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Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

The Brain
Travel

The World in a Cuppa (Tea)

Andrew McCarthy journeyed all the way to India in search of the perfect Darjeeling, and wrote about the experience for <i>Traveler</i> magazine, but you don’t have to go around the globe to sip on some of the world’s best brews.<p><b>Here’s a list of teas that are steeped in local tradition</b>—<b>and how you can try</b> …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

Motivation

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The Week in Review: Obamacare For All

Inside Flipboard / April 18, 2014<p>Tuesday marked the deadline for most Americans without healthcare to sign up for coverage under the Patient …

Professional Ballerina Documents Her Pregnancy in Photo Series 'Ballet Beautiful'

The internet has been quite busy with its share of pregnant women who defy normal conventions of child bearing. These was the woman that lifted …

Holiday gift guide 2013: The prettiest ways to keep your head warm

Every single Black Friday deal you need to know about

What It's Like to Live on a Ship Sailing Through the Antarctic Ice

The beauty around the Earth coldest, driest, continent provides experiences that "are like touching infinity."<p>In the middle of February, a team of scientists set sail from McMurdo Station, Antarctica, for a two-month mission around the frigid waters. For the first week or so, they never saw the sun …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

The 9 Greatest Pumpkin Recipes

You spot a flash of orange out of the corner of your eye. There it is again! Either you really wanta Fanta, you're being followed by a rogue basketball team or...it's fall! You're finally allowed to buy the tiny, adorable day-glo-orange pumpkins from the grocery store and arrange them on your …

Makeup Ingredients You Might Want To Avoid

We've been hearing more and more that there are dangerous chemicals lurking in our favorite beauty and skincare products. Mercury in your mascara? Yep, it's in there. Endocrine disruptors in your lip gloss? It is possible.<p>So we consulted with green beauty expert Katey Denno for a master list of …

What Do All These Camera Modes Mean?

The mode dial on a modern camera usually includes a bewildering number of letters and icons. I can never remember what 90% of those modes do, and …

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