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A brief history of ketchup

Trade wars have an interesting way of revealing cultural stereotypes.<p>Countries often propose tariffs not on the most valuable items in their trading …

Condiments

Here’s where the moon landing hoax conspiracy came from (and why it’s rubbish)

In America, 21 million people believe that the moon landings were faked – despite pictures from Earth-bound telescopes clearly showing flags left by …

Seafloor

Nature in close-up: the IGPOTY Macro awards 2018

Nature Photography

Type D is a real personality type

Here's how to know if you have one<p>Often people categorise others into Type A, Type B and sometimes even Type C personalities but did you know it’s …

Psychology

Giant flying machines: Photos of the world's largest aircraft

Aviation

This Is What Michael Collins Did During The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

On July 20, 1969, as astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to land on the Moon, a third member of the crew waited in lunar orbit with a load of worry on his shoulders and a vital job to do. Without astronaut Michael Collins, Armstrong and Aldrin would never have made it …

Space Exploration

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

Barack Obama just reminded us what we’ve lost

What Obama’s first big post-presidency speech got right — and wrong — about the backlash to liberalism.<p>Former President Barack Obama’s Tuesday speech in South Africa, his first major address since leaving office, tried to answer perhaps the biggest current question in the world: Can democracy as we …

Political Science

The Most Effective Leaders 'Show Up' With These 4 Things Every Day

Every leader or aspiring leader wants to be an effective leader. They want to know what they have to do or who they have to be to lead with impact and influence in order to have the voice and provide the value they envision. Many of my coaching clients want a 60-day plan that’ll somehow get them to …

Leadership

How Toxic Is Your Workplace Exactly? Quite Toxic if These 8 Things Keep Happening Every Day

Do your co-workers violate company policies repeatedly? Yes, toxic.<p>According to UNC Keenan-Flagler Business School, it is estimated that toxic workplaces cost U.S. employers $23.8 billion annually in the form of absenteeism, health care costs, lost productivity, and more.<p>A company's most valuable …

The Workplace

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

Parenting

10 complicated but useful English words you should add to your vocabulary immediately

We’re all guilty of using a thesaurus to find complicated words to use to sound smarter. Unfortunately this often backfires because we either don’t …

Language

A Single Grammar Mistake Makes You Instantly Lose All Credibility. Here Are 10 to Avoid

When it comes to landing new business or a job, it's cool to be a grammar nerd.<p>President Trump earlier this week blamed poor grammar for comments that had him siding with Russia over U.S. intelligence agencies. Would. Would not. Big difference. Who knew? Um, everyone.<p>Politics aside, just one little …

Language

6 Reasons Why You Should Be a Macro Photographer

Maybe you’re a beginner, just got your first camera, and you’re trying to learn to navigate the world of photography. Or you’ve been photographing …

Macro Photography

The Top 20 Greatest Cameras Of All Time

Selecting the greatest cameras of all time is inherently subjective, and a great way to start arguments. In compiling the list below for Shutterbug …

Cameras

Forget The Fighters, Lockheed's LM-100J Super Hercules Demo Slayed At Farnborough

The civilian version of the C-130J is anything but civilized when pushed to its max by Lockheed's top C-130 test pilot.<p>Facebook Video Screencap<p>Tyler …

Aviation

What I Tell My Friends Who Ask Me What Digital Camera to Buy

All for less than $1,000.<p>I grew up taking pictures and making videos, I went to film school, and I’ve kept on snapping away in the years after …

Cameras

After 8-year search, Australian rangers capture massive crocodile

<b>(CNN) —</b> Wildlife rangers in northern Australia captured a massive 600 kilogram (1,300 pound) crocodile after first spotting it nearly a decade ago.<p>The crocodile, estimated to be more than 60 years old, was found lurking near a boat ramp in the Katherine River. At 4.71 meters (15.45 feet), the croc …

Wildlife

6 Battle of Britain myths

The Battle of Britain, which took place between July and October 1940, was a major air campaign in which Britain’s Royal Air Force defended the …

Battle of Britain

NASCAR Xfinity Series Toyota Supra Photo Gallery

How the NASCAR Xfinity Series Toyota Supra Lines Up with the Production Model - Gallery

Motorsport

A man raped me, another tried to. They were not animals. They were men | Amy Remeikis

When I talked about it, again, the questions came. Why were you out walking so late? How were you walking?<p>The first time it happened, I refused to believe it for a very long time.<p>He had grabbed me from behind, around my neck. I never saw his face. Just smelt the rum and Coke, wet across my cheek, a …

Domestic Violence

Mission Accomplished

In 1986, the space shuttle Challenger stunned the nation when it broke apart 73 seconds into flight. This is the story of the soccer ball that …

Space Exploration

Americans Had Overly Mythified the Presidency. At Least Until Trump Came Along

When asked whether he intended as prime minister to offer the British public moral guidance, Harold Macmillan answered that if the people wanted …

Donald Trump

The USMC's F/A-18 Hornets Are Getting New Jamming-Resistant GPS Gear

The updated antennas and electronics will help keep the jets combat capable in the face of increasingly common electronic warfare attacks.<p>USMC<p>The …

Military

Rising seas: 'Florida is about to be wiped off the map'

In 1890, just over six thousand people lived in the damp lowlands of south Florida. Since then the wetlands that covered half the state have been largely drained, strip malls have replaced Seminole camps, and the population has increased a thousandfold. Over roughly the same amount of time the …

Sea Level

Astronauts rocketing into space at 18,000 mph look incredibly chill about it

Blasting into space at nearly 18,000 mph seems unnerving. But three space station-bound astronauts appeared profoundly tranquil as they sped through …

Space Exploration

F-22 Raptor vs F-35 Lightning | Cost, Performance, Size, Top Speed

On one hand, you’ve got the world’s premier aircraft in air dominance. On the other hand, you’ve got the most expensive weapons procurement program …

10 Smart Cooks on the Recipe That Made Them Love the Cast Iron Skillet

We've sung the cast iron skillet's praises so many times here at Kitchn that we probably sound like a broken record. So how about a little …

The Stanford Prison Experiment was massively influential. We just learned it was a fraud.

The most famous psychological studies are often wrong, fraudulent, or outdated. Textbooks need to catch up.<p>The Stanford Prison Experiment, one of the most famous and compelling psychological studies of all time, told us a tantalizingly simple story about human nature.<p>The study took paid …

Psychology