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Full Swing

Photojournalist Ben Lowy caught this stunning shot at the World Wrestling Championships in Tashkent.

Moonshot

The National Institute of Health announced plans to map the brain in a similar fashion to human genome. The project is so immense, it is hard not to be impressed by the innovation and cooperation that will be needed to complete it.

Holdin’ On

It’s a rainy day song. It’s a sexy song. It’s the kind of song you can’t hear enough.

Sweet Thing

Mary J. Blige’s cover of the Chaka classic is make out song royalty. Well, at least it is to us.

Real Happiness

Author and Buddhist meditation teacher Sharon Saltzberg talks about how admitting the hard stuff is the first step in the right direction.

Plush Organs

Whether you just like odd stuffed toys or you need a tool to teach your loved ones about a specific organ, I Heart Guts is a company like no other.

Masters of Sex

There was a time when sex was exclusively behind closed doors and even doctors didn’t fully understand what was happening. We may know the science of it now, but as this TV adaptation shows, the emotional impact remains elusive.

Love Never Felt So Good

Since his time with the Jackson 5, Michael Jackson never had a problem finding the sound that seemed to embody joy. This posthumous release shows he can still do it beyond the grave.

Art as Therapy

Their mission is simple: a tool to put you in contact with particular works of art that are helpful to look at when facing certain problems. Sounds good to us!

Musicophilia

Music does crazy things to your brain. Oliver Sacks explains why it does, while telling some amazing stories of rare syndromes and bizarre accidents.

The Way (Feat. Mac Miller)

The early to mid 90’s were a boon for the easy workout hit. Ariana Grande seems to have gotten lost in a wormhole and is channeling that bygone era of hypercolor with full force.

Three Things

This video is so lo-fi it makes us feel a little weird, but there is no doubting that there is a lot of truth in what ol’ Martin is saying.

Rxart

An incredible non-profit organization that brings contemporary art and artists like Rob Pruitt to children’s hospitals to inspire and heal through creativity.

Drinking Again

Dinah Washington captures the despondency in turning to alcohol to dim one’s feelings. You don’t have to be addicted to relate.

Drag Queens in Limousines

Mary Gauthier’s struggle with recovery and her sexuality begins and ends with a lot of understanding. Her take on a hard life reminds us that we might need a ‘nun in blue jeans’ of our own someday.

I Wonder

Rodriguez has as many questions for the listener as we’ve had about him. The subject of the documentary Searching for Sugarman star has us wondering about a lot.

Old School Yoga

This guide is equal parts helpful and hilarious. The pictures might be dated but the content is not.

Camouflage

Sometimes you just need a picture of a puppy blending into some shag carpeting.

Why do we get bored?

Do we not have decent attention spans anymore? Is it bad personal habits? Is it just nature? This video lets us in on the secret of why we can’t stay engaged.

Livin’ on the Inside

When our own doubts and insular natures work against us, it can be the most dangerous thing of all. This beautiful song from Iris Dement is a reminder to get out of our own head once in a while.

Sporcle, Schmorcle

Sometimes you feel like you’re not using your brain enough, and let’s be honest, you’re probably not. Clean away the cobwebs with these addictive games.

A Poisoned Seed

The tale of a young man finding and losing himself in the wilderness gets a new ending due to a new report on the seeds Christopher McCandless subsisted on in dire times. Jon Krakauer finds a tragic link between the man’s much debated cause of death and an upsetting episode in history.

Reverie Sleep

You know that moment between waking and dreaming? These two incredible photographers seek to uncover some of the beauty you cannot begin to put into words with this series of photos.

Memo Bottle

This nifty product from two Australian guys rethinks the water bottle. It is a wonderful addition to the movement trying to combat the fatal danger of single serving PET bottles on the planet Earth.

Up Coffee

Tell this app what you drank and you’ll get back a few helpful tidbits: a piece of memorizing animation, information on when you should slow down your daily caffeine intake, and content about caffeine for caffeine freaks.

Roche

The French have conquered this area of expertise for a reason: they do it better. Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I give you Exihibit A: Sebastien Tellier.

Reasons to Quit

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard’s anthem is reimagined by Phosphorescent, and remains just as true. The party can’t go on forever, and if it does, everything will suffer, not just your body.