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Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

Description<p>Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy(MBCT), an empirically supported approach that combines aspects of cognitive behavior therapy with …

Mindfulness

World's Media Bungled Twin Astronauts Study So Bad That NASA Had to Step In

A NASA ‘twins study‘ examined the effects of being in space on the human body by comparing data from astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent 340 days aboard …

Space

PBS film forces viewers to confront mortality

NEW YORK (AP) — On its face, PBS has a huge challenge in promoting filmmaker Helen Whitney's upcoming documentary on facing mortality. Most people want to avoid the subject of death, not see a two-hour film about it.<p>Watching "Into the Night: Portraits of Life and Death" makes clear that it's a lot …

Terrorism

How Do You Stop A Panic Attack From Happening? Here’s How To Keep Yourself Grounded, According To Experts

Panic attacks can throw you for a loop (quite literally — they can make you dizzy), especially if you feel one coming on at school, at work, on a …

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Pain

The Cause, Symptoms and Treatment for the Often Misunderstood Mental Disorder of Schizophrenia

Life Noggin, narrator Pat Graziosi aka Blocko very succinctly and logically explained the very real mental disorder of schizophrenia, when it’s most …

13 strange body facts you always wondered about but were too afraid to ask

Roller Coasters

Scientists have discovered the key psychological differences that can make you liberal or conservative

Politically, Americans are more divided than ever.<p>When it comes to issues of race, immigration, national security, and environmental protection, they disagree about how the government should handle things like never before.<p>Relative to polls in the 1990s, Republicans are now much more likely to say …

Psychology

Gifts ideas for that person who's literally obsessed with space

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Sci-Fi Short Film Explores What Happens When You Travel at Light Speed

Adam Stern and Artifex Studios present a new short film detailing the incredible story of astronaut Ethan Kane, the first person attempting to travel …

Track Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster in space with this aptly named website

Whereisroadster.com<p>Last week, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk launched his now-famous red Tesla Roadster into space, atop the first Falcon Heavy rocket. Cameras mounted on the car live-streamed the Starman’s journey for a few hours, giving us some unforgettable shots of Earth before going black. But if you …

Tesla

A Former Naturopath Blows the Whistle on the Industry

For Britt Marie Hermes, it all started with a trip to the dermatologist. She was 16 years old, suffering from psoriasis, and she wanted to ask her …

5 Overarching Principles for Coping With Negative Emotions

Source: stockfour/Shutterstock<p>Learning how to respond effectively to negative emotions can help you move on from those feelings more quickly. There …

Self-help

When Animals Grieve

Scientists are uncovering evidence that humans are not the only animals that mourn their dead<p>Barry Yeoman<br>• Animals<br>• Jan 30, 2018<p>After her calf died on a …

Rugged Voyager 120 Portable Power Station

If you are searching for a serious mobile power solution, then the new Voyager 120 Portable Power Station might be worth more investigation. The …

Weather

There’s a reason why people with PTSD relapse after treatment, and it’s to do with the brain

Neuroscientists have identified a neural pathway that could explain why people with PTSD struggle with their triggers<p>Cognitive behavioural therapy …

A Popular, Widely Available Supplement Was Just Officially Declared an Opioid by The FDA

Ooops.<p>A pill that's been credited with delivering super-human strength, feelings of euphoria, powerful pain relief, and better focus has now been …

DIY Manned Rocket Launch Aims to Prove Earth is Flat - ExtremeTech

By on January 24, 2018 at 1:14 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The science is pretty well …

Private rocketeers snuck their own “star” into orbit, and it will be visible from earth

When Mike Melvill piloted the first private vehicle to reach space, he enjoyed a hidden bag of M&Ms in microgravity. Elon Musk put an enormous wheel of cheese in the first SpaceX Dragon spacecraft that took to orbit, inspired by Monty Python. And, when Rocket Lab’s Electron reached orbit for the …

Star-hop from Orion to Planet 9

Above image of Planet 9’s path via Wikipedia<p>Tonight, let the constellation Orion the Hunter show you the approximate position of the hypothetical …

Feast Your Eyes On These 13 Fantastic Images Of Planet Earth Taken From Space

Small reminder that we live on a dot.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

Water did not form on Earth but was brought by asteroids when the planet was 2 million years old

Water arrived on Earth when it was just 20% of its current size.<p>Water, one of the prerequisites for life, arrived on Earth two million years after …

An Attentive Lizard Surprisingly Waves Hello Back to His Concerned Human

A bearded dragon named Evan was just chilling out in his terrarium when he surprisingly returned a wave hello in imitation his human, who was …

Aquatic Sports

These 8 Steps Will Prepare You For a Good Night's Sleep

Get it right from the afternoon onward.<p>Wondering when to stop drinking coffee and using screens to avoid messing with your sleep? How frequently you …

This Ancient Pooping Sloth Is the Reason We Have Avocados Today

It's the original millennial.<p>Millennials lost out on their chance to buy houses because of ancient giant sloths who spent their days chilling and …

American Museum of Natural History

How far is the Earth from the moon? Take a look yourself

The distance between London, where I live, and Oxford, where I used to live, is about 100 km (or 60 miles). It takes about 90 minutes by car and about 120 minutes by bus. I can easily make sense of that distance.<p>Harder to consider: the distance between the Earth and the moon, which is 384,400 km …

The one thing nutritionists want you to stop eating in 2018

Can you become healthier this new year simply by cutting out one thing from your diet? We posed the question to six leading nutritionists and received a range of interesting responses. Some of their choices are no brainers, while others are more surprising, and some highlight the importance of …

Nutrition

Alone at home and hearing weird noises – why does it feel so creepy?

Do you ever think you've seen a ghost and get scared? Wasn't it the rustling of curtains in the wind? We know it's totally irrational, but there's …

To This Day

US fighter pilot reveals encounter with UFO and warns world leaders to take sightings seriously

AN AMERICAN pilot who claims to have chased an alien aircraft has warned world leaders to take UFO sightings seriously.

Paranormal