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20 Most Thought-Provoking Quotes About Philosophy

We live in a very busy world, and it helps to slow down once in a while. Sometimes we need to take time to reflect on our personal philosophies …

Designer Jonathan Adler on Awesome Architecture and Awful Hair

The American potter-turned-design-titan shares his thoughts about hotels that miss the point, his ideal sneakers and the strangest thing he’s ever created<p>By<p>Julie Lasky<p><b>IF HORATIO ALGER</b> were alive today and wrote novels about nice Jewish boys from New Jersey, Jonathan Adler might well be his hero. …

Palm Springs

'Schrödinger's Bacterium' Puts a Biological Spin on Quantum Mechanics

It's not quite cat-scale, but still.<p>We're used to being told that the fundamental oddities of quantum mechanics don't really pertain to the world we live in. They're there, of course, but not at the scales we interact with. I can safely say that this chair is <i>here</i> and only here and not both here and …

This free online encyclopedia has achieved what Wikipedia can only dream of

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy may be the most interesting website on the internet. Not because of the content—which includes fascinating entries on everything from ambiguity to zombies—but because of the site itself.<p>Its creators have solved one of the internet’s fundamental problems: How …

Humanities

I Refuse To Be Chill

It was a slow night at my high school workplace when a customer approached me to ask if we had any more of a particular plate she liked. I had just …

The wonders of Cambodia's temples of Angkor

<i>In the ruins of the ancient Khmer capital of Angkor, once the largest city on Earth, Phillip Adams explores a temple complex that hints at its former</i> …

Asia Travel

TOP 7 UNIQUE HOUSE DESIGN: Innovative Japanese Garden House Design is Made For Architecture And Outdoor Lovers Alike

Innovative Japanese Garden House Design is Made For Architecture And Outdoor Lovers Alike, Takeshi Hosaka Architects Garden House is made for …

Dubai's A Strange Place But It's The Middle East's Startup Hub

Dubai looks like what would happen if Donald Trump played Minecraft: ever more ridiculous towers bursting forth from the sand, steel and glass everywhere. At night, it feels like the city from ‘Bladerunner’ blessed with better weather.<p>What Dubai doesn’t feel like at first glance is a startup hub. …

Startups

Meet Casey Legler - the world's first female male model

Olympic swimming champion, gay activist, performance artist and internationally-acclaimed fashion model - the career of New Yorker Casey Legler sure …

29 People On Scams That You Should Be Aware Of (So You Can Avoid Them In The Future)

<i>The views and opinions expressed in this compilation do not reflect the opinions of Thought Catalog.</i><p>There is no weight loss substitute for exercise …