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15 Of The Most Influential Women In History — And The Biographies Of Them You Really Need To Read

Last week, <i>BBC History Magazine</i> released readers' definitive ranking of the 100 most influential women in history, with Nobel Prize-winning physicist …

Amazing 20 Of World’s Largest Human Body Parts : Trends

The human body is an amazing things. Humans can look so radically different from each other that you would doubt they are even members of the same …

Some people consistently push away the people they love — here's why

We've all been there — you start dating someone and they act a bit too keen. They're messaging you at all hours, and cannot wait to meet up again.<p>It can be a bit off-putting if someone is clearly over-stepping your boundaries, so it's understandable if you want to cut things off with them. After …

"Holy grail" microchip might surpass the power of the human brain

Photonic Synapses<p>Scientists at the University of Exeter have made a landmark breakthrough in the quest for the “holy grail” of computing: …

How Benedict Cumberbatch tried to protect family from harrowing new role

Benedict Cumberbatch has told how he attempted to protect his family life from while playing father who loses a child, saying even his wife did not read the harrowing script.<p>Cumberbatch, who has two young children with his wife Sophie Hunter, said it would have been "incredibly unhealthy" to take …

What Is Evolution?

The theory of evolution is a scientific theory that essentially states that species change over time. There are many different ways species change, …

Evolution

'Diamond rain' found on Uranus has been recreated on Earth – and it could help solve our growing energy crisis

Using high-powered lasers, scientists were able to recreate the diamond-forming conditions of giant, icy planets<p>Deep within the icy planets on the …

3 rules on how to use VR data analytics for your product

You’ve heard about it in the office, read about it in the <i>New York Times</i>, and maybe even demoed it in the NYC Samsung store — virtual reality is here and is capturing the curiosity of consumers and transforming the way businesses operate.<p>Marketers, gamers, teachers, entrepreneurs, producers, you …

What Artificial Intelligence Reveals About Urban Change

A team of Harvard and MIT researchers takes a new approach to figure out why some neighborhoods improve while others decline.<p>Google Street View is like an urban time machine. In the 10 years since it launched, it has captured howneighborhoods have transformed over time—for the better or for worse. …

Google’s Next Design Project? Artificial Intelligence

“In the early days of graphical user interfaces, people had to invent scroll bars and menus. What is the scroll bar of AI? We don’t know yet.”<p>We’re living in the Wild West of artificial intelligence, with products and companies popping up so quickly that we’ve had little time to understand what it …

From Thai to Indian: 9 Easy Ethnic Recipes Your Family Will Love

From Shrimp Pad Thai to Chicken Curry, all of these recipes are deliciously family-friendly, with flavors mild enough for the kids but authentic enough for more adventurous eaters.<p>From Shrimp Pad Thai to Chicken Curry, all of these recipes are deliciously family-friendly, with flavors mild enough …

Recipes

The middle child myth: studies say birth order has little impact on personality

Blaming your problems on being a middle child might no longer work.<p>Theories about the link between birth order and personality have been hotly debated for years, but several recent studies report that birth order has little to with personality development.<p>According to long-believed evolutionary …

What the world's most popular websites looked like on the day they launched

Long gone are the pixellated and cluttered monstrosities of the HTML era.<p>Many of today's most successful websites bear only a small resemblance to how they looked when they were first launched.<p>Here, New York-based designer Robert Morris of Ninja Essays put together a graphic of nine of the most …

Robert Morris

e-Book: 13 Market Trends in Online Communities 2014

More than 800 professionals in support, marketing, and product teams weighed in on their thoughts and plans for online customer communities. There are 13 key findings in this new e-book including: the ROI of support communities (as much as 10-25%), the importance of user-generated content, the …

9 Steps to Build Online Community for Your Business Brand

Buid a good brand is not an easy task, you need persistent and consistent. It also need a time so you have a strong brand that incorporates the …

The High Heel Survival Guide

Party season means countless occasions on which to wear all those sparkly, impractical, towering heels. Here, expert tips and products for getting through the night without winding up as the barefoot girl on the dance floor.<p>Party season means countless occasions on which to wear all those sparkly, …

8 Sex Toys for the Chic Woman

The accessories every woman should have in their underwear drawer or red room.<p>Women of style never settle for purely utilitarian, from their clothes to their bags to their sex toys. Here, the accessories every woman should have in their underwear drawer or red room.

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20 life lessons learned from Sherlock

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman have taught us much more than crime solving as Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson<p>Have you got a …

Could we harness power from black holes?

It might seem like an absurd idea, but physicists have long pondered whether black holes could one day be tapped for energy, says Phil Ball. But how possible is it?<p>Imagine the scene: highly advanced civilisations get enormous amounts of energy from black holes, be it extracting it from collapsed …

Black Holes

Why Do We Age? A 46-Species Comparison

Science & InnovationOnly Human<p>Why we age is a tricky evolutionary question. A full set of DNA resides in each of our cells, after all, allowing most of them to replicate again and again and again. Why don’t all tissues regenerate forever? Wouldn’t that be evolutionarily advantageous?<p>Since the early …

3 Simple Ways to Measure Your Social Media Results

Are you looking for better ways to measure your social media activities?<p>Do you know if your social media efforts are worthwhile?<p>Social media …

Pinterest's APIs let developers embed pins directly on their websites (updated)

A lot of people use Pinterest to keep track of stuff they'd like to buy, places they want to go and food they want to eat, but there's always been separation between Pinterest and the actual sources of those desires -- you only had the option to click a Pinterest button on a site to pin the content …