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How do the brains of intelligent people work?

People with a higher-than-average intelligence level have brains that are "wired" in a different way, researchers say. A new study suggests that …

What Are The Best Natural Antidepressants Available?

News<p>Are there alternatives to prescription meds for depression and anxiety? Yup! We found the best natural antidepressants to bring your happy …

Living and Coping with Anxiety and Depression

You have the power to change your life for the better.<p>October 15, 2017<p>Anxiety and depression affect more than 18 percent of the national population. …

Why women tend to avoid sex as they age

New research investigates the reasons behind why aging women tend to lose interest in sex after going through menopause.<p>The findings will be …

A Relationship Expert Says This One Thing "Erodes Intimacy" Between Couples

If one were to guess the common pitfalls of romantic relationships, it would be easy to point to things like communication, dishonesty, lack of …

I Use This App 3 Times a Day to Calm the Hell Down

I am not the type of person one would ever refer to as "zen."<p>I get worked up over things that are probably irrational, I linger too hard on the …

29 states have legal pot. Jeff Sessions wants to stamp it out, and he's closer than you think

The 85 words almost seemed an afterthought when Congress hurriedly crammed them into a massive budget bill late in the Obama administration, as if lawmakers wanted to acknowledge America’s outlook on<p>marijuanahad changed, but not make a big deal of it.<p>Almost three years later, a multibillion-dollar …

Cannabis

Researchers find "executioner protein" that causes cancer cells to self-destruct without hurting healthy cells

Killing Cancer with Apoptosis<p>Albert Einstein College of Medicine scientists have induced cancer cells to commit suicide with a new compound that …

Would You Do This to Reduce Your Stress? Researchers Say It Really Works

This slightly off trick will help you control your thoughts, feelings, and behavior under stress. Problems? Sure, you can solve them too.<p>It appears that talking to one's self has gotten a bad rap. While once perhaps viewed as crazy, people who talk to themselves do a better job at quickly bringing …

Psychology

Prohibited’s Honest Weed Vape Is the “Swiss Army Knife” of Vaping

The 5th Degree won’t waste your time by pretending you want to puff on floral potpourri.<p>Filed Under Drugs & Engineering<p>The e-cigarette giant VMR may …

Cannabis

Florida attorney general doesn't want O.J. Simpson to move to her state

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi does not want O.J. Simpson to return to the Sunshine State once he's released from prison.<p>Bondi said the former football star would burden local law enforcement and could risk the safety of Floridians.<p>"Floridians are well aware of Mr. Simpson's background, his …

Eaze is moving into recreational marijuana delivery with $27 million in new funding

The cannabis industry has lit up in the last year, including weed delivery startup Eaze, which just raised $27 million in Series B financing and claims a 300 percent year-over-year increase in gross sales.<p>But the weed delivery startup has come under scrutiny recently for burning through at least $1 …

Rare white giraffes sighted in Kenya conservation area

A pair of giraffes with leucism, a condition that inhibits pigmentation in skin cells, have been filmed by conservationists for the first time<p>A pair of rare white giraffes have been spotted in Kenya, to the delight of local residents and conservationists.<p>The reticulated giraffes, a mother and …

Women more likely to lose interest in sex in long-term relationships

Everyone knows it can be difficult to keep the spark alive in a long-term relationship - but research suggests that it's women who go off the boil first.<p>A study has found that women in relationships lasting for over a year were more likely to lose interest in sex than those who had been with their …

Could your child be a psychopath? Six signs to watch out for

Around one in a hundred children display psychopathic traits, an expert has warned, but what are the signs you should watch out for?<p>Professor Stephen Scott, from the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College London, says one per cent of children display callous-unemotional traits, a condition he …

Mental Health

The Most Important Emotional Intelligence Quote You'll Hear Today

Brene Brown's new bestseller Braving the Wilderness begins with a masterful emotional intelligence quote from Oprah Winfrey. Here's how to apply it<p>Her new book <i>Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone</i> begins with one of the toughest pieces of advice you can …

