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Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Immune System

#MuslimLivesMatter Goes Viral in Aftermath of Triple Homicide

The hashtag #MuslimLivesMatter went viral Wednesday after the Tuesday murder of three Muslims students in North Carolina.<p>Thousands of people used the …

Social Media

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Neuroscience

Do the things we do online make sense in real life? Prank video shows just how silly social media can be!

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

<b>6 a.m.</b><br>Wake up, and drink a big glass of water. It'll fill you up and get things moving to prevent belly bloat. Eat a small snack that offers quick carbohydrates and a little protein, such as half a banana and a few almonds—eating first thing jump-starts your metabolism.<p>And if you have time, …

Top 5 Neuroscience Discoveries of 2014 | Inc.com

In 2014, neuroscience leapt out of the research laboratories and became an integral part of how we think (literally) about business. Here are the discoveries and insights that have changed the workplace over the past year:<p>Your brain uses words to interpret events. Therefore, the words that you …

Neuroscience

Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

Genius

Best Practices in Trading: Meditation

The next best trading practice in our series comes from reader John Hope-Robinson (@johnhr), who describes meditation as an important tool in …

Mindfulness

Motivation Alone Is Insufficient: 8 Strategies To Stay A Bold New Course In 2015

“I don’t do resolutions,” my friend Sandy told me. “I never keep them so what’s the point?” It’s not an uncommon attitude. Nor is it an unreasonable one when you look at the stats: 80% of people break their resolutions by the end of January. While sometimes people make foolish resolutions, the real …

National Geographic Travel

The 11 WORST Foods to Eat When You're Stressed

In fact, recent research from Ohio State University shows that regularly eating high-calorie and high-fat foods when we're stressed also slows metabolism, a double whammy that can lead to an annual 11-pound weight gain. Here's what to avoid the next time you're stressed.<p><b>Glazed Doughnut</b><br>Baked …

Pictures of the Week 1.1.15

Foods For Clear Skin

To keep blemishes at bay, try incorporating the following seven foods, recommended by nationally recognized dietitian and nutritionist Elisa Zied, author of <i>YOUNGER NEXT WEEK: Your Ultimate Rx to Reverse the Clock, Boost Energy and Look and Feel Younger in 7 Days</i>, and internationally renowned …

10 Great Productivity Tricks Anyone Can Use | Inc.com

Here is our list of 10 great productivity tricks that anyone can use:<p>Observe Yourself and Other People<p>Step one in being a good time manager includes observing the ways you presently spend your time. Take note of where your time goes, as well as with whom and where you spend it. As you're aware of …

Productivity

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

<b>Mandarin Oranges</b><br>"I love how peeling an orange gives me sticky hands," said no one, ever. Which is why we're obsessed with this mess-free method from JewelPie. Just use a paring knife to slice off either end, cut a slit in the orange peel, and roll the whole thing out in a strip. We can't say for …

Nutrition

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Todd Huffman<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out …

Bulletproof Coffee: The Buttery Caffeine of Champions

Forget cream and sugar. Add butter to your morning brew to kickstart your day and feel invincible when you ride.<p>In his new book, <i>The Bulletproof Diet</i>, author and cyclist Dave Asprey says, "When you mix coffee with the right fats, you get a drink that stomps on hunger, and helps you lose weight, …

Nutrition

Chocolate blackout cake recipe

The ultimate chocoholic's dessert: a rich three-layer cake with chocolate-custard icing<p><b>SERVES</b><p>10-12<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the custard:</b><p>175g (6oz) granulated sugar<br>• 4½ tbsp cornflour<br>• 450ml (16fl oz) single cream<br>• 270ml (9¾fl oz) full-fat milk<br>• 150g (5½oz) dark chocolate (100 per cent cocoa), finely chopped<br>• 2 tsp …