Jasmine Carber

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Si estás deprimido, será mejor que no sueñes

Las personas que padecen depresión también suelen tener problemas para conciliar el sueño o dormir plácidamente toda la noche, hasta el punto de que, …

Think You Have Lots of Friends? Nope: Science Says We're Lucky to Have 5

Research shows that while you're close to 100% sure certain people are your friends, only 53% of the time do they agree with you.<p>Imagine I ask you to make a list of your friends. Not your Facebook friends or Twitter followers. Not the guy down the hall at work that you like to exchange Monty Python …

Outer Banks

Scientific Secrets To Keep Kids In College

To be human is to be constantly at war between our lofty goals and our immediate impulses.<p>Future Me wants me to run 5 miles. Right Now Me wants a cookie.<p>Unfortunately, that totally understandable tendency is one factor that can stop people from completing their education:<p>Ninety-three percent of …

Want to Stick to Your Habits? Science Says This Will Double Your Success Rate

This will ensure your positive habits always happen, no matter what.<p>The internet is chock full of good habits that can change your success for the better. But actually sticking to them is a completely different story.<p>This unexpected journey called life gets in the way, and when we have a task list …

Mount Everest

139 movie sequels currently in the works

Think Hollywood is bereft of original ideas? You just might after this. Here's our look at the assorted movie sequels currently in the works.<p>Without …

Movies

20th Century Fox Reportedly Considering Some Sort Of Team-Up With Marvel Studios

It sounds like it's a very long way off from happening, but a new report points to Fox mulling over a Marvel Studio crossover after seeing the …

11 classic sci-fi novels you must read, and re-read, and their movie counterparts

Dinosaurs, space, and the future! As far back as I can remember I’ve been obsessed with all things sci-fi. It could have been the first of countless …

Science Fiction

China Will Test A 'Straddle Bus' That Drives Over Cars

To help alleviate smog and transportation issues<p>If you've ever imagined yourself driving a monster truck over rush hour traffic, there might be a real job for you some day as a straddle bus driver.<p>Population-burdened transit systems in China may have a new and cheap solution in the form of a bus …

First Trailer for Marvel's Doctor Strange Unveiled

Forget everything that you think you know.<p>Marvel has unveiled the first trailer for Doctor Strange, which was introduced and showcased on Jimmy …

Google Calendar for Android and iOS will intelligently find a time for your personal goals

Last year, Google Calendar was updated with reminders that sync between Inbox, Keep, and Google Now. Users can now add personal goals, and Calendar will intelligently finding the best time for them. The updated Android and iOS apps also has smart features like reminders and will automatically …

Most people cycle and regain weight, and those who lose most are most likely to keep it off

Most people lose, gain and maintain their weight inconsistently, and those who lose the most weight are most likely to keep it off and keep losing, …

Fitness

That Weird Time DC and Marvel Joined Forces

In 1996, something happened that most superhero comics fans thought was impossible: DC Comics and Marvel mashed their characters together into an …

8 Habits That Make Millennials Stressed, Anxious And Unproductive

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), millennials experience more stress and are less able to manage it than any other generation. More than half of us admit to having lain awake at night during the past month from stress.<p>Not surprisingly, millennials are also more anxious than …

University of California

How to instantly connect with anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few.<p>It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence …

How your body reacts when you fall in love

Butterflies in your stomach, a racing heartbeat—you probably remember those symptoms well from your first middle school crush. As an adult, they're actually your body's subtle clues that you're falling in love (or lust, at least). At the start of a relationship, a series of truly fascinating …

Relationships

Science says that charisma can be learned — here are 9 proven strategies

"Charisma is simply the result of learned behaviors," says Olivia Fox Cabane, author of "The Charisma Myth."<p>Here's a rundown of the skills you can learn to become more charismatic:

Scientists Say This Strategy Can Help You Learn Anything Fast

We've been studying all wrong.<p>In his book <i>Fluent Forever</i>, opera singer Gabriel Wyner suggests that one of the best ways to learn a new language is to …

The Brain

The 12 best Android apps of 2015

Android app developers had a busy year.<p>There was a new operating system and mobile payments platform, not to mention the latest and greatest handsets …

Junk food is tricking your brain: The depressing science behind your binging

<b>(AP)</b><p>Research reveals fats and sweets alter the brain’s satiety-control mechanism, sending our appetites into hyperdrive<p>Ferris Jabr<p>December 27, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Matthew Brien has struggled with overeating for the past 20 years. At age 24, …

The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

You can do anything with your new Android phone. So many apps. So many possibilities. But where to begin?<p>Here's a list of 15 apps that should get you started:

Best mobile games of 2015 (pictures)

The Science Behind Why Naming Our Feelings Makes Us Happier

In many kinds of individual and group therapy, we are instructed how to identify what we are feeling, disclose what we are feeling, listen carefully and without judgment to the feelings of others and acknowledge others' feelings with empathy, caring and compassion.<p>It's often helpful to assign a …

He made Tom Cruise 'forget the mouse.' Now it's our turn.

In a way, John Underkoffler's like Hollywood's own Wizard of Oz. He's the man behind the curtain responsible for infusing blockbuster fantasy with real-world tech. He created the futuristic UI in <i>Minority Report,</i> worked on the timeline for <i>Hulk's</i> transformation and found a Soviet fusion reactor to …

How to Turn a Photo Into a Painting with Photoshop

I recently had the absolute pleasure of meeting and shooting with Mackenzie Johnson! Today I’m going to share how I turned my portrait of her into a …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

7 Ways to Think Yourself Thin

In fact, although the brain makes up only 2 percent of total body weight, it demands 20 percent of our resting metabolic rate (RMR)—the total amount …

How to Change Brake Pads

How to change brake pads is simpler than replacing rear disc brakes. If you have experience with basic repair brake pad replacement can be done in 4 …

Automotive Industry

How to Read a Histogram: Underexposed? Overexposed? Or Just Right?

<i>Editor’s</i> <i>Note: The following is an excerpt from a new book called the</i> <b>Photofocus Guide:</b> <i>Develop Great Images in Lightroom. This book is almost done and</i> …

Wooden Cantilever Bar Looks Like A Hovering Prism

As a space-saving solution for a cramped Parisian restaurant, French design firm Atelier JMCA came up with this intriguing, prism-shaped bar. The cantilever design – supported on only one side – makes the bar look like it's hovering in midair.<p>The shiny planks combined with the minimalist, …

Architecture

Unique Cutouts in Roof of Louvre Abu Dhabi Create Patterns in Light

The architectural beauty of the Louvre Abu Dhabi art museum will soon complement the incredible works to be housed inside. Designed by the renowned architect Jean Nouvel, the building is currently under construction, located on Saaydiyat Island in the United Arab Emirates. It will be the first …