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This map corrects everything you thought you knew about the world

Maps have a way of distorting our perception of the world. But AuthaGraph is trying to bring us back to reality with a new map that accurately …

Lord Haw-Haw: The traitor executed for helping the Nazis

<b>William Joyce, better known as Lord Haw-Haw, was a notorious broadcaster of Nazi propaganda to the UK during World War II. His announcement 'Germany calling, Germany calling' was a familiar sound across the airwaves, introducing threats and misinformation which he broadcast from his Hamburg base.</b> …

Star Wars: the story so far in 90 seconds

Not got time to re-watch all three original Star Wars movies ahead of JJ Abrams's forthcoming The Force Awakens? Not got the inclination to re-watch the prequels? Here's our super-helpful (if only sporadically accurate) catch-up guide...<p><b>Star Wars: the short version</b><p>A long time ago, in a galaxy …

10 things not to buy in 2016

Slide 1 of 11<p><b>1. Hoverboards</b><p>Hoverboards exploded onto the personal transportation scene in 2015 — and they also exploded in a few homes. While these …

Real Estate

Google 'gravely disappointed' after California says driverless cars need humans at the wheel

New Californian regulations state a human must be present in a driverless car in case they're needed to take control of the vehicle, which Google is 'gravely disappointed' by<p>Google has spoken of its disappointment over new proposed Californian state rulings declaring a human must be present inside …

Why the Princess Diana Tatler cover has already become a collectible

The latest cover of Tatler magazine featuring the late Princess Diana on the front is already selling out - proving we are fascinated with her story now more than ever<p>Can you remember the last time a magazine cover made you do a double take? Was it a naked, pregnant Demi Moore? Liz Hurley in a …

Adele said it was difficult to write songs after becoming a mother because she wasn't sad anymore

She said that her baby, Angelo, gave her writer's block for a while because she wasn't sad<p>Adele is the queen of the tear-jerking ballad.<p>Despite this, '25' almost didn't happen, for a surprising reason - Adele wasn't sad anymore.<p>She revealed in an interview on Monday that she didn't know how to …

Scientists just discovered a key reason why 'jerks' often succeed at work

Most notably, the late Steve Jobs led Apple to become one of the most successful companies in the world, despite being known as someone who shouted and cursed at employees and made derogatory remarks about their work.<p>You might assume that these relatively unlikable people are successful because …

Psychology

Everything You Think You Know About Detecting Lies Is Wrong

While you may think that body language is the biggest giveaway, new research has discovered you can tell more by relying on a single cue.<p>A turned-down mouth, sweaty palms, and eyes that drift up and to the side–if you believe conventional wisdom about lying, these are telltale signs. But they’re …

How James Bond rescued filmgoers from the Spectre of Americanisation | David Cox

In avoiding the clutches of American English in his latest outing, 007 lands a lexical blow that keeps the British end up. But is there a wider agenda at work?<p>James Bond has done Her Majesty some service, not least by promoting her realm’s pluck and resourcefulness in 24 films. Now, his latest …

Research shows you need these 5 things to be happy at work

With unemployment at the lowest it has been since 2008, you might be thinking about changing jobs. But what exactly would make you happier at work? …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

The Brain

Gulliver's Travels' 'nonsense' language is based on Hebrew, claims scholar

Professor of English at the University of Houston says his research points to satire’s use of words derived from Jewish language<p>Isaac Asimov might have dismissed the invented languages in Gulliver’s Travels as “made up nonsense” but a professor at the University of Houston believes he has cracked a …

Mapped: Where affordable meets desirable - the best places to live in Britain

Discover the top 10 places in the UK where house prices are cheap and residents are happy...and the reverse<p>The trouble with ranking affordable places in which to buy a house is that, more often than not, no one actually wants to live there.<p>On this map, devised by Hampton International and the …

How To Build A Startup Around Content

There are many ways to build a business but there isn’t one sure-fire way. Joe Pulizzi, the founder of Content Marketing Institute, which provides education and training around content marketing, believes one of the least risky ways is content marketing. He’s launched a new platform on the Content …

Compromise is the key to relationships. I've learnt the hard way

Ever since she lost her best friend at school to a classmate, Angela Neustatter has found compromising hard. Here, she admits her attitude has damaged relationships and insists we must all learn the art of negotiation<p>Back in the day I’d have been up there with novelist <b>Jeanette Winterson</b> standing up …

You Asked: Is It Healthy to Sweat A Lot?

