John Dwyer

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Forget 21st Century skills - revive 18th Century skills

A mantra (that has now turned into an empty trope) among educators who need a serious sounding phrase to rattle around in conferences and reports is …

INES - French National Solar Energy Institute / Atelier Michel Rémon + Agence Frédéric Nicolas

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located at the southern end of the Savoie Technolac science and technology park in the city of …

The Campaign Cash That Can Kill the Open Internet

All but two of the 31 co-sponsors of a House bill to kill net neutrality received thousands from telecoms in just the last election.<p>“The Internet …

Warp in spacetime lets astronomers watch the same star explode four times

Thanks to a phenomenon known as gravitational lensing, the Hubble Space Telescope has captured four images of the same supernova explosion.<p>For the …

Universe

Mystical Science of Alchemy Arose Independently in Ancient Egypt, China, India

A similar quest evidently began in ancient India, China, and Egypt thousands of years ago. All of these cultures sought to turn lead or other …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

6 Surprising Reasons Why Thinking Like a Child Makes You a Better Leader

Feeling bored, frustrated, or stuck? Try turning into a five-year-old.<p>Ever feel sick of your job? Frustrated with your employees, ignored by your customers, overworked, over-tired, or overwhelmed? Try this simple mental adjustment: Take yourself back to about five years old. If you have an actual …

Scant Evidence that Early Prehistoric People were Warlike, Anthropologist claims

The earlier Stone Age seems to have been a time of peace and not war, says an anthropologist specializing in war who has studied the published work …

The Department of Astonishing Optical illusions just discovered the mind-bending work of body artist Natalie Fletcher, who used an airbrush to transform these four torsos into such awesome 3D illusions that it’s easy to forget you’re looking at a person when your eyes get lost in the vibrant illusions painted on their bodies. Fletcher’s latest project is a nationwide roadtrip called “100 Bodies Across America.” Starting this month she’ll be traveling to all 50 states over the course of six months, painting two bodies in each state. Follow her progress via her blog. If you’re interested in participating in the project, visit the contact page on Natalie Fletcher’s website and send her a message. Prints of these four pieces from Fletcher’s Just An Illusion project are currently available here. [via Laughing Squid]

The Department of Astonishing Optical illusions just discovered the mind-bending work of body artist Natalie Fletcher, who used an airbrush to …

I Ended My Abusive Relationship and Lost Almost Half of My Body Weight

The simple tricks Annamarie Rivera used to drop more than 180 pounds will seriously motivate you.<p><b>Before:</b> 401 <b>After:</b> 204<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>Although I 've been concerned about my weight since middle school, it never bothered me enough to do something about it. As I reached my early 20s, I started eating a …

Weight Loss

Which Latin American Country Did China Just Send Commandos To?

The hunt is on.<p>The Leishen Commando, a PLAAF airborne special force, is in Latin America for joint training with an unidentified country. In addition to exports of tanks and fighters to Latin America, China is boosting its military to military ties on the continent through education, training and …

Processed Fructose Is the Number One Driver of Obesity & Diabetes

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Nearly 30 percent of the global population is overweight or obese, and more than one billion people, worldwide, are expected to fall …

15 Surprising Discoveries About Learning

by Saga Briggs<p>What are some of the most encouraging known facts about learning? From taking a walk to learning a new language, there are countless …

The Brain

The twisted morality of climate denial: How religion and American exceptionalism are undermining our future

<b>James Inhofe (C-Span)</b><p>Despite overwhelming scientific consensus, Americans remain split on climate change. Here’s why<p>Edward L. Rubin<p>March 8, 2015 4:00pm (UTC)<p>James Inhofe, the senior Republican senator from Oklahoma and author of "The Great Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens Your …

Climate