If you are searching for happiness you will find it in Denmark

It’s not every day I find myself raising an eyebrow in surprise. But it’s not every day the World Happiness Report is released. According to this annual report, Denmark has topped the happiest country league yet again. It has done so every year since the report’s inception in 2012 except one, when it was pipped to theRead More

Need a Job? Apple and Disney Are Looking for People Who Want to Work From Home

Amazon has jumped on the bandwagon. So has American Express. And now, Apple and Disney have joined the mix as well. What are we talking about? Why, only one of the fastest-rising and in-demand perks in the workplace … which happens to be, by definition, out of the workplace (traditionally speaking, anyway). It’s the ability to work from home. JustRead More

These Are the 10 Most Expensive Google Keywords

We all know that it’s ridiculously expensive to live in San Francisco. Why? Because it’s an amazing place to live. Well, it can also be staggeringly expensive if you want to target certain keywords using AdWords, Google’s pay-per-click (PPC) advertising platform. Why? Because certain keywords are super valuable. What is the Google AdWords equivalent of San Francisco? “Business Services.”Read More

United States Women Using Dangerous Weight-Loss Pill 2 Years After Recall

Many women in the United States continue to use a Chinese weight-loss supplement that’s been recalled due to dangerous ingredients, a new study indicates. Pai You Guo contains the pharmaceuticals sibutramine and phenolphthalein, both of which are banned in the United States because they increase the risk of heart attack, stroke and cancer. The U.S. Food and Drug AdministrationRead More

Five of the best apps to train your brain

It is no secret that as we age, our brain function declines. However, studies have suggested that keeping mentally active – particularly when older – can help to maintain cognitive functioning. Brain training apps are considered a useful aid for mental stimulation, but which one is right for you? We present our pick of fiveRead More

What goes on inside the brain of a psychopath?

It is well known that psychopaths can commit violent, and often criminal, acts. But the precise neural mechanisms that underlie this behavior have remained elusive. However, new research reveals the neural circuits that may drive psychopathic behavior. What goes on in the mind of a psychopath? From specialized neuroscientific studies to popular psychology books, this head-scratching questionRead More

Gut bacteria affect intestines and brain in IBS patients

Irritable bowel syndrome is one of the most common gastrointestinal problems, yet little is known about its causes. Treatment options focus on relieving the symptoms – which often include anxious behavior – rather than curing the illness. New research may have found a connection between gut bacteria and behavior in IBS patients, which could informRead More

20 Places to Work if You Want to Learn and Grow Every Day

Here at The Muse, we partner with a lot of great companies to bring you insider looks at their offices and awesome job listings. These employers pay us to be featured on the site, but rest assured that we don’t just work with anyone. And when it comes to articles like this, these Muse-worthy brands made this list not becauseRead More

The city of Hull UK Capital of Culture – Really?

Ok, I admit it. Even though I had never visited, I was one of those who was cynical when the city of Hull (full name Kingston upon Hull) was crowned UK Capital of Culture 2017. I was that incredulous that all I could think was – who did they bribe? As recently as 2015, a survey by the City CouncilRead More