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Rome's Subway Expansion Reveals Artifacts From The Ancient Past

Support the news<p>All roads may lead to Rome, but once you get there, good luck taking the subway. The sprawling metropolis is expanding its mass …

Archaeology

Five ways to bring science and maths lessons to life (sponsored article)

Students are naturally more interested in learning about something if they understand how it relates to them personally. A recent study revealed that …

Developed Countries

Harvard Study Reveals That One Word Is The Secret To Being Likable And Emotionally Intelligent | Inc.com

As I've grown older and more experienced the greatest of all lessons learned is how simple most things in life really are and yet how we try our darnedest to complicate them. In part I'm sure that's because we feel that complicating anything makes us feel more valuable.<p>Which is why coming across a …

Psychology

Outstanding Architecture and Cityscape Photography of Taiwan by RK

Spectacular architecture shots by RK a.k.a. rkrkrk, a multi-talented photographer, graphic designer, drone pilot, and DJ based in Tokyo, Japan. RK …

Photography

Guide to the classics: The Tale of Genji, a 1,000-year-old Japanese masterpiece

<i>In our series, Guide to the classics, experts explain key works of literature.</i><p>Celebrating its millennial anniversary in 2008, The Tale of Genji</i> …

Literature

Chart of the day: If you're born poor, it takes until your great-great grandchildren to overcome it

If you're born into a poor family in Australia, new analysis suggests it would take four generations before your descendants approach the average …

Demographics

Tasmania's burpee man Charlie Gard smashes Guinness World Record

A Hobart man has smashed a world record after busting out 851 squat-thrust burpees in an intense 60-minute session.<p>Charlie Gard beat the previous …

Charlie Gard

This Is the Most Popular Guacamole Recipe on Pinterest

Guacamole is perfect, and there are <i>so many</i> recipes out there to try. Smooth or chunky, spicy or mild, full of mix-ins or plain, it's all good.<p>Of all …

Healthy Eating

“DNA Braid” Hair Trend Turns Ordinary Locks Into Spiraling DNA Molecules

There are some hairstyles so technical that they seem like they could be the result of science experiments. One of the latest hairstyle trends leans into this idea even further by turning the coif into a symbol of biology; an awe-inspiring style called the DNA braid resembles a spiraling DNA …

Hairstyling

Ten Clever Ways To Save Money Every Day

Image: iStock<p>Money-saving tactics can often be unrealistic or forced. Fortunately, there are also easy ways to spend and save money every day. Here …

Personal Finance

Yes, Mindfulness Makes You a Better Athlete

This is going to sound ridiculous, but it’s the truth: when I visited Martin Paulus’s neuropsychology lab at the University of California, San Diego in October 2013, less than five short years ago, I had no idea what “mindfulness” was. This was way back before the hype cycle had kicked into …

Mindfulness

Inner-city house sells for $2.7m

67 Payne Street, Auchenflower, Qld 4066<p>QUEENSLAND’S top home sale in the past week was a large four level inner-city house that changed hands for …

What a shot! 23 amazing sports photos

Take a look at 23 amazing sports photos from July 16 through July 22.

Tour de France

This Royal Dresses Exactly Like Her Grandmother Grace Kelly

If you compare two people enough, you’re bound to find similarities—and style is no exception. Such is the case with Grace Kelly and her very stylish …

Grace Kelly

Trio of daredevil kayakers plunge over Northland's Wairua Falls

In the midst of the coffee-coloured flood waters tumbling over the 24-metre high Wairua Falls white water kayaker Cullum Parker rides a wave of …

New Zealand

Uluwatu Goes XXL

<b>The swell was forecast to be a memorable one and it didn’t disappoint.</b> As the the first lines of the swell arrived in Indonesia on Thursday, we …

Bali

We knew who Trump was

The most frustrating aspect of the backlash against President Trump’s servility to Russian President Vladimir Putin is that nothing that happened last week in Helsinki should have surprised us.<p>What has changed is that so many who insisted in 2016 that Trump was not as bad as he looked, that he was …

