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Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2013 | Antibiotic/Antimicrobial Resistance

This report, <i>Antibiotic resistance threats in the United States, 2013</i> gives a first-ever snapshot of the burden and threats posed by the …

Empathic people are natural targets for sociopaths - protect yourself

The empathy trap: therapists and counselors almost by definition are empathic, to facilitate clients' recovery - but this quality can mean those …

The AIDS Granny In Exile

In the '90s, a gynecologist named Gao Yaojie exposed the horrifying cause of an AIDS epidemic in rural China — and the ensuing cover-up — and became an enemy of the state. Now 85, she lives in New York without her family, without her friends, and without regrets.<p>The enormous brick fortress in West …

Humanity

Google Nexus 7

Design<p>Physically speaking, the difference between Android tablets and Apple's iPad has, for the most part, been in the little things. Not unimportant …

Nexus 7

Are 'Phablets' The Ultimate Media Phones?

Since their inception, I have had to dig deep to fully understand why some consumers would gravitate to a phone the size of a tablet. “Phablets” are too large to fit into pants pocket or small purse, don’t get better battery life than a phone, can’t be used one-handed, and look absolutely …

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

One morning this summer, I got up at first light – I'd left the blinds open the night before – then drank a strong cup of coffee, sat near-naked by an open window for an hour, worked all morning, then had a martini with lunch. I took a long afternoon walk, and for the rest of the week experimented …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

Sleep 'cleans' the brain of toxins

<b>The brain uses sleep to wash away the waste toxins built up during a hard day's thinking, researchers have shown.</b><p>The US team believe the "waste removal system" is one of the fundamental reasons for sleep.<p>Their study, in the journal Science, showed brain cells shrink during sleep to open up the gaps …

10 Ways To Stop A Cold In Its Tracks

<i>By Jessica Levine for Men's Health</i><p>If you don't fast-forward commercials, you've seen this one from Zicam: A pretty woman daintily sneezes into her elbow when out of nowhere a snot-nosed monster of a cold is chasing her. "That first sneeze. You have a pre-cold," the voiceover says. She runs. He …

How To Wire Your Brain For Happiness

The secret to lasting happiness might be neatly summed up in a cheesy neuroscience joke: "The neurons that fire together, wire together."<p>"It’s a classic saying, and it’s widely accepted because it’s very true," neuropsychologist Rick Hanson, author of Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science Of …

Afghanistan Undone

Tarasick is in her early sixties, a retired teacher and school superintendent, and a bundle of energy and passion. She and Margaret Stewart founded …

TED talks are lying to you

<b>Jessica Pare and Jon Hamm in "Mad Men" (AMC/Michael Yarish/amc)</b><p>The creative class has never been more screwed. Books about creativity have never been more popular. What gives?<p>Thomas Frank<p>October 13, 2013 11:00am (UTC)<p>The writer had a problem. Books he read and people he knew had been warning him …

November 2013