Tim Koski

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Feeling valued in relationships improves your sleep, says study

Using data from the Midlife Development in the United States project and other studies, researchers at Middle East Technical University in Turkey …

6 Insanely Popular Ways to Waste a Life

<i>What we truly need to do is often what we most feel like avoiding.</i>If we don’t go after what we want, we will never get it. If we don’t ask the right …

The Last Samurai In Rare Photos From 1800s

The Meiji Restoration of 1868 took power from the warlords that had been the de facto rulers of Japan and consolidated it under the Emperor Meiji. …

Feeling rejected? Mushrooms could help

Psilocybin, the mind-altering chemical that gives some mushrooms magical properties, can do more than induce trippy states. A new study finds that it reduces the sting of social rejection.<p>By tracking how, exactly, psilocybin affects the brain's chemistry and activity levels, the research suggests …

Depression

How Warren Buffett’s Son Would Feed the World

Howard G. Buffett has spent most of his life as a farmer, with little financial support from his father—until recently. Now he runs a multibillion-dollar foundation dedicated to ending global hunger.<p>When his three children were young, Warren Buffett installed a dime slot machine on the third floor …

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

Self-improvement

Are Young People Really More Open to Polyamory or Do We Just Like to Cheat?

Some have said hookup culture is muddying the waters of what it means to be in a monogamous relationship. But is that necessarily true?<p>"We live in the generation of not being in love, and not being together. But it sure feels like we're together, 'cause we're scared to see each other with somebody …

Relationships

LSD makes the brain more ‘complete’, scientists say as they claim to have unlocked secrets of hallucinogenic drugs

LSD makes the brain more “complete”, scientists have claimed in a pioneering and controversial new study.<p>The drug breaks down the parts of the brain …

Consciousness

For the First Time, Scientists Have Imaged the Brain on LSD

The scientists hope their long-awaited study on LSD in humans will open the floodgates to further research into psychedelics.<p>Researcher, drug policy reformer, and Countess of Wemyss Amanda Feilding made a promise to Albert Hofmann, the "father of LSD," after meeting him in the 90s: She would carry …

Judge Denies Motions by Fossil Fuel Industry and Federal Government in Landmark Climate Change Case

U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas Coffin of the Federal District Court in Eugene, Oregon, decided in favor of 21 young plaintiffs in their landmark …

Climate

An 'epic poem' of life in Soviet Lithuania – in pictures

Rebelling against political propaganda, acclaimed photographer Antanas Sutkus embarked on a life-long journey to capture the everyday scenes around him. A landmark exhibition of his work, <i>Nostalgia for bare feet</i>, is now on show in Moscow

Lithuania

The caffeine curse: why coffee shops have always signalled urban change

Coffee shops take flak for being markers of gentrification. But they might not be so different now from the social and intellectual hubs of 350 years ago<p>It’s a bright February morning at the Proud Archivist (now the Proud East), a coffee shop facing the canal just off Kingsland Road in London, and …

Coffee

Morgan Freeman has been traveling around the world learning about how we see God

The man famous for his godly voice and portraying God in “Bruce Almighty” doesn’t believe in God — at least in the traditional way.<p>Morgan Freeman believes that man invented God. But that doesn’t mean he is an atheist.<p>“My opinion does not question the existence of God, merely how we arrived at the …

25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

Two Muslim families entrusted with care of holy Christian site for centuries

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> The key to one of Christianity's holiest sites is held by a Muslim family, and it has been for centuries. This is more than just tradition. It is the very essence of Jerusalem, part of what makes the Old City's cultural and religious history so special.<p>We meet Adeeb Joudeh at the …

Christianity

Watch Detroit Neighborhoods Fall Into Ruin Through Google Street View Images

A few years ago, these were people's homes.<p>Google Street View’s trove of data and visuals has been used to collect images of streets that made history, of colorful glitches and surreal scenes of oblivious bystanders. For Alex Alsup, it’s a tool to track Detroit’s rapid and continuing devastation …

Rage Disorder Linked with Parasite Found in Cat Feces

Uncontrollable, explosive bouts of anger such a road rage might be the result of an earlier brain infection from the toxoplasmosis parasite, an …

University of Chicago

Interview: Photographer Patricia Davidson Devotes Her Nomadic Life to Landscape Photography

Photographer Patricia Davidson is dedicated to capturing the vibrancy of Mother Nature. That's why she's now traveling the United States in an RV with her husband, pursuing her passion full-time. Along the way, Davidson has photographed landscapes that are as energetic as they are diverse. There …

9 Architectural Photography Tutorials to Help You Get the Right Shot

While drawing or even writing about architecture can be a great way to be expressive in the field, today architectural photography is by far the most …

Photography Tutorials

The rarest photo books we wished we owned

Good photography books are relatively easy to find these days – we are certainly in no shortage of images. But finding <i>great</i> ones – the kind that makes you feel, think and reflect – are a little harder to discover. Many of them now out-of-print or shockingly expensive, making it difficult for …

Story of cities #5: Benin City, the mighty medieval capital now lost without trace

With its mathematical layout and earthworks longer than the Great Wall of China, Benin City was one of the best planned cities in the world when London was a place of ‘thievery and murder’. So why is nothing left?<p>This is the story of a lost medieval city you’ve probably never heard about. Benin …

West Africa

Remarkable solar-powered La Maison 14 in Paris boasts seven levels of sustainable innovation

This six-story house in Paris is a solar-powered, self-automated home with serious sustainable features. Re-designed and equipped with …

Watercolor? Look closer. It's a climate change graph!

Jill Pelto’s watercolor paintings are vivid portrayals of beautiful landscapes and wildlife. But a closer look reveals scientific data underlying the art, in subtle line graphs that convey information about the earth’s changing climate.<p>Pelto, a Maine-based artist planning to begin a master’s degree …

Climate Change

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Cry, Heart, But Never Break: A Remarkable Illustrated Meditation on Loss and Life

“Who would enjoy the sun if it never rained? Who would yearn for the day if there were no night?”<p><i>“Each day, we wake slightly altered, and the person we were yesterday is dead,”</i> John Updike wrote, <i>“so why … be afraid of death, when death comes all the time?”</i> Half a millennium earlier, Montaigne posed …

See how Japanese American photography from 1920-1940 is still 'Making Waves'

One of the most fascinating chapters in American art from the first half of the 20th century is also among the least known. The details of its efflorescence may never be fully grasped, regardless of how relatively recent the events. But an absorbing, must-see exhibition at the Japanese American …

Art

Photos of abandoned Soviet spaces cast an eerie beauty | CNN Travel

Travel

Tiger country? Scientists uncover wild surprises in tribal Bangladesh

Partnering with indigenous groups, conservationists discover a wealth of wildlife in Bangladesh’s most remote region. Including maybe, just maybe, tigers<p>The locals said there were tigers in the forest. They also said there were sun bear, gaur, dhole and clouded leopard. Few took note, but it turned …

Inside China's eerie unborn ghost towns

Parks or People? Five Cities That Are Choosing Both

As increasing numbers of people squeeze into cities, where can urban communities grow green spaces? The world’s expanding cities are in a delicate …