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Giovanni Riccioli - a man of Encyclopedic Knowledge

Giovanni Battista Riccioli (1598-1671)<p>On April 17, 1598, Italian astronomer and a Catholic priest in the Jesuit order Giovanni Battista Riccioli was …

Astronomy

Automobili Pininfarina will have a new all-electric hypercar by 2020

It seems the electric hypercar wars are still getting a nice jolt and heating up as more record-breaking electric performance vehicles surface. The …

Alfa Romeo

If You Hate Drinking Water, This Is A Much Easier Way To Stay Hydrated

Not everyone likes to drink water, especially at the rate and volume it's suggested you do so. I mean, eight freakin' cups a day? When are you …

Wellness

Microsoft built its own custom Linux kernel for its new IoT service

At a small press event in San Francisco, Microsoft today announced the launch of a secure end-to-end IoT product that focuses on microcontroller-based devices — the kind of devices that use tiny and relatively low-powered microcontrollers (MCUs) for basic control or connectivity features. …

Linux

Microsoft doubles down on IoT security with Azure Sphere

Microsoft today announced a new program called Azure Sphere to better secure the millions of microcontroller-powered devices coming online as part of the internet of things (IoT). With Azure Sphere, Microsoft has made a previously unthinkable move: launching a custom Linux kernel.<p>The system comes …

Internet of Things

Understanding Jacob's Ladder

<i>Commentary on Parashat Vayetzei, Genesis 28:10 - 32:3</i><p>And he dreamed and behold a ladder stationed on the earth and its top reaches the sky, and …

Theology

How to Make the Right First Impression, According to Science

It's all in the pitch.<p>Good news for the socially awkward: While scientists still struggle to find a way to reverse a bad first impression, there is a …

Diminutive

Now, there’s an injectable bandage that stops bleeding, speeds healing

An injectable bandage fabricated from a seaweed-derived gel that is used in cooking can stop bleeding and promote wound healing, according to …

Texas A&M

6 Mental Habits of People Who Manage Their Emotions Remarkably Well

When anger rises to the surface, they don't react--they respond.<p>Anger is one powerful human emotion. It is also a very <i>normal</i> human emotion that needs to be expressed in a healthy way. But there's a place and time for appropriate anger, and we all have to learn how to manage it before it …

Anger Management

4 Anti-Inflammatory Proteins You Should Eat To Blast Belly Fat, According To Nutritionists

By now, you’ve probably heard a lot about inflammation and the many ways it can wreak havoc on your health. Inflammation in the body is responsible …

Nutrition

Pay gap also affects men as gender still decides job roles

Banks are among the companies paying women much less, but the new data reveals several unusual anomalies<p>The biggest gender pay gap in the country is at a chain of nursery schools in Hampshire. Male employees at Yellow Dot Nursery are paid 81% less than women on the median average. That means that …

Gender

How to Convince Your Body That It Needs Less Food

Getting fit and losing weight are not easy tasks when you feel perpetually hungry. The tricky part is, giving in and overeating will not only …

Nutrition

15 Mules Your Feet Are Waiting to Wear This Spring — All Under $50

Mules are definitely having a moment right now. We've been spotting these versatile shoes on celebs and all over Fashion Week. The best part about this trendy shoe: it comes in a variety of styles to choose from. From flat loafer-inspired picks to sleek kitten heels, it's hard to not want them all. …

Clothing

What Is Mindfulness and How Does It Work?

It is readily arguable that the single most significant development in mental health practice since the turn of the millennium has been the …

Mindfulness

Court Dismisses Exxon’s Effort to Block Climate Investigation

A federal judge has dismissed a case brought by Exxon Mobil against the attorneys general of New York and Massachusetts that might have blocked investigations into Exxon’s research and public statements about climate change.<p>The state attorneys general were investigating whether the company had …

Clean Technology
Celebrity Gossip
Celebrity Gossip

Why does an octopus have more than one heart?

As if these tentacled wonders weren’t already alien enough, the octopus' three hearts and blue copper-rich blood seals the deal.<p>Octopuses have three …

Zoology

Essential Secrets of Psychotherapy: The Healing Power of Clinical Wisdom (Part One)

What really happens in psychotherapy? The answer to that question is complex. And depends in part on the particular type of psychotherapy one seeks. …

Psychology

Why Celebrities (and Celebrity Presidents) Misbehave

The psychology of power, wealth, and celebrity.<p>Several years ago, I wrote a post about celebrity misbehavior – focusing on Lindsay Lohan, Mel Gibson, …

Celebrity Gossip

How to Understand Your Customers Without Asking a Single Question

Forget crowdsourcing. The cool companies are on to crowdlearning.<p><b>In the past 24 hours,</b> you've passively shed more data than you can possibly imagine. Tiny fragments of the physical and virtual you are strewn across all the places you've been: the unique keystroke patterns entered as you've typed on …

Customers

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore: ‘It is, strangely, acceptable to mock and demonise teenagers’

The neuroscientist, who has written a book on the teenage brain, on the turmoil of adolescence and whether mindfulness can help<p><b>Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, professor in cognitive neuroscience at University College London, is the author of a groundbreaking new book,</b> <b>Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of</b> …

Teens

10 scientifically proven, healthy mood-enhancing foods. Load up on these, stay happy

Food has always been referred to as a mood enhancer. For instance, when you’re feeling low, even a bite of a chocolate bar can lift you up. While …

Nutrition

13 Nutritionist-Recommended Superfoods That'll Boost Your Metabolism

Although it's quite easy to indulge in all kinds of food, we all know that all grub is not created equal. For instance, superfoods aren't dubbed …

Nutrition

Nathan Rosen - Wormholes and Time Travel

Artist impression of a Schwarzschild wormhole<p>On March 22, 1909, US-American physicist <b>Nathan Rosen</b> was born. He is best known for his cooperation …

Quantum Mechanics

Where Are We In The Market Cycle?

With the news Wednesday from the US Fed and the rate hike, we should all be asking ourselves "where are we in the market cycle" so that we can …

Here’s how to cook quinoa and why is it so good

Organic India recently introduced its gluten-free quinoa.<p>An incredible superfood which is abundant in nutrients and antioxidants, they are a good …

Food

Today I Discovered How To Make The World Better (By Being Totally Selfish)

"It's good for you if people in obscure parts of countries you've never heard of are prospering. There is a genuine selfish argument for making the …

Celebrity Gossip

How to lose up to 9 kg in 7 days with this diet plan

How to lose up to 9 kg in 7 days with this diet plan<p>We’re (nearly) three months into 2018, and if how to lose weight is something you’re still asking …

You are not alone

Loneliness is worse for you than smoking, and more harmful than obesity. As the number of lonely people in the UK swells, we investigate why feeling …