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If You're In Your 20s, Having Savings Shouldn't Be Your Only Concern

A growing number of young twenty-somethings seem to be setting savings as their top priority when they should focus on more important matters at this …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

The Brain

The Science of The Hallucinogenic Drug Ayahuasca

Nature makes some trippy compounds.<p>For centuries, shamans in the Amazon rainforest have been using the hallucinogenic brew ayahuasca to help guide …

Consciousness

Krabi Thailand: The Andaman Sea And Rock Climbing

Goodbye Koh Tao. Thank you for some of the best memories of my life and some of the worst. With half sadness to leave such a wonderful island and half happiness to start fresh in a new place, we boarded our Lomprayah ferry at 9:30am. We went from Koh Tao to Koh Phangan to Koh Samui via boat then …

It’s Lit: Books We Read In School That Changed Our Lives

Required reading<p><i>If we could, we would spend the majority of our time here on earth skimming through our favorite bookshops and running through libraries. But even if we could, there sadly wouldn't be enough time to read every book in existence—that's why we rely on recommendations from friends,</i> …

Books

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>