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Science Confirms: Your Boring Desk Job Is Slowly Killing You

If you think your work is actually making you dumb, you might be onto something.<p>Researchers at Florida State University recently conducted and …

Cognition

Migrant children in France forced into daily crime, prostitution, says UNICEF

Migrant children in northern France are forced into crime and prostitution on a daily basis to secure a place to stay in migrant camps or the promise of passage to Britain, the U.N. children’s agency said on Thursday.<p>UNICEF said sexual exploitation, violence and forced labour were a constant threat …

3 Secrets of the Best Designed Websites in the World

Are there any secrets we can learn from the best designed websites in the world? Yes. In this article, you will learn about three main practices you …

Studies show that there's science behind why certain things satisfy you.

How excited would you be if you discovered that your guilty pleasures don't always need to make you feel guilty?<p>Like what if the blissful …

Happiness

When design met modern medicine

Designing conceptual stuff is easy. Designing real world products that affect and improve lives is the real challenge. The Bend is a medical …

Digital homes: How apps and devices will transform houses in the next five years

While connected appliances such as washing machines that can be started via a mobile app are already on the market, our future "smart" homes will be …

Deutsche Bank Opens Innovation Lab In Silicon Valley

Deutsche Bank announced today that it has opened an innovation lab in Palo Alto, enabling the Bank to remain abreast of emerging technologies in Silicon Valley, applying those learnings to develop new products, services, and processes. The hope is also to develop deeper relationships with …

The 10 Countries Global Corporations Love Most

Global corporations love cheap capital. Regardless of political and economic uncertainty, the world’s biggest companies prefer investing in rich countries at the expense of the more risky, middle income ones that depend on foreign capital for growth.<p>Migrant crisis? Brexit? Who cares! The rule of …

A look inside the Italian jail that inmates don’t want to leave

Sant’angelo dei lombardi, Italy<p>In the 1956 classic Italian movie, <i>La Banda degli Onesti</i> (The Band of Honest Men), a trio of rascals come up with a genius plan to get rich quick: print money, with the help of a 1953 Heidelberg Windmill printing machine.<p>Today, the machine is the jewel of a printing …

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5 Reasons Engineers Make Great CEOs

Unlike "regular" people, they have a unique way of seeing the world.<p>It's an irrefutable fact that engineers are a different sort. Often introverted, always good at math and adept at building and fixing things, these people have a unique way of looking at the world. Such qualities--and others--make …

Fit in 60 Seconds? 1-Minute Workout May Be Good Enough

People who say they don't have time to exercise may be out of excuses: A new study finds that just 1 minute of sprinting, along with 9 minutes of …

Exercise

Does Marijuana Make You Stupid?

The stereotype of an avid marijuana smoker is not flattering: slow, unmotivated, a little bit dulled by all that weed. But the science to back up …

Humor and Sarcasm Can Make You Creative, Science Says

Different studies at Harvard, MIT, and Northwestern universities show that humor and sarcasm have a strong positive effect on creativity. Here's why--and what you can do about it.<p>Why humor is good for creativity<p>According to Psychology Today, while at Northwestern University, Karuna Subramaniam …

Top Private Science Funders From Around The World

Pushing us into the future with every check<p>Gone are the days when the ultra-wealthy members of society spent their fortunes on libraries and museums. Now, to make the world a better place, modern billionaires are opening their deep pockets in pursuit of big science. The latest to do so is Russian …

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