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This is what your smartphone is doing to your brain — and it isn't good

All day long, we're inundated by interruptions and alerts from our devices. Smartphones buzz to wake us up, emails stream into our inboxes, notifications from coworkers and far away friends bubble up on our screens, and "assistants" chime in with their own soulless voices.<p>Such interruptions seem …

Social Media

Your Brain Can Resurrect 'Forgotten’ Short-Term Memories

Working memories don’t have to be continuously active in the brain to be remembered.<p>Day-to-day living can be such a struggle for people with short-term memory loss. But scientists have now found that memories are rarely completely lost—instead they're just moved to the subconscious.<p>A functioning …

Trump is already working on withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement

He’s looking at an option to pull out of the historic agreement within a year.<p>Less than a week after Election Day, Donald Trump is already trying to …

Climate

6 of the Best Cathedrals in Italy Photos

With religious roots as old as modern civilization, it’s no wonder Italy is home to any number of awe-inspiring cathedrals and basilicas. Constructed by some of history’s most admired architects, accentuated by world-renowned sculptures, frescoes, and paintings, and backed by leaders ranging from …

Scotland generates enough wind energy to power almost every household for an entire month

Wind turbines in Scotland provided enough electricity to supply the average needs of almost all Scotland's homes last month, according to a …

6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …

9 Habits Of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of …

Johnson & Johnson Hopes to Reverse Baby Powder Lawsuits

After a $67.5 million jury verdict against Johnson & Johnson on Oct. 27 marked its third straight trial defeat in an onslaught of lawsuits claiming …

Gambia pulls out of International Criminal Court, citing hypocrisy

The government of Gambia has declared it is leaving the International Criminal Court, accusing it of "persecution and humiliation" of Africans. …

Project management tips: Five ways to keep your project and your team on target

Big projects are more about people than technology. Here are some ways to keep programs on track.<p>Neil Pearce, CIO at Travis Perkins, is running a …

Project Management

How an Analytics Mindset Changes Marketing Culture

The most significant culture shift today for marketing teams is adopting an analytical marketing approach. Change has been forced on us, due to the steady creation of new digital channels that have affected customer expectations. The problem is that while marketers are <i>thinking</i> differently about …

Clouds gather in rooftop solar's biggest U.S. market | Reuters

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - For years, the quiet, winding streets of the Scripps Ranch neighborhood have been pure gold for solar installers.<p>Solar installers from Baker Electric place solar panels on the roof of a residential home in Scripps Ranch, San Diego, California, U.S. October 14, 2016. Picture …

Solar Power

A Quick Technique To Stay Positive When You're Feeling Down

We all like to think of ourselves as the woman warrior, the indomitable female the can-do girl who lives every moment with intensity and attention. But, alas, we are human and we have our down days and up days and in-between days. The days when we don't feel as positive or as motivated as we might …

Everything You Need to Know About Self-Hosted Blogging Platforms

The use of “site building for dummies” platforms is widespread, but they are not really what you need if you want to take blogging seriously.Simply …

Web Design

If You Run Fast Enough You Can Shut Your Mind Up for a While

When I run, I think about everything. My mind wanders here and there and by the time I’m done, it often feels like I’ve found solutions for every …

Exercise

This Twenty-Something Forced Silicon Valley to ‘Show Her the Numbers’

<b>Follow-Up Friday</b> is our attempt to put the news into context. Once a week, we’ll call out a recent headline, provide an update, and explain why it …

Silicon Valley

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

8 Sins Christians Have Become Numb to - Have You?

There are certain sins that Christians are always good at pointing out - usually in others. But there are a few that we tend to ignore, and these …

Italian olive grove stands in way of European energy security | Reuters

MELENDUGNO, Italy (Reuters) - In the name of European energy security, a private guard wearing a navy blue uniform, aviator sunglasses and a baseball cap walks around a grove of olive trees in southern Italy.<p>A site for the construction of a pipeline is seen in a grove of century-old olive trees in …

Italy

Prehistoric skull surgery could help prevent half of brain injury deaths, study suggests

The prehistoric practice of removing part of the skull to relieve pressure in the brain could prevent half of deaths from traumatic brain injury, a new study suggests.<p>Craniectomy, or trepanning, is a controversial technique where part of the skull cap is cut away to relieve dangerous swelling which …

When to start teaching your kids about checking, savings, and credit cards

<i>Chase has teamed up with The Players' Tribune and Business Insider to present "Letter to My Younger Self," a series where athletes reflect on their biggest lessons learned — from finance to relationships to careers. Readers will also discover how to apply specific financial learnings to their own</i> …

5 Things To Expect From The Apple Watch 2

We’re just hours away from the big Apple iPhone event but it’s not just a smartphone reveal that we’re expecting from Tim Cook and the Cupertino clan.<p>The original Apple Watch was announced way back in September 2014, and hit Apple Stores in April 2015 – so it is long overdue and upgrade. Web …

Apple Watch

#Recipe : Honey Garlic Chicken Skillet

en_US<p>website<p>thecherryshare.com<p>INGREDIENTS 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighsbreasts Sauce: 1 teaspoon garlic, minced � teaspoon ginger, minced 4 …

Soysauce

Scientists are digging through the biggest collection of human waste in the US to figure out why we’re so unhealthy

In the freezers of Arizona State University’s Human Health Observatory (H2O) lab are rows upon rows of jars, some white, some translucent with black chunks of solid inside. Together they hold something you would not want anywhere near the inside of your icebox: The biggest collection of sewage …

Biomarkers

Neuroscience says these five rituals will help your brain stay in peak condition

Thanks to improvements in medicine, more of us are living longer. That makes we have a heightened investment in making sure our brains stay in shape as we age, too. While an increased life expectancy will not necessarily lead to a higher incidence of cognitive disorders, Alzheimer’s alone is …

The Brain

This bike dashboard lets you make calls and get directions without leaving your handlebars

Think of it as a smart dashboard for your bike. The COBI allows bikers to mount their phone on their handlebars and connect it to a controller that they use by flicking their thumb. They can adjust their music, answer phone calls, track their fitness goals and more without ever leaving their …

IBM has been awarded an average of 24 patents per day so far in 2016

The media tends to focus on the crazy things Google, Facebook, and Apple patent, but they’re still dwarfed by more traditional companies like IBM and Samsung when it comes to the number of patents they’re awarded each year. Through the first half of 2016, IBM has, yet again, been the leader in …

Patents

Here's Why Recognition Is The Key To Employee Engagement

Everyone wants to go home feeling like they did a great days work<p>Everyone wants to go home feeling like they did a good job, that they were valued, that their input mattered, and it was appreciated.<p>However, according to a Gallup, only 1/3 people felt strongly that their efforts were appreciated or …

Beautiful, odorless tabletop ecosystem is powered with food waste

Composting food waste in a small apartment may sound like the makings of a smelly nightmare—but BIOVESSEL promises that doesn’t have to be the case. …

Food Waste