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The Psychology of Money
Let me tell you the story of two investors, neither of whom knew each other, but whose paths crossed in an interesting way. Grace Groner was orphaned at age 12.…
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3 days ago
Why Socialism? | Albert Einstein | Monthly Review
Albert Einstein is the world-famous physicist. This article was originally published in the first issue of Monthly Review (May 1949). It was subsequently…
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21 days ago
Our New, Happy Life? The Ideology of Development by Charles Eisenstein
In George Orwell’s 1984 , there is a moment when the Party announces an “increase” in the chocolate ration – from thirty grams to twenty. No one except for the…
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5 weeks ago
The 34 Biggest Innovations in Pickup Design
Ever since George Beauchamp and Paul Barth worked out the mechanics of pickup design, the device has been subjected to seemingly countless improvements and…
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6 weeks ago
What Happened When I Took a Year Off From Having a Personal Life
The first time I realized I was entirely by myself, I was sitting on the floor of my apartment eating frozen pizza and drinking wine out of a coffee mug. It was…
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7 weeks ago
Why marriage is both anachronistic and discriminatory – Clare Chambers | Aeon Essays
What distinguishes marriage from other relationships? It is not set apart by its durability: unmarried partnerships can be more permanent than married ones.…
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7 weeks ago
How the Western Diet Has Derailed Our Evolution - Issue 30: Identity - Nautilus
F or the microbiologist Justin Sonnenburg, that career-defining moment—the discovery that changed the trajectory of his research, inspiring him to study how…
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9 weeks ago
The slow death of the electric guitar
By The convention couldn’t sound less rock-and-roll — the National Association of Music Merchants Show. But when the doors open at the Anaheim Convention…
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10 weeks ago
Is your gut keeping you awake at night?
‘We know that people who live with depression and people who sleep poorly both have abnormal microbes in the gut.’Photograph: Getty W hen we lie awake at night,…
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march 2018
The Secret to Selling More Units This Year | Auto Training Academy
Can you imagine selling 1,582 units in one year? I know it’s possible because my close friend Ali Reda did it. Ali recently broke Joe Girard’s record for most…
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march 2018
'Smart mushrooms' toe the line between legal and completely not
Vices March 06, 2018 By Will Brendza If there existed a totally natural, nutritious supplement that promoted brain health, neural-regeneration and even mind…
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march 2018
Researchers discover how the brain turns chronic stress into pathological anxiety
In a new study, researchers at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have described how two important molecules in the brain work together to trigger intense…
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march 2018
LSD produces a new type of 'harmonic' order in the brain, according to neuroimaging study
New brain published in the journal Scientific Reports sheds new light on how LSD produces its psychedelic effects. The drug resulted in the “emergence of new…
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february 2018
Why I am NOT Going to Buy a Computer - Wendell Berry
Why I am NOT Going to Buy a Computer - Wendell Berry Field Observations: An interview WHY I AM NOT GOING TO BUY A COMPUTER by Wendell Berry Like almost…
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february 2018
Never Die Easy: The Dag Aabye Story
Watch in our app LIVE 00:07 00:00 Like Add to Watch Later Add to collections Share Never Die Easy: The Dag Aabye Story 2 weeks ago Plus 125 16 At 76 years old,…
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february 2018
Opinion | The Tyranny of Convenience
Hudson Christie Convenience is the most underestimated and least understood force in the world today. As a driver of human decisions, it may not offer the…
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february 2018
Hey, things:/// - Things Blog - Cultured Code
Things 3.4 has just hit the store with three fantastic new features: Linking to Things, Powerful Automation, and Handover from other apps – all made possibleby…
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february 2018
Why Is It Hard to Make Friends Over 30?
