Alex Vaughn

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New research suggest that free will might be nothing more than a trick the brain plays on itself

In each case, we conceive of ourselves as free agents, consciously guiding our bodies in purposeful ways.<p>But what does science have to say about the true source of this experience?<p>In a classic paper published almost 20 years ago, the psychologists Dan Wegner and Thalia Wheatley made a revolutionary …

Consciousness

Gap between Juventus and Milan is 'embarrassing' - Sacchi

The Rossoneri great has slammed the club's board for allowing an "embarrassing" gap to develop between the San Siro side and the reigning Turin champions<p>Former AC Milan coach Arrigo Sacchi has slammed his former club for the "embarrassing" gap between themselves and Serie A champions Juventus.<p>Juve …

James Corden calls out 'Jimmy with the good hair' in 'Lemonade' parody

Beyoncé is not the only one serving up lemonade these days. <i>Late Late Show</i> host James Corden channels his inner Bey, creating a hilarious parody of …

Juventus win Serie A, again, intend to hold firm on Pogba, Cuadrado plans, again

Juventus have just won their 32nd Serie A title, thanks to Napoli losing against Roma at the Stadio Olimpico on Monday. It's Juve's fifth Scudetto in a row. Buoyed by such successes, they once again fully intend to keep Paul Pogba and Chelsea loanee Juan Cuadrado for the next season.<p>"Paul Pogba and …

How the mind changes, time expands when there’s no one else around

Imagine a life where you never hear another person’s voice. There’s no phone service or internet to interrupt the day with rings, buzzes, and notifications, and no one to talk through difficult problems. To most people, such solitude sounds like misery and loneliness. But for others, living …

Henry David Thoreau

Do You Have to Love Yourself Before Someone Else Can?

There’s a common belief that, in order to truly love others, you must first love yourself. In order to have happy and healthy relationships with …

Self Compassion

Manchester United Said to Be Preparing to Announce Jose Mourinho Appointment

Manchester United will announce former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho as Louis van Gaal's successor within the next two weeks, according to the …

Who will U.S. Coach Jurgen Klinsmann select for Copa America? We have some thoughts.

By Steven Goff<p>, Reporter<p>By Friday, Jurgen Klinsmann must submit his 40-man preliminary roster for Copa America. That’s the easy part.<p>Over the subsequent three weeks, the U.S. men’s national team coach will have to whittle the list to 23 ahead of the biggest tournament on U.S. grounds since the 1994 …

Soccer

Clinton ad uses Trump's words against him as Democrats look to November

Major campaign commercial warns voters not to forget businessman’s harshest rhetoric while Sanders suggests his continuing fight will help Democrats<p>Hillary Clinton unveiled a major new attempt to use Donald Trump’s words against him at the weekend, as both she and rival Bernie Sanders adjusted …

Government

Rumour Mongering: Liverpool Set For Balotelli Talks

According to reports from Italy, a permanent Mario Balotelli reunion with AC Milan - which had looked all but impossible for the Liverpool loanee - may be inching closer to the realm of the possible.<p>There is an old italian proverb - "<i>una rondine non fa primavera</i>" or, roughly translated, "<i>one</i> …

Scientists discover enormous coral reef at the Amazon River

Scientists have discovered an enormous coral reef that stretches for more than 600 miles at the mouth of the Amazon River.<p>A team of Brazilian and …

10 research-proven tricks that will make you appear smarter than you are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i> you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." —Woodrow Wilson<p>As it turns out, intelligence only explains …

Emotional Intelligence

Mario Balotelli’s departure from Liverpool is getting closer [Gazzetta dello Sport]

At the bottom of Sunday’s front page of Gazzetta dello Sport, is a story hinting at the end of Mario Balotelli’s association with Liverpool.Almost …

Soccer

Vieira: Pirlo absence a coach’s decision

The Italy legend was not in the 18 for New York City FC's 2-0 loss to the Philadelphia Union on Saturday.<p>Andrea Pirlo's omission from New York City FC’s lineup against the Philadelphia Union was strictly a coach’s decision, NYCFC boss Patrick Vieira told reporters after his side’s 2-0 loss Saturday.<p>…

Juventus Should Be Looking at Domenico Berardi in 2016 January Transfer Window

There is little doubt that Juventus enjoyed an excellent summer, with the Italian champions making the best of an impossible situation after a number of high-profile stars opted to leave the club.<p>Yet there is a lingering feeling that, despite a superb transfer window, a void remains in the …

