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History of art rewritten as archaeologists unearth 3,500-year-old carving of ancient Greek battle

The history of art has been rewritten after archeologists unearthed an astonishing 3,500 year old carving of an ancient Greek battle, depicting human bodies in anatomical detail which was thought way beyond the skill of Bronze Age artisans.<p>In 2015, the tomb of the so-called ‘Griffin Warrior’ was …

Leading Universities Just Released 65 Free Business Courses to Make You Smarter | Inc.com

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): A Strategic Approach from University of Pennsylvania<p>Influence from University of Pennsylvania<p>Accounting for Decision Making from University of Michigan<p>Valuing Companies from University of Michigan<p>Budgeting and Finance for Public Libraries from University of …

University of Illinois

27 books that can change your life forever

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move …

Books

Ernest Hemingway's first work of fiction which he wrote aged 10 found in freezer bag

Hemingway scholars have found what they the say is the earliest example of the author’s fiction – a 14-page account of an imaginary journey through Ireland and Scotland written at the age of 10.<p>The water-stained brown notebook was discovered in a ziploc freezer bag inside an ammunition box among …

17 Note-Taking Tips That'll Make Everyone In Class Want To Copy You

Yes, this means you have to go to class.<p><i>Some responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

Man reveals secrets to lasting love after studying 50 years of research

A professor has analysed more than 1,100 studies on relationships to compile a list of strategies to making love last.<p>Brian Ogolsky, professor in …

University of Illinois

The Secret Power of Play

<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 …

Lulu Hashimoto – Japan’s Creepy Real-Life Living Doll

Lulu Hashimoto is the world’s first “living doll fashion model”, and you can actually become her by putting on a realistic body suit consisting of …

Rapper Defiantly Stares at Eclipse, Cancels Concerts Due to Eye Injury

New York rapper Joey Bada$$ recently announced that he had to cancel several of his upcoming shows due to “unforseen circumstances”. Seeing as he had …

If You're a Runner, This Juicy Yoga Sequence Will Be Your Saving Grace

When you get back from a tough, sweaty run that completely kicks your ass, the last thing you feel like doing is putting in any extra physical effort. You might do a few basic stretches, but you probably don't get into every nook and cranny of the body that deserves some TLC. That's when a yoga …

Yoga

The 60 greatest kids' toys ever invented

Playing around is very serious business. Or at least, it is at the National Toy Hall of Fame, a real institution that honors the finest childhood playthings.<p>Since 1999, the Toy Hall of Fame has inducted toys that have met their strict criteria for admission. The toys need to have achieved icon …

Kids

Germany has pulled all of its gold out of Paris

In a secret operation that took five years to complete, Germany’s central bank moved 374 metric tons of gold, worth around $15 billion, out of vaults in Paris. The final batch of 91 metric tons was shifted back to Frankfurt this year, the bank announced yesterday.<p>The bank is keeping a fair share of …

This Nigerian fashion magazine is dedicated to dismantling gender stereotypes

“I was completely different from the other boys around me growing up. Everywhere I went, people pointed out how different I was in the most …

Whoa, There's *This* Much Sugar in a Few Squirts of Your Fave Condiments?

Ever picked teriyaki chicken over General Tso’s and prided yourself on resisting the fried option? Nixed the oil-based vinaigrette on your salad for …

When she was 30, Suzy Hansen left the US for Istanbul – and began to realise that Americans will never understand their own country until they see it as the rest of the world does<p>My mother recently found piles of my notebooks from when I was a small child that were filled with plans for my future. …

Humanism

Japan has discovered a way to make ice-cream that doesn't melt

These popsicles are ready to take on the summer heat.<p>Japan's Biotherapy Development Research Centre has created what could possibly change life as we …

10 Must-Read Books That Should Be Mandatory Reading In High School

Mandatory reading isn't always everyone's favorite kind of reading. Everyone has that one book that they remember slogging through in high school …

Books

Why 80% of Singaporeans live in government-built flats

“SUPERCOOL you’re here,” says Eugene, looking like he means it. The young Singaporean is showing visitors around his new apartment, a three-bedroom …

Housing

Teaching children to argue helps their development, study finds

Teaching children to argue helps their academic development, a study has found.<p>Research by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), a charity set up by the Sutton Trust, found that encouraging pupils to reason with their classmates can boost results in English, maths and science.<p>Children at 78 …

Education

John Grisham’s Do’s and Don’ts for Writing Popular Fiction

<i>Since advice is usually ignored and rules are routinely broken, I refer to these little pearls as merely “suggestions.”</i><p><i>There is nothing original about this list. It has all been said before by writers much smarter than me. I’ve just arranged things differently, and I keep changing them as the years</i> …

Creative Writing

Al Jazeera journalists: Don't treat us like 'criminals'

Al Jazeera is fighting back against demands that the government of Qatar should close down the media network.<p>Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt have called for Qatar to shut Al Jazeera. It's one of 13 things they say Qatar must do before they'll restore diplomatic and …

Human Rights

These Workweek Meal Ideas Make Lunch Hour a Cinch (and Are Way Healthier)

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day and dinner is what brings people together, where does that leave lunch? Research has proven that …

Healthy Eating

Cut Your Photo Editing Time in HALF

In this video Mango Street are talking about their post-production workflow and how you can apply the same tools and techniques to cut your editing …

Photo Editing

Newborn baby starts walking just minutes after leaving the womb

A baby in Brazil has been compared to Stewie from Family Guy after she appeared to start walking minutes after she was born.<p>Doctors were trying to …

Pregnancy

Elephants run to greet a rescued baby elephant because yes, they are better than us

Can we please return to the stage of evolution when elephants, not humans, ruled the earth?<p>A new video from the Save the Elephants Foundation …

Homemade Egg Noodles

Homemade noodles are easier to make than you may think; they're just flour and eggs. If you've never made noodles before, be sure to check out this …

Un-True Blood: Japan’s Weird Taste for Discrimination Against ‘Type Bs’

If you have Type B or AB blood in Tokyo, you may not want to admit it, lest you be considered impulsive, even degenerate.<p>TOKYO—At least since the …

Eerie, Fantastical Photos of Wildlife and People

Calgary photographer Philip Kanwischer’s wild subjects never stick around for long. The deer, the moose, the owls, the bears, and all the inhabitants …