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The First Supermoon of 2018 in Pictures

England

The 15 Best Monster Movies of the 21st Century

From "Godzilla" to "The Host," the best monster movies of the modern age have made our fears look every bit as real as they feel.<p>From a certain …

Horror

'Mental,' 'Gorilla And The Bird': Two Starkly Different Accounts Of Bipolar Disorder

"Regaining sanity in a mental hospital is like treating a migraine at a rave."<p>It's a good line, and one that has the added benefit of being true. Zack McDermott should know; he's been through a few stints at mental institutions as a consequence of his bipolar disorder, which he chronicles, with an …

Mental Health

Tom Petty’s 50 Greatest Songs

50<p>“It’ll All Work Out”<p>Inspired by Petty’s brief separation from his wife, Jane, during the making of <i>Let Me Up (I’ve Had Enough),</i> “It’ll All Work Out” …

One Last Visit to See My Patient

The rain was coming down in torrents and my shoes were not up to the job. Nevertheless, I pressed forward along the soggy blocks. My 91-year-old patient and I had been together for some 20 years — honestly I’d lost count — so this was the least I could do.<p>Fibrotic lungs and a weak heart set in a …

Augmenting Your Reality – Holo with ARKit Interview

Augmented Reality is a bold new frontier for technology, and Holo with ARKit is one of the very first to take the plunge. Offering truly 3D holograms …

Augmented Reality

Simulating The Bodily Pain Of Future Climate Change

<i>Lisa Feldman Barrett is a professor of psychology at Northeastern University and the author of</i> How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain<i>. You can keep up with Lisa on Twitter: @LFeldmanBarrett.</i><p>Close your eyes and imagine a beautiful spring day in the forest. In your mind's eye, try to see …

What Hurricanes Can Dredge Up: Coffins, Canoes and Creatures

Jarring things can happen when the sea comes crashing into human habitats.<p>After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma battered Texas, the Caribbean and Florida, some memorable characters, stories of tragedy and moments of grace emerged from the wreckage.<p>The storms also left behind several unexpected …

6 Amazing Body Changes When You Give Up Carbs

Simple carbs, such as those found in cookies, candy and chips, are <i>The Bachelorette</i> of the food world. They’ll give you a quick thrill — but you know …

Nutrition

From Trump to string theory and supernovas: five science lectures to expand your mind

Jeffrey Sachs<p><b>Surviving Trump and overcoming climate change:</b> American economist Jeffrey Sachs ponders on some of the greatest threats facing …

These nine cognitive psychology findings all passed a stringent test of their replicability

“These results represent good news for the field of psychology”<i>By</i> Christian JarrettThe failure to reproduce established psychology findings on …

10 incredible things you need to see and do if you're on holiday in Sweden

If you're looking for somewhere that has spectacular natural landscape, bustling cities, a breathtaking coast and picturesque little towns, then …

What It’s Really Like To Date Someone With Borderline Personality Disorder

It’s complicated… but what relationship isn’t?<p>Imagine being stigmatized as crazy. Imagine your partner’s friends warning them to steer clear of you. On top of this, imagine experiencing exhausting mood swings and an unavoidable fear of being abandoned. Welcome to the world of Borderline Personality …

How Self-Compassion Can Help You Heal Your Inner Critic

We all talk to ourselves continuously. Most of this “self-talk” isn’t even in our consciousness, but it impacts our feelings, thoughts, and actions; …

What to Worry About This Week: Phones, Caffeine, and Meditation

Every day it seems there’s a new health study out. Something that used to be bad for you is good for you, or vice versa. It turns out most of these …

Meditation

How can I cope with my manipulative mother?

I am doing my best, but sometimes I feel overwhelmed by guilt about not doing enough.Annalisa Barbieri advises a reader<p><b>I am a woman in my 50s looking for advice on how to cope with my needy and manipulative mother, who is in her 80s. Physically, she is in really good shape: she is active, has a</b> …

Stronger Cognition Requires Mental Training Just as Much as Physical Activity

Old-school coaches think that, to build a tough athlete, they need to yell and scream at them, run them through ridiculously exhausting drills, and …

'It takes literally one second': A former Google engineer just gave me the best meditation advice I've ever heard

The tip, which originally comes from Tibetan Buddhist master Mingyur Rinpoche, appears in Chade-Meng Tan's 2012 book, "Search Inside Yourself."<p>Tan summarizes the advice for his readers:<p>What Tan's really telling readers: Don't get too ambitious when it comes to meditation.<p>It doesn't make you lazy — …

Mindfulness

Meditation helping professionals improve concentration and reduce stress while they work

MEDITATION is bringing mindfulness to the modern office.

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Mindfully Love: A Loving-Kindness Practice.

Can we mindfully love? Can we be present for ourselves and for those we love?<p>I have been in personal practice around love and relationships for as …

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How to Meditate and Why

The purpose of Meditation is to fix the Divine or God as the living symbol in the thinking mind initially, and gradually, to enter into a wideness …

5 Smart Ways To Deal With Workplace Stress

Feeling stressed at work? Sorry to say, you’re in excellent company. According to an American Psychological Association survey, Americans are more stressed than at any time during the past decade.<p>But I’m happy to share five helpful coping strategies I picked up from two experts while attending the …

The Simple Key That Will Finally Break Your Bad Habit

How can you use mindfulness to break bad habits?<p>If you’ve ever set concrete goals in life, then you know that’s the easy part. Do you want to walk more frequently throughout your day? Great. Do you need to lay off social media during work hours? No problem. Unfortunately, it’s the actual execution …

Cannabis-derived compound may help treat schizophrenia

New research paves the way for a new schizophrenia treatment, by testing the effect of a cannabis compound on rats. The study suggests that the …

Playing two hours of video games a week makes you more employable, Glasgow academics find

Playing two hours of video games a week could make you more employable, a study has found.<p>The Glasgow University research suggests that playing games such as Minecraft and Lara Croft can help young people to develop key skills.<p>Matt Barr, a lecturer in Information Studies, said his findings suggest …

Paleolithic Humans Got Dental Fillings, And They Weren't Pretty

Think a modern trip to the dentist is bad? Try one 13,000 years ago, where your filling contained the same material that we now use to pave …

This New Device Can Hear The Actual Sounds Made by Individual Cells

How to hear cells turning cancerous.<p>Engineers have created a nano-sized optical fibre that can sense impossibly small forces, from the turbulence …