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Simple ways to improve mood, according to psychologists

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images<p>It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of …

This Week's Top Amazon Deals You Can Still Get

As a recurring feature, we share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. These items were the ones that were the most popular with our readers …

How LSD Affects Language

<i>Summary: A new study looks at how LSD affects the ability to correctly put a name to an object.</i><p>Source: Technische Universität Kaiserslautern.<p><b>The</b> …

Scientist’s have approved this Herb is more Powerful than any medicine against Cancer!

There is a new discovery in the world of natural medicine, which can be used in the treatment of various types of cancers.This herb is native to …

Your Brain Is On Autopilot More Than You Think–Here’s How To Wake It Up

It isn’t that we’re making bad decisions. More often, we aren’t even aware there’s a decision to make.<p>Wednesday. Hump Day. The part of the week when we’re over the hill and begin sliding toward the weekend. If hitting midweek feels even a little bit better than slogging through Monday or Tuesday …

Scientists Successfully Convert Waste Plastic Into Fuel

The oceans are full of garbage. One of the most depressing facts about humanity’s degradation of the natural world is the presence of the Great …

Introducing the World’s First Natural Blue Wine

Red, white and rosé wines have been around for hundreds of years, and if you’ve gotten a little bored with them you’ll be happy to know that you can …

Scientists Accidentally Created Nanorods That Harvest Water From The Air

This is so cool.<p>Incredible scientific discoveries happen all the time when researchers haven't been looking for them, and new nanorods that harvest …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1. Britain's referendum on European Union membership is in the final stretch before Thursday's vote.</b> The Leave and Remain sides have battled each other to a stalemate, with each showing 50% support.<p><b>2. Rome elected populist Virginia Raggi as its first female mayor,</b> a win for Italy's …

What Happens If Hold Your Pee In For A Really Long Time?

Holding in your pee can be an unpleasant, foot-tapping, leg-crossing experience. But don’t get swept away by urban legends: your bladder <i>probably</i> …

Playing This Simple Game Boosts The Mathematical Ability of Five-Year-Olds

We're next!<p>If you're the kind of person who fears having to solve mathematical problems, the results of a new study might improve your confidence and …

D.C. on track to pass $15 minimum wage

Washington D.C. could be the next place to raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour.<p>Following New York and California's lead, lawmakers in the U.S. capital city on Tuesday unanimously approved a plan to bring the district's minimum wage to $15 by 2020. Under the proposal, future increases would be …

A Professor Explains How 1980s Game Theory Could Explain How Morality Evolved

The mathematical origins of morals.<p>Using maths and game theory to explain decision making is nothing new. But what’s really stunning is that game …

How To Rebuild Your Wardrobe With 16 Items

Rebuild your wardrobe with just 16 items? You bet. Ryan Gosling said so. There's that line in the film 'Crazy, Stupid, Love' (the long weekend had us …

Men's Fashion

Samsung Confirms Radical New Galaxy Phone

Samsung’s first foldable phone is “right around the corner” according to Gregory Lee, President and CEO of Samsung Telecommunications America.<p>Speaking at the Future:Mobile conference, and reported by Recode, Lee said that the new bendable phones are incoming. Explaining the delay behind getting …

Mobile

The annoying restaurant trend ruining our dining experience

The other night I was eating a plate of noodles, and enjoying it. I was out to dinner with a friend, hunched over a meal we had been planning for …

Hospitality

Magic Mushrooms Shown To Ease Severe Depression In Groundbreaking Study

For up to 9,000 years, humans have been reaping the spiritual, psychological, and recreational benefits of psilocybin mushrooms. But for years, …

Everything We Know About Drug Addiction Is Wrong

Ask most people what causes drug addiction, and they’ll probably say drugs. According to this line of conventional wisdom, the pharmacological …

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Science often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to satisfy your curiosity on subjects ranging from computer …

Top scientists have predicted events far, far into the future

<i>With more than 5 million articles, Wikipedia is an invaluable resource, whether you’re throwing a term paper together at the last minute or disputing</i> …

Universal cancer vaccine on horizon after genetic breakthrough

A universal cancer vaccine is on the horizon after scientists discovered how to rewire immune cells to fight any type of disease.<p>The potential new therapy involves injecting tiny particles of genetic code into the body which travel to the immune cells and teach them to recognise specific …

This Smoky Avocado Salad Will Be Your New Favorite Summer Dish

Mashed on toast, diced over a salad, blended into a smoothie, avocados have become a habitual, seemingly necessary addition to breakfast, lunch, and …

The science of how to successfully approach a woman in a bar

We've all been there. Several drinks in on a night out and you spot someone across the crowded bar. Your eyes meet and you realise that your body is moving on its own accord. Without really thinking about it, you're sidestepping between your fellow revellers, edging your way towards her. In fact, …

An orgasm for the skin: The strange science behind “aesthetic chills”

Have you ever listened to a piece of music and felt your arms break out in goosebumps? You may be prone to frisson<p>Mitchell Colver<p>May 29, 2016 2:00pm (UTC)<p>Have you ever been listening to a great piece of music and felt a chill run up your spine? Or goosebumps tickle your arms and shoulders?<p>The …

Psychology

Science Says the Secret to a Happy Relationship is Giving Up

Okay, okay, they call it "settling."<p>What was it your mother always told you? About how you're special, and how you should never settle for anything less than you deserve?<p>Yeah, well scientists have gone and shit all over that one, because a new study has decided that the secret to a happy, …

10 things men should do every day (according to science)

We all know the basics – exercise, eat vegetables, never look at booze or bacon, etc – but what else should we be doing every day for a better, healthier, happier life?<p>To paraphrase the slogan of a popular sugary treat, only science has the answer ...<p>1. Play computer games<p>Ever wanted a bigger …

Sugar can cause brain damage, claim scientists (but salmon reverses it)

Bad news for people with a sweet tooth - a new study suggests that sugar can damage the brain.<p>Researchers at the University of California in Los Angeles found that fructose - a type of sugar naturally found in fruits and vegetables, but also present in soft drinks and sweets - damages brain cells …

Here Is The Memory Trick Backed By Science - PsyBlog

A technique that everyone can benefit from, whatever their artistic talent.<p>Drawing pictures of words helps build stronger and more reliable memories, …

The Brain

How to become luckier, according to science

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don't mean …