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Sober is the new drunk: why millennials are ditching bar crawls for juice crawls

Is being sober finally trendy? Juice crawls are just one of many booze-free events in the US catering to millennials who are ditching the hooch in favor of clarity<p>On a Saturday afternoon in Manhattan, Rachel Floyd and her boyfriend Paul Isham take a shot of a dark yellow liquid called Mother …

Bernie Sanders

20 practical tips for understanding your mind

Meditation has helped me to form all my other habits, it's helped me to become more peaceful, more focused, less worried about discomfort, more appreciative and attentive to everything in my life. I'm far from perfect, but it has helped me come a long way.<p>Probably most importantly, it has helped me …

The Kindest, Most Effective Way to Call Things Off with Someone You're Not Into

You don't have to be a dick about it.<p>If you’re dabbling in the dating circuit, odds are you’ve met a few promising dudes who turned out to be duds (okay, maybe more than a few). And since you’re a kind, normal human, you’ve probably also discovered that it can be tricky to slam the brakes on things …

Relationships

Why ‘bowl food’ might be tricking your brain

A new food craze sweeping restaurants from London to California serves food only in bowls. Bowl food just “tastes better” says the fans. Could there be method in this madness?<p>“I’ve eaten the same meal on a plate,” New Yorker Lily Kunin told the NY Post recently. “It just wasn’t that good.” Others …

How a Dog Helped Me Manage My Anxiety and Depression

I first began experiencing anxiety and depression at the age of 14 after being bullied at school for years. While at first it would come and go, anxiety and depression eventually became a constant presence in my life. It was like a perpetual cough that eventually starts to get better, only to come …

When technology makes it possible, our brains will be ready to be teleported across space – study

Teleportation may stay in the realm of science fiction for the foreseeable future, but scientists say that our brains already react favorably to …

Needed: A Philosophy Cheat Sheet for Scientists

What is the name of the phenomenon by which someone who is an acknowledged expert in one area is led to be overconfident about his or her knowledge …

Stephen Hawking

Did you know that your intelligence depends on your brain 'personality'?

<b>New York:</b> Just as personality traits of people may differ, brains also have different traits that affect both anatomical and cognitive factors, such …

What does a scientist think of "right brain/left brain" tests?

<b>Maybe you've noticed the recent spate of "brain tests" making the rounds online.</b><p>There are different versions - several have been shared hundreds of thousands of times on Facebook - but most of them take the form of a quiz which purports to show how "left-brained" or "right-brained" you are. The …

Humanity

10 Morning Habits You Should Steal From Super Successful Entrepreneurs

Mornings are the most productive time of the day. One of the many reasons for people becoming super successful is that they know how to make the most …

How Drugs and Alcohol Can Hijack Your Brain

<b>The discovery of a brain circuit ‘shortcut’ could explain why some addicts unintentionally relapse, and suggests that a shift in focus for therapies</b> …

After years of intensive analysis, Google found the key to good teamwork is being nice

Google wants to know the secret to building a more productive team.<p>The tech giant charged a team to find out. The project, known as Project Aristotle, took several years, and included interviews with hundreds of employees and analysis of data about the people on more than 100 active teams at the …

Harvard Business School

17 Verbal Habits of Highly Likable People

It starts with what you say--and what you know not to say.<p>We all know a few people--probably just a few, actually--who win over everyone they meet. Their charisma is hard to quantify, and yet it makes others feel at ease and drawn to them.<p>How do they do it? One of two ways: either they're born with …

Body Language