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This Tumblr photoshops Furbies onto album covers, and it’s deeply disturbing

The star of all our nightmares in the 90s. The deeply terrifying toy that – for some reason – everyone had on their Christmas list.<p>Yes, we’re talking …

How To Be Charming: 2 Secrets Backed By Research

Want to know how to be charming? Ask yourself: What do you want in any friend or partner?Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and …

Self-help

19 Amazing DIY Gifts That Only Look Expensive

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Strengthening Brain Connections

<b>Newly identified mechanism allows the brain to strengthen links between neurons.</b><p>When the brain forms memories or learns a new task, it encodes the …

Books

These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …

Self-esteem

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Self-help

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How to Love Yourself: Max Stirner's Relationship Philosophy

Imagine you are walking along the street. Unexpectedly, you see a couple of friends. They ask you to go for a drink. Do you go out of a sense of obligation or because it interests you? The philosopher Max Stirner (1806-1856) would say that if you go because you feel obliged, you're either crazy or …

Relationships

How To Accurately Judge Someone’s Intelligence

A psychologist explains why “real life is the ultimate IQ test.”<p>What is the essence of intelligence? Answers vary, but it comes down to how well you adapt to your environment—to the degree of skill and ingenuity you bring to that challenge. And in a world dominated by abstract concepts, complex …

Psychology

It Should've Been Us: A Very Complicated Uncomplicated Love Story

Tori Kelly sang it, you introduced me to it, and now it perfectly plays out our story.<p>It's wild how her words perfectly prophesize our relationship. The title alone, "It Should've Been Us" dictates perfectly how I feel.<p>Sure, it's a song about love, frustration, breaking up, and it could relate to …

Relationships

When Harry met Rosa, a rhino love story

An 1,800-pound rhinoceros named Harry flew to Indonesia this weekend. Really.<p>Veterinarians with the Cincinnati Zoo’s Center for Conservation and Research for Endangered Wildlife escorted a Sumatran Rhino to the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary in Indonesia. It's hoped the male rhino will mate there and …

Love Stories

Steampunk-Themed Bar Hypnotizes Guests with Moving Kinetic Sculptures

The Enigma Cafe and Bar in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, is the perfect caffeination destination for fans of steampunk. Its unconventional decor includes a variety of visually interesting features such as metal gears, machine parts, and a mysteriously mechanical cyclist dressed in a gas mask. Although …

Sculpture

This Is Your Brain on Exercise: Why Physical Exercise (Not Mental Games) Might Be the Best Way to Keep Your Mind Sharp

In the United States and the UK, we've seen the emergence of a multibillion-dollar brain training industry, premised on the idea that you can improve …

The Brain

Today's Humans Ready to Love Tomorrow's Robots

A world of lonely singles finding comfort in the arms of a robot lover may be closer than expected in human hearts and minds. Only a few people have …

High Tech Narwhal Swim Cap Engineered to Improve Performance

A conglomerate of SwimToday partners are coming together to introduce the new Narwhal Swim Cap (‪#‎NarwhalSwimCap‬) as a lead-up to the Olympic Games …

Swimming

Get a three-month Narwhal Bacon Box subscription for $79.95

That's about $13 off the regular price and -- wait, a what?!<p>Subscription boxes are all the rage nowadays, bringing themed mystery goodies to your door every month. Snacks, teas, pet stuff, beauty products, gamer gear -- there's a box for just about everyone.<p>And, now, there's one for self-proclaimed …

Digital Culture
Red Hat

Aspirin-a-day could boost chance of having a baby

Scientists believe aspirin targets inflammation in the body, providing a safer environment for a growing embryo<p>It is the cheap wonder drug which is thought to prevent cancer, ward off heart disease and lower the risk of a stroke but now aspirin may also boost fertility, scientists believe.<p>A US …

Pregnancy

Which is worse: Sugar or artificial sweeteners?

Sugar is no bueno. This, we know. After all, study after news report after diet book reminds us that we’re ODing on the sweet, sweet white stuff.Some experts estimate that the average American consumes 350 to 440 calories of added sugars—the equivalent of 22 to 28 teaspoons—every day. And pretty …

Diabetes

10 adorable DIY Halloween costumes for pets

Halloween is here, which means it’s the best excuse of the year to play dress-up with your pets. In fact, seeing our furry friends in costume have …

Pets

DIY by the book: 'No-Knit One-Hour Scarf'

Knitting is one of those hobbies that so many people want to engage in, but the learning curve and perceived complexity is often enough to keep many …

Knitting

Men may say they prefer brains over boobs but they 'feel threatened by intelligent women'

Men may prefer brains over boobs but when it comes to actually dating an intelligent woman, blokes are more likely to run a mile.<p>At least, that's the …

University at Buffalo

The people who drink human blood

In most major cities around the world, communities of ordinary people – nurses, bar staff, secretaries – are drinking human blood on a regular basis. The question is, why?<p>In the French quarter of New Orleans, John Edgar Browning is about to take part in a "feeding". It begins as clinically as a …

Sexual Health

Fabric Scraps and Ways to Use Them: Scrap Fabric Projects

Shares 8K<p>Fabric scraps can easily accumulate if you are a sewer or crafter, but can also be incredibly useful to make fun projects inexpensively. My …

19 Fixes For Every Clothing Emergency

You're about to give a presentation in front of the whole class — or all of your co-workers. And your button falls off.

Circle Bird: A Free Softie Pattern

I love simplicity in design – a single shape cleverly manipulated becomes something unexpected. It’s so pleasing! Today I have a free softie pattern …

Sewing

How to Make a Cape

A cape can be used for fashion or for costume purposes. It's a fairly straightforward item of clothing that has been used throughout the centuries to …