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FTSE falters, narrowing weekly gain; Carillion sees small bounce

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s major share index faltered on Friday, cutting its weekly gain from a global rally after U.S. Fed officials hinted monetary policy tightening would go ahead at a slower pace.<p>FILE PHOTO: People walk through the lobby of the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain August …

Royal Mail

Learn Anything In Four Steps With The Feynman Technique

With the Feynman Technique, you learn by teaching someone else a topic in simple terms so you can quickly pinpoint the holes in your knowledge. After …

Richard Feynman

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

6 Things Science Says Kids Need To Succeed In Education And Business

In their new book, <i>Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children,</i> Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek ask what it would take “take to help all children be happy, healthy, thinking, caring, and sociable children who enjoy learning and who move toward …

Prof Brian Cox: ‘Being anti-expert – that’s the way back to the cave’

He says anyone can understand his shows, but he quite likes it when they can’t. As he moves to BBC1, TV’s favourite particle physicist talks about his deep belief in public service broadcasting – and why fame doesn’t make him less of a scientist<p>You can guess how Professor Brian Cox feels about our …

Playing This Simple Game Boosts The Mathematical Ability of Five-Year-Olds

We're next!<p>If you're the kind of person who fears having to solve mathematical problems, the results of a new study might improve your confidence and …

Britain faces a 'recession of its own making' if we vote for Brexit, David Cameron and George Osborne warn

Britain will be plunged into a recession "of its own making" if the country votes for Brexit, the Prime Minister and Chancellor claim today.<p>In a joint article for today's Telegraph, David Cameron and George Osborne say leaving the EU puts the UK at risk of a "DIY recession" for the first …

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A Researcher Just Accidentally Developed A Battery That Could Last A Lifetime

Technology Photo credit: A nanowire compared to a human hair. Thai et al./UC Irvine via YouTubePoor battery life is the number one complaint when it …

Clean Energy

Roadie is to UPS what Uber is to taxi cabs

Crowd-sourced product delivery service has arrived with the innovative company Roadie. The Uber-inspired, stuff-transport app has come into its own, allowing you to move anything from small packages to recliners to Labrador Retrievers across the city or throughout the states. It’s as easy as making …

Google Play

If You Tend To Slip Up Under Pressure, This New Study Is For You

Scientists offer advice on what to do to fight the stage fright.<p>Anyone who experiences stage fright knows what it feels like to slip up under the pressure of having an audience watch your every move.<p>In short: The feeling is devastating.<p>Now, an international team of researchers has pinpointed the …

Sign up to test 1Password beta for Android

Popular password managing app 1Password announced Tuesday it was releasing a beta version of its Android app through Google's Play store.<p>The app features a new look more in line with Google's Material design approach, and adds support for 1Passwords's new Team product for businesses (and …

Apps

A researcher may have found a way to treat sleep-paralysis, the terrifying experience of waking up unable to move

Annalia first heard the creature slip into her bedroom when she was six years old. It — whatever <i>it</i> was — jumped onto her sleeping body, stifling her movement and speech with its weight. She awoke frightened, seeking an explanation.<p>Everyone in Abruzzo, a small city in southeastern Italy, told said …

Sleep Paralysis

Robot lawyer can help you claim compensation without legal fees

Student entrepreneur who created donotpay.co.uk has launched automated lawyer to help people challenge unfair fines<p>A student entrepreneur who created a website to help others challenge fines and claim compensation has created a free robot lawyer who can make claims on behalf of consumers.<p>Last year …

What The Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Physics Really Means

It’s been quiet here for a couple of weeks, as I was off visiting family for the holidays and then at a meeting in South Carolina. It’s a New Year though, so let’s ease back into things with a simple and non-controversial topic. Say, the Many-Worlds interpretation of quantum physics.<p>OK, maybe that …

Quantum Physics

Do You Share More Genes With Your Mother or Your Father?

You might look more like your dad, but you're more related to your mum.<p><i>This article was originally written by Madeleine Beekman from the University</i> …

Hey Hey, My My, Strong Encryption Will Never Die

There are two types of people in the world: people who will encrypt and people who will not. The former cohort is far smaller than the latter. That should change, but it won’t. In essence the argument over what anyone means about the “Manhattan Project” of encryption is a silly one. The Manhattan …

Information Systems

Science | AAAS

NASA’s Parker Probe will venture closer than ever to the sun to explore its mysterious atmosphere<p>Latest News | Aug. 1, 2018<p>Industrial fishing strays …

Study Says That Men Have The Better Sense Of Direction

But it's not for the reason you may think.<p>The idea that men have a better sense of direction than women is one of the oldest gender cliches. But new research suggests that men really might employ better navigational strategies than women.<p>Previous studies -- including many decades-old experiments on …

Morgan Schneiderlin Injury: Updates on Manchester United Star's Status, Return

Manchester United midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin was forced off during his team's Dec. 5 match with West Ham United <b></b>after picking up a hamstring injury. However, he is ready to return to competitive action.<p>Continue for updates.<p>Schneiderlin Available vs. Bournemouth<p>Friday, Dec. 11<p>Red Devils boss …

13 Annoying Email Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Top executives reveal their chief complaints about the email they receive.<p>How good are you at email? We all complain about getting too much of it, and we all try to cut down the time we spend on it. Yet in our email-driven business world, it remains a primary form of communication, something we …

Is Google Maps draining your battery? Here’s how to fix it

Battery life – it’s one of those things every single one of us wants more of. And while it’s understandable apps will make that juice trickle out of your phone little by little, it seems some are just punching a whole through the battery and letting all the goods stream out.<p>Even more annoying is …

Maps

Why infographics are the secret to super SEO

Infographics are truly awesome. However, if creating them were as easy as writing blog posts, I’d be posting them every single day. But really, they involve a lot more time, energy, effort and (sometimes) skills than text-based posts.<p>There are obviously two basic ways by which you can go about …

Infographics