Ivan Lucas Garcia

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7 brilliant ways to start any presentation

When we speak, we have about 60 seconds to capture our audience's attention, establish credibility, orient them to our topic, and motivate them to listen, says Darlene Price, president of Well Said Inc., and author of "Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results."<p>If you waste those …

Public Speaking

The Most Important Skill for New Managers to Learn

<b>Dear Annie:</b> A friend sent me your column on seven questions team leaders should ask their direct reports because I was promoted three months ago to …

Cask from the past: archaeologists discover 5,000-year-old beer recipe

Chinese find suggests barley was used for booze before being grown for food - and that beer could have played a role in the development of society<p>Chinese villagers could have been raising a pint 5,000 years ago, according to new research.<p>Archaeologists studying vessels unearthed in the Shaanxi …

Archaeology

Businessman's DNA link to medieval king revealed

<b>A Stirlingshire businessman's DNA sample has confirmed him as a direct descendant of a medieval Scottish king.</b><p>Archie Shaw Stewart is in the family line of King Robert III, who ruled from 1390 until his death in 1406.<p>His own research had already shown he was related to the king's son, Sir John …

Genealogy

A neuroscientist explains why we hear a voice in our heads when we are reading

<i>This post by Paul King appeared originally on Quora as an answer to the question "Where does the voice in our head come from when reading?"</i><p>There are many theories about this, but no definitive answers just yet.<p>There is the phenomenon of "inner speech" which refers to the sense that you can "hear" …

Vocal Cords

We’ve learned to read our genes. Now we need to start writing them | Susan Rosser

To understand our genetic code more fully, we need to build one to see the role of the genes and how they can change<p>Science can move at a startling pace. In 2003, biologists from the Human Genome Project announced that they had learned how to read an entire human genome. A few days ago, they …

Genetics

Spice Up Your Life With Portuguese Fried Rice!

Want to spice up your fried rice-literally? With this version of Portuguese fried rice you can inject a European flavour into your favourite fried …

Ask Ethan: How do we know the Earth isn’t flat?

Today, it’s the most obvious thing in the world. But how do you prove it to yourself?<p><i>“A long time ago people believed that the world is flat and the</i> …

Google's new parent company Alphabet just passed its first big test

When any of the companies hits trouble, Alphabet will decide whether a CEO change is necessary.<p>In this case, Tony Fadell, the CEO of Nest, the smart-home company Google bought for $3.2 billion in 2014, is out, replaced by former Motorola executive Marwan Fawaz.<p>The Alphabet executive team, not …

CEOs

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Scientists say men with one intriguing characteristic are more attractive to women

And yet new research suggests that <b>storytelling prowess is a desirable quality in a guy — possibly because it signals that they're high-status</b>. Men, on the other hand, don't seem to be fazed by women's ability to tell a good tale.<p>Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and …

University at Buffalo

Walking a Record-Breaking 3,346 Feet on a Slackline Over Mountains Is Truly Crazy

When you smash the previous world record of walking on a highline of 1,640 feet—by doubling it over, walking on the slackline for 3,346 feet, you are …

20 Easy Life Hacks That Will Make You Wealthy

Stop blaming failures on bad luck.<p>Many people strike it rich by just making one smart career move, investing in the right stocks or even inheriting a …

Make Ice Cubes Faster By Using Hot Water

You’re in the middle of a cocktail party and discover that, to your chagrin, you’ve forgotten to refill the ice tray. No worries, try this trick for …

Scientists Discover Hidden Switch In Our Immune System For Fighting Cancer

Our body is much better at fighting cancer than we give it credit for.<p>TIM VERNON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY via Getty Images<p>Researchers in Australia may …

Immunotherapy

The Best Way to Build a Successful Team

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The Top 8 Things People Desperately Desire But Can't Seem To Attain

Several months ago, I offered a survey to my subscribers and community exploring a number of critical life and career questions. To date, 771 people have responded, and their answers have been riveting. Working with professionals every day, I hear first-hand what they deeply long for. But what’s so …

How Do Stealth Airplanes Work?

How does radar not detect a B-2 stealth bomber? How can an aircraft with a 172-foot wingspan register as small as just a large bird, if anything at …

Boil Bananas Before Bed, Drink the Liquid and You Will Not Believe What Happens to Your Sleep

We’ve all had those restless nights of tossing and turning, staring at the ceiling, unable to get more than a couple hours of shuteye. The more you …

11 foods that reduce your risk of erectile dysfunction

Out of all the 52 foods that boost penis health, there are 10 major ones that can dramatically cut your risk of erectile dysfunction (ED) according …

10 Amazing Facts You Didn’t Know About Space

Josh MacDonald<p>Internet Entrepreneur Read full profile<p>Compiled below are 10 facts that completely blew our minds when we read them. It’s hard to …

Black Holes

Is Mindfulness And Meditation Right For You?

<i>This article is adapted from</i> The Anxious Lawyer<i>, by Ankerwycke, trade imprint of ABA Publishing.</i><p>I started practicing mindfulness and meditation for the typical reason that many people do—in an effort to find a better way of managing stress and anxiety. Lawyers suffer from a disturbingly high rate …

Angry mobs are attacking doctors at hospitals in India

By Annie Gowen<p>, Bureau chief<p>MUMBAI — On the closed-circuit tape, the young resident doctor works on his computer in a hospital ward as a patient and two men approach. The patient, who police say was frustrated by delay in treatment, confronts the doctor, hitting him and then picking up a nearby …

Scientists made see-through wood that's stronger than glass

Researchers at the University of Maryland were able pull away color and chemicals from a block of wood to leave it impressively see-through. The result is a material that is both stronger and more insulating than glass, with better biodegradability than plastic. "We were very surprised by how …

University of Maryland

Philippine president-elect Duterte promises hangings and shoot-to-kill orders

Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte vowed Monday to introduce executions by hanging as part of a ruthless law-and-order crackdown that would also include ordering military snipers to kill suspected criminals.<p>In back-to-back press conferences since his landslide victory in May 9 elections, …

The Existence of Massive Particles of Light Could Finally Explain Dark Energy

But we'll have to give up our fundamental understanding of light first.<p>In the late 1990s, astronomers discovered something mysterious pushing …

Dark Matter

Real Advice: Avoiding Knee Pain

Knee pain is one of the most common complaints from cyclists of all levels. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, sudden knee pain can …

What Alpha Wolves are REALLY Like | The Art of Manliness

Scroll through some young guy’s Tumblr or Instagram feed and you’re bound to find a picture of a menacing-looking wolf with blood around its chops or …

Wildlife

The most polluted city in the world isn’t Beijing or Delhi

By Adam Taylor<p>, Reporter<p>What's the most polluted city in the world? Some might point to Beijing, the Chinese capital, and its now legendary smog problem. Others may point toward India, where Delhi's own air pollution problems are become similarly infamous. However, a new report from the World …

Pollution