Michelle Vickers

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Your Ideal Career Is the Intersection Between Flow and Meaning

Not sure what you want to do with your life? Try this quick journaling exercise to narrow down your options and find a career you’ll love.<p>The …

The Study

The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …

The best way to figure out how many hours of sleep you need

Most people need eight hours of sleep, but a small fraction can do with less than six.<p>Ying-Hui Fu, a sleep researcher at the University of California at San Francisco, discovered a gene—called DEC2—associated with people who can get away with less than six hours of sleep without any adverse health …

Sleep

Foetal Cells Hide Out in Mum’s Body, But What Do They Do?

A mother’s children will remain part of her long after they leave her body and enter the world. This isn’t just a saying or a metaphor; it’s biological reality. Every foetus sends some of its own cells into its mother. They cross the placenta, travel through her bloodstream, and lodge in various …

Biology

This is the Rolls-Royce Dawn, an opulent ragtop with room for four

Pause for a moment; take a deep breath. Close your eyes. Picture this: you made your firm over $12 million today through a series of brilliant, high-stakes trades. All that stress might not be good for the heart — but you've got the fix: an evening of back roads in your Roller, top down.<p>Okay, now …

What Really Makes You a Happy Person?

According to current popular ideas about the science of happiness, 10% of the variance in happiness in a given population is due to life …

Italian woman reunited with child taken from her at birth 71 years ago

‘I never imagined that I would one day be able to hug her,’ says daughter who grew up in Germany believing her birth mother had died during the war<p>A 92-year-old Italian has been reunited with her daughter after she was taken from her at birth 71 years ago, Italian media have reported.<p>The elderly …

Red Cross

Adding “-ing” to movie titles makes them way better

Illustrator James Chapman decided to add “-ing” to movie titles and then draw an image to represent these new and improved films.<p>These are pretty …

Funny Dog Logic