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Trio of genes supercharged human brain evolution

Three nearly identical genes could help explain how 0.5 liters of gray matter in early human ancestors became the 1.4-liter organ that has made our …

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30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

“I attribute my success to this: — I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale<p>Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons …

17 Signs Your Relationship Will Last a Lifetime

See how many apply to your relationship -- especially if you haven't tied the knot yet.<p>Every relationship reaches the point where that person you were convinced you couldn't live without becomes the person you live <i>with.</i> That's when you really find out if you married the right person.<p>By no means are …

5 Hobbies That Make Money and Let You Have Fun at the Same Time

5 Fun Hobbies that Make Money for You in Your Spare Time<p>Try These Hobbies to Earn Extra Money and Have Fun Doing It<p>Updated February 14, 2018<p>If you …

9 Financial Lessons Every High School Senior Should Learn

There is a movement that is working on teaching basic personal finances to high school student before they graduate. Many students graduate without …

Woolly mammoth will be back from extinction within two years, say Harvard scientists

"Woolly mammoths" could be brought back from extinction within two years, the scientists behind a groundbreaking resurrection project have said.<p>World-renowned geneticist Prof George Church and his team at Harvard University have been working for the past two years on recreating the DNA blueprint of …

Stuck? We've Got 50 Secrets Motivated People Use to Get Things Done.

Put yourself in the right frame of mind to achieve your goals.<p>You have your plan, you know what you want to accomplish, but after awhile, the novelty of your goal can start to wear off, and it becomes more of a struggle to get started every day.<p>We’ve all been there and we want to help.<p>Read on for …

In Order To Achieve Lasting Success: 10 Tips To Become An Attractive Person

Fifty percent of this year is gone. Question, have you reached 50 percent or half of your goals?<p>If one of your goals is to be successful in any area …

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit

In less time than it takes you to have lunch, you could be expanding your brain -- literally.<p>There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, …

Good Luck Walking Tomorrow — This 5-Move Leg Workout Is Intense

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7 Low-Carb Food Swaps Nutritionists Love

Carbs aren’t always the enemy. In fact, good-for-you whole grains such as oats, farro, and barley are great sources of important nutrients like …

The Cognitive Benefits of Being a Man-Child

For men and women, extending adolescence has the potential to make the brain more capable in adulthood.<p>In a time when college graduates return to live under their parents’ roofs and top careers require years of internships and graduate degrees, the age of adulthood is receding, practically into the …

The Brain

3 Ways To Develop Your Brain For Maximum Performance

This article was started with a purpose. Science is neglecting to approve mind training games. In the meantime, science is making meditation appear …

10 Bullsh*t Arguments Against GMOs

Read this before you hate on them.<p>According to the internet, GMOs are responsible for a lot of problems. You’ve heard that they cause almost everything, including weight gain, acne, allergies, eczema, asthma, and maybe even cancer. They’re killing the bees, the butterflies ... And I’m hearing …

Time Crystals Break The Continuity Of Time

In September 2016, a team of researchers from the University of Maryland announced that they had experimentally confirmed the existence of time …

50 Ways To Relax And Be More Productive

You're reading 50 Ways To Relax And Be More Productive, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

Humans and supernova-born neutron stars have similar structures, discover scientists

As atoms in our bodies were made in stars millions of years ago, it’s been common to propose that we are, in fact, made of stars. Another …

Sleeping While Awake

<i>“It was literally true: I was going through life asleep. My body had no more feeling than a drowned corpse. My very existence, my life in the world,</i> …

8 Productivity Experts Reveal The Secret Benefits Of Their Morning Routines

Productivity experts spill their secrets on what gets them going first thing in the morning.<p>Morning sets the tone for the day, especially when it’s one of those times you wish you hadn’t gotten out of bed. So we asked eight productivity experts to give us a glimpse into their morning routines to …

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20 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism as You Age

Everyone wants a fast metabolism that works to blast away calories, but it becomes more and more elusive as we age. Once you hit your thirties, you …

21 Homemade Cleaner Tips That Actually Work Better Than Commercial Cleaners

You may have heard of cleaning with vinegar and baking soda, but you may doubt if they really work. I can assure you that they absolutely work – and …

13 Photos That Will Inspire You To Get Off The Couch And See The World

Cue the wanderlust.<p>In case you needed another reason to drop everything and travel the world, look no further than the Siena International Photo Awards.<p>Photogs from over 100 countries submitted entries to the contest, which announced its winners on October 29. Scroll through the award-winners and …

Tip: Lose the Fat, Keep the Muscle

This form of metabolic conditioning is one of the best choices for bodybuilders and lifters. Check it out.<p>What's the best form of cardio or metcon …

10 Ways to Make Comfort Food Healthy

Crisp, autumn days seem to require the kind of warmth that your favorite sweater just can’t provide. When it’s especially nippy, a warm bowl of soup …