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The UK's best beaches, pub walks, outdoor pools and seaside hotels

Britain's in for a rather warm week, with temperatures forecast to soar to 30C in parts of the country. So where are the best places to enjoy the sun? We've got the answers.<p>Great pub walks<p>If there's a better way to enjoy the warmth than a walk through picturesque surroundings to a characterful pub, …

Get smart – how to approach the new world of 4IR

Authored by <b>Paul Buliga, Marketing Campaign Manager.</b><p>Thanks to new technologies it’s now widely recognised that we’re entering a new, fourth industrial …

Here Are the Must-Stream Movies of February 2018

A lot of Oscar contenders hit streaming services this month.<p>There may be plenty of entertainment options available to modern media consumers, but few deliver as many consistently fantastic options as today’s movie-streaming services. That fact will once again be corroborated this February, when …

If You Can Solve This Math Puzzle, You Might Be a Genius

Do you think of yourself as a secret mathematician? This math brainteaser has even the biggest number nerds scratching their heads.<p><i>People’s Daily,</i> …

For Our 100th Riddler, Can You Outthink The Students Of Riddler Nation?

Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up problems related to the things we hold dear around here: math, logic and probability.<p>And we’ve been …

Mathematics

The Adult Brain Can Regenerate Neurons in an Unexpected Area, Says New Study

Whoa!<p>Scientists have discovered for the first time that adult mouse brains produce new cells in the amygdala, a finding that could eventually lead to …

The Brain

Drinking More Coffee Is Associated With a Longer Life, New Studies Show

Load us up!<p>There's something truly magical about a cup of coffee. A steaming cup in the morning can help you face the day, a sweating glass of iced …

Holistic Medicine

Self-driving cars prove to be labour-intensive for humans | Financial Times

Self-driving cars seem like a magical idea. The concept of vehicles that can operate themselves, without steering wheels or pedals, leaps straight …

Machine Learning

16 science fiction, fantasy, and horror books to read this July

Space operas, superheroes, and fantasies<p>It’s July. I’m a little stunned at how fast 2017 has been passing us by. Half the year is gone already! A ton of really fantastic books have come out in those first six months, and if you’ve got vacation planned for this summer, it’ll be a good time to catch …

Trump Worried He Can’t Keep His Android Phone in White House

In a new report from inside the Trump transition process, the <i>New York Times</i> reports that President-Elect Trump doesn’t want to give up his Android …

John Lewis Christmas ad gets a brilliant election makeover

The John Lewis Christmas ad — which was unveiled last week — has been given a post U.S. election makeover and the result is a thing to behold.<p>The …

Why Teachers Need To Know The Wrong Answers

Think about our planet for a second. Earth has an elliptical — oval-shaped — orbit. That means we're closer to the sun for one part of the year and farther away another part of the year.<p>Does that fact explain why it's hotter in the summer and colder in the winter?<p>Lots of kids think it does. Lots of …

Teaching

How to become luckier, according to science

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don't mean …

21 Books That Changed Science Fiction And Fantasy Forever

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Science Fiction

14 difficult questions companies like Google and SpaceX have asked job candidates during an interview

Some companies are asking far more challenging — an in many cases, oddball — questions of job candidates, like "How many basketballs would fit in this room?" and "How would you sell hot chocolate in Florida?"<p>Job site Glassdoor recently combed through its tens of thousands of interview questions …