Here’s the tricky thing about using sweat as a barometer for health: “A lot of it comes down to biological variation,” says Dr. Craig Crandall, a …

7 ways to add an extra hour to your day

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill took an afternoon nap every day. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel works out seven days a week. Facebook COO Sheryl …

Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram 'brainwashed to fight for group'

Some of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants last year have been brainwashed to begin fighting for the Islamist group, with many carrying out public beatings and even killings, other captives have told the BBC.<p>Women who claim they lived in the same camps as some of the 219 …

Microsoft is trying to win developers back with Edge

A new post from Microsoft detailing the work it’s doing on the new Edge browser discusses the ways it’s trying to build a more interoperable Web and how the company cleaning up its act.<p>For years, developers have had to build specific workarounds for Internet Explorer to make their websites work …

From Aston Martin Supercars to Classic Triumph Motorcycles: The Enduring Power of British Cool

It has to be over 20 years since I first heard the word “Anglophile.” It was used by a friend of mine while staring straight at me. “I never realized you were such an Anglophile.” It wasn’t said in an accusatory or judgmental way, just very matter-of-fact. My grasp of Latin wasn’t strong enough to …

Qatar Airlines is named the world’s best airline, putting pitiful US carriers to shame

Qatar airlines has been named 2015’s best airline in the world in the annual top 100 airline ranking of airline consumer website Skytrax.<p>No wonder. The airline is known for lavishing first-class passengers with designer amenities and meals prepared by Michelin-starred chefs, as well as for …

American Airlines

Move over, Hamilton: woman to appear on $10 bill, Treasury announces

A woman will soon feature on US bank notes for the first time in 150 years after a successful campaign to celebrate the centenary of female suffrage. But the surprise decision comes with a catch: whoever is chosen will have to share the honour with a man.<p>Treasury secretary Jack Lew announced the …

How Hope Can Improve Your Life, Backed By Research

There’s a scientific reason to have hope<p>Everyone says “have hope.” Is that just silly pollyanna optimism?<p>No. Actually there’s a science to hope.<p>Via …

One of missing Bradford sisters has made contact with family, say police

Police believe three missing Dawood sisters and their nine children have already crossed border into Syria<p>One of three sisters missing with their nine children has made contact with her family and they are believed to have already crossed the border into Syria, police have said.<p>Khadija Dawood, 30, …

20 biggest reasons why startup companies fail

Startup companies seem to have all the fun. They create new markets, disrupt old ones, get ridiculous amounts of money from venture capital firms, …

Startups

7 mistakes companies are making on social right now

Gone are the days when marketing professionals question the value of their company having a presence on social networks. Regardless of if the company is B2B, B2C, or any combination of the two – their customers are on social because EVERYONE is on social.<p>You would think, however, that at this point …

Cambridge's 'Suicide Sunday' campaign and the deeper psychology of suicide

As students challenge a name they believe trivialises mental health issues, we look at the the work of scientists trying to understand despair and resilience<p>Last Sunday marked the official end of exam term at Cambridge University, a day of garden parties and boat races. Over the years, this final …

5 Ways Exercise Can Help Improve Your Mental Health

There's no denying that regular exercise brings many physical benefits -- it's recommended by medical professionals, health organizations and governments as a key part of a healthy life -- but physical fitness isn't the only benefit of exercise.<p>In addition to increased strength, a lower risk for …

Mental Health