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Want to build muscle? It’s not what you eat, but when

Studying the human body isn't rocket science – in some cases, it's much harder.<p>"I tell my grad students that we can put a man on the moon, but we still can't come to a consensus on how much protein to give him here on earth," says Dr. Rajavel Elango, a researcher at the University of British …

Nutrition

Happily disgusted? Scientists map facial expressions for 21 emotions

Happy, sad and angry do not even begin to cover the range of emotions we express in our faces, a study has found.<p>Using new computer software, scientists mapped no less than 21 emotional states, including apparently contradictory examples such as "happily disgusted" and "sadly angry".<p>The research …

Turn Empty Beer Cans Into Sun-Tracking Cameras

Best use of a six-pack in a while<p>In a world of digital cameras and instant gratification, photographer Justin Quinnell embraces pinhole photography, a technique hundreds of years old. He uses beer cans and photographic paper to record the gradual shift in the sun’s path over the course of several …

Pinhole Cameras

How to pick up women (with science)

It's a sad fact, but women lack free will. Although they appear as complex and individual as any male (often much more so), it seems women are slaves to inherent biological "programming" which means they will be physically intimate with any man who employs a specific set of behaviours and phrases. …

CDC warns of 'catastrophic' results of increased drug resistance

The US faces "potentially catastrophic consequences" if it does not act immediately to combat drug resistance which already kills an estimated 23,000 people a year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Monday.<p>It is the first time the federal agency has estimated the death toll …

9 Reasons Content Marketing Programs Fail, and How to Ensure They Don't

Content marketing is gaining prominence, as marketers look for more impactful ways to connect with and engage customers. Unlike most forms of …

Marketing

3 Ways to Get What You Want by Giving People What They Want - Copyblogger

We all long for something.<p>Love that will last.<br>• The ability to influence people.<br>• Scenic vacations.<br>• Financial, political, or psychological …

Content Marketing

27 Editing Tips: How to Make Your Web Copy More Engaging, Credible, and Persuasive

Shares 195<p>Ever assembled a flat-pack bookcase?<p>As long as you can figure out in what order to assemble the parts, it’s doable.<p>Now imagine a flat pack …

Advertising

Five Marketing Pet Peeves

Marketers make mistakes. Some mistakes can cost a lot in the long run. Some marketing tactics are annoying and inefficient. Others are confusing or …

Marketing

3 Content Marketing Lessons From Netflix’s Wild Success With ‘Orange Is The New Black’

It’s been a month since <i>Orange is the New Black</i> debuted, and the show has seen enormous success, immediately attracting more media attention than both …

26 Ways to Create Engaging Content

Are you looking to create content that engages?<p>Does your content connect with people and encourage them to engage?<p>In this article I’ll show you <b>26</b> …

5 Selling Techniques to Steal from Infomercials (Without Trashing Your Reputation) - Copyblogger

There’s an interesting fitness guy I follow on Facebook.<p>He’s very smart about health. Every day he posts quite long, thoughtful discussions about …

Marketing

How to Write Your Way to the Top of Your Industry - Copyblogger

Here’s the thing: I’m not a writer.<p>I feel more comfortable saying, “I am a person who writes.” Why? Because I have had no writing training outside of …

Why Is Business Writing So Awful?

Nearly every company relies on the written word to woo customers. So why is most business writing so numbingly banal?<p><b>What's bad, boring,</b> and barely read all over? Business writing. If you could taste words, most corporate websites, brochures, and sales materials would remind you of stale, soggy …

San Antonio

4 Content Marketing Lessons from Qualcomm Spark — The Content Strategist

Semiconductor and mobile technology giant Qualcomm, like many B2B companies, finds that telling its story isn’t always easy. The 25-year-old company …

Copywriting Essentials from A to Z

Where do you begin?<p>I wondered that as a fresh-faced, new copywriter, staring at the blank page and a phone that wouldn’t ring.<p>There was so much …

Content Marketing

This App Can Make Anyone A Video Game Designer

Draw the design for a level on graph paper, and Pixel Press can translate it into a real, playable game<p>Who hasn't sat on the couch at the end of a marathon gaming session and wondered what it would be like to make a game rather than just play one? With Pixel Press, anyone can do both—no coding …

Double moon on July 27? August 27?

Let’s be hoax-busters. This one is sure to be circulating, since it circulates every year. No. Mars will not be as large as the moon on July 27, …

Should Math Really Be A Required Subject?

The novelist Nicholson Baker makes a case against algebra<p>Nicholson Baker hates math.* The novelist and nonfiction writer spends almost eight pages of this month's <i>Harper's Magazine</i> making the case that compulsory algebra courses in American education are at best, wrongheaded, and at worst, downright …

Samsung Galaxy S4 tips and tricks | Trusted Reviews

Best Galaxy S4 tips and tricks<p>The Samsung Galaxy S4 has become the most popular Android phone of the year. It has sold tens of millions.<p>Samsung has …

Samsung Gear

<b>Updates:</b> <i>Our Galaxy Gear review contains updates to address its lower price, the increased competition and the optional switch to Tizen.</i><p>What makes a …

Samsung Galaxy Mega hitting AT&T, Sprint and US Cellular this month (updated)

Duck and cover -- Samsung announced this morning that its latest monster handset, the Galaxy Mega, will be arriving on our shores this month. The 6.3-inch monolith will be coming to AT&T, Sprint and US Cellular. Beyond that, availability information is one thing about this phone that's still on the …

Why we’re a long way from computers that really work like the human brain

IBM was in the news last week when it announced it had created “an entire computing architecture based on the brain” (at least, that’s how Gizmodo summed it up). A few days before that, a press release announced that scientists from Forschungszentrum Jülich, a research center in Germany, had run …

Quantum Computing