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These are the best laptops you can buy right now

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Batteries

Psychedelic Sea Sponges to the Colorado River Toad: Magic Medicine is a Rabbit Hole of Hallucinatory Wisdom

Even if you’re a veteran psychonaut — someone who regularly traverses the realms of consciousness via psychedelic enhancement — it’s impossible to …

Colorado River

Elevate Your Chocolate-Chip Cookies

It takes me forever to get anywhere in Paris. It’s not the traffic, or the strikes — which are almost as reliable as the church bells tolling the hours — or the weather, or the bumpy cobblestone streets. It’s the pastry shops: There are so many of them, and I can’t keep myself from lingering in …

Dessert

29 Of The Best Places To Buy Inexpensive Furniture Online In 2018

Who needs Chip and Joanna?<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

Shopping

How to Update A Samsung Smart TV

When you buy a Samsung Smart TV, setting it up and using it is not the end of the story. You need to keep your TV up-to-date via periodic software …

Smart TV

This Amazing App Transfers Music, Videos, and More to Your Phone Without iTunes

Our long nightmare is finally over.<p>If there’s one horrible thing about using an iPhone, it’s syncing it with iTunes. The world’s worst app™ has been …

Apple

Why You Should Be Writing On Instagram

As an author they tell you to write everyday, but you need to expand your writing beyond your novel if you want success.The more you write — the more …

The Connection Between Ayahuasca, Your Stomach, and Your Mind

Could changing your gut bacteria alleviate depression and anxiety?<p>Psychedelics—a class of drug that acts on serotonin receptors in the brain, causing hallucinations—have been steadily gaining attention in the research community over the past ten years for their potential to treat a host of …

How to Write a Book: A Step-by-Step Guide

Dust off your writing chops and get to it! You can write the book you’ve been dreaming about when you break it down into manageable steps.<p>The first …

All 72 Exciting New Movies and TV Shows Hitting Netflix in August

The last month of Summer is upon us, and for some, that might be reason enough to feel down. But hey, look on the bright side — a new month means a ton of new titles hitting Netflix. The full list of what's going to replace the streaming giant's July selection has officially been unveiled, and it …

Eight Proven Steps To Write, Publish, Promote And Profit From A Book

Anyone can write a book, but almost nobody does. It’s hard.<p>If you choose to write a book — as well as publish, promote and profit from it — understand two things: First, it’s going to be a slog, so you’ll need to be mentally prepared. Second, most authors tend to throw the literary equivalent of …

Writing

People Have Been Seeing Strange Objects in the Sky for Millennia

When you think of old-fashioned UFO encounters, we're guessing the first name that pops in your head is "Roswell." But if the true believers are to …

These Blood Moon Eclipse Rituals Will Help You Create A Future Full Of Love & Light

Do you feel the power surging through the air? As we take one final breath before the total lunar eclipse in Aquarius alters and transforms our world …

Consciousness: A Wonderful Coincidence or a Pre-requisite of our Universe?

The fact that there is life is as odd as it is exhilarating. It’s strange because the odds of there being a universe fit for life are actually quite …

Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

Sacha Baron Cohen got a bunch of GOP congressmen to say arming toddlers is a good idea

Am I surprised that a bunch of Republican congressman endorsed arming toddlers? No. But, as usual, I wish I had higher expectations.<p>Sacha Baron …

Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

Learn the History of Indian Philosophy in a 62 Episode Series from The History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps: The Buddha, Bhagavad-Gita, Non Violence & More

The belief in a singular, coherent “Western tradition” in philosophy has led to a very insular, Eurocentric view in philosophy departments, as Jay L. …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Is ASMR Good For You? A New Study Shows It Could Have Mental Health Benefits

If you can't get enough of those whispering videos on YouTube, you now officially have permission to watch as many as you want because ASMR is good …

With marijuana legalization looming, B.C. activists are looking for similar approach to psychedelics

For less than the price of a monthly adult three-zone transit pass in Metro Vancouver, anyone can grow their own magic mushrooms.<p>The Vancouver Seed Bank – bearing the motto “overgrowing the government since 2006” – markets $165 “mushroom starter kits” that contain everything needed for customers to …

Cannabis

36 Tips for Writing Just About Anything

Basic tips for writing just about anything.There’s a lot more to writing than typing words.Writing well takes years of study, practice, and …

Creative Writing

Fiction Archetypes that Sell Like Wildfire

Contrary to common belief, authors don’t have the loneliest job. In fact, we continue to walk on the paths previously paved for us. In fiction …

Most of Our Phobias Are Driven by the Fear of Death

Social psychologists call it the "terror management theory."<p>Awareness of our mortality is part of being human. As author and existential philosopher Irvin Yalom said, we are “forever shadowed by the knowledge that we will grow, blossom and, inevitably, diminish and die."<p>There is growing research …

Supermassive Black Hole Devours Star, Spews Particle Jet 125 Billion Times More Powerful Than The Sun

For the first time, astronomers have imaged the particle jet released by a supermassive black hole as it was gorging on a star in a distant …

INFP Personality Profile

INFP (introversion, intuition, feeling, perception) is a four-letter abbreviation for one of the 16 personality types identified by the Myers-Briggs …

Did an acid trip change your life? Real scientists want to know about it

Don’t we all just have that friend that won’t shut up about <i>that time he did shrooms in the woods</i> (we get it, Sean. You can stop telling us the …

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Nobel Prize Winner And Co-Founder Of DNA Molecule Claims Our Genes Have Extraterrestrial Origin

Francis Crick was a prominent English scientist who co-founded the structure of the DNA molecule in 1953. He was awarded a Nobel Prize for Physiology …

Top Websites for Writers: 7 Websites to Fuel Your Creativity

<b>For the last two decades, we’ve scoured the web for sites to include in our annual roundup of the 101 Best Websites for Writers, a comprehensive</b> …