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How Getting Hit by Lightning Changed a Woman's Synesthesia

Head trauma made her see strange colors, even ones that are “not even real."<p>By age 20, AB had suffered four concussions, gotten viral meningitis, and been struck by lightning. “She’s unofficially the unluckiest girl alive,” says Kevin Mitchell, a neurogeneticist at Trinity College Dublin, who …

Concussion

Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut and travel to the brain

WE HAVE been thinking about Parkinson’s disease all wrong. The condition may arise from damage to the gut, not the brain.<p>If the idea is correct, it …

13 Delicious Recipes for Leftover Quinoa

When you make a pot of quinoa, it’s practically a given that you’ll be eating it for several more days. And that’s because just two cups of the dry …

Healthy Eating

Why do we intuitively believe we have free will?

Free will experiments may not explain whether we are in charge of our destinies – but they can nevertheless reveal just how little we know about our own minds, says Tom Stafford.<p>It is perhaps the most famous experiment in neuroscience. In 1983, Benjamin Libet sparked controversy with his …

The 7-Minute Total-Body HIIT Workout

You know those days when your to-do list keeps getting longer—and your plans to hit the gym fly right out the window? We've all been there. If a …

Workouts

The 15-Minute Power Yoga Workout for Beginners

“Power yoga for beginners” sounds kind of ironic. After all, it's a style of yoga typically favored by experienced yogis. But don't roll up your mat …

Ten groundbreaking university research projects - Telegraph

528 Hz: a Sound Frequency That Can Transform Your DNA

<b>Sound therapy</b> is a type of therapy which utilizes the vibrational patterns of certain frequencies to influence our bodies and minds.<p>It has become an …

Oreo Cupcakes

If your New Years Resolution was to eat healthier, this post will not help with that.<p>I am pleased to introduce you to the very best Oreo cupcakes.<p>Oh, …

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

The 13 Basic Flavor Combos That Make Any Food Taste Amazing

Cooking without a recipe is the endgame when it comes to eliminating dinnertime stress. How great would it be to come home and know exactly which …

Cooking

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

Libraries

25 Sweet Cupcake Shops Around The World To Eat At Before You Die

~Drools on keyboard~<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Paint against the clock festival raises enigmatic smiles across London

Pintar Rapido competition sees 300 artists of all abilities race to various spots across city to produce a painting in one day, to be sold in exhibition the next<p>From the bustling interior of King’s Cross station to the quiet and leafy squares of Chelsea, hundreds of professional and amateur artists …

The 20-Minute Workout That'll Help You Get a Dancer's Body

You'll love this strength-training workout from Julianne Hough's trainer.<p>Want to score a body like Julianne Hough's? This 20-minute workout, developed by Julianne's trainer, Astrid Swan, torches cals and keeps Ms. Hough confident on the floor. And now, it's yours: Mix it into your routine two or …

The Ultimate Arm Transformer Workout

Get those pipes ready for tanks, strappy dresses, and bathing suits.<p>In my experience, the traditional arm exercises, like bicep curls, triceps kickbacks, and side raises, don’t bring big results quickly. They are important and valuable movements, for sure, but they don’t change you fast.<p>I’ve coined …

IBM Watson CTO: Quantum computing could advance artificial intelligence by orders of magnitude

Combining the vast processing power of quantum computers with cognitive computing systems like IBM's Watson will lead to huge advances in artificial …

Eliminate Excuses and Boost Your Metabolism With This 15-Minute Workout

Yeah, you’re busy, but you still have time for this killer sweat session<p>Ah, vacay—the time for poolside margaritas, not treadmill slogs in musty hotel gyms. But sneaking in exercise while you're away is crucial to staying on your game. (Skip it and it'll be <i>that</i> much harder to get back on the …

This Oh-So-Colorful Artist Will Make You Want to Paint On the Daily

Another week, another maker we’re completely in love with This time, we’re pumped to introduce you to our newest bestie on the maker block, Courtney Pilgrim, the brilliant beauty behind My Friend Court. Courtney flew our way from Atlanta, Georgia to show us how she does what she does in our brand …

Creativity

The secrets to a healthy life

What we choose to eat has a powerful impact on both our internal and external environments. When we realize that something as primal as what we …

Protein Plays Big Role in Maintaining Embryonic Stem Cells

<b>A protein long believed to only guard the nucleus also regulates gene expression and stem cell development.</b><p>What if you found out that pieces of your …

7 Spectacular Cakes That Couldn't Be Easier To Make

It's time to up your cake game, and it couldn't be easier.<p><b>Raspberry Crepe Cake</b><p>Sure, it may look like an intense project, but it couldn't be simpler to assemble. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chocolate Dump Cake</b><p>Throw all the ingredients into one bowl, then pour the batter into a pan and bake. No frosting necessary.</b> …

Humans are not the only animals with a sense of self, new study claims

Self-awareness is something often described as unique to mankind, but a team of researchers at the University of Warwick believe it is felt by many …