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Simple ways to improve mood, according to psychologists

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images<p>It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of …

New Study Shows How Human Intelligence May be a Product of a Basic Algorithm

There is a theory that suggests human thoughts and functionality result from a basic algorithm N=2^i–1. Artificial neural network operate similarly …

20 Modern Shag Hairstyles Every Cool Girl Needs to Try

It can be tricky trying to sift out which trends are a must-try and which ones can fall by the wayside. But there is one trusted resource we can always turn to — Alexa Chung, who is basically #goals incarnate. Her effortless style and chill sensibilities have us wanting to uproot our lives and …

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A spray full of strawberries could help the medicine go down

<b>(CNN) —</b> When you're sick, there's a good chance that taking medication will help you feel better. But for many kids -- and adults -- trying to swallow a pill might only make them feel worse.<p>Though some pills come in small, smoothly coated forms, others can be large, powdery and oddly shaped. To …

What a Ripped Guy Would Eat at Every Fast Food Restaurant

No one thinks fast food is healthy. Whether it’s for convenience or cravings, though, sometimes the drive-thru is unavoidable. You can definitely hit …

How to Write What You Know

by Jeff ElkinsWhen I first started writing, I was advised to “write what you know.” While the advice was well intended, it left me sad because I …

The writers Russians don't read – and you should

A new survey has found that living writers are not much favoured in Putin’s Russia, and there are many reasons why, but readers are missing out<p>Asked to name their country’s greatest writers in a new survey, Russians stick with the classics. The Levada Center’s survey of 1,600 Russians is topped, …

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Scientists have created a microscopic, real life-or-death version of Pac-Man

To study how microorganisms really work<p>In an attempt to better understand how microorganisms work, specifically how predator and prey microorganisms function, Norwegian scientists have designed a <i>Pac-Man</i> map to further their research on the subject.<p>In the video above, the different microorganisms …

Astronomers Just Discovered a Rare Dwarf Galaxy That's Loaded With Precious Elements

Stars packed with gold, platinum, and silver.<p>Scientists have been searching for the origin of some of the most precious metals on Earth - including …

Universe

10 things men should do every day (according to science)

We all know the basics – exercise, eat vegetables, never look at booze or bacon, etc – but what else should we be doing every day for a better, healthier, happier life?<p>To paraphrase the slogan of a popular sugary treat, only science has the answer ...<p>1. Play computer games<p>Ever wanted a bigger …

A Jellyfish So Surreal That It Looks Unreal Is Discovered on the Enigma Seamount

If I ever worried that I’d run out of weird and wonderful new life to blog about, that fear has long been laid to rest. Take, for instance, this …

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A Man Switched A Helicopter Engine Off Mid-Flight To Prove A Point

Physics Photo credit: SmarterEveryDay/YouTubeIf a plane’s engine fails, you’d think (or like to think) its aerodynamic properties could glide you …

Want to Be Truly Wealthy? Science Says to Do This

Some of the world's richest people attribute much of their success to this single habit.<p>What's the one thing that sets apart the overwhelmingly wealthy from the rest of the world--other than money, of course? They read--and they read a lot.<p>Business tycoon and famed investor Warren Buffett is said …

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Europe begins sending people back across the sea, defying human rights outcry

MYTILENE, Greece — The European Union began offloading its refugee crisis onto its Turkish neighbors Monday, sending back more than 200 migrants in the first stage of a plan to deport thousands that has drawn condemnation from human rights groups.<p>The returns — carried out at dawn and under heavy …

Human Rights

14 Scary Chic Halloween Costumes

You’re a Disney princess at heart, but you’re looking to take it to the dark side for Halloween. But not too freaky. Or gross. You still want to look, well, sort of pretty and chic. It’s a tall order for sure, but we’re always up to the challenge. We’re sharing 14 spooky-light ideas that will make …

How Do Princesses and Kate Middleton Sit So Perfectly and Ladylike? Here's the Trick

When Kate Middleton made her transition from commoner to the world's most popular royal, there had to be some sort of crash course in castle-appropriate etiquette where she learned essential skills like waving from the Buckingham Palace balcony, greeting dignitaries and heads of state (from …

'Living fossil' or no, this strange, rare fish has a lung

Here's a breathtaking finding: Scientists say they've discovered an ancient vestigial lung in the coelacanth, a lobe-finned fish that's related to the ancient swimmer that went on to evolve into all tetrapods, humans included.<p>The find, described in the journal Nature Communications, helps to fill …

Antibacterial handwash 'no better than soap at killing germs'

Active ingredient triclosan found to be no more effective than soap under 'everyday conditions' and has also been linked to allergies and cancer<p>Antibacterial handwash is no more effective than plain soap at killing bacteria, a new study has found.<p>In recent years numerous products have appeared on …

Low vitamin D speeds up cognitive decline

Older adults who don’t get enough vitamin D may experience cognitive decline at a much faster rate than people who have adequate vitamin D, a new …

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These 5 Phrases Will Make You a Better Leader

These small phrases can have big impacts on your leadership skills.<p>Carpenters work with wood. Composers' medium is sound. Business leaders like you, however, work in words.<p>Think about it--whether it's persuading a prospective client, laying out your vision for your company, or motivating your …

Leadership

First Known Venomous Frogs Could Kill You with a Head Butt

In the wilds of Brazil, researchers have discovered frogs with venomous spikes on their heads.<p>Although scientists have long known of poisonous frogs, these are the first venomous frogs — that is, they not only secrete poison, but are armed with weapons that can deliver this poison into victims.<p>Most …

Zoology

The science of murder: how do professionals cope with gruesome deaths?

As the Wellcome Collection devotes an exhibition to forensic science, what happens to our bodies after death?<p>Murder may be grisly and unpleasant, but it’s often unavoidably interesting – and the subject of rigorous scientific scrutiny.<p>And morbid curiosity is certainly satisfied to the full at the …

TSA Sued After 20-Hour Detention of Man Who Wanted to File Complaint

A traveler detained for more than 20 hours after a search of energy bars and a sports watch in his carry-on bag at an airport has sued the …

Aviation

9 Things You Should Know Before Booking Your Next Cruise

<i>kansasphoto / Flickr</i><p>With meals, entertainment and accommodations wrapped into one reasonable rate, cruising offers a convenient and affordable vacation option. Many cruises today offer stimulating onboard enrichment programs, unique culinary experiences and immersive shore excursions (think: …