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How to Study So You Can Remember Everything

Whether you’re studying for a test, trying to learn a language, or just hoping to retain what you learned in your college classes, remembering what …

Productivity

Memory loss breakthrough: New implant can reverse Alzheimer's damage

GETTYScientists have developed a high-tech implant they hope will help brains damaged by Alzheimer's<p>Scientists have developed an electronic implant …

Scientists claim to have grown sperm in test tubes

The breakthrough could help thousands of infertile men and young boys left sterile from cancer treatment all over the world, the scientists say<p>Scientists have claimed to have grown mature human sperm in test tubes in a breakthrough that could help combat male infertility.<p>The sperm cells, which have …

Nuclear War Survival Skills: What to Do If The Worst Happens

If somebody asks what could be the worst manmade catastrophe in the future, the answer can easily be contemplated, a nuclear war. During the cold war …

9 Money Secrets of the Amish

The Amish lifestyle — and how they handle their finances — can seem a bit mysterious to outsiders. Typically, our only glimpse of the Amish is when …

The secrets of living to 200 years old

Ageing is not an inevitable fact of life – many animals have already found ways to delay death. Their clues might help us all enjoy longer and healthier lives.<p>Just 30 years after the publication of Moby Dick, a group of Alaskan whalers attempted to tame their own ocean giant. Their target was a …

Biology

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How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

The Brain

We're tantalizingly close to a new era in childbirth

Shutterstock<p>Like many people of her generation, Miriam Zoll wanted to wait to have kids. She had seen headlines about 45-year-old women having their …

Pregnancy

These New 'Star Wars' Details Will Force You To Fear For This Fan-Favorite Character

With Disney's D23 Expo just around the corner, things are about to heat up for "Star Wars" fans. In fact, they're <i>already</i> heating up, thanks to a …

6 ways to add passive solar features to your home

1/15<p>Lean To House by Warc Studio<p>Looking for a way to reduce that electric bill, lower your carbon footprint, and show off to your neighbors? The good …

Carbon Footprint

Study: A special vegetable diet could protect against further cognitive decline in old age

Cognitive decline is a normal part of aging but a study by scientists at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago showed that elderly adults who strictly followed the MIND diet were 7.5 years younger cognitively over a period of nearly five years than those who adhered the least.<p>"The study …

Alzheimer's Disease

These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …

Mental Disorders

How To Dramatically Improve Your Memory

Memory isn’t about stuffing your head with facts; it’s about honing your creativity. Here’s how.<p>Ever wandered into a store and quickly realized you’ve forgotten what you need? Or been introduced to someone and forget their name by the time they walk away?<p>Don’t worry; you’re not alone. A 2007 survey …

How to Survive The Collapse of Civilization: The Survivalist Guide

There is never a shortage of news about social collapse, chaos and all other uncertainties, so you can’t help but ask of ways on how to survive the …

Water

12 Skills for Preppers That Money Just Can’t Buy

There comes a time when every prepper finally says, “<i>Enough</i> with all of the food and <i>enough</i> with all of the gear!” After years of seeking out the best …

Survivalism

6 things about money kids should know before they are 12

When was the last time you did not have to struggle with your daily finance? Everyone does, no matter how much economics andfinancewe have learned in …

Personal Finance

Scientists have made the first fully functional artificial human brain cells

But there is more to the idea behind this synthetic neuron than simply proving that it can be done. The team reckons that in the future, it might be possible to actually use these devices in patients to replace damaged nerves, for example, to help treat injury or disease. They may also have a place …

Remote Controls

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Google Analytics

Why we've all been doing the Fast Diet wrong

Is your tummy rumbling today? Are you watching the clock already waiting for night to fall when you can scoff 500 calories and tick off another successful day of fasting on the 5:2 diet, like thousands of other Britons following the most successful diet plan devised this century?<p>Well, get ready to …

Five day 'fasting' diet slows down ageing and may add years to life

<b>The Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD) improves longevity while cutting the risk of cancer and diabetes by half, scientists have found</b><p>A five-day diet which mimics fasting could slow down ageing, add years to life, boost the immune system and cut the risk of heart disease and cancer, scientists …

Aluminum-clad Bridge House is a multi-generational home optimized for solar gain

Multi-generational homes are making a comeback and looking more stylish now than ever. Höweler + Yoon Architecture’s recently completed …

How to Build A Tiny House: How to Build It Using Simple Steps

Whether you’ve landed on this page because you’re interested in building a house on a limited budget, or have the desire to impact nature in a more …

The Two Stretches You Need to Do before a Workout

Mobility work can be a bore. Cut down your warmup by focusing on these two stretches from world-renowned strength coach Dan John<p>You probably approach mobility work with the same mentality as you do jury duty: Get it done as quickly and painlessly as possible.<p>We get it: Even though mobility …

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