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Scientists suggest a way to lower your stroke risk: Shorten your workweek

Do you worry that your workaholic ways are killing you? A new study says you may be right.<p>In an analysis of more than half a million men and women from around the world, those who put in long hours at the office were 33% more likely to suffer a stroke than their colleagues who clocked out earlier. …

7 things we’ve learned from the Ashley Madison leak

Hackers who stole user information from the infidelity network AshleyMadison.com last month dumped their trove of email and street addresses, phone …

Ashley Madison

Surprising results from brain and cognitive studies of a 93-year-old woman athelete | Kurzweil

Olga Kotelko’s brain “does not look like a 90-plus-year-old” — Beckman Institute director Art Kramer<p>Brain scans and cognitive tests of Olga Kotelko, …

First almost fully-formed human brain grown in lab, researchers claim

An almost fully-formed human brain has been grown in a lab for the first time, claim scientists from Ohio State University. The team behind the feat hope the brain could transform our understanding of neurological disease.<p>Though not conscious the miniature brain, which resembles that of a …

3 Qualities That Make Great Leaders Truly Unforgettable

You can become an unforgettable -- and remarkably effective -- leader by consistently doing a few things.<p>Great leaders leave the world better than they found it. This implies that they take responsibility and commitment in everything they do. They make a positive and meaningful impact in the lives …

Oldest Human DNA Reveals Mysterious Branch of Humanity

The oldest known human DNA found yet reveals human evolution was even more confusing than thought, researchers say.<p>The DNA, which dates back some …

Humanity

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

Future criminals can be spotted at nursery school, study suggests

Children's social-emotional skills can indicate future prospects, including whether they will end up in a council falt, researchers find<p>Future criminals and council house tenants can be spotted as early as nursery school, a study suggests.<p>Early social-emotional skills observed in pre-school …

Crocodiles and Pontius Pilate: The Iran Debate’s Descent

“I can’t run again,” President Barack Obama said yesterday, speaking in Mandela Hall at the African Union headquarters, in Addis Ababa. “I actually think I’m a pretty good President—I think if I ran I could win.” Obama, at the end of what is likely to be his final trip to the continent as …

Jeb Bush

6 on-the-go fat-burning snacks you'll actually want to eat

Eating small meals throughout the day helps with weight management in a couple different ways. For one thing, eating frequently helps to keep your blood sugar stable, meaning you won’t get so ravenous that you'll overeat.<p>Plus, adding protein to your meals keeps your metabolism up, which, in turn, …

Google is facing a fight over Americans' 'right to be forgotten'

After Europe, it might be America’s turn to enjoy the ‘right to be forgotten‘. A consumer advocacy group in the US is urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate why Google hasn’t extended this option to users in the country.<p>Consumer Watchdog’s privacy project director John Simpson …

The people who need very little sleep

Is it true that some people need only a few hours of sleep? Helen Thomson talks to a woman whose genes might hint at how we all could survive on less shuteye.<p>What would you do if you had 60 days of extra free time a year? Ask Abby Ross, a retired psychologist from Miami, Florida, a “short-sleeper”. …

University of California

The Senate's experiment with cannabis

Hardliners on Judiciary open up to research on medical pot<p>Obamacare. Gay weddings. Now pot?<p>As progressives celebrate a couple of big wins in Washington – the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage – another issue has remained firmly stuck at the national …

Cannabis

4 Daily Exercises Every Navy SEAL (and Every Fit Guy) Should Do

It’s recommended that special ops do them. But here’s why you must add them to your routine, too<p>Military Special Forces Operators are the most insanely fit badasses on the planet.<p>Their physically and mentally-demanding training, however, makes them some of the most injured people, too, says Doug …

Jeb's wealth to riches story

Bush releases 33 years of tax returns, seeking to craft his own narrative on his post-office cash dash.<p>Jeb Bush has raked in at least $29 million since leaving office in 2007, according to 33 years of tax returns the Republican candidate released on Tuesday as he sought to spin a narrative about …

Government

Revealed: The secret to how parrots talk

Key structural differences in the brains of parrots explain the birds' ability to imitate sounds and human speech<p>Scientists have discovered how parrots talk, as they believe it's down to the wiring in their brains.<p>And the same brain region controls movement which may explain why some parrots …

New NBA Rookies Are Learning the Internet Never Forgets

The Internet doesn't forget.<p>Like the North, the web remembers and will hold on to your data and activity for years and years (unless it's an article you've slaved over for hours, in which case it will glitch and blink out of existence forever).<p>Net permanence is good, mostly. It allows us to dig up …

12 Powerful Habits of the Super Successful and Wealthy That You Need to Adopt

Learn the powerful secrets of the super successful and emulate them into habits.<p>Success does not happen by luck, and wealth does not happen by accident--those who have built wealth and success have deliberate habits that make them more productive and effective. To emulate these habits, we must …

How Losing Weight Affects Your Body and Brain

When you woke up this morning, you did so with an entirely new body part—at least in the eyes of science. You can’t see it or touch it, but it will …

Neuroscience

Google changes heart on splash screens, adding them to its own apps

Well this is an interesting change for Google. The company is one-by-one rolling out updates to its in-house Android apps that include splash screens. These screens (screenshots via a user on Reddit) are displayed during the 2-3 seconds between tapping an apps’ icon and the app actually …

Apps

Should You Put Solar Panels On Your House?

<b>Correction appended Monday, June 30.</b><p>This past winter was one of the worst on record for the northeast, but the snow didn’t stop U.S. homeowners from …

Inside The Secret Summit Where Masters Of The Universe Bond, Brand, Bleed In Navy SEAL Training

How PTTOW!’s culture of exclusivity–hey, there’s Shaun White! and that’s Quincy Jones!–helps brands discover creative new partners.<p>“It pays to be a winner, it pays to be a winner, it pays to be a winner!”<p>The words tumble out through the heavy panting of about 25 exhausted thirtysomethings, from …