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There's new evidence that a 'party drug' is a rapid-fire treatment for depression

After a 45-minute infusion of ketamine, clients at a clinic in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood are not partying.<p>Instead, they're in a state of quiet contemplation — reclining on cushioned chairs, listening to music, or occasionally striking a tranquil yoga pose.<p>These clients are patients at …

Depression

How the Winklevoss Twins Found Vindication in a Bitcoin Fortune

The Winklevoss twins have carved an unorthodox path toward fame in the American business world.<p>They went to Harvard University and then on to the Olympics as rowers. Along the way, they fought a legal battle with Mark Zuckerberg over the ownership of Facebook. In the Oscar-nominated movie “The …

Cryptocurrency

NY Times: Pentagon study of UFOs revealed

<b>(CNN) —</b> Beyond preparing for the next field of battle, or advancing a massive arsenal that includes nuclear weapons, the Pentagon has also researched the possible existence of UFOs.<p>The New York Times reported Saturday on the once completely classified project that began because of the intense …

UFOs

Secret Link Uncovered Between Pure Math and Physics

Mathematics is full of weird number systems that most people have never heard of and would have trouble even conceptualizing. But rational numbers …

The one book every student should read in 2018, according to Harvard professors

Harvard University professors constantly read and assign texts to their students. So they know a good book when they see one.<p>With that in mind, Business Insider asked professors at Harvard to share the single book they think every student should read in 2018.<p>The professors include Nobel laureates, …

Books

What science says about why we get déjà vu

It's one of the oddest sensations. That feeling where you are in a new situation, or a completely new environment, but you get an intense feeling of familiarity. For no apparent reason, you feel like you're reliving a past experience.<p>It's called déjà vu, which is French for "already seen," and it …

The Brain

5 ways to reignite the passion in a tired relationship

Passion comes and goes in every relationship. The key is not freaking out when you experience a dip — and knowing that you can reignite the proverbial spark that drew you to one another early on.<p>Read on for five simple strategies that can help you spice up a dull romance, backed by science and …

Relationships

California advises against keeping your phone in your pocket

The jury is still out on whether or not cellphone radiation is bad for you, but California's Department of Public Health isn't taking any chances. The agency just issued an advisory that suggests residents should take steps to limit their exposure to cellphones. The notice recommends avoiding phone …

Daily Inspiration — Suppressed Science

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The Strongest Sign That a Partner Is Not "The One"

Source: Motortion Films/Shutterstock<p>You have a date with your new love interest on Friday, so you start planning on Tuesday. What will you wear? How …

Psychology

Google removes its own CitizenTube YouTube channel for some reason, reinstates it, but leaves it full of spam

Way back in 2007, Google introduced the CitizenTube YouTube channel as the site's "political video blog." Though it hasn't been used in quite a few …

How a DNA revolution has decoded the origins of our humanity

Mapping the genomes of our ancestors has allowed scientists to uncover secrets and discover new mysteries in our evolution<p>Scientists made a remarkable discovery at Trou Al’Wesse in Belgium earlier this year. Inside a cave that overlooks the Hoyoux river they found clear evidence it had been …

Evolution

The Queen and Prince Philip pose for 70th wedding anniversary portraits

Loading the player...<p>A new photo has been released to celebrate the 70th wedding anniversary of <b>the Queen</b> and <b>Prince Philip</b> on Monday 20 November. The …

‘Stakes are higher’ for women of colour reporting powerful men for sexual abuse, activists say

PHILADELPHIA—In the weeks since dozens of women have accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape or sexual harassment, unleashing an avalanche of …

For the First Family of Pleasure Products, Toys Are Us

LOS ANGELES — Back in 1976, when Chad Braverman’s father, Ron, invested a small grubstake in a manufacturing start-up, consumers bought his products at the back of seedy bookstores and scurried out with their purchases concealed in brown paper bags.<p>The younger Mr. Braverman, who was not yet born, …

Broad City

Eugenie Bouchard surprises travellers at Trudeau Airport

Tennis player Eugenie Bouchard made an appearance at Trudeau International Airport’s departure lounge Saturday to take part in a promotional campaign …

