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Massive Genetic Study Finds Many Links Between Various Psychiatric Illnesses

An excavation of a million people’s genes has provided some interesting clues to how several common psychiatric disorders might arise, including …

The Brain

This hydration schedule will help you sleep like a baby, experts say

Do you frequently feel sluggish and irritated for no good reason when you wake up in the morning, instead of feeling rested and refreshed?<p>You might …

Wellness

AI researchers allege that machine learning is alchemy

Ali Rahimi, a researcher in artificial intelligence (AI) at Google in San Francisco, California, took a swipe at his field last December—and received …

Machine Learning

These To-Do List Methods Will Help You Finally Get Organized

Everyone works differently, so we’ve gathered nine different approaches to organizing your daily tasks.<p>For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been on a mission to create the perfect to-do list. I’ve tested multiple apps from Evernote, Any.do, to Wunderlist. I’ve used physical and digital …

Productivity

Object-Oriented UX

In June 2012, while working at CNN.com, I was tasked with designing the user experience of election night. The next five months of my life would be …

How To Stop Worrying: 7 Powerful Secrets From Mindfulness

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Self-help

Drug Researchers Find Brain Effects of MDMA Have Been Misread All Along

Studies don't actually represent typical MDMA users.<p>Anyone who took DARE in elementary school probably heard about how taking too much MDMA (aka …

Neuroscience

An annual conference on consciousness in the Arizona desert takes an anything-goes approach to some seriously wacky theories<p>By Tom Bartlett<p>Start with Noam Chomsky, Deepak Chopra and a robot that loves you no matter what. Add a knighted British physicist, a renowned French neuroscientist and a …

Consciousness

What Is Cannabidiol (CBD) Oil And Is It Legal In The UK?

The case of 12-year-old Billy Caldwell has prompted calls for reform to the law.<p>A 12-year-old boy with severe epilepsy has been granted permission to …

Cannabis

This app you’ve never heard of lets you watch shows and movies for free that aren’t even on Netflix

People often think that when it comes to streaming TV shows and movies online, there are only three options: pay for the good stuff, steal the good …

TV shows

Millennial men are getting dumber by the year

With their shirtless bathroom selfies and plates of $18 avocado toast, it’s hard to argue millennial men aren’t getting dumber by the year — and even …

IQ

Brain-based circuitry just made artificial intelligence a whole lot faster

We take the vast computing power of our brains for granted. But scientists are still trying to get computers to the brain’s level.<p>This is how we …

Artificial Intelligence

Mind molding psychedelic drugs could treat depression, and other mental illnesses

It seems that psychedelics do more than simply alter perception. According to the latest research from my colleagues and me, they change the …

Neuroscience

Scientists Identify a "New Type of Depression"

Scientists want to develop new antidepressant drugs.<p>An estimated half of the 322 million people affected by depression don’t appear to benefit from …

Neuroscience

Watch artificial intelligence project a 3D soccer match on your kitchen table

When the soccer World Cup kicks off this Thursday, imagine watching it as a 3D “hologram” on your kitchen table. That may not be far off thanks to a …

Artificial Intelligence

A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad president builds an empire

TO MOST highly educated people I know, President Trump is a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad president.<p>For two years, the people with at least …

Geopolitics

Did Trump Just Forfeit his Power to Fire Mueller?

It is a pleasing thought that Trump might be convicted for bribery for proposing Russia’s readmission to the Group of 7 in exchange for the GRU’s …

Russia

How to Download Absolutely Everything You Can Find on the Web

The internet is always there, vast and accessible, from wherever you happen to be—until it isn’t. Maybe you’ve got a long flight ahead of you and …

Software

Scientists Think Dolphin Name Discovery is the "Coolest"

Male dolphins use individual names throughout their life.<p>In a video released alongside a fascinating new study, scientists are on a boat in the …

Dolphins

South African fossils rewrite early history of life on land

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fossils of two amphibians that lived within the Antarctic circle 360 million years ago are forcing scientists to rethink the origins of land vertebrates, including where these pioneers first appeared and the climatic conditions that spawned them.<p>Scientists said on Thursday …

Paleontology

Your Phone Is Listening and it's Not Paranoia

Here's how I got to bottom of the ads-coinciding-with-conversations mystery.<p><i>Note: this article was updated on June 13 to clarify that apps like Facebook don't automatically have access to your data.</i><p>A couple years ago, something strange happened. A friend and I were sitting at a bar, iPhones in …

Privacy

Bidirectional Scrolling is Here to Save Responsive Design

The Question<p>It’s Monday afternoon and the air is starting to feel stuffy in our meeting room. We are standing in front of 20 marketing professionals, …

UI Design

The Science Behind Being Funny. This Is No Joke.

Here is a not so serious overview of what science and research says about what makes you funny (or not).<p>I've written about the science behind lots of things, including influence, note taking, procrastination, and even awkward silence.<p>Now to the science of something a little less serious. Like being …

Sigmund Freud

Windows 10 tip: Quickly create a virtual machine to test new features

Beginning with Windows 10 version 1709, the Hyper-V Manager includes an option to create a new virtual machine from a single dialog box. Be sure to …

Windows 10

Climate Change Can Be Stopped by Turning Air Into Gasoline

A Harvard professor says his company should be able to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, at industrial scales, by 2021.<p>A team of scientists from Harvard University and the company Carbon Engineering announced on Thursday that they have found a method to cheaply and directly pull …

Carbon Dioxide

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

Ikigai

Alzheimer’s disease: why insulin is a new suspect

Johnson and Johnson recently announced that it was halting a clinical trial for a new Alzheimer’s drug after safety issues emerged. This latest …

Dementia

Hallmark Of An Economic Ponzi Scheme

Financial disaster is quickly forgotten. There can be few fields of human endeavor in which history counts for so little as in the world of finance. <i>-</i> …

Economics

4 Harsh Truths That Will Make You A Better Person

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Happiness

Antifungal drug kills dormant colorectal cancer cells

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in the United States. Though various treatments are available for it, certain …

Cancer