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If you’re wondering why you’ve lost friends in adulthood, this is probably why

We all do it, and it’s probably doing damage to our friendships.<p>What a lot of people don’t appear to understand is that the single easiest way to make friends is to show up when it matters — and the single easiest way to lose friends is to, well, not.<p>That sounds obvious, but a pattern I’ve observed …

Relationships

A terrifying prediction from 1912 is so creepily accurate that people think it's fake. It's not.

A newspaper article in 1912 warned about climate change.<p>The debate over coal continues to rage across America. As recently as the 2016 presidential …

A new report says traces of Monsanto pesticide found in many popular, oat-based breakfast foods

While it’s not printed anywhere on their ingredients list, some of America’s most popular breakfast foods contain pesticides. On Wednesday, the …

Pesticides

I went to adult summer camp—here’s what it was like

I work at a wellness company and so it’s my (gluten-free) bread and (nut) butter to know the many ways that stress can interfere with us all living …

Summer Camp

This Simple Optical Illusion Could Help Diagnose Autism

Where do your eyes go?<p>Accurately arriving at a diagnosis for autism spectrum disorder can be challenging, especially in cases that appear to be …

Autism

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Fits Together

From space-time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics

Psychologists surveyed hundreds of alt-right supporters. The results are unsettling.

The white supremacists marching at the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year were not ashamed when they shouted, “Jews will not replace us.” They were not ashamed to wear Nazi symbols, to carry torches, to harass and beat counterprotesters. They wanted their beliefs on …

Psychology

A Simple Trick for Eliminating 'Filler Words' Like 'Like' From Your Vocabulary

When speaking, the average person uses about five filler words—such as <i>um</i> and <i>uh</i>—per minute, Noah Zandan, CEO and co-founder of science firm Quantified …

Lips

Why Haven't We Cured Cancer? American Cancer Society- World's Wealthiest "Non-Profit" - CNN iReport

<b>Have you ever wondered where all the money goes that you donate to the American Cancer</b> <b>Society ?</b>With the advancement of medicine, you'd think scientists would have unlocked the cure by now with the ACS's help. Right?.<p><b>Is there more to this story than meets the eye?</b>Apparently, the American Cancer …

American Cancer Society

The Best Book Database You’ve Never Heard Of

Recently, I was looking for books on (as it happens) readers’ advisory. Readers’ advisory is what happens when you go to the library and request a …

Books

The Almost Unbelievable Power of Your Belief Systems

Follow this visualization guide to achieve absolute clarity in your goals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was horsing around with my dog the other day -- <i>I promise this is an article on entrepreneurship --</i> when something extraordinary happened.<p>We’d been playing …

Motivation

Sound Matters: A History Of Legendary Recording Studios

When <b>The Beatles</b> were photographed in August 1969, striding over a <b>zebra crossing</b> in St John’s Wood, London, for the cover shot of <b>their album Abbey …

Universal Music

Cassette Tapes: Why I still Love you

This is not my attempt to <i>rationalize</i> Cassette Culture. Nor will I try to convince any skeptics to join me and the two readers like me in that …

East Village

Wow! Wow! Wow! Wow! 60 unbelievable facts about Kate Bush

<b>1.</b> John Lydon once wrote a song for Bush called Bird in Hand, which concerned the illegal exportation of South American parrots.<p><b>2.</b> Bush was inspired to write Wuthering Heights without having fully finished reading Emily Brontë’s novel.<p><b>3.</b> The 1993 song Lily was inspired by Bush’s friend and personal …

Tupac Shakur

The 50 best podcasts of 2018

<b>2 Dope Queens</b><br>Comedy panel hit<p>Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams’s podcast is a perfect storm of comedy and representation, with the two US comedians hanging out with their mostly female, often non-white and LGBT guests to chat “race, gender, sex, and other less serious topics”. Recorded in front …

Comedy

These 14 Short Story Collections Will Change Your Approach to Life

If you're someone who loves reading but can never seem to find the time for it, we've found a solution: the humble short story. We get it, it can be …

Stranger than fiction: the most shocking documentaries ever

Last weekend saw the US release of the new documentary Three Identical Strangers, a historical footnote too unlikely for anyone to have dreamt up. During the 80s, three young men named Robert Shaffran, Edward Galland, and David Kellman discovered that they were identical triplets separated at …

Child Abuse

All 88 Of The Books On The ‘Gilmore Girls’ Reading List That You Really Need To Read

Rory would approve<p>Over the course of beloved television series <i>Gilmore Girls</i>, one thing became crystal clear: Rory Gilmore really loves to read. While viewers didn't need to be particularly perceptive to pick up on this personality trait, it did take a certain kind of viewer, one with an obsessive …

Gilmore Girls

If you’re not changing as a person then you’re not intelligent (according to Einstein)

If you’re not changing, you’re not growing. If you’re not growing, you’re not being intelligent. Humans thrive in change and expansion — yet there …

Motivation

The Man With 15,000 Pieces of Chopstick-Wrapper Origami

A restaurant job turned into a collecting passion.<p>We’ve all fiddled with our chopstick wrappers when eating out at an Asian restaurant. Creating a …

Origami

Japanese Artist Crafts Incredibly Realistic Cats Out of Felted Wool

The traditional needle felting technique is becoming more and more popular among crafters, with many textile artists using wool’s fuzzy fibers to create charming sculpted creations. One creative to master this craft is Japanese artist Wakuneco, who creates hyper-realistic hand-felted cat faces.<p>Each …

Cute

The 13-year-old who built a best-selling lemonade brand

<b>The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles a different business leader from around the world. This week we spoke to Mikaila Ulmer, the 13-year-old chief executive of Me & The Bees Lemonade.</b><p>Mikaila Ulmer's lemonade is now stocked in more than 500 stores across the US, but unfortunately she has …

Selling

Living Statues Take Over a Town in Belgium: Pictures

Art

The secret to loving your life

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

Self-help

Japan's Litter-Cleaning Samurai

It's like plogging, but with more style<p>From Sweden came the trend of Plogging, whereby joggers rid the streets of litter while running their routes. …

Japan

This Automated Sand Printer Is Ready to Flood Your Instagram Feed With Beach Wedding Proposals

Wedding proposals are just one of the many minefields you have to navigate on social media platforms, and Ivan Miranda isn’t making things any …

This Is The Psychological Reason Why Some People Are So Hard On Themselves

In her book <i>Edge States,</i> Joan Halifax explains that human beings are transformed when pushed to the boundaries of their understanding, comfort and capability. She attributes this in part to Kazimierz Dabrowski’s theory of positive disintegration, which is the idea that crises and stress are not just …

Psychology

Where Did the Radical Right Come From?

<b>BRING THE WAR HOME</b> <b><br>The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America</b><br>By Kathleen Belew<br>Illustrated. 339 pp. Harvard University Press. $29.95.<p>On a sunny Saturday last summer, in a grassy park no bigger than a city block, the flags of the Confederate South and Nazi Germany flapped side by side, hoisted …

Here's Why Older People Can Seem More Racist - It's Not Just Their Upbringing

"Back in my day..."<p>It's become something of a national meme in the UK that 97-year-old Prince Philip might say something culturally insensitive when …

How Artificial Intelligence Could Kill Capitalism

If you believe the hype, then Artificial Intelligence (AI) is set to change the world in dramatic ways soon. Nay-sayers claim it will lead to, at best, rising unemployment and civil unrest, and at worst, the eradication of humanity. Advocates, on the other hand, are telling us to look forward to a …

Artificial Intelligence