Malu Gabarra Cartwright

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The strangest sounds in the world

Do you hear the same things as me? Probably not. As these weird audio illusions show, people have radically different opinions about what reaches their ears, says David Robson.<p>“You know you were told to be nice and not to heckle?” Sophie Meekings asks her audience in the dingy cellar of the North …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Hash Browns, Tacos, and Beyond: 10 Savory Recipes for Breakfast Potatoes

GalleryHash Browns, Tacos, and Beyond: 10 Savory Recipes for Breakfast Potatoes<p>More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Potato, poh-tah-to. However you pronounce it, the humble potato is the perfect blank canvas for savory breakfasts. They're hearty and …

‘Calvin and Hobbes’: America’s Most Profound Comic Strip

The hilarity of ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ was rooted in a 6-year-old boy’s inability to control himself—or the world<p>In 1985, American newspaper readers met an appalling little boy. He taunted his mother (“Prepare for annihilation, pitiful Earth female”), tormented a classmate by telling her he had …

Comic Strips

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

23 Hearty Bean Recipes We Love

Gallery23 Hearty Bean Recipes We Love<p>The old playground song says that beans are good for your heart. But they're even better for your taste buds. They're kinda creamy, kinda meaty, and all-around hearty and filling. When it comes to comfort food, there's a lot more to beans than chili (though …

23 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

Cooking

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

12 Ice Hotels That Will Make You Actually LIKE the Cold

Think cold isn’t romantic? Think again! Ice hotels are an experience that should be on every traveler’s bucket list. With the coolest amenities and epic winter wonderland activities, these frosty hotels make for the ultimate wintertime vacay. From Canada to Japan to Norway, here are 12 of the most …

Hotels

Banksy's Murals Turn Up In Gaza Strip

Banksy's work is now in the Gaza Strip.<p>The artist, who uses public spaces for his often-provocative murals, posted images that he said were of art he created in the Gaza Strip, along with a two-minute video of life in the Palestinian territory, titled "Make this the year YOU discover a new …

Murals

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

Breakfast

25 Hearty Winter Stews

Gallery25 Hearty Winter Stews<p>At this time of year, it's often difficult to wrangle whatever is in your fridge and whip up something sufficiently filling and warming for dinner. Coming in from the cold can make you want to hibernate—not take on big, labor-intensive projects. Enter the stew: minimal …

Your Beer Bucket List: 20 Must-Try Styles

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>For the first two years of my beer drinking career, every glass I held looked more or less the same: copperish liquid with a fluffy white head. This was the color of my comfort zone. If a beer label said "amber" or …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

High School

Micro fungi of Australia - in pictures

Photographer Stephen Axford forages for fungi in the forests of New South Wales in Australia. He doesn't harvest them, he captures their beauty on camera

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

Cats.

US, UK hammered secret deal on all Britons’ private data in last days of Blair

The US National Security Agency has subverted an international agreement in order to save and examine the phone, internet, and other communication …

How economic growth has become anti-life

Limitless growth is the fantasy of economists, businesses and politicians. It is seen as a measure of progress. As a result, gross domestic product (GDP), which is supposed to measure the wealth of nations, has emerged as both the most powerful number and dominant concept in our times. However, …

Guest Post: Culture Of Ignorance - Part I

<i>Submitted by Jim Quinn of The Burning Platform blog,</i><p><i>“Five percent of the people think;<br>ten percent of the people think they think;<br>and the other</i> …

School in south London has banned pupils from using 'innit', 'like', and 'bare' http://gu.com/p/3jhmz/fb Students are also banned from beginning sentences with 'basically' and ending sentences with 'yeah' Photograph: @artsemergency

6 Steps to Controlling Your Emotions

Emotions are the most present, pressing and sometimes painful force in our lives. We are driven day by day by our emotions. We take chances because we're excited for new prospects. We cry because we've been hurt and we make sacrifices because we love. Without a doubt, our emotions dictate our …

Mini Pig Keeps Cool by Eating an Ice Cream Cone Under a Tiny Parasol

An adorable mini pig keeps cool on a hot day by eating an ice cream cone under a tiny parasol in these photos taken by UK photographer Richard Austin.<p>…

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