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June 2015


Paleo isn't a fad diet, it's an ideology that selectively denies the modern world

Pete Evans paleo for kids cookbook put on hold amid health concerns<p>Read more<p>Australian celebrity chef Pete Evans planned to publish a “paleo diet” cookbook for children, Bubba Yum Yum: The Paleo Way, that encouraged parents to feed infants with a baby formula concoction made from bone broth. After …


Apple said to plan September launch of subscription TV service

The tech giant is in talks with TV programmers about a service that would include about 25 channels, according to the Wall Street Journal.<p>Apple's much-hinted-at subscription TV service may become a reality before the end of the year.<p>The iPhone maker is in talks with TV programmers to offer a …

Does Stress Make Us Forgetful? (Is That Why We Can’t Find the Car Keys?)

An expert sorts through the effects of stress on memory, and its troubling relationship to dementia<p>Stress can be memory’s best friend. But when you forget where you put the car keys, stress can also make you feel stupid. One expert, Rajita Sinha, a professor of psychiatry and neurobiology at Yale …


The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

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Starting a Company? 8 Free Online Courses You Can't Miss |

Entrepreneurial education is slowly but surely becoming more mainstream. Traditional universities are offering entrepreneurs more tools than ever before. But education start-ups such as Coursera and Udacity have taken this a step further--offering in-depth classes on entrepreneurship taught by …


5 Cool Ways to Become a Citizen Scientist

The rise of modern hacker culture is putting science back in the hands of curious laypeople.<p><b>It's easier than ever for creative types to perform serious science as a hobby.</b> You don't need a doctorate or the backing of a federal agency to ask a novel, worthwhile scientific question. You just need …

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