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11 Complications of Parkinson’s Disease You Should Know About

Parkinson’s disease is probably best known for its effects on movement. The most apparent symptoms are rigid limbs, slowed movements, and shaking. …

Neuroscience

FDA-cleared wearable for Parkinson’s disease patients gets $6M+ funding boost

Global Kinetics Corp., an Australian device developer with an FDA-cleared wearable designed to make objective assessments of Parkinson’s disease …

Crowdsourcing

Are people with Parkinson's disease depressed or demoralized?

MINNEAPOLIS - People with Parkinson's disease who show signs of depression may actually have a condition called demoralization, according to a study …

Dementia

Can you spot the baffling letter in this headline that 72 per cent of people miss?

What is in ‘everything’ yet is rarely spotted? The answer, somewhat surprisingly, is the letter ‘g’.<p>Despite seeing it millions of times, a new study has found that 72 per cent of people cannot identify the lowercase ‘looptail g’ - the form of the consonant where the lower arc is completed to form …

Research

Infographic: 10 ways to immediately enhance your visual design

Content marketing is about creating value for your audience and sharing it in a useful way.<p>Visual content marketing serves the same function—and …

Infographics

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

Consciousness

Ledger is working on new native apps for its cryptocurrency hardware wallet

French startup Ledger is making some of the most secure cryptocurrency hardware wallets out there. But the company’s apps aren’t that great. That’s why the company announced that Ledger has been working on brand new native apps for all desktop and mobile platforms.<p>Right now, Ledger relies on Google …

Apps

I did a 30-day 'no-spending' challenge and it completely changed how I think about money

During the early days of our financial turnaround, Sarah and I often did "money-free weekends," where we would simply go for a weekend — from the time we got off work on Friday until we returned to work on Monday — not spending any money at all. We lived on the food we had in our home and enjoyed …

Personal Finance

5 Ways Millennials Are Redefining Work-Life Balance | Inc.com

The blending of work and life has never been more apparent than in today's always-connected and always-on culture.<p>Growing up in a hyper-connected world, where a smart device has never been outside of arm's reach, has forced Millennials to rethink and redefine work-life balance.<p>How Millennials View …

Work-life Balance

What is a DAICO, Explained

1.<p>What is a DAICO?<p><i>It’s an improvement on the ICO fundraising model that incorporates certain aspects of DAO’s.</i><p>The idea was suggested by Vitalik …

Cryptocurrency

Everything You Could Possibly Want to Know About Cryptocurrency Is Now All in One Place

Over the past few months, I’ve written a lot of articles trying to demystify the world of cryptocurrency (from the coins themselves to blockchain to …

Crypto Canon

Here’s a list — building on and including Chris’ last roundup — of crypto readings and resources. It’s organized from building blocks and basics; …

Blockchain

The Mind-controlling Molecules of Wasp Venom Could Help Future Parkinson's Research

Down the line, investigations into the components that make up parasitic wasp venom could have implications for future research.<p>An emerald cockroach wasp <i>(Ampulex compressa</i>) can control the minds of roaches with a sting of its venom.<p>When looking for a host, one of these parasitic wasps will start by …

Insects

Here's how to stop an argument with a narcissist from spinning out of control

Narcissists tend to be incapable of something called "object constancy." This means they struggle to have positive feelings at the same time as negative ones.<p>For example, once they are fired up for a fight, they can be incredibly cruel, because all they can comprehend in the moment are feelings of …

Narcissism

Gary: my daily routine living with . . . Parkinson’s Disease

‘When I was diagnosed at age 44, I was devastated . . . I cried my eyes out’<p>Fri, Jan 19, 2018, 08:01 Updated: Fri, Jan 19, 2018, 09:11<p>The shaking …

Dementia

A Blockchain Explanation Your Parents Could Understand

The problem with most blockchain "explainers" is that they provide more detail than what matters to most people, using language that is foreign to …

Blockchain

This Infographic Shows You How to Answer Police and Avoid Arrest

Online Paralegal Programs says that most avoidable arrests come from police trickery and intimidation, which lead you to consent to a search or admit …

Bitcoin Commercial: What Is It and How Does It Work?

Cryptocurrencies explained, in plain English

Everything you need to know about what cryptocurrencies are, how they work, and how they're valued.<p>By now you've probably heard about the cryptocurrency craze.<p>Either a family member, friend, neighbor, doctor, Uber driver, sales associate, server, barista, or passer-by on the street, has probably …

Blockchain

Parkinson's stages: Signs and symptoms

Parkinson's disease is a brain disorder that causes coordination issues, including tremors and speech impediments. A person may have all or only some …

Medical Research

High-intensity exercise delays worsening of Parkinson’s disease

<i>Credit:123RF</i><p>Parkinson’s’ disease is the second most common neurological disease in Australia after dementia, affecting 10 million individuals …

Track Your Fuel-Inefficient Driving Habits With GasBuddy

No matter where you live, gas is expensive. GasBuddy has been one of those app people have used for years to find the cheapest place to fuel up, and …

Parkinson's: Could this existing drug halt disease progression?

Researchers have discovered that a molecule in the tapeworm drug niclosamide might be able to protect against Parkinson's disease-related neuronal …

Bitcoin Only Has One Way To Go If This Is True

I believe that Tether's surging supply is the major driver behind Bitcoin's explosive appreciation.<p>Tether Limited is likely issuing bogus Tethers, …

Cryptocurrency

Blockchain Expert Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

YouTube

Exclusive: Nearly 4 Million Bitcoins Lost Forever, New Study Says

Just as gold bars are lost at sea or $100 bills can burn, bitcoins can disappear from the Internet forever. When all 21 million bitcoins are mined by …

Bitcoin

Parkinson's disease sufferer faces daily torrent of abuse from strangers who think he's drunk walking down street

A man who suffers from Parkinson's disease has told how he's insulted or taunted every day by strangers who think he's drunk.<p>Dave Trinder, 60, …

The Coffee Vs. Tea Infographic Lays Out Each Drink's Benefits Side-By-Side

Caffeine has some interesting effects on your brain, but that doesn't mean it doesn't have some health benefits, too. Here's how our two favorite …

The ultimate plain-English guide to Bitcoin forks

It looks like, in the last few months, Bitcoin has made friends with forking. When I wrote about Bitcoin forking the last time, I didn’t expect there would be this many so soon. But hey, here we are, trying to make sense of what the hell is happening in the crypto world.<p>With this article, I try to …

Now that you're an adult, it’s time to learn the basics of investment strategy

"Investment strategy" is one of those things you <i>know</i> you’re supposed to master in order to officially join the world of adulthood. But it’s easier …