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Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

The Circulatory System

7 Ways To Make Life Simpler (Even If Your Life's a Little Crazy)

<b>“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius—and a lot of courage—to move in the opposite</b> …

Self-help

Making Positive Changes When You're Busy

You might assume that making positive changes when you’re busy is impossible. If you can’t make sweeping shifts or create a major overhaul, why even …

Can You Choose To Be Happy?

I was depressed. I was very depressed. I had tried medication and found the side effects too high a price to pay for joy. I had tried yoga and …

Happiness

Letting Go of Anger: Forgiveness Is a Choice and a Process

<b>“Forgiving someone doesn’t mean condoning their behavior. It doesn’t mean forgetting how they hurt you or giving that person room to hurt you again.</b> …

Positive Thinking

How Kindness Became Our Forbidden Pleasure

“We are never as kind as we want to be, but nothing outrages us more than people being unkind to us.”<p><i>“Practice kindness all day to everybody and you will realize you’re already in heaven now,”</i> Jack Kerouac wrote in a beautiful 1957 letter. <i>“Kindness, kindness, kindness,”</i> Susan Sontag resolved in her …

How To Find Happiness: 3 Secrets From Research

You’ve probably read a lot of stuff on the internet about how to find happiness… but you’re still not jumping for joy.Some of the tips feel corny… so …

Happiness

How to Stop Lying to Ourselves: A Call for Self Awareness

It was September of 1816 and two Parisian boys were playing in the courtyard of the Louvre, the famous museum in Paris.<p>On the other side of the …

Lashing Out Is Losing Control; Calmness Is Strength & Power

<b>“Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power.” ~James Allen</b><p>I would like to share something personal with you. It’s the …

The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he dropped out of Harvard to start Microsoft, and in a few short years he made it the most profitable corporation in the world. It’s tempting to think that he must be one of the smartest people who ever lived.<p>Gates is undoubtedly …

Psychology

5 Habits of Highly Disciplined People

Self-discipline is the driving force behind achieving any goal. And the good news is you can learn willpower.<p>Discipline and willpower are often equated with deprivation. But a recent study shows that self-control actually contributes to happiness, and the broader body of research on shows a …

Self-improvement

5 Simple Lessons My Children Taught Me About How to Be Happy

Shonda Rhimes made a powerful statement in her recent TED talk. She said "My tiny humans show me how to live."<p>Children are wiser than most of us acknowledge and have a great deal to teach us. They interact with the world in an unassuming way, not yet programmed by the routine thinking of the adult …

How to Stay Calm in a Chaotic, Stressed Out World

<b>“You can’t calm the storm so stop trying. What you can do is calm yourself and the storm will pass.” ~Timber Hawkeye</b><p>After another driver pulled out …

Diabetic Stem Cells Were Just Transformed into Insulin-Producing Cells

Diabetics’ Own Stem Cells As Weapons<p>Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Harvard University have successfully …

Diabetes

Cask from the past: archaeologists discover 5,000-year-old beer recipe

Chinese find suggests barley was used for booze before being grown for food - and that beer could have played a role in the development of society<p>Chinese villagers could have been raising a pint 5,000 years ago, according to new research.<p>Archaeologists studying vessels unearthed in the Shaanxi …

Archaeology

Four elements will be added to the periodic table. Here’s what you need to know.

<b>Why are we here?</b><p>Four new elements are about to be added to the periodic table: nihonium (Nh, element 113), moscovium (Mc, element 115), tennessine …

Chemistry

A new color has been discovered — and it's beautiful

If you think all the colors on the spectrum have already been discovered, get ready to swear a blue streak: Thanks to a "happy, accidental" discovery by scientists, our world has just become a little more true blue.<p>Oregon State University chemist Mas Subramanian and his team discovered YInMn blue — …

Chemistry

Researchers discover real reason why turtles have shells

"The integral role of ribs in both locomotion and breathing is likely why we don't see much variation in the shape of ribs," said Dr. Lyson. "Ribs …

How Can You Instantly Guess Someone's Age?

How Strong Is Your Hair?

The sky is falling: The truth about doomsday asteroids

It seems every few months, <b></b>there’s a report somewhere about an asteroid that is about to pass “dangerously” close to Earth, one that might even impact …

'As long as we study life, it will be read': the Selfish Gene turns 40

In 1976 Richard Dawkins’s study of evolutionary theory became the first popular science bestseller. How do its ideas stand up today?<p>It’s 40 years since Richard Dawkins suggested, in the opening words of <i>The Selfish Gene</i>, that, were an alien to visit Earth, the question it would pose to judge our …

Richard Dawkins

Scientists Have Discovered a New Trigger For Killing Cancer Cells

Activate those cell assassins.<p>Scientists have found a new way of triggering the death of cancer cells, using the body's own cell-clearing function. …

Check out Mars tonight: It's closer to Earth than it has been in 11 years

As you wind down from your Memorial Day festivities tonight, take a minute to find Mars glowing yellow and bright in the eastern sky.<p>On the evening of May 30, the Red Planet will come closer to Earth than it has in 11 years.<p>Because Mars and Earth are so close to each other tonight, our planetary …

What is it about Queensland?

As Malcolm Turnbull attempts to replenish his depleted party-room authority, the person he can thank most for his re-election is not in federal …

Australia

Dust settles, history mostly vindicated

In the end, history had a reasonable election. Once again, a first-term federal government was re-elected: it was ever thus, or at least since 1931. …

Australia