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Abraham Lincoln wasnâ€™t the person we imagine. In public, he might have been a famous orator who could stand in front of crowds and stir the spirits of thousands. But in private, he was a dark and troubled man. For all the political troubles Lincoln shouldered without a word of complaint, he struggled to stand up to the weight of his personal problems. He battled suicidal thoughts, a deep depression, and a life full of tragedy and unhappiness. And it made him a very different man than the one suggested by his stoic face. Featured image credit: history.com 10 He
In 1848, a railroad worker survived an accident that drove a 13-pound iron bar through his head. The injury changed his personality, and our understanding of the brain.
How a landmark investigation unraveled a Washington timber-poaching gang.
A bill out of New Jersey would grant states oversight of their own sports gambling operations
The henge could have been placed at the site to match a cosmological event, experts say.
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Artifacts recovered from an ancient American civilization show people who lived 15,000 years ago were more advanced than we’ve given them credit for.
With homemade equipment, he made it 110 stories in four hours
When image trumps ideology: How JFK created the template for the modern presidency May 25, 2017 9.33pm EDT
Frank Gardner sees the work being done in Saudi Arabia to deradicalise former Guantanamo Bay inmates.
A health policy scholar uses research from political science and health services to come up with some reasons.
Humans have fought viruses for centuries. We struck a temporary winning blow with the discovery of penicillin, but now we’re watching bacteria develop antibiotic resistance.…
Court ruling reveals frictions with U.S. intelligence agencies over surveillance of citizens. Judge calls matter “very serious Fourth Amendment issue.”
This year is expected to be one of the worst on record for ticks, and not just in the Northeast. At least one variety of disease-transmitting tick has been found in all of the lower 48 states, according to The Centers for Disease Control. And a lab at Cornell University has identified 26 species of ticks along the east coast alone—far more than the deer ticks most of us associate with Lyme disease. With a little bit of work, including cutting your grass shorter and more often, you can rid your yard of the pests.
“Tick control is mostly about wildlife,” says Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann, coordinator of New York State’s Integrated Pest Management Program for Cornell. “If you have an open yard where animals can enter, you’re almost certainly going to have ticks.”
German Photographer Shoots Real People Doing Everyday Tasks Without Clothes, And Here’s Why (NSFW) | Bored Panda
When Sophia Vogel enters into her subjects’ homes to include them in her photo series With and Without, she asks them what hobbies they’re into. After they say listening to music or playing with my cat, Sophia asks them to perform the task regularly and then repeat it without any clothes.
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The challenge: Below is a list of 10 documentaries we believe are a great series to inform ourselves about necessary areas of the world and lead us to begin shifting our consciousness and making changes. The challenge is to watch these 10 documentaries, or pass them onto others, and see whether or not getting through them will help you un-learn the conditioning we have come to accept over the years. These are not the only great documentaries out there on the subject, we will be providing a list of more below.As you watch each one, be open to the new information that each presents. When each is complete, reflect on what is presented throughout the film and compare it to what we may currently have thought of the subject matter prior to watching. Use your gut feelings to determine what resonates most with you.
Virtual reality will turn voyeurs into active participants in their fantasies.
These traditional healers are called emandwa, which means ‘the man who has a spirit sit on his head’.
Contemporary Art Daily. A Daily Journal of International Exhibitions. | Artist: Cameron Rowland Venue: Daniel Buchholz, Cologne Exhibition Title: Birmingham Date: April 23 – June 24, 2017 Click here to view
Online video serves the Islamic State and other terrorist organizations as a powerful tool for recruiting new members and inciting violence A potential fix remains curiously in limbo– Read more on ScientificAmericancom
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Share Lab uses flow charts and data analysis to map one of the greatest forces shaping our world – Facebook.
Backed by the digital fortunes of Silicon Valley, biotech companies are brazenly setting out to “cure” aging
What’s scarier than public speaking? Public speaking with no time to prepare.