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You've been charging your smartphone wrong

Do you know how to keep your smartphone's battery healthy?<p>Probably not. In fact, you may have been hastening the death of your phone's battery with your charging habits.<p>Charging to 100%, or overnight? Fully discharging before plugging in? These common practices can shorten the usable life of your …

10 Excel Tips You Need to Keep Your Job

In today's dynamic corporate environment, the best way to stay employed is to show the boss that you're indispensable. If you're a knowledge worker …

Analytics

Programmable Box Designed To Help You Learn Code (video)

Lloyd Linnell has created a new piece of hardware aptly named the Programmable Box which has been designed to help those interested in learning how …

A space where mathematical ideas burst into life

Lessons in quadratic equations, long division and trigonometry have left generations of schoolchildren asking “when will I use this in real life?”, while others carry a fear of the subject as adults.<p>Now, the Science Museum in London is hoping to change that. On Thursday, a new permanent gallery …

Mathematics

Online Learning Courses in Web, Software & Mobile Development

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Mobile Development

18 science fiction and fantasy books to pick up this November

It’s November, which means it’s getting colder outside: the perfect excuse to curl up with a good book. Fortunately, there’s a whole pile of new books coming out this month for you to check out and add to your to-read list.<p>Here's what you should load up your bookshelves with this November:<p>November …

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 …

Research

Do women in STEM careers suffer a ‘marriage market’ penalty?

Women in college are getting the message that majoring in some of the most lucrative fields may make it harder for them to marry or have kids.<p>Female …

What I’ve Learned About Blogging

I’ve been spending some time revisiting, editing and deleting old blog posts and I discovered a number of articles that have been lost in the …

Posters

China Exclusive: How will quantum communication change life?

Most Searched: •CPC •South China Sea •Belt and Road Initiative •AIIB •RMB<p>China Exclusive: How will quantum communication change life?<p>Source: Xinhua …

Ion Trap Makes Programmable Quantum Computer

The Joint Quantum Institute published a recent paper detailing a quantum computer constructed with five qubits formed from trapped ions. The novel …

Quantum Mechanics

Virgin Media engineers 'cut off home'

<b>A home in the north-west of England has been cut off by roadworks carried out by Virgin Media as part of its super-fast broadband rollout.</b><p>David Henshall told the Manchester Evening News that he came home from work and "found they had barricaded my wife and daughter inside".<p>He emailed pictures of …

Broadband

A brand-new STEM Barbie educational kit teaches girls engineering

Feminist parents will likely cringe upon hearing that there’s a new Barbie STEM Kit. Two years ago we were burned by <i>Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer,</i> a story in which Barbie was designing a video game but needed two male classmates to turn it into a “real game.”<p>Thankfully, there isn’t a Ken …

Kids

The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

Let's pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe.<p>You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 meters). Every now and then, you spot a group of humans driving around on a safari taking pictures of you.<p>But it's not just your neck and their cameras that …

30 High-Impact Ways to Level Up Your Writing

<i>This is a guest contribution from freelance blogger and email copywriter Hassan Ud-deen.</i><p>Ever feel like your writing could be better?<p>If you’re a …

Creative Writing

40 Best Science Fiction TV Shows of All Time

From superhero shows and space operas to creepy anthology series, the greatest small-screen sci-fi of all time<p>It's odd to think that, once upon a …

Science Fiction

A Blind Astronomer, What to Do With Your Life, and Ridiculous Exercise Trends

GIF<p>A blind astronomer, how to figure out what to do with your life post-college, the most stolen books, and much more to start off your week in our …

NASA's Gorgeous Timelapse of the Mercury Transit Will Make You Feel So Small

If a whole planet is just a tiny black dot, what does that make us?<p>Yesterday, Mercury's orbit passed in front of the sun for the first time since 2012 and the last time until 2019. Obviously, staring at the sun to watch this happen is not a great idea unless you are taking great pains to do it …