Lauren Gorsky

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The Neo-Platonic Argument for Evolution Couldn’t Be More Wrong - Facts So Romantic

Is evolutionary biology about to prove a two-millennia old metaphysical speculation? Or is metaphysics about to fundamentally change the way we look …

A Doctor's Take on Pot

On August 11th, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced its decision to keep marijuana classified as a Schedule I drug. The federal government …

Cannabis

8 Beautiful Bioluminescent Creatures From the Sea | WIRED

While a handful of land animals can create their own light, homemade luminescence is the rule rather than the exception in the open ocean's dark …

Use These 100 Design Websites To Jumpstart Your Creativity

The web is an incredible place. In less than 30 years it completely changed the world connecting and empowering people. One of the biggest benefits it brings is an endless inspiration for any field you can imagine.<p>As a creative entrepreneur, I am constantly looking for inspiration. I love reading …

Graphic Design

Top 10 Graphic Design Blogs for Designers

Whether you are a well established creative designer or a newbie in the field of designing, you need to have some serious designing skills to enhance …

How to Measure the Power of Alien Civilizations Using the Kardashev Scale

We have yet to make contact with an extraterrestrial civilization. If they're out there — and surely they must be — we haven't the foggiest idea what …

Hole in ozone layer is closing and will be 'healed' by 2050, scientists say

The hole in the Antarctic ozone layer is beginning to close, scientists have discovered.<p>Researchers from the University of Leeds and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US, have confirmed the first signs of an increase of ozone, which shields life on Earth from the sun’s harmful …

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How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

RIP E.T. – Alien Life On Most Exoplanets Dies Young

Astronomers have found a plethora of planets around nearby stars. And it appears that Earth-sized planets in habitable zones are probably common.<p>So, …

The 10 best new graphic design tools for June

Whether you're feeling inspired this month and need tools to quickly mock-up your ideas, or you're lacking drive and looking for motivation, our …

10 Travel Sites That’ll Help You Plan an Unforgettable Vacation

Remember back in January when you promised yourself to travel more this year? Well, it’s officially summer, and there’s no better time to head to the beach or take a family road trip. And while you may not have the ideal vacation length (eight days!) lined up, <i>any</i> amount of time you have to explore …

A running tab of what tech people think about whether we’re living in a simulation

Are we living in a simulation?<p>For whatever reason, this is a hot topic in Silicon Valley these days. It all more or less started when Tesla Motors CEO (and soon to be SolarCity CEO — check one off for the simulation argument there) Elon Musk made a claim at the Code Conference that there’s such a …

Silicon Valley