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Cosmic Discoveries Fuel a Fight Over the Universe’s Beginnings

Not long after the Big Bang, all went dark. The hydrogen gas that pervaded the early universe would have snuffed out the light of the universe’s …

11 tough truths about leadership that no one talks about

Ever wondered how the greatest leaders are able to handle being at the top so effortlessly?<p>The truth is, these highly successful people do stumble, worry, and doubt themselves.<p>"Great leaders know that every step they take, every decision they make, matters in the end," says author and public …

Leadership

Amusing Illustrations Show Monsters Have Problems Like the Rest of Us

Who says monsters can't have problems, just like the rest of us? Artist and designer Teo Zirinis (aka Hands Off My Dinosaur) has created a delightful, on-going series that sheds light on the hilariously distinctive dilemmas faced by fictional monsters. Aptly called <i>Monster Issues</i>, the charming …

Friedrich Nietzsche Bio and Philosophical Style | The Art of Manliness

<i>“What does not kill me makes me stronger.”</i><p><i>“Eternal recurrence.”</i><p><i>“</i><i>Übermensch.”</i><p><i>“God is dead.”</i><p>Even if you don’t know much about philosophy, you’ve likely …

Didn't learn a second language as a kid? No worries. Here's why you might want to learn one anyway.

Believe it or not, before the 1960s, researchers thought children learning other languages was a handicap.<p>As educator Mia Nacamulli explains in the …

Is working hard overrated?

On the Value of Not Knowing Everything

<i>The Hedgehog Review</i>: Vol. 17 No. 2 (Summer 2015)<p>On the Value of Not Knowing Everything<p>James McWilliams<p>Audio brought to you by curio.io, a <i>Hedgehog</i> …

Consciousness

Sketching with Data Opens the Mind’s Eye

Data Points<p>When does drawing become design? When does design become a story?<p>The first storyboards for <i>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i> were drawn by Steven Spielberg, who used stick figures. Artist Edward Carlson penciled his vision for Seattle’s Space Needle on a napkin in a coffee house. The …

Data Visualization

What happened to Greece? | BBC Newsbeat

How Your Brain Remembers Where You Parked The Car

If you run into an old friend at the train station, your brain will probably form a memory of the experience. And that memory will forever link the person you saw with the place where you saw him.<p>For the first time, researchers have been able to see that sort of link being created in people's …

Neurophilosophy

2 Things That Lead to a Happy Life, Backed By Research

I’ve posted a number of times about two nearly-lifelong studies: the Terman Study (covered in The Longevity Project) and the Grant Study (covered in …

Happiness

Winehouse, Austen, Kafka and Monet: why does the work of great artists get destroyed?

Amy Winehouse may be under scrutiny again with the release of Asif Kapadia’s Amy but at least there is one aspect of her short and relentlessly contested life that will for ever remain untouched. Her demos. Those earliest, unpolished, often unlistenable artists’ recordings that are resurrected into …

The Two Purposes of History

Underlying the entire conversation was a tension between the two purposes of history, the philosophical or scientific, and the civic. The …

History

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Who are the five greatest women philosophers?

Un 90% de la población mundial no sabe pensar

Muchos lo sospechaban, pero no había datos fehacientes. Al menos hasta ahora. Sin embargo, Robert Swartz -doctor en el «National Center For Teaching …

Your brain works a lot like a sand pile

One of the deep problems in understanding the brain is how relatively simple computing units—neurons—collective perform extremely complex …

Washington University in St. Louis

Blaise Pascal on the Intuitive vs. the Logical Mind and How We Come to Know Truth

“The heart has its reasons, which reason does not know…”<p><i>“Your intuition and your intellect should be working together… making love,”</i> Madeleine L’Engle asserted in contemplating how creativity works. Ray Bradbury believed that intuition and emotion should guide creative work, the intellect coming in …

Remember, There Are Only Two Kinds Of People

Are you the type of person who needs to be at inbox zero <i>all the time</i>? Do you hate people who haven’t named their Wi-Fi? Portuguese art director João Rocha knows that there are passionate people on both sides of these modern divides. Rocha, who previously started the viral hit Tumblr Kim Jong-Il …

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Want to be happy? Slow down

In 1972, Matthieu Ricard had a promising career in biochemistry, trying to figure out the secrets of E. coli bacteria. A chance encounter with …

Relaciones conscientes

Una pareja funciona porque los dos miembros se sienten completos. Saben vivir solos y no ven en el otro a su media naranja, sino a una entera.<p>Las …

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