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Fructose alters hundreds of brain genes, which can lead to a wide range of diseases

A range of diseases — from diabetes to cardiovascular disease, and from Alzheimer’s disease to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — are linked …

Neuroscience

3 Secrets for Being More Confident, Backed by Research

Want to know how to be more confident?<p>There’s an easy answer: Don’t.<p>Yeah, it’s a trick question. But we’ve all been led to believe that …

Scientists Have Identified 11 Indicators of a ‘Good Death’

Admit it, you’re morbidly curious.<p>Most normal people spend a lot of time thinking about the worst ways to die. Death by incineration, drowning, bear attack, and the slow consumption of my head by fire ants while the rest of my body is buried underground all make the cut for me. But a group of …

3 Mindfulness Practices That Blow Meditation Out Of The Water

Michael Singer, author of <i>The Surrender Experiment</i>, tells the story of a conversation he had when he was a young man. At a pause in the conversation, …

Mindfulness

Palestinian teacher wins global prize worth $1m

The Duke of Cambridge has paid tribute to the “incredible work” of the teaching profession as a Nobel-style award worth $1m was handed to a teacher from Palestine.<p>Hanan al-Hroub, who works with children who have grown up exposed to violence, was given the second annual Global Teacher prize at a …

Education

How Tibetans Are Fighting Back Against Chinese Hackers

A new wave of cyberattacks show that Tibetan might be learning to better protect themselves against Chinese hackers.<p>On September 9 of last year, a Tibetan journalist received an email with what looked like a link to a Google document about a controversial Buddhist sect.<p>It could have been an …

I Survived a Panic Attack and All I Got Was General Anxiety

This week, my new therapist and I did some detective work and stumbled upon something that in 15 years of panic attacks I had never discovered before.<p><i>Illustrations by Joel Benjamin</i><p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>I've come to learn that no one outside of myself can fix me, and perhaps …

Graphic Design Trends That Will Rock 2016

Graphic design is a genre of its own, and it has its own norms, conventions as well as trends. Much like web design, graphic design too evolves with …

Graphic Design

Fugitives in Their Own Lands: Meet Kenya's LGBT Refugees

Cynthia is a lesbian activist and refugee from Burundi. She fled her country after authorities found out she was gay. Sh<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Jake Naughton<p>1 …

Inside the Chinese closet: The world of the fake-marriage market for the LGBT community in China

Andy is talking to his father on his mobile and on the surface, he's pretty much like any son, talking in monosyllables to his father. He listens …

You Can Heal Yourself With Your Mind (For Real)

From multiple sclerosis to chronic pain to HIV, science is increasingly showing us that what’s in a patient’s head affects how the body heals.<p>I met …

Immune System

Test your responsive web designs with free new Google tool

Responsive web design is no longer an optional extra – if you want your site or app to reach the largest possible audience then you need to ensure …

Web Design

Shocking Images Document the Disturbing Living Conditions of Indonesia’s Mentally Ill

“Walking in the door has been easy,” says NY-based photographer Andrea Star Reese, whose ongoing documentary inside Indonesia’s mental facilities has …

B12 and the Brain

A new book by Scott C. Anderson details the microbiome and the brain..<p>Another study links low cholesterol to depression and suicide attempts.<p>A …

8 more predictions for web design in 2016

2015 witnessed a lot of changes and innovations, but 2016 has a lot more in store. With more people accessing the Internet via mobile devices than …

Jobbatical, the marketplace for tech gigs abroad, scores $2M led by USV and LocalGlobe

Jobbatical, the Estonia-headquartered job matching site for tech gigs abroad, has raised a $2 million funding round led by Union Square Ventures, and Saul Klein and Robin Klein’s LocalGlobe. Previous investor Smartcap also participated.<p>Launched in late 2014, the startup is on a mission to build a …

50+ fresh resources for designers, February 2016

Hey there! This month’s roundup comes with some amazing freebies for you to download and try out; including line icons, material design assets, …

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don't know what they're talking about. Don't trust them.<p>Actually, don't trust …

State of the Art JavaScript in 2016

So, you’re starting a brand new JavaScript front end project or overhauling an old one, and maybe you haven’t kept up with the breakneck pace of the …

A coroner’s journey from palliative care to climate despair | Toronto Star

The changes I see in myself that I might attribute to this medical work are several. I am more constantly reminded of the fact that death is …

Doing Something Different for Anxiety and Depression

The aim of many ‘talking therapies’ is to help people understand how their unreasonable or unwanted thoughts can harm their sense of well-being. …

'World Happiest Man' Literally Bends The Scales Of Brain Activity While Meditating In A Laboratory

<b>“Ricard sees living a good life, and showing compassion, not as a religious edict revealed from on high, but as a practical route to happiness.”</b><p>A …

Meditation

China's high-speed sexual revolution

<b>Over the last 20 years, Chinese attitudes to sex have undergone a revolution - a process carefully observed, and sometimes encouraged, by the country's first female sexologist, Li Yinhe.</b><p>"In the survey I made in 1989, 15.5% of people had sex before marriage," says Li Yinhe. "But in the survey I did …

Communist Party