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Books worth reading, as recommended by Bill Gates, Susan Cain and more…

Find repose by exciting the mind. Some of the world’s leading thinkers offer the books that inspired them and their work. Skim the list for your …

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54 Free Modern Fonts: The Ultimate List for Graphic Design | Hook Agency

<b>Here I’m curating the ultimate list of free modern fonts. Graphic and Web Designers rejoice!</b> I’ll keep shelling out these curated font posts as I see …

Fabric Science: How to Do a Burn Test for Fiber Content

Anyone with a sizable fabric stash probably has it lurking at the bottom of at least one storage bin: yardage of unclear origin and even murkier fiber content. If you’re an experienced stitcher, you can probably identify the usual suspects—cotton, wool, linen, or silk—but there’s always a chance …

13 Meetup Groups You Need to Join If You’re New to Tech

If you’re learning to code, then you’re already part of a special, motivated community that recognizes how important digital skills are to a …

15 Charming Old-Fashioned Compliments

The only thing more rewarding than receiving a fine compliment is doling one out. Here are a few charming, cute, and kooky kudos from the days of …

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Time Travel IS Possible, This Physicist Just Demonstrated It

For many the concept of time travel is nothing more than domain of science fiction writers and Hollywood movie magic, but what if you could …

Highlights From A Never-Before-Published Interview With Henri Matisse

Design Observer has published an illuminating, long-lost interview with French artist Henri Matisse. Read some highlights here.<p>In August of 1946, after the end of World War II, an art-obsessed American soldier named Jerome Seckler interviewed legendary French painter Henri Matisse. At the time, …

How YouTubers discovered a human condition no one had talked about before

All the feels<p>How a bunch of YouTubers discovered a tingling sensation nobody knew existed<p>All the feels<p>How a bunch of YouTubers discovered a tingling …

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The Secret Douglas Adams RPG People Have Been Playing for 15 Years

Douglas Adams dreamt up the Starship Titanic in 1982 as a half-page gag in <i>Life, the Universe and Everything</i>, the third book of the <i>Hitch Hiker’s Guide</i> …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

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Study Finds That Reading Tolstoy & Other Great Novelists Can Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

A new study published this week in <i>Science</i> concludes that you may get something unexpected from reading great literary works: more finely-tuned social …

On the Red Couch with Author Margaret Atwood

Inside Flipboard / September 19, 2013<p>The Guardian calls the writer Margaret Atwood “literature’s digital doyenne.” The author of more than 40 books …

MIT crafts analog circuits from living bacteria

Previous work on using organisms as circuitry has usually involved shoehorning parts of the digital world into a very analog environment. MIT has just found an approach that uses the subtlety of the natural world to its advantage: the circuits themselves are analog. By combining genes that produce …