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The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

Ancient cave paintings turn out to be by Neanderthals, not humans

A new analysis shows ancient cave paintings were too old to have been painted by humans<p>A new discovery that Neanderthals were painting cave walls more than 64,000 years ago has anthropologists rethinking the history of art. Found deep in Spanish caves, the rock art was once thought to be the work …

Humanity

An Olympic Challenge: Eat All the Korean Food That Visitors Won’t

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — When David Chang tells you to eat something, I figured, you should probably go eat it.<p>I’d been talking to Chang, the famed chef and a fellow Korean-American, about the Olympics in South Korea, where he spent 10 days this month working as a sort of culinary correspondent for …

South Korea

The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

10 best mindfulness apps

“Mindfulness” is the buzzword of the moment – but it’s a lot more than a passing trend. It’s an NHS-approved approach to helping deal with anxiety, …

Apps

Conservators race against time to save film cels of classic Disney characters

Researchers are analysing material on which early Disney cartoons were inked to find best way to save and store the animations<p>Hands clasped, silver slippers together and with an air of gentle condescension, Snow White looks like the epitome of a Disney princess. Except there’s a hitch: across her …

Animation

What Does Consent Mean When One of You Is a Robot?

The law hasn’t exactly figured this sticky ethical question out—but the day is fast coming when it will have to.<p>The future of sex robots is closer …

Robotics

The Surprising Anti-Aging Benefits of Fiber

F iber gets a lot of well-deserved credit for keeping the digestive system in good working order—but it does plenty more. In fact, it’s a major …

Nutrition

19 Healthiest Foods You Need to Give to Your Dog & What to Avoid

f you have a pet, you must always be concerned about your friend. You must have been so careful about the foods which are harmful and beneficial for …

Power Can Corrupt Leaders. Compassion Can Save Them

In 2016 John Stumpf, then the CEO of Wells Fargo, was called before Congress to explain a massive scandal. For more than four hours, Stumpf fielded a range of questions about why the bank, which had over $1.8 trillion in assets, had created 2 million false accounts, and, after the fraud was …

Mindfulness

Back-and-forth exchanges boost children’s brain response to language

A landmark 1995 study found that children from higher-income families hear about 30 million more words during their first three years of life than …

MIT

A dermatologist shares her 6 go-to anti-aging products to stop wrinkles before they appear

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>This face mask is packed with antioxidants that help firm your skin. Nordstrom<p>While most of us will skate through our 20s with little to no …

Skin Care

Global stocks rise, Wall Street expected to open higher

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets rose Monday and Wall Street was expected to open higher after gains late Friday ended a turbulent week with a more upbeat mood.<p>KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX jumped 1.8 percent to 12,324 and France's CAC 40 advanced 1.4 percent to 5,152. London's FTSE …

Stock Markets

Apple overtakes Asus to become fourth largest notebook maker

Global notebook shipments increased more than expected last year, and part of it came down to Apple’s strong MacBook growth.<p>According to a new report from market research firm TrendForce, Apple recorded a 9.6 percent market share in global notebook shipments, up from 8.3 percent the previous year. …

Markets

People with depression use language differently - here are the signs someone might need support

Scientists have long tried to pin down a link between depression and language, technology is helping us get a full picture<p>From the way you move and …

Kurt Cobain

An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

The Brain

7 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

There’s mounting evidence that some of the best things you can do for your brain are also some of the best for your body.<p>A new scientific advisory …

Missing Studio Ghibli? Get lost in Miyazaki’s world forever with the debut mixtape from Ghosting

The moniker <b>Ghosting</b> might not sound familiar, but you are probably aware of this alter ego’s alter ego; <b>Andrei Eremin</b>. The Grammy nominated producer …

Hayao Miyazaki's 50 Favorite Children's Books Are Definitely Not Just For Kids

The first time I saw Hayao Miyazaki's <b>Howl's Moving Castle</b>, I pondered out loud whether it was weird to have a crush on a cartoon character. Howl, with his uncanny brooding abilities, dry sarcasm, and soft spot for Sophie, won me over in a heartbeat. The Japanese film director, producer, …

How Hayao Miyazaki Uses Color to Tell His Whimsical Stories

"Color has a meaning and it makes the film more easily understood." —Michiyo Yasuda<p>Watching a film by Hayao Miyazaki is like walking into a world …

11 Animated Movies Every Adult Should Watch

No kids allowed.<p>Just because you're a grown woman who likes grown woman things, doesn't mean you can't enjoy the occasional animated movie. There's nothing wrong with indulging in some <i>Sleeping Beauty</i> or <i>Bambi</i> every now and then, but if you're looking for something <i>slightly</i> more sophisticated, there …

Animation

From Wonder Woman to Spirited Away: what really makes a superhero?

Hollywood firmly believes in superheroes who fulfil male adolescent fantasies of aggression and violence, but there are other ways to be a hero • JM Green is an Australian crime writer<p>There’s an instructive scene in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof when Big Daddy, a harsh Mississippi plantation owner, calls …

Why are so many directors un-retiring?

Whether driven by PR tactics or a need for some creative downtime, an increasing number of film-makers are playing retirement hokey-cokey<p>If anyone’s earned the right to do whatever he likes in retirement, it’s Hayao Miyazaki. This includes un-retiring, as the venerable 76-year-old animation master …

These Japanese Anime girls are endorsing Patanjali products and hanging out with Narendra Modi

Hindu Nationalist Anime Girls just want to have fun – in Akhand Bharat.<p>On the weekend, a video of Japanese anime girls swaying in perfect sync to the …

The Morning Watch: The VFX of David Fincher, When Kurosawa Met Miyazaki & More

<i>(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade</i> …

Review: Netflix's 'Death Note' gets lost in translation

When "Death Note" begins, we learn that Seattle teenager Light Turner has a crush on a cheerleader at his high school. So when these two would-be lovebirds finally talk for the first time and really open up to each other, Turner has to be honest: "It's going to sound a little crazy," he tells her, …

Film Review: ‘Death Note’

Director:Adam WingardWith:Nat Wolff, Lakeith Stanfield, Margaret Qualley, Shea Whigham, Paul Nakauchi, Jason Liles, Willem Dafoe.<p>Manga fans already …

The ‘Death Note’ Movie Dims Its Source Material by Turning Its Protagonist Into the Good Guy

As far as supernatural artifacts go, the Death Note is somewhat comically complicated to use, but it’s easy enough to explain. It’s a notebook. When …

10 stunning locations that inspired Studio Ghibli masterpieces

With a filmography that includes such beloved animated classics as <i>Princess Mononoke</i>, <i>Spirited Away</i> and <i>My Neighbor Totoro</i>, the imagination and artistry …