Gabriela Bukanavage

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4 Things You Should Never Say to Someone With an Anxiety Disorder

The experience of anxiety is a normal -- and even helpful part of life. As humans we developed the ability to feel anxious because it was evolutionarily advantageous. If a buffalo was about to attack us, we would feel a surge of anxiety and our bodies would go into "fight or flight" mode. If we …

Vintage images reveal the bizarre nature of dog shows 100 years ago 

Forget Crufts! Basket-jumping, perfume-spritzing and FANCY DRESS contests: Vintage images reveal the bizarre nature of dog shows 100 years ago<p><b>Images</b> …

Pets

Why do babies cry? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Every day, millions of internet users ask Google some of life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>In the top 10 of unpleasant sounds, a crying baby ranks very high. It instantly activates a key part of your brain called the amygdala, which, …

Psychology

Cambridge's 'Suicide Sunday' campaign and the deeper psychology of suicide

As students challenge a name they believe trivialises mental health issues, we look at the the work of scientists trying to understand despair and resilience<p>Last Sunday marked the official end of exam term at Cambridge University, a day of garden parties and boat races. Over the years, this final …

Mental Health

Women's evening tops: five different looks – in pictures

This season’s luxe T-shirt comes in a lovely easy-to-wear, boxy style. Wear them to dress up simple trousers or to add a modern twist to a classic full skirt. Perfect for a Friday night out, a wedding or a hot date

Clothing

10 Reasons Why People Who Learn Music Are More Likely To Be Successful

I have always been a proponent for music education, and thus am happy to see that more and more people are learning an instrument these days.<p>I myself …

Self-improvement

What It's Like to Have a Suicidal Best Friend

I am frustrated that her medications don't work, the doctors can't seem to help her, and neither can I.<p>I don't remember many details about the first time my best friend told me she wanted to kill herself. She told me as we were sitting in my car, parked in her driveway, staring out my windshield at …

24 Fiction Books That Can Change Your Life

“Just because I work for a big corporation doesn’t mean I don’t like fiction books. In fact, fiction books is one of my favorite kinds of …

Stephen King Shares His (Long) Reading List

At any question and answer session, a reader inevitably asks Stephen King what he reads. Everyone, myself included, wants to know what’s on Stephen …

Books

Some Kid at NYU Made a Short Film About Killing Drake

He's yet to get a grade for it, but his professor liked it!<p>OK, well, that's it, everybody. Wrap it up. But what is "it," you ask? Well, I'm going to just say that "it" is "humanity." We've hit a new low (or maybe this is a high? I don't know). Some kid at NYU made a short film (just shy of five …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

The only way to see this incredible museum in Mexico is by scuba diving

The Museo Subacuático de Arte, located off the coast of Isla Mujeres in Mexico's Riviera Maya, is the world's largest underwater museum.<p>Composed of over 500 life-sized sculptures, MUSA offers incredible displays hidden 28 feet below the ocean's surface. That means that the only way it can be …

The stories behind your favourite cult soundtracks

Craig Armstrong might be your favourite musician you’ve never heard of. Originally from Glasgow, where he played in bands as well as studying classical piano and violin, Armstrong “fell into” scoring films in the mid-90s after musicians he was working with – like Massive Attack and U2 – asked him …

Soundtracks

Looking Back at the French New Wave

• About a decade ago, Jonathan Gottschall pioneered “literary Darwinism,” a school of thought that interprets literature through the prism of evolutionary desires. By bringing biological concerns to English departments, he hoped to rescue the humanities from triviality: “the alternative is to let …

Love Songs

Why can’t we remember dreams? The neuroscience of ecstasy and sadness

<b>Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore in "The Big Lebowski" (Gramercy Pictures)</b><p>It seems like a pact with the devil. As soon as you’re in a position to record a dream, it starts to disappear<p>Douwe Draaisma<p>May 3, 2015 8:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations”<p><i>There’s no time to</i> …

Consciousness

The 100 best novels: No 85 – The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath (1966)

Sylvia Plath’s painfully graphic roman à clef, in which a woman struggles with her identity in the face of social pressure, is a key text of Anglo-American feminism<p>Sylvia Plath’s only novel was originally published in January 1963 under the pseudonym Victoria Lucas, and became tangled up almost …

Literature

An Extremely Detailed Coloring Book for Architecture Lovers

Aerial view of a German city—Image via Inhabitat<p>The Internet recently lit up with talk of "<b>coloring books for adults</b>," particularly the fact that two such titles by a Scottish illustrator are currently at the top of Amazon's bestsellers list in the U.S. It may be that they allow grown-ups to …

The Best Interiors in Film, from The Royal Tenenbaums to A Clockwork Orange

It’s been said that good cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater. This is especially true if the decor is right. After all, what is <i>The Great Gatsby</i> without its opulent interiors, or <i>The Royal Tenenbaums</i> sans its twee styling? Here, we celebrate eight enviable interiors to appear …

Design

How Have We Depicted Madness Throughout History?

By Andrew Scull April 22, 2015<p><i>Depictions of insanity through history.</i><p>Nebuchadnezzar turned into an animal, 1410.<p>Modern psychiatry seems determined to rob madness of its meanings, insisting that its depredations can be reduced to biology and nothing but biology. One must doubt it. The social and …

Multiple Sclerosis

Exclusive, Never-Before-Seen Polaroids from Guy Bourdin

__Guy Bourdin’__s photographs are a study in the perverse contradictions that make modern fashion so appealing: threatening but intriguing, haunting but chic. They're disturbing, but you’re buying what he’s selling. Paris Photo Los Angeles’s annual show, opening this Friday, features several …

Selling

Out-of-Body Experience Is Traced in the Brain

What happens in the brain when a person has an out-of-body experience? A team of scientists may now have an answer.<p>In a new study, researchers using …

The Brain

Street artist Wanksy spray paints penises around potholes to get them filled

Pesky potholes have been known to stick around for years in some cities before crews are finally sent to repair them. Obscene graffiti, on the other …