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27 Pictures That Will Change The Way You Eat Food

There's no going back.

Why Some Great Ideas Catch On And Others Don’t

Anesthesia caught on overnight, while antiseptic took decades. Why?<p>In 1846, a Boston dentist named William Morton demonstrated anesthesia for the first time. Within the year, it had been tested in hospitals and published in the medical community. Within seven years, anesthesia was a standard in …

Anachronistic

30 Sights That Will Give You A Serious Case Of Wanderlust

Natural beauty is underrated.

What Happy People Do Differently

For psychologists who frequently fly cross-country, how we describe our career to seatmates—mentioning for example, that we are …

Psychopathic criminals have empathy switch

<b>Psychopaths do not lack empathy, rather they can switch it on at will, according to new research.</b><p>Placed in a brain scanner, psychopathic criminals watched videos of one person hurting another and were asked to empathise with the individual in pain.<p>Only when asked to imagine how the pain receiver …

Empathy

Basal cell cancer surgery left him with a big bald spot, so he always wore a hat

By Richard Harris<p>For the past seven years, few people have seen the top of my head. I’ve been “the hat guy.” In fact, I’m typing these words wearing my Red Sox cap, probably my favorite from my burgeoning cap collection. The hat has become a virtual appendage, more a part of my identity than I had …

The Management Theory That Explains Why 70% of Workers Are 'Disengaged'

Sometimes I read a post or an article that’s like Thanksgiving dinner: so many wonderful tastes to choose from that I hardly know where to begin – and it’s almost more than I can take in, but I want to keep eating.<p>Steve Denning’s latest post here on Forbes gave me that experience today. Much of …

7 Sites You Should Be Wasting Time On Right Now (VIDEO)

If you're tired of talking about the George Zimmerman trial, the new cover of Rolling Stone or the ins and outs of filibuster reform (yawn), we've got just the distraction for to make the rest of your day a little lighter.<p>It’s Wednesday, which means we’re back with 7 new sites that are sure to …

FYI: Will People Ever Evolve Out of Craving Unhealthy Food?

Maybe, but it's going to take a long time. For the past 200,000 years or so, fatty and sugary foods were hard for humans to come by and well worth gorging on. Fats help maintain body temperature, sugars provide energy, and craving such food is hardwired: Eating fats and sugars activates reward …

MIT tool connects the dots of your life through Gmail metadata

How much does the metadata gathered in your inbox reveal about you? Quite a lot, judging by what researchers at the MIT Media Lab have managed to accomplish with Immersion. They've built a web app that — once you grant it permission to do so — digs through your email history to piece together a …