Brianna Dingeldein

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Is another human living inside you?

You may think your body and mind are your own. In fact, you are a fusion of many organisms - including, potentially, another person. Words by David Robson, photography by Ariko Inaoka.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year.</i> <i>Browse the full list.</i><p><i>-</i><p>Once …

Physicist David Bohm and Philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti on Love, Intelligence, and How to Transcend the Wall of Being

“One cannot accumulate love.”<p>“If we ever reach the point where we think we thoroughly understand who we are and where we came from,” Carl Sagan wrote in his meditation on science and spirituality, “we will have failed.”<p>Between April and September of 1980, as Sagan’s <i>Cosmos</i> was making its debut and …

Jiddu Krishnamurti

The Friendliest Cities in the World

While Reykjavík rounded out <i>Travel + Leisure's</i> 2016 list of the friendliest cities in the World, Iceland ranked third on the World Happiness Index …

New Zealand

The surprising benefits of feeling insignificant

In the grand scheme of things, you are a tiny blip on the Earth’s surface. And recognising that fact may make you a better person, writes David Robson.<p>Take a look at the video above. Feel small and insignificant, compared to the enormous, beautiful world around you? If so, you may just have become …

University of California

British Library will lend world's oldest bible to British Museum

British Museum exhibition, Egypt after the pharaohs, will feature the Codex Sinaiticus, one of the most important books in the world<p>The British Library is to lend one of its greatest treasures, the world’s oldest bible, to the British Museum for an ambitious and groundbreaking exhibition exploring …

How quantum biology might explain life’s biggest questions

How does a robin know to fly south? The answer might be weirder than you think: Quantum physics may be involved. Jim Al-Khalili rounds up the …

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

What 15 Top Meditation Experts Struggled With Most as a Beginner

Like playing golf or making the perfect boiled egg, meditation sounds a lot easier than it actually is. After all, you just sit there with your eyes …

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

What It’s Really Like To Study Yoga In India

By Adrien Field,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1Ngd0M9<p>I have been in India for two weeks now for a yoga teacher-training course and found it …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

‘The Colors of Feelings’, Varying Hues of Textured Paint Visually Represent a Variety of Emotions

In “The Colors of Feelings“, creative director Thomas Blanchard has used the circular motion of varying hued and textured paint (mixed with oil, …

Why is the Scale of the Universe so Freakishly Large?

“Space is big,” said Douglas Adams. “You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-boggingly big it is.” But why must this be so? And why does our …

25 People Reveal A Hilariously False Thing They Believed As A Kid (That F*cked Them Up Forever)

By Crissy Milazzo,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1sZgQQ6<p>Kids say the darndest things and it’s funny, but it’s way funnier that they will believe …

The 12 Weirdest Experiences You Can Have in Canada

When the going gets weird, the weird head north. Where else can you pay good money to freeze yourself (almost) to death, order a cocktail with a …

Tony Awards

Color Thesaurus, A Visualization of the Various Names for Common Colors

To aid her writing, author and artist Ingrid Sundberg has created Color Thesaurus, a visualization of a variety of names for common colors. The …

A Man Accidentally Microwaved His Poop At Work And Well, You Can Pretty Much Guess What Happened

A Redditor writes that he noticed some blood in his stool over a couple of weeks, so he made an appointment with his doctor. It was arranged that he …

14 Reasons Why The Best People Have Made The Most Mistakes

By Brianne McDonald,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1te9mUi<p><b>1.</b> Life is about risk-taking. It’s a gamble and sometimes you will lose. Some of today’s …

18 Beautiful Photos Of Animals Looking Through Windows

Most photos of animals feature them in their natural element, but there are other ways to create gripping photo compositions with animals. Whether …

Judging America: Photographer Challenges Our Prejudice By Alternating Between Judgment and Reality

Joel Parés, a U.S. Marine-turned-photographer, has created a photo series that seeks to question the ugly prejudices that many of us harbor, to one …

The Strangest Alien Planets (Gallery)

Mega-Earth Kepler-10c Planet<p>Credit: David A. Aguilar (CfA)<p>An artist's illustration of the mega-Earth planet Kepler-10c, the"Godzilla of Earths" …

A Bunch Of Guys Dove Into An Active Volcano And They Have The Video To Prove It

I Was Terrorized By A Skinwalker On A Road Trip, Even After We Shot It

By Dean Schumann,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1maw3oQ<p>I grew up in a small town near Tulsa in Oklahoma. It was incredibly small — everyone knew …

21 Embarrassing Things You Definitely Did During Your Early 2000s Hot Topic Phase

By Chelsea Fagan,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1x2pltI<p>1. Cut holes in all of your sleeves so your thumbs poke through, because everyone knows that …

21 Things You Say In Work Emails, And What They Really Mean

By Jordan Lee,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1gUy9x6<p><b>1. I’m wondering if I could pick your brain about something:</b> Help me please I am dying.<p><b>2.</b> …

31 People Talk About Scary Moments They’ve Experienced (And They’re Pretty Freaking Ridiculous)

By hoK leahciM,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1kuH1c3<p>Fear is a terribly fascinating thing. These men and women have experienced all kinds — deaths …

30 Cult Films, And What They Should Actually Be Called

I love or at least appreciate all of these films for one reason or another. They stand out to me as notable depictions of Western culture, and they …

Models Dive 25 Meters To An Underwater Shipwreck In Bali For A Literally Breathtaking Photoshoot

Benjamin Von Wong, a Montreal-based photographer known for his complicated productions and fantastic images bristling with power, has completed an …