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Best Fiction of 2017

FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: Oct. 10, 2017<p>Reviewed: July 17, 2017<p>FICTION & LITERATURE<p>Released: Oct. 10, 2017<p>"Very smart and very entertaining."<p>All …

5 Books to Read This Summer That Will Make You a Better Person | Inc.com

As much as I read and write about business, entrepreneurship, digital marketing, and more, I like to remind people (both readers of my own writing and even clients) that I am an artist first. I studied creative writing in college. My first book was a memoir about my years as one of the …

Books

The discoveries of these 4 great thinkers have changed my life — I hope they do the same for you

Jordan Peterson

Constructing Visions of "Perpetual Peace": An Interview With Noam Chomsky

A US Air Force B-52 Stratofortress leads a formation of aircraft from Poland, Germany, Sweden and the US over the Blatic Sea, June 9, 2016. Although …

Political Science

9 Awesome Podcasts for Makers, Crafters, Artists, and Designers

Podcasts. You know 'em. You listen to 'em. You're moved by them. You laugh and are entertained by them. But are you inspired by them? Do they light a …

Songwriting

I Tried to Trip Using Only My Breath

Breathwork was born out of LSD research in the 1960s, and suggests that by hyperventilating, you can experience the same feeling as an acid trip.<p>Breathwork is a type of industrial-strength meditation, believed to replicate the effects of LSD. By hyperventilating for long periods of time you get to …

Consciousness

Quirky Illustrations Reveal Why Couples Truly Love Their Partners

Artist Landysh Akhmetzyanova and her colleague Asia (a duo better known as Lingvistov) were chatting in a cafe about past loves when they realized something: most relationships are a series of comically relatable moments. With Valentine's Day on the horizon, Lingvistov was inspired to create 21 …

Relationships

The 'age of the human' may not become the age of destruction

Our dominance on Earth comes with great responsibility. The Paris climate deal proves that there is hope for our planet – as long as we remember that<p>Homo sapiens has become so dominant a force shaping the properties of the biosphere that scientists now refer to the past two centuries as the …

Hunter Gatherers

What might we do with the genomics of the entire planet? – Dawn Field

In case you weren’t paying attention, a lot has been happening in the science of genomics over the past few years. It is, for example, now possible …

Genetics

Here's Why You Need to Question Mindfulness in Classrooms

<i>Co-authored by Elisa Hartwig</i><p>Your four-year-old's preschool has recently decided to bring in a yoga and mindfulness teacher for a special daily session. Excitedly, your child comes home to tell you about something new called belly breathing, and how she has been taught to carefully listen to the …

Mindfulness

10 Crazy Paradoxes That Will Blow Your Mind

A paradox is a premise that contradicts itself. It’s a situation that seems to defy logic by producing an inconsistency that goes against common …

Research shows that these 7 hobbies will make you smarter

Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process.<p>We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work faster and better.<p>Here is a list of seven hobbies that make you smarter and why.<p>Playing music …

Brainwaves