Luke Bloodworth

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The Ultimate Secret to Getting More Stuff Done

Here's how to work smart to get more done.<p>For many entrepreneurs and busy professionals, the pursuit of getting more done during a typical workload can seem daunting. We're distracted constantly; we spend considerable time putting out fires and managing those who can't manage themselves.<p>Think about …

10 Surprising Ways You Can Sleep a Lot Better

Chronic lack of sleep is a performance, productivity, and creativity killer. Here's how to change that.<p>If you feel you don't get enough sleep--or enough quality sleep--you're not alone. Somewhere between 50 million and 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily …

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

It's really easy to stray from the path. Like airplanes, we constantly need to make course corrections.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon …

This Is How You Future-Proof Your Brain Against Increasing Distractions

Is it possible to train your brain to cope with an ever more fast-paced world? In some cases, more tech might save us from tech overload.<p>It’s no secret that technology advancements have affected our brains. With instant messages, push notifications, wearable technology, and many other tech-driven …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

The mobile-payment app is an effective tool for aspiring detectives and would-be psychologists.<p>12:34 p.m. Today12:34 p.m. May 28, 2018<p>As authorities …

A cheat sheet to Indian restaurant menus

Let’s get the big flashing misnomer out of the way: Not every stew at an Indian restaurant is a curry. It’s understandable how it’s become shorthand …

Half of young people have so many 'emotional problems' they cannot focus at school, study finds

Half of young people have so many emotional problems they cannot focus at school, a study has found.<p>Some 48 per cent of youngsters said that they experienced problems during their school years that prevented them from concentrating on their academic work.<p>Of these, 46 per cent did not talk to anyone …

Mental Health

Designer babies: an ethical horror waiting to happen?

Nearly 40 years since the first ‘test-tube baby’, how close are we to editing out all of our genetic imperfections – and should we even try to do so?<p>Comfortably seated in the fertility clinic with Vivaldi playing softly in the background, you and your partner are brought coffee and a folder. Inside …

5 Easy DIY Tutorials for That Viral Chunky Knit Blanket

It's time to cuddle up with some Netflix and knits!<p>It's that time of year when staying indoors while snuggled up in a blanket all day sounds better than having to go to work or do errands, especially if it was this chunky knit blanket that people on Instagram are obsessing over.<p>This new knit …

The Virgin Islands Will Pay You to Visit Them in 2017

It applies to St. Thomas, St. John or St. Croix<p>Caught up in the winter doldrums? The Virgin Islands are willing to pay you to visit.<p>The U.S. …

Learning to code isn't just for full-time developers; it can boost anyone's productivity at work — here's how

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock We've spent a lot of time telling you about the career-related benefits of learning Python, one of the web's most versatile …

Programming

Meal Distribution of Dietary Protein and Leucine Influences Long-Term Muscle Mass and Body Composition in Adult Rats. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Protein quantity and quality at a meal affect muscle protein synthesis (MPS); however, long-term effects of protein distribution at …

The true story of America’s sky-high prescription drug prices

Let’s say you’re at the doctor. And the doctor hands you a prescription.<p>The prescription is for Humira, an injectable medication used to treat a lot of common conditions like arthritis and psoriasis. Humira is an especially popular medication right now. In 2015, patients all around the world spent …

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, …

How a former model decided to launch an app to tackle mental illness

Mental health is one of the buzzwords of the moment, especially now Royalty like Prince William and Duchess Katherine have been championing it, along with Kid Cudi, Cara Delevingne and others saying that they would be open to sending their children to counselling.<p>One in five people have suffered …

Mental Health

The best place to commit a crime in America? Yellowstone National Park

More than 3.5 million people visit Yellowstone—the jewel in the United States's national park crown—every year.<p>They gawk at the geysers, crisscross the canyons, bond with the bison, and take selfies with the scenery. So far no one, as far as I know, has ever gone to Yellowstone to commit murder, …

Our Brains Have a Basic Algorithm That Enables Our Intelligence

<i>Summary: Researchers report relatively simple math logic underlies complex brain computations.</i><p>Source: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta …

New era of 'cut and paste' humans close as man injected with genetically-edited blood

A world where DNA can be rewritten to fix deadly diseases has moved a step closer after scientists announced they had genetically-edited the cells of a human for the first time using a groundbreaking technique.<p>A man in China was injected with modified immune cells which had been engineered to fight …

Immune System

It's Official: NASA's Peer-Reviewed EM Drive Paper Has Finally Been Published

It works.<p>After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has <i>finally</i> been peer-reviewed and published. And it …

Physics

The ‘iTunes of Blowjobs’ Launched Today

BlowCast, which is being billed as the 'iTunes of blowjobs,' allows users to download a simulated blowjob for $1 each.<p>When it comes to technological innovation, one need only look to the porn industry to see the future. A perennial early adopter of emerging technologies, the adult entertainment …

8 Ways Eating Can Improve Your Mental Health

Although French fries and ice cream often make it on the list of grub to dig into when we’re down, true comfort food comes from a healthier crowd. …

You Are Not What You Think You Are

Why you are not what you think you are<p>Often we can go through life identifying with our thoughts, our habits of thinking and believe this is the …

DNA-editing breakthrough could fix 'broken genes' in the brain, delay ageing and cure incurable diseases

Scientists have discovered a new way to edit DNA that could fix “broken genes” in the brain, cure previously incurable diseases and potentially even …

Controversial gene-editing technique injected into cancer patients in China

Latest use of technology seems to avoid use of embryonic cells, may spur international race<p>Experiments in China with a controversial gene modifying …

A guide to marijuana microdosing: How tiny hits could be the future of weed

Given the tumultuous and traumatic past few days, anyone would be forgiven for rolling up something large and potent for the weekend. However, a new …

10 Bad Habits That Damage Your Car

These little mistakes we do every day are slowing killing our cars.<p>Buying a car is a big investment, and for most of us, a car is something we want keep running as long as possible. But sometimes our own bad habits are a car's worst enemy. Which ones are you guilty of?

One consultation was enough to sell me on online doctors

This time last week, I was writhing in pain.<p>I had a minor surgery a while back that left me susceptible to infections. This doesn't happen very often -- four times over the past decade -- but when it does, it's not fun. One side of my face swells grotesquely, brimming with pus deep within. …

Overthinkers May Be Smarter And More Creative Than Everyone Else

Validation, at last.<p>The inner dialogue of an overthinker is often filled with uncertainty and self-doubt (sounds fun, right?). But it’s certainly not all bad news.<p>The constant chatter in a neurotic person’s mind can also yield some pretty positive traits. Psychologists and research studies are …

Psychology

Exercise Changed This Neuroscientist’s Life And Now She Wants To Change Yours

New research is increasingly discovering the benefits of physical exercise for the brain.<p>Devoted to solving intricate physiological questions about the brain for almost her entire adult life, Wendy Suzuki, a neuroscientist at New York University, was proud of her work. But the long hours dedicated …

The Brain

The Navdy is an $800 accessory that makes almost any car smart

Not everyone can afford to replace their current whip just to get the latest automotive smart features. The aftermarket world has your back if you want to upgrade your stereo, but if you're looking for an HUD (heads-up display), there aren't a lot of great options. Enter Navdy, a third-party way to …