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Three lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it’s easier than ever to find great deals on everything from …

New Jersey

Bitcoin Could Become Illegal Almost Everywhere, After Shocking Discovery in The Blockchain

There's something hidden inside it.<p>The Bitcoin world is coming to grips with a shocking revelation that could potentially threaten the very existence …

Bitcoin

How your next meal could help fight depression and stress

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you find that food deeply affects your mood? Science is beginning to back up such gut feelings.<p>The link between poor diet and mood disorders has been long known, but what has been less clear is the direction of causality. When we're depressed, we tend to reach for lower-quality comfort …

Holistic Medicine

Neuroscientists Unearth a New Pathway in the Human Brain

Researchers at the Iowa Neuroscience Institute of the University of Iowa have identified direct evidence of a connection in the human brain between …

Neuroscience

3 easy moves for slimmer thighs

A lot of women hate their thighs — and struggle with exercises that work on toning them. Well, it's time to start loving your legs (and thighs!). Use these three exercises to target areas of your legs that other common leg exercises neglect.<p>1. Deep squat<p>Keep your chest upright as you lower your …

Workouts

Blood Type Diet for Types O, A, B and AB to Get Proportional Body

<i>Blood Type Diet</i> for types O, A, B and AB for Proportional Body. The diet is actually very beneficial for everyone. No exception for those of you who …

A Protein That Moves From Muscle To Brain May Tie Exercise To Memory

Researchers have identified a substance in muscles that helps explain the connection between a fit body and a sharp mind.<p>When muscles work, they release a protein that appears to generate new cells and connections in a part of the brain that is critical to memory, a team reports Thursday in the …

Humanity

When the Body Attacks the Mind

A physiological theory of mental illness<p>One day in February 2009, a 13-year-old boy named Sasha Egger started thinking that people were coming to hurt his family. His mother, Helen, watched with mounting panic that evening as her previously healthy son forgot the rules to Uno, his favorite card …

Immune System

This 6-Letter Word Is The Secret To Achieving Your Toughest Goals

<i>It's not "effort", "habits" or "belief" -- it's something far simpler. Isn't it fascinating what some of the world's best have achieved in their fields? Us mere mortals look at what they do and think, "heck, that's never going to be me."</i><p>As easy it is to sell yourself short, a part of you does …

Drums

The Workout That Burns 346 Calories In 13 Minutes | Men's Health

Compare that to running at a 10-minute mile pace for the same amount of time, which burns 146 calories, according to California State University research. Or CrossFit’s notorious Cindy workout, which burns 261 calories but takes 20 minutes, scientists at Kennesaw State University found.<p>For the …

The best free online business courses starting in June

Memorial Day marks the unofficial kickoff to summer. In business, that means summer hours or "working" from home on Fridays. For some, June is a time to catch their breath.<p>Since the holidays, they've been criss-crossing the country, living out of Drury Inns with 11 p.m. conference calls and 5 a.m. …

Online Education

Groundbreaking gadget claims to fit in your ear and translate foreign languages in real-time

Trying to understand someone who doesn't speak your language could be a thing of the past, thanks to this new piece of technology.<p>Pilot earphones act like much like Babel Fish in 'Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy' - they let two people who speak a different language understand each other.<p>The gadget …

Language

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

TED Talks

How Happy Brains Respond to Negative Things

cienpiesnf/Dollar Photo ClubYou drop a glass while making breakfast. You get stuck in traffic on your way to work. Your boss yells at you for being …

Psychology

Andy Hall, the 'god' of oil trading, says oil could be back at $80 in the next 12 months

An oil rig is silhouetted against the sunset in St. Lawrence Thomson Reuters Andrew J. Hall, the head of commodity hedge fund Astenbeck Capital believes that the price of crude oil has bottomed, and the only way is up for the commodity.<p>In Astenbeck's March 1 letter to investors, which has been …

Oil

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An analyst figured out how to get around the biggest problem with online dating — and meet the dates she actually wanted

On one date, the guy ordered the most expensive menu items at a restaurant then left her with the bill, Webb describes in her book, "Data: A Love Story." Webb also talks about her experiences in a TED talk.<p>One of the problems Webb found with online dating was that she and her matches weren't …

Relationships

'Detox enzyme' which stops sugar being stored as fat identified by scientists

This discovery may mean that guilt-free sugary snacks could become a reality<p>Relish the idea of sucking down a fizzy drink or biting into a doughnut with no consequences?<p>Imagine never having to start a diet in January again.<p>This could be the future after scientists at the University of Montreal …

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain
Aviation

10 Secrets Masters Of Love Never Told You

While we are given a lot of information on how to find, keep and get love back, there is simplicity in the overall formula. It seems like a mystery, …

Don’t Like Water? This Cup Tricks Your Brain Into Tasting A Sugary Drink

The Right Cup could be a genius way to beat your soda addiction.<p>The Right Cup looks too good to be true. It’s a cup that wafts flavor aromas into your nose as you drink plain water, fooling you into thinking you’re actually downing a sugary beverage.<p>The design is dead simple. It’s a plastic cup …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Get Smarter with the 5 Best Brain Boosting Supplements

If you are looking for supplements to help improve your memory, mental clarity, focus and concentration, and to combat the hazards of age-related …

Wellness

DNA detectives win Nobel Prize for cancer cure breakthrough

British based Tomas Lindahl was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry for discovering that DNA must be able to repair itself when damaged<p>Scientists who discovered how cells repair damaged DNA, a breakthrough which could lead to a cure for cancer, have won the Nobel Prize for chemistry.<p>Sweden’s …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

29 Proteins That Burn Fat 2x Faster

You already know that eating protein is key when it comes to feeling satisfied with your meals and maintaining a weight loss effort. Protein helps …

Take a Wittgenstein class: He explains the problems of translating language, computer science, and artificial intelligence.

The best class I took in college was on the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. Until that point, I had avoided philosophy of language as simply being …

Artificial Intelligence