Editor’s note: This article first ran on July 13, 2012, but we’re running it again because the topic is timeless. IT was like one of those magical blind-date…
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february 2018
Things on iOS: The Complete Guide to Automations and Workflows
In a significant update to Things 3, Cultured Code has added deep linking features that allow for new levels of automation and workflows for Things on iPhone…
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february 2018
Why Politics and Religion Make Everyone Crazy and What You Can Do About It | Refine The Mind
Politics is a notoriously inflammatory topic of conversation. It’s often impossible to have a calm, rational discussion of political issues. Why is this? In…
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february 2018
The Unsexy Truth About Millennials: They’re Poor
If you’re wondering why millennials don’t have much sex, and don’t buy cars, forget social theorizing: the harsh truth lies in their near-empty wallets. IStock…
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february 2018
Why Silicon Valley billionaires are prepping for the apocalypse in New Zealand
I f you’re interested in the end of the world, you’re interested in New Zealand . If you’re interested in how our current cultural anxieties – climate…
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february 2018
Drunk on genocide: how the Nazis celebrated murdering Jews – Edward B Westermann | Aeon Ideas
An einsatzgruppen murder in Kursnik, Poland in 1939. Photo courtesy the German State Archives It was noon in early 1942 as Johann Grüner approached the ‘German…
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february 2018
Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion
Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion. Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at…
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february 2018
11 Takeaways From 8 Months of Unemployed Nomadism | Refine The Mind
One year ago, I was an English teacher in South Korea. My days were spent preparing PowerPoint-supplemented lesson plans and playing English games with groups…
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february 2018
How to make learning to draw a whole lot easier.
Why do you want to start drawing? Wait, let me rephrase that — you probably don’t want to start drawing. You want to be be really good at drawing. To pick up a…
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january 2018
Immersion. Experimentation. Leverage. – Praxis
A thesis on software eating the world This is an unauthorized summary of the 30,000-word blog series Breaking Smart , by Venkatesh Rao of ribbonfarm , which I…
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january 2018
Season 1
Breaking Smart is a technology analysis site. We aim to produce a binge-worthy collection of essays approximately once every 2 years. Season 1, comprising 20…
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january 2018
How to Make Wealth
Want to start a startup? Get funded by Y Combinator . May 2004 (This essay was originally published in Hackers & Painters .) If you wanted to get rich, how…
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january 2018
Advice For Job Applicants? - Wait But Why
People who do a lot of hiring know exactly what the Do’s and Don’t’s are for the job application process—how applicants can best get themselves in the door, and…
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january 2018
Post-work: the radical idea of a world without jobs
W ork is the master of the modern world. For most people, it is impossible to imagine society without it. It dominates and pervades everyday life – especially…
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january 2018
Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?
Depression The Observer In this extract from his new book, Johann Hari, who took antidepressants for 13 years, calls for a new approach • Johann Hari Q&A: ‘I…
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january 2018
The Trip Treatment
Psilocybin may be useful in treating anxiety, addiction, and depression, and in studying the neurobiology of mystical experience. Illustration by Stephen Doyle…
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january 2018
How And Why To Keep A “Commonplace Book” | RyanHoliday.net
The other day I was reading a book and I came across a little anecdote. It was about the great Athenian general Themistocles. Before the battle of Salamis, he…
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january 2018
Improving Ourselves to Death
Self-help advice reflects the beliefs and priorities of the era that spawned it. Illustration by Nishant Choksi Audio: Listen to this story. To hear more…
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january 2018
Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Win – and Neither Did His Campaign
On the afternoon of November 8, 2016, Kellyanne Conway settled into her glass office at Trump Tower. Right up until the last weeks of the race, the campaign…
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january 2018
The Psychedelic 'Drugs Wizard' Who Ran One of England's Biggest LSD Labs
Casey making 2C-D in 2001 in the back of a school bus he lived in for seven years. All photos courtesy of Casey William Hardison In the grand scheme of things,…
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december 2017
Why do pick-up truck drivers insist on backing into every parking space? - DVD Talk Forum
04-21-12, 05:33 PM # 1 GoldenJCJ DVD Talk Legend Join Date: Oct 2000 Location: Colorado Posts: 11,365 Why do pick-up truck drivers insist on backing into every…
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december 2017
The ‘Appeal to Nature’ Fallacy: Why Natural Isn’t Always Better – Effectiviology
An appeal to nature is an argument that claims that something is either good because it is considered ‘natural’, or bad because it is considered ‘unnatural’.…
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december 2017
When Evidence Says No, But Doctors Say Yes — ProPublica
F irst, listen to the story with the happy ending: At 61, the executive was in excellent health. His blood pressure was a bit high, but everything else looked…
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december 2017
Why Your Brain Hates Other People - Issue 55: Trust - Nautilus
A s a kid, I saw the 1968 version of Planet of the Apes . As a future primatologist, I was mesmerized. Years later I discovered an anecdote about its filming:…
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december 2017
Don’t mix business with pleasure
New research shows that blurring the boundaries between work and personal life can lead to exhaustion Heidelberg | New York, 12 December 2017 In working life…
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december 2017
dick
The Psychedelic Shakespeare Solution presents : I UNDERSTAND PHILIP K. DICK by Terence Mckenna 1991 Afterword which appeared in the book : In Pursuit of Valis:…
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december 2017
The world is poorly designed. But copying nature helps.
