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The incredible power of ignoring everything

By Ana Swanson<p>Ana Swanson<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p>Fyodor Dostoevsky, the 19th Century Russian author, once famously challenged his brother to try out a strange task: Don't think about a polar bear right now. “Try to pose for yourself this task: not to think of a polar bear, and you will see that the …

Johns Hopkins University

Abandoned jail in pictures: Photographer visits spooky prison in the US - Telegraph

New Jersey

Teenage boys' attitudes to risky sex 'can help predict their what type of father they will be'

Young men less concerned about risky sex are 30 per cent more likely to to live apart from their children, a study has found.<p>Researchers from the …

Four neuromyths that are still prevalent in schools – debunked

It’s not true that you only use 10% of your brain, nor can you categorise students by ‘learning styles’ – let’s cut this nonsense from classrooms<p>It is no surprise that many teachers have an interest in neuroscience and psychology since areas such as memory, motivation, curiosity, intelligence and …

Learning

Time-Lapse Shows How An Empty Australian Warehouse Transforms Into A Street Art Masterpiece

Mayors of major cities often consider street art a threat to maintaining order and decency, but the practice is being embraced as much as ever in …

Brooklyn Trio Sunflower Bean Have Finally Released Their First Album

Over the last couple of years, Brooklyn trio Sunflower Bean have gone from a promising DIY curiosity to one of the more charismatic and polished young indie bands around. And when we say young, we mean it. None of their members—bassist and singer Julia Cumming, guitarist and singer Nick Kivlen, and …

Streaming illegal movies is now as simple as watching Netflix

Copyright holders have been trying to put a stop to online piracy for years, yet that battle is far from being won. And the cat-and-mouse game has …

Popcorn Time

17 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Do What You Love

The older we get, the more we tend to become "realistic". After 20, 30, 40 or more years being told by society what you can and can’t do, what you …

Ryan Reynolds is the best thing about ‘Deadpool’ and that’s really all the movie needs

Mostly because he's not a superhero.<p>Fox's adaptation of Comic-Con's favorite foul-mouthed and inappropriate antihero certainly isn't for everyone, but that's why it the film has that R-rating, right?<p>"Deadpool" is raunchy, sexy, vulgar, and pretty funny.<p>That will make fans very, very happy.<p>For those …

Ryan Reynolds

Netflix Could Be the Key to a Happier Relationship

The couple that streams together, stays together.<p>If you haven't already made Valentine's Day plans, you might want to put some Netflix and chill on the schedule.<p>According to a survey conducted by Netflix, 58% of people say they bond with their significant other over the streaming media giant's …

Streaming Media

It's your fault Netflix doesn't have good social features

There's a bare bones way you can share shows if you are on a mobile device, but Netflix doesn't even let you share easily to Facebook from a computer anymore (though you can still sign in using Facebook). In short, it's a social desert.<p>Music streaming services like Spotify have embraced the social …

10 spoilers hidden at the start of movies: From Frozen to Harry Potter

A little while ago, <i>Screen Rant</i> did a wonderful video highlighting some of the films that contain ‘spoilers’ within the first few minutes of the film. …

Winners of the 2016 International Snow Sculpture Championships

Disney boss says Star Wars saga will continue beyond new trilogy

Star Wars: The Force Awakens,Film,Culture,Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,Marvel,Robert Iger,Media,Media business,Star Wars,Science fiction and fantasy,Walt Disney Company<p>Plus: Han Solo was once set to return as a 10-year-old boy whose adoptive dad was Chewbacca in 2005 prequel Revenge of the …

These Secret Netflix Codes Will Make Browsing A Whole Lot Easier

Ask people to tell you the single most annoying thing about Netflix and they’re bound to say it’s that they can never find what they’re looking …

There's a Huge Problem With Disney Princesses You Never Noticed Before

Warning: This may ruin The Little Mermaid for you.<p>Next time you're marathoning your favorite Disney movies, try this experiment. Pause the singalong and try to figure out who's doing all the talking. A new study, highlighted by <i>The Washington Post</i>, shows that even though the main characters are …

This Woman Is Poking Fun At Male Feminists On Tinder For Being Sort Of Ridiculous

"Feminist in the street, misogynist in the bed."

Feminism

A City Abandoned

Project info<p>Tampico is a beautiful tropical city located on the Gulf of Mexico, traversed by canals, dotted with palm trees, graced with kilometers of undeveloped beach.<br>It was the first major port in Mexico and was the centre of gas and oil production for decades, both of which brought in great …

GCSEs And A-Level Exams Set To Be Rescheduled So They Don't Clash With Ramadan

A number of GCSE and A-level exams look set to be rescheduled to avoid clashing with the Islamic holy month Ramadan, after concerns were raised …

All 17 Cargill Salt Miners Trapped on Underground Elevator Freed

U.S. news<p>Emergency crews raced Thursday morning to free the remaining miners trapped in an elevator more than 70 stories below ground in upstate New York, officials said.<p>By 8:40 a.m. ET, the 17 men were hoisted to safety following the "major rescue" over nearly 11 hours at the Cargill Salt Mines in …

Mining

We compared Netflix shows across new countries. The results are surprising.

We compared Netflix in Singapore, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, and Malaysia with the US.

New York City Went 17 Hours Without a Murder in 2016

After allegedly savagely beating his bloodied fiancée, then leaving her to die, police say, the killer tried and failed to kill himself.<p>Fabina …

Crime

Stop Telling Women to Apologize for Apologizing

OMG, like, I'm sorry, but the patriarchy is so annoying??<p>A cool thing to do lately is tell women to change the way they speak. How does a woman speak, exactly? A woman, I've read, speaks in diction peppered with empty "I'm sorry"s and a lot of qualifiers that make her sound like she hates herself a …

3 Ways to Get Rid of Stress at Work

The most common New Year's resolution is also one of the hardest to achieve.<p>Experiencing moderate amounts of stress each day may make you more motivated and alert. But if the number of people looking to become more relaxed, calm, and tranquil in the New Year is any indication, the most-experienced …

10 Self-Help Books for Personal Development

There is a famous quote by Lao Tzu that says, "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." This drives what I feel is true about self-help and personal development. Many times we need to let go of who we have told are selves that we are stuck being, of the habits that cannot be changed, …

Here’s Exactly Why Negan From ‘The Walking Dead’ May Be The Most Exciting Character Of 2016

As we enter 2016, <i>The Walking Dead</i> fans anticipate the arrival of a new character who may very much dominate the series this year, both in season six, season seven, and perhaps beyond. Negan, played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan, will make his debut later this year.<p><i>The Walking Dead</i> showrunner, Scott …

Here's Why Some Women ALWAYS Have to Pee

And why others can hold it all freakin' day long.<p>Some of you may relate to this scenario: You’re halfway into your morning coffee and suddenly have to dash out of a meeting in fear you’ll pee your pants. Or, an hour after making a pit stop on a road trip to Aunt Sally's, you find yourself needing …

Women's Health

Do ruthless people really get ahead?

Does a dark personality actually help you get to the top of business? The truth is more complex.<p>Don Draper in Mad Men. Gordon Gekko in Wall Street. Miranda Priestly in The Devil Wears Prada. When we think of success, we often picture rather brutal characters who will happily trample over others’ …

The Romanian Photographer Who Documents Beauty Around The World Is Currently Killing It In India

Mihaela Noroc's aim is to travel the world and capture natural beauty and diversity through portraits of women.

India

This Christmas Picture Sets Back Women’s Rights

Sometimes we think we have a really amazing idea for a Christmas picture that everyone will just love. Sometimes we post that idea publicly. And …