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Tips and Tricks for Using Plants in Modern Interior Design + Plant Care Guide

E-design firm Decorilla’s goal has always been to flip the interior design business on its head by making outstanding design services available to …

Plants

What God does to your brain

The controversial science of neurotheology aims to find the answer to an age-old question: why do we believe?<p>When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch <b>atheist,</b> while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. “Compared with the Buddhist monks and Franciscan …

Hendra virus-infected horse dies in Murwillumbah, five people being monitored

Five people are being monitored after they came into contact with a horse infected with the deadly Hendra virus on the New South Wales north …

Global refugee numbers highest since World War Two

The number of refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced people has surged to more than 50 million people, the first time since the post-World …

Want to be a K-pop star? Fix your face

With Ricky Martin as her mentor and a suite of killer performances under her belt on The Voice, Elly Oh's star is rising in Australia.<p>It's not the …

Morning grind: Could coffee fuel your car?

Scientists have made biofuel from ground coffee produced in 20 different geographic regions - including caffeinated and decaffeinated forms.<p>The study …

The World's 5 Weirdest Mental Disorders

Image Source: The Medical Bag<p>Are you normal? It seems like an easy question, but our grip on reality can be thinner and more tenuous than you think. …

Ridiculous Beliefs Of The World’s Most Acclaimed Thinkers

Source: Zen Shaman<p>Ridiculous Beliefs: Pythagoras<p>Pythagoras is a world-renowned mathematician credited with coming up with the Pythagorean Theorem. …

Evan Lorenzen and His Unbelievably Tiny Book Creations

Source: Art and Such<p>Can the human experience be reduced to the size of one’s hand? Artist Evan Lorenzen would say no, it can be made even smaller. …

Art

Lopsided Face Syndrome And 5 Other Diseases You Won't Believe Are Real

Image Source: Wikimedia Commons<p>Poor health is one of those things, like divorce and the loss of a loved one, that you know will touch your life at …

Hubert Blanz Explores Urban Spaces in Hectic Highway Photos

European artist Hubert Blanz stacks photos of real-life roads, bridges and intersections to create hectic, eye-opening reflections on urban …

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Nikola Tesla

Source: PBS<p>Greatly overshadowed by his famous employer, Thomas Edison, Serbian-born inventor and physicist Nikola Tesla is known mostly as the …

Tesla

Andy Warhol, Inside The Life Of An Iconic Pop Artist And Hoarder

Source: Loup D’argent<p>Long before YouTube, Facebook or even MTV’s genre-spawning “Real World,” when Andy Warhol coined his now-prescient phrase …

Art

6 Really Weird Pets That You Could Actually Own

Sometimes, a dog or a cat just won't do, so why not try a pet otter or capybara?<p>The cat and the dog have long been the default companion for humans. …

Pets

The Tragic Story Of The Jonestown Massacre, Modern History’s Largest Mass “Suicide”

Were the hundreds who literally drank the "Kool-Aid" deranged cultists or desperate victims?The post The Tragic Story Of The Jonestown Massacre, …

Calls to vaccinate against meningococcal disease ahead of winter peak season

Parents are being urged to ensure their children are vaccinated against meningococcal disease, with rates of the bacterial infection peaking in the …