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Pacific Ocean swallows five Solomon Islands and human-caused climate change is to blame, study says

As the ocean rose, they had to flee.<p>“The sea has started to come inland, it forced us to move up to the hilltop and rebuild our village there away …

Want a Better Memory? Science Says Do This

A study suggests this dead simple trick can double the amount you recall.<p>What do you do when you need to commit some sort of information to memory?<p>Let me guess: You take notes.<p>It's a habit most of us learned way back in school when some teacher stuck her lecture notes up on an overhead projector …

humanbrain

Year's Best Crime Novels: 2016, by Bill Ott

<b>The Year’s Best Crime Novels: 2016.</b><p>Ott, Bill (author).<p>FEATURE. First published May 1, 2016 (<i>Booklist</i>).<p>Comic caper novels, psychological thrillers, …

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

There is something beautiful about old ships and the sheer mechanical ingenuity to keep them working. In the U.S....<p>In 2019 a bloody attack on the …

The Morning Ritual: 5 Things to Do Before Breakfast to Clear Your Mind and Start the Day

It's easy to wake up and just start running around the house like a crazy person making breakfast, checking email, putting dishes away, doing push-ups, rummaging through closet hangers for an outfit and getting the kids out of the house. Ambitiously, in the spirit of "getting it all done."<p>Most of …

Writer Mona Eltahawy slams Pakistan for censoring her article on sex, Muslim women

<b>Islamabad:</b> A feminist author hit back Monday at Pakistan for censoring her article on Muslim women and sex, saying the ban exposed the depth of …

How To Stop Feeling Guilty And Forgive Yourself

Guilt is perhaps one of the most debilitating emotions, and one that has the potential to negatively influence the human mind. Such feelings can …

These 10 Powerhouse Women Want You To Talk About Sex

For women’s health week, women-oriented condom brand Sustain wants to spark conversations about what safe sex really means.<p>In 2014, Meika Hollender launched Sustain, a condom brand marketed at women, empowering them to take their sexual health into their own hands. She didn’t realize how quickly …

Will the “Real” Reality Please Stand Up?

One peculiarity of our times is that people are so quick to accept the reality they see, hear, touch, taste, and smell. We do this automatically, disregarding the fact that every preceding age was totally mystified by existence, to the point that mystics, poets, philosophers, sages, and spiritual …

Consciousness

The energy transition could be profound – and there's a lot to lose for those who can't keep up

The energy internet, the ‘smart’ grid, solar energy and battery storage are converging and the economic benefits are clear<p>Change is coming to the energy landscape. A transition to a new energy economy is happening. In a country like Australia – awash with energy both under and above the ground – …

Clean Energy

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 2: Setting the Tone from the First Day of Class

The first day of class, I enter the classroom and ask, <b>"What's the difference between being certain and being closed-minded?"</b> Long silence. Students give tentative answers. <b>"What's the difference between having firm principles and being closed-minded?"</b> Longer silence. More tentative answers. <b>"What's</b> …