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Researchers flag hundreds of new genes that could contribute to autism

Investigators eager to uncover the genetic basis of autism could now have hundreds of promising new leads thanks to a study by Princeton University …

Autism

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

<b>1. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (1678)</b><p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.<p><b>2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719)</b><p>By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had …

Literature

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience

Your stressed-out brain is breaking your diet

You’ve decided to go on a diet. For the first few days, things go well—you avoid the donut, you munch on carrots, and you deal without sugar in your coffee. But then, during a particular hectic time at work, you fall off the wagon—guzzling sodas and chowing down on pizza. Why does stress impact the …

Self Control

What to do when your Galaxy S6 won’t turn on

Many people consider removable batteries to be important for when you’ve run out of juice but another key element is to be able to restart a handset when it freezes, just by pulling the battery out. On past Galaxy flagships, this was the easiest way to soft reset the handset, but with the Galaxy S6 …

Electronics Industry

Are Microbes Stealing Your Mind?

Could bacteria hold the answer to an Alzheimer’s cure? Some researchers say yes.<p><i>Time moves in one direction, memory in another. — William Gibson</i><p>One …

12 Things People Regret the Most Before They Die | Inc.com

Life is full of choices, and many of them come with uncertainty. We can never know what might have been if we had chosen differently.<p>No life will ever be completely clear of opportunity for regret. Failed relationships, missed opportunities, poor judgment calls. Some choices seem easy at the time …

Positive Thinking

The Way You Talk to Your Baby Could Impact Her Social Skills

When it comes to baby talk, there are some ways to communicate with your little one that are better than others. New research from the University of York shows that how moms talk to their babies can actually influence their kids' understanding of others' emotions when they grow up.<p>The study, …

26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. It is a choice. What do you need to remember if you want to be TRULY happy?

Happiness

Sleep deprivation could prevent traumatic memories and flashbacks

Sleep-deprived group experienced around 40 per cent fewer intrusive memories than those who had been able to sleep normally<p>Sleeping after a traumatic event or going to bed angry could make bad memories and flashbacks worse, Oxford University has found.<p>Although a good night’s sleep has long been …

Sleep

This Is Your Body on Sleep Deprivation

We're all familiar with the foggy, groggy, irritable feeling that follows a night of poor or inadequate sleep. But the effects of too little shuteye can reach far beyond just feeling out of it or tired.<p>More and more, research is showing that lack of sleep can wreak havoc on nearly every part of …

5 Reasons To Install a Home Webcam

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How City Living May Be Harming Your Mental Health, And What You Can Do About It

City life can take a serious toll on your mental health. Research has shown that urban dwellers are more likely to suffer from chronic stress and mental illness, particularly depression.<p>But according to new research, the antidote to those city blues could be as simple as a walk in the park.<p>A …

30 (Really Quick) Time-Management Tips | Inc.com

I know you are pressed for time. I believe the best time management involves stress management. But then again, these tips can still help you be more productive with the hours you <i>do</i> have to work. They come from the company Toggl, maker of (of course) a time-tracking app for companies to use with …

Time Management

Burned Out? 12 Powerful Ways To Transform Your Life

You know the feeling: It’s 10 a.m., you’re jittery from that third cup of coffee, and your mind feels like glue. You’re drained -- physically, mentally and emotionally -- and dispassionate about things that once brought you joy. Motivated? Forget it. Irritable? You betcha. All regards for personal …

Swedish Apartment With a Charming Rustic Appeal in Gothenburg

This beautiful apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden, with an area of about 82 square meters, occupies the last floor of a traditional building. Its …

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

If Your Shrink Is A Bot, How Do You Respond?

Her hair is brown and tied back into a professional-looking ponytail. She wears a blue shirt, tan sweater and delicate gold chain. It's the first time she has met the man sitting across from her, and she looks out at him, her eyes curious.<p>"So how are you doing today?" she asks cautiously, trying to …