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Stephen Hawking, in His Own Words

Stephen Hawking, the brilliant physicist who died at 76 in Cambridge, England, on Wednesday (Einstein’s birthday), never won a Nobel Prize. But his book “A Brief History of Time” made him a star beyond his field, and his penchant for dropping bons mots on subjects large and small made him an …

Nobel Prize

Drone flyover video shows Apple Park open for business

More than six years after Steve Jobs pitched it to the Cupertino City Council, and more than four after it was given the official go-ahead, Apple Park is officially open.<p>In a spectacular new drone video shot by drone videographer Duncan Sinfield, the enormous Apple Park campus is shown looking …

Remembering Sam Shepard

The legendary American playwright, novelist, screenwriter, and actor died at the age of 73.<p>Sam Shepard was a titan of American theater whose darkly funny, sometimes surreal, and often frightening evocations of the fringes of American life formed the backbone of a storied career as a writer and …

Cubs win World Series with Game 7 win

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Exercise

Ravens Are Ridiculously Smart, Seem To Be Able To Plan For The Future

Respect the raven.<p>The new “Planet of the Apes” movie has people imagining what an ape-ruled world with human underlings would really look like, but maybe ravens are the animals we should be keeping an eye on.<p>The dazzling intelligence of corvids — the family that includes ravens and crows — is …

Ravens

Why the "You" in an Afterlife Wouldn't Really Be You

<i>The Discovery</i> is a 2017 Netflix film in which Robert Redford plays a scientist who proves that the afterlife is real. “Once the body dies, some part …

The neuroscience of inequality: does poverty show up in children's brains?

There is increasing evidence that growing up poor diminishes the physical development of a child’s brain. A landmark US study is attempting to establish a causal link – and unlock new ways to help our poorest children<p>With its bright colours, anthropomorphic animal motif and nautical-themed puzzle …

Income Inequality

The Lessons of Obamacare

What Republicans should have learned, but haven't.<p>On January 6, President Barack Obama sat down with us for one of his final interviews before leaving the White House. The subject was the Affordable Care Act — the legislation that has come to carry his name and define his legacy.<p>It was strange …

How Yoga Made Me Respect The Hell Out Of My Body

I can remember my 10-year-old self looking into a full-length mirror and thinking I was "bigger than the other girls." I wasn't. Yet an unhealthy …

9 ways to make your boss fall in love with your ideas

Have you ever had a new idea? And have you ever tried to convince your boss to give that new idea a go? Was it met with open arms - or crushed by a raised eyebrow, stalled by a request for a business case or met with a negative “that’s not how we do things here”?<p>For most of us - regardless of …

Personality

Amazon is opening a grocery store with no cashiers and no checkout lines

We’re getting closer to a future where we don’t ever have to talk to another human we don’t want to.<p>Amazon announced on Dec. 5 that it will open a grocery store in Seattle, Washington, in early 2017, where customers will be able to walk in, pick up the items they want to buy, and walk out. To …

eCommerce

The science behind how WiFi internet connectivity works

Our Telegraph video series, How It Works, breaks down the basics of everyday technology, revealing how the products we use on a daily basis actually work.<p>The video above reveals how WiFi internet connectivity works, connecting to a computer by converting electronic data into digital signals via an …

Wi-Fi

These 8 Healthy Foods Will Be Your Kitchen Staples in 2017

As you approach the new year, get ready to clear out your fridge and add in some healthy staples you'll be snacking on and cooking with all year long. Some of our favorite health food trends this year are foods and products that will help you build stronger muscles, give you a better mood, boost …

How to Master Your Fear of Failure

by Andrew Shatté<p>Failure is a part of life--even for the most successful people in the world. Yet so many of us desperately fear it, ruining our productivity, delaying our dreams, and hindering many of us from doing the things that move us forward towards our goals. In fact, researchers have found …

3 Ways to Better Understand Your Emotions

Dealing effectively with emotions is a key leadership skill. And naming our emotions — what psychologists call <i>labeling</i> — is an important first step in dealing with them effectively. But it’s harder than it sounds; many of us struggle to identify what exactly we are feeling, and often times the most …

Interactive quiz: Do you really know what an ETF is?

If you’re reading this, you probably know something about exchange traded funds (ETFs)—a widely used investment product whose assets have grown tenfold over the last 20 years to over $3 trillion globally<b>.*</b> ETFs have a lot in common with a more familiar vehicle—mutual funds: both offer access to …

Investing

The rise of American authoritarianism - Vox

A niche group of political scientists may have uncovered what's driving Donald Trump's ascent. What they found has implications that go well beyond 2016.<p>The American media, over the past year, has been trying to work out something of a mystery: Why is the Republican electorate supporting a …

Talking Tabata

One of the more popular exercise regimes over the last two decades has been the Tabata protocol. Originally tested by Izumi Tabata in 1996 it was …

The Most Pleasing Campaign of 2016

The Chicago Cubs look poised to end the longest championship drought in American sports.<p>Theo Epstein, the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, was running behind. “I just need a few minutes,” he said. “Have you eaten?” The still boyish former wunderkind, now forty-two, had one …

Do This 1 Thing For A Week To Clear The Mental Cobwebs

This short exercise helps clear the mental underbrush. And the biggest skeptics need it the most!<p>You know the benefits of meditation. But still, you don't do it. Hmmm.<p>Maybe it's time to consider an alternate approach. Not an alterna-<i>tive</i>--I have no doubt that meditation is everything you've heard. …

How to Grow an Avocado Tree: Guac 'n' Roll

Chances are good you already have some experience with how to grow an avocado. It’s easy and fun to coax the large, hard stone at the center of this …

Your First Step to Becoming A Cyborg: Getting This Pierced In You

If you’ve always wanted to be a cyborg, an artificially-enhanced human with bionic technology, but you’ve always been too afraid of getting a chip in …

Can this woman cure ageing with gene therapy?

Biotech boss Elizabeth Parrish has tried out her company’s anti-ageing gene therapy with, she says, amazing results. Too good to be true?<p>Elizabeth Parrish is CEO of BioViva, a Seattle-based biotech company working to develop treatments to slow the ageing process. In April, the company revealed that …

University of Washington

9 Things You Didn't Know About Detoxing

An explainer on the cleanse craze—and how to do it the healthy way.<p>The detoxing trend, as championed by certain members of the wellness community, is really having a moment: celebrities swear by it, while dietitians view it with a critical eye. As researchers will be quick to tell you, the trendy …

Your Brain Benefits Most When You Listen to Absolutely Nothing, Science Says

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

Breakthrough in brain cancer research made by Newcastle experts

Evidence for new treatments<p>In the study, scientists showed that glioma cells grow more slowly if they are treated with a drug, known as etomoxir, …

Cancer

What Happens When you Drink Apple Cider Vinegar and Honey on an Empty Stomach in the Morning

We have already heard about healthy recipes containing apple cider vinegar and honey use. These drinks will undoubtedly do wonders for your health …

Cider