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How Hitler Used Democracy to Take Power | TIME

The vital lesson of how Adolf Hitler took advantage of democracy to become a dictator.

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Message From a Gazan to Campus Protesters: You're Hurting the Palestinian Cause | Opinion

As a Gazan and as a Palestinian, I want the protesters and the organizers of these protests to know that their hateful speech harms us.

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How Anti-Zionist Faculty Captured a University of California Campus and What It Means for the Future of Jews in America

“Let’s make it clear – zionism is not welcome on our campus” read a recent Instagram message, which was followed by raised fist and Palestinian flag emojis. At first blush, this posting appeared to be one more bullet in the barrage of vitriolic ha

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Making “Israel Alone” a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy – Israel Policy Forum

Israel is not actually alone, despite the U.S. abstention at the U.N. But preventing its sense of isolation from deepening depends on Netanyahu wising up to where he does and does not have leverage.

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What Boeing's leadership changes mean for travel safety

Boeing's CEO Dave Calhoun will step down by the end of the year. Here's what changes at the top mean for flyers and why you should still feel safe.

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To protest campus antisemitism, professors are sleeping in their offices

A growing number of college professors in California plans to lock themselves in their offices overnight this week to protest campus antisemitism.

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Israeli hostages in Gaza face daily threat of sexual violence by Hamas

Hamas used rape as a weapon on Oct. 7 and continues to violate hostages. These are facts. We as a country have to decide what we will do about it.

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Hoyer: The United Nations’ historic anti-Israel bias emboldened Hamas | Semafor

Former Democratic House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Richard Schifter, chairman of the American Jewish International Relations Institute, urge the UN to "reckon with the anti-Israel bias that has long plagued its institutions."

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Israel Implemented More Measures to Prevent Civilian Casualties Than Any Other Nation in History | Opinion

Israel has taken more measures to avoid needless civilian harm than virtually any other nation that's fought an urban war.

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Humanitarian efforts towards Gaza

The COGAT website provides all the relevant updates and data about the unit's activity and the civil-humanitarian effort in the Gaza Strip during the Swords of Iron war. Here you can find information, guidelines, and how to contact us with suggestions.

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What Were We Thinking? The Top 10 Most Dangerous Ads

A look back at 10 colossally painful advertisements.

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Elderly woman and her son killed at home in Hezbollah anti-tank missile attack | The Times of Israel

Barak Ayalon, 45, member of Kfar Yuval security team, killed alongside mother Miri Ayalon, 76, when projectile from Lebanon slams into northern town

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Undercover FBI Agent Details Decades Of Human Trafficking Stings

She spent years fighting human trafficking as an undercover agent. Now she's telling the real story of some of the most heinous crimes in the country.

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13 Ways the World Got Better in 2023 | TIME

The past year saw multiple wars, increasing climate-change disasters, and public-health challenges. But here are some ways things improved.

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How extreme heat is changing tourism

Climate change could forever alter how people travel.

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Israel awards Intel a $3.2 billion grant for chip plant amid Gaza war

The grant will cover about 12.8% of the total investment in the facility in Kiryat Gat.

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A Ceasefire Will Not End the Israel-Palestine Conflict | The National Interest

A bad peace that does not address the issue of Hamas violence will only defer war to a later date. 

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Ending the War | The Washington Institute

Laying the groundwork for an eventual Hamas surrender would break the current binary choice between more destructive conflict and an ineffectual ceasefire.

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Why the sentence imposed on Michigan school shooter Ethan Crumbley is significant | CNN

More than two years after Michigan’s deadliest school shooting, a judge imposed a historic sentence – and the harshest possible penalty – for the teenage gunman.

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IDF says Hamas firing rockets from Gaza safe zones as civilian scramble for shelter | The Times of Israel

Military says terror group launched projectiles from next to tents housing civilians; troops push further into Khan Younis, Jabaliya; 5 soldiers killed, taking ground op toll to 89

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Biden: "It's on all of us" to "condemn the sexual violence of Hamas terrorists"

Biden said survivors of the attacks have shared "horrific accounts of unimaginable cruelty."

