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That's just rude: why being polite may not be a universal concept

A French waiter hit the headlines in March 2018 when he contested his dismissal from a Canadian restaurant for his “aggressive tone and nature”. The …

Here's Everything Science Knows So Far About The Origins of Humans

The story evolves every year.<p>The question of where we humans come from is one many people ask, and the answer is getting more complicated as new …

Psychology Says This 1 Thing Is Absolutely Critical for Achieving Your Goals

We all need a little help when it comes to achieving our goals--so avoid this self-defeating tendency.<p>Breaking news--persevering in the face of adversity is <i>hard</i>. I mean like trying to get the drawstring back out of the hole in your sweatpants hard.<p>There's a reason why only eight percent of us …

10 ancient sites you must see in your lifetime

It’s always exciting to follow, literally, in the footsteps of the ancient Romans – or of the Greeks, or the Egyptians, or any of the shadowy inhabits of the past. Even for me, a fairly hard-nosed professional, who has studied the classical world for more than 40 years, there’s still a buzz in …

Tired, tetchy, low sex drive? You could have 'adrenal fatigue'

Most doctors don't believe 'adrenal fatigue' even exists. Others say it can affect everything from your sleep to your skin. The good news? It's curable. Plus: four ways for busy people to destress<p>Four years ago, if you’d met me you would have found little out of the ordinary: a woman rushing around …

6 Ways to Ease Shyness and Get Yourself Out There

Social anxiety is the third most common psychological disorder, after depression and alcoholism. Fully 13% of people meet criteria for diagnosable …

27 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

From the biological side of things to how we're nurtured, a lot of what goes on in childhood influences how we turn out as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can …

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Europe's 28 best hidden seaside resorts

Your New Anti-Depression Medication: LSD

Shortly following its synthesis in 1938, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) fascinated mystic explorers of consciousness while wreaking havoc on those …

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Sorry, but you can’t blame your children’s genes | Oliver James

From intelligence to mental health, nurture is the crucial influence on human development<p>Are poor people poor because of inferior genes? This notion is especially popular with members of the ruling elite, who like to think their position is the result of genetic superiority rather than the fact …

Mental Health

What You Can Learn From Bedtime Routines of Sleep Experts

See how sleep experts get their best rest, and how to create your own bedtime routine for more relaxing, restful nights.<p>Are your evening habits (or lack thereof) keeping better rest at bay? If you aren't getting great sleep as often as you'd like or have trouble settling down at night, it could be …

Critical thinking suppressed in brains of people who believe in the supernatural

The opposition between religious beliefs and scientific evidence can be explained by difference in brain structures and cognitive activity. …

Earth - Why there might be many more universes besides our own

Is our Universe one of many?<p>The idea of parallel universes, once consigned to science fiction, is now becoming respectable among scientists – at least, among physicists, who have a tendency to push ideas to the limits of what is conceivable.<p>In fact there are almost too many other potential …

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8 Clear Signs of a Successful Life That Have Nothing to Do With Money or Fame

If you're not careful you can end up chasing the wrong goals for the wrong reasons.<p>Oftentimes peoples goals are associated with making money or achieving a high level of status.<p>While there's nothing wrong with wanting either of the above, you can be lead astray by chasing after them.<p>If money and …

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High Court: you can beat up a burglar without breaching their human rights

The use of potentially lethal force against an intruder in your home is not necessarily unlawful say two judges in landmark ruling on the 'householder defence'<p>Householders can use a “disproportionate” level of force to protect themselves against intruders in their home, the High Court has confirmed …

NASA releases stunning Ceres close-up images

NASA has released stunning images of Ceres that show the dwarf planet’s surface in incredible detail.<p>The space agency’s Dawn spacecraft took the images near its current altitude of 240 miles from Ceres, between Dec. 19 and Dec. 23 last year.<p>Scientists are now studying a fascinating image of Ceres’ …

Teacher's caesarean death: Anaesthetist accused of 'failing in elementary task' as he and NHS Trust stand trial

Consultant anaesthetist and Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust on trial charged with manslaughter of Frances Cappuccini in landmark case<p>An NHS doctor failed to provide basic anaesthetic care that led to the death of a primary school teacher during an emergency caesarean section, a court …

How to spot a liar: it’s not what you think

If someone looks you in the eye and gives a straightforward answer, they may be lying, a new study suggests<p>If you think you can spot a liar by their shifty gaze and hesitant manner you might need to think again.<p>New research suggests that the most untruthful people are likely to look you straight in …

Is It Safe to Cook Foods Packaged in Plastic?

Here’s the truth about frozen dinners, boil-in-the-bag rice, and steam-in-the-bag vegetables<p>You’ve probably heard that heating food in plastic containers is dangerous.<p>But what about food that’s <i>meant</i> to be cooked in the package, like frozen dinners or boil-in-the-bag rice? That <i>must</i> be safe,</b> …

Christmas dessert recipes

Rum-infused meringue cake, orange and lemon trifle and apple and mincemeat pie – Jeremy Lee’s delicious Christmas desserts

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18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Great artists, writers and innovators may have "messier minds."<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly …

Everything is Pure Energy, Including You. Change It And You Will Change the World.

<b>Solid matter as we conventionally understand it does not exist in the universe</b>. For all particles are merely vibrations of energy. Even the atoms …

Spirituality

6 Self-Help Books That -- Really! -- Help

The first month of fall makes us all want to jump-start a better, happier, healthier way of living. Here are the strategies and ideas that passed our "I tried it" test.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>40 Books To Read Before Turning 40<p>Like | Follow

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3 Ways to Mind Your Memory

Thanks to technology, we rely less on our memories than we probably ever have. Don’t want to give in? Try these three things daily to sharpen your …

The 7 Keys To Incredible Life Success

There was a time in my life, the majority of my youth, when I was a slacker whose primary skill was to find new ways to avoid anything worthwhile. I …

Fears and Emotions Your Pet Wants You to Know

<b>By Dr. Becker</b><p><b>“I’m sick” or “I’m in pain”</b><p>Our animal companions can’t tell us when they’re hurt or feel sick, and many types of pets, such as cats, are …

Spotlight: Personal Growth Expert Fabio Angeleri

MagMaker / February 9, 2015<p><b>My name is</b> Fabio Angeleri and <b>my medium is</b> personal growth.<p><b>My love of</b> meditation started when I was around 22 during very …

How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

6 skills that all extraordinary entrepreneurs have

Some of these creators have started businesses that generate more than $1 billion in revenue every year.<p>Crisscrossing the country, I spent hours interviewing creators in technology, retail, energy, health care, media, mobile applications, biotechnology, real estate, travel, and hospitality, working …