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Do you have the rarest Myers-Briggs personality type?

Only 1.5% of do, apparently.<p>Have you ever taken a Myers-Briggs personality test? There are 16 Myers-Briggs personality types in total and they offer …

Psychology

Gustav Klimt’s Famous Paintings Get Recreated with Live Models

Using live models, elaborate props, and lots of gold, Austrian photographer Inge Prader paid homage to her compatriot, Gustav Klimt, with incredible photographic recreations of his famous paintings. The marvelous tableaus incorporate all the rich Art Nouveau symbolism we come to expect with Klimt, …

Desert Wash

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a modern home? A home where the line between inside and out is so blurred that nature sometimes comes crawling into your room. Are you afraid modern architecture is only for childless Avant guard art collectors who wear black turtleneck …

Architecture

World Photo Day 2017: Our Readers’ 100 Most-Bookmarked Architectural Photographs

This August 19th is World Photo Day, which celebrates photography on the anniversary of the day on which France bought the patent for the …

Interactive Periodic Table Shows the Uses of Every Element

Staff Writer, Lifehacker | Nick has been writing online for 11 years at sites like Urlesque, Gawker, the Daily Dot, and Slacktory. He lives in Park …

Pursuing Perfection: 8 Glass Boxes With Beautiful Detailing

Sometimes, thinking outside the box requires looking right through it. Grounding architecture, pure forms and geometry structure ideas on space, sequence and light. Architects and designers use shapes like triangles and squares as building blocks to larger concepts. As one of the most fundamental …

14 Examples Of Modern Houses With Black Exteriors

All black exteriors create a dramatic look that can’t be missed by people passing by. They’re bold, unique, and can look extremely stylish. To show …

The 'dogs from the cellar' is a perfect metaphor to explain how your childhood still influences your relationships today

Brach shares a bunch of simple but brilliant insights into the way we handle difficult emotions— and how we can handle them better.<p>But there's one sentence I've kept coming back to because it just makes so much sense:<p>"Because we are responding to an accumulation of past pain, our reactions are out …

Psychology

Giant White Horse Leaps Toward a Girl in Amazing Venice Biennale Installation

The 57th Venice International Art Biennale opened on May 13, and already the Argentinian Pavillion is causing a stir. Housed in the mammoth Arsenal building, Claudia Fontes‘ <i>The Horse Problem</i> is quickly becoming one of the art event's most photographed art installations. The large-scale sculpture …

How Would The Universe Change If We Grew An Extra Dimension?

Imagine, if you can, the ability to move in an extra direction: one beyond up-and-down, north-and-south, or east-and-west. That there’s an independent direction beyond our conventional notions of x, y, and z-axes. And let’s make it more interesting for you: imagine that you’re the only one in the …

Physics

A Guide to Raised Beds, Gardening in Raised Beds, Square Foot Gardening: Gardener's Supply

This kitchen garden is DIY, made with conventional lumber and the Raised Bed Corners.<p>THERE'S nothing like a well-tended vegetable garden with rows …

The house that redefines country style

What is it about country homes that makes them so utterly beguiling and beautiful? Naturally, the locations that they are built in have a large part …

Amazing

Is Dark Matter Hiding Aliens?

In that case, dark matter could contain real complexity, and perhaps it is where all technologically advanced life ends up or where most life has …

Modern glass house sports floating wavy roof

It’s like architectural lasagna<p>The modern architect’s love of clean geometric lines all too often results in a boring glass box of a building. Not so with the quirkily capped Lauriston House in Kyneton, Australia. Sure, its main rectangular volume is standard-issue glass house elegance. But the …

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe just sent back breathtaking new images of the gas giant

A probe the size of a basketball court has taken unprecedented new images of Jupiter.<p>NASA's $1 billion Juno spacecraft, launched in August 2011, took five years to reach and settle into orbit around the gas giant, which is more than 415 million miles from Earth.<p>The probe has so far photographed …

Astronomy

The 17 most beautiful museums around the world

Add some architecture to your travels<p>On the heels of Curbed’s round up of the best museums and libraries in the United States, it’s time to cue the wanderlust and turn our eyes abroad.<p>Although our country boasts some of the finest art in the world—all housed in seriously amazing buildings—there are …

Lose It! Has a Built-In Visual Guide to Help You Figure Out Serving Sizes

iOS/Android: When it comes to tracking food, we’re bad at estimating our portion sizes. We’ve shared reference charts like this one before, but …

Apps

This new Periodic Table shows the astounding origins of every atom in your body

In the first episode of his famous TV series about space, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," the late astronomer Carl Sagan wastes no time dramatically setting the stage.<p>"The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean," Sagan says. "Some part of our being knows this is where we came from. We …

Chemistry

30 Profound Quotes From Eckhart Tolle That Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Eckhart Tolle is a famous spiritual teacher promoting mindfulness and living in the now. His teachings often contradict what we are taught in the …

Spirituality

A Visualization of Influence in the History of Philosophy

“I don’t know a lot about philosophy,” says Grant Louis Oliveira, a data analyst and quantitative social sciences researcher with an undergraduate …

Architectural Illustration - Famous Buildings

Architectural illustration Progress Profiles is a illustration project shared by Andrea Minini. He was commissioned to create thirteen architectural …

The Terraillon Nutrismart kitchen scale gives calorie counts for produce and meat - CNET

Devices that scan bar codes on your food packages were popular at this year's CES in Las Vegas (just take a look at what happens when you scan an empty bottle of syrup on the GeniCan). But all of these products focus on packaged products rather than fresh food. French manufacturer Terraillon has …

50 Sacred Destinations To Visit In Your Lifetime

From Asia to the Americas, here are some of the top religious and spiritual sites in the world.<p>What makes a place sacred?<p>Émile Durkheim, one of the founders of modern sociology, believed it was society. The collective conscience of a community comes together to touch certain mountains, trees, …

Alan Watts – 101 Quotes to Celebrate 101 Years of Influence

Alan Watts (Jan 6, 1915 – Nov 16, 1973) was a philosopher known for opening Western minds to Eastern wisdom. He called himself an entertainer, rather …

Spirituality

The Most Common Illusion We Have About Life According to Alan Watts

Alan Watts makes a good point here. The present moment is the only thing that truly exists, but we insist on putting on labels and symbols on</i> …

Spirituality

10 Weird Traditions From The Ancient Olympic Games

That last of the ancient Olympic Games was held more than 1,600 years ago. For one final time, the strongest and quickest men locked into a ferocious …

After 60 years, is nuclear fusion finally poised to deliver?

It’s been a long time coming, but the world’s top powers are now betting billions on the Iter collaboration to deliver clean, safe, limitless energy for the modern world<p>“We are standing on the ground that could change the future of energy,” says engineer Laurent Pattison, deep in the reactor pit of …

Le Corbusier’s Color Theories, Explained

The Swiss architect was a stickler for color, as a rare wallpaper book now up for auction shows.<p>Henry Ford was famous for saying a customer could have any color of car she or he wanted, so long as it’s black–a nod to how the industrialist viewed color, all function no fun. Black paint dried the …

Introduction to Consciousness

Describing Consciousness<p>Consciousness is an individual’s state of awareness of their environment, thoughts, feelings, or sensations; in order to …

Consciousness

An Ivy League professor explains chaos theory, the prisoner's dilemma, and why math isn't really boring

<i>Math is a cool way for us to understand the world we live in. And to that end</i> <i>Business Insider recently spoke with Steven Strogatz</i><i>, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics at Cornell University.</i><p><i>Strogatz specializes in areas of nonlinear dynamics and complex systems, and he is the</i> …

Mathematics