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The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s

Sometimes it feels like the neon thumbprint of the 1980s never went away. It’s arguably the defining throwback aesthetic of American culture today, from the TV series we reboot to the prints we wear. And when it comes to its music, well, that’s even more ubiquitous: The decade was one of great …

Synthpop

If you can solve one of these 6 major maths problems, you'll win a R14.7 million prize

In 2000, the Clay Mathematics Institute announced the Millennium Prize problems. These were a collection of seven of the most important maths …

This Self-Hypnosis Technique Will Bring You Instant Calm

As I write this, I’m on an airplane. For me, flying isn’t just an uncomfortable nuisance. It’s an extremely anxiety-producing affair, so much so that …

Meditation

8 Classic 90's Alternative Hip Hop Albums

Since the inception of Hip Hop, one thing that has always made the genre special was the ability to showcase different talents and styles. In the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

This Epic Movie Score Playlist Will Make You Feel Like Rocky

If you're a runner, you're probably familiar with the struggle of keeping your playlist fresh. No matter how much you're in love with an artist, hearing the same words every workout is bound to get old.<p>In my search for inspiring running music, I decided to try something different: a playlist with …

How to Create Your Own Custom Search Engine

Developing your own search engine can be a good way to help students limit the scope of their searches. You might want to do this if you’re teaching …

Education Technology

40 must-watch movies to consider yourself a film buff

With so many movies to choose from, it’s easy to stick to the years you know. Here are 40 classic movies from each decade to broaden your film …

The 15 Best Netflix Documentaries to Watch When You're Stoned

We went beyond 'Planet Earth' to give you weirdest, most enlightening, and prettiest nonfiction you can stream.<p>The joint is lit and you're ready to download information into your brain like Neo in <i>The Matrix.</i> All of a sudden the colorful grid of Netflix's documentary section pops up and the pure …

Top Road Trip Spots in North America, From a Man Who's Seen It All

1 of 25<p>Medicine Lake — Alberta, Canada<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 25<p>Tombstone Territorial Park — Yukon Territory, Canada<p>3 of 25<p>Salmon Glacier — British …

National Parks

35 Things No One Told You About Becoming “Successful”

1. It’s Never As Good As You Think It Will Be<p><i>“One of the enemies of happiness is adaptation,”</i> says Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at …

14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

Entertainment

15 Great Albums You Probably Didn’t Hear in 2017

A Place Both Wonderful and Strange, ‘What I Speak I Create’<p>These six tracks unfurl, ritual-esque, across a minor-key soundscape that manages to …

26 of the year's best movies no one saw

High praise, low box office

These Are The 8 Friends You Need To Be Happy In Life

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Happiness

The Best Type of Weed to Smoke For Your Zodiac Sign

Cannabis-lovers know that smoking certain strains can enhance different sensations and highlight different qualities of the smoker — our zodiac traits are no different. Each zodiac sign has unique characteristics that make them special, as do the hundreds of different strains of marijuana. There is …

Zodiac

The 28 best films of all time you've probably never seen

In 2017, we had "La La Land" and "Moonlight," while 2016 saw "Deadpool," "Rogue One," and "Finding Dory" take the stage.<p>With so much attention on these superstar blockbusters, it becomes far too easy for a quality movie to fall through the cracks — even with a star-studded cast and reputable …

Ranking The DC Films, From Worst to 'Wonder Woman'*

When it comes to superhero movies, Marvel and its Cinematic Universe has been something to gawk at. With 15 films under its interconnected belt, …

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

The Greatest Albums You’ve Never Heard

There are <b>cult heroes</b>, and there are <b>one-hit wonders</b>. And then there are bona fide megastars who, despite enjoying worldwide acclaim, still release …

9 of the best British films you've never seen

Fair warning: when I started this list I wasn't planning to fill it solely with dark and depressing films, but that's definitely what's ended up …

Danny Boyle

10 Chinese Thinkers, and Why You Should Know Them

The world’s most populous country is home to some of the world’s most interesting philosophical traditions. Going hand in hand with the world’s …

53 movies you need to see in your lifetime

Television might be on an upswing, but nothing will ever replace movies. In the past century that they've been around, they're given us unforgettable stories and characters.<p>Here are 53 movies everyone should watch in their lifetimes. They're a mix of movies to see when you're growing up, stone-cold …

The big five personality traits and what they mean to psychologists

At the topmost level, there are two types of people in the world: Those who think personality types can be categorized and those who can't.<p>Among …

Personality

32 Songs That Are Now Apparently Considered "Oldies"

"Semi-Charmed Life" is now classic rock.

101 Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

33 Movies to Watch When Your Brain Is Completely Fried

There's a certain level of tiredness that overcomes all of us in the hours between coming home from work and going to bed. You're beat, sure, but not <i>quite</i> ready to pass out. This...

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs To See

There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for …

34 movies to watch in your 20s

A person's 20s is one of the most exciting times in their lives.<p>Though some 20-somethings have finished college, are starting a career, and have maybe fallen in love, others are weathering a tumultuous era filled with self doubt and more than a few quarter-life crises.<p>Here are 34 movies that …