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19 Essential Classics to Read Before You Die - Signature

If one-stop shopping for the classics appeals to you, look no further than this box set. It features eighty books celebrating a wide range of classic literature from drama to poetry, and fiction to history, and includes works from Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Conrad and many …

These are the top 100 books of the year, according to Google

The series remains among the most popular books, and the latest edition of the canon, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," nabbed the top spot, according to Google's ranking of the top books of the year.<p>The books and graphic novels were ranked based on their popularity in the Google Play store. But …

Books

8 Long Books That Are Worth Your Time

Commence sustained silent reading.<p>Long reads can sometimes be intimidating. But don't worry, you'll devour these epically long books in no time.

Books

Hanging out with friends in times of stress heals us by rewiring our biology

Whether offering us consolation after the death of a loved one or commiseration when our team loses yet again, our social relationships are invaluable for helping us lead happier, less stressful lives. And humans aren’t alone in this respect. The role of social interactions and bonds in reducing …

Psychology

Scholars Delve Deeper Into The Ethics Of Artificial Intelligence

In 1941, science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov stated "The Three Laws of Robotics," in his short story "Runaround."<p>Law One: A robot may not injure a …

Artificial Intelligence

Thunderstorm Asthma Is a Real Thing That's Killed 2 People in Australia

The city ran out of ambulances.<p><i>Update: Four people have now died from the condition.</i><p>Two Australians have died and more than 2,000 others experienced …

Particles

The Universe Could Be One Giant Alien Claims Scientist

A scientist has put forward the extraordinary idea that one of the reasons we haven’t found alien life yet is because the universe is, in fact, an …

How to lead like Saladin

You don't succeed in uniting much of the Muslim world and striking fear into the heart of the Christian west without being a brilliant ruler. John …

World History

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend

<i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling</i> …

Beautiful equations: E=mc² explained in two minutes – video

There’s beauty in simplicity. For space scientist and Sky At Night host Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, there’s nothing more beautiful than the way that Einstein’s theory of special relativity unlocks our understanding of how energy, mass and the speed of light work in the universe<p>Magic numbers: can maths …

Theory of Relativity

A 14-Year-Old With Cancer Just Won The Right to Have Her Body Frozen - Here's The Science Behind It

The future is here.<p>A 14-year-old girl has just been granted the right to have her body cryonically frozen in the hope that she will be brought back …

Conor McGregor

List of common misconceptions

This incomplete list is not intended to be exhaustive.<p>This <b>list of common misconceptions</b> corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held …

Experience Voyager's Golden Record in 360 Video

Science Friday made an immersive 360 Video to explore the Golden Records on the Voyager probes. While I've been hearing and reading about these …

6 Ways Coffee Can Enhance Your Athletic Performance

Active adults and athletes want to enhance athletic performance with stimulants but without potential adverse effects that can come from unregulated …

7 Life-Changing Essays You Need to Read NOW

When the only thing longer than your to-do list is the novel on your bedside table, but you don't want to settle for bad television, an essay will …

Books

Guy bitten on penis by venomous spider gets bitten on penis by venomous spider again

This guy thinks he’s the unluckiest person in Australia. We think he’s the unluckiest person on the planet.<p>Jordan, 21, doesn’t want to give his full …

How to make a to-do list that actually helps you get everything done

A lot of people start their workday by making a to-do list. Depending on how realistic you are, there are probably anywhere from three to 15 items on your list. If it’s three, you probably end your workday feeling accomplished and energized. If you try to complete 15, you probably wrap up your day …

Time Management

The Collapse of Saudi Arabia and the Cataclysmic Power Shift in the Middle East

<i>This article points out the cataclysmic power shift that would take place in the event of Saudi Arabia’s descent into political turmoil, and briefly</i> …

People Are Photoshopping Dhaka’s Streets To Claim That The Blood Flood Didn’t Actually Happen

It actually did.

One in five bosses is a psychopath, research reveals

Forensic psychologist Nathan Brooks and research colleagues Dr Katarina Fritzon of Bond University and Dr Simon Croom of the University of San Diego …

Australian Universities

How to Break Bad Habits - The Power of Habits by Charles Duhigg Animated Book Review / Summary

How to Break Bad Habits – The Power of Habits by Charles Duhigg<p>If you want to to learn how to Break Bad Habits then you need to learn the Cue, …

Hindu girl marries childhood Muslim friend in Pakistan, converts to Islam

<b>Karachi</b>: In a rare case of peaceful inter-religious marriage in Pakistan, a Hindu girl has tied the knot with his childhood Muslim friend after …

Religion

The Veil Between Me And The World

An honest conversation about how the West treats visibly Muslim women.<p><i>A few years ago, I was walking down a city street when I heard a (white)</i> …

Feminism

Science Says Your Bad Job Is Killing You

We all have a fear that our 9-to-5 work life is taking a toll on our well-being. Guess what? It is.<p>We all have a fear that our 9-to-5 working life has the ability to take a toll on our well-being--perhaps a devastating one. Whether it's mental, physical, or emotional, working a job that we're not …

Mental Health

The One Thing That is a Better Indicator of Success Than Talent (According to Science)

The trait that takes you from average to spectacular is not your IQ.<p>You are unique, and so is everyone else. Success means a lot to every person. It's a weighted combination of power, status, money, family, and work. You can define success in your own terms, because what brings you fulfillment and …

Self-improvement
Critical Thinking