Rebecca Aubry

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The Artist Who Drew Himself on Drugs Is Actually Way More Experimental

Torture, silence, love, and drugs are just a few of the mediums Bryan Lewis Saunders works with.<p>Sure, he painted 60 self-portraits whilst on 60 different mind-altering drugs, but for 21 years, Tennessee-based artist Bryan Lewis Saunders also hasn't missed a single day sketching himself. "I see my …

Psychedelia

Smallest known genome to support a living cell created by scientists

A synthetic chromosome composed of just 473 genes has become the smallest known genome that can support a free-living microbial cell, scientists have …

Religious People Are Less Smart but Atheists Are Psychopaths

<b>Science and religion are fighting it out in your brain</b>, <b>not just in a metaphorical sense, but in a real, physical altercation.</b> That’s the conclusion …

The Cure for Lower Back Pain? Mindfulness and Therapy

Chronic back pain is a scourge, with up to 25 million people in the United States reportedly living with the condition. It leads to millions of lost …

12 Bad Habits That Are Making You Less Productive

Are you guilty of these bad habits that are hurting our productivity at work? If so, it's probably time to cut it out.

Productivity

In Ways Big And Small, Saudi Arabian Women Are 'Pushing Normal'

I first saw Saudi Arabian women "pushing normal" before I knew this concept had a name. I was walking down Tahlia Street in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. It's a trendy weekend hangout spot, a strip of fast food burger and brand name coffee shops popular with young Saudi men.<p>It was striking to see …

Saudi Arabia

Dog Cognition: How Do Dogs Perceive The World?

Dogs and humans share one of the strongest bonds between two different species on Earth. The connection has grown so deep, it’s literally become coded into our genes. And a wave of new research is shedding more light on these all-important dog-human relationships and what our furry friends are …

Pets

How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and …

Procrastination

You're Right, Hotel Sex IS Better Than Regular Sex. Here's Why.

If you ever had sex in a hotel room and thought, "Well, that was better than it usually is," you're not the only one.<p>Turns out there are chemical responses that occur in our brains when we have sex in a hotel bed, that don't necessarily happen in our personal bedrooms, says Ian Kerner, a licensed …

Hospitality

Facebook Will Warn You If It Thinks a Government Is Attacking Your Account

If you haven’t enabled two-factor authentication on Facebook, you should. If Facebook thinks someone has attempted to access your account, it will …

Privacy

4 Strategies to Help Men Get Through Depression

Caregiving is tough. It's one thing to see a loved one in the dirty trenches of illness; it is a whole other to jump headfirst into that trench with them. Caring for a man who is suffering from depression can be even harder, because depression isn't often seen - it's felt.<p>NIH and CDC statistics …

Mental Health

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience

Why is Russia sending bombers close to U.S. airspace?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two Russian bombers intercepted by U.S. fighter jets off the California coast on July Fourth could be seen as having raised a metaphorical middle finger to the United States.<p>"Good morning, American pilots. We are here to greet you on your Fourth of July Independence Day," they said, …

Military

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

Does scientific evidence support a reduction in the drink-driving limit?

The Police Federation have called for the drink-driving limit to be reduced to levels seen in Scotland. What effects does alcohol have on driving ability?<p>The Police Federation have called for the drink-driving limit to be lowered in England and Wales, to bring it in line with Scotland and most …

DUI

Paracetamol may harm unborn boys' fertility, pregnant women warned

Scientists say study adds to existing evidence that too much paracetamol in pregnancy may increase risk of reproductive disorders in male babies<p>Prolonged paracetamol use by pregnant women may reduce testosterone production in their unborn sons, research has found.<p>Scientists at the University of …

Pregnancy
Soccer

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'Fuzzy thinking' in depression and bipolar disorder: New research finds effect is real

People with depression or bipolar disorder often feel their thinking ability has gotten “fuzzy”, or less sharp than before their symptoms began. Now, …

A guide to CRISPR, the human gene-editing tool that has scientists excited — and terrified

We are now one step closer to designer babies. Using a technique called CRISPR, geneticists in China recently modified the DNA of nonviable human embryos and published the results in the journal <i>Protein & Cell</i>.<p>Editing the genetic material of human embryos was a first — and the April 18 publication …

Genetics

8 Pieces of Wisdom from 8 Enlightened Sages

Buddhaimonia.When it comes to wisdom, our newly connected world gives us click-button access to more than we know what to do with. If you do a little …

Wealth

The most racist places in America, according to Google

Where do America's most racist people live? "The rural Northeast and South," suggests a new study just published in PLOS ONE.<p>The paper introduces a novel but makes-tons-of-sense-when-you-think-about-it method for measuring the incidence of racist attitudes: Google search data. The methodology comes …

Research

The Real Science Behind the Crazy Night Vision Eyedrops

When I called up the Columbia scientist whose mouse experiments inspired two biohackers to squirt chemicals in their eyes to induce “night vision,” I …

The big “f**k buddy” lie: Campus hookups and the dark story of male sexual desire

“These encounters and relationships are sexually asymmetrical. Someone’s often being used, and it’s seldom the boy”<p>What about the sex difference in sex? In a short chapter entitled “The Sexual Superiority of the Female,” Montagu wrote that while “social conditioning plays a considerable role . . . …

Gender

You may be your germs: Microbe genes slipped into human DNA, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Evolutionary diagrams usually connect humans and monkeys with common primate ancestors, but now, scientists say there's a missing link that deserves a spot on that family tree -- our bacteria, fungi, and viruses.<p>Though most of our genes come from primate ancestors, many of them slipped into …

Biology

Purin The Super Beagle Is One Helluva Goalkeeper

We didn't think a dog could duplicate Tim Howard's performance at the 2014 World Cup, but Purin the Super Beagle has succeeded.<p>Watch the pooch stop shot after shot. Sure, Purin lets a few go by, but how many goalkeepers do you know who are eager to fetch the balls afterward?<p>The dog has charmed the …

How Spain beats the Premier League in Champions League spending

La Liga's giants spent almost £5million more per player than England's top flight - but when it comes to value, nobody matches the Germans...<p>The Premier League might consider itself Europe's commercial powerhouse - but when it comes to spending, even England's elite have been left trailing.<p>Analysis …

Soccer