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The Power of Introverts

Today we make room for a remarkably narrow range of personality styles. We're told that to be great is to be bold, to be happy is to be sociable. We see ourselves as a nation of extroverts -- which means that we've lost sight of who we really are. Depending on which study you consult, one-third to …

What Is Melatonin And Should You Really Take It For Sleep?

<i>By Zahra Barnes for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When it comes to living healthy, you know getting enough sleep matters. You can't kill it at work and at the gym if you aren't hitting the sack hard to let your mind and body recuperate. So if you're a tosser-and-turner, your ears might perk up at the mention of …

The Persistent Myth of the Narcissistic Millennial

People are still lobbing the same accusations at Millennials, even though evidence shows they're not any more self-absorbed than their predecessors.<p>A few months ago, the news went viral that the American Psychiatric Association had classified “taking selfies” as a sign of a mental disorder. It lit …

Why These Neuroscientists Are Prescribing Video Games

Video games as therapy? While most virtual reality falls under the category of mindless entertainment, a group of researchers believe the gaming world may offer some benefit to those on the autism spectrum.<p>A team comprised of cognitive neuroscientists and gaming technology experts created a game …

Dell Venue 11 Pro: The anti-iPad

The Dell Venue 11 Pro is a very different creature than an Apple tablet. But that's not necessarily a bad thing.<p>My first impression of the Dell Venue 11 Pro is positive. It's very different from the iPad Air but that's OK.<p>The Venue 11 has a gorgeous 10.8-inch -- an unusual size -- 1,920x1,080 IPS …

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Serotonin deficiency may not cause depression after all

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>New research may lead to a more direct and effective treatment than common SSRIs<p>Jeanene Swanson<p>December 13, 2013 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Depression strikes some 35 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization, contributing to lowered quality of life as well as an …

Report: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear to ship soon after September launch

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>On September 4, Samsung is widely expected to debut the Galaxy Note 3 and possibly a smartwatch called the Galaxy Gear. …

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Americans are starting to cut the cable TV cord, and here’s what it looks like

Americans are starting to ditch pay television.<p>It’s been suspected for several years that more Americans were cutting the cord—that is, going without cable—than were signing up for new pay TV subscriptions. But solid evidence of the trend had been difficult to find. Though subscriptions to pay TV …

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10 Essential Photo Editing Apps

We’ve covered all kinds of apps for making your photos and photo shoots more fun, but we wanted to get back to basics and cover the apps you should without a doubt have on your phone. That way you can make sure you and your friends, and all those delicious meals you make and order, look their best …

Facebook use 'makes people feel worse about themselves'

<b>Using Facebook can reduce young adults' sense of well-being and satisfaction with life, a study has found.</b><p>Checking Facebook made people feel worse about both issues, and the more they browsed, the worse they felt, the University of Michigan research said.<p>The study, which tracked participants for …

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The Five Buddha Families.

Bonus! The Five Buddha Families, in video form!<p>The Buddha Families—Buddha, Vajra, Ratna, Padma, Karma.<p>The Buddha families as presented by Chogyam …