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Manipulative people brainwash their partners using something called 'perspecticide' — here are the signs it's happening to you

Living with a controlling or abusive partner is confusing and draining. They blame you for things that weren't your fault, or that you didn't even do, and you become isolated from your friends and family in an attempt to keep the abuser happy.<p>The way you see the world can also completely change, …

Sociology

11 New Facts Science Has Revealed About The Body

We're just scratching the surface.<p><b>1.</b> Hundreds of genes spring to life after you die - and they keep functioning for up to four days. Together with an …

Immune System

The future of farming: Local, high-tech -- and indoors

Aquaponics

This Student Used 3D Printing to Combine the Best Parts of Discontinued Cameras Into One Device

3D Hubs recently received an application for their Student Grant from Paul Kohlhaussen a student at Richmond. Thanks to 3D printing, Paul was able to …

3D Printing

Magnetic Blocks Make Building Art Easy

Don't worry, LEGO, they'll probably still suck to step on<p>Does making snappy construction blocks lo-fi give them an advantage? The hecka successful …

Magnetism

A Mirrored Golden Egg Sauna is Hatched in Sweden | Colossal

<p>Architects Bigert & Bergstrom recently unveiled Solar Egg, an egg-shaped wood-burning sauna that can seat up to 8 people. The project is part of an …

Saunas

Hello Cassette My Old Friend…

On rare occasions, I come across a product that stops me in my tracks, and makes me all starry eyed like a little child. After a long time, the Elbow …

Industrial Design

UK startup uses recycled plastic to build stronger roads

Less oil, more waste plastic<p>We’ve seen the birth of futuristic solar roads and even a return to retro gravel roads, but now there’s a new player on the street: recycled plastic. British engineer Toby McCartney has devised an innovative process to replace much of the crude oil-based asphalt in …

The Science of Why We Don’t Believe Science

5 Moves That Will Sculpt Your Booty

There's just something so satisfying about butt exercises. If you're doing them right, you'll be reminded of your hard work with every step you take …

Workouts

Lomography Revives the Disposable Film Camera with ‘Simple Use’ Cam

Lomography reasserted their commitment to film photography nostalgia today by bringing another relic of photography’s past back into the mainstream. …

Photography

32 Underrated Crime Movies You Need To See ASAP

Your next list of must-watch films, solved.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Universal Studios

What's the Fastest Way to Attract Others to You? Do Any of These 8 Things | Inc.com

If you're in a people business of any sort (then again, who isn't?), it should be your highest priority to connect with the human side of your customers, vendors, peers, co-workers, and other stakeholders.<p>This means having a good understanding of what makes humans tick. As you scroll further down, …

Self-improvement

6 Bad Mental Habits That Are Holding You Back (and How to Replace Them With New Ones) | Inc.com

When it comes to reaching your goals, do your mental patterns help you or hurt you? The answer is almost certainly both. Most of us have learned to envision a future we want to achieve and taken steps to achieve that future, achieved some self-discipline that helps us complete tasks efficiently and …

Critical Thinking

Can Vitamin D3 Heal Autoimmune Diseases?

A major—far more than the standard recommended—dose of vitamin D3 could be one of the keys to treating the ever-skyrocketing incidence of autoimmune …

Wellness

9 Telltale Signs You Have Impostor Syndrome | Inc.com

Many high-achievers share a dirty little secret: deep down they feel like complete frauds.<p>They worry that they'll be exposed as untalented fakers and say their accomplishments have been due to luck.<p>This psychological phenomenon, known as Impostor Syndrome, reflects is the core belief that you are …

Self-improvement

5 Proven Strategies for Coping With Stage Fright

Don't let the sound of your heart pounding in your ears drown out your message.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your breath speeds up, your pulse races. Your throat tightens as your palms sweat. You feel sick to your stomach, and when you speak, your hands and knees …

Self-help

Global Fisheries Are Collapsing -- What Happens When There Are No Fish Left?

(Photo: Paul Symes)<p>"Commercial overexploitation of the world's fish stocks is severe," UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said back in 2012. "Many …

The Insidious Yeast Infection We All Have—and How to Treat It

Functional medicine expert Dr. Amy Myers’s Austin-based practice is largely devoted to solving women’s health issues that are common but extremely …

Wellness

Marie Kondo: How to clear out sentimental clutter

The very personal stuff in our homes is the hardest to lose but unless it ‘sparks joy in your heart’, says Marie Kondo, you should get rid of it. Here she tells us seven ways to effectively deal with the detritus of family life<p>Even if you’re good at clearing the clutter out of your home, the …

Minimalism

People With These 3 Traits Are Universally Attractive, Says Science

The art of attraction spans far more than the romantic, sexual, or physical. Your charm, personality, and attitude can win people over in business, …

8 Sources of Strength Powerful Enough to Overcome the Fears Holding You Back

To avoid failure, acknowledge and compensate for your weaknesses. To achieve great success, discover and build on your strengths.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are your powers? Few of us are focused on what our powers are, let alone practicing or leading from …

Self-improvement

Research: Cracking a Joke at Work Can Make You Seem More Competent

As a society, we often make judgments about people based on small snippets of their behavior. For example, we may judge a person’s confidence, competence, and status on the success of a single joke. Telling a joke to an unfamiliar audience is risky — Will they laugh? Will they be offended? Even if …

Comedy

What You Buy Is Permanently Changing The World. Here’s How

The way we consume things in America deeply affects environments half a world away.<p>In a way, it’s the ultimate data design challenge: mapping not only the global economy, but how it impacts vanishing biodiversity on earth.<p>It’s not just where your bag of coffee comes from. It’s not even where the …

Biodiversity

Ethereum for web developers

I have been learning about Ethereum blockchain platform for some time and the more I learn, the more exciting it looks. There are lots of resources …

To Tackle Big Urban Issues, This Architect Became A Data Designer

Herwig Scherabon wanted to communicate the inequality of cities rather than contribute to it.<p>Herwig Scherabon remembers the exact moment that he no longer wanted to be a practicing architect. He was working on a project based in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, with a team of fellow Viennese architects, …

Human Rights

Mathematicians Are Overselling the Idea That "Math Is Everywhere"

Most people never become mathematicians, but everyone has a stake in mathematics. Almost since the dawn of human civilization, societies have vested …

Mathematics

17 signs you're intelligent — even if doesn't feel like it

Stupid people tend to overestimate their competence, while smart people tend to sell themselves short. As Shakespeare put it in "As You Like It": "The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool."<p>That conventional wisdom is backed up by a Cornell University study …

Psychology

UN Report Says Small-Scale Organic Farming Only Way to Feed the World

The cover of the report looks like that of a blockbuster documentary or Hollywood movie, and the dramatic nature of the title cannot be understated: …