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Scientists Can Now Control Mice Brains Wirelessly

Small but powerful tool provides manipulation of mice’s neural networks<p>Researchers have a hard time understanding how tiny changes to networks of neurons in an animal's brain can affect its behavior. Now a team of researchers has figured out a way to tinker with the neural networks of mice in real …

25 things I've learned in 9 years of simplifying my life

For almost 9 years now, I've been learning to live a simple life.<p>A life uncluttered by most of the things people fill their lives with, and left with space for what really matters.<p>A life that isn't constant busy-ness and rushing, but contemplation and creation, connection with people I love and …

Minimalism

E1: The World’s Smallest Micro Four Thirds 4K Camera

It’s not every day that a startup company launches a new camera to challenge the likes of heavyweights like GoPro and Panasonic, but that’s what the …

If you want your children to succeed, teach them to share in kindergarten

Kindergartners who share, cooperate and are helpful are more likely to have a college degree and a job 20 years later than children who lack those social skills, according to a new study.<p>Kids who get along well with others also are less likely to have substance-abuse problems and run-ins with the …

Emotional Intelligence

13 Exercises for Photographers That Can Help Jump-Start Creativity

Like the world’s tidal waters, photographic creativity ebbs and flows for many of us. Sometimes creativity can use a jump-start, an artificial method …

The right way to pack for camping trips — according to a pro

To that end, we enlisted Sheppard to assemble a packing list anyone can refer to in preparation for a camping trip.<p>"Before setting out on purchasing camping gear, you want to ask yourself a few simple questions. That way, you can set your sights on what's going to make this the best possible …

Camping

Dems blast GOP move on Confederate flag amendment

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Republican leaders decided to yank a bill on Thursday that would have allowed Confederate flags in federally run cemeteries. The decision comes on the same day South Carolina decided to remove the flag from its own state capitol.<p>The move came after House Democrats blasted …

Rights & Freedoms

Five-Minute Plank Workout To Abs Of Steel

The strongest muscle group in your body is the abdominal muscle group, which is activated every single time you do a physical activity. Your abs are …

How Memories Form- Breakthrough Study on Emotion and Neurological Association

Ever wonder what would happen if you ran into your first lost love on the train station? Imagine the sheer simultaneity of trauma and bliss forever …

Empathy: Overrated?

Be kind, show understanding, do good—but, some scientists say, don’t try to feel others’ pain.<p>In 2006, then-senator Barack Obama gave a commencement speech offering what seemed like very sensible advice. “There’s a lot of talk in this country about the federal deficit,” he told Northwestern’s …

Empathy
Motivation

Why We Speak

An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate.<p>Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria, a human acquired some small seashells. The shells were from a species known as <i>Nassarius</i> …

Anthropology

74 More Life Changing Motivational Quotes

Post written by Peter G. James Sinclair & LinkedIn Friends.<p>I love it when minds mesh together in a common cause. That’s what has happened over the …

Why You're Pretty Much Unconscious All the Time

Your body has a lot of nifty parts, but it’s the brain that’s the <i>it</i> organ of the summer. The brain’s all-the-rage moment is mostly a result of the …

What’s the Most Muscle You Can Gain?

The fitness and supplement industries have promised improbable results for as long as they’ve existed. Here’s the truth about the limits of human muscle growth<p>I saw my first bodybuilding show in the early 1980s. It was an amateur contest in St. Louis, my hometown. The range of physiques on display …

The Key Ideas of Western Philosophy

John Greenbank searches history for answers to persistent questions.<p>The history of philosophy must be understood as a series of serious intellectual …

Camping for 4 days, need to pack minimal, how to survive food-wise? - Survivalist Forum

Tweet this Post! #<b>1</b><p>06-11-2015, 12:21 AM<p>TheThreeS-kateers<p>Newbie<p>Join Date: Jun 2015<p>Posts: 10<p>Thanks: 2<p>Thanked 3 Times in 2 Posts<p><b>Camping for 4 days, need</b> …

10 Bucket List Activities for the Great American Adventurer

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10 Easy Ways You May Not Know Which Make You Run Faster

Do you want to be able to run faster? Check out 10 easy and helpful tips to help improve your running performance and speed.

6 Surprising Facts About Caffeine

What you didn't know about the world's most popular stimulant<p>You’ve almost certainly taken the world’s most commonly used psycho­active drug. In the U.S. alone, 90 percent of adults consume caffeine daily—often as coffee, but increasingly in the form of beverages, pills, snacks, and even pure …

A Photographer Addicted to Telling the Story of Marijuana

When photographer Lynn Johnson was working on this month’s <i>National Geographic</i> cover story on marijuana, she was surprised how addictive it became. Not the drug, mind you, but the controversial and convoluted medical world that legalization has spawned. So much so, that even after shooting …

Cannabis

7 Things That Make Men Happy

Frema Ashkar to marry Kwabena Kwabena?<p>Published<p>10 hours ago<p>on<p>January 3, 2018<p>Celebrated female broadcaster, Frema Ashkar will announce a new Sir-name …

A better night's sleep is all in your head

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you toss and turn at night, yearning for a good night's sleep?<p>According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 50 million to 70 million American adults have a sleep or wakefulness disorder that can affect their lives in serious ways. Chronic diseases such as diabetes, …

CNN

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …

Cannabis

Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.</b><p>Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point - allowing briny films to form.<p>The results lend credence to a theory that dark streaks seen on …

Self-driving vehicles will make more people car sick

When you get your first self-driving car, don't forget to put a few barf bags in it... just in case. A duo from the University of Michigan's Transportation Research Institute explains that you'll likely be more susceptible to motion sickness in self-driving cars due to a couple of reasons. First, …

6 of the Most Essential but Underused Camera Features

If you are just getting started in photography, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find these six often overlooked features in the menu of your DSLR. …

Cameras

Watch: Amid Drought, California Water Virtually Draining Away

The state is exporting water-intensive alfalfa hay to fuel China's growing demand for dairy.<p>Last week when Governor Jerry Brown imposed the first mandatory statewide water restrictions in the California’s history—municipalities were ordered to slash their water use by 25 percent—the state's …

Agriculture

5 Breakfast Bowls for a Better Morning — Most Popular Pin of the Week

Wake up to a healthy morning meal with the help of these light, fresh breakfast bowls, this week's Most Popular Pin of the Week.<p>Why did nobody come …

How Creating an Outdoor Studio Can Make You a Better Photographer

I, like many photographers out there, don't have a studio, or don't have the money to rent out studio space every time I want to do a shoot. While …