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The creator of The Wire, David Simon, delivered an impromptu speech about the divide between rich and poor in America at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney, and how capitalism has lost sight of its social compact. Essayist, Horror Show, People Of Interest, Journalism, Social Justice, The Guardian, Thought Provoking, David, In This Moment

David Simon: 'There are now two Americas. My country is a horror show'

David Simon: Capitalism in America has lost sight of its social compact

5 Steps to Writing Successful Erotic Fiction

5 Things That Have to Happen Before You Fix Your Crappy Life

Be the change you want to see in the world. But start with yourself.

One of my favorite Cracked articles: 6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person

6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person

You're going to hate hearing this. My only defense is that this is what I wish somebody had said to me around 1995 or so.

Why Do Americans and Brits Have Different Accents? President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are greeted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace in London, April The White House / Pete Souza

Why Do Americans and Brits Have Different Accents?

At the time of the American Revolution, Americans and British people spoke the same. It was the British accent that later diverged.

Inspired by recent data on shark deaths, two data visualization heavyweights have created a stunning infographic to put the numbers in perspective. Shark Fin, Shark Week, Whale Sharks, Tier Zoo, Save The Sharks, Scuba Diving Quotes, Shark Facts, Marine Biology, Ocean Life
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Here's a fact about sharks and humans that'll stay with you every hour on the hour today.

Just scroll down.

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Behold Bryan Cranston Modeling Aerobics Poses For an 80s Teen Magazine

Here are some photos of Bryan Cranston from that time he modeled fitness poses for a teen magazine in the 1980s. You're welcome.

The water-babies - a fairy tale for land-baby’ by Charles Kingsley; with illustrations in colour by Warwick Goble. Published 1909 by Macmillan & Co Art And Illustration, Book Illustrations, Arte Elemental, Warwick Goble, Art Moderne, Golden Age, Art Inspo, Childrens Books, Fantasy Art

How to be human: The laws that governed your growth

From egg to adult body, Life Unfolding by Jamie Davies is a demanding but wonder-filled account of the simple interactions that create complex structures

Flavorwire Interview: ‘The Empathy Exams’ Author Leslie Jamison on the Empathy of the Internet and the Limits of Opinion

What's Wrong With Sentimentality?

A conversation with Leslie Jamison, author of The Empathy Exams

New Quantum Theory Could Explain the Flow of Time Cups of coffee cool, buildings crumble and stars fizzle out, physicists say, because of a strange quantum effect called “entanglement. Physics And Mathematics, Quantum Physics, Arrow Of Time, New Quantum, Quantum Mechanics, Scientific Method, Astrophysics, Science And Nature, Science And Technology
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New Quantum Theory Could Explain the Flow of Time

A new theory explains the seemingly irreversible arrow of time while yielding insights into entropy, quantum computers, black holes, and the past-future divide.

The idea of conceiving twins can be fascinating. A woman can be pregnant with twins or multiples either by chance (genetic factors) or due to some medical treatments. There is no sure-shot way of getting pregnant with twins. Boy Girl Twins, Boy Or Girl, Baby Boy, Fun Baby, Popular Baby Names, Unique Baby Names, Popular Girl, Newborn Twins, Twin Babies
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Male or female? First sex-determining genes appeared in mammals some 180 million years ago

The Y chromosome, which distinguishes males from females at the genetic level, appeared some 180 million years ago. It originated twice independently in all mammals. Scientists have managed to date these events that are crucial for both mammalian evolution and our lives, because the Y chromosome determines whether we are born as a boy or girl.

If it can be fixed; why worry? If it can’t be fixed, what’s the point of worrying? Or, more properly: ”If a cure exists, why worry?

The Buddhist Rule About Worrying: Don't. Plus Inspiration to Quit Worrying | elephant journal

What does Buddhism say about worrying? It's a waste of valuable energy, and gets you no where. Here, a collection of EJ inspiration to help you stop worrying.

gossippress: Having A Baby In The United States Is A Terrible Idea It just seems like a tough fact of life until you look at what practically every other country does for pregnant women and new mothers.

Having A Baby In The United States Is A Terrible Idea

It just seems like a tough fact of life until you look at what practically every other country does for pregnant women and new mothers. When women in the U.S. have to go back to work immediately after having a child, pay babysitters out of pocket, or simply can't leave their infant, doesn't living anywhere else feel preferable?

