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Kierkegaard on Why Anxiety Powers Creativity Rather Than Hindering It

<i>“Anxiety is love’s greatest killer,”</i> Anaïs Nin famously wrote. But what, exactly, is anxiety, that pervasive affliction the nature of which remains as drowning yet as elusive as the substance of a shadow? In his 1844 treatise <b>The Concept of Anxiety</b> (<i>public library</i>), Danish philosopher <b>Søren</b> …

The remarkable Vera Rubin, pioneering astronomer and fierce woman in science, is 85 today – celebrate with her timeless wisdom from her 1996 Berkeley commencement address: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/07/23/vera-rubin-berkeley-commencement-address

Superb, necessary read: Carl Sagan on the meaning of life http://j.mp/1831zke

It’s Hardly Noticable: Photographs That Represent the Feeling of Anxiety

Photographer John William Keedy has had to deal with an anxiety disorder for some nine years now. Never feeling like he quite fit in, and at times so …

slowly does it.....

10 Wildly Successful People Who Dropped Out Of High School

Tumblr founder David Karp dropped out of high school at the age of 15 and now his New York startup is about to sell for $1.1 billion in cash to Yahoo.<p>Although his success proves that he didn't need the diploma to make it, Karp tells Forbes' Jeff Bercovici in an interview that he doesn't recommend …

Royal Society Young People's Book Prize shortlist announced

Are you a scientist who was inspired to pursue your passion after reading a children's book?<p>As a member of this year's panel of judges, I freely …

Diamond Stars

Young boys practice parkour at a beach in Makhachkala, Dagestan, on May 15, 2013. Photograph by Dmitry Kostyukov for TIME (@kostyukov). To see more pictures from Dagestan, visit lightbox.time.com.

The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed me, his wife, Jill, and a dozen of his favorite colleagues and buds into a chartered …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

Star Trek v Star Wars: Star Trek v Star Wars: fans weigh in on the timeless debate | Panel

Adaobi Ifeachor: 'Star Trek lets you release your inner nerd'<p>I have tried with Star Wars. After all, there are some enjoyable moments in the …

Friday Happy Hour: Experts Confirm Integrity of World Press Photo Winner

The announcement from World Press Photo that the 2013 winning image was determined not to have been manipulated outside the contest’s allowed …

Cross Section Photos of Finished Dishes Reveal What Your Food Looks Like Inside

With the help of food stylist Charlotte Omnes, New York still life and food photographer Beth Galton put together an interesting series of photos …

Sigur Rós are on The Simpsons this Sunday. Grab the poster, watch teaser trailers.

Sigur Rós appear on <i>The Simpsons</i> this weekend, as animated characters and the ethereal music serving as the episode’s soundtrack. Up above is a really …