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11 Things You Didn't Know About The Starry Night

With its seductive swirls, intoxicating composition, and enchanting color palette, Vincent van Gogh's <i>The Starry Night</i> is one of the world's most …

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …

Scientists say all the world’s data can fit on a DNA hard drive the size of a teaspoon

Even though it’s looking increasingly likely that humanity will find a way to wipe itself off the face of the Earth, there’s a chance that our creative output may live on. Servers, hard drives, flash drives, and disks will degrade (as will our libraries of paper books, of course), but a group of …

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Scientists pledge to increase interference with the Church

The Catholic Church and Church of England have recently been urging MPs to vote against the introduction of mitochondrial donation, a potentially life-saving procedure with little to no evidence of any serious risks. However, despite many years of study and several regulations, the aforementioned …

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20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

Encapsulating Luxury and Functionality: Contemporary House Sar in Johannesburg

Located within the leafy suburb of Athol, Johannesburg, the latest contemporary residence from Nico van der Meulen Architects was built to impress.</b> …

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8 Red Flags to Watch for on a Potential Hire's LinkedIn Profile

At a minimum, every business owner should at least check that a job candidate has a LinkedIn profile before scheduling an interview. But don't just scan it -- LinkedIn can be a handy tool for weeding out candidates too. Eight business owners weigh in on the signs that a potential hire probably …

In 2014 Britain became a nation paralysed by fear

We choose how we want to see the world. Right now, we are choosing to see a world that scares us<p>Stop reading this article. Rise from your chair, go to the nearest window and look outside. What do you see?<p>Actually, wait a second. We’ll come back to that. Let me tell you what I saw when I got up from …

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From the Moon to mongooses, crowdfunding rescues science research

You can take a role in testing the effect of warming skin on memory. Or you can involve yourself in Britain’s first bid to land a spaceship on the Moon. Or you can help researchers understand the social behaviour of the dwarf mongoose.<p>It is a mixed bag – but it has a common theme. For all these …

Google Just Gave Photographers A Big Reason To Choose Android Over The iPhone

This means users will be able to see what photos look like before the phone's camera processes it and translates it to a JPEG file.<p>The ability to shoot in raw is common on high-end DSLR cameras, but it hasn't really been available for mobile phones until recently.<p>Nokia's Lumia 1520 and 1020, which …

Top 10 budget beach stays in Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

<b>Wild Coast</b><p><b>Swell Eco Lodge, Mngcibe</b><br>Offering a stylish and serene alternative to the sometimes rowdy backpacker lodges in nearby Coffee Bay, Swell Eco Lodge is a clutch of thatched rondavels on a grassy hillside at the mouth of the Mdumbi river, with sweeping ocean views. Each unit is spacious, with …

31 Tiny House Hacks To Maximize Your Space

Just because your house is small doesn't mean you can't live large.

5 simple ways to organize your Google Drive

Google Drive is like your closet — you stash all your stuff there, but it's not exactly organized.<p>The storage service lets users save files like …

Christian Boer designs typeface for readers with dyslexia

<b>Istanbul Design Biennial 2014:</b> a typeface created specifically for dyslexic people by Dutch designer Christian Boer is on show at this year's …

Wharton Professor Describes 'The Worst Thing You Can Do' In Your Career

But he's aiming a bit higher than the standard business school fare; Stew helps students — and the rest of us — better manage the interaction of four domains: work, home, community, and the private self.<p>Here's a typical soundbite:<p>Stew argues that simply trying to achieve "work/life balance" is not …