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12 famous people who died on the Titanic — and 11 who survived

Titanic

Why Cats "Chirp" and "Chatter": Science Explains the Difference

Here's what your cat's trying to say.<p>Cats are always trying to tell us something in what sounds like a kitty version of the language from <i>The Sims.</i> …

Pets

Millennials destroyed the rules of written English – and created something better

The spelling and grammar rules do not apply on the Millennial Internet™.<p>That's because millennials have created a new rulebook for a variant of …

Language

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Happiness

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Creativity

This is a 60-Second Handheld Photo of the Milky Way

Photographer Jonathan Usher of Wellington, New Zealand, recently created this photo of the Milky Way rising from the horizon near his city. But get …

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 …

Space Travel

Mom Reveals What Raising Boys Actually Looks Like, And Judging By The Photos It’s One Hell Of A Job

As someone who was the only child in the family, I had always thought that having a few brothers would make my life way more fun. Sara Easter, a …

You can teach yourself to read an entire book in a single day

There’s no better superfood for your brain than a book.<p>Reading is the best way to rapidly gain a deep, and broad understanding of a topic or discipline.<p>You can read an entire book every day, but it will cost you. It’s a massive goal and can be unreasonable, but it works for me.<p>I am selective about …

Writing

A historian says most science fiction has the same major flaw — except one legendary novel

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. — It's science fiction's job to entertain us, not sooth-say. Yet even older, tongue-in-cheek sci-fi works have predicted numerous technologies we now take for granted.<p>If there's one book or movie that best foretells what humanity could become, though, it's Aldous Huxley's 1932 …

Singularity

Our Smallness and the Cosmic Scale: How Big the Universe Is Relative to Us, Animated

A humbling celestial reflection on what enlarges the minuteness of human life with meaning against the vast backdrop of the universe.<p>At the end of the nineteenth century, well before women could vote, a team of female astronomers at the Harvard College Observatory known as the Harvard Computers …

7 Expert Strategies For Improving Your Body Image

It’s 8:52 a.m., which means I should already be well on my way towards New York City's Financial District for my glossy-magazine job. Instead, after …

How Embracing Awkwardness Can Improve Your Work Relationships

That awkward feeling indicates that something’s up. Tune into it, and you can build trust and intimacy.<p>Like you, I admire people who are effortlessly smooth in uncomfortable situations. And like you, I can be cool under pressure and warm easily to others–some of the time.<p>I’m not like that much of …

Leadership

Watch 100 Years of Men's vs Women's Fashion in 3 Minutes

Watch 100 Years of Men's vs Women's Fashion in 3 MinutesA sartorial battle of the sexes.They say men's fashion moves at a snail's place, and …

Gender-Neutral

No radio signals from that 'alien megastructure' yet — but scientists are listening

SETI institute scientists have turned their radio telescopes to listen to a star that many hope might hold signs of intelligent alien life -- but so far, no one is sending any signals our way.<p>A few weeks ago, the Kepler Space Telescope detected a star that was acting really strange. The light from …

Listen In On This Couple's Raw Conversation About Sexuality And Love

Meet Lynette and Corey. They've have been dating on and off for four years and are engaged to be married.<p>In a new video from The Skin Deep documentary, the two lovebirds ask each other the questions they've always wanted answered. The resulting conversation is filled with laughter, a few tears, and …

Relationships

How to Crush Negativity and Achieve Success

You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. ~ Marcus AureliusMost of us are incredibly hard on …

Motivation

The Incredible Story of the Titanic Orphans that Captivated the World

Photograph via Library of Congress<p>On April 15, 1912 the <i>RMS Titanic</i> collided with an iceberg and more than 1,500 perished in the tragedy. Of the 710 …

Titanic

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26 Books Every 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Seeker Should Read

<i>"There are things you can't reach. But</i><p><i>you can reach out to them, and all day long.</i><p><i>The wind, the bird flying away. The idea of God.</i><p><i>And it can keep you as busy as anything else, and happier."</i><p>-- "Where Does The Temple Begin, Where Does It End?," by Mary Oliver<p>A growing number of Americans -- young …

Books

The Art of Putting Pen to Paper in a World Full of Noise

Reading my diary from elementary school always manages to be a hilarious experience, and I can't help but wince at my "boy dilemmas" and my lists of cute boys in my class. I am in love with words. I love reading them, forming sentences with them and interpreting them. Through all the stages of my …

Misophonia research: Disorder of irritation by chewing, lip-smacking, sniffing sounds.

When I first read a description of misophonia, my reaction was: <i>Other people have this?!</i> This intense, angry reaction to everyday sounds like chewing, …

Psychology

12 Sneaky Ways to Hide Household Eyesores

Camouflage your home's ugly (but necessary) spots.<p>Camouflage your home's ugly (but necessary) spots.

'You Do You' and Other Lessons from Meryl Streep and Michelle Obama's Sitdown

Can we just get this picture on the new $10 bill?<p>Meryl Streep visited the White House for an intimate chat with Michelle Obama, and yes, the …

11 Things Anxious People Are Over Being Anxious About

<i>By Andrea Zimmerman and Cassandra Guerrier</i><p>There's nothing glamorous about dealing with anxiety. Sometimes, you'll have moments where you panic over the smallest things out of nowhere; they'll leave you feeling f*cked up for daaaaaays.<p>We pretty much live in "crisis mode" and trust us, we are so …

9 Simple Habits to Start Now for a More Energetic Day Tomorrow

Let’s just accept the fact that most of us don’t cook healthy meals every night, hit the gym every morning or have the best sleep habits. However, there are some simple ways to start working on healthy habits that don’t require you to have the discipline of a drill sergeant. Pick and choose which …

Mayo Clinic

7 Science-Backed Books About Spirituality That Will Change Your Life

These days, it seems like there’s a new spirituality book that comes out almost every other day. The problem with some of these so-called …