Paul Pogba rejected Chelsea move after Juventus accepted €85m offer [Gazzetta]

By Ben Green Last Updated: September 4, 2015 7:21 am<p>With Chelsea seemingly undertaking a pretty underwhelming summer transfer window, a lot of …

Ranking Juventus' Best 5 Players in August

Juventus have endured the worst possible start to the new season, losing their opening two matches of the campaign for the first time since 1912. Defeats to Udinese and AS Roma should serve as a stark warning to a team that has won the Serie A title in each of the last four years, an indication …

Former Falcons haven't forgotten Bobby Petrino's exit

There’s a lot riding on Saturday’s game for Louisville against Auburn at the Georgia Dome.<p>There are the obvious ACC vs. SEC implications. Louisville …

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli scores & claims two assists in dream AC Milan loan debut

The Italian made his return to action in a 3-2 friendly win against Lega Pro side Mantova, playing a role in all three of his side's goals on …

Juventus Unveil New Adidas 3rd Kit for 2015/16 Season

Juventus have unveiled a new third kit for the 2015/16 season, courtesy of kit partners Adidas.<p>The new strip is predominantly black with "a unique gold imprint on the three stripes and club crest—a symbol of the club’s success in the major European competition," per the Adidas press release.<p>Juve's …

Wesley Sneijder Transfer:Holland international waits Liverpool £8million bid for playing Premier League

Was to be expected £8million bid for Wesley Sneijder made ​​Livepool, Dutchman does not transfer to Galatasaray.<p>Was to be expected £8million bid for …

Manchester United handed dream draw in Champions League group stage

Louis van Gaal smiling after being drawn to face PSV Eindhoven, Wolfsburg and CSKA Moscow in their return to Europe's top competition<p>Manchester United were handed a dream return to the Champions League group stage after avoiding all Europe's big guns in today's draw in Monaco.<p>United are back in …

Mario Balotelli banned from having cool haircuts at AC Milan

Silvio Berlusconi is the absolute worst.<p><i>Want Backheel Breakfast in your inbox? Sign up for the email version here.</i><p>Mario Balotelli has a reputation for acting a little strange (and occasionally destructively) off the pitch, so it's no surprise that AC Milan put some clauses into his loan contract. …

To learn new tools, these crows don’t copy

The New Caledonian crow is an extremely smart corvid and the only non-human species thought to have its own cumulative technological culture.<p>That …

Joe Biden would have one clear advantage over Hillary Clinton if he ran for president

Voters in a Reuters/Ipsos survey who said they were open to backing Biden for the nomination described him as an honest and forthright political veteran who is free of scandal despite decades in Washington.<p>Those perceived attributes could give Biden an edge over Clinton, whose "trustworthy" poll …

Liverpool Transfer News: Mario Balotelli Agrees 'Anti-Scandal' AC Milan Clause

Unique clauses in contracts are not unusual in modern football, but when it comes to Italy striker Mario Balotelli, things are often unprecedented. So perhaps it’s little surprise that with the forward poised to sign for Milan on a season-long loan deal from Liverpool, the Rossoneri have inserted …

Why Juventus Need to Address Midfield Issues in Final Week of Transfer Window

Juventus returned to action this past weekend, kicking off their 2015/16 campaign with a surprising loss against Udinese. That result—analysed in further detail here—was a poor start for a club looking to defend their position at the top of the Serie A table for a fifth consecutive season.<p>While it …

How Big a Steal Is Memphis Depay for Manchester United?

Memphis Depay's stellar performance for Manchester United against Club Brugge at Old Trafford last Tuesday night gave an insight into why the club were prepared to invest so much to bring the youngster to the club.<p>A brace of spectacular and very different goals generated tremendous excitement and …

Chelsea's Juan Cuadrado thrilled with Juventus fans' welcome

The Colombian winger was met by a rapturous reception as he touched down in Milan ahead of completing a medical with the Serie A champions<p>Juan …

Juan Cuadrado moving to Juventus on season-long loan, confirms Marotta

Juventus' general manager Beppe Marotta has confirmed Juan Cuadrado will be arriving on a season-long loan from Chelsea on Monday.<p>Speaking to …

Soccer