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Protein Needs of Older People

Grocery shelves are full of products pitching their protein content, in energy bars, cereals, even pasta. But how much protein do you really need in …

Does a Bigger Brain Mean a Higher IQ? Nope, and This Is Why

As a student of neuroscience, what impresses me the most about the way science has impacted modern culture is in the number of movies that talk about …

Neuroscience

The 7 Best Foods for Fighting Inflammation

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> 100 Most Healing Foods<i>, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at</i> …

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Emotional Intelligence

Review Roundup: Critics wrinkle their noses at A Wrinkle In Time

Director Ava DuVernay took on a huge task after making her Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic <i>Selma</i>: an adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s ‘60s …

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

Self-improvement

Steve Kerr's days as an NBA 2K video game commentator made him famous with kids

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr had a hilarious response when asked what kids talked to him about when they visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture with students from Kevin Durant’s hometown.<p>The team chose to celebrate their 2017 championship before their game against the …

Steve Kerr

Under Armour CEO: 2018 will be one of the most important chapters in our 22-year history

Jim Cramer sits down with Kevin Plank, the founder, chairman and CEO of Under Armour, to hear about his athletic brand's turnaround.

NRA directly appealed to Trump against raising age for firearms purchases

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> National Rifle Association leaders appealed directly to President Donald Trump about not raising the age limit for buying certain firearms, a senior administration official tells CNN.<p>The appeal came when Trump had lunch with the leaders on Sunday. The official said the NRA would …

Donald Trump

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the NRA but were too embarrassed to ask

Have a question about the NRA? We've got answers.<p>The NRA often gets a lot of attention in the news — and there’s been a particular focus on the …

Watch Keanu Reeves' death-defying motorcycle stunt in new Super Bowl ad

Keanu Reeves earns his reputation for intense action scenes all over again in a new Super Bowl commercial for Squarespace, the website building and …

Most of last 11,000 years cooler than past decade in North America, Europe

University of Wyoming researchers led a climate study that determined recent temperatures across Europe and North America appear to have few, if any, …

Why Thom Gunn is the poet laureate of male desire

Gunn's formal craft and intelligence is up there with the best of our 20th-century poets.<p>There is a particular kind of sadness that comes with …

Jim Carrey Is Now an Amazing Painter and His Art Documentary Is Going Viral — Watch

Jim Carrey's disappearance from the big screen has left fans wondering what he's been up to. The answer is here, and it's pretty amazing.<p>Jim Carrey …

Jim Carrey

You'll Never Look at the World the Same Again After Seeing These Maps

No, really. These fantastical maps actually do put the whole world into perspective.<p>If you’ve ever visited TheTrueSizeOf website, you’ll know one …

The Health Benefits of Drinking Hot Water

Drinking water is one the best favors you can do to your body. It has surprising health benefits such as strong kidneys, more energy, better mood, …

It’s not Facebook you’re addicted to—it’s the drama

Facebook recently announced that it now has over 2 billion monthly users. This makes its “population” larger than that of China, the US, Mexico, and Japan combined. Its popularity—and with it, the influence it has in society—is beyond dispute. But for many the experience of actually using the site …

Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals the biggest misconceptions people have about the universe

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains some of the biggest misconceptions we have about the universe.<p><i>Darren Weaver contributed to an earlier version of this video.</i><p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook<p><i>StarTalk Radio is a podcast and radio program hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, where comic co-hosts,</i> …

Universe

Glass Appears to Form a Mysterious New State of Matter - And It's Got Scientists Fired Up

"I knew this could cause trouble."<p>A 30-year debate has just been reignited by a physicist who appears to have found a mysterious new state of matter …

9 Overnight Oatmeal Recipes That Are Perfect for Meal Prepping

I f you already know how to make oatmeal, you'll have no trouble making overnight oatmeal. And if you <i>don't</i> know how to make oatmeal, don't worry! …

How The Beatles Wiped The Slate Clean With “The White Album”

The album that we have all come to call “The White Album” is in reality called <i>The Beatles</i>, but virtually from the moment it was released, on 22 …

Debate rages over whether heavy rains could trigger more California earthquakes

Could the torrents of rain that have recently soaked California trigger an earthquake? The science is mixed.<p>Heavy rainfall can spark earthquakes, according to one scientist, and with a winter marked by moisture-packed storms, California should be prepared.<p>"If water enters a fault, especially under …

When Do Cherry Blossoms Bloom in Japan

Japanese Cherry Blossom History<p>If Wintertime blues have you daydreaming of warm weather picnics and exotic travel then Japan’s Cherry Blossom season …

Does Our Appendix Really Hold Any Purpose? Scientists Have Discovered It’s Really Important

For a long time, the purpose of our appendix has been somewhat of a mystery. However, scientists are now convinced that they know why we do indeed …

Biology

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Snapchat is working on a new augmented reality feature.</b> The update would allow users to place virtual objects over landscapes or physical objects.<p><b>2. Facebook reported a blockbuster fourth quarter.</b> Revenue was up 51% year-on-year to $8.81 billion.<p><b>3.</b> <b>Audi's Super Bowl ad is making a statement on</b> …

Advertising

24 ways to influence even the most resistant people

Influencing others is how we get jobs and promotions, win negotiations, sell products, and gain notoriety.<p>In "The Art of Seduction," popular author Robert Greene explores the ruthless tactics of some of history's greatest seducers, from Cleopatra to Casanova.<p>We've summarized Greene's 24 rules of …

Markets

Foreigners Trapped in the United States by New Policy

Much of the criticism of the executive order signed by President Trump has focused on foreigners prevented from entering the country, but a court filing in the legal battle over the travel ban reveals a far broader impact, imperiling the residency status of tens of thousands of immigrants — …

A 5-Second Habit to Rewire Your Harshly Self-Critical Brain

<b>“I acknowledge my own worth. My confidence is growing.” ~Unknown</b><p>Sometimes I feel like a spider whose web is repeatedly torn down. I plan something …

Science now knows why acid trips last so long

For over 50 years, LSD has fascinated both users and scientists with its often transcending, sometimes dazzling, widely varied hallucinogenic effects.<p>As with other drugs (including alcohol), the body can filter out lysergic acid diethylamide from the bloodstream in a matter of hours. But LSD lasts …

Lsd