Emily Wright

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New Study Reveals the Real Reason Why Smart People Are Better off Alone

If you’re intelligent, you’re better off alone.<p>At least, that’s what a recent study in the <i>British Journal of Psychology</i> claims. The question that …

A New Study Says People With Higher IQs Are Happier With Less Social Interaction

Maybe that's why you're such a homebody.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management …

Social Sciences

6 of the Most Spectacular Places to Stargaze in the United States

According to a photographer who captures the night sky for a living, that is.<p>When it comes to capturing stars in the night sky, landscape photographer Grant Kaye is a clear expert. After all, he's spent hundreds of dark nights shooting that very sight. And lucky for us, he's shared his six favorite …

United States

Weather Phenomenon Causes One of the Driest Deserts to Burst into a Vibrant Flowery Field

Though the Atacama Desert in Chile is one of the driest places on the planet, it's hardly recognizable at the moment. The typically barren landscape is absolutely covered in a vibrant floral bed. The most prominent characteristic of the area is its total lack of precipitation, yet exceptions do …

Weather

Beautiful Paintings on Fallen Tree Logs Mirror Their Natural Origins

Artist Alison Moritsugu captures the essence of Mother Nature in her <i>log paintings</i>. These environmental pieces utilize trees as both the subject and the canvas. The fragmented nature of the trees allow the designer to paint directly onto the rustic wood. Once her realistic work is complete, what …

Art

No Climax For Catarina Migliorini's Virginity Auction

Bidding at Catarina Migliorini's virginity auction is like showering with a raincoat on.<p>The Brazilian woman who has tried at least four times to sell her virginity to the highest bidder has changed her mind.<p>"No more auction," she told The Huffington Post by email. "I gave up."<p>Instead, Migliorini, …