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Overwatch’s highest-paid pro lands $150,000 salary deal

In case you've been living under a rock, eSports is massive. So big in fact, that even traditional sports leagues (like the NFL) are getting in on the act. Aside from TV networks, soccer clubs, and F1 racing, of course. And, judging by the latest scoop, competitive gaming may soon boast its own …

New research on multiple personalities is challenging the idea that we have a fixed identity

Until she was 40 years old, Melanie Goodwin had no memory of her life before the age of 16. Then, a family tragedy triggered a cataclysmic psychological change. Suddenly she was aware of other identities inside her, and the barriers between them were crumbling. The different identities belonged to …

Psychology

Revolutionary approach to treat depression

We're a health news and information site. So we sometimes write about experimental treatment. Our articles are reviewed by a medical doctor and …

The MP3 format is officially dead

If you grew up in the 90s and early 2000s, you probably still remember downloading MP3 files to build your music collection, and burning up to 10 times as many of these onto audio discs than you could with traditional CD tracks.<p>I didn’t just remind you of MP3s to make you feel old first thing on a …

Scientists Uncover a Higher State of Consciousness

Neuroscientists from the University of Sussex made a pretty neat discovery as they claim to have just found evidence of a higher state of …

Consciousness

Scientists create weird substance that accelerates backwards when you push it

Researchers at Washington State University have created a fluid "that has the properties of negative mass," reports New Atlas. When you push it, it …

Sarah Palin's treatment at Fox News: Ailes called her 'hot', Wallace hoped she would sit in his lap

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Fox News continues to reel from the summary dismissal of its top star Bill O'Reilly this week and its creator, Roger Ailes earlier this year, a lot of attention has been given to women who worked there and whether they experienced any sort of harassment.<p>There was a very interesting …

Corporate Culture

Maturing well: Inside the country's first gourmet retirement village

At the Redwood Bistro, the on-site restaurant of Bishopstoke Park care home in Eastleigh, Hampshire, lunch is taken very seriously.<p>Head chef Rob Quehan hunches over the hot pass, inspecting an outgoing dish. Scattered expertly on the plate is a loin of farmed rabbit, carrot puree, asparagus, broad …

Science says parents of successful kids have 17 things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

Will Americans submit to despotism in an urge to “escape from freedom”? Erich Fromm saw it coming | Salon.com

President Donald Trump took his rancorous feud with the press to a frightening new level last week when he posted an inflammatory tweet that echoed tyrants of the past, calling the all-caps “FAKE NEWS” media “the enemy of the American People.”<p>As many were quick to point out, the phrase “enemy of …

Pope Francis: better to be an atheist than a hypocritical Catholic

Pope criticises ‘double life’ led by some members of his own church during the sermon of his private morning mass<p>Pope Francis has delivered another criticism of some members of his own church, suggesting it was better to be an atheist than one of many Catholics who he said lead a hypocritical …

Christianity

Moto Z Mod puts a walkie-talkie on your phone

Motorola has been encouraging enterprising hardware hackers to create Mods at contests around the globe for the Moto Z smartphone, though so far results have been somewhat limited. The latest Mod to make its way to an Indiegogo project is the Linc radio -- a nifty little walkie-talkie Mod that the …

Walkie-talkies

Chewing triggers "sound rage". NHL vs Concussion Science, and more

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: Joey Chestnut competes in the annual Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island July 4, 2016 in New York City. Joey Chestnut …

Study: Conservatives more likely to believe fake news

A UCLA-led study found that political views have a lot to do with how likely each of us are to believe information about potential threats — even when the threats aren’t real.<p>Led by UCLA anthropology professor Daniel Fessler, researchers began their work long before fake news became a talking point …

Fake News

Pop Culture Was Wrong - Psychopaths Are More Likely to Have Below-Average Intelligence

Dispelling the evil genius myth.<p>In movies and TV shows, psychopaths are portrayed as cold, callous, and manipulative 'bad guys', who pose a …