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In Cave in Israel, Scientists Find Jawbone Fossil From Oldest Modern Human Out of Africa

Scientists on Thursday announced the discovery of a fossilized human jawbone in a collapsed cave in Israel that they said is between 177,000 and 194,000 years old.<p>If confirmed, the find may rewrite the early migration story of our species, pushing back by about 50,000 years the time that Homo …

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Relieving chronic pain with behavioral strategies

Behavioral strategies that relieve the physical and emotional burdens of chronic pain are becoming more commonplace, not just as alternatives or …

Chronic Pain

Adopt The 10x Mindset

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups ThereThe post Adopt The 10x Mindset appeared first on iamwire.

Self-improvement

It's time to talk about suicides among middle-aged men

It has been a tragic few days for music fans. On Thursday, the lead singer of nu-metal band Linkin Park Chester Bennington was found dead at the age …

I used a meditation app for 30 days and all I got was one with the universe

I am a leaf on the wind, a zen master, and a techno-guru who inspires calm and balance in all those who gaze upon me. Okay, I’m actually a slow-motion train wreck. But I spent 30 days with the Headspace app, meditating my ass off, in order to fix that.<p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>That’s another …

Meditation

Your Brain Doesn't Contain Memories. It Is Memories

Recall your favorite memory: the big game you won; the moment you first saw your child's face; the day you realized you had fallen in love. It's not …

Capitalists come for the marijuana industry

<b>(Reuters/Mark Blinch)</b><p>Some get in the pot business to do good. Some get into it hoping to do good and do well<p>Phillip Smith<p>June 14, 2017 7:59am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>This is not your father's marijuana industry. In a couple of decades we've gone from a completely black …

Cannabis

How to increase mental toughness: 4 secrets of Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

A Daily Dose Of Marijuana In Old Age Keeps Dementia Away

We all forget things sometimes, whether it's our car keys or the words to a song. As we age, changes in memory are normal, but we also become more …

Plans for extensive Government spying powers revealed in leaked report

The Government is planning to force social media and internet companies to break encryption to help spies monitor communications, a leaked report has revealed.<p>In an extension of the security agencies' abilities under the Investigatory Powers Act, the Government could force companies to change their …

If You Want to Be Truly Happy, Stop Worrying About These 24 Things in Your Life

We are each responsible for our own happiness.<p>If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing …

To break addictions, control your 'craving mind'

Dr. Judson Brewer's book explains how to use mindfulness techniques to quit bad habits, from smoking to overeating to nail-biting.<p>Addictions aren't …

Scientists identify parts of brain involved in dreaming

Experts say findings are ‘astounding’ and could help understand the purpose of dreams and predict whether people are dreaming<p>Scientists have unpicked the regions of the brain involved in dreaming, in a study with significant implications for our understanding of the purpose of dreams and of …

Sleep

What Happens When You Take Full Responsibility for Your Life

Leave yourself "no outlet."<p>Four realities exist.<p>The first is that indecision is potentially your greatest threat. The second is that most people are "drifting," which means they haven't taken command of their mind or their life. Drifting is when you let external circumstances determine where you go …

This ingenious slave literally mailed himself to freedom

Henry ‘Box’ Brown was precious cargo indeed<p>On March 30, 1849, a group of white men in Philadelphia breathlessly opened a wooden crate, carefully …

EU referendum: The claims that won it for Brexit, fact checked

The UK opted to leave the EU on 23 June 2016 after a campaign mired by scaremongering and the misuse of statistics.<p>Polls suggested a close race to the end, and Brexit ended up clinching victory with 51.9 per cent of the vote.<p>With conflicting facts thrown around by all sides in the campaign, <i>The</i> …

The 1 Secret to Ditching Bad Habits, and 5 Ways to Permanently Break Free

Bad habits rob us of time, money, energy, and the results we need to live our best lives. Here's how to finally release the bad and embrace the good.<p>We all hang onto a few bad habits like security blankets. They feel so good, especially when we are stressed out or bored. We all know we should be …

When the Lights Went Out in the Universe

<i>Paul Sutter</i> <i>is an astrophysicist at</i> <i>The Ohio State University</i><i>and the chief scientist at</i> <i>COSI Science Center</i><i>. Sutter is also host of</i> <i>Ask a</i> …

Dark Matter

Hemp: how one little plant could boost America's economy

The plant is almost magical, advocates say, with a range of applications from paper to medicine. So why is it illegal to grow?<p>Imagine a plant that cuts cholesterol, reduces our exposure to toxins, can ease joint inflammation, proves more durable than concrete, and can provide the economy with …

Cannabis

How I Gave Up Trying to Cure my Depression & Found Happiness.

<b>I have been told many</b> times before that I write as though I have lived a long time, and I have often thought about why that is.<p>I feel like I have …

The old-school muscle-building plan for mammoth gains

<b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5-9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>In the past, you may have tried what many lifters call "pre-exhaustion" training, a philosophy based on …

Muscle

We've Been Wrong About Where the Brain Processes Language for 141 Years

Where word salad is really made.<p>The map of where and how the brain processes speech has been modified again. Researchers from Northwestern University just published a paper in the journal <i>Brain</i> wherein they demonstrate that the famous Wernicke's area, thought to be the center of language …

U.S. utilities seek solar power as Trump sides with coal, fossil fuels

The plunging cost of solar power is leading U.S. electric companies to capture more of the sun just when President Donald Trump is moving to boost coal and other fossil fuels.<p>Solar power represents just about 1% of the electricity U.S. utilities generate today, but that could grow substantially as …

Solar Power

5 Mindful Attitudes That Will Help You Cope With Anxiety and Stress

Anxiety is a big problem for people in America. According to The Kim Foundation, approximately 40 million American adults ages 18 and older, or about …

6 Expert-Approved Ways To Lose Fat Fast

#3 should be easy.<p>When it comes to reaching our weight-loss goals, we've got about as much patience as we do sitting in traffic when we're already late for work<i>.</i><p>But in order to get to your goal as quickly as possible, you've got to forget about crash dieting. That's because making strategic tweaks …

Want to Be Successful? Start Setting Embarrassingly Small Goals

It may seem counterintuitive, but your big ambitions are holding you back<p>Big goals sound sexy.<p>Take these for instance: <i>"My business is going to make $1 million this year,"</i> or <i>"we're going to grow our customer base by 40 percent,"</i> or even <i>"I'm going to launch three new products by year end."</i><p>All these …

The Most Important Aspect of Emotional Intelligence That No One Talks About

Emotional intelligence is a known predictor of success and happiness, but what we know and what we do sometimes don't align.<p>I recently facilitated one of my monthly CEO Roundtable groups, and a member raised the topic of Emotional Intelligence (EI). My members all run multimillion-dollar …

7 Scientific Ways to Stop Complaining and Enjoy a Happier Life

Kill the habit of complaining and watch your life change.<p>Research shows that habitual complaining affects us mentally, emotionally, and physically. Such behavior may cause or worsen stress, sapping our energy and desire to pursue our dreams.<p>Above all that, it just doesn't feel good to complain, or …