Shaun Boyle

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How to Win Every Argument

In his 1936 work <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>, now one of the bestselling books of all time, Dale Carnegie wrote: “I have come to the …

10 Brutal Facts About the Roman Legions

For nearly one thousand years, the world quaked at their footsteps, and the very sound of their name: The Legions. The elite troops of Rome’s …

A Physicist Has Proposed a Grim Explanation For Why We Never See Aliens

The fault in our stars.<p>The Universe is so unimaginably big, and it's positively teeming with an almost infinite supply of potentially life-giving …

The best free PC software

Free software drives the PC industry. Paid-for packages might seem to be the better option in general, but it’s the no-bucks-down applications that …

Sugary drinks are linked to a risk of dying early, according to a study of more than 17,000 people

Drinking a lot of sugary coffee, tea, soda, or juice could be increasing your risk of an early death.<p>That's the finding of a groundbreaking study of over 17,000 Americans above the age of 45. The researchers behind the yet-to-be-published study found that over the course of six years, people who …

Diabetes

17 Stephen Hawking Quotes That Will Inspire You (and Leave You Dreaming of the Stars)

Sadly, Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, Hawking has passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live with a diagnosis of …

A Magnetic 'Wormhole' That Connects Two Regions of Space Was Created in The Lab

Two years ago ... this was weird.<p>Back in 2015, researchers in Spain created a tiny magnetic wormhole for the first time ever. They used it to connect …

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Ask Your Co-Workers These 2 Questions and It Will Supercharge Your Career

It may be uncomfortable but it's definitely worth it.<p>How do the people you work with see you? However you answered that question, you're almost certainly wrong. It's surprisingly difficult for most of us to understand how others perceive us--we think we're being inclusive as managers and others see …

Brian Cox on Trump, alien life and the importance of being wrong

Brian Cox is both dismayed and optimistic about the future of our species. For dismay, look no further than Donald Trump’s hair. “I saw some rally …

The only known recording of Hitler's normal speaking voice

In 1942, Hitler paid a secret visit to Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Marshal of Finland and Commander-in-Chief of the Finnish Defence Forces in …

North Africa

Space Tourism Posters

Imagination is our window into the future. At NASA/JPL we strive to be bold in advancing the edge of possibility so that someday, with the help of …

Posters

Fifa: the video game that changed football | Simon Parkin

Fifa belongs to a select group of titles familiar to people who have no interest in gaming – or even real football. What’s the secret of its success?<p>Jan Tian stood in nervous silence in the departure hall of Beijing Capital International Airport. Beside him, his sister held an envelope containing a …

Flowers

The Real Story Behind the Myth of Area 51

There are no aliens at America's most famous top-secret military base, but what is there is just as interesting.<p>In the middle of the barren Nevada desert, there's a dusty unmarked road that leads to the front gate of Area 51. It's protected by little more than a chain link fence, a boom gate, and …

Paranormal

Beyond Athens: The Best Books on the Ancient World

Anthony Everitt’s newly released book the <i>Rise of Athens</i> carries the provocative subtitle <i>The Story of the World’s Greatest Civilization</i>. While that’s certainly debatable, Everitt does make a very strong case for the great Greek city-state. Athens is, after all, the birthplace of democracy: a lasting …

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 …

How the Enormous Field of Physics All Fits Together

Physics has a bit of an image problem. To some, it’s a fascinating and diverse field of study. To others, it’s a trigger word for math anxiety, or an …

Physics

A new theory about the speed of light seeks to explain what Einstein couldn't

One of the oddest things about our universe is that it has some fundamental constants. These constants—such as the speed of light in a vacuum—have numerical values that don’t change no matter what conditions you test them under.<p>The speed of light in a vacuum had been measured by many physicists in …

Physics

Remarkable theory says there's no gravity, no dark matter, and Einstein was wrong

Gravity is something all of us are familiar with from our first childhood experiences. You drop something - it falls. And the way physicists have …

Dark Matter

Understand Quantum Entanglement in 7 Minutes Flat

For many, Quantum Entanglement just frustrates people who try to understand it. Even Albert Einstein was skeptical about this property in quantum …

Quantum Physics

Physicists Just Discovered a Second State of Liquid Water

Wha?<p>It’s one of the most fundamental compounds on Earth, and it makes up roughly 60 percent of the human body, and yet water is turning out to be …

What's Happening With Europe's Weather?

Nature hasn’t been nice to Europe recently. While the United States continues to enjoy calm and warm weather that's anything but usual for autumn, …

Weather

Bionic Eyes Are Coming, and They'll Make Us Superhuman

MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE<p>With an estimated 285 million people worldwide with visual impairment, many treatments and technological innovations have long …

What is Kodi and is it legal? A beginner's guide to the home media server

Whether you've only just begun the process of digitising your movie and music collection, or long since abandoned physical media, chances are you've …

Raspberry Pi