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Neuroscience: Your Brain Can Literally Be on the Same Wavelength as Someone Else's

Did you 'click' with someone? A brain scan could tell you.<p>The Beach Boys wrote a whole song about the experience, and we have plenty of informal phrases that try to capture the feeling. "We just clicked," you might tell your friend of a great date. Or, "It felt like we were totally on the same …

Focus, folks! … At a basic level, that’s our power over things, new research suggests

In the classic double-slit experiment of quantum mechanics, light, electrons and other quantum elements behave either as waves or particles depending …

How to tell if other people think you’re hot, according to science

By Ana Swanson<p>Ana Swanson<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p>One of the most pressing and mysterious questions for humans, the self-centered beings that we are, is what other people think about us. We expend a huge amount of time and mental energy wondering if our date finds us attractive, or if our co-workers …

Psychology

The future is a pen and this microwavable notepad

Despite the abundance of technology that I surround myself with (laptop, phone, second monitor, tablet, camera, ridiculously heavy and terrible iPad charger) the two tool that never outlive their welcome in my daily repertoire is a pen and notepad.<p>I’ve tried using a whole range of different …

How I Took Back Control of My Happiness and My Life

Having more faith than fear, choosing to be grateful, and taking responsibility for my own happiness were key to giving me the strength to take back control of my happiness and my life -- after years of grieving over the loss of my father, dissatisfaction in my career, relationship and overall life.<p>…

48 Hours in Seoul

Travel<p>From the August/September 2012 issue of National Geographic Traveler<p>Seoul has long been painted as the unknown quantity among Asia’s megacities, at most a stopover for travelers on their way to somewhere with more cachet. But that portrayal looks increasingly outdated for a place starting to …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

The Pentagon Says That North Korea Is Capable of a Nuclear Strike on the U.S.

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7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

Everyone procrastinates. Since the dawn of time, people have been putting things off.<p>Sometimes, procrastinating is harmless. Take for instance the …

Latitudes: Our Favorite Global Music In September

Imagine the band Haim meeting the late Ofra Haza, with some EDM thrown in for good measure. That's the wave the fast-rising Israeli sister act A-WA — Tair, Liron and Tagel Haim — rides. (Yes, their last name is Haim, too.) They pull inspiration from their Yemeni Jewish roots, as well as exploring …

Ask a North Korean: what happens when you die in the DPRK?

North Korea,Death and dying,Life and style,World news,Asia Pacific,Kim Jong-il<p>In an ongoing series, NK News poses a reader’s question to a North Korean defector. This week: funeral rituals, mourning and superstition<p>There are many funeral halls in South Korea, but there were none in my hometown in …

News and Articles About Conscious Living on Planet Earth

What self talk or program is keeping you from manifesting the life you desire? Dianne Bischoff James tells us how to address it and reboot our life …

Kerry warns North Korea of 'severe consequences' if it tests missile

Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday it may take more than sanctions to end North Korea's nuclear weapons threat because its isolation from the global marketplace makes U.S. economic pressure less effective than it was on Iran.<p>The American goal in North Korea remains the same, Kerry …

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

<i>“I don’t know what to do with my life…”</i><p>There have been many times in my life where I have been stuck and not known what to do next. I have agonized …

Motivation

Ask a North Korean: what's life like in the army?

In an ongoing series, NK News poses a reader’s question to a defector. This week, enduring military service on an empty stomach<p>In North Korea, men serve in the military for 10 years and women for seven. The special unit working as Kim Jong-un’s personal bodyguards serve for 13.<p>Military service is …

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

The Rise of Victimhood Culture

A recent scholarly paper on “microaggressions” uses them to chart the ascendance of a new moral code in American life.<p>Last fall at Oberlin College, a talk held as part of Latino Heritage Month was scheduled on the same evening that intramural soccer games were held. As a result, soccer players …

The Village That Will Be Swept Away

Residents of Newtok, Alaska, voted to relocate as erosion destroyed their land. That was the easy part.<p>NEWTOK, Alaska—Two decades ago, the people of this tiny village came to terms with what had become increasingly obvious: They could no longer fight back the rising waters.<p>Their homes perched on a …

North and South Korea back from brink of war as propaganda broadcasts halted

In face-saving truce, North Korea says it "regrets" landmine deaths of two South Koreans while Seoul halts propaganda broadcasts at the border<p>After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea on Tuesday pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and, for the …

By 2100, Earth Will Have an Entirely Different Ocean

A complete guide to the hotter, higher, trashier, fish-free oceans of the near future.<p>The ocean is in the midst of a radical, manmade change. It can seem kind of crazy that one of the most immense properties on Earth—the ocean washes over 71 percent of the planet—could be completely transformed by …

Why Your Possessions Are Preventing You From Forming Good Habits

If you want to be happier, focus your attention on experiences, not things.<p>I’ve long been fascinated by the relationships between people and possessions. It’s a complicated, rich, emotionally-fraught bond. In the chapter on the Strategy of Distinctions in my book <i>Better Than Before</i>, for instance, I …

South Korea indicts 63 in probe on defense procurement

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — More than 60 South Koreans, including two former navy chiefs of staff, have been indicted in an investigation into alleged …

When Hubble Stared at Nothing for 100 Hours

Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home<p>In 1995, astronomer Bob Williams wanted to point the Hubble Space Telescope at a patch of sky filled with absolutely nothing remarkable. For 100 hours.<p>It was a terrible idea, his colleagues told him, and a waste of valuable telescope time. People would kill for …

Hubble

Hillary’s climate opportunity: Here’s how she fights and wins on global warming

<b>(AP/Cliff Owen)</b><p>Clinton has the tools and opportunity to go big on climate policy, and she absolutely should<p>Simon Maloy<p>April 13, 2015 2:04pm (UTC)<p>The end of the 2008 Democratic primary was a weird, drawn-out exercise in face-saving and point-making. Sometime around the end of March or the beginning …

Chinese man with 17 girlfriends caught out at hospital arrested for fraud

A man in central China was caught cheating when 17 of his girlfriends visited him in hospital all at once<p>A <b>Chinese</b> man who was caught dating 17 women after they all turned up to visit him in hospital following a car crash has been arrested for fraud.<p>The man, surnamed Yuan, from the city of Changsha …

10 free and incredibly useful Android apps that you can't get on the iPhone

But since Android lets app makers do certain things that Apple prohibits, there are a few exclusive options that stand out.<p>From launchers that make it easier to access important information straight from the home screen, to apps that help you find files buried in your phone, here are some of the …

Google Play

5 Proven Ways to Create a Happy, Fulfilling Life

<b>“It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit.”</b> <b>~</b><b>Denis Waitley</b><p>Happiness.<p>You want it. You seek it. …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Has the Most Ferocious Lawyer in America Defending Him

Judy Clarke, the publicity-shy anti-death-penalty attorney, has defended the Unabomber, Susan Smith, and Jared Loughner, and successfully spared them capital punishment. Mark Bowden provides an in-depth portrait of her startling career.<p>We do not often think of a defense lawyer as someone who wars …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …