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Scientists say there’s such a thing as “ethical amnesia” and it’s probably happened to you

Most of us like to think that we have moral standards, and there may be a psychological reason why.<p>A study published (paywall) today (May 16) in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences indicates that when we act unethically, we’re more likely to remember these actions less clearly. …

Psychology

Boost Your Emotional Intelligence by Ditching the Word "Interesting"

Every one of your day to day conversations is an opportunity to express your thoughts and perspective. Not only does it allow others to know the real …

Emotional Intelligence

Police say Sinead O'Connor found safe, no details released

CHICAGO (AP) — Police in suburban Chicago said Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor was found safe Monday after officers received a report that …

Miley Cyrus

Why Did the Genetic Code of All Life on Earth Suddenly Stop Evolving?

Around 3,000 million years ago, something stopped the genetic code from growing.<p>All life on Earth exists thanks to a universal genetic code. This biological rulebook tells our cells how DNA should be translated into life-supporting proteins, without which we couldn't survive.<p>Even though the genetic …

17 Things Everyone Needs to Know How to Do | Inc.com

Knowing how to do things, being self-reliant and confident, are key to a productive, effective, and successful life.<p>But to get there, you need to master some basic skills and fundamental wisdom.<p>Here are 17 things I'm asked about most often.<p>This list is far from comprehensive. There's more to come, …

Self-improvement

This Tim Burton-inspired bar just opened in New York — and it’s already booked through September

Fans of "Beetlejuice" and "Edward Scissorhands" now have a place to hang out and get drunk together. A new bar and restaurant has opened up in New York called Beetle House, with decor and menu items based off of Tim Burton's films. It's been getting lots of buzz online, and it has already sold out …

People are throwing random stuff in bathtubs for 'Lush bath bomb' meme

Sit back, relax and enjoy a nice bath inspired by the Internet.<p>Natural and vegan beauty lovers are probably familiar with the brand Lush, an upscale …

[Updated] Amy Schumer Issues Statement About the Photo Incident

Thanks, bro.<p>Don't come for Amy Schumer unless she sends for you.<p>Earlier today, your imaginary celebrity BFF posted a photo to Instagram of a man who tried to take a photo with her:<p>She writes:<p>This guy in front of his family just ran up next to me scared the shit out of me. Put a camera in my face. I …

13 apps that can make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

Today in Science: People Get Aroused When They Touch Robot Genitals

It wasn't even a cute robot.<p>Technology is really coming at this robot sex complex from all angles. Movies like <i>Her</i> test how icky we feel, virtual reality porn edges its way into our homes, and in labs, scientists are hooking us up to robots to see how aroused we get.<p>Researchers at Stanford …

Robotics

Read This If Everyone Says You’re Worth Loving, But You Still Can’t Seem To Find Love

I can’t write down a list of the names (or I should say “the ghosts”) that have told me something and made my face turn red.<p>I’m being explicit with …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

3 Mental Training Tips for Getting Better at Dealing with Pain

Pain. Suffering. Misery.<p>As an endurance athlete, you’re going to encounter pain. You’re also expected to be able to tolerate and manage that pain. …

Trump reveals how he would force Mexico to pay for border wall

Businessman Donald Trump officially became the Republican nominee at the party’s convention in Cleveland.<p>Businessman Donald Trump officially became the Republican nominee at the party’s convention in Cleveland.<p>Donald Trump says he would force Mexico to pay for a border wall as president by …

Immigration

If You Have This Gene, Don’t Smoke Weed

The genes that predispose pot dependence are also linked to schizophrenia and depression.<p>According to new research, you don’t sit around in …

Cannabis

How Fast Does Earth Move Through The Universe?

Most likely, as you’re reading this right now, you’re sitting down, perceiving yourself as stationary. Yet we know — at a cosmic level — we’re not so stationary after all. For one, the Earth rotates on its axis, hurtling us through space at nearly 1700 km/hr for someone on the equator.<p>That’s not …

Universe

7 Habits That All Great Leaders Have | Inc.com

There's the popular image of great leaders involving lots of stern-faced seriousness and pointing confidently into the future, and then there's real-life great leadership. According to a host of experts, the two often look nothing alike.<p>The charismatic and ever-confident giver of rousing speeches …

Leadership

3tags.org

Humans Evolved to Believe In God, This Theory Argues

More than eight in ten people worldwide believe in some form of religion.<p>More than eight in ten people worldwide have some sort of religious belief, according to a Pew Research Center study. Approximately one third of those people are Christian.<p>Even though the percentage of people who identify as …

The Real Reason You Never Feel Motivated at Work

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Microsoft is helping people build iPhone and Android apps, for free

At today's Microsoft Build event Microsoft cloud boss Scott Guthrie shared the company's master plan for Xamarin. And judging from the applause, that plan has developers very hyped.<p>The short version is that Xamarin is now integrated with Microsoft's mega-popular Visual Studio, the software that …

Eight Percent of Our DNA is Non-Human

We have around 8% alien DNA and by this, we mean it is viral fragments that are not human. This also applies to other things on earth that are …

Genetics

Vegan diet can up risk of cancer and heart disease in future generations

<b>Full-time vegetarian diet can increase risk of cancer and heart disease</b><p>Population living on a primarily vegetarian diet for generations face a higher …

Gold star: Seeking the origin of gold in the universe: Pinpointing the stellar origins of gold

Pinpointing the stellar origins of gold<p>Astronomers are zeroing in on the answer to one of science's most puzzling questions: where did heavy …

Eat Leafy Greens for a Sharper Brain

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” —Hippocrates<p>A new study has found that eating leafy green vegetables – such as spinach, kale and …

5 ways you're killing your productivity (and how to fix it)

It’s possible to have a to-do list that energizes you, helps you prioritize your day and motivates you to keep moving forward, even after those …

Exercise Makes Our Muscles Work Better With Age

To keep our muscles healthy deep into retirement, we may need to start working out more now, according to a new study of world-class octogenarian athletes. The study found substantial differences at a cellular level between the athletes’ muscles and those of less active people.<p>Muscular health is, …

Five Technologies That Will Disrupt Healthcare By 2020

<i>Frost & Sullivan’s Transformational Health program provides insight on the growth opportunities driven by innovative healthcare technology</i><p>The healthcare landscape is changing exponentially and the following technologies are expected to have far-reaching implications in terms of diagnostics, …

Digital Health