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The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

6 things to expect from Apple’s Watch event today

Here's the big question: we know that the Apple Watch will be available starting at $349, but how much higher will it go?<p><b>Update:</b> Read our review of Apple Watch.<p>It seems like a very safe assumption that $349 will get you the Apple Watch Sport. With its aluminum body and synthetic rubber strap, it's …

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Three glasses of milk a day can lead to early death, warn scientists

Drinking three glasses of milk doubles the risk of early death and does not prevent broken bones, new research has shown<p>Milk has long been recommended by doctors and nutritionists for boosting calcium intake and helping to keep bones strong.<p>But research suggests that it does little to strengthen …

Wellness Wednesday: Lower back injuries in golf

Statistics point to the fact one out of every two golfers will incur a lower back injury at some point during there playing career. This includes …

How He Hit That: Rory McIlroy's power-accuracy combination

<b>By Matthew Rudy</b><p>If you're looking for the ideal statistical profile for the No. 1 player in the world, it's hard to beat Rory McIlroy's line. He led the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in driving distance (334.8 yards) and greens hit (79.2 percent), and he was 12th in driving accuracy.<p>And there's the …

What should Tiger Woods do to fix his swing? We ask top teachers to weigh in

<b>By Matthew Rudy</b><p>Tiger Woods -- and by extension, Sean Foley -- has a complicated problem.<p>How does Woods recover from a major back injury and build a swing that will not only keep him competitive at the elite level but also stay upright long enough to make a realistic run at Jack Nicklaus' major …

How many Greek legends were really true?

<b>The culture and legends of ancient Greece have a remarkably long legacy in the modern language of education, politics, philosophy, art and science. Classical references from thousands of years ago continue to appear. But what was the origin of some of these ideas?</b><p><b>1. Was there ever really a Trojan</b> …

Ancient History

Is IBM Making Plans For The End Of Silicon?

As chips get smaller, chipmakers investigate new methods and materials.<p>Since the computer age began, microchips have consistently been shrunk to smaller and smaller sizes. Moore’s Law, articulated in 1965 by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, predicts, fairly accurately to date, that the number of …

Nanotech

The creator of 'Second Life' wants to look inside your brain with the Oculus Rift

The creator of <i>Second Life</i> is helping scientists explore your brain. Philip Rosedale has collabored with neuroscientists in California on a system that, as <i>Fast.Company</i> reports, offers a virtual reality tour of "a person’s brain reacting to stimuli in real time." It does this with the help of many …

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The Official 2014 Ladies Olympic Figure Skating Drinking Game

Here's another great reason to get drunk and watch figure skating.<p>E.g., "Hot off her win at nationals" or "That was a fiery performance."<p>E.g., "This young lady was second at this years' world championships." "This young lady could surprise some folks." "This young lady loves to listen to Lady Gaga …

Autumnal

FYI: Do Fat People Stay Warmer Than Thin People?

Pack on some extra pounds for winter<p>At the yearly Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia, participants often smear their bodies with animal fat for insulation against the 70-degree water. But their own body fat also helps to keep them warm, like an extra layer of clothing beneath the skin. When …

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Chrome apps could start coming to Android and iOS as early as next month

In September, Google told us that Chrome Apps would come to mobile operating systems as well — that packaged versions of web apps could even be sold in Google Play and the iOS App Store, once the company had worked the kinks out. At the time, the company cautioned that such an idea was a ways away, …

How to Photograph Snowflakes—With a Really Cheap Camera

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p><b>Somehow,</b> Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov, whose Flickr is well worth your time, takes absolutely beautiful of snowflakes, a subject notoriously hard to capture. And he does it with a two-hundred-buck auto-zoom camera. Meaning that, yep, with a …

It's InStyle...to Be on Flipboard

It’s InStyle…to Be on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / October 31, 2013<p>InStyle knows its readers aren’t just browsing the magazine’s pages of inspiring …