Alexi Tasanaprasert

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This island in the Philippines has the world’s greatest concentration of unique animals

In fact, sometimes evolution can be the result of a lucky animal finding "any port in a storm".<p>And the finding that Luzon, an island in the Philippines, has the greatest concentration of unique mammals in the world - even more than Madagascar - is the perfect example.<p>Islands are often examples of …

The Best American Road Trips

01 of 36<p>East Coast<p>The most logical place to start an East Coast road trip? The region's—and the nation's—largest city. If you've never been, check …

Tips for success: 11 ways to silence your 'inner critic'

<b>Too many women are letting their "inner critic" stop them from succeeding in life, according to the head of a chain of all-girl schools.</b><b>But how do you go about silencing your "inner critic"? We've compiled some advice from BBC News readers - and a few well-known faces.</b><p>To contribute your advice, …

How To Tell Great Stories During Presentations

By now, most of us have heard how crucial storytelling is to a presentation. But it's not always the easiest thing to do: Which story do you choose to illustrate your message, and what parts do you leave out? What's the best way to deliver the story once you've chosen it? I've provided an easy …

What life is like when you don’t feel real

<i>This week (May 16-22) is Mental Health Awareness Week, with “relationships” as the theme. We’ll be running features all week about the mental health of those close to you, the mental health of the artists that inspire you and the different ways that communities and individuals deal with the issue.</i> …

Why Millennials And Governments Must Prepare For The Industries Of The Future Today

The world’s economy may look drastically different in the next 20 years. Industries being built today–from robot caregivers to digital money–are creating new jobs and opportunities. In his book, The Industries of the Future, innovation expert and former advisor to past Sec. of State Hillary …

10 crazy concepts for homes of the future

1/<p>We're already starting to see many options for tiny homes, like the Ecocapsule that is meant to support you living entirely off the grid.<p>It is …

22 crazy pictures of micro-apartments around the world

1/<p>Wang Cunchun, 90, lives with his 60-year-old son in a 107-square-foot apartment in Shanghai, China.<p>Aly Song/Reuters<p>2/<p>China's largest developer …

How to Free Yourself from Your Brain

On many fronts people feel the urge to change their lives--so why don't they succeed? We live in therapeutic times. Advice surrounds us about …

Spirituality

As many as 13.1 million US residents could be displaced this century by rising sea levels

A new study published recently in Nature Climate Change takes population growth into account when trying to understand the impact of climate change, and the results are startling.<p>As many as 13.1 million US residents could be displaced by rising sea levels by 2100.<p>“Living in a place like Florida ... …

Climate Change

13 Ways You May Be Accidentally Making Yourself Unhappy

Mental health experts weigh in on the things that aren't as good for you as you think.<p>If you haven't been feeling so hot, these little seemingly normal things might be a problem. To help, BuzzFeed Life talked to a few mental health experts about the most common behaviors that might not be as …

Bipolar? Or Gifted? – The Modern Day Epidemic Of Medicated "Madness"

By Cortland Pfeffer (with Irwin Ozborne)<p>Contributing writers for Wake Up World<p><b>“Have I gone mad?” asked the Mad-Hatter. “I’m afraid so, you’re</b> …

Why Keeping a Daily Journal Could Change Your Life

<i>“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as</i> …

Productivity

Educators learn about technology in the classroom

The Franklin County Public Schools Technology Services Department hosted its annual Regional Professional Development Institute for Technology …

Education Technology

Here are the 11 cheapest Greek islands for sale right now

What we do know is that dozens of islands are up for sale, and British property agent Knight Frank is predicting a "fire sale" of Greek privately owned islands over the next few years.<p>If the Greek government does become desperate, it can also hawk off some of its island assets to help raise the €50 …

Understanding Obamacare at the Supreme Court

<b>Struggling to understand the intricacies of the Affordable Care Act lawsuit ruled on by the Supreme Court? We break it down to the basics.</b><p>The Affordable Care Act became law in 2010, and ever since has been the subject of legal and legislative battles.<p>Now, the Supreme Court has decided on King v …

7 Kickstarter Projects That Would Make Killer Gifts for Dad

It's time to kickstart your dad's foray into the crowdfunding world.<p>Kickstarter, the popular site that helps people raise money for a variety of …

Big Pic: Mushrooms Make Wind To Send Spores Flying

Another clue in the mysterious lives of fungi.<p>Mushrooms produce spores in order to reproduce and spread their mushroomy goodness throughout the land—or at least propagate the species. And for a long time, scientists believed they released these spores at random. Hopefully they would catch wind and …

Are 41 Million Reasons Enough to Make Smartphone Buyers Choose Nokia?

There isn’t that much mystery around the type of product Nokia is launching on Thursday.<p>The company has all but said it is combining a flagship …

Samsung Surpasses Apple In Mobile Web Use

Web analytics firm StatCounter reports that the South Korean giant now accounts for a quarter of all mobile web browsing at 25.47 per cent; marginally ahead of Apple on 25.09 per cent and much better than Nokia which fell below 22 per cent.<p>Just one year ago Nokia had led the field thanks to its …

Interesting Visualization of the Instagrams Taken in NYC During Hurricane Sandy

What can we learn about a city or event using Instagram photos? More than you might think. This interesting chart takes a look at what we can learn …

Social Media Map of the Day: Tweets by 'Hood, Rendered Topographically

The Visual Signature of Your City