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New Study Links Facebook To Depression: But Now We Actually Understand Why.

The irony of Facebook is by now known to most. The “social” network has been linked to a surprising number of undesirable mental health consequences: Depression, low self-esteem, and bitter jealousy among them. Now, a new study in the <i>Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology</i> finds that not only do …

Social Media

You no longer need to jailbreak to get Popcorn Time on your iPhone

Sometimes described as “Netflix for pirates,” the video streaming service Popcorn Time is coming to iPhone. The standalone Popcorn Time iOS app will launch imminently — quite possibly as early as today — and will allow users to watch pirated TV shows and movies on the move.<p>While it won’t be allowed …

Depression: New Medications On The Horizon

With the advent of monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) and tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) in the 1950s, depression treatment was revolutionized. …

Minimalist Micro House – Adorable Home

At first glance you’d maybe even think it is a dollhouse!<p>This <b>minimalist micro house</b> was created by the architects Matthias Pruger, Manuel Rauwolf, …

Tiny House Movement

Video: A Must-Watch Commencement Speech for Creatives at Every Stage in Their Journey

Neil Gaiman is an author, a writer whose work you have probably read at some point or another, but the advice he offers in this 20-minute …

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

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Perception Of Time Is Altered In Depressed Individuals, Study Says

Although it’s difficult to estimate the number of people in the United States who suffer from the disease of depression, it is likely the most …

3 Next-Level Grains to Try

While quinoa and farro are firmly in the mainstream, chef Aimee Oxley believes that the future belongs to kamut, spelt and amaranth.<p><i>We asked chefs to</i> …

Should texts, e-mail, tweets and Facebook posts be the new fingerprints in court?

Inside the debate over whether our language choices are as distinctive as our DNA.<p>In an episode of the CBS show “Criminal Minds” that aired last year , an FBI team is on a frantic hunt for a missing 4-year-old. The team soon realizes that the girl has been given away by a relative, Sue, and that …

Make Your Own Sushi At Home!

Minimalist Illustrations by Ray Oranges

Daily Life in a Dream.<p>Ray Oranges is an illustrator and a multidisciplinary graphic designer. He lives and works in Florence, Italy. This series …

NASA's travel posters promote newly discovered planets

As interest in space travel grows, NASA has created posters advertising holidays on planets that could potentially support life.<p>The American space …

Universe

BADBADNOTGOOD + Ghostface Killah: Ray Gun ft. DOOM

On paper, a partnership between a Toronto-based jazz trio, a prominent member of Wu Tang Clan and one of hip-hop's more mysterious MCs might not sound like the most natural of unions. However "Ray Gun" sees Ghostface Killah and DOOM spitting verses in top form over a full live instrument-backed …

What $120 Billion Worth Of Tax Evasion Looks Like

Look who’s avoiding the tax man!<p>Last weekend, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released a treasure trove of some 30,000 accounts helds at HSBC’s Swiss branches between 2005 and 2007. Totaling assets of almost $120 billion, the accounts belonged to politicians and arms …

Corruption

Rare Ambrotype Portraits Give Us a Peek into Souls Living During the American Civil War

From 1861 to 1865, the US was embroiled in a monumental civil war that pitted countrymen against each other in a struggle that would change the nation's history forever. Thanks to the generous donation of the Liljenquist family, the Library of Congress is now home to over 1,000 ambrotypes taken …

Cosmo: A Chameleon Sofa by La Selva

David Galvañ and Manuel Bañó, of design studio La Selva, created Cosmo, a multifunctional sofa for Missana. Cosmo throws out the idea of a …

Furniture

12 Pieces of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

Buddhaimonia.Get a FREE PDF Workbook of 12 Pieces of Buddhist Wisdom When I was little, my grandma had this little green Buddha statue. It wasn’t a …

Labels, not Spotify, are screwing over artists and breaking the music industry. Here's how to fix it.

That's what ex-Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin told me when discussing what's really wrong with the modern music economy.<p>In the 1960s, …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

LPT: If you have recurrent procrastination issues in college, focus your energy on your everyday life habits. Treat the cause, not the symptom. : LifeProTips

I'll explain myself better :<p>Procrastination issues in college (or highschool) are usually a <b>symptom</b> of a much bigger problem. Instead of targeting …

Light Bulbs

Simple But Clever Animal Comics By Shanghai Tango

This comic illustrator, who goes by the name of Tango on his Tumblr, creates beautifully silly illustrations depicting various animals on their …

Comics

DIY Geometric Paper Animal Sculptures by Paperwolf | Colossal

<p>Stuttgart-based designer Wolfram Kampffmeyer creates DIY geometric paper sculpture kits under the name Paperwolf. The designs range from taxidermy …

IRS Advice On Marijuana: Deduct It...But Prepare For 50% Tax

Four states have legalized recreational marijuana, and 23 states plus the District of Columbia have legalized medical use. But federal law still classifies it as a controlled substance, regardless of how legal it is in the states. There’s a lot more than taxes at stake, since federal drug crimes …

25 Genius DIY Storage Solutions Your Home Needs Now

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your house is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle the situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your home.

How A Media Star Found Mindfulness After A Meltdown In Front Of 5 Million Viewers

Some of us find mental clarity in quiet solitude. Others do it in front of a television camera.<p>After Dan Harris, then an ambitious rising star at ABC’s news division, was left panting for breath during an on-air panic attack on <i>Good Morning America</i> in front of 5 million viewers, he realized that his …

Meditation

How Bread, Beer, And Soy Sauce Changed The Human Microbiome

Digesting yeast is no mean feat<p>Something funny happened when people began consuming beer and wine. That something funny—perhaps there are others, but we will not comment—was that the little critters that live inside healthy human guts seem to have adapted. Certain bacteria species that commonly …