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Caught in a lie? Maybe oxytocin is to blame, study suggests

There are lies, damn lies – and the lies that we tell for the sake of others when we are under the influence of oxytocin.<p>Researchers found that after a squirt of the so-called love hormone, volunteers lied more readily about their results in a game in order to benefit their team. Compared with …

Psychology

Near death, explained

<b>Mopic via Shutterstock</b><p>New science is shedding light on what really happens during out-of-body experiences — with shocking results.<p>Mario Beauregard<p>April 21, 2012 8:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was adapted from the new book “Brain Wars”, from Harper One.<p>In 1991, Atlanta-based singer and songwriter Pam …

10 Contemporary Photographers Who Are Pushing The Boundaries Of Their Medium

Photography is everywhere, with diluted and dispersed forms of the art medium popping up at your family reunions, your museum visits and your attempts to brunch in peace. Yet regardless of the form's omnipresence, a truly great photograph still has the ability to captivate your entire being, like a …

Impressive 3-Storey Treehouse Built as a Labor of Love

In 2004, Tereasa Surratt and David Hernandez purchased Camp Wandawega, his childhood getaway, with the intention of preserving its old buildings and cabins. Surratt's father christened the newly-obtained property by hanging a rope swing on the giant elm located in the center of camp. Sadly, he …

Architecture

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Although we usually focus on completed projects, it is equally interesting to check in during construction to see how a space...<p>In honor of Modernica's 20th anniversary, the company is releasing a new iteration on the classic mid-century fiberglass shell...<p>The MAK Center for Art and Architecture …

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What Happens To Your Brain When You Get Black-Out Drunk?

You wake up in an unfamiliar room, missing a button or two, with a few stains on your shirt that you're hoping are food-related. The last thing you …

Choupette and I

Justine Picardie discovers the truth about Karl Lagerfeld and his cat<p>She travels by private jet, gets her accessories designed by Bernard Arnault,
 has two maids and is very picky about hotels. Karl Lagerfeld's pet is unquestionably a superstar. But what of her companion, the uncrowned king of …

Holi 2014: The Festival of Colors

This week Hindus around the world celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colors. Holi is a popular springtime celebration observed on the last full moon of the lunar month. Participants traditionally throw bright, vibrant powders at friends and strangers alike as they celebrate the arrival of spring, …

Pro-Russian Crimeans celebrate landslide vote for return to motherland

Sevastopol residents celebrate 'going home' after 23 years as part of Ukraine, with 95.5% backing reunion with Russia<p>With Soviet-era music blaring from loudspeakers and the Russian tricolour everywhere, the overwhelming feeling in Sevastopol was that the city was finally "going home" after a …

Brand Watch: A Bathing Suit Brand with a Retro Soul

Solid & Striped had us at striped<p>Solid & Striped launched with men's swimsuits after founder Isaac Ross, a man with a business background and a distaste for flashy prints, had trouble finding the sort of dependable prep styles that every man is entitled to. Now, he's taking his eye for the best in …

CNN Exclusive: Analysis shows two possible Indian Ocean paths for airliner

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 made drastic changes in altitude and direction after disappearing from civilian radar, U.S. officials told CNN on Friday, raising questions for investigators about just who was at the controls of the commercial jetliner that went missing one week ago with 239 people on …

Articles about modern renovations period homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...<p>Known for its art de vivre and joie de vivre, France is a country with a rich cultural past.<p>Natalie …

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Street Style: Paris Fashion Week Fall 2014

Fashion month ends with a bang with the kind of major fashion that can only come from Paris. Diego Zuko snaps the style off the catwalk.<p>Fashion month ended with a bang with the kind of major fashion that can only come from Paris. Diego Zuko snapped the style off the catwalk.

How your brain works – video

The size of a small cauliflower, the human brain is the most complex organ in your body. It squeezes out 70,000 thoughts a day. But where does it store information? And how does it generate flights of fancy? Explore the inner workings of your personal ideas factory

The Top Ten Brain Science And Psychology Studies Of 2013

Putting it mildly, 2013 was an eventful year for brain science. This Top 10 list isn’t meant to be exhaustive (given how many studies are published each year, it never could be), but it’s a sturdy sampling of incredible work being conducted around the world, moving us closer to solving some …

Why Physicists Are Saying Consciousness Is A State Of Matter, Like a Solid, A Liquid Or A Gas

A new way of thinking about consciousness is sweeping through science like wildfire. Now physicists are using it to formulate the problem of …

Coffee may boost brain's ability to store long-term memories, study claims

A cup or two of coffee could boost the brain's ability to store long-term memories, researchers in the US claim. People who had a shot of caffeine after looking at a series of pictures were better at distinguishing them from similar images in tests the next day, the scientists found.<p>The task gives …