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Brain Overload -- 5 Tricks to Kicking Anxiety to the Curb

"I have anxiety today."<p>You wouldn't believe how often I hear this statement from my friends. Heck, I probably say it to them several times each week.<p>I'm inching up on 28 (birthday is next month!), and let me tell ya -- ANXIETY IS REAL. (I'm no doctor, but I'd argue that most everyone has …

Cook Out

How to Build a Bolder Brain With Age

In advance of National Older Americans Month this May, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued a report titled "Cognitive Aging: Progress in Understanding and Opportunities for Action." The report details changes in cognition -- essentially, brain functions such as memory, attention, decision-making …

The Brain

13 Things I Wish I Knew About Depression When I Was a Teenager

Yes, it is as difficult as it feels like it is.<p><b>1. If you feel like you're so sad you can't handle it, you might not actually be able to handle it.</b> I wish I'd known that I wasn't being weak or whiny, that it was actually perfectly normal to feel as sad and emotionally heavy as I felt. Whether you …

9 Inspiring Photos That Will Make Your Brain Spray The Good Chemical

These pictures will please your brain and make it spray the good chemical. You like how the good chemical feels.<p>1. These shapes and colors feel nice …

Your attention span is now less than that of goldfish, Microsoft says

People now have shorter attention spans than goldfish — and our always-on portable devices may be to blame, a new study suggests.<p>The study from …

The Brain

Haskell - Haskell Sorcery

What do I look for in a programming language? First of all:<p>Programs should be easy to express.<p>Writing code should be comparable to writing prose. A …

Programming

You'll be Amazed by These 10 Creative Ways to Cook Eggs

Still thinking eggs are unhealthy and refusing to eat them? Want to know the real truth? This article reviews why eggs are a superfood and provides …

Brain Entrainment for Cognitive Enhancement

What is the premise behind <i>Brain Entrainment?</i> Simply put, the contention is that producing different brain frequencies–whether by light, sound, or …

10 Writing Tips from Legendary Writing Teacher William Zinsser

<i>Image used with permission by Mark Ostow/Yale Alumni Magazine</i><p>Author William Zinsser died at his Manhattan home on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The …

Writing

Will Robots Inherit the Earth?

Once we know what we need to do, our nanotechnologies should enable us to construct replacement bodies and brains that won't be constrained to work …

MH370 search uncovers shipwreck in the Indian Ocean

MH370 search authority says the discovery of a shipwreck on the ocean floor indicates its equipment is well-suited to finding the plane<p>The authority searching for MH370 has made a "fascinating" discovery of a shipwreck at a depth of 12,800 feet off the western coast of <b>Australia</b>.<p>After more than a …

Airplanes

A Good Way To Know Your Date

30 High-Impact Ways to Level Up Your Writing

<i>This is a guest contribution from freelance blogger and email copywriter Hassan Ud-deen.</i><p>Ever feel like your writing could be better?<p>If you’re a …

5 Point Checklist To Help Writers Get to Know Their Characters Thoroughly

<i>By Jody Hedlund, @JodyHedlund</i><br>Reviews are starting to roll in for my new YA novella, <b>THE VOW</b>, published by Harper Collins.<br>Considering the length …

10 Habits You Should Abandon Now to Improve Productivity

They say that you have the same number of hours in the day as Beyonce — so why does it feel like you’re never able to get caught up on your business …

Time Management

The Best Time to Write and Get Ideas, According to Science

What does your ideal day look like? Would you believe there’s a scientifically correct answer to the question?<p>Research into the human body—its …

Unkindest cut? Insect penis gets the chop in the name of science

It seems an obvious result: researchers lop off part of an insect’s penis and find it doesn’t work so well. But is this as cut and dried as it seems?<p>Scientific papers are not known for their brilliant titles. But today, the Royal Society has published a wonderful exception.<p><b>“Experimental reduction</b> …

Biology

16 Hobbies That Will Improve Your Quality of Life

Having a hobby is not just a way to pass the time; it can also improve the quality of your life. A hobby is something that you do for fun or …

Android Wear 5.1 review: simple, useful and the best – for now

Google’s latest version of Android Wear makes it easier to get to apps, improves notification handling and adds brilliant emoji features<p>Google’s smartwatch operating system, Android Wear, is on its third major revision, and this time it is a coherent and useful platform that does what a smartwatch …

Apps

Simple Steps to Improve Cognitive Performance

Does your memory lets you down once in a while?<p>Mine do. I have a Google Calendar with alerts set, an email to-do list and loads of notes scattered …

This optical illusion baffles your brain so much it comes with health warning

This optical illusion is so brain-twisting it comes with a health warning.<p>The trick can make you see black and white as green and red for up to three …

10 Tips For Better Business Writing

The ubiquity of e­mail means that everyone in business, from lords of finance to programmers who dream in code, needs to write intelligently. By using simple, clear, precise language, and following a few other basic writing rules, you can become a better communicator and improve the prospects for …

Creative Writing

The yearbook photos of 13 famous titans of tech

From Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak to Microsoft's Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer, we've collected some of the most hilarious, awkward, and (sometimes) suave yearbook photos of some of the world's most famous leaders in tech.

Silicon Valley

8 Most Overlooked Ways to Lose Weight

His theory, known today as Occum’s Razor, basically says that the simplest path forward is usually the best. And while we’ll never know if William …

10 Runway Looks You’ll Never Believe Were 3D Printed

The highlight of this year’s 3D Print Design Show was, of course, the fashion show, which showcased the latest in 3D fashion from talented designers who are proving themselves to be the front runners in transforming the way we view clothing production. In their minds, with the help of …

3D Printing