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10 books that will expand your brain

And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or built a robot. Or discovered DNA or walked between the twin towers.<p>He or She DID something. …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Alice In Wonderland

Pluto And Ceres May Become Planets Again Soon

This year's missions to the outer solar system are set to shake up the planetary family tree<p>Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt, and NASA’s Dawn spacecraft will arrive at this dwarf planet on March 6, 2015.<p>Pluto is the largest object in the Kuiper belt, and NASA’s New Horizons …

Pen or Computer: Which is Better for Creativity?

For writers of the imagination, what we fear the most is a disruption, a blockage, a sudden dam that changes the course of the river of creativity. Back in the late sixties and early seventies when technological innovation began to creep into the public consciousness, I shunned all the so-called …

Vibrant Patterns Form On Images Exposed To A Deadly Electrical Voltage

<b>New York, Brooklyn-based</b> artist Philip Stearns has embarked on a fascinating project entitled ‘High Voltage Image Making’ in which he created these …

Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon layer of glistening black worms in an orderly grid. With a knot of pipes and wires rising up to a big hopper, it looks like a high-tech liquorice production line. But this could be the …

In the Details: Building a 3D Sketchpad That Lets You Draw Objects in Midair

With the rise of augmented reality (AR) technology, virtual reality headsets like the much buzzed-about Oculus Rift aren't just for playing games in …

Feels overload.

Sarah Michelle Gellar And Freddie Prinze Jr. Post The Cutest Selfie Of The Century

'90s nostalgia just <i>exploded</i> on Twitter.<p>"Why?" you might ask. Well, super-private couple Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. shared the sweetest selfie ever taken on Wednesday, March 12, making all of our teenage hearts melt with the burning fire of love.<p>They met on the set of the 1997 teen …

Scarlett Johansson Debuts Baby Bump (and Major Cleavage) on Red Carpet

When news broke that Scarlett Johansson was pregnant, we were all a little surprised (to say the least). But now that we've moved on from the shock of it all, we can get excited to see how the soon-to-be first time mom will maintain her innate sex appeal throughout her pregnancy.<p><i>Related: Scarlett</i> …

Gandalf's Sword is Forged into GAME OF THRONES' Iron Throne

Why Do We Love Celebrity Photobombs?

Photo: Getty Images<p>Yesterday, Jared Leto affirmed our already fervent love for him by proving he can execute not one, but two perfect red carpet photobombs. He both invaded Ireland Baldwin's #oscarselfie, and crept up behind Anne Hathaway—shiny new Oscar in hand. While Leto is now the king of …

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Matthew McConaughey Is Releasing T-Shirts with His “Alright, Alright, Alright” Catchphrase

If there was ever a time for Matthew McConaughey to release a commemorative product line, it is now, less than 48 hours after his Academy Award win. As such, the actor has decided to premiere several T-shirts to immortalize his catchphrase, “Alright, alright, alright”—which also happen to have been …

Oscars 2014: Gravity dominates, but 12 Years a Slave wins best film | Film | The Guardian

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Oscars Jewelry: 7 Standouts

In the grand tradition of the Academy Award red carpet, there were diamonds to spare. Here are 7 pieces worth a closer look.<p>In the grand tradition of the Academy Award red carpet, there were diamonds to spare. Here are 7 pieces worth a closer look.


Is This the Most Pretty People in One Photo Ever?

In a rare moment of candid celebrity imagery after a night of so much posing, Ellen Degeneres put together a group selfie during the Oscars telecast worthy of a retweet, at least. With a bit of Jared Leto, a lot of Meryl Streep and Bradley Cooper, Lupita Nyong'o's brother and a waving, smiling …

Angelina Jolie

Samsung debuts its first Galaxy S5 ad during the Oscars and turns sponsorship dollars into all-star selfies

In case you hadn't heard, Samsung's newest phone is coming. At the Oscars, the Galaxy S5 just got a huge shot of publicity, both in a 30-second ad segment and the not-so-casual presence of its big bro, the Note 3, throughout the award ceremony. We hope you like Hollywood stars and selfies, because …

Every Street In This Dutch Neighborhood Has A Lord Of The Rings Name, Which Is Awesome

LOTR fans, your dream hath cometh true. There is a town in the Netherlands called Geldrop, and it's got a neighborhood where every street is named after a resident of Middle-earth.<p>They're all organized by category: The north part of the neighborhood has the Gondorian streets, like Boromir and …

Dark Chocolate Waffles

6 Servings<p>Buttermilk brings slight tang and moisture to the batter, while olive oil offers fruity richness. Choose a mild-flavored (not too peppery) type of oil for these waffles.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>¼ cup (packed) brown sugar<p>2 teaspoons …


23 Things You May Not Know About Tim Burton And His Movies

The evil genius knows what he's doing.

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The Relationship Between Interior Design, Color and Mood

We at Decoist love a good dose of color. Do you ever notice how a powerful color can change your mood? There are clear relationships between colors …

THUNDERCATS' Cheetara - Justice Magazine Cover Art

Fashion At The 2014 People's Choice Awards

All the outfits that have officially kicked off awards season.

Emma Watson Dating Oxford Rugby Star

Emma Watson has cast her spell on a new man.<p>The <i>Harry Potter</i> star, 23, has been spotted kissing and cuddling with Oxford University rugby star Matt …

Brilliant LORD OF THE RINGS and HOBBIT Prints from Matt Ferguson

Incredible Combinations of Marvel and DC Heroes

rehearsing my scary face. i'm already feeling sorry for the unsuspecting trick-or-treaters that will come to my door. countdown to halloween: 2 days!