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IQs Are Falling All Over The World — Could This Be Why?

With all of the improvements in education and technology, we must be getting smarter as a society, right? As it turns out, we might actually be …

Wellness

Small House Plans Under 1000 sq ft Reveal Their Secrets

One of the cool things about living in a house as opposed to an apartment is the fact that the floor plan is more flexible and you can basically …

Architecture

The Best Abs Workout: The Only 6 Exercises You Need to Get a Six-Pack

Want to look like Cristiano Ronaldo this summer? We asked some of the country's best trainers to share their favorite abs exercises to get there.<p>The recipe for six-pack abs isn’t all <i>that</i> complicated: Crank out an abs workout, eat a nutrient-rich diet, and consume fewer late-night pizzas in a single …

Workouts

An Intense Animation That Imagines What Might Have Happened During the Last 48 Hours of Pompeii

In 2009, the Australian digital animation studio Zero One created “A Day in Pompeii“, an incredibly intense visualization that recreated what may …

The last of the samurai – in pictures

A collection of rare photographs of samurai presented by Daniella Dangoor is being exhibited at The London Photograph Fair. Most photographs purporting to be of samurai are actually not and were taken after 1877, when the samurai system was abolished. These images are of genuine samurai, taken …

Photography

How to understand Stephen Hawking's final paper. Or at least try

It all started with a Big Bang. But then what?<p>Renowned theoretical astrophysicist Stephen Hawking had been trying to answer that and other questions …

Quantum Mechanics

50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

1 of 50<p>Šolta, Croatia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 50<p>Grenada<p>3 of 50<p>Los Cabos, Mexico<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 50<p>Fiji<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 50<p>Archipelago Sea, …

American Architecture Prize announces 2017 Firms of the Year

The American Architecture Prize (AAP) revealed the 2017 winners of the Firm of the Year competition, which recognizes top-notch projects in …

Architecture

3 Stocks That Feel Like Microsoft in 1986

Microsoft created tens of thousands of millionaires after going public. Can these three stocks do the same?<p><b>Microsoft Corporation</b> (NASDAQ:MSFT) has …

The Puzzle Of Quantum Reality

There's a hole at the heart of quantum physics.<p>It's a deep hole. Yet it's not a hole that prevents the theory from working. Quantum physics is, by any measure, astonishingly successful. It's the theory that underpins nearly all of modern technology, from the silicon chips buried in your phone to …

Quantum Mechanics

MB Architecture constructs university building from shipping containers in one day

American firm MB Architecture has used shipping containers to quickly and cheaply build a media lab for Bard College in New York's Hudson Valley.<p>Bard …

You have Netflix, Hulu, and the rest — you just need this $20 HDTV antenna to replace cable

These days, it seems like every card-carrying millennial has cut the cord and embraced the cable-free lifestyle. At first, it seems fun and exciting. …

Georg Cantor and the Beauty of Infinity

Georg Cantor (1845-1918)<p>On March 3, 1845, German mathematician <b>Georg Cantor</b>, creator of the set theory was born. <b>Set Theory</b> is considered the …

Who Has Won the Pritzker Prize?

The Pritzker Prize is the most important award in the field of architecture, awarded to a living architect whose built work "has produced consistent …

Here's your first look at the most detailed simulation of the cosmos ever made

Illustris: The Next Generation<p>The largest simulation of the cosmos ever run has boldly taken us where we have never gone before: the formation of the …

New double-pane quantum dot solar windows generate power with better efficiency

Researchers at an American national laboratory have now employed quantum dots for double-pane solar windows that offer shading, insulation, and, of …

It's 2018. Here are six scientific mysteries we still haven't solved.

by Victor Tangermann January 2, 2018 Hard Science 54753<p>Humans have made a staggering amount of scientific and technological progress over the past …

Universe

5 Excellent Apps to Make This New Year Your Strongest Yet

You don't necessarily need a virtual assistant to offload all your work. Instead, try these five apps to boost your productivity and focus in the new year.<p>In researching the productivity-focused <i>The Ultimate Bite-Sized Entrepreneur</i>, I discovered one strong truth: The difference between success and …

Productivity

Watch the history of humanity unfold on this fascinating map

This video is an awesome teaching tool, but it's thought-provoking for us all.<p>What an undertaking it must have been to map the progress of humanity …

Fundamental Physical Constants

And Examples of When They May Be Used<p>Physics is described in the language of mathematics, and the equations of this language make use of a wide array …

Physics

Only 1 in 10 People Has the Right Skills to Manage. Here Are 5 Things That Person Does to Succeed (the Other 9 Rarely Will)

Research by Gallup has determined that managers with these skills frequently realize 48 percent greater profitability and 22 percent greater productivity.<p>According to extensive Gallup studies over two decades, one of the most important decisions any organization will ever make is whom to hire or to …

Employee Engagement

An idiot’s guide to futuristic smart cities under development

Tech titans have caught utopia fever. Here’s a breakdown of who’s doing what<p>Maybe it’s the sudden flurry of flying car proposals or the hype over hyperloop, but it seems like tech companies are finally ready to build the cities of the future we’ve been obsessing about in films for years.<p>Smart city …

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The most beautiful small towns in Mexico

<b>(CNN) —</b> Vibrant facades, cobblestone streets, multicolored lakes and mountainous backdrops are just a few things that make Mexico's small towns spectacularly photogenic.<p>The diversity of landscape across Mexico means that different regions offer distinctive delights, from desert ghost towns and …

Mexico

Zodiac Love Compatibility: Which Signs to Date — and Which to Avoid

<i>Before reading this week's horoscope, discover what your zodiac sign says about your approach to beauty here.</i><p>Have you ever been in love? I don’t just mean crazy, whirlwind romance where you can’t keep your eyes or hands off each other. Obviously sexual chemistry is <i>extremely</i> important in healthy …

Emotional Intelligence

Nobis Hotel Copenhagen: 11 Ideas to Steal for a Minimalist-Maximalist Interior

Recently we’ve been admiring Nobis Hotel Copenhagen, a new hotel in a grand 1903 building that once housed the Royal Danish Conservatory of Music. In …

Universe shouldn’t exist, CERN physicists conclude | Cosmos

One of the great mysteries of modern physics is why antimatter did not destroy the universe at the beginning of time.<p>To explain it, physicists …

Why Is Space 3D? Physicists Might Finally Have a Plausible Explanation

But it's weird and knotty.<p>You might never have wondered why the Universe has just three spatial dimensions, but it is a question that has long vexed …

Introverts make great leaders—but lack confidence in their capabilities

Introverts often don’t think they will enjoy leadership roles and so are less likely to go for the top job, new research finds. In fact, introverts in our study thought they would be worried and distressed in leadership situations.<p>Whether or not someone is an introvert is usually measured by how …

Psychology

It From Bit: Is The Universe A Cellular Automaton?

In the early 1970s, computer programmers around the world were entranced by the strange happenings taking place on their screens. Right before their eyes, they observed digital creatures emerging from the void, crawling around, propagating, gobbling each other up, and vanishing into nothingness. It …

Quantum Physics