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Tip: Two Drills to Correct Forward Head Posture

It can wreck your training... and it makes you look weird. Try these simple drills to fix FHP.<p>It used to be called "scholar's neck" or "reading …

Wreck

Ex-engineer leaks how marketing works in the bike industry - MBR

The game's up<p>Shocking new video confirms everything you ever suspected with how the mountain bike industry pushes new standards on to an exploited …

Marketing

Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence Are Coming to Kill These 4 Small Business Verticals | Inc.com

I like to say that every business today will compete with technology but win with people. In order to win you need to be able to attract and retain fresh new talent to your business. To keep your business viable into the future you must evolve your value proposition to defend against, and take …

Blockchain

The ultimate guide to learning anything faster

<i>“If only I learned about investing when I was still in my early twenties…”</i><p>If only.<p>For many of us, there are more things we want to learn than we have time.<p>As information becomes more readily accesible online, the number of things we want to learn is only continuing to increase. And the only …

Self-improvement

10 Best Beaches in Mexico

White sand, warm water, idyllic views: There's a reason Mexico is a popular beach destination. And while sand-and-surf stretches like Cancun, Acapulco, and Cabo San Lucas often dominate the conversation, these ten beaches stand out for their unique activities, safety, surroundings, and overall …

Mexico

Easy Online Graphic Design Software

8 Free and Low-Cost Easy-to-Use Online Graphic Tools<p>Updated April 13, 2017<p>The Internet has become increasingly visual, which means home business …

Infographics

GlassWire Elite: Lifetime License | TechSpot Store

No antivirus is perfect, which is why GlassWire's firewall software is so important to ensuring your PC's health. GlassWire is the all-encompassing …

Firewalls

Here's What Losing Sleep Does to Your Heart

The case for getting enough sleep is growing stronger. In a new study, researchers find that sleep deprivation can cause noticeable changes in the …

Sleep may help us to forget by rebalancing brain synapses

New research provides evidence for the idea that sleep restores cellular homeostasis in the brain and helps us to forget irrelevant information<p>We spend one third of our lives sleeping, but we still do not know exactly why we sleep. Recent research shows that that the brain does its housekeeping …

Neuroscience

9 Things We Learned About Sleep In 2014

Despite the fact that sleep is essential to our survival, researchers know surprisingly little for sure about our shut-eye. Questions about why we sleep, how much sleep we need and what dreams are really for remain, but this year saw plenty of discoveries that have brought us closer to …

Sleep Protects Our Memories In More Ways Than One

Just in case you needed more incentive to snooze.<p>A solid night's sleep is known to protect your memories from bouts of forgetfulness -- and now we know it's making them more accessible, too.<p>New research from the University of Exeter and the Basque Centre for Cognition, Brain and Language is taking …

Sleep

The ability to control dreams may help us unravel the mystery of consciousness

We spend around six years of our lives dreaming—that’s 2,190 days or 52,560 hours. Although we can be aware of the perceptions and emotions we experience in our dreams, we are not conscious in the same way as when we’re awake. This explains why we can’t recognize that we’re in a dream and often …

Consciousness

Better sleep may be the key to treating depression, anxiety and schizophrenia

We are only beginning to unravel the genetic and biochemical basis of mental illness—a vague term including conditions as diverse as anxiety, depression, and mood and psychotic disorders. With millions of people suffering from such conditions, it is crucial that we find ways to improve diagnosis …

Mental Health

Taking an Hour Long Afternoon Nap Improves Memory and Cognition in Older Adults

<i>Summary: Researchers report aging Chinese people who took an afternoon snooze had better memory and thinking skills than those who didn’t.</i><p>Source: …

9 Science-Backed Reasons Why You Should Go to Bed Early

Show of hands if you've ever stayed up way too late texting with friends, catching up on TV shows, or scrolling aimlessly through Pinterest or Reddit. Yep, plenty of us are guilty as charged -- and as a result, we end up feeling exhausted in the morning.<p>That most Americans are falling short on …

How Getting More Sleep Can Help You Solve Your Creative Problems

When you return to the problem after sleeping, you’ll retrieve different information from memory than before you slept.<p>We all know that we should probably be getting more sleep. And we’ve learned that sleep improves your mood, helps you to learn, clears your brain of toxins, and helps you …

What’s Happening in Your Brain When You Can’t Stay Awake

Anyone who has ever driven home after a red-eye flight or sat through an important but interminable lecture will know the feeling: You’re commanding …

The Brain

Here’s why you should nap at work every day

sleep<p>Midday napping may help keep frustration in check<p><b>THE QUESTION</b> Not getting enough sleep can cause a range of problems — physical, mental and emotional. Might a midday nap help ease some of these?<p><b>THIS STUDY</b> involved 40 adults (average age, 21) who were generally healthy and had no sleep …

Sleep

5 Scary Health Effects Of Sleep Deprivation During The Teen Years

90 percent of teens are sleep deprived -- and the health costs could be significant.<p>Sleep loss can take a devastating toll on the mind and body at any stage of life, from early childhood to older adulthood. But for teenagers, who are at a critical stage of development, skipping out on sleep can be …

Sleep

Nature's Anti-Aging Pill Is Your Pillow

I was lying in bed last night pondering a heavy question. What is the most important practice to boost our energy and extend our life? Is it avoiding the bad habits of smoking, sitting, and isolation? Is it adding in the good activities of eating leafy greens, walking 10,000 steps, or meditating? …

Taking A Midday Nap Could Lower Your Blood Pressure

It's science.<p>Depending on your office environment, it might be considered unusual to have a cat nap in the middle of the workday. But recent research has found that an hour of midday shut-eye could be good for your health.<p>Turning the traditional lunch break into an afternoon nap has been shown to …

Sleep

Sleep Might Help Deepen Traumatic Memories - Sleep Center

<b>WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2012 (HealthDay News) —</b> Your emotional response to a disturbing image or traumatic event is weaker if you remain awake afterward, …

Sleep

What Actually Happens While You Sleep and How It Affects Your Every Waking Moment

The Ancient Greeks believed that one fell asleep when the brain filled with blood and awakened once it drained back out. Nineteenth-century philosophers contended that sleep happened when the brain was emptied of ambitions and stimulating thoughts. <i>“If sleep doesn’t serve an absolutely vital</i> …

The myth of the eight-hour sleep

<b>We often worry about lying awake in the middle of the night - but it could be good for you. A growing body of evidence from both science and history suggests that the eight-hour sleep may be unnatural.</b><p>In the early 1990s, psychiatrist Thomas Wehr conducted an experiment in which a group of people …

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

Lack of sleep may increase Alzheimer's risk

<b>A new study suggests that reduced sleep and poor sleep quality may be linked to increased build-up of beta-amyloid plaques in the brains of older</b> …

8 Scary Side Effects Of Sleep Deprivation

The immediate effects of skimping on sleep are obvious. You're groggy, unfocused, sluggish and dying for a nap (or a second cup of coffee). Then there are the sneakier signs you're overtired: You're overly emotional, starving and clumsier than usual. Most of the time, a solid night's sleep will …

Lack of Sleep: What It Does to Your Brain

Behind the controls of the Metro-North train that derailed in New York earlier this week was a tired driver, according to new reports that engineer …

Sleep Therapy May Help Cure Depression Faster

Everyone's felt her mood plummet after a few (or more!) bad nights of sleep. And we've all had difficulties sleeping when we're sad or upset. But …