Want To Prevent The Flu? Skip The Supplements, Eat Your Veggies.

Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Want To Prevent The Flu? Skip The Supplements, Eat Your Veggies. Flu season is upon us, which means it’s time for the wave of advertisements promoting $8 juices or even more expensive supplements to “boost your immunity” or “support immune function.” But those are marketing terms, not scientific ones. And there’s no […]

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Facebook bans fake news from its advertising network — but not its News Feed.

Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Facebook bans fake news from its advertising network, but not its News Feed. Fake news isn’t disappearing from Facebook anytime soon. Despite Facebook’s move this week to ban phony news sites from using its advertising network, the company’s attempt to quell criticism that it influenced the outcome of the presidential election will […]

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Reading can make you happier.

Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Reading can make you happier. Several years ago, I was given as a gift a remote session with a bibliotherapist at the London headquarters of the School of Life, which offers innovative courses to help people deal with the daily emotional challenges of existence. I have to admit that at first I […]

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Prisoners in Solitary Confinement May Have Tapped Unused Parts of Their Brains.

Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Prisoners in Solitary Confinement May Have Tapped Unused Parts of Their Brains. Dennis S. Charney, MD, is the Dean of the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and he’s been thinking about the brain, specifically how we don’t normally take full advantage of it. Charney and his associates got their first inkling that […]

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Germany unveils zero-emissions train that only emits steam.

Join us: fb.com/unitedhumanists Germany unveils zero-emissions train that only emits steam. Germany is set to introduce the world’s first zero-emission passenger train to be powered by hydrogen. The Coradia iLint only emits excess steam into the atmosphere, and provides an alternative to the country’s 4,000 diesel trains. Lower Saxony has already ordered 14 of them from French […]

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