Ian Chambers

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A New Method For Having Lucid Dreams Has Been Discovered by Scientists

Would you try it?<p>They're incredible. Amazing. Magical. But perhaps the most fantastic thing about lucid dreams – in which the dreamer becomes aware …

If superpowers were real: Super strength - Joy Lin

A neuroscientist explains how to fix your bad habits and save more money

Consider a typical American consumer. She gets paid twice a month, pays her bills once a month, goes grocery shopping maybe four times a month, eats three meals a day, and pays off her college loans over 20 years.<p>"All those metrics confuse our brain," Cerf, an assistant professor of marketing at …

Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt: The 'real secret' to success is sleep

For instance, Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt just joined the ranks of highly successful people advocating for sleep as a tried-and-true method for increased productivity.<p>While Schmidt doesn't go so far as to confess that he himself sleeps 7-9 hours every night, the amount of sleep an …

Success

Even Educators Believe Common Myths About Learning, Study Shows

Considering the popularity of brain teasers and brain-training apps, you'd think that people would know quite a bit could about the brain's role in …

Myths

Researchers Enable People to Compose Music With Only Their Brains

The Brain Composer lets you write melodies with your mind.<p>Brain-computer interface devices have come a long way in the last few years, allowing …

Headteachers who resist teaching phonics are failing students, minister warns

Headteachers who resist teaching phonics are denying students the “education they deserve”, the Schools Minister has warned.<p>Attacking heads who refuse to accept the “overwhelming evidence” in favour of phonics, Nick Gibb claimed that “fallacious” beliefs about reading had “blighted” the education …

Hurricane Irma Pounds Cuba Ahead of Florida

Florida

Sealander’s Little $22,000 Camper Is Also a Boat

The joke goes that Germans are invariably concerned to an extreme degree with efficiency — everything designed in their country is overthought, …

MIT's app only needs a second to teach you a new language

It's like Duolingo that can make you more productive.<p>You know the seconds and minutes you waste waiting for the elevator to arrive, for a friend to reply to an IM or for a website to load? A team of MIT CSAIL researchers believe you can put them to good use, so they created a series of apps called …

Apps

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Lemon cornmeal muffin recipe from Willa Jean in New Orleans

Lightly sweet and with a tender crumb, a batch of fresh lemon cornmeal muffins can be a powerful thing. Just ask reader Susan Slesinger of Seal Beach; she's been thinking about the little cakes at chef John Besh's Willa Jean Restaurant in New Orleans ever since she was in the Crescent City last …

Pot Pie Cupcakes Recipe

"Chicken pot pie cupcakes."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (14.5 ounce) can cream of chicken soup<p>1 poached chicken breast, diced<p>1 cup frozen mixed vegetables<p>1 cup …

These 10 beautiful Spanish words have no equivalent in English

One of the best things about learning a new language is discovering words with no equivalent in your native tongue. After all, they end up teaching …

Language

25 Best and Worst Instant Oatmeals

I was sweating and red-faced by the time I walked into the office—I was nearly an hour late to work!<p>After having profusely apologized to my boss, I …

Cheran: The town that threw out police, politicians and gangsters

<b>In Mexico, organised crime reaches everywhere, even into the smallest village - except for one small town in the state of Michoacan. Led by local women, the people of Cheran rose up to defend their forest from armed loggers - and kicked out police and politicians at the same time.</b><p>The women met in …

Meditation and Your Genes: Groundbreaking Study by Deepak Chopra & Top Scientists

Integrative medicine, the treatment of both the mind & body as a connected whole, has been an increasingly important area of scientific research. In a major step forward, a recent in-depth study into the effects of meditation and relaxation brought together many of the greatest minds in the field. …