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Humans created a new top predator that's taking over the Northeast — and that's just one example of the evolution we're driving

Evolution, it turns out, isn't the long, invisible process we once thought.<p>Instead, it's happening all around us, all the time, and we are its primary drivers.<p>Numbers of the coywolf, a new hybrid of the coyote and the wolf, likely just topped a million.<p>By shaping landscapes, dumping pollutants into …

Biology

The Masked Monkeys of Indonesia

A monkey tears off a rubber baby doll head it is being trained to wear at Kampung Cipinang Besar, also known as "monkey<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Ed Wray<p>1 of 16<p>Ed …

10 Haunting Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

Featuring serial killers, brutal maulings, and unsolved mysteries, documentaries can be far creepier than anything George Romero has ever …

Crime

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have in common?<p>They each possessed the talent of turning …

14 Enlightening Quotes By Lao Tzu That Are Life Lessons

Lao Tzu was a legendary Chinese philosopher whose teachings date back to 6th century BC. He wrote Tao Te Ching, a famous Chinese classic text. He is …

Spirituality

5 Weird Things That Happen When You Die

The good news: None of this will matter to you when it happens<p>Death is called the great unknown for a reason: Much of what happens after we kick the bucket remains a mystery.<p>But forensic experts at least know a few things that will happen to your body when you go belly-up. And they’re pretty damn …

22 Quotes From Albert Einstein to Take You Inside His Mind

Is it time to do some spring cleaning with the group of people who make up your circle of acquaintances, colleagues and friends? There are probably …

82 Maxims About Life That Made Alejandro Jodorowsky the Filmmaker He is Today

Alejandro Jodorowsky isn't just a world-class art-house filmmaker, he's also a world-class spiritual guru.<p>In his book <i>The Spiritual Journey of</i> …

10 Eternal Truths About Anger, and How to Overcome It

I've accrued these 10 pearls of wisdom on the subject of anger from great or inspired minds during a decade of clinical work, writing, and lecturing …

Leonardo Da Vinci

5 quotes that highlight the power of storytelling

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11 Science Fiction Books That Are Regularly Taught in College Classes

We all learn a lot from reading science fiction books—not just the cool ideas, but also the fascinating thought experiments. But college professors …

Science Fiction

Beth Moon's Photographs of Ancient Trees Will Inspire You

In photography, you will often hear people talking about building a “meaningful” body of work. When you start to try to do that, you begin to realise …

Mental exhaustion has its perks: The secret to unlocking your creativity

<b>Jesse Eisenberg in "The Social Network"</b><p>Counterintuitive new research suggests we’re often our most dynamic selves when we’re completely drained<p>Madhuvanthi Kannan<p>June 12, 2015 8:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>If you walk down to the office gallery at …

“Let's talk about genre”: Neil Gaiman and Kazuo Ishiguro in conversation

The two literary heavyweights talk about the politics of storytelling, the art of the swordfight and why dragons are good for the economy.<p><i>Neil</i> …

The new platform luring readers into short fiction

Manchester’s Comma Press has launched MacGuffin, which not only allows authors to self-publish in text and audio, but also gives detailed analytics showing when readers get bored<p>It remains one of the paradoxes of publishing that while the popularity of essays and shortform writing (or longform …

Want to Be a Better Writer? Cut These 7 Words

by Joe BuntingIf you’re reading this, then you want to be a better writer. However, becoming a better writer is elusive, isn’t it? It’s more art than …

Einstein's Theory of Relativity Explained (Infographic)

The theories of relativity by Albert Einstein revolutionized how the world thinks about space, time, mass, energy and gravity.<p>Prior to Einstein, the …

Physics

What scares the new atheists | John Gray

The vocal fervour of today’s missionary atheism conceals a panic that religion is not only refusing to decline – but in fact flourishing<p>In 1929, the Thinker’s Library, a series established by the Rationalist Press Association to advance secular thinking and counter the influence of religion in …

Neuroscientist takes scientific look at art of filmmaking

Why do so many of us cry at the movies? Why do we flinch when Rocky Balboa takes a punch, duck when the jet careens toward the tower in "Airplane," …

Top 15 Castles Around the World

Source: www.topdreamer.com<p>Castles are monuments of some older times of which we often think as- beautiful times. They remind us of fairy tales, …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

8 Essential Filmmaking Tips from Darren Aronofsky

Celebrate the 'Black Swan' director's birthday with his words of wisdom on everything from color to improvisation.<p>With over 15 years of filmmaking experience in both mainstream Hollywood and the nooks and crannies of independent filmmaking, director Darren Aronofsky has tackled drugs, ballet, …