Nikki Watts

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Scientists find key to unwanted thoughts

<b>Have you ever wanted to stop ruminating on something and just been unable to?</b><p>Scientists could have the secret. They have identified a chemical in the brain's "memory" region that allows us to suppress unwanted thoughts.<p>The discovery may help explain why some people can't shift persistent intrusive …

Natural Selection Is Causing a Decline in Human 'Education Genes', Say Scientists

Is our species on a downwards spiral?<p>The genes that predispose people to attain higher levels of education have been in decline over the past 80 …

The High-Cost, High-Risk World of Modern Pet Care

Veterinarian John Robb steers his Chrysler out of the parking lot, gliding past the Dunkin’ Donuts and the boarded-up furniture store, and leaves …

Pets

The Care and Keeping of Notebooks: A Reading List

I found my favorite notebook—a red Moleskine, narrow-ruled, hardback—at the Harvard Book Store while on vacation. I liked its bold color. Someone had …

You Can Face Anything

When It Hurts More Than You Can Bear, Read This.

When it hurts more than you can bear, when you can’t see how to go on, or why you should even try to go on. When the world is sorry and hopeless and …

New Year's Google doodle hatches unexpected surprise

When the clock struck midnight on the East Coast, the string of excited birds Google used to mark New Year's Eve finally got what they were waiting …

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#PuppyBelly is the best hashtag ever invented - and here are 19 pictures to prove it

Trust us, you're going to want to explore this wonderful hashtag of puppies and their adorable, warm bellies<p>The hashtag #PuppyBelly has been trending on Instagram - and it's not hard to see why.<p>Dog owners have been posting pictures of their puppies, or their now fully-grown dogs when they were …

Cute

Is college worth the cost? (Opinion) - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Emmy-nominated director Andrew Rossi presents the CNN Film "Ivory Tower," which paints an urgent portrait of a great American institution at a transformational breaking point. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Is college worth the cost? …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Black Swans

How to exercise when you have fibromyalgia pain?

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized by widespread pain, fatigue and depression. Athough there is no cure, fibromyalgia symptoms can be …

Fibromyalgia Might Be Harder on Younger Patients, Study Finds news

Research compared symptom severity, quality of life in various age groups

Fibromyalgia

30 minute ice-packs could be key to burning away body fat, say scientists

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