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Money Can Buy You a Bigger Brain

A new study finds that children raised in poverty have less developed brains, implying that the advantages gleaned from wealth run deeper than “fancy …

Legal battle over Jay Z's sampling on Big Pimpin' comes to head after eight years

Descendent of Egyptian songwriter Baligh Hamdy claim rapper and producer Timbaland sampled the 1960 song <i>Khosara Khosara</i> without proper licences<p>Play a few seconds of the backing track for Big Pimpin’, and it might evoke scenes from the accompanying music video, of a younger Jay Z puffing a cigar, …

Fighting Fungiphobia: Championing Mushrooms

Testing Out a Rosco Gel Kit for Creative and Colorful Photographic Lighting

I received a Rosco Gel kit a week ago, and after a few tests I can say I really love using all the awesome colors for my photography.<p>The kit includes …

Ecstatic states

In the Vietnam War, Bob Walker had been a helicopter mechanic, and he’d watched as his best friend was decapitated by an incoming helicopter’s propeller blade. Ever since then the 69-year-old Paradise, CA vet has struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder — a psychological condition that …

Let This Noir Cartoon Make Fractals Way More Accessible (Or At Least Entertaining)

Officially, a fractal is a mathematical set displaying self-similar patterns. As we’ve mentioned before, though, humans love receiving information in …

30 Impossibly Cozy Places You Could Die Happy In

The napping possibilities are endless.

Finding Happiness by Living Debt-Free

I wrote this article many years ago but perhaps you will still find the ideas helpful.<p>I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned …

31 Grilled Cheeses That Are Better Than A Boyfriend

Valentine's Day is nice, but you'd probably rather have dinner with THESE hotties.

Google Makes Lego Even Cooler

A partnership between Google and Lego has ushered in a new age of virtual block-play: Build with Chrome. The venture was announced on the Google Chrome Blog on Jan. 28, where they explained, “There’s something pretty amazing about being able to piece together your ideas with just a collection of …

Mug Cakes

I asked if there were ideas that you would like to see posted and I only got one reply. She wanted mug cakes, so here are different links for mug …

Hang Your Shampoo Bottle On A Magnet

Not all of us have luxurious bathrooms with loads of space for all your shower stuff. For those of us with limited space comes these handy Magnetic …

Incredible Frozen Bubbles Sprout Beautiful Feather Crystals

Redditor Codedheart decided to share some truly beautiful photos a friend took of frozen bubbles up-close, revealing the crystalized formation of ice that looks like feathers. We've seen some wondrous photos of soap bubbles that have turned to orbs of ice in frigid temperatures just a few weeks …

4 Essential Apps for Mobile Photo Editing

Post-processing is an important part of photography, and it becomes even more important with smartphone photos that may lack depth of color and and …

Is Emotion Really The Enemy Of Reason?

If you let emotion guide your decisions, are you setting yourself up to fail? The answer depends largely on one key thing.<p>A great leader makes great decisions, and for much of human history, great decisions were thought to be made with cold logic. The idea that emotion was the enemy of reason …

Articles about 7 innovations 2014 international ces part one on Dwell.com - Dwell

There's definitely something for everyone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and this year we spied practical advances in...<p>Jenny Wu, a partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, documents the process from design through fabrication of their latest...<p>Babies happen. They can even happen in a modern home.<p>…

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<b>WORTH SEEING:</b> Alabama mom attempts a Superman punch on a gang of Sooner fans all set to Wrecking Ball.<p>So much America going on, right here.

How Much Does It Cost To Build Your Own Mac Pro?

The new Mac Pro is gorgeous, albeit it also looks like an ashtray to some people. But it’s also almost absurdly expensive, running you as much as a …

Wooly Moly: 24 DIY Felt Projects

We admit it. In the past, we weren’t quite sure how we felt about… well, felt. It’s been involved in its fair share of twee projects. But here at Brit + Co., we know that most materials have an underlying awesomeness to them. To prove it, a lineup of felt’s best looking DIYs.<p>1. Three Bead Necklace: …

How Language Seems To Shape One's View Of The World

Lera Boroditsky once did a simple experiment: She asked people to close their eyes and point southeast. A room of distinguished professors in the U.S. pointed in almost every possible direction, whereas 5-year-old Australian aboriginal girls always got it right.<p>She says the difference lies in …

Zooids, Beautifully Psychedelic Photos of Living Portuguese Men O’ War by Aaron Ansarov

Photographer Aaron Ansarov has created “Zooids,” a collection of nearly 200 psychedelic photos taken of living, jellyfish-like Portuguese Man O’ War. …

Pacific Light: Macro Footage of Ink, Oil and Soap Shot by Ruslan Khasanov | Colossal

<p>Russian graphic designer Ruslan Khasanov who is probably best known for his experiments in liquid typography just released this experimental video …

Stunning GIF Shows How Public Transportation Can Reduce Traffic Congestion

This animated GIF illustrates how using public transportation can reduce traffic congestion. It’s amazing how much space people take up in their cars …

Manifestation Station, Clever Disappearing Utility Box Mural by Mona Caron

“Manifestation Station” is a clever mural on a utility box in San Francisco that, when viewed from a specific vantage point, replaces the unsightly …

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …

You Want Vagina Cakes? I'LL GIVE YOU VAGINA CAKES.

<b>WARNING:</b><p>This post is so <i>completely</i> not-safe-for-work that I advise waiting til you get home, clearing the area of innocents, and then blinding …

Breaking Sad

Friends, countrymen, meth heads.<p>Today is a sad day. Or a happy day. A day of mourning. Or rejoicing.<p>What I'm saying is, today is a day of a lot of …

The Far Side of Cake, Vol. 6

<b>Suddenly, through forces not yet completely understood, the center of the soccer field turned into a black hole.</b><p><b>They were a cheerful group, bobbing</b> …