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IDF: Troops fight in center of Khan Younis, raid Hamas general security HQ in Jabaliya | The Times of Israel

Top general cites heaviest battles since ground op began; Air Force hits elite Hamas Nukhba unit in joint operation with paratroopers; targets hit on Gaza coast

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Senators emerge shaken from screening of Hamas attack footage

‘It’s the face of evil,’ Sen. Ted Cruz said, clearly struggling with what he’d seen

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Setting the Record Straight About Hamas’ Use of Gaza’s Hospitals and Israel’s Efforts to Help Patients | AJC

The IDF entered Al-Shifa Hospital and found weapons and uniforms that unequivocally confirmed Hamas is using the hospital for terror, violating the laws of war. Here is what you need to know about Gaza’s hospitals, Israel’s operation, and how Hamas us

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Abusing the word ‘genocide’ about Israel is both dangerous and spectacularly ignorant

The “Let’s Keep The World Clean” placard with the figure of someone throwing the Israeli flag into a dustbin finally made its way to Trafalgar Square last weekend. It was only a matter of time. We have arrived at the point at which protesters accusi

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    Opinion | The Global War on the Jews

    Anti-Semitism surges, even in the West, which shows why Israel exists.

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    How to protect your mental health while keeping tabs on the Israel-Hamas war | CNN

    As the situation in Israel and Gaza continues to unfold, many people far from the conflict are nonetheless exposed to countless images, stories and sounds of conflict via television and radio news reports, newspaper and digital stories, and of course soci

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    Hamas Alone Holds the Keys to a Permanent Ceasefire

    Hamas has guaranteed that innocent civilians will continue to die whether there is a ceasefire or not.

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    'At least 40 babies killed': Foreign reporters taken to massacre site in Kfar Aza | The Times of Israel

    With terrorists' bodies still lying in the grass, international press witnesses firsthand the shocking aftermath of Hamas's slaughter of Israeli civilians

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    Hostages in Israel update: Families of loved ones taken by Hamas share their horrific stories

    The list of suspected hostages taken by Hamas in Israel has grown to children, elderly people and military service members.

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    Heat Is Not a Metaphor

    As the hottest summer on record draws to a close, how do we make sense of the images of a climate in crisis? 

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    Scientists may be on brink of discovering fifth force of nature | Particle physics | The Guardian

    Experts closing in on potentially identifying new force after surprise wobble of subatomic particle

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    Here are the 5 most memorable moments from Congress’ UFO hearing

    Three former military officials told Congress Wednesday that they believe the government knows much more about UFOs than it is telling the public.

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    Can Anyone Fix California? | Vanity Fair

    Climate. Housing. Crime. Depending on who you ask, the Golden State is a bellwether for progress, or a liberal hellscape. A journey through a land in crisis.

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    What to Know About the Gaza Strip, Terrorist Rocket Attacks, and More | AJC

    During the May 2021 conflict in Gaza, Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad fired over 4,300 rockets at Israeli civilians. In August 2022, Palestinian Islamic Jihad fired over 1,100 rockets at Israelis during the three-day escalation, according to the Israe

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    Psychologists are taking aim at misinformation with these strategies

    Conspiracy theories and other forms of dis- and misinformation continue to worm their way into the American psyche. Psychologists are on a mission to fight them with these science-backed methods

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    Volodymyr Zelensky Is TIME's 2022 Person of the Year | Time

    Volodymyr Zelensky’s success as a wartime leader has relied on the fact that courage is contagious

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    Pots of Gold: The World’s Most Expensive House Plants

    The rise of the ‘It plant’ has sparked a speculative frenzy not seen since tulipmania—and with it a green-fingered crimewave.

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    Ted Cruz just convinced the Supreme Court to make it easier to bribe lawmakers - Vox

    A case brought by Ted Cruz is a huge boon to rich candidates and moneyed lobbyists.

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    On Abortion, Few Americans Take an Absolutist View| Pew Research Center

    A majority of Americans say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, but many are open to restrictions; many opponents of legal abortion say it should be legal in some circumstances.

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    18 Ways the Supreme Court Just Changed America - POLITICO

    A range of thinkers on the future of abortion post-Roe in America — and how that will affect everything else.

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    What sanctions on Russia over Ukraine mean for the Russian economy and world - Vox

    The US and Europe have placed major sanctions on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. It could spell devastation for the Russian economy and have a major impact on the world.

