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Neuroscience: Coffee Can Protect Your Brain Against Alzheimer's

A cup of coffee a day just might keep the doctor away.<p>Love coffee? You might be in luck. Although the fresh, aromatic bean has long been lauded for its many uses and benefits, it can be difficult to see a real use for coffee outside of its primary function -- keeping us awake when we don't have the …

Camera Settings for Concert Photography Beginners

This guide is intended for concert photography beginners. If you have a DSLR camera and are interested in how to control your camera settings to take …

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Why are Republicans so cruel to the poor? Paul Ryan’s profound hypocrisy stands for a deeper problem

<b>Paul Ryan (AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Salon)</b><p>Paul Ryan has dreamed of slashing Medicaid since his keg-party days — and that blithe hostility is widespread<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>March 23, 2017 9:00am (UTC)<p>Republican Paul Ryan, like most other members of the U.S. Congress, is a millionaire.<p>Christa Patton is 68 …

Lyndon Johnson

Beginner Photography Tip: Advanced Controls That Will Take Your Photos to the Next Level

Tell me if this sounds familiar...You've been dabbling in photography for awhile now, but find yourself wanting to learn more.You have a good handle …

House Republicans pull plan to gut independent ethics committee after Trump tweets

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump dramatically strong-armed House Republicans into line Tuesday in his first Washington power play, after they voted to gut an ethics watchdog in a manner that undercut his vow to drain the establishment "swamp."<p>Trump made clear his anger at the move on …

Donald Trump

The Wrong Eating Habits Can Hurt Your Brain, Not Just Your Waistline

Being overweight can raise your blood pressure, cholesterol and risk for developing diabetes. It could be bad for your brain, too.<p>A diet high in saturated fats and sugars, the so-called Western diet, actually affects the parts of the brain that are important to memory and make people more likely to …

Holistic Medicine

Chelsea Clinton responds to Trump's threat to bring up her father's mistress: 'It's a distraction from his inability to talk about what's actually at stake'

Trump had threatened last weekend to bring Gennifer Flowers, a former model Bill Clinton said he had an extramarital affair with decades ago, as a guest to the debate against Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.<p>"If dopey Mark Cuban of failed Benefactor fame wants to sit in the front row," Trump …

New Alzheimer's Drug Trial Clears Toxic Brain Proteins And Slows Memory Loss

This is incredible.<p>A new drug trial for Alzheimer’s patients has just been completed, and researchers are calling the results the most promising yet …

Some People Are Convinced NASA Is Covering Up a UFO That's About to Land on Earth

Open your eyes, sheeple.<p>One of the nice things NASA does is stream live footage from the International Space Station as it orbits the Earth 16 times a day. It's pretty calming stuff—until a UFO enters the picture. Then all bets are off.<p>On July 9, NASA was streaming footage from the ISS when …

5 Ways to Improve Your Creativity in Street Photography

When I started photography nine years ago, I didn’t have a problem going out and finding inspiration. Everything was so new and, subsequently, there …

Roger Federer

Simple brain hack from Harvard can stop you forgetting important tasks

But Harvard University has uncovered a simple ‘brain hack ’ to bring back those forgotten to-do lists - the mental equivalent of tying a piece of …

Humans damaging the environment faster than it can recover, UN finds

Radical action is needed to combat increasing rate of environmental damage to water sources, land, biodiversity and marine life, report shows<p>Degradation of the world’s natural resources by humans is rapidly outpacing the planet’s ability to absorb the damage, meaning the rate of deterioration is …

Developed Countries

The To-Do List for When You're Feeling Overwhelmed

I don’t necessarily consider myself a great multitasker. In fact, I find it pretty difficult to do more than one thing at one time. Let’s just say …

The 7-day self-love reset you should try

If you want to find someone to love (and get sweaty with in more ways than one), there’s an app for that—dozens, actually. But if you want to learn …

Watch This Video to See How Easy It Is to Make Your Lips Look Bigger

No lip injections needed.<p>Full lips are so hot right now, but not everyone was born with a super-plump pout. Thankfully, though, all you really need is makeup to create the illusion of bigger lips. Watch the full video above to learn five easy tricks that can be used all together for the fullest …

4 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Well-Connected People

The reality is that the more influencers you know, the better your chances of realizing greater success.<p>When we see an incredible success story, many of us entertain the notion of a lone entrepreneur, hustling day and night to bring his or her dream to life. But that rarely happens.<p>Mark Zuckerberg …

Organize Your Workspace for Improved Mental Health

One way to alleviate stress and improve your mental health at work is to work from a clean and organized workspace.<p>Each employee probably prefers his or her own style of organized workspace, but here are a few cleaning tips to get you started:<p><i>Start with sanitation.</i> Wipe down and disinfect desk …

How to trick your iPhone into freeing up storage space

A trick to get more storage space on your iPhone has been circulating around the Internet today — but you have to have less than a gig of available …

Facebook Messenger now supports group phone calls

Facebook has rolled out a new Messenger feature that allows users to make group calls.<p>Over the last 24 hours, users may have noticed the appearance …

The crazy way you can extend the range of your car key fob

This one sounds so preposterous, it will surely strike you as nonsense — but it really works.<p>When you hold your car’s remote control against your …

Life Hack: Instant Reading Glasses

If you need reading glasses—and if you’re over about 40, you probably do—then the next couple of paragraphs will change your life. You’re about to …

7 Ways To Train Your Brain To Be Happy

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>Neil Pasricha is on a crusade, and his goal is to help people get happy. He has firsthand experience with the working world’s disconsolate little secret—having spent years helping people lead teams, businesses, and organizations, he realized hardly anyone …

Learning How The Brain Controls Movement

<b>What if you couldn’t move faster even when you wanted to? Researchers thought that the part of the brain that determines how fast we perform</b> …

This Woman Read 500 Self-Help Books So You Don't Have To

All the lessons of a bookshelf's worth of reading boiled down to five simple lessons.<p>These days, no one suffers from a shortage of reading material. From great online content to endless book recommendations and must-read lists, most of us struggle to fit in all the reading we want to do rather than …

This Neuroscientist Shares 7 Critical Daily Habits to Keep Your Brain Healthy

Many physical and emotional problems can be solved with a healthy brain. Here are the best ways to take care of yours.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, healthy, and smart. Many believe that a healthy body will get you there. Dr. Daniel G. Amen says a healthy body is not enough. He advocates maintaining a …

Free will illusory, brain tricks us into thinking choices are conscious – Yale study

Will I drink tea or coffee? Should I take an umbrella with me? What if I buy this now even though pay day's in a week? There are so many choices that …

Arctic Sea Ice Monitoring Satellites Are Dying: Here's Why You Should Care

Imagine hurricane season without weather satellites. Since the satellite era we are not surprised about a storm the way the people of Galveston were over a century ago. Many climatologists are sounding the alarm that our fleet of satellites that monitor Arctic sea ice is on life support (and that …

The Skin-Care Products Top Dermatologists Swear By

What do you get when you combine world-class erudition, a degree in dermatology, and access to the best research in the world? No wrinkles, for starters. We've got the scoop on the skin-care products that dermatologists love unconditionally and use religiously.<p><b>Prescription retinoids.</b> These vitamin …

Here's the Memory Trick That Science Says Works

If the brain could brag that’s pretty much all it would do. It’s easily the most complicated organ in your body, and, more than that, the nimblest …