Rafael Santiago

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Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief  that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today.<p>Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just an illusion—a philosophy that’s increasingly supported by scientific research.<p>“Buddhists argue …

Consciousness

6 Affordable upgrades that will improve your home's value

The moment you sign on the dotted line at closing, you're already dreaming of what you're going to do next. But before you sink any more cash into …

7 High-Protein Snacks from Fitness Experts

To stay in shape, they have to bust their butts in the gym and eat a healthy diet — all while maintaining crazy busy schedules. Since whipping up a …

Nutrition

Researchers create a worm that infects Macs silently and permanently

Macs have typically been heralded as the more secure of the two main operating systems. But according to researchers, at the firmware level, that's not necessarily true. Ahead of their 'Thunderstrike 2: Sith Strike' Black Hat presentation, Xeno Kovah, Trammell Hudson and Corey Kallenberg …

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Self-help

11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

Creativity

Ultra HD 4K TV color, part I: Red, green, blue and beyond

Since the first color TV signals were broadcast, over 50 years ago, there have been shockingly few advancements. Thanks to limited bandwidth, legacy standards and the limitations of ancient CRT televisions, even the HDTV standards introduced in the early 2000s didn't improve color realism much …

12 Insane Facts You Didn't Know About Time Zones

<i>By: Chloe Pantazi</i><p>It's the same story every year. You wake up groggy on a Sunday, and can't remember -- is it an hour ahead or behind in the Spring? What time does the clock wind back? And where's this daylight being saved, anyway? Plus, by the time your body adjusts, BAM! The clock changes again …

Did Hillary Clinton Just Clinch the Nomination?

Hillary Clinton hasn't even declared her candidacy for 2016, but can someone tell me why she didn't just lock up the Democratic presidential …

Government