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7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

Time Management

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Happiness

Gene editing can now change an entire species -- forever

CRISPR gene drives allow scientists to change sequences of DNA and guarantee that the resulting edited genetic trait is inherited by future …

Genetics

What's the Point of Being Human? The Best Answer So Far

The point of being human is to push the envelope of being human. This is worth remembering when times are tough and we lose confidence in ourselves. No other creature on earth has the capacity to redefine itself. We do. How humans gained this ability remains a totally mystery. Looking at physical …

Consciousness

Here's How Meditation Reduces Inflammation And Prevents Disease

Science has shown that mindfulness meditation can have a positive impact on a huge range of health conditions, including cancer, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. The practice has even been found to slow HIV progression and protect the brain from aging.<p>Mindfulness seems to improve …

Mindfulness

How to Make Small Talk with Strangers: My 21-Day Experiment | The Art of Manliness

One of the more unexpected changes I discovered upon becoming a parent is how much more you end up talking with strangers. This is in part because …

Deafness could be treated by virus, say scientists

<b>Scientists say they have taken a significant step towards treating some forms of deafness after restoring hearing in animals.</b><p>Defects in a baby's DNA are behind roughly half of cases of hearing loss in early life.<p>The mouse study, published in Science Translational Medicine, showed a virus could …

Mutations

Alzheimer's Disease May Have Evolved As Humans Became More Intelligent — NOVA Next

The bigger brains that evolved with early modern humans may have come with an unfortunate side effect—Alzheimer’s disease. A new study shows that …

Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers Find Missing Link Between the Brain and Immune System

<b>Implications profound for neurological diseases from autism to Alzheimer’s to multiple sclerosis.</b><p>In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of …

Applied Statistics Is A Way Of Thinking, Not Just A Toolbox

<b>By Randy Bartlett, Blue Sigma Analytics.</b><p>Applied statistics provides our way of thinking and our approach to extracting the most information from …

Another contender for the ancestor of the human lineage may have been found

A newfound humanlike species may be another contender for the ancestor of the human lineage, researchers say.<p>This ancient relative of humanity …

Scientists Discover Evolutionary Advantage For Homosexuality

It’s an evolutionary paradox that’s frustratingly difficult for biologists to explain, but researchers may have just found a benefit conferred by …

Biology

We’ve Found A New Human Ancestor, And It’s Changing How We View Human Evolution

Whenever we find a new hominid, it’s a big deal. Understanding our past and what we evolved from lets us better understand our ancient history and the mechanism of evolution. And we’ve now discovered a completely new human ancestor, which is changing how we view our past completely.<p>It doesn’t often …

The Establishment Has Already Acknowledged a Lost Race of Giants - Part 2

Following our overview of discoveries of gigantic humanoid skeletons in the burial mounds and associated graveyards of the Adena-Hopewell, Archaic …

Gaming cooperatively makes you more sociable, say scientists

Gaming has well known dark sides, but it can also improve spatial skills, reduce stress and even bring families together. Two new studies may further confuse you about the benefits, with one concluding that gaming makes you friendlier in the real world, and another implying it could <i>ruin your brain</i>. …

Evolutionary Perspectives on Social Psychology | Virgil Zeigler-Hill

Editors: <b>Zeigler-Hill</b>, Virgil, <b>Welling</b>, Lisa L. M., <b>Shackelford</b>, Todd K. (Eds.)<p>Focuses on integrating evolutionary theory with social psychology<br>• Presents …

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Scientists unearth earliest-known stone tools, 3.3 million years old

Scientists working in Kenya have unearthed the oldest known stone tools, simple cutting and pounding implements crafted by ancient members of the human lineage 3.3 million years ago.<p>At about 700,000 years older than the other stone tools excavated to date, the discovery hints that anthropologists …