Andrew Baker

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How to Find Happiness: 3 Secrets From Science

You’ve probably read a lot of stuff on the internet about how to find happiness… but you’re still not jumping for joy.<p>Some of the tips feel corny… so …

Happiness

This is how I lost my faith: Science helped, yes — but finally I accepted the holy texts were written by man

<b>(mikhail via Shutterstock)</b><p>I thought religion and sacred texts held absolute truth handed down from God. I was so powerfully wrong<p>Shulem Deen<p>June 14, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “All Who Go Do Not Return: A Memoir”<p>Among people who lose faith, I would later learn, many point to scientific …

10 changes to make in your 30s to set yourself up for lifelong success

Image: Shutterstock/William Perugini<p>Image: Shutterstock/William Perugini<p>The evidence is mounting: Apple's next big moneymaker will be a media bundle …

Self-help

Researchers Find Missing Link Between the Brain and Immune System

<b>Implications profound for neurological diseases from autism to Alzheimer’s to multiple sclerosis.</b><p>In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of …

March 2, 1998 - Rumors of a Strange Universe

<b>Rumors of a Strange Universe</b> <b><br>Credit:</b> P. Garnavich (CfA) et al., WFPC2, HST, NASA<p><b>Explanation:</b> In a meeting in California two weeks ago, unpublished …

10 Surprising Facts About How Our Brain Works

By In5D on June 1, 2015 in Health<p>by Belle Beth Cooper, BufferApp<p>One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains …

11 Things Happy Couples Don't Do

<i>By Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin for YourTango</i><p>Happiness in a relationship takes much more than luck. It takes a conscious daily effort to put healthy relationship habits into practice. Sounds simple, but that alone is very important marriage counseling advice.<p>If we had to make some generalizations about …

The world’s largest particle accelerator just made history (again). Animations from TEDxCERN to help explain particle physics

The Large Hadron Collider tunnel (Photo: Dominguez, Daniel; Brice, Maximilien, CERN)<p><b>Update (6/3/2015): The experiments at CERN are now taking data</b> …

Physics

Netflix Movie Night: 10 Epic Alien Adventures And Thrilling Space Sagas

Got a quiet couple of days planned — a little bit of rest 'n' relaxation? Why not accompany that downtime with a good movie or two, or a sci-fi …

Comic Books

The Cult of Work You Never Meant to Join

Are our most valuable qualities being exploited at work? How our strengths get twisted into forming bad habits that — if we don’t change fast —<b> just</b> …

Best and Worst of Neuroscience and Neurology – April 2015

In this article, I will present a selection of research articles published in April. As usual, many new interesting findings were made public this …

NASA's Curiosity Rover Views Serene Sundown on Mars

The sun dips to a Martian horizon in a blue-tinged sky in images sent home to Earth this week from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover.<p>A series of images is …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Cardiovascular Advances to Watch in the Next Decade

Several futuristic technologies and their potential impact on healthcare were discussed during the Future of Cardiovascular Medicine track sessions …

Medical Technology

Why living in the moment is impossible: Decision-making memories stored in mysterious brain area known to be involved with vision

The sought-after equanimity of "living in the moment" may be impossible, according to neuroscientists who've pinpointed a brain area responsible for …

Scientists have found an Alien code in our DNA: Ancient Engineers

According to mainstream scientists: Alien code found in our DNA. Extraterrestrial beings created our species.<p>Researchers who worked for 13 years in …

Is the universe a hologram?

Describing the universe requires fewer dimensions than we might think. New calculations show that this may not just be a mathematical trick, but a …