Your Favorite Food May Have Been Decided Before Birth

If you’re a huge fan of garlic, it turns out your time in the womb might be at least partly responsible!

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Sensory deprivation tanks have grown in popularity recently, and while the research is not extensive, scientists have found some positive effects from spending some time without so much stimulation.

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Listening to music while you work out doesn’t just make the experience more fun—scientists have found music makes working out more effective, and could be the difference between a bronze medal and a gold.

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The Best Ways to Keep Your Mind Young

You might feel like your thinking has been getting a bit slower and foggier as you get older, and that eventually happens to everybody. But how can we keep our minds young?

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How to Keep Power from Going to Your Head

The famous British historian Lord Acton once said, “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” And science tends to agree, but how we can prevent power from going to our heads?

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