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New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

The idea that everything from spoons to stones is conscious is gaining academic credibility

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present in every particle and all physical matter.<p>This sounds like easily-dismissible bunkum, but as traditional attempts to explain consciousness continue …

Consciousness

A scientist explores the mysteries of the gut-brain connection

<i>Sacha Vega/iStock</i><p>The brain in your head and the one in your gut are always exchanging info. But how do they do it? Neuroscientist Diego Bohórquez is …

North Carolina State University

5 Vegetables That Are Healthier Cooked

While the most important thing is to eat a variety of vegetables prepared in a variety of ways, sometimes cooked vegetables are better than raw. …

Nutrition

A 16-Minute Yoga Practice That'll Help You Master a Handstand

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Yoga

6 display settings you should be using in Windows 10

Use Window 10's built-in tools to tune your display.<p>Windows 10 Creators Update added two display settings that make sitting in front of your laptop or PC a more pleasant experience. I'll cover these two new display settings along with some old standbys so you can get Windows 10 ($92.99 at …

Nightlight
Tony Robbins

Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The past lives on.<p>The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment …

Alan Watts Reveals the One Mindset That Will Give You an Enormous Advantage in Life

Have you ever heard of Alan Watts? If not, he was a fantastic philosopher who popularized Eastern teachings in the west.<p>Not only was he a great …

Physics

Feds signing memo with Metis in Ontario to open ‘nation-to-nation’ talks

The federal government was poised to sign a memorandum with Metis in Ontario on Friday that aims to pave the way for advancing their rights and settling various claims.<p>The document kickstarts discussions toward a tentative agreement — to be reached by September — that will set up negotiations on …

Canada

8 Mistakes That Make Good Employees Leave | Inc.com

It's tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn't be. Most of the mistakes that companies make are easily avoided. When you do make mistakes, your best employees are the first to go, because they have the most options.<p>If you can't keep your best employees engaged, you can't keep your best …

The Workplace

Heisenberg's Astrophysics Prediction Finally Confirmed After 80 Years

Discovering that our Universe was quantum in nature brought with it a lot of unintuitive consequences. The better you measured a particle’s position, the more fundamentally indeterminate its momentum was. The shorter an unstable particle lived, the less well-known its mass fundamentally was. Solid, …

Physics

This 3-Minute Squat and Plank Workout May Be Short, but It's Intense

This total body workout is devoted to two types of exercises that you might despise because they're so hard, but man, they are effective at strengthening your thighs, butt, core, and abs!<p>It's just six moves, done for 30 seconds each, for a total of three minutes. So you can do this short workout …

Pulling an all-nighter could be a temporary fix for depression

Antidepressants can turn a person’s life around, but they can’t do it right away—a new prescription requires at least a month to take effect. Fortunately there’s another, drug-free, way to feel better almost instantly: Just stay up all night.<p>To explain how this works, Louisa Steinberg, a …

Sleep

12 Sets of Advice on the Kettlebell Swing

Welcome to our collection of articles and videos on the humble kettlebell swing. Seemingly a simple movement, there is more to the swing than meets …