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The Russia Scandal: Your Guide

<i>This article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive more briefings and a guide to the section daily in your inbox.</i><p>There is still far more that we don’t know about the Russia investigation than we do.<p>Below is a quick summary of the investigation’s major points — and …

The best book we've read all year: Guardian writers and readers look back

Gustavo Arellano, Marta Bausells, Emma Brockes, Dave Bry, Oliver Burkeman, Sian Cain, Cindy Casares, Sarah Galo, Lucia Graves, Stuart Heritage, Paul Simon, Zach Stafford, Trevor Timm, Richard Wolffe and Guardian readers

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Bill Gates: GMOs Will End Starvation in Africa

The invention that changed music forever

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Do you believe in life after love?" Cher used to sing. And if you've ever heard that song, you might now have an earworm in your head.<p>The singer's 1998 comeback track marked the first prominent use of a technology called "Auto-Tune", a pitch correcting software that has since changed the …

An Intro to Homeopathy - CSI

April 30, 2014<p>Homeopathy is an alternative system of medicine that was invented by a German doctor at the beginning of the nineteenth century. …

Super-salamander with 'toilet-seat' head terrorised Earth 200 million years ago

A prehistoric 'super-salamander' was one of the Earth's top predators before the dinosaurs evolved, scientists at Edinburgh University have discovered<p>A previously undiscovered species of crocodile-like amphibian that lived during the rise of dinosaurs was among Earth’s top predators more than 200 …

2014 year in blogging

To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Pratchett Job’s activity in 2014. You may start scrolling!<p>Crunchy numbers<p>A New York …

The Day The World Went Away – The Shepherd’s Crown

<i>Us witches don’t mourn for very long. We are satisfied with happy memories – they’re there to be cherished.</i><p>What would it be like to witness your own …

The Definitive Listing Of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Novels

"Mort" or "Reaper Man"? "Pyramids" or "Small Gods"? WHICH IS THE BEST?<p>• <b>Disclaimer:</b> This list will annoy some people, but it's my list, so there. Also, I haven't included the Tiffany Aching novels and the other young-adult books, or a few other oddments such as <i>The Last Hero</i>. The list was long enough …

Books

Terry Pratchett: 50 best quotes

<b>Terry Pratchett, whose science-fantasy Discworld novels are some of the best-selling works in English fiction around the world, died on March 12, 2015, aged 66 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Pratchett sold more than 85 million books worldwide and was full of wit and wisdom. His final</b> …

Evernote – Change the Way You Take Notes

Productivity software? Tried it. It never does what I need it to do and I spend more time setting it up and loading stuff into it than I do actually …

Moleskine Crazy

I’ve always been a fan of paper. I just enjoy the texture and holding it in my hands. So naturally, I opt to have a notebook of some kind for my …

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The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

The Most Thoughtful Gifts You Can Buy This Holiday

By Lauren Appelwick<p>Around the holidays, it's easy to get wrapped up in gift-giving traditions that begin to feel like obligations. I've often found …

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Forget Kale. Try These Three REAL Superfoods

Don’t get me wrong. I’m a fan of kale.<p>But kale is absolutely, positively not a superfood.<p>A superfood is high in protein, low in fat, gluten-free, …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

The Feynman Lectures on Physics, The Most Popular Physics Book Ever Written, Now Completely Online

Last fall, we let you know that Caltech and The Feynman Lectures Website joined forces to create an online edition of <i>The Feynman Lectures on Physics</i>. …

5 Expert Ways to Deal With Difficult People — And Make Them Love You

I’ve posted a great deal on working with difficult people and how to make people like you.<p>What new research and expert advice can we use to better …

Coldest Place in the Universe

NASA is creating the coldest place in the known universe, according to DNews. Space is already freezing cold. So why does NASA need it even colder? …