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Lose weight without dieting: simple 10-minute game retrains brain to avoid junk food

A game which trains the brain to avoid unhealthy food such as cakes, biscuits and chocolate can lead to ‘pain free’ weight loss and cut energy intake by more than 200 calories a day, scientists have said.<p>Psychologists at the University of Exeter showed that less than ten minutes a day of ‘brain …

How Lack of Sleep Can Tremendously Affect Our Emotions

How is your memory? Is it as strong as you’d like it to be?<p>If not, then you’re definitely going to be interested in the memory improvement tips I’ll …

These European cities have the most affordable housing

According to Eurostat's 2015 Urban Europe report [PDF], published this week, most European big city residents feel that decent housing they can afford is increasingly hard to come by.<p>As the map above shows, only in Athens and Greater Manchester did more than half of citizens agree that decent value …

Meet the Woman Who Logged Every Detail of Every Date She Went on for Two Years

I assumed Carin Fishel would have discovered the secret to dating, so I called her for advice.<p>I've got a love-hate relationship with dating. Sometimes it's magic. Other times I spend too much money and too many hours to achieve only boredom and hangovers. And in these moments I wonder if there's a …

20 eerie photos that show just how polluted China's air has become

In March, Chen Jining, the country's minister of environmental protection, said that while China cannot hold back on efforts to address the pollution, the turnaround is not going to be immediate.<p>On November 9, the country was once again blanketed in acid smog from burning coal, breaking the record …

Music

Kanye West And Kid Cudi Return To Form On The Creatively Safe 'Kids See Ghosts'<p>Aaron Williams 06.08.18 16 hours ago<p>Stream The Best New Albums This Week From Kanye West And Kid Cudi, Jorja Smith, And Lykke Li<p>Derrick Rossignol 06.08.18 19 hours ago<p>Sadness Is A Blessing On Lykke Li's Inspired New …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1</b><b>.</b> Greece will keep its banks closed all week and introduce limits on money withdrawals after panicked Greeks drained ATMs of cash following the European Central Bank's decision not to extend emergency funding.<p><b>2.</b> The second inmate who escaped from a maximum security prison in upstate New York was …

5 surprising lessons a psychologist learned from interviewing killers

Which is to say, he interviews criminals before appearing as a witness to give expert testimony in their trials.<p>Earlier this year, the Loyola University psychologist published a book tying these experiences together, entitled "Listening to Killers: Lessons Learned from My Twenty Years as a …

Psychology

Brightest Galaxy Yet Shines With Light of 300 Trillion Suns

A gigantic quasar creates a beacon that can be seen across the cosmos.<p>Even in a cosmos that contains 100 billion galaxies or more, one of them has to be the brightest, and astronomers may have found a winner.<p>The newly identified galaxy, WISE J224607.57-052635.0, lurks at the very edge of the …

Brides for sale: European women lured for sham marriages

LONDON (AP) — Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had …

Brides

Europe’s first flying car crashes on test flight – with its creator inside

The quest to build a flying car has taken a major setback as Europe’s first legal model crashed – with its inventor inside.<p>Stefan Klein was …

Human Head Transplant Proposed—How Did We Get Here?

Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts?<p>Many of the headlines say so. “No, Human Head Transplants Will Not Be Possible by 2017,” said <i>Popular Science</i>. The <i>International Business Times</i> pronounced …

This is Your Brain on Expensive Wine

Here's one reason you get more pleasure from wines with extravagant price tags.<p>A new study in the <i>Journal of Marketing Research</i> confirms what prior …

'Alone time' is really good for you

<b>(CNN) —</b> Americans have a complicated relationship with alone time. Though we often feel a constant connection because of social media, the fact is, we're more on our own than ever: More than 50 percent of American adults are single, and some 27 million people live alone. In 1950, just 22 percent of …