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The Benefits (and Drawbacks) of Group Fitness Classes

SoulCycle, Barre, Zumba, BodyPump…It seems like there’s a new group fitness class every month, and with it a cult-like following that swears by its effectiveness. But there’s also a chance that your fitness class addiction might be masking a deeper issue.

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Climate Disrupting Feedback loops: here's one, dust in the ice

In climate change, a feedback loop is the equivalent of a vicious or virtuous circle – something that accelerates or decelerates a warming trend. A positive feedback accelerates a temperature rise, whereas a negative feedback decelerates it. 574 more words


How to convince the world to save the world

Climate change, wars, incarcerations, animal abuse, diseases – we got our plates full with problems in this world. But have you noticed how the development of complex and acute crisis is directly proportional to the development of online social entertainment? 253 more words

Noetic Renaissance

Movement Forecast: Effective Availabilism

Table Of Contents

  • The Availability Cascade
  • Attentional Budget Ethics
  • Effective Availabilism
  • Why Quantification Matters
  • Cascade Reform Technologies
  • Takeaways

The Availability Cascade

The following questions pop up in my Facebook feed all the time. 1,384 more words


The Really Scary Thing About Those Jaw-Dropping Siberian Craters

by Ari Phillips Posted on August 1, 2014 at 10:39 am

The Really Scary Thing About Those Jaw-Dropping Siberian Craters


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Climate Change Happening Now

7 Signs that you might be a negative golfer - part four

“If a person has ugly thoughts, it begins to show on the face. And when that person has ugly thoughts every day, every week, every year, the face gets uglier and uglier until it gets so ugly you can hardly bear to look at it. 879 more words

Ian Hardie

Hey You Guys, I Invented Something! At Least I Think I Did.

As a child, Sunday nights were a mix of anticipation and dread. I looked forward to watching The Wonderful World of Disney each week, but I knew that bedtime followed the end of the show, and that meant the very next thing would be going off to school the next morning. 374 more words

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