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Science's Journey From Data To Truth

In an era of "fake news" and "alternative facts," we now face a massive disconnect between what science thinks it understands about the world (i.e., global warming) and what some people want to believe is true.<p>But how does "science" come to know anything about anything? After all, what is science …

Science

The Grand Tor: How to Go Anonymous Online

Fifteen years have passed since a couple of MIT grads and a Navy-funded researcher first built The Onion Router, or Tor, a wild experiment in …

“HIGH” TECHNOLOGY

There’s gold in them thar weeds!<p>Some years ago, a relative of mine decided to move to Northern California to become a legal <b>marijuana</b> grower. Easy money, he thought.<p>He had been, for much of his life, a long-haul trucker and the back-breaking work was taking a toll on his body. So he and a pal, who …

The Four Best Moves For a Stronger Core

Carving washboard abs to rival Chris Hemsworth or David Beckham is certainly one reason to work your core, but it’s far from the most important …

The British are going back to Turkey – here's why you should join them

My love affair with Turkey got off to an inauspicious start. It was well over 20 years ago, and my friend Debbie and I – strangers, in those days, to the art of researching a holiday – had set off blithely to Istanbul one January in search of winter sun. It was bone-chillingly cold, and it rained …

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. For some reason, I never wanted to pick up a book set …

Science Fiction

More than 200 people who were arrested on Trump’s inauguration day risk up to 60 years of jail. Meanwhile, the white supremacists in Charlottesville walk free<p>On the morning of President Trump’s inauguration, police trapped and arrested more than 230 people. Some were anti-Trump demonstrators; some …

Rights & Freedoms

The emotional benefits of small talk outweigh your fear of being awkward

At an early age, you’re taught not to talk to strangers. Originally meant to protect us from childhood harm, this rule follows most of us into adulthood.<p>We keep to ourselves in public places. We avert our eyes on public transport. We stand frozen in the corners of cocktail parties and extended …

Psychology

How F1 payments work…

People often ask who gets paid what in Formula 1. It is a very difficult question because the total is based on the annual earnings of the Formula 1 …

The 7 best military commanders of all time, according to Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte is one of the greatest military commanders of all time.<p>He brought Revolutionary France back from the brink of destruction with his Italian campaign in 1796 and 1797. He made a fool of Czar Alexander I at the Battle of Austerlitz in 1805. He encircled an entire Austrian army and …

The View from the Road: Were Medieval People Racist? III

<b>Part XXXIII in our ongoing series on Race, Racism and the Middle Ages, by James Hill.</b> <b>You can find the rest of the special series here.</b><p>The medieval …

Eight things smart people never reveal about themselves at work

At work, sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can …

Emotional Intelligence

The 5 Best Snacks to Fuel Your Workout

These pre-workout snacks will fill you up without making you feel sluggish<p>You might usually chug a protein shake after your workout. But how often do you really pay attention to what you’re eating before you go to the gym? Whether your goal is to bulk up or slim down, a pre-workout snack provides …

Nutrition

6 Signs You Need to Switch Up Your Workout

These factors might be holding you back from making some serious gains<p>Whether you want to gain strength, put on muscle, or improve your endurance, you know a solid workout plan is key. But as long as you’re following <i>some</i> plan, you should be reaping the gains, right?<p>Not exactly. In fact, your …

Exercise

Before you buy bitcoin, read this

Many investors are asking: Should I buy bitcoins or other cryptocurrencies? And if not, why?<p>Bitcoin, the leading digital money, has risen 700 percent this year to as high as $7,146, and is up 3,500 percent since a low in January 2015. Nearly every day bitcoin and other cryptos are making headlines. …

Cryptocurrency

Windows 10 tip: Move your default data folders to a different drive

If you have more than one physical drive, keep your system (C:) drive from getting overwhelmed by moving default folders (Music, Pictures, Documents, …

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Procurement for Profit? It’s Simple

Author: Dee Houchen, Senior Director of ERP Solutions<p>How did buying something become so complex? Modern procurement involves everything from keeping …

Data Warehousing

Harvard study uncovers why fasting can lead to a longer and healthier life

Intermittent fasting diets are all the rage these days. We are seeing everything from the conservative 5:2 diet to more extreme fasting methods …

88 very British phrases that will confuse anybody who didn't grow up in the UK

Every language has a few phrases that don't always translate well — and the British English has some absolute corkers.<p>The team at the Business Insider UK office have compiled a list of the best British slang and idioms that define the weird and wonderful British dialect we grew up with.<p>From our …

Judi Dench

Deadly Tech: What fans ought to know & how it's not going to solve F1 today

Concentration Camps Existed Long Before Auschwitz

Before the first prisoner entered the Soviet Gulag, before <i>“Arbeit macht frei”</i> appeared on the gates of Auschwitz, before the 20th century had even …

Believe Me When I Tell You These Little-Known Facts About Color Are Fascinating

Who knew the Dutch were responsible for the prevalence of orange carrots?

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Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

Coffee

My Norfolk: our expert, a resident for 25 years, reveals her favourite places

I’ve been living in Norfolk for nearly 25 years, and its big pull for me remains the coast. Like many who love this region, I am still captivated by its vast beaches, big skies and atmospheric marshland. I never fail to be amazed at how easy it is to shake off the crowds and find a completely …

Honda unveils a new Sports EV concept car at the Tokyo Motor Show

Honda's latest concept car is an all-electric sportster that aims to bring AI-powered cruising to the highway.<p>The automaker showed off the new Sports …

Neuroscientists Say This Tool is the Secret to Persuasion | Inc.com

Although I've studied persuasion for 25 years, the last ten years has seen an explosion in research, thanks to advanced brain scanning techniques. We've discovered more in the last decade about influence than we've ever known. We know what works and what doesn't.<p>What works? Telling a story.<p>In her …

Princeton University

There's a Single Molecule in Blood That Makes Predators Go Crazy For It

And that same chemical is repulsive to humans.<p>A chemical scent contained in the spilt blood of mammals is irresistible to predator species craving …