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    An Extraordinary 500-Year-Old Shipwreck Is Rewriting the History of the Age of Discovery | History | Smithsonian Magazin

    In the frigid Baltic Sea, archaeologists probing the surprisingly well-preserved remains of a revolutionary warship are seeing the era in a new way

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    Frances Haugen says Facebook's algorithms are dangerous. Here’s why. | MIT Technology Review

    The Facebook whistleblower's testimony at the Senate hearing raised serious questions about how its algorithms work—and what its users get to see.

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    Delta Has Changed the Pandemic Endgame - The Atlantic

    Cases of COVID-19 are rising fast. Vaccine uptake has plateaued. The pandemic will be over one day—but the way there is different now.

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    The Biggest Psychological Experiment in History Is Running Now - Scientific American

    Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

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    Mental Health & the Impact of This Pandemic: | Dr. Dyan

    How can we protect and support our mental health during the global pandemic? Here are 7 simple tips that can grow our awareness and help us stay strong.

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    Jane Goodall Says Pandemic Is Due to 'Little Respect for the Natural World' but There's Hope for This Planet Yet

    Goodall talks to Newsweek about the pandemic, her new documentary and the most important message she hopes her life's work leaves behind.

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    Prepare for the Ultimate Gaslighting* - Forge

    *Gaslighting, if you don’t know the word, is defined as manipulation into doubting your own sanity; as in, Carl made Mary think she was crazy, even though she clearly caught him cheating. He gaslit…

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    Fake News Influences Voters and Leads to False Memories

    Fake news almost certainly influences voters, and can even cause many to form false memories based on fabricated news reports they've seen, a new study finds.

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    The Moon is Changing. Really!

    A new study, following up on earlier research that found the moon has shriveled as it's cooled over time, shows that it's still shrinking and experiencing so-called "moonquakes" in the process.

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    Harvard scientists lead team revealing black hole – Harvard Gazette

    A years-long effort by dozens of researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics reveals the first-ever image of a supermassive black hole.

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    Good Samaritans recognized for rescue of Libertyville woman after crash

    Ten good Samaritans were recognized by Illinois State Police Wednesday for their rescue of a woman after a car crash.

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    FACT CHECK: Is the EPA Allowing for the Approval of New Asbestos-Containing Products?

    The Environmental Protection Agency will be allowing for potential new uses of asbestos, while limiting the scope of studies that assess its risk.

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    A Vicious Cycle: Air Conditioners Making Global Warming Worse, Warns Study - Study Finds

    Researchers from the University of Wisconsin say air conditioners further degrade air quality and generally compound the toll on human health created by air pollution

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    Alaska Over a Century: From Natural Wonders to Government Plunder

    Retracing a famous environmentalist's journey almost 120 years ago, an author discovers a very different Alaska.

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    What’s Happening to the North Atlantic Right Whale Is Just Plain Wrong | NRDC

    Scientists say the species could be functionally extinct in as little as 20 years—but there are some solutions within reach.

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    Simple Ways We Can Cope In Our Nutty World

    With all of the awfulness, we forget straightforward ways to feel better.

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    National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Is Coming Up - Health

    You can drop off unwanted, unused, or expired prescription pills at collection sites in your area for the DEA's 15th Drug Take Back Day.

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    Hotels and Tour Operators are Eliminating Plastic Straws

    It's a growing trend: Hotels, resorts, safaris, and cruises are increasingly banning plastic straws.

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    Why unintelligent protest may kill democracy

    Protest is an age-old social good, but a new strain developing on the Left may kill democracy, says "professor in exile" Heather Heying.

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    Future offshore drilling could wreak havoc on deep sea ecosystems

    Marine scientists say that opening up more areas to drilling means disruption for marine ecosystems and an even greater increased risk for oil spills.

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    Artist Ai Weiwei visited Puerto Rico as part of research into mass migration

    The artist was drawn to Puerto Rico because more than 410,000 people have left the island.

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    What it Really Takes to Stop Sexual Harassment

    Welcome to the Monitor on Psychology digital edition! This interactive format allows you to easily read, share with friends, and click on web links to get further resources.

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    What Exxon Mobil Didn’t Say About Climate Change

    Company scientists raised concerns about greenhouse gases and the climate, but executives told the public a very different tale.

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    The REAL Cost Of Losing The Great Barrier Reef

    A report says the landmark is "priceless," but if the reef were given a value, it'd be worth billions.

