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Men's and women's brains react differently when helping others, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> There is pleasure in both giving and receiving. Does gender influence which of these pleasures we prefer?<p>In women, part of the brain showed a greater response when sharing money, while in men, the same structure showed more activity when they kept the cash for themselves, a small study …

Bob Weinstein Gets Emotional on "Depraved" Harvey, Saving the Company and His "Waking Nightmare" (Exclusive)

The Weinstein Co. exec insists he had no idea about "the type of predator that he was" and is sickened by Harvey’s seeming lack of remorse. "I want …

Los Angeles

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Trials of Jared Kushner

If one thing emerged crystal clear from the muddy first months of his father-in-law’s presidency, it’s that Jared Kushner prefers the …

Jared Kushner

3 yoga poses for better sleep

Having trouble falling asleep at night? You're not alone: According to the National Sleep Foundation, 45 percent of Americans say poor sleep affects their daily lives.<p>Changing your bedtime routine might help — and trying a few yoga moves before bed might be the answer you're looking for. This …

What CNN's Report on Trump and Russia Does and Doesn't Say

The cable network reported Tuesday that intelligence officials briefed the president-elect and other top officials on purported claims by Russian agents that they possessed “compromising personal and financial information” concerning Trump.<p><i>Updated on January 10 at 6:36 p.m.</i><p>Despite all of Donald …

Donald Trump

Orgasmic Meditation Can Break Your Sex Rut

If you've been hearing a lot about orgasmic meditation lately, you're not alone: In recent years, the technique has gone from something of a taboo to a pretty commonly used (and talked about) form of alternative meditation. But what is it, and what (if anything) can it do for you?<p>Orgasmic …

The Great A.I. Awakening

<b>Prologue: You Are What You Have Read</b><p>Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the University of Tokyo, was online preparing for a lecture when he began to notice some peculiar posts rolling in on social media. Apparently Google …

Carnegie Mellon University

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit

In less time than it takes you to have lunch, you could be expanding your brain -- literally.<p>There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, …

BIG and Barcode Architects unveil floating zero-energy apartments for Amsterdam

Just when you think green design has grown stagnant, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) comes around with a groundbreaking new scheme that turns architecture …

These 500 Drones Flying In Formation Are The Fireworks Of The Future

Fireworks also make local air pollution spike, and can pollute water and soil when chemicals and heavy metals shower down from the pyrotechnics.<p>But …

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

Meet Trump's Cabinet-in-waiting

He’s expected to reward the band of surrogates who stood by him.<p>President-elect Donald Trump does not have the traditional cadre of Washington insiders and donors to build out his Cabinet, but his transition team has spent the past several months quietly building a short list of industry titans and …

Donald Trump

Start Rolling Your Blunts: New Study Says Weed Can Enhance Cognitive Function

Jokes about the stupid stoner are becoming passé.<p>We've already heard how medical marijuana can help people with everything from PTSD to creativity. Now there's even more evidence from Harvard-Tuft researchers in study indicating that cannabis helps our cognitive performance, i.e. the way we acquire …

The Best Congressional Campaign Ads of 2016

Effective, funny or downright bizarre, these ads caught our attention<p>Not all TV spots get good traction, especially during a presidential election …

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Research team develops portable iPhone-powered lab that can detect cancer with 99% accuracy

It’s no secret that Apple has ambitious plans for iPhone and Apple Watch in the health industry, but it’s not the only company looking for ways to integrate smartphones in the medical field. Recently, a research team from Washington State University, under the leadership of assistant professor Lei …

Washington State

Mapping Africa's natural resources

Algeria, Angola, Cameroon, Chad, Republic of Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Libya, Nigeria, South Sudan, Sudan, Tunisia, and Mozambique are all rich in oil and gas.<p>Proven oil reserves have grown by almost 150 percent, increasing from 53.4 billion barrels since 1980, to 130.3 billion …

South Sudan

50 Downloadable Digital Joints For Woodworking

If you were captivated by these animations of traditional Japanese woodworking joints, here's a chance to try out some intricate joinery techniques …

Meditation for Stress Relief

It's not much fun to live in an environment that's stressful, pressurizing and completely inferior to your well-being. For some, this environment is at their workplace, while others might find it hard to find peace within their own home -- I'm looking at you, parents.<p>America is known for being a …

25 Secrets of spiritual struggle that Jesus revealed to St. Faustina

How to protect yourself from demon attacks<p><i></i><b>In Cracow-Pradnik, June 2, 1938</b>, the Lord Jesus directed a young Polish Sister of Mercy on a three-day …

This Foolproof 5-Minute Exercise Will Cure Your Procrastination

It's so simple there's no excuse not to try it.<p>There's no shortage of procrastination cures out there, but few of them come with the sort of detailed instructions that make them easy to put into practice. Be kind to yourself, suggest psychologists, for instance. Which sounds nice, but if that were …

Moscow's famous Cafe Pushkin set for global expansion

One of Moscow’s most famous establishments, Cafe Pushkin, is set for global expansion.<p>New openings in several countries are planned over the next two years, bringing its famed Russian-French menu overseas through the Cafe Pouchkine restaurant chain and a boutique cafe called Pouchkinette. Cafe …

Clothing

The Scientific Mystery of a Man Living with 90% of His Brain Missing

What we think we know about our brains is nothing compared to what we don’t know. This fact is brought into focus by the medical mystery of a …

Dental Care

China’s best-kept food secret, revealed by Fuchsia Dunlop

Fuchsia Dunlop on her passion for the Jiangnan cuisine, plus recipes from her new book, including oil-exploded prawns and clear-steamed sea bass<p>In the fourth century, a Chinese official, Zhang Han, is said to have abandoned his post in the north of the country, unable any longer to endure his …

The Food Lab: How to Make New York's Finest Sicilian Pizza at Home

You want to show your friends and family that you really love them (or, at the very least, are willing to buy their affection and admiration with pizza)? This is the recipe for you. It's easy, it's insanely delicious, and it feeds a crowd.<p>Take a look at where you're living, and think about what …

Tomatoes

Unpublished Photos Of Amy Winehouse Show A Side Of Her Few Have Seen

"Before FRANK" is a compilation of photos taken before the singer's debut album release.<p>"The first time I met Amy Winehouse was the day I shot her album cover," photographer Charles Moriarty recalled in a video featured on Kickstarter. The year was 2003 and Winehouse was about to release her debut …

Flood of refugees leads to cricket boom

THE influx of asylum seekers into Germany, especially from cricket-mad Pakistan and Afghanistan, has created an unexpected boom for the sport in a …

‘Artist with the brain of a Scientist’

DANISH-ICELANDIC artist Olafur Eliasson astounded the art world in 2003 with his Weather Project in London’s Tate Modern, where he created the …