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Six secrets of Hungarian cuisine

Hungarians will tell you that there are just three essential styles of cooking: French, Chinese and their own. That might be Magyar boasting, but Hungarian food has long been the bright spot among the cuisines of Central and Eastern Europe. And Magyars do have one thing in common with the French …

The 3 Causes of Addiction

When a person compromises his or her life with addictive habits, loved ones shake their heads and wonder why they do it. Even when addicts get clean …

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

Uomini e donne, cervelli diversi ma tanto uguali. Lo dice la scienza

Si chiama neurosessismo, ovvero il pregiudizio secondo il quale le differenze biologiche tra cervello di uomini e donne sarebbero innate e …

What Our Eyes Say About Our Sexual Preferences

Women are more flexible in their desires than men, study suggests<p>Cornell University researchers used porn and measures of pupil dilation to study arousal in straight-, gay- and bisexual-identifying men and women, reports a study published April 3 in <i>PLoS ONE</i>. The results, which point to surprising …

How your brain actually makes decisions while you sleep

By Thomas Andrillon<p>, Contributor, PostEverything<p>Sid Kouider<p>, Contributor, PostEverything<p>The idea that during sleep our minds shut down from the outside world is ancient and one that is still deeply anchored in our view of sleep today, despite some everyday life experiences and recent scientific …

Behind the scenes of a 'shocking' new study on human altruism

How much money would you give up to prevent a stranger’s pain? And how does this compare to what you’d pay to prevent your own pain?<p>With colleagues at University College London I addressed this question in a recent study. We were interested in quantifying how much people care about others, relative …

You Have More Power Than You Think

At some point in our lives, everybody encounters tough times. It's part of life. We cannot avoid life's challenges, but we <i>can</i> choose how we respond to our misfortune.<p>Chronic health issues are among life's most difficult challenges. Several years ago, a close friend's health started to decline. …

The Theory of Cumulative Stress: How to Recover When Stress Builds Up

It was my first year of graduate school and my professor was standing at the front of the room. He was telling our class about a mistake he made years before.<p>About a decade earlier, my professor had been one of the senior executives at Sears, Roebuck & Company, the large department store chain. …

Exercise

Da Freud a Bill Gates : i 10 geni e le droghe usate per creare

La vita degli uomini che hanno rivoluzionato la storia non è solo fatta di invenzioni e intuizioni ma anche di debolezze e vizi, come quello della …

Vacanze? Come sfruttare al massimo la sharing economy

Prenotate con grande anticipo o non troverete alcuna offerta per viaggi e alberghi. Il consiglio è sempre valido, ma finalmente anche chi è …

Anche i ragni hanno una personalità

Per chiudere con successo un contratto, devi essere aggressivo. Per essere un buon dottore, o un buon insegnante, devi essere calmo e paziente. La …

One woman, 17 British accents

Siobhan Thompson performs a tour of the accents of the British Isles – and the celebrities who speak with them.<p>Take a quick and quirky tour through the British Isles in this new video from our friends at Anglophenia, <i>where comedian</i> Siobhan Thompson hilariously tackles 17 British accents – and the …

Does Your Brain Trick You Out of Happiness In Your Love Relationship?

When you and your partner discuss a hot topic, do you handle it in a way that enriches your relationship — and ultimately your happiness — or does …

Natural Skin Care Alternatives

Natural skin care can be pretty expensive but it shouldn’t be as you have all the necessary alternatives in your kitchen to solve many beauty issues. …

13 Signs You're Allowed To Be Happy Right Now | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

To many, happiness seems to be very elusive. They want it so badly that they do what it takes to chase it.<p>And that’s the problem: Chasing …

How I quit my job to travel: The Washington DC lawyer

Gina Dowd explains how she left her high-paying, high-pressure job to island hop around the world – using her legal skills to pay her way.<p>Gina Dowd was standing on Washington DC’s Pennsylvania Avenue, near the White House, when an idea that had been swirling around in her head crystallised into a …

Washington D.C.

21 Inspirational Quotes to Help You Crush Your Fear of Failure

Imagine being able to stare your fear of failure in the face, and still have the confidence to take action? What would that do for your life? What …

Reinvent Yourself. Here’s How in Ten Simple Steps.

My guest this week on Switch and Shift TV is Dorie Clark, a professor at Duke’s executive MBA program, columnist at Forbes and Harvard Business …

Leadership

Learning to Pay Attention: 5 Steps to Mindfulness Meditation

Learning to Pay Attention: 5 Steps to Mindfulness Meditation<br>By Kate Pickert, time.com<p>In our era of 24-hour digital distraction, the art paying attention is increasingly difficult. But for many, meditation can help. Here are some tips to get you started<p>Basic med­i­ta­tion, the prac­tice of doing noth­ing and being tuned in to yo…

How memories are REALLY made: Incredible new video captures their formation in the brain

• Video shows molecules crucial to making memories travelling a rat brain<br>• Molecules were given fluorescent tags so they could be observed<br>• were watched in …

Neuroscience

Musica e pistole: la "narcocultura" dei trafficanti messicani

<b>Come realizzare un documentario sui più violenti cartelli della droga al mondo senza farsi ammazzare?<br>La risposta è: con tanta pazienza, con un certo</b> …

Psicologia, vietato temporeggiare: perché rimandare compiti importanti?

La droga vista da vicino diventa arte - Wired

Sfoglia gallery12 immagini<p><b>Anziché assumerle, fotografiamole</b>. Ecco una possibile interpretazione di questa sequenza di <b>scatti artistici</b> che ritraggono …

Psicologia, i mutamenti sociali hanno cambiato la nostra psiche?

La psicologia umana si adatta in maniera diversa in base alla società che ci circonda. In che senso? Cerchiamo di scoprirlo!

Sabato 28 dicembre 2013: musei statali italiani gratis

<b>Sabato 28 dicembre</b> tutti luoghi d'arte statali saranno aperti gratuitamente per l'intera giornata; 29 di questi poi, saranno aperti anche durante la …

Udito e cervello: con la sordità il - Salute 24 - Il Sole 24 Ore

Tanto più si hanno problemi di udito, tanto più si rischia di incorrere nello sviluppo di una demenza: “Oggi sappiamo che <b>tra ipoacusia e demenza</b> …

Le spiagge più belle della Corsica: la nera Nonza

2013-06-20T15:06:14+02:00<p>Una delle spiagge più spettacolari della Corsica si trova a Nonza, sotto uno sperone di roccia dominato da una antica …