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Blurred Vision, Burning Eyes: This Is a Lasik Success?

Ever since he had Lasik surgery two years ago, Geobanni Ramirez sees everything in triplicate.<p>The surgery he hoped would improve his vision left the 33-year-old graphic artist struggling with extreme light sensitivity, double vision and visual distortions that create halos around bright objects and …

Medicine

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.<p>Is that really the best career guidance?<p>People often take this sort of …

A Financial Planner Interviewed 233 Rich People About Their Habits. Here's What You Can Learn

It turns out the wealthy really do think different.<p>Do rich people think differently from everyone else? It turns out the answer is yes. But the good news is that anyone can learn their mental habits. If you do, it will be good for your bank account and your career. You may even wind up wealthy …

This Scientist Says He's Invented a Water Bottle That Fully Decomposes in Just 3 Weeks

It's made out of secret materials.<p>A British scientist claims to have invented a plastic-free, single-use water bottle that can decompose within three …

Neuro-Parasites Exerting Mind Control Reveal Nature's 'Imperius Curse'

This is far more horrifying than anything you'd see in the Harry Potter universe.<p>In the ‘Harry Potter’ universe, one of the worst things you can do …

Do These 3 Things and You'll Have a Happy Marriage, According to Neuroscience

Brain scans of happily married couples provide clues about making long-term relationships work.<p>What's the secret to a happy marriage or long-term relationship? Many married people believe they know. Psychologists and marriage counselors are trained to dispense expert advice. But then there's brain …

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

New species of 'exploding ants' discovered in Southeast Asia

Fifteen new species of “exploding ants” – including one entirely new to science – have been discovered in Southeast Asia, Gizmodo reported, citing the results of a survey published Thursday in the science journal ZooKeys.<p>These new species, dubbed “Colobopsis explodens” are capable of rupturing …

Gonorrhea Strain Thwarts 2 Main Drugs, Raising Concerns It's Becoming Untreatable

A man in the U.K. has contracted a strain of gonorrhea that is resistant to the two main drugs used to treat it, according to British health officials.<p>This is the latest in a long history of gonorrhea developing resistance to antibiotics – in fact, the World Health Organization has warned that …

The Secret Reason Why Sex Is So Crucial in Relationships

We associate good relationships with sexuality, assuming quite naturally that happy couples seemingly have sex more often than their miserable …

Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper 2 weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel universe

Stephen Hawking submitted his final scientific paper just a week and a half before he died, and it lays the theoretical groundwork for discovering a parallel universe.<p>Hawking, who died Wednesday at 76, was coauthor to a mathematical paper that seeks proof of the "multiverse" theory, which posits …

Heaven 'is a fairy story': This is what Stephen Hawking says happens when people die

Legendary physicist Stephen Hawking lived for decades with the prospect of death hanging over his head, but unlike the rest of us, he never worried about what's next.<p>Hawking, who died at 76, spoke candidly in a 2011 <i>Guardian</i> interview about what he believes happens when people die. He told the</i> …

Stephen Hawking

Male Y Chromosome Said To Be Degenerating & Shriveling, Leaving Time Frame That Men Will Reportedly Disappear

Debates are ongoing about whether the Y chromosome will simply disappear within a certain estimated time frame, taking men out with it.<p>The male Y …

Did human-chimp hybrid ever exist? Scientist claims 'humanzee' was born in lab before being killed by panicked doctors

A renowned scientist has made a sensational claim that almost 100 years ago, a human-chimp hybrid was created in a lab in the US - before later being …

The Mind-Blowing Way Your Posture Can Change Your Mood, According To Science

You know that one person in your life who's constantly harping on the importance of good posture? Unfortunately, the naggers might just be onto …

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is a global epidemic: Are you at risk?

