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A Sneak Peek at the Universal Hip Hop Museum

The chief curator of the upcoming Bronx museum shares his vision for the site—and photos from his collection of early hip hop memorabilia.<p>Writing in the February 1986 edition of the New York City-based magazine “City Limits,” Claude “Paradise” Gray had this to say about urban crime and the state of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Mental and physical effects of magic mushrooms

There's evidence that tripping on magic mushrooms could actually free the mind.<p>Several small studies have linked the psychoactive ingredient in shrooms (which are illegal) with several purported health benefits, including the potential to help relieve anxiety and depression.<p>But, as with any drug, …

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

How To Brew Iced Coffee

Learn how to make this refreshing drink using a coffee press<p>While iced coffee is delicious all year round, as temperatures rise, its popularity …

Coffee

A scientist spent 26 years studying a black hole 10 times the mass of the sun. Then it did something incredible

Modern science is more about patience and persistence than about great epiphanies. It is therefore extremely satisfying when you make a breakthrough, …

These are the Key Points of the Bauhaus Manifesto

May 21, 2016<p>Nadia Herzog is a pen name of Nadja Bozovic, a freelance journalist whose interest goes from the questioning influence of different art …

Art

Swapping LSD for Coffee at Work Is Probably a Bad Idea

The focus of countless trend pieces, LSD ‘microdosing’ has been declared Silicon Valley’s favorite upper.<p>What if there was a psychoactive drug you …

Silicon Valley

15 Essentials to a Luxury Kitchen Design

One cannot design around sub-par materials because true luxury does not exist without quality, and that cannot be disguised. Our bodies sense it. The …

Kitchens

Harvard Research Shows How the Cerebellum Regulates Thoughts

In 1504, Leonardo da Vinci made wax castings of the human brain and coined the term <i>cerebellum</i> (Latin for “little brain”) to describe two small brain …

A Historic South Florida Mansion Reveals Its Lost Stories Through Art

Neon art and drone-shot telenovelas explore the secrets of Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, one of Miami’s best-loved landmarks.<p>Located in Miami’s lush Coconut Grove neighborhood, the majestic beauty of Vizcaya Museum and Gardens spills over into its hidden spaces and secrets. If visitors make their way …

Why the Middle East Is Betting on a Solar Future

Image source: First Solar.<p>Just how cheap has solar energy gotten? To give you an indication, Middle Eastern countries from Saudi Arabia to the United Arab Emirates are betting on solar to power their future, now the oil that has fueled their electricity plants for the past century.<p>The decision to …

Renewable Energy

Open a Portal into Consciousness with Psychedelic Sculptures | High Art

Talking drugs, patterns, and color with the highly psychotropic artist Sean Newport.<p>Engaging in drug use for the purpose of artmaking presents altering perspectives to an existing platform, essentially expanding the possibilities of the mind. A wide range of artists draw upon psychoactive agents to …

A meditation teacher's 4 tips for calming down and refocusing in just 30 seconds.

Anxiety really sucks.<p>It was early 2015, and I was fresh off a seven-month silent meditation retreat in the Arizona desert. After months of meditating …

Mindfulness

How Math Geeks Almost Doxxed Banksy

Describing graffiti as a “minor terrorism-related act,” researchers in the UK have used a technique developed for crime-fighting to tag the identity …