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When Saying “I Love You” Just isn’t Enough.

“I love you,” she texted, her words glaring at me on the lighted screen.<p>She is nowhere near, yet somehow she is never far away.<p>I have heard you. I …

9 mind-expanding documentaries to increase your intelligence

Be honest, now and then we all spend our free time watching various TV series, don’t we? And while some may consider it to be a rather meaningless …

Black Mirror

Is Your Mind Wandering?

<b>Is your mind wandering?</b><p><b>The Practice: Pay attention.</b><p><b>Why?</b><p>Moment to moment, the flows of thoughts and feelings, sensations and desires, and conscious and unconscious processes sculpt your nervous system like water gradually carving furrows and eventually gullies on a hillside. Your brain is …

Liquid Media: Hawaii Design and Marketing

Our servers are hosted and maintained by Liquid Web. Hosting costs are billed anually at in the first week of the year, we like to keep it simple, …

Books Bill Gates thinks you should read

oninnovation/flickr<p>While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A …

Here Are The Top 10 Most Banned Books A.K.A. Your Required Reading List

It's that magical time of year again, where we celebrate the wonder that is imagination, literature and progress through Banned Books Week.<p>Every year …

Sam Harris: The Self is an Illusion

<b>Sam Harris:</b> What one of the problems we have in discussing consciousness scientifically is that consciousness is irreducibly subjective. This is a …

Consciousness

56 Acronyms and Initials All Spelled Out

So that's what it stands for!<p><i>Don't miss an episode of mental_floss on YouTube—subscribe here! Images and footage provided by Shutterstock. Here's a</i> …

Pop Culture

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Slowing Down: 6 Strategies for Deep Listening

[<i>This is a guest post by Janine Utell, who is a Professor of English at Widener University in Pennsylvania. She teaches composition and 19th and 20th</i> …

Teaching

This Man’s 3D Drawings Are So Incredible, You’ll Think They're Alive

Stefan Pabst, an artist from Germany, has been creating 3D paintings and drawings that look way more real than they should.<p>"I want to combine portrait painting with 3D painting. It will look as if the man looks out from the paper."

Art

A Heath Ledger Documentary Reveals Chilling Details From His ‘Dark Knight’ Journal

A new teaser has arrived for a documentary about the last days of Heath Ledger. The doc, titled <i>Heath Ledger: Too Young To Die</i>, focuses upon excerpts from the actor’s diary on the set of <i>The Dark Knight</i>. Ledger passed away before the film’s release, and many believe his immersive take on The Joker …

The world's smallest language has only 100 words — and you can say almost anything

In Icelandic, a compass is a direction-shower, and a microscope a small-watcher.<p>In Lakota, horse is literally dog of wonder.<p>These neologisms demonstrate the cumulative quality of language, in which we use the known to describe the unknown.<p>"It is by metaphor that language grows," writes the …

15 Phrases Classical Musicians Are Sick Of Hearing

Phantom of the Opera is NOT AN OPERA.

Piano

11 apps that will make you smarter

Despite the constant hand-wringing that smartphones will lead to the downfall of society, there’s mounting evidence that your phone habit may not be so bad after all.<p>In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We’ve compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your …

Android Phones

How To Meditate: Tips From Lama Surya Das, The 'Buddha From Brooklyn'

(RNS) Lama Surya Das, the “Buddha from Brooklyn,” is one of the handful of Westerners who have been teaching meditation for decades. And yet, he says we’re doing it wrong.<p>“So many people seem to be moving narcissistically — conditioned by our culture, doubtless — into self-centered …

Artists Explore the Raw Beauty of Menstrual Blood

Allow Jen and Rob Lewis' stunning macrophotography series 'Beauty in Blood' to challenge your perceptions.<p><i>A version of this article originally appeared on The Creators Project Netherlands.</i><p>Couples may not always welcome menstruation with open arms, but the Lewis family isn't your average duo. For …

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Climate change: Paris 'last chance' for action

<b>Scientists are calling on world leaders to sign up to an eight-point plan of action at landmark talks in Paris.</b><p>The key element is the goal to limit global warming to below 2C by moving to zero carbon emissions by 2050.<p>The UN meeting in December is "the last chance" to avert dangerous climate …

Climate

Each Of These Radioactive Vases Is Made From The Toxic Sludge Byproduct Of Your Phone, Computer, Car

Designers from The Unknown Fields Division are taking the toxic waste from a hellish tailing pond in Mongolia and making (dangerous, untouchable) art.<p>Ceramic vases made from toxic mud created in the production of must-have products such as laptops and smartphones will present a markedly different …

Rare Earth

“Why are you a Buddhist?”

People ask me once in a while why I’m a Buddhist.<p>Sometimes they ask because it seems weird and foreign to them. Sometimes they ask because they think …

Meditation

The Path to Awakening: Learn the Preliminaries. {Book Excerpt}

<i>The following is an excerpt from the book The Path to Awakening: How Buddhism’s Seven Points of Mind Training Can Lead You to a Life of Enlightenment</i> …

Meditation

Here's David Bowie, Stop-Motion Street Art, and a Musical Saw

Gladys Hulot a.k.a. Hyrtis does "Life on Mars?" like we've never seen it—nor heard it—before.<p>If you asked yourself what these three things have in common, you're not the only one. The answer is Gladys Hulot, a.k.a. Hyrtis, the French artist and musician behind one of the more creative David Bowie …

Artistic Mom Turns Meals into Masterpieces

When Lee Samantha was pregnant with her second child, she began making food art in an effort to encourage her elder daughter to eat independently. If …

It’s Hard to Believe this Notepad Art is Two-Dimensional

Artist João A. Carvalho aka J Desenhos draws amazing 3D notepad art that seems to leap off the page. On his popular Facebook page, <i>Nas linhas do</i> …

21 Photos that Capture the Exact Moment of Impact

Alan Sailer is an artist that specializes in high-speed photography. He has a penchant for shooting and blowing up things up like fruit, household …

Artist Uses Her Background in Science to Create a Line of Gorgeously Surreal Animal Sculptures

Sculptor Ellen Jewett, a self-described natural history surrealist, has created a gorgeous line of handmade surreal animal sculptures that reflect a …