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10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World

Introverts and extraverts may seem the same on the surface, but if you look at the way they respond to life's everyday occurrences, differences begin to emerge.<p>Last month, for example, Science of Us writer Melissa Dahl reported on findings from psychologist Brian Little's latest book on personality …

Top 10 Motorcycle Apps

First Prev10 of 11Next Last<p>2. EatSleepRide ($2.99. iOS, Android in development)<p>In many ways the EatSleepRide app is a lot like some of the other apps …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

National Parks

Thom Yorke: Tomorrow's Modern Boxes

Tomorrow's Modern Boxes<p>Label: Self-released <b><br>US Release Date: 2014-09-26</b> <b><br>UK Release Date: 2014-09-26</b> <br>Amazon <br>iTunes<p>Historians debate the birth date of …

Indie Music

8 Myths of Solo Travel and What Really Happened to Me | The Planet D

<b>I was a good student in high school–I got perfect grades and never broke a rule or forgot my homework. I also spent my study halls pouring over</b> …

Solo Travel

Cannabis use in teens, suicide and school dropout: the jury is still out

The potential harms of adolescent cannabis use is a hotly discussed topic, particularly in recent months as various locations across the globe are decriminalising cannabis use or even legalising it. A recent study published in Lancet Psychiatry found evidence of associations between adolescent …

Memory: Why cramming for tests often fails

You may think you know your own mind, but when it comes to memory, research suggests that you don't. If we’re trying to learn something, many of us study in ways that prevent the memories sticking. Fortunately, the same research also reveals how we can supercharge our learning.<p>We’ve all had to face …

University of California

Can yoga play a role in treating bipolar?

A recent survey suggests that yoga can be a substantial help for people with bipolar disorder, though the practice isn’t without risks.<p>“There is no …

How to build global cities without so many cars

Expanding public transportation, walking, and biking in cities could save more than $100 trillion in public and private spending between now and 2050.<p>…

Working alone ‘together’ can be good motivation

The sense that you’re not the only one tackling a challenge—even if you’re physically alone—can increase motivation, say researchers.<p>As the new study …

It's not a small world after all: world population will soar

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Contrary to some earlier projections, the world’s population will soar through the end of the 21st century thanks largely to sub-Saharan Africa’s higher-than-expected birth rates, United Nations and other population experts said on Thursday.<p>People visit the beach on New …

Bear Mauling in Wyoming: Why Do They Attack?

A bear killed a man in a remote forest in Wyoming, officials say.<p>A man who was attacked and killed by a bear in a remote forest in Wyoming is a reminder to always be prepared around the formidable predators, an expert says.<p>Government officials confirmed this week that Adam Stewart, a research …

Here's A Great Way To Find A Cheap Flight If You Don't Care Where

Sometimes, when you are planning a vacation, where to go isn't the most important part of the equation.<p>For me, any number of factors can determine the destination: Is it relaxing? Is it interesting? Is it exotic? Have I been there before? If a destination hits any of those factors, I could be …

Talking to ourselves: the science of the little voice in your head | Peter Moseley

If we want to understand what’s happening in the brain when people ‘hear voices’, we first need to understand what happens during ordinary inner speech<p>Most of us will be familiar with the experience of silently talking to ourselves in our head. Perhaps you’re at the supermarket and realise that …

Leonard Cohen: Popular Problems review – an octogenarian rejuvenated

It is hard to elicit goodwill for someone who took £5m from a pensioner, but perhaps anyone who loves Leonard Cohen’s music owes his former manager Kelley Lynch a grudging debt of thanks. It’s strange to imagine now, but when Cohen’s 11th studio album, Dear Heather, was released a decade ago, it …