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Researchers illuminate the hidden properties of light

<b>(CNN) —</b> When it comes to understanding light, it turns out we're more in the dark than we thought.<p>Researchers in Ireland have reported that they discovered a "new form" of light, and, in a press release, say that their discovery "will impact our understanding of the fundamental nature of light." …

Chinese New Year

How to 'Reclaim Your Brain' from mental disease

Many sufferers of mental disease would describe their illness, whether it be post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or anxiety, as a loss of control over their mind. Regaining that control seems impossible for those in the deep trenches of battle with their disease, but Dr. Joseph Annibali, a chief …

‘We should be over Rain Man by now’: TV’s fresh look at life with autism

The pleasures and problems of raising an autistic child take centre-stage in BBC drama The A Word<p>It has too often been portrayed as a problem to be overcome or used as shorthand for otherworldly genius. Now a new BBC drama hopes to present the everyday reality of life with an autistic child.<p><i>The</i> <i>A</i> …

6 Super Simple Health Hacks That Will Add Years to Your Life

Won’t sit up straight? Fail to floss daily? You’re forgiven. Our experts say these six quick fixes are the next best thing<p>No successful guy strives to be second best.<p>That’s because coming in second can suck: The trophy is less grand, the medal is less precious, and the attention is golf-applause …

WATCH: Guy With No Marathon Experience Completes a 50-Mile Race While Wearing Jean Shorts and Drinking Beer

Getting your body in shape to run a marathon takes a lot of work. Normally, an average Joe wouldn't wake up and say, "hey, I think I'm going to run a …

Marathons

Coffee Protects Your Liver, Says New Study

Yet another reason to get another cup.<p>Thanks to a Harvard study, we already know that coffee can help lower the risks of cardiovascular and …

Pawn star: How the 'David Beckham of chess' became a national hero

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Levon Aronian walks down the street in his native Armenia he's met by cheering crowds; restaurants insist he eats for free; new parents name their babies after him.<p>Aronian isn't an actor, activist, or astronaut. He's a chess player -- the fourth best in the world, to be precise. And in …

Most of the matter in the universe is missing, but astronomers think they've found some of it

These things seem to be pretty big - roughly the size of Earth's orbit around the Sun - and they could help to explain where a bunch of missing matter in the universe is, known as the missing baryon problem.<p>The detection of these structures was made by astronomers working at the CSIRO's Compact …

Physicists must accept that some things are unknowable

The Universe may be truly infinite, but our understanding of it never will be. Here’s why.<p><i>“To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do</i> …

Monster Star Explosion Breaks All Records

Scientists have spotted a supernova as bright as 570 billion suns. Here's how to glimpse one of these rare events from your own backyard.<p>Stunned astronomers have spotted a record-shattering blast from across the universe. The explosion, called a supernova, is so bright that it outshines our sun by …

Ethnicity News from Psych Central News

A new study finds that African-Americans and Latinos are significantly more likely to experience serious depression than whites. The study also found …

Do Something Exciting Together: How To Be Charming

Share<p>Tweet<p>5. Do Something Exciting Together<p>Research shows we don’t really fall in love with a person – we fall in love with how we feel when we’re with them. This is best demonstrated by the concept of emotional contagion: we’re bad at telling what made us feel a certain way, but good at making …

Relationships

Hubble's 'Einstein Cross' Supernova Strikes Back

An ancient supernova that was serendipitously captured in four Hubble space telescope images thanks to a naturally occurring cosmic magnifying lens …

Conceptions of narcissism and the DSM-5 pathological personality traits.

2013 Jun;20(3):339-52. doi: 10.1177/1073191113486692. Epub 2013 Apr 21.<p>1State University of New York at Buffalo, NY 14260, USA. …

Psychology

Scientists say this simple psychological shift can help you achieve your goals

Fortunately, you'll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017.<p>The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points.<p>In doing so, you'll be harnessing the power of what researchers call the "fresh-start effect." Whenever we feel like there's a chance …

At Last, A Device To Help Men Strengthen Their Penises

It's a better idea than it sounds.<p>Men, get ready for a different kind of workout.<p>A new device will help you perform a variety of pelvic floor exercises -- a.k.a. Kegels -- that can boost sexual stamina and prevent leaks from your bladder, making it a nice idea for guys young and old. It's called …

Israel Looking to Recreate the Biblical Wines Jesus Drank

<i>This story originally appeared on FWx</i><p>As a wine region Israel might not have the cache of your Bordeauxs or your Napas, but they do have a wine …

Wine

Can a broccoli sprout pill fight cancer?

A compound in broccoli sprouts may not only help prevent cancer but also treat it.<p>Sulforaphane is found in vegetables such as kale, cauliflower, and …

Cancer

The Strangest Black Holes in the Universe

Photo Credit: Alain R. | Wikimedia Commons<p>Slide 1 of 22<p>Introduction<p>Black holes are gigantic cosmic monsters, exotic objects whose gravity is so …

Scientist says huge clumps of dark matter may lie just beyond the Moon

The physicist predicts densities of up to 1 billion times greater than normal.<p>There are few fields like theoretical astrophysics, where public …

5 Scientific Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

While science has proved that memory games don't make you smarter, there are 5 methods that actually do work.<p>About a decade ago, some early scientific research suggested that playing memory games could increase "fluid intelligence," which is the capacity to solve problems in novel situations, …

The Brain

Star-Crossed Lovers? Two Suns Caught Smooching

It's a make-out session on a cosmic scale: Two incredibly hot stars, spinning in a tight orbit around one another, appear to be "kissing." The …

São Paulo

Met Office shown to be wrong by its own data

In recent years the organisation's forecasts have become skewed by its obsession with global warming<p>Imagine if Michael Fish, our most famous weatherman, had been sacked by the BBC for writing a book accusing the world’s climate scientists of having “manipulated” their data to promote panic over …

The Future Of Aging Care: 10 Innovations Driving Change

One of the most important areas of healthcare today is <i>aging</i>.<p>In the U.S. more than 10,000 people a day turn 65. Not only can the current system barely keep up with the healthcare needs of today’s aging population, but radical changes are essential to managing the massive demand for care in the …

'Breakthrough' Cancer Discovery Could Treat 90% Of Tumours, Scientists Claim

Scientists have accidentally stumbled across a "breakthrough treatment" that could kill nine in 10 cancer tumours.<p>In the hunt for a vaccine against …

Cancer

The Reality of Life With an Anxiety Disorder

By Kelsey Wallour<p>Everyone experiences anxiety to some degree--that surge of adrenaline released after the mind has detected something to panic about. Your hands shake, breathing increases, your stomach turns, eyes dilate and you start to sweat. But then it passes. Logic prevails, you take a deep …

Learning to Love Loneliness: Tips for Traveling Solo at 25

<i>*This post was originally published on Cool Gear's The Cool Down.</i><p>Three months ago, I decided to risk it all for the sake of travel. I had hit a rut -- that "quarter life crisis" slump, which is apparently a thing. I hated my lack of self confidence, the nagging heartbreaks that happen post-college, …

10 Thoughts Anxious People Have Throughout The Day

"Are they laughing at me?"<p>One of the <i>splendid blessings</i> (read: annoying symptoms) of anxiety is having to deal with rapid-fire thoughts that turn into constant worry. Sometimes these thoughts are warranted (“Did I leave the oven on?”), but often they’re totally unfounded (“Does my boss hate me?”) ― …