A history of happiness explains why capitalism makes us feel empty inside

What is happiness? It’s a very old question. And no one really knows the answer, although theories abound. Aristotle was one of the first to offer what you might call a philosophy of happiness. For him, happiness consisted of being a good person, of living virtuously and not being a slave to one’s lowest impulses.

Jenny Saville Takes Title of Most Expensive Living Female Artist

Last week, Jenny Saville’s 1992 painting “Propped” sold for a grand total of $12.4 million, propelling the English artist to become the most expensive living female artist. As Anny Shaw at the Art Newspaper reports, eight bidders sought to purchase the fleshy seated nude self-portrait, which is overlaid in mirror script with a translated quote from French feminist

Facebook Messenger could be returning to the main Facebook app

Facebook might be putting Messenger’s chats back into its main social media app. The feature is currently in testing and was spotted by app researcher Jane Manchun Wong, and would mean that you could use a single app to access both the social media platform and elements of the messaging service. The change uses the existing

The UK is attempting a radical redesign of the internet

The Interface is a daily column about the intersection of social media and democracy. Subscribe to the newsletter here. Last month, with the passage of the Copyright Directive, I wrote here that Europe was splitting the internet into three. On Sunday, that process took another big step forward. Colin Lecher explains in The Verge: In a detailed proposal released today, the

Scientists are about to unveil the first images of a supermassive black hole

An artistic rendering of a supermassive black hole. All images of black holes have been illustrations like these, but that could change tomorrow. Image: NASA Early Wednesday morning, a huge collaboration of scientists are expected to release the first images of the event horizon of a black hole, constructed from data gathered by observatories all over

now you can download new Microsoft’s Chromium Edge browser

Microsoft is making its Chromium-powered Edge browser available to developers today. The software giant is releasing its Canary and Developer builds, offering daily or weekly updates to the changes that are coming to Edge. Both downloads are available on Microsoft’s new Edge insider site, and they are designed for developers to get an early look at

How ancient Greeks trained for war

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwiDT8Nvj9E Calisthenics is based on how ancient Greek warriors trained. It uses bodyweight exercises to maximize strength, flexibility, equilibrium and neuromuscular coordination. The result is incredible muscle control and the ability to pose in gravity-defying positions. Video by Manos Kountouris

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the greatest/stunning moment in Game of Thrones

  Season 1: The things I do for love. This is how you begin a show: throw off a small kid off a tower when he witnesses royal incest. I did warn you not to trust me… From the moment the queen just rips King Robert’s signed paper to pieces, up to the sudden betrayal by

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hat is the best ways to make 20 million dollars?

best ways to make 20 million dollars: Set yourself concrete goals. Good preparation is an absolute necessity when it comes to endeavors as big as becoming a millionaire. And it all starts with giving yourself concrete, measurable goals that you can keep your eyes on.You want to reach millionaire status by 35:-Break bigger goals into more

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best paid athlets of all time

    After seen this question as a football, I was tempted to throw out names like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi or maybe even the poster-boy of football in the mid-2000’s David Beckham. It is not often that they find themselves at the bottom, but in this list they do. There are numerous athletes who

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