Why You Shouldn’t Let Fall Be Your Downfall

October 6
Why You Shouldn’t Let Fall Be Your Downfall
Liz Rowley in Culture Nov 11, 2013 • 9:10am Like Us On Facebook Like Us On Facebook Look, I know that usually that the fall brings on those extra few pounds, and every time we single people look at couples we want to puke out of disgust for all of th

Romance Novels For Beginners

September 23
Romance Novels For Beginners
Romance is a tough genre. Not because it's hard to read, but because it's hard to find the diamonds in the rough amidst the clichés. This burgeoning genre can be cause for some serious eye rolling. However, there are a few writers and a few books tha

The inside of the electron microscope

June 24
The inside of the electron microscope
The inside of the electron microscope At the heart of IBM's secret laboratory on nanotechnology IBM researcher looking at a nanometric electron microscope nanotechnology laboratory in Zurich. © IBM If you look inside a transmission electron microscop

What I Think Happens In Movies I've Never Seen

March 1
What I Think Happens In Movies I've Never Seen
You've Got Mail You've Got Mail Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks both live in New York City and run bookstores, but Tom Hanks is a big-time corporate bookstore owner while Meg Ryan owns an independent one. They do not like each other. Using new, high-tech AOL

Primitive Sea Creature Sports Eyes Made of Rock

January 3
Primitive Sea Creature Sports Eyes Made of Rock
This lined chiton, whose anterior end is to the right, lives about 50 feet below the water's surface near Whidbey Island, Washington. Credit: Kirt L. Onthank. View full size image A tiny sea mollusk uses eyes made of a calcium carbonate crystal to sp

30 Essential Albums LGBT

November 20
30 Essential Albums LGBT
A couple of weeks back, we Celebrated Pride Month with a pretty epic selection of essential LGBT films. The post Was So popular with our readers thought we Abebooks web'd follow up with a similar selection of LGBT albums. As with our movie selection,

Situation: Japan against attack

January 20
Situation: Japan against attack
Situation: Japan against attack Chronicle Alexandra Estiot Economic Research - BNP Paribas 05/23/13 24:10 Twitter LinkedIn Facebook E-mail Six quarters of decline in activity in the euro area. Three countries are beyond the T1. France does not belong

Are Some of Us Too Nice to Our Partners?

March 25
Are Some of Us Too Nice to Our Partners?
Can one be too happy? Too positive? Too grateful? Too forgiving? Psychological scientists seldom ask such questions, let alone investigate them empirically. Among the exceptions, however, are Shige Oishi and his colleagues Ed Diener and Rich Lucas. T

One Last Thing Before You Kill Him

September 6
One Last Thing Before You Kill Him
Andy Mort You're there. You are holding your weapon of choice and your mind is made up. I am not here to judge you. You have your reasons and it is too late to turn back. If you don't mind I would like to run something by you. You have all the time i

Voice and data over IP: NEC and Philips team up to EMEA

November 24
Voice and data over IP: NEC and Philips team up to EMEA
The new group created began operations on April 3, 2006. This combination allows both companies to turn to the new strong trend in the telecommunications market: pure IP and hybrid solutions (the latter still accounts for 80% of the market) . In Fran

Lemurs Named World's Most Endangered Mammals

October 2
Lemurs Named World's Most Endangered Mammals
A black-and-white ruffed lemur ( Varecia variegata). In general, ruffed lemurs are found in the eastern rain forests of Madagascar, with this one having a wider range than the other ruffed-lemur species, V. rubra, according to the University of Wisco

In Defense Of Small Towns

June 17
In Defense Of Small Towns
Look, I get it. You lead a fabulous urban life, you're only friends with beautiful people, and you live within walking distance of thirty quintillion bars and restaurants. That's cool, but we're not here to talk about that. We always talk about that.

21 Things That Make You Better Than Other Women

June 23
21 Things That Make You Better Than Other Women
1. Not twerking or shaking your ass in the club, because you have intellectual prowess and therefore no need for such base demonstrations of sexual value. Come on, you're not a stripper. 2. Actively looking down on women who do twerk or shake their a

Largest Infrared Telescope In Space Running Out of Time

February 2
Largest Infrared Telescope In Space Running Out of Time
The Herschel infrared observatory has an unprecedented view on the cold universe, bridging the gap between what can be observed from the ground and earlier infrared space missions, and bringing to light previously unseen star-forming regions and gala

Bumpier Flights Ahead on Warming Planet, Study Suggests

March 28
Bumpier Flights Ahead on Warming Planet, Study Suggests
A snapshot of a turbulence on a hypothetical winter day in a world with double the levels of pre-industrial carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Credit: Dr Paul Williams, University of Reading, UK View full size image Transatlantic airline passengers mi

Looking Through Your Wedding Album As Your Ex

February 17
Looking Through Your Wedding Album As Your Ex
You got married this weekend. I just finished looking through your photos. It's something I've been doing diligently for four years now, with all the dutiful resignation of a military quartermaster logging the grim casualty figures from the day's bat

5 Musicians with Opposite-Gender Alter ...

March 30
5 Musicians with Opposite-Gender Alter ...
There's nothing new about gender bending in pop music. From Grace Jones to David Bowie, androgyny HAS always beens hip - and hot. Purpose What happens when musicians to stretch the innuendo icts logical extreme by Embodying an opposite-gender alter e

Exchange: the state bails by selling 5% of France Telecom

October 2
Exchange: the state bails by selling 5% of France Telecom
The French state is relieved of 5% stake in France Telecom, at a lower price during last Friday's close, which has reduced the title of -1.90%. Under the law, the state revenue, about 2.65 billion euros, will be devoted to debt reduction. Further dec

Seriously Insane Pencil Art by Federico ...

February 14
Seriously Insane Pencil Art by Federico ...
Using colored pencils to create art is nothing new - UNLESS you're talking about the work of Federico Uribe , a Miami-based conceptual artist who uses the instruments as His writing material in Pencilism, a series of strange, eye-catching portraits o

EBay victorious against the jeweler Tiffany

August 21
EBay victorious against the jeweler Tiffany
After months of turmoil, eBay, the giant online auction finally has a victory. A New York court ruled in the auction site in a case against Tiffany, the US jeweler, originally a lawsuit for infringement. The complaint, made ​​in 2004, as recalled by