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Research Finds Music Training Increases Brain Power And Language Skills

Ever wondered what impact music has on the brain?<p>Consider this: Albert Einstein was a master violinist. His mother, also a talented musician, made …

The Gay Guide to Wedded Bliss

Research finds that same-sex unions are happier than heterosexual marriages. What can gay and lesbian couples teach straight ones about living in harmony?<p>It is more than a little ironic that gay marriage has emerged as the era’s defining civil-rights struggle even as marriage itself seems more …

How High School Students Use Instagram to Help Pick a College

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Mixed Signals: Why People Misunderstand Each Other

The psychological quirks that make it tricky to get an accurate read on someone's emotions<p>In her new book <i>No One Understands You and What To Do About It</i>, Heidi Grant Halvorson tells readers a story about her friend, Tim. When Tim started a new job as a manager, one of his top priorities was …

Naming in American Sign Language

Shortcut lets brain make memories in a flash - Futurity

Nerve cells have a special “pre-assembly” technique that enables the brain to quickly form memories. …

The Brain

Mujer Sana Hoy - Health and Wellbeing tips for all Women

A lo largo de los años, nos hemos hecho la misma pregunta sobre los verdaderos beneficios de caminar, al menos, 40 minutos diarios. ¿Estaré perdiendo …

FCC Eying Net Neutrality Plan That Will Make No One Happy

The FCC chairman is mulling a “hybrid” legal strategy to justify new rules on Internet lines.<p>FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is considering a novel legal strategy for solving the net neutrality mess the agency is currently in, one that would combine elements of the FCC’s two main legal options for …

Turkish Musician Shows How to Play the Yaybahar, His Mesmerizing, Newly-Invented Instrument

Once upon a time, a handsome man was trapped in a tower overlooking the sea. To amuse himself, he built a magical instrument. It was constructed of …

James Franco Tries To Break The Internet With Bunny Ears and Peanut Butter

If Kim Kardashian’s nudity wasn’t enough, Paper Magazine continued its efforts to #BreakTheInternet on Saturday with the assistance of James Franco. Franco took requests from random internet users for a 45-minute Google Hangout titled #MakeJamesDo. Turns out, people on the internet are weird. Go …

Funny Face

The Collective American Scream

Horror has grabbed the country by the throat, with the low-budget likes of Paranormal Activity and The Purge regularly breaking into the box-office Top 10, while cable’s highest-rated drama, The Walking Dead, leads a crowded TV lineup of witches, vampires, and other ghoulish fare.<p>Down to the Morgan …

The 10 Most Famous Professors Teaching College Courses Right Now

But if you add a level of fame to that mix, students will really pay attention.<p>From former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Junot Diaz, we found the most famous professors teaching college courses right now.