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Reddit's List of the Most Disturbing Movies of All Time Will Freak You the F*ck Out

On Tuesday, Reddit user Ladyberries posed an interesting question for other people on the site: "What are movies that genuinely disturbed you that don't have rape, violence, cannibalism, or gross images?" Sure, it's easy to get scares out of audiences when blood is being splashed all over the …

Horror

Strange Psychology/Philosophy Questions

The following is an article from <i>The Annals of Improbable Research</i>, now in all-pdf form. Get a subscription now for only $25 a year!<p><i>Research About</i> …

Psychology

Bill Gates Just Declared This Optimistic Read His New Favorite Book of All Time | Inc.com

Bill Gates may be known for his extreme focus, but when it comes to books at least, the man's attention spins like a weather vane.<p>One month he's giving 50 of his friends a new novel he adores, the next he's suggesting everyone get out the tissues and check out a heartbreaker of a memoir, then a bit …

Self-improvement

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints.<p>But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs …

U.S. Supreme Court

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Entertainment

Learning Python: Best free books, tutorials and videos

There's a wealth of free resources out there, including books, sites, videos, and even courses.<p>If you want to learn a programming language in 2018 …

34 Random But Seriously Clever Products On Amazon That Are Quickly Skyrocketing In Popularity

When it comes to products on the internet, there are two types of weird: "Why would anyone ever spend money on <i>that</i> thing" weird, and the products so …

Bill Gates: Every American Who Lives a Comfortable Life Should Read This Book | Inc.com

How was your holiday season? If it was filled with love, plenty, and relaxation, congrats! I hope you enjoyed it to the fullest. But now that you're back to work and settling into 2018, Bill Gates has a book recommendation for you that will remind you just how many of your fellow Americans aren't …

Bill Gates

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

5 Hip-Hop Albums You Slept On In 2017

Hip-hop music is thriving more than ever as the most consumed music genre in the country. Kendrick Lamar reigned supreme over nearly everybody once again (shout out to KRS-One) and Jay-Z added yet another classic to his catalog. There was so much floating about the hip-hop stratosphere in 2017 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Tim Ferriss Says You Need This Superpower to Achieve Mental Toughness (In Fact, It Saved His Life) | Inc.com

We know that Tim Ferriss is a New York Times best-selling author. We know that he's an extraordinarily successful entrepreneur, and an investor. What many don't know about Tim Ferriss is that he has bi-polar depression and was moments away from committing suicide during his college years.<p>It was …

TED Talks

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

6 Weird & Fascinating Things About The Male Brain That You Never Knew

When taking a peek inside the male brain, you might be surprised with what you see. In the age old debate of biological gender differences, some …

We may have just uncovered the earliest direct evidence of life on Earth

Life on Earth<p>At approximately 3.5 billion-year-old, the oldest fossils on Earth have been uncovered in Western Australia. The microscopic fossils are …

7 common reasons people say they got divorced

When it comes to studying divorce, social scientists have two options. They can observe different couples and try to figure out on their own what predicts the end of a marriage, or they can simply ask people why their marriage ended.<p>A growing body of scientific research falls into that second …

13 Breakfasts that Take Literally 5 Minutes to Make

On weekday mornings, time is of the essence. I've got to get dressed, brush my teeth, maybe work out (<i>maybe</i>), do my makeup, eat breakfast, and …

This Machine Sucks CO2 from the Air to Help Fight Climate Change

If you’re worried about climate change in the wake of recent events, let this be some good news: a startup in Switzerland has created a giant machine …

Scientists spent 75 years studying happiness and this is what they learned

It's the longest running study on happiness, ever.<p>It's hard to measure happiness – it means different things to different people and it can't be …

Happiness

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should | Inc.com

With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these commitments are shelved or forgotten altogether soon after we ring in that very same New Year.<p><i>"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into</i> …

Self-improvement

Changing one simple habit can improve your entire life

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time.<p>He has won 28 medals in multiple swim categories and still holds several world records even though he has retired. His 80-inch wingspan and flexible ankles make him naturally predisposed to swimming—perhaps even more so than walking on …

Swimming

The OXYGEN Bomb: Place This Wherever You Want To CLEAR Toxins And Negative Energy From The Air In Your Home

Do you often suffer from headaches, dizziness, or get colds every once in a while even though you take good care of yourself? If the answer is yes, …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear. Most of us …

17 Easy 5-Ingredient Breakfast Ideas

If breakfast means a bowl of cold cereal or a piece of buttered toast as you run out the door, there's something you need to know that's going to …

The 20 Best Horror Movies Of The 21st Century, From ’28 Days Later’ to ‘Get Out’

The best horror movies of the 21st century typically focused on people struggling to survive a dark force beyond their comprehension.<p>We live in scary …

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘Children of Men’ to ‘Her’

With themes that range from love to fear to humanity itself, the best sci-fi movies of the 21st century all share distinctly original visions.<p>Sci-fi …

Science Fiction

100 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time

We asked 33 artists and experts – from Rick Rubin to Big Boi, Mike D to Chuck D – to vote for their favorite hip-hop songs.

Rap & Hip-Hop

10 brilliant medical inventions we wouldn't have had without astronauts

From robots doing surgery to invisible braces, these innovations are thanks to the space industry.<p>Nick Caplan, <i>Northumbria University, Newcastle</i> and …

17 Great Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

Some are new, some are staff favorites, but all are terrific—and you’ll love at least one.<p>If Oddball Families Make You Smile<p><b>The People We Hate at the</b> …

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers | Inc.com

Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read queue for months to come.<p>But if you've finally gotten through all the titles that interested you back then, …

Books

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books