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'Snowflake Students' Need Reason And Debate, Not Wristbands

<b>'You are not special. You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake.'</b><p>This line from the 1996 novel 'Fight Club', first introduced the concept of the …

Fight Club

Fascinating Psychological Effects that most of us don't know about

Psychology has been defined in numerous ways as it has grown and changed throughout the history. Here are some interesting different types of …

Dozens of Syrians forced into sexual slavery in derelict Lebanese house

Victims were tortured and only left house for abortions and treatment for venereal diseases in case that has shocked country<p>Tucked in a leafy suburb of the Lebanese town of Jounieh, a short drive from the sparkling Mediterranean, stands a monument to human cruelty.<p>In this derelict two-story house, …

Human Rights

How to get the benefits of meditation at the office without meditating

The below comes from Matthew E. May, the author of "Winning the Brain Game: Fixing the 7 Fatal Flaws of Thinking."<p>May, whose new book will be available at the end of May, recently wrote an enlightening New York Times piece on the subject of mindfulness in advance of "Winning the Brain Game's" …

7 Easy Ways To Declutter Your Life

As the sun shines a little longer and the chill of winter begins to fade, many find that spring is the perfect time to re-organize their lives. Whether re-arranging your closet, tossing out unwanted household items or filing away important financial documents, now is the time to reset and declutter …

Human Intelligence Determined By Volume And Location Of Gray Matter Tissue In Brain

General human intelligence appears to be based on the volume of gray matter tissue in certain regions of the brain, UC Irvine College of Medicine …

Striking Photos Showcase the Elegant Beauty of Big Cats

Using only a simple, dark background, Vincent J. Musi captures the elegance of lions, leopards, tigers, and more. The South Carolina-based photographer works for National Geographic and shot these breathtaking images as part of a series titled <i>Big Cats</i>. His photos showcase incredible, up-close …

Watching TV Together Is Good For Your Relationship

Well, that's what "the Companionator" says, anyway.<p><b>You know those times</b> you just want to sit around and watch TV, but your significant other hounds you to get off the couch? Well, here's some ammo for the next battle: it turns out that watching TV together may actually good for you. <i>Awww</i>.<p><i>The</i> …

Best of 2013: Pig Beach, the Bahamas island where pigs and humans swim together

Pig Beach, also known as Pig Island (yes, pigs have an island named after them and you don’t), was one of our favourite discoveries in 2013. It's an …