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In pictures: The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest - Telegraph

25 Moments That Changed America

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Nicholas Brendon: Arrest Was Due to Sexual Abuse & Depression, 'This Isn't Who I Am'

Nicholas Brendon says his arrest in Florida on Friday after trashing a hotel room was caused by his ongoing battle with depression and difficulty …

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

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This Designer’s Beautiful Illustrations Celebrate Women Who Changed The World

It’s a statistic that’s impossible to ignore: Nearly half of the U.S. workforce is comprised of women, yet only 26% are in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. What’s worse is the number of women who are actually in STEM careers is dropping due to a lack of promotions …

Why Did Everyone Stop Taking Real Lunch Breaks?

Coming to terms with the harsh reality of lunch-al-desko.<p>Depending on the day's temporary lunch invasion, I either slide my keyboard a few inches forward or a few to the right—far enough to make room for food, but close enough to still answer emails. On sushi days, I slip a brown napkin under the …

The revolution that’s changing the way your child is taught

Doug Lemov believes great teachers are made, not born – and his ideas are transforming education<p>The video does not seem remarkable on first viewing. A title informs us that we are watching Ashley Hinton, a teacher at Vailsburg Elementary, a school in Newark, New Jersey. Hinton, a blonde woman in a …


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The father of my children was at day ten of a cerebral malaria coma and things were not looking good for his recovery. I was on my daily drive to the …

Preview “Shooting Stars”

From January 10th to February 22nd, an exhibit of some of <i>W</i>'s most memorable celebrity portraits—including Miley Cyrus by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, Rosamund Pike by David Fincher, Pharrell Williams by Urs Fischer, and Keira Knightley by Steven Klein—will be on display in oversized prints at the …

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Funny, outrageous and bizarre police booking mugshots, in pictures


Living in the Moment: Bite-Sized New Guide Urges Readers to Observe 'Day of Mindfulness' – 100% Devoted to Personal Wellbeing & Happiness - Press Release

The forth volume of the widely acclaimed ‘Life Guide Series’, ‘Day of Mindfulness: Living in the Moment’ deliberately tears readers from their …

21 Totally Insane Vintage News Stories

From the Mar. 3, 1923, issue of TIME. She must have had it hic-up to here.<br>TIME

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5 ways to eat healthier this year and lose weight in the process

<b>(Health.com) —</b> Nutrition is a hot topic these days, yet many of my clients still struggle with consistently following through with "the basics," and the stats show that missing the mark on many healthy habits is the norm. For example, the median daily intake of produce for U.S. adults is 1.1 …


Brain scans could better predict your future

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget horoscopes or fortune tellers. There's a new way to tell your future, and it involves a much more reliable medium: human neuroscience.<p>A new study looks at over 70 scientific publications about brain scans such as functional magnetic resonance imaging or electroencephalography, …


What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood

Extroverts are more likely to be drawn to a city's center, for example.<p>It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do our neighborhoods affect our overall happiness and well being? And what might they reflect about our …

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