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The Unaddressed Business of Filling Our Souls: Mood Science and the Evolutionary Origins of Depression

<i>“Depression is a disorder of the ‘I,’ failing in your own eyes relative to your goals,”</i> legendary psychologist Martin Seligman observed in his essential treatise on learned optimism. But such a definition of depression, while true, appears somehow insufficient, overlooking the multitude of …

Style & Simplify: Display Solutions for Tiny Treasures

<i>We’re once again tackling organization today as part of our month long quest to eat better, parent better, organize better and just generally live</i> …

Tynker: An App to Teach Kids Programming

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Tynker, a paid site similar to MIT’s free code-teaching website, Scratch, that utilizes drag-and-drop coding has put together …

Apps

"Ditch Boss" Helps Keep a Thirsty River Flowing

Frank Geminden restores balance to Arizona's parched Verde River.<p>In mid-January Frank Geminden was picking the pecans off his 150 trees in central Arizona. First there was the shaking, with the fallen shells going through a machine to crack them open. Then came the shelling and sorting, and the …

Diamonds

Futurity: Research News from Top Universities

Futurity brings you research news from top universities.

Education

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The Miraculous in the Mundane: Richard Feynman Explains How Rubber Bands Work

When you see an ordinary rubber band stretched around and holding together a stack of stuff over a long period of time, you’re actually witnessing a miraculous force of physics at work — a perpetual pounding of the atoms as they struggle to hold these chains together against the outward push of the …

How do entrepreneurs cope with the stress of losing years of professional experience?

Michael Wolfe<br>Entrepreneurs don't lose professional experience. They gain it more rapidly than their big company peers.<br>All of the skills needed to …

Quora

Grand Prix Richmond Crackstyle

Boston Marathon Bride-to-Be: Meet My Bridesmaids!

<i>Please welcome back Rebekah Gregory! Rebekah and her fiancé, Pete DiMartino, will wed in Asheville, N.C., on April 4 in TheKnot.com’s Dream Wedding.</i> …

Weddings

11 Magnified Photos of Creepy Crawlies

Thanks to electron microscopes, we can get an extremely close-up view of the wonder—or the horror—of the world around us. Here are a few images that …

Baking

They Came in Through the Bathroom Mirror

Ruthie Mae McCoy was the type who talked to herself and cursed strangers on the street. When she called 911 to report that someone was coming through …

Crime

[Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, on trial for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, reportedly cried and vomited into a bucket today during a pathologist's graphic testimony about Steenkamp's death. Pistorius claims he shot Steenkamp thinking she was an intruder. Image by Siphiwe Sibeko via AP.]

[<i>Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, on trial for</i> <i>killing his girlfriend</i><i>, Reeva Steenkamp, reportedly cried and</i> <i>vomited into a bucket</i> <i>today during a</i> …

South Africa

23 Books Every Fan Of “House Of Cards” Should Read

A House of Cards reading list.<p>If you are like me — or seemingly half of America — you spent most of Valentine's Day weekend binge-watching the second season of <i>House of Cards</i>. Even President Obama is a fan of the show, publicly tweeting his anticipation of Season 2. This critically acclaimed series …

These 25 Cute Cross-Breed Dogs Will Make You Fall In Love With Mutts

Dogs are probably one of the most diverse-looking species on the planet. Thousands of years of breeding has created a wide range of distinctive …

Of Bitcoin and doxxing: Is revealing Satoshi Nakamoto’s identity okay because it was Newsweek and not Reddit?

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock / Tomwang112<p>If you don’t spend a lot of time on the internet, or in forums on websites like Reddit and …