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A History of Loneliness

Is loneliness our modern malaise?<p>Former US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says the most common pathology he saw during his years of service “was not …

Loneliness

The Child Genius Poised to Become a Great Novelist—But Then She Disappeared

Barbara Newhall Follett published her first novel in 1927, at the age of 12. At 25, she went missing, never to be seen again.<p><i>“A small back door opened into the lovely woods at the back of the house. Quickly Eepersip made her way out into the open; and everything looked twice as lovely as before.</i> …

Literature

Teach Your Kids About the Super Blue Blood Moon of Jan. 31 with These Activities

Early in the morning on Jan. 31, roughly half of Earth will be treated to a total lunar eclipse. As the moon moves through Earth's shadow, it will …

Most unhappy people are unhappy for the exact same reason

We’d all like to be a little happier.<p>The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control. Some of us are genetically predisposed to see the world through rose-colored glasses, while others have a generally negative outlook. Bad things happen, to us and in the world. …

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

A local’s guide to Sydney

Ringed by national parks and blessed with more than 100 beaches, the best bits of Sydney are outdoors, active and (mostly) free. Here’s how to enjoy it like a local<p>‘The best things about Sydney are free,” resident Russell Crowe has said. It is arguably the top metropolis on the planet for soaking …

Australia

12 destinations travelers might want to avoid in 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tourism backlash has been in full effect over the past 12 months, with several destinations announcing they'd had enough of foreign visitors flooding their streets or disrupting their fragile ecosystems.<p>Unsurprisingly, this has posed a a dilemma for mindful travelers planning their next …

European Travel

Want to Boost Memory by 20 Percent? Science Says Do This 1 Simple Activity | Inc.com

If you like to spend your break time with a quick jaunt around the corner to buy a coffee, nobody's judging. But according to science, you might be better off if you took time out of your day to get on a trail and make friends with some trees. That's because time in nature literally changes brain …

Humanity

The true story behind England’s tea obsession

A stiff upper lip and an almost genetic love of tea are what makes the English English. Except that the latter was actually influenced by a Portuguese woman.<p>Imagine the most English-English person you can think of. Now I’m fairly certain that no matter what picture you just conjured up, that person …

European Travel

Arrow Stitch Afghan

<b>Materials:</b><p>10 balls Bernat Berella yarn in Rose (MC)<br>• 5 balls Bernat Berella yarn in Natural (A)<br>• Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook, or size needed to …

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Crochet Tutorial: Dazzling Dragonfly Granny Square

I created this Dazzling Dragonfly Granny Square design to add to our <b>365 Days of Granny Squares</b> project. It uses variety of crochet stitches to create …

Knitting

Earth at Night

Can you find your favorite

Cosmology

Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan: Why you should visit these beautiful lands of ancient kingdoms and snow-crested mountains

<b>‘We actually love Borat, he’s funny. His movie was fun!’ our guide 48-year-old Nazira Rakhmetova told us with a glint in her eye.</b><p>I had arrived in …

The pastry chef who matches his shoes and his choux

Instagram star Tal Spiegel’s uploaded images of his cakes and colour co-ordinated footwear are a major hit<p>In pictures: Sole food – shoes and patisserie<p>Contrary to what some think, Instagram isn’t just about people taking snapshots of their food. In the case of Tal Spiegel (below), a 34-year-old …

Social Media

Synthetic “melanin” could act as a natural sunscreen

The future of sunscreen? Pigment-like nanoparticles could protect cells from the sun’s damaging rays<p>As summers grow steadily hotter, many people feel a need to slather on ever more sunscreen — or wear more clothes — to prevent the sun’s ultraviolet radiation from crisping their skin and increasing …

Skin Care

A Brief History of the First French Encyclopedia

In the mid-1700s, a pair of French writers set out to organize all human knowledge. They called their project the <i>Encyclopédie</i>, and it was a …

Ronald Reagan

All cancer patients should have their DNA tested to save lives, Chief Medical Officer says

Every cancer patient in Britain should undergo DNA gene sequencing to prevent the misery of misdiagnosis, needless hospital visits and ineffective chemotherapy, the Chief Medical Officer has said.<p>In her annual report, Dame Sally Davies, said it was time to end the ‘diagnostic odyssey’ which left …

The Mutation That Helped Ancient Humans Survive Frostbite Probably Gave Us Arthritis

Careful what you wish for.<p>When humans began their slow migration out of Africa some 100,000 years ago, they carried with them the genetic seeds …

Anthropology

Facebook can track your browsing even after you've logged out, judge says

Judge dismisses lawsuit accusing Facebook of tracking users’ activity, saying responsibility was on plaintiffs to keep browsing history private<p>A judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Facebook of tracking users’ web browsing activity even after they logged out of the social networking site.<p>The …

Privacy

When Your Ancestral Forefather Is a Mummy: 19 Descendants of 5,300-Year-Old Ötzi the Iceman Identified In Austria

Those who are lucky enough to have well-kept family records may be able to trace their history back several generations. Some can even track family …

Right Concentration

The Path to Enlightenment<p>In modern terms, we might call the Buddha's Eightfold Path an eight-part program toward realizing enlightenment and …

Meditation

Forget about France - here's the 28 most beautiful bike rides in Britain

As the Tour de France begins, thousands of Brits will be getting on their bikes - but you don't need to cross the channel to find glorious, scenic rides. Mark Bailey introduces our guide to the country's most memorable routes for two-wheeled adventure<p>Today's Tour de France Grand Départ marks the …

Hiking

Why were the Knights Templar so Interested in Harran, One of the Oldest Cities in the World?

Harran is one of the oldest cities in the World. Located in southern Turkey, a remarkable feature of this ancient place is its beehive-shaped adobe …

How to Mindfully Make Important Life Decisions

Important life decisions can be challenging to make. They are often complicated, involving many factors, some of them with competing interests. The …

Mindfulness

Medicare levy hike would not be needed if tax not cut for higher income earners, says study

Australian Council of Trade Unions poll finds 71.5% of voters believe changes that came into force on 1 July create an unfair economy<p>A Medicare levy increase of 0.5%, which will affect most Australians, would not be needed if it was not for two of the government’s controversial tax cuts for high …

Australia

Easy Tips to Try Meditating

Maybe you’ve tried meditating before. You close your eyes, expecting enlightenment (or at least some instant stress relief ) but nothing happens. …

Meditation

Outside the Circle: The Ancient Stonehenge Landscape – A Wider Perspective

Stonehenge stands on the windswept Salisbury Plain reminding us of the engineering, astronomical, and mathematical skills of our distant ancestors. …

7 NASA Photos That Show The Stunning Nebulae Of Space

Outer space is full of stunning views that the naked eye would never be able to process. Much of what goes on in space happens outside of the visible …

Achilles and Patroclus: Brothers from Other Mothers or Passionate Paramours?

A woman launched a thousand ships. Men traveled far to rescue her, though her motives and intentions were shrouded in haze. But when one warrior …