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These Photos Show the Women Behind the Shea Butter in Your Beauty Products

AI Will Start Diagnosing Heart Disease On The NHS This Year

It could save the health service 'billions'.<p>Scientists have successfully built artificial intelligence (AI) that can diagnose patients with heart …

This 6,000 Year-Old Eastern Practice Can Help Give You Perfect Skin

By all appearances, beauty entrepreneur Mally Steves Chakola was born with perfect skin. But she’s the first to admit that her smooth, glowing …

Drug-delivering nanoparticles pose a triple threat to cancer

Delivering drugs that can knock out tumor cells within the body, without causing adverse side effects, is a tricky busines. It's why scientists have …

Nanotech

Learn the Basics of Color Theory to Know What Looks Good

Colors are important to making things look good, whether it's the clothes you wear or the presentation you give at work. But not everyone …

A Family Home with a Black & White Interior

This home in the Czech Republic began as an empty space with just the central staircase installed right in the middle of the ground floor. OOOOX were …

Architizer

23 CEOs To Watch In 2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook has promised big reveals, which could include the launch of the iWatch. Google's Larry Page will likely continue to explore the "Internet of Things," scooping up start-ups along the way.<p>And there's really no telling what's up Elon Musk's sleeve.<p>Other companies will need saving, …

The Body Politicized: The Visibility of Women at Gezi

How often do you publish?<p>We constantly publish web content and release thematic issues several times per year. The exact amount depends on how much …

Oxfam: 85 richest people as wealthy as poorest half of the world

The world's wealthiest people aren't known for travelling by bus, but if they fancied a change of scene then the richest 85 people on the globe – who between them control as much wealth as the poorest half of the global population put together – could squeeze onto a single double-decker.<p>The extent …

This is the world’s best-designed pizza box

A Mumbai businessman has revolutionized the way hot take-out food will reach you. His solution: making sure the packaging has proper ventilation.<p>Tired of having too many soggy pizzas delivered to him, Vinay Mehta decided to do something about it. In 2006, with a pen knife, some cardboard and a long …

South India

10 Fun Ways To Reduce Your Cortisol Levels | Wake Up World

Guest Writer for Wake Up World<p>The body knows how to heal itself. As I describe in Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof That You Can Heal Yourself, …

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 …

Mindfulness: a beginner's guide

A report published this week analysing data from 47 clinical trials involving 3,000 participants suggests that mindfulness, a meditation technique aimed at focusing the mind on the present moment, produces measurable improvements of up to 20% in symptoms of anxiety and depression compared to people …

Scientists Have Finally Found The First Real Reason We Need To Sleep

We know we need to sleep. We know our brains and bodies work better after sleep. But what we didn't know, until now, was why.<p>Scientists have just reported the first major mechanical reason our brains need to sleep — certain cleaning mechanisms in the brain work better when we shut the brain down. …

Immune System

Top 10 Reasons to Exercise Regularly (Besides Losing Weight)

You've been told a hundred times that exercise is good for you, and it's true—but it's good for a lot more than just losing weight or building …

Top 10

Nate Silver on Finding a Mentor, Teaching Yourself Statistics, and Not Settling in Your Career

Perhaps no one has done more for the cause of data-driven decision-making in the minds of the public than Nate Silver. His book, The Signal and the Noise, explains the power of statistical modeling to improve our predictions about everything from the weather to sports to the stock market. Data …

6 Clever Engagement Party DIY Projects

Celebrate your engagement with a party that’s all about the diamonds, bubbly and toasting your new status. With months of wedding planning ahead, …

These 22 Epic First Looks Will Probably Make You Cry

First look photos memorialize the excitement, awe and love between a couple just before the ceremony starts. They also give couples a private moment …

How One Baker Created An Upside Down Cake (for Kaley Cuoco’s Wedding)

Decorating your wedding reception with hanging chandeliers is fairly common. But hanging a cake upside down <i>from</i> the chandelier is something we've …

Draw the Line

<b>Draw the Line</b><p>Subtle and chic, boldly glam, or colorful kapow - bold eyeliner always makes a statement. Four different ways to embellish your eyeliner this fall.

The Psychology of Getting Unstuck: How to Overcome the “OK Plateau” of Performance & Personal Growth

<i>“Any sequence of mental action which has been frequently repeated tends to perpetuate itself,”</i> William James wrote in his influential meditation on habit, <i>”so that we find ourselves automatically prompted to think, feel, or do what we have been before accustomed to think, feel, or do, under like</i> …

Six Current and Six Rapidly Expanding Trends Marketers Should Focus On

<i>(Originally delivered at the Publicis Investor Conference in London on April 23, 2013)</i><p>It is clear to everyone today that six forces are driving the …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 (Free) Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read

A Reddit.com user posed the question to Neil deGrasse Tyson: "Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?"<p>Below, you …

Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …