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These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …


The odd history of horses

New research sheds light on the origins of domestic horses, and asks: just how many toes does a horse have?<p>We’re so used to seeing horses, we often forget just what a bunch of weirdos they are. Let’s start with their feet: can you name another animal with only one hoof? If you said cow, sheep or …


A Cure for Disconnection

In the world of Peanuts, Charlie Brown once visited Lucy's psychiatry booth and asked, "Can you cure loneliness?"<p>"For a nickel, I can cure anything," …


The 25 Best True Crime Books Every Person Should Read

Because nonfiction is often sometimes more terrifying and unsettling<p>For every suspense novel that shocks and awes readers, there are real life stories that make fiction seem tame and predictable. True crime is a loaded genre: The best authors do not sensationalise violence and human suffering, but …


10 Great Science Books That Non-Scientists Can Read And Enjoy

The world's great thinkers and scientists have long written down what they learn - we can head all the way back to Newton to see that. Some write for …


Best Books to Take You Back to the '80s When You're Feeling Nostalgic

Following the overwhelming success of Hulu’s adaptation of <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i>, Margaret Atwood’s iconic piece of dystopian fiction has once again proved its timelessness and unfortunate relevance. Nolite te bastardes carborundorum, bitches.<p>The late 70’s to the mid-80’s were the golden age of …


LSD Brings Your Brain to the Edge of Chaos

This new LSD study is like an acid trip all on its own.<p>One Saturday in 1964, neurologist Oliver Sacks took a bit of amphetamines, LSD, a “touch” of cannabis, faced a white wall in his home, and said “I want to see indigo now—now!”<p>“And then,” he wrote in the New Yorker in 2012, “as if thrown by a …


LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …


The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkein (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkein's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …


How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …


First light which ever shone in universe picked up by astronomers in 'revolutionary' breakthrough

The first light which ever shone in the universe has been detected by astronomers scouring the skies for the earliest stars.<p>Using a simple radio antenna positioned in the quietest place on Earth - the western Australian desert - scientists picked up a signal of the long-sought ‘cosmic dawn.’<p>The …


World Book Day 2018: Eight underrated novels by great writers that deserve a wider audience

World Book Day seems like an ideal opportunity to reassess the great writers in the literary canon and shine a light on some of their lesser-known …


Distinction bias: Why you make terrible life choices

There I was, looking at an enormous wall of television screens. Each one flashed the exact same scene — a beautiful flower slowly blooming to reveal …


14 YA Books Coming Out Later This Year That You Can Start Reading Right Now

Winter — finally! — appears to be coming to an end, and the spring is sure to bring with it plenty of picnicking-in-the-park afternoons, …


The Best Amsterdam Tips From Our Readers

This week our Hack Your City readers wrote 73 comments with tips on Amsterdam, like where to eat and drink, how to stay safe, how to get around, and …

European Travel

Why Getting Wasted Makes Some of You Fun and Some of You Awful

One lesson we learned: Your own expectation of what drink or drugs will do to you plays a big role in their actual effect.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i>.<p>Why is it that drinking and doing drugs can make some people fun, but others an absolute disaster?<p>While one of your friends might …


5 Books You Need to Read If You Love STRANGER THINGS - Riveted

If you’ve devoured both seasons of <i>Stranger Things</i> and need something else to keep you up late at night, we’ve totally got you covered. Here are some …


10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

Artificial Intelligence

A ‘Grueling and Grotesque’ Biohacking Experiment

In 2016, Josiah Zayner, a former synthetic biology research scientist at NASA, checked himself into a hotel room. Over the course of four days, he performed an extremely risky experiment on himself. The goal: “To completely replace all of the bacteria that are contained within my body.”

Synthetic Biology

The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)

Here are the new titles that have caught our eye so far in 2018.