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A New Wearable Zaps Your Brain To Help You Focus–Or Relax

Get the mood effects of coffee or alcohol with just some electricity–and without the downsides.<p>Sometime later this year, instead of reaching for a cup of coffee to focus at work–or a beer to relax afterward–you might use a tiny electrode to zap your brain instead. A new wearable promises to …

Former NFL Linebacker, Keith Mitchell, Now Teaches Yoga and Meditation to Kids and Veterans

Speaking of yoga and football. Keith Mitchell, NFL linebacker-turned-yoga teacher is a prime example of an inspiring transition, and transformation, …

Majestic helmet becomes an extension of your thoughts

Behnaz Farahi's wearable piece Synapse morphs in response to the activities of the wearer's brain<p>Synapse is a 3D printed helmet from Behnaz Farahi …

Brainwaves

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Head-on with Thync, the brain-zapping wearable that’ll change your mood

Perhaps the most “shocking” experience (pun intended) I had at CES last week was getting my brain zapped by neurosignaling wearable, Thync. Thync …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Virgin's gyms of the future will use wearables for pretty much everything

Don't believe that wearable technology is the only thing that pub bores will be talking about in 2015? Virgin Active might change your mind, since the company's ready to launch two new gyms that rely upon wrist-worn devices for pretty much everything. The branches, located in Cannon Street and …

The 7 Must-Have Qualities Investors Look For in Entrepreneurs

Early stage venture is a lot about the entrepreneur - who that person is and what she or he is capable of. Through my investing career, I've identified the must-have universal attributes that define great entrepreneurs, and recently found them all embodied in an unlikely entrepreneur far from …

Entrepreneurship

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We often hear advice like, "Think positive, and good things will happen," or, "Try your hardest, and eventually things will work out." While such …

Self-Refinement Through the Wisdom of the Ages: New Year’s Resolutions from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds

At the outset of each new year, humanity sets out to better itself as we resolve to eradicate our unhealthy habits and cultivate healthy ones. But while the most typical New Year’s resolutions tend to be about bodily health, the most meaningful ones aim at a deeper kind of health through the …

Is This the Most Dangerous Food For Men?

There may be a hidden dark side to soy, one that has the power to undermine everything it means to be male<p>James Price’s breasts had been painful and swollen. It looked as if gum balls were implanted underneath each nipple. The slightest touch triggered throbs.<p>For Price, a retired U.S. Army …

Health