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Can reading make you smarter?

Dan Hurley: There is evidence that reading can increase levels of all three major categories of intelligence. I believe my discovery of Spider-Man and other comic books turned me into a straight-A studentintelligence

Quick Relief from Emotional Suffering? This One Simple Thing Could Help Simply look at anything — a computer screen or a face or anything else that is in your field of view and convenient to you. Compassion Fatigue, Psychological Warfare, School Social Work, Human Services, I Feel Good, Social Science, Feel Better, Psychology, Therapy
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Quick Relief from Emotional Suffering? This One Simple Thing Could Help

» Quick Relief from Emotional Suffering? This One Simple Thing Could Help - World of Psychology

famous writers’ sleep habits and their literary productivity.looks like the early risers got the job done

Famous Writers’ Sleep Habits vs. Literary Productivity, Visualized

The early bird gets the Pulitzer … sort of.

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A Latin Poem So Filthy, It Wasn't Translated Until The 20th Century

Any student of Latin lyric poetry will tell you that Catullus' poems get pretty raunchy, obsessed with genitalia, semen, and sex in general. But one of his poems is so vulgar that an uncensored modern English translation wasn't published until the 20th century.

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AWeber | Powerfully-Simple Email Marketing for Small Businesses

Looking for free email marketing software? Get started with AWeber for free today - no credit card required and no time limit. Powerfully-simple email marketing is now free.

Debutantes in the opening waltz of the 2011 Vienna Opera Ball. The head of the Vienna Institute for Strauss Research calls the waltz "Austria's premier cultural export.

A Rhythm That Has Waltzed Away With Hearts

Swaying triple time has besotted dancers and musicians alike around the globe. But the quintessential high-society dance has surprisingly indecent roots.

DNA Migration Pattern detailing the now widely accepted 'Land Bridge" theory of migration, which indicates that 'the ancestors of the First Americans came from an East Asian Homeland" Land Bridge Theory, Ancestry Dna, Thing 1, Science Biology, Out Of Africa, Dna Test, Bible Lessons, First Nations, Genetics

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"It’s grit, creativity, passion, kindness, and love—that’s the human spirit.”Video: Adventurers of the Year Manifesto

Video: What It Takes to Be an Adventurer

“While talent plays a role in these people’s feats and their successes, it’s not what makes their ideas a reality. It’s grit, creativity, passion, kindness, and love—that’s the human spirit.” Last Thursday we announced our new Adventurers of the Year. This year’s group includes 13 people who have pursued a life of adventure on their own…

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The Everything Guide to The Early Morning -- New York Magazine - Nymag

When it comes to capturing the romance of the city, photographers, writers, and flâneurs have long turned to the New York night—with its bright lights and tireless revelers—for inspiration. The morning, not so much. For overprogrammed New Yorke [...]

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10 Ways To Look Better Without Changing Your Appearance

It’s nearly impossible to not judge someone or something based on outer appearance. Whoever came up with the saying "don't judge a book by its cover" was slightly unrealistic. Initially, we involuntarily judge based on the cover, but the smart ones…

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Big Waves in Jet Stream Mean Extreme Weather

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

"Kill grimness with laughter. Maintain an atmosphere of informality. Get rid of sad dogs who spread gloom," David Ogilvy Cool Words, Wise Words, Creativity Quotes, Words Worth, Public Relations, Business Quotes, Embedded Image Permalink, Quotations, Me Quotes

David Ogilvy’s Timeless Principles of Creative Management

“If you ever find a man who is better than you are – hire him. If necessary, pay him more than you pay yourself.”

Author Antoine Saint-Exupery was French, but his beloved book, The Little Prince, wasn't written in Paris. Saint-Exupery wrote it in New York, and even included references to the island in his original manuscript. Beautiful Love Letters, History Of Glass, First Animation, Morgan Library, The Little Prince, Meaning Of Life, Book Illustration, Childrens Books, Original Artwork
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A Brief History of Glass and How It Planted the Seed for the Innovation Gap Between the East and West

“The material world is not just a display of our technology and culture, it is part of us. We invented it, we made it, and in turn it makes us who we are.”

Finally, A Scientific Explanation For Why We Can’t Remember Being Babies

There's gonna be a Skat shower tonight.

Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight! Watch A Live Webcast Here

Tonight is the peak of the Delta Aquarid meteor shower, which has been visible since July 12 and will run until August 23. Though this is a minor shower an

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Living in the shadow of Ebola

As West African nations try to stop the deadly Ebola virus from spreading, people living in the affected countries, such as Sierra Leone, are nervous.

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This Is What Gentrification Really Is

In many cities, it's become popular to hate "gentrifiers," rich people who move in and drive up housing prices — pushing everyone else out. But what's going on in these rapidly-changing urban spaces is a lot more complicated than that.

Booktopia has How to Find Fulfilling Work, The School of Life by Roman Krznaric. Buy a discounted Paperback of How to Find Fulfilling Work online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

How to Find Fulfilling Work

On the art-science of “allowing the various petals of our identity to fully unfold.”

The 6 Most Insane True Tales of Survival Juliane Koepcke, Moving To Germany, Drama, Biologist, Survival, Teaching, Shit Happens, People, Lima Peru
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The 6 Most Insane True Tales of Survival

Every day there are untold stories of people surviving via luck, training or just the power of will. Even when it seems utterly impossible.

20 top news sites to super charge your daily internet browsing. Find a top news site that will keep you informed and ahead of the curve.

20 top news sites that will make you smarter

20 top news sites to super charge your daily internet browsing. Find a top news site that will keep you informed and ahead of the curve.

Standing Desks Are Coming To Schools, To Cure Obesity And Increase Attention Spans First they infiltrated our offices, and now they're coming for our kids. Classroom Furniture, School Furniture, Classroom Design, Classroom Decor, Standing Desk Benefits, Posture Fix, Bad Posture, Student Desks, School Desks
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Standing Desks Are Coming To Schools, To Cure Obesity And Increase Attention Spans

First they infiltrated our offices, and now they’re coming for our kids.

Imus Geographics realized the need for a new map of the USA to help people better understand the geography and landscape. While there are many other geographic maps available, the maps from Imus give users clarity on US geography.

How One Guy in Oregon Made the Best U.S. Map You’ll Ever See

American mapmaking’s most prestigious honor is the “Best of Show” award at the annual competition of the Cartography and Geographic Information...

It's never been a bad time to be rich in America. But some times have been a lot better. In fact, the best time may be now, especially when you consider the amount of total income controlled by the top 1 percent since colonial times.

Chart: It's never been a better time to be rich

Quiz: Did the 1 percent control more wealth in 1774, 1860, or today?

An engaged humility, an acceptance of life’s pains and promises and how you pass or spend your time are major keys to your happiness. Do I Love Her, What Is Love, End Times News, Making A Relationship Work, Tiny Buddha, Choose Joy, Choose Happiness, Daily Affirmations, Humility
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Ask the Expert: The Relationships Men Commit To & Why They Are So Different from Women. | elephant journal

An interview that takes us into the male mind to find out what romantic relationships they really want. How we communicate differently, and why commitment is key.

Honest Writing Is Funny Writing - Atlantic Mobile

Honest Writing Is Funny Writing

Memoirist Sean Wilsey says he knows he's finished with a story when it makes him laugh.

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6 Small Changes to Your Morning Routine Will Transform Your Entire Day

People have a lot of bad habits when it comes to morning routines. Here's how to fix them.

A plea for "the compliment of being believed sincere." Jane Austen on Men Who Refuse to Hear No Mr Collins, Crazy People, Jane Austen, Social Justice, Archaeology, Compliments, Castles, Authors, Proposal
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Jane Austen on Men Who Refuse to Hear No

A plea for "the compliment of being believed sincere."

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The Case Against Cars in 1 Utterly Entrancing GIF

Dense travel in a dense world makes sense.

“Lines of the geography of plants,” by Alexander von Humboldt, 1817 CE. Plant Drawing, Information Design, Old Maps, Book Projects, Data Visualization, Graphic Design Inspiration, Natural History, Photos, Pictures
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Get to Know Marco Rubio, the Biggest Idiot Running for President

A lot of people in the United States don't know anything about soon-to-be ex-senator Marco Rubio of Florida, which means he theoretically still has a chance to be president, the same way the Philadelphia Phillies can still theoretically win this year's pennant. It will not last, and it will never have been realistic.

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The Sexist Formula for Dressing "Professionally" As A Woman That I Learned Running a Website That Crowdsources First Impressions of LinkedIn Photos

I used to email my sister before I'd change my profile picture on Facebook. I sent her the latest photo I was considering, and she'd tell me if it...

