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Do We Live in the Matrix?

In the 1999 sci-fi film classic <i>The Matrix</i>, the protagonist, Neo, is stunned to see people defying the laws of physics, running up walls and vanishing …

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Daniel Boulud Reveals His 4 Favorite Recipes From His New Cookbook

The famed chef is out with Daniel: My French Cuisine,the definitive cookbook of his legendary 3-Michelin-starred New York restaurant Daniel, and he …

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to soak up …

CNET News - Lavabit founder says he fought feds to protect the Constitution

The 10 Best Buys in 2014 Motorcycles

The colder weather might signal the end of the riding season in many parts of the country, but that's no reason to stop hunting for your next bike. Many of the 2014 motorcycles have already hit dealer lotsand there are plenty of bargains no matter w<p>The colder weather might signal the end of the …

The Backfire Effect shows why you can't use facts to win an argument

"Never let the facts get in the way of a good story" isn't just a maxim for shady politicians and journalists. It's also the way people often live …

This 3 minute video about maps might just blow your mind

Travelers have an intimate relationship with their maps. Our travels are planned on maps, then executed with them, and then commemorated by them. I …

New Jersey

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

Art

3 Groundbreaking Apps: Evernote's 2013 Devcup Winners

Developers have created some spectacular apps that run on the Evernote platform, and Friday Evernote selected three of them as its annual Devcup …

Simple Ways for Big and Tall Men to Look Sharp and Stylish

If you're on the larger side, buying clothes can be frustrating. It's easy to think there's no way to sport the clothes you can find in a way that …

Clothing

Can Your Language Influence Your Spending, Eating, and Smoking Habits?

An absurd-sounding claim leads to a surprising finding<p>Yes, I know. That headline. It looks like the most egregious form of causal inference. Americans don't save money because of ... our grammar? How utterly absurd. But bear with me.<p>In the 1930s, linguists proposed that the way we read, write, and …

How to Be Yourself

"Be yourself" is quite possibly the most commonly used phrase in the history of individualist-based advice. Be yourself. It's such a vague adage. …

Juicy Lucys, Frito Pies, and Other Regional Foods That Need to Be Everywhere

Like the ability to do laundry at our parents' houses during college, we take our regional foods for granted. Imagine being from Boston and not being able to yell slurs at people in Yankees hats score a lobster roll, or leaving Michigan only to discover that pasties aren't meat pies, but rather …

A Scientific Guide to Effectively Saying No

Learning how to say no is one of the most useful skills you can develop, especially when it comes to living a more productive and healthy life. …

How to Maintain Your Skills During a Career Hiatus

Before my website became successful, I had an enjoyable career as a software developer. I wrote code to analyze, dig deep into, and share scientific …

10 Nine Inch Nails Songs That Freaked Your Parents Out

<i>This feature originally ran in 2013 and is being re-published in light of NIN’s new EP.</i><p>When I was 12, my friend Chris and I started writing lyrics …

Psychologie: Zehn Dinge, die Sie schnell glücklich machen

Anzeige<p>Das Glück scheint sich ja immer gerade dann in Luft aufzulösen, wenn man es gerade bemerkt hat. Bei den großen Glücksgefühlen jedenfalls ist …

Psychologie

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records • $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies to insert weaknesses into products • Security experts say programs 'undermine the fabric of the internet'<p>• Q&A: submit your questions for our privacy …

The real reason women are leaving Wall Street

In my first job on Wall Street in 1982, I shared an office with the assistant to the top auto industry analyst, Maryann Keller. Our workspace was across the hall from hers, and I could watch and hear her through the glass. She never rested. From before I came in until after I left, Keller worked …

Wall Street

The 10 Most Killer Cover Songs of the Past Decade

This century has been a golden age for cover songs. Thanks to YouTube, we're always there whenever a band plays a must-hear version of some recent …

Music

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Trends

Pirate-Themed CT Scanner in a Children's Hospital

(Photo: Macey J. Foronda/Buzzfeed)<p>It might almost make a kid want to go to the hospital! The New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital …

Debatte Bürgerkrieg in Syrien: Reden wir mit Assad!

Reden wir mit Assad!<p>Baschar al-Assad ist ein furchtbarer Verbrecher, aber wir müssen mit ihm verhandeln. Die Alternative lautet: noch mehr Krieg.<p>Wer …

Göttinger Wirrwarr

AFD Göttinger Wirrwarr<p>Von<p>-Aktualisiert am 24.08.2013-20:12<p>Die Partei „Alternative für Deutschland“ sagt, sie werde bedroht. Sogar einen Brandanschlag …

Case Study on Choice Architecture Applied in a Real-Life Business Setting (video)

This is a case study on the application of Choice Architecture in a real life business setting.<p>See how an on-line service provider uses elements of …

The 12 Best Moves to Bust Fat Under the Belly Button

Excess fat under the belly button (that little area you might call a “pooch”) is a common trouble area. Since it’s not possible to spot reduce, …

How I Experimented My Way to Losing 100 Pounds

I have lost more than 100 pounds since last September, and I have many mixed emotions about it. You would think that I'd be proud of the hard work …

Rotman Dean Roger Martin on Design Thinking