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Parts of the UK could hit 19C as a Saharan dust cloud heads our way sparking health warnings

WEATHER experts say parts of the country could be hotter that Ibiza, but warn that a Saharan dust cloud will also cause pollution.<p>THE MET Office says …

Northern Ireland

How to Successfully Paint an Abstract Painting

Hello, I’m Tamara, visiting again from Provident Home Design where I blog about design, decorating, and lots of DIY. I was here last on Remodelaholic …

Living Rooms

This Simple Test Will Blow Your Mind... if You Are Normal

I love little mind tricks. They always fascinate me and make me wonder how exactly they work.<p>I, of course, have my favorites and I may need to add …

Cognitive Science

‘Games for the Brain’ – Professor Barbara Sahakian gives the Darwin Lecture

In a packed Lady Mitchell Hall, Darwin alumna Professor Barbara Sahakian gave the most recent Darwin College Lecture (19 February). This …

Mental Health

Brain fitness program may ease cognitive impairment in elderly

Many elderly patients with mild cognitive impairment experienced better brain function after a "fitness" program designed to sharpen their minds, a U.S. study suggests.<p>Researchers put 127 elderly people on what they called a brain fitness regimen for 12 weeks that included meditation training, …

5 research-backed ways to tell if someone is lying

We're going to see what the research has to say on detecting lies, avoiding deception and more. And this is the industrial strength package. We'll look at how to avoid being deceived by the pros in this arena: con artists.<p>To get the real answers, I called an expert. Maria Konnikova is a …

University of Michigan

Creative cognition and brain network dynamics.

Beaty et al. do a review that notes trends in recent neuroimaging studies suggesting that creative cognitive involves increased cooperation of the …

The Brain

Cognitive health

Nature | Outlook<p>Michelle Grayson<p>Nature | Outlook<p>As mind sports becomes the new frontier for doping concerns, research is exploring whether users …

The Brain

'The day I realised I was an emotional abuser - but can I change?'

<b>My girlfriend ended our relationship because I was emotionally abusive. I didn’t believe it for a long time but eventually accepted it when she showed me undeniable proof I was emotionally harming her.</b><p><b>Since we split up I have been researching this topic online and can see now why I acted this way</b> …

The week in pictures: 26 February 2016 - Telegraph

Buffalo Wings Recipe | Healthy Chicken Recipe | Quick Healthy Recipes

<b>Buffalo Wings Recipe</b><p><b>Ingredients:</b> <b><br>Marinade:</b><p>½ kilo Magnolia Chicken Station, Chicken Wings<br>1 tsp cayenne pepper<br>2 tbsp calamansi juice<br>1 tsp garlic, …

How to approach a close-up study

Contemporary artist Aldo Balding walks us through a close-up study inspired by the techniques of John Singer Sargent<p>Working from a reference photo of …

hair loss

12 Cards Your Friends With Depression Would Actually Appreciate

Because there's never a "right" thing to say.<p>* 13 Cards Your Anxious Friends Would Seriously Appreciate<p>* Here's What No One Tells You About Having Both Depression And Anxiety<p>* 24 Creative Ways To Channel Depression Or Anxiety

Betsy Dillard Stroud Acrylic Demo | Dreams of Yosemite

Artist and workshop instructor <b>Betsy Dillard Stroud</b> shared insights into the workshop experience in the April 2011 issue of <i>Watercolor Artist</i>. Here she …

10 Daily Routines For Honing Your Creativity

If your daily routine doesn’t get your creative juices flowing, consider adapting these habits of famously creative thinkers.<p>Creativity can be as elusive as it is rewarding. Inspiration usually lies just beyond the intellect’s reach, sparking our best work and sneaking away when we need it …

The Creative Mind – Something Running All The Time

<b>Stephen King</b> has commented about his creative mind: <i><br>“It’s as though something in there is running all the time.”</i><p>He also said that even when he tries …

See it! Best pics of full moon and Jupiter

An awesome gallery of photos of Jupiter and the full moon on February 3-4, 2015. Photos by EarthSky friends. Thank you all!<p>What a sight … the full …

14 Awe-Inspiring Images of Shooting Stars

The night sky is a canvas of innumerable wonders; granted, some people look up at night and don’t have much interest in what they’re seeing, …

HugeDomains.com - WeirdHood.com is for sale (Weird Hood)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Startups

Messing Around With Markers: Sharpies on Ceramic Tiles

This is a really neat technique that uses permanent markers, like Sharpies, and rubbing alcohol to re-flow the inks and make all sorts of mesmerizing swirly effects on the tile. Tiles are a popular material for creating DIY coasters. Be sure to seal the ink with a spray sealer as a final step to …

Cognitive bias modification for child anxiety and depression

Cognitive bias modification (CBM) offers the potential of a cheap and accessible way to help people overcome common and debilitating mental health …

The 10 best places to watch historic solar eclipse in Scotland

THE moon will travel in front of the sun, casting a shadow over the Earth and darkening the skies across Scotland and Europe between 8.30am and 10.45 …

Scotland

Football: Expert analysis, fixtures, results & team news

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US and UK enacting 'war games' to tackle cyber-attacks after Sony Pictures hack

The US and UK are to simulate large scale cyber-attacks on a variety of sectors in a bid to better prepare and tackle future online cybersecurity …

Dubai Buildings Are So High, You Can Look Down at the Clouds

Daniel Cheong's surreal cityscape photos capture some of the world's tallest skyscrapers engulfed in fog. The photographer stakes out incredible vantage points in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to shoot the tops of ghostly gray buildings as they puncture the thick carpet of fog.<p>Because …

Skyscrapers

Layered Resin and Paint Blend in Strikingly Psychedelic Paintings

Chicago-based artist Bruce Riley uses resin and paint to create vibrant, abstract shapes that blossom organically across large-scale panels. Pools of resin form the base of his striking creations, while drips and broad strokes of paint are layered endlessly in mesmerizing patterns that catch the …

Digital Art