Caroline Yeoh

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These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Here Are 9 Genes That Play A Major Role In Your Health

There's no arguing that your mood, weight, metabolism, immune system, hormone, and overall health are—at least to some degree—influenced by your DNA. …

Seven common myths about pet cats

Cats are enigmatic creatures to many, appearing in fairy tales and old religious stories as things of mystery.<p>But in reality cats are just animals, …

Pets

Only A True Cat Lover Will Get 7/10 In This Quiz

How crazy about cats are you really?

10 Farming Myths to Think About on Your Next Grocery Run

Don't get fooled.<p>Most of us don't spend our days ploughing fields or wrangling cattle. We're part of the 99 percent of Americans who eat food, but …

Agriculture

A DNA App Store Is Here, but Proceed with Caution - MIT Technology Review

A Silicon Valley startup called Helix is betting on the notion that not only do people want to learn more about their DNA, but they'll also pay to …

Helix Bets An 'App Store' Can Make Consumers Care About Their DNA

Is the key to getting people to want their genetic data making the experience more like the Apple App Store?<p>That’s the bet being made by Helix, a personal genomics company spun out of Illumina, the leader in making DNA sequencers. Helix, formed with $100 million in investment from Illumina, the …

The best free and paid Android app development courses

If you’ve been thinking of becoming an Android developer, now is the time to jump in.<p>Android is by far the most popular smartphone operating system and it gives developers a huge amount of flexibility in terms of what they can do.<p>Learning to build apps is fun, highly rewarding, and it can be very …

Best software for would-be Android app makers and creators

Want to be an Android app creator but don’t know how to code? Don’t have the inclination to learn?<p>Don’t worry: there are still plenty of options out there for you. Android app makers are tools created specifically for those people who want to release an app on the Play Store (and possibly other app …

Apps

ExoArm: An Arduino-powered assistive exoskeleton arm

Whether to enhance one’s abilities or to compensate for a loss of strength due to a variety of reasons, the idea of a robotic exoskeleton is an …

Untreatable gonorrhoea 'superbug' is spreading worldwide, WHO experts warn

At least three people worldwide are infected with totally untreatable "superbug" strains of gonorrhoea which they are likely to be spreading to others through sex, the World Health Organisation has warned.<p>Giving details of studies showing a "very serious situation" with regard to highly …

5 Apps That Will Help You Finish Writing Your Book

Don't let procrastination win. Use these tools to get organized, stay focused, and finish strong.<p>Authors are not immune to procrastination, nor to distraction. To write a book requires dedication and a consistent writing schedule, but any author will tell you that the kind of focus needed to finish …

Apps

Researchers Are Using Viruses to Make Superbugs Commit Suicide

Such sweet irony.<p>The gene-editing technology called CRISPR has its origins as a bacterial immune system against viruses, a feature which could be …

Microbiology

Why Do Cats and Dogs Love a Good Head Scratch?

Why do some cats and dogs practically melt with joy when they get a good head scratch?<p>The answer is different for Fluffy than it is for Fido, …

Pets

Researchers Have Traced The Genes For Antibiotic Resistance Back to Their Source

"We find the smoking gun."<p>In what could be compared to finding patient zero in an outbreak, researchers have traced genes for antibiotic resistance …

Biology

Scientists Watch DNA Copy And Paste Itself For The First Time

Scientists have watched DNA being copied up-close for the first time, and they say their new window into the replication of genetic material shows it …

17 Little Details Nobody Tells You About Living With A Cat

"My cats murdered my plant and danced on its grave."

6 ways owning a cat will change your life

So, you’ve been eyeing up the RSPCA website and fawning over kittens, eh?<p>Thinking about adopting a little friend?<p>I bet you dream of a little fur-ball …

24 Tumblr Posts Every Cat Owner Will Immediately Recognize

cat: *touches me with its small hand* me: *eyes tearing up* thank you

11 Fantastic TED Talks That Explain How Your Brain Works

Why are we the way that we are? Is there anything we can do to change the way we think, behave, and react? And even if we come to know how the brain …

Psychology

Geezer Tells New Grads: Follow These 4 Essential Money Rules

These pointers can get your career and adult finances off to a strong start.<p>It’s that time of year again, when politicians, activists, business …

Retirement

The psychology of the to-do list – why your brain loves ordered tasks

Studies have shown that people perform better when they have written down what they need to do. What makes the to-do list such an effective productivity tool?<p>Almost everyone struggles with getting stuff done. But some of us struggle with the stage before that: just figuring out what it is we need …

Time Management

Want to write a book? Stop talking about it. Entirely.

There’s an old Korean saying that my mother is fond of repeating: “You have nothing to fear from someone who threatens that he is going to kill you tomorrow.” In other words, if the speaker’s true intention were to kill you, he would have done it already. He would not have told you he was going to …

Writing

What to do if you think your dog or cat has been poisoned

Dogs and cats, like children, are vulnerable to poisoning<p>Dogs and cats can be exposed to a wide range of substances that may be harmful to them, and they don’t have the ability to understand that there may be a risk. Poisons that affect dogs and cats include human and veterinary drugs, plants and …

What Having Depression Is Like, Aptly Summed Up In One Cartoon

<b>Colleen Butters</b> is an illustrator and makeup artist from Seattle who’s encapsulated what having depression is like in one cartoon.<p><b>Though the post</b> was …

Depression

This Is What Real Human Genetic Engineering Looks Like

<i>A cancer treatment with genetically engineered cells may change how we think about human modification.</i><p><b>By Michael White</b><p>(Photo: johnjobby/Flickr)<p>When …

Genetic Engineering

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

Project Management

Out of the Shadows, the Wildcats You've Never Seen

Elusive, obscure, and eclipsed in popularity by their larger cousins, small cats are amazing, high-performance predators.<p>“She’s very close,” Germán Garrote whispers, pointing to a handheld receiver picking up Helena’s signal. Somewhere in this olive grove beside a busy highway in southern Spain, …

How to Give a Killer Presentation (Infographic)

Presentations can be crucial to your success. Here's how to give a stellar performance.<p>1 min read<p>When someone says the words “public speaking,” there’s no need to run for the hills. When you’re able to impress clients, potential investors and even co-workers with a stellar presentation, you’re …

Public Speaking

Scientists Just Announced Our Best Shot at Ending Antibiotic Resistance to Date

A molecule that reverses antibiotic resistance.<p>Scientists have developed a molecule that reverses antibiotic resistance in multiple strains of …

Public Health