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New Study Shows Sleep Deprivation Can Increase Productivity at Work

Could a lack of sleep make you a winner at work? Possibly, says a surprising new study that compared problem solving skills with the number of hours …

Nighttime Habits That Ruin Your Sleep and Health - Women's Running

You slip under the covers, turn off the light, and rest your head on your pillow. Seems simple and perfect, but here are some things you could be …

Eight hours is enough – more sleep could lead to an early grave

Sleep is vital for good health but more of it may not always be better for everyone. Research recently published in the journal Neurology has found …

Children Exposed to Parents' Smoking Develop Higher Risk of Heart Disease as Adults

According to a recent study, the percent of children with non-detectable cotinine levels were highest among households where neither parent smoked …

Public Health

Mayo Clinic Study of Thousands of Brains Reveals Tau as Driver of Alzheimer’s Disease

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — By examining more than 3,600 postmortem brains, researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campuses in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rochester, …

Suspect shot after attacking staff at New Orleans airport has died

Richard White was shot three times after slashing airport officals with a machete<p>A machete-wielding man who was shot during a bizarre rampage at New Orleans' international airport died Saturday afternoon, shortly after authorities revealed that he had also been carrying a bag of Molotov cocktails …

Three Positive Habits To Practice Every Single Day

By Ryan Holiday,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1APjPxe<p>There’s a lot of stuff you’re supposed to do each day. Not just work and family and a million …

21 Spring-Inspired Rooms That Will Make You Want to Redecorate

These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.<p>These spaces are as ready for spring as we are.

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

Beyond human: How I became a cyborg

When writer Frank Swain joined the ranks of the cyborgs, he discovered that it meant losing control of a part of his body. In the first of our Beyond Human series, he explores why enhancing the senses raises surprising personal and ethical problems.<p><i>Listen: What does red or green sound like? In the</i> …

Singularity

The Literary Misery Index: What the Economy Has to Do With What You're Reading

The analysis, published in the journal <i>PLOS One,</i> found that when words commonly associated with misery show up in books, it meant that 10 years …