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5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't need to add that much time or energy to your current morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>We found a bunch of those habits on the Quora threads, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make …

There's Actually A Scientific Explanation To Why Certain Men Harass Women On The Street

Catcalling and street harassment is rampant around the world, and despite occasionally trying to find the humor in such a totally inappropriate and …

Research

Night Sky Planner | Night Sky Network

In the Sky<p>Young moon and Venus May 16-18<p>Current Sun and Moon Data<p>Moon<p>% of full<br>Age: % <br>Hemisphere<br>Moonrise: <br>Moonset:<p>Sun<p>Sunrise: <br>Sunset:<p>Video<p>What's Up …

What humans will look like in 1,000 years

Humans are still evolving, So, where will evolution take us in 1,000 years?<br>Chances are we'll be taller. Humans have already seen a boom in height over the last 130 years.<p>In 1880 the average American male was 5'7''. Today, he's 5'10''.<p>We may also merge with machines that can enhance our hearing, …

The Third Reich's Meth Addiction You Never Knew Existed

How Hitler's own Walter White—aka the Reich Injection Master—put the pep in the Führer's goose step.<p>Is there anything more terrifying than the Nazis? Politically, militarily, even fashionably—everything they did was perfectly evil. They believed in mass extermination; they built planes that …

How an ambulance became a place for safe sex

<b>A second-hand ambulance has been converted into a place where sex workers can meet their clients in Copenhagen. The aim is to help people at risk of violence and exploitation and it is the latest in a long list of ideas by a Danish social entrepreneur.</b><p>Michael Lodberg Olsen invites me into an old …

Video games may protect mental health and avert trauma, addiction

Short games of Tetris ward off cravings and dash distressing flashbacks.<p>Video games often blamed for rotting minds may actually protect them, …

To break addictions, control your 'craving mind'

Dr. Judson Brewer's book explains how to use mindfulness techniques to quit bad habits, from smoking to overeating to nail-biting.<p>Addictions aren't …

Drug Addiction

California mulls allowing safe spaces for IV drug users

<i>Used syringes at a needle exchange clinic. A new bill in the California legislature would let local government set up provide supervised facilities</i> …

How Long Does it Take for Your Body to Detox from Drugs?

The National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National Institute of Health (NIH), defines detoxification as “the process by which the body rids …

Drug Addiction

Memoirs of Addiction and Ambition by Cat Marnell and Julia Phillips

In Julia Phillips’s recently reissued memoir, “You’ll Never Eat Lunch in This Town Again,” from 1991, the late movie producer offers the following reflection: “In L.A., there are only three things to do: work, drugs, and have a nervous breakdown. In my case the work was for the drugs and the drugs …

Drug Addiction

Drug Epidemic 2017: Opioid Abuse Linked To Childhood Emotional Trauma, Researchers Find

Is opioid drug abuse in adults linked to emotional abuse they might have faced during their childhood? If you are to believe the researchers at the …

A New Bill From Washington State Lawmakers Would Force Heroin and Opioid Users Into Treatment

Washington, like much of the country, is in the midst of a drug epidemic: According the University of Washington’s Alcohol and Drug Institute, there …

Washington State

Reevely: Ottawa health authorities consider prescription heroin to treat addicts

Ottawa’s health unit supports prescribing heroin to treat severe addicts and at least one treatment clinic is considering it as the city fights the …

Public Health

Narcissism

Are narcissism and addiction two sides of the same coin? A quick answer of "Yes, of course they are," seems tempting but doesn't do justice to the …

Hitler and His Drugs: Inside the Nazis’ Secret Speed Craze

The citizens of the Third Reich were taking speed on a national scale; the German Army’s Blitzkreig attack through France was only made possible …

World History

Taylor Wilson’s parents fought for 41 days to get their daughter treatment. They couldn’t stop another overdose

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The white car had stopped in the middle of the highway. The driver was slumped behind the wheel, her breaths faint and few.<p>Her head was bobbing, chin to chest; her pupils were the size of pinpoint. The car was strewn with syringes. Paramedics inserted a needle of naloxone, an …

Drugs are killing so many people in Ohio that cold-storage trailers are being used as morgues

By about 3 p.m. Friday, a county morgue in east Ohio was already full — and more bodies were expected.<p>Rick Walters, an investigator for the Stark County coroner's office, had just left for two death scenes: a suicide and an overdose.<p>From the road, he called the director of the Ohio Emergency …

Humans Are Driving a New Burst of Evolution - Including Possibly Our Own

We're changing ourselves.<p>The unprecedented impact that humans are having on the planet is well known to us all. Scarcely a day passes by without a …

Why a Single Run Makes You Smarter

And other low-impact ways to enhance your brain.<p>If only getting smarter worked the way it does for the robots on <i>Westworld</i>—a few taps on a tablet, and boom, instant IQ points. Until then, we still have to hack our brains using more old-fashioned tactics. And while the results are less dramatic—you …