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Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety

Cancer is a brutal disease on both the body and mind. Not only do treatments like chemotherapy take a massive toll, but the emotional side effects …

Obama to end Cuba trip with dissident meeting, baseball and hope

HAVANA (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama challenged Cuba’s Communist government with an impassioned call for democracy and economic reforms on Tuesday, addressing the Cuban people directly in a historic speech broadcast throughout the island.<p>Taking the stage at Havana’s Grand Theater with …

Cuba

The 1946 Story That Predicted How Crazy the Internet Could Get

You often hear people say things like, “no science fiction writer could have predicted the Internet,” when they’re talking about science fiction’s …

An Anonymous Artist's Erotic Utopia | Monday Insta Illustrator

Anonymous artist Alphachanneling has drawn more naked bodies than you can count.<p><i>This article contains adult content.</i><p>Simple, evocative, passionate drawings are the name of the game on anonymous artist Alphachanneling's massively popular Instagram account. Austere characters, either smiling sweetly …

Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig review – one man’s battle with depression

A timely memoir of mental illness reads as a highly personal and creative response to crisis<p>With one in five people now suffering from depression at some point in their lives, the miasma that lingers over public discussions of mental health seems increasingly anachronistic, and makes books like …

32 Healthy High-Fiber Breakfast Ideas That Will Keep You Full

By now it’s not news that breakfast does a body good, replenishing energy, kick-starting your insulin response, and even preventing heart disease.<p>But …

Healthy Eating

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance - Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Meet Aurita<p>It was a long road that led from severe depression, manic episodes, and troubled work and personal relationships to today’s success. Now a …

Taking the 'Smart Drug' Modafinil Made Me Love Work but Hate People

In the rat race that is modern life, it's sort of the only drug that makes sense. How awful is that?<p><i>More on Nootroprics:</i><p>Will 'Smart Drugs' Really Make Us Smarter, or Just Ruin Our Lives?<p>A Campus Dealer Explains How the College Drug Economy Works<p>Can the Pills That Claim to Make You Clever Also Make …

Medicine

Anatomy of a mass suicide: The dark, twisted story behind a UFO death cult | Salon.com

On March 22 and March 23, 1997, all thirty-nine active members of Heaven’s Gate committed suicide, exiting the Earth, as they referred to the act. In three waves, members ingested a poisonous mixture of barbiturates and alcohol, and as their breath slowed and bodies shut down, they asphyxiated …

16 Hobbies That Will Improve Your Quality of Life

Having a hobby is not just a way to pass the time; it can also improve the quality of your life. A hobby is something that you do for fun or …

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

Emotional Intelligence

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective …

How Highly Successful People Deal With Depression

In the last piece, a handful of psychologists weighed in on whether the super-successful C-suite crowd may suffer from depression disproportionately. And they seem to, for reasons that are counterintuitive, but pretty logical once you think about them. The related issue is how highly-successful …

Design Trend to Watch: Responsive Storytelling

We’ve spent a lot of time here at Propoint thinking about the new year and what it means for the world of information presentation, visualization, and design. And while there are a number of interesting aesthetic trends worth exploring, we’re a content-driven agency always interested in new ways to …

Trends

Dear Kitten, A Cute Friskies Ad Narrated by Ze Frank About an Adult Cat Welcoming a New Kitten to His Home

“Dear Kitten” is a cute Friskies ad, presented by BuzzFeed and narrated by the great Ze Frank, about an adult cat welcoming a new kitten to his home. …

Cat Food

Wayne Brady Speaks Out About His Depression: 'It Ate Away at Me Daily'

Although he felt too afraid to speak out for many years, comedian Wayne Brady is opening up once more about his longtime struggle with …

Forget ‘Gray Divorce’: Here’s How to Make Love Last

Sharing Interests and Being Mindful of Everyday Behaviors Top Researcher’s List<p>Researchers, and headlines, have dubbed it “gray divorce”: the climbing divorce rate in recent decades among couples age 50 and older.<p>But what about marriages that work, even flourish, well into later life? How do …

Divorce

Issey Miyake's focus is "being innovative with technology" says head of womenswear

<b>Interview:</b> technological innovation is driving increasingly experimental fashion design at Issey Miyake according to the Japanese brand's womenswear …

Fashion X Technology: Daniel Widrig

With a background in architecture, Daniel Widrig’s designs employ cutting-edge technology and 3D modeling to create a surreal landscape of avant-garde couture, bluring the line between fashion and architecture with spectacular results. "Generally, we see quite a lot of similarities between the two …

Abu Dhabi

Fashion X Technology: Naim Josefi

Blending minimalism with a touch of whimsy, Swedish designer Naim Josefi has broken new ground on the runway. Drawing comparisons to icons like Alexander McQueen, Josefi has already established himself as a name synonymous with incredible innovation. Back in 2012, Josefi won an opportunity to …

Innovative Fashion Collection Designed with 3D Printing Technology

We have seen 3D printing in a variety of forms including unique floral arrangements, miniature figurines, and creative sculptures. Recently, designer Noa Raviv took things to an entirely new level by using the innovative process to create a fashion collection. Raviv developed her series, <i>Hard Copy</i>, …

Sculpture

11 Movies to Watch Out for in 2015

The non-blockbuster must-see features of the year.<p><b>Hey, did you know that a brand-new Star Wars film</b> is coming out in December? And an <i>Avengers</i> sequel is on the way in May? And yet another <i>Jurassic Park</i> adventure arrives in June? Oh, wait—of course you did, because even at this early stage of 2015, …

In Pictures: China's Frozen City

The 31st Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival opened on 5th January in the city of Harbin, Heilonjiang, in northeastern China.<p>The event is recognized as the largest of its kind in the world.<p>The Festival officially lasts for one month, but with winter temperatures in the city …