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5 big philosophical questions

5 big philosophical questions

LONG ARTICLE FOR HARDCORE READERS: In modern times, the business of philosophy is no longer trying to attain empirical truths about the world (we’ve got science for that), but rather to critically explore concepts and notions informed, whenever possible, by science. SOURCE: Footnotes to Plato ...
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The importance of coming second (in scientific publishing)

The importance of coming second (in scientific publishing)

ARTICLE: Some scientific journals are defusing the fear of getting “scooped” by making it easier for scientists to publish results that have appeared elsewhere. SOURCE: PLoS Biology and The Atlantic ...
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Here's a complete guide to Climate Change in simple language

Here’s a complete guide to Climate Change in simple language

LONG ARTICLE FOR HARDCORE READERS: At no point in mankind's history has there been a threat to all of humanity as frightening and impactful as Climate Change (we have reached the point in time when it has to be capitalised). Here is a simple, clear, well written summary of what it is all about. SOURCE: Wired ...
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All the science about happiness in one infographic

All the science about happiness in one infographic

INFOGRAPHIC: One infographic that covers all the science. SOURCE: Happify ...
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Here's a list of the best apps you’ve probably never heard of

Here’s a list of the best apps you’ve probably never heard of

UTILITY: “What’s one app you use a lot that most people don’t know about?” Here’s a list of 27 items. SOURCE: The Next Web ...
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Can colour be used as a tool in communication?

Can colour be used as a tool in communication?

ARTICLE: Colour could provide a communication tool which offers a different way of talking about our feelings. Is it possible that colour could be used as a language to express how we feel? Are there ways in which we can use colour to develop non-verbal approaches to assess mood and well-being outcomes, with potential application in a variety of therapy and clinical situations? SOURCE: The Conversation ...
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Five ways the arts could help solve the plastics crisis

Five ways the arts could help solve the plastics crisis

ARTICLE: Media stories with their sad images of death and choked seas can be overwhelming. Where to start? With a problem of this scale, it’s easy to feel as if individual and local actions won’t matter. Recognising these challenges, we began to research with the public to explore creative ways to change our relationship to plastics. SOURCE: The Conversation ...
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6 reasons why we self-sabotage — shoot ourselves in the foot

6 reasons why we self-sabotage — shoot ourselves in the foot

ARTICLE: Call it getting in your own way, call it self-defeating behaviour, call it accidentally-on-purpose shooting yourself in the foot. Whatever you call it, if you have a goal, you can make sure it doesn’t happen with self-sabotage. Self-sabotage is any action that gets in the way of achieving your goals. SOURCE: Quick and dirty tips ...
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