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Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Why We Like Food That Makes Noise

The crunch of a chip, the snap of a carrot, or the fizz of a freshly opened beverage may greatly influence just how good we think those foods taste, …

These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

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The Morihei Ueshiba Biography: From Sumo to Aikido

Aikido’s founder, Morihei Ueshiba, was born in 1883 in the fishing and farming village of Tanabe, Japan. He was the only surviving son of a …

Martial Arts

From 98-Pound Weakling to Black Belt

The author is thrown during the 2012 National Yoshinkan Demonstration <b>By Benjamin Boas</b>Mou ikkai! Do it again!Punching someone properly is an …

The "Fake Black Belt Gets Exposed at UFC Gym" Video — An Explainer

By now, you might have seen this video circulating around Facebook or various MMA forums. In short, we have a chubby man writhing around on a mat, …

Learn the Self-Defense Laws Surrounding Deadly Force

In <i>Spider-Man,</i> Uncle Ben told Peter Parker, “With great power comes great responsibility.” The fact that the statement originates from a comic-book …

How to Plan a Three Sisters Garden Layout

Have you heard about three sisters gardens and wondered what was up with them? While the three sisters garden is an ancient Native American gardening …

Gardening

Are You Paying Too Much for Common Repairs?

Congratulations on buying your first house. Now, you have to learn how to keep it in good repair.<p>Most repairs are simple, inexpensive, and …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

Nutrition

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

Nutrition

Use This Ingenious Trick to Choose the Right Apple Watch Size

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22 Egg Recipes to Kickstart Your Morning

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Eggs are a staple of my diet, and while I eat plenty for lunch and dinner, they're still most often seen on my breakfast table. Versatile, affordable, with a nice dose of protein to kick off your day, it's no wonder that eggs …

Apple, Google, Microsoft & others urge Supreme Court to legalize same-sex marriage across the USA

Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook have joined with 370 other companies to urge the US Supreme Court to legalize same-sex marriage across the country.<p>The companies have filed what’s known as an amicus brief, a way for parties not directly involved in a case to make an argument for or against a …

LGBTQI

Stocks Tumble as Dollar, Bond Yields Soar on U.S. Jobs Report

Jobs report solidifies expectations Fed may raise interest rates as soon as June<p>U.S. jobs data roiled financial markets from stocks to bonds to the euro after robust employment growth solidified expectations for a Federal Reserve rate increase as soon as June.<p>Employers added 295,000 jobs in …

Stock Markets

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have gained a foothold, Nasa scientists say.<p>The huge body of water spread over a fifth of the planet’s surface, as great a portion as the Atlantic covers …

European Space Agency

Why you really do get that from your father

We may look like our mothers but our genes have more in common with the paternal line, study finds<p>It is good news for put-upon husbands who fear their wife will turn out like their mother-in-law: scientists say that, genetically, we are more like our fathers.<p>A study has found that although we might …

A Brewing Problem

What's the healthiest way to keep everyone caffeinated?<p>“I don't have one. They're kind of expensive to use,” John Sylvan told me frankly, of Keurig K-Cups, the single-serve brewing pods that have fundamentally changed the coffee experience in recent years. “Plus it’s not like drip coffee is tough …

Coffee

Richard Sherman and Tom Brady Meet at End of Super Bowl 49

Things got a little out of control when a brawl between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots broke out in the final minute of Super Bowl XLIX, but when it came time for postgame handshakes, the players showed mutual respect for each other.<p>New England pulled out a 28-24 victory in an …

NFL

FedEx Cup 2014: Standings, rules and results

Here are the current FedEx Cup standings for a loaded postseason field and where we're headed over the next four weeks of the PGA Tour's playoffs.<p>Golf is an individual sport that doesn't lend itself to a natural or traditional postseason format, but the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup playoffs are now in …

2014 Ryder Cup: Players on the Bubble Getting Hot as Captain's Picks Approach

For a time it looked like Tom Watson, the 2014 Ryder Cup captain, had little choice but to pull the hair from his wonderfully coiffed, 64-year-old melon.<p>There was Tiger Woods’ back, Jason Dufner’s neck and Dustin Johnson’s something or other. Who would Watson pick? Who <i>could</i> he pick?<p>Behind closed …

Golf

Red-hot putting helps Palmer set Boston pace | Reuters

NORTON Massachusetts (Reuters) - American Ryan Palmer, whose putting has been razor sharp for the past six weeks, upstaged some of golf’s biggest names as he surged into a two-shot lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday.<p>Aug 29, 2014; Norton, MA, USA; Ryan Palmer lines up his putt on the …

Southwest eyes northern push, threatening Air Canada, WestJet

Low-cost U.S. airline giant Southwest Airlines Co., says Canada is on a list of "attractive" destinations it is considering for expansion – a development that would shake up Canada-U.S. air travel.<p>The delivery of Boeing 737-800 models that offer more seats and longer range than Southwest's 737-700 …

Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium — unshaven, his eyes glassy — and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he …

Tony Stewart says tragedy will 'affect my life forever'

<b>Hampton, Ga.</b> --<p>Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with."<p>This was a …

Tony Stewart says he missed races out of respect for Ward and family

NASCAR star Tony Stewart, emerging Friday from three weeks of seclusion after his race car struck and killed a 20-year-old fellow driver, said the incident was "one of the toughest tragedies I've ever had to deal with."<p>Stewart also said he wanted the family and friends of the driver, Kevin Ward …

How Cycling Makes You Smarter and Happier

It's no secret that cycling makes you fitter. Research shows that it also sharpens your thinking and melts away stress. Here's how to maximize the cognitive benefits cycling.<p>Every morning Canadian neuroscientist Brian Christie, PhD, gives his brain an extra boost. We're not talking about tossing …