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Delving into the bipolar brain - Scope

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly 6 million American adults have bipolar disorder, a psychiatric illness marked by …

3 Things Every Great Leader Builds | Inc.com

Engaging leaders are builders - builders of people and of results. To become an engaging leader, you should constantly be building connections and confidence in your team members. Accomplish this, and you'll see an increase in effort and satisfaction levels among employees. Here's how.<p>Build …

Leadership

Inside Alphabet's 'Moonshot Factory,' Killing Projects Is Celebrated

"Sometimes shifting your perspective is more powerful than being smart."<p>Alphabet’s X division, formerly known as Google X, is often perceived and marketed as a near-superhuman force, specializing in audacious projects called “moonshots.” But, in a recently released video from this year’s TED …

How Animals Think

A new look at what humans can learn from nonhuman minds<p>For 2,000 years, there was an intuitive, elegant, compelling picture of how the world worked. It was called “the ladder of nature.” In the canonical version, God was at the top, followed by angels, who were followed by humans. Then came the …

Miniature Astronomy Lockets That Hide The Universe Inside

“Mini escapes! I get to paint them! You know, the place you want to go instead of where you are.”<p>That’s what it says on the Etsy site of Khara …

Edgar Allan Poe: the master of horror writing

<b>The Murders In The Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe, considered to be the first modern detective story, was published in the USA on April 20, 1841. In this article, first published in January 2009, author Joanne Harris celebrates the psychological complexity of his Gothic tales.</b><p>I first became …

Literature

How This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Creativity

Learning to channel your thinking--both conscious and subconscious--creates the conditions that make achieving your goals inevitable.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep."--Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair<p>Without buzzing it all off or, god forbid, combing it over.<p>By Adam Hurly2 days agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>It’s time to justify that Prime …

Lifestyle

In the shadow of Apple and Google, Silicon Valley’s forgotten poor find an unlikely hero

Greg Gopman once branded San Francisco’s homeless as “degenerates”, “trash” and “hyenas”, a tirade that personified Silicon Valley’s perceived callousness to the less fortunate, but as dusk seeped across the city last week – and the sidewalk-dwellers who so angered him huddled deeper into blankets, …

Silicon Valley

Bertrand Russell on Immortality, Why Religion Exists, and What “The Good Life” Really Means

“There are forces making for happiness, and forces making for misery. We do not know which will prevail, but to act wisely we must be aware of both.”<p><b>Bertrand Russell</b> (May 18, 1872–February 2, 1970) is one of humanity’s most grounding yet elevating thinkers, his writing at once lucid and luminous. …

13 Tips for Writing a Novel

Writing is one of the greatest forms of communication. It brings people of different eras, countries, and languages together. It reveals the bonds that unite humanity and expresses the universal plights and pleasures of the human condition.<p>For me, completing a final chapter heralds the last few …

Spacecraft Launched to Watch Earth and Warn of Solar Storms

From a million miles away, an Earth-watching satellite will issue solar storm warnings.<p><i>Update: The DSCOVR spacecraft launched Wednesday, February 11, at 6:03 p.m. EST. The 1,256-pound (570 kilogram) observatory will take about 110 days to reach its orbital position and begin operations.</i><p>A planned …

Space