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6 Scientists Who Regret Their Greatest Inventions

Memorial Day is a holiday devoted to remembering lives lost in war. The soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect civilian freedoms deserve …

13 Incredible Science Facts You Probably Didn't Learn at High School

Science just gets better.<p>We learn about some awesome science in high school - like Einstein's theory of relativity, the Periodic table, and DNA …

Echoes is a game that deals with mental health in episodes

Portraying mental health and psychology from a critical perspective in video games isn’t very common. While players may see their characters undergo …

Mental Health

Great Photorealistic Paintings of NYC

L’art de manier le pinceau et de faire en sorte que le réel et le résultat se ressemblent comme deux gouttes d’eau est visiblement le point fort de …

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This Revolutionary Earpiece Translates Foreign Languages in Real Time

Translation technology has just reached a whole new level with ‘Pilot’ – the world’s first smart earpiece that can translate foreign languages in …

Maize Is A First-Person Adventure About Sentient Corn

Oh, don’t get me wrong, I did try ‘amazeing’ and ‘corny’ and ‘crop a look at this’ in the title, but sometimes a game’s own crazed concept is the …

PC Gaming

A Real-Time Visualization Of Electrical Activity In The Brain Is Here And It's Beautiful

Is the electrical activity in your brain different when you watch an episode of Game of Thrones on HBO and when you read the same scene in one of the books? A visualization built by the Neuroscape Lab at the University of California, San Francisco could show you the answer. The visualization is …

Game of Thrones

5 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books That Treat Mental Illness with Compassion

As a way to help erase stigma related to mental illnesses, the National Alliance on Mental Illness has designated May as Mental Health Month. …

Mental Health

Our children’s mental health crisis is shocking. But so is the Tory silence

It’s emblematic of the government’s handling of the mental health crisis that when Natasha Devon, the Conservatives’ much-publicised children’s mental health tsar, found her role unceremoniously axed, the government seemed more concerned with face-saving spin than with the children in need of …

Mental Health

Google’s new artificial intelligence can’t understand these sentences. Can you?

Last week, Google released Parsey McParseface, a funny name for a state-of-the-art tool aimed at one of the most difficult problems in artificial intelligence. For all that computers have accomplished in the past five years, from winning on "Jeopardy!" to defeating a Go grandmaster, they are still …

House of Leaves — The Most Meta Mystery Story Ever?

Mark Z. Danielewski says his novel is easier to read than it is to explain. It’s been sold as an existential horror story, but he’d prefer it be …

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Find your moment of Zen with our selection of the best meditation apps

It’s no secret that stress takes a serious toll on your body and psyche. In our constantly connected lives, it’s important to take a little time each …

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To the Wife Who Has Anxiety and Depression, From Your Husband

<i>Written by Brandon Geib</i><p>To my wife and my best friend,<p>When we first met five years ago, I never thought I would be writing this. As we stood on stage in front of all of those strangers, acting our hearts out, I never once believed we would find ourselves here. We've come a long way.<p>When we first …

Do you inherit your parent's mental illness?

<b>In the battle to find what causes mental illness, scientists are increasingly looking at genetic factors. For James Longman - whose father killed himself after suffering from schizophrenia - it's a very personal question.</b><p>I'm often told I look like my dad, that I have his mannerisms and some of his …

Hubble telescope captures sharpest image yet of mysterious red rectangle

A striking new image captured by the Hubble Space Telescope delivers a deep look into a mysterious cosmic object called the Red Rectangle Nebula.<p>The Red Rectangle, so named because of its bizarre shape and striking color, is a nebula — a cosmic cloud of gas and particles. In this case, the nebula …

10 Things You Need To Know About Depression (Part I)

According to The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), in 2014, an estimated 15.7 million adults aged 18 or older in the United States had at least one major depressive episode in the past year. This number represented 6.7% of all U.S. adults. Research also indicates that those in certain …

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How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

<i>By Melissa Dahl</i><p>A good run can sometimes make you feel like a brand-new person. And, in a way, that feeling may be literally true. About three decades of research in neuroscience have identified a robust link between aerobic exercise and subsequent cognitive clarity, and to many in this field the …

Anxiety From Two Perspectives

Six months ago, our world within our family changed overnight it seemed. I have kept this story under wraps since then; not out of shame or embarrassment but simply because the story isn't mine to tell. In fact this story is <i>only</i> being shared today because my daughter asked if she could share it. I, …

Living With... Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

I've had issues with Anxiety and Mental Health disorders for as long as I can remember. When I was aged 8 I was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (something I'll write about in the future), which I believe stemmed from a severe phobia of being sick (emetophobia). My OCD has manifested …

5 Words You Use All the Time That Were Once Totally Unacceptable

Attention language lubbers: the fourth edition of <i>Garner’s Modern English Usage</i> is out this month, and while it’s as full of pedantry as any guide on …

How it Feels When the Person You Love Has Depression

I'd never dated anyone who hadn't been on antidepressants, or spent time in a psychiatrist's office. That dark, brooding, introspective type: it draws me in.<p>I used to joke that only men with depression were attracted to me. It was the only experience I'd had, every long-term boyfriend and even the …

The Magic of Mindfulness

Mindfulness. It's a buzz word right now.<p>Businesses are more conscious of the bottom line results of being more mindful and teaching their people to do so. CEOs are being coached to be more mindful to improve their leadership skills. Students are being taught to be more mindful to perform better in …

7 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results | Inc.com

The way I think about personal development and designing the life I want to live is very similar to the way I think about investing.<p>Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket." Working on your novel goes in the …

Scientists Set To Drill Into Extinction-Event Crater In Mexico

A research team is now working to put a massive drill into the the Gulf of Mexico's seafloor to help peel back 65 million years of history. Their goal: to secure a nearly mile-deep core sample from the Chicxulub crater that's commonly linked to the end of the dinosaur era.<p>"There's a lot of …

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11 eerie photos of abandoned places around the world

What author Richard Happer loves most about abandoned places is that they're everywhere you look — if you look hard enough.<p>"There are so many of them, right on the doorstep of our everyday worlds," Happer told Tech Insider in 2016. "Hidden beneath our cities, unnoticed on high mountainsides. The …

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress And Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Mindfulness