Feeling Depressed? Simple recommendations on how to protect your psyche from the negative effects of quarantine

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Start of the Unknown At the end of 2019 we started to hear some news about a new virus abroad. For a lot of people it looked like fictive news. Some folks go straight in conspirasie theories and till now do not believe in this virus with was named – COVID – 19. At the …

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People Want to Use Valentine’s Day to Show Appreciation to Partners, Friends, Kids, and Pets

According to a new survey, four in five Americans are genuinely excited about Valentine’s Day—perhaps even more so than Christmas. A poll of 2,000 Americans found that this Hallmark holiday tops the charts for Americans, with 81% saying they get excited about February 14, while just 68% say they get excited about the December holiday […]

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Rather Than Slip into Depression, Man Quits Job, Sells Possessions, and Travels the World With a Ferret

Despite enduring a string of heartbreaking losses in the same year, this former airman has transformed his life for the better—and he did it by quitting his job, selling all of his possessions, and traveling the world with his pet ferret. 25-year-old Charlie Hammerton was determined to change his life after he was left grieving […]

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Researchers Use ‘Flash’ to Turn Plastic Trash and Food Waste into Valuable Material

That banana peel from your lunch, turned into graphene, could help facilitate a massive reduction of the environmental impact of concrete and other building materials. While you’re at it, toss in those plastic empties. A new process introduced by the Rice University lab of chemist James Tour can turn bulk quantities of just about any […]

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New Study Finds Lungs ‘Magically’ Repair Themselves After Quitting Smoking, No Matter the Age

This “exciting” new study says that protective cells in the lungs of ex-smokers could explain why quitting smoking dramatically reduces the risk of developing lung cancer. Cancer Research UK-funded researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute and UCL have discovered that compared to current smokers, people who had stopped smoking had more genetically healthy lung cells, […]

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After Years of Helping Crow Family, Man Was Left ‘Mind-Blown’ Over Their Homemade Gifts in Return

An enthusiastic backyard bird watcher named Stuart Dahlquist spent years leaving out food for a family of crows—but he never expected to be given anything in return for the snacks. That’s why he was all the more shocked when he was surprised with a gift from the corvids back in March 2019. The 56-year-old Seattle […]

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Smell of Roses, Even During Sleep, Shown to Help Improve Learning Success by as Much as 30%

Effortless learning during sleep is the dream of many people—but the smell of roses may actually be the key to making that dream a reality. According to an extensive new laboratory sleep study, German researchers found that smells have a very supportive effect on learning success when presented both during learning and sleep. Researchers at […]

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