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Depression Steals Your Soul and Then It Takes Your Friends

It's so easy to cut off friends who are persistently difficult, self-absorbed, nasty, and decidedly "other." Especially if they cut themselves off first.<p>Depression is a thief. It'll rob you of your time, your thoughts, and your sense of self. But before all of that, it'll take your friends.<p>Unlike …

'Six Wakes' Is A Nerve-Tingling Interstellar Murder Mystery

Imagine waking up on a malfunctioning spaceship: The artificial gravity is disabled. Blood floats through the air. And the corpse that blood is coming from is ... your own. Kind of. You're a clone — and your original self, along with most of your crewmates, are dead. As your ship plummets through …

Science Fiction

Alleviate Anxiety With This Do-Anywhere Grounding Exercise

Mindfulness and meditation are well-known ways to combat anxiety and stress, but they can be hard to fit into a busy schedule. If you need a quick …

What TV Gets Wrong About Mental Illness

If you live with mental illness, a show like <i>You’re the Worst</i> is downright revelatory. During its first season, the FXX comedy introduced Edgar, a …

TV

Top 10 novels about deranged killers

Nearly six decades after its original publication, Robert Bloch’s novel Psycho remains the progenitor and touchstone of all the deranged murder stories that have followed in its bloody footprints. The reason is simple: Norman Bates.<p>Norman, that shy, colourless and bland motel manager, symbolises …

Horror

26 Extremely Dope Overlooked Albums of 2016 (So Far)

There's more to life than Kanye West, or Drake, or even—hear us out—Beyoncé. This has been a year of great music, and some extremely dope albums have slipped under the radar.<p>This has been a year full of music and, more specifically, full of great music. Even more specifically, 2016 has been a year …

Poetry can heal – it helped me through depression

After my illness, I walked alone through Spain, with an anthology of verse chosen by friends<p>In Dante’s time, books were sold in apothecary shops: literature as medicine. I learned this when I was very ill, during an acute episode of manic depression, and I was struck by the profound metaphor behind …

Literature

The government wants to make it easier to repay your student loans

The Department of Education announced this week that it plans to revamp the process borrowers use for repaying their student loans. Under the new …

The Addictive Personality Isn't What You Think It Is

<i>In her new book Maia Szalavitz recalls her behavior as a child in school and at home. Anxious, bright and slightly obsessive, she didn't seem to fit</i> …

The Elusive Byzantine Empire

The Byzantine empire means different things to different people. Some associate it with gold: the golden <i>tesserae</i> in the mosaics of Ravenna, the …

Ancient History

Improve Your Critical Thinking With This Five-Step Process

Critical thinking is a valuable skill that anyone can improve with the right process. Here are five tips to help you solve problems more efficiently …

7 Facts About Drugs and Addiction That Will Make You Question Everything You Know

There's no subject in our culture where the conversation is dominated by myths and misconceptions so much as drugs. We are frightened to talk about it. We are tempted to fall back on stock-phrases and mental spasms -- Just Say No, and all its more modern twists.<p>I have always been sympathetic to …

25 books that will stick with you and blow your mind

The best books have the potential to stick with you long after you've finished them. Some can even affect how you look at the world.<p>We've put …

Why Banning the Controversial Painkiller Kratom Could Be Bad News for America's Heroin Addicts

We need new, more flexible ways of regulating drugs—especially opioids—in order to truly protect the public.<p>It sounds like the perfect drug. At low doses, it's stimulating, like a strong cup of coffee; at higher doses, it's sedating and kills pain. And it's a legal, natural plant that has been used …

Meditation for Those Who Say They Can't

Are you someone who is too busy to meditate? Too stressed to relax? You just can't sit still or quiet your mind? To you who say you can't meditate this information is specifically for you.<p><i>Why</i> you should meditate:<p>1. Meditation has proven to increase grey-matter in the brain improving learning, …

12 comics and books that could be coming to the screen soon

The world of film optioning is exciting and depressing at the same time. On one hand, when filmmakers grab the adaptation rights to books and comics, it's great news for the authors, who get more money and a potentially higher profile. It's great news for readers, who get to imagine what a film …

Books

2 Months Of Love Transformed Starving Dog On Brink Of Death Into Handsome Pup

The change was so drastic, people thought the before and after shots were fake.<p>A woman took in a dog who was in such bad shape that she thought she was giving him a dignified place to die. But all the pup needed to survive was a little bit of love.<p>Due to Greece’s financial issues, the country has a …

Animal Rescue

The Court Jester Of Hip-Hop: Here Are Eminem’s Funniest Moments

Eminem has never been afraid to make fun of himself, whether it be in his raps, in television appearances, or in film. One of the things that makes Marshall Mathers so appealing is his willingness to skewer not only everything in pop culture, but also himself. While he’s known as a bit of a …

12 Princess Bride Secrets Spilled by Cary "Westley" Elwes

<b>Chernobyl could have cost Cary Elwes the part.</b><br>The nuclear power meltdown happened just before Elwes — a handsome newbie who'd just turned down an …

Helen Ellis Is Giving Housewives a Very Good Name

As a physical object, Helen Ellis’s <i>American Housewife</i> only hints at its remarkable backstory. The book is a slim hardcover in an unconventional trim size. It’s wrapped in a jacket that shows a lady, perched on a toilet, in dishabille: Hair in curlers, specs slipping, she files her nails wearing …

This One Simple Change Can Boost Your Motivation, According To Science

Simply having fun plays a big role in motivating your behavior.<p>Got motivation?<p>If you're already having a tough time keeping your new year's resolution, try this scientific approach to motivating yourself to do better, according to a new video (above) released by the YouTube series ASAPScience on …

New Year's Resolutions

A Profound Contradiction of Human Existence

“<i>Science does not reveal the meaning of our existence, but it does draw back some of the veils.</i>”<p>“Be not deceived,” Epictetus writes in <i>The Discourses</i>, …

Former Federal Prosecutor Predicts Hillary Clinton May Be Indicted in Next 60 Days — Here’s Why

Former U.S. Attorney Joe DiGenova predicted on Tuesday that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton may be slapped with an indictment over her private email scandal in the next 60 days.<p>DiGenova, a Republican who served as a federal prosecutor under former President Ronald Reagan, told …

12 Documentaries You Should Definitely Watch If You Liked "Making A Murderer"

Disclaimer: Dean Strang and Jerry Buting aren't in any of them.

Crime

You Have To Hear Freddie Mercury’s Isolated Vocal Track On ‘We Are The Champions’

I don’t know if you’ve ever heard of this Freddie Mercury guy, but he was pretty, pretty good. His work in Queen is easily one of the most common to get the “isolated vocal track” treatment, because of his aforementioned unreal pipes (outside of the other head of the coin, the oft-faked isolated …