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5 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's and Why It's Important to Start Now

Drop the Soduko and adopt these simple habits to stand a chance against Alzheimers and other brain diseases.<p>July 03, 2018<p>This past weekend my …

Alzheimer's Disease

Study Reveals What Women Are 'Hard-Wired' To Find Attractive. Feminists Are Going To HATE It.

Turns out, women are hard-wired to be much more attracted to male protectors who espouse so-called "benevolent sexism" than men who treat them as …

Feminism

Farmers in America are facing an economic and mental health crisis

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has notified CBS News that there are errors in the data used in its widely cited 2016</i> …

Health Care

Facts don’t change people’s minds. Here’s what does

If you had asked me this question – How do you change a mind? – two years ago, I would have given you a different answer.<p>As a former scientist, I …

Al Gore

Suicides Have Increased. Is This an Existential Crisis?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released startling new statistics on the rise of deaths by suicide in the United States, which are up 25 percent since 1999 across most ethnic and age groups. These numbers clearly point to a crisis — but of what kind?<p>Many argue that this is a …

Psychology

WALSH: We Have Turned Childhood Into A Mental Disorder. And It's Ruining Our Kids.

According to a report, there has been a dramatic rise in children misusing and overdosing on ADHD medications. I happened to see that report a day …

A Guide to the Anatomy of the Brain

The human brain is not only one of the most important organs in the human body; it is also the most complex. In the following tour, you will learn …

Neurology

Ever Wonder What Bipolar Disorder Really Is? Here's Your Answer, Straight From a Doctor

Mental illness is much more complicated than physical illness; after all, when the disorder is in your brain, there aren't any physical symptoms or blood tests you can run to reach a proper diagnosis. And while the conversation surrounding mental illness is growing, slowly etching away the negative …

Here's Why I Invented A 'Death Machine' That Lets People Take Their Own Lives

Talk about “dying with dignity” has grown to a calamitous pitch in recent years. “Right to die” groups vie for supremacy, trying to show who can make the dying experience the least degrading. Who can replace the utter macabre-ness of the necessity of death with something more palatable.<p>In this …

Babies Who Get More Cuddles Seem to Have Their Genetics Changed For Years Afterwards

Touch can be powerful.<p>The amount of close and comforting contact that young infants get doesn't just keep them warm, snug, and loved.<p>A 2017 study …

Genetics

Telepathy is real

How do we transmit information from one person to another?<p>(Inside Science) -- Now, I don’t want to alarm anyone, but telepathy, the act of transferring thoughts into someone else’s head is now real. As in, published-in-academic-papers real. People have now telepathically communicated with each …

Black Mirror

If You Don't Fully Understand the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Read This Simplified Version

Here's the "SparkNotes" version of what actually happened, and why you should care.<p>Over the past week or so, I have seen countless headlines regarding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. Yet, none of them have helped me fully understand what happened. On a basic sense I knew that my, and many other …

Social Media

Tesla Driver Died Using Autopilot, With Hands Off Steering Wheel

Tesla Inc. confirmed the Model X driver who died in a gruesome crash a week ago was using Autopilot and defended the safety record of its …

Chelsea Handler Sniffs That Her Armed Guards Don't Have Semi-Automatic Weapons. Twitter: Whaaaaaat?

On Wednesday, supposed comedienne Chelsea Handler beclowned herself when she engaged in a gun control debate on Twitter, insisting that her armed …

Are these some of the most extreme works of art ever created?

On 23 December 1888, Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh cut his ear off. While the cause of severing remains debated, it's one of art history’s most widely known extreme acts by an artist. It's also widely known that Van Gogh ate yellow paint so he could experience what the colour felt like. Since Van …

Henry Viii

A Cyberattack Hobbles Atlanta, and Security Experts Shudder

ATLANTA — The City of Atlanta’s 8,000 employees got the word on Tuesday that they had been waiting for: It was O.K. to turn their computers on.<p>But as the city government’s desktops, hard drives and printers flickered back to life for the first time in five days, residents still could not pay their …

WALSH: Dear 'Gender Nonconforming Person,' I Won't Let You Impose Your Confusion On My Child

A little while ago, my wife found herself in an uncomfortable situation. She was out running errands with our three-year-old daughter when they …

No, There Is no Such Thing as ADHD

No, there is no such thing as ADHD. Somewhere along the line we have lost the understanding that kids come in all shapes and sizes. Some kids are …

80 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Psychology

Psychology offers a multitude of insights into not only our own minds and behaviors, but also the thoughts and actions of those around us. Have you …

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Emotional Intelligence

Want to Be a Better Leader? Stop Giving Orders and Do This Instead

There are all kinds of images people have when they think about a leader, but there is one you should forget.<p>If I asked you to close your eyes and visualize a leader, what image would come to mind?<p>When I originally did the exercise, the first thought that came to my mind was a statue of a military …

Leadership

It's 2018 and People Still Hate Millennials. Here Are 4 Reasons Why

There's a reason why millennials are the most hated generation ever but no one is talking about it.<p>Millennials may be the most hated generation ever. Why? Well, the reason that older generations (Gen X and Baby Boomers) despise their millennial colleagues in the workplace is probably not what you …

Demographics

Children's happiness coach reveals 10 ways to make sure your kids are really happy

It might sound like an impossible task but you really can make your kids happy and turn even the most sullen child into a smiling delight.<p>Far more …

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

Motivation

Regular people who went undercover at a jail for 2 months discovered inmates will go to staggering lengths to get high — and how they smuggle illegal drugs behind bars

Most drugs are forbidden in jail — but that doesn't mean inmates refrain from using them.<p>In fact, in two jails depicted in the gripping documentary series "60 Days In," inmates go to great lengths to get high when the guards aren't watching.<p>The show, now in its fourth season, follows regular people …

“I had a good job, a loving family, and a white picket fence. This is how I lost it all”

<i>This story is part of a series called</i> <i>Craigslist Confessional</i><i>. Writer Helena Bala has been meeting people via Craigslist and documenting their stories for over two years. Each story is written as it was told to her. Bala says that by listening to their stories, she hopes to bear witness to her</i> …

Cape Cod

70 Genius Life Hacks

Get instant curb appeal<p>Paint your front door a vibrant color for a dramatic statement.<p>Gather your accessories<p>Pull out all your vases, ceramics, and …

Vegetables that keep on giving, year after year | James Wong

Perennial crops, like artichokes, asparagus and rhubarb, can produce continual harvests from a single planting for decades at a time<p>Finally! The first signs of spring are on the horizon. I’ll have to wait a while before I can sow batch after batch of the annual crops, like lettuce, carrots and …

Gardening

Best Raincoats For Men

From outdoor adventures to corporate events, you aren’t going to let a few raindrops stop you from making the most out of your day.<p>Are you looking for a tough, durable coat to wear for unexpected blustery rains on your hike? Maybe you want a lightweight coat to keep you dry while training for a …

How to access the dark web: What is Tor and how do I access dark websites?

If you want to access the dark web and dark websites, here's a quick guide to finding the right tools<p>If you want to know how to access the dark web, …