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Here Are Presentation Instructions I’m Giving To My TOK Students

As regular readers know, one of my projects over the summer was completely revamping my curriculum for the three periods of International …

Why Fidgeting Is Good Medicine

Are you a fidgeter?<p>From now on, you can ignore the frequent requests you undoubtedly receive to just sit still. A new study finds that fidgeting — the toe-tapping, foot-wagging and other body movements that annoy your co-workers — is in fact good for your health.<p>Sitting is one of the scourges of …

Here's how to get the most out of the new 'Pokémon Go' buddy update

Finally, after three achingly slow days since Niantic made the update announcement, the latest version of Pokémon Go appears to have been fully …

Your Personality May Be Controlled By Your Immune System, Study Finds

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

Motivation

Inside the Brain of the World’s Most Famous Amnesiac

'Patient H.M.' was lobotomized in 1953, and has been studied for decades. A new book by the grandson of the doctor who lobotomized him finally tells …

In the UK, millions of people are putting their coffee cups into recycling bins — but they are not being recycled

o began Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's latest instalment of his War on Waste. And he continued: "the cost of consuming so much stuff is waste… mountains of it".<p>Last year witnessed his campaign for supermarkets to reduce food waste, and this year he has turned his attention to lack of recycling of …

Sustainability

Scientists Have Discovered Nearly One Hundred New Parts Of The Brain

Yesterday, scientists at the Human Connectome Project debuted new work that featured 97 new regions of the brain, including what they believe those regions are responsible for in humans. It’s incredible stuff, but it can also be confusing if you’re not a neuroscientist. What’s a connectome, and how …

23 Foreign Horror Movies That’ll Scare The Shit Out of You

These movies don’t fuck around.<p><i>WARNING: Some images/themes in this post are highly disturbing. Continue at your own discretion.</i><p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Scientists Say MDMA Needs to Be Studied, Not Demonised

We could be missing out on treatments.<p>MDMA, or as it's better known, ecstasy, is one of the most heavily regulated drugs worldwide.<p>But two leading …

Proof Einstein’s ‘biggest blunder’ correct

EINSTEIN thought he’d made a mistake about the universe, but incredible new research into dark matter proves he was actually right.

Albert Einstein

Scientists Still Don't Know What Caused The 'Eye of The Sahara'

Probably not aliens.<p>For millennia, the Eye of the Sahara was hiding in plain sight. That's because this huge and mysterious geologic formation is …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. One of Yahoo's most important businesses stopped growing and could face a lot of questions on Monday.</b> Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has long touted Mavens, short for mobile, video, native, and social revenue, as the company's new growth driver.<p><b>2. People are slamming Facebook for blaming its diversity</b> …

Advertising

EU: Turkey can't join if it introduces death penalty

<b>(CNN) —</b> Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told CNN he would approve reinstating the death penalty if lawmakers backed the measure in Parliament. He called the attempted coup on Friday a "clear crime of treason."<p>In his first one-on-one interview since the attempted coup by a faction of the …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Japan's Softbank has agreed to buy UK chip designer ARM for more than $32 billion.</b>ARM, which was founded in 1990, employs more than 3,000 people.<p><b>2. A court has ruled that the US government cannot force Microsoft and other companies to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the</b> …

U.S. Department of Justice

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This camera promises to change the way we make movies

Just as the movie industry was getting used to the transition from celluloid to digital, up pops another technological revolution in the shape of a new breed of camera.<p>Lytro's new Cinema system is the highest resolution video sensor ever designed. Where existing cameras work by focusing light onto …

The best Tech inventions of all time 6: Stunning science discoveries | ZDNet

Electricity<p>Moving charged particles down a wire delivers a current to an object such as a light bulb, which then glows. Without electricity the …

Do Women’s Periods Really Synch When They Spend Time Together?

It is a popular belief that women who live together synchronise their menstrual cycles, and that it’s mediated by their pheromones – the airborne …

Why your clever brain ‘chucks’ steps to learn new moves

When children learn how to tie their shoelaces, they do so in discrete steps—making a loop or tugging at the lace.<p>After enough repetition, our brain …

This South Korean Cloning Facility Promises to Bring Back Your Dead Dog

Man's best friend, reborn.<p>The Sooam Biotech Research Foundation can reincarnate your dead dog, a service that would delight pet lovers - for …

Do Men and Women Process Humor Differently?

There is abundant research on sex differences in humor appreciation and humor production. Some studies found consistent sex differences, especially …