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25 Things You Absolutely, Positively Have to Do in Paris

The City of Light, the City of Love, the city with a certain je ne sais quoi: There’s perhaps no place more adored on the planet, as evidenced by the millions of visitors Paris draws each year. You could spend a lifetime exploring the French capital, but whether you have a day or a year, we’ve got …

The 10 Best Free Things to Do in Amsterdam

Some of the best experiences in the city come at no cost. Here are ten of our favorites.<p>Like many other major cities, Amsterdam isn’t exactly famous …

The Future of Depression Treatment

<b>2014</b><br>Jessica is depressed again. After six straight weeks of overtime, her boss blandly praised her teamwork at the product launch party. And the …

8 Logical Fallacies That Fuel Anti-Science Sentiments

We need science more than ever, yet many people find it hard to get accurate information about the scientific method and its achievements. Making …

A Classical Guitarist’s Assuring Account of Creative Homecoming and Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

In her sublime memoir of the writing life, Dani Shapiro wrote: <i>“The job — as well as the plight, and the unexpected joy — of the artist is to embrace uncertainty, to be sharpened and honed by it.”</i> But the sharpening-and-honing itself rarely feels like a joy when you are mid-leap into the unknown, …

23 Pieces of Life-Changing Wisdom You Can Learn from Your Everyday Life

The Best Science Books of 2014

On the heels of the year’s most intelligent and imaginative children’s books come the most stimulating science books published this annum. (Step into the nonfictional time machine by revisiting the selections for 2013, 2012, and 2011.)<p>1. THE ACCIDENTAL UNIVERSE<p><i>“If we ever reach the point where we</i> …

The essential Lauren Bacall: 6 must-see films from 'the girl with the look'

With her sultry beauty and penchant for high-fashion style, it's no wonder Lauren Bacall was known as the 'girl with the look.' She also was the girl with the amazing résumé. Bacall, who died Tuesday at 89, shot to stardom practically the second she hit the big screen, kicking off a career that …

7 Scientific Solutions for Annoying Little Problems

<i>Image via Wonderhowto.com</i><p><b>by Elizabeth Maine</b><p>Scientists are working to alleviate those maddening, irritating, altogether obnoxious things that can make …

The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology of How to Handle Haters

<i>“We are what we pretend to be,”</i> Kurt Vonnegut famously wrote, <i>“so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”</i> But given how much our minds mislead us, what if we don’t realize when we’re pretending — who are we then? That’s precisely what <b>David McRaney</b> explores in <b>You Are Now Less Dumb: How to</b> …

What It Takes to Design a Good Life

What does it take to have a good life? That’s what <b>Jonathan Fields</b>, author of <i>Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt into Fuel for Brilliance</i>, wondered when his daughter turned five and he grew tired of reading her fables about the knight who saves the princess to live happily ever after. So he set out …

Sir Paul McCartney interview: 'I’m telling my entire life story here'

He may be 71, but Sir Paul McCartney has been on tour for much of the past four years, and he shows no signs of slowing down<p>Stage right at the Tokyo Dome, one hour shy of showtime, with 50,000 fans already in their seats and the heady pre-concert atmosphere slowly intensifying, John Hammel, Sir …

14 Ways To Get More Out Of Evernote, One Of the Best Productivity Apps

If you're a power user, it might be a good idea to consider Evernote's Premium subscription. Evernote Premium costs $5 per month or $45 per year. You get a ton of extra features like 1GB of upload space and offline access.<p>Whether you're a regular user or premium user if you use Evernote the …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

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Bizarre 'Schrodinger's Cat' comes alive in new experiments

Science News<p>The strangeness of the world of the very small that allows a particle to be in two states at once may extend to larger scales, two new studies reveal. If the research proves true, that would bolster the validity of a thought experiment suggesting that a cat can be both alive and dead at …

Quantum Physics

The Words That Remade America

The significance of the Gettysburg Address<p><i>In a rare image of President Lincoln at Gettysburg, he is shown hatless at the center of a crowd on the orators’ platform. (Library of Congress)</i><p>In the summer of 1863, General Robert E. Lee pushed northward into Pennsylvania. The Union army met him at …

100 Best First Lines from Novels

1. Call me Ishmael. —Herman Melville, <i>Moby-Dick</i> (1851)<p>2. It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Your Privates: The Complete Instructions

They don't come with an owner's manual, so we created this ultimate guide to every man's first—and most powerful—set of tools<p><b>A Discovery</b><p>In 1952, when my twin brother John and I first emerged into the world by cesarean section, our exhausted mother took one glance at our minuscule nether regions and …

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The Psychology of Language: Why Are Some Words More Persuasive Than Others?

<i>What's actually going on in the brain when it processes language? And if words affect the mind in different ways, are some more persuasive than</i> …

Fauvism | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Fauvism was the first of the avant-garde movements that flourished in France in the early years of the twentieth century. The Fauve painters were the …

Vincent van Gogh | Cypresses | The Met

Vincent van Gogh. Letter to his brother Theo. [June 25, 1889] [Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, inv. no. b644 V/1962, …