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Previously Undetectable DNA Could Be Responsible for Brain Disorders

No Two Neurons Alike<p>Despite intensified searches for the genetic roots of a range of neurological disorders, such as autism and schizophrenia, …

Woman shares the reality of depression with a photo of herself brushing her hair

Depression is not a black and white photo of a girl crying as she looks through a window.<p>It’s not an elegant picture of a man with his head in his …

New Results Show Low Daily Doses of Cannabis Could Actually Improve Memory

But too bad if you're young.<p>Daily low doses of cannabis have been shown to improve learning and memory performance in old mice, seemingly restoring …

Old mice get brains of two-month-olds thanks to cannabis

It turns out the fountain of youth might spurt smoke instead of a magical liquid. Well, that's not entirely true, but researchers did just discover …

7 Nutrients That Keep Your Brain Young, According To Science

While genetics and exercise play a large role in your brain health and risk of developing dementia, diet is quite influential, too. There is no …

Sleep In and Make Millions: Why You Don't Need to Wake Up at 5 A.M.

Sleep-loving millionaires share the secrets to their success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We've all heard how successful entrepreneurs wake up well before the crack of dawn and get a metric ton done before 5 a.m.<p>However, as a successful entrepreneur who struggles …

Time Management

How Hiring Managers Expect You to Answer These Annoying Job Interview Questions

Job interviews are nerve-wracking enough as it is, then the hiring manager hits you with something like, “tell me about a time you dealt with a …

Scientists develop molecule that reverses antibiotic resistance

Scientists have made a significant breakthrough in the fight against superbugs.<p>Researchers have developed a molecule that reverses antibiotic …

Scientists unleash graphene’s innate superconductivity

Already renowned for its potential to revolutionize everything from light bulbs and dental fillings through to semiconductors and motorcycle helmets, …

Top 10 Raspberry Pi Projects for Beginners

Maybe you picked up a Raspberry Pi for the holidays, or you’ve been sitting on one of the super versatile, palm-sized computers for a while now. If …

The benefits and harms of marijuana, explained by the most thorough research review yet

A new report looks at more than 10,000 studies on marijuana. It has good and bad news for pot users.<p>Marijuana has been with humans in some way or another for thousands of years. But after all this time, there is still a lot of public debate about what, exactly, pot’s risks and benefits are.<p>A recent …

Implants Can Overcome Spinal Injury in Monkeys. Are Humans Next?

Why neurological chips in humans are a long way off—if ever.<p>Last week Swiss researchers announced something amazing—they'd successfully made partially paralyzed monkeys walk again. With a wireless brain implant and a dizzying amount of technical coordination, these monkeys were able to overcome a …

4 Secrets to Learning Anything, According to Neuroscience

Learning is no longer something we just do in schools.<p>The future of work is all about innovation and agility. We have to be prepared for ever-changing circumstances, and that means being open to learning new things.<p>Learning is no longer something we just do in schools. We can't rely on just the …

Physicists Might Have Found a Way to Break The Second Law of Thermodynamics

Wha??<p>The laws of thermodynamics are some of the most important principles in modern physics, because they define how three fundamental physical …

High-flying hammock shelter gets modular refresh

Sierra Madre Research was founded by Richard G.Rhett Jr, who was left thoroughly underwhelmed by the quality of the camping hammocks and drinking …

How to Pack Lighter When You Go Hiking and Camping

Don't carry stuff you don't need. Your back will thank you.<p>Finding ways to cut weight from your pack is an essential part of the pre-hike process. Lightening the load allows you to move faster in the backcountry and staves off fatigue as you carry your pack over longer distances. Still, it's hard …

Backpacking

Free Europe Bus Travel (Yes Free!) with Hello Bus!

Posted By Jon Nickel-D'Andrea on Oct 23, 2016 | 5 comments<p>European bus company Hello (Hellö) is running one heck of a sale, and if you haven’t heard …

Scientists accidentally create simple solution to global warming

These gray blobs below might not look like much to you, but to chemists they just might be the holy grail of fossil fuel conversion.<p><i>A photomicrograph</i> …

Mars, here we come: Breaking down the most advanced spacecraft in human history

If the idea of deep space travel conjures up mental images of a winged shuttle — or simply a dusted-off Apollo capsule — your imagination could use a …

9 Ways to Become Incredibly Successful: the Ultimate Guide to Accomplishing All Your Goals

Tips, strategies, practical steps, links....<p>It's fairly easy to be modestly successful; you just have to work hard. (Seriously: that is all it takes.) It's harder to be very successful; you have to work hard, and smart, and catch a few breaks along the way.<p>It's extremely difficult to be incredibly …

What To Look For When Purchasing A Knife For Backpacking And Camping

Gear for the great outdoors<p>The most important pack item on any outdoor adventure is the knife. Bear Grylls might wave his knives around extolling the virtues of a blade in survival situations—of which there are many—but the main reason is that it’s just plain useful for cutting up camp food and …

Camping

Why hospital infections are a bigger threat than HIV, influenza and tuberculosis

If you're in hospital, take care - take very good care. A new study suggests the risk of hospital infections is higher than that of a number of …

37 Quickest DIY Gifts You Can Make

Advertisement<p>11. DIY Gilded Agate Coasters<p>stylemepretty<p>12. DIY Motivational Pebbles<p>myindianversion<p>13. Pom Pom Barrettes<p>myveryeducatedmother<p>14. …

Crafting

A Guide to Google Flights: My (Not So Secret) Weapon for Booking Any Flight

I am fortunate enough to be able to travel in premium cabins once in a while, using point and miles. We’re social animals—when I find something good, …

The basics of mindfulness meditation are surprisingly simple

Studies suggest that meditation does all sorts of great stuff for you, like increasing memory and awareness while decreasing stress and negative emotions.<p>But if you've never done it, mindfulness can be intimidating.<p>Enter the below infographic, which combines advice from some of the best books on …

Mindfulness

12 Stressful Things You Need to Stop Tolerating Right Now

Sometimes we need to escape our stress before our stress takes us down.<p>Some forms of stress are necessary--especially if we want to stimulate creativity and new learning.<p>Others bring no benefit at all and serve only to prevent us from being effective or successful.<p>Here's a list of a dozen of the …

14 Unusual Habits of Highly Successful People

Everyone intends to be successful, but few people actually are. Here's how they do it.<p><i>What are some uncommon habits that contribute to success? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas</b> …

25 Easy (and Free) Things You Can Do Today to Shake Up Your Life

Changing your life is easier than you think, and these 25 suggestions prove it.<p>When you're stuck in a rut, it often feels like you need a big change--a new job, a globetrotting dream vacation, a wildly different, way healthier, lifestyle.<p>But the problem with big changes is that they're usually …

Lightweight tent for vehicle rooftops lets you camp anywhere

From festivals to forests, this is camping made easy<p>If a souped up adventure vehicle feels a bit much, a rooftop tent may be just the thing to get you outside and enjoying new adventures. But many rooftop tents are bulky, heavy, and complicated to install and use. Enter Yakima’s new Skyrise Rooftop …

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