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10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

Writing

A Look at East vs West Medicine

As recently as 2015, more than half of all people worldwide used some form of Eastern medicine. Acupuncture relieves headaches. Yoga helps with …

Naturopathic Medicine

What having a child with complex medical needs has taught me about getting good health care

As the parent of a child with disabilities, I am all too familiar with the ins and outs of dealing with doctors, navigating the medical system and advocating for my daughter to get the best care possible. Along the way I’ve learned many lessons that have been invaluable in getting better medical …

Health Care

11 Finished Book Series You Can Marathon-Read This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means we book nerds finally have time to read all those great series we have been meaning to get around to. On the list …

Books

Best TV of 2018 so far

Atlanta: Robbin’ Season<p>Donald Glover’s surreal, sprawling account of life inside and outside the Atlanta rap scene continues to takes risks in its second season, attempting everything from a full-on horror movie in one episode to a relationship drama set at a German Fasnacht festival in the next. …

Books

This one principle will change how you see yourself

“The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.” — Neil deGrasse Tyson<p><b>You are not special.</b><p>Don’t feel sad about it though; it’s not just …

Cancer surgery might make the disease more likely to recur

Surgery weakens the immune system, which might make bodies more vulnerable to more tumors.<p>When the body works to heal itself after surgery to remove …

Cancer

The effect of ageing and osteoarthritis on the mechanical properties of cartilage and bone in the human knee joint

Article |<p>Open | Published: 12 April 2018<p>Abby E. Peters,<br>• Riaz Akhtar,<br>• Eithne J. Comerford &<br>• Karl T. Bates ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-0048-141X<p><i>Scientific</i> …

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How emotions are made

We chat to neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett about what happens in our brains when we create emotions, how to control them, and what this means for …

Insane Numbers of Viruses Are Constantly Falling on Us From The Sky, Study Shows

They're all over the planetary boundary.<p>If there are viruses on the ground and viruses in the water, one might expect there are viruses in the sky as …

Blockchain and crypto-currencies: An insightful interview on the digital revolution

The concept of crypto-currencies is undoubtedly a revolution in the world of finance. However, there is something more than only currencies that …

Conversation between a biologist and a philosopher: has man become a semi-god? (3)

<i>Two professors from the University of Lorraine continue the exchanges initiated earlier in “Self-transformation and religion” and “Identity,</i> …

Biology

2017: A year of change and challenge for Israel's relations in the region

The past year witnessed significant changes in Israel's relations with the Palestinians and the Arab world.<p>><br>• ><p>WILL THE new administration change …

Israel

Breakthroughs put diseases on the back foot

<b>It has been a remarkable year of promise in medical science.</b><p>Incurable diseases from sickle cell to haemophilia now look as though they can be treated. Here are the highlights.<p>Huntington's<p>The defect that causes the devastating degenerative disease Huntington's has been corrected in patients for the …

Scientist claims to have found the seat of consciousness by using a revolutionary 3d mapping technique

Finding consciousness has been next to impossible and even decades of research still leave neuroscientists in the dark. There are many attempts to …

Consciousness

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

Self-help

Finally, Scientists Think They Know How Lithium Treats Bipolar Disorder

You can't fix something until you understand it.<p>Almost 50 years after lithium was first approved to treat patients in the US, scientists think …

Mental Health

30 Books You Should Read at Least Once in Your Lifetime

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as settling down with an exhilarating new read on a rare day off. But while we’re always on the hunt for brand new books to binge-read, there are certain literary staples that every bibliophile should read at least *once* in their lifetime — plus, it doesn’t hurt …

10 books everyone is reading right now

But that conversation will be a lot more interesting if you're reading the same thing.<p>We went through the top 50 Amazon bestsellers and grabbed 10 of the most popular, critically acclaimed books on the site across a variety of genres. We skipped children's books and super-niche reads.<p>Amazon's list …

Liquids that pump themselves may be in the pipeline

Thanks to gravity, fluids flow downwards following the path of least resistance. To better control where they go, humans have spent thousands of …

Cows

Scientists turn spinach leaf into working heart tissue

Researchers have managed to turn a spinach leaf into working heart tissue and are on the way to solving the problem of recreating the tiny, branching networks of blood vessels in human tissue.<p>Until now, scientists have unsuccessfully tried to use 3D printing to recreate these intricate …

‘Your animal life is over. Machine life has begun.’ The road to immortality

In California, radical scientists and billionaire backers think the technology to extend life – by uploading minds to exist separately from the body – is only a few years away<p>Here’s what happens. You are lying on an operating table, fully conscious, but rendered otherwise insensible, otherwise …

Singularity

You Just Lost An Hour, Here Are 15-Minute Dinner Recipes To Help

Quick and easy.<p>No matter how mentally prepared we might be for daylight saving time, it still manages to screw us up. Big time. And now that we’re springing forward and losing an hour, we’re going to be feeling a little lost. Luckily, there is help. And it comes in the form of food ― quick, …

If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become Smarter

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups “AThe post If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become …

Scientists rewrote the DNA of an entire species

Biologists designed a new type of yeast from scratch. Now, they want to bring it to life.<p>In just a few years, scientists will unveil a creature whose every letter of DNA was written by a human being. It will be a yeast cell with a fully designer genome, and biological capabilities seen nowhere else …

Genetics

Procrastination, Bravery, and Camels: The Top 12 TED Talks of 2016

Learning is the gift that keeps on giving.<p>As many of us head home for the holidays, we'll gather together around kitchen tables, dinner tables, and, of course, the TV.<p>This year, in addition to rejoicing in classics like <i>A Christmas Story</i> or <i>Love Actually</i>, consider making room for a TED Talk or two. …

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5 Historical Novels That Fantasy Fans Will Probably Love

The Romans occupied Britain for centuries, and now they’ve abandoned the land and its people to fend for themselves. While marauding Saxons, Irish …

fantasyfans

The 7 Best Motivational Books of 2016

While 2016 was a difficult year politically, it was a great year for motivational books.<p>During this month and next, I'm revealing my picks for the best business books of the year, first by category and finally (on December 16) the very best of the best.<p>This post contains the top seven books of the …

Motivation

Was 1356 the Greatest Year in European History?

Back in 2012, I wrote a detailed article explaining that Europe became rich in part because Europe didn’t exist.The geographic landmass of Europe …

HISTORY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

During 1915, as the war first settles into stalemate on the western front, the European theatre with the greatest volatility is the Balkans - where …

World History