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Big data reveals Shakespeare co-authored 17 of his plays

Shakespeare got help in writing 17 of his world-famous plays - including from his supposed arch rival Christopher Marlowe. The mixed authorship was …

Scientists are unlocking the mystery of how marijuana makes us get high

This will help us better understand how to use the drug for medical purposes<p>How <i>exactly</i> does marijuana make us high? We’re a little closer to knowing now that scientists have figured out the structure of the brain receptor that interacts with the drug. The discovery will help us understand how to …

This Is What Happens to Your Brain When You Don't Exercise

When we skip our workouts, we typically feel guilty about the physical ramifications—the effect missing a class might have on our muscles the next …

The Brain

Program Your Brain, Hack Your Way to Productivity

Most people wish they were more productive. Some buckle down and leverage some rare facet of their personality to force the work out. Some of them …

How to instantly be perceived as more attractive

Or you're headed to a wedding this weekend where you are sure to run into an ex or two.<p>Or perhaps you're attempting to work the room at a networking event and aren't drawing many potential suitors.<p>Regardless the impetus, we all have those moments when we want to attract others.<p>And if any of your …

Make cramps and period mood swings history—the Ayurveda way

If it seems like your period has a personality of its own—well, that’s because it does. (And, let’s be honest, sometimes it’s the type that doesn’t …

A journalist arrested for filming a pipeline protest could face more prison time than Edward Snowden.

Seven activists and three journalists were arrested on Tuesday for shutting down tar-sands oil pipelines. Among them was Deia Schlosberg, producer of …

Researchers predict with high accuracy if antidepressants will help

Effects of childhood trauma<p>Childhood trauma can change both the structure and function of the amygdala in ways that can affect the rest of a person’s …

The Brain

The 7 Best Online Tools to Double Your Creative Output This Week

If you want to succeed as an entrepreneur, you have to learn how to maximize every hour of your day.<p>Gone are the days of mindlessly surfing the web at the office.<p>You have to learn how to leverage every spare second to achieve your goals and build a successful company.<p>But with so many distractions …

Intestinal Obstruction in Dogs - Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, Recovery, Management, Cost

Has Symptoms<p>Diarrhea<p>If a dog has a blockage how long before we notice symptoms?<p>Dr. Callum Turner, DVM<p>2588 Recommendations<p>There is no fixed timeframe …

Pets

Europe Is Living Proof That Donald Trump's Wall Idea Wouldn't Work

New border security is actually just pushing people to find other ways in.<p>At the center of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign is the proposal to build a “great, great wall” along the United States’ border with Mexico ― and to make Mexico pay for it.<p>And as Americans debate the …

Spanx founder Sara Blakely learned an important lesson about failure from her dad — now she's passing it on to her 4 kids

From a young age, Spanx founder Sara Blakely was encouraged to take risks.<p>In a Business Insider video, Blakely said her dad used to invite her and her brother to share their failures at the dinner table. Instead of being disappointed or upset, he would celebrate their efforts.<p>"What it did was …

Sara Blakely

30 Cover Letter Rules You Didn't Even Know You Were Breaking

Let’s state this up front: Cover letters are confusing. Even the name is odd, sounding way more pen-and-paper than it is in actuality. But despite …

The BBC’s Breathtaking ‘Planet Earth’ Has A Sequel On The Way And The New Extended Trailer Is Amazing

Thrilling news for nature documentary enthusiasts and people that need something to look at when really really baked! (Not that these two things are mutually exclusive.) A sequel series to the critically adored <i>Planet Earth</i> is on its way to completely absorb all your free time.<p>Earlier this week, we …

10 chrome extensions you need to install to boost your office productivity

With almost half the market share, Chrome is – by a far margin – the most popular web browser in the world. Ever wondered why? Here’s why: Chrome is …

Russian, Western media offer different images of Aleppo

While Western media are filled with grim images of life in areas of Aleppo under siege by Russian-backed Syrian government forces, Russian news reports tell a very different story.<p>News outlets such as CNN and the BBC prominently reported a United Nations special envoy's observation last week that …

Former Officials: Trump’s Stance on Russia ‘Defies Logic’

Donald Trump

10 Things People in Healthy Relationships Do

An important survival guide for Cuffing Season.<p>It's getting to be that time of year where the days get shorter, the pumpkin spice latte rears its whipped cream noggin again, apple picking adventures start clogging your newsfeed, and new romances blossom between lovebirds looking to settle down …