Luca Salgarelli

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Why was the Zimmermann Telegram so important?

<b>Tuesday marks the 100th anniversary of a remarkable success for British intelligence: but one that involved spying on the United States and then conspiring with its senior officials to manipulate public opinion in America.</b><p>On the morning of 17 January 1917, Nigel de Grey walked into his boss's …

Remembrance Day

Technology killed manufacturing jobs; trade is what will bring their replacement

Welcome to the new world order. After years of liberalization, globalization is in retreat. Populist political victories and backroom deals to<p>strongarm encourage firms to keep manufacturing jobs at home are our new realities.<p>One could argue the revolt is deserved. Proponents of globalization …

Economics

Neoliberalism is creating loneliness. That’s what’s wrenching society apart | George Monbiot

Epidemics of mental illness are crushing the minds and bodies of millions. It’s time to ask where we are heading and why<p>What greater indictment of a system could there be than an epidemic of mental illness? Yet plagues of anxiety, stress, depression, social phobia, eating disorders, self-harm and …

Mental Health

No grades, no timetable: Berlin school turns teaching upside down

Pupils choose their own subjects and motivate themselves, an approach some say should be rolled out across Germany<p>Anton Oberländer is a persuasive speaker. Last year, when he and a group of friends were short of cash for a camping trip to Cornwall, he managed to talk Germany’s national rail …

Teaching

A Brexit conspiracy theory nails the no-win situation Boris Johnson now finds himself in

Former London mayor Boris Johnson should be on cloud nine. Having spearheaded the successful Brexit campaign, he’s emerging as the likely successor to Conservative prime minister David Cameron, who opposed the movement to leave the European Union.<p>On the steps of the prime minister’s residence at 10 …

Great Britain

How It Works: Death By Black Hole

A quantum quandary<p>As you fall feet first across an event horizon—the point where nothing can escape the black hole’s gravitational pull—you don’t feel anything change. But eventually, gravity is so much stronger at your feet than your head that you’re stretched apart, like Play-Doh, until you snap. …

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

15 Bad Weather Wedding Photos That Are Beautifully Backlit

Wedding photography has become breathtakingly beautiful, especially for those couples that don't mind getting a little wet. More and more, brides and grooms along with their daring photographers have stepped out into the snow or rain to capture stunning wedding photos. The use of natural or …

Disaster at the speed of sound: the tragedy of SpaceShipTwo’s final flight

Photograph: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images<p>Debris from Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo sits in a desert field.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/11/7/1415389402365/c3bc3356-0407-4894-b63f-ab43ffabd844-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images<p>Debris from Virgin …

This ‘Flow-Motion’ Hyperlapse of Barcelona Won’t ‘Blow Your Mind’… But It’ll Get Close

We’re trying, we really are trying to stay away from the word-inflation, click-bait terms like ‘jaw-dropping.’ But dang it if this hyperlapse by …

I knew my parents were going to kill themselves

For more than two decades, Tai Altman knew exactly how his parents' lives would end. When the moment came to say goodbye, knowing they were about to kill themselves, he felt surprisingly calm. They had prepared him in every possible way, he says: he knew only that he respected their decision and …

A letter to … my twin daughters on your 18th birthday

In the early 1990s, I was an extremely broody young woman. I worked as a playleader and loved being around children. Financially secure with a loving, supportive partner, it might seem strange that we agonised about whether it was selfish to want children and if we had kids, would it be fair on …

Super successful companies

I spent some time recently thinking about what companies that grow up to be extremely successful do when they are very young. I came up with the …

Smartphone concept incorporates LiFi sensor for receiving light-based data

The lights are now dimmed throughout the many halls of CES, and none are more perturbed by darkness than the folks at Oledcomm. Illumination is the company's specialty, after all; or, more specifically, LiFi technology, which facilitates high-speed data transmission via pulsating light sources …

Can-Do vs. Can't-Do Culture

Don’t hate, create.<p><i>“God, body and mind, food for the soul<br>When you feeding on hate, you empty, my n!*$a, it shows.” — Rick Ross</i><p><i>“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable</i> …

David Cameron's internet porn filter is the start of censorship creep | Laurie Penny

The question of who is allowed access to what data is a defining one of our age – and Edward Snowden has taught us to be wary<p>Picture the scene. You're pottering about on the internet, perhaps idly looking up cake recipes, or videos of puppies learning to howl. Then the phone rings. It's your …

Why 2014 Is The Year You Change

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow James on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>I stopped going to classes. I had a scholarship that paid all my living expenses …

Scientists tell us their favourite jokes: 'An electron and a positron walked into a bar…'

Physics<p>■ Two theoretical physicists are lost at the top of a mountain. Theoretical physicist No 1 pulls out a map and peruses it for a while. Then he turns to theoretical physicist No 2 and says: "Hey, I've figured it out. I know where we are."<br>"Where are we then?"<br>"Do you see that mountain over …

Photographer’s Girlfriend Continues to Lead Him Around the World

<b>Praktik Hotel – Madrid, Spain</b><p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues to be led around the world by his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing <i>Follow Me</i> project. With her back facing the camera, Zakharova eagerly holds the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various …

East London

Cancer Immunotherapy Named Science 'Breakthrough of the Year'

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 12/19/2013 02:12 PM EST on LiveScience<p>A type of cancer treatment that directs the body's own immune system to fight cancer cells has been named as the "breakthrough of the year" by one of the world's top science journals.<p>The journal Science said today …

So you Want to Shoot Landscapes? [Top 12 dPS Landscape articles from 2013]

Landscape photography is always a popular topic here on dPS. Who doesn’t love a great mountain scenic image, or a shot of the rolling waves on the …

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Stop your children running up bills on an iPad: a how-to guide

Letting your kids loose on your iPad is a risky business. Here's how to stop them racking up thousands of pounds worth of in-app purchases<p>We've all heard the stories about children being coerced into making expensive in-app purchases, racking up thousands of pounds on virtual burgers and farm …

Funny animals of 2013 - in pictures

A selection of amusing images from the animal kingdom captured by photographers over the past 12 months

Babele Puzzle Lamp by Studio MID – Manifattura Italiana Design

Babele Lamp – Creative Lamp Product Design.<p>The Babele lamp by design studio MID (Manifattura Italiana Design) consists of a variety of wooden …