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A psychotherapist says there are 4 types of shame — here's what they are and how they affect us

When Joseph Burgo first proposed the idea of writing about shame, he found that people were afraid.<p>"My agent, when we went out with the proposal for this book, was very afraid it was too dark and people were going to be scared off," he told Business Insider. "I was told by agents and editors …

Psychology

Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper 2 weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel universe

Stephen Hawking submitted his final scientific paper just a week and a half before he died, and it lays the theoretical groundwork for discovering a parallel universe.<p>Hawking, who died Wednesday at 76, was coauthor to a mathematical paper that seeks proof of the "multiverse" theory, which posits …

Physics

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

30 innovations that improved the world in 2017

2017 may have been a rough year, but there were plenty of inventions, innovations, and gadgets that made the world just a slightly better place.<p>From …

Female Genital Mutilation

I’m a relationship virgin: I’m 54 and have never had a boyfriend

I’ve had sex but have never been out with anyone. After all these years, I’ve still no idea what the reason is for my long-term singledom<p>There is a name for people like me – “relationship virgin”. It is apt and accurate because I have managed to get to 54 without ever having had a boyfriend.<p>It is …

Relationships

Mathematical secrets of ancient tablet unlocked after nearly a century of study

Dating from 1,000 years before Pythagoras’s theorem, the Babylonian clay tablet is a trigonometric table more accurate than any today, say researchers<p>At least 1,000 years before the Greek mathematician Pythagoras looked at a right angled triangle and worked out that the square of the longest side …

Mathematics

Light starts shipping the L16, its 16-camera pocket DSLR challenger

Light’s L16 was a radical design concept when it was originally introduced in October, 2015 — but the concept has become a reality, as the company is now shipping the first production units to its pre-order customers. The final design is quite similar to the concept it showed off back then, with a …

Mobile Photography

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

Computer Science

Best Chrome Extensions To Help You At Work, Keep Organized

Working on your laptop or desktop at work can get hectic with all the open tabs and social media distractions, but there are some Chrome extensions …

There's new evidence that shows even more conclusively that a certain diet could slow aging

There's long been good reason to think that some form of calorie restriction could slow aging.<p>But it's always been really hard to know whether that strategy would work for humans.<p>However, a new study published this week helps clear up some long-standing confusion about whether restricting calories …

Holistic Medicine

Why bees could be the secret to superhuman intelligence

A tool inspired by swarming insects is helping people predict the future - making groups of people smarter than their members are by themselves.<p>Louis Rosenberg thinks he has found a way to make us all a lot smarter. The secret to this superhuman intelligence? Bees.<p>Rosenberg runs a Silicon Valley …

Artificial Intelligence

Stepping back 3.6m years: footprints yield new clues to humans’ ancestors

Tracks found by accident on proposed museum site in Tanzania were preserved in volcanic ash dampened by ancient African rains<p>The footprints of five ancestors of humans who walked the Earth more than 3.6m years ago have been found preserved in volcanic ash that was dampened by ancient African rains. …

Dinosaurs

We couldn’t live without ‘zero’ – but we once had to

Mathematician Hannah Fry tells the intriguing story of how the number zero was ‘discovered’ – and why we couldn’t predict the future without it.<p>Nothing lies at the heart of science, engineering and mathematics.<p>Nothing as in zero, of course.<p>This cheeky yet powerful number has caused more controversy …

Mathematics
Chimpanzees

DIY medicine at the edges of civilisation

Away from cutting-edge hospitals, some medics have to save lives with only the most rudimentary tools. BBC Future looks at some of their life-saving solutions.<p><i>Over the next month, we’re celebrating technology and innovation in a new series called Bright Sparks. As part of the series, we’re bringing</i> …

Central African Republic

This is how it feels to learn your memories are fiction

Due to an unusual illness, Matthew creates false memories that seem as vivid as the real thing. He’s had to learn to live with a past that is as uncertain as the future.<p>A few months after his brain surgery, Matthew returned to work as a computer programmer. He knew it was going to be a challenge – …

The Brain
Microbiology

Inspired by nature: the thrilling new science that could transform medicine

Jeffrey Karp is at the forefront of a new generation of scientists using nature’s blueprints to create breakthrough medical technologies. Can bioinspiration help to solve some of humanity’s most urgent problems?<p>In the summer of 2005, Jeffrey Karp, a bioengineer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) …

Medical Technology
Biology

‘It was an ancient form of sex tourism’

Men of antiquity worshipped Aphrodite by having sex with her temple maids at Paphos on Cyprus. Now the site is receiving new recognition, writes Andrea Watson.<p>In 2017, Paphos will enjoy the title of European Capital of Culture<i>.</i> Who would have believed that this holiday resort in Western Cyprus, a …

Ancient History

20 Unfortunate Pinterest Fails | Pleated Jeans

These people found inspiration on Pinterest, and then failed miserably on the follow through. [via pinterest]

StumbleUpon

Google’s self-made hardware is getting a pop-up shop in New York

Google’s new hardware is getting a Google-owned physical retail experience — temporarily. The search giant is opening a pop-up shop in Google at 96 Spring St. in New York beginning on October 20 called “Made by Google.” This is the same tagline the tech titan uses to market its own-brand hardware, …

Android News
New Jersey

What Happens When You Eat 3 Whole Eggs Every Day? You’ll Be Surprised What It Does To Your Body!

Health organization from around the globe started advising against eating eggs a few years back due to their high cholesterol levels. They said that …

Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Photography, work, eating, dating and more on iOS

Our pick of best iPhone and iPad apps for iPhone and iPad for 2018, so you can make the most of your iOS device<p>The sheer number of apps for iOS can …

Apps

'Kind of like Battlestar Galactica': Elon Musk details his plans for getting to Mars

Once Elon Musk’s SpaceX starts launching its Interplanetary Transport System (ITS) rockets to Mars, it will take “40 to 100 years to achieve a fully …

Space Travel

iPhone 7's Ugly Battery Fix Highlights Apple's Greedy Design

As expected, Apple has released an updated iPhone Smart Battery Case alongside the release of the iPhone 7. As expected it addresses the key issue of the 4.7 inch iPhone not having enough battery power to make it through a decent day’s work. And as expected, upgrading users who have the iPhone 6 …

Mobile Technology

Belkin Has an Answer for How to Charge Your iPhone While Using Lightning Headphones

I have been pretty critical of the iPhone 7 and the lack of a headphone jack. I'm not disappointed with or even surprised by Apple encouraging the advancement of digital audio. My biggest concern is the loss of functionality, specifically the ability to charge an iPhone while listening to music …

Mobile Technology