Lauren Sexton

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How to Parallel Park Perfectly, Every Time

The recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p>Rules of thumb and experience help, but we prefer repeatable experiments. And if you see this and laugh, you're probably not as good as you think you are. Thankfully, the recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p><i>Pull alongside the car</i> …

'Give up dairy products to beat cancer’

A leading scientist, who has been fighting breast cancer since 1987, says the disease is overwhelmingly linked to animal products<p>In 1993, the breast cancer that had plagued Jane Plant since 1987 returned for the fifth time. It came in the shape of a secondary tumour – a lump in her neck the size of …

How An Ohio Housewife Flew Around The World, Made History, And Was Then Forgotten

Jerrie Mock was a 38-year-old housewife from Columbus, Ohio, when, 50 years ago this week, she accomplished what Amelia Earhart is famous for having failed to do. But in the decades since, as Mock's life began to unravel, history all but forgot the pilot who made it.<p>Just before the coast …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Exploring the mind of a killer | Jim Fallon

How great leaders inspire action | Simon Sinek

Lewis Pugh's mind-shifting Mt. Everest swim

Dan Cobley: What physics taught me about marketing

Kim Gorgens: Protecting the brain against concussion

Why we have too few women leaders | Sheryl Sandberg

3 things I learned while my plane crashed | Ric Elias

Simon Lewis: Don't take consciousness for granted

Damon Horowitz: Philosophy in prison

Charles Limb: Building the musical muscle

Yoav Medan: Ultrasound surgery -- healing without cuts

The quest to understand consciousness | Antonio Damasio

Sheila Nirenberg: A prosthetic eye to treat blindness

Diana Nyad: Extreme swimming with the world's most dangerous jellyfish

Neil Burgess: How your brain tells you where you are

Impossible photography | Erik Johansson

Rory Sutherland: Perspective is everything

Carl Schoonover: How to look inside the brain

Lessons from death row inmates | David R. Dow

Ed Gavagan: A story about knots and surgeons

Jonas Eliasson: How to solve traffic jams

Janine Shepherd: A broken body isn't a broken person

Erik Schlangen: A "self-healing" asphalt

Joshua Prager: In search for the man who broke my neck

A promising test for pancreatic cancer ... from a teenager | Jack Andraka