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How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself | Mark Rice-Oxley

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Fake News

Samsung is focused on the Galaxy S8 and is already promising discounts to loyal users

This wasn’t how Samsung was hoping to end the year. As the competition is rushing to get product out the door in the lead up to the holidays, the company is licking its wounds and trying to move on from one of the largest consumer electronics PR disasters in recent memory.<p>For the South Korean tech …

Amazon Fire TV Stick With Alexa Voice Remote review: Smart talk is cheap with Alexa streaming TV stick - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The $40 Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote is one of the least expensive devices to stream video from Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, HBO, Sling TV and other online services. It's just as responsive as other devices, meaning it's lightning-fast, and charges less for an included voice …

Smart TV

Scientists Agree This Is The Most Effective Diet For Weight Loss

It’s so simple, but studies show it makes all the difference.<p>Run a Google search for the “best diet for weight loss,” and you’ll get 11,200,000 results. Near all of them will disagree as to what the best diet for weight loss actually is. Some will say that low-fat diets are the way to go, and …

The 3 Top Issues People Bring to Therapists

When it comes to mental health, we all have a daily choice: Practice peace or practice stress. As a psychotherapist, I am commonly asked for …

Mental Health

​How to Spot and Deal with an Adult Bully

If Donald Trump is the poster boy for adult bullies, how do we stop the ones in our everyday lives?<p>So far 2016 has undoubtedly (and unfortunately) been the year of Donald J. Trump. No matter where you go, what you do, or who you speak to, Trump's presence has become a Rorschach test on how to view …

Volkswagen's rad-looking electric car is intended to make you forget about Dieselgate

Unsurprisingly, Volkswagen is avoiding making a direct correlation between the I.D. and Dieselgate. Spokespersons for the automaker did not respond to questions, but in a lengthy statement, Volkswagen makes it crystal clear that the "zero-emissions" I.D. is meant to serve as the first in the next …

Short-Term Memory

Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro: 4K gaming jargon explained

The release of the Xbox One X on November 7 will kickstart the era of 4K gaming. The world's most powerful console will join the PS4 Pro, released in …

PS4 Pro

A searing new report claims opioid drugmakers spent 8 times as much as the NRA on lobbying

The report looked at the period from 2006 to 2015, when deaths from the drugs began to skyrocket. Here are some of its most striking findings:<p>Opioid drugmakers including Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, spent more than <b>$880 million</b>, or roughly $98 million per year, on lobbying and campaign …

20 Best Motivational Quotes to Get Your Day Off to a Great Start

Motivational quotes that provide inspiration, enthusiasm, a jolt of confidence... and that extra little boost you sometimes need.<p>When the going gets tough, you sometimes need a burst of motivation and inspiration to start your day off right. Here are twenty great motivational quotes to help you get …

Motivation

Pandora's $5 Streaming Offering Is A Game Changer

Yesterday, Pandora finally publicly announced the launch of its “new” Plus tier, and in doing so, the company may have kicked off a new era in the story of streaming music. While the features offered with the paid level may seem simple enough, the repercussions of such an option existing at all …

Clearwater Beach: Beachgoer's Paradise

The votes have been tallied and the members of the world's largest online travel community have spoken—Clearwater Beach is among the best beaches in …

20 Tips That Will Actually Help You Start Running

(And people who aspire to be runners.)

Science confirms what we already know – people who post gym pics on Facebook are massive narcissists

In news that will come as a shock to no one at all, it’s been proven that people who post workout selfies are just really, really into themselves.<p>A …

Google's Chromecast sales nearly doubled Apple TV sales in the first quarter of 2016

Google shipped 3.2 million Chromecasts in the first quarter, compared to 1.7 million Apple TV devices. That's according to market analytics firm IHS, whose latest report claims that the price difference between the two devices contributed to such high Chromecast sales — the Chromecast retails for …

How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

<i>By Melissa Dahl</i><p>A good run can sometimes make you feel like a brand-new person. And, in a way, that feeling may be literally true. About three decades of research in neuroscience have identified a robust link between aerobic exercise and subsequent cognitive clarity, and to many in this field the …