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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 …

Emily Dickinson

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 …

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 …

Anthropology

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 …

Mental Health

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

Energysquare promises to add wireless charging to all of your devices.<p>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 …

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 …

Mobile Technology

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 …

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?

Researchers put nose and mouth breathing to the test. (Only one gets the brain juices flowing.)<p>Breathing is something you do all day long, without …

The Brain

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 …

Prenatal Development

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 …

Mobile Photography
iOS

What Happens to Dicks in Space?

The answer to the hardest space question of all.<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p><i>Passengers</i>, which hits …

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

DNA

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 …

Dinosaurs

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

If you're looking for cheap biotech stocks to buy going into the new year, you're in luck. Shares of <b>Celgene</b> (NASDAQ: CELG), <b>Incyte</b> (NASDAQ: INCY), and <b>Ionis Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: IONS) are far less expensive than they appear on the surface.<p>Image source: Getty Images.<p>These biotechs sport …

Biotechnology

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>Filed Under Animals, Geology & Space Science<p>The revolution will not be …

Evolution

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 …

Zoology

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 …

Evolution