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Coming to Grips with the Implications of Quantum Mechanics

The question is no longer whether quantum theory is correct, but what it means

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How To Know When You Need A Mental Health Day

Madalyn Parker, a web developer in Ann Arbor, Michigan, emailed her colleagues to say she’d be using two sick days to focus on her mental health. The company’s CEO, Ben Congleton, responded by thanking her for helping “cut through the stigma of mental health.”<p><b>Watch on Forbes:</b><p>Parker shared his …

Mental Health

22 common mental health myths you need to stop believing

The best way to stop the stigma surrounding mental illness? Learning the facts.<p>As more people speak out about living with mental illness, conditions like depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder are finding a healthy place in public conversation. But there are still a ton of mental health …

11 Healthy Snacks You Can Buy at Target

Though it may seem like Target is best for clothes and makeup shopping, the popular chain is actually a great place to pick up food, too. They have …

8 Ways Honey Solves Your Health Woes

From berries to watermelon, find out why you should take advantage of Dr. Oz's summer favorites!<p>Feeling adventurous? Give these foods a try.<p>Find out …

Nutrition

Get Insanely Ripped Abs With This 10-Minute CrossFit Workout

Abs are mostly made in the kitchen, but you can help speed the process along by doing high-intensity workouts that burn calories and build muscle. This is one aspect of every CrossFit workout, which is why even though CrossFitters rarely spend time solely working their abs, they have amazingly …

How to Disappear

<i>Alex Difrancesco | Longreads | April 2017 | 8 minutes (2,070 words)</i><p>Last year in New York City, a 19-year-old engineering student named Nayla Kidd …

What happens if you don't sleep for 24 hours? You're basically drunk

For college students, new parents and employees dogged by deadlines, the all-nighter is nothing new. But going without sleep leaves you basically drunk, putting you at the equivalent of a .1% blood alcohol content as you drive to work, make decisions and interact with others.<p>“The first thing that …

Blood Alcohol Level

20 ways to improve your sleep, ranked from least to most effective

Few things are worse than getting a bad night's sleep. Not enough zzzs can leave you groggy, disoriented, and unproductive — not to mention it can up …

9 simple things that help us get a better night’s sleep

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>And it's not like the time you spend asleep doesn't then affect the time you spend awake. Quality sleep can help you fend off depression, …

21 science-backed reasons you should take a nap

“More than 85 percent of mammalian species are polyphasic sleepers, meaning that they sleep for short periods throughout the day,” according to the …

Health Check: what are 'coffee naps' and can they help you power through the day?

Caffeine and napping have something in common. Both make you feel alert and can enhance your performance, whether that’s driving, working or …

The New World’s Strongest Coffee is Called “Black Insomnia” for a Reason

The International Food Information Council recommends a daily caffeine intake of 300 mg, while the FDA recommends 400 mg, but just one 12-ounce cup …

Sleep deprivation, even when moderate, hurts employment

Lack of sleep is responsible for human fatigue, and can undermine economic performance. Paradoxically, the extent to which sleep time is a productive …

Sleep

Why you crave bad food when you're tired

Demolishing half a packet of biscuits while staying up trying to finish an assignment, swapping fruit for a chocolate bar for your snack at work …

Sleep on It: Researchers Find What Makes Memories Tick

<i>Summary: Researchers report on how sleep deprivation affects the ability to form new memories.</i><p>Source: Univeristy of Michigan.<p><b>Scientists have known</b> …

10 high-tech gadgets to help you get to sleep

We're losing sleep over … sleep.<p>Blame it on job stress or the circadian-rhythm-wrecking blue light of cellphones and tablets, but studies show that nearly half of Americans don't sleep well and that significant percentages of us suffer from chronic insomnia and sleep apnea, and that causes us to …

Some night owls have 'perpetual jet lag', new study shows

Researchers have found a genetic mutation that turns people into Martians — at least when it comes to sleep patterns.<p>People with the mutation tend to be night owls because it keeps them on a perpetual 24 ½ hour schedule — close to the Martian 24 hour, 39 minute day, researchers reported in the …

Banff: Escape to the Rugged Beauty of Canada's First National Park

A traveler finds peace—and herself—in Alberta's wilderness.<p>The maple leaves are everywhere: red ones on white T-shirts, white ones on red T-shirts. They’re screen-printed on bunting, chalked onto sidewalks, painted on faces, emblazoned on dog collars.<p>It is July 1 in Banff, Alberta, and residents …

Meditation in the Time of Low Self-Esteem

I don't practice meditation to become more enlightened. I do it to massage certain qualities within myself that make it difficult for me to live on Earth.<p>One of the ways I've found some relief in life is through a morning meditation practice. I don't practice meditation to become more enlightened, …

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The Universe Could Be One Giant Alien Claims Scientist

Are we living inside an alien?<p>A scientist has put forward the extraordinary idea that one of the reasons we haven’t found alien life yet is because …

High-Speed Electrons Have Been Spotted Outside Earth's Magnetic Field, And NASA Can't Explain It

So fast, they break current physics models.<p>In the region of space just outside Earth’s magnetic field, NASA has detected electrons that are being …

US election night 2016 – as it happened

• <b>Donald Trump wins US election – live updates</b><br>• Support our fearless journalism with a contribution or by becoming a member<p>11.54am GMT<p>Here’s an overview of where we are this morning:<p>Related: Donald Trump wins US election: the world reacts – live<p>11.48am GMT<p>Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, reacted to …

The Case Against Reality

A professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses.<p>As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions—sights, sounds, textures, tastes—are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about …

16 daily habits that are easy to practice and can significantly improve your life

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our favorites:<p>1. …

Mental Disorders

Why Am I So Tired All the Time?

YAWWWWNNNN.<p>Sometimes it seems that no matter how much you sleep, you're still exhausted. What is going on? And when does fatigue turn into something you should sorta freak out about?<p>Before you go running off to a doctor with the list of 89 esoteric syndromes you found on WebMD that *might * be to …

Sleep

The bombing of Hiroshima created a tragic link between Japan and Africa

The event had been organised by the Congolese Civil Society of South Africa to put a spotlight on the link between Japan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): that the uranium used to build the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima came from the Shinkolobwe mine in the province of Katanga.<p>This was …

Seven Surprising Ways Caffeine Can Help You Lose Fat, Build Muscle & Set New PRs | Poliquin Article

Caffeine is the most effective legal performance-enhancing aid available. It puzzles many sports nutritionists that more people don’t use it to run …