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Writing a novel? Here are four things you need to know.

This month, more than 300,000 souls will participate in National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, an annual ritual in which, as the name suggests, one attempts to write an entire novel in a month that doesn't even have 31 days. If you are one of the hardy (or foolhardy) individuals embarking on …

A psychologist reveals the 9 most common dreams and what they mean

Many psychologists have given up trying to interpret dreams, but we talked to one who hasn't.<p>Psychologist Ian Wallace has interpreted over 150,000 dreams during more than 30 years of practice.<p>He helped us compile a list of nine of the most common dreams, their meanings, and what action you should …

How to Know It's Time to Quit Your Job to Pursue Your Passion

Seven clues can help you feel more confident taking the plunge.<p>You have an idea for a business, but making it a reality will necessitate you quitting your job. It's a big risk, considering your current gig means a steady paycheck that finances your life. So how do you know when to take the plunge? …

Caffeine at night does more than keep you up late

(NEWSER) – It's no news flash that consuming caffeine close to bedtime can interfere with sleep. But scientists at the University of Colorado at Boulder report in the journal <i>Science Translational Medicine</i> that caffeine has another physiological impact on sleep by delaying the body's natural surge …

Hacking sleep: Meet the transhumanists making sleep obsolete

Not everyone wants to sleep in. A growing transhumanism community wants to sleep less, and better, and they’re going to great lengths to make it …

Body Language Expert Concludes Beyoncé, Jay Z Are Faking It

Ny MaGeeSeptember 16, 2015 at 8:51 am<p>[display-posts wrapper="div" wrapper_class="my-grid-layout" category="trending-news" posts_per_page="3" …

What do male seahorses and women have in common? [Life Lines]

Answer: pregnancy.Unlike most animals, it is the male seahorses that give birth to live young. A new study conducted at the University of Sydney and …

Biology

How to use body language to appear more trustworthy at work

In fact, in business, helping others realize that they can rely on you and that you operate with integrity is crucial.<p>But, building trust can be tricky. And if you're not careful, your body language could work against you.<p>Here are some tips to ensure your body language supports the trust you're …

Public Speaking

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

11 easy ways to boost your willpower and concentration

Fortunately, there are dozens of ways to filter out distractions and improve your ability to concentrate for extended periods of time. To find out what some of these strategies are, we sifted through the Quora thread, "How do I improve my concentration and willpower?" and highlighted the most …

Will Power

Probing pattern formation and dynamics of nanoscale ‘swarms’

“Flocking” or “swarming” behavior is omnipresent in the living world, observed in birds, fish, and even bacteria. Strikingly similar collective …

Chestnut leaves yield extract that disarms deadly staph bacteria

Leaves of the European chestnut tree contain ingredients with the power to disarm dangerous staph bacteria without boosting its drug resistance, …

Thousands of microbes found in house dust

<b>The dust in our homes contains an average of 9,000 different species of microbes, a study suggests.</b><p>Researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder analysed the dust found in 1,200 households across the United States.<p>They discovered that the types of bacteria and fungi varied depending on …

Powerful phenomena are kicking stars out of our galaxy at speeds of over 1 million miles per hour

Stars are built with the lightest elements in the Universe, hydrogen and helium, but they contain an incomprehensible amount of mass. Our Sun is made of 2 x 10^30 kgs of stuff. That's a 2 followed by 30 zeros. That's 330,000 times more stuff than the Earth.<p>You would think it'd be a bit of challenge …

See the Massive Mountain on Dwarf Planet Ceres

Very small worlds can do very big things—providing you're willing to grade on a curve. Take the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest body in the asteroid …

85 Percent of What We Worry About Never Happens

Five hundred years ago, Michel de Montaigne said: "My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened." Now there's a study that proves it. This study looked into how many of our imagined calamities never materialize.<p>Five hundred years ago, Michel de Montaigne said:ᅡᅠ"My …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Woman Inspired By ‘Mr. Robot’ Hides Hacking Kit In Her Platform Heels

Engineer SexyCyborg lives in Shenzhen, China, and recently became of a fan of the really good show <i>Mr. Robot</i>. The series is a far more realistic depiction of hacking than the typical show, from the relatively non-theatrical methods of using tor exit node exploits to catch a child pornographer, to …

Social Issues

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Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Diet can slow cognitive decline. Pass the berries.<p>Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The …

3 Clever Ways to Tame Your Mind Chatter — Purpose Fairy

A man may conquer a million men in battle but one who conquers himself is, indeed, the greatest of conquerors. ~Buddha<p>The human mind has being …

Photographer Explores The Beautiful Diversity Of Redheads Of Color

Michelle Marshall captures the more unusual manifestations of the MC1R gene.<p>Red hair is usually the result of a mutation in a gene called MC1R, also known as a melanocortin 1 receptor. Normally, when activated by a certain hormone, MC1R sparks a series of signals that leads to the production of …

Staring Into Someone's Eyes For 10 Minutes Can Alter Your Consciousness

Forget LSD: eyes are the new high. Of course, we’re not talking about consuming them, but rather staring intensely into a pair for a prolonged period …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …