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32 Genius DIY Hacks for Phones and Tablets

Smartphones and tablets have taken their place as the dominant form of consumer technology. We almost all have one or the other. More often than not …

13 Comforting Books To Read When You're Feeling Down, According To People On Reddit

We're all familiar with comfort foods — snacks that bring back a memory, that taste good, that lift our moods no matter how awful a day we've had. …

7 times Allied troops stole Nazi vehicles

They were far ahead of the other combatants in jet-powered flight, had amazing tanks

Rumor: Xbox Live's Games With Gold For June Leaked

Considering that we’re coming upon June pretty quickly, we’re a little surprised that neither Microsoft nor Sony have revealed their free games for …

The New Oil

<b>IT WAS A BLACK-AND-WHITE PHOTOGRAPH</b> of a crowded street, centred on a man glancing backwards into the camera. His face sat in the crosshairs of a …

Sex in India: What data shows

Men are mostly likely to have had their first sexual intercourse at the age of 20-24; for women, the peak age at first sex is lower at 15-19, …

India’s Original Super Spy & The Founder Of RAW, RN Kao’s Life Is A Fascinating Story

After watching <i>Raazi</i>, you must have realised the sacrifice made by the people who carry out covert operations for the country. But did you know that …

Siege Warfare in Medieval Europe

Siege tactics were a crucial part of medieval warfare, especially from the 11th century CE when castles became more widespread in Europe and sieges …

7 Entertaining Examples of Ancient Graffiti

Graffiti of gladiators from Pompeii at the Naples National Archaeological Museum<p>Graffiti of gladiators from Pompeii at the Naples National …

Biography of Carl Jung

Psychologist who theorized about how personality types shape our behavior<p>Carl Gustav Jung (July 26, 1875 – June 6, 1961) was an influential …

Run a Poll on Twitter with Google Forms

Twitter, unlike Google Plus, does not offer a native polling solution so you have to rely on an external service to run a quick poll or even a quiz …

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Ranking the 10 Greatest Heavyweight Fights in Boxing History

The heavyweight division has shown true signs of life as 2015 begins. Already, in January, Deontay Wilder has brought a piece of the world title back to the United States, having captured the WBC strap from Bermane Stiverne.<p>In April, undefeated U.S. contender Bryant Jennings will challenge the true …

Interesting Websites to Visit When You’re Bored

Dear Photograph – The website features photographs of people holding up old pictures that were taken at the exact spot several years ago. Some of the …

The Best Places to Find Free, High-Res Images for your Website

Good, high-quality images add visual interest to your website. Another reason why photos have become so important is because web pages that include …

The Five Biggest Threats To Human Existence

The big and bad crises that could wipe out humanity<p>In the daily hubbub of current “crises” facing humanity, we forget about the many generations we hope are yet to come. Not those who will live 200 years from now, but 1,000 or 10,000 years from now. I use the word “hope” because we face risks, …

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The War Photo No One Would Publish

When Kenneth Jarecke photographed an Iraqi man burned alive, he thought it would change the way Americans saw the Gulf War. But the media wouldn’t run the picture.<p>The Iraqi soldier died attempting to pull himself up over the dashboard of his truck. The flames engulfed his vehicle and incinerated …

There's a New Terrorist Threat Emerging in Western Sahara, and the World Isn't Paying Attention

When the Sahrawi refugees of North Africa drink tea, they make each successive cup sweeter than the last. The first cup, they explain, is bitter like …

Will anyone stop ISIS?

If you're following the news about ISIS, which now calls itself the Islamic State, you might think you've mistakenly clicked on a historical story about barbarians from millennia ago.<p>In a matter of months, the group seized territory in both Iraq and Syria and declared an Islamic caliphate, …

Human brain subliminally judges 'trustworthiness' of faces

The human brain can judge the apparent trustworthiness of a face from a glimpse so fleeting, the person has no idea they have seen it, scientists claim.<p>Researchers in the US found that brain activity changed in response to how trustworthy a face appeared to be when the face in question had not been …

Hiroshima

Credits: Story<p>contributor — <b>Kazuo Nikawa, Sadao Oshita, Masae Himuro, Shigeko Orimen, Nobuo Tetsutani, Junnosuke Taniguchi, Sumitomo Bank Hiroshima</b> …

No Free Lunch: The Links Between Agriculture and Despotism

For hundreds of thousands of years humans lived in hunter-gatherer societies, eating wild plants and animals. Inequality in these groups is thought …

India river development project is a double-edged sword

Civic leaders had long looked upon the dreary, slum-choked river that sliced through this city and dreamed it could become something grand — India's answer to the Seine or the Thames.<p>When a new chief executive took over the state of Gujarat in 2001, he directed municipal authorities to make the …

10 Scientific Images That Changed How We Looked at the World

The most important images in history<p>Whether it was a drawing or photograph, these images changed the course of human understanding, and science itself, forever.

How World War I Launched Mapmaking at National Geographic

The far-off battles of WWI created an appetite for maps—and National Geographic was at the ready.<p>In the summer of 1914, Americans began reading news accounts of a conflict that would soon be called the Great War—and that would draw the United States in three years later.<p>But it was <i>National …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

Immune System

20 Head-Scratchingly Ridiculous Vintage Movie Posters You've Probably Never Seen Before

After World War II, my step-grandfather (married to my maternal grandmother) worked in the movie poster industry for decades, on the printing side. Before I was born, he'd bring my mother extra posters that I wish <i>so hard</i> she had kept. There are some absolutely incredible vintage movie posters.<p>But …

Scientists reveal new vision of Earth 4 billion years ago

The Hadean and Eoarchean epochs were the real hell on Earth. For millions of years, our planet was heavily bombarded by millions of asteroids with …

11 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your iPad

Why not tap into your iPad's full potential?<p>We've got you covered.<p>From tips to make your iPad experience more enjoyable to unique apps that let your iPad do new things, these tricks will keep your tablet feeling fresh and more capable than ever.

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