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    The Language of Gender Violence

    The use of terms like "battered woman" and "accuser" have absolved men from taking responsibility for their actions, says educator Jackson Katz.

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    How The Oceans Became Choked With Plastic

    The problem is staggering, and it'll get worse if we do nothing.

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    The Most Uplifting Story You Read On Climate Change

    "Making that leap of faith and following your heart and taking that big risk—it's never going to be easy, but it is always going to be the right thing to do."

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    Biggest Study Yet on the Differences Between Male and Female Brains

    It’s becoming clearer and clearer that there are many robust differences between male and female brains — and also lots of overlap.

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    International Women's Day Celebration!

    Celebrating all of the Women in our lives with Women's Wisdom - Activations, Guided Journeys and Energetic Processes!

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    The Dalai Lama Reveals Exactly What We Need in the Age of Fake News

    As the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism and leader of the Tibetan government in exile for half a century, the Dalai Lama has well considered…

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    "Origin of Love" - Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

    Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

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    Does Truth Still Exist, or Are There Just Alternative Facts?

    Kellyanne Conway, advisor to President Trump, introduced a new term into most people’s lexicon: “alternative facts.” What does this phrase tell us about what it means to be human?

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    The Stem-Cell Revolution Is Coming — Slowly

    Where are the miracle treatments we were promised? A Nobel Prize-winning scientist explains.

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    Which Foods Are Treated With Antibiotics?

    A lot of factors can contribute to a miscarriage, but you probably can't control any of them.

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    Remembering Childhood Trauma and Abuse That Never Happened

    Memory is incredibly malleable -- which means that it's not that difficult to falsely convince someone they experienced something horrific.

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    Moptwo is totally unbiased Social Media!

    Social Media for people who want to organize and share information in a comprehensive and lasting way. Moptwo: publish your world.

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    With #Trump’s election, science and the global environment will lose

    Diplomats and environmental scientists from nearly all the nations of the world are meeting in Marrakech, Morocco , to figure out how best to fulfill the promises made in last December’s  Paris climate agreement to limit global warming. But with Tuesd

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    Patty Griffin - Up To The Mountain (MLK Tribute)

    Lyrics: [ Up To The Mountain ] I went up to the mountain Because you asked me to Up over the clouds To where the sky was blue I could see all around me Every...

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    Rachel Yehuda Discusses How Trauma Can Affect Our DNA

    The James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center in the Bronx is one of those out-of-the-way places where America warehouses the casualties of its wars. It’s a functional place, surrounded by a high fence, that looks like a cross between an urban com

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    Medicare Pays Female Doctors Nearly $19,000 Less Than Male Doctors

    Women physicians were reimbursed less than men across specialties, according to a study

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    CDC warns pregnant women to avoid Miami areas amid mounting Zika cases

    Government health officials warned pregnant women Monday to avoid a Zika-stricken part of Miami and told couples who have been there recently to put off having children for at least two months, after the number of people feared infected through mosquito b

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    Here's The Powerful Letter The Stanford Victim Read To Her Attacker

    A former Stanford swimmer who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman was sentenced to six months in jail because a longer sentence would...

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    French Legislation Suggests Employees Deserve The Right To Disconnect

    The provision aims to tackle work-related burnout.

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    One scientist may have solved a mystery behind brain disorders like Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia

    Microglia might hold the key to what causes Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, autism, schizophrenia, and other brain disorders.

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    Single Mothers Deserve Our Thanks, And Our Support

    On Mother's Day, we celebrate all moms. This year I am thinking especially of the many mothers across the country and the world who are raising childr...

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    Support Best friends with a GREAT idea!

    We're Josh Namm and Charles Haspel. We've been best friends for over 30 years. A few years ago, a few friends of ours were sending us links to articles when we thought

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    mkshft’s Social Media

    mkshft’s Social Media, by @mkshft Links: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.

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    Baby Boomers

    Baby Boomers, by Healthcare Today: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.

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    C.D.C. Offers Guidelines for Delaying Pregnancy After Zika Exposure

    Women who have tested positive for the virus or had symptoms should wait at least eight weeks before trying to get pregnant, the agency said.

