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Mental health self-help guides tend to be dull, so I created a vibrant zine

‘I noticed there were few resources for service users that were empowering or pleasing to the eye.’ Photograph: Swirlzine I’ve used my experiences over the last 20 years to develop Swirl, an accessible guide to managing anxiety I have struggled with anxiety, particularly overthinking, for a number of years. I’ve had cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and taken medication – and ... Read More »

Molecular Black Hole Created Using World’s Most Powerful Laser

HIGHLIGHTS Scientists created a molecular black hole consisting of heavy atoms It was done with the help of a strong X-ray laser beam Unlike the real black hole, molecular version lets electrons out again Scientists, using the world’s most powerful X-ray laser, have successfully created a molecular black hole consisting of heavy atoms that suck electrons from their neighbours. Researchers ... Read More »

How Tim Ferriss Created the First Podcast-Based Bestselling Book

It’s official. Tim Ferriss has done it again. The Silicon Valley folk hero has released another #1 New York Time’s bestseller with his latest, mammoth-sized Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers. Since Tim Ferriss has now become a meme of himself, the accolade doesn’t sound very impressive by his own standards. Tim ... Read More »

All hairstyles are not created equal: Scalp-pulling and hair loss

In a evaluation of nineteen studies, researchers at Johns Hopkins say they are able to confirm a “sturdyaffiliation” between positive scalp-pulling hairstyles — many common amongst African-people — and theimprovement of traction alopecia, sluggish hair loss because of damage to the hair follicle from extendedor repeated tension on the hair root. An anticipated one-0.33 of African-American girls be afflicted bytraction ... Read More »

Microsoft Created a Twitter Bot to Learn From Users. It Quickly Became a Racist Jerk.

Damien Meyer | AFP | Getty Images Microsoft set out to learn about “conversational understanding” by creating a bot designed to have automated discussions with Twitterusers, mimicking the language they use. What could go wrong? If you guessed, “It will probably become really racist,” you’ve clearly spent time on the Internet. Less than 24 hours after the bot, @TayandYou, went ... Read More »