Susan Swyers

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Proof That Europe's Tulip Fields Are the Ultimate Spring Destination

So stunning!<p>Move over, cherry blossoms. Even though these pink flowers have been part of some of our most cherished moments of spring, we're about to convince you to jump on a different bandwagon. You see, tulips also bloom when the weather warms up <i>and</i> they come in every color of the rainbow. …

Die, Anxiety, Die! How Violent Video Games Aid My Mental Health

At a young age I knew I was different, but always just hid behind a theatre kid exterior and chalked all my anxiety up to “budding creativity” that …

My Mom's Breast Cancer Story Doesn't Have a Happy Ending

My mother, Joan, never thought anything was impossible. She went from high-school teacher to stay-at-home mother to starting law school at 50 and joining a practice. When I took piano lessons, she did, too—and showed me up. My parents were so happily married, it was kind of annoying (though I love …

Undersea surprise: Big-eyed squid looks more toy than animal

A team of scientists and technicians scanning the rocky ocean floor off Southern California couldn't contain their excitement when they spotted a …

Seafloor

What Freudian slips really reveal about your mind

Do our verbal stumblings unveil our unconscious desires – or are they simply an innocent glitch in the brain’s workings? BBC Future investigates.<p>It was 1988 and the then-vice president, George H. W. Bush, was on a routine visit to Idaho. He was supposed to give a dry speech on agricultural policy …

Behavioral Sciences

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

The enormous power of the unconscious brain

A lot of the things we do in everyday life don’t need to involve our conscious mind. In many cases, the more we use it, the less effective we become.<p>If you don’t think the act of stacking and shuffling a set of cups could boggle your mind, watch the video below. In it, neuroscientist David Eagleman …

Consciousness

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

Chocolate box cottages for sale – in pictures

From Sutherland to Surrey, if you’d like a home that would grace a jigsaw puzzle, look no further