Chances are you’ve never heard of this condition, but you may have it and not even know.<p>Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a growing global epidemic. More than one billion people have the condition and it’s risen dramatically with each decade. Experts believe the prevalence of the disease …

Richard Branson Says You'll Be More Successful if You Develop This Daily Habit | Inc.com

"Some of Virgin's most successful companies have been born from random moments--if we hadn't opened our notebooks, they would never have happened," Richard Branson wrote in a recent blog post. Note-taking is a simple process, yet Branson believes that most leaders neglect to break out a notepad to …

Note-Taking

The One Trait for Success that Overshadows All Others | Inc.com

There are many different ideas about the characteristics a person must possess or develop to become successful.<p>At the top of many people's lists are traits like integrity and self-confidence. Clearly, it is hard to climb any mountain if you don't have the self-confidence to trust yourself, and the …

Self-improvement

The 20-Minute Workout Guaranteed to Improve Your Memory (and Get You in Better Shape) | Inc.com

While it's common to think success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why we all want to learn faster, retain more information, and improve our memories.<p>And we all want to double-dip: To get multiple benefits from one task or activity.<p>If that sounds …

Exercise

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

Science Discovers a New Miracle Drug That Can Double Your Attention Span: Nature | Inc.com

Humans didn't evolve over millennia sitting in cubicles, typing away under fluorescent lights. Humans became humans outside under the blue sky, so perhaps it's no surprise that study after study shows that spending time in nature is profoundly good for us.<p>We already know that getting outside …

University of Illinois

How the 'Rule of 3' Can Simplify Your Daily Life | Inc.com

I have to be honest with you, I am not religious, and I don't believe in astrology or numerology. But I do look for signals or patterns in this world that can be utilized to bring comfort to the chaos all around me. Out of these signals or patterns I wish to form habits to make me more …

Brainstorming

An analysis of 700 presentations revealed that adopting one speaking skill can make you more persuasive

The data firm Quantified Communications has added to the growing body of evidence that storytelling plays a critical role in effective business presentations.<p>Quantified Communications maintains a large database of written and spoken communication from Fortune 500 executives, TED speakers, political …

US Navy SEALs develop mental toughness by reinforcing one behavior

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How can the average person learn the skill of mental toughness without joining the military?</i> <i>Answer by Ronald Fry, author of Hammerhead Six.</i><p>Mental toughness is a state of mind. Anyone can develop the mental toughness of a solider without being part of the …

Why Powerful People Only Make Important Decisions in the Morning (and You Should Too) | Inc.com

Picture the last time you had an important decision to make. When did you make it? At night? In the morning? Midday?<p>Is there a best time to make important decisions?<p>What if you are a night owl? A morning person? Does it vary from person to person?<p>Researchers in Argentina sought to find the answer …

Study Skills

The key to curing disease could lie in Iceland's genes

<b>(CNN) —</b> The freezer sits behind a heavy door in the basement of an unassuming building on the campus of the University of Iceland.<p>It feels much colder than it looks; inside, the temperature is minus-15 degrees Fahrenheit, but the air is so dry, you can't see your breath.<p>Stored in that freezer are …

Have Anxiety? A Therapist Recommends Picking Up This Hobby

Anxiety is an indiscriminate disorder, affecting some 40 million adults in the United States, or a whopping 18% of the population. What's worse, only …

Depression

Fecal transplant shows early promise against autism

A small study suggests a novel treatment for kids with autism: Give these young patients a fresh supply of healthy gut bacteria via a fecal transplant.<p>After the procedure, the children experienced a 25 percent reduction in symptoms related to language, social interaction and repetitive behaviors, …

Autism

Physicists Found Proof That the Universe Is Built Like a Hologram

In <i>Prometheus</i>, Michael Fassbender’s David, an android, finds a magnificent hologram of the universe called the Orrery. This holographic map revealed …

Physics

The Happy Chemicals: How To Naturally Tap Into Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins, Oxytocin

Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the brain chemicals responsible for our mood.<p>These chemicals can be triggered all the time. But …