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Depression's Evolutionary Roots

Depression seems to pose an evolutionary paradox. Research in the US and other countries estimates that between 30 to 50 percent of people have met …

The Mystery of Bartlett Lake

T.C. Thorstenson rode into Margaret Lesher’s life on a 2,500-pound buffalo, and six months later the wealthy, widowed California socialite married the handsome cowboy. Ever since Lesher’s body was found at the bottom of a lake in May, her friends and family have been debating whether Thorstenson …

The Japanese art of (not) sleeping

The Japanese don’t sleep. They don’t nap. They do ‘inemuri’. Dr Brigitte Steger explains.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2016” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>The Japanese don’t sleep. This is what everyone – the Japanese above all – say. It’s not true, of course. But as a …

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The Art of Condolence

Recently a teenage boy in my community committed suicide. I immediately sat down to write the parents a sympathy note. I pulled out a monogrammed card, placed it on the desk in front of me, and proceeded to stare at it blankly for the next two hours.<p>Though I have been a professional writer for …

California’s Hotel Bungalow Boom

Historic hotel bungalows have a timeless allure that dates back to the early 20th century, when they were first introduced to accommodate families needing more space and privacy. Today, three California properties are reviving the traditional Hollywood hide-out.<p><b>L’Horizon Palm Springs</b><p>Palm Springs’ …

5 People You Should Regularly Talk Shop With for a Better Career

The right advice can dramatically change your career. But to get that insight, you need to talk to the right people. Build a network of people with …

30 Creative Resume Designs for Inspiration

How to Give Yourself a Career Tune-Up

There's a point in everyone's career where we get a little lax. We're not engaged with our work, we don't stay in touch with references, or we forget …

How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood

To understand how people look for movies, the video service created 76,897 micro-genres. We took the genre descriptions, broke them down to their key words, … and built our own new-genre generator.<p>If you use Netflix, you've probably wondered about the specific genres that it suggests to you. Some …

One-Percent Jokes and Plutocrats in Drag: What I Saw When I Crashed a Wall Street Secret Society

Recently, our nation’s financial chieftains have been feeling a little unloved. Venture capitalists are comparing the persecution of the rich to the …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

10 Life Lessons to Excel In Your 30s

A couple weeks ago I turned 30. Leading up to my birthday I wrote a post on what I learned in my 20s.<p>But I did something else. I sent an email out to …

How to Scale Yourself and Get More Done Than You Thought Possible

The following is a detailed write-up of a popular productivity talk delivered by Scott Hanselman. Visit his blog, hanselman.com, for more …

The Overprotected Kid

A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer. A new kind of playground points to a better solution.<p>A trio of boys tramps alongthe length of a wooden fence, back and forth, shouting like carnival barkers. “The Land! It opens …

Aliens in the valley: The complete and chaotic history of Reddit

Aliens in the Valley<p>The complete history of Reddit, the Internet's front page<p>Aliens in the Valley<p>The complete history of Reddit, the Internet's front …

All Dressed Up For Mars and Nowhere to Go – Matter – Medium

200,000 brave and/or insane people have supposedly signed up for a one-way mission to Mars. But the truth about Mars One, the company behind the …

Global warming: How hot 25 U.S. cities will be in the year 2100

If you didn't think this summer could get any hotter, just wait ...<p>A while ... about 85 years, to be exact.<p>Researchers at Climate Central have put …

Car thieves hit S.F. mayor's street, despite lights, video

Talk about brazen - three doors down from Mayor <b>Ed Lee</b>'s Glen Park home, a pair of thieves were caught on video the other night nonchalantly spending …

What will a future without secrets look like?

The line between public and private has blurred in the past decade, both online and in real life, and Alessandro Acquisti is here to explain what …

Yahoo, Google pitch advertisers in Cannes

<b>Cannes, France</b> -- Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer landed on the French Riviera last month with a posse of space adventurers. Her …

Facebook’s Unethical Experiment Manipulated Users’ Emotions

Facebook has been experimenting on us. A new paper in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>reveals that Facebook intentionally …

Your Teen Could Make $6,000 a Month Interning at Facebook

Facebook Inc. rolled out the red carpet for Michael Sayman when the social network hired him for a job that started last month, including flying him …