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This is the best time to do anything: 4 powerful secrets from research

We love to say “timing is everything” but often we sure as heck don’t act like it. (Bookstores have an entire “how to” section but not a “when to” …

Court To Rule On Whether Relapse By An Addicted Opioid User Should Be A Crime

Julie Eldred has been struggling with addiction to opioids for more than a decade and she says the criminal justice system punishes her for it.<p>Eldred, a part-time pet caretaker in Acton, Mass.,was put on probation last year for theft. She knew staying drug-freewould be tough — especially at first, …

Criminal Justice

Feeling Depressed? Sleep Deprivation May Be an Effective, Immediate Solution

There's no shortage of misconceptions around depression. For one, it's a whole lot more than just being down in the dumps every once in a while. …

Sleep

Important Facts About PTSD that Might Save You From a Misdiagnosis

• POPSUGAR<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• mood<p>What Is PTSD<p>Important Facts About PTSD that Might Save You From a Misdiagnosis<p>Shares<p>Although there's increased talk …

Retired policeman jumped to his death from motorway bridge the morning after daughter's "perfect" wedding

A retired police inspector jumped 100 feet to his death from a motorway bridge the morning after he watched his daughter get married at her "perfect" …

"Please Get Me Out Of Here": The Impact Of Housing On Suicide Risk

Last week we attended an inquest as part of our research into deaths by suicide. We heard how a man had been unable to use the stairs in his …

When the state abandons suicidal children, something has gone badly wrong

Because of Conservative cuts to NHS funding, young people having a mental health crisis are having to turn to charity. There’s simply no one else to help them<p>The first time you hear a 13-year-old say they want to die stays with you. I was a volunteer counsellor at Childline for a decade until a few …

This is how you should be treated at work if you're struggling with mental health issues

According to a major new government report<p>Today the government has released their report into mental health in the workplace.<p>The document, which was …

Mental Health

Why your gut decisions sometimes end up being bad ones

"Just go with your gut!" everyone told me about choosing where to go to college, a decision which I was <i>immensely</i>, agonizingly anxious about.<p>I couldn't choose, much to the confusion of everyone around me.<p>When I did finally make a decision, I then promptly dropped out before transferring. Twice.<p>I'm …

Psychology

Guess Who Renoir Was In Love With In 'Luncheon Of The Boating Party'

In 1880, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, age 41, wrote to a friend that he was in a riverside town near Paris painting oarsmen. He'd been "itching" to do it for a long time: "I'm not getting any younger," he wrote, "and didn't want to defer this little festivity." Now that painting, <i>Luncheon of the Boating</i> …

Art History

6 disgusting habits that have a scary impact on your health

There's a good chance that you're guilty of at least one gross habit, whether it's grinding your teeth or picking your nose. But grossing people out is not the only thing you should be concerned about when it comes to your ick-inducing habit. Fixations such as picking your pimples or biting your …

Skin Care

Older Neanderthal survived with a little help from his friends: Despite deafness, missing forearm and limp, he lived into his 40s

Despite deafness, missing forearm and limp, he lived into his 40s<p>An older Neanderthal from about 50,000 years ago, who had suffered multiple injuries …

Scientists develop new theory of molecular evolution

Theory offers new insights into how and why life evolves on a basic level<p>AURORA, Colo. (Oct. 23, 2017) -- Researchers from the University of Colorado …

Biology

Here's What You Need to Know About That Fossil Teeth Discovery Said to 'Rewrite History'

A 9.7-million-year-old mystery.<p>Scientists have announced the shock discovery in Germany of ancient teeth fossils that are nearly 10 million years …

Humans altered the evolution of crops 10,000 years earlier than previously thought

New research suggests hunter-gatherers began altering the evolution of the first crops some 30,000 years ago, 10,000 years earlier than previously …

Evolution

Scientists discover 9.7 million year old teeth that could change history

A bit over a year ago a group of archaeologists was in a town called Eppelsheim in southwestern Germany digging at a site where the Rhine River used …

Paleontology

Neanderthal Hook-Ups Put Ancient "Lost" Genes Back Into Human DNA

Some humans just couldn't resist inter-species sex.<p>Approximately 50,000 years ago, modern humans encountered Neanderthals and interbred. The …

Evolution

Neanderthal Remains Re-examined

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI—<i>The International Business Times</i> reports that Erik Trinkaus of Washington University in St. Louis and Sébastien Villotte of the …

Anthropology

You may be more 'Neanderthal' than you thought

A female Neanderthal who lived in what is now Croatia 52,000 years ago is revealing that our "caveman" relatives may have passed on genes that play roles in cholesterol levels, eating disorders, arthritis and other diseases today, the researchers who sequenced her genome say.<p>And some modern humans …

Anthropology

Can the kratom plant help fix the opioid crisis?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Multiple surgeries couldn't help Lisa Vinson with the chronic abdominal pain stemming from endometriosis, a condition in which tissue begins to grow outside the uterus.<p>Her doctors' answer was pills and more pills.<p>"It makes you feel better for a little while, but then after a little while, …

CNN

Inside the lab rewriting the origins of humanity

<b>(CNN) —</b> When researchers published findings in June of the earliest Homo sapiens fossils ever discovered, the scientific community was abuzz.<p>Three-hundred-thousand years old, 100,000 years older than anything previously discovered, they stretched the timeline of Homo sapiens, our distant ancestors, …

CNN

6 Stranger Things from Art History

This is the time of year to either welcome monsters in our homes or to transform into them as we approach Halloween, which makes the timing of the …

Edvard Munch

CliQ Home Automation Smart Wireless Sensor

A new wireless smart sensor called CliQ, designed for home automation and modern living has been launched by Kickstarter this week by a group of …

Embroidery Artist Makes Her Designs ‘Float’ In Mid-Air By Using Tulle

Embroidery is a delicate art at the best of times, needing great accuracy and patience as well as a steady hand and eye for detail.<p>The Russian artist …

‘I’m Permanently Damaged.’ Woman Sues After She Says Doctors Unnecessarily Removed Her Breasts and Uterus

Last year, Elisha Cooke-Moore made the hardest decision of her life: After doctors said genetic tests revealed that she was at risk for aggressive …

QuiltCon Charity Quilt Spotlight: “Creating Opportunities: Challenge and Charity” by the ModQ-Boulder

<i>by Erika Echols</i>We were impressed with the variety of solid colors selected from the participating fabric producers. As a group, we loved them all and …

Quilting

11 Ideas for a Retro Fitness-Theme Event

Rethink Breast Cancer's Boobyball<p>Audiovisual Production, Sound, Staging Apex Sound & Light<br>• Celebrity Wrangling, PR Rockit<br>• Entertainment Cotton Candy …

Event Planning

US opioid crisis leaves heroin users out in the cold

Tens of thousands of people are dying from drug overdoses across the US. Donald Trump has declared a public health emergency. Should those struggling …

How children grow up to be narcissists

How does someone "get" a narcissistic personality disorder?<p>Narcissistic personality disorders are a byproduct of certain childhood family environments. All children want their parents' approval and attention.<p>Children adapt to their homes, and often the most productive and reasonable adaptation to …

Narcissism