Jeremy Lim

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How to Pack the Perfect Travel Meal

0<p>SHARES<p>As I was driving to the airport on my way to catch a cross-country flight recently, I pulled a Starsky-and-Hutch move and screeched into a …

Sausage-Flavored Breakfast Beans and Grits Recipe

In my quest to eat breakfast more regularly, I’ve discovered two things about myself: fruit-heavy breakfasts don’t really satisfy me and carb-heavy …

Why video games may be good for you

Games have long been accused of making players violent, but evidence has been building over the years that they can have positive effects. Scientists say they are not only understanding why, but they also trying to put these observations to the test.<p>The spreadsheet was seven feet long. Printed in …

The Brain
Psychology

What is the link between violent video games and aggression?

This week has seen the effects of violent video games on our behaviour being put in the media spotlight once again<p>What effect do violent media have on our behaviour? It's not a new question – in the 1950s, psychiatrist Fredric Wertham wrote a book called "Seduction of the Innocent", which claimed …

Why Wait for NASA? Let's Start Planning a Manned Mission to Europa Now

The moon? Been there, done that. Mars? Is that the best you can do? What spaceflight really needs is a one-way manned mission to explore Jupiter’s …

Long-range forecast: sunny spell will wipe out life on Earth

Great heat will make Earth uninhabitable in 3bn years, say scientists, and journey to balmy Mars may be best escape route<p>If the end of the summer, the short, cold days, and party conference season were not enough to bring on the gloom, scientists have calculated when life on Earth must come to an …

Changing brains: why neuroscience is ending the Prozac era

The big money has moved from developing psychiatric drugs to manipulating our brain networks<p>The psychiatric drug age may have reached its peak. Although mind-altering medications are being prescribed in record numbers, signs of a radically new approach to understanding and treating mental illness …

In Life, Man Immune To HIV Helped Scientists Fight Virus

Stephen Crohn, a man best known for staying alive during the early days of the AIDS epidemic, died Aug. 23 at age 66. Throughout his lifetime, the New York artist helped researchers uncover vital clues about HIV and how to stop it.<p>Crohn's partner was one of the first people to die from AIDS in …

J.J. Abrams Wants The New 'Star Wars' Film To Feel Like The Original

Director J.J. Abrams, who is notoriously secretive over his projects, spoke with Entertainment Weekly briefly about the film, saying he wants to bring the series back to its roots.<p>"We are working really hard to make a movie that feels as emotional and authentic and exciting as possible," says …

Star Wars

What human faces might look like in 100,000 years

Since we humans are prone to launching chemical weapons, unwittingly killing off the bee population or other factors that could lead to our extinction, it may be presumptuous to imagine what we'll look like in 100,000 years. But designer and researcher Nickolay Lamm has speculated anyway, …

Try Climbing a Mountain

When did it become the end of summer? The entire summer we've been asked where we've been and where we're going. Our spiel always ended with "backpacking in Sequoia," complete with two massive grins and hefty amounts of excitement. And now, after over 30 miles, 6,000 feet total elevation gain, and …

The Exceptional Traveler: Live a Good Life

Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.— Miriam Beard<p><b>How To Do Exceptional Things Inexpensively</b><p><b>Post #6 Live a Good Life</b><p><b>When our father died and his body was cremated, we kept his ashes at home in the living room for</b> …

Living Rooms

A Possible Cure for Insomnia

I have figured out one possible cure for insomnia.<p>I started having insomnia in the mid-1990s. Mine is the sort that wakes me up at night, my little brain buzzing like an electrical transmission tower, thoughts of work, thoughts of family, song worms, you name it.<p>I have tried everything to cure …

Sleep

Nobody Left Behind

I was in London this week attending a meeting on the impact of treatment as prevention (TasP) on Key Affected Populations (KAPS), a gathering of minds, I think, that has the potential to be a pivotal moment in the way we decide to respond to HIV/AIDS in those global "hotspots" where sex workers, …

Our Elusive Milky Way

For most of human history, the night sky demanded our attention. The shape-shifting Moon, wandering planets, pointillist stars, and occasional comet enchanted our sensibilities while inspiring diverse tales of origin. The Milky Way, in particular, exerted a powerful presence on our distant …

AIDS Is Still an Issue

Each year Sept. 27 marks Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Because of advances in treatment, AIDS is a relic of the last century in many people's minds. Few people who came of consciousness since 1996, when highly effective antiretroviral therapy first became widely available, remember the bad old …

The Big Bang May Not Have Spawned The Universe After All

Our universe might actually be the result of the collapse of a four-dimensional star.<p>According to a new paper posted on Arxiv, the Big Bang may not have been what we think it is. In fact, there may have been no Big Bang at all--our universe may have come from an entirely different source.<p>The Big …

Bullying, Mobbing and the Role of Shame

Have you ever felt guilty about something you did, even though you were never caught? Have you ever been ashamed of yourself, even though others might not know how you secretly feel? Guilt and shame are human emotions that everyone feels at one time or another. For some, these powerful emotions …

Psychology

American Exceptionalism Challenged

Russian President Vladimir Putin provoked widespread scorn among America's chattering class for employing The New York Times' editorial pages as a megaphone to scold the United States for hubris, i.e., a belief in its saintliness and destiny to lead the planet, a.k.a. American Exceptionalism. The …

Technological Glitches and Simplifying LIfe

Every so often I wonder if it's time to simplify.<p>Everyone knows that the new iPhone will soon come out -- and Apple is such an important force in the smartphone market that even an upgrade makes news. Should I get the new one? Is my current phone adequate? When should we replace technology? Is it …

Reimagining the American Dream

I've been chasing "the dream" my entire life. I was born into it. My parents were sponsored into the cultish Amway business shortly after I was born. My father was a struggling salesman with four kids and an obsession with success. By the time I could walk and talk, the transformation had already …

Let's Stop Just Talking About Gun Control

Another mass shooting. Eyes glued to TV, posts on social media, lots of horror and outrage... it's become a rote procedure, hasn't it? We gasp, we weep over stories of the dead, we question the hows and whys of the shooter, but, strange thing this time around: I noticed <i>fewer</i> posts on Twitter and …