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Frankly Speaking: How I Found Purpose

The problem was that most of what I read didn’t really apply to a 20-something young professional. These books were written by people who were at the apex of their careers, light-years removed from…

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Single and 30: How I Stopped Waiting for a Ring and Started Living a Great Life

Life doesn’t begin when you get married.

Californias Katrina Is Coming - California's long-term lack of rain isnt what keeps engineers economists and state water planners awake at night. The post Californias Katrina Is Coming appeared first on WIRED.

California's Katrina Is Coming

California's long-term lack of rain isn’t what keeps engineers, economists, and state water planners awake at night.

Want to Keep People Away? Don't Insult Them; Confuse Them

Back Away Slowly

Sadie Stein on her preferred antisocial tactic.

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Yes, You Can Date Without a Smartphone

Here in San Francisco, technology has become a typical way to find love. This should come as no surprise, considering that we’re the leading city of technology and innovation in the US. In my…

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Why Modern Man Doesn't Feel at Home

The longing for home and rest is one of the most human of desires. But many of us don't experience it today.

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Here's Why "Do What You Love" Is Crappy Career Advice

In a 2005 commencement address at Stanford University, Steve Jobs advised graduates to "find what you love" and make it a career. If I followed that advice, here's what I would do: spend my time reading contemporary literary fiction by women,…

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Study: There are instructions for teaching critical thinking

A new study says critical thinking is a teachable skill, but who is going to teach it?

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The Magical Battle of Britain

By Sable Aradia A Puzzling Question of History It’s a strange footnote of history. Something happened in World War II that doesn’t really make any sense, and nobody really seems to giv…

Doctors Prescribe Self-Help Books to Fight Depression; 11 Other Books to Battle the Blues You are in the right place about Books To Read free Here we offer you the most beautiful pictures about the Bo

Aeon | a world of ideas

Self-help books might have a reputation for nonsense but the best of them are more effective than medication or therapy

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Is it Time for Hippie Modernism Again?

Turn on, tune in, drop out, but read on about how Hippies and Hippie Modernism might rise again.

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6 Times It's Not Selfish to Put Your Needs First

Sometimes you just gotta do you.

Meet Me Offline, Because Sexting Doesn't Turn Me On Like The Sound of Your Voice

MEET ME OFFLINE, BECAUSE SEXTING DOESN'T TURN ME ON LIKE THE SOUND OF YOUR VOICE | Artparasites – How Art you today?

When I got out of a three year relationship that was so cooled off we eventually had to put a “we’re still together” face on when we met our friends, I got hung up over a man with whom I could not sustain a physical affair. We’ve know each other for one week and …

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Stop. Genoeg. Geen gouden bergen meer. Maar eerlijk online zakendoen.

Online marketing en online verkopen hoeft niet hetzelfde te zijn als zelfverrijking tegen de klippen op. Eerlijk online zakendoen. Het kan. Nee, het moet.

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Reading Philosophy on Your Own

Philosophy now has a diminished role in modern curricula, leaving most people to fend for themselves...

René Magritte is one of the most revered and popular artists of the century. This summer, Tate Liverpool presents René Magritte: The Pleasure Principle, the biggest exhibition of the Belgian surrealist’s work in England for twenty years. Rene Magritte, Artist Magritte, Salvador Dali, Foto Software, Magritte Paintings, Pompidou Paris, Max Ernst, Surrealism Painting, Painting Gif
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Mass communication promotes mass conformity

Being aware of what's happening is the first step to regaining our intellectual independence.

In an unfailingly mischievous manner, Sarah Maple uses narrative artwork to challenge traditional notions of religion, identity and the societal role of women. Her artwork never fails to shock; her latest piece Menstruate With Pride is no exception. Feminist Art, Muslim Women, Art Plastique, Ladies Day, Contemporary Artists, Modern Art, Culture, Triptych, Fails
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FROM ISSUE 25: The Bechdel Test asks audiences to be critical of gender representation in fiction by querying: are there at least two main female characters who speak to one another about something besides a man? Later, in 2014, Nina Power, author of One-Dimensional Woman, wrote that it remained to be determined how often real life passes the test. The recent and startling proliferation of published work in various media by young women—often still in their teens and early twenties—delivers a…

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The Origins Of Valentine's Day | Mystic Medusa Astrology

The origins of Valentine's Day are shrouded by flowery sentiment because it was in fact super bloody and more like a bad day in Westeros.

