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Legend of Zelda Stained Glass Light: All Are Welcome in the Church of Nintendo - Technabob

This cool <i>Legend of Zelda</i> stained glass light is the perfect way to light up your game room or any room in your house. Just fire up your Nintendo …

8 ways to help a friend through grief

Don't try to fix the unfixable.<p>When one of our pals loses a job, or breaks up with their partner, we generally know what to say to support them. …

Grieving

Girl with rare disease singing "Overcomer" in viral video meets Grammy winner behind song

Earlier this year, 4-year-old Leah Carroll, a California child who has a rare blood disease, lifted spirits worldwide when her rendition of the song …

FDNA Announces Collaboration with GeneDx and Blueprint Genetics in the Launch of Face2Gene LABS

<i>Collaboration to improve and accelerate genetic disease diagnoses</i><p>BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 23, 2017–<p>Today, FDNA (www.FDNA.com) announces its collaboration with two of the most reputable genomics testing labs in the world, GeneDx and Blueprint Genetics. The collaboration will fully integrate FDNA’s …

Genetics

Girl dragged off pier by sea lion in shocking video 'needs treatment for rare disease'

A little girl dragged from a pier into the water by a sea lion needs treatment for a rare disease, it has been reported.<p>Extraordinary footage of the …

Star

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Why Tooth Banking Might Just Be The Next Wave In Stem Cell Research

<i>Uproxx knows that science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines are driving the future of this planet forward. Every day, we see new ideas, fresh innovations, and bold trailblazers in these fields. Follow us this month as we highlight how STEM is shaping the culture of …

Stem Cells

How We Ruined Mindfulness

<i>Breathe. Be in the moment. Live in the here and now.</i><p>Those are familiar words, I’m sure, because we are living through a mindfulness revolution. …

Meet Iorek, the Robot That Communicates in a Remarkable Way

You can't have a conversation with your microwave or refrigerator—unless, of course, you're on acid. And that's all right, because these machines …

In Cancer Trials, Minorities Face Extra Hurdles

Like a man on a flying trapeze, K.T. Jones has leapt from one medical study to another during his 15-year struggle with cancer, and he has no doubt that the experimental treatments he has received have saved his life.<p>Mr. Jones, 45, has an aggressive type of Hodgkin’s lymphoma that resists the usual …

Vaccines cause autism debate – it only exists in the minds of vaccine deniers

The Skeptical Raptor, stalking pseudoscience in the internet jungle.In an op-ed piece in the Washington Post last month, New England pediatrician …

Teenager paralysed after having the HPV cervical cancer vaccine

A dancer has been left paralysed after taking the controversial HPV vaccine which helps prevents cervical cancer.<p>Chloe Brookes-Holder, 18, was given …

The end of the Pap smear is good news for women

Thanks to many years of pioneering work by scientific and clinical leaders, Australia is on the cusp of rolling out a program which will not only …

Meet the 'mega monk' changing our attitude to happiness, one tweet at a time

There is a long-standing theory in the science of happiness that we each have a set point we return to; a happy medium, however high the highs or low the lows, in between.<p>This ‘hedonic adaptability’ means that even as we achieve our dreams - finding true love, starting a family, making a million – …

The British Are Coming With the Best in Street Style Shoes and Accessories

The streets of London rang out with an unapologetically stylish greeting as Fashion Week kicked off under Big Ben's watchful eye. As for us, we have our sights set on the real street style stars (and have plans of promptly making them our own). Bold colors, unexpected details, and updated …

Castro Edwardian with period details asks $2.9 million

Gorgeous home benefits from a new kitchen, views galore, and a choice locale<p>It’s hard to come by a location better than 775 Noe. Located smack dab in the Castro, it’s also a stone’s throw from Liberty Hill and Noe Valley. Dropped-pin locate aside, this single-family Edwardian, built in 1905, is a …

5 Desks for 5 Interiors By Robyn Ashley

Home offices often have a bad reputation as dreary, neglected spaces, reserved for dreaded hours of endless emails and piles of unsightly paperwork. …

Art Deco

8 pictures of a cosy apartment that is bright and comfortable

If an apartment's decor reflects the personality of its owner, then we can only imagine the occupants of this home to be bright, bubbly, and …

I Asked a Psychopath How to Stop Caring About Rejection

As Dr. James Fallon describes, "When I get rejected, I feel bad for like negative-two seconds. I just don't give a shit."<p>I recently went on a date with a beautiful and smart girl who laughed at all my jokes and then never replied to my texts. I walked away from the date thinking <i>nailed it!</i> while I …

The White House released a list of ‘under covered’ terror attacks it would like you to look at

By Philip Bump<p>National correspondent<p>After President Trump made the baffling claim in a speech on Monday that the media was not reporting on terror attacks (“It’s gotten to a point where it’s not even being reported. And in many cases the very, very dishonest press doesn’t want to report it. They …

The White House

How the brain stores memories | Daniel Glaser

Memory loss is gradual but, unlike computers, we have inbuilt backups<p>Every week there is a new dementia study, raising hopes that we can find a way to halt memory loss. Interestingly, in any form of dementia our memories don’t vanish immediately but fade gradually – our memory systems have a …

Memory Loss

How (And Why) To Master The Habit Of Delaying Gratification

Impulse control is something you can practice, and these three daily techniques can help.<p>You already know what delaying gratification entails, which means you already know how difficult it is. Avoiding a temptation that’s standing right in front of you so you can hold out for something …

A Top Psychologist Says You Can Be Too Emotionally Intelligent. Here's Why He's Wrong

It's not really intelligence unless you know how to use it.<p>A few days ago, Thomas Chamorro-Premuzic, an accomplished psychologist and business professor, co-authored a piece in the Harvard Business Review entitled, <i>The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent.</i><p>It begins with the story of …

What Seasonal Affective Disorder Is, and How to Manage It

It's more common than you'd think.<p>Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is a mood disorder related with changes in the seasons. And although it’s definitely possible to have a spring or summer version, most people associate it with winter.<p>Unfortunately, that winter association means many …

If You Do This 1 Thing, Your Life Is Guaranteed to Be Changed in 2017

Meditation, if done properly, will change your personal and professional life for the better.<p>If you haven't incorporated meditation into your routine yet, you're not alone. Maybe you've always heard about it but aren't sure where to start. Maybe you've tried it out but felt like you weren't getting …

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Celebrity-Divorce Secret Weapon, Explained

We examine what the latest development means for the world’s biggest movie stars as they split.<p>For the past four months, <b>Brad Pitt</b> and <b>Angelina Jolie’s</b> divorce has been plagued by the kind of accusations that make a celebrity split resemble more of a soap-opera circus than a marital dissolution. But …

12 Things Every 'Type A' Person Wants You To Know

Robert Frost once said, "The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office." He certainly wasn't thinking about Type A people when he said that. They barrel into the office like they're racing for a pot of gold, …

Emotional Intelligence