Garv Kapur

199 Added | 3 Magazines | 420 Likes | 1 Following | 6 Followers | @garvkapur | Keep up with Garv Kapur on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Garv Kapur”

A Yale psychologist's simple thought experiment temporarily turned conservatives into liberals

Social scientists have long known how to turn liberals into conservatives in the lab — all they have to do is scare them.<p>"Research has shown that you can make liberals more conservative by threatening them and making them somewhat afraid," Yale psychology professor John Bargh writes in his new …

Psychology

Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse

Getting rejected is never fun, but the experience apparently stings even more when accompanied by an apology. It might seem backwards that words …

Psychology

This AI knows whether you're gay or straight by looking at a single photo

A recent study by Stanford University offers compelling insight into a longstanding argument about human sexuality. Published today, the study analyzed more than 35,000 facial images and built an algorithm that, with shocking accuracy, predicted a person’s sexual orientation.<p>With a single photo, …

LGBTQ

The FDA says ecstasy is a ‘breakthrough’ drug for PTSD patients

It's a big step forward for a controversial treatment.<p>Ecstasy doesn’t sound like something you do in a doctor’s office. But the Food and Drug Administration wants that to change. The FDA just approved the substance, more clinically known as MDMA, as a ‘breakthrough’ drug—and will work to move it …

Ecstasy (Drug)

HBO Releases The Only Five Minute 'Game of Thrones' Season 1-6 Recap You Need To Watch

There are probably a couple hundred fan-made or entertainment-site made <i>Game of Thrones</i> series recaps out there as we heard toward the premiere of season six tomorrow, but you unless you want to spend a solid chunk of your day catching up on the last sixty episodes of the show, you might want to …

TV Series

Little Girl Found Living In Forest With Pack Of Monkeys

Authorities are still attempting to understand how long the girl had been lost in the forest.The post Little Girl Found Living In Forest With Pack Of …

Uttar Pradesh

19 science-backed ways men can appear more attractive to women

But, through research and experimentation, they've come up with many ideas about what draws one person to another.<p>Below, Business Insider has rounded up some of the most compelling scientific insights about the traits and behaviors that make men more appealing to women.<p>The best part? None of the …

Psychology

The 3 Ways That Parallel Universes Could Be Real

The idea that things exist in a particular, well-defined state at all times where their properties can be determined so long as you can measure them well enough was fundamental to how we conceived of the Universe. When quantum physics came along, that idea went right out the window, never to …

Dark Matter

In an Unexplained Case, Brain Activity Has Been Recorded as Much as 10 Minutes After Death

This makes no sense.<p>Doctors in a Canadian intensive care unit have stumbled on a very strange case - when life support was turned off for four …

Ancient technique can dramatically improve memory, research suggests

Cultivating a ‘memory palace’ can make long-lasting improvements to recall, say scientists, suggesting many of us have untapped memory reserves<p>A memory technique invented by the ancient Greeks can make dramatic and long-lasting improvements to a person’s power of recall, according to research that …

The Brain

How to turn your iPhone or Android smartphone into a satellite phone

Being out of cellphone reception is no problem if you own a satellite phone. Here's how to never miss a call again no matter where you are in the …

Mobile

Want to Make a Lie Seem True? Say It Again. And Again. And Again

You only use 10 percent of your brain. Eating carrots improves your eyesight. Vitamin C cures the common cold. Crime in the United States is at an …

Amazon launches a beta of Go, a cashier-free, app-based retail shopping experience

The straight-forwardly named “Just Walk Out” technology ought to give you a pretty good idea of what Amazon Go is all about. Launching in beta this year to Amazon employees at a single 1,800 square foot location in its native Seattle, Go is a “new kind of store with no checkout required.”<p>Customers …

How to prevent Alzheimer's disease

There’s plenty not to love about being middle-aged. But by the time today’s forty- and fifty-somethings reach the age when they may develop Alzheimer’s disease and dementia (one in 20 people develop dementia under 65 but above that age a person’s risk doubles roughly every five years), it’s likely …

Dementia

What Dogs, Lies And Sex Teach Us About Our True Selves

New research suggests that even college students who overwhelmingly report that they accept interracial relationships show greater activity in the insula — a brain region associated with disgust — when presented with images of black-white interracial couples than when presented with images of …

