Culture

World’s highest-res pictures of snowflakes combine art and tech
Former Microsoft CTO Nathan Myhrvold custom built a camera system to take the world’s highest-resolution pictures of snowflakes.
The most undervalued problem-solving tool? Lateral thinking.
Lateral thinking is a way of approaching problems. It deliberately forgoes obvious approaches in favor of oblique or unexpected ones.
Genetic research confirms your dog’s breed influences its personality — but so do you
A dog’s breed has a big impact on their personality, but whether they fit your lifestyle is also down to good training.
Earth’s magnetic field supports biblical stories of destruction of ancient cities
I used generative AI to create pictures of painting robots, but I’m not the artist — humanity is 
If you want people to like you, try talking more, not less
Human composting is now legal in five states 
Laser scans reveal ancient cities hidden in the Amazon river basin
How to be happy: Aristotle’s 11 guidelines for a good life
How these schools create problem-solving optimists
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Can this school change the world?
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Widom of Daoism: why Yin-Yang is so much more than a tattoo
The Four Enemies to a happy life and how to defeat them