Is Your Brain Male or Female?

Is Your Brain Male or Female?

You might think that your gender automatically determines if your brain is male or female, but you’re wrong. According to Cambridge scientists, seventeen percent of men and women have brains that are associated with the opposite gender. Are you one of the seventeen percent? You can find out quickly by taking...

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8 things you should know about sleep and the effects they have on your body

8 things you should know about sleep and the effects they have on your body

The dream has become a fundamental issue for those who care about health. How much we sleep and how much we stop sleeping are issues that increasingly focus the attention of the scientific community, as well as citizens (insomniacs or not) concerned about their own well-being. But how much do...

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Hypnosis as therapy: esotericism or science?

Hypnosis as therapy: esotericism or science?

Formerly it was believed that hypnosis was charlatanism: esoteric people who manipulated a pendulum. Larissa Warneck wanted to experience the effect of this therapy. Michael Teut is the medical and homeopath chief of the Department of Natural Medicine of the Charité University Clinic in Berlin. He is also a hypnotist. “Many patients come...

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Birkin, Hermès portfolio that costs as much as a house

Birkin, Hermès portfolio that costs as much as a house

How much would you pay for a portfolio? US $ 150, US $ 750 or, perhaps, up to US $ 1,000? What would you think of disbursing more than US $ 380,000 for a single portfolio, one that is also second-hand? For that money you could buy an average house in any...

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How being discouraged can alter the functioning of our brain and our relationship with others

How being discouraged can alter the functioning of our brain and our relationship with others

When we feel bad emotionally this affects our innate ability to respond to other people’s suffering. In the dystopian novel “The Tale of the Maid,” by the British writer Margaret Atwood, the innumerable injustices committed against the central character, Offred, find echo in most readers. When the young woman is...

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The method to improve memory that does not require any effort

The method to improve memory that does not require any effort

When you try to memorize something new, it is normal to assume that the more effort you put into it, the better it will go. However, you may just need a break in which you do nothing. Literally. Turn off the light, relax and enjoy 10 or 15 minutes of tranquility and you will see...

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“I take 200 selfies a day”: when can one speak of “selfitis”, the constant obsession to take pictures of oneself?

“I take 200 selfies a day”: when can one speak of “selfitis”, the constant obsession to take pictures of oneself?

Junaid Ahmed has 50,000 followers on Instagram and admits he is a selfiesaddict . The 22-year-old Briton takes about 200 pictures of himself every day. He carefully selects the time at which he posts the selfies on social networks, with the intention of getting more “likes”. If you have less than 600 likes , delete it. “When...

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The genius of the relaxed attitude of the lazy and why you should imitate them

The genius of the relaxed attitude of the lazy and why you should imitate them

At first sight the lazy people’s lifestyle is the very antithesis of everything we value. Modern life is fast and focused on finding new ways to include more activities in every second of our existence. Laziness is one of the deadly sins and being busy is an honor. But what is...

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The controversial case of the Japanese millionaire who wanted “a big family” and had 16 children with rent bellies in Thailand

The controversial case of the Japanese millionaire who wanted “a big family” and had 16 children with rent bellies in Thailand

A court in Bangkok, Thailand, granted a wealthy Japanese paternity rights of 13 children born of surgeries in that country. The court’s decision opens the way for Mitsutoki Shigeta , 28, to obtain custody of the children and transfer them to Japan. It is the latest twist in this scandal known as “baby...

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The end of diplomacy?

The end of diplomacy?

The Munich Security Conference (MSC) reflects the current state of the world. This year’s meeting was marked by reciprocal recriminations. Real solutions were a scarce commodity, says Matthias von Hein. There were years when the Munich Security Conference conveyed signs of understanding and hope. None of that was evident during this 54th edition. This...

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