Archive for May, 2012
“The new wave of interest is led by technology,” says Wiseman, whose app claims to allow users to choose their dream before bed, and plays sound cues once they have entered the right phase of sleep.
It’s no secret that people in the United States would probably laugh if you spoke about meditation techniques to help prisoners. But in other countries including India and Thailand, they take rehabilitation much more seriously and meditation is an important part of the process. One prison that has an excellent track record in helping prisoners is in Kenya where prison officials teach meditation techniques to help prisoners.
If you suffer from injury or have reached a plateau in your training, it might be time to try a new running technique.
Science is finally starting to catch up with what many health-conscious people have long suspected: the strong link between the foods we eat and the likelihood of developing depression.
Guess who’s Back? Reginhard has finally worked out how to operate a computer.
An archeological find in Hafnir on the Reykjanes peninsula (close to Keflavík Airport) may indicate that some men had started to come to Iceland before the year 874 AD, the year that has traditionally been considered the first year Nordic men came to Iceland to stay.
White births in the United States are no longer in the majority, according to new data from the US Census Bureau, as a rising Hispanic population contributes to an historic demographic shift.
Playing house, collecting Barbie dolls, and wearing dresses are common acts of raising a young girl in our society. But according to a recent study, it could be detrimental to their health.
A 9 ft (2.74m) sculpture of an Anglo-Saxon warrior inspired by the Staffordshire Hoard is being unveiled at a museum later.
A Freedom of Information Act request filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation has revealed a plan by the Department of Homeland Security to collect DNA from children 14 years old and up without a search warrant or criminal prosecution.
Roughly 3,500 years ago, folding chairs remarkably similar to ones found in Egypt suddenly became must-have items in parts of northern Europe. Scholars are now looking into this potential case of ancient industrial espionage.
The Minnesota government is taking its cue from California and declaring war on fresh milk, threatening to throw moms in jail for providing fresh food to infants and families
A lack of exposure to a “natural environment” could be resulting in more urban dwellers developing allergies and asthma, research has suggested.