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14 documentaries on Netflix that are scarier than fiction

When you think of scary movies, images of monsters and unstoppable killers come to mind. But documentaries can also tell some horrific stories, …

Dolls Are Creepy Because Your Brain Can’t Handle Fake Faces

<i>Why let</i> <i>creepy clowns</i> <i>get all the attention? From now until Halloween, Science of Us is investigating the psychology behind some of the most common</i> …

Robotics

25 of the highest-rated novels you can read in 5 hours or less

Books have been proven to make us more empathetic, equip us to deal with uncertainty and anxiety, and help to prevent cognitive decline through middle age into our advanced years.<p>With so many advantages — not to mention the fact that they give our eyes a much-needed rest from back-lit, digital …

Books

Job Offer: Travel the World For a Year For The New York Times

You love to travel and enjoy it so much that you are willing to pay to do it — that is a likely conclusion to assume if you are reading <i>The Gate</i> — but …

Fiction That Gets AI Right - MIT Technology Review

Even the most futuristic applications of AI, from robotic servants to instant health scans, somehow already seem familiar because they have been …

Ray Kurzweil

The Complete Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

1 Trick Steve Jobs and Leonardo da Vinci Used to Unlock Their Best Ideas

Walter Isaacson's new book about da Vinci shows readers how to unlock their inner genius.<p>Apple co-founder Steve Jobs makes several appearances in Walter Isaacson's new biography of Leonardo da Vinci. The two creative geniuses have a lot in common, chief among them is their ability to marry art and …

Creativity

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3 Essential Mac Hacks That Will Make You 10 Times More Productive

Do you sometimes wish that your Mac would read your mind and organize all your business notes properly? Do you sometimes waste valuable time, looking …

Time Management

6 Easy & Clever Ways to Organize Your Hair Styling Tools

You wouldn't trade your favorite curling iron for anything, and yet, you probably don't even have a designated storage space for it. Keeping your …

Hair

The Invention of Angela Carter is an exemplary biography of a weird and wonderful writer – review

<i>Angela Carter liked to blur categories and break rules. Gaby Wood salutes the least well-behaved writer of her age</i><p>Some time in the early Sixties, Angela Carter was asked to name her favourite women writers. She presumed the person meant – and it’s characteristic of Carter to have thought there was …

Literature

China Plans to Launch Manned Spacecraft Shenzhou-11 on Monday

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

China

15 Clever Things You Need to Decorate If You Have a Teeny-Tiny Apartment

'Alien' Signal Source Reportedly Located (It Wasn't The Vulcans)

If it were a phone call, we might call it a butt dial: A strong radio signal that set off questions about whether it emanated from an advanced alien race earlier this week is now believed to have come from a terrestrial source, and possibly from a Russian military satellite.<p>The clarification came …

Telescopes