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What Mindfulness App Is Right for You?

How do you figure out which mindfulness app is right for you? There are over 500 mindfulness apps available. But now, it'll be a little bit easier to …

Mindfulness

Adult colouring books are the new mindfulness

Image: Amazon<p>Image: Amazon<p>MOVE OVER MINDFULNESS (well, sort of) – there’s a new mode of relaxation in town.<p>Adults are reaching for their pencils and …

How psychology says you should respond to racism

Regardless of what we might call it, there are things that you can do when you witness behaviour such as this.<p>Goodes being booed while playing football is a very public case of "everyday racism".<p>Everyday racism is more normalised and less recognised than other more blatant forms of racism, such as …

Psychology

How What You Believe Affects What You're Like When You're High

For decades, connoisseurs of psychedelics have said that "set and setting"—your state of mind and your environment—influence how you experience drugs. And they're right.<p>Psychedelic connoisseurs are usually well versed in "set and setting," or the the idea that both your state of mind, beliefs, and …

Consciousness

10 Overlooked Truths About Action | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Kyle Eschenroeder.</i><p>“This is a holy moment. A sacramental moment. A moment in which a man feels the gods as …

What Makes A Luxury Timepiece Expensive

A finely made watch spares no expense in its pursuit of perfection.<p>From its beautifully crafted enclosure to its highly decorated and engineered …

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

Can a Dear Cal letter get you into Berkeley?

High school seniors vying for acceptance at UC Berkeley face daunting odds. Until about 50 years ago, Cal admitted any applicant with a B average in college-prep classes. As recently as 1985, the acceptance rate was above 50%. With a record 79,000 applicants in 2014, Berkeley now admits only 17%, …

'Gay genes': science is on the right track, we're born this way. Let’s deal with it.

A recent article argued that sexuality is down to choice, not genetics. But the scientific evidence says otherwise, and points to a strong biological origin<p>In a recent Guardian article , Simon Copland argued that it is very unlikely people are born gay (or presumably any other sexual orientation). …

LGBTQI

8 Ways to Bounce Back After a Disappointment

<b>“It’s not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts.” — Zig Ziglar</b><p>Failure and disappointment are inevitable parts of life, yet difficult …

Self Compassion

Will Your Child be Rich or Poor? 15 Poverty Habits Parents Teach Their Children [MUST READ]

When I travel the country speaking to high school and college students about exactly what they need to do to become financially successful in life I …

Occupy Wall Street

Attachment Re-visited: 7 Red Flag Signs of Poor Boundaries

How do you protect yourself in this world? How do you ensure that the things you care for are protected on a daily basis? One way we protect ourself …

Popular Marvel Superheroes As Your Favourite Dog Breeds

American art director and story artist Josh Lynch is passionate about three things, illustration, superhero and dogs so it should come as no surprise …

The Exact Steps I Took to Lose 40 Pounds in 4 Months

<b>The Lifestyle</b><br>I've always been bigger. I had a really difficult home life growing up, and I was an emotional eater. When I was sad, I would eat. When I was scared, I would eat. Pretty much any emotion triggered me to turn to foods, like bags (yes, more than one) of popcorn, ice cream, or hot dogs as …

Do I Sound Gay? Film-maker's personal journey explores the 'gay voice'

Lisping, camp and effeminate … do gay men really talk in a certain way? One film-maker investigated the phenomenon – and came to terms with his own voice<p>There’s an old expression in the gay community about a macho-looking man who opens his mouth and “a purse falls out”. This sort of “looks Tarzan, …

LGBTQI

How to Cook Stir-Fried Greens (Plus Bacon!) Without a Recipe

By Chris Morocco<p>Here's how to make easy, excellent stir-fried greens, no complicated recipe—or lengthy ingredient list—required.<p>You know what they say about great artists stealing? Yeah, same goes for home cooks. This approach to stir-fried greens was inspired by our friends at Mission Chinese …

Cooking

Google’s artificial-intelligence bot says the purpose of living is 'to live forever'

Researchers at the company programmed an advanced type of "chatbot" that learns how to respond in conversations based on examples from a training set of dialogue.<p>And the bot doesn't just answer by spitting out canned answers in response to certain words; it can form new answers from new …

Artificial Intelligence

Living on Other Planets: What Would It Be Like?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live on the moon? What about Mars, or Venus or Mercury? We sure have and that's why we decided to …

Astronomy

Why My College Degree Is Meaningless: Years in the Education System Has Soiled My Learning

It was my second class of the day, and I was bored. My professor was prattling on about some menial event that transpired sometime in the 18th century, and I was more interested in the popcorn ceiling than his lecture topic. I even went as far as trying to blow my bubble gum into a heart-shape -- …

Education

Justice Kennedy pointed to some disturbing parts of US history in his gay rights opinion

From the opinion:<p>Until the mid-20th century, same-sex intimacy long had been condemned as immoral by the state itself in most Western nations, a belief often embodied in the criminal law. For this reason, among others, many persons did not deem homosexuals to have dignity in their own distinct …

LGBTQI

8 Moments In Life That Actually Matter, According To People In Their 80s And 90s

Sure, major milestones like job promotions, golden anniversaries and retirements are unforgettable, but there’s a lot more to life -- just ask an elder. We partnered with Chevrolet Malibu and polled parents, grandparents and even a few great-grandparents to hear about their most memorable moments …

Living Rooms

Why Are Some People Better at Drawing than Others?

Since the dawn of human art-making, the divide has been clear: There are people who can effortlessly sketch an object's likeness, and people who …

University College London

Gay marriage: If the Supreme Court rules against, chaos could ensue.

Conservatives who oppose marriage equality are already predicting chaos if the Supreme Court rules in the next two weeks that same-sex couples can …

LGBTQI

Best and Worst of Psychology and Psychiatry — May 2015

We have been seeing some groundbreaking developments in understanding psychological disorders and how best to treat them this year. It seems that May …

Neuroscience

We Don't Trust People with a Bitchy Resting Face, Science Shows

But a "trustworthy face" can be faked.<p>Judging character or personality traits in a face is an idea that never seems to go away: In Victorian literature, men will have "cruel mouths"; in <i>New York</i> magazine, Kristen Stewart was diagnosed with "bitchy resting face." Those unfairly topped with devious …

Psychology

The science of great visuals on social media

If you’ve been looking to supercharge your social media strategy, you probably know <b>a lot</b> about the benefits of using images.<p>But, how much do you know about actually creating <b>scientifically shareable images?</b><p>Turns out, there’s tons of actionable, research-backed advice on how to create social media …

The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide News | Newspaper

The vanishing of Isle de Jean Charles, home to members of the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw tribe, might take another decade or even five. On the other …

Eddie Redmayne

How to Eliminate Procrastination (The Surprising Strategy One Man Used)

In 2009, Fred Stutzman was a graduate student at the University of North Carolina and he was <i>trying</i> to grind out some important work on his thesis.<p>But …

10 companies that are openly contemptuous of their customers

Cable companies, insurance providers and airlines are famous for awful customer service. Some are worse than others<p>Recently, Comcast customers in Philadelphia were invited to share their thoughts on the cable television giant. One Philly resident after another described Comcast as an appalling …

Net Neutrality