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Hydrogen turned into metal in stunning act of alchemy that could revolutionise technology and spaceflight

For nearly 100 years, scientists have dreamed of turning the lightest of all the elements, hydrogen, into a metal.<p>Now, in a stunning act of …

One journalist spent 3 weeks with ISIS — here's what he learned

The two armed men were surprised to see me. No journalists had come this way before. After days of waiting and one failed attempt, I had finally managed to reach the first checkpoint guarding territory controlled by the group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).<p>By the time I left, …

Middle East

'We will fight to the end'

Amazon tribe faces off against a $9.9 billion dam<p>Amazon tribe faces off against a $9.9 billion dam<p><i>Published on Tuesday, May 26, 2015</i><p><i>Two members of the Munduruku tribe navigate Brazil’s Tapajós River, en route to placing a sign that will demarcate their territory, February 11, 2015.</i><p>A few footsteps …

EXAME

* Escrito por Lígia Crispino, fundadora e sócia-diretora da Companhia de Idiomas e da ProfCerto<p>Se o vocabulário é limitado, a comunicação também …

How to read music - Tim Hansen

Like an actor’s script, a sheet of music instructs a musician on what to play (the pitch) and when to play it (the rhythm). Sheet music may look …

These are the world's top 10 militaries

It's always fun to sit around and war-game which country could beat up which, and it's even better when you have hard facts to back up your arguments.<p>Below is a summary of the top ten militaries in the world, according to Global Firepower, which tracks military power through publicly-available …

Does body language help a TED Talk go viral? 5 nonverbal patterns from blockbuster talks

Hand gestures might make a talk feel more compelling. In a poll that asked volunteers to rate TED Talks, there appeared to be a correlation between …

Scientists just discovered a new state of matter that could revolutionize how we use energy

Most of the time, we can easily distinguish between a solid, liquid, and gas simply by using our eyes. But material scientists who study these three states as well as the more bizarre examples — like plasmas, colloids, and Bose-Einstein condensates— take a deeper look at the properties of each …

Chemistry

O submarino nazista no Brasil

Em janeiro de 1942, o Brasil cortou relações diplomáticas com a Alemanha de Hitler. Os nazistas responderam de modo enfático: mandando uma frota de …

How To Rescue A Boring Conversation

Thank you for your question.<p>When next you find yourself in this awkward spot, try a time-tested line: "I'm going to refresh my drink. May I get you anything?" Never fails. Making your way to or from the bar or the fridge, you can allow yourself to get swept up by a warmer current of chitchat and …

Meteorology

Here's A Simple, Sneaky Way To Win Any Argument

Brain scans help us see why. In one study of political beliefs during the 2004 election year, participants were shown divisive video clips of George W. Bush or John Kerry.<p>Time magazine reports:<p>As soon as [study subjects] recognized the video clips as being in conflict with their worldview, the …

Immigration Reform

3 ways Steve Jobs made meetings insanely productive — and often terrifying

American businesses lose an estimated $37 billion a year due to meeting mistakes.<p>Steve Jobs made sure Apple wasn't one of those companies.<p>Here are three ways the iconic CEO made meetings super productive:<p>1. He kept meetings as small as possible.<p>In his book "Insanely Simple," longtime Jobs …

Barack Obama

Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search

Google Search's learning curve is an odd one. You use it every day, but still all you know is how to search. But the search engine has plenty of …

D-Day: A Photo Gallery by David Burnett

D Day

From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day

At a distance, the two soldiers look pretty much the same. But up close, the parallels fall away as what was new and cutting edge in 1944 looks almost impossibly simple by comparison in 2014.<p>Today is June 6, the 70th anniversary of D-Day, perhaps the most important day in the history of American …

BDI Responde: informações importantes para quem compra um iPhone no exterior

Ok, você é um brasileiro que não quis esperar até dezembro para colocar as mãos nas últimas novidades da Apple e decidiu fazer uma viagem para …