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Fewer heart attack patients die when top cardiologists are away at conferences, study finds

Heart attack patients are more likely to survive when top cardiologists are not in the hospital, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at Harvard Medical School found that when heart specialists are away at academic conferences, the survival rate at their hospitals actually improves.<p>They believe that …

Sound therapy may train the brain to ignore tinnitus

(Reuters Health) - A sound-emitting device worn in the ear during sleep may train the brain to ignore an annoying chronic ringing in the ears, a new study suggests.<p>People with the disorder, known as tinnitus, who slept with the in-ear devices felt less bothered than patients who used bedside noise …

Health Care

11 high-paying jobs you can do from home

There are plenty of other industries looking to compensate skilled workers handsomely for doing the same work remotely.<p>FlexJobs, an online service specializing in telecommuting and remote work, recently sifted through its listings for high-paying remote jobs.<p>Each of the below positions pay at least …

Employment

Pilot's incredible white-knuckle landing

An Airbus A380 battled a strong crosswind while landing at Düsseldorf International Airport in Germany.

Airports

Tips and Tricks: Ten Safari long-press shortcuts for iPhone and iPad

Safari for iPhone and iPad is an incredibly capable mobile web browser despite its simple, straightforward user interface. It is the browser of choice on iOS — in large part because it is the one pre-installed — but very few people know everything you can do with Safari.<p>Much of Safari’s advanced …

Pizza chain La Porchetta's thin crust of respectability hides a darker truth

Instead, the Calabrian-born restaurateur reached out for help to L'Onorata Societa – the Honoured Society – a secretive Mafia group with a powerful …

Want to write a bestselling novel? Use an algorithm

In the first of a four-part series on earning money, we look at the fast-track route to a chartbusting book – with a little help from a computer<p>It’s the multimillion pound question that publishers and writers have been pondering for decades: what makes a bestseller? Attempting to write one could …

Writing

Standing too much at work? You might be doubling your risk of heart disease

There's been a lot of interest in the harmful effects of prolonged sitting at work, from academics and the public alike.<p>The attention being paid to …

Aromatic substances: Whisk(e)y tastes better when diluted with water

Many think it's a sacrilege to mix water with whisk(e)y, but real connoisseurs know that a few drops of water enhances the taste. They are right - …

The protein that can make your heart think you exercise

Although it's usually used as a compliment, having a big heart can be a good thing or a bad thing. When it needs to pump more blood, the heart can …

Rubik's cube master takes you inside the world of professional 'speed-cubers'

Welcome to the world of professional Rubik's cube solving.<p>It's a place where "speed-cubers" are flown around the globe for competitions, earn …

Mathematics

Research suggests type 2 diabetes could be transmitted like mad cow disease

It is estimated that about 6 percent of the world's population suffers from type 2 diabetes. Labelled a global health epidemic by the World Health …

Diabetes

We’re for Sydney | Daily Telegraph

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Four optical illusions that reveal the hidden workings of your brain

Visual illusions show us that we do not have direct access to reality. They can also provide an inkling of the mental processing that delivers our …

Huskee Cup, made of discarded coffee husk, is the latest coffee cup alternative

Saxon Wright, part-owner of coffee brand Pablo and Rusty's, said while reusable designs are a huge improvement, they are "still just another plastic …

Coffee

Science or Snake Oil: can turmeric really shrink tumours, reduce pain and kill bacteria?

Turmeric is a yellow coloured spice widely used in Indian and South East Asian cuisine. It’s prepared from the root of a plant called <i>Curcuma longa</i> …

10 Mobile apps to earn money from smartphones using mobile internet - Online Jobs

These are some of the best mobile apps to earn money online using smartphones for free. Each mobile app has many opportunities to make money using …

Explainer: how law enforcement decodes your photos

For as long as humans have been making images, we have also been manipulating them.<p>Complex darkroom techniques were once required to modify images …

Your guide to solving the next online viral maths problem

How many times have you seen a post online or part of your social media feed that says something like “This Math Problem Is Stumping the Whole …

How to cope with exam anxiety. - Weekends - ABC Radio

If you have a teenager at home - chances are they are currently in the midst of their mid-year exam period.<p>For many young people exams can be a …

Localization Essentials

Intersect 2018 Conference: Early Bird tickets now available! Amazing speakers, world-class hiring partners, and more!<p>Free Course<p>by<p>Making Products …

Some things you should know about statins and heart disease

Cardiovascular disease (heart attack and stroke) causes the most deaths in Western countries overall and the vast majority of premature deaths. Drugs …

A Top Chef’s Secret to Cooking the Perfect Steak

Acclaimed chef and author John Tesar shares his tips and tricks for cooking steak.<p>For many Americans, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of …

BBQ

Sunrise Smart Pillow: The Future of Sleep & Wake Technology

We created the Sunrise Pillow to revolutionize your mornings and your nights. It’s simple to use, ultra-comfortable and wakes you naturally. With the …

Why Easter is called Easter, and other little-known facts about the holiday

This April 1, Christians will be celebrating Easter, the day on which the resurrection of Jesus is said to have taken place. The date of celebration …

Is Kirrah Amosa Canberra's answer to Whitney Houston?

As if belting out one Whitney Houston song wasn't hard enough, Canberra musician Kirrah Amosa is in the process of learning 14 of the late diva's …

What's the Most Popular Food in Your State? This Map Knows.

Recipes are huge on Pinterest. According to Pinterest, food is their number-one category, as there are 15 billion ideas and submissions. That's a …

New Jersey

A new app will help you chat with anyone no matter what language they speak

There’s good news for travellers who struggle with language barriers, as a new app has been developed that will help you chat with someone who speaks a different language via your smartphone, with real-time instant translation.<p>The app, developed by technology company Odle, provides voice-to-voice …

Language

Vietnam: Phong Nha-KẻBàng National Park

Underneath Vietnam: Discovering an underground world<p>By Jamie Leigh<p>In 2009, British and Vietnamese explorers discovered Sơn Đoòng Cave – the largest …

Fasting diet could regenerate pancreas and reverse diabetes, researchers say

A fasting diet has the ability to regenerate the pancreas and could potentially reverse diabetes, researchers have found.<p>A US study, published in …

Diabetes