How to have emotional intelligence: What makes a leader? Knowledge, smarts and vision, but also the ability to identify and monitor emotions and manage relationships.

How to Be Emotionally Intelligent (Published 2015)

What makes a leader? Knowledge, smarts and vision, but also the ability to identify and monitor emotions and manage relationships.

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The Opposite of Rape Culture is Nurturance Culture

The opposite of masculine rape culture is masculine nurturance culture: men* increasing their capacity to nurture, and becoming whole. The Ghomeshi trial is back in the news, and it brings violent …

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Doing the Right Thing

It has a name.

Three Tips to Help You Turn a Crappy Job Into a Dream Career. How a few small shifts can hugely impact your career satisfaction

Three Tips to Help You Turn a Crappy Job Into a Dream Career

How a few small shifts can hugely impact your career satisfaction

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Psychological tips for resisting the Internet's grip

Engineered to exploit human compulsions, the Internet competes for our attention, while teaching us to need it.

This Urban Exploration App Takes You More Interesting Places Than The Shortest Route: Cities have so many interesting things to see. Likeways helps you find them. I Want To Travel, Urban Exploration, Travel News, Ultimate Travel, London City, Abandoned Places, More Fun, Places To See, Street View

This Urban Exploration App Takes You More Interesting Places Than The Shortest Route

Cities have so many interesting things to see. Likeways helps you find them.

20 Shocking Differnces In Daily Habits Of The Rich vs Poor

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Antibiotics and Obesity--an Unexpected Casualty in the War on Microbes

Antibiotics and Obesity--an Unexpected Casualty in the War on Microbes

There's mounting evidence that antibiotic use early in life may contribute to obesity. As if we needed it—here's, one more reason why we need to care about antibiotic stewardship

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Racism is deeply embedded in our culture. Slavery of African people, ethnic cleansing of Native Americans and colonialist imperialism are seeds that intertwine to create racism that still has impa.

The Gruesome History of Eating Corpses as Medicine

The question was not “Should you eat human flesh?” says one historian, but, “What sort of flesh should you eat?”

News article published before the sinking of the Lusitania by Germany threatening the sinking of boats that are allies of Germany's enemies. People never imagined that Germany would sink a passenger boat.

World War 1: The Sinking of Lusitania

May 7, 1915, approx 1.40pm. The early morning fog had slowed down the progress of Lusitania, and Captain Turner needed a more accurate fix on his position. He ordered the ship slowed down and put on a straight course off the Irish coast. In doing so he sealed the fate of his ship and the lives aboard her.

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X+living, a renowned Shanghai-based architectural firm, completed a whimsical swimming and recreational club for children and parents, the Loong swim club in Suzhou, China. Suzhou, Striped Furniture, Circus Decorations, Deco Restaurant, Flower Chandelier, Diy Workshop, In China, Swim Club, Reception Areas
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x+living's fairy-tale spaces feature whimsical swimming pool in china

x+living's colorful accents and caticature-esque geometries create dreamy environments filled with polka-dotted and striped furniture.

Pre-Suppositional Apologetics: The Fundamental Assumption of Science (Sitting Is The New Smoking Articles) High School Science, Mad Science, Science Experiments, Science Labs, Elementary Science, Science Jokes, Preschool Science, Physical Science, Science Classroom
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Zapatista EZLN Plush Ornament Mayan Women Dignity & Rebellion Mexican Folk Art

Zapatista EZLN Plush Ornament Mayan Women Dignity & Rebellion Mexican Folk Art

Great tips for a big move; Not moving countries, and I have her beat for wardrobe minimalism (the girl is a fashionista for sure), but she provides the right mind-set to get rid of extraneous possessions. Minimalist Lifestyle, Minimalist Home, Slow Living, Frugal Living, Minimalism Living, Vie Simple, Becoming Minimalist, Declutter Your Life, Less Is More

Zen and the Art of Moving Countries

Could you possibly reduce your number of possessions to under 100? It's extremely difficult! Find out more about moving countries and living with less in Scandinavia.

Racism is deeply embedded in our culture. Slavery of African people, ethnic cleansing of Native Americans and colonialist imperialism are seeds that intertwine to create racism that still has impa.

