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Olympus PEN E-PL8 Mirrorless Digital Camera

Olympus PEN E-PL8 Mirrorless Digital Camera<p>Features:<p>The PEN E-PL8’s premium materials and finishes, from the leather grain to intricately-textured …

The Latest on What Internet Porn Is Doing to Your Brain

The good, the bad, and the ugly of porn research.<p>Two years ago, <i>Esquire</i> examined the NoFap movement to find out why thousands of young men were giving up pornography. The reasons the men gave included everything from conquering unhealthy fetishes to gaining so-called "superpowers" of increased …

What’s the Difference Between a Psychopath and a Sociopath?

You see them on the movie screen; you read about them in the news. They’re calculating, charismatic, cold-hearted. But are they psychopaths or …

Psychology

Fasting could prevent aging and transform your body, but it goes against everything we think of as healthy

For his breakfast on July 11, 1966, 27-year-old Scotsman Angus Barbieri ate a boiled egg, a slice of bread with butter, and a cup of black coffee. It was the first food he'd eaten in 382 days.<p>According to a report published in the Chicago Tribune, the next day he told a reporter, "I thoroly [sic] …

Study: Marijuana Use in Early Life May Affect Brain Function, IQ

Many of us, as well as our parents and grandparents, have been waiting for this moment: a day when marijuana becomes legal. But if legalization of …

20 physicists who revolutionized our understanding of the world

Physics is everywhere. It's in the most distant reaches of the cosmos. It's in the supermassive black holes raging in the center of galaxies and in the tiny fundamental building blocks that make up life on Earth. It's even in the seemingly empty space around us.<p>And every now and then a physicist …

How to Record Your iPad Screen

How to Record Your iPad Screen<p>Updated on June 30, 2017<p>How Do They Do That?<p>YouTube is littered with tutorials and app reviews that show you how to do …

LSD Now: How the Psychedelic Renaissance Changed Acid

On October 6th, 1966, nearly a thousand participants and three bands – including the Grateful Dead – gathered in the Panhandle of San Francisco's …

Lsd

Early marijuana use associated with abnormal brain function, lower IQ

In a new study, scientists have discovered that early marijuana use may result in abnormal brain function and lower IQ.

4 Awesome Programming Courses You Can Take Online Now

Become an ethical hacker from your couch.<p>We all know that knowing how to code is a crucial skill for pretty much anyone wanting to impress the job …

How to raise a sympathetic child, according to psychology

Parents and teachers might often wonder how to teach children caring toward others—more so when the world feels full of disagreement, conflict, and aggression.<p>As development psychologists, we know that children start to pay attention to the emotions of others from an early age. They actively take …

Psychology

Flybrix lets you build your own drone out of LEGO bricks

If you’ve got loads of LEGO bricks lying around and are looking for your next great building project, you’ll want to check out Flybrix. The company’s DIY kits contain all the parts you need to craft your very own custom drone however you like.<p>Each kit includes everything you’ll need to build a …

Lego

You’ve Never Seen Beauty and the Beast Costumes Like These

The story of <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>, as they say in the 1991 Disney film, is a tale as old as time. But that’s not to say the classic story has lost its …

Beauty and the Beast

The Virtues of Sexual Generosity in Relationships

<i>“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”</i> …

12 Amazing Ways to Reuse and Recycling Your Old T-Shirts

Another good thing about t-shirts is that they are versatile. Once they get old, you can reuse and recycle them.

Teenage hormones 'turn pupils off school for three years'

<b>Adolescence and boredom can turn pupils off learning for three years in early secondary school, suggests a study.</b><p>The overwhelming majority of pupils start secondary school with "initial enthusiasm" but this wanes during the first two years, figures suggest.<p>The proportion who "feel good about …

New Study Reveals How Cannabis Interferes With The Development Of Brain Connections

Researchers from Osaka University in Japan have discovered that the body’s own cannabinoids – known as endocannabinoids – play a major role in …

Here's what it means for a relationship if your guy has a beard

We all have different preferences when it comes to our men’s facial hair — some like a full-on lumberjack beard, some like a five o’clock shadow, and …

Fear and loathing in the five-star rehab: Inside the controversy around ibogaine, the psychedelic drug that just may cure addiction

The hottest high-end addiction treatment is a real trip — ibogaine, the powerful ancient African hallucinogen.<p>Perched on a rocky cliff above the azure Pacific, in Rosarito, on Mexico’s Baja peninsula, sits the Holistic Sanctuary, a super luxe resort-clinic where the rich and tormented retreat to …

Learning By Looking: A Chart Of The Most Dangerous Drug Combinations To Take

Note: Larger version HERE in case you're not taking a drug that lets you read the unreadable (or at least makes you think you can). This is a chart …

Traumatic experiences can cause epigenetic changes passed on to future generations

We tend to understand where our physical traits come from. We may have our mother’s eyes or our father’s chin. But when it comes to personality …

Genetics

How To Be A Born-Again Sex Goddess After The Hot Mess Of Menopause

At the age of 50, I'm done talking about my father and I understand my relationship with my mother. I don't need a therapist to talk about any of it anymore. I'm over it. But there is something about midlife -- and it's not a musical comedy. Here's what's true; midlife women in peri-menopause and …

Mom, I'm Joey, Not Jennie!

If you were like most children, you probably got upset when your mother called you by a sibling's name. How could she not know you? Did it mean she …

How LSD permits leaping word associations

The drug LSD may make it easier for the brain to access distantly related words, a new study finds, suggesting that the drug activates certain language networks in the brain.<p>The researchers also found that people under the influence of LSD self-monitor their own language less than people who …

Scientists name the ultimate earworm and explain what makes songs addictive

Top 20 official earworms includes a lot of Queen<p>Scientists at the University of St Andrews have named the Top 20 official earworms in a study as to …

Chanel recreated pieces from its archive for Kristen Stewart's costumes in Woody Allen's glamorous new film Café Society

Woody Allen has a habit of creating magical on-screen fashion moments, from Annie Hall in her Ralph Lauren tie to Cate Blanchett in her white tweed Chanel jacket in <i>Blue Jasmine</i>. His latest release, <i>Cafe Society</i>, might have had a mixed reaction from critics, but one thing is for sure: the costumes …

Meet Craig Smith, L.A. pop-folk golden boy turned lost psychedelic genius, then tragic acid casualty

Rock lore loves to romanticize the drug casualty. Of course it’s wrong, but it’s so hard to resist imagining the tantalizing might-have-beens that …

When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain: History’s Unknown Chapters

When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain: By Giles Milton.<p>Do you like trivia and strange stories from history? If you do, and you’re looking …

It’s ‘digital heroin’: How screens turn kids into psychotic junkies

Susan* bought her 6-year-old son John an iPad when he was in first grade. “I thought, ‘Why not let him get a jump on things?’ ” she told me during a …