Ian Carrier

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15 Pictures Of 'The Most Alien-Looking Place On Earth'

Because of its extreme isolation from other land masses, Socotra has very unique plant life, a third of which can be found nowhere else in the world.<p>Not only are the plant endemic to Socotra, but they look weird as can be, causing people to refer to it as "the most alien-looking place on earth."

National Parks

GOP Candidate Mistakes YMCA Kids For Migrants, Describes 'Fear In Their Faces'

A Republican running for Congress in Arizona snapped a photo of a passing school bus full of children on Tuesday near a housing facility for undocumented minors. He posted the picture to Twitter with a stern warning to his followers: "Bus coming in. This is not compassion. This is the abrogation of …

Layered Glass Table Concept Creates a Cross-Section of the Ocean | Colossal

<p>We’ve seen no shortage of projects using layers of glass to simulate bodies of water the last few days. First we had glass sculptures by Ben Young, …

How to Bike to Walden Pond

“It is not worth the while to go round the world to count the cats in Zanzibar,” writes Henry David Thoreau in one of the less-quoted parts of <i>Walden Pond</i>. But is it, I wonder, worth it to go to the place that inspired those, and other more everlasting, words? One can “live deliberately” close to …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

A Submarine to Explore the Ocean on Saturn's Moon, Titan

5 Intriguing Things is a curated collection of links that help us think about the future. Subscribe to the daily newsletter.<p><b>1. A proposed autonomous submarine for exploring the hydrocarbon sea of Kraken Mare on Titan, one of Saturn's moon.</b><p>"Titan is unique in the outer solar system in that it is the …

Amazing Little Puffer Fish Creates Ocean Floor ‘Crop Circles’ … Now with Video | Colossal

<p>Right around this time last year, news broke about the discovery of an amazing little puffer fish capable of creating elaborately designed ‘crop …

The Grand Sextile – August 25th – The Solomon ’s seal – Theme – TRANSFORMATION – Pleiades

Home <b>›</b> Pleiades <b>›</b> <b>The Grand Sextile – August 25th – The Solomon ’s seal – Theme – TRANSFORMATION – Pleiades</b><p><i>on</i> August 19, 2013 • ( 38 )<p>In the next few …

Colorado Town May Issue Licenses To Shoot Down Drones

Drones have not been spotted flying over the little town of Deer Trail, Colo., about 55 miles east of Denver.<p>But that hasn't stopped an effort by some in the town of 550 residents to make it legal to shoot down the unmanned aerial vehicles.<p>On Oct. 8, people there "will vote on whether to issue …

Sun fires solar storm directly toward Earth – at 2 million mph

The SOHO LASCO C2 instrument captured this image of the Earth-directed coronal mass ejection, or CME. SOHO's coronographs are able to take images of the solar corona by blocking the light coming directly from the sun with an occulter disk. The location of the sun is indicated by the white …

Astronomy

Upping the Weird Factor: The World's 10 Wackiest Hostels - Vagabondish

Traveling on a budget doesn’t mean your accommodation options need be stock-standard. If anything, cheap backpacker haunts can oftentimes prove far …

Psychedelic Drugs Don't Make People Crazy, Study Says

Researchers even found some associations between psychedelic drugs and fewer mental health issues.<p>Contrary to what some anti-drug campaigns will have you believe, dropping acid probably isn't going to make you depressed or psychotic. In fact, psychedelics might actually be associated with better …

Herbs & Oils World

Hyperactive Brain May Create "Near Death" Visions

A new study shows that even after cardiac arrest, the brain keeps on going.<p><b>Can a new study lay the basis for the scientific understanding of mystical-sounding near-death recollections, filled with vivid light and vibrant meetings with deceased loved ones?</b><p>When researchers recorded and analyzed …

US Navy plan to prepare for extraterrestrials among us secretly developed in 1998

Diamonds Are Bullshit

<b>This post was originally published on Priceonomics.com.</b><p>Yeah, they say three years' salary. <b>Michael Scott, The Office</b><p>American males enter adulthood through a peculiar rite of passage -- they spend most of their savings on a shiny piece of rock. They could invest the money in assets that will compound …

Great Depression

Q&A with Drunvalo: Episode 1

30 Outdated Leadership Practices Holding Your Company Back

According to the American Society of Training and Development, U.S. businesses spend more than $170 Billion dollars annually on leadership-based curriculum. My question is this; to what end? Are we producing better leaders or just more people who hold positions of leadership? What makes a leader …

What Makes a Truly Great Leader? | Inc.com

If you spend your career in the high-tech industry, you'll probably get to work with all sorts of brilliant and highly accomplished leaders. CEOs, entrepreneurs, VCs, executives, super-talented technogeeks--they're everywhere. That's just the way it is around here.<p>You can pick up a lot of useful …

To Move Ahead You Have to Know What to Leave Behind

Decisions are the most fundamental building blocks of successful change in our organizations, our teams, and our careers. The faster and more strategically we stack those blocks, the faster and more successfully we achieve change. Yet, change efforts often stall precisely because those decisions …

Why Do Stars Twinkle?

Stars appear to twinkle, planets don’t. Here's why.<p>Did you know you can distinguish between stars and planets in the sky?<p>Stars twinkle, planets don't.<p>Okay, that's not actually correct. The stars, planets, even the sun and moon twinkle, all in varying amounts. Anything outside the atmosphere is …

Lion's Gate 2013 ~A New Doorway of Opportunity

Period of Activation: July 26th through August 12, 2013<p>We, at Walking Terra Christa, want to acknowledge the energies of the Lion’s Gate so we and …