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The Person Standing Next to You has a Mental Illness.

How many times have we heard the phrase “Oh my God I’m gonna kill myself!” uttered by someone who was only making a dramatic statement about being …

Research Says Women Need More Sleep Than Men

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

This is the 7,000-year-old reason that some people have blue eyes

Scientists pinpointed the first person believed to have had blue eyes after discovering his well-preserved remains in a cave system in northwest Spain in 2006.<p>Tests later showed that the man had the dark-skinned genes found in Africa but was more closely related to modern-day Scandinavians than …

Evolution

J.K. Rowling Will Reveal America's Magical History in 4 New Stories

J.K. Rowling’s <i>Harry Potter</i> books have enchanted generations with their detailed and lived-in vision of a Great Britain populated by witches and …

Altruism may be an illusion: The neuroscience that explains our good deeds

Research sheds new light on whether our acts of generosity are motivated by empathy or a desire for reciprocity<p>Jordana Cepelewicz<p>October 12, 2015 5:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Last December Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, …

Psychology

Will the singularity mean the death of religion? - The Kernel

After conquering the kitchen, the game show, and outer space, are our machines heading for religion next?<p>The singularity is a hypothesized time in …

Thousands of years of evolution have prepared us to be repulsed by Ted Cruz’s face

Politicians often try to avoid saying what they really think. But their faces and body language broadcast much more than they might realize. The last several months of US presidential debates have been no exception. If you muted the volume and <i>watched</i> what the candidates were saying you might have …

Ted Cruz

This week in astronomy: We're getting a solar eclipse and an asteroid is going to come *thisclose* to Earth

If you don’t live in the right geographical location to see the solar eclipse, you can watch the process live in a webcast hosted by the Slooh …

The ugly truth about body dysmorphia

Some children see only things to hate about the way they look. Their condition can lead to depression, anxiety, self-surgery and even suicide<p>A man took a razor blade and very carefully cut open his nose lengthways. His aim was to remove the cartilage and replace it with that of a chicken. Finally, …

A Husband Took To Drawing Little Moments Of Love With His Wife

Love is the little things.<p>"Over time, it became small collections of all these sappy drawings I saved up in the computer," he said. "I decided to upload it as a blog just as a little recollection of our memories and events together. "<p>"Because I was never good with words, I tried to express my …

9 Signs That Say You Might Be A Psychopath

Psychopathy in its basic form is defined by reduced sense of empathy, remorse and fear, though there are a wide range of other characteristics …

Viral story of an Indian teenager getting NASA scholarship turns out to be false

Earlier this week, Indian media carried reports of an 18-year-old girl from a village in eastern India being selected for NASA's Goddard Internship …

Mind In The Natural World: Can Physics Explain It?

Carlo Rovelli's <i>Seven Brief Lessons on Physics,</i> originally published as a series of essays in an Italian newspaper, was just released in book form in the U.S. on March 1. I read the book by the noted physicist in a single sitting with pleasure and mounting excitement.<p>It is a very clear book and it …

Physicists find extreme violation of local realism in quantum hypergraph states

In the new study, the physicists discovered that quantum hypergraph states have perfect correlations that are highly nonlocal. As the scientists …

B12 and the Brain

Vitamin B12 is essential to brain health. As a psychiatrist, it is one of the few tests I run routinely, and one of the few procedures I do is to …

Mental Health

I've spent my career studying bad habits. Here's what I've learned about breaking them. - Vox

Let's face reality: Change is hard! Look at change rates for people with heart issues who are told by their doctors that they are seriously at risk of dying if they do not change their habits. These patients know exactly what they need to do: eat a more wholesome, lower-calorie diet, exercise more, …

Here's What Actually Goes into Creating Artificial Intelligence

Artist Sebastian Schmieg visualizes the image outlines created by Amazon Mechanical Turk workers for Microsoft’s COCO project.<p>People could be forgiven for thinking the building of neural networks and artificial intelligence <i>isn’t</i> labor intensive. That these things are simply the work of creative …

37 Amazing Chalkboard Signs Outside Restaurants That Are Hilarious AF

Chalkboard signs.<p>The only little creative space (yes I’m being sarcastic) that restaurant owners use to lure hungry customers into their humble …

Day Care

A tale of two speeches: Why Narendra Modi should take notes from Kanhaiya Kumar

On March 03, it was a tale of two speeches in New Delhi.<p>One came around noon; the other lit up the capital’s midnight darkness. One was by a dyed-in-the-wool proponent of Hindu nationalism; the other was delivered by a Leftist greenhorn. One was rendered on the floor of parliament; the other …

16 books that every introvert should read

There's nothing better than a storyline that really speaks to you, so we rounded up 16 books with themes and characters that introverts will really appreciate.<p>Read on for literature real introverts need to read.

Books

Your wake up time says a lot about your personality

We all know that getting the right amount of sleep is essential to our health. Normally, people who sleep on time get up on a steady schedule. Now, …

People are revealing the weirdest things they've ever walked in on - and some are truly cringeworthy

Have you ever walked into a room and instantly regretted it?<p>We've all had experiences that have left us a little red-faced, but some people have been …

Zack Snyder Explains How Batman Perceives Superman In Batman V Superman

When <i>Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> arrives later this month, two of the most iconic heroes in comic book history will do battle on the big …

Comic Books

Me! Me! Me! Are we living through a narcissism epidemic?

From attention-seeking celebrities to digital oversharing and the boom in cosmetic surgery, narcissistic behaviour is all around us. How worried should we be about our growing self-obsession?<p>‘They unconsciously deny an unstated and intolerably poor self-image through inflation. They turn themselves …

Narcissism

The Surprising, Deeper Reason Introverts Avoid Small Talk

<b>It ALL makes sense now.</b><p>I’m definitely an introvert. It’s not that I constantly sit by myself in a corner and never talk to people. I can be social, …

Angry, easily frustrated young adult? Middle age may bring problems of memory and planning

In a year when anger, mistrust and frustration are driving many to the polls, new research offers some insight for the middle-aged and a warning to the young and the restless: Young adults who are readily frustrated and show high levels of hostility are more likely than their mellower peers to …

Don't look down: 28 of the world's most vertigo-inducing attractions

A new experiment could let us ‘see’ quantum entanglement for the first time

An experiment that would allow humans to directly perceive quantum entanglement for the first time has been devised by researchers in Switzerland, …

Quantum Physics