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Writer lands seven figure deal for ‘Black Lives Matter-inspired’ fantasy novel

A young black writer has landed a seven figure book and movie deal for her first novel.<p>Tomi Adeyemi’s debut book ‘Children of Blood and Bone’ has …

21 Thought-Provoking Books That Will Stay On Your Mind For Days

Prepare to make your bookshelf considerably heavier.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

American Girl

Clinics are popping up across the country to help kids as young as 3 who might be transgender, but some say it’s too much, too soon. While doctors argue, families like Nicole’s don’t have time to wait.<p><b>In October 2015,</b> Nicole buckled in to her mom’s Prius, along with her older brother, mom, dad, and …

LGBTQI

Photos exploring the isolation of a one-woman honeymoon

In a world of media-trained pursed lips, Juno Calypso is a refreshing riposte to press release jargon. “There was no intent behind the project,” the London-based photographer speaks with emphasis whenever “Joyce” – the fictionalised character at the very centre of her work – is mentioned. “I …

Handbags

How Tantric Sex Helped Me Find My Life's True Purpose

<i>Psalm Isadora is the top tantra expert in the world, and a highly sought-after sexuality, relationship, and trauma expert specializing in women’s</i> …

Spirituality

Pokemon Go's mental health benefits are real

Dr. John Grohol is an expert in technology's impact on human behavior and mental health, and for the past 20 years he's studied how people operate online. He's the founder of mental health network <i>Psych Central</i>, and he knows all about the latest tools aimed at helping people deal with anxiety, …

Upcoming Anime By One-Punch Man Creator Looks Stunning

From the creator of viral manga/anime <i>One-Punch Man</i>, the anime adaption of <i>Mob Psycho 100</i> is slated for release on July 11th. And it’s shaping up to be …

Anime

Why Do Our Minds Wander?

Sometimes the mind wanders. Thoughts pop into consciousness. Ideas or images are present when just a moment before they were not. Scientists recently have been turning their attention to making sense of this.<p>One natural picture of the phenomenon goes something like this. Typically, our thoughts and …

Consciousness

Eco-Friendly Botanical Wall Art Brings the Self-Sustaining Beauty of Nature Indoors

Designer Erin Kinsey is something of a moss boss. Her handcrafted botanical artwork transforms one's living space by bringing the beauty of the outdoors, inside. Combining a dual passion for design and nature, she has established a company named Artisan Moss which offers one-of-a-kind plant wall …

Wall Art

How racism came to be called a mental illness — and why that’s a problem

In 1981, Anthony Simon, an elderly white man in Kansas, shot his Chinese American neighbor Steffen Wong as Wong was entering his own home. In his trial, Simon’s defense rested upon a claim of “anxiety neurosis”: Simon said he was afraid of “Orientals” and their presumed martial arts capabilities, …

Mental Health

8 Small Things People Use to Judge Your Personality

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their behavior.<p>While we tend to think that our judgments are based on the content of conversations and …

Exploring a Dark Underwater Cave in Mexico at ISO 50000

Another wonderful example of how technology is helping photographers and videographers capture unexplored beauty on camera. This video might not be …

A fish inside a jellyfish: One-in-a-million photo | CNN Travel

(CNN) — An Australian ocean photographer has captured a one-in-a-million example of the cruelty of life in the deep -- a fish peering out into the ocean, helpless, from inside a jellyfish.<p>Tim Samuel, a self-described "ocean obsessed... lover of photography and adventures," captured the image off …

Turtles

Undivided Mind: Integrating Our Lay Buddhist Practice

Over the last half-century, Buddhist practices in the West have grown in popularity. Mindfulness has become associated with stress reduction, …

Spirituality

Permanent Vacation

"If IBM had ever bothered to actually possess a physical country, that country might have had a lot in common with Singapore." William Gibson, Wired, 4/1/1993 During my four year stay in Singapore, I have developed a rather complicated relationship with the city and even more perplexed with its …

Here's how a Japanese startup plans to make artificial meteor showers on-demand

But they don't happen as often as we might like, nor do they predictably occur exactly when and where we'd like them to.<p>So a startup called ALE, with scientific collaborators from Japanese universities, wants to manufacture shooting stars with a sky-high project called "Sky Canvas."<p>You can kind of …

Therapists often discriminate against black and poor patients, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Minorities and lower-income individuals can face numerous challenges in getting treatment for depression and other mental health problems. They may lack insurance or transportation to a therapist's office; they may experience stigma in their communities around mental illness that prevents …

Mental Health

New Animated Portraits by Romain Laurent Explore Quirky Isolated Movements | Colossal

<p>French photographer and director Romain Laurent (previously here and here) started making portrait-based GIFs as a way to produce work outside his …