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Dietary Supplement May Prevent and Reverse Damage to Aging Brain

<i>Summary: According to researchers, a complex dietary supplement has shows anti-aging properties that appear to prevent, and even reverse brain cell</i> …

Five things to do before 9am

EARLY risers are slimmer, healthier and happier. Here are five simple habits you should commit to every day.

Alzheimer's Disease May Stem From Infections

Alzheimer’s disease may be the result of byproduct that builds up in the brain when it fights infections, according to a new study.<p>The new study, if …

10 Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Home Decor a Masterpiece

Who doesn’t want to have a masterpiece for their interior design? No doubt, everyone of us is doing their best to make their home as beautiful, …

Drones Deliver Sterile Tsetse Flies To Ethiopia To Fight A Deadly Disease

Sleeping sickness wastes away people and livestock in Ethiopia. Drones are being used to fight the fly that spreads it.<p>Drones Against Tsetse wants to bring down the wrath of a weaponized drone on the scourge that is the tsetse fly. To do this, a Spanish team will drop chilled, sterile male tsetse …

Six Ways God Works in You — at Work

You showed up to work today, but it feels like God didn’t. He feels remote and absent from what you do all day long. There are temptations all …

Faceted Classification

Everything You Need to Know About Google’s Crazy New Travel Planner

<i>This piece originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</i><p>Ever wish you could get an idea for your next vacation and book it—under budget—in just one click? …

All You Need to Build This PopUp House Is a Screwdriver

Yes, you read that correctly.<p>No power tools? No problem. The PopUp House was designed by a French studio called MultiPod Studio to simplify the process of building your own home...and we mean "simplified." Basically, they embraced IKEA's style when it comes to the construction process, because the …

OpenOffice

The Power of the Limbic Brain

In the course of reading about the brain, I realized that the role the limbic system plays in our daily lives (and has played in mine) is often underestimated.<p>The limbic system is the collective name for a complex of fibers and gray matter (neurons/cells) that relay and interpret emotional …

A simple 2-minute trick to calm a racing mind

Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night.<p>Think about how many times you’ve agonized over some dumb thing you said. Or rehearsed a conversation that hasn’t happened—and might not ever. Or couldn’t get that …

When all others turned their backs, this pensioner offered a hand of kindness

When this man started suffering from some kind of mental health episode on a train, people did what a lot of others would do – they turned their …

Mental Health

Ethiopia seeks donor support to meet drought needs | News Home | Reuters

OGOLCHO, Ethiopia (Reuters) - Ethiopia urged international donors on Sunday to offer aid promptly for relief operations to support 10.2 million people critically short of food, and said it was committed to allocating as much of its own funds as necessary.<p>A small village is seen at a distance in …

The scientist behind the most comprehensive study of brain training says apps like Lumosity are based on shaky science

But no longer — the Federal Trade Commission has cracked down on Lumosity, which agreed to pay a $2 million settlement earlier this month.<p>"Lumosity preyed on consumers' fears about age-related cognitive decline, suggesting their games could stave off memory loss, dementia, and even Alzheimer's …

5 people hospitalized after nightmarish turbulence on flight to Italy

Brief but severe turbulence sent five people to the hospital who were on board an American Airlines flight from Miami, Florida, to Milan, Italy, on …

Aviation

Whats the best way to sleep on an airplane ?

​When boarding a plane, you have the purest of intentions: You're going to use this rare empty stretch of time to catch up on much-needed sleep. …

Ethiopia Boundary Dispute Puts Human Rights Violations in Spotlight

After almost two months of clashes between Oromo protesters and security forces in Ethiopia, authorities have scrapped a "master plan" that would …

The Suicide of the Liberal Church

The liberal denominations and their seminaries, by betraying the poor, especially people of color, in a desperate bid to stay financially solvent, …

25 Promising Digital Design Blogs To Follow This Year

Let me ask you a simple question. How much value you get from the blogs you read every day? Are they worth your time?<p>Whether you are a startup founder, entrepreneur or a creative freelancer you read a lot of blogs and magazines every day. In the age of digital noise, it is extremely hard to find …

Graphic Design

This Is Your Brain on Bugs: How Gut Bacteria Affect Mental Health

As many of you adopt new behaviors and habits during this year’s 21-Day Challenge, there’s a fascinating unseen story going on between your brains …

What to say when someone asks for proof of God\'s existence

<i>"There isn't enough evidence."</i><p>It seems so reasonable. It's what any sensible person would ask. Where is the evidence? Why should it be so difficult …

Ten Habits of Highly Creative People

What exactly is creativity? So many of us assume that creativity is something we had as a child but we lost, or something allocated to rarified …

2015's Worst Passwords Are Still Really Bad (So Please Tell Me Yours Is Not On The List)

For the fifth year in a row, password management security company SplashData has scraped password dumps, primarily from hacked sites, and scoured through the data to find the world’s most common passwords. This year’s compilation was drawn from about 2 million passwords—minus the ones from adult …

Information Systems

6 Pieces That Instantly Create a Stylish Bookcase

Consider this a recipe for a decorator's touch on any shelf.<p>Open shelving is a matter of preference in the kitchen, but elsewhere around the house — like, say, your living room — it can be nearly impossible to avoid. (Everyone still owns books, right?) The catch is that if it isn't done right, your …

High Fashion

How to Make Stovetop Mac and Cheese That's Better Than Boxed

There’s a time and a place for boxed macaroni and cheese: 2:00 in the morning on the couch. But when it comes to dinner, you can do better than a …

Dispatches: Government Backs Down, But Will Protests End in Ethiopia?

Expand Women mourn during the funeral ceremony of Dinka Chala, a primary school teacher whom family members said was shot dead by military forces …