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The Food You Eat Might Shift Your Risk of Depression, Study Suggests

Some sobering news for lovers of fatty foods.<p>New research published in <i>Molecular Psychiatry</i> holds some sobering news for anyone excited about trying a …

Mental Health

Cryotherapy Might Be the Best Way to Recover from Joint Pain

This is what it’s like standing in a -220 degree fahrenheit chamber.<p>The other day while eavesdropping on a training session at the gym, I heard a statuesque trainer tell his client he recently started cryotherapy to help with his recovery. Since I was between sets—checking all of my social media …

Lebron James

New approach to Alzheimer's fight: Diabetes drugs

Johnson and Johnson recently announced that it was halting a clinical trial for a new Alzheimer's drug after safety issues emerged. This latest failure adds to the dozens of large, costly clinical trials that have shown no effect in treating this devastating disease.<p>The growing list of failures …

Dementia

The Ultimate Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is having a moment. The first thing you should know is that it’s an umbrella term for a variety of eating patterns that cycle …

Holistic Medicine

Speculative wormhole echoes could revolutionize astrophysics

The scientific collaborations LIGO and Virgo have detected gravitational waves from the fusion of two black holes, inaugurating a new era in the …

Physics

Is Your Waistline Bigger Than This Benchmark? Science Says You Need to Lose Belly Fat Fast. (You Could Add Years to Your Life)

Grab a soft tape measure, and read. You could literally live many years longer.<p>To my mind, the worst ads on the Internet are those cartoonish, animated ones about how to lose belly fat.<p>However, it turns out that belly fat is a real problem, and one of the most important indicators of whether you're …

Holistic Medicine

Psychedelic Drugs May Help the Brain Repair Itself, Study Finds

In recent years, psychedelic party drugs such as LSD and MDMA have been studied by scientists for their potential ability to treat mental health …

Neuroscience

Investing in AI? 3 Picks Beyond FAANGs

By<p>Updated June 11, 2018 3:26 p.m. ET<p>When artificial intelligence creeps into television shows such as Westworld and Black Mirror and drives the …

Artificial Intelligence

Here's Why CRISPR Stocks are Getting Rocked Today

Preliminary results from two new studies hint at troublesome complications for certain types of CRISPR-edited cells.<p>What happened<p>The three major …

Genetics

Quantum Physicists Simulate Sending Particles of Light Into the Past, Strengthening the Case that Time Travel Is Possible

Single particles of light (photons) to simulate quantum particles travelling through time were just used by scientists from the University of …

Quantum Physics

$22 Billion in U.S. Marijuana Sales by 2022: The Top Stock to Buy to Ride the Wave

The U.S. marijuana market could skyrocket over the next five years. And this stock looks like a great way to profit.<p>22 by '22.<p>That could be the …

Cannabis

Want to Live a Longer Life? Science Says You Should Change the Way You Walk

It seems it's wise to walk on the wild side.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Health advice is everywhere.<p>Why, you probably have a Fitbit or an Apple Watch permanently attached to you, so that it can nag you into your optimal …

Walking

3 Great Income Stocks That Could Double Their Dividends

A great dividend can always be improved.<p>Savvy investors looking for income know that high yields aren't the whole story. A company that consistently …

Investing

What is the Big Bang theory?

The Big Bang is the singular cataclysmic event that started it all: the instant 13.8 billion years ago that marked the fiery birth of the universe. No one was there to bear witness, of course, but physicists and astronomers are confident that the Big Bang theory — or model, as they often call it — …

Physics

Top macro flower photography tips

<b>Macro photography proves that small is beautiful, and is a wonderful way to reveal the intricacies of flowers. Sue Bishops gives her tips</b><p>If I was …

Landscape Photography

10 Double-Digit Dividend Growth Stocks to Shield Your Portfolio

If you’re an investor losing sleep over big market price swings, one of the best ways to protect your portfolio is to own dividend growth stocks. …

Investing

Seven (or more) things you didn't know about your brain

The brain — the central "control unit" of our bodies, repository of memories and emotions. Throughout history, philosophers have believed that the …

The Brain

New Horizons Spacecraft Wakes Up to Prepare for Historic Flyby of Distant Object

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has woken up from hibernation to prepare for a historic New Year's Day flyby at the edge of our solar system.<p>The New …

Solar System

14 Ways to Control Hunger When Intermittent Fasting

"I'll be too hungry!" is the comment I always hear when I talk about intermittent fasting (IF), which is a lifestyle that involves fasting for a certain amount of time (usually 16 hours) and eating all your meals within a certain window (usually an eight-hour window). In the beginning, a little …

Wellness

6 Reasons Why Your Landscape Images Aren’t Razor Sharp

Picture this: you come home after a great day out photographing and you’re excited to look through all the beautiful images you’ve captured. However, …

Landscape Photography

If You're Missing This Nutrient, You're Aging Way Faster

This universal and all-important molecule is the mother of all antioxidants: glutathione. It is a ubiquitous molecule that is present in all human …

Wellness

Scientists Have Discovered The Brain Region Involved in Spiritual Experiences

This is where the magic happens.<p>Whether we think of ourselves as religious or not, lots of people experience moments in life that can be considered …

The Brain

Here's My Top Stock to Buy

The Trade Desk is positioned right in the center of major tailwinds and an enormous opportunity.<p><b>The Trade Desk</b> (NASDAQ:TTD) stock has seen quite an …

Investing

Here's IBM's Blueprint for Winning the AI Race -- The Motley Fool

Timothy Green<p>Jun 2, 2018 at 11:23AM<p>One of the cornerstones of <b>International Business Machines</b>' (NYSE:IBM) ongoing transformation is cognitive …

Cognitive Computing

Enhancing a Basic Progression with Unusual Arpeggios

7<p>SHARES<p>There have been countless times over the years where I have been called upon in a recording session to lay down a complimentary electric …

Electric Guitar

Gravitational Waves Announce Birth Of A Black Hole

Now that we have gravitational wave astronomy, we’re able to study strong cataclysmic events such as the merging of two astronomical bodies. The early observations of gravitational waves saw merging black holes, but in August of 2017 we observed gravitational waves from the merger of two neutron …

Black Holes

2 forms of exercise are the best way to stave off the effects of aging. Here's how to incorporate them into your life.

One of the most powerful means of reaping these benefits is exercise — and in many cases, you already have everything you need to get it: a body.<p>As we age, two forms of exercise are the most important to focus on: aerobic exercise, or cardio, which gets your heart pumping and sweat flowing, and …

Exercise

What We Got Wrong About Intermittent Fasting — Plus 6 Tips to Do It Right

Let’s get the facts right for our own health, but also because we need them in order to eat healthy.<p>The intermittent fasting craze came in like a …

Holistic Medicine

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Diabetes

This Is Why Physicists Think String Theory Might Be Our 'Theory Of Everything'

It’s one of the most brilliant, controversial and unproven ideas in all of physics: string theory. At the heart of string theory is the thread of an idea that’s run through physics for centuries, that at some fundamental level, all the different forces, particles, interactions and manifestations of …

Quantum Mechanics