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9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

Mysterious chimpanzee behaviour could prove they believe in God, according to scientists

New footage of ritual behaviour by chimpanzees, taken and analysed by researchers, shows they may be engaging in spiritual practices - and could even believe in God.<p>West African chimpanzees have been captured on camera throwing rocks into holes in trees and engaging in other bizarre behaviour, …

15 Relatively Brilliant Albert Einstein Quotes

In addition to being one of the world's greatest thinkers, Albert Einstein was also quite the philosopher. On what would be the renowned theoretical …

Albert Einstein

You Probably Missed This One Detail In The Fifth "Harry Potter" Book

J.K. Rowling is the master of cleverly hiding clues.

Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.<p>Thanks to technology, we’re reading more than ever—our brains process thousands of words via text messages, email, games, social media, and web stories. According to one report, the amount people that read tripled from 1980 to the …

eBooks

6 Life Hacks Learned in Prison That Will Maximize Your Productivity

A life hack is defined as a strategy or technique to more efficiently manage one’s time and daily activities.<p>After I quickly shook off the shock of …

Productivity

Cartoon characters perform a disco ritual in Fever the Ghost's Source music video

Australian animator Felix Colgrave's music video for Fever the Ghost follows a cartoon man and his pet serpent who turn their home planet into a …

Music

Why stories aren't just for bedtime

When it comes to telling stories, we’re so used to telling them at bedtime it can become just part of a daily routine. Tom McLaughlin, author of The Diabolical Mr Tiddles and <b>The Story Machine</b>, shares the moment he realised that stories are around us all the time – we just need to look a bit …

8 Questions Successful People Ask Themselves

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>We all know that having a mentor is one of those …

Tim Cook

Facebook Patents Clever Way To Advertise Just To Important People

Celebrities aren’t like you and me. They’re better. Or at least Facebook thinks they’re worth more money.<p>Convince experts and influencers to like something, and everyone will follow their lead. The question is how to identify who these special people are, and Facebook’s just patented one of the …

Marketing

What if? Alternative history’s butterfly moments reach lift-off

Books,Culture,Philip K Dick,Amazon.com,Internet,E-commerce,Technology,Television,Television & radio,Science fiction,Fiction,Science fiction,History,Second world war<p>The Amazon adaptation of The Man in the High Castle, in which the Nazis won the second world war, marks a new stage in the genre’s …

Historical Fiction

Articles about how integrate smart lighting your home on Dwell.com - Dwell

The firm OneButton specializes in creating custom technology solutions for spaces ranging from offices to residences.<p>For centuries, crystals have been used in homes to ward off negative feelings, encourage prosperity, improve sleep and create...<p>Interior designer Wendy Raizin shares her top tips for …

Beautiful Illustrations by Sylvain Sarrailh

A few months ago we featured the badass cartoon series made by French artist Sylvain Sarrailh. But he's so good that we couldn't leave behind some of …

Apple’s Worst Design Ever

No. Seriously. It doesn’t get worse than this.<p>Although it’s often hailed as being on the vanguard of design, Apple has been responsible for more than one design crime in its day. But let me tell you something: With the user-interface designed for OS 9’s DVD player, Apple reached its design nadir …

Restorationists Irreparably Damage King Tut’s Mask

In what may be the worst (or second worst) restoration fumble of all time, conservators at Cairo’s Egyptian Museum admitted to the press that sometime last year King Tut’s famous, 3,000-year-old mask was irreversibly damaged, in the process of removing and reattaching his beard. There are differing …

Archaeology

How to draw… anything

Ever had a day when you want to draw, but don’t know what to draw? You just stare at the blank piece of paper? Well Moose Allain has some great ideas about how you can draw on days when you don’t have an ideas. And it all starts with a random bit of ink splashing...

MOOSE

Why HIV is evolving to be less deadly

We think of viruses as trying to hurt or kill us - but in fact they're just evolving to stay alive and reproduce, and sometimes that means letting us live<p>If <b>the news that HIV is evolving to become less deadly</b> is true, then that is both good news and, in a sense, not unexpected. We tend to think of …

Nursery rhymes from all over the world – a gallery to share with children

Nursery rhymes pass down to all of us. Wherever we live these rhymes sow the seeds of a delight in language and stories. This beautiful gallery celebrates the diverse voices that speak to children in verse with illustrations by 77 international artists, collected together in Elizabeth Hammill’s new …

Animated Cinemagraphs of City Life and Nature by Julien Douvier | Colossal

<p>Strasbourg-based photographer Julien Douvier utilizes a variety of techniques to create these beautifully meditative cinema-graphs of urban life and …

5 Questions You Must Ask Your Protagonist Before Writing Your Novel

You have a luscious, compelling, thoroughly addictive story idea for your novel. You know how the novel opens--perhaps with a dream, which was Anais Nin's advice to a friend. Or perhaps you're starting with an explosive burst of action or with an immersive interior monologue.<p>You know your story's …

21 Stunning Photos Taken By A 15-Year-Old Instagram Photographer

The 15-year-old (yep, born in 1998) first picked up a camera at age 7, taking photos of random things around his house. He didn't have any technical skill, of course, but by trial and error he would figure out what worked and what didn't based on the outcome of his snapping.<p>A few years later, his …

11 Smartphone Home Screens From Some Of The Biggest Names In Tech

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>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 …

Creativity

New Dictionary Additions: 7 Useful Words You Probably Don't Know

The Oxford English Dictionary, the toughest of linguistic bouncers, just announced the latest words that editors have let into da club. You may have …

Linguistics

How to Develop a Photographic Memory: 4 Easy Steps

Could you memorize the order of a deck of cards in under 30 seconds?<p>(Hat tip to Josh.)<p>Don’t feel bad; I can’t remember what I ate for lunch yesterday.<p>…

Salvador Dali

You Think Food Tastes Better If It's Expensive

We’re pretty shallow when it comes to food.<p>I don’t just mean our predilections for organic food and fancy coconut water. A new study shows that …

Food

The Mesmerizing Gifs of Graphonaute | Colossal

<p>Science student Hugo Germain (aka. Graphonaute) is just 18 years old, but crates animations and visual effects that seem well beyond his years. …