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The Dying Art of the World's Most Beautiful, Scariest Weaving

Agustina Churqui, a master Jalq’a weaver, sits working at a loom. On the upper part of it, thousands upon thousands of taut strands of fine orange …

Jigsaw Puzzles

A Single Grammar Mistake Makes You Instantly Lose All Credibility. Here Are 10 to Avoid

When it comes to landing new business or a job, it's cool to be a grammar nerd.<p>President Trump earlier this week blamed poor grammar for comments that had him siding with Russia over U.S. intelligence agencies. Would. Would not. Big difference. Who knew? Um, everyone.<p>Politics aside, just one little …

Language

The 10 Gorgeous Hikes Everyone In Southern California Must Complete

Southern California is just full of natural beauty, and we’re lucky to have hundreds of hiking trails to take us deep into the wilderness to witness …

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

A Classical Math Problem Gets Pulled Into Self-Driving Cars

Long before robots could run or cars could drive themselves, mathematicians contemplated a simple mathematical question. They figured it out, then …

Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a …

Mindfulness

Gut bacteria mechanism behind the anti-seizure effects of ketogenic diet uncovered

The ketogenic diet was originally developed a century ago to treat children with severe epilepsy, but how it actually worked was always unclear. Now …

This Is the Best Park in Every U.S. State

And how much it costs to visit.<p>This summer, get yourself, your family, or even your pet outdoors and explore the hidden natural wonders in your own …

The 3 Types of Diversity That Shape Our Identities

Diversity means different things to different people. In a study of 180 Spanish corporate managers, we explored perceptions of diversity and found that depending on who is answering, diversity usually means one of three things: demographic diversity (our gender, race, sexual orientation, and so …

LinkedIn Redesigned Your Profile Page. Here Are the 4 Changes You Need to Make Now

You might need to update your cover photo and tweak your summary story.<p>Earlier this spring, LinkedIn rolled out redesigned user profile pages. If you didn't already know that, you should, because there are new ways for you to capitalize on the changes when it comes to highlighting your career. …

Social Media

50 Inspirational Quotes to Motivate You to Get Out There and Get It Done

Nobody is immune to challenging times and sometimes all it takes are some words of encouragement from others. These will help get you going again.<p>Do you feel as if you are putting in enough work toward achieving your hopes, goals, and dreams? If your answer is no, there is absolutely no need to …

Motivation

If You Struggle With Authority, Science Says Blame Your Brain

People who want to be their own bosses -- like entrepreneurs -- may fall into this neurological group.<p>5 min read<p>If you hate being told what to do, and that’s why you decided to become an entrepreneur -- or that’s why you aspire to launch your own venture -- brain science may have an explanation for …

1 Small Mistake Will Get Your Resume Rejected Immediately, According to Google's Former Head of HR

That resume you've been busy polishing all week? You should probably proof it one more time.<p>You can't get a job offer without first getting an interview, so your initial focus as a candidate is simple: position yourself to pass the first resume screen. According to Laszlo Bock, former SVP of People …

Employment

Mental noise is hurting us: Why silence is the think tank of the soul

Upon meeting a Zen master at a social event, a psychiatrist decided to ask him a question that had been on his mind for a long time.<p>“Exactly how do …

A journey through perspective pictures with M.C. Escher

Known for his perspective pictures and geometric lithographs, M.C. Escher is one of the best known graphic artists of the 20th century. His work is …

The Best Thru-Hikes You've Never Heard Of

The Appalachian and Pacific Crest trails get all the attention—and the foot traffic—but there are plenty of long walks that aren’t crowded. These five offer the best glimpses into unspoiled wilderness, spanning each region of the country. From hot springs and vistas in the Rockies to …

10 Things You Don't Know about Yourself

You probably do not understand yourself as well as you think you do

The best sites for finding a new job in every industry

You're probably well-acquainted with the most popular job boards and if you're deep in the job search trenches, you might even be getting "customized" alerts from every single one of them.<p>But how many of the job postings cluttering your inbox are opportunities you actually want? Or are a good fit …

The One Small Change That Could Ease Your Anxiety, According to This Pharmacist

If you suffer from anxiety, either on a daily basis or occasionally, you’ll know it can be pretty debilitating. While there are plenty of lifestyle …

25 Outrageous Quotes from Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí, a leader of the Surrealist movement, is arguably one of the world’s most famous artists—but his creative talents went far beyond the …

This alchemist's guide to alcoholic beverages is clever and lovely

Musician Regaip "Rego" Alp Sen created this cool and comprehensive alchemist's guide to alcoholic beverages. Colors and sidebars denote pairing …

Become the Best You Can Be With These Top 27 Inspirational Quotes

Robert H. Schuller said, "Tough times never last, but tough people do." This is one of the many encouraging quotes that will help keep you on track to realizing your full potential.<p>Office life and work routines can sometimes become a bit drab. When you live a life full of Excel spreadsheets and …

Motivation

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Time I

100 Essential Skills Every Backpacker Should Know

Before the TripMake a firestarterEasy Dryer lint and candle wax in a cardboard egg carton compartment (poke a bit of lint out of the wax for a wick). …

Backpacking

This one principle will change how you see yourself

“The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you.” — Neil deGrasse Tyson<p><b>You are not special.</b><p>Don’t feel sad about it though; it’s not just …

The Corner of California You’ve Never Been to Has Junipers, Waterfalls, and Unbelievably Starry Skies (Video)

“Where the West still lives.”<p>California is full of clichés. Sandy beaches line the coast, the ocean waves dotted with surfers. Hollywood starlets …

According to Hiring Managers, When Asked, "What Makes You Unique?", Don't Say This

Employers share what NOT to say about what makes you unique.<p>It's not uncommon in a job interview to be asked,"What makes you unique?" Most job seekers naturally feel the need to say something witty or unexpected. And, that's where things go wrong. I recently asked a group of professional recruiters …

Employment

This Service Will Land You the Campsite of Your Dreams, Last Minute

Unlike staying at a hotel, camping is about making a purposeful journey into the unknown and uncertain. Will the rain fly endure the storm? Will the …

Social media copies gambling methods 'to create psychological cravings'

Social media platforms are using the same techniques as gambling firms to create psychological dependencies and ingrain their products in the lives of their users, experts warn.<p>These methods are so effective they can activate similar mechanisms as cocaine in the brain, create psychological cravings …

Social Media

Newsletter

NEWS<p>Encouraging trial results spur interest from researchers and drug giants.<p>Search for this author in:<p>Pub Med<br>• Nature.com<br>• Google Scholar<p>PDF …

Immunotherapy