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Mind maps: the beauty of brain cells – in pictures

The 19th-century Spanish scientist Santiago Ramón y Cajal, the father of modern neuroscience, was one of the first people to unravel the mysteries of the structure of the brain – and he made stunning drawings to describe and explain his discoveries

mindmaps

This Tiny House Has More Charm Than Most Mansions

Let's just say, it spares no details.<p>Tiny house dwellers usually have to make some sacrifices, like giving up a cozy Saturday morning in front of a fireplace or a Sunday night bathtub soak. But not in the "Urban Craftsman." This small abode was built by Handcrafted Movement in a craftsman style and …

Parts of United States are heating faster than globe as a whole | John Abraham

A new study shows the Northeast USA will reach the dangerous 2°C warming threshold faster than most of the rest of the planet<p>Global warming obviously refers to temperature increases across the entire globe. We know the Earth is warming, we know it is human-caused, we have a pretty good idea about …

Climate Change

These picture postcards capture the monumental scale of America in the early 20th century

A look back at the future in progress<p>Imagine a time when photographs were still precious. Before television or picture magazines. Before Insta. A …

Get to Know Yourself: 5 Ways to Discover Your Joyful True Nature

<b>“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~Aristotle</b> <br>Four years ago I left a corporate career, belongings, a nice home, and family and …

This Useful Map Reveals Photography ‘Hotspots’ Around the World

Landscape photographer and travel addict Mike Wong has created a super useful tool for fellow photographers who want some help location scouting. …

Mexico’s 500-year jungle dwellers

The Lacandon Maya lived deep in the jungles of southern Mexico with limited outside contact until the turn of the 20th Century, when loggers and missionaries began to arrive.<p>I first met Daniel Chankin in the highland town of San Cristobal de las Casas in the Mexican state of Chiapas.<p>Daniel, a …

Archaeology

200,000 Photos from the George Eastman Museum, the World’s Oldest Photography Collection, Now Available Online

There was a time when anyone with even the remotest interest in photography knew the name Eastman, if not the life and work of George Eastman …

Videography

The 11 Most Underrated Movies of 2016

Although 2016 is a record-breaking year in ticket sales at the U.S. box office, that statistic doesn’t tell the whole story. In fact, it’s the best …

Box Office

Under pressure, Silicon Valley workers turn to LSD microdosing

It's 7am on a sunny Friday in a shared house in the sleepy San Francisco neighbourhood of Richmond. Flatmates buzz in and out of the kitchen as Lily …

Psychedelic Drugs

Malaysia establishes a 1-million-hectare marine park

The new Tun Mustapha marine park & shark sanctuary in Borneo is the biggest marine protected area in Malaysia<p>Malaysia has just established the biggest marine protected area (MPA) in the country. The Tun Mustapha park (TMP) occupies 1m hectares (2.47m acres) of seascape off the northern tip of Sabah …

A Short History Of Deep Learning -- Everyone Should Read

Deep learning is a topic that is making big waves at the moment. It is basically a branch of machine learning (another hot topic) that uses algorithms to e.g. recognize objects and understand human speech. Scientists have used deep learning algorithms with multiple processing layers (hence “deep”) …

Machine Learning

Four Daily Habits That Will Make You Happier

According to experts, the traditional formula for success may be backwards.<p>Do great work, you’ll get a promotion and then you’ll be happy. This is the mainstream formula for happiness.<p>We’re taught that working hard will lead to a great success and finally result in happiness. But happiness experts …

Happiness

Why Self Help Books Rarely Work

<i>Why do many people who read self-help books fail to get results? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Matthew Jones, Life Coach & Personal Growth Expert, on Quora.</b><p>We are out of balance and it's …

18 Movies to Watch in February

From superheroes to supermodels, here's what to see in theaters this month.<p><b>2/3:</b><p><b>1) Rams</b><p>Brimming with dry humor and beautiful imagery, this Icelandic film and Cannes festival standout tells the story of two estranged brothers—both sheep farmers—who band together against the authorities when they face …

Ryan Reynolds

The Role of Death in Finding Meaning in Life

"Whoever develops awareness of death by thinking, 'I'm following the dharma by considering mortality once a day or night, or during meals, are unmindful and inattentive; to follow the dharma one should be aware of death as one breaths in and out, chews and swallows. Train yourself to live in …

What We See Now When We Look at Francesca Woodman’s Photographs

Italy

Nearly 1,000 Years Old, the Bayeux Tapestry is An Epic Tale and Medieval Masterpiece

The ancient Bayeux Tapestry, famous for its epic representation of medieval history, is a long, vividly embroidered cloth stretching hundreds of …

Review: Valeria Luiselli’s The Story of My Teeth forces us to consider how a novel is made

There's a common myth that fiction writers work alone. The archetype of Author suggests an unwashed weirdo, bunkered in some lightless cabin or loft, madly hacking away at a battered Smith Corona. While that's not a total invention (add a steady supply of cherry Twizzlers and you've a fair portrait …

1 Surprising Strategy to Make the Morning the Most Productive Part of Your Day

Consistency is critical to making every day more productive.<p>It's nearly impossible to recover from a bad morning, or so they say. And for me, things don't even have to go all that wrong to throw my finely tuned "get-ready machine" all out of whack. For most of us--and especially for those with the …

Time Management

Abstract Photos of the Unexpected Patterns that Arise While Cooking

For New York-based photographer Adrian Mueller, cooking isn’t a chore or the means to an end but a creative playground in and of itself. For <i>Bubbles</i>, …

Her Virginal Members: Chastity and Sexual Desire in the Middle-Ages

In medieval North Yorkshire, around 1160, Aelred of Rievaulx finally responded to his sister’s request for a guide to being a good recluse, writing …