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A History of Philosophy in 81 Video Lectures: From Ancient Greece to Modern Times

Above, you can watch 81 video lectures tracing the history of philosophy, moving from Ancient Greece to modern times. Arthur Holmes presented this …

10 famous geniuses who basked in recreational drug use

These intellectual titans indulged<p>Is intelligence related to an increased likelihood of recreational drug use? It's an interesting hypothesis, and one that's been gaining momentum in recent years.<br>If a definitive link between intellectual capacity and drug use does exist, it will likely be some time …

Study: There's little evidence that medical pot helps many illnesses

The strongest evidence is for chronic pain and for muscle stiffness in multiple sclerosis, according to the review, which evaluated 79 studies involving more than 6,000 patients.<p>Evidence was weak for many other conditions, including anxiety, sleep disorders, and Tourette's syndrome and the authors …

Cannabis

How to Learn to Draw: Stage Two, Precision

What You'll Be CreatingYou can draw, you know it. You can hold a pencil, you can lead lines, but somehow they don't want to listen to you. As long as …

Graphics

Rolling Homes: The 7 Best Rooftop Camping Tents

Tepui Tents Ayer<p><b>Pro:</b> Inexpensive<b><br>Con:</b> Not very tall when deployed<p><b>Entry Level:</b> By and large you want to avoid rooftop tents that come in under the …

Asparagus and Avocado Spring Rolls with Citrus Dipping Sauce Recipe

Fresh spring rolls filled with asparagus and avocado, served with a light, citrusy sauce.<p><b>Prep Time:</b> 30 minutes• <b><br>Cook Time:</b> 5 minutes• <b><br>Total Time:</b> 35 …

Never, Ever Interrupt Mating Giant Tortoises

Changing Planet<p>Run like shell. (Photo by Neil Gelinas)<p>At 183 years old, Jonathan the Aldabra tortoise is the oldest known living animal in the world, and I’ve just had an unexpected encounter with one of his younger relatives here on Assumption Island.<p>I’ve come as leader of the National Geographic …

Zoology

'Could happen at any time' God particle could DESTROY universe, warns Stephen Hawking

AFP/GETTYStephen Hawking has given a stark end of the world warning<p>The Cambridge-educated cosmologist said the Higgs boson could become unstable at …

Meet The Martha Stewart of Weed

From ‘baked’ goods to decorating tips, Cheri Sicard’s new handbook is marketing marijuana for the modern girl.<p>Cheri Sicard is a …

Medieval Ages and The Roots of Modern Science

<b>How the Medieval Ages paved the way for modern science</b><p><b>Scientific Development in the Medieval Ages</b><p>Now we get into the medieval foundation of modern …

End Time Headlines

Sony Pictures lawyer says The Interview will still be released

<i>The Interview</i>, the Sony comedy that according to the FBI led to a cyberattack and threats of real violence from North Korea, will still be shown, a Sony Pictures Entertainment lawyer said over the weekend.<p>Speaking to Chuck Todd on Meet the Press over the weekend, Sony Pictures Entertainment lawyer …

Talented artists take on their gaming memories in eight amazing works

The folks over at Medium's Matter have this wonderful piece up called "A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Gamer" which has eight talented artists illustrating the video games that they obsessed over in their childhood.<p>It's an amazing collection of unforgettable art.<p>Above you see my favorite of the …

Curiosity has discovered organic matter on Mars

Molecules found by Curiosity on Mars have been confirmed as organic matter -- the building blocks of all known forms of terrestrial life.<p>The Curiosity rover has found and analysed the first definitively identified piece of organic matter on the surface of Mars.<p>These organic molecules, consisting …

New record depth for deepest fish

<b>A new record has been set for the world's deepest fish.</b><p>The bizarre-looking creature, which is new to science, was filmed 8,145m beneath the waves, beating the previous depth record by nearly 500m.<p>Several other new species of fish were also caught on camera, as well as huge crustaceans called …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer set to become most popular ever

The debut teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is on course to become the most-viewed movie trailer of all time, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The trade magazine cites a spokesperson for technology firm Zefr.<p>The 88-second promo for JJ Abrams’s film has so far been viewed 52.8m times on …

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies world premiere – in pictures

Hobbit stars past and present were reunited on the, er, green carpet for the world premiere of the final film in the trilogy, The Battle Of The Five Armies. Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Luke Evans, Richard Armitage and Evangeline Lilly were among those in London’s Leicester Square

The 11 Most Important Cats Of Science

I can haz scienz?<p>[Special thanks to materials scientist Joe Spalenka for letting us use his photoshopped image of Watson And Crick Plus Chloe The Cat.]

Up to 13,000 working as slaves in UK

As many as 13,000 people in Britain are victims of slavery, about four times the number previously thought, analysis for the government has found.<p>The figure for 2013 marks the first time the government has made an official estimate of the scale of modern slavery in the UK, and includes women forced …

Darren Wilson says he's sorry but his conscience is clear

Ferguson, Missouri, police Officer Darren Wilson, in his first interview since he fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown, said he's not tormented by that fateful encounter on a street in suburban St. Louis last summer.<p>"I don't think it's haunting," Wilson told ABC News on Tuesday. "It's always …

Stitch Fix Is The Cheapest Way To Get A Personal Stylist

It's a common -- albeit kind of silly -- conundrum: A closet full of clothes and nothing to wear. For the record, I love to shop. I love browsing in stores and online. Pre-baby, I would spend my Saturdays shopping. It was a simpler time then.<p>Gone now are the days of endlessly shopping for myself; …

Green Knight Rises? Christian Bale 'jealous' of Ben Affleck playing Batman

After three films of donning black rubber and speaking like an angry chainsmoker, Christian Bale has understandably found it hard to let go of Batman – to the point where he has admitted being jealous of Ben Affleck taking on the role for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.<p>Speaking to Empire …

25 Thanksgiving Jokes That Will Get You Through Dinner With Your Family

If returning to your hometown, having dinner with your extended family and eating yourself into a food coma aren't your bag, Thanksgiving can be a little uncomfortable. Luckily, these comedians know exactly how you feel.<p>We rounded up 25 of the best musings on Turkey Day so you can crack a smile …

88 seconds of Star Wars: The Force Awakens to hit US cinemas on Friday

The first footage from Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be screened in 30 cinemas across the US and Canada from Friday.<p>Described as an “early 88-second tease” for JJ Abrams’ debut instalment in the long-running space saga, the clip has been widely been reported to be the first trailer for the …

A Complete History of the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Prepare for this year's Shanghai extravaganza with a look back at the runway through the years.<p>The 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is headed to Shanghai this year, with the big event slated to air on CBS on Tuesday, November 28. The lingerie giant is collaborating with Balmain for the event and …

Report: Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens teaser trailer comes this week (update)

The highly anticipated teaser trailer for <i>Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens</i> will release later this week, according to sources close to Slash Film.<p>The upcoming teaser will reportedly be shown in a limited number of theaters during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, with a limited number of …

Extreme shrimp might hold clues to alien life, NASA says

Shrimp crawling around rock chimneys spewing hot water deep in the Caribbean Sea may hold clues to the kinds of life that can thrive in extreme environments on other planets, NASA says.<p>The shrimp are called Rimicaris hybisae (no, we can't pronounce it either). They live in clumps on hydrothermal …

Ebola is scary, but antibiotic resistance should scare us more

Ebola is the stuff of nightmares. It causes profuse bleeding and organ failure and has a high mortality rate. But while the grim spectacle of dying patients in treatment centres in the affected African countries has stoked fears, cases in the west have been extremely rare in spite of a spate of …