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A Visual History Of Urbanization, From The World's First City In 3700 BC To The Present

From Sumer to Sacremento, this map shows the full history of urbanization around the world. Watch as world's cities are born one-by-one, beginning with [arguably] the world's first city in 3700 BC and continuing up to the present.<p>The history of urbanization, 3700 BC - 2000 AD (interactive</i> …

Data Visualization

4 Secrets to Reading Body Language Like an Expert

How important is body language?<p>55% of what you convey when you speak comes from body language. In fact, when you’re speaking about something …

Body Language

20 Small Things People Who Enjoy Being Alone Do That Bring Great Joy

We all have what tickles us. But for those who enjoy spending time alone, they can have specific preferences on how they spend their time.<p><b>1. They</b> …

Happiness

Someone published thousands of photos of historic US space missions — here are some amazing ones

The 9,200 high-resolution images posted to the Project Apollo Archive were taken during every manned mission to the moon, both on the way there and back.<p>These aren't just photos of the moon's surface either. The entire film reels were uploaded so you can see the blurry outtakes along with some …

Space Science

Brain teasers: 5 puzzles to keep your mind sharp

Remember when a certain dress took the internet by storm? Well,<p>there are so many more games that can mess with your head.<p><i>Brain Twisters: The Science</i> …

Optical Illusions

12 mind tricks that will make people like you and help you get ahead

Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you encounter.<p>None of these tricks are deceitful or disingenuous, except for number six, and I trust that you'll only use that one with good reason.<p>As soon as you become …

Self-help

24 Daily Habits That Will Boost Your Intelligence

Can changing up your daily routine actually enhance your intelligence?<p>The inner workings of the human brain are still one of humanity's great mysteries.<p>As neuroscience has advanced, we've learned that we can train our brains to think more clearly, be more positive, and better express creativity.<p>In …

Framing

Evidence of Water on Mars in One GIF

See that? Those filament-like stains stretching across a rocky terrain? They’re evidence of <i>water</i>. On <i>Mars</i>.<p>NASA scientists announced Monday that they had discovered the strongest evidence yet that there’s liquid water on the surface of the Red Planet, something they’ve suspected for about a decade. …

Mars

23 Famous Movie Poster Photos Without Text

Famous movies often have iconic movie posters that are easily recognizable at a glance. We’ve collected text-less versions of 23 different posters to …

Film Review: ‘The Dark Knight’

With:Bruce Wayne - Christian Bale Joker - Heath Ledger Harvey Dent - Aaron Eckhart Alfred - Michael Caine Rachel - Maggie Gyllenhaal (English, …

The 10 most Instagrammable buildings in Toronto

The most instagrammable buildings in Toronto range from universities to shopping malls. Sure the CN Tower takes all the attention, but why even …

Your Favorite Celebs’ Personality Types, In One Helpful Chart

Are you more of an Albert Einstein or an Angelina Jolie?<p>Luckily for anyone who has ever wanted to identify their public-figure spirit animal, the good people at Visualy broke down some of the most well-known celebrities' personality types, each one classified on the 16 Myers-Briggs categories. The …

Personality

10 Signs You're Exceptionally Smart Though You Don't Appear To Be

You could say that there plenty of not-so-bright people walking around, but it’s not that there are so many of them, it’s just that they are usually …

Emotional Intelligence

‘Seven’ Screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker Looks Back At What’s Inside The Box, 20 Years Later

Brad Pitt has had a hell of a film career, no one can argue that. After making women swoon as a shirtless thief in <i>Thelma & Louise</i>, he offered a glimpse of his scary side in <i>Kalifornia</i> and then became the world’s hottest vampire when Robert Pattinson was still learning his multiplication tables. Yet …

Nasa releases new photos of Pluto that 'make you feel you are there'

The pictures, gathered by the New Horizons spacecraft that swept past the dwarf planet in July, shed new light on Pluto’s mountains, glaciers and plains<p>The newest pictures of Pluto are so up-close and personal that the mission’s top scientist says it “makes you feel you are there”.<p>Nasa released the …

Planets

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Myers Briggs: Harry Potter Hogwarts Houses

Everyone is curious to know which Hogwarts House the Sorting Hat would place them into. We have personally consulted the Sorting Hat and placed …

Mars, Pluto and Charon revealed in stunning new photos

The mysterious poles of Mars and Charon have been revealed in astonishing new detail, with Nasa also releasing remarkable new images of Pluto's …

Solar System

24 American Customs That Are Considered Offensive In Other Countries

Planning to travel abroad? Don't do it without first checking this list of common cultural faux pas.

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What does it mean to be an early bird versus a night owl?

All humans operate on a 24-hour clock, because that's how long it takes the earth to spin around fully on its axis. However, your natural cycle, or …

Personality

Fun And Amazing Science Tricks Using Liquid

Whether you're a parent looking for something to do with your kids that's both intellectually stimulating and marvelous to behold, or you're looking …

Kids

Hear The Solar System Make Sweet, Beautiful Music

Pondering “what does the solar system sound like?” seems akin to a tree-falling-in-the-woods rhetorical question. But for visual designer Luke Twyman it’s an opportunity to have a little fun with astronomy and music.<p>SolarBeat is an addictive and oddly soothing web application that uses the orbital …

Astronomy

Why Harry Potter is Nothing Without Voldemort

Harry Potter is one of the great characters created in the history of fiction writing. We all know about the commercial success J.K. Rowling duly …

10 Crazy Paradoxes That Will Blow Your Mind

A paradox is a premise that contradicts itself. It’s a situation that seems to defy logic by producing an inconsistency that goes against common …

Heath Ledger's Joker Intro Was an Homage to Cesar Romero's Joker Intro

People are wishing Harry Potter's son good luck on his first day at Hogwarts

LONDON – In the post-<i>Harry Potter</i> years there are constant reminders of just how old we're all getting: first, Neville Longbottom vanished and then …