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Tiny Amounts of LSD for Depression

Instead of an “acid trip,” she took an “acid errand.”<p>Throughout Ayelet Waldman’s entire life, she’s been “held hostage by the vagaries of mood,” as she explains in her new book, <i>A Really Good Day</i>. She is a bestselling author, mom of four, and devoted wife, but her mental illness threatened it all. …

The incredible maths trick that works out your age and shoe size (plus how it works)

Can we guess your age and shoe size? This simple maths trick has taken the internet by storm<p>Here’s a simple maths trick your can impress your friends and family with.<p>The 'magical' maths trick which shows how you can determine a person’s age from their shoe size has been widely shared on social …

The Single Biggest Reason Most People Procrastinate In Life

For the most part of my life, I’ve been a habitual procrastinator. When I had my first summer job at age 16, I did everything to <i>not</i> work. I had an …

Procrastination

Zuckerberg, Gates lead 'Breakthrough' coalition on clean energy

An elite group of private investors including Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson and Mark Zuckerberg have formed a coalition to help companies …

A radical shift in thinking on mental health issues | Letters

Mental health,Young people,NHS,Health,Society,Scottish politics,Scotland,Bipolar disorder,Politics,Neuroscience,Science,People in science,UK news<p>Bipolar disorder is a major global healthcare crisis, causing untold levels of distress and costing lives daily. For too long this crisis has gone …

Mental Health

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Learning more about Google's self-driving cars made me terrified to ever drive again

At a panel Google hosted to update the press on its progress, the company dished out some dazzling stats, like that its self-driving automobiles have traveled 1.2 million miles in full autonomy on public roads.<p>Pooling together all of the data from all of its cars, the software inside each one has …

Major cancer breakthrough: Doctors solve long-standing mystery of how to stop cancer from growing

Cancer is a terrifying disease that researchers around the globe are obsessively working to cure. Now scientists from the USA have made a …

Cancer

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>Amy Ellis Nutt<p>Reporter covering neuroscience and mental health<p>Email Bio Follow<p>“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels …

Immune System

Aura Medical Corporation: Clinics offering ketamine injections to treat depression blame negative publicity for closures

A controversial commercial chain of depression clinics offering injections of the party drug ketamine claim they have been forced to close down due …

Why We Speak

An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate.<p>Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria, a human acquired some small seashells. The shells were from a species known as <i>Nassarius</i> …

Innovation or insanity? Californians' ideas for busting the drought

Last month, after Gov.<p>Jerry Brownordered Californians to cut back their water use, a retired engineering professor in Carmel revived a decades-old proposal for easingthe drought: icebergs<p>He wrote to officials urging them to consider towing giant hunks of ice across the ocean to California, a …

6 Classic Money Lessons Get Modern-Day Upgrades

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It may not be Thursday, but let’s talk throwbacks.<p>You know, like your ’80s perm, pet Tamagotchi … and your checkbook?<p>That’s right—even old money management mainstays, like scribbling your signature on a check before handing it to the cashier, have evolved …

NYPD Officers Turn Their Backs On Mayor De Blasio

De Blasio spoke alongside Police Commissioner Bill Bratton at Woodhull Hospital, where two officers were pronounced dead after being ambushed by a gunman.<p>Officers Rafael Ramos, 40, and Wenjian Liu, were near Myrtle Avenue and Tompkins Avenue in the Brooklyn neighborhood Bedford-Stuyvesant when …

3 Business Best-Sellers Show Inequality Is Now The Hot Topic

Best-selling business books typically tell you how to get rich — either by becoming a better worker or investor, or perhaps by learning the secrets of successful entrepreneurs.<p>And in 2014, readers could find plenty of books promoting pluck and hard work, such as <i>MONEY Master the Game</i> and <i>The</i> …