Cora Goldbetter

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Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

Samsung offers extra goodies for Galaxy Note 5, S6 edge+ and S6 edge buyers after 'Test Drive'

It turns out that those who decide to purchase a new Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge+ or Galaxy S6 after taking part in Samsung's "Ultimate Test Drive" …

Stunning Art Features Several Pop-Culture Fantasy and Sci-Fi Characters in a Bar

Constructed Identities: Presented by Crusade for Art Brooklyn

<i>Constructed Identities</i>, an exhibition presented by Crusade for Art Brooklyn and curated by Liz Arenberg, Sara Macel and Jennifer Schwartz will open …

Stifling Biden's bid

<b>THE CLOCK:</b> 442 days until Election Day 2016 …<p><b>THE DEBATE CLOCK:</b> 20 days until the next Republican debate … 47 days until the first Democratic debate.<p><b>STIFLING THE BIDEN BID</b>: <i>POLITICO’s Gabriel Debenedetti reports</i>: <b>HILLARY CLINTON</b>’s team is getting tired of the <b>JOE BIDEN</b> talk. And this week, they want to …

Before nation's top Democrats, Clinton sends Biden a message

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his …

Molto Giorgio

The first time Giorgio Armani visited Milan, he didn’t like it. “My father had an office there when I was very young, and I went to see him,” the designer recalls. “I was frightened. Milan seemed so big and chaotic compared to Piacenza, the city where we lived. I hated the noise and the crowds. But …

Get ready, 360-degree video ads are coming to YouTube

We knew these were well on their way, and the time has come. Google is ready to take YouTube video advertising to the next level by introducing support for 360-degree video ads.<p>This peculiar interactive videos were introduced to the most popular video streaming service in the world just last March. …

Depression and Learning From Other Cultures–Part 1

There is an “epidemic” of mental illness across this country and people (including young children) are being diagnosed with depression, bipolar …

Mental Health

Disturbingly Beautiful Post-Apocalyptic Artworks by Yuri Shwedoff

Yuri Shwedoff is a young, but immensely talented Moscow-based digital artist who feels passionate about movies and post-apocalyptic themes. He …

Art

"The Dead Galaxies of the Coma Cluster" -One of the Largest Structures in the Universe

"It found the galaxies could have fallen into the cluster as early as seven billion years ago, which, if our current theories of galaxies evolution …

Galaxies, nebula and stars: 13 award-winning photos of space

Amateur astrophotographers have shown off their spectacular images of space at the annual David Malin Awards.<p>The results of the 2015 competition, run …

Space

After the End of Truth

A generation raised on Foucault and Derrida has learned to distrust claims to objective truth. Yet the mantra that ‘there is no truth’ is a paradox. …

The Philosophical Importance of Algorithms

IBM’s Watson (Image from Clockready via Wikipedia)<p><i>This post originally appeared on Philosophical Disquisitions.</i><p><i>In the future, every decision that</i> …

5 Things You Shouldn't Say to Someone Who's Depressed

As someone who has treated hundreds of people with depression, and coped with it personally, I understand some of the fear and confusion about the …

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

Video of Sandra Bland's arrest shows argument with police officer

Sandra Bland, who was arrested for failure to signal a lane change, was found dead in her police cell<p>A US police dashboard video released on Tuesday shows how a routine traffic stop escalated into a shouting confrontation between a Texas state trooper and a black woman who was later found dead in …

Law Enforcement

The Dalai Lama’s Daily Routine and Information Diet

“To understand the Dalai Lama … perhaps it’s most useful to see him as a doctor of the soul.”<p>I think a great deal about the difference between routine and ritual as a special case of our more general and generally trying quest for balance — ripped asunder by the contrary longings for control and …

Don’t mess with Grace Mugabe – she could be the next president of Zimbabwe

During a state banquet in Pretoria, South Africa, in April 2015, I had a brief encounter with Grace Mugabe, the first lady of Zimbabwe. I was asking her husband, Robert Mugabe, about the question of her succeeding him as president. “She doesn’t have those ambitions,” began Mugabe, the spectacles …

Africa

90s Fashion Trends To Give You A Serious Nostalgia Trip

90s fashion hasn't been so in since err... well, the 90s. And although it really doesn't seem that long ago, our favourite trends are now vintage …

Fashion Trends

Hillary Clinton Wins Key Endorsement From American Federation of Teachers

Hillary Clinton has secured the first major union endorsement of the 2016 Democratic presidential primary.<p>The American Federation of Teachers, a …

Memory loss in old age breakthrough offers dementia hope, say researchers

Researchers may have found a way to slow down or prevent memory problems that arise in old age and which can become devastating in patients with dementia.<p>The fresh hope comes from a series of studies in humans and mice that identified a protein which causes memory impairment when it builds up in …

Dementia

Film,Nicolas Cage,Culture,Tim Burton,Superman,Superhero movies,Documentary,Crowdfunding,Technology,Comics and graphic novels,Books,US news,World news<p>Test footage from abandoned 1997 Tim Burton superhero film has been unearthed for a forthcoming documentary<p>Never-before-seen test footage has emerged …

Short Hair

Kenyan politicians tell Barack Obama to leave 'gay rights' talk at home

Senior figures including the country's deputy president William Ruto warn Mr Obama not to seek to push the legalisation of homosexual rights 'and other dirty things' in conservative African countries<p>Barack Obama has been warned by senior Kenyan politicians not to raise the issue of homosexuality …

12 Dalai Lama quotes that will make you think differently about happiness

He fled his home during the Chinese occupation of Tibet and soon set up a government in exile in India.<p>The monk has been the spiritual leader of his people and his religion since he was 15 years old. He's also one of the foremost authors and philosophers within Tibetan Buddhism, having authored …

You Haven't Left The Building But Your Brain's On A Virtual Reality Trip

For just a few minutes, I'm standing in the streets of Kathmandu. Families pick through the rubble left behind by April's devastating earthquake. I take in the sounds of metal clanking, of footsteps and chattering. A few people walk by, staring straight at me.<p>I want to help — but can't.<p>That's …