Jarred Leigh Cooper

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Psychedelic Drugs Reshape Cells to "Repair" Neurons in Our Brains

Psychedelics could show the way to a new generation of medicine.<p>Psychedelic drugs like LSD, DMT, and psilocybin (the chemical in magic mushrooms) …

Neuroscience

7 ways to be a better learner that every student should keep in mind

Shut off all distractions.<p>'When you are studying, shut off all distractions. Turn off music, don't text, don't check social media. You need to focus …

No headphone jack? No problem. These $40 foldable Bluetooth headphones are the perfect travel companion

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Why Critics Say Airbnb's Anti-Discrimination Plan Fails To Go Far Enough

Earlier this month, home-rental company Airbnb published a report that outlined the results of a three-month review aimed at curbing discrimination …

Hospitality

Why we should lock more people up, and it’s not what you think

Under my theory, jail is mostly unhelpful for the people that are in there — we only send people to jail because it is hopefully scary enough to …

Crime

19 secret references you never noticed in your favourite movies

Most movie Easter eggs subtly reference another piece of pop culture. For example, 1982's 'Tron' hid the arcade favourite 'Pac-Man' on a map within …

Apple partners with Flipkart ahead of iPhone 7 launch in India

Be prepared for fewer ‘discounts’ on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus this year in India.<p>In an attempt to better control the pricing of its products, …

eCommerce

Blame all around as the Bureau of Statistics deflects criticism of Census 2016

In media reporting about its decision to retain names submitted with the census to enable linking to other datasets, the ABS was "rarely approached …

14 Low-Calorie Afternoon Snack Options From A Registered Dietitian

I know when that 3 PM bell rings. That can only mean one thing. (Snacks, obviously.)<p>As a registered dietitian I recommend a snack that is around …

The 10 best tips to seal any deal, by Million Dollar Listing's Fredrik Eklund

Fredrik Eklund, the star of Bravo's <i>Million Dollar Listing</i> and a leading broker in New York City, is great at sealing deals.<p>In his 10 years in …

Real Estate

Germany, a culture in crisis: Refugees, fear, and a totalitarian past

Germany, a culture in crisis<p>Refugees, fear, and a totalitarian past<p>Once dubbed the "most powerful woman in the world", Chancellor Angela Merkel is …

San Francisco is getting tiny self-driving robots that could put delivery people out of a job

A robot that looks like the love child of an icebox and R2-D2 pulls up outside a house in San Francisco. The lid pops open, uncovering a box of pastries inside.<p>"I got a delivery from a little roaming cooler, it looks like," Julie O'Keefe, 67, tells the San Francisco Chronicle.<p>A recent test run of …

Disney pulls 'Moana' costumes for children amid cultural appropriation uproar

Disney is pulling from sale a number of children’s items tied to its upcoming release “Moana” amid controversy over whether they are examples of cultural misappropriation and insensitivity toward Pacific Islanders.<p>In the film, set thousands of years ago, a girl named Moana (voiced by Hawaiian-born …

Tesla drivers wake up to a serious upgrade

by Tom Randall<p>I'm creeping up the east side of Manhattan on one of the worst days imaginable to be driving in the city.<p>It's rush hour, it's been …