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Head Transplant Doctor Claims First Successful Human Head Transplant...on a Corpse

One nice thing about teddy bears is that if your dog tears the head off of your child’s favorite one, you can just sew it back on. But you don’t …

Why I Was Addicted to Attention, Lies, and Drama

I’ve done a lot of things for attention that I’m not proud of. I’ve created drama. I’ve bragged. I’ve exaggerated. I’ve hurt people. I’ve hurt …

Artificially Intelligent Drones Become Terrifying Killing Machines in Dystopian Short Film

In preparation for this week’s UN Convention on Conventional Weapons in Geneva, Switzerland, the Future of Life Institute has released a disturbing …

49 'facts' about health we often believe that are misleading, inaccurate, or totally false

These are just a few of the incorrect notions that we've all been told at one point or another.<p>But it's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and inaccuracies.<p>To help the cause we've rounded up and corrected dozens of the most popular health "facts" that we've heard over the …

Human brain experiment on animals

SCIENCE doesn’t know whether these tiny human brains are conscious or not.<p>But they do seem functional.<p>They’re called organoids.<p>They’re small pieces …

9 Ways to Get People to Like You Without Saying a Word

Becoming more likable is easier than you think.<p>There’s lots of research on the traits and behaviors that make people likable — that have nothing to …

Therapy Is Great, but I Still Need Medication. Please Stop Judging Me.

A few weeks ago, I made an appointment with a therapist who specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy—CBT as it’s known to professionals and those …

These Simple, Science-Backed Exercises You Can Do at Home Have Huge Health Benefits

No need for gym!<p>Most of us probably know exercising is associated with a smaller risk of premature death, but a new study has found that doesn't have …

Chronic Disease

The 9 terms and phrases you need to know if you think you're being manipulated

Manipulative people can be found in every walk of life. You might meet them at work where they take credit for your achievements, or in social situations where they are controlling, demanding, and even abusive.<p>Knowing the right words to deal with these people can give you the strength to stand up …

10 ways to fix your résumé when you're not entry-level anymore

It may not feel like it, but once you've got a few years of job experience under your belt, you're not an entry-level employee anymore — you're mid-level.<p>Your approach to finding a job will need to change accordingly.<p>No longer can you rely on what you did in college to impress potential employers — …

'No One Can Best the American Worker,' Says Heiress Whose Company Relies Solely on Foreign Factories

Ivanka Trump, who has some sort of ambiguous advising role in her father’s nepotistic administration, has reemerged on the cable news scene to sell …

Ivanka Trump

China Names Top Leaders, With One Notable Absence

The name of China’s powerful anti-graft chief was absent from the Communist Party’s new central committee, according to a list published by the …

Wall Street’s Robots Still Have a Lot to Learn About Being a Human Trader

Back in the 1990s, Paul Tudor Jones assigned a team of coders to a project dubbed “Paul in a Box.” The effort sought to break down the DNA of the …

The 8-hour workday has no place in modern society — here’s why

The thought of clocking in and out of the workplace can make us feel like robots. When we clock in at 9 a.m. and clock out at 5 p.m. (or 6 p.m. or …

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

High School

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark.<p>"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," Walker …

University of California

I woke up an hour earlier for a year and I'm convinced it ruined my productivity — and my health

But don't be so quick to judge. Listen to my story first.<p>I'm a meticulous sleep planner. In the evening I calculate when I have to go to bed, so that I can get at least eight hours of sleep - nine is even better.<p>I hardly nap in the afternoon and I rarely sleep in on weekends, even if I did …

Rohingya Recount Atrocities: ‘They Threw My Baby Into a Fire’

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Hundreds of women stood in the river, held at gunpoint, ordered not to move.<p>A pack of soldiers stepped toward a petite young woman with light brown eyes and delicate cheekbones. Her name was Rajuma, and she was standing chest-high in the water, clutching her baby son, …

News

You Asked: How Can I Spot Early Signs of Dementia In an Aging Parent?

Your father keeps misplacing his keys, or your mother repeats herself. Should you be worried about dementia? If those seemingly minor issues are new …

Hacking Brain Waves Can Give You an Instant Cognitive Boost, Says Study

"Like three cups of coffee without the jitters."<p>Artificially getting activity in certain parts of the brain to sync up can provide a small mental …

Brainwaves

Here are the ages you peak at everything throughout life

Ageing can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn't all it's cracked up to be. There are plenty of …

Demographics

Magic mushrooms and ketamine: The controversial ways we might treat depression in future

5 of the most surprising potential remedies<p>According to the World Health Organization, 350 million people across the globe suffer from …

The one thing you can do to help prevent yourself from getting dementia

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>More than one-third of dementia cases can potentially be prevented by controlling nine …

Hearing Aids

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Recipes

Will Psychedelic Therapy Transform Mental Health Care?

Innovation<p>Therapeutic ‘trips’ may someday bring relief from addiction, anxiety, depression — and even the fear of death.<p>In the mid-1950s, LSD and other psychedelic drugs took the medical world by storm — and no wonder. Studies at the time suggested that the hallucinogens were effective against a …

Psychedelic Drugs

What it's like to have the best job in America right now

Data scientists have the best job in America, according to Glassdoor.<p>The field may be relatively new and occasionally vaguely defined, but one thing's for sure — it's also growing.<p>That's because, in the digital age, the amount of data available is only going to continue to grow exponentially. And …

'Sleep should be prescribed': what those late nights out could be costing you

Leading neuroscientist Matthew Walker on why sleep deprivation is increasing our risk of cancer, heart attack and Alzheimer’s – and what you can do about it<p>Matthew Walker has learned to dread the question “What do you do?” At parties, it signals the end of his evening; thereafter, his new …

Sleep

Fingerprint test can tell if you’ve taken cocaine, even when you’ve washed your hands

Police will be able to tell if someone has used cocaine within seconds simply by taking their fingerprints after a new forensic test was developed by …

Personal Hygiene