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Got A Spare Android Phone Or Tablet? Perch Turns It Into A Home Security Camera

Right now there are three Android phones and four Android tablets within arm's reach of my desk, and another half dozen or so in my closet. (It's OK, …

10 Things Unsuccessful People Never Stop Doing | Inc.com

First we tackled the daily habits of really successful people. Next we took a look at the opposite side of that coin--the habits of ridiculously <i>unsuccessful</i> people.<p>Then we asked readers to reach out and let us know what other habits were missing. Sure enough, there are quite a few.<p>Here are 10 more …

Self-improvement

10 Wayne Dyer Quotes to Live By

More by Alison<p>As announced by his family via social media, on August 29, self-help guru and motivational speaker Dr. Wayne Dyer passed away in Maui. …

Motivation

How to optimise your brain's waste disposal system

New research suggests that body posture during sleep may affect the efficiency of the brain’s self-cleaning process<p>The human brain can be compared to something like a big, bustling city. It has workers, the neurons and glial cells which co-operate with each other to process information; it has …

Neuroscience

Here's what happened when scientists erased memories of using meth in mice

This has proved extremely difficult for researchers and patients alike, as even with the best rehabilitation therapy and the most supportive friends and families, many addicts of psychostimulant drugs —methamphetamine, cocaine, and MDMA — relapse soon after therapy ends, often because the memory of …

Research

Simple DIY Transforms Any Smartphone into a 3D Hologram Projector

If you have an old CD case, a smartphone, and a little time, you can make a 3D hologram projector. YouTuber Mrwhosetheboss demonstrates just how this is done in a short tutorial, and it's as easy as building a simple, four-sided bowl and placing it on top of your phone. With the right video, a tiny …

Holograms

Global Internet Authority — ICANN Hacked Again!

<b>ICANN</b> (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) – the organisation responsible for allocating domain names and IP addresses for the …

Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The diet essentially follows a Mediterranean diet, …

Nutrition

Scientists say chronic stress can actually change your brain

New research highlights some serious neurological consequences of burnout, or a state of chronic stress that leads to exhaustion, detachment, and feelings of ineffectiveness.<p>According to the study, led by Armita Golkar, Ph.D., at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and cited by the Association for …

The Brain

My aging brain makes me feel stupid

Meet my brain. It is the size of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's fist, the consistency of flan, weighs as much as a two-slice toaster and looks like ground round with a high fat content. If you saw it at the butcher's, you'd ask for something a little less beige.<p>If you were a plastic surgeon, you'd say my …

Feeling stressed? The answer could be in your poo

The bacteria in your gut could be having a big impact on your brain, with new research on animals showing a clear link between what goes on …

Medical Research

66 life-changing things you can do with a lemon

When life gives you lemons, it's time to read this list.<p>We researched all of the miraculous things you can do with lemons, from the juice to the peel. Uses include making you healthier, more beautiful, cleaner, and a better cook (obviously), plus so much more.<p><b>Here are 66 things you can do with a</b> …

Lemon Juice

Alzheimer's Disease could be prevented by immune system tweak

New research raises the prospect that statin-like drugs could be given to the middle-aged to ward off dementia<p>Alzheimer’s Disease could be prevented or cured by a new drug which reboots the immune system to stop devastating memory loss, scientists believe.<p>A new study has shown for the first time …

The Power of Mind in Spiritual Meditation

The power of mind determines the mental strength of a person. Controlling one’s own mind is inevitable for achieving success in life. When the mind …

The Brain

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

European Travel

13 Ways Successful People Deal With Toxic Persons

Among friends, family and co-workers, there are those whose attitudes can be demeaning and toxic. It is difficult relating to some of these people …

Mobile Threat Monday: Evil Android App Steals Text Messages

This week, Malwarebytes shows us an Android app that swipes your SMS messages.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Apps

10 Acupressure Points For Pain Relief And More

Acupressure therapy, sometimes called pressure acupuncture, has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. It involves …

The Results Are In: DNA Cannot Explain #TheDress

DNA-testing company 23andMe asked the eternal question: blue and black, or white and gold? Here's how 25,000 people answered.<p>In the latest twist in #TheDress, a survey by DNA-testing company 23andMe suggests that genes don't play an obvious role in determining which colors you see, but it does seem …

Genealogy

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Myelin-maker: How an FDA-approved drug boosts myelin synthesis

A researcher has discovered a way to keep remyelination going, using a drug that's already on the market. Damage to myelin, the fatty insulator that …

Neuroscience

Monsanto: Destroying the brains and health of everyone

One of my most recent blog entries(1) summarized roughly 10 years of research related to the consequences of inflammatory processes in the periphery …

Mindfulness Is More Effective Than Drugs For Both Anxiety and Depression. Here's How

Michael Forrester, Prevent Disease<p>Mindfulness is <i>“the intentional, accepting and non-judgemental focus of one’s attention on the emotions, thoughts</i> …