Donald Trump

THE MAN WITH THE MOST REMBRANDTS

Thomas Kaplan is the first foreign collector to have an exhibition at the Louvre, and he wants to tell me all about it. Striding into “Masterpieces …

Art

Puny humans, behold your insignificance: Every single dot you see is an entire galaxy

It can be difficult for our logical minds to comprehend, but the concept of the “known universe” is virtually impossible to quantify, because it is …

Universe

Taiwan's most beautiful places

<b>(CNN) —</b> "The most beautiful scenery of Taiwan is its people."<p>While this famous saying is often cited by travelers as a reason to love Taiwan, this 36,193-square-kilometer island also happens to have a staggeringly diverse wealth of stunning scenery and destinations, from cityscapes to natural …

Taipei

Cereal: Not the breakfast of champions

Cereal is a killer—of your waistline. We’re not talking Lucky Charms, but many of the healthy-looking brands, like Fiber One, Kashi Go Lean Crunch, …

Nutrition

Doctors think they have discovered the cause of MS 

Could vaccine for a common virus stop multiple sclerosis? Doctors think they have discovered the cause of disease<p><b>Multiple sclerosis is triggered when</b> …

Pret a Porto: Portugal’s second city is ready for the limelight

Something odd is happening in Porto’s most famous bookshop. We arrive in the middle of the morning, after a leisurely breakfast of coffee and custard-filled pastéis de nata. The queue to get inside runs around the next block. At the ticket office, where access to the bookshop can be achieved by …

European Travel

Dreamtime warriors: Aboriginal men are dressed for war - brandishing spears, clubs and boomerangs - in restored historical images depicting the resistance of first Australians against colonial expansion

• <b>Stunning photos of Aboriginal warriors reveal how Indigenous tribes lived a century ago</b>• <b><br>Tribesmen wore traditional war paint and were armed with</b> …

Australia

Fjord escort: a road trip to northern Norway

Oslo has good food, design and culture, but for spectacular scenery, nothing matches the west coast and the north. A drive along the famous coastal road will provide a lifetime of memories and photographs.<p>Drive north from <b>Bergen</b> on the first morning – start early if you want to make it all the way …

European Travel

Just as Rome fell to the Goths, so small players can hurt the mighty in cyberwars | John Naughton

In their book, <i>The Future of Violence</i>, Benjamin Wittes and Gabriella Blum point out that one of the things that made the Roman empire so powerful was its amazing network of paved roads. This network made it easy to move armies relatively quickly. But it also made it possible to move goods around, …

Roads

Back from extinction: The Mallee emu wren makes a comeback in South Australia

After a series of catastrophic wildfires in 2014, the Mallee emu wren became extinct in South Australia, but the birds are making a comeback in the …

Birds

Ute-load of kindness a random act giving a farmer struggling with drought hope

NSW Upper Hunter farmer David Wicks is struggling through the worst drought in living memory, but a stranger in the city that googled his name has …

Open Heart Surgery

Introducing the 10 Finalists of the 2018 CFDA

After a morning of deliberations, the 10 finalists of the CFDA/<i>Vogue</i> Fashion Fund were announced today on <i>Vogue</i> and the CFDA’s social media platforms. They are:<p><b>Batsheva</b>, Batsheva Hay<b><br>Bode</b>, Emily Adams Bode<b><br>Christian Cowan</b>, Christian Cowan<b><br>Hunting Season</b>, Danielle Corona<b><br>Jonathan Cohen</b>, Jonathan Cohen …

Anna Wintour

How to Find and Serve a Perfect Oyster, According to the New Englanders Who Know Best

A lot has to happen for an oyster to make its way from the ocean to your plate: farmers sorts through thousands of oysters to separate the 1.5-inchers from the 1.75-inchers, making sure each shell’s sand is purged properly; dragging 50-pound crates of oysters through the water. They spend hours and …

Aquaculture