Martin Nguyen

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Bruce Lee’s Never-Before-Seen Writings on Willpower, Emotion, Reason, Memory, Imagination, and Confidence

“You will never get any more out of life than you expect.”<p>Although <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is best known for his legendary legacy in martial arts and film, he was also one of the most underappreciated philosophers of the twentieth century, instrumental in introducing Eastern …

Bruce Lee

Amazing Balloon Sculptures of Animals and Insects by Masayoshi Matsumoto | Colossal

<p>Forget your run-of-the-mill cutesy balloon dogs and crowns twisted at kids birthday parties, Japanese artist Masayoshi Matsumoto (previously) …

The Parasite Underground

When Vik was in his late 20s, blood started appearing in his stool. He found himself rushing to the bathroom as many as nine times a day, and he quit his job at a software company. He received a diagnosis of severe ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory condition of the colon. Steroids, which suppress …

Why Whole Foods Wants You to Eat This Venomous Fish to Death

If you can't beat 'em, eat 'em.<p>It's not often you're told that by eating something—and a lot of it—you can help save the environment.<p>But that's exactly what Florida wildlife conservationists and local Whole Foods supermarkets want you to do.<p>This week, 26 Whole Foods outlets across Florida began …

This Snake Pretends to Be a Spider—and Catches a Bird

Scientists who filmed the rare spider-tailed viper in the wild have unlocked the secret of its bizarre tail.<p>Those with a fear of venomous creatures may not be thrilled to know there's a snake that also pretends to be a spider. <b></b><p>The rare Iranian spider-tailed viper (<i>Pseudocerastes urarachnoides</i>) …

Zoology

The tragic fate of the people who stop sleeping

A handful of families are cursed with “fatal insomnia”, a cruel disease that leads to months of sleepless nights and terrible exhaustion. Will a controversial cure save their lives?<p>Silvano was on a cruise ship when the family curse struck. An elegant 53-year-old with striking red hair who enjoyed …

The Brain

What Is an Emotion? William James’s Revolutionary 1884 Theory of How Our Bodies Affect Our Feelings

“A purely disembodied human emotion is a nonentity.”<p><i>“Emotions are not just the fuel that powers the psychological mechanism of a reasoning creature,”</i> philosopher Martha Nussbaum wrote in her masterful treatise on the intelligence of the motions, <i>“they are parts, highly complex and messy parts, of</i> …

Emotions

Six Million Dollar Plant: Scientists grow cyborg roses

When you think of cyborgs, plants probably don't pop into your head. But it's time for that to change.<p>A team of researchers at the Laboratory for Organic Electronics at Linköping University in Sweden has managed to grow living roses with electronic circuits in their vascular systems. The research …

Nanotech

18 Rules Of Behavior For Young Ladies In 1831

"This is indeed," the <i>Adams Sentinel</i> in Gettysburg, Pa., proclaimed on Feb. 24, 1830, "the age of improvement."<p>The proclamation was part of a story about the <i>Moral Encyclopaedia,</i> a set of self-teaching books by a writer identified as "Charles Varle, Esq. of Baltimore."<p>An advocate of autodidacticism …

Paris attacks: Anonymous declares war on Islamic State

Hacker group Anonymous says in a video that it will "hunt" Islamic State after its terrorist attacks in Paris, France on Friday<p>Anonymous has posted a video declaring war against Islamic State following a series of terror attacks in Paris that have left at least 129 people dead.<p>The hacker group, …

Cyber-attacks

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

Should Human Stem Cells Be Used To Make Partly Human Chimeras?

An intense debate has flared over whether the federal government should fund research that creates partly human creatures using human stem cells.<p>The National Institutes of Health declared a moratorium in late September on funding this kind of research. NIH officials said they needed to assess the …

Which US City You Should Live in Based Off Your Myers-Briggs Results

<i>This post was originally posted on JoinBlush.com</i><p>It's fun to learn about your personality. You can dig into who might best complement you in a romantic relationship, what job would best suit your strengths, and even what city you should live in. It's great fun, which is probably why you moseyed on …

Salt Lake City

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

Dessert

Love dark chocolate and black coffee? You could be a psychopath

Most of us have a weakness for sweet and salty foods, whether it’s a sugary pudding after dinner or a big bowl of popcorn in front of the TV. But some foods are more divisive: it's not often one sees someone swoon over a grapefruit, a rocket salad or a glass of Fernet Branca.<p><b>Bitter food</b> and drinks …

10 Space-Saving Tips And Storage Tricks You Should Steal From Tiny Homes

According to a survey conducted by Trulia, more than 43 percent of Americans want to live in bigger homes. According to common sense, every single one of them would love to do that without actually <i>paying</i> for a bigger home.<p>Are you in that same wishful-thinking boat?<p>Well then we encourage you to …

What you Probably Didn’t Know about How your Eyes See - OpenMind

«What the eye doesn’t see and the mind doesn’t know, doesn’t exist,» said <b>D. H. Lawrence</b>. And he was right, because vision is the result of teamwork …

20 Most Thought-Provoking Quotes About Philosophy

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

Depression

5 cognitive biases that are killing your decisions

<i>This post originally appeared on Crew blog.</i><p>It’s hard to accept that what holds us back from reaching our potential is all in our head.<p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free blockchain and cryptocurrency news site yet?It's called Hard Fork.TAKE ME THERE<p>While it may be a bit of a cliche, we really are our …

Critical Thinking

Learn How to Screen Print and Make Custom ANYTHING for Under $20

We don’t just write about creativity here at Brit + Co — we <i>pass</i> creativity around. We have a whole slew of online classes and DIY kits that enable you to be creative by teaching you a variety of DIY techniques and skills — like this new class all on screen printing!<p>Plus, we’ve got the best of the …

Screen Printing

12 mind tricks that will make people like you and help you get ahead

Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you encounter.<p>None of these tricks are deceitful or disingenuous, except for number six, and I trust that you'll only use that one with good reason.<p>As soon as you become …

Self-help

10 Desserts for Coffee Addicts

Don't just drink your beans.<p>If you love coffee—really, really love coffee—then a few cups in the morning just don't cut it. So make the most of your …

Quotes From Socrates That Are Full Of Wisdom

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

14 Enlightening Quotes By Lao Tzu That Are Life Lessons

Lao Tzu was a legendary Chinese philosopher whose teachings date back to 6th century BC. He wrote Tao Te Ching, a famous Chinese classic text. He is …

Spirituality

6 scientific tips to improve your writing

A new book uses insights into the reading brain to give writers clear-cut, science-based guidelines on how to write anything well, from an email to a …

The Four Different Types Of Introverts According To Jungian Psychology

By Heidi Priebe,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1L1eREy<p>Earlier this year, an article in New York Magazine emerged, suggesting that there are four …

25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …