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A Lot Of What We Think We Know About Nutrition Is Wrong, According To This Stanford Doc

<i>What are examples of outdated medical advice? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by David Chan, MD from UCLA, Stanford oncology fellowship, on Quora:</b><p>Some common misconceptions in medicine</b> …

Scientists create living ‘insect-computer hybrid’ with user-adjustable speed and gait

Circuit diagram for the cybrid beetle.<p>“Nature’s ready-made robot platforms.” That’s how a new paper from researchers at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University describe insects — it’s excellent shorthand for the level of “playing god” we have attained, whether you find it fascinating or …

Robotics

The No.1 Killer Of Your Happiness (and How To Beat It)

Can you name your most precious asset?<p>The one that guarantees you the best chance of happiness? Of skipping through your days, laughing and smiling, …

Happiness

Hangover Cure: 8 Simple & Effective Ways To Beat A Hangover

Hangover cure anyone? By now you’re probably rolling over in bed trying to find your phone as the 2pm afternoon sunlight melts your face. At the same …

How to Be Happy: 10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

Happiness

Eating Kimchi Helps With Social Anxiety Disorder, Science Says

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

Productivity

What Women Want In Men: 8 Personality Traits

There are questions men have asked since the dawn of time. Who am I? Why am I here? What happens after death? What the hell do women want?<p>The answer …

Personality

10 Classic Men's Fragrances That Have Stood The Test Of Time

We obviously like to keep up with trends here at D’Marge, but even we have to admit it’s sometimes exhausting to keep up. Thankfully, you don’t …

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

There are plenty of serious TED talks, but these will make you smile.<p>There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The</b> …

Happiness

17 Incredibly-Simple Ways to Be Happy Right Now

We all just want to be happy, don't we? So why is that we tend to live our lives steeped in worry, anxiety, and fear rather than just being happy? Is happiness just a temporary state of mind, or is something real and long-lasting?<p>No doubt you've heard the expression before that if you want to be …

7 Scientifically Proven Habits Of Charismatic Leaders

For charismatic leaders, it all comes down to how you make others feel.<p>Some people just seem to have it: The way they communicate energizes others and makes people to want to be around them. They have what’s commonly referred to as charisma.<p>This is no small matter, as any of the U.S. presidential …

Body Language

10 Of The World's Most Mind-Blowing & Remote Hotels

There’s off the beaten path, and then there’s this. When the hustle and bustle of city life becomes too much to bear, in-the-know travellers escape …