Ian Ostrosky

8 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | @IanOstrosky | Keep up with Ian Ostrosky on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ian Ostrosky”

Hearst Magazines

Behind the scenes of a 'shocking' new study on human altruism

How much money would you give up to prevent a stranger’s pain? And how does this compare to what you’d pay to prevent your own pain?<p>With colleagues at University College London I addressed this question in a recent study. We were interested in quantifying how much people care about others, relative …

6 Awesome Zen Stories That Will Teach You Important Life Lessons

‘Emergency’ protests sweep US to save internet from ‘hybrid’ net neutrality

Net neutrality advocates took to the streets in over a dozen cities across the America, part of an emergency protest against a leaked “hybrid” …

Scientists Are About To Experience '7 Hours Of Terror' As A Space Probe Tries To Land On A Comet

Even more difficult? Landing on the surface of a tiny, spinning, rocky comet.<p>Humans have never landed on a comet before, but the European Space Agency hopes to on Nov. 12 in what might be the hardest space mission ever attempted. That day, the ESA Rosetta spacecraft will deploy the Philae lander in …

Space

London 'Guy Fawkes' protest sees 10 people arrested

<b>Ten people were arrested as thousands of anti-establishment activists marched through central London to protest against political oppression.</b><p>Protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks marched from Trafalgar Square to Parliament Square as part of the Million Masks March, organised by activist group …

Rights & Freedoms

How to Crush 12 Percent More Calories on Your Next Run

Follow these 7 tips to get fitter faster, and to recharge your run-of-the-mill cardio routine<p>Forget for a moment about the quiet serenity of a run in the woods. About the peace, solitude, and freedom. About the clean air and gentle breeze. And about the absence of cars, crowds, smog, traffic …