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Beautiful Minimalist Landscape Photography by Olivier Morisse

<b>Olivier Morisse</b> is a talented self-taught photographer, graphic designer and content creator from Paris, France who currently based in Hong Kong. …

Photography

10 of the eeriest ghost towns in the world

THERE ARE many bizarre and fascinating places across the world. Ghost towns are particularly intriguing and strange places as there is something …

Turkish Military

Famous Japanese Snow Monkeys Take Baths to Lower Stress

Just like us, snow monkeys may cope with winter weather by taking warm baths, a new study found.<p>There's a reason macaques look so serene in their photos. Submerged up to their cheeks in steamy water with snow drifting onto their furry heads—they look almost meditative.<p>Researchers always suspected …

Monkeys

New Human 'Organ' Was Hiding in Plain Sight

The interstitium, scientists found, is under our skin and between our organs. Understanding it may eventually help treat disease.<p>Lurking just under your skin might be a new organ only now identified for the first time, say a team of scientists.<p>In a new study published in the journal <i>Scientific</i> …

Virginia Tech

This hexagonal indoor farm grows more food in less space with 90% less water

Hexagro‘s Living Farming Tree is a groundbreaking indoor garden that uses technology to grow food faster using less space. The innovative design …

Aquaponics

Why 'juuling' has become a nightmare for school administrators

The students wait eagerly for their teachers to turn their backs.<p>That’s their cue to reach quietly for a small, sleek device they can easily conceal in their palms. It resembles a flash drive, but instead of computer files, this device stores nicotine.<p>They take a hit, sucking on the device as they …

Public Health

A neuroscientist explains why reality may just be a hallucination

Anil Seth, professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex, explains the link between perception and reality. Seth believes reality as we know it comes from activity of our brain. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Anil Seth:</b> How do we know that we experience …

Consciousness

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Trains

Monumental Adventures by Ellie Pritts

website<p>https://blog.elliepritts.com/monumental-adventures<p>Exposure<p>Exploring the vast, martian terrains of Utah and Arizona has long been on my list of …

Forests

Breakthrough study reveals how LSD dissolves a person's sense of self

A fascinating study led by scientists at the University of Zurich has uncovered key insights into the mechanisms behind how our brain generates our …

Neuroscience

Two Secrets Your Doctor Will Never Tell You

It was 7 pm. I’d already had a big day at the hospital with surgical rounds in the morning and a busy clinic in the afternoon.<p>But my on-call night of …

Medicine

53 Gorgeous Nature Photos to Inspire Happiness

Travel Photography

Connector protector, dirt deflector…

I never really knew this but the oils coming off your skin can sometimes affect the performance of your connector if they get on them. Most phones …

Layers Photo by Nguyen Tat Thang — National Geographic Your Shot

This Movie On Netflix Was Shot Entirely On A GoPro

There was once a time when if you set out to make a film, the camera rental and cost of film development itself ate up a huge portion of your budget. …

Filmmaking

Why the Brain-Body Connection Is More Important Than We Think

Our brains aren’t flying solo; our emotions also come into play when we’re interacting with the world, new research finds.<p>The idea that our brains are like giant supercomputers, orchestrating and determining everything we do, has gained ground in recent years. So too have ideas that a short time …

How to write engaging case studies for your portfolio

Project case studies are one of the most important yet overlooked parts of building a design portfolio. In our efforts to design the perfect …

UX Design

In Japan, an Anti-Decluttering House

Marie Kondo (or Konmari, if you prefer) and her decluttering empire has taken the West by storm. And it’s given Japan an image of ultra-minimalism …

Architecture

Surreal Photos of India's Living Root Bridges

These intricate living structures take 15 to 30 years to complete.<p>During monsoon season in northeast India, rainwater gushes through the emerald valleys and deep gorges of Meghalaya, the“abode of the clouds.” The mountainous plateau between Assam and Bangladesh is one of the wettest places on …

The Thinnest, Lightest Wallet That Ever Lived

The Micro Wallet answers the question, “How much can you truly achieve with minimalism?”. Its answer is, “Quite a bit!”. Designed to be the thinnest …

Crowd Funding

Radiation Risk Rises with Polar Air Routes and Ultra-Long-Hauls

As a commercial airline pilot, Theresia Eberbach typically weighs several factors when deciding which trips to fly—the dates, the destination and how …

Arctic Circle

I'm a 28 year-old engineer living in Singapore who makes $48,630 — here's what I spend in a week

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.</i><p><b>Occupation:</b> Structural Engineer <b><br>Industry:</b> Consulting <b><br>Age:</b> 28</b> …

Black Lightning

For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist. To Rise Above Our Past, We Must Acknowledge It

We asked a preeminent historian to investigate our coverage of people of color in the U.S. and abroad. Here’s what he found.<p>It is November 2, 1930, and <i>National Geographic</i> has sent a reporter and a photographer to cover a magnificent occasion: the crowning of Haile Selassie, King of Kings of …

Travel Photography

As America Changes, Some Anxious Whites Feel Left Behind

Demographic shifts rippling across the nation are fueling fears that their culture and standing are under threat.<p>Even after the coal mines closed and the factory jobs disappeared and the businesses began taking down their signs on Broad Street, even after the population started its steady decline …

New Orleans

Call Of The Wild: Photographing The Canadian Arctic

In medieval cartography, Ultima Thule was a mysterious place beyond the borders of the known world. While modern mapping techniques have given us a …

25 Best Waterfalls in Canada

Canada is a vast country with towering mountains, large rivers, immense glaciers, and deep canyons, so it is not surprising that the country has more …

16 Best Hikes in Banff, Jasper and Waterton Lakes National Parks

Canada’s Rocky Mountain national parks beg exploration—boundless and beautiful, these wild spaces offer some of the best hiking in the world.<p>Choosing …

There may be five types of diabetes

Diabetes is currently said to exist in essentially two variations: Type 1 and Type 2. But a group of medical scientists believe that division is overly simplistic.<p>Writing in a study published by <i>The Lancet: Diabetes & Endocrinology</i> this month, a team of international researchers propose that there …

14 Gorgeous Islands in Europe That Americans Always Overlook

Europe is chock-full of islands -- big ones, little ones, hot ones, cold ones, and hell, even one confusingly called “Ireland.” Most tourists stick …

The inside of this property is not what you'd expect from a farmhouse

If we say country farmhouse, we doubt ‘modern creature comforts’ is the first thing that comes to mind.<p>But snap up Lower Honey Hall Farm, overlooking …