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People With Anxiety Perceive The World In A Fundamentally Different Way

Can't argue with science: A person isn't responsible for having a mental illness.<p>People who still believe the outdated notion that mental health conditions are "all in a person's head" have yet another reason to stop believing the myth: According to a new study in the journal Current Biology, those …

The Brain

Here's Every Airline That Wants to Fly to Cuba

U.S. airlines this week filed for permission to fly the first regularly scheduled routes to Cuba in over half a century.<p>International service to and …

Colombia re-authorizes FARC leader visits to rebel troops | Reuters

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia’s government has re-authorized visits by rebel peace negotiators from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) to guerrilla encampments in the country, the government’s negotiating team said on Thursday.<p>Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) lead …

Trump unveils seven-point healthcare reform plan

After months of promising to repeal ObamaCare, but failing to spell out how — and what would replace it — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump finally revealed some specifics Wednesday night, including doing away with the individual mandate that requires everyone to have health insurance, …

The Koch Brothers Will Not Use Their Millions to Block a Donald Trump Nomination

The Koch brothers, the most powerful conservative mega donors in the United States, will not use their $400 million political arsenal to try to block …

Latinos in Detroit say prospect of a Donald Trump presidency is 'scary'

Inside Mexicantown Bakery in south-west Detroit, one employee has launched a mini voter registration drive with employees to boost the anyone-but-Donald-Trump support.<p>“She’s making sure that everybody has their voter registration [filed] so they don’t vote for him,” said supervisor Ruth Gomez. …

Donald Trump

Goodbye Ben Carson. Thanks for the laughs

The worst news of the election so far is that Ben Carson will drop out of the Republican primary race. Carson was the only candidate of either party who brought me unmitigated joy. He could scarcely begin to open his mouth before the corners of mine turned up. Before he was done speaking, I was …

Government

The US became its own church and eventually its own god. Which is why its only real atheism is to call into question the American dream – a dream often indistinguishable from capitalism and the celebration of winners<p>It has long been presumed that America is more Christian than Europe. But it’s a …

Donald Trump

The superstar is playing a ‘numbskull’ for the Coens again in Hollywood satire Hail, Caesar! In an exclusive interview he talks about why he should have cast more black actors, the stranger-than-fiction presidential campaign and his faith in fellow Americans to ‘do the right thing’<p>George Clooney …

George Clooney

Brazil recession: 'I've never seen anything like this'

When Barbara Araujo and Allan Alves got married three years ago, they had big plans: open a business, buy a house and start a family.<p>But with Brazil plunging into its worst recession in over two decades -- hopes for a brighter future are fading. The Brazilian economy shrank 3.8% in 2015, according …

The Latest: The Latest from the GOP presidential debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, which includes a Republican debate on Thursday night in Detroit (all times EST):<p>10:55 p.m.<p>…

Maryland high court takes up key issue in Freddie Gray death | Reuters

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Reuters) - Prosecutors on Thursday urged Maryland’s high court to force a Baltimore policeman to testify against his fellow officers in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who suffered a fatal injury while in custody.<p>Baltimore police officer William Porter (R) and …

New research shows global warming’s effect on the quality of food available could kill more than 500,000 people a year around the world by 2050<p>Climate change could kill more than 500,000 people a year globally by 2050 by making their diets less healthy, according to new research published in the …

Climate Change

Here's why LinkedIn's employees just got a $14 million bonus

The latest perk in the newly beleaguered tech industry: taking the CEO's money.<p>Jeff Weiner, the CEO of LinkedIn, has forfeited his annual $14 million …

Employment

Is Your to-Do List Limiting Your Success?

An author who has interviewed hundreds of high achievers claims none of them use to-do lists.<p>Got lots to do? Then a to-do list seems like the obvious solution. By getting it all down on paper, you can organize your tasks, make sure nothing is missed, and provide yourself the satisfaction of ticking …

The incredible power of ignoring everything

Fyodor Dostoevsky, the 19th Century Russian author, once famously challenged his brother to try out a strange task: Don't think about a polar bear right now. “Try to pose for yourself this task: not to think of a polar bear, and you will see that the cursed thing will come to mind every minute,” …

Johns Hopkins University

Venezuela students protest against Supreme Court ruling

<b>Venezuelan students clashed with police in the western city of San Cristobal on Wednesday.</b><p>The students were protesting against a ruling by the Supreme Court on Tuesday.<p>The court curtailed the power of the opposition-controlled National Assembly to review government appointments of Supreme Court …

UK and France unveil scary billion-dollar plan to police the sky

If you thought that drones were just a bit of fun, or even if you think loads of novices flying them around is a bit dangerous, nothing is quite a scary as the UK and France’s new joint plan: the drone to end all drones.<p>The £1.5 billion ($2.1 billion) Future Combat Air System will see the creation …

The surprising ways the body works with the brain to shape our sense of self

On a bitingly cold winter’s day in 2013, a woman whom I’ll call Laurie took me to the terrace of a tall building in a city about two hours west of London, England. Years earlier, she’d tried to jump from the terrace and kill herself.<p>It had been a harrowing time for Laurie. She’d started hearing …

Fast radio bursts: Scientists hear ‘huge’, mysterious and repeating signal from deep in space

Scientists have heard a long, repeated sound from deep in space — and nobody is sure where it is coming from.<p>Astronomers found 10 millisecond-long …

Universe

3 Stocks That Could Double Your Money

There's no question that the stock market is the best way to predictably generate wealth over the long term. But finding the best stocks the market has to offer is easier said than done.<p>To that end, we asked three top Motley Fool investors to each pick a stock that they believe could double your …

JJ Abrams takes a Moon Shot in this new video series

It sounds like it could be the start of a JJ Abrams movie: 16 teams compete to win a big cash prize by landing a spacecraft on the Moon. Except, instead it’s a series of JJ Abrams documentaries about real life.<p>The celebrated TV and film producer has teamed up with Oscar-nominated director Orlando …

This Monkey is Controlling a Wheelchair With its Mind

Researchers have developed a wireless brain interface that allows monkeys to control the movements of a robotic wheelchair using their thoughts …

Neurophilosophy

10 questions you’ll be asked in a user experience interview

I just landed my first full-time role as a User Experience (UX) designer and officially closed my job search. After more than 40 coffee dates, phone …

This Year's Best Employers Have Focused on Fairness

Like to work for a company that gives every employee a bonus of $100,000? Or one that takes all employees and their guests for a weeklong trip to a …

Schizophrenia and subvocal speech: Why people with schizophrenia hear the voices of God, spies and supernatural entities.

<i>Excerpted from</i> <b>NeuroLogic: The Brain’s Hidden Rationale Behind Our Irrational Behavior</b> by <i>Eliezer Sternberg, M.D. Out now from Pantheon.</i><p>My first …

Deltec launches line of super efficient, net-zero energy homes - starting under 100K

A company in Asheville, North Carolina is taking prefabricated home design to a new level with their Renew Collection of affordable net-zero energy …

The CIA and Jeff Bezos Bet on Quantum Computing - MIT Technology Review

Inside a blocky building in a Vancouver suburb, across the street from a dowdy McDonald’s, is a place chilled colder than anywhere in the known …

Quantum Computing