Sheryl Lilly

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Prescribing Mushrooms for Anxiety

A New York University research team is using hallucinogenic experiences to help patients come to terms with their mortality.<p>“Some of the things I’m about to say might not make sense,” began O.M., a 22-year-old cancer survivor. He had the far-off look in his eyes that I recognized from so many of …

First Asteroid With Rings Discovered

Move over, Saturn—rings aren't just for giant planets anymore.<p>Saturn has rings, of course, and so do the other gas giants of our solar system—Jupiter, Uranus, and Neptune—albeit wispier ones than Saturn's.<p><b>But until now it seemed that only giant planets had the gravity to hold on to the billions of</b> …

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

Why a Terrifying Religious Conflict Is Raging in Nigeria

In the country's so-called Middle Belt, 785 people have died in the past two years, and the government is doing little to stop it.<p>As the military's assault against Boko Haram and civilians in northern Nigeria continues, so too does the ongoing and underreported conflict in the villages around Jos, …

The Science of Positive Thinking: How Positive Thoughts Build Your Skills, Boost Your Health, and Improve Your Work

Positive thinking sounds useful on the surface. (Most of us would prefer to be positive rather than negative.) But "positive thinking" is also a soft and fluffy term that is easy to dismiss. In the real world, it rarely carries the same weight as words like "work ethic" or "persistence."<p>But those …

How to Make Healthy Flavored Water at Home

Sometimes plain old water just doesn’t cut it. The thirst-quenching solution? Fruit-infused H2O! Infused waters are easy to make, nutritious, and …

Your Yogurt Has More Sugar Than A Coke (And Some Other Sneaky Food Stuff You Didn’t Know)

AngelList Now Has More Than 100K Startup Profiles, Makes More Than 500 Intros Between Startups And Investors A Week

In just a few short years, AngelList has very quickly emerged as an indispensable resource for connecting entrepreneurs with investors. Started as an email newsletter, the website now has more than 18,000 accredited investors, including more than 6,000 that it would consider “sophisticated …

The Compulsive Mr. Jefferson And America's Obsessive Origins

While waiting for his draft of the Declaration of Independence to come to the floor of the Second Continental Congress for a history-making vote—Thomas Jefferson was thinking about the weather. More specifically, he was thinking about a list that would comprehensively capture variations in the …

Can Wi-Fi let you see people through walls?

Do you really wish you had X-ray vision? Sure, it would be fun to see what your neighbors are doing behind those walls -- until you see something you wish you hadn't.<p>Regardless, researchers at MIT have developed a sensing technology that uses low-power Wi-Fi to detect moving people. It follows …

Computer Science

Study: Math Skills at Age 7 Predict How Much Money You'll Make

Kids who were better at reading and math at age seven ended up in a higher socioeconomic class age 42, regardless of what other advantages they had.<p>Vin Crosbie/Flickr<p>Type A Personality Doubles Risk of Having a Stroke<br>• Countries That Use More High Fructose Corn Syrup Have More Diabetes<br>• Volunteering May …

Watch a teacher make her 3rd-grade kids hate each other for the best reason imaginable

In the clip, a teacher in Iowa, Jane Elliott, conducts a study on her students that will be talked about for decades. She re-creates segregation and …

Thirdhand Smoke Spurs DNA Damage, Study Finds

We know firsthand smoke is bad, and we know secondhand smoke is also bad. But now, researchers have found that thirdhand smoke -- the surface-clinging residue left over from secondhand smoke -- can also cause damage to our DNA.<p>"This is the very first study to find that thirdhand smoke is …

The Paradox of the Doctor-Patient Relationship: A Medical Student’s View

I watched a birth. More than watched: an hour or so after first meeting the mom-to-be as she lay in her bed in a hospital gown, I was helping her …

5 Myths About Women and Sex

Take the hundreds of sex tips you’ve filed away over the years and add them to the wisdom you’ve gained from real-life experience, and you end up …

Lessening Our Pain

<i>Every life, in every age, has had to find its way: discovering a foundation, a self from which to meet others and the world, only to open beyond the confines of a single self, so we can receive meaning from everything that is not us. In this journey, we learn how to lessen our pain by accepting</i> …

Your Best At-Home Blowout Ever

These easy blowout tips will have you sporting perfect hair with style<p>The dictionary may still define <i>blowout</i> as a bursting car tire, but most women would offer a different meaning: full, lustrous, don't-hate-me-because-I'm-beautiful hair. "Salon blowouts are the new manicure," proclaims Gregory …

Hair

Speed Chess Changed My Brain

Mastering the three-minute game saw improved skills in unexpected places, from poker to planking.<p>Mukumbura/Flickr<p>The poker table was down to three players. I had a queen and a 10. It wasn't the strongest hand, but I'd been analyzing my opponents' playing patterns and knew I needed to send an …

New Mers-Coronavirus continues to smoulder

An electron microscope image of the Mers virus<p><b>Prof Jonathan Ball, a virologist at the University of Nottingham, UK, assesses the potential of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (Mers-CoV) to spread more rapidly through human populations.</b><p>"What's the truth about this new coronavirus - …

And the VentureBeat Goes on...Flipboard

And the VentureBeat Goes on…Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / June 10, 2013<p>At the turn of the century, many journalists—especially the tech-savvy …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

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Like Mother, Like Child: Toddlers Using Apps for More Than Just Fun | About Verizon

Some of today’s hottest mobile apps, like The New Potty, are designed for those still in diapers. This popularity owes much to parents handing over their smartphones and tablets to their children — 75 percent of them, according to a recent BabyCenter.com survey.<p>“It’s amazing to watch my 2-year-old …

NSA leaks: US seeks Snowden extradition from Hong Kong

<b>The White House has contacted Hong Kong for the extradition of US intelligence fugitive Edward Snowden, who leaked details of secret surveillance.</b><p>The Obama administration confirmed to the BBC that it had asked for his transfer under an agreement between the US and the Chinese territory.<p>A senior …

Devops player SaltStack wins Structure LaunchPad competition and investor interest

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: (c) 2013 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com<p>As companies launch new applications and products more often, they need to be …