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This is how to be charming: 5 secrets from research

Being charming. Is there a more enviable quality? We’d hate charming people if we didn’t love them so much.<p>I’ve covered how to be sexy and cool but …

Body Language

General Relativity explained like you've never seen before

A super-quick, super-painless guide to the theory that conquered the universe.<p>scroll down<br>to begin<p>For 100 years, the general theory of relativity has …

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

Even if you clear your history, Google has a record of all of your search activity — here's how to delete it

YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there's a new hack to worry about.<p>This ever-expanding list has many people realizing their personal information is less secure than they thought. Consumers are looking for ways to limit their online exposure and take proactive measures to …

Can beets tackle Alzheimer's at its root?

Alzheimer's disease is characterized by beta-amyloid plaques in the brain that disrupt the normal functioning of neurons. Could a common vegetal …

Dementia

25 Ways to use Google Forms in the Classroom (with examples!)

Google Forms is one of my favorite classroom tools. But here's the deal - most teachers aren't taking full advantage of what Google Forms has to …

Education Technology

The 12 key principles of financial success in today's world

Whenever a person makes a thoughtful decision, it's usually based heavily on a set of internal principles, whether that person can spell out those principles or not.<p>Principles are simply sets of internal rules that you live by. They're usually just a reflection of the things that you value, …

Where Do You Go When You Die? The Increasing Signs That Human Consciousness Remains After Death

Philosophically, though, our definition of death hinges on something else: the point past which we’re no longer able to return. Those two were more …

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

A Guided Tour to 2017’s Bestselling Christian Books

There are lots of ways to qualify what constitutes a “good” Christian book. We might consider the quality of the author’s writing, the originality of …

Here’s How Much the Average American Collects in Social Security at Age 62, 66, and 70

Retirement planning is hard if you don't know how much you'll get in Social Security benefits.<p>Are you financially prepared for retirement? Probably …

Analysis: Turkey preparing for war

Erdogan's Turkey prepares for war against the Kurds while U.S. and NATO look the other way

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Alzheimer's Science Shocked by Discovery That Key Protein Behaves Like an Infection

Alzheimer’s disease may spread though the brain like an infection, a new study has found. Most scientists agree that tau proteins are one of the main …

By 2040, Islam could be the second-largest religion in the US

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Muslim population is growing, and in the next two decades Muslims could become the second-largest religious group in the United States, according to a Pew Research study.<p>However, that's not the whole story.<p>The Pew Research Center combined studies they conducted in 2007, 2011 and 2017 …

Religion

Volcanic Rock Discovery Calls Theories About Life's Origins Into Question

Animals may have emerged under very different conditions.<p>Charles Darwin, father of evolutionary biology, wrote in 1871 that life first emerged in …

Earth Science

The 10 Most Popular Courses on Coursera in 2017 (and 2,000 Courses You Can Take for Free in January, 2018)

Back in 2012, Coursera started offering MOOCS (Massive Open Online Courses) to the world at large. And they've since amassed some 28 million …

No one has set eyes on this in 150 years, and it's coming this month

Look up at the sky on Jan. 31 and you may witness a sight unseen for 150 years. For the first time since 1866, a total lunar eclipse will occur with the blue moon, or second full moon of the month, which—like the one visible on New Year's Day—will also be a supermoon.<p>Got all that? When the moon is …

It’s surprisingly easy to program living tissue to form new 3D shapes

The boundary between biology and technology blurs further and further as researchers discover more and more parallels between the two. Today they have found that it’s relatively simple to essentially hack living tissue by programming a pattern into cells, making them grow and fold on their own into …

$19 device doubles the speed of your Fire TV or Chromecast

How awesome is it that you can plug a tiny little dongle like the Roku Streaming Stick or Fire TV Stick into the back of your TV and instantly gain …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Docs Say You Should Eat Every Day To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

When your body suffers from inflammation there are negative results. One way your system fights back is by accumulating fat. This is especially …

A private letter from Darwin detailing his doubts about God just sold at auction for $125,000 — here's what he wrote

When Darwin published "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" in 1859, many people saw the book as an attack on religion. How could the world have been created in seven days if the evolution of living creatures on Earth took place over hundreds of thousands of years, as Darwin …

Major cause of dementia discovered in the brain

An international team of scientists have confirmed the discovery of a major cause of dementia, with important implications for possible treatment and …

Take These 7 Steps Now to Reach Password Perfection

Your passwords are a first line of defense against many internet ills, but few people actually treat them that way: Whether it’s leaning on lazy Star …

You're Just Not Prepared For What's Coming

I hate to break it to you, but chances are you're just not prepared for what's coming. Not even close. Don't take it personally. I'm simply playing …

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Thanksgiving is over but Mueller and his team remain hard at work

In August, when President Donald Trump’s lawyers persuaded him to refrain from attacking independent counsel Robert Mueller publicly -- he had many times called Mueller’s investigation a “witch hunt” -- they also told him that the investigation was not aimed at him and not to worry because it would …

12-Year-Old Boy 'Transitions' To Female. Then This Happens Just Two Years Later.

With guidance from medical professionals and his own mother, a 12-year-old Australian boy suffering from gender confusion began to transition into a …

Hormone Therapy

The best tablet you can buy right now

You can probably guess<p>For a hot minute, tablets were both super interesting and super hard to define. Sure, there was the iPad, but there were also other contenders. Android blurred the line between phones and tablets with 7-inch slabs. Microsoft pushed out Windows Surface devices that were …

Science Uncovers The Origin Of The First Light In The Universe

When we look out at the Universe today, highlighted against the vast, empty blackness of the sky are points of light: stars, galaxies, nebulae and more. Yet there was a time in the distant past before any of those things had formed, just after the Big Bang, where the Universe was still filled with …

Dark Matter

The 11 Basic Egg Recipes Everyone Needs to Know

If you ask me, eggs are one of the most perfect foods. They're budget-friendly, protein-packed, have a relatively long life in the fridge, and are …