Sean Reynolds

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Why I Love Damien Hirst, By Will Self

I love Damien Hirst — no, really, I do. There are few contemporary British creative types — whether artists, impresarios or performers — who we …

Art

The Sneaky, Powerful Psychology Behind the ‘I Voted’ Sticker

Why vote?<p>It’s a question behavioral scientists have been pondering for a long time — after all, few people cast their ballot thinking it will be the …

University of Chicago

These Photos of Vintage Beauty Products Are Absolutely Fascinating

With technology changing at an ever-increasing rate, it's easy to forget how far we've come in such a short period of time. According to a theory …

Beauty

How The Emotional Affair I Have with a Man I'm Twice Older Than Saved My Marriage

It’s New Year’s Eve and glitter sprinkles the space between my brow and lids. I have two teen boys at home and I’m retiring from a 22-year marriage …

This Is How To Deal With Psychopaths And Toxic People: 5 Proven Secrets

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i>Wrong. The experts are …

Psychology

4 Steps to Having More “Aha” Moments

The owner of a graphic design firm worries that her clients have dried up despite her best efforts. Even a seemingly bulletproof marketing plan that worked in the past is now yielding crickets. What should she do? And how exactly should she go about deciding what’s best for her business?<p>Your …

The censorious trend is a threat to creativity

I don’t know the first thing about Kevin Roberts. I have only met him once and have no idea whether he is the model of a modern, liberal-minded …

How would the ancient Stoics have dealt with hate speech?

Insults have lately been making headline news. Last year, the world witnessed an attack on the offices of the French satirical newspaper <i>Charlie …

Picking up the pieces: Losing a loved one to suicide

SINGAPORE: Undergraduate Ryan Lim used to spend a lot of time at the home of one of his closest friends, Jay*.<p>“One day, he decided he wanted to cook …

This tiny house can be dismantled and reassembled in seven hours to travel with you

If you don’t want to spend all your time living in one location but still want a place you can call your own, a KODA house might just be the answer. This is a tiny solar-powered home that comes from Estonian design collective Kodasema, and it could be suitable for those who wish to move around to …

Why stop at five senses? Tech is letting us hack our brains to give us 'superpowers'

Many people claim to have a sixth sense, whether it's being able to predict the weather or that they can just 'sense' something bad is about to …

This tiny Q-Bot could save you a fortune on heating bills

How do you insulate a floor without tearing up the floorboards? To save homeowners money and builders time, London-based startup Q-Bot created a …

Siri answers your questions. This bot will understand your emotions.

The proliferation of bots equipped with artificial intelligence has humans interacting with machines in more emotionally charged situations than ever before. Consider every time you call your bank, as I did yesterday to report a missing debit card.<p><i>How can we help you? You can say log-in support,</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Meet the 'super-recognizers,' an elite squad of police officers who are paid to never forget a face

It turns out Eliot Porritt, a detective sergeant with London's Metropolitan Police, is looking for people like me.<p>Porritt leads a police task force called the Super Recognizer Unit. Officers in his unit are believed to have an uncanny ability to place a familiar face, a skill that some researchers …

How to Train Yourself to Be More Charismatic

It’s that intangible quality that separates enigmatic leaders from just so-so speakers; that je ne sais quoi quality that makes people cling to your …