Tiffany Blake

381 Flips | 17 Magazines | 2 Likes | 6 Following | 28 Followers | @TMBlake2015 | Keep up with Tiffany Blake on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Tiffany Blake”

Looking For A Cognitive Enhancer? Skip The Drugs And Try Fasting Instead

In my recent interview with Dr. Jason Fung, a Canadian nephrologist who has just published <i>The Complete Guide to Fasting</i>, we focused a good deal on fasting as a cognitive and productivity enhancement tool.<p>I didn’t research fasting because I was looking for a weight loss: I ran across it in research …

Michelle Obama: The Historic Legacy of the Nation's First Black First Lady

Politics News<p>For the past two years, Michelle Obama has attended a ceremony in the East Room of White House honoring the country's school counselor of the year as part of her program encouraging students to pursue higher learning. On Friday, she will use the occasion to give her final remarks as …

Not sticking together: Why did women ignore the hate speech against Hillary Clinton?

<b>Donald Trump (Reuters/Brendan McDermid/Getty/Joe Raedle/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>53 percent of white women saw Hillary Clinton get harassed, but still voted against her<p>Joan Cook<p>November 27, 2016 6:07pm (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>Polls …

Hillary Clinton

Your Brain Wants You to Fail. Here's How to Stop It

What if you could unlock the full potential of your brain?<p>The brain is wired for us to fail, at least if you don't know how to use it properly. And since it doesn't come with a user's manual, not many of us fully understand it. Even neuroscientists are constantly discovering new things about the …

Truth is scarier than fiction: 11 terrifying documentaries to keep you up Halloween night

Get creeped out by true stories about cannibals, rats, and much, much more.<p>Looking for a scary movie to watch? Consider a documentary.<p>From true crime films to tales that exploit our ability to scare the hell out of ourselves without much prompting, there are few things creepier than a true story, …

I quit medicine. Here's what future doctors should know going into it | Rachel Kwon

Doctors need to be more involved with healthcare bureaucracy. Focusing only on patient care shortchanges everyone<p>There is a saying in teaching hospitals: “Don’t get sick in July.” That’s when new interns begin their training as doctors, with orientations starting in late June.<p>New residents may be …

Medicine

Prince: A Life in Pictures

Music

Music icon Prince dead at 57

<b>(CNN) —</b> As stunned fans mourned legendary singer Prince, questions remained on what killed him days after he performed in Atlanta to rave reviews.<p>Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding his death. An autopsy will be conducted Friday, starting at 9 a.m. CT (10 a.m. ET).<p>Prince …

Music Festivals

Make 4 changes to your morning routine for a more productive day

You reach for your Instagram, scroll through your inbox, and as soon as your feet hit the floor, you're already in battle mode for the busy day ahead.<p>Sound familiar?<p>We've all been there, but if you have a tendency to hit the ground running in the morning, it might be time to slow things down.<p>Taking …

10 Books Our Editors Won’t Shut Up About

Because we’re all book nerds at heart<p>Though we're all pretty much self-proclaimed book nerds around these parts, sitting down to read a novel after spending ten or twelve hours editing and writing articles isn't always our go-to. After all, there's only so much our eyeballs can take before they …

I Confronted the Doctor Who Missed My Cancer

When a Grey's Anatomy writer ran into the doctor who failed to catch the tumor in her knee, she didn't get mad. She made an appointment.<p>For nearly two years, I've been obsessed with medical journals. Volumes of fascinating, disgusting material that could only be described as <i>NSFAnyoneInHerRightMind</i>. …

The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …

Do Animals Feel More Intensely Than We Do?

If you’re a pet owner—especially if your companion is a dog or cat—then you know, without question, that these animals have feelings. They can show …

8 Reasons Why Failing Is Actually Succeeding

If someone told you that to succeed you have to overcome numerous failures, would you risk it? Many people wouldn’t. Trying to avoid failures is a …

Woman Says She Endured 8 Days In Psych Ward Because Cops Didn't Believe BMW Was Hers

"I do think race played a part in this."<p>NEW YORK -- Kamilah Brock says the New York City police sent her to a mental hospital for a hellish eight days, where she was forcefully injected with powerful drugs, essentially because they couldn't believe a black woman owned a BMW.<p>In her first on-camera …

This man’s Exorcist prank on his friend is a stroke of evil genius

<b>This is brilliant, but terrifying.</b><p>Over the last week, a story has been doing the rounds online about an evil genius and a prank he played on his …

Pranks

Historians want this woman on the new $10 bill

Ever since Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew’s announcement in June that he would put a woman’s face on the $10 bill, there’s been debate about who would …

3 Reasons You Kind of Suck For Copying Someone Else's Tattoo

My left forearm has the distinct honor of being the canvas for the tattoo that has garnered artist Becca Genné-Bacon her most-liked Instagram post, besting an epic thigh cactus by about a dozen double-clicks.<p>(Apparently, it's also her dad's favorite tattoo of all the photos she's posted of her …

Tattoos

9 tricky brain teaser questions tech engineers struggle to answer at job interviews

But even they have a hard time answering the brain teaser questions a lot of tech companies like to ask during job interviews.<p>We went through Glassdoor to find some of the trickiest brain teaser questions they get asked, and the best way to answer them.

Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases

In his latest book, "The Sense of Style," Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker explores the most common words and phrases that people stumble over.<p>The book is like a modern version of Strunk and White's classic "The Elements of Style," but one based on linguistics and updated for …

Top Music & Video Download Website

Japan's All-White Eggs

A recent push by the Japanese government to use rice as livestock feed has resulted in chickens laying eggs with white yolks. A hen’s diet is known to significantly influence the color of their egg yolks, so substituting the normal corn-based feed with rice has unsurprisingly led to the milky …

Here’s The Rock With An Adorable French Bulldog Puppy He Saved From Drowning

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is pretty good at the Internet. Hell, he may be the best at the Internet. Case in point, The Rock just posted a picture of himself in a pool in a wet shirt, holding two adorable French bulldogs with a story about how he saved one of them from CERTAIN DOOM. Jeez dude, the …

Pets

15 new books you absolutely need to read in September

After three long months of maxi skirts, a lot of sweat, and cringe-worthy energy bills, it’s finally FINALLY September. It’s not exactly autumn yet, …

Books

Here's how easy it is to install an ad blocker on your iPhone

That's causing publishers to freak out because they could see a big loss of revenue if lots of their readers on iPhones start blocking ads.<p>Ad blocking isn't actually available to everyone right now because iOS 9 is still in beta. But anyone with a recent iPhone or iPad can download the beta release …

Apps

Photo Of The Day: Buddhist Monk Shares A Meal With A Tiger

Image Source: RedditFounded in 1994, Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua, a Theravada Buddhist temple in western Thailand, is also known as “Tiger Temple.” This …

Top 10 liars

Photograph: Michael Norcia/Michael Norcia/Sygma/Corbis<p>New York’s legendary Studio 54 nightclub, where David Hampton’s deception began.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/27/1440666067865/0861e0db-8843-4571-9b6d-b88ffe6ed185-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews