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How It Really Feels To Have Anxiety And Depression, In One Comic

Simple yet accurate.<p>Anxiety and depression are complex mental health disorders than can be difficult to describe -- but this comic totally nails it.<p>After hearing the personal story of Sarah Flanigan, a young woman who suffers from both anxiety and depression, artist Nick Seluk of The Awkward Yeti …

9 Books You Shouldn't Overlook

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10 books that will expand your brain

And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or built a robot. Or discovered DNA or walked between the twin towers.<p>He or She DID something. …

Meet the App That Wants to Beat Depression and Anxiety

The just-released smartphone app could help reduce your distress.<p>One in four people experience a mental illness or neurological condition at some point in their lives, according to the World Health Organization. Mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and other mental health problems have become the …

Depression

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

Dr. Seuss' Raunchy, Forgotten WWII Cartoons Are Coming to TV

They were boozy, they were sex-laden, they taught soldiers a thing or two about life.<p>It was 1943, the thick of World War II, and the U.S. Army Air Force First Motion Picture Unit needed to lift spirits and shed light on military behavior. So they turned to professionals: <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i> …

Google Buys Experimental Software That Kills Procrastination

Google already knows a great deal about us by tracking how we carry out searches or use tools like Gmail and Calendar. It also conducts regular experiments, or A/B tests in Silicon Valley parlance, to better understand how to make those tools more useful, and its ads more effective.<p>In acquiring the …

Artificial Intelligence

Met Gala 2015: Celebs did their 'China: Through the Looking Glass' homework

Rihanna, Sarah Jessica Parker, Janelle Monae and Jennifer Lopez were among the celebrities who looked as if they'd done some homework before Monday's 2015 Met Gala celebrating the Costume Institute's "China: Through the Looking Glass" theme.<p>Think China red, silky black, luscious gold and ornate …

Red Carpet

Mark Twain stories, 150 years old, uncovered by Berkeley scholars

Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have uncovered and authenticated a cache of stories written by Mark Twain when he was a 29-year-old newspaperman in San Francisco. Many of the stories are 150 years old.<p>Twain wrote some of the letters and stories at the San Francisco Chronicle when …

Mark Twain

Surgery set to end Manny Pacquiao’s hopes of Floyd Mayweather rematch

Manny Pacquiao is to have surgery this week for a torn rotator cuff, with the recovery time expected to put the Filipino out of action for nine to 12 months but he is facing possible disciplinary action for failing to disclose the injury.<p>Pacquiao claimed a shoulder injury hampered his bid to hand …

Massive transit strike cripples Germany

In a country where the trains are known for running on time, commuters are getting an unpleasant shock this week: many of them are not running at all.<p>Germany is grappling with what could be its longest railway strike in decades, the culmination of a protracted dispute between labour union GDL and …

The Virtue of Being Short

Taller does not mean healthier. It's more likely the opposite.<p>If you've ever had a tall man stand in front of you at a concert, blocking your view, and wished that he would have a heart attack, the odds were against you.<p>Tall men are less likely to develop heart disease than are short men, according …

Albert Einstein

13 Things to Remember if You Love A Person With Social Anxiety

Social anxiety is the 3rd most common mental health issue in the U.S. In fact, over 19 million people suffer from mild to severe social anxiety …

7 gratitude exercises you should try today

Giving thanks can take less than one minute<p>By Eli Epstein<p>Presented by<p>7 gratitude exercises you should try today<p>Giving thanks can take less than one …

This Is Why You Still Cringe At The Memory Of Something You Did In School

They're called "involuntary memories".<p>And they're very normal. Dr Jennifer Wild, a clinical psychologist at the Oxford Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma, told BuzzFeed that almost everyone gets them.<p>"For a while, after a trauma or an embarrassing event, most people have these memories," she …

Time Management Secrets Anyone Can Use

If you’re reading this article instead of doing your work, chances are good that you have trouble managing your time efficiently. You’re not alone. According to a survey by Salary.com, 90% of workers waste at least a half hour each workday, not including lunch or scheduled breaks. While computers …

Time Management

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School

You’re taught about history, science, and math when you’re growing up. Most of us, however, aren’t taught how to identify or deal with our own …

Emotional Intelligence

Changing Sick Care To Health Care With A Simple Blood Test

There’s a lot of talk these days about the use of genomics and proteomics to develop personalized clinical treatments and improve the quality of our lives. At a high level, genomics is essentially the study of a person’s genome and the use of its genes. Proteomics is the study of the full set of …

Want More Wind And Solar Energy? Invest A Lot More In The Grid

Want to increase the use of green energy and reduce the level of harmful emissions? Invest heavily in the grid to both modernize and expand it, which will accomplish such aims while also building the US economy.<p>That’s the view of energy and utility experts assembled by Public Utilities Fortnightly …

Renewable Energy

Why I think this driver did the right thing when faced with an EF-4 tornado

Since this video popped up over the weekend, a lot of people — meteorologists, members of the press and the social media masses — have been critical of the driver for what he did (or did not do) when faced with the massive EF-4 tornado that killed two people in northern Illinois on April 9.<p>But …

Weather

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

Quick wins from successful entrepreneurs and CEOs who have built multi-million and multi-billion dollar companies.<p>It's 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. You know what needs to get done, but …

Procrastination

9 Pictures That Will Make You See The Universe Differently

It's the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary on April 24. Time to learn more about how space pictures are made.

When can we talk to aliens?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Are we alone in the cosmos? Or might there be intelligent life elsewhere?<p>Last week, NASA scientists discussed in very concrete terms the steps to discovering life elsewhere in the universe over the next decade or two.<p>This year is the 20th anniversary of the discovery of a planet around a …

Astronomy

Each Of These Radioactive Vases Is Made From The Toxic Sludge Byproduct Of Your Phone, Computer, Car

Designers from The Unknown Fields Division are taking the toxic waste from a hellish tailing pond in Mongolia and making (dangerous, untouchable) art.<p>Ceramic vases made from toxic mud created in the production of must-have products such as laptops and smartphones will present a markedly different …

Is the Placebo Effect in Your DNA?

Some people feel better after dummy treatments, while others feel no difference unless the drugs are real. A new paper argues that the difference may come down to genetics.<p>The first real, physical proof of the placebo effect came in 1978. Running a study on patients who had recently had their …

Placebos

Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.</b><p>Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point - allowing briny films to form.<p>The results lend credence to a theory that dark streaks seen on …

Geoscience

15 Surprising Discoveries About Learning

by Saga Briggs<p>What are some of the most encouraging known facts about learning? From taking a walk to learning a new language, there are countless …

Scientists Can Now Read Your Memories

Researchers have mapped rats’ memories, and humans could be next.<p>Scientists may have cracked the code of memories by successfully tracing how they …