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This Is What Happens to Your Brain When You Don't Exercise

When we skip our workouts, we typically feel guilty about the physical ramifications—the effect missing a class might have on our muscles the next …

Brain chips let a paralyzed man feel touch through a robotic arm

The brain chips zap the patient's brain to let him feel when robotic fingers are touched<p>Nathan Copeland hasn’t been able to move his legs or hands since he broke his neck in a car accident more than a decade ago. But now that scientists have implanted four chips in his brain, Copeland can control a …

13 stunning photos of the abandoned structures in the High Arctic

High above Norway, in the cold depths of the Arctic Ocean, lies the Svalbard archipelago. Located some 650 miles from the North Pole, Svalbard is a place of long, dark winters and breathtaking landscapes populated by Arctic foxes, reindeer and polar bears. But it's also home to unexpected ruins, …

North Pole

12 Pop Culture Costumes You Can Put Together Yourself

This year, skip the Halloween store—and the generic costume. Instead of pulling something pre-made out of a plastic bag, shop around and concoct the …

When blind people do algebra, the brain's visual areas light up

People born without sight appear to solve math problems using visual areas of the brain.<p>A functional MRI study of 17 people blind since birth found …

The Brain

Beefcakes and monkeys: Bob Mizer's muscle men – in pictures

As founder of Physique Pictorial, the first all-male photography magazine in the US, Bob Mizer pioneered a new vision of American masculinity that influenced artists from David Hockney to Robert Mapplethorpe

Are You Thinking Too Much?

<b>Are you thinking too much?</b><p><i>The Practice:</i><p>Rest your weary head.<p><i>Why?</i><p>The traditional saying that's this week's practice has been sinking in for me lately. Thoughts have been swirling around like a sandstorm about work, things I've been reading, household tasks, finances, concerns about people, a yard …

How Effective Are Nootropics and “Smart” Drugs?

Imagine a pill you can take to speed up your thought processes, boost your memory, and make you more productive. If it sounds like the ultimate life …

Top 10 Rules You Must Follow To Lose 10 Pounds

Experts say the key to losing weight—and actually keeping off the weight—isn’t a crash diet or starving yourself. Rather, it’s making long-term …

Nutrition

15 Essential Jazz Albums to Know (and Own)

Joe Locke is a renowned jazz vibraphone player who has recorded with everyone from Grover Washington Jr. and Kenny Barron to the Münster Symphony …

Soul Music

Sports reporter fired for anti-Semitic and racist remarks on Facebook Live

Any statement that follows, "I'm not trying to be racist," is always racist.<p>"I didn’t even know Mexicans were that smart," says now-former Fox Sports …

'Gente-Fied' Looks Into The Gentrification Of Latinx Neighborhoods

Gentrification isn’t just plaguing New York’s most culturally significant neighborhoods – South Bronx, Uptown, Bedstuy – it’s also troubling barrios …

A Simple Change Transformed One of LA’s Busiest Intersections Into One of its Safest

The intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue is among the world’s most famous—you’ve seen it broadcast every year on the Oscars as the …

The Biggest Decor Trends The Year You Were Born

Some ideas were surprisingly ahead of their time, while others haven't exactly aged well.<p>Interior tastes evolve a bit slower than hairstyles or fashion, but you'd be surprised at how much can change from year to year. The frills of the '40s, the eclectic '70s, the pastel explosion of the '80s — …

Yellowstone tourists put bison calf in car because they thought it looked cold

Tourists visiting America’s famous Yellowstone National Park have been criticised for putting a bison into their car because they thought it looked …

Homes for less than £250,000 – in pictures

From a cottage in Kent to a pad in Putney, this is what you can get if you happen to have a quarter of a million pounds to spend

Humans Hunted Mastodon in Florida Nearly 15,000 Years Ago

The discovery of ancient artifacts and mastodon bones in a submerged sinkhole shows that humans first inhabited the southeastern corner of North …

NASA Wants to Build a Magnetic Force Field and a Deep Sleep Chamber For Astronauts on Mars

A self-assembling space habitat, a deep sleep chamber to shuttle astronauts on long journeys, and a protective magnetic force field are the latest …

Researchers say some parts of the globe will become so hot they'll be uninhabitable

It will increase the likelihood of conflict in water-scarce regions for one thing, and there's already some evidence that it played a vital role in sparking the initial uprising in Syria back in 2011.<p>Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry and the Cyprus Institute in Nicosia have been …

Climate Change

Scientists invent silk food wrap that's biodegradable and could replace plastic cling film

Scientists have invented a cling film-like food wrap made from silk that can preserve fruit for more than a week, as a natural, biodegradeable …

Seattle day trips: 5 awesome itineraries out of the Emerald City

1. Bainbridge Island<p>A hop, skip, and a ferry ride away, Bainbridge Island is a perfect walk-on day trip from Seattle. You can drive your car on the …

A Smoke Bomb Ice Cocktail Seems Almost Too Dangerous to Drink

If there’s smoke... you should drink it? Cocktail Chemistry shows how you can make an ice ball full of smoke for your cocktails that once you crack …

Nick Jonas on Inspiring Drag Kings, His 'Very Welcoming' Gay Club Experience and How His Man Bod Changed His Life

In our new interview, Jonas talked candidly about last year - his year of "growth." And although he was congested - yes, even the perfection that is …

Nick Jonas

To The Loves We Leave, But Will Never Forget

By Kate Benner,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1Tt2OAU<p>I refuse to apologize for loving others whole heartedly, for loving others so deeply, so …

Adidas and Stella McCartney unveil Team GB’s Rio Olympic kit

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Heimweh

Project info<p>In this series entitled "Heimweh" I was interested to members of the folk communities of a Swiss valley where the Rhone flows.<p>The series focuses on the problem of succession. The population is aging and young people are becoming fewer and fewer, the risk in the end is to forget the …

Nordic abandonment

Project info<p>I have always had a fascination for old abandoned houses and why they were left behind. This is a collection of some of my finest finds throughout the years.

18 photos that show why you should visit Giethoorn, the charming Dutch village with no cars

1/<p>The idyllic village of Giethoorn is located in the Overijssel province of the Netherlands. It sits within De Weerribben-Wieden National Park, which …

European Travel

Tracking the risks and rewards of transcranial magnetic stimulation

For the first time in many years, John Elder Robison entered a sixth-floor lab at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and settled into a chair. He …

The Brain

John Muir Quotes That Will Make You Want To Get Outside And Go Hiking

John Muir Practically Invented Hiking<p>John Muir spent much of his life advocating for wilderness and writing about his outdoor adventures. We have his …