Alexandra Priest

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10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

This Abandoned Chinese Village Reclaimed by Nature Is Amazing

In Shengsi, China’s largest archipelago of almost 400 islands at the mouth of China’s Yangtze river lies a hidden treasure. A mysterious village, …

Do men and women really have different personalities?

Personality profiles appear to reveal consistent (if subtle) differences between men and women – but are they meaningful? Christian Jarrett untangles a knotty and controversial question.<p>It’s been said that men and women are so unlike each other, it’s as if they’re from different planets – a claim …

Post-It Notes captured on a macro scale to create stunning abstract photographs

Canadian graphic designer and award-winning photographer Marianna Armata recently decided to set herself an interesting challenge: to create a series …

Taylor Mazer – Small Drawings

Small but detailed drawings from summer 2016 by American illustrator and artist Taylor Mazer.If you want to take a closer look at Taylor Mazer’s …

Scientists Just Developed a Video That Induces The Same Visual Hallucinations in Healthy People

Do you see the grey blobs?<p>Researchers have discovered a way to consistently induce the same visual hallucination in healthy people - without …

The Brain

10 Easy Tricks to Help You Stop Procrastinating And Get Back to Work

Laziness begets laziness.<p>Why go to the gym tonight? After all, you haven’t gone in a week. Why take out the garbage when your whole apartment is a …

What You Should Focus on Instead of Setting Goals

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives — getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, …

Toward a better understanding of the brain - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

In 2011, about a month after joining the MIT faculty, Feng Zhang attended a talk by Harvard Medical School Professor Michael Gilmore, who studies the …

The Good Girl’s Guide to Anger.

My Journey through Anger: From Repression to Healthy Integration.<p>I was a good girl. The kind of girl who played nice, kept the peace, always wore an …

The secret libraries of history

After news emerged about an underground reading room in Damascus, Fiona Macdonald discovers the places where writing has been hidden for centuries.<p>Beneath the streets of a suburb of Damascus, rows of shelves hold books that have been rescued from bombed-out buildings. Over the past four years, …

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The 3 Stages of Failure in Life and Work (And How to Fix Them)

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on.<p>On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving …

Motivation

Mysterious Nature Photography by Lars van de Goor

<b>Lars van de Goor</b> is a talented Dutch photographer who was in 1964 in The Netherlands, in a houseboat, next to a farm, located between lakes and …

How much of our personalities we can change depends on whether we have personalities at all

Almost everyone has something they want to change about their personality. In 2014, a study that traced people's goals for personality change found that the vast majority of its subjects wanted to be more extroverted, agreeable, emotionally stable, and open to new experiences.<p>A whopping 97 percent …

5 Ways To Stay Mentally Strong When You’re Stressed

The unpredictability of life – feedback from a boss or co-workers, the ups and downs of family relationships or just the day-to-day news – can keep …

Unusual Gravity Sculpture Formed by Sand Thrown Mid-air

<i>0</i><p>Christian Couteau was a marine who has travelled around the world twice before his retirement. As a former marine, this self-taught painter …

Artist Draws Trippy 3D Illustrations That Will Alter Your Perception Of Reality

<b>Serbian artist Nikola Čuljić</b> has only been actively drawing for three years, but it’s hard to tell from his amazing 3D artwork.<p><b>In an interview</b> given …

Art

Street artist creates beautiful, 3D-effect graffiti around Beijing

A Chinese artist from Beijing is being hailed as the next Banksy after his raw and moving graffiti work was spotted around the capital city.<p>Qi …

The Arts

The largest ever 3D map of the universe strengthens astronomers’ belief that three quarters of the cosmos is made of an unknown substance: ‘dark energy’<p>It is hard to know whether it’s a success or a failure but modern astronomy tells us that almost three quarters of the universe is in the form of …

Dark Matter

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