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This Raccoon Acts Just Like A Sweet Puppy

Meet your new Insta-animal crush: Marley the Raccoon.

The world’s first true “smart drug” enhances cognition and is deemed safe by health experts

Most people looking for a cognitive boost in the morning reach for a cup of coffee or tea. But all caffeine really does is lift up your mood and improve focus, and that is why it isn’t considered a “pure cognitive enhancer.”<p>There is, however, a real contender for that title: modafinil (also sold as …

The Brain

Just A Bit Of DNA Helps Explain Humans' Big Brains

Scientists studying the difference between human and chimpanzee DNA have found one stretch of human DNA that can make the brains of mice grow significantly bigger.<p>"It's likely to be one of many DNA regions that's critical for controlling how the human brain develops," says Debra Silver, a …

The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

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YMT Anatomy

The work of Syndey based visual artist YMT contains many anatomical elements inspired by personal experiences with medical problems since birth. Many of the elements also have a slight aboriginal feel to them and so much detail that you”ll want to stare at them for a while.

Brain scans could better predict your future

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget horoscopes or fortune tellers. There's a new way to tell your future, and it involves a much more reliable medium: human neuroscience.<p>A new study looks at over 70 scientific publications about brain scans such as functional magnetic resonance imaging or electroencephalography, …


The Best Way to Use Watercolor Pencils

Watercolor pencils can help you create beautiful watercolor works of art without having to use paints. Draw with your pencils on watercolor paper or …

Watercolour flower

Feeling a bit floral today. This is my attempt at loose watercolour. Not normally a flower painter, but this gives me the chance to try and make it …

Why Landscape Painters Should Think Like a Still Life Artist

Editor’s note:If you’re new to ArtistsNetwork, you’ll want to take a moment to become familiar with the guest blog posts of Johannes Vloothuis, an …

Digital Art