Juan Pablo

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Be Suspicious Of Online Movie Ratings, Especially Fandango’s

You were excited for the date: dinner and a movie. Your date picked a restaurant — “It got five stars on Yelp!” — but the movie was up to you. So you …

Why Your Morning Routine Isn't Working, and How to Fix it

The idea of waking up early, sitting down to breakfast, and writing a few pages in a journal sounds great. But in practice, it rarely works out so …

How the NSA can break trillions of encrypted Web and VPN connections

Researchers show how mass decryption is well within the NSA's $11 billion budget.<p>For years, privacy advocates have pushed developers of websites, …

People around the world are eating banana peels because they know something that Westerners do not

If you live in the US, you're probably used to tossing banana peels in the trash. But people in other countries, including India, have been taking advantage of their nutritional benefits for decades.<p>While a banana's flesh is soft and sweet, the skin is thick, fibrous, and slightly bitter. To eat …

Nutrition

E-Skin That Changes Color Like a Chameleon

Researchers at Stanford have created electronic skin that not only functions like human skin, but can change color.<p>While a chameleon’s natural state …

Halfway Through a Year in Space: How the Science Gets Done

Scott Kelly is surely the only astronaut in history who couldn’t go to space without getting a tattoo first—two of them, in fact. You’d be …

You can now find out if GCHQ spied on you

Anyone who has ever wondered how much information GCHQ knows about them can now ask the British intelligence agency directly. GCHQ has to reveal …

Solving the Mystery of an Ancient Epidemic

No one knows what caused the Plague of Athens in the 5th century B.C. One popular theory is Ebola—but to discover the source of an outbreak millennia after the fact, scientists need victims’ remains and a bit of luck.<p>In the summer of 430 B.C., a mass outbreak of disease hit the city of Athens, …

Disease

The UK made a list of repressive regimes, then invited some of them to buy weapons

Some of the world’s most repressive regimes are coming to London to go shopping—for military weapons.<p>A number of countries with questionable human rights records have come to London for the Defence and Security Equipment International Exhibition (DSEI), one of the world’s largest arms fairs, which …

Scientists and health officials at war over safety of e-cigarettes

A report by Public Health England which advised smokers to begin vaping was flawed and not based on reliable evidence, health experts have warned<p>A row has broken out between public health officials and scientists over whether e-cigarettes are safe.<p>In August, Public Health England issued a report …

Public Health

Battle of Britain pilot: 'You were always outnumbered'

On the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, one of the few surviving pilots, Wing Commander P.C Farnes, describes what it was like to fight the Germans in the skies over Britain<p>Faced with Hitler’s plans to establish air superiority ahead of a sea based invasion, the Royal Air Force trained a …

Royal Air Force

Who killed the 20th century’s greatest spy?

This much is certain: Ashraf Marwan, a man some describe as the 20th century’s greatest spy, was alive when he tumbled from the fifth-floor balcony of his £4.4m London flat. The Egyptian businessman landed, shortly after 1.30pm on 27 June 2007, in the private rose garden at number 24 Carlton House …

Tony Blair

Inside the sprawling refugee camp on Britain's border

Trapped in No-Man's Land<p>Inside the sprawling refugee camp on Britain's doorstep.<p>Trapped in No-Man's Land<p>Inside the sprawling refugee camp on …

Winnie-the-Pooh

Bionic hand can feed physical sensations directly to the brain

A revolutionary prosthetic hand that connects the directly to the brain has allowed a 28-year-old paralysed volunteer to "feel" physical sensations …

Documenting Child Marriage for Over a Decade—and Still Going

Photographer Stephanie Sinclair has been photographing the issue of child marriage for 13 years. Her work on the topic was featured in the 2011 <i>National Geographic</i> magazine story “Too Young to Wed” (which is also the name of the nonprofit she founded in 2012 that advocates to end the practice). I …

Gender

Meet the Lonely Japanese Men in Love With Virtual Girlfriends

A Love Plus player holds a picture of himself and his virtual girlfriend Manaka, taken in Atami during a weekend trip pr<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Loulou d'Aki<p>1 of …

Meet The Woman Who Helped Discover A New Species Of Human

Hannah Morris in South Africa's Rising Star Cave, where the bones and fossils of Homo naledi were discovered.<p>Imagine descending more than 39 feet …

Archaeology

Virtual Reality Gets Real

The promises—and pitfalls—of the emerging technology<p>In 1965, Ivan Sutherland, a computer-graphics pioneer, addressed an international meeting of techies on the subject of virtual reality. The ultimate virtual-reality display, he told the audience, would be “a room within which the computer can …

Virtual Reality

Humans of the world: This stunning new film will change how you see yourself

You may think that you’ve seen this film before. If all you see is the poster, trailer or Google promo for Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s stunning latest opus <i>Human</i>, it’s easy to dismiss the production as yet another beautifully photographed but unstartling documentary—the kind you might play in the …

3 Steps To Creating Content Like A Journalist | Marketing Insider Group

Content marketers are not journalists. However, because of layoffs, economic circumstances, and the opportunity to expand their portfolios, many …

The Surprising Science Behind Sleep and Exercise

Believe it or not, tossing and turning in the middle of the night is not a suitable form of exercise. But studies suggest making time for an actual …

Sleep

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Cheat Sheet: How to Keep Vegetables Fresh Longer

Some people shop impulsively for shoes. I shop impulsively for vegetables. I wander through the Union Square Greenmarket at lunchtime and find myself …

Handbags