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A brain expert says these are the 6 habits you should be doing to boost your mental health

How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold such sway over the matters of life, death, consciousness, perception, sleep, and so much more? And, does this bran we were born with achieve its optimal state, then fail, little by little, and inevitably, as each year passes?<p>Sandra …

The Brain

Extreme wedding photographer Jay Philbrick helps newlyweds tie the knot - Telegraph

8 Things We Simply Don't Understand About the Human Brain

Despite all the recent advances in the cognitive and neurosciences, there’s still much about the human brain that we do not know. Here are 8 of the …

Gmail

Making Your First Million Is Easy -- If You Follow These 5 Steps

Vice President at The ONE Thing, Founder of The Mentee Podcast, Entrepreneur.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you think about making a million dollars, does it seem like a far-fetched goal? Is it something you want to accomplish but just can’t picture happening? …

Entrepreneurship
Gmail

Ready to Get in the Best Shape of Your Life? Let's Do It Together.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like me, you may have overindulged during the holiday break -- I’ve never met a Thanksgiving dinner I could resist. Back in July I wrote about how business goals mirror fitness goals. In that column, I wrote, “I’m guilty of this …

Fitness

9 easy and delicious tomato sauce recipes you'll want to use on everything

<i>Mark Bittman, author of "Mark Bittman's Kitchen Matrix" shares the master recipe for his easy, three-ingredient tomato sauce, plus eight different ways to jazz things up.</i><p><b>Mark Bittman's Universal Tomato Sauce</b><p>Makes about 3 cups<p>3 tablespoons olive oil or butter<p>1 onion, chopped<p>12-16 ounce canned …

Italian Food

13 science-backed signs you're smarter than average

Without administering an impromptu IQ test, there are certain clues you can use to gauge a person's relative intelligence.<p>We combed through decades of scientific research and highlighted 13 surprising signs of braininess.<p>Keep in mind, however, that "intelligence" is often measured through tests …

Psychology

Are You Smart Enough to Answer These Apple Job Interview Questions?

Quick: How many children are born every day?!<p>Getting a job at Apple ain't easy. The silicon valley giant/maker of the thing you're probably reading this on right now is notoriously difficult to get hired at, and the interview process is apparently long and terrifying. However, I believe in you and …

5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness</b><p>Gilbert, author of <i>Stumbling on</i> …

Happiness

The Secret Behind What Happens to Fat When You Exercise

by Phil Hardesty<p>Very few people would question the dynamic benefits of exercise to improve health and wellness, but very few people know about the science behind what causes these beneficial health changes to our fat and muscles.<p>A pound of fat weighs the same as a pound of muscle - one pound. The …

Muscle

MOO J1142: A cluster at the edge of the Universe.

I love it when a piece of news comes out that ties in so neatly with a recent episode of Crash Course Astronomy: Hard on the heels of my talking …

Universe

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face of hardship is driven by the ability to let go of the negativity that holds so many otherwise sensible people …

Self-improvement

This man flew to Belize and paid $94,000 for a risky brain implant to study the link between thoughts and speech

Phil Kennedy is one of those scientists.<p>As MIT Technology Review's Adam Piore reported, the neuroscientist who pioneered the technology used to connect the human brain to a computer decided to get his own brain implant in 2014.<p>Brain computer interfaces, or BCIs, are devices that record the …

The Brain

First genetically modified humans could exist within two years

Humans who have had their DNA genetically modified could exist within two years after a private biotech company announced plans to start the first trials into a ground-breaking new technique.<p>Editas Medicine, which is based in the US, said it plans to become the first lab in the world to …

The Crime Your Brain Commits Against You (And What to Do About It)

In 1932, Frederic Bartlett was working at Cambridge University when he conducted one of the most famous cognitive psychology experiments of …

Positive Thinking

The one thing you should do every Sunday evening to guarantee a successful week

Most people spend Sunday nights watching TV, relaxing, and trying not to think about the challenging week ahead. After a calm weekend spent with my family or enjoying free time, I'm also ready to take it easy.<p>But, before I drop my head down on the pillow I practice one very critical habit to ensure …

Success

Proof That the Human Body is a Holographic Projection of Consciousness

We will also specifically explore the exact mechanism behind this principle, and provide scientific evidence so let your rational mind be at ease.The …

How To Make The Best Use Of Time

Time flows like a river. Have you heard of this phrase before? Certainly, you must have. Moreover, we all experience it. We cruise along and drench …

ABC

25 Stir-Fry Recipes to Rock Out With Your Wok Out

Every cook has <i>that</i> piece of cookware—the one they keep coming back to day after day. That could be a stainless steel sauté pan, a cast iron skillet, or an enameled cast iron Dutch oven, but for me it's unquestionably my wok. I've been using the same cheap carbon steel wok for years, and it's one of …

Food & Dining

Scientists discovered a bunch of incredible creatures in the deep ocean

These areas are protected waters, part of national marine sanctuaries and monuments.<p>The team of scientists is sending rovers up to 3 miles under the sea to explore sea life, some of which has never seen before.<p>There's still a lot we don't know about the deep oceans, but hopefully the Okeanos …

Zoology

9 Tips You Should Really Do When You Want To Lose Weight Fast

Weight loss is a touchy subject for most people. Speaking as a person who’s had to deal with weight issues, I can tell you right now that it’s both a …

Fitness

Science says people determine your competence, intelligence, and salary based on your weight

Their past performance? Personality?<p>These qualities might be meaningful, but a growing body of research suggests that we're swayed, too, by aspects of a person's physical appearance — namely, their weight. When it comes to judging professional potential, we're often biased to see overweight people …

Psychology

Could 'Resting Bitch Face' Make You A Better Communicator?

If you suffer from <b>Resting Bitch Face</b>, you know all too well that your perpetual-almost-scowl can draw a lot of negative attention — on the street, with your friends, and, worst of all, at the workplace.<p>If you suffer from Resting Bitch Face, you also know that your outer appearance has very little …

Consciousness

Marc Lewis: the neuroscientist who believes addiction is not a disease

Lewis, famous for detailing his own years of drug addiction in a book, divides the medical profession by arguing it is a behavioural problem, not a medical affliction<p>For decades the medical profession has largely treated addiction as as a chronic brain disease. The US government’s National …

Mental Health

What You Didn't Know About the Act of Reading Books

Finding time to read has never been an issue for me. I read different books at different levels — you don’t put the same effort into Harry Potter as …

Books

The 15 best apps for keeping your life in order

These apps aren't like that. They will help you remember everything from your keys, to your bills, to where you first met someone. They can even improve your memory.<p>Taken together, these 15 apps tackle forgetfulness through all different parts of your life.

Apps