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Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

Healing Meditation: Guided Meditation for Body Healing

“Your body possesses the innate capacity to heal itself. Science has proven, beyond doubt, that the contents of our thoughts and emotions directly …

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations at CES 2016

This year, according to our fitness trackers, we walked nearly twenty miles of convention show floor looking for innovations with the potential to dramatically disrupt existing businesses and industries—the better and cheaper offerings we call Big Bang Disruptors.<p>It was great to see companies we’ve …

Internet of Things

How Not to Be the Worst Tourist Ever

There are good travelers—and then there are bad travelers.<p>Once in a great while, you'll hear about true tourist crime. For the sake of saving you the …

San Diego

ISIS Has Help Desk for Terrorists Staffed Around the Clock

NBC News has learned that ISIS is using a web-savvy new tactic to expand its global operational footprint -- a 24-hour Jihadi Help Desk to help its foot soldiers spread its message worldwide, recruit followers and launch more attacks on foreign soil.<p>Counterterrorism analysts affiliated with the …

The Crooked Forest: A Mysterious Grove of 400 Oddly Bent Pine Trees in Poland | Colossal

<p>This stand of bent pine trees known as the Crooked Forest is easily one of the strangest places in Central Europe. Located outside of Nowe Czarnowo, …

Sweet Squirrel Lives Life to the Fullest After Being Rescued from a Hurricane

If there's one good thing that came out of Hurricane Isaac, it's definitely Jill the squirrel. This adorable little creature was rescued from the destructive tropical cyclone that struck Louisiana and now lives an enviably fabulous life. She spends her days modeling new accessories, napping, …

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boredpanda: “ This 17-Year-Old Cat Is The Laziest Internet Star In Japan ”

The Secrets in Greenland’s Ice Sheet

At one point several hundred thousand years ago, snow began falling over the center of the earth’s largest island. The snow did not melt, and in the years that followed, storms brought even more. All around Greenland, the arctic temperatures remained low enough for the snow to last past spring and …

Global Warming

Our Own Devices

Does technology drive history?<p>James Prescott Joule, whose findings led to the first law of thermodynamics, spent his honeymoon jury-rigging a thermometer to take a reading at the top and bottom of a waterfall where a lesser man might merely have canoodled. Joseph Henry shredded his wife’s silk …

Kate Middleton Dazzles in a Red Gown and Tiara at Her First State Banquet

The royal family rolled out the red carpet for the Chinese President and his wife during tonight's state dinner at Buckingham Palace, and the Duchess …

Red Carpet

Party Planners: North Korea Prepares to Celebrate 70 Years of Communism

PYONGYANG, North Korea — It is one thing Americans and North Koreans can agree on: there is simply no place on earth like this.<p>But the two sides mean entirely different things by it.<p>For Americans, and most of the rest of the world, the country is the most closed, repressive and isolated …

Putin’s Syrian Revenge

On Wednesday, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu announced that four Russian warships in the Caspian Sea had fired sea-based cruise missiles at eleven <i>ISIS</i> targets in Syria and destroyed them. Russian air strikes intensified and, according to Syrian officials, enabled their ground troops to …

Congo and Africa's World War: Crash Course World History 221

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Horizon: How You Really Make Decisions, review

Neil Midgley reviews an episode of Horizon, which revealed that humans are nowhere near as rational as we think we are<p><b>Horizon: How You Really Make Decisions</b>(BBC Two) spent much of its precious hour not on psychological science, but on pointless general views of New York and London. There were a lot …

Sand Art Evolution

(YouTube link)<p>French artist Jin Lee deftly manipulates sand to tell the story of the evolution of life from the early days of the earth through the …

Personal genetics firm GeneLink hit with an FTC lawsuit for false advertising

It looks like the FDA smackdown on 23andMe was only the beginning. Another personal genetics firm, GeneLink Biosciences, has been charged with false advertising by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), on the grounds that the company didn't have the requisite scientific grounds to market its services …

The psychology of spiritualism: science and seances

As the evenings get darker and the first hint of winter hangs in the air, the western world enters the season of the dead. It begins with Halloween, continues with All Saints' and All Souls' days, runs through Bonfire Night – the evening where the English burn effigies of historical terrorists – …

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How Today's Computers Weaken Our Brain

At 10 <i>P.M.</i> on September 22, 1912, Franz Kafka, then a twenty-nine-year-old lawyer, sat down at his typewriter in Prague and began to write. He wrote and wrote, and eight hours later he had finished “Das Urteil” (“The Judgment”).<p>Kafka wrote in his diary, “I was hardly able to pull my legs out from …

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Tree House

Das Grüne Wiek designBaumhausdorf Beckerwitz in Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Deutschland)<p>These incredible looking tree houses are called ‘Free …

Time to Go Nuclear

I am not sure I gave much thought to nuclear power before 1979, when the accident at Three Mile Island made environmental apathy impossible—or, at least, detestable. But there are few more obvious signs that the world is moving in the wrong direction than an event that threatens to despoil the …