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14+ Crazy Cats That Actually Love Water

While some cats do hate water, the common myth that ALL cats hate water is just plain wrong! Water can make cleaning their fur hard for some cats, …

Pets

Your Developers Aren't Slow

<i>Justin Jackson is a Product Marketing Manager at Sprintly. This post originally appeared on the Sprintly blog.</i><p>“Why didn’t we ship last week?”<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>As managers, it’s easy for us to blame our team …

A Guide to Lean Product Management

In my previous post, I said that teams need to stop shipping features and focus on creating value. I promised a tactical view of how an existing …

Extrapelvic endometriosis: a rare entity or an under diagnosed condition?

The role of the extracellular matrix enzymes in endometriosis<p>A series of studies has shown that several enzymes of the extracellular matrix act to …

Hell in the Hot Zone

As the Ebola epidemic rages, two questions have emerged: How did the deadly virus escape detection for three months? And why has a massive international effort failed to contain it? Traveling to Meliandou, a remote Guinean village and the likely home of Patient Zero, Jeffrey E. Stern tracks the …

Six alternative web browsers you should know about

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock / tovovan<p>Most people are only familiar with the “big five” web browsers — Chrome, Firefox, Internet …

Forget Laptops, Smartphones And Tablets, They're Now Called 'Endpoints'

We are trying to control device and data usage at the enterprise level, but the very nature of devices and how we should regard them is changing. As incongruous as this statement might sound, it speaks of the one of the greatest truisms (and most dynamic development areas) in information technology …

What the Science of “Sleep Paralysis” Reveals About How the Brain Works

<i>“In both writing and sleeping,”</i> Stephen King wrote in his meditation on “creative sleep” and the art of wakeful dreaming, <i>“we learn to be physically still at the same time we are encouraging our minds to unlock from the humdrum rational thinking of our daytime lives.”</i> But while he was exploring the …

Barbara Walters on Gossip

<i>“It would be a kind of blasphemy to read poetry at table,”</i> C.S. Lewis remarked in reflecting on the mealtime reading portion of his ideal daily routine. <i>“What one wants is a gossipy, formless book.”</i> And yet this is perhaps the only instance in which anything “gossipy” can have even a marginally …

Creative Geniuses Know Mental Illness Best

Photo: evgenyatamanenko/iStock<p>Nancy Andreasen wrote a piece for The Atlantic this month called "Secrets of the Creative Brain." It's a must read for …

11 Things You Need To Know About Organizing In A Small Space

Interior Design

The CW Got Expertly Trolled In An Attempt To Engage With ‘Supernatural’ Fans On Twitter

It’s hard to believe <i>Supernatural</i> is on its 10th season already — even harder considering that the series should have quit after season five, which would have wrapped up a perfect, planned five-season story. I’m not even going to go into all the reasons why it sucks now because Bea Kaye already did …

10 Compliments All Guys Love to Hear

We're less complicated than you think.<p><b>1. "You smell great, like a lumberjack that rolled around in a puddle of Nutella."</b> If there's one thing romantic comedies have drilled into guys' heads, it's that they need to smell like fresh sandalwood and boysenberries so that when they inadvertently leave …

Relationships

Free And Cheap London Events: 21-27 July 2014

<i>Interesting and unusual things to do for a fiver or less this week. For more ideas have a look at our Free & Cheap page.</i>See an exhibition about …

101 things to do in London for teens

London is the place to be for teenagers: with all the fun things to do in London, it’s hard to know where to start! Discover all the cool things to …

Top 10 things to see on Buckingham Palace tour

Buckingham Palace is one of the world's few remaining working <b>royal palaces</b>. It has been open to visitors during the summer months for more than 20 …

Visiting London for the first time

If you're visiting London for the first time, here are some top tips to make your first trip safe, easy and, most of all, fun! Start here for …

Menstrual Pain Treatment & Relief

We Treat Menstrual Pain Naturally<p>Adhesions can accompany or cause menstrual pain, as the body reacts to trauma, inflammation, infection, surgery or …

3 Signs You're Dehydrated

Thirst isn't the only tipoff that you need to drink up.<p>Ask any fitness expert to list a couple of common workout roadblocks, and dehydration will likely always make the cut. It's a killer! You need water to exercise—you <i>thrive</i> on it—yet so many women spend their days dehydrated. So, what gives? It …

Wellness

3 Signs You Should Get Tested for Gluten Sensitivity or Celiac Disease

Read this BEFORE you give up bread and pasta.<p>Have you gone gluten-free because you're convinced that the protein is giving you gastrointestinal (GI) issues? If you haven't talked to a doc, that might be a mistake. A new study shows that many people who adopt a gluten-free diet haven't been …

Holistic Medicine

10 Unspoken Pacts To Make With The People You Love

1. Your interests will come before my own. I have no interest in hiking a seven mile trail before sunrise, especially when the alarm woke me up …

7 Great Outdoor Projects from Around the Web

<i>Make:</i> isn’t the only place to find great outdoor how-tos. Here are a few of our favorite projects from other blogs and websites.<p><b>Get a drone to follow (and film) you</b><p>The folks at Exertion Games Lab programmed a Parrot AR Drone to track and film a jogger. While your morning run might not be the most …

31 Essential Science Fiction Terms And Where They Came From

There are so many words and phrases that we use in science fiction—and even science—without giving it much thought. But where did we get terms like …

It showed how to make communications faster and take up less space on a hard disk, making the internet possible<p>This equation was published in the 1949 book <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication</i>, co-written by Claude Shannon and Warren Weaver. An elegant way to work out how efficient a code could …

Tajemnicza antymateria

Angielski fizyk Frank Close w swojej książce o antymaterii używa kilku ładnych, obrazowych metafor – nazywa materię i antymaterię yin i yang …

27 Lessons I've Learned Before My 27th Birthday

<b>1. It totally gets better.</b> Times of heartbreak and hardship come and go, and even at your lowest low, there is always a bright side. A little patience and a lot of self-love go a long way. Red wine and dark chocolate don't hurt either.<p><b>2. It's okay to cut people out of your life.</b> Many relationships …