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The 15 best summer dresses for 2013 – in pictures

Sylvester Stallone returning as Rocky for spin-off Creed

We’ve known for a long while that Sylvester Stallone has plans to bring Vietnam veteran John J. Rambo back for a fifth outing, but before then he …

What Google's Chromecast Has That All the Other Web-to-TV Devices Don't

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Google today announced a new Internet-to-television device, a well-developed area of technology that …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

5 web-design trends tech companies should watch

Advertisement<p>29 Comments<p>Credit: Getty Images<p>Design can make or break web and mobile startups these days. But the problem is: It’s not always clear …

Don’t blame the best-paid 1 per cent – they’re worth it

It may be hard to stomach, but the wealthy have never forked out more and the lower-paid half of the populace have never had to pay a smaller share of income tax<p>The Arab Spring is not the only revolution that has failed in recent years. The so-called “shareholder spring”, billed as a revolt against …

Finance

45 Small Bedroom Design Ideas and Inspiration

Designing a small bedroom is not just about creating interiors that save up on space. It needs to be a combination of style and space consciousness …

Canary Shatters Its Indiegogo Funding Goal For Its Smart, Dead-Simple Home Monitors

There are some 90 million homes in the U.S. without any security system whatsoever. Many of them are renters who don’t want to invest heavily in a place they don’t own, among hundreds of thousands of home owners who are simply priced out. There has never been a convenient, all-in-one system that …

The crisis in Syria has displaced 4.25 million people internally and forced almost 2 million to leave the country. Syrian refugees tell their stories of how they were forced to flee their homes: http://t.gu.com/njNNd "Initially we did not want to leave. Then the entire family of our neighbours was killed, and we had to leave overnight. I only managed to take two cushions with me and some clothes for the kids,” says Swansan who lives with her ten children in one room in Beirut. Read more stories here: http://t.gu.com/njNNd

Photos Showcase The Hidden Beauty Of Dread Diseases

Under the microscope, fatal diseases can look as beautiful and startling as Jackson Pollack paintings. <i>Hidden Beauty: Exploring the Aesthetics of Medical Science</i>, from Johns Hopkins professors Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue and Norman Barker, is a collection of nearly 100 photographs by more than 60 …

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National Geographic Magazine

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Researchers implant false memories in mice

Have you ever misremembered an event, while being totally certain it actually happened? Most people have experienced the unreliability of human memory. As it turns out, false memories are very easy to generate. Scientists at the Riken–MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics have created false …

Why Mosquitoes Love Me, And Other Mysteries Revealed

Come summertime, some of us here at Shots are reminded, as we lounge on decks and venture into overgrown gardens, that we are irresistible to mosquitoes. As we gripe about our itchy, pocked limbs, we can't help but wonder just why they unfailingly devour us and pass over our friends and loved ones. …

Small but deadly

AS EVERY schoolchild knows, the dinosaurs were wiped out in an instant, when a rock from outer space hit what is now southern Mexico. That happened …

Two Women Entrepreneurs Share the Hardest Part of Growing Fast

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Bottle & Bottega business partners Stephanie King-Myers and Nancy Bigley say that the hardest part about turning a small business into a franchise is finding the right people.<p>"You have to be diligent about saying, 'no.' There are people who will …

Why Summer Makes Us So Unproductive

The dog days take a bite out of your workflow. Science is here to explain why that is.<p>Do you have the feeling that summer is your least productive season? As Maria Konnikova reports in the <i>New Yorker</i>, it may just be a part of human nature. And the nature of heat.<p>“Our brains do, figuratively, wilt,” …

5 Tips to Get a Productive Night's Sleep | Inc.com

<b>1. Wind down late in the day.</b> A recent Harvard Medical School study recommended that you schedule your day so the more time-consuming and intensive tasks are addressed in the morning. Leave the easier, less pressing tasks for the evening so your mind and entrepreneurial drive and cool down before …

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Investor Momentum In The Housing Market May Have Swung Too Far

We are now concerned that investor momentum has swung too far in the other direction.<p>Recent developments include:<p>Highest investor activity ever. We now have an all-time high level of investor activity, reaching 30% of all resales in the markets we track and 45% in markets such as Orlando and …

Housing Market

Scientists ‘freeze’ light for an entire minute

In what could prove to be a major breakthrough in quantum memory storage and information processing, German researchers have frozen the fastest thing …

Quantum Mechanics

Rare Italian-born Baby Zonkey in Good Health

One part zebra, one part donkey, all parts fuzzy and adorable. Ippo, the foal of a male zebra and a female donkey, was reported to be in good health, …

Technology Is The Fastest Way For 20-Year-Olds To Get Rich

<i>This post is #4 in a series that amplifies emerging powers — girls and women who are solving the world’s problems by disrupting the status quo.</i><p>Michele Romanow is an engineer and a serial entrepreneur who started three companies before her 28th birthday. She launched her first business venture — The …

Scientists create false memories in mice, cause rodent-style Inception

A group of MIT researchers (we assume they're all Philip K. Dick fans) have successfully implanted false memories in the minds of mice, according to a study published in the journal <i>Science</i>. This "mouseception" experiment was designed to examine the phenomenon called false memory syndrome, in which …