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This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You How to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who has written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

You'll Never Guess Why These Books Were Banned

As long as books have existed, there have been people trying to stop people from reading them. And though the practice is widely condemned, it is …

Librarianship

Feeling Lazy Today? This Is How You Break the Laziness Loop

Beating yourself up for being "lazy" is self-defeating.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last night, before I went to bed, I mapped out what I was going to do today. After my morning routine, I planned to crank out this article before 11 a.m., answer emails, grab lunch …

How to sleep better and live longer - just by re-setting your body clock!

Unravelling the secret of how germs cause disease was the groundbreaking health development of the past century, leading to major advances in …

Russia's newest anti-air defenses are in Syria — and the US should be worried

Talk of missile or air strikes against Syrian government forces as part of a retaliatory action for the alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma on Saturday has heated up in the last 24 hours.<p>But while Syrian air defenses are viewed as either not a threat or fair game for destruction, Russia's air …

AI is giving the entire medical field super powers

The field of medicine has, arguably, been more positively affected by modern deep learning techniques than any other industry. And, despite the unending deluge of panic-ridden articles declaring AI the path to apocalypse, we’re now living in a world where algorithms save lives every day. Welcome to …

Machine Learning

3 Things to Say When You're Feeling Bad About Yourself

Don't beat yourself up. Say these 3 things instead<p>Negative self-talk can be so much a part of the running dialogue in your head that you may not even notice it. However, it's important to recognize these feelings towards yourself if you want lasting change in your life. Research shows that while …

Using Medical Marijuana For Anxiety Relief: The Dose Is Key

Marijuana for anxiety? That doesn’t make sense, does it? For some, the answer is absolutely.<p><b>Anxiety is a problem that affects up to a third of the</b> …

University of Washington

14 Posts That Will Make Living With Depression A Little Easier

Because it can REALLY SUCK.<p>Some of those people are therapists and psychologists. Others are people dealing with depression who can tell you firsthand what worked for them. We've written a lot of depression content over the years — both helpful and feelsy — so we decided to pull a few gems together …

The 33 Most Exciting New Books Of 2018

Here are the books we can't wait to read in 2018! (Ranked in no particular order.)

Books

This Is The Biggest Key to Happiness, According to Science

You don't need to be happy all the time.<p>Over the past two decades, the positive psychology movement has brightened up psychological research with its …

When the robots take over; 4 new sci-fi reads

One major theme that’s been running through science fiction recently is the rise of artificial intelligence and the impact that might have on humanity. As we continue to improve upon and refine machine learning, it seems inevitable that the development of a true AI will occur at some point. And …

7 Things You Don’t Know About The Bestselling Books of 2016

During the holidays, a few things are certain. One, your gift-shopping list has taken on an urgency and ominous weight that haunts you in your …

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

People Who Have Depression May Be More Empathetic and Selfless, Study Finds

While depression is an unmistakably taxing illness that presents what may feel like insurmountable difficulties, a new study published in <i>Nature Human</i> …

Here's what quantum computing is and why it matters

Researchers for IBM, Google, Intel, and others are in a fantastic scientific arms race to build a commercially viable quantum computer. They already exist in laboratories, and we’re only a few years away from the beginning of what may turn out to be an entire shift in how we think about computing.<p>A …

Quantum Computing

Stephen King and Owen King discover 'third voice' while writing Sleeping Beauties

Stephen King and Owen King say they discovered a “third voice” while collaborating on their upcoming novel <i>Sleeping Beauties</i>.<p>In a new video about the …

Val Emmich: The Book I Can't Live Without

I’ve always been a downer, but in my twenties I was truly unbearable. At 29, on a trip to Los Angeles, I visited a bookstore in search of a novel …

Books

I figured out the secret to gaining confidence after being rejected

Once in high school, I was talking about a recent rejection with one of my teachers. She had helped me try to achieve a goal, and despite her thinking I deserved it, I didn't make it. I was telling her that I'd seemed to be getting rejected from things more than most people I know did, but that I …

Burns survivor inspires others with powerful breastfeeding photo

A ‘fearless’ burns survivor hopes a powerful photo of her breastfeeding will encourage other mothers not to give up.<p>Mimi Stevenson, 34, suffered severe burns in a house fire at the age of two after her family’s boiler exploded.<p>The Michigan mother, who also lost her baby brother in the blaze, told …

How Worrying Can Actually Be Good for You

Good news for worrywarts everywhere: Your fretting and fussing can actually have health benefits, according to a new scientific paper. Not only can …

15 Humor Books That Are Capable Of Literally Making You Laugh Out Loud

From short stories and poetry, to comics and memoirs!

Comedy

20 people honestly share what dealing with depression at work is really like

When you’re depressed, just getting out of bed can sometimes feel impossible, let alone having to be a functional adult and staying on top of your …

Memory Loss

Fighting Depression? Neuroscience Says This May Reduce Symptoms by 40 Percent (in Just 8 Weeks)

Anyone can do it, and it doesn't involve prescription medication.<p>Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States. It affects over 15 million adults annually, or 6-7 percent of the entire adult population. It is so common, in fact, that nearly everyone has either …

Top 10 Hot Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technologies

The market for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies is flourishing. Beyond the hype and the heightened media attention, the numerous startups and the internet giants racing to acquire them, there is a significant increase in investment and adoption by enterprises. A Narrative Science survey …

Artificial Intelligence

Tesla's biggest moments of 2016

I've been doing this for over a year, with 2016 being the first full 12-month period when I covered all things Tesla and Elon Musk.<p>I've been writing about Tesla for about a decade, and I enjoy commenting on the company, which has been ceaselessly interesting for its entire existence, and not just …

15 Italian Cooking Secrets That Will Change Your Life

The beauty of learning how to cook Italian food the right way is that you don't have to go to a restaurant every time the craving strikes. From making the perfect pasta to having the essential pantry staples on hand, there are a few secrets Italian cooks always have up their sleeves that come in …

Google swallows 11,000 novels to improve AI's conversation

As writers learn that tech giant has processed their work without permission, the Authors Guild condemns ‘blatantly commercial use of expressive authorship’<p>When the writer Rebecca Forster first heard how Google was using her work, it felt like she was trapped in a science fiction novel.<p>“Is this any …

Writing

These 10 companies control everything you buy

These companies — Nestlé, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Unilever, Danone, General Mills, Kellogg's, Mars, Associated British Foods, and Mondelez — each employ thousands and make billions of dollars in revenue every year.<p>In an effort to push these companies to make positive changes — and for customers to …

محمد ناصر علي

How Machine Learning, Big Data And AI Are Changing Healthcare Forever

While robots and computers will probably never completely replace doctors and nurses, machine learning/deep learning and AI are transforming the healthcare industry, improving outcomes, and changing the way doctors think about providing care.<p>Machine learning is improving diagnostics, predicting …

Machine Learning