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Psychedelic Drugs Reshape Cells to "Repair" Neurons in Our Brains

Psychedelics could show the way to a new generation of medicine.<p>Psychedelic drugs like LSD, DMT, and psilocybin (the chemical in magic mushrooms) …


10 Genius Garden Hacks with Poured Concrete

An encore to the usefulness of concrete in the garden! (Our previous post on the subject focused on genius ideas for Hardscaping 101: Poured-in-Place …

This free online encyclopedia has achieved what Wikipedia can only dream of

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy may be the most interesting website on the internet. Not because of the content—which includes fascinating entries on everything from ambiguity to zombies—but because of the site itself.<p>Its creators have solved one of the internet’s fundamental problems: How …

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This Single Photo of a Polar Bear Will Show You WHY We Need to Stand Up for the Planet

Whether or not everyone can agree on it, climate change is happening. According to NASA, the average global temperature has increased by over three …

14 incredible discoveries travellers should be grateful for

Sutton Hoo - England (1939)<p>Caracol - Belize (1937)<p>Pompeii - Italy (1599 & 1748)<p>Rosetta Stone - Egypt (1799)<p>Ötzi - Italy (1991)


7 books that will train your brain to overachieve

1. "Curious"<p><b>Subtitle:</b> The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It<p><b>Author:</b> Ian Leslie<p><b>5 Second Summary:</b> Harness your natural curiosity to develop the ability to think more broadly and deeply.<p><b>Best Quote:</b> "Curious learners go deep, and they go wide. They are the people best equipped for the …

London School of Economics

11 Living Room Decorating Ideas Every Homeowner Should Know

<b>Lost when it comes to creating a visually cohesive, lived-in space? Learn how to decorate like an interior designer.</b><p>Decorate for Your Lifestyle<p>Interior designer Gillian Segal truly believes that "living in an environment you respond positively to will improve your quality of life." For her, that …

Living Rooms

Earth could see a 'mega' El Niño this year that would bring some crazy weather

At the same time, it is clear that an El Niño is building that is expected to culminate in the fall and last until the winter, with the possibility of it becoming a "mega" El Niño.<p>The hope in California is that the large amounts of precipitation usually associated with extreme El Niño events would …

Global Warming

Scientists are raising important questions about the discovery of a new human ancestor

On September 10, scientists announced the truly remarkable discovery of thousands of bones belonging to a previously unknown species of human ancestor.<p>They gave the new species the name <i>Homo naledi</i>, after the Dinaledi chamber of the Rising Star cave where the bones were found.<p>The finding is already …


5 signs you're overworked — and what to do about it

The more dedicated you are, the more solid your standing with your boss and employer.<p>Add to the mix never-ending, pervasive technology and a gadget-centric world that cannot disconnect, and you have the makings for a very un-relaxed society.<p>Did you stay home this summer? In a recent Allianz survey, …

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9 Styling Things You're Doing Wrong in Your Bedroom

#1. Stop using bright, bold patterned bedding.<p>Your bedroom should be the place where you find peace. It's where you sleep, love, dream, and are oftentimes the most vulnerable. "You want the space to be a calming refuge," says Alexander Reid, a head stylist at One Kings Lane. "You want to simply …

These award-winning landscape photos show the Earth in ways you've never seen it

Each photographer submits a portfolio of photos from the past year.<p>The organizers of the competition have compiled the top 101 into a free eBook, which can be downloaded here.<p>Scroll down to check out a selection of the winning images (we've left photos as they were originally cropped).

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10 Fabulous Furniture Hacks: See How We Cinderella'ed Some Boring Cabinets, a Bottomless Chair, and More

So the table you bought last year turned out not to be The One. Or the "adorably worn" cabinet you found at a flea market seemed like a less of a steal once you got it home. Not to worry: With new hardware, fresh paint, and other adjustments, almost any piece of furniture can be customized to fit …

The Most Beautiful French Islands

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>From Corsica to Porquerolles and Belle-Île-en-mer, we do a sweeping tour of the most idyllic islands off the coast of France.

Articles about 5 all black kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

A dramatic house in Australia drew its architectural inspiration from Mies van der Rohe but got its color from fresh tomato sauce.<p>The kitchen has evolved significantly over the years, and new advancements in technology and materials continue to push the space...<p>The modern kitchen is the most …


30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

Some really good cosplaying here. Fantastic! ~Herlock Sholmes 🎻