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Being Powerful Distorts People's Perception of Time

With all the extra time they imagine they have, CEOs tend to experience less stress than those lower down the ladder.<p>Maria Konnikova, writing in the <i>New York Times</i>, made the point recently that there’s much more to poverty than just a shortage of money. Being poor, she said, brings with it other …

Can Creativity Be Learned?

Prevailing theories on creativity focus on methodology, or amount of practice. But new studies suggest artistic talent may be more hard-wired than we thought.<p>At 2 a.m. on June 16, 1816, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin awoke with a fright.<p>Mary was 18 years old and spending her summer at the Villa Diodati …

What you need to know about 3D-printed organs

Sure, 3D printers that can spit out chocolates, create shoes, handcraft cars and help astronauts sound fun and magical, but a lot of scientists are working to make models that aren't just fun. They're developing 3D printers that can also save and change lives by printing out functional human …

An epic air battle of great white egrets in the National Park of Kiskunság, Hungary. http://on.natgeo.com/1pcL6pz #TPC2014 Photograph by Bence Mate/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

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Sunrise over Machu Picchu's cascading terraces. Explore more photos of this incredible World Heritage site: http://on.natgeo.com/1pdwHcz Photograph by Jeff Bridges, Your Shot

What God does to your brain

The controversial science of neurotheology aims to find the answer to an age-old question: why do we believe?<p>When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch <b>atheist,</b> while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. “Compared with the Buddhist monks and Franciscan …

Sabaoarch build three-metre-wide concrete house in Tokyo

Japanese studio Sabaoarch has built a concrete house with tiny windows on a narrow strip of land in Tokyo (+ slideshow).<p>The Wall of Nishihara …

The One Foolproof Combo That Gives You Perfect Beach House Style

Bright white and natural wood details create an inviting summer space. Here's how.<p>Bright white and natural wood details create an inviting summer space. Here's how.

Interior Design

The Secret To A Glamorous Room Isn't A Color Or Pattern...

It's that certain joie de vivre that only comes with gold, silver, bronze, or mirrored decor. Think of it as jewelry for the room<p>It's that certain joie de vivre that only comes with gold, silver, bronze, or mirrored decor. Think of it as jewelry for the room

Interior Design

10 All-American Summer Road Trips

Drive, We Said<p>There's nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of beer in the backseat (you know, for later). Sure, the game has changed a little—smartphones have all but rendered guidebooks and crumpled maps obsolete—but one essential …

A Neuroscientist’s Radical Theory of How Networks Become Conscious

Author: Brandon Keim. Brandon Keim Science<p>Date of Publication: 11.14.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>It’s a question that’s perplexed …

This Building Will Suck Up Smog Like It Was A Forest

The latest air-purifying building is brought to you by 9,000 square meters of photocatalytic concrete.<p>Buildings are capable of a lot more than simply covering our heads. They can collect enough rainwater to last a 100-day drought. They can run on algae. And some can also clean smog.<p>One of the …

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Leo Tolstoy on Finding Meaning in a Meaningless World

Shortly after turning fifty, <b>Leo Tolstoy</b> (September 9, 1828–November 10, 1910) succumbed to a profound spiritual crisis. With his greatest works behind him, he found his sense of purpose dwindling as his celebrity and public acclaim billowed, sinking into a state of deep depression and melancholia …

Christiane Amanpour: This Might Be 'The End of Iraq as We Know It' | The Takeaway | WNYC

The world is facing a nightmare scenario in Iraq and across the Middle East, according to veteran journalist Christiane Amanpour, chief international …