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5 Links to Read Before Cooking Potatoes

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: The intersection of two holidays means potatoes for everyone.</i><p>This Thursday marks the momentous overlap of Thanksgiving and the first night of Hanukkah, …

The Psychology of Self-Control

Ever since psychology godfather William James first expounded the crucial role of habit in how we live and who we become, modern psychology has sought to figure out how we can rewire our bad habits, maximize our willpower, and use habits to optimize our productivity. And yet, if the market for …

How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

How to Delegate Effectively

<i>Ilya Pozin is the founder of Ciplex, and a writer on entrepreneurship and marketing.</i><p>Don’t look now, but your micromanagement habits might be stunting your company’s growth. If you’re improperly, inefficiently, or just plain avoiding the delegation of tasks, you may be harming your company more than …

Crocheted Locomotive in Poland by Olek

<b>Olek</b> explains her art with these words:<p>A loop after a loop. Hour after hour my madness becomes crochet. Life and art are inseparable. The movies I …

Hyper Realistic Oil Paintings by Linnea Strid

30 year-old artist Linnea Strid lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden. Nowadays her “Breaking free” collection, consists of hyperrealistic paintings …

24 Clever Print Ads

In print advertising world, agencies are bound to reflect their message solely with an image and they generally count on intelligence to accomplish …

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Silence is golden. It can also drive you crazy.

It's nearly impossible to find a state of true silence. But some people go out of their way to find it.<p>Consider this 2012 <i>New York Times</i> article, …

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Home to a World of Stories

Bringing you a world of inspiring and thought-provoking stories, Maptia is a collaborative project with photographers, writers, adventurers, and …

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures

14 Illegal Things You're Doing on the Internet

1. Unlocking Your Phone<p>2. (Parts of) Grooveshark<p>3. Ad Blockers<p>4. Making GIFs and Memes<p>5. Downloading Files and Using Without Permission<p>6. Working …

10 Types Of People You Should Compare Yourself To

Do you enjoy a challenge? Are you too happy? Do you require more dissatisfaction in your life? Would you like a Rear Window style life makeover? Are …

How Consciousness Works

Princeton neuroscientist Michael Graziano has penned a fascinating longread on the "hard scientific and philosophical problem" posed by …

The Man Who Invented Modern Probability - Issue 4: The Unlikely

If two statisticians were to lose each other in an infinite forest, the first thing they would do is get drunk. That way, they would walk more or …

These Patterns Move, But It’s All an Illusion

Focus on the ball at the center of the image above. The scene appears to vibrate. If you move your head slightly forward and backward, the color …

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Justdelete.me Wants To Help You Pull The Plug On All Those Pesky Online Accounts

It’s tiring, isn’t it? Doing everything online, I mean. Everyday you log into services tailor-made for shopping, searching, sharing, watching, chatting, curating, reading, bragging — that’s a lot of places to keep your personal information, and no one could blame you if you wanted to try to pare …

51 Genius Quotes That Prove George Carlin Was A Modern Philosopher

In many ways, the comedian has the ability to be the philosopher of our era, a social critic and theorist whose words have the ability to shape …

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The Science of Sleep: Dreaming, Depression, and How REM Sleep Regulates Negative Emotions

For the past half-century, sleep researcher <b>Rosalind D. Cartwright</b> has produced some of the most compelling and influential work in the field, enlisting modern science in revising and expanding the theories of Jung and Freud about the role of sleep and dreams in our lives. In <b>The Twenty-four Hour</b> …

Sinister Minds: Are Left-Handed People Smarter?

Cesare Lombroso, the father of modern criminology, owes his career to a human skull. In 1871, as a young doctor at a mental asylum in Pavia, Italy, he autopsied the brain of Giuseppe Villela, a Calabrese peasant turned criminal, who has been described as an Italian Jack the Ripper. “At the sight of …

The Day I Stopped Saying 'Hurry Up'

When you're living a distracted life, every minute must be accounted for. You feel like you must be checking something off the list, staring at a screen, or rushing off to the next destination. And no matter how many ways you divide your time and attention, no matter how many duties you try and …