Shannon Lee Hubbard Broughton

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16 Seriously Clever Ways To Stay Creative When You're Feeling Down

Always remember to be kind to yourself and your work.

Scientists Somehow Just Discovered a New System of Vessels in Our Brains

It is unclear what they do—but they likely play a central role in aging and disease.<p>You are now among the first people to see the brain’s lymphatic system. The vessels in the photo above transport fluid that is likely crucial to metabolic and inflammatory processes. Until now, no one knew for sure …

Ginger Water: The Healthiest Drink To Help You Lose The Fat From The Waist And Relieves Joint Pain

Losing weight can sometimes be easier if you use some natural remedies, and ginger water is the most effective of them all.<p>Its consumption …

What every teacher should know about ... memory

In a new series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: a project on long-term memory<p>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to improve how they work with students – …

Tom Petty was a movie soundtrack staple. Here are 5 essential uses of his work

Tom Petty may not have set out for a Hollywood career, but there's no question that his music has made an impact on the movies. And if you're …

Weekend Crafternooning: 4 Clever Crafts Made Out of Old T-Shirts

When it comes to weekend crafternooning, it doesn't get much easier, more creative, and budget-friendly than these savvy DIY projects. Don't believe …

T-shirts

Widespread Loneliness Is Killing People And We Need to Start Taking This Seriously

Talk to a friend.<p>Researchers are warning that loneliness and social isolation is becoming a greater public health threat than the widely discussed …

Psychology

Woman Accused of Offering Up Her 3-Year-Old Child for Sex

A 27-year-old Oregon woman was arrested by FBI agents for trafficking her 3-year-old child for sex, but she is claims she was trying to rob a …

13 Things You Haven't Thought to Spray-Paint (But Should)

When you want to change the color of a wooden chair, you automatically reach for a can of spray paint. But when you have some monstera leaves, a …

Cleaning

How to decorate Easter eggs using stuff you already have in your kitchen

Scrambling to get ready for Easter, and don't think there's time to hit the craft stores and dye eggs? Think again.<p>Awesome ingredients for dyeing and decorating eggstraordinary Easter eggs are as close as the kitchen cupboards, closets or desk drawer.<p><b>How to make perfect hard-boiled eggs, …

Why You Should Date Someone Who Isn’t Your Type

Throughout my misadventures as a serial dater and love seeker, I’ve developed a taste for a certain type. And while it might not have been intentional, if I were to put my last four lovers in a police lineup, it’d be hard for strangers to tell them apart. Physically, they’re similar—lanky, rugged, …

Argumentative

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Washington University in St. Louis

How to Transform Your Stress Into Insane Productivity, According to Harvard Psychologists

Stress is sometimes unavoidable — here’s how to turn it into your best friend.<p>We know that stress is bad for us, and that it causes everything from …

The week in wildlife – in pictures

A bald eagle, drought-hit alligators, and a feeding leopard are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

9 Things Smoking Weed Does to Your Body

When it comes to polarizing health topics, few subjects spark more debate than weed (except maybe CrossFit or the Paleo Diet). Can it improve your …

Nesting kayak can be carried like a backpack

While touring kayaks are great for exploring your local waterways, they can be quite a hassle to carry over long distances. It was with this in mind …

Kayaking

7 Larger-Than-Life Art DIY Ideas (On a Little Budget)

Believe it or not, this may be the year we say goodbye to the gallery wall, and hello to oversized statement-making wall art. The trick to …

Are Opioids the Next Antidepressant?

ONE of the most painful experiences of being a psychiatrist is having a patient for whom none of the available therapies or medications work.<p>A while back, I was asked to do a consultation on just such a patient. This person had been a heroin addict in her early 20s. She had quit the opioid five …

Graphics in Samsung's next super phone will look much prettier thanks to this chip

You may think your iPhone or Galaxy device works just fine today. But wait until you see what it could do with new chips coming in 2017.<p>Think: better battery life (of course), VR-ready graphics, and the ability to run at peak speeds for an entire game without killing your battery. You would even be …