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First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

Consciousness

The most unbelievably simple trick to improve your memory

<b>(Alex Mit via Shutterstock)</b><p>Try ignoring it<p>Julia Shaw<p>March 1, 2016 10:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>If I say a random string of numbers out loud, say 1593657292759381380473, how many of these numbers do you think you will be able to immediately remember<p><b>The</b> …

The best free online business courses starting in January

Tell me if you've heard a version of this cliché. A pebble that falls into the ocean can create a ripple that crosses the globe. Nonsense? Don't say that to United Airlines.<p>Seven years ago, Dave Carroll found his $3,500 Taylor guitar heavily damaged when he picked it up in United's baggage claim. …

A decade-long quest for the (other) electric Tesla

Photo: Teuffel<p>I’m on a road trip to celebrate the 10th reunion of another one, with my closest friends in the world. We are driving from Prague, …

13 Free Courses to Make You a Business Badass

If you follow my writing at all (don’t worry, I don’t suspect that any of you do), you’d know that I’m a huge fan of <b>MOOCs</b>. The fact that people can …

6 Pilates-Inspired Moves To Flatten Your Belly Fast

The quest for a whittled waistline gets harder as you age. The reason: hormonal changes encourage excess calories to make a beeline for your belly, where they are stored as—you guessed it—fat. When researchers at the University of Vermont tested 178 healthy-weight women ages 20 to 60, the oldest …

Yoga

A Murder Foretold

Unravelling the ultimate political conspiracy.<p>Rodrigo Rosenberg knew that he was about to die. It wasn’t because he was approaching old age—he was only forty-eight. Nor had he been diagnosed with a fatal illness; an avid bike rider, he was in perfect health. Rather, Rosenberg, a highly respected …

Sit Back, Relax, and Read That Long Story—on Your Phone

More than 50 percent of Buzzfeed's traffic comes from mobile visits. And that includes stories that are thousands of words long.<p>Earlier this month, Buzzfeed published a piece called "Why I Bought a House in Detroit for $500." The story ended up getting more than a million pageviews, which is …

The Best Holiday Long Reads and Other Fascinating News on the Web

Happy Holidays<p>Barring some unforeseen occurrence (such as a massive news story or the itch of my own news sharing addiction), this will be final …

25 of Our Favorite Long Reads of 2012

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>For some, the end of the year means that pile of unread magazines looming larger than ever. But as …