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This is your brain on pot: Neuroscientist studies long-term effects of medical marijuana

BELMONT — Staci Gruber vividly remembers her first hit of marijuana, back when she was in college. It made her so paranoid, she locked herself in a …

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5 Signs You're Going to Fail as a Leader

Avoid these common management mistakes and watch your company morale soar.<p>The best leaders I have witnessed over the years are committed to understanding how to meet the needs of employees from every generation. Have you noticed how drastically different a Millennial needs to be led versus, say, a …

A New Study Says People With Higher IQs Are Happier With Less Social Interaction

Maybe that's why you're such a homebody.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management …

Why You Should Actually Look Forward to Being Alone Forever

We asked a psychologist about how playing the long game as someone who doesn't commit to romantic relationships can pay off.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>For years, single people have been painted as failures. Hollywood has managed to make three Bridget Jones films on that loose …

6 Leadership Lessons I Hope Millennials Will Consider (I Didn't, And It Cost Me)

Boy, I wish I knew about these before I hit 30. Live and learn.<p>While this article may resemble yet another listicle to hack your way to leadership glory, quite frankly, it has a personal testimony attached. They are laser accounts of how I reinvented myself as a leader.<p>I'm not tooting my own horn. …

10 of the most intense foods you can eat at the fair this year

What good is summer if you don’t get your butt to a state fair and experience the deep fried goodness that is fair food? We live in a pretty advanced …

Researchers say you can enjoy the benefits of a good night’s sleep even if you’ve barely rested

If you’re constantly blaming your bad mood or scattered mind on a bad night’s sleep, it may be time to rethink. Research suggests the amount of sleep you <i>think</i> you got can be more important than actual shut-eye.<p>A 2014 study on “placebo sleep” found that when people were told they’d had a good …

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25 Bad Words That Make Other People Feel Inferior

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Did you know that in every language, there are more negative words than positive ones? It seems we need lots of words to describe our negative feelings, but we're content with a handful of positive ones.<p>For …

Dear travelers to Mexico: Please don’t come visit until you’ve understood these 9 things

1. Leave all the Mexican stereotypes back home.<p>You can leave all your sombreros, piñatas, and maracas at home with the rest of your Cinco de Mayo …

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Former Disney Staffers Share Their Best Hacks For The Parks

<i>Photo: © RSBPhoto1 / Alamy Stock Photo</i><p>If your spring or summer plans include a stay at Disney World, you're likely aware that there are a ton of tips and tricks for making the most of your stay. But beyond "hidden Mickeys" and trading pins with characters, here are a few smart insider hacks from …

Here Are All the Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Books That Will Blow Your Mind This May

Buckle up. It’s a new month, and that means that we’ve got a whole bunch of new books arriving in bookstores to get excited for. There are new books …

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20 Ways To Cut 500 Calories A Day

Cutting 500 calories a day is an easy way to get started with your weight loss journey, and these tips make it even easier<p>Losing weight demands some serious life changes. After all, you need to burn 3,500 more calories than you take in to lose just 1 pound. But if you cut 500 calories a day, you …

American man with 'great acrobatic skill' becomes Japan’s first paid foreign ninja

An American has found fame in Japan – after being hired to become the nation’s first salaried foreign ninja.<p>Chris O’Neill, 29, is the only foreigner among a new seven-strong ninja squad hired by a local tourism body in Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, to promote its ninja heritage.<p>O’Neill, who is …

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Should You Drink Collagen for Glowing Skin?

In this era of Kardashian, collagen has become synonymous with wrinkle fillers and lip injections. But for a group of forward-thinking women (and men!), the protein is the secret behind their glowing, gorgeous complexion—with nary a needle in sight.<p>Indeed, collagen—most derived from bovine sources …

Turning Photos into Anime Images

Twitter user ujr50138 has uploaded some images showing how photos can be turned into anime stills, thanks to the power of Photoshop.<p>These effects can …

A First Look Inside WeWork’s New “Coliving” Spaces

As the popular coworking startup turns to housing, design could be key to making the model sustainable.<p>In January, <i>Fast Company</i> broke the news that the coworking startup WeWork was beta testing its first “coliving” spaces in New York. Today, the company is opening the space–a residential extension …

11 Ways to Cook an Artichoke (and as Many Reasons to Go Out and Buy One)

An artichoke isn't exactly <i>asking</i> to be eaten. I mean, look at this thing!<p>Beautiful? Yes. Foreboding (and spiny and prehistoric-looking)? Absolutely. It's the vegetal version of a siren song.<p>But that doesn't mean you <i>shouldn't</i> buy and eat them: <b>In the spring, when artichokes come into season, they're</b> …

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The Saturated Fat That Keeps You Full + Burns Fat: A Doctor Explains

By now, you probably know that eating fat won't make you fat. In fact, there's a unique fat that can actually help keep you full and provide fuel to</i> …

The 11 minute guide to a bulletproof UX strategy

The heart of great UX strategy lies in thorough research. Unfortunately, UX research is usually a mess.<p>If you’re an outsider, you’re still getting to know everyone involved in the project at the same time you’re navigating which research activities to take on. If you’re an insider, it can be the …

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40 Nifty Words That Start With N to Add to Your Vocabulary

Despite their similar sound and appearance, the letters M and N are actually unrelated: M likely comes from an Egyptian hieroglyph representing a …

Language

Lack of sleep linked to depression, weight gain and cancer

Britons aren't getting nearly enough sleep – and it's having a negative effect on the nation's health, according to a new study.<p>The Oxford University …

Living Large in 675 Square Feet, Brooklyn Edition

Here are a few of the rules that Jacqueline Schmidt, David Friedlander, and their two young boys live by.<p>1. Every object has to earn its keep.<br>2. When …

These Are the Best Exercises for Anxiety and Depression

<i>By Kathleen Mulpeter</i><p>If you suffer from depression or anxiety, your workout can play a key role in managing your symptoms, thanks to the powerful link between your physical and mental health.<p>"We know that the old divisions of body and mind are false," says Ben Michaelis, PhD, an evolutionary …

9 Habits Successful MyFitnessPal Users Swear By

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p>By Sarah Elizabeth Richards for Life by Daily Burn<p>You've heard it before: Research shows that the daily act of recording every bite and step you take is a useful tool to maintain your weight over the long term. "It keeps me accountable," explains Kristin Miller, 31, a Manhattan mom and …

Cannabis helps my epileptic son. If only we had known sooner

In fall 2012, when other parents were trading stories about the difficulties of balancing homework with little league practice and swimming lessons, I was in my garage painstakingly measuring amounts of a schedule one narcotic to extract medication for my son. Tinkering with lab equipment and …

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What Procrastination Does To Your Happiness?

In September 2014, two British professors wanted to find out what happens when students do not hand over their assignments on time. Their study threw …

Procrastination

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

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9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life | Inc.com

There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We find their messages so compelling, we know we can turn to them whenever we feel dragged down and …

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11 Amazing Animal Instagrams You Should Follow Right Now

If you’re looking to expand your Instagram feed beyond Internet famous cats and dogs, try following these unusual animals.<p>1. PUMPKIN THE …

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