Jonathan Mathew

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16 Inspirational Backyard Landscape Designs As Seen From Above

Backyards offer a place to relax, play, and socialize. No matter their size, they’re a great way to get in touch with nature without leaving your …

30 years ago scientists warned Congress on global warming. What they said sounds eerily familiar

It was such a different time — and yet, the message was so similar.<p>Thirty years ago, on June 10 and 11 of 1986, the U.S. Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works commenced two days of hearings, convened by Sen. John H. Chafee (R-R.I.), on the subject of “Ozone Depletion, the Greenhouse …

Climate Change

Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and can't move — here's why

Every few months I have a terrifying experience in the middle of the night.<p>I wake up but can't move, except for my eyes, which dart frantically …

Where Does Body Painting in Art Stand?

June 11, 2016<p><b>Body painting</b> <b>art</b> has an extremely rich history. For example, face painting (a part of body painting art) has its origins in prehistoric …

Boston Society of Architects Announces Northern Avenue Bridge Ideas Competition Winners

The Boston Society of Architects (BSA) has announced the winners of the Northern Avenue Bridge Ideas Competition. Launched in March, the competition …

Boston

Sex differences in the brain: a whole body perspective

1. Swaab DF, Hofman MA. Sexual differentiation of the human brain. A historical perspective. Prog Brain Res. 1984;61:361–74. [PubMed]<p>2. Jordan-Young …

PubMed

Beautiful Long Exposure Landscape Photography by Simon Roppel

<b>Simon Roppel</b> is a talented photographer, who was born in Palmerston North and currently based in Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand. Simon uses Nikon 810 …

Landscape Photography

Wondering Where to Start? 3 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Got Started

Even with the volume of information available online and the proliferation of offline business resources, first-time entrepreneurs still face the challenge of knowing where to start.<p>Regardless of the accessibility of information available at our fingertips on entrepreneurship, startups and small …

Entrepreneurship

6 Obstacles Sabotaging Your Creative Potential

Your actions can impact your creativity, for good or for bad.<p>It doesn't matter what your job is; you might be a graphic designer with ample freedom or an accountant with a niche role. Almost every job requires at least some degree of creativity, whether that's creating something new and artistic in …

Creativity

4 Brilliant, Risky (Let's Just Call It Crazy) Ways Real Entrepreneurs Made It Big

This story appears in the June 2016 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>Maverick maneuvers can carry a startup into uncharted territory, both good and bad. But when they turn out well, these unconventional decisions become legendary strokes of genius, leaving the rest of us to wonder, <i>Why didn’t I think of</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Why even driving through suburbia is soul crushing

I’ve written some in the past about how the predominant suburban design in the US is among the worst features of life here—viewed from the perspective of a European immigrant like me, at any rate.<p>Far from posing a mere logistical or aesthetic problem, it shapes–or perhaps more accurately, it …

Urbanism

Body Artist Paints Surreal Optical Illusions Down Her Own Arms

21-year-old face painter and aspiring body artist Lisha Simpson uses her skin as a mutable canvas to make her fairytale-like tableaux. In some designs, she creates carefully shaded and proportioned illustrations that appear to pop off the palm of her hand as if she’s holding true 3D objects, from …

Art

The Ultimate Inspirational Video for All Screenwriters

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

Motivation

Becoming Intuitive, and the Power of Trusting Your Gut

Q<p>How did you know you had this ability?<p>A<p>When I was young, I would often have an inkling or gut feeling about something and it would come true. At …

The Limitless Self

<b>"Viscera"</b> <i>Attica, Greece</i> | image by <b>petroskoublis.com</b><p>●<p><b>There is no past, no future. There is only experience.</b><p>The present is the umbilical cord that connects our consciousness with the physical world. For our consciousness everything that is placed outside the present acquires the properties of a …

How We can Become More Self-Aware in our Daily Lives by Noticing our Symbols.

<b>Everything around us in the</b> world, especially that which we have control of—our cars, home, bodies, work desk, jobs, our friends—are symbolic of our …

Kinetic Steampunk-Inspired Sculptures Move Gracefully Using Salvaged Metal Parts

Artist Chris Cole has spent his life exploring the relationship between two disparate worlds: machines and nature. To marry his two obsessions, Cole sculpts creatures with salvaged metal parts. Fish, birds, and reptiles have their defining features cut and formed in an industrial style that recalls …

Lux Blox: A More Dynamic Take on Lego

These allow you to create flexible, bendable, roll-able, articulating shapes<p>While the company Lux Blox never mentions Lego by name, their tagline of …

Working Together? Male and Female Brains Just Aren't in Sync

When men and women work together, their brains may not take the same approach to cooperating, a new study suggests.<p>In the new study, the areas of the …

'Privilege is invisible to those who have it': engaging men in workplace equality

Too many men see ‘gender’ as synonymous with ‘women’ and this lack of interest is preventing workplace equality, says Prof Michael Kimmel<p>Turn up to any meeting on gender equality and the room will be full of women. Women talking to women about women.<p>When it comes to advancing women in the …

Choose the Mandala that Calls to You & Discover the Meaning.

<b>Mandala is a Sanskrit word</b> meaning “sacred circle,” and they represent the universe, unity, harmony and wholeness.<p>They symbolize infinity and the …

Spirituality

This Taiwanese teacher's anatomical chalkboard illustrations are unreal

A Taiwanese teacher has become a mini celebrity at the school he teaches at after pictures of his lifelike anatomical chalkboard drawings went viral …

Neanderthal Inbreeding Made Some Humans Weaker Today

Harmful mutations in Neanderthals' genome left some humans today with a genetic burden.<p>Nearly 100,000 years ago, a resolute group of <i>Homo sapiens</i> left Africa for the unknown. The impetus and timing of their exodus into the Arabian Peninsula remains controversial, but there's one thing …

Boost Your Productivity By Procrastinating | Valet.

Here's some good news: procrastination may not be such a bad thing. Turns out, putting off your to-do list can actually help you accomplish your …

How I Added 100 Pounds to My Deadlift in 2 Weeks

The Single Most Effective Training Template<p>Using the training template below, I was able to hit new PRs in almost every big lift, including making an …

Exercise

Mysterious giant black triangular-shaped craft captured moving quickly over moon's surface

Is this dark triangular object really a UFO?<p>The footage, uploaded by the Texas Unidentified Flying Object Research Center (TUFORC), contains six …

Gene editing technique could transform future

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1246000/1246254_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532466895_f5217e192e94487c80f05eb9a49d6c94<p><b>CRISPR - get to know this acronym. It's good to know the name of something that could change your future.</b><p>Pronounced "crisper", it is a biological …

Genetics

We’ve learned to read our genes. Now we need to start writing them | Susan Rosser

To understand our genetic code more fully, we need to build one to see the role of the genes and how they can change<p>Science can move at a startling pace. In 2003, biologists from the Human Genome Project announced that they had learned how to read an entire human genome. A few days ago, they …

Genetics

5 Steps to Manifesting ANYTHING

By now, I’m sure you know all about the law of attraction. We manifest parking spaces and free coffee and are working on manifesting our millions. …

3 Skills That All Emotionally Intelligent People Master

There are very many benefits to EI.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence, and what are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, co-chair of a Nobel Peace</b> …