Dottie Blalock

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Dangerous Personalities

We all deal with people who make us uncomfortable, perhaps exhaust us, even scare us. The just published book, <i>Dangerous Personalities,</i> based on two …

Psychology

You look like you could use a peaceful nature time-lapse video (or 100)

We offer an oasis of serenity for you. Feel free to bookmark this page whenever anxiety surges, or the human race makes you despair.<p>Here's a series …

Hieronymus Bosch’s Medieval Painting, “The Garden of Earthly Delights,” Comes to Life in a Gigantic, Modern Animation

For the 500-year anniversary of Hieronymus Bosch's death, the MOTI Museum in Holland commissioned a modern re-interpretation of the Dutch painter's …

Art

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Extremely Rare Gemstone Could Prove That There’s an Ocean Hidden Deep Inside Earth

Researchers believe that deep below the Earth's surface lies an ocean of water. This might sound like something straight out of a science fiction movie, but thanks to a tiny, extremely rare gemstone, there's cause to believe the seemingly impossible exists. The special stone is called ringwoodite, …

University of Alberta

What Are Minerals? - Types, Properties Examples

Can you name some minerals off the top of your head? You likely came up with things like gold, silver, copper and coal. These are all correct, but …

How to Classify Igneous Rocks Into (Ultramafic, Mafic, Intermediate and Felsic)?

<b>Geologists traditionally divide the compositions of the igneous rocks into four major groups or families.</b><p><b>Ultramafic rocks</b><p>Their low silica and gas …

Studio Portraits of Owls That Capture Their Nobility and Personalities

For his projects <i>Affinity I</i> and <i>Affinity II</i>, Santa Fe, New Mexico-based photographer Brad Wilson captured beautiful studio portraits of all kinds of …

Thync Will Zap You in the Mood: New Wearable Headset Will Hack Your Brain in Fifteen Minutes

Tap your smartphone and zap your head.<p>That’s right, there’s a new mood-changing headset that just hit the market and it’s proven to perk you up, keep …

Hacking Into Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins and Oxytocin

<i>Image Credit: Pixabay.</i><p>We might not have a money tree, but we can have a happiness tree. Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the quartet responsible for our happiness. Many events can trigger these neurotransmitters, but rather than being in the passenger seat, there are ways we can …

Self-improvement

America’s perfect, self-sustaining terror machine: Why we’re forever doomed to a national security state

<b>Ronald Reagan (AP/Doug Mills)</b><p>Decades after the Cold War, fear of foreign enemies real and imagined still dictates American foreign policy<p>Tom Engelhardt<p>January 8, 2015 10:15am (UTC)<p>As 2015 begins, let’s take a trip down memory lane. Imagine that it’s January 1963. For the last three years, the …

Political Science

Denali National Park Photos

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014

Best Space Pictures of 2014: A Year's Delights Courtesy of Starry Nights

Of the 350 breathtaking space photos we published in 2014, here are our picks for the 12 best of the year.

From 1,000,000 to Graham’s Number

Welcome to numbers post #2.Last week, we started at 1 and slowly and steadily worked our way up to 1,000,000. We used dots. It was cute.Well fun …

Ghana’s Hilariously Awful Hand-Drawn Movie Posters

The West African nation of Ghana is home to a subculture of artists who create outlandish versions of popular Hollywood movie posters. The art form …

26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The universe, man... THE UNIVERSE.

Week's Best Space Pictures: Galactic Scars, Glittery Nights, and El Gordo

The sun shows some flare, and the Milky Way splits the night sky in this week's best space pictures.<p>The sun ejects a mid-level flare, rated M6.5, on April 2. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured the event in two wavelengths of extreme ultraviolet light.<p>M-class flares are a tenth as powerful …

Lake of Fire: Babak Tafreshi photo of the Milky Way above a volcanic lake.

My friend Babak Tafreshi is a gifted astrophotographer with an eye for the sky. More than just knowing how to take a gorgeous picture, he knows where …