Gregory Giamportone

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The science of Jerry and Elaine: The unsettling reasons why some exes keep each other close

Two new studies look at dark personality traits, and how they’re connected to break-ups and art<p>We all have a relationship we look back on and wonder what we were blinded by. The rush of romance? The shock of a spark? A really good kisser. It’s easy to overlook potentially damaging (and dangerous) …

Psychology

Here's the Secret Brain Math That Makes People More Confident

Whether it's applying for a job, hitting on someone at a bar or picking vanilla or chocolate, confidence dictates every decision you make. But that …

The Brain

They Made a Generator that is Powered with Urine

A group of young engineers and scientists in Lagos recently made a generator that produces cheap and sustainable electric power without releasing any …

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These 5 signs will help you spot if someone is lying, according to science

Many techniques for spotting lies – such as watching to see if people touch their noses – don’t really work.<p>But it IS possible to get a good sense of …

32 Ways To Actually Wake Yourself Up In The Morning

Stop snoozin' and start livin'.<p>To get the best sleep, stop eating or drinking things with caffeine at least eight hours before you want to go to bed. That means soda, coffee, energy drinks, tea, and even chocolate.<p>According to the National Sleep Foundation, drinking alcohol can have adverse effects …

Jet Lag

4 Tips on How to Avoid A Boring Life

Why are some people so <b>positive, full of energy and joyful</b> in their life?<p>Do you remember the times when you were bored and thought that your life had</b> …

SNL skewers Scientology in brilliant “Always Believe” music video

“Religion and science intertwined, aliens live inside of our minds”<p>This week's "Saturday Night Live" managed to mock Scientology, the religion/cult/billion-dollar business recently humiliated by the documentary "Going Clear," without actually making very much up.<p>In a video about "Neurotology," a …

Music Videos

Best Chest Exercises for Men - Chisel Your Chest At Home!

The chest gets a lot of attention.<p>Women spend thousands of dollars on breast implants (they're real enough for me!)<p>And men, well, if you have ever …

The 7 Attributes of Successful People

January 17, 2015 <i><br>Traits of Successful People</i> is an interesting visual that delves deep into the mindset of those who have embraced success in their …

Success

7 Things We Can Turn Off and On in the Brain

As much as we’d like to think we’re always in control of our own actions, a lot of human behavior, mood, and habit can be traced to involuntary …

This is your brain on mindfulness training - Futurity

Many studies suggest that mindfulness training eases a range of health problems. Now, scientists offer a biological account of how it works.

Urban Without Limits: Finding Adventure in America's Big Cities

Urban life is a thrill, but it can lose its luster when you're stuck in the same old routine. This month, we remake the metropolis in our own active image, celebrating the new, the cool, and the classic, with an emphasis on nonstop adventure, sports, and style. Join the revolution: <i>Outside</i> is going …

Rose Bowl

Y Combinator’s Paul Graham wants way more great devs to immigrate to the U.S.

The way Y Combinator cofounder Paul Graham sees it, the U.S. has something to lose — a leadership position in the technology industry. Talent is a big part of that position, and Graham believes the U.S. can and should do more to allow the best technical talent to immigrate to the U.S.<p>“We have the …

5 Ways Einstein Was a Regular Guy

A new, free digital archive of his personal papers reveals what we all share with the 20th century's greatest mind.<p>Life isn't always easy, even when you're a genius. But what else do you have in common with Albert Einstein?<p>A free archive of the famed physicist's writings released on Friday might …

Surreal Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

Our imaginations take us to grand and colorful places that we can not conceive as a reality. But what if those colors actually existed right here on Earth?<p>There are places right here on our planet that are absolutely extraordinary. They defy norms and go far beyond the beauty that a typical …

Travel