Darren Donaldson

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North Korea ready for another nuclear test any time: South Korea | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea is ready to conduct an additional nuclear test at any time, South Korea’s Defence Ministry said on Monday, three days after Pyongyang’s fifth test drew widespread condemnation.<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives a speech at the 9th Congress of the Kim Il Sung …

Pastor allegedly shoots, kills minister during argument over Bible at retirement home

Horror erupted at a senior home in Chicago, Illinois, in the wee hours on Monday when Allen Smith, 80, a retired Baptist minister and Yale Divinity School graduate was allegedly shot dead by a wheelchair bound, 67-year-old pastor during an argument over the Bible.<p>The Chicago Tribune said Smith and …

The Making of Star Trek: The Next Generation's Greatest Episode, 'The Inner Light'

This episode should’ve never worked. It was a one-off, inconsequential story about characters we’ve never seen before nor would ever see again. It …

The new World Trade Center could have been a 70-story interconnected ‘city in the sky'

Nearly 15 years after the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, the area of downtown Manhattan that was destroyed is nearly rebuilt. The soaring Freedom Tower now stands taller than any other building in the city, and the cascading memorials sit dark and solemn in memory of those who lost …

Intelligence and Mood Disorders

Since ancient times, people have associated “madness” with creative genius, believing the gods had blessed these individuals.

Hack Your Brain: the McCollough Effect

There is a fascinating brain reaction known as the McCollough Effect which is like side-loading malicious code through your eyeballs. Although this …

Oh God, DC Comics, People From Pakistan Don't Speak "Pakistanian"

No, DC. No no no. Oh <i>no</i>.<p>The latest “annual” anthology issue of <i>Superman/Wonder Woman</i>, a series that explores the romantic relationship between Superman …

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When video games become an addiction

<b>(CNN) —</b> Can video games be addictive? One U.S. expert has no doubts.<p>Douglas Gentile, a psychologist at Iowa State University, has been studying the subject for decades.<p>"The first study I began in 1999, to basically try to show video game addiction isn't a real thing, and it turns out I was wrong!" …

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Headspace app generates buzz as meditation turns ultra-trendy

Andy Puddicombe, a trained Buddhist monk, wants to spread health and happiness by teaching our technology-addled minds to slow down and live in the moment.<p>Naturally, he's doing it through an app.<p>In just a few short minutes a day, users can listen to meditation guides for topics as varied as anxiety …

Lumosity Must Pay $2 Million Because ‘Brain Training’ Is Not Real

You’ve seen the claims: Play some mental games to improve your memory and cognitive sharpness, a “personal trainer for your brain, improving your …

Does White Noise Really Help You Sleep Better?

Anyone who sleeps with white noise is likely to tell you they can't fall asleep without it. And when you count up all the apps and white noise …

Elon Musk Says SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket 'Ready to Fire Again'

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says the Falcon 9 rocket that successfully landed back on Earth after launching a payload of satellites into orbit is in good shape and "ready to fire again."<p>Musk on Thursday posted a photo of the rocket back at its hangar at Cape Canaveral in Florida. He said the rocket didn’t …

Why You Should Stop Sleeping Late On The Weekends

We’ve got some bad news: Sleeping a few extra hours on the weekend may actually be bad for you. In effect, by spending a few additional hours in the …

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80 Empowered Women Go Bare-Breasted in New York

While portrait photographer Jordan Matter may best be known for his uplifting series <i>Dancers Among Us</i>, a collection of photographs of dancers leaping on city streets, it's his portraits of over 80 bare-breasted women that will have you talking today. Over the course of six years, Matter asked women …

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These brilliant scientists each won $3 million for discovering a way to turn brain cells on or off using light

Two of the scientists honored at this year's awards were Ed Boyden of MIT and Karl Deisseroth of Stanford, who pioneered a technique for turning brain cells on or off using pulses of light.<p>A total of $22 million was awarded during a gala on Sunday night hosted by TV producer Seth MacFarlane, with a …

Some tell-tale signs you're WAY too stressed out

Stressing out is the worst. OK, it’s <i>among</i> the worst —but still, being stressed out sucks. Whether your stress manifests itself in the form of a …

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

5 Mental Health Hacks

Fall is a foreboding time for people with mental health issues. It means that winter, the coldest, darkest and often most depressing season, is on …

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Low on Energy? Try These Solutions

Fatigue isn’t inevitable. But it can be difficult to get regular exercise, stick to a sleep schedule, and minimize stress — all daily activities that …

How much sleep is enough/too much when you have depression

The first thing my psych-nurse practitioner said on my first visit during my last major depression was this:<p>“First, we need to get you some …

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Compassion Is A Remedy For Depression

<b>Schadenfreude</b><p>Schadenfreude is a feeling of pleasure that occurs to some people when they find out that someone else is hurting.<p>Feeling pleasure, even …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

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