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A neuroscientist says there’s a powerful benefit to exercise that is rarely discussed

When I was about to turn 40, I started working out regularly after years of inactivity. As I sweated my way through cardio, weights, and dance classes, I noticed that exercise wasn’t just changing my body. It was also profoundly transforming my brain—for the better.<p>The immediate effects of exercise …

Humanity

7 simple meditation methods to help improve your daily life

It seems that the whole world is now meditating, which is wonderful news, as meditation does so much for us on all levels: body, mind and spirit.<p>On a …

The Revenant: first reactions to DiCaprio thriller suggest Oscar potential

Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman follow-up, which also stars Tom Hardy, was screened to praise on Twitter<p>Alejandro González Iñárritu’s much-anticipated survival thriller The Revenant has had a warm reception on Twitter after it screened for the first time over the weekend.<p>Despite a global …

Hardy

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 …

Top 10 Foods for a Better Mood

The food we eat can be an excellent source of vitamins, nutrients, and antioxidants. Growing research supports that the quality of our food is not only important to our physical health but also for our mood and can influence depression and anxiety.<p>Our Westernized so-called "cafeteria" diet …

6 Major Misconceptions From My First 2 Years as a Dad

At 33, I made a late-ish entry into the parenting game. Age broke down many potential misconceptions about life's greatest miracle before my wife was ever pregnant.<p>For instance, I knew how utterly useless I'd feel when my wife went into labor. I knew that childbirth is 99.99 percent on women, …

The 15-Minute HIIT Workout That'll Build Strength—Fast

These days lots of HIIT workouts happen at a frenetic, all-out pace, jumping between exercises without even giving you a chance to wipe the sweat off …

Russian's record-breaking superyacht revealed

The world's largest sailing superyacht, built for Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko, has been been spotted on a test voyage in Kiel, Germany.<p>At 468 feet in length and with three masts 300 feet high, Sailing Yacht A will feature eight floors and an underwater observation deck, Boat …

Super Yachts

Unraveling The Surprising Relationship Between Mood And Productivity

Mood affects your productivity more than you realize, but a new app is helping employees take control of their emotions at work.<p>Much of what we deal with in life is shaped by our mind-set.<p>There is a quote I love that says, “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” I’ve found …

8 tricks for remembering everything you read

But just because forgetting is a human phenomenon doesn't mean you should simply accept it. In fact, there are plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read — whether that's novels, news articles, or scientific textbooks.<p>To find out what some of those techniques are, we …

Breakthrough in 3D-printing? MIT unveils device molding 10 materials at once

A group of MIT scientists says they have developed the world’s first 3D-printer capable of making ready-to-use objects from 10 different materials at …

Breakthrough nanoparticle halts multiple sclerosis

New nanotechnology can be used for Type 1 diabetes, food allergies and asthma<p>New nanoparticle tricks and resets immune system in mice with MS<br>• First MS …

Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 820 chip promises better mobile photos

Qualcomm put the spotlight on its upcoming Snapdragon 820 chip at the SIGGRAPH 2015 conference this week, and it is notable for enhancements to the chip’s GPU architecture and Image Signal Processor (ISP). Together, says Qualcomm, these promise to improve the quality of photos shot from mobile …

Mobile

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

Self-improvement

The 5 Best Cardio Workouts That Don't Involve Running

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Sure, running is a great workout to have as a part of your cardio repertoire -- it's not only a great way to get fitter, but it improves your mental wellbeing, too. (Read one woman's story about how running saved her life.) But it's not right for …

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Here's Why Skin Conditions Need To Be Taken More Seriously

Stigmatised and under-prioritised by doctors, skin conditions can really fuck with your head as well as your body.<p>It is little known that skin conditions are the most frequent reason for people to visit a GP with a new problem. About a year and a half ago, I found myself visiting my GP with one for …

Here's what your selfie style reveals about your personality

So it's no surprise that psychologists have now released a study that suggests people will assume a lot about you based on your selfies (a.k.a. photos that you take of yourself and share on social media).<p>For the study, led by Lin Qiu, Ph.D., at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and …

Psychology

Why super flats are the new mansion in London's luxury quarter

A new generation of wealthy house hunters are ditching the traditional London townhouse for the ultra modern, mult-million pound, luxury apartment. Max Davidson examines the rise of lateral living<p>To fans of Downton Abbey, and other period dramas set in stately piles, the idea of ‘lateral living’ is …

5 myths about yoga

Today, nearly 10 percent of Americans have tried it, and few of us have to travel farther than a neighborhood strip mall to practice our chaturangas. Yoga's burgeoning trendiness isn't restricted to the United States, either. In December, the United Nations declared June 21 the International Day of …

Solving 5 common AutoCAD problems

Long time AutoCAD users will probably know about all of these, but let’s not forget, there are new AutoCAD users every day out there who probably run …

AutoCAD

3D printed pills, dildos, guns and babies

By this point, you’re already well aware of 3D printers and how they’re continuing to push technology to mindblowing places we didn’t expect to end up in. They’re even available for the general public. As of this week, the US just approved the first 3D printed pill. An anticonvulsant (treatment for …

3D Printing

How To Make Money With 3D Printed Products

A wealth of valuable information: Jeffrey Itos “How to Make Money With 3D Printing”<p><i>“The creation of something new is not accomplished by the</i> …

3D Printing