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What Your Face Shape Says About You

Turns out your face shape is a big talker.<p>"Your face shape tends to reveal your basic personality and your overall approach to life," says Jean Haner, an expert in face reading and author of <i>The Wisdom of Your Face</i>. While most people don't have a distinct face shape (you could have a mix of a square …

Hair

10 Things to Know About Money Before You're 30

Are you a financial 'adult'?<p>Among the countless stereotypes about young people is the belief that they manage money poorly.<p>Indeed, studies find that …

Personal Finance

Kissinger poisoned the Middle East: America is living in a quagmire of his making

W made matters worse, but the region’s radicalization can all be traced to our steady support of the Shah of Shahs<p>The only person Henry Kissinger flattered more than President Richard Nixon was Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran. In the early 1970s, the Shah, sitting atop an enormous reserve …

Geopolitics

Hitler the Mass-Murdering Ecologist?

Timothy Snyder’s new history of the Holocaust has many theses, but its biggest is also its most flawed.<p>The first sign that Timothy Snyder’s <i>Black …

A decade later, the former chief Xbox officer revisits his critical decisions

Microsoft lost $5 billion to $7 billion on the original Xbox, launched in 2001. And it made billions of dollars on the Xbox 360. Depending on the time frame in which you look at it, it was either an insane waste of money or the finest strategic decision that Microsoft ever made.<p>Robbie Bach had to …

Vanishing Canada

Records deleted, burned, tossed in Dumpsters. A Maclean’s investigation on the crisis in government data<p>When told that his small Prairie town had, in …

CITI: There's only one thing you have to do to make money in the stock market

They have identified that the strategy of investing in so-called high-quality stocks has returned 5% to 7% a year on average since 1995.<p>All you have to do is pick out big, boring stocks with decent profit margins, low debt, and reliable income flows.<p>Then sit back and wait.<p>Citi tracked high-quality …

Stock Markets

50 Dynamic Mens Fashion Style Outfits in 2015

There are plenty of mens fashion style outfits trending now. Here’s taking a look at few of them that even girls would love seeing their guys sport.

The DeanBeat: Even for a second-generation game designer, being an indie is a survival journey

Theresa Duringer spent the last three years of her life as an indie game developer. She thought that experience would be like a Lone Ranger. But she found that her world had become more interdependent than ever. In her journey, she found it takes a village to make a game. And that it is best …

The ‘healthy’ foods you are overeating

In fact, there are a number of healthy foods that are incredibly easy to overeat. The primary reason for this is that even the healthiest of foods …

Twins reunited after 70 years apart

A pair of twins, separated at birth at the end of World War Two, have been reunited after almost 70 years apart.<p>George Skrzynecky and Lucian Poznanski, 69, were born in Germany after their Polish mother was sent to a forced labour camp.<p>When she became ill and could not look after them the twins …

Europe

100 Best Hip Hop and Rap Songs of the 90s

a list of the best hip hop and rap songs of the 90s. I used only one song from each artist. I'm sure there will be a lot who disagree but owell. no …

The Color-Of-The-Day Calendar Turns Your Weeks Into Palettes

I didn’t think humanity had it in us. Since the first Far Side calendar hit in the mid-90s*, the daily, tear-off desk calendar had peaked. The top minds in theoretical physics, industrial design, and advanced materials engineering proposed absolutely no new paradigms in the field of semi-useful …

Engineering

JPMorgan uses its might to cut costs in credit card market

NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co. is cutting prices for a group of its credit card customers and getting Visa Inc to shoulder at least some of the burden of the lost revenue, underscoring how the largest U.S. bank's size can help it hang onto business in fiercely competitive markets.<p>At …

FinTech

Sony unveils h.ear headphones and noise-cancelling Walkman (pictures)

Consumer Tech
Quantum Mechanics

Can You Spot the Nude Models Camouflaged in These Landscapes?

Artist Filippo Ioco travels the world to produce his spectacular body painting series called <i>Landscapes</i>. In it, nude models are cloaked in natural-colored pigments and posed in settings like red rock deserts, sandy beaches, and vasts woodlands, their camouflage so expertly applied that they …

Art

Ready to Have Your Mind Blown? Meet Blender Lemonade

When life gives you lemons (come on, we had to)...you make blender lemonade. But here's the genius part: You need only one lemon, not 12, to mix your drink. Dump the whole fruit--including the rind--into a blender, and minutes later you're sipping pretty. Minimal cleanup required.<p>Wait, what? Here, …

Lemonade

This 3D cancer model shows how tumours mutate

A new 3D modelling technique has revealed exactly how cancerous cells grow and mutate over time. It is hoped the new insight will help researchers …

Johns Hopkins University

Do This If You Want to Retire Early

Achieving an early retirement is doable, if you're willing to do disciplined saving and adjust your spending budget in retirement. Here's a strategy …

Retirement

This Crazy Sky Pool Is Either Incredible or Terrifying

It's made entirely of glass and suspended 10 stories in the air.<p>Warning: If you're afraid of heights, you might want to look away. A South London apartment complex is building the first-ever Sky Pool, made of eight-inch-thick glass and suspended 10-stories above ground. At 90-feet-long it will …

South London

How to Cook in College When You Actually Have a Kitchen

<i>Back to school? Don't settle for subpar cafeteria food. Here's how to be a master dorm chef, at least when you actually have kitchen access. Oh wait, that's not your set-up? Then check out our guides for how to cook when you have no microwave or fridge, or when you do have 'em.</i><p>You’ve got it all: …

Food

Why Are We Scapegoating College Kids?

Instead of focusing on real issues like tuition and poorly paid professors, the culture wars have focused on trigger warnings.<p>When my college got …

19 Black History Quotes That Should Exist

"Who you finna try?" —Harriet Tubman, 1850

Black History

“Was the Civil War fought over slavery?”: Here’s the video to show idiots who think the answer is “No”

Col. Ty Seidule, head of the department of history at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point lowers the boom<p>The next time an annoying friend or relative attempts to argue that the Civil War was fought over anything other than slavery, here's the definitive response delivered by Colonel Ty Seidule, …

War

This Is Why You Should Not Aim At A Happy Life Anymore

Happiness is different things to different people. Philosophers believe happiness is about living a good life and flourishing, not simply defining …

​One Small Optical Chip, One Giant Leap for Quantum Computing

“We carried out a year's worth of experiments in a matter of hours.”<p>Today marked the unveiling of a reprogrammable optical chip that is capable of processing photons in an infinite variety of ways. This development marks a massive step toward the realization of a quantum computer capable of wildly …

Quantum Computing

How Killing Elephants Finances Terror in Africa

Armed groups help fund operations by smuggling elephant ivory. Can fake tusks with hidden GPS trackers thwart them?<p>By <b>Bryan Christy</b><br>Photographs by <b>Brent Stirton</b><br>Published August 12, 2015<p>When the American Museum of Natural History wanted to update the hall of North American mammals, taxidermist George …

Robot mother builds 'cube babies' then watches them take first steps

Cambridge University has built evolution by natural selection into a robot for the first time<p>A ‘mother’ robot which can build its own ‘children’, test which ones do best, then modify their design, has been developed by scientists at Cambridge University.<p>In an astonishing video released by the …