Jon LeJeune

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While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

Magazine<p>Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.<p><b>Nearly every night</b> of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis.<p>Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a …

University of Cambridge

I grew up in a cult and I can tell you why 'normal' people join them

When my Mum lost her Dad in her early twenties, she was looking for answers and a soft place to land. A confusing time to be human, the 1970s was the era of the Vietnam War, equal rights and the disruption of all kinds of traditional values.<p>She found sanctuary in the Worldwide Church of God, an …

Jesus

You have Netflix, Hulu, and the rest — you just need this $20 HDTV antenna to replace cable

These days, it seems like every card-carrying millennial has cut the cord and embraced the cable-free lifestyle. At first, it seems fun and exciting. …

4 big takeaways from the most comprehensive report on e-cigarettes yet

E-cigarettes may help adult smokers quit tobacco. But they also entice young people to start smoking.<p>The prestigious National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine releaseda new report on e-cigarettes Tuesday that’s the most comprehensive look at the evidence to date.<p>A panel of experts …

Awesome Apple Watch tricks to get the most out of your wearable

The Apple Watch truly became a useful device with the release of the Series 3. LTE connectivity, more accurate heart rate monitoring, and faster hardware make the Apple Watch a joy to use.<p>With all the features and functions Apple advertises, there are still plenty of hidden tips and tricks for …

Apple Watch

Trump's Move Frees Palestinians to Focus on Peace, Not Jerusalem

A year ago, when Donald Trump's transition team first said they intended to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, I was skeptical. Like most of the foreign policy establishment, not to mention America's Arab and European allies, I thought such a move was too risky.<p>You will see that argument a lot …

Temple Mount

China should send 30,000 troops into North Korea

In confronting North Korea adamant pursuit of nuclear weapons, so far nothing has been effective. Pledges to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula have failed. United Nations resolutions have failed.<p>Increasingly severe sanctions have failed. And insults not only fail but also reinforce the hard-line …

It's About Respect: 15 Signs He Treats You The Way You Truly Deserve

The trick to a happy relationship is seeing each other as complete equals.<p>Now, before you all go on about how you treat all people as equals, …

The billionaire who refused to pay kidnappers to save his grandson’s life

The upcoming film “All the Money in the World” has been garnering lots of buzz for the scandal around it. A month ago, the filmmakers decided to to …

Christmas blues: Four mistakes we make when comforting friends who are struggling

If you have a loved one who’s suffering, “Happy holidays!" can feel like a cruel joke. The most wonderful time of the year? Not for everyone.<p>We’ve all been there: Someone we know is suffering, and we’re not sure what to do. In Hilary Weisfeld’s case, her daughter’s teacher had a 4-year-old girl …

Sheryl Sandberg

7 Ways You Can Protect Yourself From Outrageous Medical Bills

A doctor offers a surgical add-on that leads to a $1,877 bill for a young girl's ear piercing. A patient protests unnecessary scans to identify and treat her breast cysts. A study shows intensive care-level treatment is overused.<p>ProPublica has been documenting the myriad ways the health system …

What Could a Mysterious U.S. Spy Know About the JFK Assassination?

John F. Kennedy buffs are awaiting the release of documents about June Cobb, a little-known CIA operative working in Cuba and Mexico around the time of the president’s assassination.<p>She may have been one of the bravest and best-placed American spies in the history of the Cold War, but few people …

Surprise: Google Reveals iOS Market Share Is 65% to 230% Bigger Than We Thought

In the U.S., phones based on Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS mobile operating systems typically share the market relatively evenly. Globally, however, the percentage looks much more like somewhere between 80% to almost 90% Android, leading many to conclude that the mobile platform war is pretty …

Electrical Stimulation To Boost Memory: Maybe It's All In The Timing

People with a brain injury or dementia often struggle to remember simple things, like names or places. In research published Thursday in the journal <i>Current Biology,</i> scientists have shown it may be possible to improve this sort of memory using tiny pulses of electricity — if they're properly timed.<p>A …

Aaron Hernandez’s precipitous fall ends in a Massachusetts prison cell

The former New England Patriots tight end, who was sentenced to life in prison, hanged himself in his prison cell, Massachusetts Department of Corrections officials say.<p>The former New England Patriots tight end, who was sentenced to life in prison, hanged himself in his prison cell, Massachusetts …

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Sandy Hook to Trump: 'Help us stop conspiracy theorists'

<b>It was one of the worst school shootings in American history, but some people insist that the Sandy Hook massacre never happened. They post YouTube videos and spread rumours online, and their false theories have been repeated by a media mogul conspiracy theorist who has been linked to Donald Trump.</b> …

'Three-parent' babies: UK clinic gets OK for groundbreaking technique

<b>(CNN) —</b> UK scientists have been given the go-ahead to carry out a treatment that will make it possible for babies to be made from two women and a man.<p>The UK's fertility regulator, the Human Fertilisation and Embryo Authority, gave the green light to the technique in December -- and has now agreed …

Spherical concept tire takes AI on the road

At last year's Geneva Motor Show, Goodyear unveiled a spherical tire concept known as the Eagle 360. Linked to the car using a magnetic levitation …

Donald Trump's foreign policy might be unconventional but it is delivering results

At the heart of Donald Trump's foreign policy team lies a glaring contradiction. On the one hand, it is composed of men of experience, judgment and traditionalism. Meaning, they are all very much within the parameters of mainstream American internationalism as practiced since 1945.<p>Practically every …

Poor offenders pay high price when probation turns on profit

MURFREESBORO, Tennessee (AP) — Outside the $200-a-week motel room that Steven Gibbs and his family call home, the afternoon sun sparkled. Inside, though, he had the curtains pulled tight. After working third shift at a round-the-clock McDonalds, his wife, Debbie, sat on the edge of one bed, her …

This animation shows how populations around the world will change by 2060

<i>"I think ageing demographics is a bigger issue in China than people think. And the problems it creates should be become evident as early as 2016."</i> - Stan Druckenmiller, a 2013 quote<p>Over the last year, we've been very skeptical of the near-term potential for robust global economic growth.<p>The media …

Secrets of New York City’s Grand Central Terminal

Think you know the famed station well? These eleven tidbits may surprise you.<p>Not only is Grand Central Terminal one of the world’s most beautiful …

Amazon Could Be Using This Shipping Giant Much Less

<i>This story has been updated with comment from UPS.</i><p>Amazon has reportedly been seeking alternative ways to deliver its packages and is re-examining its …

Gene Editing Is Huge Leap Forward in Fight Against Cancer

Cancer<p>Emily Whitehead is a medical pioneer — and she's only in the fifth grade.<p>The 10-year-old was the first child to test a revolutionary technique that edits a person’s DNA to battle cancer. That technique, developed at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, …

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Here's how the 40-hour workweek became the standard in America

Seventy-five years ago, on October 24, 1940, the eight-hour day and 40-hour workweek became standard practice in a range of industries. It was a long, drawn-out battle between workers and government officials.<p>We take a look back at the history of the 40-hour workweek, as well as how it's evolved in …

Private Sector

Chelsea players: Best 11 of all time - Telegraph

How to Get Through Airport Security Faster With TSA PreCheck

<b>Update:</b> You can <b>no longer</b> randomly get TSA PreCheck just by being a member of a participating airline frequent flyer program.<p>Million Mile Secrets …

6 Spectacularly Bad Ideas From History's Greatest Geniuses

The modern world as we know it was shaped by the minds of geniuses. But the same "outside the box" thinking that gave us our great innovations also …

Genius

Everything we know about MLS expansion team Los Angeles FC