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Here Are the Best Inspirational Quotes for 2018

Another year and another 365 quotes--the most inspirational things anybody has ever said.<p>Want inspirational quotes? Each year for the past several years, I've gathered the best inspiring quotes, one for each of the coming 365 days. Here's our latest installment: the top inspirational quotes for …

Motivation

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

Muhammad Ali's Life In Quotes: 20 Quotes Honoring The Legend

Muhammad Ali is easily one of the most captivating public figures to have ever lived. Not only is he considered to be one of the greatest boxers to …

A brief etymology of particle physics

How did the proton, photon and other particles get their names? Over the years, physicists have given names to the smallest constituents of our …

6 free apps to install on a new MacBook

Congrats on your new MacBook. Apple outfits you with a bounty of preinstalled software, but it doesn't cover everything. Here are six free apps that I installed on my new new MacBook Pro and use regularly, from an uninstaller to a word processor, with four useful apps in between.<p>Let's take them in …

Top 10 Must-Read Mindfulness Books Of All Time

You’ve probably heard before that a book can change your life. This phrase couldn’t more relevant than to a book about mindfulness. Practising this …

7 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

What does your daily routine look like? If you’re like most people, it involves struggling out of bed, having a quick breakfast, waiting for work to …

Laptops

Scientists Turn Salmonella Into 'Cancer-Seeking Missile' To Destroy Brain Tumours

It significantly extended the lifespans of rats with an aggressive cancer.<p>Salmonella is one of the most common forms of food poisoning, leaving …

World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

Nature

Why Some Couples Have So Much More Sex Than Others

By Drake Baer<p>If researchers seem a bit, well, voyeuristic with regard to people's sex lives, there's good reason for it: In heterosexual marriages, the happier people are with their sexual lives, the happier they are with their relationships. And if you want to know how much a newlywed couple is …

10 Quick Ways To Boost Memory, Based On Research - PsyBlog

Boosts in all types of memory come from these simple activities.<p>1. Draw it<p>Drawing pictures of words helps build stronger and more reliable memories, …

The Brain

Screens vs. Print: Does Digital Reading Change How Students Get the Big Picture?

Can it really make a difference whether that class assignment is on a screen or printed out? Yes, finds new research.

9 Things the Most Influential and Persuasive People Do, Backed by Science

Some people are naturally persuasive. The rest of us have to learn to be more so. Here's how.<p>Think about all the extremely successful people you know. I guarantee they're incredibly good at selling themselves, selling their ideas--in short, they're incredibly good at persuading other people.<p>Maybe …

Self-improvement

What marijuana does to your body and brain

Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug— something with "no accepted medical use" — means it is pretty tough to study.<p>Yet numerous anecdotal reports as well as some studies have linked marijuana with several purported health benefits, from pain relief to helping with certain forms of …

Here's One Big Way Sex Is Good for a Man's Health, According to Science

3.9K<p>SHARES<p>We already know that having a lot of sex is good for you. It keeps you young and it makes you happy, but did you know that it also keeps …

How to become luckier, according to science

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don't mean …

Pharma companies are taking a new interest in drugs that want to medicate your microbiome

The other half — the trillions of microbes throughout your body — haven't historically interested drug makers.<p>But as scientists learn more about the microbiome's role in conditions ranging from allergies to anxiety to cancer, they're increasingly interested in drugging its constituents.<p>Two teams of …

What an Anti-Memory Is and How It Frees Your Mind

Neuroscientists at Oxford just discovered how your brain moves memories into long-term storage. It’s called an anti-memory, and it’s more helpful …

How To Pick A Lock With Just A Hairpin

Editor's Blog Photo credit: NightHawkInLight/YouTubeWe’ve all seen the movies where a lock is poked around with a hairpin and the door miraculously …

Scientists Grow A Human Heart From Stem Cells

The breakthrough could pave the way for lab-grown organs that won’t be rejected by the recipient.<p>Scientists have successfully grown a human heart in the lab. Or rather, they’ve regrown an existing donor heart, using stem cells to replace any cells that might cause the recipient to reject it. This …

11 common myths about the brain that need to be smashed

Nevertheless, the world is filled with dozens of ideas about why we think the way we do.<p>Here are 11 of the most common brain myths — and the surprising science to counter them:

Watch: The Seven-Minute Workout To Get Into Shape Efficiently, Backed By Science

<b>Keen to</b> get into shape but tight on time?<p><b>This seven-minute</b> workout, termed high intensity circuit training (HICT), is designed to improve one’s …

Exercise

MIT scientists find evidence that Alzheimer’s ‘lost memories’ may one day be recoverable

Memory loss is one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's and heartbreaking for loved ones to watch progress. Gone are the details of a first love or a child's wobbly first steps. The achievements of a distinguished 30-year career. And the tall tales of traveling the globe that once had everyone rolling …

See 1 Woman Transform Into 11 Disney Princesses While Wearing a Hijab

Prepare to be mesmerized.<p>Malaysian makeup artist Saraswati's (@queenofluna) skills are next level — she basically has makeup superpowers. Saraswati's special talent is transforming into Disney princesses all while wearing a hijab, which she fashions to look like Disney princess hair.<p>Scroll through …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Memory implantation is now officially real

The movie <i>Inception</i> is getting closer to reality. By planting false memories into the minds of mice, neuroscientists at MIT have created the first …

The Brain

6 toxic relationship habits most people think are healthy

There's no class in high school on how to not be a s----- boyfriend or girlfriend.<p>Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality of marriage, and maybe we read a few obscure love stories from the 19th century on how not to be.<p>But when it comes down to actually handling the nitty-gritty of …

11 Science Facts That Seem More Like Science Fiction

These days it's hard to tell reality from make-believe!<p>These days its hard to tell science and science fiction apart -- we're gardening in space, cars are driving themselves, and invisibility cloaks are real (at least, at the molecular level).<p>If you're having trouble telling fact from fiction, you …

Here are some of the most mind-blowing facts about the universe

<b>Between the beautiful supermoon last week and Nasa's announcement that strong evidence of flowing water has been discovered on Mars, many of us have</b> …

The latest cell structure is called ‘the mesh’

Scientists have discovered a cell structure called “the mesh” that helps hold cells together.<p>The discovery, which has been published in the journal</i> …

Cancer