Research has shown that sharp reductions in the amount of food consumed can help fish, rats and monkeys live longer. But there have been very few studies in humans. Now, some researchers have found that
“Artists are people who strip habit away and return life to its deserved glory.” “There are few things humans are more dedicated to than unhappiness,” philosopher Alain de Botton writes in the opening
Some studies show being overweight leads to a greater risk of death; others show it doesn’t. Here’s what’s really going on. Is being a little bit overweight bad for you? Could it lead to an untimely death?
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As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted. My training had taught me to build on people's existing
I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away
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The backdrop would be a wall of crisp, white bookcases, where everything — from paper clips to old PowerPoint printouts — has a home. Too bad that vision was far from my reality. The truth is, my offices
To help sort through 2015's books, the Science News staff offers its must-read picks, many of which have been previously reviewed in the magazine. Read those reviews at the links below or in our Editor's
Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused
Gone, a service that launched out of Austin to help your sell your old crap, has today announced a partnership with UPS that will allow the company to rapidly scale nationwide. Gone traditionally works
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Personal branding is especially crucial for the current generation of young workers, who are more likely to move around professionally. Over the course of their careers, many professionals will change