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7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Mental Health

Almost everything we think we know about Osama bin Laden’s death is a lie, reports Sy Hersh

Osama bin Laden’s death at the hands of US Navy SEALs was nothing at all like the official accounts given by the United States government and military, according to a controversial article in the London Review of Books by veteran investigative journalist Seymour M. Hersh:<p>Rather than hiding in …

National Security

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Happiness

Family Time: 5 Cool Places to Sleep

The family vacation, like the concept of family itself, has evolved. No matter who you’re traveling with, here are five intriguing and unusual places to lay your head that are bound to please everyone in your brood.<p>> Glass Igloos<p><b>Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort (Finland)</b><p>No night-lights or tech toys …

Igloos

UK electricity grid holds back renewable energy, solar trade body warns

Britain’s antiquated electricity grid is stopping renewable energy projects connecting to the system, threatening the country’s prospects for a low-carbon future, the solar power industry’s trade body has warned.<p>Parts of the grid are closed to new connections and further shutdowns are likely, the …

Renewable Energy

Where is Star Marine, Star Citizen’s FPS? And how do you fight without gravity?

<i>Star Citizen</i>'s next big release will be its first-person shooter component, Star Marine, and its creators detailed the module's progress in a recent post on the Roberts Space Industries site.<p>The lengthy post includes status updates from several developers, whose sections provide the process they've …

Asteroids

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

Watch This Scary Five Nights at Freddy's Fan Film

Horror game Five Nights at Freddy's has a very dedicated following that's created countless tribute, parody, and music videos, but the video below is one of the best we've seen yet.<p>Created by Typhoon Studios, the video shows us some of the events in Five Nights at Freddy's 3, cut in the style of a …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

5 Nintendo rides we want to see at Universal theme parks

If you happen to be a fan of both Nintendo and theme parks (like me), you’ve been salivating all day.<p>That’s because the Japanese game developer and publisher announced today that it’s partnering with Universal to create rides based off of Nintendo properties. Can you imagine the possibilities? …

8. Death Note

Death Note began life as a manga written by Tsugumi Obha before winging its way to television in the form of an excellent anime series, then moving …

A Technically Perfect Photo is Meaningless

As a viewer, you rarely look at a photo and say “wow, that shutter speed and ISO really moved me,” right? The most memorable and moving photos may …

Swimming

The Unkillable Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger boards an elevator beside a mural of Arnold Schwarzenegger, ascends to a third-floor hallway lined with pictures of Arnold …

Anime Trending Character Rankings of Summer 2014 - Week 1

Starting this week, <i>Anime Trending</i> has opened their character voting poll as side-category voting. Here you can vote for your favourite male and …

10 of the best UK clubs – chosen by the experts

From Krafty Kuts to Optimo, Moxie to Horse Meat Disco, we asked some of the UK’s biggest DJs to tell us about their favourite clubs around the country<p>25 of the best clubs in Europe – chosen by the experts<p>Hands in the air! Your favourite not on the list? Add a tip in the comments<p>Sub Club, Glasgow<p>Now …

England

Anime Mirai 2015 Shorts Lineup Introduced

Anime Mirai was launched in 2010 by the Japanese Animation Creators Association (JAniCA) with 214.5 million yen (about US$2.27 million) from the …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

‘The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness’, A Documentary About Hayao Miyazaki and the Japanese Animation Studio Ghibli

<i>The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness</i> is a documentary directed by filmmaker Mami Sunada that explores the beloved and somewhat secretive Japanese …

Say It Ain't So: Miyazaki Animates His Final Frame!

Earlier we showed you a movie Hayao Miyazaki never made, and here we can show you a piece of one that he did. The last piece, in fact, of the last …

11 Simple Ways To Push Your Creative Boundaries

A roundup of the best advice from 2014 on how to make your work life more creative and fulfilling.<p>Over the course of the year, we’ve devoted ourselves to figuring out what makes creative people tick and what keeps their ideas flowing. Here are some of the best tips we’ve gathered; none requires a …

Drone on: US proposes rules for the era of drones

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drone on, the government says.<p>Just not through the night sky. Or close to an airport. Or out of the operator's sight. And probably …

‘I’m Going To Continue Making Anime Until I Die,’ Vows Hayao Miyazaki

Studio Ghibli co-founder and Walt Disney of the anime world Hayao Miyazaki made a rare trip to Hollywood to accept a Lifetime Achievement Oscar at the Governors Awards. He accepted the award over the weekend (<i>video above</i>), and it took us this long to notice because I don’t speak Japanese, okay? …