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Ask Ethan: What Is Spacetime?

When it comes to understanding the Universe, there are a few things everyone’s heard of: Schrödinger’s cat, the Twin Paradox and E = mc^2. But despite being around for over 100 years now, General Relativity — Einstein’s greatest achievement — is largely mysterious to everyone from the general …

Physics

Learn about Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Therapists

<b>Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)</b> is a short-term form of behavioral treatment. It helps people problem-solve. CBT also reveals the relationship …

Cognitive Science

Earthworms heal soil on parched South African farms

The drought that has gripped southern Africa for well over a year now is continuing. Rainfall has still been insufficient to replenish dams and reservoirs and the land remains parched.<p>Africa Business Report went to see how one agricultural entrepreneur in South Africa's Mpumulanga province, in the …

South Africa

A sleep doctor says 4 types of animals represent how people sleep — and these are the ideal daily routines for each

When it comes to health and productivity, it's not just about what you do — eating right, exercising, and working hard — it's also about <i>when</i> you do it.<p>Chronobiology is the study of internal clocks, how they differ among people, and how you can adjust your daily schedule to suit your unique …

Sleep

Screw “Personal Branding”: My Top Three Social Media Resolutions For 2017

One writer says the received wisdom on how professionals should act on social media is failing to make the world a better place.<p><i>This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of Fast Company.</i><p>At each year’s end, people are apt to imagine that the previous 12 …

10 Mysterious Facts About the Pineal Gland

René Descartes once described the pineal gland as “the principal seat of the soul.” Though medical knowledge has vastly progressed since then, here …

This 40-Minute Workout Will Whip You in Shape for the New Year

Courtesy of Avital Zeisler, founder of the Soteria Method.<p><b>Your Best Year Ever continues into November! This month, Avital Zeisler, founder of the Soteria Method, a self-defense and fitness practice, sets our focus on women's safety, health, and empowerment.</b><p><b>Here, Zeisler proves that y</b><b>ou don't have</b> …

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

A l l I w a n t i s y o u (Trials & Visualizations)

10 Things to Know About Chakras - Law of Attraction Blogs - A Spiritual Community

by Morag,<i><br>Guest writer, In5D.com</i><p>Chakra maintenance is a large part of the awakening process, of toning down the control our ego has over our thoughts, …

Procrastinators It’s time to kill Procrastination! (Infographics)

Procrastination, many people say, is bad. You waste time. Time which you would have been better spent finishing the project and then doing something …

Psychiatrists use an old trick to get people to trust them with their secrets — and it works just as well in business

There's a common misconception that trust is something that builds gradually — that the only person you could possibly reveal personal information to …

Mother Nature to put on extraordinary display on Nov. 14: Supermoon coupled with King Tides

We're about to experience an extraordinary display from Mother Nature as the King Tides and supermoon team up for epic tide pooling and potential flooding next week.<p>On Monday, Nov. 14, the moon will be the closest to earth it has been since January 1948 and our only permanent natural satellite will …

The Truth Behind The Ketogenic Diet

The Ketogenic Diet has risen to fame lately as being an easy to follow, "cure all" diet... but is it just another fad or is there some actual science …

How to Set Up Pickups for Maximum Tone

This is a lesson I've been dying to write.<p>You know those screws in your pickups? The ones that sit below each string? Sometimes they're hex instead …

Guitar

'70s bunker-like house is actually a dream

Under ground but not underground<p>If you’re not quite ready to burrow all the way down into the ground in preparation for whatever may ensue in our volatile world in the coming days, weeks, and months, then consider the appeal of this under-ground but not-underground home in McLean, Virginia.<p>Designed …

8 Online Influencer Marketing Companies You Need to Know

These agencies will help your brand stay approachable and authentic.<p>Influencer marketing is by far the fastest growing marketing channel this year, and it doesn't show any signs of slowing down. A 2015 poll by eMarketer showed that 84 percent of marketing professionals planned to launch at least …

This Map Shows What the World Actually Looks Like

The version you're used to seeing completely warps the continents' sizes<p>The Japan Institute for Design Promotion has awarded its prestigious Good Design Award to a map that completely changes our perception of the world. Given that the planet is a sphere, representing it in a two-dimensional …

God, sex or evolution – why did humans start making art?

A new Australian exhibition suggests art was first made to attract mates, signal dangers or mimic nature. But this reduces a mysterious impulse to a biological drive<p>Why did human beings invent art? Why do we make it, look at it, revere it and want to possess it?<p>Mona (the Museum of Old and New Art) …

Sole and Despotic Dominion: how a 20th century copyright law is abolishing property for humans (but not corporations)

In the 18th century, William Blackstone wrote the seminal "Commentaries on the Laws of England," which contained one of the foundational definitions …