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Duolingo data shows this is the fastest way to learn a new language

Language-learning app Duolingo recently combed through a mountain of user data to find the best times each day to practice a foreign language. Its findings were published today at <i>Quartz</i>.<p>The findings essentially mirrored a 2016 study that showed the positive effect on sleep between practice …

Duolingo

The Mysterious History of the Marble ‘Venus de Milo’ Statue

As one of art history's most significant sculptures, the <i>Venus de Milo</i> continues to captivate audiences today. Located in the Louvre Museum, the marble masterpiece is celebrated for its Hellenistic artistry, renowned for its beauty, and famous for its absent arms.<p>Like many other treasured …

Ancient History

4 Things You Never Learned About Muscle Growth

How heavy should you lift? Are your gains doomed after a few weeks away from the gym? Are pain pills killing your gains? Get answers from …

Astronomers Have Investigated a Weird, Isolated Planet-Like Object

Spoiler: They're still not sure what it is.<p>Back in 2012, astronomers spotted a perplexing isolated object in our galactic neighbourhood - an object …

Formed by Megafloods, This Place Fooled Scientists for Decades

Geologists couldn't account for the strange landforms of eastern Washington State. Then a high school teacher dared to question the scientific dogma of his day.<p>In the middle of eastern Washington, in a desert that gets less than eight inches of rain a year, stands what was once the largest …

It's Official: Time Crystals Are a New State of Matter, And Now We Can Create Them

Peer-review has spoken.<p>Earlier this year, physicists had put together a blueprint for how to make and measure time crystals - a bizarre state of …

Theoretical Planet 9 may be a rogue planet not native to our solar system - ExtremeTech

By on January 12, 2017 at 9:20 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>In the nearly 12 months since …

Universe

Our galaxy's monster black hole is eating stars and spewing out planet-size 'spitballs'

A new study conducted by scientists at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics revealed the shocking appetite of our galaxy's central black hole.<p>The massive body has apparently been chewing up stars and spitting them back out as planet-size objects.<p>Casual.<p>"Every few thousand years, an …

Black Holes

Forget the Big Bang Theory: Model suggests universe was born from two cosmos COLLIDING

GETTYThe universe was born from two worlds colliding<p>A Princeton University physicist claims that the universe was created when two 3D universe …

What is the Fermi Paradox? - ExtremeTech

By on January 18, 2017 at 12:45 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Ever since scientists began to …

Universe

Why Your First Impression Matters | The Art of Manliness

You meet a woman at a party and think you have a good conversation. But when you later send her a text, she doesn’t respond.<p>You go into a job …

Self-improvement

Scientific Breakthroughs Could Lead To A Surge In Centenarians

Image Credit: Men's Health UK<p>The pursuit of immortality has occupied human minds since time immemorial. But it seems we’ve been looking in the wrong …

Microsoft's first laptop knocks out the MacBook and the iPad with one punch

The Surface Book starts at a hefty $1,499. It rocks Microsoft Windows 10, a 13.5-inch touch-sensitive screen, a very nice keyboard with solid …

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Free will could all be an illusion, scientists suggest after study shows choice may just be brain tricking itself

Free will might be an illusion created by our brains, scientists might have proved.<p>Humans are convinced that they make conscious choices as they live …

Scientific Reasons Why Your Cat Acts So Weird

The internet loves cats. If the internet were Superman, cats would be the Sun. But even though cats are cute and fluffy (and always ready to start …

How to Disable (or Enable) True Tone Display on iPad Pro

The display on the new iPad Pro includes a feature called True Tone, which uses ambient light sensors to automatically shift and change the displays …

The menswear news you missed this week (01.05.16)

From Andrea Pompilio's exit at Canali to Dyson's supersonic, super-quiet new hairdryer, catch up on all the week's big menswear stories...<p>Andrea …

These couples open up about how liberating it is to come out as asexual and demisexual

These couples have shared the amazing experience of what it means to be asexual and in a relationship.<p>One couple, Sophie Jorgensen-Rideout and George …

Sexuality

Microsoft's first laptop knocks out the MacBook and the iPad with one punch

The Surface Book starts at a hefty $1,499. It rocks Microsoft Windows 10, a 13.5-inch touch-sensitive screen, a very nice keyboard with solid …

Apple iPad Pro Long Term Review: A Body Blow To Laptops Everywhere

My friend James, a longtime tech journalist, once told me he thinks that the iPad is just about perfect. Although no product gets everything right, Apple manages with the iPad to meet a number of needs brilliantly. Great for media, great for gaming and brilliant when you want apps on a slightly …

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