Chris Shepler

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It’s Quite Easy To Trap A Cat With Just A Circle On The Floor – Check Out These Super-Cute Photos

Cats have always been admired for their intelligence and cunningness. These feline creatures have proven that they can be pretty elusive and …

Justice League and Guardians of the Galaxy Add Secret New Characters!

4 Habits Of Lucky People

Is it possible to make your own luck? Make the most of the chances you have with these habits of lucky people.<p>My Nana was one of those people who just seemed naturally lucky. In the 1960s and ‘70s, she regularly entered contests and won prizes that included cash, a television, a mink jacket and …

What Books Do for the Human Spirit: The Four Psychological Functions of Great Literature

The question of what reading does for the human soul is an eternal one and its answer largely ineffable, but this hasn’t stopped minds big and small from tussling with it — we have Kafka’s exquisite letter to his childhood friend, Maurice Sendak’s visual manifestos for the joy of reading, and even …

Coming Soon: Cheap light rooftop solar you can install yourself.

There's a lot to see at the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems in a rehabbed old building in Boston. Fraunhofer is a big German …

Clean Energy

‘Where Are They Burning the Bodies’: Documenting the Ebola Outbreak in Liberia

<i>Editor’s Note: Be advised, some might find the following photographs disturbing.</i><p>On August 27, documentary photographer Kieran Kesner boarded Delta …

Meet the people who want to turn predators into herbivores

A gazelle grazes on the savannah, unaware of the leopard lurking in the grasses, ready to pounce. As the leopard makes its move, the gazelle tries to …

Baffling Butterfly-Shaped Cloud Turns Out To Be... A Huge Swarm Of Actual Butterflies

Meteorologists in St. Louis were baffled last week when radar images showed a strange butterfly-shaped cloud passing overhead on its way south.<p>The cloud was shifting its shape dramatically on what otherwise was a “completely clear day,” Laura Kanofsky, a National Weather Service (NWS) …

Seven Types Of Pokémon Players

Rouhani: extremists want to destroy civilization

NYU Professor: The Digital Age Is Destroying The US Middle Class And There's Little Hope For Reversing The Cycle

NYU business school professor and consultant Scott Galloway believes US society is telling itself a lie: That technology is good for everyone.<p>He believes that the "digital age" has clear winners and clear losers.<p>The winners are the global middle class, the abject poor, and the über-rich.<p>Galloway …

Middle-class