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How addiction hijacks the brain

Published: July, 2011<p>Desire initiates the process, but learning sustains it.<p>The word "addiction" is derived from a Latin term for "enslaved by" or …

Recovering Drug Addicts Tell Us What It Took to Quit

"Being sober has been amazing, but there are some scary parts, too."<p>Nearly one in ten Americans struggle with an alcohol or drug addiction, and due to massive systemic failings in our healthcare and judicial systems, only 11 percent of people with addiction issues are able to get treatment for …

Apple, Google ad blocker moves will shake up the web

On Monday, Apple announced it will start blocking autoplay videos on its Safari web browser and will add a feature that stops ad tracking technology …

Associated Press News

These 10 powerful mantras will give you a push when life is tough

Life can be hard sometimes. No matter who you are or what your circumstances, we all encounter tough times.<p>During times when life is tough, you may …

4 Step Guide to Letting Go of the Past

We’re constantly struggling with the past, in so many ways:<p>Mistakes we’ve made that we regret or that make us feel bad about ourselves<br>• Anger about …

Mindfulness

The 5 Causes of Suffering According to Buddhism And How You Can Overcome Them

We all encounter mental roadblocks in life. To feelings of self-doubt to anxiety and depression, mental hindrances can be extremely tough to deal …

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Legal pot growers are driving a different kind of boom in California

(Reuters) - Legalizing recreational marijuana in California is creating a gold rush for a decidedly less intoxicating sector: warehouses in which to grow the plants.<p>Investors have few options to cash in directly on the state's recent decision to legalize the drug, as there are no publicly traded …

Cannabis

DNA-editing breakthrough could fix 'broken genes' in the brain, delay ageing and cure incurable diseases

Scientists have discovered a new way to edit DNA that could fix “broken genes” in the brain, cure previously incurable diseases and potentially even …

social media is making us shallow, says science

New studies link social media usage to the “shallowing hypothesis.” It sounds pretty accurate, but it’s not the whole story.<p>Last Friday, <i>The Independent</i> published a piece regarding two recent psychological studies evaluating the "shallowing hypothesis," or the theory that the development of …

Social Media

How to Start A Side Hustle: The Comprehensive Guide

Some people make all the money they will ever need. Good for them! They worked hard for that success. The rest of us, however, work a job we love but don't make as much money as we would like.<p>The need for a side hustle could grow out of a goal, such as saving for a house or paying down debt, or it …

Build Your First Mobile App With Ionic 2+ & Angular 2+ - Part 6

In this part, we'll continue with the code from the previous part and allow the user to tap on a repository in the list. The app will then navigate …

Web Development

Meth rehab treatment: What to expect?

Rehab doesn’t have to be scary. Here, we review what happens from the moment you check-in until you leave and set up a longer term recovery plan. …

Drug Addiction

I Said Mean Things to an Apple for Weeks to See if It Rotted Faster

We spent a month saying horrible and nice things to some apples to see if it would really make them decompose quicker.<p>Are you a pseudo New Ager? Do you wear rose-quartz point pendants? Have you seriously considered a short course in reiki? If so, you may have heard about Dr. Masaru Emoto, the …

Why Victims 'Freeze Up' During Sexual Assaults

It's a disturbingly common belief that people who are raped should respond in two ways—fight or flight. I know that's not how I responded.<p>When I was raped, there was no struggle.<p>I repeatedly said I didn't want to have sex, but when he started pulling down my pants and underwear anyway, my body …

This Trafficking Gang Posed as a Fake Flower Business to Smuggle Drugs into the UK

The gang, from Holland and the northwest of the UK, was importing guns, weed, coke, MDMA, and heroin.<p>Pay attention to what's going on in the world of drug seizures, and you'd think most traffickers these days had worked out how to transport narcotics in pretty inventive ways. Dissolving ketamine in …

Chaos Erupts in Chicago After Protesters Shut Down a Donald Trump Rally

The Republican frontrunner was forced to cancel an appearance in the city as massive clashes erupted between protesters and Trump supporters.<p>Tensions over Donald Trump's incendiary presidential campaign finally erupted into chaos Friday night, when protesters in Chicago shut down a scheduled …

The Age of AIDS | Watch S24 E12 | FRONTLINE | PBS | Official Site

Season 24: Episode 12<p>On the 25th anniversary of the first diagnosed cases of AIDS, FRONTLINE examines one of the worst pandemics the world has ever …

Public Health

‘Human fingerprint’ seen on certain weather events

WASHINGTON — Climate science has progressed so much that experts can accurately detect global warming’s fingerprints on certain extreme weather …

How to Beat the House: the Science Behind Gamblers’ Hot Streaks

From the MIT card counters to the Irish lottery schemers to Hong Kong’s racetracks, how a few brains spotted the loopholes, beat the house, and …

DNA 'origami' could help build faster, cheaper computer chips - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

SAN DIEGO, March 13, 2016 — Electronics manufacturers constantly hunt for ways to make faster, cheaper computer chips, often by cutting production …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Says No Animal Feels Pain During Sex, Forgets About Duck Penises

<b>Neil DeGrasse Tyson</b>, who himself is an expert at debunking flawed theories (sorry, <b>B.o.B.</b>), for once seems to have spoken too soon. Yesterday evening …

An easy 5-step method to remember anyone's name

How often do you find yourself thinking, <i>"Was it Mary or Marie?" "Don or Ron?" "Jen? Laura? Sue?"</i><p>You meet someone, they introduce themselves, and two minutes later you can't recall their name. It happens all the time.<p>But Ron White, a two-time national memory champion, says it's important to remember …

Product Recalls

High-potency pot smokers show brain-fiber damage

People who use especially potent pot show signs of damage in a key part of their brain. The results, reported online November 27 in <i>Psychological</i> …