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Research Shows Magic Mushrooms Can Offer Real Benefits in Depression Therapy

Mindblowing.<p>A review of the research on combining therapy with the psychoactive component from magic mushrooms has concluded it's not only a safe and …

Psychologists have identified the kind of emotional intelligence that makes internet trolls so mean

What is it with people’s behavior online? Why the readiness to attack, the snarky tone, the lack of courtesy inherent to so many comments? The internet can bring out the worst in people, which when taken to extremes turns into trolling—that bizarre impulsive habit of hurting others online, without …

Psychology

9 Things the Most Relaxing Bedrooms Always Have

Having a quiet, soothing bedroom entirely devoted to relaxing has helped me manage stress in ways a gym membership, occasional spa splurge, or that generous pour of after-work wine haven't. Don't get me wrong – I still re-visit all of those vices, but feeling excited to spend waking hours in a room …

8 ways smart people act stupid

It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth, and even live longer. On the surface, being smart looks …

Emotional Intelligence

Want to Eat Mindfully? Remember the BASICS

BASICS is an acronym for a complete set of guidelines that walks you through the eating process from beginning to end. These are not rules and you …

Scientists 3-D Print Mouse Ovaries That Actually Make Babies

Not all girls grow up to be mothers. Sometimes they choose not to be, and sometimes circumstances take those choices away. A superfluity of cancers …

After four years, it took a geneticist a few hours to unravel a boy’s puzzling illness

From the moment the boy was born on a muggy Texas afternoon in May 2012, his parents, doctors, and nurses knew something wasn’t quite right. From the size of his head to the way he held his body, he wasn’t normal – but it wasn’t clear exactly why.<p>The parents noticed how tightly their baby clenched …

A neuroscientist explains the radical theory that our free will is just an illusion

Dean Buonomano, a professor at UCLA and author of "Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time", gives a simple explanation of the theory of eternalism. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>It seems that everything in the universe has already happened under eternalism.</i><p><i>In</i> …

Consciousness

What You Should Know If You Love Someone With High-Functioning Depression

Don't give up on them.<p>Everything feels a lot harder when you’re dealing with high-functioning depression ― including relationships.<p>Experts say the condition often isn’t noticeable to most people, because those who experience it tend to mask it well. This arguably makes the disorder difficult for …

Smog Free Bicycle would tackle China pollution with pedal power

With its Smog Free Tower up and running and already making inroads into Beijing's infamous smog, Studio Roosegaarde is now looking to expand its …

11 Ways To Turn Up A Down Day

Logy, low, and listless, at home with the flu, I thought about ways to brighten my day. I realized, that though my drapes were drawn, and my room was dark, the sun outside was shining. I reflected on the ways I normally started each day, including listening to baroque music, meditating, and doing …

13 small things you can do to cut down on the sugar in your diet

It's no secret that most Americans consume more sugar than they should on an average day.<p>That's because plenty of unexpected foods are packed with sugar.<p>It's important to make the distinction between natural sugar and added sugar, though. While natural sugar (fructose and lactose) occurs in fruit …

This Is Exactly What to Eat to Boost Your Metabolism Before a Workout

If you're looking to get in shape, diet and exercise are likely the two variables you're trying to control. But eating for metabolic health can …

Healthiest foods to eat according to nutritionists: Aloe vera, eggs and legumes among top picks

There may not be a ‘one size fits all’ solution when it comes to finding a food that will transform your health, but there are a few ingredients that …

Built for the Beach: 6-Week Diet Plan for Weight Loss

When it comes to scoring the body you want for summer, the original <b>Built for the Beach workout plan</b> is only part of the equation. The second half of …

Top 24 Best Netflix Original Series, Ranked From Great to Phenomenal

There is a ridiculous number of original series available on Netflix right now — so many it's almost impossible to keep up with them. Even Netflix …

A famous venture capitalist predicts big banks will fall first to artificial intelligence

Wall Street will be one of the first and largest industries to be automated by artificial intelligence, predicts Kai-Fu Lee, China’s most famous venture capitalist and former Microsoft and Google executive. Lenders, money managers, and analysts—any jobs that involve crunching numbers to estimate a …

Elon Musk Just Unveiled Breakthrough AI Research. Here’s What You Need to Know.

One Smart Bot<p>If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, OpenAI’s newest robot system should leave humanity blushing. Not only can it …

Pesticide that Trump's EPA refused to ban blamed for sickening farm workers

Nearly 50 farm workers experienced nausea and vomiting apparently caused by a pesticide whose scheduled ban was overturned by the Trump administration<p>A pesticide that was set to be banned before the Trump administration reversed course has been blamed for causing sickness to nearly 50 farm workers …

Pesticides

House health care bill could hit as many as 6 million

The Kaiser Family Foundation took a crack at solving one big mystery of the House health care bill: how many people with pre-existing conditions …

Russia steps up North Korea support to constrain US

In spite of international sanctions on North Korea's communist regime, Russia has been increasing fuel exports to Pyongyang and filling in the supply …

9 things smart people won’t do

My recent post, 10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you won’t do as …

China is creating a massive “Orwellian” DNA database

In the name of safeguarding its 1.4 billion people, China has been collecting biometric information from millions of people whom it deems potential threats—among them, Uyghurs, migrant workers, and college students—as part of national DNA database.<p>China’s Ministry of Public Security, which oversees …

Migrant Workers

8 signs you're being lied to

Chances are that most of them lied to you — and that they did it more than once. It's a hard fact to accept, but even your closest friends and coworkers lie to you regularly.<p>University of Massachusetts psychologist Robert Feldman has studied lying for more than a decade, and his research has …

Body Language

Ideas for Hanging & Storing Towels in a Tiny Bathroom

When you're stuck with a tiny bathroom, it can be hard to figure out where to put everything. You can downsize the amount of products you use and …

17 Small Actions That Will Make Your Work Day Incredibly Meaningful

Work doesn’t have to suck.<p>For many people, words like stressful, hectic, or even chaotic might best describe their typical day.<p>The good news is, you …

Time Management

These superfoods from all over the world need to make it to your diet

From spirulina to matcha and chia seeds, these are the most nutrient-rich, detoxifying and energizing ingredients to add to your diet. Emma Sawko – …

Immune System