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Movie Review: Arrival Is a Scifi Masterpiece You Won't Stop Thinking About

<i>Arrival</i> is the kind of science fiction film we dream of. It’s got big stars, a bigger concept, and the longer it goes, the more it demands of its …

17 Brain-Shattering Optical Illusions

Hold onto your screens.

New Zealand

Neuroscience and psychology have rendered it basically unnecessary to have a soul

Many people today believe they possess a soul. While conceptions of the soul differ, many would describe it as an “invisible force that appears to animate us.”<p>It’s often believed the soul can survive death and is intimately associated with a person’s memories, passions and values. Some argue the …

Sinkhole causes 980 million litres of radioactive water to leak into Florida aquifer

A sinkhole has opened up at a fertilizer plant in the US, causing about 980 million litres of radioactive water to leak into one of Florida's main underground sources of drinking water.<p>The sinkhole, which is about 14 metres in diameter, collapsed beneath a pile of waste material called a “gypsum …

Transgender soldier is first female to serve on British army frontline

Chloe Allen of the Scots Guards said she wants to ‘inspire people to be themselves’ after starting gender reassignment<p>A transgender soldier in the British army has become the first female to serve on the frontline.<p>Guardsman Chloe Allen said she hoped to inspire others to be themselves, after …

Chelsea Manning

It’s ‘digital heroin’: How screens turn kids into psychotic junkies

Susan* bought her 6-year-old son John an iPad when he was in first grade. “I thought, ‘Why not let him get a jump on things?’ ” she told me during a …

The Continuing Plight of Gays in the Former Soviet Union

<i>Image: Rainbow Flag. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com</i><p>Finding a job in a country as poor as Armenia can be daunting under the best of circumstances.<p>It's even more difficult if you're gay.<p>That's because most employers hold the same anti-gay attitudes as society in general, and there are no laws to protect …

Black-and-White Op Art Visualizes Energy, Oscillations, and Frequencies

Aleksander Drakulic's visuals take inspiration from modern science and classical geometry.<p><i>Image courtesy of the artist</i><p>Slovenian artist Aleksander Drakulic spent ten years working with timekeeping technology, the type that helps keep precise synchronizations for industry and governments. The …

26 beautiful places you should visit before they disappear

Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations.<p>But unfortunately, some of the most stunning natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change and human carelessness.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 26 places travelers should visit while …

National Parks

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

19 Seriously Scary Documentaries That’ll Scare The Hell Out Of You

You'll never relax again.<p><b>WARNING: Many of the films on this list are incredibly disturbing. Please continue and watch each film with discretion.</b>

Documentaries

Astronomers just discovered a structure that's bigger than anything that's ever been found in the universe

Astronomers have discovered a wall in space so huge that even Donald Trump would be impressed by its size. The wall, aptly named the BOSS Great Wall …

Universe

The Apple Pencil: an illustrator's review

Just another Apple product or a digital magic wand? Guardian illustrator <b>Chloe Cushman</b> takes it for a spin<p>The Apple Pencil is a cursed product, haunted by a single Steve Jobs quote from 2010: “If you see a stylus, they blew it.” Jobs thought that the stylus, a pen-like device used to write or draw …

5 types of emotional intelligence all great leaders have mastered

The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team.<p>The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to emotions, overcoming stress in the moment, and being aware of how your words and …

Five Transcendental Young Black Artists In Contemporary Art

In the aftermath of recent tumultuous events we want to take the opportunity to recognize and honor some exceptional black artists that truly …

7 Remarkably Powerful Body Language Secrets for Success

The majority of our communication is nonverbal, so make sure your body says what it means.<p>Sometimes, our bodies just know what to do. There's something to be said about natural instincts, about inherently knowing how to react in times of extreme stress and duress. In times when we can't process …

7 Ways Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Get Ahead

When you're emotionally predictable, others feel they can rely on you.<p>Our resumes and online professional profiles are chock full of pieces of …

Colorfully Crafted Knot Cushions You Can Easily Reshape

Icelandic designer Ragnheiur sp Sigurardttir stumbled upon an unusual idea when she was attempting to create a teddy bear's legs. The artist was trying to save manufacturing time by efficiently producing tubular limbs on a machine, which would thankfully mean that she wouldn't have to crochet them …

Our picks for the 11 funniest parenting posts on Facebook this week

Parents are funny — especially on Facebook! And we love them for it!<p>Why? Because in the world of Facebook, where page after page of friends and family brim with posts about extravagant mid-winter ski vacations, science-fair winning entries, and DIY valentines that would make Martha Stewart step …

Researchers say this disagreeable personality trait displayed by Bill Gates as a kid may predict success in adulthood

As his intellectual capacity grew, so did his argumentativeness. He refused to do the things his mom asked of him, like cleaning his room and showing up on time to dinner, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>It came to a head one night when Gates was about 12 years old. The "tempestuous" …

11 Horror Movies for People Who Don’t Like Scary Movies

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I've been investing in real estate for 25 years, and I think buying a house is for suckers

People think the only way to save money is to buy a house. Suzy Orman thinks you have no way to earn any real money for yourself, so she advises you to buy a house as the only way to get your money. You will get your home paid off when you are old. Who wants to wait until they are old to have money?<p>…

Science says these 5 things happen to couples who have been together a long time

It also changes you.<p>More importantly, close relationships may spark an entirely different way of thinking and acting, something Joshua Wolf Shenk, author of "Powers of Two," chalks up to having a "shared mind."<p>So, how do you and your significant other stack up? Check out these signs psychologists …

University of California

Wire Animal Sculptures Look Like Life-Size Scribbled Drawings Suspended in Mid-Air

Artist David Oliveira has an insightful understanding of both the two-dimensional and three-dimensional worlds. With this expert grasp of the two planes, he's able to skillfully manipulate wire to create a zoo of mind-boggling animal sculptures. Though they are technically three-dimensional, the …

Intelligence is meaningless if you can’t recognize your own mistakes

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth, and even live longer. On the surface, being smart looks like easy living. But there’s another side to the story.<p>Intelligent people have a …

How To Accurately Judge Someone’s Intelligence

A psychologist explains why “real life is the ultimate IQ test.”<p>What is the essence of intelligence? Answers vary, but it comes down to how well you adapt to your environment—to the degree of skill and ingenuity you bring to that challenge. And in a world dominated by abstract concepts, complex …

13 apps that will stop you from wasting time

These 13 apps will make scheduling less painful, help you keep track of what you are spending your time on, and even punish you for checking social media too much. They'll also help you see a big picture of how you spend your time and show you small tweaks that can carve out a few more hours of …

Apps

Take a break and download our top 10 best iPhone apps for August

<i>Navigating the iOS App Store can be overwhelming at times. With well over a million apps, it has an impossibly large number of choices for you. Even</i> …

Apps

Photographer’s Unconventional Self-Portraits Highlight Intriguing Architecture in Urban Spaces

In her <i>Urban Self-Portrait</i> series, Anna di Prospero photographs herself against the backdrop of towering, irregular architectural forms in the middle of sprawling cities. Stretching out on the ground, twisting her body into emotive contortions, or caught in startling states of undress, the Italian …

Toronto Pride rejects men's rights group's bid to march in parade

Pride Toronto has rejected the application of a men's rights group to participate in this year's Pride Parade, and in all future parades, because the Canadian Association for Equality's (CAFE) "does not adhere to Pride Toronto's mission, vision and values" according to a statement released …