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Australian Open: An apology to women's tennis players and fans

Sorry.<p>If you play, coach or enjoy watching women’s tennis, that apology is well and truly overdue.<p>The times of 10.55pm, 11.30pm and 11.59pm might …

Pictures of the Week 1.25.18

Guy Discovers What IKEA Furniture Is Really Made Of While Working On Design Hack

Most of us are fine with the fact that IKEA furniture is made of pine or particle board, especially because you can hack their stuff together in lots …

Furniture

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

9 science-backed books that could change your life for the better in 2018

This year, like every year, most of us are trying to get more done, be happier, and have better relationships. Given the high levels of burnout across professions (50% by some accounts), we all could use some tools for higher efficiency and better self-care. The good news is that these 9 books …

Yoga

Skeleton Found in Italy Cave Yields Oldest Neanderthal DNA

The calcite-encrusted skeleton of an ancient human, still embedded in rock deep inside a cave in Italy, has yielded the oldest Neanderthal DNA ever found.<p>These molecules, which could be up to 170,000 years old, could one day help yield the most complete picture yet of Neanderthal life, researchers …

Turmeric (Curcumin) Shown to Possess a Powerful Anti-Aging Effect

This website is for information purposes only. By providing the information contained herein we are not diagnosing, treating, curing, mitigating, or …

Weight loss surgery could REVERSE the effects of ageing: Study finds it can protect against diabetes, heart disease and cancer

• <b>After surgery some patients’ telomeres – genetic biomarkers that play a role in ageing of cells – lengthened suggesting ageing had been</b> …

Diabetes

Blood Test Predicts Alzheimer’s

10 Success lessons from Robert Kiyosaki – “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” for entrepreneurs

Share58<p>Tweet<p>Share181<p>+11<p>Shares 240<p>Robert Kiyosaki, is the author of number one personal finance book of all time ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad,’ American …

Entrepreneurship

Hadrian’s Wall: 40 Years of Frontier Research

<i>Current Archaeology Live!</i> presents a special conference, in partnership with Durham University:Hadrian’s Wall: 40 Years of Frontier Research2-4 …

Durham University

12 TED Talks That Will Make You Sound Smarter

This playlist of TED talks explores theories and insights about language, words, and linguistics.<p>So many TED talks, so little time. It's impossible to watch them all.<p>If you need help figuring out which ones to watch, you're in luck. TED has curated playlists so you can dig into a particular topic. …

Creative design makes this B.C. social housing project ‘tenant-proof’

The building at the corner of Helmcken and Richards streets in Vancouver looks like an average new condo: sharp modern design, acid-green panels lighting up the putty-grey exterior, roof garden perched high above.<p>In fact, Jubilee House is social housing. And not just another serviceable …

'Mars Mission' Crew Emerges From Yearlong Simulation In Hawaii

It has been a year since Christiane Heinicke has had an egg. Or been in a car. Or gone outside without a spacesuit.<p>Since last August, the German physicist has been living with five other people in a 1,200-square-foot, solar-powered dome on the side of a Hawaiian volcano in an experiment in …

18 ways to make your home feel fancier with a very small budget

You want to be fancy but you simply don't have the budget to give your home a Mayfair makeover, so what can you do? You can use exactly what you …

25ft Roman wall discovered at Alderney Nunnery

Archaeologists have discovered 25ft of Roman wall at The Nunnery in Alderney.<p>It's part of the best-preserved Roman small fort in Britain and stands …

Amazon Tests Out 30-Hour Work Week

The Washington Post reports that Amazon is launching technical teams whose workers will only clock in for 30 hours a week. While plenty of employees …

Meet London’s mudlarkers, the men and women who search its shores for history

By Reuters<p>A flashlight on his head, Jason Sandy searches the nighttime shores of London’s Thames River, looking for objects that could offer a glimpse of life in the British capital hundreds of years ago.<p>As the occasional party boat passes by, its music blasting and lights flashing, the 42-year-old …

England

15 Great Businesses You Can Start While Keeping Your Day Job

Updated April 18, 2018<p>According to a Pew Research Center study, self-employed Americans, of which there were 14.6 million in 2014, accounted for 10 …

Small Business

UK's best bronze age site dig ends but analysis will continue for years

Houses full of linen, pottery and weapons, preserved in silt over 3,000 years, are worthy of own museum, say archaeologists<p>One winter some 3,000 years ago, a development of highly desirable houses was built on stilts over a tributary of the river Nene in Cambridgeshire, by people whose wealth and …

7 Secrets Real Estate Agents Know About Bathroom Renovations

Bathrooms are often a top priority for a home renovation, and with good reason. According to Brown Harris Stevens real estate agent Katharine Tuckerman, when it comes time to resell, a "bathroom can make or break a deal." In an older building especially, a new bathroom can be a sign of the …

Where Books Are All But Nonexistent

In many high-poverty urban neighborhoods, it’s nearly impossible for a poor child to find something to read in the summer.<p>Forty-five million. That’s how many words a typical child in a white-collar family will hear before age 4. The number is striking, not because it’s a lot of words for such a …

Research

Ten ‘lost’ books you should read now

As the revival of lost works takes the publishing world by storm, Lucy Scholes delves into the archive to uncover the best hidden literary gems.

What Your Favorite Ice Cream Flavors Says About Your Personality

I scream, you scream, we *all* scream for… relief from the burden of social pressures, being overworked and under-appreciated, not taking time for ourselves — the list goes on! When we feel gross about life and our prevailing perils, it’s important to stop, reevaluate and take a serious breather. …

Five Ways To Be More Productive (From An Expert)

As a Pulitzer Prize-winning <i>New York Times</i> reporter, Mr Charles Duhigg has always known a thing or two about getting stuff done. But since writing</i> …

Science Explains How Staying Near Water Can Change Our Brains

Vegetarianism has been around for a long time, finding favor with many people, including Pythagoras clear back around 580 B.C. It’s been presented as …

60-Year-Old Man Becomes A Fashion Model After Growing A Beard (10+ Pics)

Bored Panda invited me to tell my story, so here it is:<p>I studied law but never practiced and instead worked in the movie business and advertising. …

Fashion Modeling

How To Make a Period-Set Feature Film For Just $40K – Watch

“Dinner with the Alchemist” director Kevin Good breaks down how he re-created 1900s New Orleans using vfx.<p>Director Kevin Good ignored some of the …

New Orleans