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A High-School Student Just Won $250,000 For This Incredible Explanation of Relativity

This is genius.<p>The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane …

New study puts us one step closer to being able to starve cancer cells

The Link Between Cancer and Sugar<p>Over the years, scientists have dedication innumerable time, energy, and resources to cancer research in an attempt …

Cancer

Before You Have Surgery, Read This

When your doctor recommends that you have elective surgery, it’s important to gather information before you say yes.<p>Always be sure to have your …

51 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies to entrepreneurs launching startups, to entrepreneurs shutting down their startups, to CEOs …

Startups

6 Tips On Working Smarter, Not Harder This Year

“Work smarter, not harder,” is a phrase many workers have heard throughout their careers. A phrase that often conjures the image of a high-level executive on a beach with a smart phone and cocktail in hand. The phrase touches on an individual’s emotional and intellectual desire to “have it all,” …

25 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of psychological research to suggest that certain activities can help …

Happiness

The Top 10 Habits of Highly Organized People

Spend a few minutes on any organized blog ( or watching any of the hundreds of organizing channels on Youtube) and it’s not hard to start FOMO-ing. …

The 12 Greatest Medical Breakthroughs of 2016

Image source: Getty Images.<p>With less than two weeks to go before we turn the page on 2016, we can look back on another largely successful year for the healthcare industry. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved 19 novel drugs in 2016 to treat everything from psoriasis to hepatitis C to …

10 Success lessons from JK Rowling – “Billionaire Author” for entrepreneurs

Share59<p>Tweet<p>Share40<p>+15<p>Shares 104<p>British author JK Rowling wrote the first Potter books while a single mother living on welfare. Written on a manual …

Motivation

Quiz: How Long Will I Live?

A simple way to estimate your lifespan<p>The following quiz, based on behaviors of the long-lived Seventh Day Adventists, is adapted from one created by Thomas Perls, a geriatrics specialist at Boston University. It’s good, not perfect.<p>“People will write to me and say, ‘I love the calculator, but it …

Famous Frog Toughie Dies, Sending Species to Extinction

The tree frog's loss warns of other extinctions, says the photographer who featured the animal in his Photo Ark project.<p>And then there were none.<p>Toughie, the world's last Rabbs' fringe-limbed tree frog and a symbol of the extinction crisis, has died at his home in the Atlanta Botanical Garden.<p>The …

Fooling The Machine

The Byzantine science of deceiving artificial intelligence<p>Fooling The Machine<p>Fooling The Machine<p>By Dave Gershgorn<p>In the early 1900s, Wilhelm von Osten, a German horse trainer and mathematician, told the world that his horse could do math. For years, Von Osten traveled Germany giving demonstrations …

Machine Learning

40 quotes about life (for a pessimist)

Literature

Are We Wired to Be Lazy?

<b>Those of you who spend hours at the gym with the aim of burning as many calories as possible may be disappointed to learn that all the while your</b> …

Neuroscience

Researchers Use Sound Waves to Control Brain Cells

<b>Salk scientists have developed a new way to selectively activate brain, heart, muscle and other cells using ultrasonic waves. The new technique,</b> …

Increasing Memory with a Flash of Light

<b>Scientists create a new light-sensitive, plant-human hybrid protein to efficiently modulate calcium channels.</b><p>The burgeoning field of optogenetics has …

Researchers Develop a New Way to Repair Damaged Nerves

<b>Using exosomes to hijack cell-to-cell communication.</b><p>Regenerative medicine using stem cells is an increasingly promising approach to treat many types …

MRI Improves Diagnosis of Microbleeding Following TBI in Military Service Members

<b>Imaging patients soon after traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs can lead to better (more accurate) detection of cerebral microhemorrhages, or</b> …

Neuroscience

Mistaken identity: Why private schools in India love to name themselves after Christian saints

When the principal of a Catholic-sounding school was arrested in Mumbai last week, most people assumed it was a Church-run institution headed by a …

How Humans Experience The World

What makes us who we are? What drives our behavior? These questions are key when we want to change a repeated and ineffective behavior pattern in either ourselves or in someone we care about.<p>Since behavior is driven by beliefs and identity, how do we change–or upgrade–both?<p>As a neuroscience-based …

Why We Like Food That Makes Noise

The crunch of a chip, the snap of a carrot, or the fizz of a freshly opened beverage may greatly influence just how good we think those foods taste, …

Boredom makes people more creative, claim psychologists

People are more creative after they take part in a boring test, psychologists have found<p>Boredom is by its very nature tedious and unpleasant, but far from being mind-numbing it might actually stimulate creativity, a psychologist has found.<p>Dr Sandi Mann, from the University of Central Lancashire, …