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The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

5 Secrets to Mastering Conflict | Inc.com

Between the two of us, Joseph Grenny (bio below) and I have spent 50 years studying what makes people successful at work. A persistent finding is that your ability to handle moments of conflict has a massive impact on your success.<p>How you handle conflict determines the amount of trust, respect, and …

Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

If you're in the mood for a romantic getaway with your significant other but don't quite know where you want to go, then we've got you covered.<p>From a quiet Tennessee town to the mountains of North Carolina, we've picked the nine most romantic cities in the South. Take a look, book a trip, and take …

The Real (and Troubling) Reason Behind Lower Oil Prices

I am obsessed with how the top tier of finance has undermined, rather than fueled, the real economy. In part, that’s because of I’m writing a book …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Alice In Wonderland

The Genius Muscle-Building Technique That’s Missing From Your Workout

Here’s a simple way to add more options to your exercise arsenal for bigger and better results<p>If you want to stimulate new muscle growth, you don’t need to radically modify your routine.<p>The fix can be as simple as altering the tempo of an exercise, says BJ Gaddour C.S.C.S., the <i>Men’s Health</i> fitness …

Workouts

4 Foundational Habits Every Person Needs

“We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.”<p>~ John Dryden<p>Every person is different, but every person is human, meaning we all have things …

The 15 Grossest Things You Might Be Eating

You'll be seriously disturbed by the secret ingredients lurking in your pantry.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and repurposed with permission from Rodale News.</i><p>Unfortunately, gross food has become the norm in most supermarkets, with packaged food ingredient lists reading more like chemistry …

Weird

Why You Should Ditch The Detox

It's a mistaken belief that the body needs detoxing, but make these small changes and you'll really spring-clean your health.<p>For several years now, men and women alike have fallen for the idea of a good old new year "detox": something to "rid your body of all the toxins" that have apparently built …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Dark Matter

Dirty car artist leaves masterpieces in the dust

He is an Eagle Scout, a versatile bar-band drummer and a senior GUI designer for a company that creates mobile apps for the health care industry.<p>But Scott Wade is famous for drawing dirty pictures.<p>It’s not the content that raises eyebrows but the canvas on which Wade creates. Present him with a …

The Benefits of Being Cold

Year-round warmth is a modern luxury. Some scientists believe it is changing human metabolism.<p>When you first put on the ice vest, you will feel cold. Not intolerably cold, but cold enough to make you think, <i>What am I doing with my life?</i> Or, at least, as numbness spreads across your shoulders and …

Weight Loss

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

The Persistent Myth of the Narcissistic Millennial

People are still lobbing the same accusations at Millennials, even though evidence shows they're not any more self-absorbed than their predecessors.<p>A few months ago, the news went viral that the American Psychiatric Association had classified “taking selfies” as a sign of a mental disorder. It lit …

Electrical brain stimulation beats caffeine – and the effect lasts longer

Researchers in the US have used electrical brain stimulation to boost the vigilance of sleep-deprived military personnel working on an airforce base.<p>Experiments on 18- to 42-year old men and women on active duty found that half an hour of electrical brain stimulation improved their performance …

Scientists Rediscover A Part Of The Brain That Was Forgotten For 100 Years

In 2012, researchers made note of a pathway in a region of the brain associated with reading, but "we couldn't find it in any atlas," said Jason Yeatman, a research scientist at the University of Washington's Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences. "We'd thought we had discovered a new pathway …

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These Are The Most Creative Techie Resumes We’ve Ever Seen

And these days, a traditional resume often just won't cut it.<p>We've found cool, eye-catching resumes on Instagram and Pinterest, but these are the most creative techie resumes we've seen over the years.

Essential security apps for your smartphone and tablet

Hackers would love to weasel their way on to your smartphone or tablet, just like they try to do your computer. That's how they steal sensitive information like account details, passwords, important texts, intimate photos and whatever else possible.<p>Unfortunately for them, mobile gadgets are a bit …

Ebola cases could soar to 10,000 a week

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's an ominous number.<p>There could be up to 10,000 new Ebola cases per week in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone by the end of this year as the outbreak spreads, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday.<p>And now that a nurse has become the first person to contract Ebola on American soil, …

When Fighting Ebola, PPE Practice Makes Perfect

Being asked to throw the ceremonial first pitch at a Major League Baseball (MLB) game is a true honor. That is, until you arrive at the pitcher’s mound. Standing in front of tens of thousands of fans, you are expected to throw the ball some 60 feet to the eagerly awaiting catcher. With little to no …

We can't 'cure cancer', but we can stay one step ahead of it

Cancer. People speak about this extraordinarily diverse and complex group of diseases as if they were one illness and ask us impatiently when we are going to “cure” it.<p>The reality is that many researchers, myself included, don’t believe we will ever cure cancer. For a start, trying to develop a …

We Asked a Neurologist About That Scarlett Johansson Film Where She Can Control Everything with Her Mind

Turns out the Hollywood blockbuster got some things wrong. Gee willikers!<p><i>Image via Universal Pictures</i><p>In Luc Besson's latest sci-fi flick, <i>Lucy</i>, Scarlett Johansson plays a student who due to some funny workings of fate (which I won't disclose because I'm not a total party pooper) starts using more …

Brain-to-brain 'telepathic' communication achieved for first time

Team of US-led researchers successfully achieves brain-to-brain communication between humans from India to France<p>For the first time, scientists have been able to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two, thousands of miles apart in India and France.<p>…

China Doesn’t Want You to See the Internet Addiction Film ‘Web Junkie’

The directors of the documentary Web Junkie on how they infiltrated a Chinese Internet addiction clinic—and got the teenage boys to tell their …

A forest year - video

Once again, caturday has arrived, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to share a lovely time lapse video I stumbled across a few months ago. This video shares one person’s view of the seasons outside the window of his little cabin in the woods. Because I’ve watched this video a dozen or so times …

Mythical ‘Sea Serpent’ Comes into the Light

Wildlife<p>Artist’s view of an oarfish, alive in the ocean depths. (Illustration by E. Paul Oberlander ©Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)<p><b>Davy Jones’ Locker, it might be called, this final resting place of a sea serpent. In a darkened back room at the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum Support Center</b> …

'Get Up!' or lose hours of your life every day, scientist says

There's a saying going around that sitting is the new smoking. It's a bit snarky and perhaps a none-too-subtle dig at those of us who spend a lot of time on our rear ends for work and pleasure. But Dr. James Levine, who is credited with it, is dead serious. In fact, he says, sitting could be worse …