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Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

Want To Stay Relevant? Never Stop Learning

Continuous learning has become a mantra for everyone from college newbies to seasoned C-suite veterans. Trouble is, most of us are bad at learning. Supremely bad.<p>That’s the conclusion of Bradley R. Staats, an operations professor whose research examines how individuals, teams, and organizations can …

Self-Preservation

An Intense Animation That Imagines What Might Have Happened During the Last 48 Hours of Pompeii

In 2009, the Australian digital animation studio Zero One created “A Day in Pompeii“, an incredibly intense visualization that recreated what may …

Animation

The 'New Internet' Isn't Just a Silicon Valley Joke. Here's What You Should Know About It

Efforts are underway to 'reinvent' the Internet as bandwidth is decreasing while video content is on the rise.<p>If you own a hosting or online streaming company, a marketing agency or simply a website for your business, then you should be concerned. The infrastructure of the Internet as we know it, …

Silicon Valley

By The Color Of Their Skin

<i>In the fall of 1968, six months after civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on a hotel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee, Tim Wise</i> …

Race & Ethnicity

This Maya Village Was Frozen in Time by a Volcano

<i>Under the thatched roof of a squat adobe house, Maya families eat their evening meal — dishes of bright yellow corn, beans and a root vegetable</i> …

Archaeology

China is the greatest, growing threat to America

China has outlined strategies for 2018, 2025 and 2050 all designed to displace the United States as the dominant global economic and national …

China

Congress sounds bipartisan alarm as Trump deals on ZTE

WASHINGTON — As the Trump administration reached a deal Friday to reduce sanctions on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE, Congress has shown rare unity in working to prevent the president from giving in to the foreign-backed company in a way that would compromise national security.<p>And more backlash is …

U.S. Dept. of Commerce

Video: The Vastness of the American Southwest

When it comes to vast, wide-open spaces few places can compare with the American Southwest. This is a place of amazing expanses, winding canyons, and …

National Parks

Defence pamphlet shows how population can prepare in event of attack and contribute to country’s ‘total defence’<p>The Swedish government has begun sending all 4.8m of the country’s households a public information leaflet telling the population, for the first time in more than half a century, what to …

War

To Be More Likable and Make a Great First Impression,Science Says First Do 1 Thing

And then you can almost guarantee the people you meet will like you.<p>If you want to make a great first impression -- and why wouldn't you? -- you know there are basic steps you can take: Smile, make eye contact, listen more than you talk, ask questions about the other person... anyone can do those …

Body Language

How to Make Simple Garlic Bread with Only a Toaster

How to Make Garlic Bread ON Your Toaster (Yes, On)<p>A simple way to get one of your favorite foods made in minutes!<p>March 04, 2018<p>A food loved by much …

Recipes

See Seven Ancient Ruins As They Would Have Looked In Their Prime

From the unmatched wonder of Cambodia’s Angkor Wat to the sprawling majesty of the temples of Bagan in Myanmar (aka Burma). From Egypt’s Great Sphinx of Giza to the extraordinary carved city of Petra in Jordan. These remnants of the ancient world have long cast a spell over travelers from every …

Ancient History

It was not to prevent Soviet conquest but to win back territories lost to the USSR, writes <b>Geoffrey Roberts</b><p>Zofia Nowinska (Letters, 16 February) writes that “the consequences of being conquered by Stalin were much worse (for Finns) than being an ally of Hitler, so they chose the lesser evil”. In …

Europe

73 years ago a war photographer snapped the most iconic image of World War II — here's the story of the battle behind the photo

The Battle of Iwo Jima holds a special place in the history of the United States.<p>Remembered for the iconic photo that the Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal took of US Marines raising the flag on Mount Suribachi, the nearly six-week battle in 1945 saw more than 100,000 US soldiers, …

Battle of Manzikert

The Battle of Manzikert (Mantzikert) in ancient Armenia in August 1071 CE was one of the greatest defeats suffered by the Byzantine Empire. The …

World History

Wave goodbye to America as we know it as democracy dies and a dictatorship begins

Our columnist reckons that the US President will get another four years then begin preparations for his children to take power, most likely his …

We Dare You Not To Stare At These Incredible Photos

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing the brown color in the Color Brown Photo contest with chances to win Amazon …

1204: The Sack of Constantinople

In 1204 CE the unthinkable happened and Constantinople, after nine centuries of withstanding all comers, was brutally sacked. Even more startling was …

World History

50 epic river journeys you must do in 2018

Ever since river cruise companies began throwing serious money at their hardware, river cruising’s star has been in the ascendant. Old hands who cruised Europe and Russia in the early Nineties speak of mediocre food, drab interiors and no “service” to speak of. The 21st century experience couldn’t …

Science Says 'Team Players' Don't Get Hired (Here's the Surprising Data) | Inc.com

Looking for a job? Maybe you've been told you should make sure people know you're a real team player.<p>It turns out, that's a huge mistake.<p>Because, sure, employers like to <i>say</i> they value people who can work well on teams--but the data shows they don't.<p>Not really.<p>The folks behind TalentWorks figured …

Employment

Beyond salary: Benefits may matter more than you think

So you’ve just gotten your first job offer. While salary may be your main focus, there’s much more to consider. Here’s how benefits—many of which are …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

10 Business Lessons You Can Learn from Visiting Disney World | Inc.com

As an immigrant entrepreneur, I didn't grow up going to Disney World. I'd never been to the "happiest place on earth" until recently when I took my family to the Magic Kingdom. It was a once in a lifetime experience.<p>We were mesmerized by countless levels of sophistication at every point of the …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Recruitment

Want Your Best Workers to Never Quit? Research Says It Comes Down to Asking Them 6 Simple Questions | Inc.com

A question I get asked a lot is how to go about getting teams or whole workforces "engaged." It's a legitimate question pondered by head-scratching managers, execs and HR people everywhere looking to architect workplaces that produce results by motivated employees.<p>Well, lets first remove the nap …

Employee Engagement

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

19 Makeup Charts That You'll Cherish And Save Forever

The Legendary All-In-One-Pot Pasta Gets a Fall Refresh

Slow cookers, soup pots, and casserole dishes have been dusted off in households across the United States. For me, cold weather conjures thoughts of cozy meals that hit big on flavor, with minimal effort. Enter the one-pot pasta. The idea comes from Martha Stewart, and I gravitated toward it …