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This Professor Can Teach Anyone Calculus Using These Simple, Beautiful Animations

Calculus: A word that triggers involuntary fear spasms in the best of us. But the days of slogging through tedious textbook derivatives are over, if …

Panda Cubs Make Debut Appearance in Ya’an China

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Google confirms Life Sciences as the first new company under the umbrella of Alphabet

It will work on contact lenses that can monitor your health and magnets that swim in your blood<p>Google co-founder and Alphabet president Sergey Brin published a blog post this morning announcing Life Sciences as the first new company created under the Alphabet umbrella. The move was expected, as …

Workouts That Don’t Work: 6 Exercises You Should Never Do

Most people have a hard time mustering the will to get to the gym, and the last thing anyone wants to do once you’re there is to waste your own time. …

Rise ‘n Shine to These 10 Breakfast Recipes from Around the Globe

Surprising breakfasts are one of the joys of foreign travel, even if you’re just armchair traveling. Here are 10 recipes that, though they skew a wee …

Breakfast

15 ways to boost self confidence and love the way you look, according to scientists

Women in America are really unhappy with their weight.<p>About 84% want to lose weight and 34% say that what they eat or how much they weigh is interfering with their happiness, according to Happify — a website and app that uses games and tasks based on scientific studies in positive psychology to …

Happiness

There's a new bar in London that has found a way to get people drunk without actually drinking

Alcoholic Architecture is a pop-up bar in London that gets people drunk in a different way. Here, rather than sipping on a cocktail, people enter an alcoholic cloud and imbibe alcohol through their lungs and eyeballs.<p>The bar will be open for another six months.

Alcohol

The Only Guide You'll Ever Need to Finally Score Some Abs

Six-pack, here you come!<p>As a personal trainer, the question I get asked more than any other is: “What’s the best exercise to get a six-pack?” I’ve worked with many women who were super lean and fit but still had a noticeable pooch. There are a lot of factors at play that all have to come together …

These are the 5 most livable cities in the world

According to the Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) annual livability ranking— which examines the quality of life in 140 cities "that people might want to live in or visit" — global living conditions have fallen by 1% since 2010, with one-third of the decrease happening over the past year.<p>In the …

10 Hot Healthy Ways To... Motivate Yourself

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Health Fitness<p>by Daniela Morosini | 18 08 2015<p>Got big dreams but struggle to motivate yourself? Often the only thing keeping us from …

Demi Lovato Reveals Her Best Skin Tip and Why She’s Giving Her Hair a Break

All you have to do is scroll through Demi Lovato’s Instagram feed to know that the star strives to be a positive role model to young women …

The 'Sexy Sons' Theory of What Women are Attracted to in Men

A team of psychologists from Oakland University in the United States have just published new research which reveals that psychologists might be able …

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14 Problems Only Women Who Sleep With F*ckboys Understand

Having no idea how this guy gets laid, but also realizing you slept with him, so...<p><b>1.</b> <b>Watching him tag his Instagram photos with really embarrassing shit like #vaporwave #glitch #aesthetic.</b> What does that even mean, Seth? Seriously.<p><b>2. When you have to pretend that you totally</b> <b>listen to his</b> …

Zoning Out is Good For You

Great news for a Friday afternoon: zoning out is good for you. NY Mag's Science of Us has looked into the current obsession with mindfulness—remaining constantly focused—and found that the opposite is also crucial to mental health. Apparently, when you let your mind wander (usually while doing …

Obama releases music playlists on Spotify

CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) — By day, President Barack Obama enjoys the music of such artists as Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin and the …

RANKED: Ivy League universities from best to worst

And Harvard University sits comfortably above the rest, according to a new list from the Center for World University Rankings.<p>The organization's recently released 2015 rankings for the top-1000 universities in the world included each of the Ivy League schools.<p>CWUR uses eight distinct indicators to …

College & University

Ex-Ivy League admissions officer explains one key way to make your application stand out

Ureña, now a cofounder of college-mentor application company Mentorverse, provided unique advice for how to make your application stand out and win acceptance to an Ivy.<p>Here's the inside scoop Ureña provided (emphasis added):<p>Most of all, what connects most with admissions officers is <b>demonstrated</b> …

College & University

Former Ivy League admissions officer reveals how they pick students

Ureña, now a cofounder of college-mentor application company Mentorverse, has unique insight into how Ivy League schools sift through tens of thousands of applications and come to a decision on whom to accept or reject.<p>Here is how Ureña described the admissions process (emphasis added):<p>Once a …

Guy who got into all 8 Ivy League schools explains how to nail a winning admissions essay

Enin, now a sophomore at Yale , provided really detailed answers about when to start writing your essay and how to craft a story that will catch the attention of admissions officers.<p>Somewhat surpisingly, he suggested having an English teacher edit your essay before sending it in.<p>Below is what he …

College & University

How To Calm Your Monkey Mind and Get Things Done

Comedian Drew Carey outsourced the development of his productivity strategy to David Allen, author of the cult classic, Getting Things Done: The Art …

Rob Sheffield’s Top 20 Albums of 2014

<b>1. Parquet Courts,</b> <i>Sunbathing Animal</i><br>Too many excellent albums this year for a mere Top 10 — 2014 was the kind of music year where I’d wake up in the …

Baby Deer Enjoys Belly Rubs Cries in Protest Every Time Worker Tries to Set Him Down

A baby deer enjoying belly rubs cries in protest every time a Kentucky powerline worker tries to set him down. Justin Lewis and a friend had been …

17 Power Snacks For Studying

Snack smart and study hard. That exam will be a piece of cake.