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How to read a book a week

In February, I read Belle Beth Cooper’s <i>Fast Company</i> piece “How I became a morning person, read more books, and learned a language in a year,” which listed the four steps to assuming a new hobby: set small goals, focus on one new thing at a time, remove obvious barriers, and build the new routines …

New generation buying books to 'express their personalities'

There are many reasons to buy a book, from learning about a new topic to the pure entertainment of immersing oneself in a different world.<p>A new generation has discovered one more, experts say: expressing their personalities in an increasingly online world.<p>Siôn Hamilton, the trading director of …

O que determina a hora de dormir e acordar?

Muito mais do que o cansaço e o despertador, são o ambiente social e o relógio biológico que determinam quando uma pessoa vai dormir ou acorda. E há …

O gene que faz você parecer menos ou mais jovem

Cientistas identificam variantes no DNA ligadas à idade que uma pessoa aparenta ter. Descoberta é vista como passo importante para desvendar causas …

Visual em dia! Aprenda 7 cuidados com a tatuagem

Dos às artes mais radicais, a tattoo é sempre uma boa pedida para quem quer mudar o visual. ...

Learning a Second Language is a Waste of Time

Learning a second language is unproductive and a veritable waste of time. At long last I have come to my senses. After years expounding and arguing about the benefits of learning foreign tongues I have come to realize the truth and seen the light. I intone the mea culpa and offer my apologies. …

Em 6 pontos: A descoberta que confirma teoria de Einstein e muda modo como vemos Universo

Há 100 anos, Albert Einstein previu a existência de ondas gravitacionais como parte de sua Teoria Geral da Relatividade.<p>Durante décadas, os cientistas vinham tentando, sem êxito, detectar essas ondas – fundamentais para entender as leis que regem no Universo.<p>Isso até esta quinta-feira – um dia que …

Easy way to make people like you

When a new person comes into our orbit the amygdala and posterior cingular cortex in our brain (now we’re just showing off) go into overdrive and …

New York University

What Character Strengths Should Educators Focus On and How?

Educators of all ages, from kindergarten through college, are quickly realizing that academic skills aren’t enough to ensure student success. …

It’s a smaller world after all: Facebook research shows 3.57 degrees – not 6 – of separation

Happy Friends Day, Fellow Earthlings! We have some news on this new Facebook-invented holiday that, depending on your view of your fellow planetary inhabitants, may be intensely thrilling or tremendously frightening.<p>According to the modern-day oracle that is Facebook (FB), we are all far less …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. GoPro posted an unexpected earnings loss as its growth slowed and new products failed to catch on with consumers.</b> The digital camera maker reported an adjusted earnings-per-share (EPS) loss of $0.08 and sales of $436.6 million for the holiday quarter.<p><b>2. A European member of parliament has</b> …

YouTube set to livestream AI playing 'Go' world champion

Fresh off its AlphaGo system defeating European champion Fan Hui five times in a row, Google has its sights set on livestreaming the AI’s next challenge, against the highest ranked player in the world, Lee Sedol.<p>To sweeten the pot, the winner will get a $1 million prize.<p>The matches are set to take …

Here's how to play Facebook Messenger's secret chess game

Want to play chess with your friends on Facebook? Probably not! But if you do, there <i>is</i> a way — a secret chess game built directly into Facebook's chat function and Messenger app. Simply open up a conversation with a friend and type "@fbchess play" to start a game. Then you can just use standard …

Chess

See a guy summon his Tesla with an Apple Watch

Tesla's Summon feature, which lets you call upon the car to unpark itself out of the garage and arrive at your doorstep, is cool enough by itself, …

This secret code will let you play chess on Facebook Messenger

From the amazingly intricate easter egg department: Facebook has a hidden, fully functional, graphical game of chess embedded into its Messenger, and …

6 Tips To Improve Your Social Media Strategy In 2016

One only survives if he can evolve and adapt. The online <b>business</b> is continuously evolving giving birth to new concepts. The more innovative the …

Brasil sonega amostras de zika para pesquisa no exterior, dizem cientistas

OMS pede que país envie mais material biológico para institutos de ponta. Centros de diagnóstico fazem exportação extraoficial de ampolas à Europa

This Simple Tip to Learn Maths Equations Actually Works

The answer is at your fingertips.<p>There are lots of different strategies for maximising your learning potential, but one of the easiest study-boosters …

Scientists Say Chronic Pain Can Alter DNA

Pain hurts. But when that pain is ongoing, it does more than just hurt the affected body parts. Chronic pain can make it hard to think or function …

Who Controls Your Mind? (Hint: It's Not Your Brain)

One of the easiest bets to win is to offer a million dollars to anyone who can accurately predict their next thought. It would be foolhardy to accept such a bet. As we all experience every day -- and yet rarely notice -- our thoughts are unpredictable and spontaneous. They come and go at will, and …

Science Says These Two Techniques Will Keep You Cool Under Pressure

Suppressing emotions can backfire:<p>Via Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day …

Self-help

What Do the Words You Use Say About You?

A lot.<p>Your personality can be determined just by looking at the way you text message. You can make accurate judgments about your favorite author’s …

Psychology

24 experts tried to explain the mystery of sleep in one sentence

Sleep is a mystery.<p>Scientists acknowledge certain objective features of sleep, but, beyond that, differ in what they see as its essential elements. In defining it, would they emphasize the biological nature of the activity, its purpose or its benefits? Would "sleep" encompass those squishy states …

Five Everyday Activities That Hurt Your Memory

Turns out there are several surprising and common activities people do that make them more forgetful.<p>You can’t find your phone. You don’t remember if you answered your client’s email. And you forgot the question you wanted to ask your colleague when you bump into her in the hallway.<p>If you’re …

The Brain

I learned that you don't need to spend a fortune to get an amazing Android phone

I'm still not sure how it happened. I stuck it in there as I was leaving my desk for the day, and it was broken by the time I reached the office elevator. My working theory is that I absent-mindedly slammed my hip into a door frame. Because I was working on a smartphone-DSLR camera comparison …

Uma boa hora para ignorar Lula

Ao menos no discurso, Dilma acerta ao apontar a saída da crise. Mas o ex-presidente insiste no caminho para nos afundar mais<p>Fez bem aos ouvidos de …

EXAME

A autoridade <b>britânica</b> que regulamenta a embriologia concedeu nesta segunda-feira a primeira autorização para se modificar <b>geneticamente</b> embriões …

'Scanner' de cérebro portátil é novidade em ambulâncias

Transcript<p>The United Nations says the total number of migrants and other refugees <b>crossing</b> by sea to Europe in 2015 has now reached over a million – with most of them arriving in Greece.<p>The World Health Organisation says the Ebola outbreak in Guinea is officially over, two years after it first …

EXAME

Tóquio – Uma equipe de <b>dentistas</b> japoneses da Universidade de Okayama desenvolveu a primeira próteses de língua capaz de se movimentar para pessoas …

EXAME

<b>1. Abrindo as portas do negócio</b> <i>zoom_out_map</i><p><b>1</b>/32 (Thinkstock)<p>São Paulo – <b>Empreender</b> é um desafio diário. Porém, para quem ainda está dando os primeiros …