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How To Actually Deal With Intrusive Thoughts, According To Experts

Ever lie awake at night and surprise yourself with a thought that you just can't shake? Dealing with stressful thoughtscan feel super isolating, but …

What Do We Know About Loneliness and Work?

Spend any time reading about loneliness, and you’ll quickly hit upon a scary statistic: Since 1985 the share of people who have no one to confide in has tripled, to 25%. This statistic is common internet knowledge; it’s also wrong. The research paper it comes from — which also suggests that nearly …

Alarm as study reveals world’s tropical forests are huge carbon emission source

The world’s tropical forests are so degraded they have become a source rather than a sink of carbon emissions, according to a new study that highlights the urgent need to protect and restore the Amazon and similar regions.<p>Researchers found that forest areas in South America, Africa and Asia – which …

Biodiversity

7 Brain and Body Supplements For Limitless Performance | Inc.com

Even the finest margins can have a massive impact on peak performance and general levels of well-being and success. Whether it's pushing yourself physically or mentally, there are a number of tangible supplements you can take that have an immediate effect on the human body.<p>For the past six months, …

Wellness

Brilliant zero-energy air conditioner in India is beautiful and functional

New Delhi-based Ant Studio made a zero-electricity air conditioner to combat the brutally hot summers in India’s capital. Built for a DEKI …

How A Solar Eclipse First Proved Einstein Right

Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity is our most successful, most sophisticated theory of gravity of all-time. Explaining everything from GPS signals to gravitational redshift, from gravitational lensing to merging black holes, and from the timing of pulsars to the orbit of Mercury, the …

Physics

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SolarGaps blinds generate solar electricity while shading your windows

<b>These plug-and-play solar smart blinds track the sun's angle in the sky throughout the day and produce clean electricity for home or office.</b><p>For those …

Pros and Cons of Home Solar Power System

Solar Power: What to Know Before You Install Your System<p>What to know before you install your own PV solar system<p>Updated February 20, 2018<p>The most …

Mapped: The countries that consume the most electricity (#1 might surprise you)

As world leaders head to Marrakech next month for the latest climate summit (COP22), the twin issues of energy consumption and CO2 emissions will once again take centre stage.<p>The two subjects are, of course, inextricably linked: carbon-belching fossil fuels are the source of much of the world’s …

Archaeologists Have Found The First Ever Fossilised Dinosaur Brain, And It's Surprisingly Complex

This is incredible.<p>Dinosaurs have a fearsome reputation for their hunting abilities but less so when it comes to their intelligence. This is partly …

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Staring Into Someone's Eyes For 10 Minutes Can Alter Your Consciousness

Forget LSD: eyes are the new high. Of course, we’re not talking about consuming them, but rather staring intensely into a pair for a prolonged period …

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Eliminate Lyme Disease and Zika Virus Forever? If It Means Killing a Whole Species, Should We?

While ethical considerations have always troubled thoughtful scientists, the fact of the matter is that if something can be done, somebody usually …

Genetics

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

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5 Steps to Manifesting ANYTHING

By now, I’m sure you know all about the law of attraction. We manifest parking spaces and free coffee and are working on manifesting our millions. …

Study: Climate change makes our food more poisonous

Extreme weather is increasing toxins in our food - which can be fatal. As temperatures keep rising, it seems the problem will only get worse. DW …

This Super Sustainable House Can Be Built in One Day

A Dutch design firm has redefined living by creating a house that doesn't need a foundation, can be built in one day and is three times more …

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Wind is a form of solar energy created by interactions between atmospheric heating, irregularities in the earth's surface and the earth's rotation. Wind is a clean energy source that is endlessly renewable and remarkably reliable. It does not pollute the air or cause acid rain like fossil fuels. …

Denmark Considers Taxing Meat, Calling It An Ethical Responsibility

How can we stop eating our way to a warming planet?<p>We tax cigarettes and alcohol, in part to discourage their consumption, so why not tax meat? After all, bacon gives you cancer, cows cause climate change, and eating less meat could save us trillions of dollars. That’s why the Danish Council of …

Sustainability

Your Old Cell-Phone Batteries Could Power Solar Lamps For 3 Years

Better than recycling that old phone battery, it can be put to good use helping deliver kerosene-free lighting to the poor.<p>Reuse is always better than recycling, because it uses way fewer resources. And if the reusable item is an environmentally filthy cell-phone battery, all the better. That’s why …

Powered By Pee: How Your Toilet Could Fuel The Future

Conversations on excreta (feces and urine) are rarely seen as polite or appropriate, but we really need to get over that. The reality is that for cities, there are few greater challenges than managing the cycle of water and waste. Countless efforts are underway to find better ways to reduce, reuse …

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How to eliminate sugar from your diet in 21 days

Mounting research shows that going overboard on sugar can lead to high cholesterol and blood pressure and a greater risk of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, not to mention excess weight gain.<p>But there’s a difference between added sugars and the kinds found naturally in whole foods, like …

Killing Effects of Sugar Stars on Interactive Website

Sugar affects at least 11 different major systems in your body. Continue reading →

The Simple, Almost Surefire Way To Achieve Long-Term Financial Success

<b>Day 30: Make a long term plan.</b> <i>This post is part of FORBES’</i> <i></i><i>30 Day Money Challenge. Follow along on Twitter with #30DaysOfMoney</i> <i>or with the timeline posted here.</i> <i></i><p>Over the course of the FORBES 30 Day Money Challenge, you’ve been asked to check in on your income, track your spending, consider your …

Personal Finance

Elon Musk says we're paying 'too much attention' to this climate change variable

AP Photo/Jack Plunkett<p>Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk took to Twitter on Wednesday to point out some worrisome news that the Arctic ice cap is much, much …

Climate Change

100 Percent Renewable Energy? We Have the Power.

Imagine: You wake one up one spring weekday morning, on a day like today. While you were sleeping, wind turbines, along with the battery in your electric car, produced much of the electricity that powered your water heater and charged your phone. You take a hot shower, then make breakfast for your …

Climate change warnings for coral reef may have come to pass, scientists say

After almost two years of coral bleaching, with some reefs bleaching twice and possibly three times since 2014, scientists have said that dire predictions of global coral decline made almost two decades ago may now be manifest.<p>The rolling underwater heatwave has now arrived upon the Great Barrier …

Global Warming