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35 DIY Container Ideas to Completely Declutter Your Home

Ever feel like you're in a heavy downpour of clutter? When the 'stuff' build-up reaches a dangerously high level, rein in your panic and bring out your creative side, with these life-saving DIY containers. Get ready to coral your porch clutter, banish your toiletry mess, and cure your hallway …

How the eyes betray your thoughts

Look closer at eye movements and you can find out what’s happening inside somebody’s head, says Mo Costandi.<p>It’s sometimes said that the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, it does …

The Brain

Friction over India's beef trade heats up after attacks

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Hindu nationalists in India have stepped up attacks on the country’s beef industry, seizing trucks with cattle bound for abattoirs and blockading meat processing plants in a bid to halt the trade in the world’s second-biggest exporter.<p>Rescued cattle are seen at a "goushala", or …

India

A fear of losing their virginity keeps Indian women from using tampons

In the western world, tampons have been hailed as a “giant leap” for womankind. But they have had little success in winning over hearts and minds of 355 million reproductive-age women in India.<p>To understand why, consider the advertisement below trying to sell tampons to Indian women in the …

Menstruation

Andy Murray Motivational Notes

Andy Murray

Quit Trying to Motivate People and Focus on These 3 Things Instead

What if I said you were wasting your time trying to motivate your employees? Would you think I’ve committed leadership heresy? Would you say I’ve …

Employee Engagement

Scientists Discover Another Earth!

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope recently discovered an Earth-like planet orbiting a nearby star within the habitable zone of our galaxy. Kepler-186f is …

Habitable Zone

Big Pharma Is America’s New Mafia

Pharmaceutical companies have more power than ever, and the American people are paying the price—too often with our lives.<p>By now you have probably …

Pharma

Why eating late at night may be bad for your brain

That dinner you’ve been putting off until late at night or bowl of ice cream you can’t resist before bedtime could mess with your head.<p>Experts studying our body’s internal clock have discovered eating at the “wrong time” of the day, especially munching when you should normally be sleeping, may …

How Did Long-Necked Dinosaurs Drink Without Getting Dizzy?

Extremely tall animals such as the giraffe may offer clues.<p>Many of us have gotten dizzy when we stand up too fast—and we don't even have to go that far. Imagine if you had to lower and raise your head several stories every time you wanted a drink of water.<p>Our Weird Animal Question of the Week comes …

Paleontology

Women are being bitchier than ever - where's the sisterhood gone?

Women have always judged each other – usually in private. But overt bitchiness seems to be on the rise as everything from weight to wardrobes is harshly judged. Are we all Mean Girls now?<p>A few years ago I dropped my oldest friend. There had been decades of taking on the chin routine observations …

Women want more BDSM porn following 'Fifty Shades' premiere

While <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> is hardly considered an accurate portrayal of BDSM sex, it's certainly served as inspiration for women who watch porn.<p>Since …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

Man finds himself alone on Delta flight | CNN Travel

CNN

Man freed by DNA evidence after 20 years dies a year later

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> When Sharrif Wilson was released after being wrongfully imprisoned for more than 20 years, he couldn't wait to have a hot slice of New York pizza.<p>"I feel free. I feel great right now. I'll able to do things that I [couldn't] do for the last 21 years," Wilson told CNN the day after …

Housing

London personality maps show where nice, nasty and arty are most at home

Regardless of crime and income levels, people are happiest living in an area that matches their personality, claim researchers<p>The bustling streets and tourist attractions of central London and Westminster draw crowds from far and wide, but according to a survey by psychologists, they are home to …

Psychology

Man in China recovering in hospital after wife chopped off his penis

A man in China is recuperating after his wife chopped off his penis when she found out he was having an affair - and when he had it sewn back on, she stormed the hospital and chopped it off again<p>A woman has been arrested after she reportedly chopped off her cheating husband's penis twice.<p><b>According</b> …

Physiology

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Fixing the ‘problem’ of ageing is the mission of Silicon Valley, where billions is pouring into biotech firms working to ‘hack the code’ of life – despite concerns about the social implications<p>In Palo Alto in the heart of Silicon Valley, hedge fund manager Joon Yun is doing a back-of-the-envelope …

Peter Thiel

The Science of Dating: why a box of chocolates could spark first-date romance

The box of chocolates used to be a first-date staple but has fallen out of fashion of late. Sarah Knapton, the Telegraph's Science Editor explains why the tradition should be revived<p>Turning up with a box of chocolates on a first date is about as naff as brandishing a bouquet of Tesco 'seven-day …

Charlie Hebdo terror mentor's wife on benefits in Leicester

Exclusive: Sylvie Beghal, a French citizen, lives rent-free in a four-bedroom house in Leicester having arrived with her children in search of a more 'Islamic environment'<p>The wife of an al-Qaeda lynchpin who mentored the Charlie Hebdo murderers is living on benefits in Britain after deciding France …

First new antibiotic in 30 years discovered in major breakthrough

The first new antibiotic to be discovered in nearly 30 years has been hailed as a ‘paradigm shift’ in the fight against the growing resistance to drugs.<p>Teixobactin has been found to treat many common bacterial infections such as tuberculosis, septicaemia and C. diff, and could be available within …

Medicine

The Benefits of Being Cold

Year-round warmth is a modern luxury. Some scientists believe it is changing human metabolism.<p>When you first put on the ice vest, you will feel cold. Not intolerably cold, but cold enough to make you think, <i>What am I doing with my life?</i> Or, at least, as numbness spreads across your shoulders and …

A Bed Of Mouse Cells Helps Human Cells Thrive In The Lab

A drug that is used worldwide to treat malaria is now being tested as a treatment for cervical cancer. This surprising idea is the result of a new laboratory technique that could have far-reaching uses.<p>Our story starts with Dr. Richard Schlegel at Georgetown University Medical Center. He's best …

Cancer

Sleep: How to nap like a pro

We’ve all heard of the merits of power naps, says Tiffanie Wen, but are there good and bad ways to sleep during the day?<p>Growing up, sleep was considered paramount in my family home. My siblings and I didn’t have many house rules – bedtimes were flexible, we had free reign over microwaved TV dinners …

Sleep

‘I emailed a message between two brains’

Could we one day hook up our brains to the internet? Rose Eveleth investigates a claim for the ‘first’ online message sent between two minds.<p>As internet connections become faster and more of the devices we carry help keep us online, it can sometimes feel like we’re on the verge of spontaneous email …

The Brain

Are Your Wrists At Risk For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Daily mouse usage may lead to neuropathy, but also beautiful graphs<p>The IOGraph app turns computer-mouse movement into art that reflects motion and idling. The prevailing belief is that intense mousing can compress the median nerve and cause carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), which affects three percent …

Compress