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How physics and maths helped create modernist painting – Lynn Gamwell

One of the most profound insights of modern science is that nature has a symmetrical structure. Since antiquity, naturalists have observed bilateral …

This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>And just like that, it's December again - a time to reflect on the good, the bad, and the disproportionately long things that …

You can think your way into changing who you are–but there are limits

For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another break-up and in despair about her future, she felt as if she’d failed at it all, and she was tired of it. On June 6, 2007, Debbie Hampton, of Greensboro, North Carolina, took an …

The Brain

Do All Roads Lead to Rome? The Answer is Surprisingly Beautiful

Moovel Lab has mapped European and American roadways to Rome, and the result is gorgeous.<p>The saying “all roads lead to Rome” has been used since the Middle Ages, and refers to the fact that the Roman Empire’s roadways radiated outwards from its capital. But does that maxim still apply today, now …

Roads

One in five of Britain's biggest charities spend less than 50 per cent of total income on good works, new report claims

Exclusive: Some of the charities are some of Britain’s best known voluntary organisations such as Cancer Research UK, the Guide Dogs for the Blind and the British Heart Foundation<p>Some of the UK’s biggest and best known charities are spending less than half of their total income every year on good …

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Reed Flute Cave: Guilin, China<p>Sadly, magical fairy dust is not the secret behind Reed Flute Cave's glowing interior: Multi-colored lights have been …

National Parks

Success Is Not a Goal. It's a Way of Life.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you meet a successful executive or business leader – I mean the real deal, not a shyster CEO of a one-person company playing make-believe – there’s a real tendency to assume he’s led a charmed life and everything just sort of fell …

Motivation

9 Books to Drop Everything and Read

If you’re a passionate reader, you’re always on the hunt for the next book that will totally engross you. We’ve pinpointed some that are worth the …

Why a Mental Universe Is the “Real” Reality

By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas Kafatos, PhD, Bernardo Kastrup, PhD, Rudolph Tanzi, PhD<p>Science concerns itself with reality, in the form of “real particles”, “real organisms”, and the “real universe”. The tacit assumption is that science can answer the question of reality itself. If this wasn’t the …