Hikari Takahashi

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What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

British Columbia

Does Terrorism Work?

Rebel groups that employ terror in civil wars seldom win or gain concessions—but they tend to prolong conflicts, a new paper finds.<p>Nearly 14 years into the war on terror, there are signs of terrorism all around us, from Memorial Day tributes to the victims of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to the …

Dark Buddhism

<i>Introduction</i><p>I began as an Objectivist. Like many members of my generation, I discovered Ayn Rand in college, initially reading <i>The Fountainhead</i> and …

Meditation

Woman dies by drowning in her storm shelter during Oklahoma City deluge

Oklahoma City endured an approximately eight-hour nonstop onslaught of severe thunderstorms on Wednesday into early Thursday morning, leaving the …

New 'walk-in comic book' uses augmented reality to show sexual assault survivors as heroes

When a young woman in New Delhi, India, was brutally gang-raped on a bus in December 2012, making international headlines, Ram Devineni wasn't going …

Oracle Hires Engineering Team From Shuttered Cloud Startup Nebula

The team from the NASA-born startup will help build out the software giant's cloud services.<p>Software giant Oracle has hired the majority of the engineering team from the cloud computing startup Nebula, which ceased operations last month.<p>The group of 40 engineers join Oracle’s cloud computing group, …

Migraine, Comorbid Depression, and Mental Health Awareness Month - Migraine

<i>Credit: Thinkstock</i><p>From time to time, other people with migraines have mentioned to me that when they called to make an appointment with a new <i>migraine</i> …

Depression And Bipolar Disorder May Be More Similar Than We Realized

Feeling as though you're walking around with your head in a fog can be a frustrating symptom of some psychiatric disorders.<p>And as a large new study shows, those feelings of brain fog aren't all in your head. University of Michigan research confirms that "fuzzy thinking" is indeed a symptom of …

Locating the brain's SAD center

Biologists have known that variations in the amount of sunlight a person receives and her or his circadian clock play a role in the disorder. They …

How Depression Makes You Believe That Things Aren’t Supposed To Go Well For You

Depression taints some of your best moments.<p>It doesn’t make you incapable of being happy for yourself, feeling proud or enjoying your success. But it …

People with Depression and Bipolar Disorder Feel Sadness Differently

Depression and bipolar disorder can both cause people to go through periods of extreme sadness and despair, and even mental health experts may find …

‘He never spoke of suicide’: Brother says we need to talk mental health

All three battled mental health problems as they grew up.<p>Many people thought Nic had the worst problems. He spent a lot of time on Sydney psychiatric …

Starting a Juice Cleanse? 4 Things You Need to Know

Juices cleanses are a trendy weight-loss method. Proponents of juice cleanses claim you will lose weight and remove toxins from your body. Is it really healthy to only have liquids for as long as a week?<p>If you don't get enough fruits and vegetables in your diet, juicing may help in that area. In …

Fitbit Files For $100M IPO

Fitbit just filed an S-1 declaring its plans to go public.<p>The filing states that the fitness-tracking company aims to raise $100 million in its initial public offering (that number could be a placeholder that will change). It also says the company will list on the New York Stock Exchange under the …

10 Things to See During New York Design Week 2015

A concise guide from Core77's editors to help you navigate this year's events<p>New York Design Week kicks off tomorrow with hundreds of exhibitions, …

Bruce Timm Teases Justice League: Gods and Monsters As A "Breath of Fresh Air"

Bruce Timm’s latest for DC Animation, <i>Justice League: Gods and Monsters</i>, debuts an all-new, all-different parallel universe with characters whose …

Fourth-Place Fox Seeks A Reboot

The network is saying good-bye to American Idol, and saying hello to a slew of science fiction and horror shows, including Scream Queens and Minority Report. Plus, watch trailers for some of the new series.<p>When it was at its height, <i>American Idol</i> was the last of its kind, an entertainment program …

TV

This Is The First Baby Conceived With Controversial Mitochondrial Method

One of several due to be born this summer<p>Zain Rajani was born 22 days ago in Toronto, Canada. To say he was much anticipated would be an understatement—his parents, Natasha and Omar Rajani, had been trying for four years to get pregnant. Finally, they turned to in vitro fertilization, but Natasha’s …

Genetics

The 3 Worst Things You May Be Doing When Setting Goals

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Jonathan Tzou, head of growth at Complete, co-wrote this article.</i><p>Setting a goal is simple. Just say what you plan on doing and everything else falls into place.<p>Right?<p>Wrong.<p>It turns out that some methods of setting goals are better than …

10 Foods You Should Eat to Burn More Calories

Sometimes it’s not the lack of exercise, but rather the food we eat that’s keeping us fat. Our eating habits are what define our mood, concentration, …

Nutrition

Top 10 List of Fat Burning Foods

You must always choose foods that have high fiber and low in calories. Incorporating these healthy foods into your daily meals will surely make you …

Cabbage Soup Diet Plan - How To Get Started On The Cabbage Soup Diet Plan In 3 Steps?

There are many diet meal plans out there and only a few of them work. If you are set on loosing some weight, then it is important that you have a …