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99 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

<b>1.</b> In 1939, Hitler's nephew wrote an article called "Why I Hate My Uncle." He came to the U.S., served in the Navy, and settled on Long Island.<p><b>2.</b> …

Constant Velocity Joint, how it works ... pretty cool mechanism, eh? ... The...

Well said Malcom; It works well. The problems come in when the suppliers to the auto industry are given specs that are not what the Engineers …

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The Most Extreme Things Actors Have Done to Prepare for Roles

There seems to be a strong correlation between degree of transformation and number of Oscars.<p>Probably because there seems to be a strong inverse relationship between degree of transformation and number of Oscars, Extreme Role Preparation has become something of a sport amongst actors. Who can …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

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What Has Quantum Mechanics Ever Done For Us?

In a different corner of the social media universe, someone left comments on a link to Tuesday’s post about quantum randomness declaring that they weren’t aware of any practical applications of quantum physics. There’s a kind of <i>Life of Brian</i> absurdity to posting this on the Internet, which is a …

Another Reason Salmon Will Save Your Brain Years From Now

<b></b>Another Reason Salmon Will Save Your Brain Years From NowWhen we last spoke about the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, it was centered on the five …

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Therapy to Build the Left Brain

Science has recently been quite focused on right and left brain dominance and its influence on learning, memory and emotions. Most people fall into …

17 Things That Happen When You Have An Anxious Mind But A Laid Back Personality

By Brianna Wiest,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1NnB4JU<p>There’s really no such thing as having an “anxious mind.” There is only having your anxiety …

Left Brain and Right Brain Exercises

The human brain is a complex organ, capable of power beyond compare. There are two sides of the brain. The left brain is the logical side. When the …

7 Lessons on How to Hack Your Own Brain

Would you like to be smarter, more confident, kinder, more resilient under stress, and more successful? Of course you would, and you can. In a …

1-page Brain Profiles - Online Emotional Intelligence Test

Brain Brief: How Your Brain Prefers to Use Your EQ<p>Brain Brief Profile<p>The Brain Brief Profile (BBP) is a one-page synthesis of the way a person’s …

The dangers of sleep deprivation

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

Travel & Eats<p>Skip Cape Cod this summer.<p>By The Editors of GQ2 days agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>At 25 tracks long, there’s at least one banger on there.<p>By …

How the eyes betray your thoughts

Look closer at eye movements and you can find out what’s happening inside somebody’s head, says Mo Costandi.<p>It’s sometimes said that the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, it does …

The Surprisingly Complicated Physics Of A Light Bulb

One of the dumber assertions that always turns up in arguments about the sciences versus “the humanities”– the Two Cultures of C.P. Snow’s famous lecture– is that the clinical approach inherent to science somehow robs the world of beauty and wonder. This is nonsense, because quite the opposite is …

Tips for Retaining Vital Information, from a Memory Champion

My brother has the best memory. He can recall the names of people he’s met only once, even briefly. He never forgets a date or appointment. He …

Washing Machines

16 of Truman Capote's Fiercest Insults

Besides being a wonderful writer, Truman Capote—who was born on this day in 1924—was also a master of the takedown. Since he's not here to give us …

5 of the Fiercest One-Liners in History

Finding the right words when detonating an atomic bomb or sacrificing one's life for friendship came easy for these people.<p>1. Lawrence Oates before …

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Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

20 French Phrases You Should Be Using

As much as 30 percent of the English language—or roughly one in three English words—is believed to be derived directly from French. It’s a …

A Short History Of Nearly Everything

Author: Bill Bryson Bryson is most famous as a writer of travel narratives, and this functions as a kind of travelogue through the history of science, a charming ramble through basic ideas and colorful anecdotes from many different fields of science. Bryson is very much an outsider to science, so …

Recommended Science Books For Non-Scientists

Steven Weinberg is hawking a book about the history of science these days, and as part of the publicity effort for that, has produced a list of 13 books for non-scientists, with an accompanying essay on the history of science writing. I haven’t read Weinberg’s book, but my impression from the …

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6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

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