Ferrha Radley

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7 products the food industry has convinced you are healthy

Your trusty vitamin water is actually loaded with sugar, but what else would you expect from a Coca-Cola product?<p>Science has come a long way toward identifying what kills us, but we are still a longer way from knowing what keeps us going. It is in the murky gray areas that charlatans lurk, peddling …

'Love drugs' could make people more tolerant and improve relationships, but the ethical benefits are murky

Society is already used to the idea of mood-altering drugs, both in the form of prescription medicines such anti-depressants and illicit substances such as MDMA (ecstacy). Using both human and non-human subjects, researchers are now beginning to sketch a neurological picture of the brain's …

How Your Face Betrays Your Personality and Health

This story originally appeared on BBC Future<p>You might expect a great philosopher to look past our surface into the depths of the soul – but Ancient Greek thinkers were surprisingly concerned with appearance. Aristotle and his followers even compiled a volume of the ways that your looks could …

Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder may share genetic roots with creativity

Genes linked to creativity could increase the risk of developing schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, according to new research. Genetic risk scores …

Creativity

5 Fun Money Boosts That Grow Your Savings

Earning extra money is my go-to method for boosting any savings goal. Saving dough is one way to boost your nest egg, but earning extra cash can …

You Need to Read This To Stay Away From Depression! - By Ms. Samiksha Jain

You Need to Read This To Stay Away From Depression!<p>Depression robs people of their energy, ability to focus and pleasure. It makes them lose the joy …

Nutrition

The surprising downsides of being clever

Can high intelligence be a burden rather than a boon? David Robson investigates.<p>If ignorance is bliss, does a high IQ equal misery? Popular opinion would have it so. We tend to think of geniuses as being plagued by existential angst, frustration, and loneliness. Think of Virginia Woolf, Alan …

Psychology

Nootropic Brain Drugs Rise in Popularity for Today’s Cutthroat Corporate Climbers

Excess is out, efficiency is in. Welcome to the world of nootropics.<p>Andrew started his college graduation day at 6 a.m. with a wakefulness agent …

The Brain

Virginia Woolf on Why the Best Mind Is the Androgynous Mind

“In each of us two powers preside, one male, one female… The androgynous mind is resonant and porous… naturally creative, incandescent and undivided.”<p>In addition to being one of the greatest writers and most expansive minds humanity ever produced, <b>Virginia Woolf</b> (January 25, 1882–March 28, 1941) was …

Literature

6 Varieties of Ethical Non-Monogamy

I am all for more language to describe love and the varieties of innovative ways to do relationships and chosen family. "Ethical non-monogamy" is a great term that encompasses all the ways that you can consciously, with agreement and consent from all involved, explore love and sex with multiple …

Hollywood Buzz, Entertainment News for TV, Movies, Music and Celebrity Fashion

5 Signs He's Falling In Love With You

Women’s Health's Guy Next Door tips you off to the dead giveaways<p>Men aren't always the best at expressing our emotions. It's not that we <i>can't</i> talk about our feelings—we just don't even stop to think about them very often. Emotion, especially the lovey-dovey stuff, is kind of like elevator music to …

Relationships

Forget glass, solar panels could soon be made from GRASS: Moss-powered clock demonstrates how plants can supply our homes with energy

• <b>University of Cambridge scientist has revealed his green source of energy</b>• <b><br>By using just moss he is able to generate enough power to run a clock</b>• <b><br>He said</b> …

Clean Energy

5 Neuroscience Based Ways to Clear Your Mind

As an ultra-endurance athlete, I’ve competed in the Badwater Ultramarathon a few times. Some call Badwater the “world’s toughest footrace” because …

Want to live to 100? Eat these foods

Diet fads may come and go, but while so-called superfoods like kale, quinoa and acai are touted for their life-giving properties, it turns a real key to being healthy is getting out of the kitchen.<p>In the re-released “The Blue Zones Solution,” author and National Geographic explorer Dan Buettner, …