Clara Reynen

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Is the Default Mode of the Brain to Suffer?

If you’re going to get any sort of science done, an experiment needs a control group: the unaffected, possibly placebo-ed population that didn’t take …

Mindfulness

21 Little Ways To Be Happier In 2017

We're guessing you need it after 2016.

POWs in Solitary May Have Tapped Unused Parts of Their Brains

Dennis S. Charney, MD, is the Dean of the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and he’s been thinking about the brain, specifically how <b>we don’t normally</b> …

The Brain

Step-By-Step Kusudama Flower Ball Tutorial

These charming origami flower balls have a history of being used for potpourri and incense in ancient Japan. Learn how to build your own kusudama …

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …

Temple University

Watch Stephen Hawking and Paul Rudd Face Off in a Game of Quantum Chess

Quick, who would win in a game of quantum chess: the brilliant, world-renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, or the goofy, lovable actor …

Kylo Ren Is An Undercover Boss In SNL's Hilarious 'Star Wars' Sketch

There are those who saw <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> and found its new villain Kylo Ren to be a fascinating, compelling bad guy.<p>Others thought he was weak and ridiculous. Still others decided to go make Twitter accounts parodying Kylo.<p>Now Saturday Night Live has taken a crack at the character, with …

Prima Ballerina Svetlana Zakharova On Which Epic Ballet Romance Makes Her Cry Onstage

This gut-wrenching ballet may just put Adele to shame.<p>"This performance speaks of two people, two personalities, who truly loved one another," dancer Vlad Lantratov explains in the video below, "who lose each other, knowing that life goes on, everything goes on."<p>Lantratov is describing the epic …

Dancing

‘Jessica Jones’ and the pathetic side of misogyny

<b>This post discusses the first season of “Marvel’s Jessica Jones” in detail.</b><p>“Jessica Jones,” which premiered on Netflix on November 20, made a giant leap forward for the genre not simply by featuring Marvel’s first female superhero, but by devoting thirteen episodes of television to a probing …

DIY: Homemade Almond Milk

Homemade almond milk is a DIY delight. The nondairy milk is rich in flavor and healthful fats. And when you make it home, you can control the flavoring and sweetness. Watch this video to see just how easy it is to make.<p>Front Page Image Source: Shutterstock

A Study of These 3 Psychedelics Found They Do No Harm but Actually Improve Mental Health

A new study from the Journal of Psychopharmacology has found that taking psychedelic drugs does not result in impairment of mental health or an …

8 Useful Resources for Writing Scholarship and College Admission Essays

October 19, 2015<br>Going to college is really costly especially since many colleges and universities have expensive tuition fees. But there are ways for …

12 Halloween Candy Recipes That Are Better Than Store-Bought Versions

Be a Boss and Make Your Own Candy Corn<p>This Halloween, instead of stocking up on store-bought stuff, we're trying our hand at confectioning with these 12 recipes for homemade versions of our favorite sweet treats.<p><b>Candy Corn</b><p>Let's kick it off with a classic. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Reese's Peanut Butter Cups</b><p>Has …

Dessert

Watch Selena Gomez Make Hilarious Dubsmash Videos with Jimmy Fallon

Selena Gomez has showed us she can act and sing, and now she has discovered a new talent: Dubsmash.<p>The "Good for You" singer played a round of the</i> …

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

21 Must-Read Fall Books

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>21 Must-Read Fall Books<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

Books

The best novels in English: readers' alternative list

After Robert McCrum finished his two-year-long project compiling the best novels written in English, you had a lot to add. Here are the 15 books that received most votes to join the list<p>Which are the 100 best novels ever written in the English language? No list could possibly satisfy everyone, as …

Books