Andrew DiPasquale

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10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and …

Self-improvement

How to Convince People Your Fake Website for Thigh Gap Jewelry Is Real

The hardest part about an internet hoax is timing the reveal.<p>Bae Soo Kyung didn't want to fool anyone.<p>Well, to be more precise, she just wanted to fool people temporarily.<p>The fourth-year industrial design student at National University of Singapore created a website for a fictional company called …

Social Media
Concerts

Adventure Time-Worthy Psychedelics | Monday Insta Illustrator

18-year-old Swedish artist Jens Dåversjö, a.k.a. Burdco, gets it.<p>Rainbow aliens and distorted Simpsons characters are commonplace in the imaginative worlds of 18-year-old Swedish artist Jens Dåversjö, a.k.a. Burdco. While his work looks at home on a t-shirt or a pin, it's perhaps most appealing on …

Art

Chrontella Is Nutella for Stoners

Here's one tasty way to wake and bake: According to Vice, Canadian Cannabis connoisseurs apparently can't get enough of Chrontella — hazelnut chocolate spread that's blended with 300 milligrams of cannabis extract.<p>Manufactured by the edibles maker Cannavis, Chrontella isn't the only toast-worthy …

19 Simple Daily Habits for a Happier Life

<b>“Hug harder. Laugh louder. Smile bigger. Love longer.” ~Unknown</b><p>Did you ever have it all mixed up?<p>Happiness, I mean. I once thought that a university …

How Sound Shaped The Evolution Of Your Brain

Acoustic biologists who have learned to tune their ears to the sounds of life know there's a lot more to animal communication than just, "Hey, here I am!" or "I need a mate."<p>From insects to elephants to people, we animals all use sound to function and converse in social groups — especially when the …

Forestry

The Senate's experiment with cannabis

Hardliners on Judiciary open up to research on medical pot<p>Obamacare. Gay weddings. Now pot?<p>As progressives celebrate a couple of big wins in Washington – the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage – another issue has remained firmly stuck at the national …

Cannabis

Why Your Pursuit of Happiness Is Making You Miserable

Don’t go chasing happiness. Instead, pursue the factors and conditions that create it.<p>Few things seem more obvious than feeling good–about ourselves, as well as life in general.<p>Compelling scientific evidence supports this. A November 2012 study in <i>American Psychologist</i> has found that subjective …

Happiness

Father's Day: 20 uplifting quotes

Literature

From Depression to Happiness: The 4 Steps That Helped to Change My Life

I always thought happy people were fakers.<p>Growing up with clinical depression and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), I never knew what it was like …

National Geographic Magazine

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Extreme Sports

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People | Inc.com

Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly successful people are able to get a lot more things done, and here are simple ways you can too.<p>1. They eliminate every …

Time Management

Storytelling Painter Allows His Animals to Appear with Spontaneous Brush Strokes

Using a completely blank canvas, painter Adam S. Doyle has the innate ability to create magical, lifelike images. With the use of simplified, visible brushstrokes, Doyle organically paints vivid creatures such as howling wolves, birds in flight, and stoic foxes. Each captivating monochromatic …

Art

Are you a ‘Rebel’ or an ‘Obliger’? How knowing your “habit tendency” can help you change

Gretchen Rubin, author of the bestselling books, “The Happiness Project” and “Happier at Home,” calls herself a street scientist: she’s fascinated not just by human nature, but how we as humans can change. In her new book, “Better than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives “ Rubin puts …

Happiness

Gorgeous Oil Paintings of Women Submerged in Water by Erika Craig

Artist Erika Craig captures the multi-faceted beauty beneath the surface of water in her series of gorgeous oil paintings. The works revolve around submerged female characters whose reflections are distorted by the constantly-moving liquid. Abstract shapes and meandering colors intertwine with the …

Art

Inherent Vice walkouts: how to make a film your audience will be dying to leave

Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s novel is this season’s most baffling experience. What does it take to get people to leave before the credits roll?<p>It’s not as easy as it looks to make a great walk-out movie, but Paul Thomas Anderson has cracked it. Inherent Vice is this …

Aung San Suu Kyi

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The Brain

Who the hell is Ant-Man, and why should you care?

