Message for Mind the Brain readers from PLOSBLOGS

Posted July 31, 2017 by Victoria Costello in Uncategorized After five years and over a hundred posts, PLOSBLOGS is retiring its psychology blog, Mind the Brain, from our PLOS-hosted blog network. By mutual agreement with the primary Mind the Brain blogger, James Coyne, Professor Coyne will retain the name of this blog and will take […]

Gifts from the three wise men have health, wealth benefits

Marilyn Barbone Gold, frankincense and myrrh in abstract pattern over old paper are the three most famous gifts in history and all of them keep giving in many ways. Have yourself a merry — and healthy — little Christmas. Those three wise men who came bearing gold, frankincense and myrrh were even wiser than you […]

ISIS 'Jihadi John' believed dead from U.S. drone strike

Uncredited/AP The ISIS killer known as “Jihadi John” was targeted by a drone strike. Jihadi John has gone to hell. A U.S. drone strike most likely finally wiped the masked ISIS executioner known as “Jihadi John” off the face of the Earth, officials said Thursday. “We are 99% sure we got him,” a senior U.S. […]

Brazilian man fell, did not jump, from cruise ship: lawyer

A Brazilian man who fell from the balcony of a cruise ship did not jump intentionally, the family’s attorney said, but fell in an altercation with crewmembers who hurled anti-gay remarks at him. Royal Caribbean’s initial statement said that Bernardo Elbaz had jumped from the balcony outside his stateroom on the Oasis of the Sea […]