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Storm in a Teacup by Helen Czerski review – physics for first-timers

The physicist and oceanographer explains the science of everyday things – from popping popcorn to spilling coffee – with erudition and enthusiasm<p>Helen Czerski’s engaging debut book seeks to demystify physics in everyday life, so whether you know your refraction from your reflection, or find the …

Here's What a Rat Looks Like When It's Happy

Weird & Wild<p>Now we know what facial expression the rodents make when they’re feeling good.<p>Do rats feel joy? It can be hard to tell, since they can’t exactly greet us with a grin.<p>But now, for the first time, scientists have spotted the rat equivalent of a smile—and it’s all in the ears.<p>They found …

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Serious photographers know that even the best camera phones can't compete with a DSLR. Provided you know how to use one, that is. The myriad knobs, …

50 Most Important Raspberry Pi Sensors And Components Listed

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or those looking to learn a little more about the awesome mini PC and supported components, may be interested in a new list …

UK cabins and glampsites that are great in winter

Immerse yourself in the outdoors but stay toasty warm at our pick of rustic stays inspired by accommodation in Finland, Lapland and even the Iranian highlands<p>Finn Lough’s bubble domes are the closest things the UK has to igloos, but have transparent walls so guests can stargaze from bed. The …

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10 top tips from our Berlin correspondent

Whether you’re in Berlin for history, nightlife or design, Philip Oltermann picks out his favourite venues beyond the tourist haunts – plus a couple of classics<p>If Germany’s relationship with bread elsewhere in the country verges on the theological, Berlin is a den of infidelity. Good bakeries are …

The Abs Workout That'll Make You A Better Runner

An abs workout for runners? Believe it. While the best way to become a better runner is to—you guessed it—actually <i>run</i>, the workouts you do when …

For scientists and students: Why the mobile DNA kit Bento Lab is not just for Christmas

A mobile DNA lab for remote regions is one thing, but a chemistry kit for kids at Christmas is another altogether. Bento Lab co-founder Bethan …

Migraines could be caused by gut bacteria, study suggests

Research shows sufferers have higher levels of bacteria involved in processing nitrates, and could explain why some foods appear to act as migraine triggers<p>Migraine sufferers have a different mix of gut bacteria that could make them more sensitive to certain foods, scientists have found.<p>The study …

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10 of the best places to go skiing – readers’ tips

From Kazakhstan to Canada via the Cairngorms, our readers have been on the pistes, enjoying the après ski, falling off chair lifts, and marvelling at the scenery – and, sometimes, great prices<p><b>Cypress Mountain</b> is only a 30-minute car trip from downtown Vancouver and offers an amazing variety of …

Gluten wars: skepticism over self-diagnosis and the illness we can't explain

The rise in people who claim to have gluten allergies has been met with ridicule but many legitimate health conditions were once dismissed as imaginary<p>“A lot of the time, I looked fine. I seemed like I was fine, but there was this mystery at the heart of everything,” says Shauna Ahern, on life …

Gluten-free foods can relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome | Letters

Arwa Mahdawi (My plea for gluten tolerance, 7 September) appears to be unaware that many people requesting gluten-free foods are suffering from food intolerances. Such sufferers do not have coeliac disease, which is an example of food hypersensitivity. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is such a …

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The 6 Most Effective Core Exercises for Distance Athletes

And two core exercises athletes should absolutely avoid.<p>There are things you come across when running that you can ignore: jerk drivers, annoying partners, random bad advice in the middle of a race. And then there are things that you shouldn’t ignore—like your core muscles.<p>“Your core stabilizes …

Beginner's guide to cycle touring

With a few tweaks for comfort and load-carrying, any bike can be turned to two-wheel holidaying. But, are you sitting comfortably?<p>Saddle and padded …

How a great conversation is like a game of catch

<i>Barry Lee</i><p>As a radio host, Celeste Headlee has engaged in her fair share of discussions, and she’s thought a lot about how to bring out the best in a …

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Urban Empire Is A Fascinating Political Citybuilder

Urban Empire [Steam page] is a political citybuilding game that spans two hundred years of European history, from 1820 to 2020. If you’ve enjoyed …

Baroque and roll: a cycling tour of south-east Sicily

This corner of the island – where the architecture is flamboyant, the chocolate weird, and the wine miraculous – offers plenty of cultural and calorific sustenance for cyclists<p>If the dog had not started licking my kneecaps, I would never have made the discovery. I was in the shop of Antica Dolceria …

Microsoft announces professional degree program to fill the skills gap

Microsoft wants more data scientists in the job market. But some young people need to acquire their knowledge starting completely anew, while mid-career professionals need to build on their previous experience.<p>To plug the skills gap for both categories, Microsoft launched a series of classes in …

A Guide to Architect Terms and Phrases

What the heck is a bumwad?<p>Architecture boasts a language all its own. From construction terms to office tools to lofty lingo like "spatiality," it’s easy to feel left in the dark if you lack an architecture degree. To help avoid confusion and head-scratching, here’s a comprehensive list of the most …

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Top 10 traffic-free cycle rides in the UK

Photograph: Alamy<p>Mountain biker descending on Caton Moor above Hornby.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/1/1427906608355/b7847428-e431-4b38-ac67-2556f8f4f877-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Mountain biker descending on Caton Moor above …

The best films of 2016 so far

Film,Culture,Anomalisa,The Assassin,A Bigger Splash,Captain America: Civil War,Deadpool,Dheepan,Everybody Wants Some!!,Hail, Caesar!,The Hateful Eight,High-Rise,The Jungle Book,Love & Friendship,Miles Davis,The Nice Guys,The Revenant,Room,Son of Saul,Spotlight,Zootopia (aka Zootropolis),Music,Toby …

Neoliberalism gave us Trump: A dying America is raging against the capitalist machine

<b>Donald Trump (AP/Richard Drew)</b><p>The U.S. economy has left millions on the outside looking in. Some have turned to socialism, others to a demagogue<p>Steve Fraser<p>June 3, 2016 8:45am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Arising from the shadows of the American repressed, Bernie Sanders and …

Jürgen Klopp has Liverpool united behind him for Europa League final

The inspirational manager has brought his side and their fans together before the final against Sevilla but he had expected nothing less when he came to Anfield<p>Win or lose against Sevilla in Basel on Wednesday, Jürgen Klopp has made a success of his first season in England. Reaching two finals did …

Tikteck Multi-Color Bluetooth LED review: Smart color-changing LEDs don't come cheaper than this - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Tikteck's colors are vivid and accurate, and the app's ability to set lighting timers works well, even when your phone is out of Bluetooth range.<p><b>The Bad</b> The bulb's white-light tones aren't as bright as advertised, and the music sync feature didn't work at all. And don't expect …

Design has the power to transform the climate change conversation

Today, the broader public debate on climate change disproportionately focuses on the perspective of scientists, economists and big technology firms, …

Is it possible to reduce CO2 emissions and grow the global economy?

Yale Environment 360: Surprising new statistics show that the world economy is expanding while global carbon emissions remain at the same level. Is it possible that the elusive ‘decoupling’ of emissions and economic growth could be happening?<p>The statistic is startling. In the past two years, the …

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

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Dive Deep Into the Making of Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy With This Documentary

Is there really any doubt that Christopher Nolan’s <i>The Dark Knight</i> is the best Batman movie? Sure, arguments can be made for others but, with his …

Is it safe to go on holiday to Turkey?

Summer bookings are significantly down after a year of terrorist attacks, and some tour operators have pulled out of the country. We ask an expert to assess the risks<p>In previous years, if there was one thing that could put you off having a summer holiday in Turkey, it was the crowds. People tell …