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A Powerful Psychedelic Drug Gave Users a Taste of a Near-Death Experience

A new study sheds light on a myth surrounding DMT.<p>There’s no universally accepted definition of a near-death experience, but those who have come …

This Email From a Chief Executive Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

Short. Sweet. And majorly effective.<p>All companies say they value transparency and honesty. Most are lying.<p>A truly transparent company--one that encourages open and honest communication from all employees--is hard to find. Instead, in most organizations you'll find a complex web of office politics. …

Emotional Intelligence

Bill Gates Noticed a Global Economy Trend That No One Is Paying Enough Attention To

Forty years ago, Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft and kick-started a new era where software and the internet overpower machines. Thanks to the …

Bill Gates

A new report says traces of Monsanto pesticide found in many popular, oat-based breakfast foods

While it’s not printed anywhere on their ingredients list, some of America’s most popular breakfast foods contain pesticides. On Wednesday, the …

Pesticides

Court orders Monsanto to pay $289 million in cancer trial

Agrochemical company Monsanto has been ordered to pay $289 million to school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson, who said the Bayer subsidiary’s chemical …

Glyphosate

These stunning underwater images will change how you see the ocean

A surprising large portion of our planet is underwater, extraordinary and largely unexplored.<p>As a result, the ocean provides ripe pickings for photography enthusiasts, spoilt by rapidly improving technology.<p>This year's Through Your Lens photo contest, developed and produced by Scuba Diving …

Scuba Diving

'B*tch, I'm a Cow' is the summer bop taking over the internet with memes

Welcome to the song of the summer.<p>Even if you don't vibe with Doja Cat's "Mooo!" it'll probably be stuck in your head well into 2019. The …

Al Gore

5 Years After “Control,” Ranking the Relevancy of All 11 Rappers Kendrick Called Out

From Drake to Jay Electronica, we tracked the course of 11 careers since that game-changing verse five years ago.“Tell Flex to drop a bomb on this …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Striking drone photo series places class divide under the spotlight

Drone photography has quickly come to offer us entirely new perspectives on the world we live in, and for photographer Johnny Miller, the reality of …

Drones

Watch: Someone made the Justice League react to the end of Infinity War, and it’s amazing

All Out Movies posted a YouTube video featuring members of the Justice League watching the end to Avengers: Infinity War, and it’s absolutely …

Justice League

Schizophrenia's the Price of Neural Evolution?

Being human isn't all complex tool use and introspection. We also have to live with the side effects of our evolutionary ascent.<p>For instance, walking …

Neuroscience

28-year-old who banked $250,000 says this mental shift is the key to saving money

Collectively, Americans are struggling to set aside money for retirement: 21 percent have nothing saved at all for their golden years.<p>One …

Personal Finance

Jack Ma’s sermon to entrepreneurs captured just why African business looks to China

Jack Ma regrets that it took him this long to visit Africa, but he’s making up for it by supporting young African entrepreneurs.<p>Ma visited Africa for the first time in 2017, and returned a year later with a plan. The Alibaba founder was in Johannesburg this week, officially launching the Netpreneur …

South Africa

Stretching Plays a Surprisingly Important Role in Weight Loss And Exercise. Here's How

It's not just a cool down.<p>There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the value – or lack thereof – of muscle stretching to accelerate recovery …

Exercise

This $20 Car Charger is so Much More Than Just a Car Charger

Everyone loves a good multifunction tech accessory, and <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found an awesome car charger that prevents you from getting lost and …

Genius

The end really is near: a play-by-play of the coming economic collapse

<b>(Getty/Salon)</b><p>Recoveries generally don’t die of old age. So what’s going to kill ours? Five economists call it like they see it<p>Max Cea<p>August 12, 2018 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Since June, 2009, the pit of one of the biggest recessions in American history, the U.S. economy has been growing, slowly but steadily. …

Economics

Thirty micrometres a minute: scientists discover the speed of death

<b>Name:</b> The speed of death.<p><b>Age:</b> Not sure that is entirely relevant.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Cellular.<p><b>You’re talking in riddles.</b> I’m bracing myself for some seriously hard science.<p><b>Stop beating about the bush and get on with it.</b> OK, here goes. Two Stanford University systems biologists, Xianrui Cheng and James …

Stanford University

15 Groundbreaking Debut Rap Albums Since Hip-Hop Was Born

<i>Words by Keenan Higgins & Jasmine Johnson</i> Today marks 45 years since the birth of Hip-Hop!In the decades since it all began on Sedgwick Avenue in the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Here's the technique Navy SEALs use to overcome fear and adversity

The three of us are picking through the desert hardscrabble, collecting the packs another platoon stashed here earlier, when we hear a sound. We turn and look up the ravine toward the dirt road where we parked our truck a few minutes ago. A crowd of maybe 50 Afghan guys is standing up there, seven …

Military

Megalodon Wasn’t the Only Impressive Shark in the Prehistoric Seas

If ever there were a creature that sparks our primal fear of what resides in the deep, it’s the megatooth shark. Known to experts as <i>Otodus megalodon</i>, …

White Shark

Apple Is The New Exxon And Data Is The New Oil: The Path To The First $10 Trillion Company

Well, apparently the race is over. As Trevor Noah said on Comedy Central last week after Apple became the first trillion-dollar market-cap company: “One trillion dollars. That’s it, folks. Apple has officially won capitalism. Wrap it up, it’s over.”<p>There is no longer any doubt that the 21st century …

Natural Gas

The neuroscience of pessimism: Why some people always focus on the negative

Are you a glass half full or a glass half empty kind of person? Some people seem to inherently focus on the negative when faced with a …

Neuroscience

I Was MI6's Top Spy Inside Al Qaeda

We met with Aimen Dean, who spent a decade making bombs for the jihadi group.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Ducking into a Peshawar internet cafe, one of al Qaeda's chief bomb makers—fresh from years in the Darunta jihadi camp in Afghanistan—was making a critical decision to jump the …

Terrorism

Earth Overshoot Day falls earlier than ever in 2018 — why that’s a worrying sign

Humans have officially used more natural resources in 2018 than the Earth can renew this year.<p>That means Aug. 1 is Earth Overshoot Day, and it’s the …

Climate Change

Scientists Explain Why Humans Are So Bad at Giving Up on Difficult Problems

It's not always beneficial to learn.<p>Insanity has been defined as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. What …

The Brain

‘Who Is America?’: Atlanta Rapper Tells All About Being Tricked Into Rap Battle Against Sacha Baron Cohen

The third episode of "Who Is America?" featured a rap battle between an Atlanta freestyle legend and Cohen's Dr. Nira Cain-N’Degeocello character.<p>The …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Let's Applaud This Man Who Made Himself Right at Home on the Subway

Riding the MTA can't be a nightmare when you're spending the commute on a giant leather couch.<p>Descending into a New York City subway station is basically like entering the seventh circle of hell. The ceilings are liable to collapse at any moment, the stairwells can transform into class five rapids, …

Commuting

This Video of All-Stars Playing One-on-One Proves NBA Players Are Too Good at Basketball

Team USA doesn’t play any exhibition games this summer and the World Cup of Basketball isn’t until next year, so its three-day minicamp last week in …

Paul George

Child marriage: What hearsay, it's all facts, lawyers group tells Wan Azizah

Lawyers for Liberty executive director Latheefa Koya says the facts of the case have been well established and admitted to even by the …

Guan Eng: Wee interested in 1MDB now, but silent when BN was in power