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Psychologists say this is how to tell where your relationship is headed

At some point in every dating relationship, you ask yourself some version of these questions.<p>Of course you're invested in predicting the fate of your own relationship. Psychology researchers are interested as well.<p>Are there recognizable signs that can foretell where a relationship is …

Psychology

Photo Gallery: Untouched Europe

Photograph by Orsolya Haarberg<p>Tangled strands of the Rapa River flow below the slopes of Sarek National Park, one of six reserves that make up Sweden’s Laponian Area World Heritage site.<p>Photograph by Erlend Haarberg<p>Veiled in melting snow and ice, Laponia warms in the summer, inviting city dwellers …

Nature

Super Blood Moon Makes a Rare Appearance

Glastonbury

10 Skills That Are Hard to Learn But Pay Off Forever

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>The best things in life may be free, but that doesn't mean they won't take time, sweat, and perseverance to acquire.<p>That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>In an effort to ascertain which talents are worth the …

The Hidden Bias of Science’s Universal Language

The vast majority of scientific papers today are published in English. What gets lost when other languages get left out?<p>Newton’s <i>Principia Mathematica</i> was written in Latin; Einstein’s first influential papers were written in German; Marie Curie’s work was published in French. Yet today, most …

Language

16 Cartoon Characters That Are Low-Key Creepy

What am I watching?!

Interesting Photo of the Day: Meteor Shower

Looking like a cosmic fireworks show, today’s featured photo captures the annual Perseid meteor shower from a vantage point of Wyoming’s Snowy Range. …

Astronomy
Extremism

The Milky Way from Skyros Island, Greece

Arching across the night sky as shown above on this impressive panorama is the Milky Way as observed from Skyros Island, Greece. If it's sufficiently …

Can’t we just remove carbon dioxide from the air to fix climate change?

If we have put too much CO2 into the air, wouldn’t it make sense to find ways to remove it again? Well, yes: it would. But sadly it isn’t likely to be easy or cheap and, according to new research, it isn’t an adequate “solution” to the problems of climate change.<p>The possible “carbon removal” …

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JRR Tolkien's first fantasy story to be published this month

The Story of Kullervo, written in 1915, was inspired by 19th-century Finnish poem, and influenced his later novel The Silmarillion<p>The young JRR Tolkien’s dark retelling of a Finnish epic poem, which features a young man sold into slavery who unknowingly seduces his sister before killing himself, is …

Literature

Photos Show A Rare Glimpse Of The 'Real' North Korea

But do pictures ever tell the truth?<p>It's no mystery why North Korea is known as the Hermit Kingdom. The government, officially called the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, relies on a combination of isolation and propaganda to communicate its image to its citizens and the world. Because it's …

London hotels with Michelin-starred restaurants

Celèste at The Lanesborough, Hyde Park<p>Gaining a Michelin-star in October 2016, Celèste, the Lanesborough's only restaurant offers food by Florian Favario, protégée of Eric Frechon, whose three Michelin-starred Epicure restaurant at Le Bristol is one of the hotspots of Paris. The tasting menu at …

Learn How to Write as you Read: Improve your Craft

What is the one most common piece of advice established authors give aspiring ones? It’s not ‘show, don’t tell’ or ‘kill your darlings’. It’s ‘read …

Creative Writing

17 Things That Happen When You Have An Anxious Mind But A Laid Back Personality

There’s really no such thing as having an “anxious mind.” There is only having your anxiety fueled by your thoughts (which is something that everyone …

Top 100 universities for student satisfaction – the list

The latest National Student Survey has revealed the UK higher education institutions with the highest student satisfaction, check out the top 100 here<p>The satisfaction rate for students studying at UK higher education institutions has remained high this year, with 86 per cent of students saying they …

We Asked a 'Meme Scientist' What Makes a Meme Go Viral

Death by meme is the worst way to go, but is there a secret to becoming a successful random internet sensation?<p>Death by meme is the worst way to go. Your comical, retweetable downfall is instantly archived for the world's convenient future access. This was the fate of Scumbag Steve, Antoine Dodson, …

Memes

10 Extraordinary Travel Photos by Roger Stonehouse

Authentic, vivid, raw travel photography that captures the essence of a place without sugarcoating it is more difficult to come by than you might think, but Roger Stonehouse has mastered the art.<p>His photos--including his very popular 'Punk and Monk' image of a young monk and his friend (possibly …

5 Things To Know About Kids Who Grew Up With Single Parents

<i>By Bob Alaburda</i><p>Children of single parents grow up seeing a very different example of romantic love than those who grew up in a "normal" household. Namely, none at all.<p>Growing up with loving parents can fill you with positive examples of how to handle relationships when you're older. Even having two …

16 Facts About Dating That Will Change The Way You Think About Love

Apparently, love at first sight doesn't happen just on the big screen.

10 Elegant Homes You Simply Must Rent in Paris

These spaces are so lovely that you might just skip the Eiffel and stay in.<p>These spaces are so lovely that you might just skip the Eiffel and stay in.

Emma Watson calls the fashion industry to action on gender equality

Emma Watson has told the fashion world they're not doing enough for gender equality.<p>In an effort to speak for change in a unified voice, Watson …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Astrophysics

A Lightning Bolt and Rainbow Captured in One Shot

Tucson, Arizona-based photography enthusiast Greg McCown recently managed to capture a shot of a lifetime. While shooting landscapes near the small …

Winter

Memory Reconsolidation

Project info<p>Some experiences are forgotten as fast as they happen, while others are remembered for a lifetime. A memory may seem identical whether you recalled it yesterday or 10 years ago, but it will shift each time it comes to mind. It may be hard to imagine that our memories – those of special …

Psychology