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The Latest: Paris suspect charged with terrorist murders

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Paris attacks (all times local):<p>6:35 p.m.<p>The lawyer for Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam says preliminary charges of terrorist murders and possession and use of bombs and weapons have been filed against the 26-year-old.<p>Frank Berton says Abdeslam will be sent to a jail …

Terrorism

How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

<i>By Melissa Dahl</i><p>A good run can sometimes make you feel like a brand-new person. And, in a way, that feeling may be literally true. About three decades of research in neuroscience have identified a robust link between aerobic exercise and subsequent cognitive clarity, and to many in this field the …

Haruki Murakami

1 Question Is All You Need to Judge Someone's Personality

This research-backed shortcut can give you an instant sense of someone's character.<p>If you want to better understand someone's personality, there's no shortage of options. Psychologists have developed various checklists and inventories to evaluate everything from whether someone is a card-carrying …

Psychology

Donald Trump Has Landed: Republican Presidential Race 2016

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Donald Trump

This \$300 Impossible Project instant camera is Polaroid but with a modern twist

<b>The latest retro-minded creation from independent camera design studio The Impossible Project is a new take on the classic Polaroid camera. The I-1</b> …

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

Consciousness

White Americans are nearly as blind to their racism as ever before

Along time ago, after a church service on a bright Sunday morning in the small town where I grew up, I heard one of the deacons tell another that he didn't believe colored people really wanted civil rights and integration. "If God had meant white people and black people to mix he would have made …

We have some big clues about what's coming in 'Destiny 2'

Activision, Bungie's publisher for "Destiny," announced the news during the company's earnings call on Thursday.<p>Bungie plans to release plenty of new content before "Destiny 2" — in the company's weekly blog post, it mentioned a big spring update as well as a full game expansion coming later this …

Destiny 2

Artist Reimagines Disney Animals As Humans, And You Won't Look At Them The Same Again

Have you ever wondered what your favorite Disney animals would look like as humans?<p>Wonder no more! Artist s0alaina, a student and Disney fan, decided to reimagine some of the most popular Disney animals -- like Lady and the Tramp, Simba and Nala, and Pegasus -- as humans.<p>"I decided to draw them in …

Walt Disney Company

8 Ways to Improve Your Brain Power

Don't you wish you had more control over your brain?<p>From idea generation and meetings to crunching numbers and copywriting, there are a lot of different situations in which more focus and improved cognitive function would prove beneficial. It would allow you to get more done in a shorter amount of …

How to manipulate people's mind

Can someone manipulate people's minds?<br>While this might sound like an evil question you will get surprised to know that certain forms of mind …

Self-help

Why working too hard can kill you

Confucius said that if you love your job you won't have to work a day in your life — but science continues to prove that too much time on the job can …

Mental Health
Psychology

A Comic Perfectly Explaining Why Anxiety & Depression Are So Difficult To Fight

I'm in!<p>We recently came across a comic that’s making its way around the internet right now, and since it deals with a topic that we’re pretty …

7 Books That Will Train Your Brain to Overachieve | Inc.com

The human brain is the most powerful tool you can possibly possess. Are you training and using your brain to its full potential? These seven books will help you achieve the peak performance you’ll need to compete, today and in the future.<p>1. Curious<p><b>Subtitle:</b> The Desire to Know and Why Your Future …

London School of Economics

Depressed brains are teeming with this protein - Futurity

A new study may be one of the first to suggest that depression stems for an excess, not lack, of an essential component—in this case a protein called …

Research

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Public Health

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

What the Dalai Lama Taught Daniel Goleman About Emotional Intelligence

Two decades before Daniel Goleman first wrote about emotional intelligence in the pages of HBR, he met his holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at Amherst College, who mentioned to the young science journalist for the <i>New York Times</i> that he was interested in meeting with scientists. Thus began a long, rich …

Emotional Intelligence

How John Bingham's edits to the 14th Amendment paved the way for gay marriage.

Next Tuesday, April 28, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in <i>Obergefell v. Hodges</i>, a blockbuster case addressing the issue of marriage …

LGBTQI

Is Congress ‘finally back on track’? Not really

In late-January, Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.), one of Congress’ less-conservative Republican members, could hardly contain his frustrations with the …

Has The Senate Found It's More Fun To Be Functional?

Loretta Lynch's confirmation as Attorney General was not the only sign of a spring thaw in the Senate this week: Senators also voted for a crackdown on human trafficking, while green shoots of compromise seemed to sprout on other contentious issues, both foreign and domestic.<p>To be sure, both the …

Mitch McConnell

America’s Gay Corporate Warrior Wants to Bring Full Equality to Red States

In 1992, Tim Gill was living a Rocky Mountain version of the familiar tech dream. A sci-fi buff and self-described “pathological introvert,” he’d …

LGBTQI

Why Hillary Clinton’s candidacy is a disaster for women

Hillary (drop the Clinton) has hit the campaign trail in her bid to become the next President of the United States. Sally Peck, a registered Democrat herself, is furious<p>Only two women have made it onto the main ticket for the US presidential election in my lifetime (and, indeed, in the history of …

The 50 Best American Poetry Books of the Decade so Far

No poem in the preceding decade captured the spirit of the times more than Frederick Seidel’s “December.” The product of a Faustian pact, it fixed …

Literature

Maya Angelou gets a hip-hop remix

<b>LOS ANGELES --</b> Before her death last spring at the age of 86, author and poet Maya Angelou was working on a new project -- one that puts her words to …

The Craft of Poetry: A Semester with Allen Ginsberg

<i>Elissa Schappell | The Paris Review | 1995 | 63 minutes (15,685 words)</i><p>We’re excited to reprint Elissa Schappell‘s essay, “The Craft of Poetry: A …

Literature