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20 Most Thought-Provoking Quotes About Philosophy

A great philosophy is essential for a great life. These thought-provoking quotes will inspire you to sharpen your philosophy

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

25 Museums You Need to Visit in Your Lifetime

The breathtaking art collections (and striking architecture) are certainly worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, a comprehensive ranking includes places from all corners of the world.

Ghost traps: the hunt for dark matter | Cosmos

<b>If you were designing</b> a villain’s lair for a James Bond movie, you would be hard pushed to create one as spectacular as Italy’s Gran Sasso Laboratory.<p>…

Dark Matter

Drug mentioned by Hippocrates may reverse Alzheimer's memory loss

Salsalate is already used for arthritis but it could bring back memories of people suffering from Alzheimer's disease<p>One of the world’s oldest drugs which was first mentioned by Hippocrates in the 5th Century BC could help restore memory in Alzheimer’s patients, scientists hope.<p>Salsalate, which …

This free online encyclopedia has achieved what Wikipedia can only dream of

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy may be the most interesting website on the internet. Not because of the content—which includes fascinating entries on everything from ambiguity to zombies—but because of the site itself.<p>Its creators have solved one of the internet’s fundamental problems: How …

Humanities

12 Quick and Easy Workouts You Can Do at Home

We’re busy, busy girls, and often times exercise is the last thing on our minds. Heading to the gym in the AM or even after a long workday can be a hassle . While you look gorgeous just the way you are, exercising can be a beneficial way to get you feeling happy and healthy. We’ve compiled 12 …

Exercise

Sunset on Pluto: Breathtaking NASA Photo Shows Mountains, Wispy Atmosphere

A spectacular new image from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft shows Pluto in an entirely new light.<p>The photo, which New Horizons took during its epic …

Solar System

Sites We Like: Read the World

You want to diversify your reading, but you don’t know how. Well, someone made a website for that. Read the World lets you find books based on the …

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today.<p>Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just an illusion—a philosophy that’s increasingly supported by scientific research.<p>“Buddhists argue …

Consciousness