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Mini-Heap

Welcome to the latest edition of Mini-Heap.<p>To know the answers to many philosophical questions, “one must gain knowledge about metaphysical …

Philosophy

1961 psychiatric interview with a schizophrenic

I've watched this video twice because it is fascinating, both for the subject and for the aesthetics. This young man is being interviewed about why …

Mental Health

Is Your Back Out Of Whack? These 4 Simple Exercises Will Help Realign Your Spine

You can tell a lot about someone's movement patterns by their posture, and all solid posture starts with spinal alignment. Spinal alignment might not …

Want to be in the top 1 percent? Here's what you have to earn in your state

The United States is enjoying an era of unprecedented wealth and prosperity. Economic output and household incomes are at all-time highs, while unemployment is at its lowest level in well over a decade. However, the growth has not benefited all Americans equally, and in much of the country, wealth …

Bachelor's Degree

4 Passive Income Streams Freelancers Should Create To Secure Their Futures

Freelancing is on the verge of going mainstream. Thirty-six percent of the international workforce now freelances, at least part-time. There are also 40.9 million adults in America who are self-employed. Clearly, freelancing is catching on. But with rapid growth come certain challenges, one being …

Freelancing

This is how to raise emotionally intelligent kids: 5 secrets from research

Dealing with kids ain’t easy. They need an exhausting amount of attention and help.<p>Behavioral psychologists have observed that preschoolers typically …

Self-improvement

This picture of a ‘disappearing’ black car has baffled the internet

This car is moving like the Predator.<p>Just like the alien in the hit movie franchise, the vehicle seems to have developed the ability to camouflage …

10 ways smart people work less and get more done

Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or …

Success

Why Science Fiction Is the Most Important Genre

Author: Geek's Guide to the Galaxy. Geek's Guide to the Galaxy Culture<p>Date of Publication: 09.08.18.<p>Time of Publication: 8:50 am. 8:50 am<p>Yuval Noah …

Science Fiction

17 of The Best Mind Mapping Tools (Online, MacOS and Windows)

Mind mapping has come a long way since its introduction in the 1970s. With the power of computers this thinking technique might have entered its …

Note-Taking

Dynamic Underwater Photos Look Like Dramatic Baroque Paintings

Art from the Baroque period is known for its exquisite compositions and ethereal use of light. While it may seem as if oil paints are the only medium that can achieve this aesthetic, visual artist Christy Lee Rogers proves that underwater photography can be just as powerful in her dynamic series,</i> …

Painting

This Bizarre World Map Is So Crazily Accurate, It Actually Folds Into a Globe

Look closely.<p>We all know most maps of the world aren't entirely accurate. For starters, Africa is way bigger than it looks, and Greenland isn't …

Maps

A nostalgic journey through the evolution of web design

The World Wide Web was invented almost 30 years ago by Tim Berners Lee to help people easily share information around the world. Over the following …

Trends

The anti-dollar awakening could be ruder and sooner than most economists predict

The United States is currently waging economic warfare against one tenth of the world's countries with cumulative population of nearly 2 billion …

Geopolitics

The Web 3.0: The Web Transition Is Coming

Transitioning from web 2.0 to the 3.0 version is going to likely go unnoticed by most people. The applications are going to look almost exactly like …

Social Media

The Most Important Retirement Chart You'll Ever See

See how much money you can accumulate for retirement -- in one simple chart. You might be surprised.<p>Retirement is something that many of us dream …

Retirement

26 Phrases to Calm an Angry Child

<i>The following story, written by Renee Jain, was originally published on GoZen.</i><p>Whether your child has a slow-burning fuse or explodes like a firecracker at the slightest provocation, every child can benefit from anger management skills. As parents, we lay the foundation for this skill set by …

Self-help

69 Ring of Fire earthquakes hit in just 48 hours - sparking fears 'the Big One' is about to hit California

FEARS are mounting the catastrophic "Big One" earthquake could rip through California killing thousands after 69 quakes rocked the deadly Ring of …

How Evil Are You? Psychologists Have Developed an IQ-Like Test to Measure Your 'Dark Core'

IQ is basically steady no matter how you measure it. Apparently, so is evilness.<p>It doesn't matter what IQ test you take, where you take it, or what you have for breakfast the day you sat down to get your intelligence measured. Whatever the circumstances of the exam, your score is likely to be …

Psychology

An introduction to CSS custom properties

One of the single best features of CSS processors is variables. Having the ability to declare once and reuse the variable across your project should …

CSS

11 Alternate History Books That Answer All Your Biggest "What If?" Questions

"Alternate history" is one of those sub-genres that tends to fly a bit under the radar. It gets lumped in with run of the mill historical fiction, or …

Want Your Child to Be a High Achiever? This 47-Year Study Reveals 7 Things You Can Do

Who doesn't want to raise talented, developed children? Highly-seasoned help has arrived.<p>There's no shortage of advice on raising successful kids or how to coach kids. Or even how to be a kid, for that matter. But when findings from a 47-year study from noted experts on child development surface, I …

7 Books We Wish We Could Read Again for the First Time

A Novel<p>Gillian Flynn<p>When a thriller is as deliciously twisted and as intricately woven as <i>Gone Girl</i>, there’s nothing quite like the experience of reading it for the first time. While <i>Dark Places</i> and <i>Sharp Objects</i> (Flynn’s earlier efforts) certainly had their share of surprising twists, there’s just …

12 Podcasts for Men Ready to Level-Up their Life

—<br>Whether you’re washing the car, on your daily commute, or pounding out miles on the treadmill chances are you’ve turned to podcasts to distract you …

11 incredible habits of Buddhist Monks (#7 is brilliant)

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

6 Ways to Legally Create Money Out of Thin Air

Monetary policy is how central banks manage liquidity to create economic growth. Liquidity is how much there is in the money supply. That includes …

These Drawings By J.R.R. Tolkien Bring Middle-Earth To Life

In conjunction with its "Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth" exhibition, the University of Oxford has released a book of everything Tolkien — his …

21 Books Highly Recommended by Successful Executives

Looking for a good title to pick up? Here's where to start.<p>Whether you like to listen to audiobooks during your commute or spend your free time gaining new perspectives within the pages of hard copy, voracious readers are always looking for something good to consume. Here are nearly two dozen ideas …

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

10 fantastic web design tools for July 2018

This month’s roundup of the best web design tools roundup includes a CSS preprocessor that scopes styles to components, and a jobs board that puts …