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El insólito arte de dibujar con una máquina de escribir

En un mundo de computadoras, tabletas y teléfonos inteligentes, la humilde máquina de escribir parece un objeto cada vez más desconocido.<p>Pero una joven artista británica encontró un nuevo uso para ella. Y no tiene nada que ver con escribir palabras.<p>Keira Rathbone usa las letras, números y símbolos …

Movies with PG-13 ratings contain the most 'gun violence per hour'

Movies aimed at teenagers now include more scenes of gun violence than films made for adults, new research shows.<p>In 2012, box office hits that received a PG-13 rating from the Motion Picture Assn. of America contained an average of more than 2.5 dramatic sequences involving guns per hour, according …

Your Great Idea Doesn't Matter: This Guy Just Doubled His Business Thanks To A Product Built By Accident

Sometimes, though, you have an idea, build a company around it - and then stumble upon another, much better idea.<p>Sometimes it's that accidental idea that turns a startup into a success.<p>One example of this phenomenon is New York-based start Yext. Yext was going to be a pay-per-call online ad …

ABC Anchor Diagnosed with Breast Cancer After On-Air Mammogram

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Last month, ABC anchor Amy Robach underwent a mammogram screening on-the-air during a segment for</i> …

When It Comes to Female Bosses, Women Can Be Their Own Worst Enemy

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>When it comes to attitudes about women in the workplace and having a female boss, Americans have …

27 Painfully Awkward Things That Never Stop Being Awkward

Seasons change, people change, dads change. But these things will always be awkward. Inspired by this Reddit thread.<p>Major hat tip to this Reddit thread that asked users what never stops being awkward in life.

¿QUÉ ES UN PENTAVOCÁLICO? www.muyinteresante.es/historia/preguntas-respuestas/que-es-un-pentavocalico-431381211521 Cuéntanos, ¿cuáles conoces?

¿Qué es un hipocorístico?

<b>Hipocorístico</b> deriva del griego <i>hypokoristikós</i> (que significa "con caricias"). Así se denomina al <b>uso de nombres en forma diminutiva o abreviada</b>, …

Billboard in Peru Produces Water out of Thin Air

The world has known jugs, taps, plants etc that are used to filter water, but imagine a 50 feet tall billboard on the main road that filters water …

Peru makes book writing into a spectator sport and invites aspiring writers into combat

On a chilly Monday night in Lima, a bar called La Noche is packed. Usually people come to see live bands. But tonight they're here for Lucha Libro.<p>It's a twist on Lucha Libre, Mexico’s version of pro wrestling, where competitors put on masks and pseudonyms to duke it out in a ring.<p>Peru's Lucha …

20 Incredibly Bizarre Vintage Halloween Costumes

What is it about vintage costumes that makes them so much more bizarre — and so much scarier — than their modern equivalents? Were people really that …

Why Eye Contact Can Fail To Win People Over

Pop psychology holds that to connect with someone, you should look deep into their eyes. The more you look, the more persuasive you'll be. But that may work only when your audience already agrees with you.<p>Researchers in Germany tested the power of the eye lock by polling university students about …

Los ruidos fuertes afectan a la memoria

La exposición a ruidos de alta intensidad, aunque no sean suficientes como para causar lesiones en el oído, afectan a los procesos de memoria y …

¿Qué son el déjà vu y el déjà senti?

En torno al 70 por ciento de las personas dice haber experimentado alguna vez en su vida un <i>déjà vu</i>, un término francés que se puede traducir como <b>"ya</b> …

¿Por qué a los padres habitualmente no les gustan las parejas de sus hijos?

Es bastante habitual que <b>los padres intenten influir en la elección de pareja de sus hijos</b>. ¿Por qué? Un nuevo estudio de la Universidad de Bristol …

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El peor día de la semana para empezar una dieta es el martes

Un estudio realizado por la empresa británica Tesco Diets revelaba que <b>las personas que empiezan una dieta de pérdida de peso un martes son más</b> …

¿Qué conversaciones nos hacen más felices?

Si quieres ser feliz, habla de experiencias, no de cosas materiales. Según un estudio de la Universidad de Cornell (EE UU) presentado en la reunión …

Puerto Rico is living an impoverished debt nightmare reminiscent of southern Europe or Detroit

Puerto Rico’s poverty rate hit 44.9%, according to new data released today by the US Census Bureau—that’s nearly double the poverty rate in Mississippi, the most impoverished of the fifty states. It’s the latest in a string of bad economic news for the self-governing US territory.<p>Puerto Rico’s rap …

Not breaking news: many scientific studies are ultimately proved wrong!

When a theory is shown to be incorrect or a publication in error, it is all too easy to think that the scientist who came up with this theory is a liar or a dishonest fraudster intent on misleading the public for personal gain. Or as Richard Smith, former editor of the British Medical Journal, puts …

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 …

6 COSAS QUE DEBES SABER SOBRE LAS MENTIRAS: http://www.muyinteresante.es/ciencia/articulo/seis-cosas-que-deberias-saber-sobre-las-mentiras-761378710816 ¿Sabías que la estructura del cerebro de los mentirosos compulsivos es distinta de la de los honestos?

New Study May Provide Hope for a Stretch-Mark Cure

We've got retinol to smooth out fine lines, kojic acid to lighten dark spots, and alpha hydroxy acids to give us more even, radiant skin. But can anything actually diminish stretch marks (or striae distensae, as they're known in official medical jargon)?<p>"Nothing works. Let's start with that," says …

¿LOS TATUAJES REDUCEN LA POSIBILIDAD DE ENCONTRAR TRABAJO? http://www.muyinteresante.es/cultura/arte-cultura/articulo/los-tatuajes-reducen-las-posibilidades-de-encontrar-empleo-201378294296

Diez grandes frases de 'Rayuela'

En octubre de 1963 se publicaba por primera vez en España Rayuela, la <b>novela de Julio Cortázar que él mismo apodó como "contranovela"</b>, y que marcó un …

The Best Way to Meet New People

The surefire way to make new friends in your neighborhood<p>It was <i>so</i> much easier making friends in college, but there’s an easy trick to land yourself new buddies post-graduation: Owning a pet can help you make new friends, according to a study from the University of Western Australia.Researchers …

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Annoying on Facebook: Social Media Use

Why? Social media has essentially become a source of therapy, says study author Russell Belk, PhD, professor of marketing at York University. When you post about a feeling or experience online, you tend to feel like your social network is listening and supporting you, so the effect is cathartic, …

Scary Money News

Read this to avoid debt ASAP<p>Besides wrinkles, there’s one thing that nobody wants more of: debt. And while people in the U.S. are less likely to be in the red than they were in the past, those who do have debt are even deeper in the hole, according to a just-released report from the U.S. Census …

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Social Exclusion Could Cause Financial Risk

In studies that followed, the researchers looked into why (or why not) this might be the case. Their surprising conclusion? It has nothing to do with self-esteem. What it comes down to is whether you’re getting what you want socially, say researchers.<p>Having a strong social circle means you’re …

12 Ways to Become the Office Superstar

How to beat your generation's bad rap and become the office superstar<p>You've heard that millennials are power-hungry, overconfident people who spend all day attached to their iPhones and want constant promotions. Crush the stereotype with these tips from Gen Y career expert Dan Schawbel, author of …

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