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How the brain stores memories | Daniel Glaser

Memory loss is gradual but, unlike computers, we have inbuilt backups<p>Every week there is a new dementia study, raising hopes that we can find a way to halt memory loss. Interestingly, in any form of dementia our memories don’t vanish immediately but fade gradually – our memory systems have a …

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Why sex and love don’t belong in the same bed

There’s never anything profound about erotic contact. Sex is purely a hormonal act, whereas love, as expressed in a hug, brings true intimacy<p>Sex sells, they say, and I’m as guilty as anyone of finding headlines such as “How to keep the sex alive in your marriage” irresistible. I pore over these …

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How to Use Natural Light for Portrait Photography

The single most essential tool for any photographer is light. A good photographer constantly searches for the light that best illustrates a scene or …

Why Mental Health Disorders Emerge in Your Early Twenties

Drugs, casual sex, leaving home and getting a job – being a young adult is fucking stressful.<p><i>Illustration by Joel Benjamin</i><p>There's a reason the image of the floundering, scared, shaky post-teen struggling to enter adulthood is a cliché. Between moving out of your parents' home, going to university …

There’s A Scientific Reason You Hold Your Baby On Your Left Hip

This makes total sense<p>Every mom has their “strong arm,” aka, the baby-holding arm. However, most of use the same side to hold our kids — on the left. …

This two-faced kitty has the most unique coloring on his face, and it's SO CUTE

If you, like us, use Instagram mostly as an excuse to scroll through cat pics on the daily, get ready to fall in love with Yana, a two-faced cat. …

27 stories of terrible first dates will make you feel better about your dating life

I think we can all agree that dating is an embarrassing tangle of awkward attraction mixed with the overwhelming hope that a few hours could possibly …

This baby panda takes better selfies than you

Meet the Instapanda.<p>With an adorable head tilt and even a gently guiding paw, a giant panda cub gives one lucky tourist the selfie of a lifetime at a …

Five Books That Genuinely Improved My Happiness And Mental Health

Reading itself has been proven to be good for your mental health, but it was only recently I realised that reading <i>about</i> improving your mental health …

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There's a scientific reason women are always colder than men

Picture it: you’re out for a walk during the fall and you’re wearing a down jacket while your male companion is in a vest. Or you're in the office shivering under a blanket and wishing you had a space heater while your male coworkers lose layer after layer. As it turns out, there are actual, …

Couples who have sex just once a week are happiest

For decades self-help books and therapists have advised couples that the key to a successful relationship is sex…and plenty of it.<p>But a new study suggests that behind closed doors, the happiest partners are actually making love just once a week.<p>According to the University of Toronto-Mississauga …

10 Books Sex Experts Wish You Would Read

#BookClubGoals, sexpert edition.<p>You can study everything—so why not sex? Start reading these books, recommended by sex therapists, sexologists, and more—and get ready to enjoy the kind of sex you've never had before. The brain is a sex organ, right?

The benefits and harms of marijuana, explained by the most thorough research review yet

A new report looks at more than 10,000 studies on marijuana. It has good and bad news for pot users.<p>Marijuana has been with humans in some way or another for thousands of years. But after all this time, there is still a lot of public debate about what, exactly, pot’s risks and benefits are.<p>A recent …

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What your Facebook posts say about you – personality quiz

Take our quiz to discover the link between your social media posts and your personality<p><b>How much does your Facebook activity say about you? Try answering the following:</b><p><b>How often do you post about each of these topics on Facebook (or your social media of choice)? Answer never, rarely, sometimes or</b> …

The History Of Prog In 50 Albums

Prog is the genre that refuses to die. Since its inception 50 years ago, it has swung in and out of fashion, from the glory days of the 1970s to its …

Benedict Cumberbatch gave a corpse a lap dance on Saturday Night Live: how the internet reacted

Benedict Cumberbatch guest-starred on yesterday's episode of Saturday Night Live, and it made for a truly bizarre viewing experience.<p>One sketch, in particular, has divided audiences. The Oscar-nominated actor, dressed in cut-off jeans and a blonde wig, played a dim male stripper who gyrated for a …

Slash Says His Marriage To Perla Ferrar Is Invalid, Accuses His Wife Of Bigamy

Slash, the guitarist of rock band Guns ‘N’ Roses, has accused his estranged wife, Perla Ferrar Hudson, of bigamy.<p>The rock star, whose real name is …

Johnny Depp to co-star in JK Rowling's Fantastic Beasts sequel

The actor, who has a cameo in the first film, will take a prominent role alongside Eddie Redmayne in the second in JK Rowling’s Potterverse franchise<p>Johnny Depp will play a starring role alongside Eddie Redmayne in the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a children’s fantasy film set …

Why Emma Watson is hiding books on the London Underground

LONDON — What could be better than a free book?<p>A free book with a note inside from Emma Watson, duh.<p>On Tuesday, Emma Watson played a new role — book …

Anne Hathaway Adorably Made A Guy’s Entire Year By Singing Him ‘Happy Birthday’

With the 2016 presidential election just election just six days away, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are setting their sights on the battleground state of Pennsylvania. After a speech in Valley Forge on Tuesday, Trump pandered to voters by making a surprise appearance in a King of Prussia …

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Why My Boyfriend And I Started Alphabet Dating (And How We Do It)

Four years after my boyfriend and I met, we're dating, again.<p>In the past couple of months, I've had an archery lesson, went bowling for the first …

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29 movies you have to see this holiday season

We have hit the prestige movie season. While some get excited about the summer and its big blockbusters, 2016 didn't have the most exciting summer at the cineplex. Others (like me) love when the holidays are upon us because that's when the Oscar-worthy movies come out on a weekly basis.<p>Yes, there …

Day of the Dead 2016 in Pictures

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How smartphone light affects your brain and body

There's something incredibly powerful about the blue lights that the designers of our smartphone, tablet, and laptop screens have been able to create. The lights in these screens glow so bright that we can see them even during a sunny day. At night, they're bright enough that they've been compared …