Jessica Scrivano

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11 Amazing Trips You Need to Take As Soon As You Retire

You've got all the time in the world and all the world to see. Start planning.<p>No more waiting for your annual vacation and then filling it end-to-end …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Why Being an Introvert May Be Better for Your Mental Health

We value extroversion in education and work, but a recent study shows alone time may have earned an unnecessarily bad rep.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>It's official: we're worn out. Scientifically knackered. Two-thirds of adults told researchers at Durham University that they need …

This Is How to Overcome Social Anxiety: 5 Tips Backed by Research

Your mind races. Your palms sweat. The words don’t come out of your mouth right, if they come at all. We’ve all been there at one time or another. …

Spanish court overturns Catalonia's bullfighting ban

Judges say Spanish state has responsibility for cultural heritage and Catalan parliament has exceeded its authority<p>Spain’s constitutional court has overturned Catalonia’s controversial ban on bullfighting, imposed by the regional government in 2010.<p>Nine of the 12 judges ruled that the “preservation …

Catalonia

Monkeys create stone tools forcing scientists to rethink human evolution

The path of human evolution may need to be rewritten after archaeologists discovered that monkeys also produce ‘tool-like flakes’ that were thought to be uniquely man-made.<p>In a discovery that calls into question decades of research, a band of wild bearded capuchin monkeys in Brazil were seen …

Anthropology

Student Loan Debt Hits Another Record High

Plus the states with the most (and least) debt-burdened graduates.<p>The nation’s college students set another record for debt in 2015, according to the …

‘We give a voice to those who didn’t have one’: In the shadow of Louisiana's shameful past

October 18 is UK Anti Slavery Day, created in 2010 by a private member’s bill in order to “raise awareness of modern slavery”.<p>To understand the contemporary manifestations of this iniquity, it helps to look at the past – which is what brings me to a plantation house on the banks of the Mississippi …

How women are using ketamine to block out emotional trauma

“It’s how we cope with not having to talk about certain subjects,” says Bethany, 24, to me. “Like a bad breakup, a friendship group falling apart or trouble at uni. If something shit has happened, or I’m feeling shit about something, I’ll just take a load of K.”<p>Ever since ketamine broke onto the …

Mental Health

The 12 Most Important Health Innovations Of The Year

These are the Best Of What's New<p><i>Read about the other Best of What’s New winners from the November/December 2016 issue</i> of Popular Science.

Medical Technology

Doctor calls world's first three-parent IVF baby birth 'revolutionary'

A New York fertility specialist, who said he successfully carried out a "three-parent" in vitro fertilization (IVF) technique resulting in a baby boy, called the procedure a "revolutionary approach in human reproduction."<p>John Zhang, medical director of New Hope Fertility Center in New York, …

Would you ditch your therapist for a “philosophical counselor”?

Instead of going to traditional psychotherapists for advice and support, growing numbers of people are turning to philosophical counselors for particularly wise guidance. These counselors work much like traditional psychotherapists. But instead of offering solutions based solely on their …

Counseling

How Trees Will Save Humanity

Trees are much better at creating clouds and cooling the climate than we thought.<p><i>By Hamish Gordon and Cat Scott, Research Fellows in Amospheric</i> …

Climate Change

Penguin boss admits the company read too much into the eBook hype

Penguin wrongly lost confidence in the power of the printed word and invested “unwisely” amid the rise of eBooks, one of the company’s bosses has admitted.<p>Joanna Prior, the managing director of Penguin’s general books, said the firm jumped the gun and incorrectly pre-empted a major shift towards …

Global deal reached to limit powerful greenhouse gases

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Nearly 200 nations have reached a deal, announced Saturday morning after all-night negotiations, to limit the use of greenhouse …

Climate

3tags.org

Report: Google Search Bias Protecting Hillary Clinton Confirmed in Experiment

In a report published by Sputnik News, psychologist Robert Epstein reveals evidence that Google is manipulating search results related to Hillary …

AdWords

​Studies Show I'm Worse Than I Thought

I thought I was only moderately depressed. Then I took four different online depression tests, and they all said I have "severe depression."<p>I thought I was only moderately depressed. Then I took four different online depression tests— Psychology Today, Mental Health America, Psych Central, and …

Mental Health

Why We're Living in the Age of Fear

This is the safest time in human history. So why are we all so afraid?<p>Jen Senko believes that her father was brainwashed. As Senko, a New York …

Psychology

Can social media shed light on cardiovascular disease? Possibly, Stanford journal editors write - Scope

Clearly social media is part of our every day lives, recording our personal communications in a way previously unimaginable.<p>Researchers are now …

Adult Swim’s excuse for not hiring women is a perfect example of TV’s problem (correction)

TV is still very much a man’s world<p>Earlier this week, Adult Swim’s executive vice president and creative director Mike Lazzo was accused of purposely not taking on any female creators or showrunners by anonymous employees at the network because "when you put women in the writers room, you get …

Women in geoscience get worse recommendation letters than men

This is true around the world<p>All around the world, women studying geoscience are half as likely to receive outstanding recommendation letters as men, new research shows. This is true no matter what region they come from, or whether the person writing the letter is a man or woman.<p>Previous research …

Geoscience

Turkey Extends State of Emergency for Another 90 Days

Turkey will extend a state of emergency declared following July’s failed coup for at least three more months.<p>Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan …

Spain's Socialists oust party leader in bid to end deadlock

MADRID (AP) — Spain's Socialists have voted against party leader Pedro Sanchez in a move that seeks to end the party's internal divisions and …

Europe

Leader pledges to rid Nigeria of hunger, omits worst crisis

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is promising to drive hunger out of Africa's most populous nation but made no mention of a conflict-driven famine threatening to kill tens of thousands of children.<p>The United Nations has warned 75,000 children could die of starvation in a year if speedy action …

Africa

Nuclear submarines construction set to start

<b>Construction of the UK's four new nuclear submarines is to begin, after the government announced £1.3bn of new investment with defence firm BAE Systems.</b><p>The "Successor" is the proposed new generation of submarines to carry the UK's nuclear deterrent.<p>Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the deal …

Military

This 1907 Cartoon Proves We've Always Worried About Technology Ruining Our Lives

So y'know, relax a little<p>The year is 2016 and our dependence on digital technology is driving us apart. One widely reported 2014 study found that 75% of women feel technology is ruining their relationship. Since then we've had Snapchat filters so the picture likely isn't any better, even if it does …

Cartoons

Muslim woman to appear in Playboy in a hijab - CNN Style

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Hijab