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Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots<p>One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being …

Consciousness

The Simpsons at 30: the 40 funniest quotes

Vintage Football Jerseys By Emilio Sansolini

Graphic designer and all-round branding guy Emilio Sansolini has conceived some stellar work in the past. His latest concept designs for football …

40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Back in January the Sifter posted <i>50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World</i>. The post went on the be one of the most shared articles in the history of the …

Resilience: How to train a tougher mind

Can you learn to be mentally tougher? Emma Young investigates the science of mindfulness and other techniques promising to foster resilience in the face of extreme stress.<p>“It was one of those perfect days. I think that’s what everyone remembers. And now whenever the day’s too perfect and the sky’s …

Education

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Many of the world's greatest scientists were inspired to go into their fields by reading science fiction books. And it's easy to see why. A lot of …

Science Fiction

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

40 Powerful Portraits you will probably never forget

Faces, strong emotions with stark stories. A Portrait should more or less convey the character and mood of the person and a good portrait will always …

How to learn like a memory champion

Companies are creating learning aids that tap the science of memories, says David Robson. Do they work in the classroom?<p>For most of his 20s, Ed Cooke had been hovering around the top 10 of the World Memory Championships. His achievements included memorising 2,265 binary digits in 30 minutes and the …

Oxford University

Bodyweight Workout For Your Morning Routine | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse.</i><p>Have you ever intended to work out in the afternoon or evening but didn’t get a chance to and …

Always Treat Your Girlfriend Right: A WWII Case Study | The Art of Manliness

<b>Sid Phillips, age 18, and his company of Marines</b> had been living on maggot-filled rice for months.<p>Enemy soldiers had destroyed supply lines at the …

How to Be Successful in Your Twenties | The Art of Manliness

<b>At age 20:</b> Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard and cofounded Microsoft, and Sir Isaac Newton began developing a new branch of mathematics.<p><b>At age 21:</b> …

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

How to Effectively Manage Your Attention | The Art of Manliness

In our last post we provided a big picture overview of what attention is and how it works. We explored the fact that while many people only think of …

Attention, Please! What Every Man Ought to Know About Focus | The Art of Manliness

“Pay attention!”<p>“If you just focused more, you’d be more successful!”<p>We’ve all probably heard these kinds of admonishments from a teacher or a …

20 Mile March: How to Achieve Your Goals With Consistency | The Art of Manliness

Nine years ago, business authors Jim Collins and Morten T. Hansen, along with a team of 20 researchers, set out to answer this question: <i>Why do some</i> …

Smartphone Etiquette | Propaganda Posters for the Modern Age | The Art of Manliness

During the 1920s, 30s, and 40s, the use of “propaganda posters” were popular for encouraging good behavior — teaching safety, boosting worker morale, …

20 Manly Aphorisms | The Art of Manliness

When I was a young man, I would scoff at well-intentioned adults who would sometimes offer up little aphorisms when I got in trouble or had a …

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

A roundup of the 20 things 20-somethings don't get about work, including "time is not a limitless commodity" and "people matter more than perks." Is there anything you'd add to this list? http://onforb.es/1gAvdUI

Photographer's Girlfriend Continues to Lead Him Around the World

<b>Praktik Hotel – Madrid, Spain</b><p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues to be led around the world by his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing <i>Follow Me</i> project. With her back facing the camera, Zakharova eagerly holds the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various …

Barcelona

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