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11 Hidden Spots to Enter the Underworld

A world tour of the gateways of Hell.<p>Hades. Naraka. Guinee. Xibalba. Though names may differ from one set of teachings to another, almost every …

India

100 under-the-radar places everyone should visit in the world

That's why we have compiled a comprehensive list of lesser-visited destinations, whether they are natural or man-made spectacles, hidden wonders, or points of breathtaking scenery.<p>From a Japanese island that doubles as an active volcano to a neon green lake in New Zealand, here are our top</i> …

European Travel

Psychology suggests the best way to change your life is through a series of small experiments

During my 20s, I didn’t give much thought to money. I was in grad school for a long time—seven years total between my masters and PhD—and I assumed my finances would straighten out once I graduated and got a job in the real world.<p>But shortly after I settled into my new job, my student loans came …

Personal Finance

Alcohol, Tobacco and Time Spent Outdoors Linked to Brain Connections

<i>Summary: Researchers have released data from the world’s largest brain and body scanning study.</i><p>Source: Imperial College London.<p><b>Data from the world’s</b> …

Neuroscience

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

In March 1945, the rapidly advancing U.S. Army’s 9th Armored Division — to its surprise — found itself at...<p>I’m in my mid-30s, which means that, …

A ‘Memory Hacker’ Explains How to Plant False Memories in People’s Minds

Scientist Julia Shaw explains false police confessions (and reports of alien abductions).<p>We tend to think of memories as perfect little time capsules—important records of past events that matter to us and made us who we are, as unchangeable as a dragonfly stuck in amber. Well, they're anything but. …

The Brain

Where to stay and what to do in Reykjavik

Reykjavik is flooded with a magical light in autumn and its streets are largely free of tourists. Fluctuating (read: unpredictable) weather means you can enjoy a mix of indoor and outdoor activities, from exploring the city’s many galleries and museums and dipping into a local hot pool while …

Snowden Is Turning Into a Liability for Putin

The NSA whistle-blower is speaking up about the repressive drift of the country that granted him asylum.<p>Edward Snowden is increasingly unhappy with the situation in Russia, where he has lived for more than three years. President Vladimir Putin once welcomed the National Security Agency contractor …

Surveillance

Deal: Become an Ethical Hacker with This 9-Courses Bonus Bundle (92% Off)

In simple terms, an Ethical Hacker is a computer and networking specialist who attempts to penetrate computer systems or networks to assess and …

Ethical Hacking

Even the Worst Artists Can Learn to Draw With This Kids' App

Want to learn to draw basic cartoons? Pick up your phone and download Artie’s Magic Pencil, a new educational app by a digital design studio that …

How To Boost Wi-Fi In Your Bachelor Pad

<i>This story was originally published on Gizmodo</i><p>Wi-Fi is one of the most useful and important parts of using a computer and yet it’s also one of the …

Wi-Fi

An Expert Explains Why You Feel So Lonely All the Time

Failing to connect with other people can seriously screw with your dopamine reward system, says psychiatrist Amy Banks.<p>We're living in what you might call an epidemic of loneliness. Recent research has shown that many of the people we feel close to probably don't reciprocate the feeling. Millions …

Psychology

This is What Members of Colombia's FARC Rebel Army Carry in Their Bags

The backpack carried by 31-year-old FARC commander, "Brenda." She has been a member of FARC for 15 years. Besides, her r<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Federico …

South America

A neuroscientist injected monkeys with rabies to study stress, and the results convinced him to start doing pilates

Peter Strick is not a professional tennis player. He's a distinguished professor and chair of the department of neurobiology at the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute. He's the sort of person to dwell on mistakes, however small.<p>"My kids would tell me, dad, you ought to take up pilates. Do …

Neuroscience

The Best 100 Films of the 21st Century

It might seem a little premature to be ranking the films of the century, but there’s nothing wrong with ranking the films of the past 16 years. A …

Asghar Farhadi

How to Bio-Hack Your Brain to Have Sex Without Getting Emotionally Attached

Scientists have isolated the hormones and brain structures that may be responsible for romantic attachment. Is it possible to manipulate them to have sex without all those annoying post-coital feelings?<p><i>The Science of Sex is a column from Broadly exploring the tech behind the complicated and</i> …

Biology

How to Become an Expert at Anything, According to Experts

Being an expert at something really pays off. Just how good are top performers compared to everybody else?<p>Research shows in high complexity jobs like …

Rhode Island

How to Get Rid of Pimples Without Buying Creams

You don't have to buy expensive prescription creams, which can be excessively drying to your skin, to treat acne. Although late-night TV commercials …

Twisted Light Could Dramatically Boost Data Rates

<b>It was just 24 years ago that researchers reported</b> the discovery of something remarkable about light: Certain beams, traveling through space with a …

Quantum Mechanics

New algorithm finds signs of depression in your Instagram feed

While Instagram data can already be used to guess your age, a new research paper shows how it might also be used to check upon your mental health. Using a set of machine learning tools and several dozen users' Instagram feeds, a team of researchers from Harvard and the University of Vermont have …

The End of the World Never Was So Fun: Three Worthy New Science Fiction Books

Science Fiction

40,000 Russian troops are preparing for war in Crimea, and the US is 'extremely concerned'

As many as 40,000 Russian troops, including tanks, armored vehicles, and air force units, are now arrayed along Ukraine's eastern border with Russia.<p>Additionally, large numbers of Russian military forces will conduct exercises in the coming days that Pentagon officials say could be used as cover …

Russia

12 signals our body sends to tell us we are too stressed

Our body is an incredibly complex machine that reacts not only to external changes but to internal ones too. Dr. Susan Babel, a psychologist who …

5 lessons I learned from following Barack Obama's morning routine for a week

While a day in the life of President Obama is varied and often unpredictable, his morning routine gives him the chance to spend a little time alone.<p>Obama usually starts the day with a 45-minute workout, Reggie Love, his former personal aide, told Business Insider.<p>He alternates between strength …

Barack Obama

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Is This Breathing Practice the Antidote to Stress and Anxiety?

Ask yourself this: When was the last time you spent an hour alone to reflect? When Michelle D’Avella, a breathwork teacher and self-care coach, posed …

A guide to radically improving your life and career in 31 days

Now that you have a glimpse into your own plan, a fair warning: It's not a quick fix. And it's not about you.<p>It took years for me to develop the understanding that life is really about giving, service, and meaningful relationships.<p>If you're still with me, these things have reshaped my path as …

Happiness