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What Men Want: 7 Traits Men Look For In The Lady Of Their Dreams

Ad failed to load<p>For years, we've talked about finding the <i>right</i> woman <i>-- s</i>omeone we can ride the waves of life with, who will stand by our side for …

Eating Ice Cream For Breakfast May Turn You Into A Brilliant Mastermind

Last thanksgiving we learned that farting — no matter how much you did it — wouldn’t help you lose weight. Today, we learned that diet sodas are actually making you hungrier and trying to kill you. Great! Is there anything that’s too-good-to-be-true that science won’t ruin with facts and data? …

15 Fascinating Facts About Julia Child

When setting out to write, it’s hard not to compare yourself to those classic authors whose work has endured for hundreds of years. Don’t let the …

Fudge

7 Books That Explore the Boundaries of Language

The film “Arrival,” based on Ted Chiang’s short story “Story of Your Life,” follows a group of scientists as they attempt to determine a way to communicate with aliens who have recently made their presence known on Earth. It’s the stuff of classic science fiction, but in Chiang’s hands, it turns …

10 Learnings from 10 Years of Brain Pickings

Fluid reflections on keeping a solid center.<p>I remember my first awareness of mortality as a child in Bulgaria. I was nine and my father was relaying an anecdote from his youth. I asked him when it had taken place. With unconcerned casualness, he replied: <i>“About a decade ago.”</i> I was astonished that …

Blendle clocks up 1M signups for its pay-per-article journalism platform

Pay-per-article journalism startup Blendle, which aggregates the written work of different publishers onto a single, ad-free platform where readers can pick and choose which stories to consume, paying a few cents per article, is touting passing one million registered users.<p>It’s taken Blendle just …

Blendle

Eight Portrait Photography Rules You Should Try Breaking

There are two characters that sit atop adjacent shoulders either side of my head and squabble over portraiture. One takes the form of my Gran and she …

Photography

Definitive Proof that Avocado Toast is Not Going Anywhere

Avocado toast was old news <i>waaaaaay</i> back in 2014.<p>And yet time marches on and avocado toast persists. There's a reason: It's wholesome and well-rounded and just so pleasant to look at. It's Ben Affleck if you ignore the high-profile relationships.<p>And while avocado toast has endured—your posts on our …

Albert Einstein On The Spirituality That Comes From Scientific Inquiry

"I am satisfied with the mystery of life's eternity."<p>Although Albert Einstein is best known for his scientific achievements, his personal writings also reveal a good deal of wonder about the possibility of a higher power.<p>Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 to a secular Jewish family in Germany. …

Albert Einstein

That Spotify Subscription May Actually Help You Get Laid, Says Science

Time to invest in surround sound.<p>If you're to believe this study conducted by Sonos and neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin (author of <i>This is Your Brain on Music</i>), listening to tunes in your house has quite a few benefits. Compared to sitting in silence, listening to music can make you feel more …

23 award-winning photos from 2015 that everyone should see

The winners of the 59th annual World Press Photo Contest were announced Thursday.<p>A total of 41 photographers from 21 countries were ultimately selected for their winning photos out of a total of 82,951 submitted photos from 5,775 photographers.<p>The pictures, selected for their beauty, news value, …

Everest Base Camp

Tom Hoops Photography

Let’s talk about portrait photographer, Tom Hoops.<p>Tom Hoops is a British photographer who lives and works in Bangkok, Thailand. He is well known for …

This is the most profound explanation I've heard of what it means to detect gravitational waves

Albert Einstein predicted their existence 100 years ago but never believed we'd actually detect the waves. So right now if you hang around physicists, who can't contain their excitement, you're bound to hear some profound scientific poetry.<p>One scientist from the Laser Interferometer …

Gravitational Waves