I Have A Succulent Now, So You Will Treat Me With Respect — Thought Catalog

Isabela KronembergerListen up, peasants. I have a fucking succulent on my windowsill now. Do you understand what this means? I’m going to be insufferable about it. The succulent is the universal symbol that I’m transitioning into Fake Adulthood—a stage of my life where I do things like buy cook books from Anthropologie but still don’t…

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You Owe Me An Apology! — Edge of Humanity Magazine

Written by: Carioca Da Gema We Americans love an apology. If it is owed to us we will ask for it, we will demand, and we will pursue until we get it. The lack of succeeding in receiving one will make some of us lose sleep and tell others about the ordeal. While […]

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from The Mythologies Of Love… ‘Unearthly View’ — Dean J. Baker – Poetry, and prose poems

Missing you, I step off the edge of routine; constrained, yet held by boundaries, the skeleton of this costume, this envelope of flesh where I cannot sleep or rest, almost a dream awake before the sudden drop to the flatlands, the crash soft, epidermal; sloughing off another season […]

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Growing Up Among Hunters — Edge of Humanity Magazine

Photographer Clare Benson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay. These images are from her book/project ‘The Shepherd’s Daughter‘. To see Clare’s body of work click on any image. The Shepherd’s Daughter is an ongoing series that began in 2011. Deeply rooted in my family […]

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Women Have More Active Brains Than Men — Neuroscience News Updates

A large scale SPECT imaging study reveals women’s brains are significantly more active in more regions than males, including the prefronal cortex and limbic areas. Visual and areas associated with coordination were more active in males, researchers noted.

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10 Reasons Jon Snow and Daenerys Might End Up Together on Game of Thrones Even Though It’s Kind of Weird — TIME

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow finally met on Sunday night’s episode of Game of Thrones, and their initial interaction was icy at best. But isn’t that how all storybook romances begin? Elizabeth and Darcy, Harry and Sally, Han and Leia: Their seething anger…

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Game of Thrones Gave the Internet the Perfect GIF for All Your Everyday Problems — TIME

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. On Sunday night’s episode of Game of Thrones, Daenerys Targaryen’s fire-breathing dragon wasn’t just her ace in the hole during the Loot Train Battle. It was also a gift to the internet. Just as Jaime Lannister gave Bronn the telltale sign of hubris…

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Musings — Dirty Sci-Fi Buddha

From what I’ve seen, it seems that when people commit to believing in something, it becomes very difficult—painful, even—to entertain the notion that they might be wrong. But IMHO, it is the willingness to accept this difficulty and pain that drives innovation and honest inquiry. I believe this willingness to engage in thought experiments—however unpopular […]

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What It Means To Love Someone Who Struggles With Loving Themselves — Thought Catalog

Elizabeth TsungI have to tell you, I’m difficult to love. The fact that it is taking me quite some time to learn how to love myself means that it’s not going to be a walk in the park for you to love me. I have mustered every ounce of courage to teach myself the essence…

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Yoga Effective at Reducing Symptoms of Depression — Neuroscience News Updates

New studies presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association reveal the positive impact practicing yoga has on reducing symptoms of depression and improving quality of life for those with the disorder.

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