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    Exercise Slows Brain Aging By 10 Years | TIME

    Being more active can be an effective way to combat memory and cognitive problems

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    Global #Mindfulness: Love In Challenging Times

    Five days before the 9/11 attacks in 2001, I was fortunate enough to hear Thich Nhat Hanh for the

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    New Procedure Allows Kidney Transplants From Any Donor

    The procedure, reported in The New England Journal of Medicine, involves a reboot of a patient’s immune system and could also work for lung and liver transplants.

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    There's a Scientific Reason Why You're Ignoring People, Study Says

    It's not your fault you didn't hear your partner while watching TV

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    Researchers Identify Virus and Two Types of Bacteria as Major Causes of Alzheimer’s

    A worldwide team of senior scientists and clinicians have come together to produce an editorial which indicates that certain microbes - a specific virus and two specific types of bacteria - are major

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    Could meditation really help slow the aging process?

    It may seem unlikely, but a small and growing body of evidence suggesting that regular meditation can indeed slow ageing, as least at a cellular level

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    Healing Trauma

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    An Easy Fix for Vertigo

    The most common form of vertigo can be quickly treated by repositioning the head, but many doctors remain unfamiliar with the maneuver.

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    Holistic Healing Hands

    Some interesting articles including Dr. Dyan's personal hypnosis story featured:-)

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    A Drug to Cure Fear

    After one round of treatment, the arachnophobes held the spiders in their bare hands.

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    5 Important Influences Of Emotional Mimicry

    Emotional communication in relationships

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    Hate #Chewing #Sounds? Call Yourself #Creative, Then Just Deal

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    The brain can be trained to regulate negative emotions, study reports

    A simple, computer-training task can change the brain's wiring to regulate emotional reactions, according to a recent study published in NeuroImage by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers.

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    Our 'Second Brain' - And Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Mood

    Hidden in the walls of our digestive system is something extraordinary. Scientists have known about the 'second brain' for a while, but new technology is taking the researc

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    Coffee Tied to Lower Risk of Dying Prematurely

    A large study has found that drinking coffee is associated with a reduced risk of dying from six causes, including heart disease.

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    Doctors breach the blood-brain barrier for the first time

    Our blood-brain barrier is a highly selective membrane specially designed to only allow very specific molecules access to our grey matter while keeping everythi...

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    What Politics Looks Like When You Delete Men From The Photos

    Elle UK recently published a video showing how few women are in powerful positions around the world. The video is part of Elle's greater #MoreWomen campaign, and was produced by Alex Holder and Alyssa Boni from RSA films. To make the film, pictures of pol

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    The Maze of Foster Care and Health Care

    Laticia Aossey was bounced around foster homes for years but was not prepared to have her health insurance cut off at the after she didn't fill out paperwork on time to continue Medicaid after aging out of care foster.

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    Stop Googling. Let’s Talk.

    What have we done to face-to-face conversation?

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    Timing of First Sex Has Far-Reaching Relationship Effects

    Research looking at how the timing of sexual initiation in adolescence impacts adult romantic ties finds that having sex later may lead to better relationships. In a new study, Dr. Paige Harden, a psychological scientist, investigated how the timing of...

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    Musical Preferences Can Indicate Cognitive Style

    Interesting new research suggests a person’s thinking style is a predictor of their taste in music. Psychologists from the University of Cambridge discovered a person’s cognitive approach — be it an empathizer who likes to focus on and respond..

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    Why being unable to stand noisy eaters might make you a genius

    A new study suggests the most creative of us are unable to filter out irrelevant noise

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    'The Backwards Brain Bicycle - Smarter Every Day 133' on ViewPure

    It took me 8 months to learn how to do this, but I was only picking up the bike and running to the end of the driveway and back every day. I wasn't 'ACTIVELY' trying to learn. Meaning... I wasn't struggling and trying to make my brain learn.

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    Here's How You Can Help Stop A Sexual Assault Before It Happens

    Earlier this year, a woman named Jackie Fuchs reached out to The Huffington Post saying that she was ready to come forward with a secret she had lived with most of her life: When she was 16 and the ba

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    Researchers Determine the Three Ways to Well-Being

    This suggests that all three basic needs need to be fulfilled in order to achieve optimal well-being.

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    You Had Me At Hello: The Science Behind First Impressions

    Maybe it's true that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. People are judging your personality from the first word you speak, scientists say. Try it yourself with our quiz.