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What a Foo Believes: The Sweet Life and Rock & Roll Faith of America's Biggest Band

Dave Grohl goes deep on bro-ing down with Justin Timberlake, missing Chris Cornell and his band's star-studded new LP<p>"This is my first day off in …

Rock Music

How Cubans deliver culture without internet

Single Page<p>In Havana’s late afternoon, when the heat had risen to more than ninety degrees, Maykel Molina Gutiérrez got off the bus in the posh …

Can American soil be brought back to life?

A new idea: If we revive the tiny creatures that make dirt healthy, we can bring back the great American topsoil. But farming culture — and government — aren't making it easy.<p>Four generations of Jonathan Cobb’s family tended the same farm in Rogers, Texas, growing row upon row of corn and cotton on …

Farming

These Cigarette Smugglers Are On The Frontlines Of Russia’s Spy Wars

Five arrests. Two years. The ultimate crime: spying for Russia. An exclusive investigation by BuzzFeed News and Re:Baltica reveals a new tactic in Russia’s spy wars.<p>TALLINN, Estonia — Russia is recruiting smugglers on its western frontier to work as spies and informants in an attempt to destabilize …

Russia

In The Age Of Screen Time, Is Paper Dead?

Paper ... or glass?<p>Advances in laptops and technology are pushing screens into schools like never before. So what does this drive toward digital classrooms mean for that oldest and simplest of touch screens: a plain old sheet of paper?<p>It may seem a wasteful and obsolete technology, ready to follow …

Education

Study: Being sociable makes you tired -- even if you're extroverted

New psychology research suggests that extraverted behavior can make you both happy and tired. The study, published in the <i>Journal of Personality</i>, …

These 2 Personality Traits Are Sure Signs of Emotional Intelligence--But They'll Cost You Something Big | Inc.com

Personal branding in the age of the Millennials has become a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it's wonderful to see all of us young people declaring ourselves as "brands" to the world. On the other hand, I'm sure a few non-Millennials wish they could put the genie back in the bottle about the …

Personality

Alternatives to Drugs for Treating Pain

Many years ago I was plagued with debilitating headaches associated with a number of seemingly unrelated activities that included cooking for company and sewing drapes for the house. I thought I might be allergic to natural gas or certain fabrics until one day I realized that I tensed my facial …

Natural Gas

6 Certain Signs of Being in Love

Lopez, F. G., & Rice, K. G. (2006). Preliminary development and validation of a measure of relationship authenticity. <i>Journal of Counseling …

Psychologists find the key to a thriving life

Recent research published in the journal <i>European Psychologist</i> reviews the literature available on the concept of human thriving and outlines key …

Why Teenage Brains Are So Hard to Understand

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> The Science of Childhood<i>, which is available in stores, at the TIME Shop and at …

A memory champion and 'IKEA's human catalog' shares 4 tips for acing an exam or presentation

The memory champion, who is also a world record holder for memorizing the largest number of names and faces, was dubbed IKEA's human catalog recently.<p>Yaanja, who lives in Sweden, was given just a week to memorize all 328 pages and 4,818 items of the 2018 catalog.<p>She was able to prove herself time …

OBEY’s founder on how to make an image the whole world sees

As the creative force behind the Barack Obama “Hope” poster, Shepard Fairey is, to put it frankly, single-handedly responsible for one of the most iconic political images in modern history. Consisting of a stylised, stencil drawing of the young Democratic nominee staring resolutely into the …

Art

First Female Viking Warrior Proved Through DNA

In the 1880s, a fascinating grave was discovered in the Swedish town of Birka. Chock full of weapons, gaming equipment, and two horses, the 10th century AD burial was assumed to be that of a powerful male Viking warrior. But the skeleton had some traits that suggested the person was female. A new …

Archaeology

The Smartphone’s Future: It’s All About the Camera

SAN FRANCISCO — We all know the drill. For the last decade, smartphones have gotten thinner and faster and thinner and faster and, well, you get the picture.<p>But it’s too soon to write off our smartphones as boring. The gadgets are still evolving with new technologies. And for a clue as to what the …

Augmented Reality

New AI can guess whether you're gay or straight from a photograph

Artificial intelligence can accurately guess whether people are gay or straight based on photos of their faces, according to new research that suggests machines can have significantly better “gaydar” than humans.<p>The study from Stanford University – which found that a computer algorithm could …

Artificial Intelligence

Behind a $13 shirt, a $6-an-hour worker - Los Angeles Times

How Forever 21 and other retailers avoid liability for factories that underpay workers to sew their clothes.<p>Before dawn six days a week, Norma Ulloa left the two-bedroom apartment she shared with four family members and boarded a bus that took her to a stifling factory on the outskirts of downtown …

Los Angeles

For Your Own Protection: How Complex Trauma Changes a Person

Although it remains explicitly absent from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, complex posttraumatic stress (C-PTSD) is a …

Psychology

15 Celebs That Suffer From Mental Illness & Aren’t Ashamed To Talk About It

Stars are just like us — even in the not so fun ways. When it comes to mental illness, anyone can be affected and celebs like Miley Cyrus, Demi …

Mental Health

Often Overlooked Basics For Better Pictures

If you’re reading this, it’s hopefully because you want to improve your photography. It’s good to crave new information and review fundamentals. One …

Nature Photography

10 Signs Others Are Intimidated by Your Personality

Despite the fact that people may not know anything about you, perhaps not even your name, you are judged by others. There are people who are …

The 5 Tasks You Should Automate As Soon As You Get a New Phone

You’ve probably got enough on your plate without wasting time on phone chores that could be running automatically—like clearing out old photos, …

A 365-Square-Foot Swedish Apartment (With a Killer Kitchen)

(Image credit: Anders Bergstedt for Entrance)<p>What do you do with a tiny apartment with a really tall ceiling? Go vertical, of course. The Swedes are …

Gothenburg

23andMe is recruiting 25,000 people for a study on depression and bipolar disorder

At-home DNA-testing company 23andMe is recruiting 25,000 people for a study to determine how genes influence brain functions in people diagnosed with …

Mental Health

A Brave Little Rescued Kitten Takes His First Steps After the Cause of His Paralysis Is Remedied

A sweet little orange tabby kitten who was given the name Sunshine, arrived at the Vet Ranch in absolutely terrible shape. As a feral kitten, …

Sheryl Sandberg Just Gave Some Brilliant Career Advice. Here It Is in 2 Words | Inc.com

I want you to think about the following question, because it can mean the difference between just getting through the day at work, and doing the best work of your life.<p><i>What's the most important thing you can get done today?</i><p>Sheryl Sandberg recently spoke to Inc. to share some lessons learned over …

Sheryl Sandberg

Steal These Fast, Easy & Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Are you running late to work, or that 9 a.m. class you’re registered for? Then don’t bother beating eggs for that omelette. It’s not that you’ve been doing breakfast wrong—it’s just that you could be doing it better. We asked <b>Rachael DeVaux</b>, registered dietician, NASM-certified personal trainer and …

Breakfast

This Man Telling Women 'Say No Firmly' Is What Rape Culture Looks Like

After a video of Maxine Waters standing up to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's attempts to dodge her questions went viral, writer Will Saletan shared it and tweeted, "Advice to parents: Teach your daughter to say 'No' firmly and mean it. Men sense women's willingness to yield. Make clear you …

Feminism

'Social Camouflage' May Lead To Underdiagnosis Of Autism In Girls

Many more boys are diagnosed with autism every year than girls. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the disorder is 4.5 times more common among boys than girls. Boys appear to be more vulnerable to the disorder, but there is some evidence that the gender gap may not be as …

Autism

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …