Nik Schuetz

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20 Amazing Facts About The Human Brain That Will Blow Your Mind

The human body is one interesting machine. There’s so much more to it than meets the eye. And, the brain is one such complex organ that will …

Understanding Obamacare at the Supreme Court

<b>Struggling to understand the intricacies of the Affordable Care Act lawsuit ruled on by the Supreme Court? We break it down to the basics.</b><p>The Affordable Care Act became law in 2010, and ever since has been the subject of legal and legislative battles.<p>Now, the Supreme Court has decided on King v …

Health Care

Fraud Still Plagues Medicare's Prescription Drug Program

Fraud and abuse continue to dog Medicare's popular prescription drug program, despite a bevy of initiatives launched to prevent them, according to two new reports by the inspector general of Health and Human Services.<p>Their release follows the arrests of 44 pharmacy owners, doctors and others, who …

Health Care

How Your Doctor Treats Bipolar Disorder

<b>Evidence Based Practice</b><p>Evidence based practice in general means that the care and interventions used by practitioners to treat a medical, …

A Guy Explains Why Men Touch Their Junk So Much

Here are a few reasons why we’re constantly rooting around down there:<p>Your junk gets itchy just like any other part of your body—and when it itches, it’s every bit as excruciating. (Even worse if you have jock itch, which is athlete’s foot on the groinal region.) It’s just a more noticeable area to …

This is Your Brain on Whiteness: The Invisible Psychology of White American Ignorance Explained

Earlier this week, outlaw motorcycle clubs engaged in a daylight gun battle in Waco, Texas. This combat involved hundreds of people. The mall where …

101 things to do to make this the best summer ever

It’s here! It’s here! Longer days, bon fires, summer vacation (for some), and a season where anything is possible. You might have the summer off from …

Tip: A Book and Some Powder Can Work as a Camera Dolly in a Pinch

Need to do a quick tracking shot on a table but don’t have any dedicated camera equipment for doing so? A book and some fine powder can be a cheap …

The Science of Building a Better Six-Pack | Men's Health

<i>1. The too-easy-to-work method.</i><br>You know this better as "5-minute abs!" or some such hype. But if this approach were really effective, even Chris Christie would have a washboard.<p><i>2. The so-hard-it-has-to-work method.</i><br>Think 60 to 90 minutes of exercise, 6 days a week. Now if you have the time and …

Drug-fueled, EDM-obsessed millennials are saving the music business

Electronic dance music (EDM) is not just growing, it’s absolutely booming. The genre, which has been popular in Europe for decades but only really broke through in the US in the last couple of years, has now spawned an industry conservatively estimated to be worth $6.2 billion a year, according to …

Music Industry

Why The World Is Moving To Diplo’s Beat

The DJ superstar is a performer, a producer, and the creative force behind a growing musical empire. He even pays his taxes.<p>Diplo was halfway to Burning Man when the pilot got lost.<p>It was just the two of them in a tiny prop plane last summer, on what was ­supposed to be a two-hour hop from Los …

10 Best Singles of 2014

1 of 10<p>10. Schoolboy Q, ''Man of the Year''<p>Over ominous West Coast Cadillac bass, Q big-ups herbal refreshment and commands all well-endowed girls to …

Is working at night bad for you?

How much does working in the small hours harm the mind and body? Claudia Hammond investigates the evidence.<p>In some jobs, working the night shift is unavoidable. There are hospitals to run, planes to fly and shops to keep open as we move towards a 24-hour society. With careful planning and a bit of …

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11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Science Points to the Single Most Valuable Personality Trait

Research is pointing to <i>conscientiousness</i> as the one-trait-to-rule-them-all in terms of future success, both career-wise and personal.<p>“It would …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away From Dangerous People

City waterways could provide more space for new habitats in which urban nature can flourish.<p>As cities sprawl and get more crowded, most don’t have much space left for urban wildlife–at least not on land. A Dutch architect plans to begin using city waterways to build floating habitats for …

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