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There Is No Left Brain/Right Brain Divide

You are hardly alone if you believe that humanity is divided into two great camps: the left-brain and the right-brain thinkers — those who are …

Vaccinations have prevented at least 103 million cases of contagious disease since 1924

Vaccinations have been credited with some of humanity's greatest technological triumphs over disease, including drastically reducing polio around the globe and almost eliminating smallpox entirely. But how many people have been spared life-threatening infections thanks to the introduction of …

Derry bus driver who drove alone with bomb on board is 'selfless heroine'

A bus driver has been labelled a "selfless heroine" after risking her life to stop a bomb placed on her vehicle exploding outside Derry's main police station.<p>She managed to evacuate up to 10 passengers on the service, which was bound for the city centre, on Wednesday night and then drove the bus …

How the Brain Creates Personality: A New Theory

Are you a mover, a perceiver, a stimulator, or an adapter? Modes of thinking can be understood in terms of how the top and bottom—rather than right and left—parts of the brain interact.<p>It is possible to examine any object—including a brain—at different levels. Take the example of a building. If we …

Empathic people are natural targets for sociopaths - protect yourself

The empathy trap: therapists and counselors almost by definition are empathic, to facilitate clients' recovery - but this quality can mean those …

Tech and Science

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Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Extreme black hole is more luminous than astronomers thought possible

For decades, astronomers have puzzled over an odd source of X-ray light in an arm of the galaxy M101, just off the handle of the Big Dipper. The …

Actor Paul Walker Dead At 40 After Car Crash

The actor, best known for his leading role in "The Fast and the Furious" and its sequels, was reportedly in a Porsche with another person when the unidentified driver lost control and slammed the vehicle into a tree. The car burst into flames at the scene. Both were killed at the time.<p>"Sources …

Filmmaking

Sew Your Own Mittens from a Sweater

You wouldn’t believe how easy it is to sew your own mittens from an old sweater. Just let your hand be your guide (literally!).<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>knit sweater<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how onA Beautiful Mess