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The 1969 Bob Dylan-Johnny Cash Sessions: 12 Rare Recordings

Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash had formed a mutual admiration society even before they met in the early 1960s.

“Of course, I knew of him before he ever …

How to motivate yourself at anytime

Click on ‘Get Motivated’ mind map to enlarge

Have you been putting something off?

You know how it goes. One part of your brain says –
“Stop

The Brain

How to Explain Complex Ideas (Like Tech) to Those Who Don’t Understand

Thorin Klosowski

Profile

Whether you're the household tech support or just an avid researcher who is always trying to teach friends what you learn, …

16 Differences Between Successful and Unsuccessful People

A few weeks ago, Dave Kerpen of Likeable Local received a postcard about successful vs unsuccessful people from a fellow entrepreneur Andy Bailey, …

The Neuroscience Behind Stress and Learning

Neuroimaging and EEG studies provide a scientific basis for the sometimes controversial belief that children become better learners when they …

Neuroscience

Preemies and Brain Development: A New Study Says They Catch up by the Teen Years

Babies who are born prematurely are monitored closely to track their development, especially their cognitive development, as they grow. A new study published in The Journal of Pediatrics has found that most of these babies, by the time they are teens, are able to perform in cognitive tests as well …

The Brain

The Surprising Way to Help Teens Cope With Cyberbullying: Family Dinner!

Along with the health benefits of home-cooked cuisine, a new study shows that family dinners may help teens cope with the effects of cyberbullying.

“One in five adolescents experience cyberbullying,” Frank Elgar of the Institute for Health and Social Policy at McGill University said in a press …

Teens

9 Brain-Boosting Foods for Back-to-School Meals

These foods happen to be delicious AND have brain-boosting powers, which makes them great to incorporate into all kinds of foods and back-to-school …

The Brain

For Teenage Brains, the Importance of Continuing to Learn Deeply

It used to be that neuroscientists thought smart people were all alike. But now they think that some very smart people retain the ability to learn …

The Brain

Using iMovie to introduce new topics

So after years of always being asked “what are we doing next sir?” and “what is that?” I thought it would be a good idea...

So after years of always …

The "All-Time" Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly

I’ve been posting annual lists of the Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly for seven years.

I thought it would be useful for readers, …

List-Worthy

Algebra-cadabra! Here's a classic magic trick, and the mathematical secret behind it

In his new book on mathematical card magic, Irish writer Colm Mulcahy presents 52 ways to befuddle and amaze

You only need a cursory familiarity with the work of magicians like Derren Brown and David Blaine to realise that at the heart of many illusions lies a piece of rock-solid …

Magic

Don’t Stop Daydreaming: Why a Wandering Mind Is Good for You

If you can’t get through this article without checking your Facebook, walking to the fridge, scrolling through your phone, and choosing something on Netflix, don’t worry.

I am one of those people who will be unlikely to finish writing this paragraph without checking my Twitter account, staring out …

The Brain

HIV strain came from gorillas, study finds

Western lowland gorillas in southern Cameroon appear to be the source for the second-most-lethal category of the immunodeficiency virus that crossed into humans, a new study suggests.

The category, called HIV-1 group O, has not been nearly as dangerous to humans as group M, which has infected more …

Gorillas

10 ways America can stop terrorizing its citizens (and the rest of the world)

We refuse to think of ourselves as barbaric, and yet our War on Terror is exactly that. It's time we put it to rest

Dear American Patriot,

I wish I knew your name. I’ve been thinking about you, about all of us actually and our country, and meaning to write for a while to explain myself. Let me start …

War

The Best Way to Delete Photos From Your Memory Card

When it comes to photography, we spend most of our time thinking about taking photos – lighting, composition, exposure, and posing. Then, once the …

Memory Card

Preserved Character: 1947 Plymouth Special Deluxe Coupe

This 1947 Plymouth Special Deluxe coupe (chassis 11844975) was put away in a garage 34 years ago where it sounds to have remained until very …

Plymouth

1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird Survivor

This 1970 Plymouth Superbird is said to be largely original excluding a fiberglass replacement nose and non-original motor—the matching numbers item …

Survivor

A Beautiful Message From Fred Rogers to All of the Kids Who Grew Up in ‘Mister Rogers’ Neigborhood’

Just a few months before his death in 2003, the wonderfully eloquent Fred Rogers recorded a message to all of the children, most of whom are now …

Fred Rogers

5 Delicious Olive Oil Dipping Recipes You Must Try

Have you ever had a tasty olive oil dip for those exotic breads? Wondering how you can prepare a delicious olive oil dip at your home? Then you have …

Recipes

'The Sound of Music': Where are they now?

Fifty years after its premiere, "The Sound of Music" is still among millions of fans' favorite things.

The Julie Andrews film, about the von Trapp family and its "problem" governess, Maria, is beloved enough to have spawned audience singalongs. The performers who played the von Trapp children remain …

20th Century Fox

You Probably Won’t Believe What The Ancient Mayans Did With Their Teeth.

The ancient Mayan civilization has always been fascinating to study, especially because of the amazing architecture and many great achievements. Its …

Civilization

'Willie Wonka & the Chocolate Factory"..(1971)

Florida by Water: See Sea Turtles in the Wild

During the summer nesting season on Florida's central Atlantic coast, thousands of female loggerheads emerge from the surf and laboriously haul themselves across the sand. Using flippers as shovels, each loggerhead digs a nest, then deposits and covers her eggs before crawling back into the ocean. …

Florida

An In-Depth Tutorial on the Many Uses of a White Seamless Backdrop

A white seamless background is a staple of photography and video studios. Photographer Zack Arias of DEDPXL has created a fantastic (and lengthy) …

How-To's

Apple takes over homepage to promote photos taken by iPhone 6 around the world

Apple has taken over the front of its homepage to highlight a new section on its website rounding up photos taken around the world by the iPhone 6/6 Plus’s camera. The website highlights several photographs taken across the globe, from places like Halong Bay (Vietnam), Pamplona (Spain), and The …

iPhone

Iraqis mourn destruction of ancient Assyrian statues

Baghdad - On Baghdad’s al-Mutanabi street, Iraqis mourned the destruction of 3,000-year old statues in Mosul almost as if they’d been alive.

"I’m so upset I can’t speak about it," said an old friend, her eyes filling with tears.

The huge statues of winged bulls with human heads at the gates of …

Iraq