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5 coisas simples que mulheres hesitam em fazer por medo de assédio

De pequena em pequena liberdade, as mulheres perdem muito por medo de assédio.<p>Em março de 2014 uma mulher sofreu uma tentativa de estupro dentro de …

Historic Pictures Show the Hidden Women of the Space Race

Gifted in math, these African-American women were shattering stereotypes during the earliest days of NASA’s mission to the moon and beyond.<p>As a girl growing up in rural West Virginia, Katherine Johnson loved to count. She counted everything: the steps between her house and the road, the number of …

The Most Stunning Space Photos of 2016

You don't have to visit a galaxy far, far away to see gorgeous images of space. Leave the interstellar antics to Jyn Erso, and check out WIRED's …

How to Learn a Language in 15 Minutes a Day

Traveling abroad in 2017? Start learning the language now.<p>Whether in Europe or Machu Picchu, the experience of travel can be greatly improved by …

Language Learning

Here are the 6 major trends for IoT in 2016

The Internet of Things is moving from futuristic to commonplace. The huge amount of active devices in 2020, projected by IDC, Gartner, and Juniper, don’t seem as colossal as they did at the start of the year, due to a variety of ambitious and successful IoT projects.<p>IoT has been most effective in …

40 of the best Android apps of 2016

This year saw a great crop of new and updated apps to make your Android device more useful, productive and entertaining.<p>We’ve rounded up 40 of the best ones we tested all through 2016 – flip through our list, find your favorites and be sure to let us know which ones you’re rocking on your own …

TNW's best smart phones of 2016

2016 was a great year for smartphones. In fact, I can’t remember a year where almost every phone released was so consistently <i>not bad.</i> As such, it doesn’t make much sense to call out a single “best” phone of 2016.<p>(If I had to pick one, it would have been the Note 7… but we all know how that turned …

Mobile Technology

How Microsoft dominated the tech scene in 2016

Microsoft was in the news for all the right reasons throughout 2016. It beat expectations and made a ton of money in FY16, racked up more than 400 million Windows 10 installs by the end of September, launched a rival to Slack and even a program to create low-cost VR headsets.<p>Its achievements for …

Windows 10

How developers will work in 2017

With 2016 (mercifully) almost over, it’s time to look to the future, this time with a focus on the world of software development. What will the hip web framework of 2017 be? What will startups build their products on? How will they collaborate? Where will developers work?<p>I don’t have a crystal …

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

Productivity

How Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing the Diagnosis of Rare Diseases

Well before the family came in to the Batson Children’s Specialty Clinic in Jackson, Mississippi, they knew something was wrong. Their child was born with multiple birth defects, and didn’t look like any of its kin. A couple of tests for genetic syndromes came back negative, but Omar Abdul-Rahman, …

4 Things to Know About Caffeine, the Surprising Substance Behind a California Man's DUI

A California has been charged with driving under the influence ... of caffeine.<p>Wait, what?<p>Given that Americans consume an average of 3.1 cups of coffee a day, it's unlikely he's the only driver on the road to have ever enjoyed such a seemingly innocent pick-me-up. So, how in the world could …

A Before-Bed Gentle Yoga Flow for Stress Relief

No matter how hard you try, stress always seems to find a way to seep in during the holidays. Take a quick breather with this gentle yoga flow.<p>This …

7 Power Affirmations for Your Most Successful Year Yet

I love a well-timed affirmation. I stick them on Post-it notes throughout my apartment, especially on the mirrors; I have three alarms on my phone …

Happiness

9 Everyday People Who Taught Us We Could Love Our Bodies in 2016

Sure, you can make a strong argument that 2016 was the worst year in history. But there’s at least one bright spot: This was the year body positivity …

Giant Snowballs Appear Overnight on Remote Siberian Beach

The Arctic shore of the Siberian coast has been blanketed in giant, cannonball-sized snowballs. Overnight, a vast number of perfectly spherical …

43 Unique Baby Names You'll Adore If You Love Literature

They're *literary* awesome.

How Gross Are Your Bathroom Habits?

Do you actually wash your bath mat or nah?

2016's Biggest Breakout Stars Are All Under 20 Years Old

Proof that age ain't nothing but a number.

The European country that loves being sad

The Portuguese are content with their discontentment, and, in an odd but enlightening way, actually enjoy it.<p>As an American, I’ve been inculcated with the importance of being happy – or at least <i>pretending</i> to be happy – at all costs. It’s an ethos epitomized by the smiley face emoji, which is said …

European Travel

The runaway who travelled the world

Despite having little money, he’s the second most travelled person on the planet<p>Although he’s ranked the world’s #2 on The Best Traveled website, 62-year-old Barcelona native Jorge Sanchez insists that he is nothing like the other competitive travellers. He comes from a poor background, dropped out …

South America

The lost history of the Freemasons

Conspiracy theories abound about the Freemasons. But Scotland’s true Masonic history, while forgotten by many for centuries, remains hidden in plain sight.<p>With its cobblestone paving and Georgian façades, tranquil Hill Street is a haven in Edinburgh’s busy New Town. Compared to the Scottish …

Scotland

How falling in love can help you learn a language

When the writer Lauren Collins set about learning French, she had no idea how it would change her life. Rebecca Laurence takes a look at the benefits and pitfalls of bilingual relationships.<p>Cologne, Germany, 1970: Carol, a sparky red-headed Englishwoman catches the eye of a handsome Tunisian man …

Language

Ten films to watch in December

BBC Culture picks 10 films coming out next month, including the first standalone Star Wars film and a musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.<p><b>Sing</b><p>The latest from US animators Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me, The Secret Life of Pets) “starts out fun and then sneaks up on you for a …

La La Land

Why the nude still shocks

A new exhibition explores art’s long fascination with the naked form. Why do representations of the human body continue to cause controversy? Sam Rigby finds out.<p>The nude has fascinated artists and viewers alike for centuries – even today it continues to be a subject that triggers debate and …

Wales