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Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit | Inc.com

There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, it's cerebral knowledge. This tends to build as you age, and is emphasized in most Western …

The Brain

This is the first laptop that comes with an ultra-wide curved screen

For a similar price tag as a desktop, you can get an equally powerful laptop that comes in a portable all-in-one package, screen included. But desktop gamers still seem to get all the coolest toys, like curved ultra-wide monitors for immersive gaming.<p>Acer broke the barriers between laptop and …

13 Alien Encounters That Will Make You Believe

The truth is out there!

Paranormal

Apple is experiencing multiple service outages

If you're having problems accessing the App Store, Find My iPhone and many of Apple's other cloud services, you're not alone.<p>Since at least 3:45 p.m. …

Meem backs up your phone every time you charge it

Forgot to back up your phone again? Meem‘s new product might be just the solution to your woes. The company creates power cables for iOS and Android that back up your device every time you plug it in. After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Meem’s cables started shipping earlier this week.<p>The way …

The best houseplants to clean the air in your home, as recommended by NASA

Easy to care for, resilient, and a quick way to inject some nature into your living room - no wonder houseplants have recently made a comeback. But did you know they also clean the air in your home? A NASA study found that a plethora of plants neutralise the chemicals found in furniture, household …

Plants

Microsoft is using synthetic DNA to store data

Microsoft's data might be intact for thousands of years to come, now that it's looking into DNA storage as an option. The company has purchased 10-million-long oligonucleotides (DNA or RNA molecules) from San Francisco startup Twist Bioscience. According to <i>IEEE</i>, Redmond converted a chunk of data …

How The Bacteria In Your Gut Could Be Used To Treat Mental Illness

New research finds that altering gut bacteria in mice changes the way their brains work.<p>The trillions of bacteria living in the human gut influence how our brain functions, our mood and behavior. Scientists have linked imbalances in this community of microbes to a range of psychiatric conditions, …

Multiple Sclerosis

Gravitational wave mission passes 'sanity check'

<b>A European Space Agency effort to try to detect gravitational waves in space is not only technically feasible but compelling, a new report finds.</b><p>A panel of experts was asked to perform a "sanity check" on the endeavour, which is likely to cost well in excess of one billion euros.<p>The Gravitational …

LIGO

MIT’s AI Can Predict 85 Percent of Cyberattacks

Knowing a cyberattack’s going to occur before it actually happens is very useful—but it’s tricky to achieve in practice. Now MIT’s built an …

Hackers use Congressman’s iPhone to demo ability to listen into calls, monitor texts, track location [Updated]

<i>Update: Rep. Ted Lieu has now written to the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform requesting a formal investigation into the vulnerability. In his letter, the Congressman says that the flaw threatens ‘personal privacy, economic competitiveness and U.S. national</i> …

Privacy

Huawei unveils P9 and P9 Plus smartphones to take on iPhone and Galaxy

Chinese manufacturer Huawei has unveiled its latest attempt to take on smartphone giants Samsung and Apple, betting on dual cameras and premium design with its new flagship Android phones.<p>The two phones, the 5.2in P9 and 5.5in P9 Plus, are thin, made of aluminium and have narrow bezels around their …

Phones

12 Things Healthy Morning People Do Every Day

They move, they hydrate, they conquer.<p>As someone who breaks a sweat before work nearly every single day, I'm often asked, "How do you do it?"<p>"The key to making it work is to have a strategy, ritual, and reward system," says Adam Rosante, a CosmoBody trainer who wakes up to work out at 6 a.m. He's …

20 Foods That Keep You Young

1 of 21<p>Anti-Aging Superfoods<p>Okay, so maybe we can’t actually stop the clock. But we can help you change up your diet so you’re staying stronger, …

Nutrition

Increase your strength by up to 20% in six weeks

Take your time<p>“The key to gaining strength fast through body-weight exercises is speed of movement,” says personal trainer Scott H. Mendelson</b> …

Workouts

The Only 8 Moves Necessary to Stay Fit and Gain Muscle

How many exercises do your workouts include? No doubt, we need to hit muscles from different angles in order to stimulate them as much as possible …

Workouts

What is a VPN - Gary explains

A VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. It is a term you may have heard, especially in the context of privacy, as well as geolocation. But what is a VPN, and what can it do for you? Let’s take a look.<p>Before we jump into explaining what a VPN is, let’s explain a bit about how the Internet …

Information Systems

An ancient virus has been found in human DNA — and it may still be active

This ancient retrovirus is a kind of living fossil, and the discovery of an intact copy of it within the human genome poses questions as to how it has survived, and suggests others from the distant evolutionary past may lie dormant in the DNA of many species.<p>A retrovirus replicates by inserting its …

15-Minute Full Body Workout for Muscle Mass

If you find yourself constantly making the excuse of not having enough time to workout, you need a short but intensive workout. In fact, trying to …

Workouts

10 Metabolic Moves to Supercharge Weight Loss

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded<p>F.D.A. Approves First-of-its-Kind Drug to Prevent Migraines<p>Josh …

Weight Loss

The better abs workout program

iStock<p>iStock<p><b>Duration</b> 20-30<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>We sit too much—at our desks, in our cars, in front of the TV. And when we train our abs, we …

Workouts

This Population Map Will Tell You If You Have Ancient Denisovan Or Neanderthal DNA In Your Genome

Ancient humans who interbred with a closely related but now extinct species called Denisovans may have polluted their own gene pool with certain …

Is There a Cure for HIV or AIDS? Here's the Latest on a Treatment Breakthrough

In February 2007, Timothy Ray Brown was HIV-positive. In March 2016, he is not. The so-called "Berlin patient" is the only person ever to have been …

Scrawny to Brawny: How to Build Strength and Muscle When You're Skinny

You've heard the names:<p><i>"Chicken Legs."</i><p>"<i>Toothpick."</i><p>Maybe you're one of the often overlooked minority of athletes who needs to gain weight to keep up …

The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

Let’s pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe. You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 …

Humanity

7 Signs You're Not Mentally Strong, You're Just Acting Tough | Inc.com

Saying things like, "I'm not scared of anything," or, "I didn't want that promotion anyway," doesn't necessarily mean you're mentally strong. In fact, there's a good chance you might just be acting tough.<p>While acting tough may meet your needs in the short term by artificially boosting your ego or …

Self-help

Samsung and Apple have traded places, and the Chinese are next in line

How do you know if a company like Apple has lost its way? How do you decide whether an uninspiring event or a dip in sales is just a temporary …

What believing in God does to your brain

Humans suppress areas of the brain used for analytical thinking and engage the parts responsible for empathy in order to believe in god, research …

Neuroscience

The 20-Minute 'No Excuses' Navy SEAL Bodyweight Workout

Don't have time to work out? Lack access to equipment, machines or the right gym? L<p>You will not get a pass from Brad McLeod, a former Navy SEAL who's …

Exercise

This Android App can turn old smartphones into full fledged security system

This Android App turns any smartphone into security camera.<p>You can view the video stream from any Android smartphone/tablet or desktop<p>Many a times …