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Controversial Illustrations By Polish Artist Reveal The Darker Side Of Modern Society

Polish illustrator, artist, and co-owner of Morski Studio Graficzne Igor Morski creates surreal images imbued with hidden meaning. He graduated with …

Art

16 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations in Europe that remain unknown.<p>The answers hit on a number of hidden gems, which we included in this list, along with some others that came from our own research.<p>From Denmark's Faroe Islands to one of Armenia's oldest monasteries, here …

25 Reasons to Visit Romania (7): Maramures

<i>Photo by Vlad Semen</i><p>Maramures is probably the most wonderful hidden secret of Romania. Traditions are still preserved and local tourism boards promote treasures that cannot be found elsewhere in the country. Maramures is unique because of the Romanian classic lifestyle which focuses on customs, …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Bill Clinton

The Funniest Ted Talk Ever To Teach You How To Sound Smart

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

Self-help

If Mental Illnesses Were Monsters, This Is What They'd Look Like

"I want to make people aware of how damaging these illnesses are."<p>Mental illness is an intangible thing that can be all but impenetrable to those who don't experience it.<p>That's why the U.K.-based artist Toby Allen decided to draw different mental illnesses as monsters, as a way of helping himself …

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

Physics

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

The best whisky cocktail recipes

When one thinks of a whisky cocktail, odds are one thinks of a drink made with rye or bourbon. But the whiskies of the British Isles work just as brilliantly.<p>While I’d usually use a blended spirit, many barsmiths will mix with single malts, and they are very specific about their choices. Most of …

Ten Things to Try if You Accidentally Eat Gluten

For people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance, accidentally eating gluten can have numerous undesirable consequences.

Coors Brewing Introduces Coors Peak, a Naturally Gluten-Free Beer

One of the latest breweries to enter the gluten-free beer market is brewing behemoth <b>Coors Brewing Company</b> with its <b>Coors Peak</b>. Somewhat surprising to …

Gluten-Free

Huge, Alien-Hunting Telescope Could Become Hubble's Successor

Introducing the High-Definition Space Telescope<p>It’s never too early to start planning ahead. Hubble is nearing the end of its lifespan, and the James Webb Space Telescope is just gearing up to take its place in 2018. But what comes after that?<p>“As we near Hubble’s 25th year in orbit, we’re asking …

University of Washington

12 Dalai Lama quotes that will make you think differently about happiness

He fled his home during the Chinese occupation of Tibet and soon set up a government in exile in India.<p>The monk has been the spiritual leader of his people and his religion since he was 15 years old. He's also one of the foremost authors and philosophers within Tibetan Buddhism, having authored …

12 incredible US destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent Quora thread discussed unique places in the United States that aren't frequently visited by tourists.<p>From the picturesque False Kiva in Utah's Canyonlands National Park, whose exact destination remains a secret, to the crystal-blue Havasupai Falls in Grand Canyon National Park, here are 12 …

11 apps that will make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

10 Surprising Facts About How Our Brain Works

By In5D on June 1, 2015 in Health<p>by Belle Beth Cooper, BufferApp<p>One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains …

Is it ever OK to snoop on your partner?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here's a scenario to consider: Your partner leaves his cell phone on the dining room table. His texts and emails can be easily accessed with just the touch of a fingertip. Would you look? Have you ever looked?<p>If you said yes, you are definitely not alone.<p>In a 2013 study conducted in the …

30 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

The 10 Best-Paying Jobs In America

<i>To determine the best- and worst-paying jobs in the country, Forbes consulted the most recent Occupational Employment Statistics survey conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which reflects wage data from May 2014.</i>

13 Toast Recipes Good Enough To Call Dinner

Warm weather is here, and with that the need to keep the kitchen cool. Sometimes, the fact that we can't turn on our ovens feels absolutely liberating -- there are so many salads to finally be enjoyed -- but other times it makes it hard to figure out what to prepare for dinner. We have a solution: …

The 20 most visited cities in the world

Euromonitor International recently released data on the most visited cities by international tourists in 2013, and Asian cities dominated the list.<p>Hong Kong took the top spot, with over 25 million international visitors. Singapore and Bangkok trailed right behind. In fact, 11 of the top 20 cities …

10 Underrated Travel Destinations in Europe.

By College Tourist - Author, Alex Mathews, Davidson College.<p>If you want to branch out from the major European destinations while abroad, check out this list to add some great cities to your travel bucket list.<p>Chances are, when you studied abroad in Europe, you made sure to visit cities like London, …

Beautiful EarthPorn Will Make You Feel Very, VERY Small

It's a big, big world, and these are big, BIG photos.<p>In a stunning series of round-the-world photo tours, online nonprofit AirPano shows us just how tiny we really are compared to our dazzling planet of teeming cities, sprawling mountains and wide-open waterfalls. It's pretty much the best …

25 Next Wave Designers to Watch

Our annual guide to our 25 most recent rising stars of interior design.<p>It's one of the things we love most: uncovering the best and brightest up-and-coming designers and sharing a selection of their inspiring interiors with you in every issue. Here, our annual guide to our 25 most recent rising …

Interior Design

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

How To Meditate: Zazen Instructions

Practicing the Breath<p>Begin rocking the body back and forth, slowly, in decreasing arcs, until you settle at your center of gravity. The mind is in …

Meditation

7 Life Rules That Will Position You for Greater Success

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Finding success in business isn’t about luck. It requires a great deal of courage and big thinking, as well as the motivation to overcome those fears that can keep you stuck in accepting smaller parcels of reward.<p>To …

Self-improvement