John M. Acosta

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Jar of Ancient White Stuff Found in Egyptian Tomb Finally Identified

It's the oldest solid cheese ever discovered.<p>Ptahmes was a high-ranking official under Pharaoh Seti I and later and his successor Ramesses II, and …

Archaeology

Pence: “We Must Have American Dominance in Space”

Pentagon mulls Space Force for 6th branch of military

3 Presentation Tips From the Guy Who Received the Longest Standing Ovation of Any TED Talk

From Airbnb to SAP, leaders who tell these stories have a competitive advantage.<p>Storytelling is the single best tool we have to transfer our ideas to another person. Stories inform, illuminate, and inspire. Best of all, we know how to do it. Storytelling isn't something we do; storytellers are who …

Public Speaking

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

How to Do The Rock's Intense Chest Workout

The Rock's newest workout video is filled with major chest-pumping moves.<p>When The Rock takes a work trip, he puts his <i>real</i> work — gym time — first.<p>The actor is currently in China promoting his new movie <i>Skyscraper</i>, which means he's away from his familiar Iron Paradise weight room setups. That's no …

This is how to deal with passive aggressive people

We’ve all dealt with it. The subtle manipulations. Always angling to get what they want, but still looking like a little angel. Making you feel like …

Self-help

Scientists Identify a "New Type of Depression"

Scientists want to develop new antidepressant drugs.<p>An estimated half of the 322 million people affected by depression don’t appear to benefit from …

3,000-year-old sculpture leaves researchers scratching their heads

In the iron age, if there’s any figurative art ... it’s of very low quality. And this is of exquisite quality. Israel Museum’s Eran Arie<p>An enigmatic sculpture of a king’s head dating back nearly 3,000 years has left researchers guessing at whose face it depicts.<p>The 5cm (two-inch) sculpture is an …

Archaeology

Lo que sabemos sobre el 'porno en internet' y su influencia en la sexualidad de hombres y mujeres

“Pero no me gusta darme prisa al principio, prefiero ir poco a poco. Lento pero seguro. Empiezo con unas fotos y, cuando me voy animando, empiezo a …

Swedish archaeologists uncover brutal 5th century massacre

Archaeologists in Sweden have uncovered startling evidence of a massacre more than 1500 years ago, when the inhabitants of a small village were struck down in their houses or as they fled along the street, and their bodies left to rot where they fell – with their treasures including beautiful …

Archaeology

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Is the Yellowstone supervolcano about to erupt? Huge ‘earthquake swarm’ causes 200 tremors in just 10 days

Yellowstone is the home of a gigantic volcano which will cause devastation on a gigantic scale when it finally goes kaboom.<p>Now US Geological Survey …

The simple trick that could help you memorise anything in five minutes

Memory is a fickle thing. One minute you’re leaving for work in the morning, the next you’re in a frantic panic desperately searching for misplaced …

What an ayahuasca retreat showed me about my life - Vox

What the psychedelic drug ayahuasca showed me about my life.<p>When I finally puked on the fourth night, I felt an odd sense of pride.<p>Inside the loud, stuffy ceremony room, people were laughing, crying, chanting, gyrating, and, yes, vomiting, around me. When my time finally comes, I think: Just aim …

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Is There A Ticking Time Bomb Under The Arctic?

A short drive north of Fairbanks, Alaska, there's a red shed stuck right up against a hillside. The shed looks unremarkable, except for the door. It looks like a door to a walk-in freezer, with thick insulation and a heavy latch. Whatever is behind that door needs to stay very cold.<p>"Are you ready …

Global Warming

Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

Michele Weiner-Davis, the marriage-guidance counsellor, explains why she thinks having sex – even if you don’t feel like it – is the foundation of a happy relationship<p>How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip …

TED Talks

The modern-day version of a thousand-year-old philosophy can help anyone be more confident

Ever feel like you're not good enough? Something bad happens and your brain plays a YouTube highlight reel of every mistake you've ever made. Your confidence crashes and your self-esteem flatlines.<p>You're not alone. People have been feeling like this as long as there have been people. It's an old …

Self-help

54 museos y bibliotecas que han digitalizado todo su conocimiento y lo ofrecen gratis en internet

Gran parte de <b>la historia de la humanidad y de los conocimientos</b> que hemos adquirido con el paso de los siglos, se encuentran contenidos en una …

A Nine-Year Collaboration Has Just Shown How Sugar Influences Cancer Cell Growth

This is huge.<p>There's a long-known relationship between cancer and sugar, but figuring out exactly how it works has proven elusive. Now, thanks to a …

How to Deal With the Silent Treatment in a Relationship

There are some things you should totally say during a time of conflict with your partner — and there are some things that you totally shouldn’t. But what if your partner’s conflict style is to say… nothing at all? Whether the reason you’re fighting is as mundane as a missed date or as serious as …

A black man went undercover as a digital white supremacist. This is what he learned

As soon as Theo Wilson started making YouTube videos about culture and race, trolls using racial slurs started flocking to his page.<p>After engaging in …

Smartphone use has radical impact on mental health of teens, claims San Diego SU psych professor

San Diego State University professor of psychology and author Jean Twenge has claimed that smartphone usage is having a radical impact on both the behavior and mental health of U.S. teenagers.<p>The arrival of the smartphone has radically changed every aspect of teenagers’ lives, from the nature of …

Mental Health

What foods are good for helping depression?

Depression is a prevalent mental health illness throughout the world, causing negative thoughts and behaviors in those who experience it.<p>Many people …

Planet Nine: Astronomers Say They’ve Found ‘Signs Of The Presence Of A Planet’

Two astronomers from Spain have announced that their research has uncovered evidence that corroborates the hypothesis of a potential massive Planet …

Universe

US to experience first total solar eclipse in 100 years!

A total solar eclipse will cross the United States on August 21, and many people are expected to travel and be in the best place possible to …

Scientists Have Uncovered The Atomic Structure of a Key Alzheimer's Protein For The First Time

This is huge.<p>For the first time, scientists have revealed the chemical structure of one of the key markers of Alzheimer's disease, capturing …

7 Qualities Of A Spiritual Relationship

You don’t have to go to the Himalayas to find spiritual awakening. Your relationship can be as deep a well of spiritual growth as you'd find on any …

Self-awareness

Virgin Olive Oil Protects Brain Tissue Against Alzheimer's In New Study

This has been a fantastic month for olive oil. A recent study showed that it stops brain cancer tumors in lab tests, and now a new study shows that it protects brain tissue from the toxic substances thought to cause Alzheimer’s disease.<p>The experiment used a well-verified Alzheimer’s mouse model to …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Cómo dormir cuando hace mucho calor y no tienes aire acondicionado: lo que dice la ciencia

No es casualidad que el infierno sea un sitio caluroso. El frío hace daño, es afilado, puede matarte; pero <b>el calor, el calor de verdad, es un tipo de</b> …