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Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings

Happiness feels intolerably elusive for many of us. Like fog, you can see it from afar, dense and full of shape. But upon approach, its particles loosen and suddenly it becomes out of reach, even though it’s all around you.<p>We put so much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness, but if you stop and …

Happiness

The best iPad apps of 2014

From Pixelmator and Auxy to Microsoft Word and Gruff Rhys, the best apps for Apple’s tablet in the last 12 months<p>• <b>The best iPhone apps of 2014</b><br>• <b>The best iPhone and iPad games of 2014</b><p>If you want more from a photo-editing app than simple filters and cropping, Pixelmator is just the thing: a powerful …

Cannabis can be highly addictive, major study finds

Research conducted over 20 years links long-term cannabis use with mental illness, lower academic attainment and lower birth-weight of children<p>Cannabis can be highly addictive, cause mental health problems and lead to hard drug use, according to a major study led by a leading British expert on …

What Happens to Your Body When You're in Panic-Mode

It takes only a few seconds to spur a phobic meltdown. Here is a play-by-play of a panicked response.<p><b>0 to 1 second:</b> Your eyes or ears identify your phobic trigger (a needle, a snake, the dentist's drill) and instantly send a "threat!" message to your amygdala, the brain's fear center.<p><b>1 to 3 …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Creativity

Even before Apple Watch snafu, tattoo removal business was up 440%

The Apple Watch has spoken: It’s time to remove that arm tattoo.<p>Some users of Apple Inc.’s AAPL, -1.30% latest gadget have found that its heart rate …

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Just TRY Not To Laugh At This Map Of Dirty-Sounding Places From Around The World

Finally, an interactive map designed for everyone’s inner 12-year-old.<p>Geotechnologist Gary Gale compiled a list of dirty-sounding or crassly named places in the world and put them on a map, titled “Vaguely Rude Place Names Of The World,” for everyone to enjoy, the Verge notes.<p>In a blog post about …

Gorillas Fight Back Against Loathsome Poachers

Finally, some good news from Africa. Gorillas are fighting back against poachers in the bloody 'War Against Nature.'<p><i>Young gorillas learning to dismantle a poacher's snare in the mountains of Rwanda. Photo credit: nationalgeographic.com</i><p>Each year, in the mountains alone, despicable poachers set more …

2014 Senate races favor GOP

With four months until Election Day, Republicans are as close to winning the Senate as they’ve been since losing it in 2006.<p>Six months ago, the GOP path to the majority was narrower: Republicans essentially had to sweep seven races in states Barack Obama lost in 2012 but where Democrats currently …

Let It Go: Your Baggage Damages Both Your Health and Your Career

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs work hard and rack up plenty of mistakes and failures along the path to success. Chances are that on your way to where you are, there were some tough times.<p>Whether in your personal life or in your business, you …

Self-help

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Cats + Sushi = The Most Awesome Mythical Creatures Ever

From space cats and ceiling cats to the mushroom kitten, and even those precious purritos, the Internet is pretty much overrun with fantastic felines.<p>So, in honor of Garfield's birthday (June 19) and International Sushi Day (June 18), we present to you: Neko-Sushi, also known as Sushi Cats.<p>The …

Giant Cloud Of (What's Likely Pot) Smoke Hangs Over Europe's 'Cannabis Capital' Amid Massive Police Raid

This is a giant cloud of what's believed to be pot smoke hanging over a village that's been dubbed Europe's "cannabis capital":<p><i>Smoke rises from Lazarat village, 230 kilometers (140 miles) south of capital Tirana, Tuesday, June 17, 2014, allegedly from villagers burning their cannabis ahead of the</i> …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Real Life Transformer Shocks Pedestrians By Actually Transforming

It may just look like a giant remote control car, but you'd be mistaken.<p>While traveling in downtown Indianapolis, The Huffington Post's senior science editor David Freeman stumbled across what can only be described as a real life transformer.<p>The talented street performer has not only perfected …

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …

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Map Of The Developing Human Brain Shows Where Problems Begin

A high-resolution map of the human brain in utero is providing hints about the origins of brain disorders including schizophrenia and autism.<p>The map shows where genes are turned on and off throughout the entire brain at about the midpoint of pregnancy, a time when critical structures are taking …

A Wondrous GIF Shows the Most Popular Baby Names for Girls Since 1960

Social Security Administration data visualized in the most lovely way imaginable<p>My friend Judy used to always say that whenever she met another Judy, she knew exactly how old that Judy was—to the day.<p>Now that level of precision might be a bit of a stretch, but, as the above map wonderfully shows, …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Google adds 'Theming' to Material Design to unify designs across applications<p>Google today announced several updates to Material Design, the company's visual design language and set of specifications for applications should look. While rumors persisted up to the event that …

In New Poll, ‘Sobering’ News for Both Parties on Midterm Elections

Battleground pollsters report Democrats and Republicans are ‘universally despised’—but marijuana referendums might boost voter turnout in …

Authorities Just Raided The Office of Rhode Island's House Speaker

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>FBI, IRS, and Rhode Island law enforcement officials entered the Rhode Island State House on Friday, …