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The Happiest People Don't Let Their Minds Wander, According to a Harvard Study

There is an old saying: Happiness is a state of mind. As it turns out, it's true.<p><i>How does one overcome depression and anxiety? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mellissa O'Brien, mindfulness</b> …

Travel photographer captures what happens when you tell someone they're beautiful

Turkish photographer Mehmet Genç goes by another moniker on his social media: ‘Rotasiz Seyyah’, which translates as ‘nomad with no set path'. For the last four years he has been travelling around the world taking pictures of indigenous communities.<p>These striking shots are part of his “You are so …

Indigenous Peoples

20 reasons why Reinhold Messner is the world's greatest living man

To mark World Mountain Day, we're paying homage to (probably) the coolest person on Earth right now. Here's why we love him:<p>1. He was the first man to climb every mountain over 8,000 metres<p>There are 14 peaks on Earth with summits in the “death zone”, above 8,000 metres (26,000 feet). Just over 30 …

Mountaineering

9 ways you're cooking your steak wrong, according to the chef of Wall Street's oldest steakhouse

And even fewer home-cooked steaks compare to those of your favorite local steakhouse.<p>From fridge to plate, there are a lot of little secrets steakhouse chefs employ.<p>Thanks to Billy Oliva, we're now hip to those secrets. Oliva oversees the kitchen at one of Wall Street's favorite steakhouses, …

BBQ

We Tried It and Believe That Magic Cake Is Here to Stay

It’s been a couple weeks since we found out about magic cake, and it’s safe to say that it is still a hot topic of conversation. A cake with a sponge layer, a custard layer and a fudgy layer — yes, please! We had to try it out for ourselves, and B+C readers — we are happy to introduce you to this …

Dessert

Spotify has been serving computer viruses to listeners

Spotify has been found to be serving malware to listeners who use the free version of its service, with its adverts directing PC users to virus-riddled websites.<p>Users of the music streaming software reported that the program would continually open their default web browser to load websites infested …

Music Industry

The Weird Number 0.577 Shows Up in Everything

The Euler-Mascheroni constant pops up in a number of places, but nobody's really sure what it is.<p>Mathematics is full of numbers that seem to keep popping up out of nowhere. Take pi, for instance, which appears in pretty much everything.<p>Here's another one: Euler's constant. Also called the …

Mathematics

Another Instagram blogger shows why you shouldn’t get hung up on counting calories

Another blogger on Instagram is urging people to stop obsessively counting calories, after realising it was actually hampering her fitness goals.<p>A …

Brexit won because those who opposed it did not address its core philosophy

Some scientists claim that philosophy is dead – but recent politics proves we need it more than ever<p>A few months ago, I was asked to give a lecture on the usefulness of philosophy while in the UK. The lecture followed a wave of hostility towards philosophy from well-known physicists. Stephen …

Diagnose your plant’s health with your smartphone camera and Plantbot

There’s plenty of information online to help people figure out whether their plants are healthy and what they need to do to make them better. But they can be distributed far across the Internet and sometimes hard to find, and aren’t necessarily available on demand, according to Martín …

Vin de pêche

You can use nectarines in just the same way.<p>MAKES<p>A 1.5-litre bottle<p>INGREDIENTS<p>6 peaches, plus the stones from 6 more<br>• 1 vanilla pod<br>• 500ml dry white wine<br>• 200g granulated sugar<br>• About 900ml eau de vie or vodka<p>METHOD<p>Put the peaches into boiling water for two minutes, then scoop out with a slotted spoon. …

10 Times Actors Had Real Sex In Mainstream Movies or On-Screen

With world cinema getting bolder and bolder day by day, actors have to push hard to their limits. Some actors get so much indulged in their roles …

Asia Argento

Stop what you’re doing and buy these $38 headphones

The Carbo Tenore could cost ten times as much and they’d still be a steal<p>Words fail me. I’ve seen — or, more accurately put, <i>heard</i> — the audio price-performance curve shattered into tiny little pieces and I’m still reeling from it. The Carbo Tenore ZH-DX200-CT earphones from Japan’s Zero Audio are …

Audiophile

Russian Baker Amazes Internet with Shiny Mirror Glaze Cakes

Cakes are more than just a dessert. Sure, it’s a bonus if they taste good, but more so than other sweets, they are also a form of expression – …