Consciousness

Why taking ayahuasca is like having a near-death experience

A psychedelic drug taken as part of the South American plant brew ayahuasca produces effects that are strikingly similar to near-death experiences, a …

Science

Want to know what dying feels like? Taking psychedelic jungle plant Ayahuasca - popular with tourists in Latin America - is 'intriguingly' close to near-death experiences, experts find

A traditional jungle plant can simulate a 'near-death experience' when eaten, a study has found.<p>Ayahuasca, which is consumed in liquid form by …

South America

Liberals Rally Around Disgraced Former FBI Agent, CNN Justifies Antifa’s Violence

10:35 AM 08/14/2018<p>On today’s show we talk about the reaction to the official firing of disgraced former FBI agent Peter Strzok. Liberals warn firing …

Donald Trump

Here's our first good look at Matthew Weiner's sprawling, star-studded The Romanoffs

If you know anything about <i>The Romanoffs</i>, Matthew Weiner’s follow-up to <i>Mad Men</i>, it’s the preposterously loaded cast. In fact, the show’s only teaser …

TV

The Humble Cabbage Could Cut Your Risk Of Cancer, Research Suggests

Researchers have found cabbage contains cancer-busting properties.<p>It might not be the most Instagrammable of vegetables but the humble cabbage is …

Cancer

Secret to parrots’ intelligence found

Who’re you calling bird-brained?<p>Who’s a pretty and clever boy, then? Neuroscientists at the University of Alberta have identified the neural circuit …

Science

When You Give Feedback, Do You Listen, Too?

Read online<p>As a manager, your job is to give feedback. But if you want your employees to really hear what you’re saying, you need to listen, too. Research suggests a manager’s attentive, nonjudgmental listening makes an employee more relaxed, more self-aware, and less defensive. The next time …

Harvard Business School

Hobbies in Middle Age May Help Reduce Risk of Dementia, Study Suggests

Love to cook, read, or bike? Your brain will thank you someday! A new study published in the journal <i>Neurobiology of Aging</i> found that having hobbies …

Dementia

Perrie Edwards Reveals That Her Face Is Covered In Freckles In Wild Selfie — Who Knew?

Perrie Edwards just revealed a secret. Her face and body are covered in gorgeous freckles! See an astonishing look at Perrie with and without makeup, …

Self-awareness

'Borg' Computer Collective Designs NASA Space Antenna

Like a friendly, non-biological form of the Borg Collective of science fiction fame, 80 personal computers, using artificial intelligence (AI), have …

Antenna

Mind menders: how psychedelic drugs rebuild broken brains

HE WASN’T the first person to say it, and he probably won’t be the last, but Tom Insel’s accusation carried extra weight thanks to his job title: …

Mental Health

Teenager shot in late night attack in Coventry

A teenager was taken to hospital after being shot in Coventry.<p>Paramedics were called to an address in Hornsey Close, Henley Green, at around 11pm on …

Coventry

What would your dog do to help you? Study suggests Fido would at least open doors

Anyone who watched the long-running TV show "Lassie" or the movie "Benji" knows that no barrier could stop those dogs from helping their humans.<p>It …

Pets

Bella Hadid Shares the One Beauty Trend That Makes Her 'Very Self-Conscious'

Bella Hadid is on the cover of <i>Allure</i> magazine's September Lips Guide issue and she's dishing all things beauty!<p>The brunette stunner, snapped by …

Bella Hadid

10 songs you need in your life this week

A guide to the tracks we love right now. In no particular order.<p><i>Each week The FADER staff rounds up the songs we can't stop playing. Here they are,</i> …

Nicki Minaj

A dead baby orca and the intense grief of animals

For 17 days, the killer whale Tahlequah kept her decomposing calf afloat in ocean waters north of Seattle. Sometimes, the lifeless calf would sink, …

Animals

Centrelink's new robodebt trial bypasses previous safeguard for mentally ill

Centrelink is for the first time trialling a version of its automated debt recovery system on the nation’s most vulnerable welfare recipients, bypassing previous safeguards designed to protect those with severe mental illness, intellectual impairment or drug addiction.<p>Welfare recipients whose files …

Mental Health

The Future of Decisions

“How to live in a world where profound uncertainty is not a bug, but a feature?”In a <i>Wired UK</i> excerpt from his new book <i>21 Lessons for the 21st …

Long-form Journalism

UK youngsters online for up to 7 hours a day

Nearly one-fifth of 16 to 24-year-olds spend as many as seven hours online every day, new figures show.<p>This is according to Ofcom data published by …

Advertising (UK)

Moore’s Law is dying. Here’s how AI is bringing it back to life!

Moore’s Law, one of the fundamental laws indicating the exponential progress in the tech industry, especially electronic engineering, has been …

Artificial Intelligence

Hear Father John Misty’s Synthpop “Mr. Tillman” And Gillian Welch Cover For Spotify

The Spotify Single is swiftly becoming an album-promotion tradition, not that different from a Tiny Desk Concert or a stop on the late-night circuit. …

Synthpop

Paul Gustard delays Harlequins captaincy decision until final pre-season friendly

Harlequins will announce their captain for the new season in the coming days.<p>Quins, who beat Jersey last weekend, have two more pre-season matches …

Rugby Union

Think Big to See a World of Possibilities

In today’s environment of accelerated change, smart is not enough. Being conscious is the new smart. Being conscious provides the road map to help …

Innovation

I've always been health conscious: Sneha Wagh

Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Actress Sneha Wagh says she has always been health conscious and has picked up a new healthy habit.<p>Sneha currently plays the …

Tulsa

Ben Stokes should not be welcomed back by England like some victorious pugilist

Not guilty of affray, Ben Stokes would be deluded to think he returns to the England camp with no professional case to answer for his part in the Bristol brawl.<p>If self-awareness appears in his skill-set, Stokes will be troubled by the questions the Cricket Discipline Committee (CDC) now need to put …

Ben Stokes

Pusha T and Virginia Williams's Wedding Video Is Here—And It's Totally Star-Studded: Exclusive

If there was a Grammy Award for wedding videos, Pusha T and Virginia Williams's would undoubtedly take home the gold. The couple wed on July 21st in Virginia Beach with a slew of celebrities including Pharrell Williams, Kim Kardashian, and Kanye West in attendance. And if you thought their wedding …

Weddings

Moline Acres man dies of wounds from St. Louis shooting

A Moline Acres man died of his wounds Friday, five days after he was found shot inside a car near Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis, police said.<p>Brian …

Crime

Preventing Dehydration in the Elderly

With all the available drinks on the market today, one might think staying adequately hydrated is foolproof. But a five-year study by American and …

Wellness

Children as young as EIGHT have body image issues: Youngsters become self-conscious when their hormone levels rise in preparation for puberty

Children as young as eight have body image issues, new research suggests.<p>Youngsters become self-conscious of their appearances when their hormone …

Health (UK)

Ronda Rousey details the worry, then encouragement from role in new 'Mile 22' film

Ronda Rousey is back on the big screen this week in what should be her biggest movie role yet.<p>Rousey is one of the stars of “Mile 22,” a new action …

Ronda Rousey