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This new Periodic Table shows the astounding origins of every atom in your body

In the first episode of his famous TV series about space, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," the late astronomer Carl Sagan wastes no time dramatically setting the stage.<p>"The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean," Sagan says. "Some part of our being knows this is where we came from. We …

YOLO! 10 Desserts Worth the Splurge

If you're going to jump off the calorie cliff, make it worthwhile. From Latin Flan to Coconut Dream Pie, all of these indulgent sweets are worth ditching your diet for.<p><b>1. Latin Flan</b><p>Latin Flan is a rich, sweet custard topped with caramel sauce. This version tastes like a cross between pudding and …

Protect your privacy by moving to the dark web

Proud technophobes and self-confessed Luddites: if you care about protecting your communications, your time has come. In 2015, it was revealed in the …

Ten easy encryption tips for warding off hackers, the US government—and Russia

On a frigid Saturday, pink and yellow Post-It notes scrawled with concerns about cybersecurity covered a wall of Eyebeam, a nonprofit art and technology center in Brooklyn. “Identity theft + surveillance = paranoia, plz help,” read one note. “How much of a threat do alt-right hackers pose on social …

Privacy

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Quantum Mechanics

Rumi Was a Muslim, Too: How to Understand an American Paradox

Perhaps there really are two Americas. How else can you explain anti-Muslim sentiment reaching brazen new heights, with attacks occurring in neighborhoods (and even libraries) all over the country, even as one of Islam’s most celebrated figures continues to seduce new readers, many centuries after …

Lost cities #6: how Thonis-Heracleion resurfaced after 1,000 years under water

Ancient Egypt’s gateway to the Mediterranean – submerged and buried under layers of sand – is an eerie reminder of how vulnerable cities are to nature’s forces<p>He stood for centuries at the very edge of ancient Egypt, gazing down imperiously upon the trading ships as they blew in from the …

Archaeology

Solar Capture Technique Turns CO2 Into Burnable Fuel

Engineers at the University of Chicago have created a new kind of solar cell that efficiently converts atmospheric carbon dioxide into usable …

Carbon Dioxide

Chatbot lawyer overturns 160,000 parking tickets in London and New York

Free service DoNotPay helps appeal over $4m in parking fines in just 21 months, but is just the tip of the legal AI iceberg for its 19-year-old creator<p>An artificial-intelligence lawyer chatbot has successfully contested 160,000 parking tickets across London and New York for free, showing that …

Chatbots

Game of Thrones' Ramsay Bolton actor reacts to battle outcome

<b>Note: This story contains a major revelation from Game of Thrones season 6 episode 9 “Battle of the Bastards”…</b><p>The desperate wishes of millions of <i>Game</i> …

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The unapologetic racial profiling of Muslims has become America’s new normal

Better safe than sorry, they say. But what that also means is: Don’t expect an apology.<p>Yet again, a Muslim passenger was removed from a flight because his presence set off alarm bells. To be clear, the young man in question was not flagged by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), …

Religion

10 images that prove springtime in France is the best

Spring looks different around the world, but many would argue France is the place to be to watch the world wake up from a long winter. These 10 …

France

8 Ways to Spring Clean Your LinkedIn Profile

Here are 8 tips for adding spring to your LinkedIn personal profile.<p>Spring cleaning is a process we love to put off. Now is a great time to clarify the message you convey on your LinkedIn personal profile, taking another opportunity to be more precise about the value you offer to the market. Your …

Social Media Marketing

Does where you’re from affect your leadership style?

Have you ever had difficulty working with people from different cultures? If so, this article from the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> might explain why.<p>By …

Leadership

The enormous power of the unconscious brain

A lot of the things we do in everyday life don’t need to involve our conscious mind. In many cases, the more we use it, the less effective we become.<p>If you don’t think the act of stacking and shuffling a set of cups could boggle your mind, watch the video below. In it, neuroscientist David Eagleman …

Consciousness

South Africa didn’t shine at #WEF16, but sanity might prevail

| BNT5, Christine Lagarde, Cyril Ramaphosa, Davos, Edelmans Trust, European Union, International Monetary Fund, Jacob Zuma, Julius Malema, Klaus …

Can we bypass the estate agent to buy a property?

The agent has used outdated pictures and not provided enough information about the state of the house, so we want to deal with the owner<p><b>Q</b> My partner and I saw a house on the Rightmove website. We rang the estate agent and told them we wanted to view the house on Saturday. They said they would call …

The 10 Worst Reasons to Quit

1.You're tired of repetition.<p>My mom used to say that learning, accomplishing or doing anything is like playing the piano. You'll never be any good if you don't sit down every day and do it. Repetition is the secret sauce for getting shit done.<p>Unfortunately, repetition can be boring. Almost mind …

Who are the second tier of managers Chelsea or Manchester United could turn to?

The likes of Pep Guardiola, Jose Mourinho and Diego Simeone have been put on a pedestal. But who could the big clubs take a gamble on instead?<p>Manchester City seem to be eagerly anticipating the arrival of Pep Guardiola next summer, though Bayern Munich moved swiftly to allay any fears their fans …

Intelligence genes discovered by scientists

Imperial College London has found that two networks of genes determine whether people are intelligent or not so bright.<p>Genes which make people intelligent have been discovered and scientists believe they could be manipulated to boost brain power.<p>Researchers have believed for some time that …

Genetics

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

Universe

Backslash: a toolkit for protesters facing hyper-militarized, surveillance-heavy police

Backslash -- an "art/design" project from NYU Interactive Technology Program researchers Xuedi Chen and Pedro G. C. Oliveira -- is a set of high-tech …

Hong Kong

10 implications of the madness of Zuma’s actions

In what is being described as a Rubicon moment, economist Gerhard Lampen has provided 10 potential implications of president Jacob Zuma sacking …

10 Leaders Share the Best Advice They Ever Received

As we approach the end of the year and look to 2016, think about the advice these leaders say helped guide and shape them.<p>What's the best advice you ever received? Sometimes, it takes just a small tidbit to motivate you or help you see a clear path to success. These leaders have shared the best …

Leadership

Who are the 1%? The answer might surprise you

It’s official: half of the world’s wealth is now owned by the top 1%. Escalating levels of global inequality over recent years have led to the top …

Stephen Hawking

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Wednesday.</b><p><b>1. Mark Zuckerberg has announced plans to give away 99% of his Facebook shares — valued at $45 billion — during his lifetime.</b> The Facebook CEO announced the news in a letter to his newborn daughter, Max.<p><b>2. A woman was arrested Tuesday in a</b> …

Best paid jobs 2015: Compare your pay to the UK national average

It’s been a great year for artists, musicians and window cleaners in monetary terms at least, the latest official survey of UK annual salaries …

Extreme Sports

14 best computer tricks everyone should know

HBO<p>If there's one thing Reddit users are good at, it's coming up with clever tricks — especially on computers.<p>And in one post, a Redditor asked fellow users what computer tricks everyone should know. People submitted a wealth of tricks for Macs, PCs, web browsers, specific sites like YouTube, …