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Did You Know You Can Stream A Ton Of Classic Films Online For Free?

When it comes to a cinematic education, it can be hard to find early films and brush up on the classics – especially on a budget. Luckily, however, …

Horror

So You Want to Read The ’80s: Here’s Where to Start

I first read this book as a school assignment. Needless to say, I had a badass teacher. The story of Harry is an ageless one — a person brought into …

Books

Five Badass Female Spies Who Deserve Their Own World War II Movie

Psst, Hollywood: Why stop with the fictional operative Marion Cotillard plays in Allied?<p>Writer <b>Steven Knight</b> has said that his new film, <i>Allied</i>, is based on a story about World War II spies that he heard third-hand from an old girlfriend. It could well have been more than an urban legend, though: …

World War II

How To Make Homemade Bread You Don't Have To Knead

Enjoy the taste of homemade bread without sacrificing an entire afternoon.<p>I love good bread—fragrant, chewy, fresh bread. My mom made white bread or …

Food

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

The Brain

The 10 Best Fat Burning Eating Tips

If you want to get more from your diet by burning fat while feeding your muscles, here are 10 eating tips to burn more fat. Though these tips focus …

11 Super Inspiring Muhammad Ali Quotes | Inc.com

Throughout his career, Muhammad Ali--the late heavyweight-boxing champion, Olympic gold medalist, and civil rights activist--garnered a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook on life. While he never went into business himself, quite a business empire was built around his athletic …

Motivation

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Yulia Grigoryeva/ShutterstockScience often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to …

Science

The Science of Baking, In One Graphic

Baking is a science as well an art, and the key to better baking is understanding the chemical forces at play. Thankfully this graphic explains all …

Study Skills

11 Of Hollywood's Leading Men As Brain Melting Gifs

<b>11 of the silver screen's biggest stars have been immortalised in HTML code through a series of garish and eye-popping gifs.</b><p>Ever since the first .Gif …

How to trick your brain into breaking bad habits

Why is it so hard to stick to goals to live better? We promise ourselves we're going to eat better, for example, but then at the end of the night we …

The Brain

A number of things to know about Pi

<b>(CNN) —</b> Math enthusiasts know all about it, and the rest of the population is probably hoping for cherry pie.<p>But March 14 is Pi Day. While last year stretched the symbolic celebration out a little longer -- to 3.1415 -- each year presents ample opportunity for learning.<p>To 31 decimal places, the …

Mathematics

These 12 Men Shaped Christianity—But Were They Real?

Historical evidence of the Apostles is scarce, and some of it contradicts core Christian beliefs.<p>In the Bible, Jesus Christ names 12 apostles to spread his gospel, and the early Christian church owes its rapid rise to their missionary zeal. Yet, for most of the Twelve, there's scant evidence of …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Time Management

Why you remember every ship and droid in Star Wars

The secret lies in their simple, iconic design<p><i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> has only been a part of Star Wars for a very short time, but BB-8 has already become a fan favorite. Kylo Ren's lightsaber is instantly recognizable. Even the movie's action scenes are easy to understand, despite the many …

Is Sleeping With the TV on Actually Bad for You?

Millions of people fall asleep with the TV on every night, but is it bad for your health? Read on.<p>Nearly every day for the past, say, five years, I've fallen asleep in much the same way. I lay down, put my computer next to my head, pull up a random episode of <i>The Simpsons</i> that I've seen maybe …

Comedy

25 Award-Winning Wedding Photos You Just Have To See

Four times a year, the Fearless Awards honor the very best photos by the world's top wedding photographers. And the most recent collection, released Tuesday, is no exception.<p>After poring over more than 15,000 submissions from 1,300 photographers, a group of curators carefully narrowed the finalists …

Weddings

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Books

Rewriting Autism History

Newly discovered documents show how crucial autism research was ignored, perpetuating misinformation about autistic children.<p>History is dotted with simultaneous independent discoveries. From the Möbius strip to the electric telegraph, great minds sometimes do think alike. And for decades now, the …

Autism

Thoughts ...

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What makes one of the ocean's smartest creatures so weird

Octopuses are known to be brainiacs — they can mimic flounder in a flash, unscrew themselves out of a sealed jar and even use coconut shells to build …

We could end famine if we cut food waste by a quarter – so why don’t we?

As Miss Piggy once sagely advised: “Never eat more than you can lift.” The trouble is that we seem to buy food as though we intend to do just this and as a result a huge amount goes to waste.<p>According to the UN, developed countries throw away around 30-40% of all food purchased. And if food waste …

Agriculture

Can Pope Francis clean up God’s bank?

Untraceable cash transfers and a culture of secrecy made the Vatican bank one of the world’s most notorious financial institutions. But Pope Francis’s attempts at reform are meeting ferocious resistance<p>At 6.30 on the morning of 28 June 2013 – just three months into the reign of Pope Francis – …

Vatican

Australian researchers catch and tag world’s most elusive bird

The Night Parrot, an Australian bird which has hardly been seen since it was discovered in 1845, has been held and tagged for the first time in a remote area of Queensland<p>An Australian Night Parrot, regarded as the world’s most mysterious bird, has been captured and held for the first time after an …

Birds

The Body Electric

Scientists want to develop electronic skin that could imbue prosthetics with the sense of touch.<p>Chao Wang didn’t always work on artificial skin. When he came to Stanford to work in the electronics lab, his background was in chemistry, specifically in making polymers. One day, he burned his hand in …

Nanotech

Move over Shakespeare, teen girls are the real language disruptors

Hate vocal fry? Bothered by the use of “like” and “just”? Think uptalk makes people sound less confident? If so, you may find yourself growing increasingly unpopular—there’s a new wave of people pointing out that criticizing young women’s speech is just old-fashioned sexism.<p>I agree, but I think we …

Linguistics

From Quadrantids to Geminids: Meteor showers to watch out for in 2018

Every year our skies are lit up by returning meteor showers, from Lyrids to Perseids, Orionids to Geminids.<p>If the weather conditions are in our favour and the moon isn't too bright, there's a chance you'll be able to see the shooting stars in action.<p>Here is our guide to the must-see meteor showers …

Lucky Whale Watchers Get An Insanely Close View Of Humpback Pod

<i>By Rebecca Endicott, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>When you go on a whale-watch, just the prospect of seeing the majestic creatures at all is seriously thrilling. For a few lucky tourists off the coast of Massachusetts, their trip out to sea turned into a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get <i>really …

Myrtle Beach

Snoopy at 65: How an icon was born

Snoopy started out as a real dog, a remarkable and unusual tack- and razor-blade-eating wunderpup named Spike.<p>The mixed-breed, black and white pup …

Snoopy