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5 Powerful Mind and Body Hacks for a Limitless Brain

Elite men and women perform at a high level. Similar to a highly skilled computer expert, mind and body hackers are looking for programs to …

'Star Trek Beyond' Takes an Ethical Leap Forward

The film is a paean to the value of diversity, and perhaps heralds the end of “speciesism” on the big screen.<p>If you’re looking for a diversion after two weeks of heavy convention viewing, I’d recommend a trip to the multiplex to see “Star Trek Beyond.” The reason isn’t just that the movie is by far …

Science Fiction

A Scientifically Proven Technique That Can Make Your Learning 50% Easier

Find out how to retain information more efficiently with this classic learning system, backed up by scientific research.

Machine Learning

Largest Map Ever Made Will Unlock The History Of The Universe

1.2 million galaxies<p>What you're looking at is a slice of the entire universe, a web of galaxies billions of light years away. You're also looking into the past, since the further into the distance you look, the longer it took that light to reach your eyes. It all seems a lot smaller until you …

Dark Matter

Marianne Williamson: The Unexpected Route to a Spiritual Miracle

In order to create their beautiful plumage, peacocks sometimes eat thorns. Hard, pointed, razorlike objects are processed in their abdomens and then …

Albert Einstein’s Essay on Racial Bias in 1946

In the years after World War II, Albert Einstein took up the mantle of confronting racism in America. He became a good friend and comrade of the …

Equality

13 Hidden Signs You're Highly Empathetic But You May Not Even Notice That

30 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier On A Budget

Because it really shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg.<p><i>Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Personal Finance

Star Trek and the kiss that changed TV

As the sci-fi franchise reaches the half-century mark, it’s important to remember the heady ideas and political commentary that made it resonate, writes Trekkie Natalie Haynes.<p>In 1968, US television broadcast what many claim was the first interracial kiss on American airwaves. It occurred between …

Science Fiction

5 Crazy Diets You Won't Believe Work

Thinking of going back on a diet, but tired of the same diet plans? Try these five weird diets. They’re all proven to help you burn fat – to some …

Nutrition

12 Office Exercises To Refresh Your Tired Muscles

So, you may want to stand and do some jumping jacks while reading this…<p>According to health experts, the average office worker spends a whopping 10 …

Muscle

Killer Poses To Make You Look Perfect When Taking Selfies

The selfie age is well and truly here and who doesn’t like to take a perfect self-portrait of themselves and post it to Facebook and Instagram?<p>But …

Mobile Photography

5 Productivity Hacks for Creative Writers

by Joe BuntingRecently, my friend Jeff Goins called me out for procrastinating on a book I’ve been working on for more than two years.I know you …

Procrastination

The Shrink Your Fat Zones Diet

Eat to speed fat loss with a healthy diet plan filled with lean protein and healthy fats<p>This slim-down diet plan starts with a 1-week detox—not because you need to rid your body of toxins (it does a fine job of that on its own), but to cut yourself off cold turkey from your normal American diet, …

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don't Follow Through On What We Set Out to Do And What To Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his publisher that he would write a new book titled, <i>The Hunchback of Notre Dame</i>.<p>Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other …

Colombian officials claim biggest cocaine bust in country's history

Colombian authorities say they have made the biggest cocaine seizure in the history of a country long plagued by traffic in the drug.<p>The national police agency said on Sunday that 50 commandos backed by helicopters seized about 8 tons of cocaine on a banana plantation in the north-western …

Coast Guard

Hollow Crown soaks up Shakespeare's swordplay but loses some of his punch

Last week’s opening episode of the Hollow Crown’s Wars of the Roses cycle on the BBC was magnificent. In the second part, which was beautifully filmed by Dominic Cooke, baronial power struggles gave way to the chaos of civil war and we got a seemingly endless cycle of blood-soaked battles, blazing …

William Shakespeare

Marvel's "Black Panther" Cast Will Be 90% African or African-American

With reports this week that Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o are set join Chadwick Boseman in “Black Panther,” the 2018 Marvel film is clearly …

Police camouflage surveillance truck as Google Maps van

Technically Incorrect: Philadelphia police admit that one of their surveillance trucks masqueraded as one of Google's. It had a Google Maps logo on its side window.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I bring good news.<p>If you live in …

License Plates

Did A Time Traveler Go To 1995 To Film A Random Mike Tyson Fight?

Someone watched Mike Tyson’s 1995 fight against Peter McNeeley and noticed something rather unusual. Well, unusual in the sense that this fight is from 1995 and it sure as heck looks like someone in the crowd is using a smartphone.<p>The evidence: at one point during the fight, a spectator held up a …

Mark Lane, Early Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Theorist, Dies at 89

Mark Lane, the defense lawyer, social activist and author who concluded in a blockbuster book in the mid-1960s that Lee Harvey Oswald could not have acted alone in killing President John F. Kennedy, a thesis supported in part by the House Select Committee on Assassinations in 1979, died on Tuesday …

James Earl Ray

Van Jones Fights Back Tears As He Unveils Prince's Incredible Humanitarian Acts + Tavis Smiley Makes Us Smile With His Story On How He Met The Purple One

Van Jones and Tavis Smiley open up and tell stories the world has never heard before about the musical icon Prince. Come inside to get the deets on …

Hung Up

If The Avengers Looked Like They Originally Did In The Comics

Tacky costumes, assemble!

Comics

Here's how Albert Einstein destroyed the myth of the planet Vulcan

From the mid-1800s through the early 1900s, many scientists were convinced that a mysterious planet "Vulcan" lurked between Mercury and the sun.<p>Einstein eventually proved them all wrong.<p>National Geographic interviewed Tom Levenson, author of "The Hunt For Vulcan: … And How Albert Einstein Destroyed …

Physics

Meet The Photographer Who Immortalized Frank Lloyd Wright’s Architecture

A new PBS documentary shines a light on Pedro Guerrero, photographer to the Starchitects of the 1950s and ’60s.<p>Fresh out of school, Pedro Guerrero (1917–2012) landed the role of Frank Lloyd Wright’s photographer and played a pivotal role in presenting the architect’s work to the public. During the …

Pictures of the Week 9.17.15

Washington D.C.

Cuba Prepares for the Arrival of Pope Francis: Pictures

Classic Cars

3 New Important Google Classroom Features for Teachers

August 24, 2015<br>Google Classroom announced today the release of a bunch of interesting features to boost your Classroom productivity during this new …

Why I Write in PowerPoint

When writing business documents (aside from emails), most people turn to word-processing software. That’s not the only option. You can do everything — outlines, drafts, revisions, and even layouts, if you’d like — in PowerPoint or similar presentation programs.<p>That’s what I’ve used to write my …

Tighter from Tush to Toe: Lower-Body Pilates Workout

Thigh-High Lift<p><i>Targets triceps, abs, hips, butt, and inner thighs</i><p>Sit on floor with knees bent, feet flat, ball between inner thighs; place palms on …