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My 25 years as a prostitute

<b>Brenda Myers-Powell was just a child when she became a prostitute in the early 1970s. Here she describes how she was pulled into working on the streets and why, three decades later, she devoted her life to making sure other girls don't fall into the same trap. Some people will find Brenda's account</b> …

20 ways to help your child succeed at school

WANT your children to come out on top at school this year? It might be a simple matter of drinking more water or even taking up a musical instrument. …

Masa Vukotic had the right to be in a park alone. Victoria police must apologise for saying she didn't | Melissa Davey

A 17-year-old girl is murdered in broad daylight and a police officer’s response is to tell women to stay out of parks. Is he suggesting a curfew, or that we should find an escort?<p>Before he resigned as Victoria’s police commissioner in December, Ken Lay spoke about men “needing to own” the crisis …

Speed of Light May Not Be Constant, Physicists Say

The speed of light is constant, or so textbooks say. But some scientists are exploring the possibility that this cosmic speed limit changes, a …

Meet The 'Living Rock'

Fantasy literature is full of creatures that are basically living rock. From Tolkein's trolls that turn to stone in daylight, to Pratchett's silicon …

Seawater

Scientists unboil an egg, and it may be a big deal

Scientists have figured out how to unboil an egg.<p>It may seem like a mere parlor trick, but it is an achievement that could "dramatically" cut costs …

New Metal Alloy Has Highest Strength-to-Weight Ratio of Any Metal

A new ‘high-entropy’ metal alloy has been developed, and it’s as light as aluminium and as strong as titanium alloys.<p>An international team of …

How Facebook's Crazy New Headset Will Change Life As We Know It

"Imagine enjoying a courtside seat at a game, studying in a classroom of students and teachers all over the world or consulting with a doctor face-to-face — just by putting on goggles in your home. This is really a new communication platform."<p>I finally got to try the latest version, "Crescent Bay," …

Scientists Confirm These Really Are the Bones of Richard III

Genetic evidence from his skeletal remains proves Richard III is the oldest known individual ever identified through DNA.<p><b>Two years ago, a battle-worn, scoliosis-riddled skeleton</b> was unearthed beneath a parking lot in Leicester, England. Based on the evidence at hand, the archeologists behind the …

Personalized vaccines could change how we fight cancer

Scientists are a step closer to treating cancer patients with personalized vaccines that spur the immune system to attack malignant tumors.<p>Like flu …

Richard III DNA shows British Royal family may not have royal bloodline

When the skeleton of Richard III was discovered in a car park in Leicester in 2012, archaeologists knew it was a momentous find.<p>But little did they realise that it might expose other skeletons — those in the cupboard of the British aristocracy, and may even call into question the blood line of the …

Two women give birth with wombs donated by their mothers

The women became the first ever to give birth to children using the very womb that brought them into the world a generation earlier<p>Two women have given birth after receiving wombs donated by their own mothers.<p>The pair became the first ever to give birth to children using the very womb that brought …

Artificial intelligence could spell end of human race – Stephen Hawking

Technology will eventually become self-aware and supersede humanity, says astrophysicist<p>The development of artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race, Professor Stephen Hawking has said.<p>The famous astrophysicist said he believed technology would eventually become self-aware and …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

Study Skills

The One Thing You Should Do After Meeting Anyone New

At 24-years-old, Francis Pedraza is the co-founder and CEO of a venture-backed company, Everest. In addition, he is an advisor to 10 tech companies, each of whom he does hundreds of introductions for in return for equity.<p>It is hard to predict how my Forbes interviews will go. Most top relationships …

This Boy In A Pink Cast Knows Pink Is Not A Girl Color, Why Don't You?

This month the mixed-up viral photo of my kids has had a resurgence due to Breast Cancer Awareness. The picture is similar to the one here, except …

Seals Caught Having Sex With Penguins

It seems that the Antarctic may be a hotspot for documenting disturbing animal sex acts. Many years ago, British explorer George Murray Levick caught …

Antarctica

'Unicorn' found in Tuscany wildlife park

An animal expert in Italy is claiming to have found proof of the existence of unicorns after he stumbled upon a young roe deer with a single horn growing from the centre of its forehead.<p>The 10-month old animal is part of a herd of deer that are otherwise equipped with two antlers at the Prato …

Real-Life 'Unicorn' Found; Deer Has Extremely Rare Deformity

Weird & Wild<p>A roe deer shot in Slovenia has a single antler that makes it look exactly like a unicorn.<p>It looks like it just walked out of a fairy tale, but this deer with a single, unicorn-like antler is the real thing.<p>Shot by a hunter in Celje, Slovenia (map), in August, the roe deer has an …

Making age reversal real

UNSW Professor David Sinclair has some complaints about the human lifespan. It’s too short, for a start. Most of us live “only 30,000 days” according …

Why Identical Twins Aren’t Really Identical

Is our behavior determined by genetics, or are we products of our environments? What matters more for the development of living things—internal …

An App To Teach Kids That Gender Norms Are B.S.

“Pink Tints of Blue” lets you play around with the nuances of what we consider masculine and feminine.<p>From almost the moment of birth, Western children are indoctrinated with a certain sense of what their gender means. Pink headbands and bows for infant girls, little blue caps for infant boys. As …

Bill Shorten to confront Christian lobby over same-sex marriage

No faith has a monopoly on compassion, Mr Shorten says, and no religion "owns" tolerance or charity or love according to extracts from the …

Meet Your New Pet, A Domesticated Fox

Thanks to Russian scientists, a new breed of fox is available. And it’s pretty darn cute.<p>Dogs have been evolving as human companions for at least about 14,000 years. Cats have lived with us for 12,000. But if you want something a little more cutting edge–and you’re willing to pay up– a pet fox …

The Power of Building Offline Connections in a Digital World

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a digital-crazy world, it’s important to get back to our core, to remember that in-person networking is extraordinarily powerful, perhaps even more powerful than digital networking.<p>So how do we set ourselves up for success when it …

What to Do When Someone Refuses to Take Your Business Card

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Imagine handing your card to someone at a networking event and having it handed back to you with, “Thanks, but I don’t need your card.” Well, that’s exactly what happened to Juan, who wrote to me recently. Juan found this pretty …