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Best films of 2018 so far

All the Money in the World<p>Raucous thriller about the real-life 1973 kidnapping of J Paul Getty’s grandson, and the billionaire’s subsequent refusal to pay the ransom – a film that became notorious in its own right after reshooting scenes featuring disgraced actor Kevin Spacey.<p><b>What we said:</b> With the …

Comic Books

All the books Bill Gates has recommended over the last eight years

Bill Gates has become a powerful influence on publishing. An endorsement from the philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder can cause tangible sales spikes, reminiscent of the golden ticket that once came with being picked for Oprah’s book club.<p>So just what does Gates read? Quartz manually compiled …

Books

These Are the Best Books of 2017, According to Amazon

Amazon was one of the first to release their "best of 2017" list, with the 100 best books of the past year. Each book was hand-selected by Amazon’s …

The Top 10 Novels of 2017

Fiction publishers complained that 2017 was a difficult year to get attention in a fast-moving media climate that was intensely political. But some …

This Incredible Footage Shows CRISPR Editing DNA in Real Time

This has never been seen before.<p>Want to see something that makes scientists gasp? Feast your eyes on this video, showing a direct observation of …

The Difference Between a Heart Attack, Stroke, and Cardiac Arrest

Heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest—you're probably familiar with all three and know that they're serious conditions requiring medical …

Cryo-electron microscopy wins chemistry Nobel

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded for work that helps researchers see what biomolecules look like.<p>Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank …

Organic Chemistry

Medicine Nobel awarded for work on circadian clocks

Three scientists who studied the workings of organisms’ inner circadian clocks have won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Jeffrey Hall …

Cardiac Stem Cells May Be Fountain of Youth

Scientists around the world are researching ways to reverse the aging process. There have been a few scientific breakthroughs in the last years, such …

Medicine

New therapy could protect diabetic bones

A drug that can reverse diabetes and obesity in mice may have an unexpected benefit: strengthening bones. Experiments with a compound called TNP …

Scientists Have Found a Completely New Way to Attack And Kill Cancer Cells

If this works in people, it will be better than chemo.<p>Scientists have made a promising step forward in the ongoing fight against cancer, developing a …

How Brand New’s new album subverted the music industry in plain view—and won

I was sitting at my work desk just like any other day, when I opened up Instagram and saw something that blew my mind: My favorite band, Brand New, …

A Brilliant New Cancer Treatment That Re-Engineers Human Cells Just Got Approved

"The most exciting thing I've seen in my lifetime."<p>The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just approved a cutting-edge cancer therapy.<p>On …

What happens to the brain as we age?

Brain aging is inevitable to some extent, but not uniform; it affects everyone, or every brain, differently. Slowing down brain aging or stopping it …

The Brain

Don't Overthink, Just Do (The Overthinker’s Guide To Taking Action)

Balancing thought and action will always be a challenge for many people.<p>When you spend too much time picturing what a project is going to be like, too much time thinking about how awesome it will be… and too little time actually making the thing, you make no progress.<p>With respect to goals, …

50 songs every '90s kid will remember

From the budding careers of artists like Mariah Carey and Britney Spears to the iconic voice of Whitney Houston, the '90s were full of dance hits and powerful ballads.<p>It's hard to believe that Smash Mouth's "All Star" is 18 years old.<p>Here are 50 songs that every '90s kid will remember.

Music

Not a reader yet? These are the books India’s book editors suggest you start with

Twenty-two books for your starting kit.<p>If you haven’t been introduced to the concept of reading for pleasure in childhood by your parents, teachers …