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Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

Neuroscientists create ‘atlas’ showing how words are organised in the brain

Using brain imaging, scientists have built a map displaying how words and their meanings are represented across different regions of the brain<p>Scientists have created an “atlas of the brain” that reveals how the meanings of words are arranged across different regions of the organ.<p>Like a colourful …

Neurophilosophy

Scout Sixteen

A few months back, I was so stoked to hear that Nordstrom was opening their first store in New York City… and on top of that, it is a menswear-only …

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Nil Erturk – Nil Erturk's Fashion and Lifestyle Blog

Baby, LIFESTYLE<p>Yenidoğan Bebek İhtiyaç Listesi 2018<p>November 15, 2017<p>Hatırlıyorum da hamileliğin 5 ya da 6. ayında bir panik hali gelmiş ee şimdi bir …

How to Plate (and Instagram) Like a Pro

<i>Photo: Alex Lau</i><p>BY AARON ARIZPE<p>The look of a dish matters more than ever in the age of Instagram. We asked four chefs to teach us how to smash and swoosh with the best of them.<p><i>Photo: Dylan + Jeni</i><p><b>The Yin & Yang</b><p><b>The Pro:</b> Zach Pollack, Alimento, Los Angeles<p><b>The Move:</b> Pollack shifts the center of gravity, …

10 Blogging Tools That Made Me A Better Blogger

Five months ago, I wrote my first blog post because my company decided to start doing content marketing. I had no experience whatsoever in blogging, …

7 Must-Check Stats In Your Google Analytics Report

Any blogger who’s worth her pageviews knows to check in on Google Analytics from time to time to see how her site is doing. But have you spent much …

Google Analytics

Why I'm shifting my entire personal blog to Medium

Medium announced some impressive changes today to its service to foster its future growth, which made me start paying a lot more attention to the service. So much, in fact, that I’ve decided to move my personal blog over.<p>I’ve always run my own blogs, be it on WordPress, Svbtle, Squarespace or even …

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Science Says These Are the 6 Steps to a Perfect Apology

Saying sorry just isn't enough.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>How good are you at contrition?<p>As good as you are at, say, passing the buck or managing up?<p>Knowing how to apologize is an art.<p>It's inevitable, then, that scientists …

6steps

Revealed: The simple ‘40-second’ secret to boost your memory

If your memory constantly lets you down, here’s a simple technique that may just be the answer to your problems (if you don’t forget it).<p>It’s known as the drawing effect and will help you remember and recall information more easily in less than 40 seconds, according to a new study.<p>While Sherlock …

These photos of dogs eating peanut butter will make your day

Greg Murray was trying to photograph his Mastiff Bailey and he noted that the naturally droopy dog just never looked happy in photos.<p>Then, it came to him: Peanut butter.<p>That was two years ago. Today, he's taken photos of close to 110 dogs eating peanut butter and he has about 10 more to go before …

Pets

What would it take to put an astronaut on Mars?

<b>A joint European and Russian space mission - the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) - has left for Mars to study methane and other rare gases in the Red Planet's atmosphere, and drop a lander on its surface.</b><p>The TGO is expected to take seven months to travel the 500 million km (310 million miles) to …

31 Hilarious Art History Photos That Capture Going To The Gym

Bench press sucks regardless of what century it is.

Diabetes cases have quadrupled in just over 3 decades

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's a potentially fatal disease whose risks can in many cases be prevented through lifestyle measures. So why has diabetes seen a massive increase in sufferers?<p>The number of people living with the potentially fatal disease has quadrupled since 1980, to more than 400 million, according to …

Diabetes

How children's brains develop to make them right or left handed

As children grow older, they tend to favour one hand over the other for certain tasks, particularly for writing or drawing. A child’s “handedness” is …

The Brain

Are Chiropractors Legitimate?

In the world of medicine, the practice of treating musculoskeletal injuries, called chiropractic, seems to hover in that gray area between standard …

Massage Therapy

Why Women Are Tired: The Price of Unpaid Emotional Labor

<i>Authored by Christine Hutchison, Executive Editor for Psyched in San Francisco Magazine and therapist. Christine is studying for her doctorate in Psychology at the Wright Institute, as well as working as a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern at New Perspectives Center for Counseling.</i> …

8 Tips for Finding the Best Sleep Position for Your Health

Advice on sleep hygiene—habits we can adopt to help us get higher quality, more restful sleep—abounds. We’ve heard about the benefits of turning off …

8 writing mistakes that make you seem really unprofessional

Knowing how to write well is a skill that is not only not fading but is assuming even greater importance in today's hyperconnected, always-on world.<p>Landing a job, closing a deal, inspiring employees, wooing top talent: These all require the ability to communicate well through writing.<p>Clear, …

Gut bacteria regulate nerve fibre insulation

Research suggests that gut bacteria may directly affect brain structure and function, offering new ways to treat multiple sclerosis and psychiatric conditions<p>Far from being silent partners that merely help to digest food, the bacteria in your gut may also be exerting subtle influences on your …

Neuroscience

Cuba's free med schools are the meritocratic institutions that America's private system can't match

The median parental income of the parents of new med school students in America is $100,000 -- twice the national average. In Cuba, America's …

Income Inequality

Meet The Most Influential Poverty Fighter You've Never Heard Of

He's a Bangladeshi who's been knighted by the Queen of England. A former accountant who left an executive position at Shell Oil to devote himself to the world's poorest. And when it comes to eliminating poverty, he may be the most influential man you've never heard of. Meet Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, …

Here’s How A Month Of Exercise Affected My Brain

It’s been long known that physical activity produces mental benefits, but are all exercises equal when it comes to brain boosts?<p>Recently the <i>New York Times</i> reported on a Finnish study published in the <i>Journal of Physiology</i> that found, as long thought, that physical exercise could have a positive …

Exercise