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How To Become The Smartest Person In The Room

Here are ways to both appear smarter and actually up your IQ.<p>We all like to think we’re smart. But are you as smart as you could be? There’s a debate among some experts about how much general intelligence can be improved, but a growing body of research is finding that some things do help us …

13 Ways to Take Care of Yourself Every Day

It’s 7:30 a.m. and your alarm is blaring. Squinty-eyed, you reach for your phone, fumbling to swipe that horrible noise off, sinking back into the …

48 Vegetarian Pastas to Make for Your Next #MeatlessMonday Dinner

Meat? We hardly miss it in these satisfying vegetarian pasta recipes.<p><b>Let's all agree right now:</b> Pasta (and some cheese) makes pretty much any vegetable better, from succulent mushrooms to sweet tomatoes. These veg-filled pastas are sure to satisfy at dinner tonight—no meat required.

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Creative people are more likely to suffer from mental illness, study claims

Painters, musicians, writers and dancers are 25 per cent more likely to carry the gene variants than their non-creative peers, new research suggests<p>Creative people are genetically more likely to suffer from mental illness such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, a study suggests.<p>Painters, …

Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder may share genetic roots with creativity

Genes linked to creativity could increase the risk of developing schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, according to new research. Genetic risk scores …

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The information our brains forget so they don't become too 'full'

Not exactly. It turns out that the reality is more cool.<p>Our brain disregards certain memories if they become redundant so that the up to date, …

Living Beyond The 5 Senses: The Importance Of Exercise For The Evolution Of Consciousness

I'm in!<p>The physical human body was meant to move. When it is not walking, running, stretching, and bending regularly, it does not function very well. …

Liquid Media: Hawaii Design and Marketing

Our servers are hosted and maintained by Liquid Web. Hosting costs are billed anually at in the first week of the year, we like to keep it simple, …

The Only Keeper Of Your Happiness Is You

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Get your head in the cloud: Kurzweil predicts humans will be artifically intelligent by 2030

While other brilliant minds like Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have warned against the rise of artificial intelligence, Ray Kurzweil, famed inventor …

12 Worst Habits For Your Mental Health

Change these simple, everyday routines to live a happier life.

Mindfulness: Apps

Be inspired:<p>Why not try Headspace – a meditation app which includes 10 minutes of mindfulness for 10 days. You can set reminders and pick sessions …

Mindfulness

3 Facts All Parents Should Know About ADHD Stimulant Drugs

Medicating children for a host of mental disorders has become very popular in some parts of the USA. More than 8 million kids from 6 months to 17 …

Mental health patients 'smoke three times as much'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-32982669<p><b>Mental health patients smoke more than three times as much as the general population, a Public Health England and NHS survey of 105 care units suggests.</b><p>Smoking can increase depression and anxiety and reduce the effectiveness of medication by up to 50%, …

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What marijuana really does to your brain

Opponents of legal cannabis say it leaves you fried, but research shows it can actually improve your mental health<p>Those opposed to marijuana sometimes argue that the substance fries your brain, but new research published earlier this year in the Journal of Neuroscience found that marijuana does not …

10 mindfulness habits that will make you more productive at work

Even if you're not ready to make a commitment to a Transcendental Meditation group or your local yoga studio, there are some simple daily habits that can make you more productive and happier at work, say Learn Mindfulness founder Shamash Alidina and Mindfulnet.org founder Juliet Adams.<p>They've …

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The 7 Reasons That Science Says You Should Pay For Experience, Not Things

Planning a vacation this summer? You’ve chosen to spend your money in the way that’s going to give you the most happiness.<p>Your big travel plans might seem like a waste of money. What will you come back with, besides some photos on your phone and a few memories. If you bought a TV with that money …

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Mindfulness is stopping the world from thinking

Although the NHS supports mindfulness, an Oxford academic claims it stops people thinking deeply<p>People are wasting valuable thinking time on mediation and mindfulness and should stop trying to clear their heads, an Oxford University academic has claimed.<p>Theodore Zeldin said too many people were …

The Only Sneakers You’ll Need This Summer

Wearing the white sneakers during summer is the very definition of classic style. Part of their allure comes from those gleaming, flawless surfaces …

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40 Men's Fashion Fails That Are Crimes Against Humanity

Over the course of numerous years we’ve managed to see a lot of progress and milestones in the men’s fashion world. But with great responsibility …

How To Dress For Your Body Type: Short Guy

<b>Being the short guy can be tough.</b><p>Trouser legs always need altering, shirt sleeves are often inches too long, and the typical winter scarf wrapped …

10 Canned Craft Beers to Drink Now

Not long ago the only beers you could buy in cans were dirt-cheap, water-thin, mass-produced macrobrews. Good craft beer came in bottles, period. …

A Closer Look at the Palace Skateboards x adidas Originals PALACE Pro Trainer

Following the anticipated release of the Palace Skateboards x adidas Originals 2015 collection, we<p>Following the anticipated release of the Palace Skateboards x adidas Originals 2015 collection, we take a closer look at the Pro offering within the lineup. Constructed of a perforated suede upper, …

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