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How to Train Yourself to Think Differently and Permanently Rewire Your Brain, According to Science

It's not about thinking positively. It's about learning how to think realistically.<p>The conversations you have with yourself have a direct impact on how you feel and how you behave. If your self-talk is filled with self-doubt, harsh criticism, and catastrophic predictions, you'll struggle to reach …

The Brain

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

‘No doubt that we need design to solve mankind’s problems’

The man in yellow has turned red. What Design Can Do’s founder and creative director Richard van der Laken changed his traditional yellow suit for a …

Northern Europe

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 …

5 foods to keep your breath smelling fresh

It’s one thing to have a little body odor after a massive sweat sesh. That’s what the sweat towels and perfume is for. But, stinky breath, that’s a whole other story. There is no appropriate time for that. If you’ve been fighting this battle lately, here are some foods that may help you save some …

Healthy Eating

Yale/UC study finds extensive Facebook usage decreases health & happiness

A large-scale study jointly carried out by academics from Yale University and the University of California has concluded that greater than average use of Facebook decreases both mental health and happiness …<p>The <i>WSJ</i> reports that the study was a rigorous one, tracking the Facebook habits of more than …

Scientists create designer virus to kickstart immune system and kill cancer

A designer virus which helps the immune system clear our cancer has been created by scientists.<p>Cancer cells are very good a evading the immune system, but the new therapy capitalises on the body’s ability to quickly spot a virus.<p>Swiss scientists inserted cancer proteins inside an artificial virus …

The genius (but simple) way to make Nutella healthier

The cult of Nutella is no longer niche—the chocolate hazelnut spread, which has three times as many Instagram followers as Chipotle (and forty times …

What Science Says About Getting The Most Out of Your Tea

Hot tip: put it in the microwave.<p>Tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Tea is personal; everyone has opinions about making the perfect …

NASA photos capture a strange new crack in a massive Greenland glacier and we might be doomed

A mysterious crack has been spreading across a giant Greenland glacier, and it's raising concerns that part of the floating ice shelf could splinter …

Global Warming

This Unsuspecting European City Could Become Silicon Valley's Biggest Rival

Here's why Barcelona is becoming a hotbed for startups, entrepreneurship, and innovation.<p>There's no denying, Silicon Valley is the Mecca of all things start-up. It is, after all, the birthplace of venture capital, billion dollar unicorns, and sweatshirt-and-jeans-wearing millennial masterminds. In …

Startups

Skip the Isles and Athens: 3 New Ways to Do Greece This Spring

Northern Greece<p>A far cry from the traffic of Athens and the high season island tourism, Northern Greece is noteworthy year-round for its diverse landscapes, ancient history, and innumerable activities both hedonistic and adventurous. The continuous flux of immigrants from Eastern Europe and the …

This Bionic Lens Could Give You Superhuman Vision

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National Science Foundation

Scientists convert spinach leaves into human heart tissue — that beats

If an overhyped vegetable existed before marketers coined the term superfood — and long before Oprah Winfrey chatted up acai berries with Dr. Oz — look no further than spinach. (Here’s to Popeye, eating the stuff by the can to inflate his biceps.) Spinach alone, of course, won’t pump anyone up. But …

Oprah Winfrey

Here's Why You Can't Stay Focused

Regaining focus isn't about willpower. It's about deconstructing the modern life habits that obstruct your enjoying it again.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“<i>I just can’t seem to stay focused.</i>” This is the most popular phrase from my coaching clients and …

Wellness

What in the World Is Causing the Retail Meltdown of 2017?

In the middle of an economic recovery, hundreds of shops and malls are shuttering. The reasons why go far beyond Amazon.<p>From rural strip-malls to Manhattan’s avenues, it has been a disastrous two years for retail.<p>There have been nine retail bankruptcies in 2017—as many as all of 2016. J.C. Penney, …

Here's when you should eat your biggest meal if you're trying to lose weight

This study's findings might surprise you...<p>When you're trying to lose weight, you know it's important to keep track of how much food you eat. But did …

Holistic Medicine

20 date-night ideas to perk up your relationship

Rule number one: be imaginative. Challenge your fixed conceptions of what you might enjoy, and even what you might be capable of. A dinner for two at a local restaurant is all very well, but a dinner for two in total darkness might give you more to talk about. And attempting to escape together from …

12 Movies Worth the Haul to the Multiplex in April 2017

The load gets a little lighter this month after a blockbuster-filled March.<p>March was such an enormous month for blockbusters–thanks to <i>Logan</i>, <i>Kong: Skull Island</i>, <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>, and yes, even <i>Power Rangers</i>–that it's somewhat surprising to find April a bit light on the tentpole-franchise releases. …

Diabetes is even deadlier than we thought, study suggests

Nearly four times as many Americans may die of diabetes as indicated on death certificates, a rate that would bump the disease up from the seventh-leading cause of death to No. 3, according to estimates in a recent study.<p>Researchers and advocates say that more-precise figures are important as they …

Diabetes

Adobe Research on the Potential Future of Selfie Photography | Adobe Creative Cloud

Adidas Futurecraft 4D starts a new era of 3D-printed shoes

Adidas is back with another sneaker based on a 3D-printed midsole, but this time the company says it's moving even closer to mass production. The Futurecraft 4D shoe will be the first one using Carbon's "Digital Light Synthesis" process. The Silicon Valley company's tech creates 3D items by …