Rachel A. Smith

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What Happened When One Man Ate 40 Teaspoons of Sugar a Day for 60 Days

It wasn't pretty.<p>Sugar is everywhere and it's in so much of the food that makes up a Western diet, but for the past six years, Australian filmmaker Damon Gameau has managed to steer relatively clear of added sugars. He then voluntarily decided to consume 40 teaspoons of sugar a day (or the amount …

What stress does to your brain

New research examines the myriad ways chronic stress and anxiety can damage your long-term health<p>Thor Benson<p>August 15, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on ATTN:.<p>Stress can be a dangerous enemy for the brain. In fact, it can have serious effects on your brain's ability to operate …

The Brain

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How to Stop Yourself Before You Relapse

Perhaps the most frightening thing for a person in addiction recovery to go through is a relapse. It feels in the moment that all your hard work has …

Drug Addiction

Octopuses Are Aliens Say Scientists After Examining The Mollusc's DNA

A new study has revealed that octopuses are basically aliens. Research on their individual DNA make-up discovered that they are unlike any other …

Mayim Bialik Answers 13 Unbelievably Ridiculous Questions About The Human Brain

The Big Bang Theory and Blossom star has a Ph.D. in neuroscience, BECAUSE WHY NOT?!

What the Hell Is This Horror Movie That's Making People Literally Puke and Faint?

People having visceral reactions to horror movies is nothing new (see: <i>The Exorcist;</i> also see non-horror but disturbing new movie <i>The Tribe</i> from this …

The 10 most profitable movies of the last five years are all horror

There’s a reason why producers and studios will always churn out horror movies each year, even if they suck, even if they’re not scary, and even if …

What Does The Length Of Your Finger Say About You? Take This Quick Personality Test Now!

• Send<br>• Comment<p>Fortune-telling activities are popular all over the world. This is understandable because the thought of knowing the unknown really sparks …

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A Definitive Ranking of Nearly Every Stephen King Movie and TV Show

Stephen King is arguably the most prolific author of the last century. A modern master of horror and suspense, he produces material at a terrifying …

Your Weekly Wedding Horoscope: August 10, 2015

This week, you'll either have to get more realistic about your budget or find creative solutions to get what you want without completely blowing it. Fortunately, with Jupiter taking up residence in Virgo for the next year, you'll learn to loosen the reins up and have faith everything turns out for …

French Drug Dealers Reportedly Commit Gruesome, Breaking Bad–Inspired Crime

Four French students reportedly tried to take a criminal cue from Walter White and Jesse Pinkman.<p>Over the course of five seasons, <i>Breaking Bad</i>’s Walter White used his background in chemistry to cook millions of dollars’ worth of crystal meth, outsmart his enemies, and, on some occasions, dispose of …

Mind control is no longer science fiction

Irish researcher leads team in cutting-edge brain-to-brain communication<p>Mon, Aug 10, 2015, 07:30<p>“It was one of the weirdest sensations I have ever …

How To: Develop 5 Positive Traits for Happiness

Your happiness is, above all other things, your most important asset. Truly happy people are more successful in their career pursuits, have better …

Sleeping Posture Linked To Brain Disease

Why Is This Important?<p>Because it’s another reason to stop sleeping like a serial killer.<p>Long Story Short<p>Researchers have discovered that sleeping on your side may help reduce the chances of developing Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurological diseases.<p>Long Story<p>Sleeping in the lateral, or …

Neuroscience

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Getting less than six hours sleep a night increases risk of early death

Over a third of the population are getting less than six hours sleep a night raising their risk of an early death by 12 per cent.<p>This lack of sleep …

Sleep

Here's what happened when scientists erased memories of using meth in mice

This has proved extremely difficult for researchers and patients alike, as even with the best rehabilitation therapy and the most supportive friends and families, many addicts of psychostimulant drugs —methamphetamine, cocaine, and MDMA — relapse soon after therapy ends, often because the memory of …

Are plants intelligent? New book says yes

A new book, Brilliant Green, argues that not only are plants intelligent and sentient, but that we should consider their rights, especially in the midst of the Sixth Mass Extinction<p>Plants are intelligent. Plants deserve rights. Plants are like the Internet – or more accurately the Internet is like …

Chimpanzees

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17 Ways To Show Your Sagittarius Pride

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Your Phone Knows When You’re Depressed

Smartphones can feel your pain—literally.<p>A new study from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine set out to explore whether an …

Depression

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The New York Times has published an anonymous op-ed it says is by a senior official in the Trump administration, who writes that there is a "quiet …

This Week’s Full Sagittarius Moon In Mercury Retrograde Is Wreaking Havoc On Nearly Everyone

If you’re noticing tempers flaring in people around you these past few days, along with a strange spike in fits of rage and unusual nightmares, you …

23 Photos That Nail What It Feels Like To Have Depression

Sometimes a picture is worth more than any words could express.<p>After being diagnosed with depression at age 16, photographer Christian Hopkins decided to process his experience from behind a lens. The result is a stunning photo series that captures the misunderstood nuances of mental illness. The …

Mental Disorders

Drugs Help Explain Modern World

by our Kuala Lumpur Correspondent — henrymakow.com June 1, 2015<p>Was Hitler on “Pervitan”/Meth?<p>Hollywood sets are “sexually charged“ because they are …

'I didn't care if I lived or died': How the daughter of a pastor went from a happy, smiling schoolgirl to a crystal meth addict smoking ice 'all day, every day'

She was leading the ultimate party girl lifestyle – alcohol, drugs, nightclubs, a penthouse apartment and a wealthy boyfriend who funded it all.<p>But …