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Doomsday Clock moves 30 seconds closer to midnight as threat of global annihilation grows

A Doomsday Clock, which symbolises the current threat of global annihilation, has been moved 30 seconds closer to midnight by scientists.<p>The countdown was established in 1947 by a group of experts who were working on the Manhattan Project to design and build the first atomic bomb.<p>They wanted a …

The secrets of people who never get sick

Some lucky folk claim to never get a cold or take days off work. Can we become more like them?<p>Every now and then one pops up at work, down the pub, in the park, outside the school gate, or in your own family’s mythology. The person who claims never to get sick. Colds brush past them without leaving …

Immune System

A recruiter analyzed results from 3000 tech interviews to find the most successful candidate traits

<i>Aline Lerner is co-founder and CEO of interviewing.io, a platform for hiring vetted, senior software engineers. This post originally appeared at interviewing.io blog.</i><p>The first blog post I published that got any real attention was called “Lessons from a year’s worth of hiring data.“ It was my …

Employment

Babies’ brains are wired to learn multiple languages at once

Any adult who has attempted to learn a foreign language can attest to how difficult and confusing it can be. So when a three-year-old growing up in a bilingual household inserts Spanish words into his English sentences, conventional wisdom assumes that he is confusing the two languages.<p>Research …

Language Learning

Food formulas: the science behind your favourite meals

Scientists have cracked the ratio for the perfect strawberries and cream. But do you know the perfect proportions for a Yorkshire pudding or G&T?<p>Eating strawberries and cream is a quintessential part of English summer - along with stuffing yourself with fish and chips on the beach until you feel …

Working Out With Supermodel Karlie Kloss: The Sculpted Arms GIF

Sculpted arms with a hint of sinuous curve—but no bulk—are the hallmark of trainer and modelFIT cofounder **Justin Gelband’**s signature technique. Enter model and client <b>Karlie Kloss,</b> who takes on one of his custom bicep-, tricep-, shoulder-, and chest-toning circuits for today’s arm-focused …