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How Do You Become A Great Salesperson? (Most People Forget To Do This 1 Thing)

Becoming a great salesperson takes practice. Lots of it.<p>Dale Carnegie framed it best: to become a great salesperson, you have to remember that people want to do business with people they like and respect. At the end of the day, while you may be selling to a customer, what you're really doing is …

Devilman Crybaby is Netflix’s first masterpiece of 2018

A fantastic anime not for the faint of heart<p>Days into 2018, Netflix has released an audacious, unique show that could go down as one of the year’s best. And that series, unlike the typical Netflix fare, is an anime — the at-times horrific, at-times hilarious, always eye-catching <i>Devilman Crybaby</i>.<p>The …

iPhone X users report overheating, excessive data consumption

Life with an iPhone X isn’t as rosy as it should be for some adopters. Many report that their handsets are plagued by frequent overheating and excessive data consumption. Some have even resorted to placing their handset in a freezer to cool it down.<p>iPhone X is the finest smartphone Apple has ever …

Anyone who upgraded from an old iPhone to a new iPhone X or 8 should have this $13 accessory

So many people upgraded from an old iPhone model to the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, or iPhone 8 this holiday season. If you count yourself among them, …

Mom records Animoji of herself coughing uncontrollably and we're screaming

Parents and technology aren't always a match made in heaven. But, one mother's attempt to use Animoji to send a message to her daughter went …

Viral

Meet Liv Cooke: the girl from the Euro 2017 ad with the outrageous skills

The teenager was the UK’s first woman professional freestyler and last year become world champion. She talks about training five hours a day, the backing from her parents and the sexism she has encountered<p>A girl in school uniform walks out of school gates with a football balanced on her forehead, …

This Is The Fascinating Way Blue Eyes Get Their Colour

The human body is incredible.<p>Your eyes aren't blue (or green) because they contain pigmented cells.<p>As Paul Van Slembrouck writes for Medium, their …

Makeup

17 Shocking Cosplays WAY Steamier Than Their Characters

Cosplay is one of the most common sights of the convention scene. Nearly every single con you choose to go to will be littered with fellow fans …

What is the Alcubierre “Warp” Drive?

It’s always a welcome thing to learn that ideas that are commonplace in science fiction have a basis in science fact. Cryogenic freezers, laser guns, …

Physics

Is this the most spectacular rugby tackle ever seen... on a football field?

She commits to the tackle early and stops her opponent in their tracks with a rib-crunching challenge.<p>There is just one problem: it is meant to be …

North Carolina

Does a white doctor understand a black patient's pain?

Does the blood of black people clot more readily than that of white people? Does a black person's skin generally have more collagen--is it thicker--than a white person's? Are black people better at detecting movement than white people, and do they age more slowly?<p>If you are white and said yes -- or …

Medicine

Highly-skilled Super Rugby is showing northern hemisphere how the game really should be played

Last’s week’s column contended that core skills in the southern hemisphere’s Super Rugby were higher than in domestic competitions in the northern hemisphere. The negative comments on this included the claim that the observation was lazy and asked where the evidence was for the claim.<p>Although what …

English Premiership Rugby

Go behind-the-scenes of the Batmobile chase in new Batman v Superman featurette

Warner Bros. has released a new featurette for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which takes us behind-the-scenes of the film’s big Batmobile …

Shane Williams' six-year-old son scored this brilliant try (how long until we see him in a Wales jersey?)

Talk about like father, like son!<p>If you need cheering up on a Monday after a Wales defeat to England then take a look at this little fella weaving …

Warren Gatland

Google self-driving car caught on video colliding with bus

The crash – the first caused by a self-driving car – tore off its radar, flattened its tire, and crumpled its side. The bus driver was not at fault, the footage shows<p>Newly released video shows the moment a Google self-driving car learned the hard way not to tussle with a public bus.<p>The collision …

Thierry Henry Tipped to Replace Arsene Wenger as Arsenal Manager

Arsenal icon Thierry Henry has reportedly been lined up as the man to replace Arsene Wenger as the club’s manager, once the Frenchman’s dynastic spell in north London comes to an end.<p><i>L’Equipe</i> journalist Karim Nedjari said, according to Le Sport 10 (h/t Jamie Sanderson of <i>Metro</i>): “One day Henry will …

