Jolene Chaisson

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The 13 most valuable residences of G20 world leaders

Past summits have resulted in high-profile discussions on a wide range of policy areas, from climate change to tax evasion.<p>Collectively, G20 economies account for approximately 85% of gross world product and two-thirds of the population. But how does the value of their leaders' residences …

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11 common traits of highly intelligent people

Some users claim to know from personal experience (so humble); others are just taking an educated guess.<p>As it turns out, many users gave answers that researchers would agree with.<p>We pulled eleven of the most intriguing Quora responses and explained the science behind them. Here's what we learned.<p>1. …

How Bipolar II is Different

For those unfamiliar with bipolar disorder, it may seem that it only consists of two phases: severe depression and acute mania. Bipolar disorder is …

Mental Health

We Were Wrong About Consciousness Disappearing in Dreamless Sleep, Say Scientists

We’re finally solving the mystery of dreamless sleep.<p>When it comes to dreamlessness, conventional wisdom states that consciousness disappears when we …

We Asked VICE Illustrators to Draw Their Nightmares

Some of our favorite artists walk us through their spookiest dreams.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Australia.</i><p>While we in Australia don't have a particularly extensive history of celebrating ghosts and candy, we all share some interest in horror. But when we got talking here at the VICE …

Alien News And Speculations: Researchers Find Brown Grizzly Bear Remains On Mars

UFO enthusiasts and conspiracy theorists have long argued that there is a connection between life on Earth and our nearest neighbor, Mars. Now, new …

Halloween Facts 2016: 13 Things You Probably Didn't Know About All Hallows' Eve

Jack-o'-lanterns, candy corn and spooky costumes may come to mind when you think about Halloween, but there is far more to know about to know about …

8 things you (probably) didn’t know about Tutankhamun

In 1922, Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon discovered Tutankhamun's near-intact tomb in the Valley of the Kings. The king's mummified body still lay, …

Ancient History

Hexagon on Saturn: Nasa scientists ponder colour-changing north pole

Nasa scientists are investigating why the six-sided jet stream at Saturn’s north pole has changed colour over the past four years.<p>When the region, which is known as the hexagon, was photographed by the Cassini wide-angle camera in 2012 it appeared to be blue. But when the spacecraft passed over it …

Astronomy

Saturn has changed colors and scientists are trying to figure out why

Saturn is doing its own thing lately, and scientists are intrigued by the planet’s northern region changing colors. Why? We’ll fill ya in.<p>So, …

Physicists Just Found More Hints of an Elusive Particle That's Its Own Antiparticle

Matter and antimatter, simultaneously.<p>Almost 80 years ago, an Italian physicist proposed that a particle could exist as both matter and antimatter at …

Why the Codependency Myth of Drug Addiction Needs to Die

The dubious idea that we might "enable" our partners or loved ones suffering from addiction lingers—despite being unscientific and straight-up harmful.<p>Chances are, if you have been affected by drug addiction or just watched enough reality TV, you've heard something about the concept of …

Environmental artist J Henry Fair captures the beauty and destruction of industrial sites to illustrate the hidden impacts of the things we buy – the polluted air, destroyed habitats and the invisible carbon heating the planet

Habitats

The Science of Spit

<i>The human body is an amazing thing. For each one of us, it’s the most intimate object we know. And yet most of us don’t know enough about it: its</i> …

6 Easy DIY Ways to Organize Hair Styling Tools in the Bathroom

You wouldn't trade your favorite curling iron for anything, and yet, you probably don't even have a designated storage space for it. Keeping your …

A child’s bad experience with a particular food when their tastebuds are forming can put them off for life<p>Mealtime is a common battleground in many families. Exasperated parents may be relieved to learn their children’s fussy eating might not be their fault. New research suggests picky eaters are …

The Brain

5 Secrets To Mastering Conflict

How you handle conflict determines the amount of trust, respect, and connection you have with others.<p>Conflict typically boils down to crucial conversations--moments when the stakes are high, emotions run strong and op­­­­­­­inions differ. And you cannot master crucial conversations without a high …

Emotional Intelligence

THE THEORIES BEHIND DEJA-VU ACCORDING TO SCIENCE

Researchers have a new explanation for one of the brain’s most uncanny peculiarities – the phenomenon of déjà vu. Presenting his team’s latest work …

9 Things to Consider When Starting Therapy

OK, so, look: I am not a mental-health professional <i>yet</i>. I am, however, starting my journey toward becoming a therapist next spring and am developing …

Winners of The 2016 EPSON International Panorama Photography Competition

The annual <b>Epson Pano Awards</b> is an international competition recognizing the art and craft of panorama photography. Advances in digital photography …

Northern Lights

10 Learnings from 10 Years of Brain Pickings

Fluid reflections on keeping a solid center.<p>I remember my first awareness of mortality as a child in Bulgaria. I was nine and my father was relaying an anecdote from his youth. I asked him when it had taken place. With unconcerned casualness, he replied: <i>“About a decade ago.”</i> I was astonished that …

Creativity

52 Things Your Partner Can Do To Help You During Pregnancy

We are routinely told that pregnancy is a time of feeling glowy and #SoBlessed. I hope to god that I am not the first to tell you that this is the …

What's That Noise? 11 Strange and Mysterious Sounds on Earth & Beyond

1 of 12<p>Nature's noises<p>What’s that sound? Many scientists have come up with curious answers to explain some of the mysterious noises found in nature, …

10 Weird Things All Girls Secretly Do That They’ll Never Tell Anyone About

According to the media, women are mysterious beings who dance around all the time, have blue blood (if you were to believe period commercials), faint …

11 Secrets of Wildlife Photographers

There is something about seeing a wild animal—a stalking tiger, soaring hawk, splashing whale, or slithering snake—that captivates the imagination. …

Puppies