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12 Movies That Are Unmissable For Philosophy Lovers

It isn’t easy to come up with a list of 12 great philosophical films. Such a list could be based on several criteria. Are these the 12 best films …

“Just Googling it” is bad for your brain

Having the world at our fingertips around the clock takes a lot of the pressure off our minds to remember basic facts. But the ability to find answers on search engines like Google is also killing our memories, a recent report (pdf) by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab shows.<p>When asked a question, …

Kaspersky Lab

'Good morning baby, I love you': Tragic last text boyfriend received from 19-year-old girlfriend shot TEN TIMES - left fighting for her life after Oregon shooting

• <b>EXCLUSIVE: Julie Woodworth shot ten times in the Oregon mass shooting</b>• <b><br>Devastated boyfriend Tyler Clark said she's still fighting for life in</b> …

If You Want A Long-Lasting Relationship, You Should Keep Doing These 10 Things

Whether you’re at the point in your life where you would like to focus on pursuing a long-term relationship, or are in a relationship with long-term …

Relationships

Why I Expect Every Guy I Date To Cheat On Me

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Melissa Engle.</i><p>It took 23 years of my existence for me to finally give up on all humanity. The reason that pushed me over the edge? <i>Cheating.</i> Why the actual f*ck do people do it? I know we all have different definitions of it and it's all based on technicalities - …

​8 mental habits the most successful people learn to break

That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs.<p>"Once we have developed understanding of how we interfere with our visions and goals, then comes …

Self-improvement

Playing Scrabble Changes the Way You Use Your Brain

Experienced Scrabble players know there’s more to the game than an expansive vocabulary. An effective player should also be able to quickly find …

Creating Richer Relationships: Exercises to Improve Intimacy

Probably the number one block to a happier and more fulfilling union between two people who love and are committed to each other is lack of intimacy. Intimacy, while it can relate to sexuality, is much more than that. Intimacy also refers to openness and trust between two people. To have that, each …

How To Purify Your Home Without A Pricey Air Purification System

Is your house really "clean?"<p>Sure, you think your house is clean... but is it really?<p>In addition to dusting surfaces and washing your linens, you might want to pay attention to the air quality in your home. LEED-accredited interior designer Sarah Barnard said air quality is an important factor when …

Challenge Your Thinking With These Philosophical Books

Do you tend to read books by authors who think like you do? While scientists have found that any kind of reading can provide beneficial stimulation …

Skinny Buffalo Ranch Tuna Salad

Make your tuna salad come alive with this fantastic buffalo ranch tuna salad! It has a bit of a kick but not too hot. So versatile, use it to make sandwiches, low carb lettuce wraps or as a dip with crackers. <b>Each ½ cup serving has 78 calories, 2 grams of fat and only 2 Weight Watchers POINTS …

Healthy Eating

Attitudes outweigh hormones in preserving sexual desire

Sexual desire, or the motivation for sex, is often associated with youth, new relationships and copious hormones. In my clinical practice, one of the most common questions I am asked by women with low libido is, "Do you think it's my hormones?" Many people believe sexual desire will never be as …

5 Helpful and Unique Tips for People Who Want to Improve Their Sleep

Without proper sleep, our mission for fat loss morphs into the next installment of <i>Mission Impossible</i> (and Tom Cruise won't rescue us).<p>According to a <b>research study published</b> in the American Journal of Health Promotion, getting less than 6.5 hours nightly resulted in the subject having a higher body …

Uzbek president bans teaching of political science

Repressive central Asian regime recalls Soviet era by outlawing what it calls ‘western pseudo-science’<p>From a political scientist’s perspective, Uzbekistan is almost certainly an authoritarian government: the regime of President Islam Karimov, who has ruled the country since before the breakup of …

The Surprising Key To Feeling Sexy

Albert Einstein may have suffered from cognitive decline but no one was smart enough to know. Memories don't start declining until very late in life. If you're doing it right, there is more in stored in memory as life rolls on. And filing can be a problem. Think about it: now compared to 10 years …

8 Camera Shots and Angles From Cinema That Can Help Improve Your Photos

‘Sallie Gardner at a Gallop’ is sometimes considered to be one of the earliest films ever produced when it was released on June 15th, 1878. …

5 Steps to Engineer Your Stressless Mind

Stress is the <i>sine qua non</i> of modern life and the leading killer in modern society. We all struggle to juggle work and life responsibilities. We worry constantly, and our brain wheels are perpetually turning in first gear, often in multiple directions. Mental chatter, which has become a deeply …

How To Decorate Your Home, According To Science

And if science says it, that means it's true.<p>Fun fact: if you move your couch, it might make you happier. Don't believe us? Just ask science.<p>Or rather, consult the study that is known as neuroscience-architecture, which investigates how the mind interacts with design. Who. Knew.<p>Wimdu, a …

How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

12 Mind Tricks That Will Make People Like You and Help You Get Ahead

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

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Africa

Apology for 'Muslim Birmingham' Fox News claim

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1137000/1137303_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518264010_ef36f7c2bf59d9616c6a0863b138f8e9<p><b>An American terrorism commentator has apologised for describing Birmingham as a "Muslim-only city" where non-Muslims "don't go" during a Fox News</b> …

Religion

Nigeria: two suspected child suicide bombers attack market

Three killed and 26 wounded in Yobe state, a day after bombing involving 10-year-old girl killed at least 16 in Borno state<p>After a week of bloodshed unleashed by Islamists Boko Haram left hundreds of civilians dead across north-eastern Nigeria, Ibrahim Abu wanted to try to forget. He and three …

17 Unusual Ways People Around The World Celebrate The New Year

But what about the rest of the world?<p>January 1st may be the de facto beginning of the New Year in the Western hemisphere thanks to the Gregorian calendar, but some cultures believe the New Year takes place at a different time altogether.<p>The Chinese New Year is in late January or early February. …

Creative Commons

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. The hacker gang behind the Christmas outages of the PlayStation and Xbox services is now selling its attack technology online.</b> Lizard Squad has launched a new online shop.<p><b>2. Airbnb is developing technology to tell hosts which photos of their home are the most attractive.</b> It wants to offer a …

Apple Pay

Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

Northwestern University

US and Russia in danger of returning to era of nuclear rivalry

American threats to retaliate for Russian development of new cruise missile take tensions to new level<p>A widening rift between Moscow and Washington over cruise missiles and increasingly daring patrols by nuclear-capable Russian submarines threatens to end an era of arms control and bring back a …

Every State Should Have Iowa's Driver's License App

The Hawkeye State lets its drivers carry a digital copy of their license or ID.<p>Many states now allow digital proof of insurance for motorists. Iowa is taking the next step, launching an app that will store a digital copy of a driver's license or state-issued ID.<p>The free app is set to launch …

Driver's Licenses