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Royal Baby Betting: Bookies Could Be Out $750,000 by Wednesday

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Billy Zane returning for 'Zoolander 2'

Ben Stiller announced another piece of casting for the upcoming <i>Zoolander 2</i>, and the newest returning face is, if you didn’t know, a cool dude.<p>Stiller …

Meryl Streep Tackles Hollywood Shortcomings by Funding Lab for Women Screenwriters Over 40

In yet another example of her ability to reign as Hollywood's unofficial matriarch, Meryl Streep put the capital B in "Boss" on Sunday when she …

Film Festivals

8 optical conundrums that will make your brain hurt

IT STARTED WITH The Dress. Was it black and blue, or white and gold?<p>Despite The Dress being the only thing anyone could talk about for the best part …

5 Researched-Based Reasons to Be Kind

There can be few things that pay as big a dividend as simple acts of kindness.<p>Selfless acts of giving, be it a smile, a word of encouragement, or the offer of a helping hand, result in an emotional uplift not only for others, but also for our self.<p>Research has shown what we ourselves may …

This is what happens when one twin exercises and the other doesn't

"The brain can be modified in both structure and function through environmental intervention," said lead author Perminder Sachdev from the University …

Portuguese researchers discover the secret of Mind Control

Mind control is the stuff of pure science fiction, but today reading data from your brain has never been more accurate, and that opens the way to, for example, controlling machines.<p>A recent drone flight from an airfield outside Lisbon may prove to be historic. Its flight was remotely controlled by …

Bionomics begins BNC210 Phase II clinical trial for treatment of anxiety, depression

Power of the Mind in Health and Healing

Home & Office : Brain Specimen Coasters

[Sale!] Coasters are such a good idea, you don't have to think twice about them. And these coasters feature brain slices, so they'll think for …

The Brain

Pot Is Getting Personal: Soon You’ll Get Marijuana Based On Your Brain Activity

Potbotics wants to “elevate cannabis to higher standards” for people with medical disorders.<p>Marijuana connoisseurs may soon have a new option for finding the best weed: brain scans.<p>In the past, the marijuana selection process went something like this: buy whatever your dealer offers. If you’re …

Quiz: How logical are you?

Does your brain cope with a healthy dose of lateral thinking? Or could it do with some sharpening up? Test yourself with our quick quiz<p>A British chess grandmaster infuriated women when he claimed that they are not "hard-wired" to play the game well, instead praising his wife's 'emotional …

Train Your Brain to Run Your Best

Reciting positive thoughts is fine, but to really run your best, you've got to shut down your inner critic.<p><i>"The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n."—John Milton,</i> Paradise Lost<p><b>As I approached mile 19</b> of the Run for the Red Pocono Marathon feeling …

Exercise Helps Improve Brain Growth and Regeneration

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Scientists have been linking physical exercise to brain health for many years. In fact, compelling evidence shows that physical …

All Psychology Is Evolutionary Psychology

The human brain, just like every aspect of every organism on the planet, is the product of evolution. If you accept that evolution is true, you can’t …

Psychology

Wealthier children have bigger brains, study finds

Brain scans offer new dimension to the so-called “achievement gap”<p>Richer pupils achieve higher academic grades because their brains are different, according to research.<p>Past research has shown pupils from low-income backgrounds fared worse than those from wealthier families.<p>Brain scans have now …

What 'Food Porn' Does to the Brain

What's the psychological appeal of looking at food that can't be tasted?<p>In the mid-20th century, the Dutch biologist Nikolaas Tinbergen uncovered an odd quirk of animal behavior: Across species, the animals in his experiments seemed to prefer prettier, flashier, more attention-grabbing versions of …

Couple Travels the World Performing Acrobatic Yoga Poses with Gorgeous Backdrops

Claudine and Honza Lafond combine two of their passions – yoga and travel – in an ongoing series of gorgeous photos they share on Instagram. The couple, who also happen to be yoga instructors, visit beautiful locales and monuments around the world, commemorating their journeys with graceful poses. …

Branching & Looping Wooden Tables by Michael Beitz | Colossal

<p>Artist Michael Beitz (previously) designed two more of his amazing sculptural tables in the last year. The first is called <i>Tree Picnic</i>, a functional …

Art

This App Lets You Make Professional-Looking Fan Videos With Your Smartphone

Eyegroove, partnered with SoundCloud, turns selfie-obsessed smartphone users into music video directors.<p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2rL9YwVCR0https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doia_FGW-34<p>The most-watched type of content on YouTube are official music videos. And the second most popular type is …

No. 1 Arlington area, Virginia

To determine the best cities for young entrepreneurs, personal finance site NerdWallet looked at factors including access to funding, opportunities for networking and mentorship, the local economy, and cost of living.

100 Quick Weight-Loss Tips

Small, simple changes can lead to major results.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight is a journey composed of a million healthy choices we make each day. So keep these 100 tips in mind to continue on that healthy path, little by …

Tribeca 2015: Shia LaBeouf Gets Candid on Rehab, 'Transformers' and "Al Pacino Acting"

"Bumblebee never sounds real, it's just a f—ing name. The name alone you can never make real, no matter how much you put into it, because on the …