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Why the Concept of God Might Be a Useful Error

by Charles MudedeThis supermassive black hole is eating a star. NASA/JPL-Caltech<br>A galaxy that's 12 billion light-years away was identified by a team …

Black Holes

What Cocaine and Weed Do to Memory

"Your memory is really your identity. Your own history, your own desires, your own fears."<p>It’s well accepted that marijuana is associated with changes in memory, and the more you use, the more it could impede your ability to remember.<p>But “memory” is not just one thing, or one process. Some studies …

Time Travel

Why you should try the '8 till 8' rule: Doctor reveals the simple diet tweak that helps with weight loss, boosts immunity and improves gut health

Doctor Rangan Chatterjee recently revealed the link between poor gut health and a variety of illnesses from eczema and joint pain to acne and mental …

Wellness

5 easy ways to uncover your creative genius

How would you describe creativity? Is it an innate way of thinking, or is it more like a muscle that can be developed with regular activity? The …

Creativity

Why most people will never be successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

How Can You Be Sure You're Really Creative? Look for This 1 Rare Sign (and Ask Yourself 3 Questions)

Scientists have discovered that this type of thinking in teams and organizations increase ingenuity and productivity.<p>There are two prevailing schools of thought related to how we think, problem solve, make decisions, and view the world: "Convergent" and "divergent" thinking.<p>If you're familiar with …

Creativity

The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Consciousness

A Simple Trick for Eliminating 'Filler Words' Like 'Like' From Your Vocabulary

When speaking, the average person uses about five filler words—such as <i>um</i> and <i>uh</i>—per minute, Noah Zandan, CEO and co-founder of science firm Quantified …

Lips

Good Writing is Not Written, It’s Assembled

2 Powerful Writing Lessons from Ryan Holiday and Derek HalpernProlific writer Stephen King once said,“If you want to be a writer, you must do two …

Writing

'I would unwrite The Bell Jar': Daughter of Sylvia Plath reveals she wishes her mother's most famous work - inspired by her battle with mental illness - did not exist'

It’s considered one of the greatest novels of modern times – but the daughter of author Sylvia Plath has revealed how she’d like to go back in time …

Literature

30 Surefire Ways to Lose Your Gut for Good

<i>Shutterstock</i><p>Typically, when someone aspires to having a better six-pack -- or a six-pack, period -- he or she does it with a sense of urgency. We …

Nutrition

These are the real 'superfoods' you should be eating more of, according to science

Super, shluper. The term "superfood" doesn't actually mean anything, and most of the foods hiding behind such a label aren't all that good for you. But there are dozens of real, nourishing foods that you should be eating more of right now.<p>Thanks to some of the scientists at America's foremost …

Nutrition

Patrick Stewart to reprise role as Star Trek's Jean-Luc Picard

Patrick Stewart is to reprise his role as Jean-Luc Picard in a new series of Star Trek.<p>The character, who featured in Star Trek: The Next Generation and a handful of films, will return in the new CBS All Access series, which will reveal the next chapter of Picard’s life.<p>Announcing the news himself …

Science Fiction

I'm An Integrative Psychiatrist: Here Are 9 Things I Recommend Before Antidepressants

<i>If you’re feeling sad or blue or suffering from mild to moderate depression,</i> <i>seasonal affective disorder,</i> <i>dysthymia, premenstrual dysphoric disorder,</i> …

Costa Rica

Single? Here Are 5 Delicious, Healthy Meals for One

There are few things you’d rather do than come straight home after a long day at work, put on sweats and a sheet mask and just unwind in the peace of …

Healthy Eating

Laws of Light: Three Point Lighting

Jay P. Morgan is continuing on his Laws of Light series with a new video about the three point lighting setup!<p>After mastering the one light setup, …

Photography Tips

Your Senses Must Be Razor-Sharp

In order to write at a high level of competence you need a comprehensive vocabulary, a keen sense of overall structure, and an inner beat or cadence. …

Writing

6 Mental Barriers You Must Tear Down to Succeed

The world has few obstacles as formidable as the ones in our own mind.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you hit a slump in your career? If you are finding it difficult to get ahead, it could be because you’re inadvertently holding yourself back in ways you don’t even …

Self-improvement

9 Surprising Facts About Anxiety Triggers That Psychiatrists Want You To Know

Although some may not understand what constitutes a "trigger," it's a thing more people experience than you might expect. And while common anxiety …

Self-help

How to Publish Regularly, Even If You Lack Writing Confidence - Copyblogger

Recently, a writing student asked me about the dilemma of keeping to a publishing schedule, even when you can see all of the flaws in your own …

Writing

The biggest lie we still teach in American history classes

“The idea that we’re always getting better keeps us from seeing those times when we’re getting worse.”<p>One of my favorite writers, Gore Vidal, once described his country asthe United States of Amnesia. “We learn nothing because we remember nothing,” he wrote.<p>Vidal’s point is simple enough: America’s …

Black History

A slew of must-read books for writers

If you’re mired in a writing rut, read.More specifically, to revive and refresh your creativity—and possibly recapture your passion for prose—it’s …

Writing

How to Change the Passive Voice to Active Voice

New feature: Did you know that the ProWritingAid editor now offers an option to rewrite your sentences in the active voice?<p>There is certainly a time …

16 Unexpected Cancer Symptoms Every Woman Should Know

Don't panic when your body behaves in weird ways, but pay attention and get checked out.

5 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Drinks You Should Try This Week To Burn Stubborn Belly Fat

It’s really easy to get dehydrated. You think you’re drinking enough water over the course of a day but maybe you’re not. Being dehydrated can slow …

Nutrition

Ketogenic diet could give new cancer-fighting drugs a big boost

New cancer-fighting drugs come along pretty regularly, and some show more promise than others, but a new class of treatments is getting a boost in …

Infographic: Timeless tips to make you a better writer

Writing is darn near impossible to master, but there are methods to ease our editorial madness.<p>An infographic posted by GrammarCheck serves up eight …

Want to Live Longer? Science Says Drink More Coffee (Even This Insane Amount)

Yet another study says that even more coffee will help you live longer and fight off cancer.<p>I hope you're reading this while drinking a cup of coffee. Maybe even your second or third cup.<p>That's because a massive new British study, examining the coffee habits and longevity of nearly 500,000 adults, …

36 Tips for Writing Just About Anything

Basic tips for writing just about anything.There’s a lot more to writing than typing words.Writing well takes years of study, practice, and …

11 Secrets Of Irresistible People

Some people, regardless of what they lack—money, looks, or social connections—always radiate with energy and confidence. Even the most skeptical individuals find themselves enamored with these charming personalities.<p>These people are the life of every party. They’re the ones you turn to for help, …

Self-help