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Too much sitting may thin the part of your brain that's important for memory, study suggests

If you want to take a good stroll down memory lane, new research suggests you'd better get out of that chair more often.<p>In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have found that in people middle-aged and older, a brain structure that is key to learning and memory is plumpest in those who spend the …

The Brain

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Self-help

Naps are really beneficial. Here's how to take them.

Learn how to make any time naptime.<p>Sneaking a little midday snooze feels unspeakably indulgent. While the rest of the world is hard at work or dealing with the drudgery of household chores, you’re snuggled up in your own cozy dream world. Whether it last a few minutes or a full REM cycle, boy, does …

Sleep

Why we still haven’t figured out what Stonehenge was for

What do we actually know about ancient astronomy?<p>Ever since humans could look up to see the sky, we have been amazed by its beauty and untold mysteries. Naturally then, astronomy is often described as the oldest of the sciences, inspiring people for thousands of years. Celestial phenomena are …

Win an AirHawk Dual Sport Comfort Seat

Winners are notified via email — let’s have yours (just in case)!<p>This competition is ad supported. You will have the opportunity to watch a video ad …

InterAct

Siri can now talk to Tesla's Model 3

Telsa's Model 3 uses a lot of voice and touchscreen rather than physical controls, which makes it a bit harder to operate than it should be, we found. One thing that will help is more voice controls, and Tesla has addressed that with its latest iOS app release -- sort of. The Model 3 now supports …

If You Drive a Gas-Powered Car, the End May Be in Sight

New lithium-ion batteries can solve the only real problem with driving electric. Your smartphone will be better too.<p>Lithium-ion batteries are going to get better--a whole lot better--over the next few years. As they do, the only real reason for driving a gas car will gradually disappear.<p>As an …

Electric Vehicles

21 Facts That Will Remind You How Complex The Universe Really Is

"The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper."

Universe

Elon Musk Described What It'd Be Like to Live on Mars, and It Sounds Like a Death Trap

<i>This article originally appeared on Hello Giggles. For more stories like this, visit hellogiggles.com.</i><p>Throughout the years we’ve heard of the race to …

Film Festivals

How long does it take to get to Mars?

<b>If Elon Musk’s predictions go ahead, people are likely to be zipping back and forth between Earth and Mars before anyone’s actually worked out how</b> …

The Secret Reason Why Sex Is So Crucial in Relationships

We associate good relationships with sexuality, assuming quite naturally that happy couples seemingly have sex more often than their miserable …

Psychology

8 Exercises to Beat Back Pain

Did you know that aside from coughs and respiratory infections, back pain is the most common reason for seeing a doctor in the United States? More …

When is the best time to drink water?

Hydration is essential for health, but what are the benefits and drawbacks of drinking water before going to bed?<p>The human body needs water to …

This Family Quit Their Jobs and Sold Their Home to Travel the World With Their Toddler

"Life is so precious and time is worth so much more than money."<p>When husband and wife Terry and Jennifer Constant realized their daily jobs were …

Motorhomes

'Brilliant' Aims to Replace Your Home's Light Switches With Touchscreens

Brilliant today introduced the Brilliant Control, designed to replace an existing light switch and provide homeowners with a range of smart home controls.<p>Brilliant Control has a 5-inch touchscreen with swipe-based lighting, music, and climate controls, and homeowners can interact directly with …

Mentally Strong People Don't Just Tell Themselves To Be Happy, They Do These 4 Things

Do you ever find yourself wondering why you aren’t happier? Sometimes, it seems like the act of <i>saying</i> you’re happy isn’t enough to actually make you …

Happiness

20 holiday destinations the experts say not to miss | CNN Travel

Travel

Up close with the Glion Dolly folding electric scooter

Scooters

The Best of Glacier National Park and Whitefish Montana

Today I’m excited to welcome guest authors Logan and Morgan Greenhaw from Trail Mix for Newlyweds. Logan and Morgan have taken a little break from …

The four biggest mistakes of Einstein’s scientific life

No one is right 100% of the time. Even the greatest genius of all.<p><i>“The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything.” …

Memory slipping? You might be eating too much sugar

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What does sugar do to our brains?</i> <i>Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a leading academic medical center.</i><p>We all know what sugar does to our waistlines. New studies show its impact on the brain—and it’s not good.<p>As it …

Diabetes

Everybody Dies, But Not Everybody Lives

Does it ring a bell with you — In your first years of college, there’s a splurge out on earned pennies. Then the socially defined ‘norms’ of …

Happiness

Turn your big-screen TV into an Android touchscreen with Touchjet Wave

A company called Touchjet is now selling a rather interesting product that it claims can turn a big-screen television into an Android-based touchscreen device. The Touchjet Wave is available to pre-order now from Best Buy for $299.99.<p>The product clips onto the top of the television, and works on …

Selling

How to Find Your True Calling

Many people are in search of their purpose, or true calling, in life.<p>And this is certainly a worthy endeavor - research has shown that knowing your sense of purpose adds up to 7 years of extra life expectancy.<p>But finding your purpose can be quite challenging since it can be an abstract and …

Happiness

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result …

Goal Setting

Solar-powered two-seater plane will soar to the edge of space

The aim of the project is to demonstrate the potential of renewable energy and to explore the possibility of flying people to such altitudes using …

Solar Panels

Here’s the stunning electric car Porsche is making to take on Tesla

Porsche is doubling down on its electric car efforts and plans to roll out its first fully electric vehicle, dubbed the Mission E, by 2020.<p>In fact, Porsche, which is a subsidiary of Volkswagen, plans to sell about 20,000 models of its Mission E a year, according to a report by the German news site …

Electric Vehicles

The Happiest People Don't Let Their Minds Wander, According to a Harvard Study

There is an old saying: Happiness is a state of mind. As it turns out, it's true.<p><i>How does one overcome depression and anxiety? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mellissa O'Brien, mindfulness</b> …

Happiness