Science has outgrown the human mind

<i>The duty of man who investigates the writings of scientists, if learning the truth is his goal, is to make himself an enemy of all that he reads and… attack it from every side. He should also suspect himself as he performs his critical examination of it, so that he may avoid falling into either</i> …

Generous people 'listen to their hearts,' quite literally

Do you donate to charity? Do you leave generous tips, plan to shower your loved ones with gifts this Christmas, or want to help those in need? If so, …

Psychology

Venezuela, state oil firm default on billions worth of bonds

NEW YORK (AP) — The Venezuelan government and its state-owned oil company PDVSA have officially defaulted on billions of dollars' worth of bonds, the latest chapter of the country's deep financial collapse.<p>The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, a group of banks and brokers that …

Venezuela

Warren Buffett's Buying These Top Stocks Now

The world's best stock picker just released his latest buys, and these three companies were his biggest buys last quarter.<p>Warren Buffett's <b>Berkshire</b> …

Delta couple who had sex on flight tried to cover up behavior with a blanket while man slept beside them: report

New details have emerged concerning the couple who was caught engaging in a sex act aboard a Delta flight from Los Angeles to Detroit on Oct. 29.<p>According to a police report obtained by the Detroit Free Press, the two Delta passengers performed the sex act next to another male passenger who …

The complete - and uglier - picture of Canada's jobs market

Briefing highlights<p>What other measures show<br>• Markets at a glance<br>• Valeant beats profit estimates<br>• Canadian Natural sees production boost<br>• OPEC sees slower demand growth<br>• Cineplex profit slips<p>The jobs market, unabridged<p>We were all agog last week when Statistics Canada reported that employment surged by 35,000 …

Business (Canada)

WikiLeaks thanks US government for blocking credit card donations

Founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange has taken to Twitter to publicly thank the US government for denying access to credit card and banking systems in …

BlackRock cofounder: Investing should be more like a video game to attract millennials

LONDON — The cofounder of BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, thinks financial services companies need to be more like games developers to win over millennial investors.<p>"Millennials want to game. It's a game society," Rob Kapito said at the Barclays New Frontier conference in London on …

Black Rock

Saudi Arabia Arrests 11 Princes, Including Billionaire Alwaleed bin Talal

LONDON — Saudi Arabia announced the arrest on Saturday night of the prominent billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, plus at least 10 other princes, four ministers and tens of former ministers.<p>The announcement of the arrests was made over Al Arabiya, the Saudi-owned satellite network whose …

Saudi Arabia

The hidden meaning of the triangle stickers above your airplane seat

Next time you’re in an airplane, scan the walls. You might spot four black or red triangle stickers above the windows, two on each side of the plane. They probably don’t mean anything to you, but they mean a lot to flight attendants.<p>If you go up to the seats with the triangles and look out the …

AOL

Amazon Key is a new service that lets couriers unlock your front door

You’ll need a smart lock and Amazon’s new Cloud Cam<p>Twelve years ago, Amazon launched Prime, a subscription service that entitled members to free two-day shipping in the United States. Since then, it has added a number of options to make delivery faster and more convenient. Prime customers can get …

Smart Homes

McGuinty's chief of staff given special access to all computers, trial hears

Ontario's top information officer asked a government employee to provide former premier Dalton McGuinty's chief of staff with special administrative access to all of the computers in the premier's office, allowing him to install software and delete documents, a criminal trial has heard.<p>Rolf Gitt, …

Corruption

I tried the Instant Pot that everyone's obsessed with — and it totally changed the way I cook

I didn't cook a lot before the Instant Pot. Since I live in New York City, ordering in my dinners every night is an expensive, unhealthy, and all-too-easy option.<p>So when my boyfriend bought an Instant Pot as a spur-of-the-moment decision after seeing an Amazon sale, I was a little skeptical that we …

Cooking

What Is Synesthesia?

Synesthesia is a neurological condition that causes the brain to process data in the form of several senses at once. For example, a person with …

Artists