Biomimicry design, explained with 99% Invisible. Check them out here: https://99percentinvisible.org/ Subscribe to our channel here: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO…
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december 2017
Why Most People Will Remain in Mediocrity – The Mission – Medium
Photo by Carl Cheng on Unsplash Most people will never become truly successful. “It’s lonely at the top. 99% of people are convinced they are incapable of…
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december 2017
Scientists Discover Biophotons In The Brain That Could Hint Our Consciousness is Directly Linked to Light!
104359 SHARES Share On Facebook Scientists found that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons of light, or “Biophotons”! The photons,…
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november 2017
At Yale, we conducted an experiment to turn conservatives into liberals. The results say a lot about our political divisions.
(Getty Images) When my daughter was growing up, she often wanted to rush off to do fun things with her friends — get into the water at the beach, ride off on…
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november 2017
Are Canada's pot-fearing politicians raising children or goats? - Macleans.ca
Is this how some politicians picture Canadian children? (Photograph by Nick Iwanyshyn) Last week, Quebec’s minister for rehabilitation, youth protection, and…
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november 2017
The demoralized mind
1 April 2016 Psychology Western consumer culture is creating a psycho-spiritual crisis that leaves us disoriented and bereft of purpose. How can we treat our…
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november 2017
Daily affect spillover from work to home: Detachment from work and sleep as moderators - ScienceDirect
Highlights • We examine affect spillover from work to home, using a diary design. • We test day-level moderators and extend the time frame until the next…
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november 2017
Microdosing LSD Is Safer Than Taking Antidepressants, Says Neurobiologist
W hen Ayelet Waldman embarked on an experiment to relieve her dark moods with the help of tiny doses of LSD , she was understandably hesitant. Trendy though LSD…
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november 2017
How psychedelics like psilocybin and LSD actually change the way people see the world
source A New Understanding Psychedelic substances like LSD and psilocybin - the active ingredient in magic mushrooms - are powerful, able to transform the way…
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november 2017
Chrono Trigger (1995)
“Chrono Trigger is the greatest game of all time” Objectivity or Hyperbole? by the Well-Red Mage “‘Artistic value’ or ‘quality’ in a work of art is not merely a…
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november 2017
Hot Digital Shaman: Wavepaths App Guides Users Through Therapeutic Trips
The last time I dropped acid alone was 14 years ago, and I swore I'd never do it by myself ever again. But a few weeks ago, I spent ten hours alone with a…
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november 2017
Something is wrong on the internet – James Bridle – Medium
I’m James Bridle . I’m a writer and artist concerned with technology and culture. I usually write on my own blog, but frankly I don’t want what I’m talking…
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november 2017
Christian fundamentalism is a capitalist construct: The secret history of American religion
Christian fundamentalism was invented in an advertising campaign, according to a new book by historian Timothy Gloege. The all-American brand of “old-time…
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november 2017
Wim Hof Says He Holds the Key to a Healthy Life – But Will Anyone Listen?
