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'Nabokov's Favorite Word Is Mauve' Crunches The (Literary) Numbers

Let's acknowledge this at the top: It's a thin slice.<p>To gaze across the great swath of written English over the past few centuries — that teeming, jostling, elbow-throwing riot of characters and places and stories and ideas — only to isolate, with dispassionate precision, some stray, infinitesimal …

Scientists finally understand why deep breathing physically reduces stress

Our thoughts and emotions can influence our physical states and vice versa. When we’re stressed, we tend to take short, rapid breaths of air. Conversely, mental health professionals often tell patients with anxiety or depression to take deep breaths as a way of calming down, and yoga practitioners …

The book covers of some of the earliest lesbian erotica

Lesbian pulp fiction<p>Irresistible tales of forbidden romance. And sex.<p>c. 1955<p>“Pulp” magazines and novels were so named for the cheap wood pulp paper …

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Are eggs meat?

When going vegetarian, the question of whether or not it's okay to eat eggs can be difficult. On the one hand, an egg isn't a living, breathing …

Eating In Bed

The New Gene-Editing Technique That Reveals Cancer’s Weaknesses

CRISPR can finally tell us which human genes are essential—and which matter specifically to cancer cells.<p>Humans have between 20,000 and 25,000 genes, but which of these really matter? Which are essential, and which are merely optional add-ons?<p>It’s crazy to me that we still don't know, even though …

20 Quotes From The Greatest Love Letters Of The 20th Century

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1rhmz22<p>1. I don’t ask you to love me always like this, but I ask you to remember. Somewhere inside …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

Powerful Ad Shows What A Little Girl Hears When You Tell Her She's Pretty

A new Verizon commercial cites a sad statistic by the National Science Foundation: 66 percent of 4th grade girls say they like science and math, but only 18 percent of all college engineering majors are female.<p>People have offered many potential explanations for this discrepancy, but this ad …

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Let It Be (Cover by My Students)

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Ray Caesar - The Trouble with Angels

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Artist Collaborates with her 4-Year-Old Daughter to Create Amazing Illustrations | Colossal

<p>In one of the best collaborations this blog has seen in ages, professional illustrator Mica Angela Hendricks has been collaborating with her …

A Brick Facade Appears to Melt Off of an Apartment Building in Margate | Colossal

<p>Created by British designer Alex Chinneck, this fun intervention creates the illusion that a brick facade has melted right off the side of a …

“I don't believe in art. I believe in artists.” –Marcel Duchamp, born on this day in 1887.

John Steinbeck on the Creative Spirit and the Meaning of Life

A decade before he won the Nobel Prize for Literature, <b>John Steinbeck</b> (February 27, 1902–December 20, 1968) wrote <b>East of Eden</b> (<i>public library</i>), which was eventually adapted into the 1955 film of the same title starring James Dean and which Steinbeck originally addressed to his two young sons. (The …

Gorgeous Vintage and Modern Illustrations from Aldous Huxley’s Only Children’s Book

At Christmas time in 1944, more than a decade after the resounding success of <i>Brave New World</i> <b>Aldous Huxley</b> (July, 26 1894–November 22, 1963) penned his one and only children’s book, <b>The Crows of Pearblossom</b> (<i>public library</i>) — the story of Mr. and Mrs. Crow, whose eggs never hatch because the …

Migrant: An Alice in Wonderland for the Modern Immigrant Experience

Having spent my entire adult life as an immigrant, with all the relocations, bureaucracies, and social strain implied, I have tremendous respect for any effort to capture the complexities of the immigrant experience, its joys and its struggles, without robbing it of dimension. So I was instantly …