Kadija Wright

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The Mind Game You Need To Lose To Defeat Negative Thinking

We all face disappointments and failures in life, but one major way we cope isn’t doing us any good. Here’s a healthier way.<p>“Why did they get the promotion and not me? I’ll never get promoted!”<p>Immediately the question races through your mind when you hear the bad news. You force yourself to …

Melanie’s Marvelous Measles: the detrimental power of anti-vaccination rhetoric | Pete Etchells

A children’s book claiming that measles is good for you and a measles outbreak in Disneyland both highlight the need for clear and accessible information about vaccines<p>You only need to look at the title of the book to know that something’s wrong. “Melanie’s Marvelous Measles” is an anti-vaccination …

Measles

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

National Academy of Sciences

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Health<p>According to an ophthalmologist.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>New Arrivals<p>GQ’s editors select the menswear, accessories, sneakers, and more …

Fashion Week

Alibaba Launches Enterprise Messaging App DingTalk, Its Latest Mobile Software Product

Alibaba is best-known as an e-commerce company, but it aspires to be much more. Some of its initiatives, including affiliate Ant Financial, have been very successful. Others, like its operating system Aliyun and mobile messaging app Laiwang, have yet to take off. Alibaba is continuing to build its …

Now you can download iPhone apps directly within Pinterest

Apple curates its App Store with the intention of pushing its best software to the top, but with more than 1.4 million apps available on iOS, it's not always easy to know what to look for. Pinterest wants to change that. The social networking site has today launched App Pins, a feature by which …

Apps

U.S. carriers must unlock cellphones, starting today

Some U.S. carriers have historically been more lenient about unlocking phones than others, but starting today they are all mandated to provide unlocking once a customer’s contract is up.<p>Legislation put in place by the Federal Communications Commission back in 2013 takes full effect today, and …

Tesla Posts Quarterly Loss But Beats Production Goal

Tesla reported an unexpected net loss in its fourth quarter on Wednesday, but said vehicle production beat targets.<p>The electric car company lost $16 million, equivalent to 13 cents per share, in the December quarter, excluding items. This surprised analysts, who expected per-share earnings of 31 …

The Many Causes of America’s Decline in Crime

A new report finds that locking up more offenders isn't making people any safer—and may even be counterproductive.<p>The dramatic rise of incarceration and the precipitous fall in crime have shaped the landscape of American criminal justice over the last two decades. Both have been unprecedented. Many …

Obama to Limit Data Collection by Intelligence Agencies

Intelligence agencies will have to delete extraneous data on private citizens and limit storage of data on foreigners to five years, the Obama …

Surveillance

Bed Bugs May Be Splitting Into New Species

The bed bug may seem like a recent trend. Even if you haven’t personally suffered an infestation, media coverage of the insect’s comeback has been hard to miss.<p>However, the bed bug is an ancient pest, and our lives have intertwined for millennia. In the late 1990s, for example, archaeologists found …

Rich People Are Less Sad—But They Aren't Any Happier Than The Rest Of Us

Life is a little less miserable when you can throw money at your problems.<p>There is a lot of research to suggest that richer people are more satisfied with their lives than poorer people, at least up to a certain point when their most important needs are met. But life satisfaction is different from …

The Fallacy of 'Giving Up'

The importance of talking with a doctor about values and priorities in life—at any age<p>At 30 years old, a person's brain weighs about three pounds. In its capaciousness it wears the skull like a well-tailored suit. So notes Harvard professor and surgeon Atul Gawande in his most recent book <i>Being</i> …

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Arizona execution has apparently been botched

A convicted murderer in Arizona gasped and snorted for more than 90 minutes after a lethal injection Wednesday, his attorneys and witnesses said, dying in a botched execution that prompted the governor to order an investigation and the state Supreme Court to mandate that the materials used in the …

The Down And Dirty History Of TMZ

How a lawyer from the San Fernando Valley created a gossip empire and transformed himself into the most feared man in Hollywood, all by breaking a few long-held rules and, as rumor has it, lording over a notorious vault full of secrets.<p>For just $53, you can purchase a guaranteed front-of-the-bus …

The vivid art of the colorizer

A whole new artform, or wilful desecration? Bringing the past to life, or changing history? The jury's still out on colorization (sic): taking old black-and-white photographs of famous people or historical events and using Photoshop or something similar to transform them into colour pictures that, …

Thinking of Taking an Online Photography Course? Have You Thought of These Things First?

To say that the Web has an important impact on daily life would be an egregious understatement. The fact that we have such ease of access to the …

First Impressions: Nikon Coolpix A

The Nikon Coolpix A was an answer to a problem that Nikon didn’t really have. They decided that they wanted to have their own fixed-lens large sensor …

Samsung NX300

Design and features<p>The NX300 has definitely been inspired by cameras of yesteryear in terms of looks, but not necessarily construction. Around the …

Projecteo is a miniature Instagram projector

<b>Instagram has proved to be a veritable gold mine for third-party projects looking to move images beyond the limitations of the app.</b><p>From prints to …

Photo Magic – Special Effects Photography Made Easy

Special effects photography is the kind of non-photoshopped picture taking that makes onlookers wonder ‘how did you do that?’ This new guide is …

Motorola peels away mystery over 'hero phone'

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. — Folks have been wondering what Google will do with Motorola Mobility, the venerable but struggling phone maker it acquired about a year ago. While short on specifics, some details began to emerge Wednesday night at the D11 conference here.<p>Motorola's Dennis Woodside …

Samsung Unveils Galaxy S4 Mini Ahead of June 20 Premiere Event

A little more than a month since the launch of the Galaxy S4, Samsung has unveiled its smaller brother in the form of the Galaxy S4 Mini, a new mid-range Android smartphone with a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display (16:9 aspect ratio).<p>The device is powered by a 1.7 GHz dual-core processor, alongside …

Joss Whedon's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Goes to Series at ABC; First Look Airs May 12 – /Film

I don’t think there was much doubt that the TV show <b>Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.</b> would be ordered to series at ABC, but here’s your confirmation. The show …