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7 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Oxytocin And The Science Of Love

When most people have questions about love or sex, they talk to friends, scour the Internet, and maybe call into a radio talk show. Me? I ask my mom, who also happens to be Sue Carter, Ph.D., the director of the Kinsey Institute and the scientist who first discovered the critical role hormones such …

Wired to lose your mind: Know the science behind falling in love | health and fitness

Love’s about losing your mind, not your heart. New love is a bit like psychosis, with the lovestruck presenting with symptoms of addiction, mania, …

Love

Why you can never forget your first love, according to science

While there is a lot of money and research that goes into the study of relationships, a certain amount of mystery remains about why people tend to …

8 Crazy Things Love Does To Your Brain, According To Science

Love really is like a drug.<p>Love can make you feel euphoric, foolish, happy, obsessed, distracted, passionate, exhausted and pretty much everything in between -- so it should come as little surprise that falling in love does quite a number on your brain.<p>When you fall in love with someone, a whole …

10 Smart & Easy Money-Saving Secrets

Psst! Saving for your next big vacation is easier than you think when you break it down into these start-today steps.

25 Museums You Need to Visit in Your Lifetime

The breathtaking art collections (and striking architecture) are certainly worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, a comprehensive ranking includes places from all corners of the world.

Scientists find you can reduce peoples' belief in God by directing magnetic energy into the brain

They found the same results when trying to reduce intolerance towards immigrants<p>Scientists from the University of York have found a way of performing mind control<p>By directing magnetic force towards the posterior medial frontal cortex of the brain, they were able to reduce belief in God and decrease …

12 Things You Didn't Know About The Eiffel Tower

It was never meant to be a permanent part of the Parisian skyline. (What?!)<p>There's a reason this famous landmark is synonymous with Paris: It's tall, chic, and rich in history. But you might be surprised to find out that some Parisians weren't always so keen on this monument, because they thought …

The Cheese Dip Recipes That Make Life Worth Living

So much glorious cheese.<p>The hierarchy of dips is a simple one. Cheese is number one -- queso included -- next in line is spinach artichoke and everything else is pretty much forgettable. Today, we're going to concentrate on the No. 1 kind of dip, cheese, because we all deserve the best.<p>Cheese dips …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

The best pancake recipes: 12 easy ways to celebrate Pancake Day

A hot stack of pancakes, drizzled with maple syrup, is the quintessential American breakfast, but it’s time to give this morning meal a makeover. For Shrove Tuesday, aka Pancake Day, why not jazz up the old classic with something new?<p>Whether you enjoy pancakes for a breakfast, lunch or dinner …

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7 Best Praline Recipes

Praline is a fudge-like combination of nuts, cream and sugar. It’s minimalist but ultra-delicious and a great addition to lots of desserts.<p>Praline is …

Easy Techniques to Improve Any Shrimp Recipe

I was raised in what you might call a shrimp cocktail family—each and every one of us is a complete fanatic. To this day, it's not uncommon for an oversize platter of poached shrimp and a bowl of horseradish-heavy cocktail sauce to stand in as my dinner. Unfortunately, not all shrimp cocktail is …

Found: A Gene That Prevents Elephants From Getting Cancer

And it could help us treat cancer better in humans<p>Logically, elephants should get cancer much more than humans do—elephants have 100 times more cells than we do and live just about as long, providing ample opportunity for cancer-causing mutations to occur. But in fact they have less cancer; an …

Start a Business on a Bare-Bones Budget With These 3 Lean Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a lot of talk lately about the rise in startups and venture capital returning to high levels. With all that capital there are also unfortunately common stories of overzealous spending on things that most startups really don’t …

Entrepreneurship

7 Ways For Women to Win and Succeed in Business

<b>1.You Can't Do Or Have It</b> . One of the downfall of many business and professional women is the "Superwoman Complex." Once you hang up the Superwoman cape and the Wonderwoman belt and recognize and accept this fact, your job will get a whole lot easier. Every successful person needs a dedicated …

7 things confident entrepreneurs never do

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>Entrepreneur.com</i><i>.</i><p>By Sujan Patel, Entrepreneur.com<p>If you …

Employees Can’t Be Summed Up by a Personality Test

When we were in college, Eleanor, then my girlfriend (now my wife), wanted me to take a Myers-Briggs type test, a personality assessment that would categorize me into one of 16 boxes, each box containing four letters that would explain me.<p>I didn’t want to do it.<p>So she made it easy for me. “Come on, …

Why Introverts Make Great Entrepreneurs

Conventional wisdom says you need to be an extrovert to start a successful business. That’s wrong for all sorts of reasons.<p>Imagine a typical entrepreneur.<p>A quiet, reserved introvert is probably not what first came to mind. Aren’t entrepreneurs supposed to be gregarious and commanding—verbally adept …

Entrepreneurship