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Weight Maintenance: The True Story

Have you ever gone on a diet? Lost weight on it? Gained it back? Tried yet another diet? Lost weight? Gained it back? Most people who eventually lose weight and do keep it off have done just that. They have tried various diets and found that they do actually work. However, any diet you "go on" you …

Mindfulness, Music Appreciation and Empathy

"Why waste money on psychotherapy when you can listen to the [Bach's] B Minor Mass?" -- Michael Torke, composer (1)<p>Sometimes people will ask me whether or not listening to music counts as mindfulness practice. I'd say sure,* you can do pretty much anything with an intention to be mindful, but what …

Why not... legalise drugs?

<b>A look at eye-catching policy ideas that are often talked about but never seem to feature in UK general election campaigns.</b><p>The background<p>Drug prohibition began in the UK during World War I, when the possession, distribution and sale of cocaine and opium was outlawed. Cannabis was added to the list …

Why Email Can’t Be Completely Private

When Lavabit — an email service that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden used — suspended service last week amid hints that it had …

Gone Home review

Gone Home is a small window into the human experience. It invites you into an average family’s home to discover their fears, aspirations, and …

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Locket Puts Ads On Your Lockscreen, Pays You For It

Advertising is slowly working its way into every nook and cranny of our lives. Soon, you won’t be able to buy toilet paper without having a dancing Charmin bear appear every time you use the product and suggest Tucks pads. So, if our future is to be harassed by sphincter-obsessed animals and other …

Miniature Donkeys Are The Best Friend Anyone Ever Had

Winter, spring, summer, or fall, all you have to do is hug a miniature donkey.

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

10 Mind-Bending Discoveries In Physics

The study of physics is the study of the universe—and more specifically, just how the hell the universe works. It is without a doubt the most …