Carly Graves

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How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they don’t always understand what we’re looking for when we ask them …

Tumors

Celebrate Your Inner Artist With 16 Watercolor DIYs

Looking for weekend or staycation plans? We’re big fans of a stellar DIY, and one of our favorite decor trends at the moment is dreamy, ethereal watercolor. The technique can be applied to pretty much every and any project. Case in point? The 16 we’ve just brought your way. So strap on a smock and …

Wearable Tech

15 Weird Ice Cream Flavors That Are Anything But Vanilla

If you grew up with your parents telling you that you can’t have ice cream for dinner, they probably never thought about it including avocado, balsamic vinegar or goat cheese. There has been a true revolution in the world of ice cream, and the only rule is that there are no rules. We’ve collected a …

Ice Cream

When Darwin Met Another Ape

Science & InnovationThe Loom<p>On March 28, 1838, Charles Darwin paid a visit to the London Zoo. At age 29, he was far from the scientific celebrity he would eventually become. It had only been two years since his return from his round-the-world voyage on the <i>Beagle,</i> and he was still methodically …

15 Indie Record Stores You Can’t Miss on Record Store Day

To music mavens, vinyl hoarders and those who love a leisurely afternoon spent expanding their record collections, Record Store Day is basically Christmas. Every third Sunday in April, record stores across the world throw parties, welcome bands, offer deals and stock limited-edition RSD-exclusive …

Vinyl Records

Earth - Why do women have periods when most animals don't?

I got my first period when I was only 11.<p>In the first few years, my periods were not only a source of occasional embarrassment, they were also excruciatingly painful. I would lie curled up in my bed with a hot water bag, unable to move or breathe, and I would wonder: "why me?"<p>Of course, I wasn't …

Biology

The cities showcasing sustainable building

Approximately 74% of 67 cities examined in a report published last week are implementing incentives for a greener built environment, 61% have enacted …

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Why do we have allergies?

Allergic reactions to everything from pollen to peanuts make life a misery for millions. But why does our body over-react to seemingly benign intruders? Carl Zimmer reports.<p>For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a …

Immune System

The best ways to save money for college

Mashable's latest #BizChats Twitter chat shared tips on how people can pay their way through college.<p>Several college finance experts shared key …

Why don’t the markets favour energy innovation?

The world needs a lot of energy. Global energy demand is expected to increase by 37% percent over the next 25 years, according to the International …

The best (and cheapest) places in the world for coworking

They’re impeccably hip, located in buzzing, central locations a stone’s throw from a (fair trade) coffeeshop. And they attract interesting, often high-profile people: Etsy founder Chris Maguire, Brainpicker’s Maria Popova, and Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes have been spotted at one in New …

China Plans to Build a Solar Power Station in Space

<b>Beijing:</b><p>China plans to build a huge solar power station 36,000 kilometres above the ground in an attempt to battle smog, cut greenhouse gases and …

This Is Your Brain on Magic

Psychologists and neuroscientists have an unlikely ally in their quest to understand human nature: professional magicians.<p>“I’m going to flip through here and I want you to glance at a card in the middle,” Jay Olson tells his volunteer, offering the deck of cards in his hands. “Not the bottom …

How to Take Indoor Portraits

I would like to share with you some valuable keys to taking better indoor portraits and still life photographs. These are insider secrets I’ve …

The Funniest Sketches from Every Guest on the 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Special (Almost)

To celebrate Sunday's <em>SNL</em> 40th-anniversary show, we locked ourselves in a room and watched hours and hours of sketches to dig up the funniest (or close-to-funniest) clip of each confirmed guest as of yesterday.<p>We don't have to tell you how <i>Saturday Night Live</i> has been America's premiere …

How the Hershey's Kiss Conquered Valentine's Day

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Employers added 257,000 jobs in January

Employers added a better-than-expected 257,000 jobs in January as the resurgent labor market began 2015 on a positive note.<p>The unemployment rate, which is calculated from a separate survey of households, rose to 5.7% from 5.6%, the Labor Department said Friday. That's mainly because an additional …

Katy Perry's halftime performance roars

Take that, Olympics.<p>Let's face it: The days when the Super Bowl halftime show resembled an actual performance you might see most anywhere else — let alone anything even marginally related to your run-of-the-mill football band break — are long gone. These days the event is less a concert than a …

10 magnificent minimalist GIFs by Florian de Looij

GIF: gif.flrn.nl<p>Here are some of my favorite very simple animations by artist and GIF-master Florian de Looij.<p>More from him: portfolio, and GIF …

GIF Animations

Google Fiber’s 4K capable, 1000Mbps internet coming to 18 new cities in 4 metro areas

<b>Stephan Jukic – January 30, 2015</b><p>The massively powerful internet connectivity offered by Google Fiber is a 4K UHD media lover’s dream internet …

Report urges airlines to be nice

A new study released Monday offers airlines, an often-hated industry, a simple secret to further their success and pad their bottom lines: Be nice.<p>"Call it a back-to-basics mantra, but sometimes in a technology-riddled world, we all can benefit from a few therapeutic reminders to reset our moral …

Your personality could influence how you fight disease

The extent to which our personalities determine aspects of our lives and health has increasingly been the subject of research over the last few …

Immune System

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Music sings of extreme divide in Germany | DW | 02.02.2015

In 2011 German rapper MaKss Damage - the pseudonym for musician Julian Fritsch - made an unexpected announcement: He was changing political …

Far-right Politics

Are Men What’s Wrong With Politics?

There are cur­rently more wo­men serving in Con­gress than at any oth­er time in his­tory. This un­doubtedly is a be­ne­fit for the in­sti­tu­tion, …

17 Sauces for Chicken Wings

Whether you go the classic buttery hot-sauce route or the sticky fruit-glazed or Asian-sauced route, hot wings are the ultimate messy finger food. …