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14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

9 Things You Should Know About Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

You’ve probably heard of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), the evidence-based psychotherapy treatment method focused on changing negative thoughts …

Self-help

I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

Great lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories. But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable stories. A great life is forged and created in the shadows of them. As Muhammad Ali once put it, <b>"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses</b> — behind the lines, in the gym, and …

At least 40% of the world's power will come from renewable sources by 2040 — here are the companies leading the charge

The explosive growth of renewable energy has shaken up the energy industry over the last decade.<p>As the costs of solar and wind continue to fall and bottlenecks like storage capacity are diminished, the International Energy Agency predicts that renewable energy will comprise 40% of global power …

Why Panpsychism Fails to Solve the Mystery of Consciousness

Is consciousness everywhere? Is it a basic feature of the Universe, at the very heart of the tiniest subatomic particles? Such an idea – <i>panpsychism</i> …

Consciousness

Harvard scientists think they might have pinpointed the source of human consciousness

Human consciousness has been defined as awareness, sentience, a person's ability to experience and feel, but despite the important role it plays in our lives and making us who we are, we actually know very little about how consciousness works.<p>Scientists currently believe that consciousness is …

Consciousness Began When the Gods Stopped Speaking - Issue 54: The Unspoken

Julian Jaynes was living out of a couple of suitcases in a Princeton dorm in the early 1970s. He must have been an odd sight there among the …

‘Quimera’ the Cat’s Stark Coloring Makes Her a Total Feline Two-Face

For a while now, “Venus the Two Face Cat” has held sway as the internet’s choice for most visually striking feline. <i>New Republic</i> facetiously named her …

Astronomers just spotted a planet so huge they aren’t even sure it’s really a planet

Even if you have only cursory knowledge of the planets in our Solar System, you know that Earth is on the smaller end of the spectrum in terms of …

What it means to be a 'caretaker' in romantic relationships — and why it could be a problem

There's no end of different qualities that people find alluring about each other, but some particular types of people are attracted to each other like moths to flames.<p>If you have very high levels of empathy for others, you might be at risk of attracting somebody toxic.<p>According to therapist …

Narcissism

The CEO of a simulation startup backed with $500 million thinks we're going to start living 'multiversal lives'

Improbable cofounder and CEO Herman Narula said on Thursday that he expects us to start living multiversal lives we cannot yet imagine.<p>The Cambridge-educated tech entrepreneur said at the Wired Live event that artificial realities built on the distributed computing systems that Improbable is …

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Why 'Bushman banter' was crucial to hunter-gatherers' evolutionary success

Barely a day goes by when proponents of greater taxation, universal income and other initiatives aimed at addressing systematic inequality are not accused of inciting the “politics of envy”. Doing so is an effective way of closing down debate; envy is, after all, among the deadliest of the “deadly …

Hunter Gatherers

The only 10 curry recipes you'll ever need

<b>National Curry Week</b> begins today with events taking place across the country to celebrate one of <b>Britain's most popular dishes</b>.<p>In order to inspire us, the chef and food writer <b></b><b>Maunika Gowardhan</b> has shared her top 10 recipes for the perfect Indian feast. She has included classics such as Tandoori and …

Conscious Creates and Affects Reality — Ancient Wisdom Is Now Proven By Science

Does consciousness create the material world? Before we answer this question, it’s important to first go into what the material world is actually …

The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Universe

What 1000s of Near-Death Experiences Can Teach Us About Dying

Since 1998, Jeffrey Long, M.D., a radiation oncologist in Louisiana, has been collecting and documenting near-death experiences—across cultures, …

Top 10 books about consciousness

From octupuses that might be thinking with their arms to early humans’ blind obedience to gods, these are some of the best guides to the deep enigma inside ordinary life<p>What is consciousness? At first blush this question appears to be rather simple, but with further investigation, it quickly …

Consciousness

Massive black hole discovered near heart of the Milky Way

Astronomers find evidence of enormous black hole one hundred thousand times more massive than the sun in a gas cloud near the galaxy’s centre<p>An enormous black hole one hundred thousand times more massive than the sun has been found hiding in a toxic gas cloud wafting around near the heart of the …

Black Holes

11 facts about time and space that will make you feel so tiny

Since we have yet to secure some “space talk and chill” time with Neil deGrasse Tyson, we’ve been left to our own devices when it comes to digging up …

One of the Most Fascinating Short Films in Recent Memory Is Getting a Sequel

Make a list of the best science fiction films made this decade and <i>World of Tomorrow</i> is right near the top. If you haven’t seen or heard of it, that’s …

From Stephen Hawking to AI: nine of the best science talks

It's never been easier to learn about the wonders of science from the comfort of your own home. The internet is packed with enthralling lectures from …

The Large Hadron Collider Detected a Beautiful New Particle

It's a big one too.<p>The Large Hadron Collider has once again done what it does best – smash bits of matter together and find new particles in the …

New Autism Treatment Could Come from Altering Gut Microbiota | GEN

Click Image To Enlarge +<p>Researchers take novel approach in the search for effective autism treatments by focusing on improving the gut microbiome …

Autism

Dairy-free chocolate espresso cheesecake squares

INGREDIENTS<p>Olive oil, for greasing<p><b>For the base</b><p>100g whole blanched almonds<br>• 25g unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• 150g Medjool dates, pitted<br>• Seeds of 1 vanilla pod<p><b>For the filling</b><p>3 ripe avocados, peeled and de-stoned<br>• 3 ripe bananas, peeled and roughly broken up<br>• 100g unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• 2 tbsp instant coffee …

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Forget what you heard: Jupiter does not orbit the sun

NASA's Juno probe just passed closer to Jupiter than any human-made craft ever. And no surprise, photos confirm that the fifth planet from the sun looks huge up close. <i>Huge.</i><p>It's so huge, in fact, that it doesn't actually orbit the sun. Not exactly. With 2.5 times the mass of all the other planets in …

Eddie Jones plots the next stage of his England tour de force

England players can expect gruelling times ahead as their coach, inspired by the Tour de France, plans to push them to the limits of endurance<p>If Eddie Jones’s players live in perpetual fear of what he may think of next, they should discourage him from taking field trips to the mountain stages of …

Here's What You Should Do If You Find A Baby Bird Out Of Its Nest

Plants and Animals Photo credit: Why so grumpy? I just rescued you! Prokaev Vladimir/ShutterstockSeeing a baby bird in distress is never a pleasant …

Futurist Ray Kurzweil: Here's the one scientific fact that blows my mind

The world's leading futurist Ray Kurzweil isn't shocked by much. Except for this one thing.<p>Kurzweil — one of the world's leading minds on artificial intelligence, technology and futurism — has a strategy on how to prolong his own life until science figures out how to make us immortal.<p>The futurist …