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Why do women live longer than men?

All across the world, women enjoy longer lifespans. David Robson investigates the reasons why, and whether men can do anything about it.<p>As soon as I was born, I was already destined to die earlier than half the babies in my maternity ward – a curse that I can do little to avoid. The reason? My sex. …

The Art of the Umbrella Movement

HONG KONG -- Born of political frustrations, Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement has blossomed into a vibrant exhibition of the artistry and inventiveness of the city's youth. Pro-democracy demonstrators are transforming a major swath of the city into a canvas, with much of the imagery focused on the …

The Work of Sarah Whalen

The artwork of Sarah Whalen is an unfiltered portrayal of one of the most primitive interactions we can have with another human. Not only does she …

Millennials Are Actually MORE Likely To Read Books, Study Says

Although nearly every American under 30 uses the Internet in some capacity (a whopping 98 percent of millennials are online), younger people are more likely to believe that there's useful information that's only available offline. While 62 percent of citizens under 30 ascribe to this belief, only …

La Famille 2014

Project info<p>I’m a father of six. Through my photographic work I celebrate and document my family life : a life on the edge of the world, where intemporality and the universality of childhood meet. Day to day I create a family album that constitues a legacy that I will pass on to my children. My …

Childhood

Satan, You've Changed

At the beginning of this year, the Satanic Temple of New York revealed its designs for a monument of the devil. Proposed to be placed on the grounds …

Boy Kong Art

Playing with colorful illustrations on various layers of paper, 3-dimensional creations by American artist Boy Kong reveals a world of playing with …

Young Bostonians Cast a Ballot for Public Art

Art World<p>,<p>When Boston mayor Marty Walsh turned to citizens between the ages of 12 and 25, asking them how they would like to see a lump sum of money …

The 20 photographs of the week

Neymar, the escalating violence in Israel, the centenary of the first world war – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Colorful Liquid Splashes Captured at 1/3500th of a Second Look Like Floating Sculptures | Colossal

<p>Cassandra Warner and Jeremy Floto of Floto+Warner Studio recently produced this beautiful series of photos titled Clourant that seemingly turns …

We could travel to new worlds in NASA's starship Enterprise

NASA announced in 2012 that it was working to build a "warp drive" that could enable "faster-than-light" travel. Two years later and the space agency hasn't built a spaceship capable of such speeds yet — but thanks to artist Mark Rademaker, we now know what one could look like. The result is the …

When No One's Watching, Are You Still Likely to Do Good?

Sitting up late talking with friends, you may spend a lot of time talking and thinking about who you would <i>like to be</i>, ideally. You focus on the …

11 Reasons Unhappy Couples Don't Break Up

You can assume there's more going on than meets the eye.<p>Have you ever observed a hostile couple and thought, <i>Why do they stay together?</i><p>When I was a …

Is the Fault in Our Stars? The Psychology of Belief in Fate

For millennia, human beings have ascribed events and outcomes, both good and bad, to the workings of fate. Our word “fate” comes from the Latin <i>fatum</i>, …

5 Things You Can Do to Sleep Better Tonight

A lack of quality sleep makes you function like you're drunk. Time to sober up.<p>In a 2010 TED Talk, Arianna Huffington identified sleep deprivation as …

10 Ancient Rules We Should All Live by Today

Any good framework for understanding human behavior should have applied potential. A good psychological theoretical framework should provide a road …

The Night Shift

For Val Barnes's 35th birthday, she didn't ask for a new wallet or dinner out at her favorite restaurant. All she wanted was for someone to stay up …