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The real reasons you procrastinate — and how to stop

Have you ever sat down to complete an important task — and then suddenly discovered you were up loading the dishwasher or engrossed in the Wikipedia entry about Chernobyl? Or perhaps you suddenly realize that the dog needs to be fed, emails need to be answered, your ceiling fan needs dusting — or …

How Generational Categories Whitewash American History

One of the websites I work for recently sent me a new assignment: an article titled, "The Worst Things About Baby Boomers." Whoever pitched this piece of click bait clearly envisioned attracting millennial readers by rebutting all the critiques that boomers typically make about millennials -- we're …

'Smart cities' around the world: The Things Network goes global

The Things Network, the community-led Internet of Things program in Amsterdam that makes it easier for developers to turn the ‘smart city’ from a dream into a reality, is expanding internationally.<p>Inspired by the idea of an open network that can connect all sorts of devices together across a city, …

12 Stunning Never-Released Images From Disney’s Animation Studio

Didier Ghez's They Drew As They Pleased: The Hidden Art of Disney's Golden Age gathers rare and previously unseen images from four of Disney's trailblazing artists in the studio's formative years.

FDA Approves First 3-D Printed Pill

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug made through 3-D printing: a dissolvable tablet that treats seizures.<p>Aprecia Pharmaceuticals said Monday the FDA approved its drug Spritam for adults and children who suffer from certain types of seizures caused by epilepsy. …

‘Batman V Superman’ Was Inspired By One Of Superman’s Lamest Villains

Superman doesn’t really have that deep of a bench when it comes to villains. The Flash has the Rogues, Batman has all the cool gangsters, and Superman is more or less left with the B-list Joker knockoffs and whoever Luthor is employing to kill him this week. So, if you’re stuck doing a movie …

Comic Books

Meet The Man Who’s Overseeing PlayStation’s Evolution

The CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America hasn’t been on the job long, but is integral to the reimagining the PlayStation platform.<p>The L.A. Memorial Sports Arena is overflowing with thousands of videogame players and industry professionals, and they all just had a collective freakout. At the …

Unity’s John Riccitiello is bored with Clash of Clans clones — but not platform wars and virtual reality

If the game industry has a thought leader, John Riccitiello is a contender. The chief executive of Unity Technologies has spent a lot of his time in the industry figuring out how to outmaneuver his rivals and predict where the industry is going next.<p>So he was an ideal speaker at our inaugural …

This Is The First Baby Conceived With Controversial Mitochondrial Method

One of several due to be born this summer<p>Zain Rajani was born 22 days ago in Toronto, Canada. To say he was much anticipated would be an understatement—his parents, Natasha and Omar Rajani, had been trying for four years to get pregnant. Finally, they turned to in vitro fertilization, but Natasha’s …

'Alone time' is really good for you

<b>(CNN) —</b> Americans have a complicated relationship with alone time. Though we often feel a constant connection because of social media, the fact is, we're more on our own than ever: More than 50 percent of American adults are single, and some 27 million people live alone. In 1950, just 22 percent of …

Washington University in St. Louis

'Batman vs Superman: Dawn Of Justice' Trailer: Dawn Of Depression Is More Like It

By TK Burton | Trailers | April 17, 2015 | Comments ()<p>By TK Burton | Trailers | April 17, 2015 |<p>You guys have no idea how badly I want this to be …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Humanity

The Metal Gear Solid movie now has a writer

The movie version of classic PlayStation video game <i>Metal Gear Solid</i> now has a writer. <i>Deadline</i> reports that Jay Basu, the young British writer who recently agreed to help Universal relaunch its classic monster movies, will write the screenplay for the film. Jordan Vogt-Roberts, who helmed <i>The Kings</i> …

Metal Gear

New DNA Tech: Creating Unicorns and Curing Cancer for Real?

We have the earth-shattering technology in our hands—but even its inventors worry about its awesome power to alter our genetic future.<p><i>“We have within</i> …

Came Back Haunted

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5 Genetically-linked Mental Disorders

It turns out that bipolar disorder has a genetic link to at least four other mental illnesses: autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder …

Diabetes genes come out of hiding

Researchers have located and narrowed down the number of genes that play a role in diabetes. The crucial development is expected to help predict who …

Diabetes

Eyes: The Windows to Your Health

<b>Neal Adams, ophthalmologist:</b><p>You may have heard the saying that the eye is a window to the soul. Well as ophthalmologists, we believe that the eye is a window to the body. It's a window to what we call systemic disorders, like diabetes or high blood pressure.<p>And we can see signs of these when we …

High Blood Pressure

Social Media Doesn't Make Life Better, Growing Numbers Of Chinese Say

While more and more people in China are embracing the Internet, a growing number of people feel that social media is ripping them away from other, more important, things in life.<p>The Kantar China Social Media Impact Report revealed that the number of people who said that social media had made their …

Public Relations

Study: Complaining Can Make You Happier

Ever been told—by a parent or an authority figure—"If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all"? Well, turns out that may not be the best advice.<p>Pinterest<p>According to a recent study by a team of psychology professors at Clemson University, complaining—especially griping about pet …

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