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Psychology of internet trolls: They understand what hurts people but simply don't care

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran recently announced he had quit Twitter because he was sick of internet trolls.<p>While this high-profile example shows the …

7 Easy Exercises for Better Balance

With you exercise, you may focus on how certain regimens will improve your strength, help you lose weight, or even make you more flexible. Or maybe …

26 Of The Most Inspirational Lines In Literature

"Not all who wander are lost." – J. R. R. Tolkien<p><b>1.</b> “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”<p>– Oscar Wilde, <i>Lady Windermere's Fan</i><p>Submitted by Gina Clark, Facebook<p><b>3.</b> "Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”<p>– L.M. Montgomery, <i>Anne of</i> …

50 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Achieve Your Goals | Inc.com

Maybe you want to start a business. Maybe you want to change careers. Maybe you want to get fit, or gain a new path, or in some way take your life in a new direction.<p>To do that, sometimes all you need is a little push, a little nudge. A little burst of motivation and inspiration.<p>Here are fifty of …

Motivation

Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These challenges …

This Bodyweight Workout Keeps Burning Calories Long After You Stop Moving

The cool thing about exercise is that there's actually science behind it, so if your goal is to get the most out of every minute of your workout, …

Albert Camus on Consciousness and the Lacuna Between Truth and Meaning

“From the evening breeze to this hand on my shoulder, everything has its truth. Consciousness illuminates it by paying attention to it.”<p><i>“The need of reason is not inspired by the quest for truth but by the quest for meaning. And truth and meaning are not the same,”</i> Hannah Arendt observed in her …

Consciousness

The Perfect Explanation of Letting Go.

Human beings hold on to almost everything.<p>It is in our intrinsic nature to grasp at people, emotions, beliefs and material things. Thus, it is quite …

Spirituality

Yama: the five vows of the seeker

<b>S</b>pirituality is not a path for the faint hearted. Swami Vivekananda has said, “I need lions and not sheep.” Have you wondered why the great Master has spoken so? It is because every single moment we are working on our self. Every moment of our existence we are refining our lifestyle to ensure the …

How Bayesian Inference Works

<b>By Brandon Rohrer, Facebook.</b><p>Bayesian inference is a way to get sharper predictions from your data. It’s particularly useful when you don’t have as …

Short Hair

The Smithsonian turned to conveyor belts, cameras to digitize its many artifacts

The Smithsonian Institution has the world’s largest collection of historic artifacts. Large paintings. Ceramic vases. Fossilized plants. Animal remains. Photos. The museum set out to digitize its archives so the material could be preserved indefinitely and made available online. There was just one …

The Fundamental Ambiguity of Being Human by Pema Chödrön - Tricycle

As human beings we share a tendency to scramble for certainty whenever we realize that everything around us is in flux. In difficult times the stress …

The "Helper" Syndrome

In the movie <i>Groundhog Day</i>, the main character wakes up every morning in the same exact place, at the same exact time, always having to repeat the …

Spirituality

The Best Remedy

Regarded as one of the world’s most eminent meditation masters and Theravada Buddhist scholars, the Venerable Sayadaw U Pandita of Burma (now …

Is Grief a Disease?

A new theory is challenging the way psychologists understand mourning.<p>After Stephanie Muldberg’s 13-year-old son Eric died of Ewing’s sarcoma in 2004, she was lost in a sea of grief. Her days were long, unstructured, monotonous. She barely left her New Jersey home. When she did leave, she planned …

Emotions

SimpleReminders.com

Be still. It takes no effort to be still; it is utterly simple. When your mind is still, you have no name, you have no past, you have no …

8 Logical Fallacies That Fuel Anti-Science Sentiments

We need science more than ever, yet many people find it hard to get accurate information about the scientific method and its achievements. Making …

Five Basset Hounds File Out of Dog Bed in Clown Car Style

Five of Gretchen Hoey‘s six basset hounds file out one-by-one from an igloo-style doghouse in “clown car style“. What makes this all the more …

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These 22 Photos Will Make You Fall In Love With Foxes

Owing to its beautiful coat and bushy tail, which can be fiery red, steely gray or snow-white, the fox has held a special place in our hearts since …

Snow White

19 Magical Tree Tunnels You Should Definitely Take A Walk Through

Nature in as a whole tends to be a profoundly beautiful thing, but there are few things more magical than finding yourself under a canopy of trees in …

Mississippi River

Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Crucial Difference Between Success and Mastery

<i>“You gotta be willing to fail… if you’re afraid of failing, you won’t get very far,”</i> Steve Jobs cautioned. <i>“There is no such thing as failure — failure is just life trying to move us in another direction,”</i> Oprah counseled new Harvard graduates. In his wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly …

English speakers: OTP needs you too!

The Open Translation Project brings TED Talks to speakers of 104 languages. Here, a volunteer workshop at TEDGlobal 2013 in Edinburgh, Scotland. …

10 Famous Writers Who Don't Use Modern Tech to Create

Writers Who Don't Use Modern Technology<p>1. Quentin Tarantino<p>2. George R. R. Martin<p>3. Joyce Carol Oates<p>4. Neil Gaiman<p>5. Amy Tan<p>6. Tom Wolfe<p>7. George …

4 Headlines that Will Restore Your Flagging Faith in Journalism

Or at least explain what Upworthy means for the future of online content.<p><b>Editor’s note</b>: The new issue of our sister publication Nieman Reports is out and ready for you to read.<p>Lots of great stuff in there as usual; the main theme of the issue is the state of journalism in China, with a number of …