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Develop Tremendous Mental Toughness: A Navy SEAL Explains the 40 Percent Rule

Willpower, determination, and mental toughness are like a muscle -- fortunately.<p>Mental toughness, determination, willpower, perseverance ... whatever words you use, the ability to overcome roadblocks, to push through doubt and fear and hesitation and keep working hard to achieve long-term goals is …

Success

Frank Miller's new Batman comic isn't great, but goes hard as hell

But what did you expect from a book called The Dark Knight III: The Master Race?<p>In his first sequel to <i>The Dark Knight Returns</i>, Frank Miller produced one of the most reviled superhero comics of the 2000s. And yet, last year DC Comics brought him back for a third installment, provocatively titled <i>The</i> …

DC Comics

Morning ritual: The 7 steps that will make you happy all day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?<p>Research shows that being …

Legends of Tomorrow to welcome DC Comics' Jonah Hex

The CW’s upcoming time-traveling superhero series <i>DC’s Legends of Tomorrow</i> will welcome DC Comics antihero Jonah Hex, EW has learned.<p>In the comics, …

New Suicide Squad photo debuts, alongside details about Batman's role

Suicide Squad assemble! The first big team-up of the quickly forming DC Cinematic Universe flips the <i>Avengers</i>-style format on its head, and a new …

How Introverts Can Survive a Collaborative Workspace

The collaborative workspace trend, where employees are encouraged to work in teams with little space or privacy, is slowly taking over the corporate …

Access Tons of Books, Photos, and Videos in the New York Public Library's Digital Database

Libraries are a pretty awesome resource. They’re full of tools, information, and materials anyone can use. Even better, all of it’s free. And the New …

New York Public Library

6 Ways to Get Motivated When You Feel Like Doing Nothing

Even the most ambitious, motivated people occasionally have difficulties getting things done. The good news is that we can often discover why we’re …

2 men were just awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for unlocking the secrets of the strangest particle in the universe

The prize goes jointly to Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo in Japan and Arthur B. McDonald of Queen's University in Kingston, Canada "for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass."<p>The two recipients were leaders of two major underground neutrino …

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how Batman can really beat Superman

What will happen next year when The Man of Steel goes up against The Dark Knight? Astrophysicist and 'StarTalk Radio' host Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how Batman can compete against Superman.<p><i>Produced by Darren Weaver and Kamelia Angelova. Additional production by Kevin Reilly and Rob</b> …

Marc Lewis: the neuroscientist who believes addiction is not a disease

Lewis, famous for detailing his own years of drug addiction in a book, divides the medical profession by arguing it is a behavioural problem, not a medical affliction<p>For decades the medical profession has largely treated addiction as as a chronic brain disease. The US government’s National …

Drug Addiction

This girl got an amazing tattoo to start a conversation about her mental health

Millions of people all over the world suffer from a mental illness. In fact, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), one in five …

12 Beautiful Quotes From Oliver Sacks

The neurologist died Sunday aged 82. Here are just a few of his thoughts on topics from music and perception, to ageing and how he felt when he learned of his terminal cancer.<p>If a man has lost a leg or an eye, he knows he has lost a leg or an eye; but if he has lost a self—himself—he cannot know …

Holocaust survivors' trauma lives on in kids' genes

(NEWSER) – Holocaust survivors pass on trauma through their genes, making their children and possibly even grandchildren more susceptible to PTSD and other stress disorders, according to new research.<p><i>The Guardian</i> reports researchers looked at 32 Jewish men and women who survived traumatic …

Psychiatrist says: F–k happiness and f–k self-esteem

Say you’ve been to therapy, or bought a self-help book, or thought about doing either of those things. You may be wondering, “Why can’t I be happy?” …

The science of forgiveness: “When you don’t forgive you release all the chemicals of the stress response”

<b>(altanaka via Shutterstock)</b><p>Researchers are studying how we can let go of our grievances and live a healthier life. Here’s how it works<p>Megan Feldman Bettencourt<p>August 24, 2015 2:26am (UTC)<p>From “Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World”<p><b>The Burn Surgeon: How Anger Can Impede Healing</b><p>In …

Hawkman and Vandal Savage Cast in CW’s LEGENDS OF TOMORROW

21 Times #TheWorstPartAboutDepressionIs Reminded You That You're Not Alone

You don't have to suffer in silence.<p>And if you want to speak with someone anonymously, you can go here for additional help.<p>A list of suicide hotlines for other countries can be found here.

Box Office: 'Fantastic Four' Is Doomed By $11.3 Million Friday Gross

We all like to talk about how there are too many superhero comic book movies and/or how audiences are gripped in so-called “superhero fatigue.” But what’s worth remembering is that overall the sub-genre has been one of the more reliable box office performers over the last decade or so. Oh sure, …

Film Industry

New Justice League Cartoon Is The Bleakest DC Universe Movie Ever

The versions of Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman who appear in the new animated Justice League film <i>Gods and Monsters</i> are dark. We've already seen …

Justice League

11 Things That Actually Surprised This Sex Therapist

Brandy Engler, Ph.D., talks libido, porn, and cuckold fetishes.

4 Tips on How to Avoid A Boring Life

Why are some people so <b>positive, full of energy and joyful</b> in their life?<p>Do you remember the times when you were bored and thought that your life had</b> …

8 Gym Myths Busted: Because Regular Running Won't Help You Lose Weight

Via RealBuzz<p>Gyms can be a pretty intimidating place - especially now we’re all chanting “strong is the new skinny” and wandering around with hand …

4 Tips to Keep a Personal Journal That Can Help You Disconnect and Focus

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We rely on technology for nearly every activity in our lives, from scheduling our days, organizing tasks and projects, keeping track of contacts and even tracking your favorite craft beer.<p>While I am no different than most -- …

Productivity

5 foods that hurt your brain

Forget your waistline for a sec—some of your food choices could actually affect your memory and cognitive abilities. Here, 5 foods to go easy on if you want to keep your wits about you.<p><b>Tofu</b><br>The soy controversy continues with a study published in the journal Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive …

10 Ways To Stay Mentally Healthy And Happy In Your 50s

<i>Keeping our minds in shape is as important as our physical health, yet we often don't pay it attention until something goes wrong. High50's Celia Dodd finds out why it's so important and how to take care of yours.</i><p>We all know about looking after our physical health by eating well, being active and …

That Time Superman Gained the Ability to Shoot Mini-Supermen out of His Hands

Now before you get too upset about this seemingly bizarre superpower: this was 1958. Back then, it was not very unusual for ordinary people to have …

Comic Books

Crisis Care: A unique suicide prevention app

More than 100,000 smartphone apps are currently categorized as “health apps.” There are apps for physical health—apps that log work-outs, track …

Mental Health

How Your Gut Controls Your Brain

More and more, researchers are finding that the health of bodily microbe populations could be deeply connected to conditions like depression, anxiety, and even autism.<p>Mental health issues are notoriously complicated, with a huge number of variables, from genetic predispositions to environmental …