Francisco Ortega

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Why Navy SEALs Are Zapping Their Brains With Electricity

Startups, Navy SEAL's, and doctors are all excited about the potential of electrical brain stimulation.<p>These days you can use tech to hack your work routine, your education, even your fridge. So why not use tech to hack the most important driver of the human experience of all, your brain?<p>It still …

The Brain

'We could destroy you,' Obama warns 'erratic' North Korean leader

President Barack Obama delivered a stern warning to North Korea on Tuesday, reminding its “erratic” and “irresponsible” leader that America’s nuclear arsenal could “destroy” his country.<p>Kim Jong-un, the North Korean dictator, claimed to have tested a submarine-launched missile last Saturday. A …

Science: This Psychological Trick Can Actually Make You Happier

This will work for every human. It doesn't matter what culture you're from.<p><i>What are some brain hacks that a neuroscientist or a psychologist knows that most people don't? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique</i> …

Psychology

Homeless teen faces murder charge in Texas student's killing

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police said Friday that a homeless 17-year-old had been arrested and will be charged with murder in the death of a University of …

9 Tricks That Will Change How You Use Your iPhone

Forget hammers and screwdrivers — iPhones are the most important tool of our times. But do you wield yours like a pro, or do your thumbs fumble its …

iosdlda

The Earth Has Lungs. Watch Them Breathe.

What a difference a leaf makes! Well, not one leaf. We have 3.1 trillion trees on our planet—that’s 422 trees per person. If we count all the leaves on all those trees and take a look at what they do collectively to the air around us, the effect—and I do not exaggerate—is stunning. I’ve got a video …

Teen Who Ran Away to Join ISIS Gives Up After Realizing It's "Really Hard"

If there’s one thing teens love, it’s pouring household products into their orifices to get high. But if there are two things teens love, the second …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Scores of Indian children in hospital after eating school meal

Ninety-seven pupils treated for suspected food poisoning after free lunch at government-run school near Mumbai<p>Nearly 100 Indian children have been taken to hospital with suspected food poisoning after eating a free meal at a government-run school near Mumbai, police said, adding that some were in a …

Relationships: opposites do not attract, scientists prove

People do not form friendships or reationships with people who do not hold the same values, views and prejudices, scientists have shown<p>The theory that opposites attract is a myth, scientists have found, after discovering that people are only attracted to those who hold the same views and values as …