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50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

Old electronics could be more profitable than literal gold mines

Forget panning for gold or extracting copper ore. A new study shows that recovering metals from discarded electronics, a process known as urban …

Profit

18 Travel Adventures No Bucket List is Complete Without

Laying on the beach and getting a tan may cut it for some travelers, but how about swimming with sharks and jumping from airplanes? If you prefer …

Adventure Travel

Want to read world literature? Try the 13 books on the Man Booker International Prize longlist

The shortlist will be announced on April 12, 2018.<p>The Man Booker International Prize currently recognises the best in translated fiction in English …

Books

The Mind is Flat by Nick Chater review – we have no hidden depths

There is no subconscious, no ‘inner life’ that holds the secret of understanding ourselves, argues a behavioural psychologist. We improvise and can change<p>You probably think you have beliefs, desires, fears, a personality, an “inner life”, maybe even a subconscious. Poppycock, says Nick Chater, a …

Consciousness

7 surprising ways meditating could be hurting you

Psychology

Yale Study: Sad, Lonely Introverts Are Natural Born Social Psychologists

Cognitive curiosity, cognitive ability, melancholy, and introversion predict social psychological skill, a new Yale study shows. Co-authored by Anton …

Britain flooded with super-strength cannabis which could be driving mental health problems

Nearly all cannabis on Britain's streets is now super-strength skunk that could be fuelling the rise in mental health problems, scientists have warned.<p>Researchers at King’s College London tested almost 1,000 police seizures from Kent, Derbyshire, Merseyside, Sussex and the capital in 2016 and found …

How to Become a Millionaire by Your 30s, According to Millennials Who Have Done It

'Cancel Netflix. Stay off Instagram.'<p>By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn’t easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. …

Personal Finance

Strong right-wing views may be driven by a fear of disease, study suggests

People with strong right-wing views may be driven by a fear of disease and increased concern about hygiene, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers found that people who are easily disgusted by the body odours of others, such as sweat, bad breath or the smell of urine, are also drawn to authoritarian …

Why we're psychologically hardwired to blame the victim

We want the world to be fair: the good will be rewarded, the evil punished. As a result, we blame the victims of misfortune<p>Outclassed: The Secret Life of Inequality is our column about class. Read all articles here<p>“Why I stayed” is the title of the blog entry.<p>In it, Jennifer Willoughby, the ex-wife …

Psychology

Mirrors have revealed something new about manta rays – and it reflects badly on us

Humans make huge use of marine vertebrates, but manta rays may pass the self-awareness test and other fish potentially could too. Ethically, where does that leave us?<p>As a shark biologist, I enjoy nothing more than going scuba diving with sharks in the wild. However, I realise it’s an immense …

Manta Rays

These Antidepressants Are Most Effective, Study Says

Millions of people take antidepressants for depression. But there’s long been debate over just how effective the medications actually are. On …

Depression

New drug could reverse binge drinking effects on brain

Scientists have identified a drug that could potentially help our brains reboot and reverse the damage caused by heavy alcohol consumption.<p>Research …

Three reasons why scientific advice on drugs is ignored

David Nutt, along with many other leading scientists, published a study a few years ago that showed how the overall harms associated with some legal …

Noam Chomsky

‘Ultra-intense laser’ stops electrons travelling at near-light speed for first time, mimicking black holes

Using a laser beam one quadrillion times brighter than the Sun, physicists have stopped electrons travelling at near-light speeds for the first …

The Enthralling, Anxious World of Vladimir Nabokov’s Dreams

Dreams are boring. On the list of tedious conversation topics, they fall somewhere between the five-day forecast and golf. As for writing about them, even Henry James, who’s seldom accused of playing to the cheap seats, had a rule: “Tell a dream, lose a reader.” I can remember when I accepted that …

Ultra-fast 5G smartphones are coming in 2019

Qualcomm's ambitious plans for 5G just took an important step forward.<p>A handful of smartphone makers are announcing plans to have 5G-ready phones by …

“The Couch to 80k” Writing Boot Camp: Take a Free 8-Week Podcast Course to Start Writing Fiction, or Even Finish a Novel

We've all read fiction, but how to go about writing it? Nobody has the definitive answer, and there, in the multiplicity of possible approaches, …

Winklevoss: If you can’t see bitcoin at $320,000, you just lack imagination

‘You know the criticisms are just a failure of the imagination.’<p>That’s what Tyler, one of the Winklevoss twins, had to say to the skeptics — and …

Cryptocurrency

I drank lemon water every morning for a week — and I saw results

Winter can be a difficult time to stay healthy when it seems like everyone around you is infected with the flu. Although there are many natural remedies and precautions you can take to try and fight these nasty viruses, sometimes, their attack is just too strong. So this winter, I decided to try …

Alternative Medicine

"Super wood" sports the strength of steel

Titanium alloys are some of the strongest materials we can build with, but they can be expensive. Now, researchers at the University of Maryland …

Here's why 100 qubit quantum computers could change everything

At 100 qubits a single quantum computer processor would, theoretically, be more powerful than all the supercomputers on the planet combined. We may be closer to that milestone than you think and the world isn’t ready.<p>Quantum computers are spooky devices that don’t follow the normal rules of …

Reduced neural empathy for women wearing revealing clothes

<i>The participants watched women being rejected in a ball-passing game (the black blocks over their eyes did not appear in the actual study); from</i> …

Psychology

Ancient virus could be the reason humans can think

An ancient virus could be responsible for human consciousness, giving you the ability to think for yourself.<p>New research has linked a human gene …

Under Pressure from Fox News, Obama to Stop Making Stocks Plummet

NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—One day after the Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity blamed him for the historic plunge in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, former President Barack Obama agreed to stop making stocks tumble.<p>“Sean Hannity has accused me of making the stock market go down,” Obama told …

How rich are the rich? If only you knew

“If poor people knew how rich rich people are, there would be riots in the streets.”<p>Actor and comedian Chris Rock made this astute statement during a …

Income Inequality

Six eerie stories of what happens when you die - from people who've been 'brought back to life'

You might actually KNOW that you are dead for quite a long time after you die, according to a chilling new study.<p>Researchers have discovered you may …

The Era of Quantum Computing Is Here. Outlook: Cloudy

After decades of heavy slog with no promise of success, quantum computing is suddenly buzzing with almost feverish excitement and activity. Nearly …

Coord feeds real-time transportation info into navigation apps

Google Maps might plot the fastest route to your destination, but it doesn't tell you the smartest (or cheapest) place to park. Coord wants to fix that by supplying parking, toll and parking information for companies to plug into their other apps and services using an API.<p>Ever notice some …