Psychology

CrossOver will let you run Windows apps on Chromebooks

Chromebooks are a great alternative to Windows- and Mac-based laptops if you’re on a budget and mostly just need a machine to browse the Web. Now, they’re about to become a lot more useful.<p>Codeweavers, which makes an app to run Windows on Mac and Linux systems, has announced that it’s launching a …

Consumer Tech

‘I never thought I would need to take pills to feel human’—hip-hop artist Upgrade on mental health - Features - Alternative Press

Hip-hop artist <b>Upgrade</b> has teamed up with AP to premiere his new video for “Road Less Traveled,” off his full-length <i>Chemical Imbalance: Another Dose</i> …

This GitHub repo teaches you basic Web design in 4 minutes

Web design sounds like a simple principle, but it’s not easy — and there’s a lot to it. There’s a GitHub repo that promises to get you up and running in as little as four minutes.<p>Really, its a base for a tutorial that seems to show how the website you end up on was built. It walks you through …

Web Design

Microsoft says its new camera app is even better than Apple’s

Microsoft today launched its new camera app for iOS, and the company claims it’s even better than the one Apple builds into iOS.<p>Pix uses artificial intelligence to make your camera “smarter,” automatically adjusting settings and making enhancements to give you the best shots.<p>Every time you press …

Apps

How to Use Your Cell Phone to Check Your Sperm Count

(Image: TBIT)<p>Does your semen contain a sufficiently large number of sperm cells to make fertilization likely? You may no longer have to visit a …

Biology

Canva brings professional design to anyone with its new iPhone app

Online design platform Canva, which makes it easy for anyone to create professional graphics quickly – even if they don’t have a design background – is expanding its reach today with the launch of its first-ever iPhone application. Up until now, the company had offered a web application for around …

Installing an SSD on your Mac? Don't make this mistake

Enable this one single command to ensure a longer life for your SSD.<p>If you have replaced the hard drive on your Mac with an SSD (which you should do), you already know how much faster your computer is. However, I'm going to show you how to avoid this one simple mistake that so many of us make when …

U.S. Army switching from Android to the iPhone 6s due to poor performance

According to Military.com, the United States Army’s Special Operations Command will switch from Android to the iPhone. In the past, the Army has given soldiers an Android Tactical Assault Kit, equipped with what was believed to be a variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note. The new iPhone Tactical …

Military

Why Breakups Are So Crushing for Some and So Easy for Others

Source: Photographee.eu/Shutterstock<p>In the three years since Sabrina, now 29, and her boyfriend of one year parted ways, she remained heartbroken and …

5 Real Horror Stories - Documentaries And Where To Watch Them!

5 Real Horror Stories: Documentaries And Where To Watch Them!<p><b>Resurrect Dead: Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles</b> (2011, Youtube, Amazon Video, Google …

Horror Movies

Apple Leak Confirms iPhone 7 Serious Problem

We know almost everything about the upcoming iPhone 7: the protruding camera, famously missing headphone jack, upgraded storage options, the lack of a home ‘button’ and now we have a new detailed video comparing the iPhone 7 to the iPhone 6S. But what the video reveals for me is one big problem…<p><i>How</i> …

Mobile Technology

Montreal research: Broken heart? There might be a pill for you

The awful sinking feeling would hit when Sam was in the shower.<p>As the water poured down, he relived the devastating moments before his girlfriend of …

Mental Health

MUU – Unique and Creative Resume / Portfolio Template (Resume / CV)

MUU is a creative, unique design, minimal and onepage vCard / Resume HTML5 template to showcase your resume and portfolio to the world in interactive …

Begin Your Arguments From the Other Person's Perspective to Be Persuasive

When you’re defending your position, your natural inclination is probably to start with the arguments that make the most sense to you. However, if …

Public Speaking

(Update: now available) The value-packed Honor 5C is coming to India for Rs. 10,999

<b>Update, July 1:</b> The Honor 5C is now up for sale on Flipkart. Check it out, in gold, grey, or silver, for Rs. 10,999.<p><b>Original post, June 22:</b> Huawei wants a piece of the Indian market and it has just the right tool to crack it open – its budget-friendly Honor sub-brand.<p>Following its European debut, …

Mobile Technology