Michael Derbas

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Molly: The Dangerous Drug That’s Too Good to Quit

Despite recent deaths, fans tell Abby Haglage the trip is way too fun to give up.<p>The first time Adam tried Molly, he was 19. He loved it.<p>“I was …

Inner ear disorders 'linked to hyperactivity '

<b>Inner-ear problems could be a cause of hyperactive behaviour, research suggests.</b><p>A study on mice, published in Science, said such problems caused changes in the brain that led to hyperactivity.<p>It could lead to the development of new targets for behaviour disorder treatments, the US team says.<p>A UK …

Neuroscience

Abraham Maslow and the pyramid that beguiled business

<b>The psychologist Abraham Maslow's theory of human motivation is 70 years old but continues to have a strong influence on the world of business. What is it, and is it right?</b><p>There is a commonly reproduced symbol which many believe holds the secret to personal fulfilment and business success.<p>It …

Behavioral Sciences

Egypt's Christians face unprecedented attacks | Egypt

<b>Cairo, Egypt</b> - At Abu Seifein church in the wealthy Cairo district of Mohandeseen, there was little sign of any damage on Thursday, despite the rubble lying in the streets nearby. The church is a short walk away from Al-Gamat Al-Dowal Street, the site of heavy clashes the day before, but despite …

Associated Press News

U.S. filmmaker repeatedly detained at border

Laura Poitras makes award-winning controversial films, and is targeted by the U.S. government as a result<p>One of the more extreme government abuses of the post-9/11 era targets U.S. citizens re-entering their own country, and it has received far too little attention. With no oversight or legal …

'Havoc' as HSBC prepares to close diplomatic accounts

<b>HSBC bank has reportedly asked more than 40 diplomatic missions to close their accounts as part of a programme to reduce business risks.</b><p>The Vatican's ambassadorial office in Britain, the Apostolic Nunciature, is among those said to be affected.<p>The head of the UK's Consular Corps told the Mail on …

Papua New Guinea

Facebook Reportedly Planning $2.5M 15-Second Video Ads

Bloomberg is reporting that Facebook is planning to introduce 15-second “TV-style commercials” to its News Feed later this year as a new revenue stream for its social networking service.<p>The video ads are said to cost between $1 million to $2.5 million per day. Ad Age reported in April that Facebook …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Productivity