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Newfound neurological mechanism explains how breathing can sharpen your focus

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have uncovered a neurophysiological link between respiration and cognition, offering a fascinating anatomical …

Neuroscience

Become the Best You Can Be With These Top 27 Inspirational Quotes

Robert H. Schuller said, "Tough times never last, but tough people do." This is one of the many encouraging quotes that will help keep you on track to realizing your full potential.<p>Office life and work routines can sometimes become a bit drab. When you live a life full of Excel spreadsheets and …

Motivation

New Study Says Ancient Humans Hunted Big Mammals To Extinction

Over the past 125,000 years, the average size of mammals on the Earth has shrunk. And humans are to blame.<p>That's the conclusion of a new study of the fossil record by paleo-biologist Felisa Smith of the University of New Mexico.<p>Smith studied fossils going back 65 million years, when dinosaurs died …

Paleontology

The Dope on Dopamine

For the past several decades scientists have been investigating possible connections between ADHD and one of the main chemical messengers in the …

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

Green-haired turtle that breathes through its genitals added to endangered list

It sports a green mohican, fleshy finger-like growths under its chin and can breathe through its genitals.<p>The Mary river turtle is one of the most striking creatures on the planet, and it is also one of the most endangered.<p>The 40cm long turtle, which is only found on the Mary river in Queensland, …

Zoology

Greenland's Strange 'Dark Zone' Is Becoming a Huge Problem For All of Us

Here's why you need to know this.<p>There's a Dark Zone on Greenland's ice sheet, and new drone surveys are showing that it's growing ever darker. On …

Meet Your Ab Muscles to Find Out How They Work

It seems everyone who exercises is looking for the best ab exercise routine for developing flat, tight abdominal muscles. Every year there are dozens …

Workouts

The fascinating history behind 11 common superstitions

Even if you consider yourself a die-hard skeptic, you've probably heard of one or two superstitions in your time — and perhaps even indulged in an occasional good luck ritual of your own.<p>The most common superstitions didn't just materialize out of nowhere. The surprising origins behind some of the …

Ancient History

Man eats world's hottest chilli pepper – and ends up in hospital

A man who took part in a chilli pepper eating contest ended up with more than he bargained for when he took on the hottest pepper in the world.<p>After eating a Carolina Reaper pepper, the 34-year-old started dry heaving before developing a pain in his neck that turned into a series of thunderclap …

New York State

This Sperm Whale Was Found Dead With 64 Pounds Of Trash In Its Digestive System

Plastic bags, ropes, fishing nets and a drum were all found lodged inside the juvenile off the coast of southeast Spain.<p>A young male sperm whale discovered dead off the coast of Spain died from ingesting a huge quantity of trash, authorities revealed this week.<p>About 64 pounds of garbage — including …

Digestion

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Country Lifestyle

The terrifying phenomenon that is pushing species towards extinction

There was almost something biblical about the scene of devastation that lay before Richard Kock as he stood in the wilderness of the Kazakhstan steppe. Dotted across the grassy plain, as far as the eye could see, were the corpses of thousands upon thousands of saiga antelopes. All appeared to have …

Climate Change

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Want to Be Mentally Tough? Science Recommends 1 Surprising Daily Habit | Inc.com

When we resolve to be more resilient and mentally strong, we often adopt a militaristic "tough it out" approach. That is, we believe the more we put our noses to the grindstone and endure, the stronger and grittier we'll become. Picture: a Marine slogging through the mud, or a football player …

Productivity

FDA reports on lead in lipstick: How worried should you be?

It should be easy to keep lead at safe levels in lipstick and other cosmetics, the Food and Drug Administration says.<p>And it notes while many cosmetics contain some lead, it's at such low levels that people are not at risk from using them.<p>It issued gentle guidance this week recommending cosmetics …

In Defense of Fahrenheit

A lot of scientific thought went into developing the United States' stubbornly-held temperature system.<p>Celsius is the obvious temperature scale of choice when conducting scientific experiments. Water freezes at 0. It boils at 100. It is beautiful and simple and has a lot going for it, not least of …

Who was Giovanni Cassini?

During the Scientific Revolution, which took place between the 15th and 18th centuries, numerous inventions and discoveries were made that forever …

Astronomy

Dolls that kept Holocaust girls’ memory alive donated to French museum

On a bleak February day in 1944, a French gendarme snatched a pair of dolls from two Jewish sisters about to be deported to Auschwitz, and flung them to the ground.<p>Denise and Micheline Lévy, aged 10 and 9 when the gendarme bundled them out of their school in the eastern French village of Gemeaux, …

Website turns your Instagram photos into a coloring book

Adult coloring books are all the rage and colored pencil sales can prove it.<p>With so many options for various types of coloring books, it seems …

Art History Movies Everybody Needs to Watch

Woman in Gold (2015)<p>Let’s start the list with a recent achievement directed by Simon Curtis. With Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds in the main roles, …

Michelin Guide 2016: New Stars for France's Restaurants Revealed Today

This morning, as an anxious crowd gathered at the salons du Quai d’Orsay you could have sliced the ambience with a knife. As with every year for decades, the 1st February is the most anticipated day of the year for chefs and key players of the culinary world across France. This year however, it was …

France

How 'Star Wars' actor John Boyega got ripped in just 21 days

Recently, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" star John Boyega told British Vogue that his character Finn will be "much more physical" in the next "Star Wars" movie, "Episode VIII."<p>"I might be in the gym a bit more," the British actor said.<p>Turns out he wasn't joking.<p>After filming wrapped on "The Force …

Star Wars

Table Etiquette in France that will help you in France

I made the mistake of assuming that my table manners would come with me across the pond as naturally as my southern accent did. The years of my …

France

Five Life Lessons You Can Only Learn Against Your Will

We can’t help learning lessons as we go through life. Some of the lessons we learn are rewarding and exhilarating — like learning how to accept praise graciously and how to give advice when people look up to you enough to ask for your advice.<p>Some of the most vital lessons we have to learn are ones …

Motivation

Nutrition Basics: Study suggests this brain-healthy diet can help minimize Alzheimer's risk

Registered dietitian Leslie Beck explains how the diet mixes heart-healthy foods with foods containing nutrients linked to positive brain health

Nutrition

NASA Releases 8,400 High-Quality Images of Past Moon Missions on Flickr

One small step for man, one giant catalog of images for mankind.<p>A lot has happened regarding the topic of space in the last two weeks: from the discovery of liquid water on the surface of Mars to the release of Ridley Scott’s survival flick <i>The Martian</i>. Now, to keep the momentum up, NASA announced …

Space Science

Woman burned as a baby tracks down nurse who cared for her

A woman who suffered severe burns as an infant is finally getting a chance to thank the hospital nurse who cared for her, thanks to a social media posting that revealed the identity of the nurse in 38-year-old photos.<p>Amanda Scarpinati says she has always treasured photos of her as a baby in a young …

We asked, you told us: How satisfied are you with your sex life?

The Globe and Mail<p>hide navigation<p>We asked, you told us: How satisfied are you with your sex life?<p>subscribe<p>register<p>log in<p>search button<p>AdChoices<p>Email to friend<p>Share on Twitter<p>Share on Facebook<p>Share on LinkedIn<p>Share on WhatsApp<p>close panel<p>open sub categories<p>open sub categories<p>open sub categories<p>open …

Customer Service

The Amount of Water You Actually Need Per Day

Eight, 8 oz. glasses of water a day: it’s a rule that’s been burned into our brains for years as the ideal amount of fluid to drink each day. Yet no …