Sarah Warner

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Psychological Strength Research That Everybody Needs to Know

Which diseases and injuries lead to the greatest premature loss of life years? Researchers recently asked this question by examining 291 diseases and …

There Are Risks to Mindfulness at Work

Mindfulness is close to taking on cult status in the business world. But as with any rapidly growing movement—regardless of its potential benefits—there is good reason here for caution.<p>Championed for many years by pioneering researchers such as Ellen Langer and Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness is a …

Travel as a solo woman: 10 lessons for the intrepid

Two recent films about female adventurers captured the highs and lows of travelling solo as a woman. 'Tracks', about Robyn Davidson’s epic camel trek across Australia, and 'Wild', starring Reese Witherspoon as Cheryl Strayed, about a 1100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail, have a positive …

Border Crossings

How the Brain Listens to Literature

<b>When we listen to stories, we immerse ourselves into the situations described and empathise with the feelings of the characters. Only recently has it</b> …

Neuroscience

A Pill That Mimics the Immune System

The human body doesn’t like outsiders. When a foreign pathogen or substance, say an unwanted virus, finds its way into our blood streams we produce …

5 New Ways To Wear Eyeliner

No one will be able to resist staring into your beautiful eyes.<p><i>This article was written by Gabrielle Korn and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>Way back in February, as we shivered our way through fall Fashion Week and the polar vortex, one major beauty trend stuck out amid the runway …

Makeup

Emotional Bad Habits

The question of whether moods constitute bad habits is an interesting one. Many mood disorders have been identified. These and other psychological …

9 Things You Need To Stop Doing If You Want To Be Successful

Earl Nightingale, American motivational speaker and author, once said, “We become what we think about.” Perhaps truer words have never been spoken. …

Fantastic Physics Valentines You Can Use To Woo

1. Print out double-sided 2. Give to crush 3. Garner endless love<p>I'm sure (P<0.0000003) I would fall for anyone who gave me one of these. The cards above are Valentines from <i>Symmetry</i>, a magazine published by Fermilab and SLAC, two particle-accelerator facilities based in the U.S. My favorite thing …

Why Figuring Out Your Best Career Is A Spiritual Endeavor

<b>Part of a new series on</b> <b>Spirituality and Success</b><p>As a career success coach and leadership developer, I spend some portion of every single day helping people “dig deep, discover their right work, and illuminate the world with it.” That’s my mantra and my passion. Why? Because for a good part of my 18 …

Meditation

6 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Marriage

Know what you’re really getting into before you say “I do.”<p>For something most of us have either done or plan to do someday, getting married sure comes with a lot of myths. We can credit old-school mindsets and princesses living “happily ever after” for most of them. Here are six of the biggest …

Divorce

10 Weird Ways to Be Happy Today, Backed by Science

2. Keep a diary: Rereading it brings joy<p>To learn to find more gratitude and joy in every day—not just special occasions, the boring days, too—try …

Anti Epilepsy Drug Preserves Brain Function After Stroke

<b>New research suggests that an already-approved drug could dramatically reduce the debilitating impact of strokes, which affect nearly a million</b> …

Finger size matters: 5 strange things we learned about sex this week

New research reveals we can learn a lot from the size and dimensions of a man’s hands<p>Last week brought some surprising findings about the thing on everyone’s mind: sex! (See? You knew what I was talking about.) Learn all about the link between emojis and sex, education and porn, storms and porn, …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

Neuroscience

Experts: Front car no less safe than others on train

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The reaction was immediate.<p>When a train crashed into a Mercedes SUV at a Valhalla railroad crossing Tuesday evening, killing the SUV's driver and five passengers on the train, many commuters said they would never ride in the front car of a train again.<p>Experts, however, say that …

Pope Francis' remarks on spanking challenged by child abuse experts

A group of child abuse experts summoned by<p>Pope Francisto help tackle priestly abuse in the Roman Catholic Church has criticized remarks made by the pope himself in which he suggested that it was permissible for parents to spank their wayward children.<p>Two members of the 17-strong commission, holding …

Homelessness in Washington DC reaches record levels

Washington DC is struggling for answers after figures reveal that a record 4,000 people now live in the capital’s homeless shelters.<p>It is an expensive and complex problem for the city as authorities are legally required to provide shelter for those in need when temperatures fall below freezing.<p>As …

Housing

Evacuations remain after wildfire chars California towns

SWALL MEADOWS, Calif. (AP) — Ira Hanson milled around an evacuation center near tiny Swall Meadows on Sunday afternoon, not quite sure what to do …

Teenager arrested after taking selfie with dead body

16-year-old who allegedy used Snapchat to share photograph with friend is charged with homicide<p>Authorities say a western Pennsylvania teenager charged in the shooting death of another teen took a selfie with the body and sent it to a friend on social media.<p>The 16-year-old boy is charged with …

Social Media

Persevering past roadblocks to build promising Ebola vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP) — It took 16 years of twists and turns. Over and over, Dr. Nancy Sullivan thought she was close to an Ebola vaccine, only to see the …

10 confirmed measles cases in Illinois

<b>(CNN) —</b> The number of confirmed cases of measles in Illinois has risen to 10, state officials said Tuesday.<p>All 10 cases are in Cook County, said spokesperson Melaney Arnold with the Illinois Department of Public Health. Nine stem from a KinderCare Learning Center location in Palatine, a Chicago …

Breath test for Parkinson's disease

<b>Experts believe that a simple breath test could help doctors detect and diagnose Parkinson's disease.</b><p>The test looks for a unique signature of chemicals in exhaled breath.<p>Small studies in volunteers have begun and early findings suggest the test can identify those with the debilitating brain …

Ebola crisis: Government response 'far too slow'

<b>The government's response to the Ebola outbreak was "far too slow" and may have contributed to the loss of lives, a committee of MPs has said.</b><p>The Public Accounts Committee said the government did not release funds quickly enough to deal with the crisis.<p>It also said the decision to suspend flights …

Boko Haram kidnaps hundreds, tells stories of Chibok girls

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — When Islamic extremists snatched more than 270 girls from the Chibok boarding school in Nigeria in the dead of night, protests …

Sleep Deprived? A Nap Can Undo The Damage To Your Health

A new study points to yet another benefit of stealing 30 minutes of shut-eye this afternoon.<p>Naps are incredible. For something so socially questionable–have you ever tried to snooze at the office?–the act of stealing 20 minutes of shut-eye during the day certainly packs a lot of benefits. Science …

DSCOVR 'space weather' mission launches

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1145000/1145014_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524731819_a0c76967f5678423fdbb24045919d491<p><b>A SpaceX Falcon rocket has launched from Florida to put the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) in orbit.</b><p>The satellite will be used …

The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

Multiple Sclerosis