Eric “9000” Jimenez

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Alien languages might not be that different from ours

ETs may share a kind of 'universal grammar' with us, say leading linguists like Noam Chomsky.<p>It could be a Star Trek or Star Wars universe after all. One where a diverse set of intelligent extraterrestrial species from across the galaxies all easily communicate despite some pretty dramatic …

Planetary Habitability

NASA is basically trying to get hacked

In 1999, a 15-year-old who called himself “c0mrade” hacked his way into NASA’s computers, stole $1.7 million worth of software that controlled the …

Space

The Universe in Consciousness

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Consciousness

Deep brain stimulation may offer treatment for type 2 diabetes, study suggests

A surprising (but welcome) side effect of a therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder may pave the way for a new approach to treating type 2 diabetes — and offer new insights into the links between obesity and the metabolic disease that afflicts close to 1 in 10 American adults.<p>The therapy in …

Neuroscience

12 books famous scientists think you should read

You can learn a lot about what makes a brilliant mind tick by looking at the books on their bedside table. Beyond reading research in their field, the most famous and successful scientists take the time to read books about every subject imaginable.<p>We compiled a list of book recommendations from a …

Books

You Lose Consciousness Every Minute of Every Day Suggests New Study

The world surrounding you right now appears to be fully realized, perceived by you in a continuous stream of information. But a new study suggests …

Consciousness

What Does Wernicke's Area in Your Brain Do?

Wernicke's area is the region of the brain that is important for language development. It is located in the temporal lobe on the left side of the …

Neurology

Scientists Discover Biophotons In The Brain That Could Hint Our Consciousness is Directly Linked to Light

Scientists found that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons of light, or “Biophotons”!<p>The photons, strangely enough, appear …

Consciousness

12 Books That Show How Great Innovators Really Changed The World

They real people with real flaws that managed to overcome their failures<p>All too often, stories about great innovators read like superhero movies. The protagonist goes on a holy quest, overcoming rivals and naysayers along the way. These tales may be inspiring, but they are rarely helpful. The truth …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Why Exercising Your Legs Could Result In A Healthier Brain

The connection between physical activity and brain health is getting stronger, but we’re still trying to understand all of the reasons why. A new study approached the question with a bit of a twist – by investigating what happens in the brain when leg movement is restricted.<p>We already know that …

Neuroscience

5 Things You Should Know About Social Psychology

Social psychology is a branch of psychology concerned with how social influences affect how people think, feel, and act. The way we perceive …

Psychology

Why Backers of Intermittent Fasting Believe It Can Slow Aging

"We’re trying to get more productive, more cognitive function, and potentially live longer."<p>At the offices for HVMN, the workplace culture is all …

Holistic Medicine

Forgotten Element Could Redefine Time

A lot can happen in a second; you could meet a stranger, snap your fingers, fall in love, fall asleep, sneeze. But what is a second, really — and is …

Physics

8 Traits of Exceptional Character That Lead to Happiness and Success

Always decide hires on character. You can teach skills, but adults who don't know how to be a good person won't learn on the job.<p>6 min read<p>There is nothing more valuable to any team or company than people of good character. These types of people hold traits within themselves that separate them from …

Self-improvement

Setting Up Your Mindset to Win: How to Achieve Success in Your Life and Career

How did Usain Bolt become so successful? He seems superhuman, doesn’t he? Richard Branson, Steve Jobs, Paul Bocuse… all these people have something …

Motivation

How to deal if someone in your life is an “energy vampire”

Have you ever had a friend or family member who left you emotionally exhausted? Maybe they only called you when they needed to vent, or they were …

Emotional Intelligence

Small Talk Doesn't Have To Be So Bad If You Make Sure To Do These 5 Things

Picture this: You're at a party, talking to someone about the summer heat, or some random news story, or where this person got their shoes, and …

Self-help

6 Ways To Manage Loneliness

Loneliness among Americans has reached “epidemic levels” according to global health company Cigna’s loneliness index. Of the over 20,000 U.S. adults surveyed, 46% report feeling alone, 47% report feeling left out, and younger generations report feeling much lonelier than older ones. Gen Z (ages …

Self-improvement

10 Tips to Help You Stop Ruminating

Once you get stuck in a ruminating thought cycle, it can be hard to get out of it. If you do enter a cycle of such thoughts, it’s important to stop …

Self-help

The one "fascinating" mind-training exercise Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella practices every day

Satya Nadella, chief executive of Microsoft, seems like the type of CEO who would practice meditation religiously. In interviews and public appearances, he projects a calm, thoughtful vibe, is forever espousing the benefits of empathy and compassion, and often cautions people against the hazards of …

Mindfulness

When Your Mind Is Racing With Stress, Try Thinking About These 6 Things To Calm Down

Have you ever felt so incredibly stressed out that your mind refuses to stop racing, no matter what you try to do? Whether you're in a rough patch …

Mindfulness

Don’t Let Praise Get to Your Head

We’ve all read articles about handling negative feedback— but what about positive comments?I admit, it might seem weird to get critical about …

Self-help

Your Reaction to Criticism Unveils Your Psyche | The Exhausted Woman

There are split second moments in everyone’s life that reveals the inner workings of a person. A micro gesture of an upward turned part of the mouth …

Self-help

The 5 differences between amateurs and true professionals

The only way to become better at anything is to spend time working on it.<p>But, how can you put in your ‘reps’ if you’re not consistent enough?<p>And, why …

Motivation

Stop believing these 4 common misconceptions about success

These common beliefs can do you more harm than good.<p>There are myriad paths you can follow to success–but if you believe in some career myths, you’ll end up at the opposite end of successful: overworked, underpaid, and unhappy. What are these myths, and what should you believe instead? For the …

Self-improvement

The reading brain (why your brain needs you to read every day)

Reading puts your brain to work.<p>Reading is to the mind what exercise is to your body.<p>It gives us freedom to roam the expanse of space, time, history, …

The Brain

Depression may be an indicator of cognitive decline later in life, a study claims

As the conversation around mental health becomes less stigmatized, increased efforts have been made to understand the mechanisms that drive …

Mental Health

These Are the Habits of Empathetic People

How empathetic are you? Empathy, or the ability to understand and share the feelings of others, is one of the most important skills there is when it …

Empathy

2 Books That Will Change Your Mindset And Business (That You've Probably Never Heard Of)

There are lots of books out there that everyone has read. There are others which are slightly less known, but that are written by some of the best practitioners in the world.<p><i>"If you read what everyone else is reading, you'll think like everyone else thinks."</i>--Ryan Holiday<p>Like many people who read …

Self-improvement

The Absolutely Amazing Theory of Almost Everything

The Standard Model. What dull name for the most accurate scientific theory known to human beings.<p>More than a quarter of the Nobel Prizes in physics …

Physics