Wim Hof's position on big-big-name celebrities like Jim Carrey, Harrison Ford and Tom Cruise is that they are going to help take him and his far-out,…
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november 2017
External Memory — Real Life
In 2010, the internet discovered Space Jam , although you could also say it was Space Jam that had earlier discovered the internet. Released in 1996, the film…
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october 2017
Here's How Breitbart And Milo Smuggled Nazi and White Nationalist Ideas Into The Mainstream
In August, after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville ended in murder, Steve Bannon insisted that "there's no room in American society" for neo-Nazis,…
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october 2017
The Coming Software Apocalypse
T here were six hours during the night of April 10, 2014, when the entire population of Washington State had no 911 service. People who called for help got a…
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october 2017
'Our minds can be hijacked': the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia
J ustin Rosenstein had tweaked his laptop’s operating system to block Reddit, banned himself from Snapchat, which he compares to heroin, and imposed limits on…
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october 2017
Former Talking Heads frontman says consumer tech is working against what it means to be human
andy friedman I have a theory that much recent tech development and innovatio n over the last decade or so has an unspoken overarching agenda. It has been about…
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september 2017
How Apple Built An iPhone Camera That Makes Everyone A Professional Photographer
BuzzFeed News; Getty Images This fall, when hundreds of gorgeous, expertly lit portrait shots of friends, relatives, and their pets inevitably begin to dominate…
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september 2017
The Japanese Origins of Modern Fine Dining
At Manresa , in Los Gatos, California , a perfectly poached halibut arrives topped with an auburn, whisper-thin crisp of eggplant. At Eleven Madison Park in New…
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september 2017
The Case Against Civilization
A life of hunting and gathering had advantages over one of farming and settlement. Illustration by Golden Cosmos Science and technology: we tend to think of…
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september 2017
Why Must You Pay Sales People Commissions? – Andreessen Horowitz
“I’d be a billionaire if I could get a dollar for all the bullshit I hear today” – Big Sean, The One I felt a little odd writing that title. It’s a little like…
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september 2017
The Lyme Wars
The disease is carried by the black-legged tick, now found as far south as Florida. Photograph by Kenji Aoki Kaleigh Ahern was twelve years old when a tick bit…
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september 2017
Sacred Rivers: the Nile, the Ganges and the Yangtze- Cradles of Civilisation
The 'Sacred Rivers': Simon Reeve reveals the spiritual side of the Ganges, the Nile and the Yangtze Photo: rlsbb.com 'In a new three-part series for BBC Two,…
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september 2017
How To Retain More From The Books You Read In 5 Simple Steps
Don’t read more. Read smarter. When I grew up, it wasn’t cool to read. These days, every coffee shop is packed with folks that are reading a book while sipping…
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september 2017
Why we fell for clean eating
I n the spring of 2014, Jordan Younger noticed that her hair was falling out in clumps. “Not cool” was her reaction. At the time, Younger, 23, believed herself…
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august 2017
Take a Hike!
On the Trail: A History of American Hiking by Silas Chamberlin On Trails: An Exploration by Robert Moor Granger Hikers ascending Tyndall Glacier in Rocky…
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august 2017
“Don’t Owe. Won’t Pay.” Everything You’ve Been Told About Debt Is Wrong
YES! illustration by Steve Brodner. The legitimacy of a given social order rests on the legitimacy of its debts. Even in ancient times this was so. In…
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august 2017
Bill Atkinson: Birth of the Mac
Leo Laporte interviews Bill Atkinson about the early days of the Apple Macintosh. Full episode available at https://twit.tv/tri/244
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august 2017
The Voyeur’s Motel
I know a married man and father of two who bought a twenty-one-room motel near Denver many years ago in order to become its resident voyeur. With the assistance…
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august 2017
Chairman Mao Invented Traditional Chinese Medicine. But He Didn’t Believe in It.
Chairman Mao Zedong (left) and Vice Chairman Lin Biao acknowledge the waving of "little red books" by a crowd in China. Photo by Keystone/Getty Images In case…
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august 2017
The Myth of Sentient Machines
Source: A human-like robot/Shutterstock Some of today's top techies and scientists are very publicly expressing their concerns over apocalyptic scenarios that…
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august 2017
A New Theory Explains How Consciousness Evolved
Ever since Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species in 1859, evolution has been the grand unifying theory of biology. Yet one of our most important…
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august 2017
Communication: A Vital Detail Often Ignored
Buying expensive gear and mastering lighting and technique play an important role in photography but ultimately, these things are secondary in achieving a solid…
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august 2017
How I learnt to survive like an 11th-century farmer – Keith Ferrell | Aeon Essays
When there is a likelihood of even small amounts of snow, sleet or ice, I move my car to the top of the hill that shelters my farm. If I need to run errands…
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august 2017
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