Nicolò Ballabio

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Intermittent fasting may have 'profound health benefits'

Intermittent fasting has been gaining popularity among people looking to shed extra kilograms and maintain a healthy weight. Researchers argue that …

Holistic Medicine

Watch Elon Musk Freak Out Over the Falcon Heavy Launch

Unique footage shows the SpaceX CEO and his team in mission control in the moments leading up to the historic launch.<p>On February 6, SpaceX made history with the largely successful first launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket—and National Geographic was there, right alongside SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.<p>In …

Space Exploration

Writing this type of to-do list before bed can help you get a better night’s sleep

It can help you nod off 15 minutes faster, according to a new study<p>There's plenty of advice out there for how to get a good night's sleep, from …

The Brain

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Quattro consigli per comprare un volo davvero low cost

Viaggiare non è mai stato così economico. Da quando Internet è entrato nelle nostre case, la Terra è diventata un posto più piccolo, dove tutto è a portata di mano e il giro del mondo si riesce a fare anche in meno di 80 giorni. In principio erano solo le grandi compagnie di bandiera a solcare i …

Maps Show How Water Can Be a Precious Lifeline—or a Deadly Weapon

A new atlas by "guerrilla cartographers" explores the importance of water in everything from ancient mythology to modern warfare.<p>In the recent conflicts in Iraq and Syria, water has often been used as a weapon. When ISIS seized the Fallujah Barrage, a dam on the Euphrates River, in 2014, they …

Middle East

Biliscreen, basta un selfie per la diagnosi precoce del tumore al pancreas

L'app per la diagnosi è stata realizzata da un team di ricercatori dell’Università di Washington e nei primi test effettuati su 70 persone, ha dato …

Con l’app Talkway lo smartphone diventa un walkie-talkie per parlare con i dipendenti

Sviluppata dalla pordenonese Alea, la tecnologia permette alle aziende di sostituire le radiotrasmittenti tradizionali. È già stata adottata da …

5 Daily Habits of the Brightest and Happiest People | Inc.com

Every day we are faced with decisions that are out of our control. Next time you miss that important appointment because the Uber driver got lost, or your grumpy boss is throwing a hissy-fit, remember to chalk it up to chance. You're not responsible.<p>Here's what you <i>are</i> responsible for, and what you</i> …

Happiness

Guardate all’andamento dei titoli per investire? State sbagliando tutto

La cosa più difficile da gestire per un investitore dilettante? L’emotività. Ecco perché, prima di investire, occorre chiedersi perché. E agire di …

I was a stressed-out workaholic. Then I realized that one fear was at the root of my problems

When I was 34, I decided to start seeing a life coach. I had a good career in finance, but I knew I wanted to make a change—and I thought it would help to sort through professional options with a neutral third party.<p>Years later, my coach and I laugh about our first encounter. The first thing I said …

Pulitzer Prize

15 science-backed tips to get someone to fall in love with you

Candy hearts, lavish flower arrangements, and boxes of chocolate line the shelves of stores, waiting to be purchased by lovebirds for their Valentine.<p>But if you don't have a partner to celebrate with on February 14th — and you'd like that to change — don't despair. We've got you covered.<p>In the …

3 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism Before, During, and After Work

When you consider the health consequences of the sedentary nine-to-five lifestyle, your metabolism likely comes to mind. But fortunately, as health …

Wellness

A Stanford professor explains a simple way to feel like you have more time

But what if there were a way to expand those precious minutes and hours? New research from Stanford GSB suggests there may be one: elicit a sense of awe.<p>Experiencing something awe-inspiring — whether it's the Grand Canyon, a soaring cathedral, or a Puccini aria — can expand perceptions of time, …

Why Are My Muscles Not Growing? The Training Effect

Have you ever wondered why your muscles are not growing effectively?<p>I have been working in the fitness industry for 12 years as a personal trainer …

The 19-Minute Workout for Increased Stamina and Core Strength

Doing separate workouts for cardio and core strength sounds like a total time-suck to us. Instead, get two workouts for the price of one with this …

Neuroscience: Millennials Need to Lay Off the Social Media (Here's Why) | Inc.com

In this age of ever-increasing technology, it's no secret that spending time on our screens is detrimental to our overall well-being. Being distracted by our electronic devices has already been shown to decrease our actual personal, face-to-face interaction with our peers, as well as contribute to …

Neuroscience

6 Unexpected Cities for the Food Lover

Get a taste for each corner of the world.<p>Move over, Milan. Get a taste for some surprising food destinations with this neighborhood guide to the best eats on (almost) every continent.<p>EUROPE <b><br>Budapest, Hungary</b><p>This European capital straddles the Danube River—Buda on one side and Pest on the other—and …

European Travel

Here's what NASA saw when it landed on Saturn's largest moon

When NASA landed on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, it became the farthest space landing in history. Here are the actual images from that landing.<p><i>Video courtesty of NASA.</i><p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Astronomy

Smartwatches can tell you're about to get sick days in advance

If you're still on the fence about just how useful a smartwatch can be, a group of researchers at Stanford University have some news for you. The scientists discovered that using algorithms to monitor a combination of vital signs gathered by the Basis B1 and Basis Peak can determine if you're about …

The Science Behind the Impossible EM Drive

The hypothetical spacecraft engine has made waves for seeming to violate the laws of physics. What's actually going on?<p>One of the most controversial stories in science right now is the EM Drive, a hypothetical new type of spacecraft engine that seems to break the laws of physics. While many …

7 effective solutions for body odor

Here's some news that might surprise you: Body odor does not just come from the underarms; it can originate anywhere there are sebaceous (oil) and sweat glands—which includes the scalp, genitals, feet, and even nipples! Sweat itself doesn't actually stink; the unpleasant smell is believed to …

27 Cheap Ways To Upgrade Your Home

Get your dream home without breaking the bank.

How the World’s Oldest Computer Worked: Reconstructing the 2,200-Year-Old Antikythera Mechanism

In 1900, Greek sponge divers discovered a shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera. The artifacts they came back up with included money, …

Los Angeles

5 Classic Records You Don't Own, But Should (II)

During the early nineties, when Hip Hop’s Golden Age was in full swing, so many excellent Hip Hop albums dropped that some of them didn’t really get …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Even At His Peak, Lil Wayne Was Never Invincible

As The Martian, he seemed untouchable. But his flaws humanized him — and that’s a good thing.<p>Between the years 2006 and 2009, do you remember anyone …

Backdoor in WhatsApp per intercettare i messaggi | Webnews

Facebook ha più volte affermato che nessuno può intercettare i messaggi inviati tramite <b>WhatsApp</b>, nemmeno la stessa azienda, quindi la privacy degli …

This orchestra of light sensitive sound modules is the nerdiest thing you'll see (and hear) all day

This interesting installation shows light and sound responding to each other...mimicking the sounds of nature.

Un giardino che va da terra fino al tetto: la Stone House

• scritto da Marta Boriani<br>• categoria Nel Mondo<p>In un tranquillo quartiere residenziale nella provincia di Quang Ninh, in Vietnam, c’è una casa che si …

La chiesa belga che scompare nel verde: Reading between the lines

A Borgloon, paesino belga con appena diecimila abitanti, si erge una chiesa trasparente che varia a seconda dei punti di vista. Attraverso lastre …