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This is *exactly* what to say during the most awkward conversations

Awkward conversations can be funny—if you’re observing them while binging episodes of <i>The Office.</i> But if you’re actually a party to one? Insert …

Royal Family

Swift Gene-Editing Method May Revolutionize Treatments for Cancer and Infectious Diseases

For the first time, scientists have found a way to efficiently and precisely remove genes from white blood cells of the immune system and to insert beneficial replacements, all in far less time than it normally takes to edit genes.<p>If the technique can be replicated in other labs, experts said, it …

Genetics

Top 10 tips for the BBC Proms

The BBC Proms encompass eight weeks of concerts over the summer, from the traditional to the contemporary. Forget watching it on TV; if you want the …

England

The 'chicken and egg' reason why polio outbreaks still happen

<b>(CNN) —</b> If polio is near extinction, why do outbreaks still pop up in places where the disease was thought to be long gone? The answer is complicated.<p>Global efforts to destroy disease-causing polioviruses have been quite a success story. Cases caused by the wild poliovirus have dropped 99% since …

Public Health

Stanley Kubrick explains the ending of 2001: A Space Odyssey in newly discovered interview

In a newly unearthed interview, the ending of 2001: A Space Odyssey has finally been explained by the 1968 sci-fi movie's director, Stanley Kubrick, himself.<p>For 50 years the film's ambiguous ending has been the subject of debate among fans, with numerous theories providing a possible explanation. …

Stanley Kubrick

16 of the world's most relaxing places

<b>(CNN) —</b> The relentless pace of modern life means we all need a breather now and then.<p>But that doesn't have to mean splashing out on a luxury spa or travel to the Himalayas for a weeklong retreat.<p>From city parks to airplane apartments and temples, here's our pick of 16 of the most relaxing places in …

vacation

China’s emerging cities

Rapid migration has created a number of "megacities", which have emerged as major forces of both local and national economic growth. However, these …

China

Fez city guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Morocco’s cultural capital

At the heart of Fez is the world’s largest living medieval medina district, a car-free jumble of souks, palaces, mosques and monuments, and more than …

Travel

Tips for Handling the Most Toxic People in Your Life (Who You Can't Just Cut Out)

When it comes to dealing with toxic relationships, the most obvious solution is to cut ties with the person. This is certainly easier said than done …

Mental Health

Doctors Might Stop UTIs From Ever Happening Again

Researchers are using precision medicine to better tackle bacteria in urinary tract infections—and are pretty sure the method can be applied to other …

Microbiology

Is data science the same as statistics?

The growth of data has been exponential. According to an IBM report, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created per day. This has created a new class …

Data Science

10 Reasons You're Always Tired (and what you can do about it)

Feeling tired on a regular basis is extremely common. In fact, about one-third of healthy teens, adults and older individuals report feeling sleepy …

Wellness

If You Want to Go Deeper in Your Relationship, Ask Him These 10 Questions

<i>Out of the hundreds of questions we ask our partner each week, what if one of them was, "How can I better support you in your life?" It's not easy entering into a deep conversation, even with the people we love most. Jordan Gray at YourTango explains how asking our partner just a few meaningful</i> …

Author Simon Sinek Is Full Of Hot Air (And Other Reasons You Should Follow His Lead)

Simon Sinek is awesome at making money from his ideas. In the wake of a blockbuster TED Talk, he published a book called <i>Start With Why</i> that quickly became a bestseller. Then he parlayed that into a run of high-traffic YouTube videos and even higher-priced keynote speeches. With his serious air, …

Simon Sinek

Is marriage really on the decline because of men's cheap access to sex?

If you care about the quality of the marriage you enter into, putting marriage off is good thinking<p>For many of us, marriage remains an embodiment of powerlessness<p>Last week, I read an article published in the Wall Street Journal claiming that marriage was on the decline because of men’s cheap access …

University of London

Lavender fields in and around London

1<p>© Mayfield Lavender<p>Things to do<p>Mayfield Lavender<p>You’ll smell these rolling, perfumed fields long before you see them. Set up in 2006 to help revive …

England

100 best thriller films of all time

Alfred Hitchcock perfected the thriller movie with a string of classics that remain unmatched. But from today’s perspective, there’s more to them …

Go From Zero to Hero with The Top Internet of Things Device On the Market

<b>2018 Ultimate Guide to Raspberry Pi</b><p>Learn Tips, Tricks & Hacks to Master Your Raspberry Pi<p>The fun and possibilities are virtually limitless with a …

This Hong Kong 'Smart Ring' Startup Raised $2.5M To Crack The Wearables Market

When you think wearables, the first things that come to mind are probably smartwatches and fitness bands. Wearables surfaced as a mainstream consumer electronics trend about four years ago, but eventually the trend tapered.<p>One Hong Kong startup, Origami Labs, is widening the wearables wardrobe with …

Index Ventures Expects A $2 Billion Windfall From Early Bets On Fintech

Neil Rimer is leading his venture capital fund to a $2 billion windfall from fintech, but just be careful how you describe the industry.<p>“You know, I actually hate that word,” Rimer interrupted when I met him last month.<p>The Canadian-born, American-accented, Swiss national has a tongue just as sharp …

Venture Capital

The One European City You Need To Visit ASAP, Based On Your Personality

Probably the most difficult part of planning any trip is deciding where to go. Sometimes, you may consider just closing your eyes and letting your …

How to be more charming, according to science

Being charming. Is there a more enviable quality? We'd hate charming people if we didn't love them so much.<p>I've covered how to be sexy and cool but charming, well, that's a whole 'nother beast. And what a beautiful beast it is. We're going to pull together the research from many, many… well, far …

Harvard Business School

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

FINTECH Circle and China’s Global Fintech Lab announce Fintech Bridge Partnership between the UK and China

FINTECH Circle, the leading global community of FinTech entrepreneurs, angel and VC investors, financial services professionals and FinTech …

How to stop Facebook stalking, Amazon burglars, expediting videos and more: Tech Q&A

<b>Stop Facebook’s stalking</b><p><b>Q:</b> Is it possible to stop Facebook from tracking me wherever I go on the web so they can show me privacy-invading targeted ads?<p><b>A:</b> With the exception of “Mad Men” and the Super Bowl, advertisements generally drive us crazy. Sure, ads can be important and meaningful. We may …

The Best Strength Workout for Swimmers

Swimming is a full-body cardio workout. But it’s still a smart idea to take your training out of the water to build power, speed, and muscular …

Researchers create the first 3D-printed corneas

Researchers at Newcastle University have been able to 3D-print a biocompatible corneal framework using a new gel formulations that “keeps the stem cells alive whilst producing a material which is stiff enough to hold its shape but soft enough to be squeezed out the nozzle of a 3D printer.”<p>There is …

Top 12 Websites Where You can Learn Coding for Free | 2018

To a beginner, the world of programming seems like an intangible thread of 1s and 0s. Programming is the root of all operations today. Coding teaches …

19 online AI education classes that you can take right now

AI is the way of the future. And you can teach yourself how to master this incredible new technology from some of the top schools around the globe. …

Artificial Intelligence

Learn about APIs and how to use them with this set of 6 online courses on sale for less than $30

To the uninitiated, API stands for Application Programming Interface. Technical jargon aside, it's basically a set of codes commercial sites permit …