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The secret to curing cancer could lie in treatments that 'supercharge' immune systems

In September 2012, Adrian Webb's wife spotted that a mole on his back had changed colour. It was a melanoma and it had spread to his lymph nodes. …

Immunotherapy

Doctors Share the Most Foolproof Ways to Stop Snoring

There's such a thing as being a sound sleeper, but then there's the type of sleeper who just… generates sound. My dad is an example of the latter—he …

Sleep

10 Things Happy People Don't Do When Life Becomes Difficult

Learn how to bounce back after life throws a knock-out punch<p>Challenging life events and difficult circumstances happen to everyone. No matter who you are or where you grew up, there will be multiple times in your life when every task feels like a struggle to complete. It's like you're swimming …

Self-help

A psychology professor shares a 4-part system that will help you accomplish your goals

But it turns out that fantasizing about the future can actually drain energy away from putting your goals into practice.<p>"The more positively people think and daydream about the future, the less effort they put into realizing that future," Gabriele Oettingen, a professor of psychology at New York …

Productivity

Which foods can improve your gut bacteria?

<b>Can what you eat change the bacteria in your gut for the better? Dr Michael Mosley has been finding out which foods and drinks can make the most difference.</b><p>The gut microbiome - the diverse community of bacteria that inhabits our intestines - is a hot topic in science right now.<p>Almost every day we …

Trouble sleeping? You can treat your insomnia online

A new online treatment may help people who suffer from insomnia. SHUTi, or Sleep Health Using the Internet, is a cognitive behavioral …

The science-backed way to actually hack your DNA—and slow aging

When it comes to gracefully getting older, most women have a few regular habits they swear by, like drinking collagen-spiked beverages and slathering …

Women in Science

Badlands National Park: 10 tips for your visit to the park

Driving through southwest South Dakota, Badlands National Park seems to appear from nowhere, suddenly appearing in the sweeping valley landscape. Millions of years of erosion have carved out beautiful buttes, canyons and gullies, attracting about 1 million visitors annually from around the world to …

10 Things Confident People Don't Do

Growth Strategies > Motivation<p>When people believe in themselves and their abilities without bravado, there are certain things they simply don't do.<p>Next Article<p>3 Tips to Sticking to Your Goals When You Feel Like Quitting<p>Next Article<p>Travis Bradberry • Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence …

Self-improvement

IINA Is Mac-Focused Video Player with Modern Design

When it comes to video players on Mac, VLC has long been the best choice. That doesn’t mean there can’t be competition though, IINA is a video player …

Apps

Trigger Any Terminal Command With a Keyboard Shortcut Using Automator

If you tend to run the same Terminal command pretty often, then it makes sense to do one of two things: create a text expander snippet or turn it …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Want a Lifetime of Better Brain Function? Science Says Stop Doing This (It's Not What You Think)

It's a simple change. But not an easy one.<p>We all want brains that function at their best, today, tomorrow, and--we hope--for the rest of our lives. What can we do to make that happen? To try and answer that question, scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital studied 17 "superagers," people over …

The Brain

3 Ways You Block Yourself From Being as Successful as You Could Be

The world puts many barriers in the way of our success, but the ones we needlessly erect ourselves are the biggest.<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people are sure their lack of success is due to external circumstances or simple bad luck. …

Self-improvement

The 6-Step Process To Train Your Brain To Focus

Do you feel like your attention span is shortening? Stretch and strengthen it with these steps.<p>There’s a growing body of research about how counterproductive multitasking can be. While we may feel like we’re getting more done, the reality is that regular multitasking can leave us with a diminishing …

Say goodbye to kale: the superfood trends for 2017 - and five new ingredients to watch

According to Mintel’s 2017 global food and drink report, plant-based diets are set to explode into the mainstream this year, which makes sense, given that veganism has grown a staggering 360 per cent in the last decade. But never mind growing your own, they’re going to get extremely hi-tech. …

Nutrition

Prepare Yourself for the Age of 'Superaging'

As lifespans continue to get longer it’s becoming more important than ever to understand how humanity will maintain its mental capabilities in old …

The Brain

The Voices in Our Heads

Why do people talk to themselves, and when does it become a problem?<p>“Talking to your yogurt again,” my wife, Pam, said. “And what does the yogurt say?”<p>She had caught me silently talking to myself as we ate breakfast. A conversation was playing in my mind, with a research colleague who questioned …

national forests

The national parks of the United States account for some of the world’s most glorious landscapes: ice-whittled peaks, abyssal gorges, primeval …

National Parks

20+ mindblowing spots in Colorado

In Colorado, you can have everything. Not just legal weed but high peaks 10,000-plus feet above sea level, ultra challenging climbing routes up red …

Hiking

Welcome to Fit Nutrition and Health

Runners, cyclists, swimmers, wrestlers, boxers, bodybuilders -- they are all athletes. Athletes seem to operate at a level higher than us, mere …

Take One Tablespoon Of This Before Bed And You Will Never Wake Up Tired Again!

Insomnia is a worldwide issue, and numerous people every single night struggle to fall asleep and get the proper rest their body needs.<p>Due to this, …

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As one of California’s most popular natural attractions, Yosemite National Park draws more than 3.5 million guests each year. Many of these visitors choose to camp overnight, so the campgrounds inside the park fill quickly. If you are unable to book a campground inside Yosemite, there are several …

RVs

California is about to find out what a truly radical climate policy looks like

California has long prided itself on being a world leader on climate change — and with good reason.<p>Within the United States, California is No. 1 (by far) in solar power and No. 3 in wind power. It boasts the third-lowest carbon dioxide emissions per capita behind New York and Vermont. Since 2000, …

Physicists Claim that Consciousness Lives in Quantum State After Death

Does quantum mechanics predict the existence of a spiritual “soul”? Testimonials from prominent physics researchers from institutions such as …

'Sleep switch' in brain discovered by Oxford in breakthrough which could lead to better sleeping pills

A pill to help insomniacs drop off instantly could be developed after scientists discovered the brain switch which triggers sleep.<p>Dubbed ‘Sandman’ the switch is triggered by falling levels of the chemical dopamine which is known to keep people awake.<p>Scientists at Oxford University have been trying …

Sleep

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

The best hiking trail in every state

Whether you're looking for rugged mountain climbs or casual strolls within city limits, city-guide app Foursquare has you covered, as they've compiled the best place to hike in every state.<p>So fill up a water bottle, tie your shoes, and take a hike! There might even be some unsuspecting Pokémon on …

National Parks

Five ways your brain is fooling you, courtesy of neuroscientist Dean Burnett

You’ve probably found yourself in situations where you felt like either your memory or your perception was somehow distorted. Maybe you’d confess to …

The Brain