Awaken Culture – The Creations and Activities of an Awakened Global Society

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These 8 Cities Around The World Are Focusing On Biking And Walking

September 27th, 2021|

by Meghan Miner Murray: Even though cities have been centers of culture, ideas and industry since the Neolithic Revolution 12,000 years ago (!), today’s urban-centric global civilization is just a couple of hundred years old… […]

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What Really Exists | Under The Surface – Jim Carrey

September 24th, 2021|

In reality under the surface, you are all the actor marvelously skilled in playing many parts and in getting lost in the mazes of your own mind and the entanglements of your own affairs… [...]

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Why Are Russians So Stingy With Their Smiles?

September 24th, 2021|

by Samuel Putnam: In the lead-up to the World Cup, articles appeared noting that Russian workers were being taught how to properly smile at the foreign soccer fans who would soon be visiting their country… […]

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The Arched Evolution Of The Eyebrow

September 22nd, 2021|

by Vienna Vernose: Bushy, straight, arched, rounded, and everything in between, those tiny tuffs of hair called eyebrows are actually a strangely purposeful part of the face… […]

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Norwegian Actors’ Playhouse – SNL

September 17th, 2021|

International Masterworks presents the Norwegian Actors’ Playhouse performing their near-seamless version of an American police drama. With Ryan Reynolds. Aired 10/03/09 […]

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Australia Traded Away Too Much Liberty

September 15th, 2021|

by Conor Friedersdorf: How long can a democracy maintain emergency restrictions and still call itself a free country? […]

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Interoception: The Hidden Sense That Shapes Wellbeing

September 12th, 2021|

by David Robson: There’s growing evidence that signals sent from our internal organs to the brain play a major role in regulating emotions and fending off anxiety and depression… […]

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What If People Don’t Want ‘A Career?’

September 11th, 2021|

by Charlie Warzel: In all of my reporting on the future of work, one of the most interesting and potentially profound trends is the growing skepticism around ‘careers.’ […]

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Mad For Mushrooms

September 6th, 2021|

by Margaret Eby: One woman goes deep in an exploration of her favorite fall fungi… […]

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A New Dawn For Grandma Cooking

September 2nd, 2021|

by Maggie Hennessy: Behind every buzzy, viral internet recipe, there’s a grandma who was doing it first… […]

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Typos, Tricks And Misprints

September 1st, 2021|

by Arika Okrent: Why is English spelling so weird and unpredictable? Don’t blame the mix of languages; look to quirks of timing and technology.. […]

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Who Wins in the Name Game?

August 29th, 2021|

by Cody C. Delistraty: From dating to job prospects, a name has remarkable power over the path of its owner’s life… […]

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How the Beatles Wrote ‘A Day In The Life’

August 22nd, 2021|

by Nicholas Dawidoff: Fifty years after its release, the sprawling closing track on Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band remains a testament to the group’s ambitious songwriting… […]

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More Is More: The End Of Minimalism

August 18th, 2021|

by Mereille Silcoff: Marie Kondo’s decluttering dominance is over. Make way for maximalism, where the more stuff, the merrier… […]

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Lionel Messi Is Leaving Barcelona, And All We Can Say Is: What?

August 16th, 2021|

by Brian Phillips: In a shocking statement Thursday, Barcelona revealed that due to “financial and structural obligations,” the club would not be re-signing Messi. Now the soccer world is left to wonder how this happened [...]

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Swimming Gives Your Brain A Boost

August 15th, 2021|

by Seena Mathew: It’s no secret that aerobic exercise can help stave off some of the ravages of aging. But a growing body of research suggests that swimming might provide a unique boost to brain health… […]