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Hotel Halkidiki Palace, Polykhrono, Greece

One of our top picks in Polykhrono.This property is a 4-minute walk from the beach. Just 1,150 feet from the beach, Halkidiki Palace Hotel features a pool, and spacious gardens. All rooms feature furnished balconies and most overlook Toroneos Gulf. A buffet breakfast is served daily.<p>The airy units at Hotel Halkidiki Palace feature light colours. Each spacious room is equipped with a 32'' LCD TV and air conditioning.<br>Regional and international cuisine is served at the restaurant that enjoys …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Google adds 'Theming' to Material Design to unify designs across applications<p>Google today announced several updates to Material Design, the company's visual design language and set of specifications for applications should look. While rumors persisted up to the event that …

Have You Mastered This Key to Great Leadership?

Leaders bring out the best in others, but the most successful leaders go even farther: They form lasting emotional bonds. They are the kind of …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

The Seychelles for independent travellers

With stunning beaches and brilliant blue seas, it’s hardly surprising the Seychelles rank among the world’s most idyllic island getaways.<p>Marooned in the middle of the Indian Ocean, this archipelago of 115 islands is notoriously exclusive (and expensive), and if you simply couldn’t imagine …

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Google Web Designer creates animated 3-D HTML5 ads in minutes, for free

Google released its new tool for building adaptive, universally usable rich ads this morning. With Google Web Designer, hard-core animators and wet-behind-the-ears newbies can build, edit, and publish animated HTML5 ads for any platform in just minutes.<p>For any device.<p>“We think that Google Web …

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Multitasking After 60: Video Game Boosts Focus, Mental Agility

A brain that trains can stay in the fast lane. That's the message of a study showing that playing a brain training video game for a month can rejuvenate the multitasking abilities of people in their 60s, 70s and 80s.<p>"After training, they improved their multitasking beyond the level of …

Lifestyle Changes May Lengthen Telomeres, A Measure of Cell Aging

A small pilot study shows for the first time that changes in diet, exercise, stress management and social support may result in longer telomeres, the …

Healthy lifestyle 'slows cellular ageing'

Healthy lifestyle changes such as eating whole foods and practising yoga could reverse the ageing of the body's cells, a new study suggests.<p>Patients who adopted healthy diets, exercise regimes and "stress management" techniques such as meditation or yoga for five years developed younger-looking …

p>University of California, San Diego bioengineering professor Gert Cauwenberghs has been selected by the National Science Foundation to take part in a five-year, multi-institutional, $10 million research project to develop a computer vision system that will approach or exceed the capabilities and efficiencies of human vision.</p

Cauwenberghs' laboratory developed a neuromorphic circuit array that models computation and communication across large-scale networks in the visual …

The Psychology of Language: Which Words Matter the Most When We Talk

One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially at Buffer) are words—very simple words, in fact. Should it say “Hi” or “Hey?” Should it be “cheers” …

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Barcelona attractions: what to see and do in summer

<b>Why go?</b><p>Summer in <b>Barcelona</b> – though humid – is not as blisteringly hot as other Spanish cities. Between late July and early September, most locals with the means leave town, which makes for a quiet, traffic-free experience.<p>Barcelona combines everything that is most charming about Mediterranean …

Top 10 glamorous A-list destinations

Hoping to catch a glimpse of the rich and famous on your next trip? Unfortunately for any aspiring celeb-spotter, those celebs are stealthy types and really aren't interested in being spotted, so while some getaway locales never change, new under-the-radar destinations keep popping up around the …

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Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

Italy

3D Printing Can Now Re-create an Entire Classic Car

The emergence of 3D printing allowed those who could afford such a machine the power to craft custom replacement parts for car. Now that printers are growing cheaper and more sophisticated—and can handle materials such as metal—the possibilities are limitless.<p><b>Maybe you watched</b> one of those <i>Star Trek</i> …

Starting Business Challenges and How to Solve Them

Starting a new business is never as easy or as simple as one might think. Failure is a real probability with any new business, many within the first …

Zapping salt out of seawater

Chemists are hopeful their new energy-efficient method to desalinate water can be scaled up for personal or even municipal uses<p>The method, which …

12 Phrases That Mean Big Travel Savings

<i>Photo Courtesy daspaddy/Flickr. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello.</i><p>Have you ever had a conversation where moments -- or even days -- later you realize, "I wish I'd said that"? Travel booking and airline and hotel check-ins can often feel like that, with so many questions, options, and price points …

The 10 best family holiday destinations

Who says that successful travel <i>en famille</i> means a week in the company of a certain famous mouse? In this excerpt from <i>Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences,</i> we've got some suggestions for a trip your brood will never forget.<p>1. Sing a rainbow in the desert, Rajasthan, India<p>It might be dry but …

Travel

Starwatch: What's the dark matter?

If we could look back at our Milky Way galaxy from deep space then we might view something very like this Hubble image of the galaxy NGC 5754. Both …

Smog-Destroying Pavement Coating Can Cut Pollution In Half

Let them eat smog!<p>A pavement coating tested in the Netherlands could reduce air pollution almost half, claims a paper in the <i>Journal of Hazardous Materials</i>.<p>Tested over the course of a year on a block in Hengelo, Netherlands, concrete blocks covered with a titanium oxide coating removed an average of …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

Creativity

Google just put the market research biz on notice

It’s not so much the statistics from its various mobile industry surveys that make Google’s new Databoard so cool, but the fact that they’re free, …