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Neuroscience and psychology have rendered it basically unnecessary to have a soul

Many people today believe they possess a soul. While conceptions of the soul differ, many would describe it as an “invisible force that appears to animate us.”<p>It’s often believed the soul can survive death and is intimately associated with a person’s memories, passions and values. Some argue the …

Consciousness

The Surprising Psychology Behind Makeup

Slathering on mascara, cover-up, or blush doesn't just increase how pleased a woman can feel about her appearance. Wearing makeup can significantly …

Psychology

Hundreds Of Black Holes May Nestle Together In Our Galaxy

A spectacle previously thought impossible<p>Astronomers may have detected a cluster of stars that is home to hundreds of black holes, a phenomenon that was previously thought impossible.<p>The globular cluster known as NGC 6101 is located about 47,600 light years from Earth and orbits the center of the …

Universe

DNA Reveals Giraffes Are 4 Species--Not 1

One of the most iconic animals in Africa has a secret. A genetic analysis suggests that the giraffe is not one species, but 4 separate ones—a finding …

Wildlife

Time crystals might exist after all (Update)

(Phys.org)—Are time crystals just a mathematical curiosity, or could they actually physically exist? Physicists have been debating this question …

Quantum Mechanics

Fidget Cube for restless workers rocks Kickstarter, attracts gobs of money

The Fidget Cube is a cube at heart, but it also has plenty of features designed to keep your fingers occupied when you just can't hold still.<p>Your desk is your sanctuary at work. It's where you sit (or stand) and while away your employment hours. Maybe you're really good at holding still. Or maybe …

Crowd Funding

What It Means To Love Someone With Depression And Anxiety

Lasting love has no boundaries or limitations. It seeks no reward for thriving in the imperfect nature of humanity, that which makes all of our personal connections so vastly unique. Real love triumphs over the most dangerous of evils; those that exist inside each and every one of us.<p>The …

Love

What Bill Nye Wishes We All Would Do About Climate Change

Environmental advocate, television host, licensed mechanical engineer, and creator of an award-winning syndicated television show, Bill Nye is also a …

3 Travel Hacks Millennials Use and You Should Too | Inc.com

Travel planning can be nothing short of a hassle.<p>Luckily, the market is full of new tools to improve your experience. The problem is finding the products that really work.<p>As early adopters of technology, Millennials can help you sort through the hordes of new tools out there to make your travel …

Hacking

DIY Bee Hotel for a Better Garden - Genius!

Flowers can be finicky—and sometimes, more watering and sunlight don't do the trick. For a healthier garden this season (and the next!), make this …

Gardening

A business-etiquette expert shares 7 ways you can use body language to show confidence and win respect

Now picture yourself, approaching a co-worker or a prospective client, walking into a board meeting or a party.<p>How do you look? What message do you communicate the moment you walk into a room?<p>What are your eyes, hands and feet saying? What information can people gather about you before you ever say …

Public Speaking
South China Sea

Your Self-Consciousness Is Killing Your Creativity (And What to Do About It)

Self-consciousness is the enemy of all creative expressions.<p>We are all naturally creative. The human race's creative power is distributed in all of us, not concentrated in selected few. Every object or product you know today, however old or new, however simple or sophisticated, holds the stories of …

Creativity

12 Women Who Ran For President Before Hillary

<i>"Don't know much about history..."</i>That single lyric, smoothly sung by Sam Cooke, has been rolling around in my head since June 7th, when Hillary Rodham Clinton became the first woman in our 240-year history to lead the presidential ticket for a major political party.<p>While I remember 2008--I <i>voted</i> in …

Government

5 Ways To Stay Mentally Strong When You’re Stressed

The unpredictability of life – feedback from a boss or co-workers, the ups and downs of family relationships or just the day-to-day news – can keep …

Counseling

Science Says 92 Percent of People Don't Achieve Their Goals. Here's How the Other 8 Percent Do

If you're serious about goal-setting, here's what the high-achievers know that you may not.<p>Did you know that a staggering 92 percent of people that set New Year's goals never actually achieve them? That's according to research by the University of Scranton.<p>I've done it many times, and if you're …

Success

Solar plane makes history after completing round-the-world trip

Solar Impulse 2, which landed in Abu Dhabi, is first plane powered by the renewable energy source to tour the globe<p>Solar Impulse 2 has completed the first round-the-world flight by a solar-powered aeroplane, after touching down in Abu Dhabi early on Tuesday.<p>The final leg of the feat, aimed at …

Solar Impulse

The Best Leaders Know These 6 Tricks to Being More Approachable

Not being approachable could be your biggest leadership blind spot<p>Approachability is a trait that most people believe they have but few actually do. We know our own good intentions and believe that those shine through for other people to see. We think we're easy to talk to when, in fact, many of us …

Travel Deals

The Beautiful Way These People Are Coming Out About Mental Illness

8 Work Productivity Tips That You Can Actually Use

Whether you’re an employer or employee, productivity should be at the forefront of your mind when at work. As an employee, the feeling of …

Encouraging depressed people to do the things they enjoy could save NHS thousands, study finds

Encouraging depressed people to do the things they used to enjoy such as phoning friends or going for a walk, could save NHS trusts thousands of pounds in more complex therapies, a study has shown.<p>‘Behavioural Activation’ is a simple form of therapy which encourages positive activities, such as …

8 Money Mistakes to Avoid on Your Way to Being Wealthy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a difference between being rich and having wealth.<p>Wealth is the abundance of something in such surplus that no conditions can destroy it. Making a lot of money is one thing, getting rich another. Creating wealth, well, that’s …

Personal Finance

10 Reasons You Don’t Have an Amazing Life (And How to Fix Them)

Wondering why your life seems blah? Most likely it's one of these reasons. Lucky for you it's never too late to fix them.<p>Who doesn't want their life to be amazing? No one really wants to live a life of blah mediocrity. But stuff just gets in the way. Life happens. Maybe you think you don't have …

Happiness

The 12 Words All Successful People Understand

If you want to be successful, there are some words you’ll need to know.<p>Words are powerful. They can tell a story. Think of the following words: boom, penny, jump, doctor, slip, October, Shakespeare, and corn. All of these words paint a picture in your mind. Words matter ― especially if they have …

Self-improvement

Discovering the 'final frontier' of our universe

<b>(CNN) —</b> Over the last week, new images have granted us exquisite views of the final frontier that is our old, vast and mysterious universe.<p>While we may be exploring strange new worlds, like exoplanets beyond our solar system, and seeking out the potential for life on them, these aren't the voyages …

Universe

Scientists Might Have Finally Figured Out Why Period Pain Hurts So Damn Much

FINALLY!<p>Researchers finally have a lead on an explanation for why period pain and premenstrual symptoms (PMS) can suck so much for some women.<p>In the …

Pain

It Looks Like Pluto Has a Liquid Water Ocean

For a frigid little space rock at the ass-end of the solar system, Pluto is full surprises. Ice volcanoes, hazy skies, vast plains of churning …

11 Easy One-Pan Meals That Make Late-Night Cooking a Breeze - One Green Planet

Cue scene: you’ve just had a busy day. It could be that you worked a long day, you were in school from morning until evening, or maybe today’s the …

What’s happening to the fireflies?

<b>Noticing fewer fireflies? You’re not alone.</b><p>Every time I write about fireflies, readers roundly comment about seeing fewer and fewer of the twinkling …

Nature