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What Happened When I Went Keto For 30 Days — and Then Went Off It

I'm not exactly new to dieting (though I don't particularly like that term). What my boyfriend affectionately refers to as yo-yo dieting, I prefer to call "my nutrition hobby." I love the science of nutrition and have tried many different eating styles over the years, from veganism to Atkins and …

4 Steps to Shift Perspective and Change Everything

When facing potential stressors, the way we view what we're experiencing can exacerbate our stress — or minimize it! Cognitive reframing is a …

5 space myths you need to stop believing right now

There is still a lot to learn about the universe, but what if we told you some of the popular facts we swear by about space are simply not true?<p>Matt …

Is Your Workplace Toxic? Here's How to Avoid Being Part of the Problem

Shift your negative energy by seeing what's possible.<p>Last week, I was invited to do a Facebook Live session. Arriving at the studio I felt a bit intimidated with all the cameras and lights and action of a live set. The purpose of the session was to promote my new book called <i>Match In The Root</i> …

The Father Of The Internet Sees His Invention Reflected Back Through A 'Black Mirror'

In 1984, two men were thinking a lot about the Internet. One of them invented it. The other is an artist who would see its impact on society with uncanny prescience.<p>First is the man often called "the father of the Internet," Vint Cerf. Between the early 1970s and early '80s, he led a team of …

Black Mirror

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Moon

The Moon, it hovers above us in the night sky like omnipresent orb of celestial secrets, but there are a fair few facts that we do know about it - …

Astronomy

Physicists Demonstrate How to Reverse of the Arrow of Time - MIT Technology Review

One of the more curious challenges in physics is to understand the nature of time. At the microscopic level, the laws of physics are symmetric with …

Quantum Physics

Beetle Penises May Hold Clues For Better Medical Devices

A new study describes, in detail, the stiffness of beetle penises, which might serve as inspiration for people who design medical catheters.<p>The industry has long struggled with an engineering problem: How do you keep a very thin tube flexible enough to snake into hard-to-reach places but rigid …

Breakthroughs

Something huge and hard went into Uranus and it got very messy

In the distant past, Uranus took an absolute pounding, say researchers, without even cracking a smile.<p>My isn’t Uranus full of surprises?<p>Researchers …

Astronomy

What are the effects of alcohol on the brain?

Many of us enjoy a glass of wine or a pint, but what is actually happening to our brain cells when we drink alcohol?<p>The 80-90 per cent of UK citizens …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2017

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Here's what losing weight does to your body and brain

<i>This video was originally published on October 29, 2017.</i><p><i>Special thanks to John Gunstad, professor with the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University, for speaking with us about his cutting-edge research on how losing weight affects brain function. Following is a transcript of</i> …

A 21-year-old created a genius replacement for nutrition labels — and it reveals a better way to decide what's healthy

What's black-and-white, clunky, and impossible for 90% of Americans to read?<p>A standard nutrition label. The receipt-size panels are unwieldy things, sometimes listing up to 25 different food components at time. This makes sizing up the healthiness of a bag of chips or a box of crackers a tall order.<p>…

Nutrition

Plastic is junk food for coral

Coral behaves unexpectedly when it comes to consuming plastic. Although it's well known that they do swallow microplastic particles, what is really …

14 signs you’re dating a Southern Californian girl

Southern California, the land of permanent sunshine and Ryan Gosling’s abs, how we SoCal girls love you. We are proud to be from the Golden State, …

This Is What's Really Happening Inside Your Brain When You're Being Hypnotized

Believe it or not, you've likely experienced a hypnotic state of mind before, even if you've never actually gone to a hypnotist. It's a totally real …

The new atheists are not atheist enough

The new atheists are a diverse bunch. Philosophers, scientists, “public intellectuals” such as Daniel Dennett, Richard Dawkins or Sam Harris cornered …

What Science Says About Identifying High-Potential Employees

How inclusive or exclusive should organizations be when developing their employees’ talents? In a world of unlimited resources, organizations would surely invest in everyone. After all, as Henry Ford is credited as saying, “the only thing worse than training your employees and having them leave is …

This Is the Daily Exercise You Need to Boost Your Brain Power

Brain games do not make you smarter. Companies like Lumosity made their bones throwing around terms like 'brain elasticity' to peddle their specific …

China claims they have actually created an EM drive

Guess Who’s Back<p>After a relatively long news hiatus, the impossible EM (Electromagnetic) Drive is making a comeback. Researchers from China’s space …

How to Reprogram The Unconscious

Recently my 16-year-old son bought a bunch of new music on i-tunes and because we share the same account, all of his new music ended up automatically …

New Music

René Descartes' "Proofs of God's Existence"

From "Meditations on First Philosophy"<p>René Descartes' (1596-1650) "Proofs of God's Existence" is a series of arguments that he posits in his 1641 …

How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

<i>Tech savvy</i>. <i>Culturally aware</i>. <i>Underemployed</i>. <i>Spiritual</i> but not <i>religious</i>.<p>These are all words and phrases that have come to be associated with the …

The logic of scientific arguments

Taken together, the expectations generated by a scientific idea and the actual observations relevant to those expectations form what we'll call a …

How to Become More Self-Aware

Alan Mulally, the celebrated business executive credited with turning around the fortunes of Ford motor company in the late 2000s, remembers an …

Consciousness

15 Things You Can Do to Get Up Earlier Tomorrow

Not everyone is a morning person.<p>And that’s okay — it depends a lot on your biological predisposition, and there’s no proof that morning birds are …

This Philosopher Thinks Psychedelic Drugs Lead to the Truth of Experience

Philosopher <b>Chris Letheby</b> believes that psychedelic drugs are a legitimate way to achieve a spiritual and therapeutic transformation. His doctoral …

Food is Information for Our Body, According to New Research

We are all hardwired to be deeply concerned with food when hungry, an interest which rapidly extinguishes the moment we are satiated. But as an …

Food

Improve Your Brain: Mindfulness Exercises Reduce Effects Of Cognitive Impairment By Improving Memory

“Memory training was comparable to yoga with meditation in terms of improving memory, but yoga provided a broader benefit than memory training …

13 Cognitive Biases in Ecommerce (and How to Use Them to Sell More)

We like to think we’re rational people making rational decisions.We pore over the data in our analytics dashboards, looking for trends among our …

Cognition