Asad Anwer

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Kurdish fighters, Turkish police clash in Cinar

A police station has been attacked in Turkey's troubled southeast. Assailants detonated a car bomb, injuring 23 people, and then used rockets and …

Here's how many more years we have before the sun dies — and what will happen when it does

An example of a powerful flare erupting on the Sun (from May 5, 2015). The NASA satellite SDO is one of many assets used to monitor solar activity. NASA/GSFC/SDO via Slate The Sun has always been the center of our cosmological systems. But with the advent of modern astronomy, humans have become …

Universe

Is Bordeaux Making a Major Comeback?

All photos by Sue Gough Henly<p>The stunning view from Saint Emilion<p>This part of France is finally shedding its stuffy reputation<p>Bordeaux may be the …

BBC World Service - Discovery, Enceladus: A second genesis of life at Saturn?, “I’m flabbergasted by what we’re seeing at Enceladus”

Within Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus, there is a large salty ocean. The water contains organic compounds and hot water springs emerge from the ocean’s rocky floor. These findings make Enceladus the most promising place in our solar system to search for extra-terrestrial life. On Earth, forms of life …

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Nine Quiet Exercises You Can Do In Your Hotel Room Without Any Equipment

Travel can take a toll on you mentally and physically, especially when you skip out on your normal exercise routine. If your hotel doesn’t have a …

14 Tips For Getting Much More Out Of Gmail

No one <i>likes</i> email, but it's an inevitable part of life for most modern humans. A 2013 study estimated that people spend 13 hours every week sorting through it, which is terrible.<p>And for a whole lot of people, those 13 hours are spent on Gmail -- around the world, 900 million people use it. It's a …

Productivity

These 26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

Have you ever thought, “Where the hell are we?” I don’t mean like when you are lost on a road trip, I mean, where the heck is Earth? Where, exactly, …

13 Bunnies Who Absolutely Love to Nap http://bit.ly/1pqcPA9

Unbelievable who would have thought this friendship. Adorable<p>Oct 12, 2015<p>I love cats so much😺👍<p>Oct 12, 2015<p>LINDO E MARAVILHOSO!!! PARABÉNS!!!<p>Oct 13, …

Cortana is available on Xbox One, if you know the right tricks

Microsoft won't officially bring its Cortana voice assistant to the Xbox One until 2016, and it's not even supposed to be available if you're using the console's interface preview. However, that isn't stopping you from trying it ahead of schedule. Gamers have discovered that you can access Cortana …

Paris day and night timelapse

This video by Teeter-Totter-Tam takes you on a 5 minute journey through Paris, using hyper lapse and time lapse techniques. Experience the city as …

Time-lapse Photography

7 brilliant ways successful leaders start presentations

<i>“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” —Plato</i><p>When we speak, we have about 60 seconds to capture our audience’s attention, establish …

Public Speaking

Found! First Earth-Size Planet That Could Support Life

For the first time, scientists have discovered an Earth-size alien planet in the habitable zone of its host star, an "Earth cousin" that just might …

Don’t date a girl who travels [video]

REMEMBER that essay, Don’t date a girl who travels, that went viral last summer? Well, here’s the video version. And it’s AMAZING. Especially when …

Travel

The 12 most compelling scientific findings that suggest aliens are real

Over billions of years, these ingredients condense to form gas clouds, new stars, and planets, which means that the ingredients, and therefore the potential, for life beyond Earth are scattered across the universe.<p>What's more, a number of recent discoveries also strongly suggest that alien life …

Astronomy

Cult Recognition: 10 Must-See Cult Movie Adaptations

When you hear the phrase "cult film," what comes to mind? If you Google the phrase, the movies you likely thought of are the first to show up: "The …

Blade Runner

Tony Robbins has taught this productivity trick to clients ranging from Bill Clinton to Serena Williams

He's sold millions of books, videos, audio recordings, and tickets to his seminars. He's personally coached everyone from former President Bill Clinton to tennis icon Serena Williams to revered hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones.<p>Although every coaching session is personalized, we asked Robbins for …

Serena Williams

Video: The solar system to scale

Beautiful short film depicting what happened when a group of friends built a scale model of the solar system on a dry lakebed in Nevada.<p>At first I …

Astronomy

To scale Solar System model built across seven miles of Nevada desert

If you treat the Earth as a marble, what would an accurate, to-scale model of the Solar System actually look like? Something much larger and expansive than a textbook illustration would suggest. To explain the sheer scale of our planetary system, Wylie Overstreet, Alex Gorosh and some friends …

Global ocean extends across entire core of Saturn's moon Enceladus, NASA confirms

NASA researchers have discovered a global ocean underneath the icy surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus.<p>Previous data from NASA's Cassini space mission …

Astronomy

Fitness apps are not for beginners

New research suggests that iOS fitness apps stink at giving you a complete workout. As the developer of one such app, you might think I would disagree. But I don’t. In fact, the only thing I would challenge is the researchers’ conclusion that app developers could do better. They can’t.<p>Fitness apps …

LinkedIn Lawyers Both Losers in Absurd Sexy Picture Scandal

Lawyer Alex Carter-Silk, 57, told barrister Charlotte Proudman, 27, her photo was ‘stunning.’ She called him a sexist and shamed him online. Can we …

How 'Human' Is This Newly Discovered Species?

The discovery of a new human-related species, named <i>Homo naledi</i>, has thrown the evolutionary biology world for a loop. The newfound species<i>,</i> uncovered …

Chimpanzees

18 reasons you should never visit Porto

Haz clic para leer este artículo en español. También puedes darnos un “me gusta” en Facebook!<p>1. It’s easy to see Porto is nothing special.<p>2. Its …

European Travel

Milky Way Galaxy: Facts About Our Galactic Home

The Milky Way Galaxy is most significant to humans because it is home sweet home. But when it comes down to it, our galaxy is a typical barred …

An American family saved their son from joining the Islamic State. Now he might go to prison.

<b>CONFRONTING THE CALIPHATE</b> | This is part of an occasional series.<p>SPRING, Tex. — Asher Abid Khan sat in Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport and considered his next move — forward to Syria and enlistment in the Islamic State, the militant group that had drawn him to the possibility of dying for Allah, or home …

Islam

2015 September 6 - Earthrise

<b>Earthrise</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> Apollo 8, NASA<p><b>Explanation:</b> What's that rising over the edge of the Moon? Earth. About 47 years ago, in December of 1968, the …

Apollo Missions

17 breweries to visit in your lifetime

Often the best way to experience the beer is to go straight to the source: the brewery where it's made.<p>We found some of the most scenic and interesting breweries around the world.<p>Every beer lover should add these 17 spots to their bucket lists.

Beer

Deorro ft. Erin McCarley - I Can Be Somebody (Original Mix)