Darya Knysh

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How to Travel the World and Get Paid to Do It

One peek at my Instagram and you’d be forgiven for thinking I spend every single day on vacation. Lazing in hammocks sipping cocktails, exploring …

San Francisco trivia quiz -- June 25, 2017

So you think you know San Francisco? Well, here is your chance to find out, again.<p>It's our SF Trivia Brunch, our weekly buffet of tidbits about the city served here for you every Sunday morning. It is extremely random and extremely short because trivia is best served while your coffee is still …

A new 'solar paint' lets you transform your entire house into a source of clean energy

PexelsPowering homes using clean energy is becoming easier thanks to a growing number of innovative technologies and initiatives. Some government programs help homeowners with the financial burden of equipping their residences with energy-generating solar panels, and Elon Musk's Tesla has developed …

Scientists Modify Viruses with CRISPR to Kill Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

CRISPR-Powered Viruses<p>Earlier this month, the annual CRISPR 2017 conference was held at Montana State University. Attendees were the first to hear …

Virgin Olive Oil Protects Brain Tissue Against Alzheimer's In New Study

This has been a fantastic month for olive oil. A recent study showed that it stops brain cancer tumors in lab tests, and now a new study shows that it protects brain tissue from the toxic substances thought to cause Alzheimer’s disease.<p>The experiment used a well-verified Alzheimer’s mouse model to …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Sleep Science Still in Early Stages

A new research review finds that sleep remains an enduring biological mystery with major clinical relevance.<p>Thomas Scammell, M.D., of Beth Israel …

Neuroscience

Why Some Neuroscientists Are Fed Up With Neuroscience

If you work in a given field for years and years, you’re likely to pick up insights about its problems — that’s why people tend to have such strong …

A neuroscientist explains the 5 most effective methods to keep your brain healthy

Neuroscientist and leadership coach Dr. Tara Swart spoke with Business Insider about some of the most effective methods to keep your brain healthy.<p>She picked her five key areas: sleep, nutrition, hydration, oxygen, and meditation.<p>When talking about nutrition, Dr. Swart said: "My top five …

A Giant Neuron Has Been Found Wrapped Around The Entire Circumference of The Brain

This could be where consciousness forms.<p>For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a …

How to Maintain Hair Color in the Winter

Hold on to your hue.<p>Like fashion, hair color has become more and more of a trend-driven beauty move worthy of seasonal change-ups. It’s great that you can pretty much have any color in the Pantone universe on your head, but doing so can get expensive quickly — not to mention hard to maintain. …

Scientists have confirmed a brand new phase of matter: time crystals

For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals — strange crystals that have an atomic structure that repeats not just in space, but in time, putting them in constant oscillation without energy.<p>Now it's official — researchers have just reported in …

The number of Americans taking the supplement has doubled in five years – but it is controversial and not available over the counter in the UK. So does it work?<p>Jet lag can be more than just an inconvenience for long-distance travellers. Arriving in a far-off destination where the time no longer …

Sleep

Feel exhausted all the time? These could be the reasons why

Feel the energy slump? If you’re constantly tired, finding reasons not to exercise, aren’t waking up feeling fresh, then chances are that there is an …

Wellness

Why You Should Start Skipping Breakfast

"Intermittent fasting" burns fat and makes you healthier—really.<p>Put down the bagel and read this carefully: Skipping breakfast could help you unlock incredible health benefits and live longer. Yes, I'm encouraging you to shatter several dietary rules—never skip meals; eat every two to three hours; …

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …

How to activate your brain's ability to learn

A new study looks at the power of practicing well beyond mastery.<p>In music, you have scales. In Jiu Jitsu, it’s drilling. Most of us just call it practice. Whatever you label it, many believe that greatness, heck even mere competency, requires training a skill well past proficiency. It's continuing …

The Brain

The 13 biggest nutrition discoveries of 2016

The truth about nutrition is always in flux. One day coffee is a carcinogen, the next it’s a potent antioxidant. Carbs used to be the devil, now (the right kinds) are the staple of a well-balanced diet.<p>What’s healthy seems to change regularly, and 2016 was no exception, which is why we’re looking …

DIY masks and scrubs that’ll make your skin glow this party season

Face masks have seen revival in recent years, but the best ones can be whipped up at home. The obsession with creating my own recipes for scrubs and …

Groundbreaking fMRI study finds 4 distinct neurological subtypes of depression - ExtremeTech

By on December 20, 2016 at 12:02 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>New research from Weill Cornell …

In recent years, I’ve found being vegan makes romantic relationships difficult<p>I wish there were more of us. When I became a vegan at 19, my meat-eating parents worried my already fraught relationship with food was deteriorating. Family meals became stressful, eating out was a problem; I felt like a …

Green Living

Eleven common traits of highly intelligent people

Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know …

Psychology

A new kind of cancer treatment works remarkably well for some patients but not others — and researchers want to know why

The treatment, broadly speaking, is called cancer immunotherapy. These drugs — many of which have become available in the past few years — have led to cautious optimism among oncologists who often had few options for treating certain cancers. Cancer researchers see promise. Drug companies see …

Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Improves Cognitive Control

<i>Summary: Applying transcranial direct current stimulation to the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex can help to improve cognitive control and may be a</i> …

Frequent sauna sessions may lower dementia risk

We've already heard that things like special enzymes and fresh produce may help ward off Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. According …

17 Ways to Change Your Body in 2017 to Get Stronger, Leaner, and More Toned

If your goal for 2017 is to strengthen and sculpt your muscles, lean down body fat, and just look overall toned and amazing, then follow these tips …

The Top 10 Habits of Highly Organized People

Spend a few minutes on any organized blog ( or watching any of the hundreds of organizing channels on Youtube) and it’s not hard to start FOMO-ing. …

Why Apple Cider Vinegar Is So Good For You

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even …

How to Be Healthy: 9 Easy Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle

We all want to know how to be healthy, but it seems like such a lofty goal. Setting out to make healthy lifestyle changes can feel simultaneously …

The potential benefits of mental distractions for the aging brain

<i>This is part of a series on aging well.</i><p>Focus, focus, focus. This mantra for success is drilled into us from childhood all the way up to our working years. In older adults, however, there may be an upside to a wandering mind.<p>Mental distractions may help reinforce memory in adults 60 and older – but …

\"Running as the Thinking Person’s Sport\"

I’ve almost never run in my life. At 6’4″ I’ve always had the sense that my knees wouldn’t take the pounding. Or I’m lazy. I do like walking, …

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