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Why Joseph Gordon-Levitt's next comic book movie is taking so long

It has been nearly a year and a half since any significant news regarding the "Sandman" film has surfaced, but during an interview with MTV last weekend, we got a quick update: He's working very hard to make "a big spectacular action movie ... but without any punching."<p>This is very good news.<p>Here's …

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Scientists push to renew psychedelic drug research for psychiatry

In the 1950s, scientists did serious research into LSD, and other psychedelic drugs. Some of the studies from that time were ethically problematic. …

UCLA Professor Finds Marijuana Is Safer to Smoke Than Tobacco

“The smoke content of marijuana is very similar to that of tobacco,” explains Tashkin. “There is a higher concentrate of cancer-causing chemicals in …

8 Ways to Travel on a Budget

When people are about to die, the number one regret they have is spending too much time at the office. So everyone should go travel right now. It is …

Many children hear voices or have visions. Usually there is no cause for concern...<p>Childhood has long been championed as a time for make-believe, but recent research has found that another form of unreality – hallucinations – is more common in children than we previously imagined. For years, kids’ …

Mental Health

Hypersonic aircraft to go 5 times the speed of sound

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The U.S. Air Force aims to develop an unmanned flying weapon by 2023 that would travel at least five times the speed of sound and might transform the nature of warfare.<p>"The key thing is, hypersonics go really fast," outgoing Air Force chief scientist Mica Endsley told CNN …

Aviation

Portugal decriminalised drugs 14 years ago – and now hardly anyone dies from overdosing

Portugal decriminalised the use of all drugs in 2001. Weed, cocaine, heroin, you name it — Portugal decided to treat possession and use of small …

Crime

Idiot Box: Portraits of Kids with Eyes Glued to a TV

In any given week, the average US child will watch more than a day’s worth of TV. This subject is the focus of a new photo series by photographer …

Photography

The Four Key Skills Generation Y Is Missing

It’s a common complaint from employers that young people leave education without the skills they will need in the world of work.<p>And for Generation Y, those supposedly brought up on a diet of fast food and bright lights, these gaps are particularly crucial, given the rapid pace of change in the …

Economic growth more likely when wealth distributed to poor instead of rich

Having money from economic growth flow to poor people rather than the rich feeds into a lift in the rate of economic growth and lower unemployment. Conversely, as income inequality increases, the potential for economic growth is constrained.<p>The economic case for maintaining a progressive income tax …

Economics

The ‘war on drugs’ does not work, as Cameron himself once said. The latest crackdown on legal highs such as poppers is madness<p>I agree with David Cameron: not a statement you should become accustomed to gracing this column. Well, to clarify, the earlier incarnation of the prime minister, in any …

London School of Economics

If A Tree Falls In The Forest, Does It Make A Sound? Science Has The Answer (And It's Surprising)

<b>Why Is This Important?</b><p>Because the Universe really does revolve around us.<p><b>Long Story Short</b><p>A new experiment by Australian scientists has indicated that the Universe doesn’t exist when we stop looking at it. This backs up the famous and bizarre physics theory that quantum objects — the smallest …

Quantum Physics

Astrological Sign: Sun, Moon, Venus, Love and Relationships

The astrological sign most of us know is actually our "sun" sign. That's the one in the description at the back of the magazine, and it's generally… general. But every single planet was in a unique spot in the sky at the moment you were born, and according to astrologers, they all conspired to make …

Top 10 Takeaways After Two Years of Exploring Client Perspectives

Greetings, my name is Andy Baker and I’m the Group Creative Director at the National Geographic Channel. For the past two years, I’ve been running a …

Top 10

How to stop living week to week

While the "poor" hand-to-mouth households were mostly young with low incomes, the wealthy hand-to-mouth were older (peaking at about age 40), had …

If you want to build a buy-to-let empire, make sure you invest wisely

Vanessa Warwick and Nick Tadd desperately needed a new way of life. The married couple had grown tired of their day jobs and, as they hit their 40s, …

How Google Finally Got Design

Google’s transformation into a company that creates beautiful software is the story of how tech itself has evolved in the mobile era.<p>It would have been crazy to say just a few years ago. But today, Google produces better-designed software than any other tech behemoth. If you don’t believe that, …

VSCO FILM 07 Eclectic Collection: 18 Profiles for an ‘Elegant and Modern Aesthetic’

The debate between analog and digital may never end, but there can be a happy medium. One of the reasons that analog continues to live on is due to …

How your eyes betray your thoughts

A series of recent studies suggest that eye movements may both reflect and influence the workings of the brain<p>According to the old saying, 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, …

The Brain

How to become an 'extreme success'

Extreme success results from an extreme personality and comes at the cost of many other things. Extreme success is different from what I suppose you …

Motivation

4 Reasons Why You'll Never Be a Millionaire, and How You Can Change That

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Relaxing vacations on the French Riviera, huge donations to your favorite charity and an early retirement. These are the kinds of things people think of when they hear the word “millionaire.”<p>It’s unlikely you’ll ever experience that. …

Why Is Success So Elusive? Because You Have Not Tried Hard Enough | Inc.com

In the last month, about 300 people have contacted me for career advice.<p>To be honest, it is a bit overwhelming. I've done my best to answer these inquiries, and I brought it on myself since my recent columns about career path included an open invitation to chat by email. What surprises me still is …

7 Lessons You Need to Learn When Writing Your Book

Ever wanted to write a book? Do you have an unfinished opus about your expertise sitting on your laptop? How about the next Harry Potter or crime thriller?<p>When I was six, I wrote an elaborate children's story about a family of mice who vacation at Disneyworld. I detailed their quaint village, their …

Where Religion, Pornography, and Food Meet

Garlic. You know, the devil’s onion. Wait, that’s not quite right, since onions are wicked as well. Shallots, leeks, chives — alliums are terrible …

Psychedelics and the Religious Experience

I spent a lot of time in the Gardner A. Sage Library. I also passed many hours just outside of it. As a religion student at Rutgers University, it …

Can Psychedelics Be Addictive?

Last week I wrote about the potential for religious experiences on psychedelics. This was beyond usage for therapeutic reasons, an area of science …

How To Give Your Photos That Cinematic-Effect In Photoshop.

Many aspiring photographers try to achieve that cinematic look, but they can’t quite get it. I hope to change that, since the process isn’t that …

Camera Settings for HDR Photography

High dynamic range (HDR) images are taking the photography world by storm as more and more photographers are discovering the stunning images the …