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Eight Fruits and Veggies that Boost Your Brain Health

There are an estimated 47.5 million (World Health Organization: Dementia Fact Sheet) people worldwide who currently suffer from dementia. The latest …

3 Stunning French Recipes Claude Monet Would Cook at Home in Giverny

The Impressionist painter Claude Monet has become almost synonymous with his series of paintings of water lilies, but of course he painted many masterworks on various subjects, including mouthwatering still lifes of food, one of his passions, as befits a Frenchman.<p>A genial host, Monet, once …

Claude Monet

The Golden Age for Happiness Will Surprise You

In our youth-obsessed culture, you may be surprised to find that older people—not younger people—are actually happier. This was the conclusion of a …

Mental Health

Don’t Worry, Be Gloomy: Negative Feelings Have Benefits Too

It’s been 53 years since the smiley face—that bright yellow circle with the schematic grin and black-dot eyes—first appeared.<p>Hundreds of millions of …

Scientists now know the brain chemistry behind Pavlov’s famous dog experiment

From choosing coffee or tea to caffeinate yourself in the morning to how you plan to unwind after the day’s end, we make decisions of varying degrees of importance every day.<p>Yet for such a routine activity, scientists know little about what’s going on at a chemical level as we make these …

Here's everything scientists know about how to avoid aging

A team of researchers published a thorough review of the science of why we age this week in the journal Cell. It ties together that still-young field's confusing, sometimes contradictory findings into a single coherent whole and offers the most complete explanation I've seen anywhere as to why …

8 signs you're in a strong relationship — even if it doesn't feel like it

Sometimes they're candlelit date nights, walks through grassy meadows, and feeding each other cake at your wedding.<p>But sometimes they're doing the dishes, comforting a screaming baby, and fighting over whose turn it is to do the dishes or comfort the screaming baby.<p>Which is to say: While sometimes …

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

7 Clues That You've Really Found Love

<i>Is it love?</i><p>You might think that people who are truly in love automatically know the answer to this question, with no doubt in their minds—and a lucky …

What Experts Wish You Knew about False Memories

Every memory you have ever had is chock-full of errors. I would even go as far as saying that memory is largely an illusion.<p>This is because our …

12 secret alleys where you can find incredible things

"Alleys are like someone's private diary of the city," says Daniel Toole, a Harvard Graduate School of Design alum who has studied these hidden corridors around the world. Toole's recent book, Tight Urbanism, predicts that as metros grow denser, small spaces like alleys will become increasingly …

5 Must Know Travel Hacks To Jetset On The Cheap

Travel isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity. There is just something about experiencing everyday occurrences in an entirely new place, as well as seeing …

The Role of Infections in Mental Illness

by Frank Strick, Clinical Research Director<p><b>THE RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR INFECTIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS</b><p><b>(The Research Institute for Infectious Mental Illness</b> …

Mental Health

This Amazing Experiment Demonstrates The Duality Of The Human Brain

The human brain is one of the greatest mysteries in science. How is it possible that a three-pound hunk of gray matter is responsible for all of our …

The Best Science Sites Of 2016 – So Far

Here’s my latest my-year list.<p>You might also be interested in:<p>Here are my choices for The Best Science Sites Of 2016 – So Far (not in any order of …

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Yulia Grigoryeva/ShutterstockScience often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to …

Feeling Blue? Try Some 'Shrooms, Says Science

A new study says magic mushrooms may treat severe depression.<p>A small clinical trial showed that hallucinogenic mushrooms may serve as a treatment for severe depression, Quartz reports.<p>Although illegal in the U.K., British researchers were able to get approval to test the effects of 'shrooms on a …

A Study of Tradition 7

By being self-supporting and declining outside contributions, 12-step groups protect the fellowship structure and basic spiritual foundations. …

Never Buy a Terrarium Again After Tackling This DIY

We’re in the thick of the terrarium heyday, and if you’re like me, you’ve drooled over all of the incredible shapes and sizes they come in. A single terrarium is cool on its own, but when you scatter several candle-filled ones down a table, it can be pretty breathtaking. Though terrariums are …

Candles

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Top 51 Happiness And Motivational Dr. Seuss Quotes To Boost Your Life

Theodor Seuss Geisel ( Born on March 2, 1904, Died on September 24, 1991 ) was a cartoonist, book publisher, animator, artist, and a writer.<p>His most …

23 Rules For Life That Happy People Follow

The author of Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives shares her wit, wisdom and research on how to feel happier, even when we've hit a low patch.<p>1. When things get tough: Treat yourself like a toddler. A cranky toddler. A toddler who shouldn't get too hungry, too cold, too …

What to Pack for the Camino de Santiago

Packing for a month-long, 340-mile hike isn't simple—but nothing worth doing is ever simple.<p><i>Why am I walking hundreds of miles across Spain?</i> This question has been asked so many times, and I fear I still don’t know the answer. I am about to depart on a month-long journey with my mother, my aunt, …

The 50 best restaurants in America

A great meal at an outstanding restaurant can be a life-changing experience. But with new places popping up every day, it can be difficult to decide which spots are worth your time — and hard-earned cash.<p>We combined six noteworthy lists compiled by food critics, experts, and diners to come up with …

Are There Really 69 Punctuation Rules? Yes!

Grammar Writing<p>Updated March 15, 2018 1575 Views 2 Comments<p>Share84<p>Tweet28<p>+15<p>Share21<p>Stumble43<p>Pin20<p>Shares 201<p>5/5 (1)<p>The power of punctuation rules! And …

Kids' Behavior Problems Tied To Brain Differences

Young people with behavioral problems, such as antisocial and aggressive behavior, show reduced grey matter volume in a number of areas of the brain, …

The Brain

What You Need to Know About Student Loan Refinancing -- How Your Repayment Terms Affect How Much You Repay

Student loan borrowers typically refinance their student loans to save money over the lifetime of their loan, often refinancing at lower interest rates with shorter repayment terms. However, some borrowers find themselves in positions that they would like to keep or extend their repayment term by …

13 Signs Of A Toxic Parent That Many People Don't Realize

There are 13 signs of a toxic parent that most people don't realize, and these parents can hurt their children in numerous ways.