Emotional Intelligence

Mind-Altering Cat Parasite Just Got Linked to a Whole Lot of Neurological Disorders

"This study is a paradigm shifter."<p>The brain-dwelling parasite <i>Toxoplasma gondii</i> is estimated to be hosted by at least 2 billion people around the …

This Genius, Super-Flaky Pie Crust Changes Everything in Piedom

Whether you've made zero pies in your life or hundreds—or thousands!—this dough will change your life.<p>The recipe comes from Stella Parks, a.k.a. the baker, science whiz, and sugar historian behind BraveTart the blog (and the spectacularly genius baking cookbook that dropped yesterday). Her …

Baking

Habitual cannabis use alters brain oxygen

Tetrahydrocannabinol, the main active ingredient in cannabis, is linked to changes in how oxygen "travels" through the brain. This may correlate with …

The Brain

The 10 Commandments of Emotional Intelligence

These 10 rules will help you make emotions work for you, instead of against you.<p>Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify emotions (in both yourself and others), to recognize the powerful effects of those emotions, and to use that information to inform and guide behavior.<p>It begins with …

Emotional Intelligence

Psychological abusers don't go for the weak — they choose strong people because they 'like a challenge'

When you think of someone in an abusive relationship, you probably imagine someone weak. This may well be the end result, but in reality, it probably didn't start that way.<p>Victims of psychological abuse are most often the kind of people you wouldn't think would be vulnerable to such a thing. …

Psychology

The Scientist Who Studied Einstein's Brain Learned That These 5 Factors Make You Smarter

In 1985, we thought Einstein's brain wasn't much different from anyone else's. We were wrong.<p>We still don't completely understand how the brain works and yet we're building machines to replicate it. Our quest to create artificial intelligence has grown into a near-frenzy as we surge ahead with …

The Brain

9 little things that people with anxiety quietly live with all the time

It’s probably hard to understand someone who has anxiety for people that don’t experience any at all. Sure, everyone gets a little nervous and on …

This 59-year-old mother of 2 is making millions selling legal marijuana gummies

That's how she felt in 2010 when starting Wana Brands (shortened from marijuana), now Colorado's leading company for cannabis-infused confectionary products.<p>Back then, her home state had just begun opening the doors to a legalized marijuana market. Whiteman saw a niche ready to be filled.<p>She …

Cannabis

New Evidence Suggests Alzheimer's Doesn’t Destroy Memories, it Only Blocks Them

Lighting the Way Ahead<p>Scientists at Columbia University discovered during a study published in the journal <i>Hippocampus</i> that the memories of mice with …

Scientists just found another worrying link between sugar and depression

Lately, the science has really been stacking up evidence against consuming sugars in excess.<p>In addition to being linked to conditions like obesity, diabetes, inflammatory diseases, eating high levels of sugar has been associated with mental illnesses like depression. In a study published July 27 in …

Diabetes

Asking These 8 Simple Questions Will Make You a Better Writer

If you want to be a better writer, make sure you follow these time-tested principles.<p>After writing and editing hundreds of thousands of words over the course of my career, I've observed several fundamental principles about the craft that I sometimes share with colleagues and friends who are trying …

Creative Writing

10 Bunless BBQ Bowl Recipes to Lighten Up Your Summer Meals

Trying to eat mostly low-carb recipes, but don’t want to miss out on fun summer events like grill-outs and barbecues? No problem! When it comes to summer fare, arguably the most problematic food you’ll encounter when trying to eat Paleo is the ubiquitous bun. <i>Buns. Are. Everywhere.</i> But lucky for …

Healthy Eating

Best Ever One Bowl Chocolate Cake (From Scratch)

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350° F. Prepare two 8″ or 9″ round pans (or I’ve also used a 9″x13″ sheet cake pan). You can either grease and flour the …

Happiness; 10 Benefits of Sleeping Naked You Probably Didn’t Know

Sleeping is one of the most important things we do every night. Getting the right amount of sleep has an untold number of health benefits and not …