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A New Theory on OCD: Maybe It’s About ‘Guilt-Sensitivity’

Obsessive-compulsive disorder manifests itself in many forms, but perhaps the one most commonly known is compulsive checking. (Did you really turn …

Psychology

You next iPhone may be assembled in India

Apple is going to start making iPhones in India instead of China, though most users will have to wait a while longer before seeing “Made in India” on …

Thirteen Ways of Looking at an Anxiety Disorder

I tried to figure out why I've been able to be creative and productive, even in my darkest times.<p>There is a certain kind of bro who is always wearing a fedora, even if he isn't wearing a fedora. I can smell a fedora-bro from 10,000 miles away. I can detect him via email, internet comment, or even a …

18 Comics You Need To See If You're Dealing With Anxiety

Now this is self care.<p>Anxiety often clouds the brain with false stories such as, “you’re not good enough,” “that mistake will haunt you forever” and “your worst fear is coming true.”<p>The mental health condition, which affects an estimated 40 million American adults, is notorious for creating …

Mental Health

iPhone 8 To Feature Wireless Charging

We have been hearing a number of rumors about the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus handsets, there are expected to be three versions of the handset …

Mobile Technology

10 apps for enhancing iPhone photos

One of my favorite observations by a now-forgotten sage explained the difference between writing and photography like this: <i>A bad sentence can be massaged, but nothing helps a bad photo</i>.<p>So true. However, I’ve experienced for myself how a good photo-editing app can salvage sloppy composition or bad …

Dust To Dust: Scientists Find DNA Of Human Ancestors In Cave Floor Dirt

Imagine being able to collect the DNA of a human ancestor who's been dead for tens of thousands of years from the dirt on the floor of a cave. Sounds fantastic, but scientists in Germany think they may be able to do just that. If they're successful, it could open a new door into understanding the …

4 easy ways to improve your mental health this year

Psychologist Dr Linda Papadopoulos shares her tips<p>When it comes to taking care of ourselves, most of the focus is on our physical rather than mental …

This ultra-thin sticker can add wireless charging to your iPhone

A French startup, called Energysquare, has created a new type of technology that can wireless charge almost any device. This includes devices that don't have wireless charging capabilities built-in, such as Apple's iPhone and iPad.<p>The company launched a successful Kickstarter campaign last May and …

Chinese smartphones are killing India’s brands

Photo credit: ocipalla / 123RF Stock PhotoChinese mobile phone brands are booming in India, for the first time ever making up more than half – 51 …

Mobile

Sleek iPhone 7 case puts the headphone jack back where it should be

iPhone 7 users no longer must choose between charging their device or listening to headphones, thanks to a new case that restores the headphone jack to its rightful place.<p>Getting a headphone jack back on the iPhone 7 comes at the cost of some serious bulk, but with Incipio’s new OX case, at least …

IPhone 7

The Truth About What Depression Does to Your Sex Life

I’ve suffered from depression all of my adult life. Even before I was “officially” diagnosed as having major depressive disorder in my midtwenties, I already knew something wasn’t exactly adding up. Despite doctors trying to pacify my feelings of nothingness—a feeling far worse than sadness—with …

World Health Organization

How To Ditch The Bad Habits That Will Hold You Back This Year

You can’t hope to make progress on your goals if you keep practicing these common bad habits.<p>Before you can have any hope of following through on your New Year Resolutions, you need to get rid of the bad habits that are holding you back at work.<p>Here are eight beliefs and actions you should cleanse …

Can breathing through your nose help you think and react clearly?

Researchers put nose and mouth breathing to the test.<p>Breathing is something you do all day long, without even thinking about it. And that's exactly …

Lab notes: Are c-section deliveries of babies altering the course of human evolution?

More cases of babies getting stuck in the birth canal since the increased use of C-section, researchers say.<p>The rise of caesarean section deliveries …

Pregnancy

5 Projects to Push Your iPhone Camera to its Limits

For the past few years, I have been really enjoying pushing the iPhone camera as far as it can go, to do photography projects that many people might …

Why the iPhone 7 Plus camera is a major milestone

We roll our eyes when Tim Cook introduces a new iPhone and says, “This is the best iPhone ever” each year. But the iPhone 7 Plus will be different.<p>Sure, ambitious upgrades remain in the pipeline, but the remarkable camera in the iPhone 7 Plus will make this year’s model memorable. Fifty years from …

IPhone 7

Apple iOS 10.2 Is Causing New Problems

Sticking to your guns is often seen as a good thing, but sometimes it can do more harm than good. Especially when it means persisting with a mundane process in full knowledge that it will cause new problems…<p>In short: today Apple stopped signing iOS 10.1 <i>and</i> iOS 10.1.1. What this means is Apple …

IPhone 7

What Happens to Dicks in Space?

The answer to the hardest space question of all.<p><i>Passengers</i>, which hits theaters Wednesday, features two sexy humans — Chris Pratt’s Jim Preston and …

A Few Reasons Science Is Afraid of Animal Consciousness

Slowly, slowly, animal cognition — or, gasp, consciousness! — is becoming a valid, fruitful scientific pursuit: over the past year, scientists have …

Consciousness

Brewery Uses DNA To Craft The Perfect Beer

London's Meantime Brewery maps out a customer's genes in order to create the best beverage suited to their palette

Beer

How Birds Evolved from Dinosaurs

At about six o'clock in the morning, long before light broke on a cold November day in 2014, I pushed through the Beijing station and fought my way …

What Happens When Tech Takes Control of Evolution?

Over the span of a few billion years, diversity of life has flourished on Earth through the process of natural selection. Then, not long ago …

3 Incredibly Cheap Biotech Stocks

There are stocks that are cheap for a good reason and those that are cheap only for a season. Stocks that are cheap for a reason could be value traps -- low-priced and likely to stay that way. Stocks that are cheap for a season, on the other hand, could make patient investors a lot of money over …

The collective intelligence of animals

<i>There are lots of reasons animals congregate in groups. The collective intelligence of a flock helps protect and save energy, keep them on track when</i> …

Birds

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Top 10

Missing Nanodiamonds Undermine Ice Age Comet Impact Theory

It looks like humans are to blame for killing off the wooly mammoths after all.<p>About 12,900 years ago, one — or several — comets collided into Earth, …

This is how happiness actually helps you live longer

There are countless reasons why it’s important to prioritize our mental health, and now we have another one — a new study indicates that happiness …

Russian Fisherman Catches the Most Bizarre Deep-Sea Creatures We’ve Ever Seen

The images on a Russian fisherman's Twitter feed are astounding, but there is also some concern that his creepy catches are disrupting ocean life.<p>A …

Arctic Inuits survive the extreme cold thanks to genes from extinct species of human

Greenland Inuits have survived the cold thanks to gene variants that first emerged in Denisovans.<p>Arctic Inuits may have adapted to the cold and harsh …