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Britain's new digital railway network

Britain's rail lines are at capacity with more people travelling than ever before. But what can be done?<p>The UK railway network is at breaking point. Each year there are more people using it; last year there were 1.6 bn passenger journeys.<p>There has to be a drastic increase in capacity. This usually …


Psychology Online Postgraduate Information Session 2017

What is Business Psychology?

[Psychological Sciences] BSc Psychology taster video

Talking Teaching Royal Holloway Psychology


UCL Psychology: aligning research with practice

Psychology Career Pathways: Human Factors

Are You Still Doing Planks? You Need to Try This Workout Instead

<i>Feel like taking your planks to a whole new level? Our friends at Shape show us how to take it up a notch through crawling.</i><p>Planks are hailed as the Holy Grail of core exercises — not only because they carve your core, but because they recruit other muscles all over your body. As amazing as they may …

APOD: In Green Company: Aurora over Norway (2014 Nov 03) Image Credit & Copyright: Max Rive Explanation: Raise your arms if you see an aurora. With those instructions, two nights went by with, well, clouds -- mostly. On the third night of returning to same peaks, though, the sky not only cleared up but lit up with a spectacular auroral display. Arms went high in the air, patience and experience paid off, and the amazing featured image was captured. The setting is a summit of the Austnesfjorden fjord close to the town of Svolvear on the Lofoten islands in northern Norway. The time was early March. Our Sun has been producing an abundance of picturesque aurora of late as it is near the time of its maximum surface activity in its 11-year magnetic cycle. Starship Asterisk* • APOD Discussion Page #APOD

6 Ways to Be a More Sustainable Traveler

Reduce your impact on the planet, support local economies, and protect wildlife.<p>The United Nations designated 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development—an opportunity to raise global awareness about how responsible tourism can act as a vehicle for positive change.<p>The three …

The World's Newest Island, Niijima

Creativity Is Really Just Persistence, And Science Can Prove It

We already knew that, as Woody Allen has pointed out, success is overwhelmingly about showing up. Now fresh studies help us understand why that is.<p>If we want to be super creative, we have to learn to be super dedicated. It’s a hardworking thing, as <i>War of Art</i> scribe Steven Pressfield has …


Apple’s iCloud is no safe haven for some iTunes purchases

With today’s devices, there simply is not enough room to store a sizable music library and have enough space left over to do other tasks. The new …

Size Will Matter In HTC's Comeback Campaign

The lump you see in a guy’s pants might someday be an HTC One Max. It’s expected to rank among the world’s bigger smartphones. Since the consumer electronics media are already giving it oh-baby reviews as giant phones form a new global fashion, the naked truth about this thing could help its …

Qantas near miss: Pilot says planes could have been 25 seconds from collision

Investigations have begun into how close two Qantas planes came to mid-air disaster over South Australia after a traffic control blunder …

Password Protect Your Devices

Choosing not to password protect your devices is the digital equivalent of leaving your home or car unlocked. If you're lucky, no one will take advantage of the access. Or maybe the contents will be ravaged and your favorite speakers and/or secrets stolen.

Man in Tokyo already waiting in line for iPhone 5S

One man in Tokyo clearly doesn't want to miss his chance to buy the new iPhone 5S.<p>Known by the Twitter handle @Xxxprius, the eager customer scored first place in line at the Ginza Apple Store on Tuesday in his quest to pick up the 5S, according to blog site Kotaku.<p>Nestled in front of the store in a …


A century-long debate: are 'intelligent' people less likely to hold religious beliefs?

Over most of the past century, researchers have been trying to determine whether there's any link between religion and intelligence. The studies haven't all come to the same conclusion, but a group of researchers led from the University of Rochester decided to look at a large number of them …

More asylum seekers transferred to PNG

YET another group of asylum seekers were transferred to Papua New Guinea as reports surfaced that Labor's hardline policy had delayed the arrival of …

Scientists love to hate greens, because what greens say matters

If a relationship therapist sat the UK's scientists and the green movement on their couch and asked them how they felt, the discussion, I suspect, would be heated. There is something about environmentalists that manages to irritate and aggravate many scientists.<p>In Mark Henderson's Geek Manifesto, …

Evolution Punishes Selfish People, Game Theory Study Says

How long can you get ahead by screwing other people over?<p>Contrary to our Darwinian inclinations, evolution may not be as dog-eat-dog of a world as we thought it was. The selfish can survive for a while, but according to new game theory research, long-term survival requires cooperation.<p>Game …