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7 Tips for Taking the Beautiful Hike From Fira to Oia

Neither photographs nor words can accurately portray just how beautiful Santorini is. And no trip to the Greek island is complete without making the …

European Travel

The Armenian Genocide

“Who today still speaks of the annihilation of the Armenians?” Who, one wonders, would ask such a question? The answer, surprisingly enough, is a …

World History

How to Edit PDF Files for Free

Not everyone can afford the steep subscription fee that Adobe charges for its Adobe Acrobat DC PDF editor (Rs. 12,168 per year). The app is the best …

Apps

Why the Bucks, the NBA’s most confusing team, are still struggling

Milwaukee will make the playoffs, but they have a losing record since the all-star break and keep underperforming.<p>The Milwaukee Bucks are a confusing team. On paper, they look like a squad poised to get out of the first round of the playoffs for the first time since 2001. They have Giannis …

NBA

How to Think about "Implicit Bias"

When is the last time a stereotype popped into your mind? If you are like most people, the authors included, it happens all the time. That doesn’t …

Psychology

Spy assassinations: The top five deadly poisons

British investigators have confirmed that double agent Sergei Skripal was poisoned with an unusual nerve agent. They have not disclosed what kind of …

Getting the Inside Dope on Ketamine's Mysterious Ability to Rapidly Relieve Depression

Ketamine has been called the biggest thing to happen to psychiatry in 50 years, due to its uniquely rapid and sustained antidepressant effects. It …

Neuroscience

LSD Brings Your Brain to the Edge of Chaos

This new LSD study is like an acid trip all on its own.<p>One Saturday in 1964, neurologist Oliver Sacks took a bit of amphetamines, LSD, a “touch” of cannabis, faced a white wall in his home, and said “I want to see indigo now—now!”<p>“And then,” he wrote in the New Yorker in 2012, “as if thrown by a …

Consciousness

Clash of Civilizations: Greece or Rome?

<i>Join Boris Johnson, Britain’s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, and Mary Beard, professor of classics at the University of Cambridge, as they</i> …

Boris Johnson

Top Boutique Hotels in Athens, Greece

By <b>Teresa</b> on <b>03/02/2018</b><p>Athens may not have a reputation as one of the most photogenic cities in Europe, but you have to know where to look. Dare to get …

What happens in the brain when habits form?

There are a million things that we do every day without thinking. Brushing our teeth, drying our hair after a shower, and unlocking our phone screen …

The Brain

20 Best Hostels in Athens (Ultimate List Updated for 2018)

<b>Interested?! PIN NOW, Read later</b><p>Athens was one of the coolest backpacking experiences I’ve had in a while. Maybe because my expectations were so low …

European Travel

Scientists crack structure of enzyme complex linked to cancer

UC Riverside-led study offers important information for understanding 'de novo DNA methylation'<p>RIVERSIDE, Calif. - A research team led by a …

Understanding conditions for star formation

Researchers have demonstrated how a gas escapes ice at an extremely cold temperature, providing insight into star formation in interstellar clouds. …

Chemistry

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either) | Inc.com

If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong--wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong, couldn't-<i>be</i>-more-wrong."<p>The quote appears on …

Bill Gates

Does Medicine Overemphasize IQ?

Create a free personal account to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, customize your interests, and more<p>Yes! Alert me when new content is …

The Dangers of Taking PPIs for Acid Reflux

There might be serious consequences to taking these drugs long-term.<p>You've probably felt it at some point—that sharp, burning sensation that starts in your gut and climbs up the back of your throat, possibly after your second cup of coffee, or that extra helping of fries.<p>We tend to call it …

Wellness

Can staying awake beat depression?

Making people stay awake for hours in a hospital may seem an odd way to battle depression – but for some people it is proving a promising therapy. Linda Geddes reports.<p>The first sign that something is happening is Angelina’s hands. As she chats to the nurse in Italian, she begins to gesticulate, …

Sleep

Cool Stuff: All Black Everything for Everyday

Let’s be honest, you can’t be cool without some cool stuff in your possession. A laid back, carefree attitude is a good start, but if you don’t back …

Cool Stuff

Changing these 4 beliefs will make you surprisingly happy

Traffic upsets you. People upset you. Your job upsets you… Wrong, wrong and wrong.<p>Actually, none of those things upset you. Your beliefs about them …

Self-help

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation) | Inc.com

While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next stage, the interview (which is when you had better be ready for the most commonly asked job interview questions).<p>Oddly enough, …

Employment