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50+ travel magazines that want to publish your writing

AS EDITOR OF THIS magazine, I often receive submissions that fall into the travel narrative category.<p>This is everything from “My Trip To Ireland” to …

Sorry Ello, the Real Anti-Facebook Is Good Old Email

It all happened so quickly, about a year ago today. One minute, hardly anyone had heard of the ad-free social network Ello. The next, it was a viral …

Mount Everest to be declared off-limits to inexperienced climbers, says Nepal

Mount Everest,Nepal,Mountaineering,Nepal earthquake 2015,World news,South and Central Asia,Climbing holidays,Natural disasters and extreme weather,Travel,Nepal holidays,Asia<p>Nepalese officials plan to introduce ban on novices, as well as disabled, old and very young people, in effort to improve …

Mountaineering

A World Without Humans Looks A Lot Like A Rat Race

In this scientific "thought experiment" from the podcast The Adaptors, humans have gone extinct and rats take over. What makes rodents so well-positioned to take over the world?<p>Transcript<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:<p>Here's a story about something that won't make the news, should it ever happen - a future …

Is it time to re-think autism?

As "Neurotribes" wins the prestigious Samuel Johnson Prize for 2015, author Steve Silberman discusses the vital role that autism has played in shaping human history<p>When Daniel Tammet was three years old, he fell down the stairs of the terraced family home he shared with his parents in Dagenham. It …

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

By September 22, 2015<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do …

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The First Time Oliver Sacks Saw Heaven (1964)

My friend Oliver Sacks was at home, hoping to glimpse the color of heaven. It was 1964. He was in his kitchen in Topanga Canyon, preparing a cocktail. It wasn’t an ordinary cocktail, being part amphetamine (“for general arousal,” he told me), part marijuana (“for added delirium”), and part LSD …

Why don't more people kill themselves?

<b>by Emrys Westacott</b><p>Imagine you are given the following choice:<p>Option A: You live 34,748 days. Your final four weeks are spent in and out of hospital, …