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Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade, and the Preventable Tragedies of Suicide

The pattern of highly accomplished and successful people committing suicide is transfixing. It assures the rest of us that a life of accolades is not all that it’s cracked up to be and that achieving more will not make us happier. At the same time, it reveals the fact that no one is safe from …

Mental Health

The Story Behind Mount Everest’s Most Famous Dead Body

Hundreds of people have passed by Green Boots, but few of them actually know his story.The post The Story Behind Mount Everest’s Most Famous Dead …

Mountaineering

Elon Musk explains why he launched a car toward Mars — and the reasons are much bigger than his ego

Over the weekend, the SpaceX founder Elon Musk expanded on his rationale for launching a car toward Mars last month.<p>After Musk said in December that he'd launch his cherry-red Tesla Roadster to the red planet, many people did not believe him. But the tech billionaire delivered.<p>On February 6, SpaceX …

Portraits of “Most Beautiful Chickens on the Planet” Capture Their Underrated Beauty

If you were asked to name the most beautiful species of bird in the world, it’s unlikely that “chicken” would be your first answer. However, Italian photographers Moreno Monti and Matteo Tranchellini believe chickens are underrated. The two began a portrait project called <i>Chic!ken</i> to show the world …

Chickens

Interview With Indian Photographer Padmanabhan Rangarajan

Padmanabhan Rangarajan from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, but have spent the better part of his life in Mumbai. For Padmanabhan, photography is more about …

Street Photography

21 tough interview questions you may have to answer if you want to work at Amazon

Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.<p>"I'd rather interview 50 people and not hire anyone than hire the wrong person," CEO Jeff Bezos once said.<p>In fact, Bezos used to interview every single applicant to ensure that the right people were tasked with moving his …

Avoiding Emotional Traps is Easier than You Think

We all like to think of ourselves as logical creatures. Whether it’s deciding which groceries to stock our shelves with, which cars to buy, or even …

Awake Under Anesthesia

One day in the nineteen-eighties, a woman went to the hospital for cancer surgery. The procedure was a success, and all of the cancer was removed. In the weeks afterward, though, she felt that something was wrong. She went back to her surgeon, who reassured her that the cancer was gone; she …

The Federal Reserve Has Never Printed 'Money': The End Game

Overview<p>This is the final segment to this four part series on the Federal Reserve, 'money printing,' the unintended consequences of Federal Reserve …

Economics

Immortality Is Impossible, Say Scientists Studying the Mathematics of Aging

'Cell function will always get worse over time.'<p>While healthcare has dramatically extended our lifespans by preventing certain causes of death, aging …

Biology

Scientists update four key fundamental constants

Paving the way for transforming the world's measurement system, an international task force has determined updated values for four fundamental …

Quantum Physics of Dreaming: Scientists Think We Might be Travelling Between Universes in Our Sleep

The observer effect, the central pillar of quantum physics, reveals that the act of observation is not merely a passive reception of information, but …

Forget Who You Are and Reinvent Yourself to Win at Business | Inc.com

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

20 essential Windows keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Let your fingertips fly.<p>Compared to reaching for the mouse or navigating a menu, a single keyboard shortcut shaves a moment off your task. This might not seem like much, but add up all those saved moments over a week or a month, and you're gaining a substantial chunk of time. That's why it's …

Tutorials

How Your Computer Thinks About Color

Have you ever looked at hexadecimal color codes and wondered what the logic was for that string of letters and numbers representing some color? Did …

Jamie Dimon Is Right That Bitcoin Is A Fraud, But Doesn't Know Why

<i>“The sole use of money is to circulate consumable goods.”</i> – Adam Smith, <i>The Wealth of Nations</i><p>Regularly absent in the discussion of money is the simple truth that it is not wealth. Money is not an investment either. Money is an <i>effect of wealth</i> that facilitates its exchange, while also facilitating …

10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have in 10 Years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

Wildflowers

Quantum Physicists Discover the Soul Doesn’t Die – It Goes Back to the Universe

It turns out that the human brain could be similar to a “biological computer,” and that human consciousness may be like a program which is run by a …

How Big Is Earth?

Earth, the third planet from the sun, is the fifth largest planet in the solar system; only the gas giants Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune are …

Astronomy

Here Are 15 All-Time Best Photos From Cassini That You Absolutely Must See

Wow. Just, wow.<p>Cassini has been out there hard at work for a long time. The Saturn probe departed Earth in 1997 and spent seven years speeding across …

There are actually 27 human emotions, new study finds

In previous thought, it was understood that there were six distinct human emotions - happiness, sadness, fear, anger, surprise and disgust. But …

8 of the Best Free Font Websites Offering Thousands of Stylish Typefaces

Picking out the right font for your design project is like selecting an item of clothing. Just like a great-fitting pair of jeans, the perfect typeface can take your design from ordinary to extraordinary. Our computers come loaded with a cursory selection of fonts, but that’s just the tip of the …

New Hyperrealistic Pastel Drawings by Zaria Forman Capture the Spirit of Antarctica

Working with her signature pastels, Zaria Forman is back with a new set of impressive drawings that cement her status as one of the foremost contemporary landscape artists. Her new set of work was inspired by her time aboard the National Geographic Explorer, as it traveled across Antarctica.<p>The …

Up to 381 new species discovered in the Amazon – in pictures

A strong-beaked bird named after Barack Obama, a fire-tailed titi monkey and a new pink river dolphin are among species recorded by the Living Amazon Initiative of the WWF Network

Barack Obama

How a creative legal leap helped create vast wealth

<b>Nicholas Murray Butler was one of the leading thinkers of his age: a philosopher, Nobel Peace Prize winner, the president of Columbia University.</b><p>In 1911, someone asked Butler to name the most important invention of the industrial era.<p>Steam, perhaps? Electricity?<p>"No," he said. They would both "be …

There’s a lot more to the Cloud than storage these days — and competition is getting crowded

Cloud storage was once primarily thought of as a place to keep data online securely or to host a website, but tech giants increasingly want their …

3D Paper Art

Simple drawings on folded paper by Copenhagen based artist HuskMitNavn. Extremely creative three-dimensional paper art will make you smile. Also …

A DIY Contraption for Height-Adjustable Drill Press Outfeed Support

Tell me if you've been in this situation:<p>1. You need to put holes in a very long workpiece using your drill press.<p>2. You find clamping the piece to …

Woodworking

Brand Identity & Graphic Design: First Edition of Synergy Event

We are taking a look at this prestigious brand identity and graphic design for the first edition of the Synergy event. Designed by Portugal-based …

NASA Just Released This Absolutely Breathtaking Image of The Solar Eclipse in Infrared

Our eyes only saw a fraction of the beauty.<p>While millions across the continental US turned their eclipse glasses to the sky to watch the Sun …