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Iceland is a gun-loving country with no shooting murders since 2007

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Like many of his countrymen, Olaf Garðar Garðarsson is eager to get his hands on a rifle.<p>But he can't just walk into a store and buy one. Instead, he is sitting through a mandatory four-hour lecture on the history and physics of the firearm.<p>This is Iceland — the gun-loving …

Guns

'Spider-Man' of Paris to get French citizenship after child rescue

President Macron thanks Malian migrant who climbed four storeys to save boy<p>As an undocumented migrant in France, Mamoudou Gassama knew it was best to keep his head down, to not draw attention to himself.<p>But when he spotted a young child dangling from the balcony of a fourth-floor Paris flat he felt …

France

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Remarkably Important Lesson in Intelligence

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED Talk of all time is more than a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

TED Talks

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

16 Optical Illusions Your Brain Will Refuse To See Correctly

"Wait, what?!" –Your brain<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

7 surprising books that will make your life better

I read a lot of books. I reference at least one book a week in these blog posts but I have to read a lot more than that — usually 4 to 5 times as …

When a loudmouthed DJ tried to kill disco, the homophobic and racist implications were impossible to ignore

It was black music. It was gay music. And the “disco sucks” movement said, “burn, baby, burn”<p>Steve Dahlhad his dream job as a boisterous disc jockey …

Music

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination

Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom uses this simple trick to avoid putting things off. And so can you.<p>Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the …

Procrastination

Richard Branson Says You Should Do 3 Things to Achieve More Happiness in 2018

In the book "Dear Stranger," billionaire Richard Branson offers up a personal and heartfelt letter on the subject of achieving happiness.<p>Every year, it is estimated that one in four people struggle with a mental health problem. In fact, according to <i>Psychology Today</i>, an estimated 15 million …

Happiness

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

What Your Daily Routine Should Look Like, According to Science

From what you eat in the morning to how often you wash the sheets you sleep in.<p>Wondering if it’s better to workout in the morning or at night? …

Wellness

Antonio Lopez: one of 70s fashion’s most fearless talents

Deep in the mountains of Puerto Rico lies Utuado, built by Spanish imperialists nearly 300 years ago. It is here that Antonio Lopez (1943–1987) was born. The son of a father who crafted mannequins and a mother who made dresses, Lopez was a child prodigy who began to sketch at the age of two, …

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The biggest myth about our brains is that they are “male” or “female”

Daphna Joel was already an established neuroscientist in 2009, when she chose to launch a gender studies course at Tel Aviv University. While preparing the class curriculum, she became deeply interested in the mechanisms through which gender is formed. Her research led her to an experiment by a …

The Brain

Narcissists aren't capable of something called 'object constancy' — and it helps explain why they are so cruel to the people they date

We're all guilty of saying hurtful things in the heat of the moment. Every relationship has its ups and downs, usually resulting in arguments, but these don't necessarily mean you're going to break up.<p>When we quarrel with our loved ones, most of us have the ability not to do too much damage. This …

I've adopted a '2-hour rule' based on the habit that led Einstein, Darwin, and Nietzsche to brilliance — and it's had the highest ROI of anything I've done

Albert Einstein was 16 years old when he first flirted with the idea of special relativity.<p>He was a daydreamer. The pioneering theory that lead him to establish the foundation of modern physics was actually envisioned in one of his many famous thought experiments.<p>He wondered, specifically, what …

101 Positive Quotes to Help You Look on the Bright Side

Here's the ultimate list of positive quotes--including some classic words of advice and a lot of new ones you probably won't find elsewhere.<p>Sometimes, when you need inspiration in your life--whether for love, success, or work--it helps to hear the motivational words that others have shared. So here …

Motivation

Tide is already turning

The posts started appearing in my Facebook feed a few weeks ago: straight Orthodox men and women, explaining why they were going to attend the Gay …

Crosshatching - What is Crosshatching?

Crosshatching is an extension of hatching, which uses fine parallel lines drawn closely together to create the illusion of shade or texture in a …

Sketching

Feeling bad about feeling bad makes you feel worse

Embracing negative emotions can make you feel better, while pressure to be positive can actually make you feel worse, new research suggests.<p>“We found that people who habitually accept their negative emotions experience fewer negative emotions, which adds up to better psychological health,” says …

Psychology

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

Happiness

10 Ways You Could Be Giving Away Your Power (Without Even Realizing It)

Empowering other people is productive. But giving away your personal power sabotages your chances of success.<p>As long as you allow other people to have a negative influence over the way you think, feel, and behave, you’ll struggle reach your greatest potential. Giving away your power robs you of …

Self-help

4 Holistic Practices That Dissolve My Anxiety (Even When Nothing Else Works)

I was diagnosed with social anxiety in third grade. Our family doctor wrote a prescription for a therapy pet and offered medication, and then a …

How to Prevent Your Own Decline and Fall in Life

I just finished skimming some of Edward Gibbon’s “The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire” (through some quotes), and have some valuable lessons I …

Hyperrealistic Sculptures Blur the Line Between Clay and Flesh

Meet 8 artists whose stomach-churning work looks eerily alive.<p><i>This article contains adult content.</i><p>Victor Hugo once proclaimed, "Dear God! How beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble; in a statue the marble must be like flesh.” He might as well have been talking …

What Happened to Frida Kahlo’s Missing Adultery Painting?

After Frida Kahlo discovered that her beloved husband Diego Rivera had conducted an affair with her younger sister Cristina, she painted ‘The Wounded …

Arca Shares a Disturbingly Beautiful Video for New Song “Anoche”

Though we had a new Arca album on our radar of records we expected to rock our 2017, it still came as a surprise when he unleashed a new track titled …

New Singles

Deadmau5 Drops New Album “Stuff I Used To Do” For Free

Happy Friday, everyone!<p>Lots of new music to go through today, but first up we have a brand new album from Deadmau5… sort of. <i>Stuff I Used To Do</i> is …

New Albums

A Look at the Controversial Work of Photographer Ren Hang, Who Died Today at 29

From the moment he started taking nude photos of his college friends during breaks from studying advertising, the self-taught, Beijing-based photographer Ren Hang made pushing buttons his specialty—a talent that, until his death today at age 29, also drew him his fair share of censorship, though he …

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