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Facebook’s fact-checkers say the company is withholding useful data

Facebook has been plucking away at its big fake news problem over the last few months. So far, it has cut off fake news sites from ad revenue and blocked advertisements from Pages that spread fake news. It has also deprioritized false reports and posts shared by high-frequency posters. And the …

This Is The First Thing You Should Do When You Feel Unhappy

It might be the opposite of what you'd expect -- or want -- to do.<p>Being unhappy isn’t pleasant. For most of us, when we feel unhappy, we naturally want to push those thoughts away or move on to something positive.<p>But according to Mo Gawdat, you should do just the opposite: Confront those feelings …

Happiness

This $25 device will double the internet speed on your computer

If you use a modern home Wi-Fi solution like the Google Wifi or our favorite mesh system, the AmpliFi HD, you’re undoubtedly enjoying lightning fast …

Psychology offers a simple rule to consider before you tell someone your woes

The emotional impact of serious trauma tends to ripple across family and friendship groups. Those directly affected (the person who’s seriously ill or caught up in a natural disaster, for example), their loved ones, and closest friends all experience suffering. And when an entire social network is …

Hurricane Harvey

The purpose of life isn’t to be happy—it’s to be fulfilled

The term “happy” was traditionally synonymous with good fortune.<p>It found its way into the English language around the 14th century, and it wasn’t something that people actively pursued. It was thought that you either stumbled onto it or you didn’t. It wasn’t until the 17th century that the word …

Happiness

The Actuality of Christ

In early 2010, and again in 2013, I challenged the readers of ‘Phantoms and Monsters’ to forward their thoughts on the continuous speculation that …

Paranormal

Hopkinsville, Kentucky's Historic UFO Sighting - Kelly-Hopkinsville Encounter Anniversary During Total Solar Eclipse

During next month's total solar eclipse, the sun will be blocked by the moon for one of the longest periods — approximately 2 minutes and 40 seconds — in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, a small town roughly 20 miles north of the Tennessee border, with a population just shy of 32,000 people. The community, …

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

Psychology

3 Toxic Behaviors that Drain Your Mental Energy

Let me share three quick stories and some life-changing lessons with you…• “On my nursing shift at the hospital this evening, I was forced into a …

Divorce

Test Your Memory With a Game Designed by Johns Hopkins Researchers

This video from Johns Hopkins University feels like your basic memory game. Viewers are first asked to look at a series of moving images; later in …

Learn Billions of Years of History in This Hilarious 20-Minute Video

Let's take a trip back to when the planet was just a cloud of space-gas.<p>When you need a heaping pile of perspective, count on the millions upon millions years of history and planetary evolution to ground all your personal problems. Bill Wurtz, former Vine idol and general bottomless pit of …

Knowing how others see us is the key to happiness

The most important, and yet least examined, determinant of success or failure – at work and in life – is self-awareness. The ability to understand who we are, how others see us, and how we fit into the world.<p>Plato instructed us to “know thyself”, while psychologists have argued that this skill is …

Self-awareness

The Ghost of Rhuddlan Castle

The Ghost of Rhuddlan Castle<p>Updated on May 9, 2015<p>Rhuddlan Castle, or <i>Castell Rhuddlan</i> in Welsh, is an impressive ruin on the banks of the river Clwyd …

Intricate Woodcut Sculptures Breathe New Life into Norse Myths

Dennis McNett blurs the line between printmaking and sculpture in his myth-inspired installations.<p>Vikings are famous for their wooden ships and their fantastical mythology, but a series of sculptures depicting Viking ships and Norse myths made from woodcut prints tells a different story. Dennis …

20 Profound Quotes From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Ever heard of Kodo Sawaki? If not, then you’re in for a treat of wisdom today.<p>Kodo Sawaki is considered to be one of the most significant Zen masters …

The Number One Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

Self-help

This Will Inspire You to Design Your Ideal Future

If this is the year you have finally resolved to take full responsibility of your life and become the best version of yourself, now’s the time to …

Three Ways to Raise Your Confidence

Confidence seems like an elusive quality that some people just have and others don’t. The truth is, anyone can work on and boost their confidence, …

Bruce Lee’s Never Before Revealed Letters to Himself About Authenticity, Personal Development, and the Measure of Success

“Where some people have a self, most people have a void, because they are too busy in wasting their vital creative energy to project themselves as this or that, dedicating their lives to actualizing a concept of what they should be like rather than actualizing their potentiality as a human</i> …

From UFOs to its psychic Stargate tests, the CIA just dumped 13 million declassified pages online

The CIA has dumped 13 million pages of declassified documents online to make them easier to find - and you can peruse them all here.<p>The mass file …

Paranormal

Groundbreaking UFO Video Just Released By Chilean Navy

An exceptional nine-minute Navy video of a UFO displaying highly unusual behavior, studied by Chilean authorities for the last two years, is now being released to the public. The CEFAA - the Chilean government agency which investigates UFOs, or UAP (unidentified aerial phenomena), has been in …

Valiant's Ancient Roman Sensation Britannia Will Return for a New Comic Series

Peter Milligan, Juan Jose Ryp, and Jordie Bellaire’s <i>Britannia</i> was a delightful surprise last year—and in a year of brilliant comics, its unique take …

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

The seven TV shows from 2016 most worth your time (and how to watch them online)

This year may have been a pretty awful for some things, but it was a wonderful and diverse year for television. FX Research estimated that 451 original scripted TV shows aired in the United States in 2016—entirely too many for a normal human bound by linear time to handle.<p>That’s why we’re here to …

TV

Body-Swap Anime Your Name Offers New Style of Star-Crossed Romance

It’s already one of the highest-grossing anime movies of all time, second only to <i>Spirited Away</i>. Just recently, the LA Film Critics Association named …

Anime

16 Fucking Creepy Things That Actually Happened In 2016

"She whispered to me, 'We’re not alone in this house.’”<p>"I woke up one night having to pee, and I brought my phone to the bathroom. <b>While walking down the hall and texting, I bumped into a girl in a white dress.</b> I didn’t look up, said 'sorry,' and kept going. Moments later, I remembered that I was …

Paranormal

Mind Over Matter: How Thoughts Influence Physical Reality

“Mind Over Matter” is how thought processes can influence our physical reality. To understand how this works, we need to define what “Mind” is and …

What We Know About Bizarre Crime Filming App Vigilante [Update]

“Can injustice survive transparency?” is the tagline of a new app called Vigilante, that purports to empower its users to stop crimes in progress, …