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A Neuroscientist’s Diary of a Concussion

One evening in April, driving home from a university function, I was stopped in freeway traffic caused by roadworks somewhere up ahead when I felt a massive jolt. The back of my head hit the headrest, then my head lurched forward and I felt something hit the inside of my forehead with a squishy …

The Brain

How Gaslighting Affects Your Mental Health

Once in a while, it’s normal to have a fleeting moment where you question your own sanity, like when you’re severely sleep deprived or stressed out. …

Mental Health

7 Ways To Make Coffee While Camping (Some Cheaper Than Others)

Ranging from dirt cheap to uber-expensive, here's how you can make coffee while enjoying the great outdoors.7 Ways To Make Coffee While Camping (Some …

The Most Jaw-Dropping Street Art From Bristol's Upfest 2017

Stunning.<p>Bristol in southwest England was treated to a riotous explosion of color over the weekend.<p>Buildings, boards and store shutters across its Bedminster neighborhood were covered in eye-catching and thought-provoking murals, stencils and paintings as more than 350 street artists descended on …

Grapefruit Juice and Some Drugs Don't Mix

Grapefruit juice and the actual grapefruit can be part of a healthy diet. Grapefruit has vitamin C and potassium—nutrients your body needs to work …

Revised GOP health bill stresses bare-bones private coverage

<b>WASHINGTON</b> - The latest changes to the Senate Republican health care bill are geared to increasing access to bare-bones private insurance. There's …

Adult Film Actresses Describe The Sex Acts They Refuse To Do

A good feather rub lulled this birdy into such a deep state of relaxation it tumbled right off its laptop perch.<p>​<p>Digg is what the internet is talking …

Roe v. Wade

Websites that let you compare prescription drug prices

<b>HOUSTON</b> - Prescription drug prices vary wildly from one pharmacy to the next. If you don't comparison shop, you could pay hundreds of dollars more …

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here’s How To Know For Sure

Emotional intelligence is the “something” in each of us that is a bit intangible.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly …

Hummingbird Pool Party Number Five!

Tower Of Human Skulls Casts New Light On Aztecs

Archaeologists have found more than 650 skulls caked in lime near the site of the Templo Mayor.<p>MEXICO CITY, July 1 (Reuters) - A tower of human skulls unearthed beneath the heart of Mexico City has raised new questions about the culture of sacrifice in the Aztec Empire after crania of women and …

Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Louisiana Tap Water; People Warned To Avoid Water In Nose

Traces of Naegleria fowleri was found during routine testing in two water systems.<p>Louisiana’s Department of Health confirmed this week that brain-eating amoeba had been found in two water systems in the state.<p>Traces of Naegleria fowleri, a single-celled organism that can cause a rare, but fatal, …

Donald Trump Can't Be Bothered To Take Responsibility For Anything | HuffPost

Neil Young Releases Resistance Anthem For Fourth Of July

"Should goodness ever lose and evil steal the day, what would you do?"<p>Just in time for the Fourth of July, Canadian rocker Neil Young has released a surprise patriotic “resistance” anthem and music video, urging listeners to “stand up for what you believe, resist the powers that be.”<p>The video for …

Robocalling soars despite 'Do Not Call' registry, as scammers 'couldn't care less' about bothering consumers

The phone rings, pauses, and then a recording on the line says: "Hello! This is Rachel at cardholder services," or "This is an important notice about …

Identity Theft

Here's A List Of Every Single Trump Lie Since He Took Office

It's possible this list will be outdated by the time you read this.<p>It’s easier to count the days President Donald Trump hasn’t lied.<p>A New York Times editorial says the president has only managed to be falsehood free 39 total days in his first sixth months in office.<p>Authors David Leonhardt and …

President Trump’s Lies, the Definitive List

We have catalogued nearly every outright lie the president has told publicly since taking the oath of office.

Donald Trump

French Instagram Model Dies After Whipped Cream Canister Explodes

A 33-year-old French Instagram model died after a whipped cream container exploded and struck her in the chest, her family said.<p>In two messages posted Wednesday on model Rebecca Burger's Instagram account, which currently has more than 165,000 followers, her family warned her fans about the dangers …

Oh, Lovely: The Tick That Gives People Meat Allergies Is Spreading

First comes the unscratchable itching, and the angry blossoming of hives. Then stomach cramping, and—for the unluckiest few—difficulty breathing, …

Emotional Intelligence Training

Developing a new skill isn't as easy as flipping a switch.<p>It takes awareness, understanding, practice, and a clear path for change. Since 1996, we've …

Emotional Intelligence

How Smart People Handle Toxic People

You are in control of far more than you realize.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary …

Harvard researchers say one-third of Americans overpay for housing — and renters have it the worst

One in four renters spends more than half their income on housing, according to the 2017 State of the Nation's Housing report, published by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. Almost half pay over 30% of their incomes on rent.<p>In total, between renters and owners, nearly 39 …

Revive Your Thyroid With the Paleo Diet's Tasty 'Cavewoman-Style' Meals

Is your thyroid making you fat? Does your thyroid feel stuck in low gear? Then one doctor has an easy thyroid diet plan for you to try. His easy …

Wellness

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

15 signs your coworker is a psychopath

The word psychopath gets thrown around quite a lot sometimes.<p>Famous movie villains are often incorrectly labeled as psychopaths. You might even call …

Unknown opioid found in counterfeit pain pills

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two synthetic opioids have been found in fake prescription pills suspected to have caused a cluster of overdoses this week in Georgia, including four deaths, according to a statement from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.<p>One of the drugs is still unidentified and may be a new compound, …

Medicine

Drinking Water for 15 Million Americans Is Contaminated With a Toxic Chemical, Report Finds

Drinking water for 15 million Americans in 27 states is contaminated with a toxic chemical that was used to make nonstick cookware, according to a …

Water

4-Year-Old Boy Dies of 'Dry Drowning' Almost a Week After Swimming Trip – Here's How to Spot the Symptoms

A four-year-old boy from Houston, Texas has died of “dry drowning” almost a week after he last went swimming.<p>Francisco Delgado Jr. told ABC 13 his …

Police Dog Is Fired For Truly Adorable Reason, Finds Even Better Job

🐶🐶🐶<p>Gavel the German shepherd was just too damn friendly for police work.<p>Instead of catching crooks and sniffing out explosives, he much preferred getting belly tickles and cuddles from strangers, reports the BBC.<p>His handlers at the Queensland Police Service in Brisbane, eastern Australia, …