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Artist with Synesthesia Paints Music as Gorgeous Splashes of Color

Missouri-based artist Melissa McCracken paints music. As a synesthete, the sounds that she hears every day—whether it's someone's name or a song on the radio—are translated into vibrant, beautiful colors that carry the cadence of melodies. McCracken's vivid paintings stem from her desire to capture …

Art

Why We Act Irrationally: What Drives Our Senseless Habits

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen …

The Premier League's most effective players - revealed

We all know who English football's superstars are by reputation - but who should we be celebrating according to the stats? We crunched the numbers and came up with the answers<p>Best attackers<p><b>Most accurate shooters</b><p>Diego Costa and <b>Harry Kane might lead the way</b> in goals scored this season, but in terms …

Five Thoughts on The Flash’s “Tricksters” [Review]

No time for jibber jabber, let’s get to it.<b>1. I’m Surprised Iron Heights is Still Standing…</b>…because I’m shocked that Mark Hamill didn’t chew all of …

Comic Books

Square Enix takes on Star Wars, superheroes (pictures)

Enix

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15 Signs of Emotional Masochism

<i>By Mike Bundrant of the iNLP Center.</i><p><b>Disclaimer:</b> <i>By writing this article, I do not suggest that emotional masochism is a conscious choice.</i><p><i>I also do not</i> …

The ultimate superheroes and villains bracket: The Elite Eight

The Sweet Sixteen of our ultimate superheroes and villains will go down as one of the closest in the history of our fabled bracket.<p>Three of the matchups were decided by fewer than 30 votes. The closest, No. 3 Loki’s victory over No. 7 Galactus was decided by just seven votes, followed by No. 2 Lex …

Comics

How To Get Over Shyness

Do you really want to know how to get rid of shyness? Are you prepared to forget everything you thought you knew about being less shy and replace it …

14. He Punched Hitler

Captain America came along at a perfect time. With World War II raging, people needed a hero they could get behind and escape their real-life …

Comic Books

A Brand New Batman From DC Comics In June… Or Is It BatC.H.A.P.P.I.E?

And there we were thinking it was just a brand new suit. Criminals are a cowardly and superstitious lot, I shall become a grasshopper.<p>DC media …

Comic Books

Researchers determine the safest place to survive a zombie outbreak in the US

Researchers at Cornell University have conductive a study to determine the which regions in the U.S. would be safest during a zombie outbreak, The Washington Post reports.<p>Alex Alemi, a researcher and statistician with the group, has developed an interactive model of how a zombie outbreak could …

Why DC Comics' Shared TV Universe is Still Possible

Ever since fans got a look at the success and possibilities of Marvel’s shared superhero universe, they’ve wondered when DC Comics would follow suit. …

Comic Books

Gotham's Worst Unite Against Batman in This Arkham Knight Trailer

Warner Bros has aired the newest trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight, the third main game in the series from revered developer Rocksteady.<p>The two-minute video, above, looks at some of Gotham's most feared super-villains as they unite under one aim to expunge the Dark Knight from the city. Hostiles …

Comic Books

alt-J premieres new video for “Pusher” — watch

alt-J has revealed a new music video for “Pusher”, a highlight off its latest album, <i>This Is All Yours</i>.<p>A collaboration between production company …

The Terrible Girlfriends Of Superhero TV Shows – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

<i>Adi Tantimedh writes,</i><p>A spectre is haunting superhero TV series, and that spectre is the terrible girlfriend.<p>You know what I’m talking about.<p>In …

Comic Books

HitFix

'Death Of Love' Tops This Week's Best Comics<p>Luke Skywalker Was A Freeloader<p>'Star Trek: Discovery' Concludes One Mission And Begins Another As Season …

How love stopped my depression from becoming suicide

Note: this post has been written as a pledge to share my mental health history, supporting Time to Change’s campaign to end the stigma of mental …

Mind

Why South American strikers are best in Premier League

Sergio Aguero, Alexis Sanchez and Diego Costa are Premier League leading lights - the main reason is desire<p>Hunger. It is the word that is consistently used by managers and fellow players. Desire. That is another – as is drive. And passion. And fight.<p>Above all, in fact, it is fight. The …

Soccer