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6 Habits To Improve Your Memory and Boost Your Brain Health

Leadership Consultant and Author<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From thought patterns to emotions, every facet of human expression dwells within the extraordinary capacity of our gray-and-white matter. How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold …

The Brain

Animal skin clothing, mud huts made from dung and warrior men hunting for food: Photographer spends seven years taking intimate portraits of African tribes - who 'could teach us all a lesson in happiness'

• <b>German photographer Mario Gerth, 38, travelled in Africa for seven years</b>• <b><br>Witnessed traditional tribal lifestyle in Kenya, Namibia and Ethiopia</b>• <b><br>Families</b> …

Rihanna launches company that will get you ready for the red carpet

While fans wait with baited breath for her new album to drop, Rihanna is keeping busy.<p>The 27-year-old pop star, known as much for her personal style …

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 - Trailer 1

After being symbolized as the "Mockingjay", Katniss Everdeen and District 13 engage in an all-out revolution against the autocratic Capitol.

Will Drinking Green Tea Boost Your Metabolism? Not So Fast

It's a tantalizing idea, isn't it, that we could burn stored fat simply by nibbling or sipping on something that tastes good.<p>Plenty of companies are now capitalizing on the allure of "metabolism boosting" foods and drinks. Among the most-hyped substance is green tea — for its supposed powers as an …

Tea

Spectacular 'UFO clouds' spotted over Cape Town

Stunning photos of saucer-shaped ‘UFO clouds’ over South Africa's Cape Town have been shared online<p>Residents in Cape Town probably thought they were about to be invaded by little green men when they spotted these UFO-shaped clouds in the sky.<p>They shouldn’t have been too worried however as there is …

Paranormal

Mysterious Creature Discovered in California, Everyone Naturally Cries "Alien!"

High off the exhilarating joy ride of that recent <b>UFO</b> that turned out to be a boring missile test, Americans are tripping over themselves to figure …

Nothing Bad Happened Except My Mind

There is a voice in my head that tells me I am constantly on the verge of a catastrophe. Mysteriously, over the last few weeks a new voice has emerged, and it's telling the first one to shut the fuck up.<p>Someone asked me if it gets better and I said <i>yes</i> and they said <i>how?</i> and I got silent.<p>The truth is …

Mental Health

This Is Your Brain On Porn

Pornography is a platform where both men and women can be comfortable exploring their erotic desires. Watching it can boost your libido and even lead …

New Science On Same-Sex Attraction

Support the news<p>What makes people gay? Evidence is mounting for nature over nurture. We’ll look at the latest research on human sexuality.<p>Ten years …

The Science Of Love In The 21st Century - The Huffington Post

Once upon a time, in the Pony Expresso cafe in Seattle, a man and a woman began to experience the long-mysterious but increasingly scientifically investigated thing we call love. The first stage is called "limerence." This is the spine-tingling, heart-twisting, can't-stop-staring feeling, when it …

Mediterranean Eating Habits Prove Good for the Brain

Whenever the fictional character Popeye the Sailor Man managed to down a can of spinach, the results were almost instantaneous: he gained superhuman …

Holistic Medicine

Every Single Cell in Your Body Is Controlled by Its Own Circadian Clock

Our circadian rhythms go deeper than we realise.<p>Early-morning sluggishness, or the havoc wrecked by jet lag - it’s all down to your circadian rhythm. …

Scientists Find That Bigger Brains Aren't Necessarily Smarter

It's not the size that counts, it's what you do with it.<p>For centuries, scientists have been investigating the link between human brain size and …

Lifting Weights Twice a Week May Aid the Brain

Exercise is good for the brain. We know that. But most studies of exercise and brain health have focused on the effects of running, walking or other aerobic activities.<p>Now a new experiment suggests that light resistance training may also slow the age-related shrinking of some parts of our …

The Brain

Could Depression Be Caused By An Infection?

Sometime around 1907, well before the modern randomized clinical trial was routine, American psychiatrist Henry Cotton began removing decaying teeth from his patients in hopes of curing their mental disorders. If that didn't work, he moved on to more invasive excisions: tonsils, testicles, ovaries …

Antiinflammatory

Does Exercise Slow the Aging Process?

Almost any amount and type of physical activity may slow aging deep within our cells, a new study finds. And middle age may be a critical time to get the process rolling, at least by one common measure of cell aging.<p>Dating a cell’s age is tricky, because its biological and chronological ages rarely …

Sugar isn’t just making us fat, it’s making us sick

Children are manifesting increased rates of adult diseases like hypertension or high triglycerides. And they are getting diseases that used to be unheard of in children, like Type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease. So why is this happening?<p>Everyone assumes this is the result of the obesity …

Diabetes

YANSS 062 – Why you often believe people who see the world differently are wrong

In psychology they call thinking that you see the world as it truly is, free from bias or the limitations of your senses, naive realism.According to …

Bertrand Russell

The Brain's GPS May Also Help Us Map Our Memories

A brain system that helps us find our way to the supermarket may also help us navigate a lifetime of memories.<p>At least that's the implication of a study of rats published in the journal <i>Neuron.</i><p>Itfound that special brain cells that track an animal's location also can track time and distance. This …

The Brain

The 100 Greatest Horror Films of All Time, Voted on by Over 100 Experts

<b>What scares the scare masters? And after nearly 100 years of horror films, what stand as the best horror films of all time, according to those who</b> …

Here's what it says about your personality if you're constantly checking your phone

But people notice — and they may use that behavior to make judgments about your personality.<p>As it turns out, some recent scientific research suggests that it is possible to draw inferences about someone's personality based on his relationship to his phone. Specifically, emotionally unstable …

Psychology

12 Toxic Thoughts That Will Destroy Your Success

If your thought patterns are toxic and they are keeping you stuck, it's time to change your thinking before it destroys your success.<p>It was Albert Einstein who said, "The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking."<p>Every thought we …

Self-help

Scientists Find 15 Amazing Benefits Of Listening To Music

If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule …

Music Industry

What’s the best way to remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables?

<b>The Question</b><p>Is rinsing fruit and vegetables under water effective at removing pesticides? Should I use a store-bought produce wash instead? Are there some fruits and vegetables that, no matter how I clean them, I should buy organically grown?<p><b>The Answer</b><p>There is a growing concern among Canadians …

Half Dome Om

Mexico arrests suspected El Chapo escape organisers

Authorities say they have detained drug lord's brother-in-law who organised audacious escape through mile-long tunnel<p>Mexican authorities have arrested the brother-in-law of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who organised his July jailbreak, and a pilot who flew him out of town, prosecutors …

Mexico