Emily Vandenbush

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Ignoring Court Orders, Maricopa County Locks Up Mentally Ill People Too Impaired For Trial

Mario Cruz barely talks above a whisper, avoiding most conversations and mumbling on the rare occasion that he does choose to speak. Over the past …

Humans of New York's Brandon Stanton on Trump

On Tuesday, March 15th, at 3pm Eastern, Humans of New York creator Brandon Stanton joins Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric to discuss the open …

I Won't Let My 4-Year-Old Daughter Grow Up Stepping Aside for Sexism, Like I Did

1. Last summer, I watched with pride as my 4-year-old daughter raised her foot, said a “kee-yaw!” from the bottom of her gut, and kicked the board in …

The rise of American authoritarianism - Vox

A niche group of political scientists may have uncovered what's driving Donald Trump's ascent. What they found has implications that go well beyond 2016.<p>The American media, over the past year, has been trying to work out something of a mystery: Why is the Republican electorate supporting a …

Political Science

Will Mars summers bring forth life?

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA announced clear evidence that there is liquid water on Mars, in the present day.<p>Water is necessary for life as we know it. On Earth, the first single-celled organisms appeared at least 3.5 billion years ago, almost certainly in an aqueous environment that allowed them to maneuver to …

Imaging

See All The Satellites And Space Junk Circling Earth In Real-Time

Makes your junk drawer look manageable in comparison<p>From down here on the ground, space looks like a pristine void. But Earth's orbit is actually crowded with a ton of stuff, from human-made satellites to many smaller pieces of debris whirling around at dangerously high speeds, as the film <i>Gravity</i> …

Five-Star Solar System 'Puts Star Wars To Shame'

But does it come with a complementary breakfast?<p>A team of researchers has identified a unique system of stars made of two binary stars and a tag-along lone companion, according to work presented at the UK National Astronomy Meeting held this week in Llandudno, Wales.<p>The researchers made the …

Telescopes

Type 2 diabetes diminishes mental performance, but how?

Losing keys and forgetting names are real enough worries for anyone growing older. But for those with Type 2<p>diabetes, the prospect of cognitive decline is very real. Those who develop the metabolic disorder have a roughly 75% higher risk of developing some form ofdementiathan do those without the …

Diabetes

Semicolon tattoos are a new way to talk about mental health

A global movement is revolutionizing how we talk about mental health — with punctuation.<p>Project Semicolon, which offers hope to those struggling with …

See the Great Barrier Reef from a turtle's-eye view

See what happens when you equip a turtle with a GoPro off the coast of Australia.

Great Barrier Reef

The Sixth Mass Extinction: We Aren’t The Dinosaurs, We’re The Asteroid

Yes, humans are probably to blame for the Earth’s sixth mass extinction event, which is wiping out species at a rate 53 times greater than …

Mysterious moon may have secret ocean -- and life

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA wants to go to Europa. No, it's not in Europe. And for soccer fans, it has nothing to do with the Europa League.<p>Europa is one of Jupiter's larger moons. It's about the size of Earth's moon, and it's thought to be one of the best places to look for life in our solar system -- besides …

A Cellular Atlas Of The Human Body

New RNA sequencing techniques are revealing the unknown secrets of our cells<p>If science textbooks are to be believed, you have about 200 different types of cells in your body. But several teams of scientists are now debating that number, saying that the estimate is significantly larger. Using the …

Genetics

15 Survival Myths that Could Actually Kill You

Survival Myths that Could Actually Kill You<p>To help dispel some of the more common survival myths, we spoke to Tony Nester, an expert on desert …

Why we want food so much it hurts

Be it chocolate, cheese or chip shop curry, craving a favourite food is something we’ve all experienced. Why do our bodies suffer such serious pangs? Veronique Greenwood investigates.<p>There's nothing like the salty tang of beef-flavoured Top Ramen broth and a mouthful of slightly overdone instant …

Ice Cream

Depression Can Physically Change Your DNA, Study Suggests

More evidence that the disease is much more than a mood disorder.<p>Researchers from the UK have found evidence that depression doesn't just change our …

Genetics

Amelia Freer: 'Make fat your friend' and 9 other secrets to better health

<i>Nutritional therapist Amelia Freer has helped many people get healthy and change their lifestyle for the better. The author of the new book "Eat. Nourish. Glow." is behind the dramatic slim down of</i> <i>singer Sam Smith, who famously thanked her on Instagram.</i><p><i>Freer shares her food philosophy and her 10</i> …

The Scholars And Lawyers Who Believe Gay Marriage Causes Abortion

An amicus brief filed by conservatives opposing gay marriage is ridiculous, but there is a link between same-sex nuptials and abortion—it’s just not …

The Power of 'Good Enough'

How settling can make people happier and more satisfied than gunning for "the best"<p>Over a decade ago, psychologist Barry Schwartz published what might be the ultimate psychological life-hacking tome, <i>The</i> <i>Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less</i>.​ In it, Schwartz argues that the modern world's smorgasbord …

Happiness

Learned Helplessness

<b>The Misconception:</b> If you are in a bad situation, you will do whatever you can do to escape it.<p><b>The Truth:</b> If you feel like you aren’t in control of …

8 Common Thinking Mistakes Our Brains Make Every Day and How to Prevent Them

Get ready to have your mind blown.<p>I was seriously shocked at some of these mistakes in thinking that I subconsciously make <i>all the time</i>. Obviously, …

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Brain knows how to stop thinking, start learning

Anyone who's ever learned music probably remembers reaching a point when they just played without "thinking" about the notes.<p>It turns out that a little bit of disconnect goes a long way in learning motor tasks, according to a study published online Monday in the journal Nature Neuroscience.<p>The …

Santa Barbara

Dating with Asperger’s: A new documentary follows a lonely Aspie’s search for love

<b>David Matthews in "Aspie Seeks Love"</b><p>Asperger’s syndrome can make dating a challenge, but loneliness proves more a debilitating hurdle in this new film<p>Matthew Rozsa • Liskula Cohen<p>March 2, 2015 8:26pm (UTC)<p><i>This review was written by Matthew Rozsa, who is a high-functioning autistic, and Liskula</i> …

Loneliness

Inside the fundamentalist troll hole of Christians Against Dinosaurs

A grassroots religious movement called Christians Against Dinosaurs contends that dinosaurs are a hoax perpetrated on the public by the paleontology …

Cannabis And The Pineal Gland : Turn On The Third Eye

By In5D on March 2, 2015 in Meditation<p><i>The Pineal Gland or the ‘Seat of the Soul’ as described by Rene Descartes, is the focal point of our spiritual</i> …

Don’t Stop Daydreaming: Why a Wandering Mind Is Good for You

If you can’t get through this article without checking your Facebook, walking to the fridge, scrolling through your phone, and choosing something on …