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With Teen Mental Health Deteriorating Over Five Years, There’s a Likely Culprit

Screen time may be harming the mental health of our teens.<p>Around 2012, something started going wrong in the lives of teens.<p>In just the five years …

Neuroscience: Millennials Need to Lay Off the Social Media (Here's Why)

It's no secret that spending time on our screens is detrimental to our overall well-being. You can do something about that.<p>In this age of ever-increasing technology, it's no secret that spending time on our screens is detrimental to our overall well-being. Being distracted by our electronic devices …

Rex Tillerson's confirmation hearing is today — here's how his company, ExxonMobil, could benefit from a Trump presidency

The report, titled "How Exxon Won the 2016 Election," details how the energy and environmental policies of Trump's Cabinet picks could benefit Exxon, the eighth-largest company in the world and the largest of the world's six Big Oil companies.<p>The CEO of Exxon and Trump's pick for secretary of …

Oil & Gas Industry

100 Percent of Dutch Electric Trains Now Run on Wind Energy

The Netherlands met its renewable energy goals a year ahead of time.<p>The Netherlands now runs all of its electric trains* on wind energy, meeting a goal to transition to 100 percent renewable energy a year ahead of schedule.<p>The new construction of several wind farms helped meet the country's goal to …

This app uses a game to fight depression

A game-based app for phones and tablets called Project: EVO seems to help older adults with depression feel better by targeting underlying cognitive …

The Sixth Great Mass Extinction Is Your Fault

‘Billions of years to evolve such magnificent creations, now being decimated by humans in the blink of an eye, with no regard for beauty or life …

If Marvel Had Owned Watchmen, That Big DC Rebirth Twist Might Have Come Sooner

The bombshell is out: <i>Rebirth</i> has made the Watchmen part of the DC comics universe, and turned at least one of them into the biggest antagonist in the …

Utopian off-grid Regen Village produces all of its own food and energy

James Ehrlich, founder of ReGen Villages, commissioned Danish architectural firm EFFEKT to envision a future where self-sustaining communities could …

Sustainability

Atheists don’t need faith, any more than we need religion | Julian Baggini

Religion is on the decline in the UK, but any attempt to suggest that non-believers simply have a different kind of faith is misplaced. Our values are rooted in everyday joys<p>Religion is on the decline, with nearly half of us in England and Wales – and more than half in Scotland – saying we have no …

A Weekend in a Psychiatric Hospital Showed This Podcaster Just How Broken Our Mental Health System Really Is

Despite his master's degree in psychology, he never expected a psychiatric hospital to be like this.<p>I first met Alan Motter last year when he interviewed me for the Introvert/Extrovert Podcast. In the subsequent months, I've spoken with Alan several times about mental strength and our mutual …

5 psychological tips for reading people more accurately

Psychology

The world economy is running on monetary fumes

As our new Council on Foreign Relations Global Monetary Policy Tracker shows, a record 23 countries — accounting for a quarter of world GDP — now have central-bank policy rates of zero or less. A further six — including the United States — have policy rates of 1 percent or less. This means that the …

Central Banks

Cell Phone Network Flaws Can Help Spies Get Around Encryption Apps

Spies and hackers could bypass end-to-end encryption apps by taking over cellphone numbers.<p>During a recent episode of <i>60 Minutes</i>, a security researcher in Germany eavesdropped on the cellphone conversations of US congressman Ted Lieu. The researcher didn't need to hack Lieu's phone, or install …

Privacy

The 100 Best Science Fiction Movies - IGN

There’s something special about a great science fiction movie. Whether its vision of human progress is bleak or optimistic, whether it’s realistic or …

How Venezuela's experiment with '21st century socialism' failed

When a Venezuelan entrepreneur we know launched a manufacturing company in western Venezuela two decades ago, he never imagined he'd one day find himself facing jail time over the toilet paper in the factory's restrooms.<p>But Venezuela has a way of turning yesterday's unimaginable into today's normal.<p>…

Venezuela

Find your moment of Zen with our selection of the best meditation apps

It’s no secret that stress takes a serious toll on your body and psyche. In our constantly connected lives, it’s important to take a little time each …

5 Signs Of High Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence predicts people’s ability to regulate themselves, manage other people, and achieve success. Research shows a link between emotional intelligence and career success. Not everyone is born with it, but unlike IQ, emotional intelligence can be acquired and improved with practice. …

Emotional Intelligence

Meet the Cobots: Humans and Robots Together on the Factory Floor

Collaborative machines that are priced as low as $24,000 have the potential to revolutionize production lines.<p>Walking across the floor of SEW-Eurodrive’s factory in Baden-Württemberg is like moving through a time warp.<p>On one side, the light is dim and workers stand at long assembly lines repeating …

Sanders, Socialism and the Shafted Generation

Once again, Bernie Sanders has demonstrated, with a trifecta of big wins in Hawaii, Alaska and Washington State, that he has broad and enthusiastic support, especially among the young. Equally astonishing is the large percentage of voters who say they are attracted rather than repelled by Sanders' …

A New Study Claims People With Higher IQs Don't Require Large Social Circles

Maybe that's why you're such a homebody.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management …

Viva vagus: Wandering nerve could lead to range of therapies

With outposts in nearly every organ and a direct line into the brain stem, the vagus nerve is the nervous system’s superhighway. About 80 percent of …

Privacy — Seamless & Secure Online Card Payments

Checkout securely online by creating unique virtual card numbers for every purchase. Avoid data breaches, unwanted charges, and stolen credit card …

The arrow of time

In T.H. White’s fantasy novel <i>The Once and Future King</i>, Merlyn the magician suffers from a rare and incurable condition: He experiences time in …

Emotional Intelligence Can Be Used for Good or Evil (and That's Exactly Why You Need It)

Is using emotional intelligence ethical? The surprising answer: It depends.<p>"The power to do good is also the power to do harm."<p>--Milton Friedman<p>If you follow my column, you know I'm a fan of developing emotional intelligence. Put simply, emotional intelligence (EI) is a person's ability to …

Einstein: 'The genius among geniuses'

Albert Einstein, one of the 20th century's most influential thinkers, would have been 139 this week.

The best science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundup

Eric Brown on Radiance by Catherynne M Valente, Eleanor by Jason Gurley, Empire V by Victor Pelevin, A Gathering of Shadows by VE Schwab and Immortals by Jordanna Max Brodsky<p>In <b>Radiance</b> (Corsair, £16.99), her first adult novel for four years, Catherynne M Valente posits an absurdist alternative …

Science Fiction

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Did California Figure Out How to Fix Global Warming?

Jennifer Gill got pregnant with her first child when she was in eighth grade. She didn't finish high school, but she got her GED during a stint in …

Los Angeles

The Illusion of Free Will and Mental Illness Stigma

The idea of free will, the illusion that our minds are free to wander, independent of the brain, is problematic for psychiatry. Libertarian free will …

Mental Disorders