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The Shortcut To Bonding With A Romantic Partner On A Deeper Level

From Sam Gosling’s book, Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You:<p>Arthur Aron, a psychologist at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, is …

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

The 20-Minute Workout That’ll Help You Get a Dancer’s Body

Exercise 1 Traveling Plank with Walkout<p>Start with forearms on the floor, elbows directly under your shoulders, and legs extended behind you <b>(A)</b>. Step one hand backward so it's under your shoulder; do the same with your other hand, straightening your arms to press up into a pushup position <b>(B)</b>. Walk …

Minnesota Is Where You Will Find The New Solar Gold Rush

Minnesota, the land of 10,000 lakes, is also the epicenter of a solar energy boom. Both SolarCity and SunShare announced plans this week to build solar power projects as part of a new state program to make solar electricity available for purchase to renters and others who don’t want to or can’t …

Solar Power

How to Conquer Fear, Backed By Research

Fear is… really scary, actually.<p>Research shows being afraid you’re going to lose your job can be worse than actually losing your job:<p>“…perceived job …

Self-help

Spray-On Solar Power Will Likely Soon Change The World

• Home<br>• ><br>• Energy<br>• ><br>• Spray-On Solar Power Will Likely Soon Change The World<p>posted 3 years ago<br>Categories: Energy<p>New Energy Technologies is developing the …

The Real 'Beast of Belsen'? Irma Grese and Female Concentration Camp Guards

<i>'</i>[They] <i>hit the prisoners, who were almost as thin as skeletons with a thick stick … withholding of food and beatings,</i> [they] <i>also made the prisoners</i> …

Nazi Concentration Camps

Drone Photos Take You Right Inside Bulgaria's Spooky Sunken Church

Meet haunting beauty at its finest.<p>These breathtaking drone photos capture St. Ivan Rilski, a partially-submerged church near Bulgaria's Zhrebchevo Dam. The church was part of a village that flooded to the point of disappearance when Bulgaria's communist regime built the dam nearby in 1965.<p>When …

Drones

The Church Of George Church

From reviving extinct species to hunting for dark matter, can a single scientist transform biology--and our lives?<p>A few years ago, George Church was peer-reviewing a paper for the journal <i>Science</i> when he got an idea. The paper’s authors had encoded their names and a string of famous quotes into a …

Should You Buy A Tesla Battery?

For homeowners, it may only be a matter of when–not if.<p>Ten days after launching its new Powerwall and Powerpack batteries, Tesla announced that it was sold out through 2016. At the same time, the criticism started: Were the batteries just a “toy for rich green people” that “didn’t work that well …

A Biologist-Turned-Buddhist and His Philosopher Father on the Nature of the Self and the True Measure of Personal Strength

“You first need to have an ego in order to be aware that it doesn’t exist.”<p>For the past few centuries, Western philosophy has maintained that human beings are driven by enlightened self-interest — a view predicated on the needs and desires of a solid self. Meanwhile, Eastern philosophies and …