Japanese Twitter users had the most creative ways to say 'no' to this wedding invite

What happened to a simple "yes" or "no" RSVP reply?<p>Japanese Twitter user Toshihiro Anzai posted a picture of a wedding invite with the outline of a …

Man kills his friend in argument over Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

It's the debate that continues to divide football fans; who is the better footballer: Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo?<p>Usually the stuff of light-hearted pub conversation, the latest instalment of this eternal argument has brought about tragic consequences in India.<p>According to reports from …

Einstein's Gravitational Waves Have Been Turned Into Gorgeous Music

The greatest scientific discovery of the year gets a soundtrack.<p>When gravitational waves were announced last week, it drew to a close a decades-long mystery surrounding Einstein's theories of relativity. It was the last undiscovered piece, and the proof needed to complete the picture. The sound of …

Gravitational Waves

Gravitiational Waves Give Us A New Way To Look At The Universe

Imagine that instead of the Sun, Moon, planets and stars in the sky, all you had ever seen was clouds. Not the puffy white ones silhouetted against a blue sky, but the thick gray, expansive stratus clouds that are the hallmarks of a dreary winter. But unlike the winter clouds that last for weeks or …

Astrophysics

Scientists just analyzed the atmosphere of a ‘super-Earth’ for the first time

For the first time ever, scientists are sniffing out the secrets of a “super-Earth” — the type of planet thought to be the most common in our galaxy. …

Astronomy

Rio Ferdinand slams John Obi Mikel for not 'having the balls' to block Zlatan Ibrahimovic's free-kick

Rio Ferdinand has criticised Chelsea's John Obi Mikel for his feeble defending for PSG's first goal in their Champions League first leg tie against<b>Paris Saint Germain.</b><p>Zlatan Ibrahimovic opened the scoring in the Parc des Princes after his deflected free kick slipped past the flailing Thibaut …

The radical plan to destroy time zones

Last Summer, North Korea did something a little odd. On the 70th anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japanese occupation, the closed and authoritarian state announced it was permanently turning its clocks back half an hour. The country was creating its own time zone: Pyongyang time.<p>As a plan, it …

North Korea

Science Says It's OK If Your Ten-Finger Touch Typing Is Total Garbage

Not a perfect touch typist? A new study shows that it's not the end of the world.<p>Here's an embarrassing fact: I mainly use about six fingers to type, despite years of home key drilling and touch typing skill tests in my middle school Business Tech classes. I can get along at a pretty respectable 80 …

Typing

Martino: Alexis Sanchez thought we were fighting because he read it in the paper

The Argentina boss has revealed a strange situation with the Chilean during his time at Camp Nou and also gave some insight into the difficulty of being Lionel Messi's coach.<p><b>EXCLUSIVE</b><p>Argentina coach Gerardo Martino says he had a bizarre "bust-up" with Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez during their …

Lionel Messi wins the La Liga player of the month award - for the first time ever

Barcelona's brilliant playmaker has somehow been overlooked for the award throughout his career<p>Lionel Messi has won Spain's player of the month award for January.<p>A non-story? You would think so. But, in one of the more bizarre anomalies of sport, this is actually the most time ever Barcelona's …

Soccer

Check out the trailer for How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town starring Jewel Staite

A new trailer has arrived online for writer-director Jeremy Lalonde’s comedy <b>How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town</b> which stars Jewel Staite, Lauren …

Diego Costa move aside - here are some other worst play-actors in football

Handbags at dawn, storms in tea-cups, here are some of the worst scuffles and over-reactions in football<p>The 2016 Oscars are nearly upon us and one player who likes to play a staring role on the pitch - for the right and wrong reasons - is none other than Diego Costa.<p><b>• 11 times Costa should have</b> …

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

Microsoft's New Gadget Could Change How We Watch Football

Without a doubt, Sunday’s Super Bowl 50 will pay homage to the game’s past. But like Walter Payton breaking a tackle, Microsoft, the league’s …