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Can Lack of Sleep Really Damage Your Brain?

<b>At a Glance:</b><p><i>Researchers have long known that lack of sleep can be bad for your health, affecting everything from immune function to cognitive acuity.</i> …

Neuroscience

A Neuroscientist Explains What Happens to Your Brain on Sleep Deprivation

Do not read this at 3 a.m.<p>Sleep deprivation affects nearly all parts of your brain, but it is most detrimental to simple cognitive functions that we …

Sleep

10 masturbation questions you've been too afraid to ask, answered by gynecologists

Statistically speaking, a lot of people masturbate.<p>According to an analysis of Indiana University's National Survey Of Sexual Health And Behavior (NSSHB) by FiveThirtyEight, 71.5% of women and 81.5% of men from age 25-29 in the United States masturbate at least once a year.<p>Despite the clear …

Comedy Central

How to Convert Website Visitors into Customers (9 Effective Ways)

Figuring out how to convert website visitors into customers requires not only strategy, but extensive testing. You can learn from others what worked …

Marketing

The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

Holy crap.<p>The need for sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours. Our brains actually change states when we sleep to …

Neuroscience

Hyperarousal: Symptoms and treatment

Hyperarousal is a group of symptoms that people with post-traumatic stress disorder may experience. What are the key signs of hyperarousal and how …

3 Steps to Effectively Use Instagram Marketing to Generate Sales

You know that Instagram is a great social network for some people.For example, it’s great for artists, models, and anyone who wants to make sure the …

Marketing

39 Foods That Contain Almost Zero Calories

Calories provide the energy that your body uses during rest, physical activity and digestion.<p>While there is no evidence to support that …

Nutrition

Social Media Engagement is the New Social Media Marketing: How To Do It Well

At Buffer, we think a lot about the future of social media.<p>It started as a way for friends to connect online, evolved into a broadcasting channel, …

Social Media

Scientists Discover A Second Brain In Human Body, And It’s Located In The Butt

The 'gut feeling' could be your second brain thinking.<p>It turns out those gut feelings or pits in your stomach may actually come from your second …

Neuroscience

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

What if You Started Investing $100 a Month in Stocks at the Tech Bubble Peak?

Why the best time to start investing is as soon as you can.<p>People who are worried about investing at a time when the stock market is making new highs …

Getting More People to Like Your Business' Facebook Page

Learn how to run a successful Like campaign, the foundation of all Facebook advertising.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from</i> <i>Perry Marshall</i><i>,</i> <i>Keith Krance</i> <i>and Thomas Meloche’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to Facebook Advertising. <i>Buy it now from</i> Amazon | …

This Neuroscientist Says Our Sleep Deprivation Has Reached Epidemic Levels

‘No aspect of our biology is left unscathed by sleep deprivation.’<p><i>by</i><p>“Humans are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no …

The one sleep position that's most likely to help you wake up feeling refreshed

According to a new poll, anyway.<p>Whether you prefer to curl up on your side, cuddle up with your partner or spread yourself right out across the bed, …

Want to Lower Your Anxiety and Get Better Sleep? Science Says to Do This Nightly (You Can Do It in Your Sleep) | Inc.com

We live in anxious times.<p>Political unrest, aggressive storms exacerbated by climate change, and uncertainty about the future are just a few reasons why 70% of Americans struggle to fall asleep at least one night per week. Maybe you're one of them. Maybe you're also one of the over 40 million people …

Downton Abbey

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Poor oral hygiene could increase your risk of several types of cancer

According to new research<p>The importance of oral hygiene is drummed into us at an early age but, at a time when one in four UK adults admit to not …

Sleepy: The £8 body lotion that insomniacs are swearing by for a good night's sleep

Social media users are hailing a high-street body lotion as ‘magic’, after claiming that it is the secret behind their good night’s sleep.<p>Do you …

Sleep

4 steps to clear, radiant skin, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine

Sometimes kicking it old school is the best way to solve a problem. Gulping down water works just as well (or better) than popping an Advil when you …

The Scary Way Antidepressants Could Affect Your Sleep

Depression can be a complete nightmare. If you have this mental health disorder, medication can improve your day-to-day existence in many ways. But …

10 Public Relations Tactics That Will Make You a Startup Rockstar

Startups face an interesting dilemma when it comes to public relations tactics. They need attention in order to grow their audience and increase …

Can We Measure the Earth's Age According to the Bible?

<i>Do you believe that the Earth is 4.5 billion years old according to science, or 6000 years old according to the Bible? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by C Stuart Hardwick,</b> …

Insomnia triples the risk of asthma, say scientists

Sleepless nights can bring on asthma in adulthood - more than trebling the risk among chronic insomniacs, according to new research.<p>And those who struggle to nod off most nights are more than twice as likely to develop the potentially fatal lung condition.<p>The risk rises by two-thirds among those …

Medicine

Influencers: Instagram Is the Most Engaging Platform (Report)

Influencer marketing has come into its own this year, with marketers and influencers gaining a better understanding of the power it holds. However, …

5 Cybersecurity Tools Your Company Should Have

Smaller businesses are frequent targets for cyber crimes for a simple reason -- they're easy targets.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No business, small or large, can afford to ignore cyber security. According to a recent Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, 60 …

This little tweak could help ease depression, says new study

It could do wonders for your mood, apparently.<p>The smallest of tweaks could have a massive effect in the fight against depression, according to new …

4 Social Media Resolutions for Small Businesses

As 2017 unfolds, small businesses should take a look at what didn’t work in 2016 and find ways to improve in the upcoming year. While you work to …

Why having lots of sex boosts your happiness

It's no secret that people who have more sex are happier than those who rarely get lucky in the bedroom.<p>But, while you might think it’s obvious why, new research suggests another theory.<p>You’d be forgiven for thinking it was the joy of an orgasm that made those regularly getting laid happier — but …