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Apple vs. Google: It's War, and Thank Goodness

Let's face it: the tech world has been spoiling for a good, clean fight for years.<p>Competition energizes us; it squeezes out our best performances, …

Learning a second language at any age may slow the brain's decline

Bilingual education in schools has long been a political hot potato -- it was banned in California by a 1998 ballot measure, which the state Senate is now asking voters to repeal. But politics aside, there's an increasing amount of scientific support for the benefits of knowing (at least) two …

Language Learning

Drunken Monkeys: Does Alcoholism Have an Evolutionary Basis?

As the child of an alcoholic father, Robert Dudley long wondered what caused the destructive allure of alcohol. Then while working in the Panamanian …

Biology

Some Monkeys Are (Really) Monogamous

Unlike many humans, some monkeys are genuinely faithful to their mates.<p>A species known as Azara's owl monkeys tends to be monogamous, according to a …

Are You a first, Middle, Last or Only Child? Have You Ever wondered If This Played A Factor In Who You Are As an Individual? http://positivemed.com/2013/12/22/how-birth-order-affects-childs-intelligence/

5 Things Healthy People Do Every Day Before Work

Adding five things to your day usually means taking more time out of it, right?<p>Usually. But not in this case.<p>When the five additional tasks are …

Time Management

Is religion inherently oppressive?

<b>(Reuters/Amr Dalsh)</b><p>Jimmy Carter’s right that religion doesn’t mandate sexism. But quibbling over Christian theology isn’t the answer<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>April 12, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>There’s little doubt, outside circles filled with self-delusional …

10 Quick Ways to Lose All Your Friends

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

Teaching Our Kids the Value of Silence

© eleonora_os – Fotolia.com<p>The word “stress” appears approximately 72 times in the special report <i>The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back</i> …

6 Tips to Being Happy In The Present Moment | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We all want to be happy. But we have preconceived notions or beliefs about what needs to happen in our lives before we can be happy. Maybe we need to …

Five ways juicing could help save your life - Blindfold

Far more than just a passing health fad, juicing raw fruits and vegetables every day continues to be one of the best ways to obtain fresh, …

Wellness

Families don't need (much) money to be happy

One of the most insistent lessons my parents tried to drum into me as a child was that money was not important for happiness. Obviously they were severely deluded, but I can't quite shake off the idea, at least when it comes to family life.<p>The idea that the best things in life are free – the mantra …

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Hunting ban: rich tourists welcome, tribal people starve

By: Sophie McAdam,<p>It may sound like an April fool´s joke, but sadly Botswana´s treatment of its indigenous Bushmen is no laughing matter. The African …

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Family http://positivemed.com/2013/12/20/5-ways-to-strengthen-your-family/

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

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5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Time Management

How Being Humble, Kind, and Calm Will Make Your Life Easier

You've heard it all your life: Being humble, kind, and calm is the "right thing to do." But if that isn't enough to convince you, consider this: …

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FORTUNE — Okay, be honest: Do you bribe your kids? Do you offer them cash (or similar rewards) for good behavior? For grades? For abandoning the cell phone at the dinner table? For keeping the cursing at bay?<p>I’ll confess. I’ve done it, albeit with so-so results. (My offer to pay to go to the gym …

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FORTUNE –Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg describes virtual reality as the “platform of tomorrow.” To back that assertion up, his company in March bought the small firm Oculus VR for $2 billion, sparking a frenzy around VR that hasn’t been seen in years.<p>There’s no arguing that the purchase puts the …

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Opinion: Science Is Running Out of Things to Discover

The advancing age when Nobelists receive their prizes could suggest fewer breakthroughs are waiting to happen.<p>Call it confirmation bias, but I keep seeing signs that science—and especially fundamental physics, which seeks to discern the basic rules of reality—is running out of gas, just as I …

Doctors implant lab-grown vagina

<b>Four women have had new vaginas grown in the laboratory and implanted by doctors in the US.</b><p>A tissue sample and a biodegradable scaffold were used to grow vaginas in the right size and shape for each woman as well as being a tissue match.<p>They all reported normal levels of "desire, arousal, …

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Hi-tech goggles 'detect cancer cells'

A US trial of hi-tech goggles could reduce the need for secondary operations for cancer patients.<p>Surgeons are not always able to tell if they have removed all the cancerous tissues and many patients face a follow-up operation to remove more.<p>The goggles create an augmented reality, showing cancerous …

Augmented Reality

These 365 Quotes Will Inspire You Every Day This Year

Best-selling author and entrepreneur Dave Kerpen shares 365 powerful, inspirational quotes for leaders in 2015<p>With a new year nearly upon us, it's a great time to get inspired about the future, your vision, your goals and executing on those goals. I'm so grateful for all of the inspiration I've …

We Need to Give People the Freedom to Make Their Own Choices

<b>“You must love in such a way that the other person feels free.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>I’ve read a lot of articles about loving without attachment and …

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The Power of Positive Thinking

By Remez Sasson<p><b>Positive thinking is a mental and emotional attitude that focuses on the bright side of life and expects positive results.</b><p>A person …