Joseph Whitley

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6 Shocking Ways Weed Can Affect Your Brain

Most people know that smoking marijuana can make you feel spaced out or trigger the need for some munchies, but it also can have some other, lesser …

The Brain

9 subtle signs that you're talking to a psychopath

For years, scientists have known that psychopaths' brains are different from normal ones. Brain scans show reduced activity in areas that regulate impulses, emotions, aggression, and morality.<p>But since you probably don't have brain scans at your disposal, there are some other ways to tell if you …

Marijuana and Sleep: How weed can help insomnia or disturb your healthy slumber

It is a universally acknowledged truth that marijuana can make you sleepy. Smokers everywhere have long sought to learn exactly why — and figure out …

Sleep

The case for making painkillers like ibuprofen prescription-only

Medications such as ibuprofen and aspirin, known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs, are widely available over the counter from pharmacies and supermarkets. But health providers have known for some time they can be unsafe for people with chronic health problems such as kidney …

Biomedicine

A Psychologist Has Turned His Patients' Experience Of Mental Health Issues Into Stunning Photos

"I wanted to visually portray this anguish for those who've never suffered with it," said Douglas Amorim. This post contains images some may find distressing.<p>If you need information and practical advice on depression, you can call the Mind infoline on 0300 123 3393 (9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday) if …

How Therapists Help People Conquer Fear and Build Confidence

An incremental approach will help you build the confidence you need.<p>Whether you're terrified of heights or the thought of public speaking, when you feel afraid of something, your natural tendency is to avoid it. But the more you avoid something, the scarier it becomes.<p>Of course, a little anxiety is …

Self-help

Sorry, But Your Brain Only Knows One Way To Multitask Effectively

Your brain can multitask really well when one of the tasks is a habit you’ve developed in that particular context.<p>The news that multitasking is bad isn’t even news anymore. In recent years, people have begun to recognize what psychologists have known for decades: If you try to do two things at the …

Humanity

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

Emotional Intelligence

El Salvador has first murder-free day in two years

El Salvador, one of the world's deadliest countries, has recorded a rare day without a single homicide.<p>National Civil Police commissioner Howard Cotto said at a news conference on Thursday that no murders were reported the previous day in the gang-plagued Central American nation.<p>The last time the …

Why it’s so hard to get over your ex, according to a relationship psychologist

Few things knock your emotional world off its axis like a breakup. When my first long-term relationship ended, I woke up for several days in a row not quite remembering that my ex and I had split. This lapse would only last one or two seconds, but each time the reality hit, I switched from my usual …

Psychology

What It's Like to Self-Medicate with Illegal Drugs

According to a number of studies, around two-thirds of problematic drug users report childhood physical or sexual abuse. These figures need to be taken seriously.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>The war on drugs is, to some extent, a war on the survivors of childhood physical and sexual …

myfrequent.com

5 Ways to Deal With a Psychopath

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …

Psychology

Afrika Bambaataa Allegedly Molested Young Men For Decades. Why Are the Accusations Only Coming out Now?

After years of silence, the hip-hop pioneer's alleged victims are stepping forward. Here are their stories.<p><b>This story appeared in the October Music issue of VICE magazine , a collaboration with THUMP and NOISEY. Click HERE to subscribe.</b><p>Ron Savage grew up in the poverty-stricken Castle Hill section …

All of These Lies Car Sellers Tell Buyers Are Legal

The buyer should always beware.<p>I talk to disgruntled car buyers all day long at my law practice and can assure you I have heard every story about how car buyers get duped. The stories I hear often contain common and repeated themes. And by themes, I mean lies told by the seller. The problem is that …

Automotive Industry

Sorry petrolheads, Skully's AR motorcycle helmet is dead

I had great hopes for Skully when I first heard about it in 2013. The company had been working on an augmented reality motorcycle helmet that put GPS, rear mirror view and speed readouts into a transparent display on the visor.<p>Sadly, the product isn’t likely to hit the streets. TechCrunch reports …

Future: Syrup, Strippers and Heavy Angst With the Superstar MC

Outside, it’s rush hour, a still-sunny spring evening in Atlanta, but in here, you’d never know it. This room is windowless and dark, illuminated …

Best Rap Albums of 2016 So Far

Thus far, 2016 looks like the first year that the center of the rap universe might not be New York, Los Angeles or Atlanta.<p>The two most celebrated, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Erykah Badu Majorly Disses Iggy Azalea At Soul Train Awards

"What you doin' is definitely not rap."<p>Celebrity feuds have become commonplace in the music (and entertainment) industry: Taylor Swift and Katy Perry, Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj, Miley Cyrus and Nicki Minaj, and now Erykah Badu and Iggy Azalea.<p>While hosting the 2015 Soul Train Awards on Sunday …

14 Times Jay Z Got Owned By Another Rapper, Usually On His Own Song

Sorry, but the Jay Z you all worship might not be as good as you think. Or maybe it’s just that he’s easily dwarfed by the guest verses on his own …

The Eight Best Watches for the Race Track

If you're a gearhead, you have a head for more than just automotive gear. Watches, especially, are known to draw the attention—and the hard-earned money—of car enthusiasts and racers alike. These eight watches are perfect for the race track, the job, or just a slow weekend at home (not that racers …

Watches

8 things Apple didn't tell you about the iPad Pro

The iPad Pro is gargantuan. Its 12.9-inch Retina HD display dwarfs the iPad Air 2. Its Hulk-powerful, but still thin and light. It's basically …

2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 review: Your chauffeur will appreciate the Maybach S600's semi-autonomous driving features - Roadshow

<b>The Good</b> The 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600's V-12 engine and adaptive suspension elevate the already comfortable S-Class chassis to effortless levels of power and refinement. The optional Executive Rear Seat Plus upgrade transforms the second row a first-class riding experience. Pretty much every cool …

Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder in death of Odin Lloyd

<b>Fall River, Massachusetts (CNN) —</b> Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez looked on impassively Wednesday as he was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole, a new low for a young man who once enjoyed a $40 million pro-football contract and now stands convicted in the 2013 …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

Watch all of Mercedes-Benz's CES 2015 press conference in 6 minutes

• Tech<br>• Science<br>• Culture<br>• More<p>Tech<p>Apple<br>• Google<br>• Microsoft<br>• Apps<br>• Photography<br>• Virtual Reality<br>• Business<br>• Design<br>• AI<br>• All Tech<p>Science<p>Space<br>• Energy<br>• Health<br>• Environment<br>• All Science<p>Culture<p>Web<br>• TV<br>• Film<br>• Games<br>• Comics<br>• Music<br>• All Culture<p>Cars<p>Ride-Sharing<br>• Cars<br>• Mass Transit<br>• Aviation<br>• Rideables<br>• Autonomy<br>• All …

CES

Watch The Space Station Go Flying Past The Moon

Thanks to the internet (and just a tiny little bit of math), Israeli photographer Gadi Eidelheit managed to get himself in position to see something …

Baby On Lil Wayne's Cash Money Contract, "It's Probably The Biggest Deal Ever In Urban Music"

Cash Money Records co-owner <b>Birdman</b> discussed his business relationship with rap star <b>Lil Wayne</b> this week and revealed his contract could possibly …