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Scientists have found a perfect illustration of how the climate is spiraling ‘out of control’

Several months ago, climate scientist Ed Hawkins made headlines with a stunning animated visualization of the change in global temperature over the past 150 years. At the time, he told The Washington Post that the graphic was an attempt to “communicate in a different way,” and his efforts seemed to …

Climate Change

Can This Interactive Map Of Emotions Bring World Peace? The Dalai Lama Thinks So

The Buddhist leader is hoping that this new data visualization project will help people understand how emotions arise.<p>The task of healing humanity may seem too lofty a goal for some. But Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, is not the kind of man who is easily deterred.<p>The Dalai Lama has teamed up …

Emotions

I Would Rather Do Anything Else Than Grade Your Final Papers

Dear Students Who Have Just Completed My Class,<p>I would rather do anything else than grade your Final Papers.<p>I would rather base jump off of the …

Antimatter changed physics, and the discovery of antimemories could revolutionise neuroscience

One of the most intriguing physics discoveries of the last century was the existence of antimatter, material that exists as the “mirror image” of …

The Extraordinary Iridescent Details of Peacock Feathers Captured Under a Microscope | Colossal

<p>In this series of photographs featuring the delicate details of peacock feathers, photographer Waldo Nell relied on an Olympus BX 53 microscope to …

Photography

12 Must-Have Prom Trends That Pinterest Users Can't Get Enough Of

Prom 2016 means a whole lot of sparkle!<p>Prom is the magical time of year when a girl gets to live her dream of dressing like a princess, wearing lust-worthy heels and getting glammed up, Kylie Jenner style. There are so many gorgeous options, though, that it's basically impossible to choose. Should …

Watch: The Seven-Minute Workout To Get Into Shape Efficiently, Backed By Science

<b>Keen to</b> get into shape but tight on time?<p><b>This seven-minute</b> workout, termed high intensity circuit training (HICT), is designed to improve one’s …

Watch Emma Watson beatbox for Lin-Manuel Miranda's rap on gender equality

<i>Hamilton</i> goes to Hogwarts; cue muggle freakout.<p>It's a well-known fact that <i>Hamilton</i> star Lin-Manuel Miranda is a wizard of freestyle. So to celebrate …

Mom’s weight during pregnancy shapes baby’s health

When Elinor Sullivan was a postdoctoral fellow at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, she set out to explore the influence of food and …

I'm a Young Widowed Mom, and I Make People Uncomfortable

But that's all right with me.<p>A funny thing happens when your husband dies.<p>Not really, I just like the idea of starting something heavy with a lighthearted joke. Anyway, if you missed that opening line, my husband died. Which makes me a widow, and makes our child 50 percent orphan.<p>Aaron and I were …

The Science of Happiness: Why complaining is literally killing you

Sometimes in life, all the experience and knowledge simmering around in that ol’ consciousness of ours combines itself in a way that suddenly causes …

Happiness

Why does China have women-only mosques?

<b>The Islamic world is wide and various, its points of view almost as numerous as its people. And Islam in China, with its long tradition of women-only mosques, provides a good illustration, says Michael Wood.</b><p>In the middle of the plain of the Yellow River in Henan province is the city of Kaifeng. The …

NYC Musician Remixes Kesha's 'Die Young' Without Dr. Luke's Contributions

Remixes

21 Extraordinary Photos from the #ObamaAndKids Hashtag That's Taking Over the Internet

See the photo that started the trend.<p>Chances are that if you are anywhere on the internet today, you are seeing hordes of photos being shared of President Obama hanging out, playing with, and generally just looking cool around kids. And you might be wondering why.<p>The #ObamaAndKids 'movement' all …

Put an Atheist on the Supreme Court

Who should replace Antonin Scalia? On Monday, the <i>Times</i> reported that the Justice himself had weighed in on the question: last June, in his dissenting opinion in the same-sex marriage case Obergefell v. Hodges, Scalia wrote that the Court was “strikingly unrepresentative” of America as a whole and …

Earth's true colors shine through to space (pictures)

Space

How to instantly connect with anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few.<p>It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your control, and it's a matter of emotional intelligence …

Scientists Discover a Boiling River of Amazonian Legend

Deep in the heart of the Amazon, legends tell of a river so hot that it boils from below. As a geoscientist, Andrés Ruzo’s training told him the …

This Question Can Predict Whether You Will Be Alive and Happy at Age 80

<i>“Is there someone in your life whom you would feel comfortable phoning at four in the morning to tell your troubles to?”</i><p>Via Flourish: A Visionary New …

How Your Personality Changes When You Speak in a Foreign Language – RealLife English

Have you ever seen someone speaking two languages and feel as if two different people are speaking them?<p>A Brazilian Speaking Japanese English<p>I was …

All Around The World, Girls Are Doing Much Better Than Boys Academically

Girls are academically outperforming boys in many countries around the world -- even in places where women face political, economic or social inequalities.<p>A new report from Dr. Gijsbert Stoet of the University of Glasgow in Scotland and David C. Geary of the University of Missouri found that in …

band crush: cotillon

the soundtrack to your weekend.<p>As Cotillon, L.A. based singer-songwriter Jordan Corso makes intricate, textured rock music that will sweep you up, entagle you in its grip, and lay you gently back down again. His self-titled debut LP (out on Burger Records), which was produced by Chet "JR" White of …

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …

High-Definition

8 Barre-Inspired Moves for Amazing Inner Thighs

Your legs won't know what hit 'em.<p>If you want to strengthen your thighs, all you really need to do is squat, stand, and repeat to see results. But it's not as easy to target your inner thighs.<p>To zero in on the area, try the exercises below, designed by Andrea Rogers, former dancer, certified …

Will religion ever disappear?

Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? Rachel Nuwer discovers that the answer is far from simple.<p>A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no …

Religion

January 2015

Diversity

J.K. Rowling Is Writing a Special "Harry Potter" Story for Halloween

Featuring everyone's favorite Hogwarts High Inquisitor.<p>In the free moments when she's not working on the screenplay for <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</i>, J.K. Rowling has apparently found time to write a new short story about Dolores "so silly of me" Umbridge, otherwise known as probably the …