When Marvel released the first trailer for its upcoming Ant-Man film yesterday, it was followed by an echo of the same question many asked when the movie was initially announced: <i>Who?</i> Allow me to explain.<p><b>[Content Warning: domestic violence]</b><p>[<i>Note: This article is mostly about the Marvel Comics</i> …

Study finds possible alternative explanation for dark energy

(Phys.org)—Dark energy is an unknown form of energy that is proposed to drive the accelerated expansion of the universe. A new study by University of …

Top 10 Breakthrough Artists in 2014

The best of the best! It's that time of year again, time to look back and list the Top 10 Breakthrough Artists of the Year. What does that mean? These are the artists, designer and photographers that took the world by storm. They're the ones who decided to push their creative limit, introducing a …

Top 10

From Johnny Depp to Hunter S Thompson: no such thing as a glamorous drunk

The actor’s half-cut appearance at an awards show turns back the clock to the glory days of the Hollywood hellraiser. But was it really that much fun?<p>Apparently drunk Johnny Depp cut off at Hollywood Film Awards ceremony<p>As an exchange student in the US, I once paid to hear Hunter S Thompson give a …

Incredible Body Wallpaper Art by Emma Hack

Were it not for the birds perched on the nude model's hand, we may not notice that she was even there. Emma Hack is famous for her incredible body illustrations that seamlessly blend her subjects into backgrounds. The live birds include everything from an owl to a cockatoo. The series, called <i>Birds</i> …

Birds

Mind-control device lets people alter genes in mice through power of thought

Volunteers in experiment successfully send signal to implant in mouse through brainwaves picked up by wireless headset<p>Scientists have created a mind-control system that allows a person to alter the genes in a mouse through the power of thought alone.<p>The approach fuses the latest advances in …

Smoking cannabis every day ‘shrinks brain but increases its connectivity’

Regular cannabis use shrinks the brain but increases the complexity of its wiring, a study has found.<p>To some extent the loss of brain volume is balanced by larger numbers of connections between neurons, scientists discovered.<p>But they warn that those who take the drug for too long are likely to …

Grand Theft Auto 5 gets first-person mode on PC, PS4 and Xbox One

They don’t take shortcuts at Rockstar. Back in June, when the company first announced PC and next-generation console versions of Grand Theft Auto V, industry watchers suspected that it wouldn’t be a simple 1080p upscale. And when the launch was subsequently delayed, those suspicions were confirmed. …

Fantastic Surreal Landscapes by Painter Jung-Yeon Min

Paris-based artist Jung-Yeon Min paints fantastic, dreamlike landscapes that are both beautiful and intriguingly grotesque. Playing with form, space, perspective, and scale, the Korean-born artist uses acrylic on canvas to create surreal scenes filled with warped expanses of land, towering organic …

Art

11 New and Recent Books for the Feminist Reader

Photo: Amazon<p>The feminist book canon grows larger and more diverse every day, and that's something to celebrate. Of course, classics like Betty Friedan's <i>The Feminine Mystique</i>, now out in a 50th anniversary edition; Simone de Beauvoir's <i>The Second Sex</i>; Arlie Hochschild's <i>The Second Shift: Working and</i> …

Mark Your Calendars: In A Year, We'll Arrive At Pluto

Planetary scientist Alan Stern is counting down the days — just 365 of them now. He has spent the past 8 1/2 years waiting for the New Horizons spacecraft to make a close encounter with Pluto. Next year, on July 14, the spacecraft will reach its destination.<p>"Not only did we choose the date, by the …

9 Ways to Celebrate Star Wars Day (Other Than Watching Star Wars)

Sure, you could spend May the fourth watching The Empire Strikes Back for the 200th time (a worthy use of your day). Or you could take a moment to appreciate the artists, movies, comic books, and legends that inspired a galaxy far, far away.<p>Sure, you could spend May the fourth watching <i>The Empire</i> …