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Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Is Spiritual Science the Answer to Solving the Mysteries of Reality?

Since the day we were born, we have been conditioned to think that our reality is made up of solid matter or solid materials. This is only somewhat …

In Music, Uniformity Sells

More evidence that, historically, albums featuring less complex instrumentation have enjoyed greater popularity<p>Even unapologetic Top 40 hit-lovers would have a hard time denying the claim that popular music, on the whole, tends to sound pretty repetitive. This assertion feels so intuitive, that …

Folk-Rock

The New Year's Best Hair Trends

The hottest hair trends to try in 2015.<p>The hottest hair trends to try in 2015. Also, check out this updated step-by-step guide to getting perfect waves.

5 Huge Risks With Huge Payoffs You Should Definitely Take

Without risk there are no rewards, but there are definitely regrets.<p>What is the one thing we all have more than enough of?<p><b>Regret.</b><p>Someday we'll all look back and think, "What if? What if I had only done that ... or said that ... or tried that?"<p>Like Mark Twain said, "Twenty years from now, you will …

Mark Twain

Key to happiness: ‘Keeping up with Joneses’ or seizing the moment?

While it is generally recognized that wealth alone will not buy happiness, consumers still spend trillions of dollars per year in the pursuit of …

Blake Lively's Chic Mom-to-Be Style

From colorful statement coats to feminine dresses, click through for the best of Blake Lively's pregnancy style.<p>While expecting her first child, James, Blake Lively proved she could still master street style as a first-time mom-to-be. Now on her second pregnancy, the actress continues her chic …

The New Definition of Success for Professional Women

The old saying, “Success is getting what you want and happiness is wanting what you get” might well sum up the dilemma of many profession women. Certainly, many gladly make the sacrifices and adjustments necessary to get what they want. Maybe that’s working until midnight in order to catch their …

Eminem threatens to punch Lana Del Rey in new rap

Eminem has threatened to punch Lana Del Rey in the face during a new freestyle video. Rapping on camera to promote new compilation Shady XV, Eminem also referenced Ray Rice, the NFL player currently suspended after footage emerged of him assaulting his fiancee.<p>The verse in question runs as follows: …

Why Women Entrepreneurs Make the Best Leaders

Women entrepreneurs have exactly the leadership qualities that companies value the most, according to a new study.<p>It's a common joke: The reason I'm an entrepreneur is because I'm unemployable anywhere else.<p>Actually, corporate America should be clamoring to get you on board. According to a new …

Entrepreneurship

What Can Make You Happier, Increase Your Attention Span and Even Make You More Courageous?

Meditation.<p>I listed it as one of the 10 things should you do every day to improve your life. It can boost happiness.<p>Via Shawn Achor’s The Happiness …

26 Scientifically Proven Superhuman Benefits of Meditation

I have a confession to make…<p>I had heard about some of the benefits of meditation, but I don’t meditate every day.<p>I go through cycles of meditating 20 …

The 10 Best Cities In America

From the "smartest," and "fittest" to the "best place to meet single men." PureWow ranks the 10 best cities in America. Did your hometown make the cut?<p><b>Smartest city: Ithaca, New York</b><p>According to Lumosity, a polling company that seeks to understand human intelligence, Ithaca, New York, tops the list …

San Francisco

8 Style Lessons We've Learned from Birthday Girl Kendall Jenner's Best Looks

Remember when Kendall Jenner was just one of Kim's adorable baby sisters on <i>Keeping Up With the Kardashians</i>? (Or even <i>Brody's</i> rambunctious younger sibling on <i>The Hills</i>? Yeah, you remember that one.) Fast-forward to now and she's sought-after model—walking some of the most top-notch runways from New …

InStyle’s Beauty Director Explains How to Wear Spring 2015's Colorful Runway Makeup Trends This Holiday Season

Holiday party season is right around the corner, and <i>InStyle</i>’s beauty director Kahlana Barfield dished on the hottest beauty trends from the spring …

Alice Newbold

Junior Style Editor