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How (and Why) to Develop Your Mental Toughness

Developing your mental toughness can help you be more emotionally resilient, push you to go further and harder, and build armor to persevere against …

How to Download a Backup of All of Your Facebook Photos and Videos in a Few Easy Steps

Facebook may not be your main photo storage solution (at least we hope it’s not), but knowing how to download a backup of all the photos and videos …

SNL's Vanessa Bayer Offers "Sound Advice" to Haim

SNL's Vanessa Bayer has an Above Average web series called "Sound Advice", which features Bayer as the world's least-helpful publicist. In the past, she advised Drake, TV on the Radio, and Interpol. This time, she's got advice for the sisters Haim.<p>"So you guys are sisters, and your last name is …

Haim

‘The Flash’ Reimagined as a Film by Legendary Swedish Director Ingmar Bergman

In honor of the upcoming CW television series <i>The Flash</i>, New York City-based filmmaker Patrick Willems has reimagined the speedy DC Comics superhero …

Scientists "Resurrect" a 410 Million-Year-Old Spider With CGI

A proto-spider called the trigonotarbid is again roaming the world...digitally.<p>410 million years ago, a proto-spider was roaming the Earth, waiting to evolve into the creepy, 8-legged creatures that make our skin scrawl today. This arachnid, called a trigonotarbid, ranged from a few millimeters to …

The 8 Ugliest Animals You’ll Ever Lay Eyes On

Source: Imgur<p>Ugliest Animals: Pangolin<p>Source: YouTube<p>The pangolin is named after the Malay word, <i>pengguling</i>, which literally translates as “something …

Pangolin

How Game of Thrones Interprets the 'Science' of Reanimating the Dead

The season finale of Game of Thrones featured a welcome dose of mad science—here's a brief look at the true history of the quest to revive the dead that may have inspired it.<p>Image: Peter Isotalo.<p><i>[A few spoilers follow, so heads up.]</i><p><i>Game of Thrones</i> has never been shy about killing its darlings, and …

The Board Game of the Alpha Nerds

Before Risk, before Dungeons & Dragons, before Magic: The Gathering, there was Diplomacy. One writer enters international competition to play the …

Board Games

Why You Should Never Cross Your Arms Again

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Body language is older and more innate for us as humans than even language or facial expressions. That’s why people born blind can perform the same body language expressions as people who can see. They come pre-programmed with our brains.<p>I’ve always been …

Body Language

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

This '80s retro version of the 'Game of Thrones' intro is our new (second) favorite