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What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Rain is sizzling bacon, cars are lions roaring: the art of sound in movies | Jordan Kisner

Skip Lievsay is one of the most talented men in Hollywood. He has created audioscapes for Martin Scorsese and is the only sound man the Coen brothers go to. But the key to this work is more than clever effects, it is understanding the human mind<p>Skip Lievsay, an unassuming-looking guy in his mid-60s …

Jokes

What happens when a runner gives up running?

Running can feel like the most natural thing in the world - until you give up and find that not running is much easier. Pavement-pounder Chas Newkey-Burden explains how he lost and then found his marathon man's mojo<p>It is a source of widespread terror among runners: the fear that one day you will be …

History's great thinkers tell you how to get happy

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's almost like clockwork: Just when things in our lives are going well, a problem at work or school or with a loved one will crop up to bring us down.<p>Even if "getting happy" is something we actively pursue as a goal, it can be a struggle to find happiness and hold onto it. Those unhappy …

The Links Between Women Leaders' Stress, Men's Attitudes, and a Negative Workplace Culture

A recent conference that reported on the experiences women have in leadership roles presented several examples of the ways in which women leaders face workplace stress in organizations today. I think this is interesting and revealing for two reasons: It points to the continuing impact men's …

This Surprising Sign May Tell You When to Claim Social Security

For aging Americans, the condition of your skin can be a barometer of your overall health and longevity.<p>Skin is in, and not just for beach-going …

Here's What Happened When a Bro Wore Heels All Day to Prove Girls Are Whiners

"I want death. Please let me die."<p>Brandon Cohen from fratty website Bro Bible decided that he was going to wear heels for a day to "prove that girls are huge complainers, and wearing heels isn't THAT bad."<p>"To me, there's nothing quite as disgusting as a girl walking barefoot on the street with her …

Bible

Why We Speak

An evolutionary biologist argues that humans started talking because they needed to negotiate.<p>Sometime around 120,000 years ago in the desert near Oued Djebbana, in what is modern-day northern Algeria, a human acquired some small seashells. The shells were from a species known as <i>Nassarius</i> …

Hunter Gatherers

25 Artists You Need To Start Listening To In 2015

2015 should be an amazing year for music. Between expected releases from Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, Kanye West, Radiohead, Drake, Adele, Chance The Rapper, Frank Ocean, James Blake and Fleetwood Mac, to name but a select few, this year should make up for the lack of impact albums that marked …

Rap & Hip-Hop

2015 is getting an extra second and that's a bit of a problem for the internet

On June 30th at precisely 23:59:59, the world’s atomic clocks will pause for a single second. Or, to be more precise, they’ll change to the uncharted time of 23:59:60 — before ticking over to the more worldly hour of 00:00:00 on the morning of July 1st, 2015. This addition of a leap second, …

Instagram's awesome new pop impersonator is on a body image mission

Instagram’s dude of the moment is Mina Gerges, a 20-year-old media student at Canada’s Western University who has, for the past six months, been …

English is the language of science: U.S. dominance means other scientists must learn foreign language.

I learned English as a second language. Becoming an Anglophone turned out to be a crucial advantage in a brief scientific career years later. (I once …

Language

Secret of long life may be written in stars, scientists find

Norwegian researchers found people born during times of high Sun activity died around five years before those born in periods of solar silence<p>The secret of long life may really be written in the stars - well the Sun at least - after scientists discovered that solar activity at birth predicts …

The Benefits of Being Cold

Year-round warmth is a modern luxury. Some scientists believe it is changing human metabolism.<p>When you first put on the ice vest, you will feel cold. Not intolerably cold, but cold enough to make you think, <i>What am I doing with my life?</i> Or, at least, as numbness spreads across your shoulders and …

Weight Loss

3 Ways to Recover Faster Post-Workout

Your muscles will thank you for this.<p><i>This article was written by BJ Gaddour and repurposed with permission from</i> Men’s Health<i>.</i><p>Foam rolling is a great way to speed recovery. Kneading your muscles after a hard workout can help ease soreness by breaking up adhesions (tight knots of connective tissue) …

Skipping Workouts? Your Fitness Progress Fades Faster Than You Think

You won't believe how short a time without cardio workouts or strength training will set your progress back<p>With temperatures plummeting and …