Adler Fagerström

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The DASH Diet Is Great For Weight Loss, So Why Is No One Following It?

Our dietitian busts 4 common misconceptions about the DASH diet—plus why you might want to consider it.<p>The DASH diet often flies under the radar, …

Diets

The secret to overcoming anxiety

Is it more simple than we 'think'?<p><i>by</i><p>, Business Development at PwC, Corporate Wellbeing Advocate & Author of 'No-mind'<p>Over 40 million Americans and …

How To Become Relaxed

The skills of becoming relaxed when necessary and remaining relaxed whenever possible can be transformative, and can make a measurable difference in …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Nigerian Artist Captivates Twitter with Hyperrealistic Charcoal Drawings

When you first look at a hyperrealistic drawing by Nigerian artist Chiamonwu Joy, you’ll find it hard to believe that it’s a work of fine art and not just a photo. Her ongoing series of portraits have such a convincing three-dimensional quality that they appear to be captured with a camera—as if at …

The Significance of Botticelli’s Renaissance Masterpiece ‘The Birth of Venus’

An early master of the Italian Renaissance, Sandro Botticelli is celebrated for his painterly contributions to the major art movement. While the artist's oeuvre features secular portraits and Biblical depictions, he is most well- known for his larger-than-life, mythological scenes—namely, <i>The Birth</i> …

The extraordinary life of Nikola Tesla, a virgin inventor who spoke 8 languages

Match the following figures – Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Nobel and Nikola Tesla – with these biographical facts:<p>Spoke eight languages<br>• Produced the first motor that ran on AC current<br>• Developed the underlying technology for wireless communication over long distances<br>• Held …

Indiana University

The modern-day version of a thousand-year-old philosophy can help anyone be more confident

Ever feel like you're not good enough? Something bad happens and your brain plays a YouTube highlight reel of every mistake you've ever made. Your confidence crashes and your self-esteem flatlines.<p>You're not alone. People have been feeling like this as long as there have been people. It's an old …

Elon Musk sees backflipping robot, thinks Apocalypse

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Ever since I saw Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot perform a backflip, I've not been the same.<p>Involuntary shudders have assaulted me in public moments. I even threw my copy of "Atlas Shrugged" in the trash. It …

Tesla

Cult leaders like Charles Manson exploit this basic psychological need

Know what to look out for.<p>Charles Manson, who died November 19, famously attracted a coterie of men and women to do his bidding, which included committing a string of murders in the late-1960s.<p>Manson is undoubtedly a fascinating figure with a complicated life story. But as someone who studies human …

This Prehistoric "Masterpiece" Could Rewrite The History of Ancient Greek Art

It was hidden under millennia of dirt.<p>It didn't look like much at first. A small piece of stone, just 3.6 centimetres (1.4 inches) in length, …

12 Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like this, visit health.com.<p>Everyone gets nervous or anxious from time to time—when …

When the Revolution Came for Amy Cuddy

I first met Amy Cuddy in January, soon after she moved into a new office at the Harvard School of Public Health. Cuddy was, at the time, officially on the faculty at Harvard Business School, but she was taking a temporary leave, her small box of an office filled with boxes. As she talked about her …

Psychology

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is the source of our self-obsession

Whether you know it or not, a powerful cult is recruiting you. Cults display unwarranted admiration for a person or thing, and this one has chosen an especially irresistible figurehead: you.<p>The Cult of Self lulls us into believing that we’re better than others, that our needs matter more, and that …

Behavioral Sciences

How Accurately Can People Draw Famous Logos From Memory?

This is the graphic design version. We need an ID version too<p>Here's a fun game for designers: Quick, can you draw the Target logo from memory? How …

Researchers find "executioner protein" that causes cancer cells to self-destruct without hurting healthy cells

Killing Cancer with Apoptosis<p>Albert Einstein College of Medicine scientists have induced cancer cells to commit suicide with a new compound that …

Cancer Cells

One month with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8: The S Pen rises above all else

After more than a month with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, I am convinced it is the best phone for me and the best for many in the enterprise.<p>It's now …

Tokyo Is Preparing for Floods ‘Beyond Anything We’ve Seen’

KASUKABE, Japan — The cavernous underground cisterns here north of Tokyo could hold the Statue of Liberty, a scale that underscores the site’s immense task: protecting the world’s most populous metropolis from flooding.<p>Linked by tunnels that divert water away from the region’s most vulnerable …

Japan

Here's What Design Looks Like in North Korea

Nick Bonner developed an insatiable interest in North Korean culture upon visiting the country in 1993. After hundreds of visits to the Democratic …

Apple is looking into reports of iPhone 8 batteries swelling

Reports from a few iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus buyers have suggested there could be an issue with the battery inside some of the devices swelling, causing the case of Apple’s new iPhone to split open and expose the smartphone’s internals.<p>Apple has now confirmed it is looking into it, although a …

Mobile Technology

Google's 2017 gadget collection

A photographic portfolio featuring the company's new products<p>About five years ago, a popular line was “Google is getting better at design faster than Apple is getting better at web services,” and I think that’s reached an inflection point. The overall design of Android and Google’s web-based …

Can CBD oil help anxiety?

Cannabidiol is a compound derived from cannabis plants. It may help people with anxiety reduce their symptoms with few or no side effects.<p>Research on …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Science Says These 7 Attention Exercises Will Instantly Make You More Focused

In just a few minutes a day, you can rebuild your declining attention span.<p>With knowledge workers--software engineers, writers, entrepreneurs, and most people with a "white-collar" job--currently outnumbering all other workers in the U.S. four to one, it's clear that the thinkers will inherit the …

Mindfulness

The Avant Garde Art of Yayoi Kusama at Her Museum

Attention Economy

How to Train Yourself to Think Differently and Permanently Rewire Your Brain, According to Science

It's not about thinking positively. It's about learning how to think realistically.<p>The conversations you have with yourself have a direct impact on how you feel and how you behave. If your self-talk is filled with self-doubt, harsh criticism, and catastrophic predictions, you'll struggle to reach …

The Brain

Tomb Raider trailer drops – and it's not as bad as the poster

After releasing a poster that did beguiling things to Alicia Vikander's neck, Warner Bros have released the first trailer for next year's revamped Tomb Raider film – and it looks promising.<p>The Swedish actress is the second person to take on the role of the adult Lara Croft after Angelina Jolie …

Tomb Raider

TGS 2017: Zone of the Enders' VR Mode Is Promising

The remake adds a fun new feature that's reminiscent of arcade games.<p>Announced during Sony’s TGS PlayStation conference, Zone of the Enders: The 2nd …

Industrial Design: Samsung Dex Book Concept

We are sharing an industrial design project of a product that we wished it was real so we can see how it will actually work in real-life. Too bad …

Product Design

6th Global Mass Extinction Is Coming All Too Soon, According to This Mathematician

Numbers don't lie.<p>It doesn't come along very often, but after some 540 million years, this world we live on has witnessed five mass extinctions – and …

Climate Change