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The (Easy) Homemade Elixir You Need for Cold and Flu Season

As the infamous cold season approaches, there are sniffles, sneezes, and coughs everywhere you turn: in the office, riding the train, on the …

20+ of the most beautiful places in Italy

IF THERE IS ONE COUNTRY that has so many beautiful spots that it just seems like it’s bragging, it’s Italy. Roughly the size of Arizona, the Italian …

Earth - The real reasons nothing can ever go faster than light

It was September 2011 and physicist Antonio Ereditato had just shocked the world.<p>The announcement he had made promised to overturn our understanding of the Universe. If the data gathered by 160 scientists working on the OPERA project were correct, the unthinkable had been observed.<p>Particles – in …

Physics

Mad genius Colin Furze builds a hoverbike. What could go wrong?

Great Britain's most madcap inventor jumps into his infamous work shed to design and build a bike that can fly. Well, sort of.<p>Hoverbikes are complex machines that require a great deal of engineering knowledge and concern for comfort and safety. However, that didn't stop YouTube's most insane …

Genius

The train goes up, the train goes down: a simple new way to store energy

The energy world is full of complicated technologies and regulations, usually expressed in a thicket of off-putting acronyms. It's enough to make your brain hurt.<p>So today, let's look at something simple.<p>It's a new technology for storing energy, an important part of enabling more wind and solar …

Five Essential Books on Art History

Hannah Rothschild, the writer, filmmaker and chair of London’s National Gallery’s Board of Trustees, on the best books to begin, or continue, an art history education<p>Hannah Rothschild, the chair of London’s National Gallery’s Board of Trustees who recently picked up a shortlist nod for the Baileys …

Art

Photographer visits abandoned places of worship, in pictures

Photography

4 Powerful Nutrients for Radiant Skin

As a dietitian and nutritionist, I am convinced that what we eat affects our skin. Consuming nutrients such as: vitamin A, E, C and omega-3 fats may affect the moisture and elasticity of the skin.<p>Here are 4 super nutrients that will make your skin glow:<p>Vitamin A: This vitamin has an essential role …

Nutrition

My 100 Favorite Programming, Computer and Science Books: Part Five

Hey everyone! Here's part five of my 100 favorite programming, computer and science books. If you're just joining, please see part one, part two, …

Writing

13 Books That Will Make You a More Resourceful Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Do you want to develop out-of-the-box thinking? Acquire a problem-solving mindset? Find ways and means out of difficulties? These books will help.<p><i>1. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success</i>, Carol Dweck<p>Mindset makes the difference between success or failure. Dweck writes the growth mindset, or …

Self-improvement

100 books to change your life

We all have memories of books that have ignited our imaginations but is there one special book that has changed your life?<p>That's the premise behind a fascinating new collection of essays featuring contributions from writers, politicians and actors, who discuss the book that holds a special place in …

Books

Permaculture: You’ve Heard of It, But What the Heck Is It?

If you’ve been in the world of organic farming and gardening for long enough, you eventually bump into a strange word: permaculture. Mysterious as it …

Permaculture

The Best Moves for Building Big, Nasty Traps

One of the easiest ways to improve your overall physique is to grow a pair of big traps. A huge set of traps (technically the trapezius muscles) …

Workouts

Don't forget, the science of memory is key to helping students learn

Neuroscientist Catharine Young explains how memories are formed and suggests strategies teachers can use to make sure students remember information<p>Since the dawn of time, learning and memory have gone together like bread and butter, up and down, spaghetti and meatballs. These two phenomena are so …

Teaching