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10 Weird (But Totally Normal) Things About Your Newborn

Sure, all those books and classes have prepped you for the major things: labor and delivery, the unavoidable sleepless nights and, of course, …

Mom Uses Selfie To Help Break Down Mental Health Stigma

"Sometimes, folks, we just need help."<p>When mom Erin Jones posted a selfie with her prescriptions for antidepressants and anti-anxiety medication on Facebook, she inspired a social media movement to help break down the taboo surrounding mental illness.<p>On Sept. 2, Jones -- who blogs about being on …

Mental Disorders

Referee Pulls Gun in Soccer Dispute

Brazilians are known for their passion, especially when it comes to soccer. But referee Gabriel Murta took it all a little too much to heart when …

Soccer

Know Thyself: How to Develop Self-Awareness

How well do you know yourself? How deeply do you understand your motivations?<p>If you’re on this website, you probably know the basics of psychology. …

Don’t Break the Bank with these Mass-Market Beauties

In keeping up with our mass-market finds, we’re turning our attention to the face. Here is a roundup of our favorite mass-market skin products. You and your wallet can thank us later.<p><b>Yes To Grapefruit Pore Perfection Brightening Peel</b>: Get a spa-like treatment in the comfort of your own home and for …

Blindsight: the strangest form of consciousness

Some people who have lost their vision find a “second sight” taking over their eyes – an uncanny, subconscious sense that sheds light into the hidden depths of the human mind.<p>When Daniel first walked into London’s National Hospital, ophthalmologist Michael Sanders could have had little idea that he …

Magnetism

6 Forgotten Mental Illnesses

Once thought to be the result of religious punishment or demonic possession, mental illness has come a long way. When we think about mental illnesses …

'Love' Review: Gaspar Noe's X-Rated Experiment | TIFF 2015

For years the cinematic provocateur and smirking wiseass at the back of the art house film class <b>Gaspar Noe</b> has promised (or perhaps threatened) to …

20 Surprising Indie And Rock Covers Of Pop Songs You Need To Hear

Tame Impala recently gave Kylie Minogue’s ‘Confide In Me’ a reverb-heavy makeover on Australian radio station Triple J – but what other indie …

This is why the biggest brands of the world will always fail in India

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Running a company or a successful start-up and launching it in different parts of the world is always a challenging and an exciting piece of work for any …

Two New Studies Explore the Neuroscience of Negative Emotions

We've all had experiences we'd prefer not to remember. That's especially true for people who have gone through a traumatic event such as childhood …

These Are The Forgotten Images Of Hurricane Katrina

In 2015, any one of these pictures would go viral. In 2005, they slipped through the cracks.<p>When Hurricane Katrina pounded the Gulf Coast in 2005, photojournalists captured things nobody ever thought they'd see in a major U.S. city: homes submerged, dead bodies in the streets and residents stranded …

Cancer tumours 'reprogrammed' back into healthy tissue

Cancer researchers have demonstrated a method to reprogram tumour cells into benign cells in what could be a dramatic breakthrough in the fight …

Having a brain scan changed how these children think about minds and brains

The link between the mind and brain is tricky enough for expert psychologists and neuroscientists to grapple with, let alone young children. …

Quiz: What Your Scent Says About Your Personality

When it comes to scents, most millennial gals like to keep things pretty minimal. Nature-inspired notes, fruity throwbacks and floral fragrances are all fair game. And guess what? The folks at method totally agree. In fact, they’ve just launched a new limited collection dubbed New Americana. The …

Prosecutor: Ohio mother confesses to killing 3 sons

<b>(CNN) —</b> Emergency responders couldn't resuscitate Brittany Pilkington's 3-month-old baby Noah, when he stopped breathing Tuesday -- less than a week after a court returned him to his mother. Just like they couldn't save her 4-year-old son Gavin when he died in April. Or her 3-month-old son Niall, …

Family Court

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

World's biggest human rights group wants to legalize prostitution

LONDON — The world’s biggest human rights organization voted Tuesday to support the decriminalization of prostitution worldwide.<p>Amnesty International now joins the United Nations, Human Rights Watch, the World Health Organization and other global groups that argue the best way to protect the safety …

Human Rights

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ISPs

Reward Doubled in Cases of Six Dead or Missing Southern Ohio Women

U.S. news<p>Authorities in a rural Ohio county doubled their reward Monday for information in the deaths of four women and the disappearances of two others in the last 13 months.<p>The FBI has joined local, county and state investigators in scouring Chillicothe and Ross County, southeast of Columbus, …

Crime

It's Summer and Your Brain Knows It

<b>Researchers led by Toru Takumi at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Japan have discovered a key mechanism underlying how animals keep track of the</b> …

Neuroscience

How diet and physical activity affect brain function – Part II

- Memory enhancement<p>- Neuron protection and reduced neuro-inflammation, which may be one of the factors responsible for damaging the nervous system …

How do we justify the horrible things we’ve done?

<i>Gerald Caplan is an African scholar, former NDP national director and a regular panelist on CBC's</i> Power and Politics<i>.</i><p>How do humans justify the terrible deeds we commit? This question perplexed the Globe's Konrad Yakabuski in his column last week on slavery in the United States and the murder in …

Charleston Church Shooting

The Procrastination Doom Loop—and How to Break It

Delaying hard work is all about your mood.<p>When I woke up this morning, I had one goal: Finish this article by 11 a.m.<p>So, predictably, by the time it was 10 a.m., I had made and consumed two cups of coffee, taken out the trash, cleaned my room while taking a deliberately slow approach to folding my …

Delusions and hallucinations may be the keys that unlock psychosis

“Although it is a waste of time to argue with a paranoid patient about his delusions, he may still be persuaded to keep them to himself, to repress them as far as possible and to forgo the aggressive action they might suggest, in general to conduct his life as if they did not exist.”<p>This quote from …

Judge didn’t mean to give human rights to chimps

Previous landmark ruling was a mistake<p>The New York judge who yesterday appeared to give two chimpanzees legal personhood has made it clear that she did not intend to give the animals human rights. After making her first ruling earlier this week, Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe issued a revised …

How Your Grandparents’ Lives Affect Your Resilience To Stress

A body of research shows that your DNA may contain a biological memory of the stress your grandparents endured.<p>Can trauma, stress, and even nightmares be passed down from generation to generation?<p>Scientists say yes. A number of research finds that those who have been traumatized around the time of …

Judge gives chimpanzees human rights for the first time (update)

New York justice briefly decrees two apes are covered by habeas corpus before changing her court order<p>For the first time in US history, a judge has decreed that a pair of chimpanzees held at a university research facility are covered by the same laws that govern the detention of humans, effectively …