The Gruesome History of Eating Corpses as Medicine

The question was not “Should you eat human flesh?” says one historian, but, “What sort of flesh should you eat?”

News article published before the sinking of the Lusitania by Germany threatening the sinking of boats that are allies of Germany's enemies. People never imagined that Germany would sink a passenger boat.

World War 1: The Sinking of Lusitania

May 7, 1915, approx 1.40pm. The early morning fog had slowed down the progress of Lusitania, and Captain Turner needed a more accurate fix on his position. He ordered the ship slowed down and put on a straight course off the Irish coast. In doing so he sealed the fate of his ship and the lives aboard her.

The creator of The Wire, David Simon, delivered an impromptu speech about the divide between rich and poor in America at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Sydney, and how capitalism has lost sight of its social compact. Essayist, Horror Show, People Of Interest, Journalism, Social Justice, The Guardian, Thought Provoking, David, In This Moment

David Simon: 'There are now two Americas. My country is a horror show'

David Simon: Capitalism in America has lost sight of its social compact

5 Steps to Writing Successful Erotic Fiction

5 Things That Have to Happen Before You Fix Your Crappy Life

Be the change you want to see in the world. But start with yourself.

One of my favorite Cracked articles: 6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person

6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person

You're going to hate hearing this. My only defense is that this is what I wish somebody had said to me around 1995 or so.

Why Do Americans and Brits Have Different Accents? President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are greeted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace in London, April The White House / Pete Souza

Why Do Americans and Brits Have Different Accents?

At the time of the American Revolution, Americans and British people spoke the same. It was the British accent that later diverged.

Inspired by recent data on shark deaths, two data visualization heavyweights have created a stunning infographic to put the numbers in perspective. Shark Fin, Shark Week, Whale Sharks, Tier Zoo, Save The Sharks, Scuba Diving Quotes, Shark Facts, Marine Biology, Ocean Life
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Here's a fact about sharks and humans that'll stay with you every hour on the hour today.

Just scroll down.

Behold Bryan Cranston Modeling Aerobics Poses For an Teen Magazine Bryan Cranston, 1980s Pop Culture, Falling In Love With Him, Beautiful Celebrities, Beautiful People, Breaking Bad, Aerobics, Celebrity Photos, Actors & Actresses
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Behold Bryan Cranston Modeling Aerobics Poses For an 80s Teen Magazine

Here are some photos of Bryan Cranston from that time he modeled fitness poses for a teen magazine in the 1980s. You're welcome.

The water-babies - a fairy tale for land-baby’ by Charles Kingsley; with illustrations in colour by Warwick Goble. Published 1909 by Macmillan & Co Art And Illustration, Book Illustrations, Arte Elemental, Warwick Goble, Art Moderne, Golden Age, Art Inspo, Childrens Books, Fantasy Art

How to be human: The laws that governed your growth

From egg to adult body, Life Unfolding by Jamie Davies is a demanding but wonder-filled account of the simple interactions that create complex structures

Flavorwire Interview: ‘The Empathy Exams’ Author Leslie Jamison on the Empathy of the Internet and the Limits of Opinion

What's Wrong With Sentimentality?

A conversation with Leslie Jamison, author of The Empathy Exams

New Quantum Theory Could Explain the Flow of Time Cups of coffee cool, buildings crumble and stars fizzle out, physicists say, because of a strange quantum effect called “entanglement. Physics And Mathematics, Quantum Physics, Arrow Of Time, New Quantum, Quantum Mechanics, Scientific Method, Astrophysics, Science And Nature, Science And Technology
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New Quantum Theory Could Explain the Flow of Time

A new theory explains the seemingly irreversible arrow of time while yielding insights into entropy, quantum computers, black holes, and the past-future divide.

The idea of conceiving twins can be fascinating. A woman can be pregnant with twins or multiples either by chance (genetic factors) or due to some medical treatments. There is no sure-shot way of getting pregnant with twins. Boy Girl Twins, Boy Or Girl, Baby Boy, Fun Baby, Popular Baby Names, Unique Baby Names, Popular Girl, Newborn Twins, Twin Babies
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Male or female? First sex-determining genes appeared in mammals some 180 million years ago

The Y chromosome, which distinguishes males from females at the genetic level, appeared some 180 million years ago. It originated twice independently in all mammals. Scientists have managed to date these events that are crucial for both mammalian evolution and our lives, because the Y chromosome determines whether we are born as a boy or girl.