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10 Steps To A Perfectly Organised Wardrobe

A definitive guide to getting more value and variation from your clothes<p>Minimalism might be the smug Instagram ideal, but the reality for most people …

Men's Fashion

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Productivity

Ingvar Kamprad, Who Founded Ikea and Created a Global Empire, Dies at 91

Ingvar Kamprad, a Swedish entrepreneur who hid his fascist past and became one of the world’s richest men by turning simply-designed, low-cost furniture into the global Ikea empire, died on Saturday at his home in Smaland, Sweden. He was 91.<p>His death was confirmed by the company in a statement on …

IKEA

The Things That Come to Those Who Wait

A sociocultural history of the line.<p>A many-legged organism winds its way through Soho, crawling the block at an excruciating pace. It strains the flow of New York sidewalk traffic, as ubiquitous as the Eastern gray squirrel, attracting the attention of an alien from Mars. The sound it emits is of …

Beverly Hills

What workers around the world do for lunch

What does a lunch break look like around the world? We asked people from across the globe how they take their midday meal.<p>There’s a lot to learn about a country’s work culture from how people take their lunch. But what does a lunch break look like around the world? We asked people from across the …

Modern SQL: Three-Valued Logic (3VL) — Purpose, Benefits and Special Cases

trueunknownfalse<p>SQL uses a <i>three-valued logic</i>: besides <i>true</i> and <i>false</i>, the result of logical expressions can also be <i>unknown</i>. SQL’s three valued logic is …

Ripple becomes second most valuable crypto-coin

<b>A crypto-currency called Ripple has become the second most valuable virtual cash system.</b><p>Over the weekend the value of the digital currency hit more than $100bn (£74bn) according to some market monitors.<p>This valuation is higher than the other popular crypto-cash system - Ethereum.<p>Each Ripple coin, …

Cryptocurrency

Deciding on Your Goals for 2018? Do This First (Most People Don't)

If you're focused on the future, you may be missing something.<p>If you're like most people, January is when you plan your goals for the coming year. You may or may not make New Year's resolutions, but you do spend some time thinking about what you want to accomplish in the next twelve months, in your …

27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US

In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something.<p>Do you drink soda, or do you call it pop? Do you wear sneakers, or tennis shoes? The answers vary depending on where you ask the question.<p>Linguists Bert Vaux and Scott Golder surveyed …

Language

The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

We’ve been conditioned to think of exercise as a key ingredient — perhaps the most important ingredient — of any weight loss effort.<p>You know the drill: Join the gym on January 1 if you want to reach your New Year’s weight loss goal.<p>But in truth, the evidence has been accumulating for years that …

Why Does Your Nose Run When It's Cold?

You can lose more than a cup of fluid per day through your nose.<p>About 50-90 percent of people get a runny nose when it's cold. We call this …

H.G. Wells vs. George Orwell: Their Debate Whether Science Is Humanity's Best Hope Continues Today

In the midst of contemporary science's stunning discoveries and innovations – for example, 2017 alone brought the editing of a human embryo's genes, …

Smartphones aren't a smart choice in middle school

<b>(CNN) —</b> Not too long ago, one of my daughter's middle-school teachers told me that my daughter was spending a lot of time on her phone during class. As a mother, this was concerning. But I was not surprised. I am a physician and filmmaker who dedicated my time to make the documentary "Screenagers: …

CNN

Elon Musk's South Australian Battery Responded in Just 140 Milliseconds After a Coal-Fired Power Plant Failed

"That's a record."<p>Elon Musk's giant lithium ion battery in South Australia has responded in record time to the first power failure since it was …

Christmas 1914 brought the First World War to a pause. Here’s what soldiers who took part in the truce had to say about it

On a frosty, starlit night, a miracle took place. In 1914, a melody drifted over the darkness of No Man’s Land. First “O, Holy Night,” then “God Save …

Morgan Stanley says the true price of bitcoin might be zero

Morgan Stanley analyst James Faucette and his team sent a research note to clients a few days ago suggesting that the real value of bitcoin might be ... $0.<p>That's <i>zero</i> dollars. (Bitcoin stood at around $14,400 at the time of writing.)<p>The paper (titled "Bitcoin decrypted") did not give a price target …

Cryptocurrency

A single workout could save your life

There is plenty of evidence that being physically active can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke, but when do the benefits of exercise start …

Medical Research

Billions of video site visitors unwittingly mine cryptocurrency as they watch – report

Popular sites Openload, Streamango, Rapidvideo and OnlineVideoConverter allegedly force users to mine tokens for cryptocurrency Monero<p>Almost one billion visitors a month to four popular video sites are being unwittingly forced to mine cryptocurrency, according to a report on the practice of so …

The 10 most popular workouts of 2017

The trendiest workouts of 2017 went far beyond the mat.<p>Instead of slow, body-flexing stretches and heart-pumping balances, the most popular exercises this year focused on fast and intense moves.<p>Here they are, ranked by how often they appeared in Google searches — along with what the science says …

Harvard Medical School

Is death painful? Experts reveal the truth, explains end-of-life symptoms

It has been noted that people in their last days and hours experience less pain as well as other problems than earlier in their illness.<p>The fear of …

How to Naturally Retouch Eyes with Photoshop

Retouching eyes unnaturally is a great way to ruin a good portrait. Here’s a 14-minute tutorial by photographer Dani Diamond that shows how you can …

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Flu is spreading fast this year, with a severe season possible

To get an idea of what a flu season in the U.S. will look like, scientists like Schaffner observe what happens in Australia, which experiences winter and the flu while Americans are having summer. In the summer of 2017, the flu was diagnosed in more Australians than the previous season — 168,337 …

Public Health

How to Buy the Best Salmon at the Grocery Store

Everyone can agree that salmon is part of a healthy diet—from Coho to Sockeye, salmon is loaded with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, protein, …

How to tell if you're a 'conversational narcissist'

The one thing you should never say to a grieving person — or anyone going through a rough time.<p>We love to talk about ourselves. It’s what journalist and author Celeste Headlee calls “conversational narcissism.” Not only can it ruin conversations, she warns, it can also destroy …

Public Speaking

5 Common Mistakes That We All Make When Cooking Salmon

Salmon is one the most popular fish on dinner plates throughout the United States. However, for those new to cooking salmon at home, there are a few …

Country Lifestyle

The American Heart Association’s new guidelines on blood pressure: Here’s what you need to know

NBC News medical correspondent Dr. John Torres joins Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb to share what people need to know about the American Heart Association’s updated blood pressure guidelines.

Why Australia Is Banning Tourists From Climbing Uluru Rock

Responsible world travelers know how important it is to respect the local culture.<p>But a lack of respect from visitors is why climbing Uluru, in …

Australia

Remembering them: How many of these Remembrance Day facts do you know?

“In Flanders Fields the poppies blow.”<p>It’s likely that you can recall the lines which follow in the 1915 war poem, <i>In Flanders Fields.</i> The iconic poem …

Remembrance Day

Half of all internet traffic comes from bots

What's the difference between "good" bots and "bad" bots? And why doesn't Snapchat have a fake news problem? Here's a quick guide to some of the …

Internet Research Agency