjo Lewis was getting old, and Zora Neale Hurston had something to prove.<p>Hurston, the prolific African American author best known for “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” was just starting her career in 1928 when she traveled down to Plateau, Ala., to meet with Lewis. The man was in his 80s. He was …

Black History

3 reasons you made a lousy impression – and how to make sure it doesn’t happen again

Maybe it was a job interview. Or an important client meeting. Or even a sales call.<p>Whatever it was, you were dressed for success, rehearsed and ready …

49 Things Everyone Should Do In New Orleans, Louisiana, Before They Die

Welcome to the Big Easy — home to Cajun food, jazz music, and haunted history.

Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

Genetics

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I love reading about math. Not dry textbooks, but texts that bring to life the people who do math as a profession. Or texts that introduce strange or …

Mathematics

Michael Cohen’s Raskolnikovian Nightmare Just Got Even Worse

Welcome to your new life, Mikhail.<p>There is a saying in Russian, Пья́ному мо́ре по коле́но, which translates to something like, “to a drunk, the sea is only knee-deep.” When you think about it, that’s a pretty fitting way to describe the oceanic mess into which Thomas M. Cooley Law School alumnus</b> …

Donald Trump

Government accidentally sends file on "remote mind control" methods to journalist

When journalist Curtis Waltman filed a Freedom of Information Act request with Washington State Fusion Center (which is partnered with Department of …

3 Princeton grads just got $133 million from Silicon Valley's hottest investors for a cryptocurrency that could actually replace money

A cryptocurrency venture from three Princeton graduates has captured the attention of Silicon Valley.<p>On Wednesday, the New Jersey-based cryptocurrency startup Basis announced it had raised $133 million in a round backed by venture-capital firms including GV (formerly Google Ventures), Bain Capital …

Hemp Is the Multibillion-Dollar Cannabis Opportunity Few Have Heard About

If the move to make it legal succeeds, entire industries could be revolutionized.<p>6 min read<p>Today, the U.S. is the world’s largest consumer of hemp products. But because of the federal prohibition imposed on cannabis and hemp, the U.S. is importing an estimated $100 million of hemp products each …

A Weird Marijuana Syndrome Can Only Be Treated by Quitting and Hot Showers

Doctors are only now learning about this mysterious illness.<p>Marijuana is enjoying an unprecedented level of acceptance in the United States, but …

Cannabis

How berries could help fight cancer

New European research has found that a naturally occurring pigment in berries could increase the function of an enzyme which reduces the expression …

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging — here's how to incorporate them into your life

One of the most powerful means of reaping these benefits is exercise — and in many cases, you already have everything you need to get it: a body.<p>As we age, two forms of exercise are the most important to focus on: aerobic exercise, or cardio, which gets your heart pumping and sweat flowing, and …

Are blueberries good for you? The top health benefits of the super healthy fruit

Blueberries are very good for you.<p>While the term 'superfood' is extremely questionable – a marketing ploy – there's plenty of science to suggest that …

Nutrition