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27 Times Tumblr Was The Realest About Anxiety

Me: Don't worry. Anxiety: You gotta.<p><i>To learn more about anxiety, check out the resources at BeyondBlue Australia on 1300 22 4636, Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800 or ReachOut. Always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only,</i> …

How being left-handed changes your perception of the world

The illustrations below are called Fribbles. They're generated by a computer, and psychologists can use them in Rorschach-like tests: How participants rate them says more about the participants than about the drawings.<p>So: Which one do you like better? Which one is more intelligent? More attractive? …

Psychology

The 10 Personality Disorders

[Article updated on 17 September 2017.]<p>The study of human personality or "character" (from the Greek <i>charaktêr</i>, the mark impressed upon a coin) dates …

Psychology

Three Reasons Why You Aren’t Reaching Your Full Potential

To some degree, talent is just personality in the right place at the right time.<p>“Inborn talent” is something of an oxymoron. Nobody is born with talent, as we typically understand the term, and we all differ in our potential to develop the skills and attributes that later lead others to call us …

Science Explains...When You Should and Shouldn't Trust Your Brain

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Sarah Sloat</b><p>Advice is usually boiled down to regurgitations of the idea that you are the best judge. Follow your heart, trust your gut, <i>to thine own self be true</i> -- all utterances that essentially say, hey, what you're feeling and what you're thinking is …

Psychology

17 Clever Psychological Tricks You Can Use In Your Daily Life

Actions speak louder than words, yet we don’t understand them completely. Now while it isn’t possible to decode someone’s mind exactly, attempts can …

Volvo brings Apple CarPlay to its XC90 crossover

When Apple announced CarPlay, which allows drivers to access vital iPhone functions with less distraction, Volvo was one of several launch partners. But since that announcement the automaker had not implemented Apple's software into any of its vehicles in the US. That changes this week, however, as …

6 Easy Ways to Winterize Your Beauty Routine

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Hear Sia’s Soaring ‘One Million Bullets’

Sia will release her new album <i>This Is Acting</i> in January, and on Friday the Australian singer unveiled “One Million Bullets,” the latest single off …

Here’s What Shoes to Wear With Every Pair of Pants This Winter

When it comes to winter footwear, the average weather-appropriate stepper doesn’t exactly score high on the sartorial charts. Uncomfortable, clunky shoes and boots (not to be confused with chunky-heeled — these are straight up style gold) might protect your feet from the elements, but they can also …

Apple will embrace OLED displays starting with iPhone 8

Apple will adopt OLED displays for its handsets beginning with the iPhone 8 in 2018, according to a new report coming out of Japan.<p>OLED displays offer better power efficiency, contrast, and more saturated colors. Currently Apple uses liquid crystal display (LCD) technology for its iPhones, although …

10 Ways to Show Love to Someone With Depression

<b>Do You Love Someone With Depression?</b><p>If you have a partner or are close to someone who struggles with depression, you may not always know how to show them you love them. One day they may seem fine, and the next they are sad, distant and may push you away. It is important that you know that as a …

Depression

The Real Reason Why There's A Tiny Hole In Airplane Windows

Courtesy of Salvator Barki/ Getty Images<p>It turns out that itsy bitsy hole in the bottom of your airplane window is actually a very important safety feature. It's all-too-easy to let your mind wander when you're confined to a tiny box of space while hurtling 40,000 feet in the air at hundreds of …

Top 10

Jared Leto Took His Method Acting to a New Level for 'Suicide Squad'

How did the rest of the film's cast tolerate this?<p>Jared Leto claims to be a method actor, a description, which, if you're not Daniel Day-Lewis, is kind of irritating. Leto is a solid actor, don't get me wrong, but by all accounts he sounds insufferable to work with–especially while playing the …

Check out the skull-shaped comet flying past Earth today

It's black. It's massive. It's shaped like a skull. Meet the dead comet that will fly safely past Earth this Halloween.<p>At 10 a.m. on Halloween morning, a mysterious and vaguely skull-shaped body from space will hurtle past our planet, coming within 1.3 times the distance between the Earth and the …

Man's Failed Paternity Test Reveals He Absorbed His Unborn Twin's DNA in the Womb

A 34-year-old Washington man and his wife welcomed a healthy baby boy in June 2014 with the help of a fertility clinic. But when they discovered that …

Russia Is Threatening To Shut Down The Entire Internet

The internet is a crucial piece of infrastructure, but most international connections rely on a surprisingly small number of submarine cables. And Russia, being the insecure frat bro of all nations, is making yet another bid for attention by threatening them without saying they’re threatening …

Six myths about sleep: if you got up early to read this, you’re in trouble | Paul Kelley

Early birds are more than welcome to the worms. Workplaces, schools and colleges should change the times we work to make us healthier and wiser<p>According to recent news reports, it’s a myth that we all need eight hours sleep a night – because a study involving hunter-gatherer societies in Africa and …

Once and for All, Marijuana Is Not a Gateway Drug

According to many studies, weed seems more like a filter that keeps people away from stronger drugs than a stepping stone into life-destroying addiction.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>As the 2016 election approaches, marijuana legalization is in the air once again, with ballot …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

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As A Father's Alzheimer's Progresses, Family Learns To Love Him As He Is

<i>In this installment of NPR's series</i>Inside Alzheimer's, <i>we're sharing a recent video of Greg O'Brien at home on Cape Cod, Mass. A longtime journalist, O'Brien was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease in 2009.</i><p>The first time I interviewed Greg O'Brien, back in January, I asked him what he was …

Alzheimer's Disease

How can some stars be older than the universe itself?

The Night Sky, October 2015: the majestic M13 cluster in the constellation of Hercules seems to defy common sense<p>People who glance casually up at the stars seldom think of them as they appear in this picture: vast and tightly packed profusions of red, green, blue, purple and gold.<p>This tremendous …

Theoretical astrophysicists have discovered that millions of planets are more habitable than we realized

The hunt for extra-terrestrials has expanded, after theoretical astrophysicists discovered that millions of planets once dismissed as inhospitable could in fact be suitable for alien life.<p>Earth-like planets are the obvious first place to look for life, but a large number of these orbit stars known …

University of Toronto

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

Self-improvement

Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder Recaps: 15 Crazy Moments and Quotes

TGIT has returned, and oh, what a triumphant return it was. The season premieres of <i>Scandal</i> and <i>How to Get Away With Murder</i> both came brimming with deaths, murderers, <i>and</i> steamy love affairs (and we're not just talking about Olivia and Fitz). Let's get right into all of last night's crazy action—but …

Nearly 6% of Americans suffer from a mental illness doctors barely understand

As she wrote in an article for Newsday, some days she would be bedridden, unable to eat or speak to anyone; other times she would lash out in anger at people she cared about, or cut herself to feel some relief from her emotional pain.<p>"My daughter is losing her grip on reality, and I've never been …

Mental Health

Earth's 6th mass extinction has begun, and there are no signs that humans will be spared

Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival of a species.<p>While this is not a straightforward exercise, research so far indicates that the odds are not in our favor.<p>Limitations of diversity<p>Life on Earth can be traced …

Extinction

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language