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Great heights and spectacular sights: The 17 coolest buildings on Earth

Since claiming dominion over this drifting space rock, humans have peppered the planet with abodes and edifices both large and small. Over the past …

Swimming Pools

Who was here first? A new study explains the origins of ancient Indians

A new paper authored by 92 scientists from around the globe that was posted online this weekend could settle some major questions about the subcontinent’s history and what that means for various theories of Indian civilisation. The paper, titled “The Genomic Formation of South and Central Asia,” …

Anthropology

How Can You Tell Someone Is a True Leader? Look for 1 Skill That Makes Most Bosses Cringe

This superhuman skill is foundational for effective communication.<p>Robert K. Greenleaf, the founder of the modern servant-leadership movement, once said: "Don't assume, because you are intelligent, able, and well-motivated, that you are open to communication, that you know how to listen."<p>Is that an …

Leadership

Nominees in the 2018 World Press Photo Contest

The top images being considered to win awards in the 61st annual World Press Photo Contest ​have just been released, with the final announcement of the winners coming on April 12. Jury members selected the nominees in eight categories, including the new environment category, from submissions made …

The 15 Most Important Exercises for Men

Every guy who’s into fitness has some methodology, piece of equipment, or program they like over anything else. Some like to circuit train every day, …

Dutch Photographer Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk Shoots Portraits In the Style Of Classic Paintings

Dutch Artist and Fine-Art Photographer Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk style is inspired by the masterpieces of old master painters. While you see your …

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It

A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches some important lessons.<p>Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer …

News Corp

Why an Old Theory of Everything Is Gaining New Life

For decades, physicists have struggled to create a quantum theory of gravity. Now an approach that dates to the 1970s is attracting newfound …

Quantum Mechanics

Creative thought has a pattern of its own, brain activity scans reveal

Donatella Versace finds it in the conflict of ideas, Jack White under pressure of deadlines. For William S Burroughs, an old Dadaist trick helped: cutting pages into pieces and rearranging the words.<p>Every artist has their own way of generating original ideas, but what is happening inside the brain …

The Brain

Dazzling ‘Fireworks’ Jellyfish Captured by Deep Sea Camera

Researchers onboard the Exploration Vessel (E/V) Nautilus recently captured rare images of a jellyfish that looks like exploding fireworks when it’s …

What sugar does to your brain

To tell the story of what sugar does to your brain, you have to start with the thought that triggers your need for a hit of sweetness.<p>It often …

Bitcoin Only Has One Way To Go If This Is True

<i>Author's update, December 11, 2017:</i> <i>follow-up article</i> <i>with additional support of fraud</i><p>I remain a Bitcoin (OTCQX:GBTC, COIN, RIOT, OTC:BITCF, …

24matins.uk

World<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may have been too busy visiting a potato farm to meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Pyongyang's state …

Brett Kavanaugh

12 Mind-Blowing, Affordable Adventures for Your Bucket List

Start planning your next vacation now.<p>Are you an adventure hound who lives for trips that test your physical limits? Have you fantasized about …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

National Parks

One Year After India Killed Off Cash, Here’s What Other Countries Should Learn from It

Almost a year ago, the Indian government rolled out an unprecedented policy move. Arguably, it was a time when the country was poised for economic success. With $9.49 trillion in purchasing power parity, it was the third-largest (in PPP terms) and the fastest-growing large economy in the world. On …

India

Saskatchewan photographer captured 'Bucket List Shot' right at home

Ryan Wunsch wanted to capture a terrific lightning bolt photo this year, but despite his time in tornado alley, it just didn’t happen.<p>Then he …

wunsch

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

Domestic: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

A Downloadable Wedding Photographer’s Checklist

It was my first wedding to shoot and I had never shot one before. I get stressed out really easily, so doing this was a bad idea for me all the way …

Weddings

Photographer captures once in a lifetime shot of lightning striking under a rainbow

<b>A photographer has captured an electrifying shot of a lifetime – the rare moment a lightning bolt struck from underneath a rainbow.</b><p>The stunning snap …

These Real-Life Locations Look Straight Out of a Wes Anderson Film

41 Breathtaking Views From Above

Experience a bird's-eye perspective of places around the world from the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest.<p>Humans always dreamed of flying. Thanks to the Wright Brothers, we're able to hop from one destination to the next in just a few hours. People take to the air to …

MIT and Google researchers have made AI that can link sound, sight, and text to understand the world

If we ever want future robots to do our bidding, they’ll have to understand the world around them in a complete way—if a robot hears a barking noise, what’s making it? What does a dog look like, and what do dogs need?<p>AI research has typically treated the ability to recognize images, identify …

Artificial Intelligence

17 of the best under-the-radar islands to visit in Europe

Even if you haven't done much traveling in Europe, though, these breathtaking islands are well worth the detour.<p>They boast laid-back cultures, quiet charm, and an unspoiled nature that simply cannot be matched by the European mainland.<p>So pack your best camera and get ready for an adventure.<p><i>Brittany</i> …

European Travel

Photographer captures a rainbow and lightening bolt in one shot

<b>A lucky snapper has caught an incredible picture which shows two amazing weather fronts in one picture.</b><p>Usually associated with a fresh spring day, …

Power Causes Brain Damage

How leaders lose mental capacities—most notably for reading other people—that were essential to their rise<p>If power were a prescription drug, it would come with a long list of known side effects. It can intoxicate. It can corrupt. It can even make Henry Kissinger believe that he’s sexually magnetic. …

UC Berkeley

Amazing! This is how books helped Philani overcome homelessness

Meet Philani Dladla, a.k.a. the Pavement Bookworm. He’s 24 and lives in Johannesburg, South Africa, and his story is quite incredible.<p>As a child …

The Fujifilm GFX 50S’s High ISO Quality is Insane

The Fujifilm GFX 50S‘s ISO invariance makes it so easy to shoot the Milky Way that it’s not even funny. I was able to take an “impossible” shot, …