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9 Foods You Should Never Attempt to Eat

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Many foods have been heavily promoted as being healthy when they are nothing more than pernicious junk foods. In the featured article, …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Alice In Wonderland

I Tried To Design The Perfect Night's Sleep. Here's What Happened

Sleep tracking wearables, smart alarms, and fancy light bulbs are the future of a good night’s rest. But how much can they achieve?<p>I have one goal in life: to achieve the perfect sleep. I’m neither a morning person nor a night owl. I go to bed early; I wake up late. Each morning I invariably engage …

Profit

The quietest place in the US

A one-square-inch spot in Washington’s Olympic National Park lures people from around the world.<p>Meteors streaked behind the silhouettes of 250ft-tall Douglas firs. The night sky over the Hoh Rainforest burned bright, achingly beautiful. Still, I closed my eyes.<p>I hiked here to listen, not to …

Nature

Matthew Shepard's Parents Learn 'Shocking' Truth in New Film

Judy and Dennis Shepard long believed they knew their son, Matthew, better than anyone – certainly better than the millions who saw him as a …

6 Reasons Hiking Is Good For Your Body, Mind & Soul

I have a friend — let's call her Lily — whose childhood was peppered with pre-dawn country walks. Roused by her parents at 4AM, she'd pull on her …

This App Actually Lets You Send Screenshot-Proof Messages And Photos

Got confidential information? Snapchat isn't safe. Email isn't safe. Phone calls aren’t even safe.<p>But there’s now a way to send confidential text messages, photos and documents without fear of the dreaded screenshot. Confide, an app that launched in January 2014 as a way to send confidential texts, …

Apps
Museums

CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News, Current News Headlines

obituaryFrom 'Hawa Hawai' to Stylish Diva, Sridevi Fought off Bollywood's Bias Against Married Women<p>EERIE TWEET<p>Feeling Unusually Uneasy: Big B Posts …

It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia: “Charlie Work”

The concept of “Charlie work” has long been bandied about on <i>It’s Always Sunny</i>, representing the menial labor Charlie has to do around Paddy’s so that …

Matthew McConaughey

Why “Certain People” Make Us Feel Completely Insane and How to Reclaim Our “Zen.”

He was brilliant. He was arrogant. He was accomplished in his field.<p>He openly and jokingly referred to himself as a “pompous ass.”<p>He wasted no time …

Positive Thinking

12 Apps To Help Students Study

<b>12 Apps To Help Students Study</b><p>Nowadays, a lot of students study with a computer or tablet device. Access to the Web gives them a tremendous amount of …

Apps

8 ways sex affects your brain

Understanding how sex affects your brain can improve your roll in the hay, and it may also shed light on other parts of your health, said Barry R. Komisaruk, distinguished professor of psychology at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. It's not the easiest subject to study—test subjects might …

New Jersey

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective …

Watch A Rocket Blast Off Into An Aurora [Video]

Science is so pretty<p>A few weeks ago, we wrote about an experiment that would launch a probe through an aurora, to try to unravel the Northern Lights' mysterious electrical structure. The Aurora Spatial Structures Probe (ASSP) blasted off yesterday on a 70-foot rocket, and the visuals from the …

Space

Lindsey Graham: If Gay Marriage Is A Constitutional Right, Why Not Polygamy?

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) asked Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch to explain Wednesday at her confirmation hearing why polygamy wouldn’t also …

Same-sex Marriage

15 Mistakes New Teachers Make (and what I learned making them)

I’ve had the pleasure of working with a lot of new teachers the past three years, and I’ve seen many of the same mistakes I made during my first year …

Teaching

How To Cultivate A Creative Thinking Habit

Creativity isn’t a mythical creature to be caught and tamed. It’s a habit, studies suggest; a way of life that’s built over time.<p>Think of your most common habits and the regular culprits come to mind–biting your nails, snacking late at night, cracking your knuckles. Do something enough times and it …

Creativity

KQED

If it’s true, in Sir Ken Robinson’s words, that “Creativity is not an option, it’s an absolute necessity,” then it’s that much more imperative to …

How to boost creativity in your organization?

by Stephan Vincent<p>Creativity drives problem solving, innovation and entrepreneurship. It is a critical skill (and mindset) that leads to new and more …

Why Creative People Seem To Have The Messiest Minds

Creativity is very messy.<p>According to one prominent theory, the creative process involves four stages: preparation, incubation, illumination, and verification. This is all well and good in theory. In <i>reality</i>, the creative process often feels like this:<p>The creative process — from the first drop of …

Creativity