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17 signs you're intelligent — even if doesn't feel like it

Stupid people tend to overestimate their competence, while smart people tend to sell themselves short. As Shakespeare put it in "As You Like It": "The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool."<p>That conventional wisdom is backed up by a Cornell University study …

How to burn fat

All gym rats have the same primary goals: Build muscle and burn fat. But melting away that pudgy layer to reveal the six pack you’ve worked so hard …

Nutrition

10 Signs You're Experiencing More Than Just Stress

Here's how to tell if your issues are deeper than everyday angst.<p>Nobody's perfect. And the stressors we all face on a regular basis can bring out the worst in pretty much everyone. But some people's emotional turmoil runs a bit deeper than your average, everyday angst.<p>The National Alliance on …

This super-map contains every known piece of geographical data about Alaska

Since William Smith’s publication of the first geologic map of England in 1815, geologists have used maps to show the distribution and character of rocks at the Earth’s surface, and display their interpretations of the underlying geology. These maps help guide exploration for natural resources and …

Geology

Adventurous surfers take on Arctic waves under Northern Lights

Surfing usually brings to mind images of sun, sand, and tropical waters. But thrill-seekers have set out to redefine the traditionally warm-weather …

Extreme Surfing in the Arctic Circle: Pictures

Northern Lights

Meet tsū, the social network that wants to give you money

Can you imagine looking at your Facebook page and actually <i>being excited</i> to see ads? Could you ever foresee yourself looking forward to the number of advertisements on your social media site? Believe it or not, that's the selling point of tsū, a new social network based in New York.<p>Tsū is an …

Selling

What I Mean When I Say 'I Have Anxiety'

<i>Trigger warning</i><p>For most people I talk to, when I tell them I have an anxiety disorder, they nod their head and tell me it'll be okay. When I tell them, "I'm sorry, I'm having a bad anxiety day, can we reschedule?" They smile and tell me there's nothing to worry about and if I just get out of bed, …

101 things you thought were true, but have actually been debunked by science

1/<p>Skye Gould/Tech Insider<p>2/<p>MYTH: An apple a day keeps the doctor away.<p>Imperfect<p>Apples are packed with vitamin C and fiber, both of which are …

Wellness

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

Surreal Digital Art Recalls Dalí and M.C. Escher

Stefan Krische’s work wears its influences on its sleeve.<p>The digital art Stefan Krische, AKA Gestucks, wears its influences on its sleeve. Whether the artist is animating his own version of Dalí's <i>The Persistence of Memory</i>, or visually recalling the impossible worlds of M.C. Escher, it's clear that …

A New Ninth Planet May Have Been Detected, Scientists Say

Sad that Pluto isn't a planet anymore? Don't worry, Caltech researchers may have discovered a new planet lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system.<p>They're calling it "Planet Nine" for now. The planet, if it exists, has a mass 10 times that of Earth and takes between 10,000 and 20,000 years …

Science

funny, strange & odd news stories - Mirror Online

• Most Read<br>• Most Recent<p><i>Alfie Evans</i><b>Alfie Evans: Latest updates as dad hits out at doctors over 'disgusting treatment' adding 'an animal wouldn't be</b> …

Liverpool FC

Fold These Amazing Geometric Animal Masks from Cardstock

If you’re ready to get crafty this Halloween, but you don’t quite feel like you have the prowess to proceed without a guide, consider making a papercraft mask from an easy to follow template.<p>These animal masks made by Steve and Marianne Wintercroft are a perfect example. You just download a …

Crafting

6 Obstacles Keeping You From Pursuing Your Passion (and How to Overcome Them)

You have something to say — a story to tell, emotions to stir, imaginations to captivate. But there are obstacles that stand in the way of your …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Q&A<p>Somehow newcomer Winston Duke manages to steal the show.<p>By Joshua Rivera1 day agoView More<p>GQ Style<p>Mordechai Rubinstein—a.k.a. Mister Mort—hit the …

15 Procrastination-Beating Techniques to Boost Productivity (Infographic) | Inc.com

If you find yourself constantly scrambling at the last minute to get done what you managed to put off as long as possible, don't worry--you're not alone.<p>Some people find they actually work better under pressure, but for a lot of people, procrastination is a bad habit that keeps them from ever …

Procrastination

Top Ten Tips and Tricks for Terrific Tea

Tea is only second to water when it comes to beverage popularity—so popular that it's consumed as much as coffee, soft drinks, and alcohol <i>combined</i>. …

Turn Your Handwriting into a Font for Free

Think your handwriting is pretty neat? Well here’s your chance to share it with the world by turning it into a font, and it gets better, it’s free to do thanks to the good people at MyScriptFont.com<p>The process is quite simple, though you will need access to a printer and flatbed scanner. After your …

Typography

Tips for Designing Vertical Website Navigation Menus

Whether you’re a curious new designer or an experienced professional the subject of vertical navigation is an exquisite talking point. It seems like …

Over Last Decade, Teenagers Have Been Using Less of Every Drug – Except This One

Teenagers are into risky behavior — that’s news to no one.<p>But what exactly are teens doing when it comes to drugs, alcohol and tobacco?<p>The addiction experts at Project Know decided to take a crack at cataloguing the rise and fall of different drugs over ten years in American high schools, using …

Infographics

Psychedelic drugs like LSD could be used to treat depression, study suggests

Psychedelic drugs could prove to be highly effective treatments for depression and alcoholism, according to scientists who have obtained the first brain scans of people under the influence of LSD.<p>Early results from the trial, involving 20 people, are said to be “very promising” and add to existing …

Psychedelia

‘Serial’ Truthers Are Now Doxxing Women

Those who speak their minds about the podcast are often harassed online and sometimes targeted in real life. And for women with an opinion on the …

Feminism

Depression Isn't Always What You Think: The Subtle Signs

Depression doesn’t always “present” as it should. Prolonged sadness, lack of hope, or loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities are the most commonly mentioned symptoms on mental health websites and in antidepressant ads, and they can certainly be the most affecting. But sometimes the …

Self-help

Overt Irritability/Anger in Unipolar MDEs

Create a free personal account to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, customize your interests, and more<p>Yes! Alert me when new content is …

Skateboarding Makes Afghan Girls Feel Free

How the Skateistan school uses skateboarding as a tool for empowerment in a country worn down by 30 years of conflict and dislocation.<p>Seven years ago, Australian skateboarder Oliver Percovich sparked a commotion on the streets of Kabul and inadvertently started a gender revolution. His board and …

Extremely Rare Fox Seen in Yosemite—First Time in 100 Years

It's too early to say if the Sierra Nevada red fox is rebounding, experts say.<p>One of the rarest animals in North America, the Sierra Nevada red fox, has been caught on camera in California's Yosemite National Park for the first time in nearly a century.<p>Motion-sensitive cameras stationed in the …

Wildlife