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Here’s What Happens When You Don’t Trust Your Gut

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The White House wants to poach 500 elite tech recruits from companies like Google and Facebook by the end of 2016 — here's how they plan to do it

"If you're an impact junkie, this is your Mt. Everest," former US chief technology officer and White House tech adviser Todd Park said at the Fast Company Innovation Festival last week.<p>After rebooting the troubled Healthcare.gov site by bringing in a small task force from the private tech sector, …

Creationists Are Building a Real-Life Noah's Ark

A fundamentalist Christian organization announced the opening of a theme park that features a 510-foot-long, biblically-accurate replica of Noah's Ark. We spoke to the man building the religious version of Disney World.<p>On Thursday in Williamstown, Kentucky, I found myself standing in front of a …

Meditation For Beginners: Eliminate Worry, Stress & Anxiety In 2 Minutes Or Less (Simple Self Improvement Series) | Trading Mates | Sharing Financial Freedom

Finally a Meditation Guide that makes it simple to eliminate stress, worry & anxiety...<p><b>**AWESOME BONUS:</b> Your book includes an Exclusive Yoga For …

Zooey Deschanel's startup Hello Giggles just got bought by Time Inc. for around $30 million

The Los Angeles-based startup is Hello Giggles, a general interest website for women founded in 2011, which Deschanel launched with friends Sophia Rossi and Molly McAleer.<p>A source with knowledge of the deal tells Business Insider the acquisition price was about $30 million — not bad considering the …

Startups

Shroud Of Turin DNA Indicates Global Origins

Genetic material suggests the shroud may have been created in India.<p>There's a surprising new wrinkle in the story of the celebrated Shroud of Turin.<p>A group of Italian researchers have found that the 14-foot-long garment -- believed by some to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, even though …

Jesus

Amazon takes 1,114 fake reviewers to court

Amazon continues its streak against suing fake reviewers on its site with a fresh lawsuit filed in Seattle, the BBC reports.<p>The 1,114 defendants, collectively labeled “John Does” as the identities of the accused are not known, sell their services for as little as $5 on Fiverr, the micro-services …

New Psychiatric DNA Testing Is Unproven Ground

John R. Brown had been on medication for depression and bipolar disorder since high school, but with personal crises swirling, he was desperate for help coping. So when his doctor suggested taking an expensive genetic test to find better treatment, he readily agreed.<p>“It was so simple,” said Brown, …

Depression

Blame it on biology: how explanations of mental illness influence treatment

Every mental health problem has a biological dimension. How could it not? All our experience and behaviour, normal or abnormal, is founded on our …

The Pentagon is figuring out how to make bodies heal themselves

Humans are quite feeble. We break easily, and just about every part of us deteriorates as we age. But the Pentagon’s research division, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), hopes to fix that. Today (Oct. 5), the agency said it had selected seven research facilities—including MIT, …

Johns Hopkins University

Four New Genetic Disorders Identified

<b>Hinxton, UK (Scicasts)</b> — The team behind the Deciphering Developmental Disorders (DDD) Study, one of the world's largest nationwide rare disease …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Amazon is reportedly considering making its own TV service.</b> It has talked to CBS and NBC about carrying their channels.<p><b>2. Apple design chief Jony Ive says he can now work on "naughty, under-the-radar activities" now that he's the company's chief design officer.</b> "I haven't felt this happy or this …

Jeff Bezos

A first for the marijuana industry: A product liability lawsuit

For years, Brandan Flores has treated his chronic back pain with marijuana, a remedy he champions as a natural alternative to traditional medication.<p>But recently he heard rumblings that his drug of choice might be less wholesome than he had imagined.<p>"There was talk about Eagle 20," he said, "and it …

Cannabis

Adidas's 3D Printing Is a Sneaker Industry Game-Changer

Soon, you may be able to buy sneakers that are custom-molded to your exact footprint.<p>Adidas has been pushing hard on innovation for awhile now. From technologies like Ultra Boost to prototype shoes made primarily of recycled ocean garbage, the German sportswear giant is no stranger to pushing the …

3D Printing

What Your Couch Says About You

It's like a crystal ball in the middle of your living room.<p>Everyone has a couch (hello, you have to sit on something while you watch your favorite TV show). But whether you choose a design based on comfort, style, or even price is quite telling. Find out what your sofa says about your personality:

The Pentagon Says That North Korea Is Capable of a Nuclear Strike on the U.S.

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DNA At the Fringes: Twins, Chimerism, and Synthetic DNA

DNA tests are thought to be conclusive proof—of crime, of family relation—but in some cases, our genetic material acts in mysterious ways.<p>Plenty of …

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What Do You Do Well That Others Don’t?

In 2013, Jayne Juvan became one of the youngest partners ever at the Cleveland-based law firm Roetzel & Andress — thanks to Twitter.<p>When Juvan started using social media a decade ago, very few lawyers used such tools. They didn’t see the opportunity. But after only a few months of blogging, <i>Crain’s</i> …

The Stress Hormone That's Messing With Your Diet

<i>By Kristen Domonell,</i> <i>Life by DailyBurn</i><p>We’ve all had those weeks where crazy amounts of stress leave us soothing our woes with late-night ice cream …

Wellness

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 …

Alzheimer’s may have been transmitted via injections, researchers say

Other scientists say more evidence is necessary<p>During the autopsies of eight people with a rare brain disease, doctors found something unexpected: evidence of Alzheimer's disease-like changes in the brains of six of those patients. That's especially odd, since the people were between ages 36 and 51 …

Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone

Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.<p>The results …

Psychology

GOP Republicans return to work with Trump wish list in mind

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican majority in Congress was on a glide path to the midterms, having passed tax cuts into law and backed off budget battles with a year-end funding package. But President Trump was not impressed.<p>Trump has been picking apart some GOP accomplishments, including the big …

3 ways to hack your brain & crush your goals

Do you ever set an audacious goal you’re really excited about but find yourself over it in just a few days?<p>Don’t worry, we are all guilty of this to some degree. The problem is that many of us rely on sheer willpower to get us through the hard times, we think if we just try harder we can succeed. …

Memory Loss

Here’s the best way to guess correctly on a multiple choice test

Often, you’ll hear people say that you should “trust your instincts” when making decisions. But are first instincts always the best?<p>Psychological research has shown many times that no, they are often no better—and in many cases worse—than a revision or change. Despite enormous popular belief that …

Psychology

Caring parents make for happier adults, research finds

The legacy of controlling parents last far into adulthood, scientist have discovered<p>Children brought up by caring parents rather than controlling ones, grow up to be happier and more satisfied throughout their adult lives, a study suggests.<p>New research has found that parents who invade their …

Psychology

Why Are So Many People Running For President?

Running for president is expensive and exhausting — but this year, some 22 people seem to think it's a good idea. There are five major candidates for the Democratic nomination and a whopping 17 on the Republican side.<p>But why? As it turns out, there are many reasons.<p><b>They Think They Have A Real Chance</b><p>…

Government