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The Best Social Studies Sites Of 2016 – So Far

Here’s one more in my series of mid-year “Best” lists (you can see all 1,600 of the lists here).<p>You might also be interested in these previous posts: …

Hear Sir Ian McKellen Read FATE/STAY NIGHT

This morning we were alerted to Sir Ian McKellen‘s reading of Archer’s incantation from <i>Fate/stay night</i> thanks to Kotaku. As always, hearing the …

Ian McKellen

The U.S. oil and gas boom is having global atmospheric consequences, scientists suggest

Scientists say they have made a startling discovery about the link between domestic oil and gas development and the world’s levels of atmospheric <b></b>ethane — a carbon compound that can both damage air quality and contribute to climate change. A new study in the journal Geophysical Research Letters <b></b>has …

Climate Change

Bernie Lovers: A Revolution Is What You Signed Up For, And This Is Only The Beginning

First, my Bernie comrades, a little dose of reality.<p>Hillary Clinton won four out of five states Tuesday night. Including the superdelegates that are currently aligned with her, she is 245 delegates away from winning the nomination. Superdelegates have historically sided with the candidate who wins …

Middle-class

The Dangers of a Wandering Mind

<b>You may spend up to 50% of your day lost in thought. (1)</b><p>To learn more about the wandering mind let’s examine data from a study published in the …

Mindfulness

10 Greatest Marvel And DC Comics Supervillains Of All-Time

Marvel and DC Comics are responsible for the creation of some of the greatest villains in all of fiction, but which among them is the best? Here, …

Comic Books

7 Simple Daily Habits to Sharpen Your Intelligence | Inc.com

You probably spend at least a couple of hours each week training your body--doing cardio, weight training, or even just walking. You're training your muscles to stay pliant and strong, your joints to stay fluid, and your body's physical systems to run optimally.<p>But how much time do you spend …

Productivity Apps

The Best Way To Supercharge Your Mind And Body In Only Six Weeks - PsyBlog

Have you seriously underestimated your ability to change?<p>Forget changing yourself one-step-at-a-time — change everything all at once, a new study …

New FunimationNow Streaming App Launches

Funimation launched its updated North American streaming app, FunimationNow, for iOS and Kindle devices on Monday. The old streaming apps are being …

Apps

Fox News Attempted To Smear Bernie—But It Blew Up Big Time

Thank you, Occupy Democrats. I really enjoyed watching this.<p>This Fox employee started off her Fair and Balanced reporting by leading with …

Middle-class

The 50 best places to live in America for 2018

When deciding where to put down roots, many factors are in the eye of the beholder, such as climate, politics, or proximity to extended family.<p>Other aspects are coveted by nearly everybody: affordable housing, access to well-paying jobs, a low cost of living, good schools, and quality healthcare. …

Grand Rapids

1. The Worst Case Scenario

So far, I've explored all of the good things which could come from the success of the DC Films Universe, but what if Batman v Superman is a flop? …

Comic Books

The surprising ways the body works with the brain to shape our sense of self

On a bitingly cold winter’s day in 2013, a woman whom I’ll call Laurie took me to the terrace of a tall building in a city about two hours west of London, England. Years earlier, she’d tried to jump from the terrace and kill herself.<p>It had been a harrowing time for Laurie. She’d started hearing …

Consciousness

Watch This Guy Make Mind Blowing Music With a Handmade Marble Machine

Better than an OK Go music video.<p>If ever there was a YouTube video worthy of a standing ovation, this is it.<p>In it, Swedish musician Martin Molin is seen playing a rather groovy jam on a wooden music box powered by marbles. Yes, that's right; marbles. The contraption was built by Molin himself, …

Music Videos

What the five most addictive substances on the planet do to your brain

What are the most addictive drugs? This question seems simple, but the answer depends on whom you ask. From the points of view different researchers, …

You Don't Have a Procrastination Problem, You Have an Impulsivity Problem

Procrastination is like bad signal or crappy Wi-Fi. Everyone deals with it, but most of us don’t understand how it works. Here’s the key: It’s not …

1. Before you go to bed at night, tell your brain, “wake me up at __ a.m.”

Unless you got drunk the night before, you’ll likely start waking up right before the alarm clock startles you awake.<p>2. If the subconscious command …

Middle-class

Neuroscience says these five rituals will help your brain stay in peak condition

Thanks to improvements in medicine, more of us are living longer. That makes we have a heightened investment in making sure our brains stay in shape as we age, too. While an increased life expectancy will not necessarily lead to a higher incidence of cognitive disorders, Alzheimer’s alone is …

The Brain

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Bernie Sanders is right: Bill Clinton’s welfare law doubled extreme poverty

After 20 years, Bernie Sanders wants to put welfare back on the national agenda, seeing a chance to use his message of economic equality to undermine Hillary Clinton's base of support among black voters.<p>Primaries across the South over the next few days give him what might be the best chance he'll …

Middle-class

Bernie Sanders Dines With Al Sharpton In Harlem

The morning after his New Hampshire primary victory, Bernie Sanders made a highly publicized visit to Harlem to dine with Al Sharpton, one of America's most prominent civil rights activists and media personalities.<p>The two dined at Sylvia's, the same New York City restaurant where Sharpton huddled …

Government
Mario Kart

OK Go film latest video in zero gravity - and the results are stunning

Chicago rock band OK Go are arguably better known for their videos than for their music.<p>In 2006 they scored a bona fide viral smash hit with the promo for their track Here It Goes Again, in which the group performed an elaborate dance routine across a number of treadmills.<p>Many of their follow-up …

This Rare Flying Lotus Mix Was Made the Day J Dilla Died and Is a Piece of Hip-Hop History

It's a potent mixture of “hip-hop, rare grooves, exotic international records, and a few of Dilla’s own tracks" and it's free to download.<p>Ten years and a day ago, J Dilla passed away after a protracted battle with lupus, just days after putting out his classic album <i>Donuts</i>. The album, which he …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Final Fantasy VII Remake Turns A Cult Classic Into An Action RPG

After announcing it at E3 2015, Square Enix unveiled the first gameplay trailer for one of its most anticipated games, Final Fantasy VII. And it looks like it’s more than just a remake with better graphics.<p>As you can see in the trailer below, the new game looks gorgeous. There are a few shots of …

Final Fantasy

5 Anime Series For Sci-Fi Fanatics

If there’s one thing the anime medium can’t get enough, besides unnatural hair colors, it’s science fiction. Series and films about technology, …

Artist Suferring From Anxiety Shows What Mental Illnesses Would Look Like As Monsters

Let’s be honest: mental illness is not a conversation topic people want to address. If someone gets cancer, undergoes a heart transplant, or falls …