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Want to Live a More Fulfilled Life? Avoid the No. 1 Regret of the Dying | Inc.com

Regrets.<p>They are the great common denominator--no matter race, color, creed--they're the one thing we universally try to avoid with the time we're given.<p>The pursuit of such avoidance is often on our mind and always on the clock.<p>Former palliative nurse and author of <i>The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying</i>, …

Positive Thinking

10 Scary Things that Can Happen If You Have Sleep Paralysis

Sleep paralysis affects only 7.6 percent of the general population, but it can be a terrifying experience for those it strikes. Here are some …

Nokia 3310 relaunch: Why we still love the phone that defined the Nokia era

The Nokia 3310 is back - or at least will be soon. The iconic handset is reportedly set to be reborn later this month when HMD, the Finnish company that has the rights to the Nokia brand, unveils a new version of the device.<p>Despite the wonders of today’s smartphones, with their 4G internet …

Childhood Roots of Narcissistic Personality Disorder

It’s estimated that up to 6% of the US population has narcissistic personality disorder (narcissism for short), which is more common in men and has …

Laughing at black humour is a sign of high intelligence, study suggests

Joking about death, disease, deformity, or warfare is a sign of a person's intelligence, a study has found.<p>Research led by Ulrike Willinger at the …

Psychology

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• Color: silver<br>• Material: anodized aluminum head, braided nylon cable<br>• Double-sided neodymium magnets, snap-and-charge head<br>• Bi-directional plug<br>• LED charging indicators<br>• Cord length: 4 ft<br>• Weight: 0.8 oz<br>• Phone plug size: 2 x 6 x 10mm<br>• US patent pending

3D tech, but zero interest: TV manufacturers stop making set once hailed as future

It wasn't long ago that 3D television was being talked up as the next big revolution in home entertainment. But now it appears that the much-trumpeted concept has died an early death, as the only two major 3D TV makers have discontinued the product.<p>Last year giant TV maker Samsung announced it was …

This Maryland prosecutor got the phone call every addict’s relative dreads

<b>Correction:</b> Earlier versions of this article misstated the date that Nick Hileman died. It was Jan. 6. The article has been corrected.<p>Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams grew up with an alcoholic father and has spent two years as lead prosecutor of a county hit hard by Maryland’s opioid …

Drug Addiction

5 Empires that Totally Dominated History

<i>So how does the United States of America match up with all these behemoths? The United States is certainly the world’s most powerful nation ever,</i> …

World History

The Man Who Made it Rain Orange Sunshine

Tim Scully was a revolutionary psychonaut and remains a very nice dude.<p>In 1970, a cargo plane flew over 25,000 people at a rock concert and dropped …

Consciousness

Can prescribing weed help New York kick its opioid habit? Doctors try to use cannabis to treat chronic pain but prescription drugs remain easier and cheaper to get

A proposal to allow medical marijuana for chronic pain offers hope for patients and cannabis startups, but narcotic painkillers remain less expensive …

These rebellious teens resisted the Nazis by beating up Hitler Youth, and some paid with their lives

They also liked singing and country outings<p>On July 17, 1943, the Düsseldorf-Grafenberg branch of the Nazi party reported to the Gestapo on the growth …

Your life really does flash before your eyes before you die, study suggests

Your life really does flash before your eyes when you die, a study suggests - with the parts of the brain that store memories last to be affected as other functions fail.<p>Research on those who have had "near death" experiences suggests that the phenomenon rarely involves flashbacks in chronological …

11 Things That Probably Won’t Exist in 2025

From your living room to your car, these pieces of technology may not be around much longer.<p>If there’s one thing that’s constant in the world of …

You Have No Idea What the Term 'Depressed' Really Means Until It Devours You

"Depression" was a just a word to me before, like "sandals" or "matinée." Now, I get a pang in my chest whenever I hear it.<p>Remember when you were younger and you used to say you were "depressed" all the time? Same episode of <i>Boy Meets World</i> as yesterday? Depressed. No fucking French fries left at …

How the brain stores memories

Memory loss is gradual but, unlike computers, we have inbuilt backups<p>Every week there is a new dementia study, raising hopes that we can find a way to halt memory loss. Interestingly, in any form of dementia our memories don’t vanish immediately but fade gradually – our memory systems have a …

The Brain

New scientific study explains why that track was so sick while you were tripping

A new study published today by Current Biology explores and explains why seemingly mundane experiences can be perceived as profound or to have great …

This Is How You Future-Proof Your Brain Against Increasing Distractions

Is it possible to train your brain to cope with an ever more fast-paced world? In some cases, more tech might save us from tech overload.<p>It’s no secret that technology advancements have affected our brains. With instant messages, push notifications, wearable technology, and many other tech-driven …

Love, sex and death: What my fiancé’s death taught me about the afterlife

<b>(Thomas Spayth via Shutterstock)</b><p>“He isn’t dead, he’s right beside me” doesn’t go over well, but this isn’t grief-induced delirium, it’s a full life<p>Karen F. McCarthy<p>January 16, 2017 12:30am (UTC)<p>Seeing the spirits of the dearly departed didn't bode well for me living a normal childhood. While it …

How to give your relationship a break without splitting up

When couples embark on a new relationship, they hope it will last forever. Sadly, statistics show that for as many as half, this will not be the case. Recent UK figures put the divorce rate at 42 per cent, and the average length of a marriage at 11 years.<p>This is despite the fact that there’s a vast …

How Do You Know That You Love Somebody? Philosopher Martha Nussbaum’s Incompleteness Theorem of the Heart’s Truth, from Plato to Proust

“The alternations between love and its denial, suffering and denial of suffering … constitute the most essential and ubiquitous structural feature of the human heart.”<p>“The state of enchantment is one of certainty,” W.H. Auden wrote in his commonplace book. “When enchanted, we neither believe nor …

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavioral therapy is grounded in the belief that it is a person’s perception of events—rather than the events themselves—that determines …

Psychology

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Schizophrenia

I’ve lived with schizophrenia for 10 years, and there are questions which seemingly always pop up whenever I trust someone enough to disclose my …

Here's What Magic Mushrooms Do to Your Body And Brain

The good, the bad, and the ugly.<p>There's evidence that tripping on magic mushrooms could actually free the mind. Several studies, including two …

Consciousness

Body Mass, Inflammation, and Cognition – What is the Strongest Link?

Body mass index (BMI) has been linked to inflammation, and systemic inflammation has been linked to decreased cognition. Now, a new study directly …

To Anyone Who Thinks They’re Falling Behind In Life

By <b>Jamie Varon</b><p>You don’t need more motivation. You don’t need to be inspired to action. You don’t need to read any more lists and posts about how …

Here's What Happens When You Stop Breathing In Your Sleep

*starts paying attention to every breath and freaking out*

My daughter has my eyes, my hair and my ADHD

My mother wisely warned me that it is naive for young parents to imagine that their children will inherit only the traits they most admire in their spouses and themselves. She advised us to be realistic about the beautiful creatures we created and reminded us that our children are every bit as …