How to heal trauma with meaning: A case study in emotional evolution

As tempting as it may be to run away from emotionally-difficult situations, it's important we confront them head-on.

  • Impossible-sounding things are possible in hospitals — however, there are times when we hit dead ends. In these moments, it's important to not run away, but to confront what's happening head-on.
  • For a lot of us, one of the ways to give meaning to terrible moments is to see what you can learn from them.
  • Sometimes certain information can "flood" us in ways that aren't helpful, and it's important to figure out what types of data you are able to take in — process — at certain times.

Why Simone de Beauvoir didn’t believe in being ‘a strong woman’

De Beauvoir finds that the ‘strong woman’ is actually just bound to housework

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Culture & Religion

In The Second Sex (1949), Simone de Beauvoir argued that women were at a disadvantage in a society where they grew up under 'a multiplicity of incompatible myths' about women.

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Strange magnetic pulses that happen at midnight detected on Mars

A NASA robot on Mars sends back unusual findings, including timed magnetic pulses.

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Surprising Science
  • Scientists reveal preliminary findings from NASA's Insight Lander on Mars.
  • The lander has been on Mars since November 2018.
  • The data includes detection of magnetic pulses, happening at local midnight.
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Why the Fourth Industrial Revolution could spell more jobs – not fewer

Is the pessimism about jobs totally unwarented?

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Technology & Innovation

Ever since Homo erectus carved a piece of stone into a tool, the welfare of humanity has been on the increase.

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