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Greek referendum result: what happens next?

A flurry of eurozone meetings are set to go ahead in Athens, Brussels, Paris and Frankfurt, but Greek exit contingency plans will also be discussed in the UK<p>What’s next for the Greek banks?<p>The Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, will hold an emergency meeting with the bosses of the local …

50 Things that Inspire You and Spark Your Creativity

Recently, I talked about keeping a commonplace book — a collection of quotes, anecdotes and insights. Another helpful way we can cultivate our …

Will the left ever get religion?

Why does religion drive so many people nuts? That’s the question that opens and closes our debate on religion and social change. On the surface the …

Caffeine Crawl Chicago Blows Into the Windy City

The action-packed Caffeine Crawl Chicago in June was one of the best in history<b>BY SADIE COWELL<br>SPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE</b>After four years of Caffeine …

Coffee

10 Bizarre Literary Movements And Genres

For many of us, the most unusual books that we’ve read have been nonsensical children’s books like <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> or <i>Green Eggs and Ham</i>. However, …

10 careers with the most psychopaths per capita

Research suggests psychopathy can actually be advantageous in certain professions. He are just a few examples<p>Are you a psychopath? Happens to the best of us. James Fallon, a neuroscientist studying Alzheimer’s effects on the brain, accidentally discovered that he was a psychopath and then he wrote …

5 Ways to Stop Anxiety Before It Stops You

Source: lithian/Shutterstock<p>Does anxiety lead you to hesitate and second-guess yourself? When you think of starting a new project or going into a …

Self-help

A Positive Psychology Approach to Success

Around 80 percent of adults report having the feeling of being stuck or wanting more out of life.<p>It's not that we're unhappy. It's not because of an underlying mental disorder or anything like that. We just want to be happier than we are now. We want change for the betterment of our lives. The only …

This Natural Therapy May Treat Depression Better Than Pharmaceuticals

We've long been familiar with the benefits of mindfulness meditation — including (but not limited to) improved productivity and focus, reduced …

Depression

We’re All Terrible at Understanding Each Other

Whatever you may have heard to the contrary, Chip Wilson is not an idiot. The founder and former CEO and Chairman of Lululemon Atheltica is, in point of fact, a highly successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, innovator, and self-made billionaire. Idiots are very rarely any of those things.<p>But a …

The Five Essential Bags Every Serious Traveler Needs

If you're gonna jetset around the world multiple times a year every year, you're going to need some serious gear. This hobby practically requires a bag fetish.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy.<p>There's no right or wrong bag, but certain types of bags definitely prove useful, over and over. …

Earth Day: Facts & History

Earth Day is an annual event created to celebrate the planet's environment and raise public awareness about pollution. The day, marked on April 22, …

Clean Air Act

Art Institute of Chicago gets its largest gift ever, including 9 Warhols

A major private contemporary art collection with a value estimated at $400 million is being donated to the Art Institute of Chicago by local philanthropists Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson, in what the museum is calling the largest gift of art in its history and a coup for the institution and the city.<p>…

How the language you speak changes your brain

We speak so effortlessly that most of us never think about it. But psychologists and neuroscientists are captivated by the human capacity to …

Language

Scientists successfully trolled conspiracy theorists

Over 90 percent of people who like posts on conspiracy theory pages primarily engage with conspiracy theories<p>A new study published in PLOS One focused on conspiracy theorists and the Internet circles they run in. Perhaps unsurprisingly, after studying 1.2 million people, the researchers found that …

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

Neuroscience

The End of an Era: How 11 Beloved TV Shows Said Goodbye

<i>Parks and Recreation</i> ends its seven-season run Tuesday night on NBC. This marks not only our last evening with our favorite residents of Pawnee, Indiana, but also the larger end of an era. Even though it’s now airing on Tuesdays, <i>Parks</i> is the very last of the “Must-See” NBC Thursday-night sitcoms, …

Misdiagnosed?

<b>Am I Bipolar, or Is it Something Else?</b><p>If you are experiencing emotional highs and lows, are having difficulty concentrating, can’t stop those racing …

11 Memory Facts That Prove Your Brain Is Weird

Yes, false memories are a real thing.<p>Yup, your brain is literally writing the story of your life, chapter by chapter.<p>In one study on this, 23 people read six stories on a screen and later were given a test to see how much they remembered from the narratives. Christian Jarrett at the British …

Good Reasons to Join the Mindfulness and Yoga Trend

More than 9 percent of American adults now practice yoga. Almost as many meditate.<p>Most American classes offer Hatha Yoga postures, and only begin or …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Literature

Three Ways To Step Up Your Mental Game

There are many lessons we can learn from sports: play by the rules, don’t cheat, lose honorably, start with a goal, create a training program to get …

Self-improvement

Co-worker charged in North Phila. bus stop murder

Police have identified the man charged with murdering his co-worker as she waited for a bus in North Philadelphia.<p>36-year-old Randolph Sanders has …

Crime

Here Is What War Looks Like From Space

This image, taken by Expedition 41 aboard the International Space Station, looks like the fine artwork of some extra-terrestrial, but it's actually …

Ellen Pompeo And Mariska Hargitay Basically Made Taylor Swift's Dreams Come True

Meredith Grey and Olivia Benson, this Super Bowl pic is for you!

Teens' immature brains pose all sorts of dangers

Every Sunday night after she steps out of her shower, 16-year-old Emma texts a nude selfie to her boyfriend. He has promised to destroy it within …

The Four Stages Of The Self-Directed Learning Model