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The King and His Jester: Religion and Its Acceptable Transgressions

Religion, in its various forms, offers up a constellation of acceptable beliefs and practices that tell us how to think and behave. A denomination, for instance, will offer us a set of dogmas, doctrines and rituals that, to a greater or lesser extent, let us know how to interact with the world. …

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WeSpeke Lets You Practise Languages By Speaking With Another Person

When you're learning another language, the best way to drill it into your brain is immersion and practising at every opportunity. WeSpeke gives you …

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

The Grammys 2014: five things we learned

1. Pharrell's hat earned itself a Twitter account<p>Pharrell, who won producer of the year, wore the most baffling hat that has ever existed: a thing brown, bulbous, misshapen and large enough for some to wonder whether he might in fact be hiding Bruno Mars within. Comparisons were made, unkindly, to …

Coming Soon: An Insulin Pill?

Needle-phobes take note: Scientists take steps toward an alternative<p>Stronger erections. Weight loss. Better sleep. There’s a pill for almost everything and everyone—except for people who take insulin for diabetes. But that could change within the next few years, according to a new paper from the …

Want Perfect Pitch? You Might Be Able To Pop A Pill For That

<b>Listen · 4:18</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>In the world of music, there is no more remarkable gift than having perfect pitch. As the story goes, Ella Fitzgerald's band would use her perfect pitch to tune their instruments.<p>Although it has a genetic component, most believe that perfect pitch — …

Beats Music builds a unique, if messy, listening experience around emotion

The Beats empire has officially expanded beyond its humble headphone roots. Beats Music has officially launched (download it from the iTunes App Store here), and become the latest contestant for your streaming music dollar. Of course, the market for such services is already pretty crowded. Between …

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Watch a drone fly steady despite heavy winds

Moths are excellent at responding to unexpected obstacles while flying, whether it’s a gust of wind or wall. Researchers recorded moths’ flight with …

Selfies: Love them or hate them, here's why we've all taken them - Pocket-lint

A neuroscientist at University College London believes he knows what makes a good selfie.<p>Scroll through Facebook or any similar service and you'll …

Scientists discover a 3D material that acts like graphene, but it has some quirks

Graphene, that 2D sheet of carbon atoms with some impressive qualities, has its flaws. Namely, it can’t block electricity from flowing, which makes …

How to bring eBay’s infrastructure to every company

Earlier this month, Hugh E. Williams made the move from vice president of experience, search and platforms at eBay to senior vice president of …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

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Neuroscience May Help Us Understand Financial Bubbles

New research published in the journal Neuron suggests that market bubbles are in fact driven by a biological impulse to try to predict how others behave.<p>Five years on from Lehman Brothers' collapse and "where did it all go wrong?" analysis is all the rage. Answers have varied: poor regulation, …

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Martini Glass Jacuzzi

Cocktails and Jacuzzis – words that conjure up visions of luxury and excess. Which is perhaps why this ingenious combination of the two, a <b>Martini</b> …

Summer Drinks Recipes

<i>StyleNest roundup the best summer drinks recipes for you and the family to enjoy on balmy summer evenings.</i><p><i>Some of our best summer memories involve</i> …

Statement skirts: Get the look-in pictures

So you've read our fashion editor's column on statement skirts, but how do you go about getting the look yourself? The Guardian's fashion team pick four of the best examples you can find on the high street

Chocolate and Raspberry Tart

<i>It would be cruel not to spoil yourself with this incredibly chocolatey chocolate and raspberry tart this weekend. Oh-so delicious and moreish, after</i> …

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Dry Shampoos

<i>StyleNest have rounded up the best luxury dry shampoos to help you achieve volume, body and fresher looking hair without needing to wash and blow dry.</i><p>…

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