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10 Intriguing Facts About The Achaemenid Persian Empire And Its Army

When the Assyrians were carving out the world’s first true ‘super empire’ from the period of 10th century to 7th century BC, a wave of pastoral …

Ancient History

Scientists have found the source of anxiety in the brain - and how to turn it off

Anxiety is a useful emotion, but it can result in crippling personality disorders.<p>Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, which …

A New History of the First Peoples in the Americas

The miracle of modern genetics has revolutionized the story anthropologists tell about how humans spread out across the Earth.<p>Europeans arriving in the New World met people all the way from the frozen north to the frozen south. All had rich and mature cultures and established languages. The …

Anthropology

America’s most famous back pain doctor said pain is in your head. Thousands think he's right.

Beloved by his patients, Dr. John Sarno was derided by his medical peers.<p>Back in August, I published a comprehensive guide to the new science of treating back pain. Immediately my inbox filled with emails about a doctor readers felt I’d overlooked: the late John Sarno.<p>“Thousands of people, …

Where pain lives

Fixing chronic back pain is possible only when patients understand how much it is produced by the brain, not the spine<i>By Cathryn Jakobson Ramin</i>Read …

Arthritis

How to Persuade Others into Getting Your Way

According to a hypnotherapist, a hostage negotiator, and a lawyer.<p>Find it tricky to make anything go your way? Not particularly adept at getting literally anything you want out of life?<p>Your problem, friend, is that you're going about everything entirely the wrong way. What you need is some insider …

Emotional Intelligence