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13 Truths About The Kind Of Man Who Is Worth Pursuing

By Chrissy Stockton,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1yStvlB<p>In response to 13 Truths About The Kind Of Woman Who Is Worth Pursuing.<p>1. You might be …

Obama admits ISIS threat was misjudged as U.S. splits emerge

A week after U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria began, lawmakers continued to question President Barack Obama's strategy for defeating the militant group ISIS, which he admitted in a televised interview Sunday was more powerful than the U.S. initially believed.<p>Echoing sentiments also expressed by James …

A brief history of psychedelic psychiatry | Mo Costandi

In the 1950s a group of pioneering psychiatrists showed that hallucinogenic drugs had therapeutic potential, but the research was halted as part of the backlash against the hippy counterculture.<p>On 5th May, 1953, the novelist Aldous Huxley dissolved four-tenths of a gram of mescaline in a glass of …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

Solar Winds May Trigger Lightning On Earth, Scientists Say (VIDEO)

Scientists may be close to unravelling one of the big mysteries behind lightning.<p>In a new study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, researchers found that solar winds may influence how often lightning strikes on Earth.<p>Scientists have previously questioned whether cosmic rays …

Innovation: A Charger That Keeps Your Phone Germ-Free

Whatever our hands touch, our phones touch. And that means our mobile phones can be downright nasty. Some people even use their phones while they're in the bathroom stall. So it probably won't surprise you that a 2011 University of London study found that one in six of our phones have fecal matter …

Why many of the hungry are women

MANILA, Philippines – Women and girls account for around 60% of the world’s chronically hungry, the World Food Programme (WFP) estimated.<p>This is …

The pseudo-science of Alcoholics Anonymous: There’s a better way to treat addiction

<b>(microstockonline via iStock/Falcona via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>AA and rehab culture have shockingly low success rates, and made it impossible to have real debate about addiction<p>Dr. Lance Dodes • Zachary Dodes<p>March 23, 2014 6:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind …

A computer made a math proof the size of Wikipedia, and humans can't check it

If you thought the mathematical proofs you did in high school were long, you haven't seen the newest one out of the University of Liverpool — computer scientists Alexei Lisitsa and Boris Konev came up with a math proof that takes up a huge 13-gigabyte file, greater than all of Wikipedia's pages …

Your Next Cooking Oil Could Come From Hemp

A new strain of hemp produces oil with all the qualities needed for fine frying.<p>Agricultural hemp produces strong and decay-resistant fibers, a versatile oil, and requires little in the way of herbicides, since it outcompetes weeds. Hemp oil isn't widely used for cooking, though, partially because …

Six Ways To Spot An Opportunity That Could Improve Your Business--Or Your Life

How to spot an opportunity may be the key entrepreneurial trait, but you can’t do it on an island. You can’t simply wait for inspiration to strike you out of the blue and for you to suddenly realize “what the world truly needs is…”<p>That is not how it works.<p>So, what do you do?<p>You begin, in what you …

What's the future for Facebook as it turns 10?

The social network has confounded its critics and delivered growth but must add users<p>It takes a fairly precocious 22-year-old to turn down an offer of $1bn for a loss-making company. But that was Mark Zuckerberg’s reaction when Facebook was just two years old.<p>Yahoo! wanted to buy the burgeoning …

Six Ways to Boost Girls’ (and Our) Body Image

Credit: Pink Sherbet Photography on Flickr, under Creative Commons<p>(WOMENSENEWS)– If we are honest about it, our culture values and judges women and …

10 Motivational Quotes That'll Make You Fearless

When is the last time you missed an opportunity because of fear or self doubt?<p>We’re all guilty of it. Sometimes, it’s staying in your comfort zone in …

Verizon plan lets you send unlimited international texts for $5 per month

If you like to text friends and family overseas, you know that it can be expensive -- US carriers frequently charge either per text or for blocks of messages that aren't always enough. Pricing won't be a problem if you sign up for Verizon's new World Messaging Unlimited plan, though. As the name …

Bill Gates Talks to TIME About the Three Myths of Global Aid

It’s easy to get fed up when you’re trying to save the world. Progress can be slow, setbacks are constant and few people appreciate exactly what …

15 Whimsically Surreal GIFs To Get Lost In

These amazing GIFs, created by artist Romain Laurent, will definitely bring a smile to your face.

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Why One in Six Canadians Will Eventually Go Bankrupt

There are just over 26 million adult Canadians, and in a typical year between 120,000 and 150,000 Canadians file a consumer proposal or declare …

Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the …

A day later, caffeine stimulates memory

Caffeine helps people remember fine distinctions between similar things at least up to 24 hours after it is consumed, new research shows.<p>“We’ve …

Microsoft Windows 9 release date tipped for April 2015 | Trusted Reviews

<b>A Windows 9 release date will be held in April 2015 following the operating system’s first formal unveiling at the Build conference later this year,</b> …

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Forget labour shortages – could Canada be headed for a worker glut?

Contrary to current conventional wisdom, those copious baby boomers are boosting the unemployment rate of late, but that is not entirely a bad sign. It suggests Canada could be facing a glut of workers, not a shortage, in the next decade – and a markedly better economic outlook as well.<p>Despite the …

Misanthropy I can bear - but anti-feline prejudice is different

The cat is man's master, and nobody should challenge its supremacy<p>This week I learnt a disturbing fact about Walt Disney. At an awards dinner in Hollywood, Meryl Streep gave a speech in which she condemned him for his various prejudices. He didn’t like women, he didn’t like Jews, and in fact he …