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6-Point Middle-Shrinking Fitness Plan That Actually Works

1<p>Make an Effort to Be Mindful.<p>Can you consistently identify your physical and mental state? ("I'm craving chocolate cake because I'm in a bad mood, …

iOS 11 Preview: First look at Apple’s latest mobile OS [Gallery]

Today at Apple’s WWDC 2017 the company announced the newest update to their mobile operating system, iOS 11. New update is now available to developers through the Apple Developer Center and will be available as a public beta later this month. As we begin to dive into the new operating system, let’s …

Cure For Cancer? Stem Cell Research Discovery Kills 'Disease-Causing Intruders,' Scientists Discover

Researchers at UCLA successfully created an artificial thymus capable of killing "disease-causing intruders" responsible for the growth of cancerous …

In 20th century, astronomers opened their minds to gazillions of galaxies

<b>WASHINGTON</b> — Before astronomers could discover the expansion of the universe, they had to expand their minds.When the 20th century began, astronomers …

University of Alberta

The incredible power of ignoring everything

Fyodor Dostoevsky, the 19th Century Russian author, once famously challenged his brother to try out a strange task: Don't think about a polar bear right now. “Try to pose for yourself this task: not to think of a polar bear, and you will see that the cursed thing will come to mind every minute,” …

Johns Hopkins University

Wake Up and Enjoy Your Life With Mindfulness

Sometimes I feel like I'm sleepwalking through life. There's this sense of everything being distant, unfocused, numb. I'm working, eating, talking, sleeping, but I'm just going through the motions. Coffee takes me up, carbs take me down, but the whole experience is dull, boring, repetitive, …

Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science

Steeping yourself in negativity has seriously terrible consequences for your mental and physical health.<p>Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel …

Happiness

Understanding Narcissism

<i><br>“The sadistic narcissist perceives himself as Godlike, ruthless and devoid of scruples, capricious and unfathomable, emotionless and non-sexual,</i> …

Ketogenic diet beats chemotherapy for almost all cancers says Thomas Seyfried

In an exclusive Examiner interview, Dr. Seyfried discussed why the ketogenic diet has not been embraced by the medical community to treat cancer …

25 scientific images so gorgeous you can't even handle it

The Only Montreal Thing That's Better Than Sex

<b>I had a shitty day yesterday, so I was thinking of ways to make myself feel better.</b> Shopping? Nah. Maybe ordering some sushi? Nope, wasn't feeling …

Meditation

Not washing hands, biting nails and other bad habits that could be good for you

Biting your nails<p>Sucking your thumb or chewing your nails are dirty habits your mother probably scolded you about.<p>But, surprisingly, by putting your …

8 Facts That Seem Impossible But Are Totally True

Every once in a while, someone gives you a piece of information that leaves you so dumbfounded that you question your entire existence…until you look …

Australia

A Harvard nutrition expert tells us why we should eat more fat

We've been told for decades that we shouldn't eat too much fat. Remember how it was on the top of that food guide pyramid you probably saw in elementary school?<p>For "bad" fats, like trans fats, this is true.<p>But scientific evidence has been growing that this advice was misguided, and that low-carb, …

Here's How Meditation Reduces Inflammation And Prevents Disease

A new study reveals the neurobiological effects of the practice.<p>Science has shown that mindfulness meditation can have a positive impact on a huge range of health conditions, including cancer, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. The practice has even been found to slow HIV progression …

The Absurdity of Infinity: Astrophysicist Janna Levin Explains Whether the Universe Is Infinite or Finite in Letters to Her Mother

“The simpler the insight, the more profound the conclusion.”<p>In 1998, while on the cusp of becoming one of the most significant theoretical cosmologists of our time, mathematician-turned-astrophysicist <b>Janna Levin</b> left her post at Berkeley and moved across the Atlantic for a prestigious position at …

Designers Works Over Ten Years to Complete Gorgeous Grand Piano of the Future

Hungarian pianist Gergely Bognyi recently gave the classic grand piano a makeover with a futuristic twist. The Bognyi Piano presents a sleek two-leg design that looks like a sideways “V” in profile. The streamlined style offers practical benefits: Supporting the piano with two legs instead of three …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

Wormhole to another galaxy may exist in Milky Way

A space-time tunnel could exist in the middle of the Milky Way and we could travel through it, say scientists<p>A giant doorway to another galaxy may exist at the centre of the Milky Way, a study suggests.<p>Scientists believe that dark matter at the centre of our galaxy could sustain a wormhole that we …

Scientists Develop Hydrophobic Metal That Causes Water to Bounce | Colossal

<p>Researchers at the University of Rochester’s Institute of Optics led by professor Chunlei Guo have developed a new type of hydrophobic surface that …

Engineering