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Cat Spotted Regularly Taking Subway In Tokyo All By Himself

While the Tokyo subway system might seem confusing for many, this cat laughs at them all. The smart feline has been spotted taking the city’s Seibu …

Cute

Vegans Are Embracing a New Kind of Diet Called ‘Vegganism’

Care for a veggie omelette, anyone?<p>We may never know if the chicken came first, but the egg is currently getting a top spot on some vegans’ grocery lists.<p>Yup, going “veggan”—adding eggs to a vegan diet—is becoming a trend, reports <i>Metro UK</i>.<p>Amy Shapiro, R.D., founder of nutrition counseling firm Real …

The Best Exercise and Diet Plan For Losing Weight While Gaining Muscle

Researchers from McMaster University may have just discovered the ideal program for quickly losing weight and gaining lean body mass<p>Muscle changes everything.<p>The better your body composition—that is, more muscle and bone, and less fat—the leaner you’ll ultimately be. Muscle increases your resting …

What’s the Point of Being Human? The Best Answer So Far

<b>By Deepak Chopra, MD</b><p><b>The point of being human is to push the envelope of being human. This is worth remembering when times are tough and we lose</b> …

Charles Bukowski's guide to writing and life

<b>"I am a dangerous man when turned loose with a typewriter," said Charles Bukowski, the author of more than 40 books of poetry, prose and novels, including Ham on Rye and Post Office. Bukowski, who died on March 9, 1994, aged 73, used his poetry and prose to depict the depravity of urban life in</b> …

12 Famous Scientists On The Possibility Of God

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the Mysterious."<p>When President Barack Obama nominated the Christian geneticist Francis Collins to head the National Institutes of Health in 2009, some American scientists questioned whether someone who professed a strong belief in God was qualified to …

Stephen Hawking

7 psychological reasons solitude can make you more successful

We live in a world of constant contact — a place that's losing sight of the importance of being alone.<p>Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of shared desks and wide-open common spaces, and rather than sitting at their desks working independently, school children are placed in groups.<p>It seems …

Emotional Intelligence

Sex, love and robots: is this the end of intimacy?

Can’t find a partner? Don’t worry, the ‘sexbot’, programmed to meet all your desires, is on its way. Eva Wiseman explores the troubling world of sex robots<p>The world is ending. The sports fields are empty, the science labs closed. No babies have been born for years. Cut to a split screen of human …

Lips

What Causes the "Dadbod" (and How to Reverse It)

Ah, the “dadbod.” A recently coined term, it describes the body of a man whose belly suggests that he’s had a few thousand beers during NFL Sunday. …

9 Philosophical Thought Experiments That Will Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought …

Wee-fi: urine-powered socks can send message in emergency

Socks which send a message when powered by urine have been invented by scientists at the University of the West of England<p>It’s the perfect Christmas present for the person who has everything…except, perhaps, self-respect.<p>Scientists have invented a pair of high-tech socks which, when filled with …

Why The Rock Deserves His ‘Muscle & Fitness’ Man Of The Century Title

We may only be 15 years into the 2000s, but <i>Muscle & Fitness</i> magazine has decided to call it and declare Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson <i>Man of the Century</i>. This may seem like some pretty egregious gun-jumping (personally, I’m reserving Man of the Century for the guy who gives us safe, commercially …

The 10 Largest, Widest, Longest, Hairiest Body Parts You’ll Ever See

The proof is in the pics.<p>Your body is really freaking awesome. It can propel you through a tough workout, grow another human, and look straight up sexy in a swimsuit. It's also capable of setting mind-boggling world records, as these 10 incredible people's bodies have done. Behold, the coolest …

Silicon Valley workers are using 'microdoses' of LSD to boost their creativity

Recently, he has discovered a new way to enhance his productivity and creativity, and it's not Five Hour Energy or meditation.<p>Ken is one of a growing number of professionals who enjoy taking "microdoses" of psychedelics - in his free time and, occasionally, at the office.<p>"I had an epic time," he …

Silicon Valley

The pub full of cats bringing feline fans to Bristol

<b>People are flocking to a pub in Bristol - not for its beer, prices or atmosphere but because it is full of cats. So what is the appeal of a bar you have to share with 15 felines?</b><p>"It's my dream - alcohol and cats combined."<p>Bethan Ingram has journeyed 60 miles from her home in Cowbridge, south Wales, …

Pets

'Wiggling' Tapeworm Larva Found Deep Inside California Man's Brain

"I didn’t know there was a parasite in my head trying to ruin my life."<p>Luis Ortiz doesn’t remember much about that fateful September day when he almost lost his life because of a "wiggling" worm in his brain.<p>The 26-year-old California resident was skateboarding near his parents’ home in Napa when …

Death-Row Inmate Says Hole in His Brain Means He Can't Be Executed

A Missouri death row inmate days away from execution is arguing that his life should be spared because a brain tumor that left a hole in his head could cause seizures during a lethal injection.<p>Ernest Johnson, 55, is scheduled to be put to death Nov. 3 for a gruesome triple homicide. He used a claw …

How to Keep Your Strength as you Melt Body Fat

Pavel TsatsoulineSoviet StrengthHow to maintain your strength as you melt body fat.

Body Fat

Cats are terrified of cucumbers and no one knows exactly why

People on the internet have been placing cucumbers behind their unfortunate pets while they eat and filming the response<p>People on the internet have been playing a charming joke on/causing uncalled-for distress to their cats by placing cucumbers behind them while they eat.<p>It has to be specifically a …

Here's How to Tell When You Should Lift Heavier Weights

So you’ve been hitting the gym, taking classes, or doing bodyweight workouts for a while now, and suddenly you’re not seeing any more changes in your …

The Strange Case Of The Woman Whose Skin Was Turned Into A Book

When a poor Irish widow died in 1869 at the age of 28, she probably never imagined what would happen to her flesh.<p>They're not the only books to be bound in human skin. We know of several notable examples: a French Bible, various anatomy texts bound with dissected cadavers, and a death-bed …

Different Solutions

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The Case for Eating Less and Living Longer

It's a lot of calories to cut for a few extra years.<p><i>Fun fact number one: Half of all men who die in this country this year will be killed by heart disease, stroke, or cancer. Fun fact number two: Half of all doctors seem to have different ideas about how to prevent the biggest killers of men. We</i> …

Male brain is programmed to seek out sex even if it means sacrificing food, researchers say

It is said that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but a study has indicated that when it comes to sex, food is the last thing on his …

Albert Einstein

Psychologists conducted a survey to find out exactly what makes 'creepy' people creepy — and they had a few things in common

A recent study currently under review for publication by Knox College social psychologist Francis McAndrew and his student Sara Koehnke takes a stab at unpacking exactly what creepiness is.<p>Feeling creeped out is a "universal human response," McAndrew writes, that developed in response to an …

Psychology

Oculus Xbox Virtual Reality Integration ‘Amazingly Good’

Xbox gamers looking forward to being able to enjoy a little virtual reality gameplay might be interested to know that this week Oculus VR has …