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This tree beautifully reveals the relationships between languages

For reasons both poetic and pragmatic, the tree has historically been the designer's go-to inspiration for mapping relationships. In the graphic below, Finish-Swedish illustrator Minna Sundberg artfully uses this format to trace the world's largest language families.<p>All of the languages illustrated …

Language

5 Tricks for Learning a New Language as an Adult

Children can pick up new languages like it’s no big deal, but adults have to really work to get even the basics. While it may seem daunting, it’s not …

Language Learning

Clever fans have worked out the easiest ways to defeat Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War

<b>Hey there, Marvel fans. Just a heads up: if you haven’t seen Avengers: Infinity War (where have you been?) and don’t want to know what happens, then</b> …

Comics

7 Spine-Chilling SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK

Alvin Schwartz and Stephen Gammell’s iconic collections of folklore and urban legends have been terrifying and enticing children since the 1981 …

Horror

Why You Might Not Be Making Money in Photography

It's certainly not easy to make money in photography, and if you're trying your best to do so and still not succeeding, it can be very frustrating. …

Money

5 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Get Better Sleep

Too many of us are chronically sleep-deprived. A few simple activities can help.<p>While scientists remain baffled as to why, exactly, humans need to sleep, the overall benefits of getting regular rest are clear.<p>Sleep helps with learning and memory. It reduces the risk of obesity, depression, and …

Sleep

21 Awesome YouTube Channels Photographers Love

Today's photographers have an incredible wealth of free photography resources that help us all become better behind the lens.From eBooks and …

Photography Tutorials

Mesmerizing Slow Motion Footage of Small Magnets Completely Engulfing Larger Magnets

The YouTube channel Magnetic Games has posted a wonderfully mesmerizing slow motion video that shows how small magnets completely engulf a larger …

Iron Man

50 Productive Things To Do When You’re Bored

"I have nothing to do!!!" Bitch, you thought.<p>2. Back up your phone and computer so you can stop clicking "Remind me tomorrow" when they remind you that it's been 152 days since you last did it.<p>3. Watch an inspiring TED Talk. Like this one. Or this one. Or this one.<p>4. Make a wishlist on Amazon.<p>5. …

Productivity

9 Little Known Facts About STAR WARS’ Most Iconic Ship, the Millennium Falcon

Han Solo‘s faithful flying machine the Millennium Falcon is among the most iconic of cinematic spaceships, but even such a familiar vessel has seen …

Star Wars

There are three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Self-help

20 Weird AF Products Skyrocketing In Popularity On Amazon

Every time I shop online, I find myself checking out the Amazon products skyrocketing in popularity to see what's trending, and I'm always surprised …

Shopping

4 Camera Settings That EVERY Photographer MUST Understand

If you want to take better photos of landscapes, one of the most important things you can do is learn how to use your camera.<p>But beyond that, having …

Landscape Photography

How to Pose Your Friends Like Models

If you’ve ever asked your friends to pose for a photo shoot before, you may have found that it can be difficult achieving high-quality poses when …

Yoga

How to Edit Photos like Steve McCurry: The Art of Removing Distractions

We’ve got a fun article today in which we post-process <i>photojournalistic</i>-style photos and polish them in an <i>artistic</i> way. Much like Steve McCurry did …

Photography

Five rad and random kitchen products I found this week

The end-of-week dispatch from PopSci's commerce editor. Vol. 46.<p>My job is to find cool stuff. Throughout the week I spend hours scouring the web for things that are useful or fun or ridiculously cheap. Often times, these choices coalesce into a guide of like items—for example, the ultimate guide to …

Shopping

9 Calming Poems For Anxiety, To Help Ground You When The World Feels Like Too Much

If you have ever weathered an anxiety or panic attack, you know just how difficult it can be to return to calm and balanced state of mind. Grounding …

Literature

Supernatural cast reacts to The CW passing on Wayward Sisters

Despite a passionate fanbase and a season 14 pickup for flagship series <i>Supernatural</i>, The CW decided not to move forward with the potential spin-off,</i> …

TV

4 Surprising Interview Questions That Will Help You Identify Who's Being Authentic

You want to hire humans--preferably humans who will be their true selves at work. Here's how to find them.<p>Entrepreneur and graphic designer Tina Roth Eisenberg is a big believer in not separating who you are at work from you are outside the office. Her own career reflects the fact that when you let …

New York City

Watch a Sausage-Size Insect Transform From Larva to Beetle

Each Hercules beetle embarks on a jaw-dropping journey from grub to giant.<p>A transformation is taking place across North America. White, wriggly grubs about the size of a human thumb are walling themselves off inside rotting logs.<p>Over the next few weeks, these larvae will shape-shift into ponderous …

Insects

12 Modern Books That Will Become Classics, According To People On Reddit

There are certain books that feel almost inherently "classic." <i>To Kill A Mockingbird. Catcher in the Rye. Moby</i> freaking <i>Dick.</i> But do you ever wonder …

Books

Formula 1 Fan Took A Game Boy Camera To A Race, And The Photos Are Fantastic

F1 fan Tim Binnion got to go to the Shanghai Grand Prix last month, and like most people lucky enough to see a race in person, he took a ton of …

Retrogaming

Gwyneth Paltrow Let An ‘Avengers 4’ Spoiler Loose That Confirms An ‘Infinity War’ Theory

<i>Infinity War</i> spoilers follow as do <i>Avengers 4</i> spoilers technically, probably<p>Okay, it’s spoiler time because, in order for this nugget of info that Gwyneth Paltrow just delivered to <i>Marvel’s Official Avengers: Infinity War magazine</i> to make sense, we need to get into the weeds. The Marvel Cinematic …

Marvel Universe

How to learn a new language (in 15-minute a day installments)

Think the chance to learn a second language has passed you by? Experts say you can do it, but you need to put in the time. Here's how much.<p>I grew up with a Hispanic mother who didn't teach me the Spanish she grew up speaking. It would appear that her choice not to pass down the language was part of …

Language Learning

The funniest line in Avengers: Infinity War was improvised thanks to Drax star Dave Bautista

<b>WARNING: This post comes with some serious spoilers.</b><p>One of the most memorable lines in Avengers: Infinity War came during a heated moment between the …

Marvel Universe

Everything to Know About Chicago

Here's how to plan the best possible trip to the Windy City.<p>Humble Midwestern roots keep this vibrant city with world-class architecture, arts and dining grounded. Chicago loves its sports, too, and if a team is doing well, you'll feel the energy pulsing through the streets. Locals are friendly and …

Travel

Google Photos to Use AI to Colorize Black-and-White Photos

Google is taking to the stage at the Google I/O developer conference this week to show off its new products and technologies, one of which is a new …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Nonfiction Books That Make Great Conversation Starters At Parties And On Dates

Is there anybody in the world that actually likes small talk? For me, the best way to blow pat that awkward phase of chit-chat is to bring up a …

Books

9 Differences Between Being Friendly Vs. Flirty, According To Experts

Some people are naturally friendly, no matter who they’re talking to or interacting with. Sometimes, however, friendliness may be construed as …

Relationships

Google's New AI Feature Sounds Like A Real Human And OMG Why Is The Future So Creepy?

Google just demoed a 100% natural-sounding AI that scheduled an appointment with a live human on the phone who didn't know she was talking to a machine.<p>Google CEO Sundar Pichai demoed a jaw-dropping new feature today at Google I/O 2018, the tech giant's annual developer conference, that may one day …

Artificial Intelligence