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Why Does DMT Make You Feel Like You’re Dying?

Researchers dosed 13 people with DMT to investigate the similarities between DMT trips and near death experiences in the first study of its kind.<p><b>This story is part of When the Drugs Hit, a Motherboard journey into the science, politics, and culture of today's psychedelic renaissance. Follow along</b></b> …

Consciousness

This Miniature Furniture for Cats Is the Cutest Thing Ever

And it's basically as nice as our furniture.<p>Recently, we’ve introduced you to a range of cat-tastic designs that demonstrate how modern cat furniture …

Cute

Mueller Subpoenas Trump Organization, Demanding Documents About Russia

WASHINGTON — The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, has subpoenaed the Trump Organization in recent weeks to turn over documents, including some related to Russia, according to two people briefed on the matter. The order is the first known instance of the special counsel demanding records …

Robert Mueller

28 Living Rooms That'll Make You Want to Redecorate Immediately

You've got your bedroom looking cozy and the kitchen has been overhauled. Now it's time to turn your attention to the living room. Luckily, the lounge is one of the easiest rooms in the house to redecorate: a lick of paint, a new sofa (or cover) and some cleverly chosen ornaments, throws, and …

Living Rooms

25 Genius Design & Storage Ideas for Your Small Bathroom

A bathroom doesn't have to be big to have great style and function. To us, a small space means a fun challenge when it comes to storage and design, …

In defense of extroverts | Katherine Lucas | TED Institute

Exclusive: Group chat messages show school shooter obsessed with race, violence and guns

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a private Instagram group chat, confessed school shooter Nikolas Cruz repeatedly espoused racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic views and displayed an obsession with violence and guns.<p>Wednesday, 19-year-old Cruz opened fire at the school that expelled him, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High …

Nikolas Cruz

The White House's extremely dishonest statement on the Russia indictments

By Aaron Blake<p>Aaron Blake<p>Senior political reporter, writing for The Fix<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Even by the standards of a White House whose chief executive has made more than 2,000 false claims, this new statement is a whopper.<p>Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders just issued a two-paragraph statement on …

Donald Trump

20 Decorating Tricks for Your Bedroom

A gallery of simple ideas to make your slumber zone dreamy.<p>1 of 21<p>Pile on the Pillows<p>Pile on the pillows, and don’t shy away from mixing patterns. …

Home Decorating

What You Must Know About Flat-Faced Cats (Brachycephalic Cats)

As a doctor in a cats-only practice, I love seeing Persian, Himalayan and Burmese cats. Their sweet personalities and calm temperaments make them a …

Cat Love Bites — What Do They Mean and Why Do They Happen?

Cat enthusiasts are probably the most passionate demographic around. We love our cats! We wear our love, we record it, we photograph it and we share …

Your Cat's Star Sign Reveals a Lot About Its Purrsonality

You might check your horoscope weekly, but did you know that many astrologers also believe that animals have star signs, too? Leslie Jenkins, author …

5 Things to Know About Romance and the Modern Cat Man

Some embrace the notion that “real men love dogs” while cats are a female thing. Why? Well, dogs are easier for society to understand as pets, …

Pets

It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking

Look, I know we cover a lot of the bad types of weather here. Wildfires, droughts, extreme cold, hurricanes. But allow me to make it up to you with …

9 things America is getting right

With a number of natural disasters raging across the country this year, and political discourse at its peak, it's important to remember that there is …

Does the White Working Class Really Vote Against Its Own Interests?

Trump’s first year in office revived an age-old debate about why some people choose race over class—and how far they will go to protect the system.<p>As his first year in the White House draws to a close, Donald J. Trump remains in almost every respect a singular character. He exists well outside the …

10 Cheap Organizing Hacks for a Clutter-Free Home

Create order out of chaos with creative, low-cost—or, even better, no-cost!—DIY ideas.<p>1 of 11<p>Use Shoe Boxes as DIY Dividers<p>Why pop for manufactured …

Hacking

This soul-crushing video of a starving polar bear on dry land shows how global warming is destroying wildlife

A video of a starving wild polar bear roaming around dry land looking for food has gone viral.<p>In the heartbreaking footage, taken in Canada's northerly Baffin Islands, the bony male polar bear slowly ambles along dry land.<p>Head down, he rummages in a nearby rubbish bin looking for food. When he …

Global Warming

There's a Reason Time Seems to Speed Up as You Age - But It's Possible to Slow It Down

Stop the ride, we want to get off.<p>Ask an older person to recall their most vivid memories, and there's a good chance that many of them will come from …

Exclusive: Previously undisclosed emails show follow-up after Trump Tower meeting

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The British publicist who arranged the June 2016 meeting with Russians and Donald Trump Jr. sent multiple emails to a Russian participant and a member of Donald Trump's inner circle later that summer, multiple sources told CNN, the first indication there was any follow-up after …

5 Genius Paint Hacks

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A Yale psychologist's simple thought experiment temporarily turned conservatives into liberals

Social scientists have long known how to turn liberals into conservatives in the lab — all they have to do is scare them.<p>"Research has shown that you can make liberals more conservative by threatening them and making them somewhat afraid," Yale psychology professor John Bargh writes in his new …

Science says there’s a very, very good reason why you’re afraid of spiders

If just the sight of a spider or snake is enough to send a shiver up your spine you already know you’re not alone, but did you ever stop to think …

America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 17 maps and charts

In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem. Here’s why.<p>America is an exceptional country when it comes to guns. It’s one of the few countries in which the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected. But America’s relationship with guns is unique in …

The 15 Best Bathroom Colors According to Interior Designers

With names like "Tranquility" and "Borrowed Light," these paint shades are bound to give your bathroom a serene vibe.<p>Whether you embrace the spa-like oasis vibe or opt for dramatic design, bathrooms are so full of decorating potential. Whatever your taste, experts say choosing the right shade of …

Interior Design

The Impossible Burger: Inside the Strange Science of the Fake Meat That 'Bleeds'

The cook, complete with hair net, lays the red patty down on the grill and gives it a press with a spatula. And there, that unmistakable sizzle and …

29 Budget-Friendly Sites To Find Cheap Home Decor

Because nobody needs to know how much you pay for toss pillows and wall art.<p>Though there are loads of sites to snag discount furniture, it seems finding cheap and inexpensive home decor is its own unique challenge.<p>From finding cheap rugs and expensive-looking coffee tables, to snagging affordable …

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