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The definitive ranking of the 39 best universities in the world

Every year QS ranks universities around the world using a methodology that evaluates academic reputation, employer reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, as well as international reputation.<p>Using a points system, QS then rates the universities out of 100. They use these numbers to determine the best …

Online Education

A Harvard Doctor Has Made A Definitive List of The Best Workouts. Full Stop.

Dr I-Min Lee has made it simple for you<p>There’s a lot of information out there about exercise - be it how to lose weight, what’s best for anxiety or how to get a rock hard bum. Thankfully, a super clever person from one of the best Universities in the world has broken it down for us in the simplest …

Exercise

10 Surprising Life Hacks That Use A Single Bobby Pin

Bobby pins: They're everywhere, except when you really need one. (Seriously, check your bag or your desk drawer right now. We bet you find a few.) …

9 simple things to do with Vaseline that’ll make you gorgeous

Everyone knows that Vaseline is a great tool for moisturizing dry, cracked skin, and dry lips. But there are actually a lot more uses for the magic jelly than you may have realized.<p>Who knew a little blue container could do so much?<p>Here are 9 things you can do with vaseline that will make you look …

Beauty

An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

The Brain

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Productivity

Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for

Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements.<p>Seriously, do you know what Vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Of course you don’t. …

Watch: Short videos that TED says will recharge your brain

With more than 100 speakers over five days, attending TED conferences can be an emotional roller coaster ride, as attendees flit from talks on virtual reality to racial prejudice, climate change to Google art, incarceration to drones. TED uses brief videos in between talks to reset the mood and …

Ahmed Mohamed is tired, excited to meet Obama – and wants his clock back

This week, the teenage inventor gained global attention after being arrested for bringing a clock he made to his high school in Irving, Texas<p>Above all else, Ahmed Mohamed wants some sleep.<p>Early Thursday afternoon, when he would be in school if he weren’t suspended, he curled his 14-year-old frame …

Trucks

Woman removed from flight after poking snoring passenger with pen

A woman was removed from a Southwest Airlines plane at Midway Airport on Thursday afternoon after she poked a seatmate with a pen to stop him from snoring, according to an airline spokeswoman.<p>The airline said the man was not injured in the incident aboard Flight 577. "No injuries were reported," …

How U2 inspired Magic Leap, the holographic goggles that Google invested in

The term for this technology is "augmented reality," and Microsoft is doing something similar with its HoloLens goggles, which it demonstrated last month.<p>Magic Leap's founder Rony Abovitz is quite a character.<p>One of his hobbies is playing guitar and bass in a rock band called Sparkydog and …

Augmented Reality

Here's The Secret To Saving Almost $400 On Your Next Plane Ticket

Fortunately, we just got a lot more science to offset the art.<p>The good folks over at Expedia have just released a study on when you should buy your next plane ticket.<p>Using data from Airline Reporting Corporation, Expedia determined that "while it's impossible to guarantee when travelers can find …

Expedia

5 apps to turn your smartphone into a personal assistant

We all want a personal assistant à la Lloyd in <i>Entourage</i> — someone to walk our dogs, handle unwanted emails and ensure we're always on time. But for …

I finally bought an Android Wear watch. Here’s which one and why

Months before Google introduced its Android Wear software platform, I said that the first company to put Google Now on my wrist would get my money. …